My son & his beautiful wife were looking for their first home. He wanted as much acreage as he could get. So we found this home that sits so far off the road that you cannot even see it. The owner had passed away and this house had sat vacant for at least 10 years. It was the right price so we were excited & happy for it.
When it was still for sale, my daughter in law and I made a trip out there alone to walk around the property and peer in the windows. We were peering in the windows and we realized the sliding door was not locked. I opened the door and yelled in hello. We stepped in and looked around a bit but the house was big, we got scared and went back outside to look around.
We were walking back on the property. The grass started to get so tall we decided to go back. We turned around and we both saw a tall man standing in the driveway looking right at us. But he faded away very quickly like 1,2,3 and gone. I asked did you see that? She said the man in the driveway and I said yes. We both decided it was the sunlight playing tricks on our eyes. We walked back up to the house and opened the slider again. My daughter in law yelled in hello but this time the hello echoed back at us. Neither of us wanted to step into the house we left.
They went ahead and bought the big house with the land my son wanted so badly. Right away we started cleaning. The house had been a duplex and they turned it back to a single family home. It was so full of dirt they didn't move in right away. One night everyone was at work and I was at their home painting alone. I started to hear noises in the basement. I went outside to my car which was a walk in pitch black. I got in my car and saw that the light in the other side of house had gone on. I decided not to investigate and left.
I often go there to help. On one trip I was mowing down near the road and I met the neighbor. I told her of some of the stuff we found strange about my son's new home and this lady tells me to check out the front step. She says, "flip that white marble step up. It's a Tomb Stone." I did not believe her. So when I finished mowing down by the road, I headed right up to the house. I looked at the white marble step. Awww she is trying to spook me. It looked like a step to me, we had been using it as such. I pushed on it. I could not budge it. My son came out and asked me what I was doing.
I told my son what the neighbor had said. My son is big and strong he pulled that heavy white marble step up and it was a Tomb Stone of a Military Veteran. It no longer looked like a step at all. It had the name date and everything on it. Why was it being used as a step and is this the man we saw in the driveway? The name on the tombstone is not the name of the previous owner. The tombstone is much older from World War 1. We have googled the name. We have not been able to find out anything so far. We still have the tombstone there on the front porch. We will probably put it someplace on the property. The house has begun to feel like their home. I'm hoping that the entity we saw in the driveway was saying goodbye. My son has a big German Shepherd and he feels safe & comfortable in the home. My beautiful daughter in law wants to move already.
I don't know if this is a bad sign. But there were snakes everywhere in the yard around the house. One snake slithered right onto my foot. I am afraid of snakes. I looked down saw the snake on my open shoe. I screamed so loud it sounded like someone else was screaming to me. And I ran. The snake landed between my feet and we were both going the same direction. Never has that happened to me ever and I live in the country too. The snakes are mostly gone now. But I still wear boots now when I visit.