kat

Saint Charles, MO

#21 Mar 30, 2009
Actually the burnt mill was like a mile away from my house.i lived there for like 7 years.I never saw anything, but i was always so intrigued.And YES i heard aboout the orphonage as well.I didnt believe it, but it is on WW right off of T road.There is actually a sign that says "The ORphonage" thre are a lot of buildings and a belltower.I didnt get to go inside the fence(someone was there working on a trailer)but it was fascinating.i cant wait to go back. I cant believe it was actually a real place. Why there is an orphonage in the middle of the woods i do not know?
little red riding hood

Omaha, NE

#22 Mar 30, 2009
kat wrote:
Actually the burnt mill was like a mile away from my house.i lived there for like 7 years.I never saw anything, but i was always so intrigued.And YES i heard aboout the orphonage as well.I didnt believe it, but it is on WW right off of T road.There is actually a sign that says "The ORphonage" thre are a lot of buildings and a belltower.I didnt get to go inside the fence(someone was there working on a trailer)but it was fascinating.i cant wait to go back. I cant believe it was actually a real place. Why there is an orphonage in the middle of the woods i do not know?
quit stealing my story
still safe here

United States

#23 Mar 30, 2009
Just a Girl wrote:
Burnt Mill is also very quiet at night. Grant you, it is very spooky looking, There are no lights or hauntings. We have been there several times. It is supposed to happen at midnight. And we have seen nothing.
what about the ghost of the person who died in the fire, that comes out at the stroke of midnight, and screams while floating across the top of the water towards you to chase you off?
Just a Girl

Saint Louis, MO

#24 Mar 31, 2009
Have you seen this for yourself?
so you say

Kansas City, MO

#25 Mar 31, 2009
Burnt Mill...... the story that i was told by someone that has now past on, is that the father and the dauther were the last two to live there. For some reason or another he locked her in side room, that is nolonger standing, and then set it a fire. They used to make flour. Iron bridge.... not sure if this is the real story, but I think in the late 70's someone hung them self from that bridge.
kat

Saint Charles, MO

#26 Apr 1, 2009
little red riding hood wrote:
<quoted text>
quit stealing my story
what?
still safe here

United States

#27 Apr 1, 2009
No, but I was scared to death when I was told that at midnight in a vehicle on that bridge nothing happened though.
Kat

Saint Charles, MO

#28 Apr 3, 2009
so i returned to the place(the so called orphanage)and it turns out that the sign above it says "THE NATIONS PLACE"Someone on another thread stated that it was a place to party during prohibition.Pretty neat.So if anyon has heard of this place on WW off t road, please give more information
The Hunter

United States

#29 Apr 4, 2009
It's not in Perryville or Perry County but if you want to see a real haunted house, drive south near Zalma and go to the McMinn House. It is beyond haunted! It used to be an old slave plantation. There is a house and a few other buildings including a long, red building where they kept the slaves and a little white cabin that was used for a school. I know people who have stayed in there and they said they heard noises like the sounds of chains rattling in places where there were no chains at all. I also heard that one guy lived in the house and moved out after the lights would repeatedly turn on and off by themselves at midnight every night like clockwork. If you go deep into the woods you should be able to find the slave cemetery. Obviously you have to have the key to go inside the house, and the caretaker lives in Illinois so although you might not be able to go inside the house, you can walk on the property and look around. It's a very pretty house (there's a picture of it on the Marble Hill page) but it is quite spooky at night. Some people have also reported seeing shadows and figures passing by the gate and lights in the woods. If want a good scare, it'd definitely be worth your drive!
what was that

Witt, IL

#30 Apr 4, 2009
Has anyone ever had a tv or radio turn off or on by itself? What would cause this? The home I use to live in would have this sort of happening, I moved and the same tv and radio stopped doing this.
star pupil

Omaha, NE

#31 Apr 5, 2009
what was that wrote:
Has anyone ever had a tv or radio turn off or on by itself? What would cause this? The home I use to live in would have this sort of happening, I moved and the same tv and radio stopped doing this.
i had that happen a few times. usually when there was an ice or thunderstorm. funny thing was, all the other appliances and lights would turn off at the same time. then they would all turn back on at the same time. really creepy and weird.
looking

Saint Louis, MO

#32 Apr 9, 2009
The Hunter wrote:
It's not in Perryville or Perry County but if you want to see a real haunted house, drive south near Zalma and go to the McMinn House. It is beyond haunted! It used to be an old slave plantation. There is a house and a few other buildings including a long, red building where they kept the slaves and a little white cabin that was used for a school. I know people who have stayed in there and they said they heard noises like the sounds of chains rattling in places where there were no chains at all. I also heard that one guy lived in the house and moved out after the lights would repeatedly turn on and off by themselves at midnight every night like clockwork. If you go deep into the woods you should be able to find the slave cemetery. Obviously you have to have the key to go inside the house, and the caretaker lives in Illinois so although you might not be able to go inside the house, you can walk on the property and look around. It's a very pretty house (there's a picture of it on the Marble Hill page) but it is quite spooky at night. Some people have also reported seeing shadows and figures passing by the gate and lights in the woods. If want a good scare, it'd definitely be worth your drive!
Sounds like there will be lots of road trips to Zalma! Is it hard to find?
just me

Saint Louis, MO

#33 Apr 9, 2009
Where is Zalma? Has anyone else ever heard of this?
star pupil

Omaha, NE

#34 Apr 10, 2009
just me wrote:
Where is Zalma? Has anyone else ever heard of this?
just down the road from zelma
star pupil

Omaha, NE

#35 Apr 10, 2009
just me wrote:
Where is Zalma? Has anyone else ever heard of this?
what i meant to say, is read a map or google mapquest.
wedede

Perryville, MO

#36 Apr 10, 2009
slave house at red rock off of c road is pretty scary
The Hunter

United States

#37 Apr 15, 2009
Zalma is located in southern Bollinger County about 18 miles south of Marble Hill on Highway 51 and about 14 miles northwest of Advance.

If you have directions, it's not hard to find. From Perryville, just take 51 South to Zalma. Go about a mile outside of Zalma and turn right on E Highway (you'll see a sign that says Greenville is 24 miles). You will stay on E Highway for about five miles until you get to Gipsy. Look for County Road 736. It will be on your right. You'll come to a fork in the gravel road eventually and you'll turn left on County Road 738. You'll come to a house owned by the Hovises, wrap around and continue staying on the gravel road it circles behind their house and soon you'll see the house. It's a beautiful two-story white house on a farm. You'll also see the red, long building and a tiny white cabin along with lots of farm machinery. It's definitely a place to see, and if you're up for a real adventure, head into the woods where you'll find the slave cemetery :)

Happy Hunting!

Warning: The caretaker has placed a camera on the side of the house so be careful of trespassing.
star pupil

Omaha, NE

#38 Apr 15, 2009
in this day and age, if you just give the address, we could probably use our gps's. as far as the camera, a .22 should suffice to take care of that little impediment. but i would watch out for trail cameras in the woods. probably need to put on your turkey costume and hope that elroy doesn't shoot you.
i hear

Saint Louis, MO

#39 Apr 15, 2009
wedede wrote:
slave house at red rock off of c road is pretty scary
is that nation's plantation? where is that at if not, i heard thats pretty friggin scary
Kat

Saint Charles, MO

#40 Apr 15, 2009
i hear wrote:
<quoted text>
is that nation's plantation? where is that at if not, i heard thats pretty friggin scary
what do you know about nation's plantation?

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