In October 1872, a small Georgia community was bursting with visitors and curiosity seekers in an attempt to discover the truth behind mysterious happenings at the family home of Allen Powell Surrency.
In what many consider to be one of the most documented ghost story in American history, the Surrency family home seemingly became the epicenter of a destructive entity. From the benign, doors slammed open and closed and objects floated above the ground, to the life threatening, a child thrown from bed and another beaten by unseen hands.
Today, proponents of the paranormal say that the events in 1872 have the marks of poltergeist activity, but there is no earthly way of knowing.
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Violence Against Children
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