Headless Coachman of Salem Road

Headless Coachman of Salem Road
Headless Coachman / Stock Photo

I have lived in this area all of my life except for the seven years I was in the army.

When I was eleven, I was playing hide and seek with my friends late at night in July of 82. I decided to go hide across the road at the neighbor’s yard. As I crossed the road I looked to the right of me under the streetlight, walking up the road was a headless man wearing what appeared to be an early 1800’s coachman outfit. By that time, my two dogs saw it and ran away. I believe that if it was someone dressed up they would have known and not ran away. I ran back up the hill screaming for my friends and by that time, every dog in the area was barking. When I stopped to see were it went, it vanished into the dark. I have no doubt that what I saw was not human but something EVIL.

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