Saturday, April 19, 2008

Re-caping last weekend

Yorktown Virginia is where British General Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington, bringing an end to the last major battle of the American Revolution.
Local legend tells us that General Cornwallis hid in this cave on the bank of the York River during the artillery bombardment of Yorktown.

The legends also tell us that this cave is haunted.
Orbs have been photographed and distressing sounds have apparently been heard emanating from within its walls. We tried recording a EVP today and nothing really showed up. If I really use my imagination I think I hear a few whispers, but nothing worth posting. One photo however did show a few orb type lights. (click on next to the last photo to enlarge) It is hard to photograph or try to get voice recordings because the cave is not open to the public, but it was still a interesting place to visit.
Also, the cave does go in further than it looks. The blocked off area is the front of the cave and the other photo shows the cave itself. From what I understand it goes back at lest 10 ft. More than enough room from someone to hide.
Also we climbed on the top and it is very dense and goes off into the woods. As you can see from the sky watch Friday photo in the next post , it over looks the river.

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Blogger Katarina i Kullavik said...

I really enjoyed reading this post - very interesting! The world of blogging teaches me a lot!

April 19, 2008 at 1:32 PM  
Blogger Angie said...

An absolutely fascinating post!

April 19, 2008 at 2:19 PM  
Blogger Sacred Suzie said...

I can definitely see the orbs! They're very clear, excellent work Autumn. I love seeing the caves and sensing the history to the places you go. Your life is so interesting!

April 19, 2008 at 5:19 PM  
Blogger peppylady said...

What an interesting post.

It amazing how things change and grew in our country.
Idaho wasn't even explored during that time.

April 19, 2008 at 8:04 PM  
Blogger Laerte Pupo said...

Thanks for your coments on my blog.

April 20, 2008 at 6:00 PM  
Blogger magicalmuse said...

Very cool photos. Looks like a fun place to play around now but not then. I can imagine there are noises from spirits because think of what was going on during wartimes in that area. Not so great.

April 20, 2008 at 9:44 PM  

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