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Jamestown, North Carolina: Lydia's Bridge

Historical marker notes that if a young woman in white flags down your vehicle at this spot, she's a ghost.

Address:
E. Main St., Jamestown, NC
Directions:
The historical marker is on the east edge of town, on the south side of E. Main St., just before the railroad overpass.
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Lydia's (Haunted) Bridge

According to local lore, a young woman was killed near this railroad overpass during the 1920s. Lydia (always wearing a white dress) shows up on dark, rainy nights and flags down passing drivers to ask for assistance getting home. A driver will pull over and then, sometime during the encounter, Lydia will vanish. Witnesses swear it has happened.

A new historical marker (2023) recounts this long-standing state legend.

[Jody High, 05/18/2023]

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