Abingdon, VA

Abingdon, VA is a great little colonial town located in southwest Virginia. It's home to the Barter Theatre, a professional theatre house where many well known film actors got their start, including Gregory Peck, Ned Beatty and Ernest Borgnine.

As with any historic town, there are plenty of buildings rumored to be haunted. The most haunted (according to one local ghost hunter) is the Martha Washington Inn, a luxurious hotel located on Main Street.

Another location rumored to have ghosts galore is the oldest building in town, The Tavern. Built in 1789 it serves an upscale menu in a rustic environment. Be careful not to let your beer slide off the table though, as two centuries of settling have the left the building slightly less than level.

The next few posts will be related to the town of Abingdon. In the meantime, take a stroll down Main Street.

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Distance from downtown Greenville: 172 miles.

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