Do You Believe in Ghosts?

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It is well understood that every old house has its creaks and moans, but how do you explain when the creaks turn into footsteps and the moans turn into voices heard in the next room? Some people blame such phenomena on ghosts. Long Branch itself has been the site for reportedly paranormal activity. The previous […]

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Women’s Woes During the Civil War

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Long Branch Plantation was lucky to have escaped much of the physical damage of the war. Apart from an individual account that a field was burned, the evidence shows that the estate remained unscathed. Most homesteads weren’t so fortunate. Many estates in the Shenandoah Valley were looted by both Union and Confederate soldiers for food […]