Haunted North Carolina — Part 2

Lydia’s Bridge Ghost Story (modified) background photo by Aaron Burden

A Ghostly Hitchhiker in Jamestown

One of the most famous ghost stories in North Carolina is about a phantom hitchhiker who supposedly haunts an abandoned railroad bridge in Guilford County. The bridge is located on US-70A (High Point Rd.), just south of Jamestown. I’ll relate the most popular version of the story below, as well as the…