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Blacksher House by insaneone Blacksher House by insaneone
This is the Blacksher House...the local haunted house.In the 1950's old man Blacksher went crazy and murdered his family then hung hisself off the balcony.Legend says he still occupies the house.People would move in but none would stay to long.The place was beautiful but today it had been vandalised and not a window remains and it has over 40 windows in it.The inside is a total wreck with demonic writtings everywhere.


Shot with a Hoya R72 filter on a Minolta DiMAGE 7 toned in PSP.
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tLRoH Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Yeah, I went there at night a few years back. Super creepy old house.
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prettyeyesphoto Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Professional Photographer
A friend and I went by there today. A couple who lived there 8 yrs ago happened to show up. They said they were living there rent free in exchange for keeping the place up. But when the man (Conner) died they were kicked out by family members that showed up one day in "fancy cars and suits." Apparently the girl came down the stairs to this group of people standing in her living room. They said it was their house and they had no right to be living there. But the family never did anything with the house and within a few weeks vandals starting spray painting the place. Btw I saw no demonic writing although the house burnt down back in December so it could have been on the inside. There is VERY graphic sexual words and pictures spray painted on the walls of the apartment/guest house and the barn. I think it's very sad because I would love to bring my children out there but now I can't for this disgusting mess on the walls. I wish the youth of America would see the beauty in these historic places instead of their selfish need to destroy everything. Btw I've read somethings that do not mention any of that actually happening. The house is older then 1950's ...1911 to be exact. [link] Anyways the couple said that they really never saw or heard anything that made them think it was haunted. They said while they were living there "Ms Blackshear/Blacksher" was living in the "apartment" that's to the right of the house in the back. He said when she needed something she would yell for them from the ground and wouldn't step foot in the house. The guy said their friends told them that they saw things but the girl said the friends were always drinking and doing drugs so it was probably just that. The guy said the only time he heard anything weird it was a door that kept slamming. He thought it was his I believe he said brother-n-law. He said that he got up, found his drill and long screws...screwed the door shut...never had a problem again. lol Which after reading a comment below about a sealed door to a room seems like that's the one. :p Anyways thought I'd share.
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shatteredxx Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011
What a shame that this house burned down recently... It was the ONLY thing interesting in this town.
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navywife02 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011
so creepy...my mother and father actually got married in that house back in 1995...my aunt lived there at the time.....i thought it was a gorgeous house
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LaReynaBrandee Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011
Thanks for the opportunity to have a picture to look back on. I really hate that the house was burned. I hope they find out whoever is responsible for it! Such a nice picture you took!
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Jennegen Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2011
Where exactly is this house? I went to JD and have never seen it, it musta have been beautiful once.
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TabbishmonsteR Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2011
holycow!!! I never though I would see this on deviant, look amazing, it really is a lovely house, Ive been a few times. Small worl lol
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FROGG-PRINCESS Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011
-ME&& MY FRIENDS WENT IN THERE A FEW TIMES. BUT THE FIRST TIME SUMTHING PICKED MY FRIEND UP ND SLAMMED HER INTON THA WALL&& AONTHER TIME WE HEARD SUMTHING LIKE IT WAS GASPING FOR AIR!
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LaReynaDeBrewton Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010
@ ~GardenofEvil1974, me and a friend have been going here to investigate for years, have a lot of evidence! Tell ur friends to contact us at jpcflores@yahoo.com!
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GardenofEvil1974 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2010
I go to Jefferson Davis College in Brewton..I see this house EVERYDAY..I go back and take pics now and again..I have friends who go with Digi-cams and voice recorders almost mothly..I have seen the orbs on the pics...I would LOVE to buy the place!....
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insaneone Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010
cool i have seen plenty in it overr my years in brewton.
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drifterdude23 Featured By Owner May 30, 2009
This house dates before 1950. A plate on the house near the entrance reads a name and a date of 1911. The man killed his family and slaves supposedly before hanging himself. The little boy named buch was found with a gunshot wound to the head in the shed. He also had 2 daughters and a wife.

The house no longer looks like this pic. It is highly vandalized now and alot of the old antiques have been stolen. The basment has flooded out so taht you can get down and look at anythign left in there and the atic is almost impossible to get to anymore.

Also upstairs in the middle of the hall there is a blocked off room. No clue what it is about.
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insaneone Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2009
yes i know i live in brewton as seems u do
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3by Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
I absolutly LOVE this house. I want to buy it one day and fix it up.(my mom usto live there) It must have been beautiful before it was abandoned.
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insaneone Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
you live near brewton?
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3by Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
Yup. In century actually.
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brigex Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008
amazing...
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intricate-illusion Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008
Beautifully creepy. D:
This photo really gives that haunting feeling (it's probably the sepia tone and infrared-ish effect on the trees and plants..), good job. ;D
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IsabelleFelczak Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2007
that IS in fact a scary looking Scary house!
good shot!
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Zujey Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2007  Student General Artist
mm I think everyone said everything already. Anyways, it's awesome *__*!
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ktaylorr Featured By Owner May 13, 2006   Photographer
So where might I find this house?...
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xelf Featured By Owner May 19, 2005
I think I've read about the Blackshear house in one of my Southern ghost tales, or mabye 13 Alabama Ghosts (which I read repeatedly in elementary school), but what part of the state is it in?
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xelf Featured By Owner May 19, 2005
The light through the trees is ethereal... stunning. I don't think the house would look very haunted without the wispy framing.
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RockeRolf Featured By Owner May 19, 2005
I find it a bit annoying that it has a bit angle, but i loved the picture! ;)
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insaneone Featured By Owner May 19, 2005
yea my tripod broke on that shoot :(
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danielsemper Featured By Owner May 14, 2005
I like the evil smile face painted on the front wall. The white effect on the trees is just cool. I am adding this to my favs :+fav:
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lordteepes Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2005
I love the color!!
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divmang Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
the ir filter makes up for a spooky environment, and the house stands out a lot.. great work!
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sinfulangel Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2005   Photographer
You really gave the haunted house justice. The tones especially add to the house's creepiness.

Gosh, I'm a sucker for haunted building pieces. :roll:
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vickibruce Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2005
This is a great capture. i like the story description too. What a shame its all vandalised. it must have been a beautiful house once! :nod:
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jeanextina Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2004   Photographer
Like the house is floating in the clouds. :)
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hga Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2004   Photographer
I like Gosths..
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an-excerpt-of-h Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2004
nice, too bad it doesnt appear level. but flawless otherwise ;)
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raven-ashior Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2004
amazing shot. i love the contrast, and the house looks sooo cool. +fav.
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locke-d Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2004   Writer
beautiful capture, makes me want to get back out and photograph some old places. as always its nice to be inspired by you.
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LopiX Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2004   Photographer
Just freaking stunning, nice shot. Love IR and the sepia tone is gorgeous :)
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thecell Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2004
great sharpness! :clap: i like the details of the trees!
btw: interesting story!
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badblokebob Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2004
Sounds like a creepy place! Looks it, too, in that photograph -- its dirtiness contrasts well with the purer white colours of the foliage surrounding it/
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ki0o Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2004   Photographer
this is great!!
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Aenor Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2004
exellent re,du des couleurs
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cousineamericaine Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2004
very creepy and very beautiful!
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hudzi Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2004
woha .... its amazing how people give souls to places where bad things happened ..... if you would give souls to places where good things happened .. then it wouldnt at all look strange
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gadgetgirl16 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
woah.......that reminds me of a house down the street from me, a old lady died in the house and its been abandond for years till it burned down by ppl who where messing around and leaft a ciggrette burning on the back pourch one winter night......i still remember it from my bedroom window....too bad that i dont have pictures of it before it burned down.......anyways nice pic and i love the tone of it and thats a shame about that house.....it would be nice if its all open to let the spooks out....^_~
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lola-piano Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2004
Staggering shot.. such an amazing place.. i wish i could be there..
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vcrimson Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2004
this is stunning!!!! i've just started using a hoya R72 with my digital, but i've not got anywhere near the detail that you've got on this....this is phenomenal!
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saciii Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2004  Professional Photographer
The story's creepy....
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stele Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2004  Professional Interface Designer
looks like one of my dreams, really...

The white leaves add a lot to the whole cropping...
Awesome work mate...
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darunia-art Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2004   Photographer
Stunning as always bro :nod:
I only have one small suggestion... The slight tilt bugs me a little. Maybe it could have been cropped out.
Otherwise VERY nice! Looks like a great photo-location indeed :nod:
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orangebutt Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2004
wonderfully done once again bobby... love the sepia tone and the deep atmosphere created with the story... very spooky and eerie ... just love it ;) perhaps it would be even better not so tilt, but anyway definitively a :+fav:
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LostNSilence Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2004   Writer
I love how dark the house is compared to the light around it..nice shot i like it
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