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Snyder Cemetery
Burton Road
Butler County, Pa 16001

County: Butler
GPS: 40.9759038, -80.0149654
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A green glowing light come from a small gravestone, white flashes of light, weird fog reported.

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               Like      Dislike        Comment# 10654     3/13/2008 10:39:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

Pretty thoroughly debunked by the friends of the Snyder family who regularly visit the location, particularly at night, to tend the graves and guard against vandals. (We make sure the faithful departed are toasted properly though, don't worry.)

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 19405     9/23/2008 6:55:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

i agree totally there are growing green lights that even float in the air. Strange figures occupy the area and you can see them. eyes in the forest peer at you if you are there. my friend has even been shoved by something out of the ordinary and i was there too but there was nothing in visual sight.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 23711     11/21/2008 2:31:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

Me and a friend have been there late at night we saw no green lights but with our digiatal camera we were able to capture small orbs and in one photo in particular we did capture a face in the fog and it is quite clearly visible. Also the cameras batteries were brand new and not long after being there began to run low.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 24999     12/24/2008 2:24:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

what about the ghost dog

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 68293 ReplyTo# 24999     3/19/2011 11:15:00 PM     Edit          

we heard a dog barking in the distance, it was weird!

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 26775     2/3/2009 2:52:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

me and my buddies drove back to see the cemetary and before that we drove to pittsburgh and back to butler. when we left the cemetary we had 666.6 miles on the odometer for the trip

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 58155 ReplyTo# 26775     9/16/2010 9:20:00 AM     Edit          

me and my boyfriend went for a ride back the road and were chased out by a car that just dissappeared out of no where.

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I went there last friday with two of my friends and we got a picture of mist and found two cold spots. Around the cold spots the temperature was 22.5 degrees and dropped to -12 in just those two spots and we got this happening on tape. Also when I went to take a picture of ths spot my camera turned itself off.


               Like      Dislike        Comment# 30325     4/7/2009 9:34:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

I've been there quite a few times now, we go at night, around midnight that's when it's best. Everytime it never fails, something always happens. Once, we went there, and there was no where to be found a teddy bear or ball. We went back an hour later, and right on a grave there was a ball and in the grass was a teddy bear. We've heard things. Caught things and seen things. It's pretty obvious that this place is haunted, the only thing I don't understand is.. why is there so many babies that died in the Snyder's family?

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 32761     5/21/2009 12:50:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

I have been there a few times now. If anyone wants to truely have an experience the best time to go is devil's night. Although, there seems to always be activity there. On devil's night I have seen, heard and experienced things that most people would never believe. That scared me to the point of not returning for ten years. And don't forget dead time is 3am. We have also heard the dog.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 33026     5/26/2009 6:30:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

me and my friends were fishing done on the other side and this truck appeared out of no where and came down and vanished to the other side in seconds and put its light on us as if we were ivadeing there home it was so weird

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 33576     6/5/2009 1:18:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

we went there tonight around 3 in the morning, and our friends back in the car saw a white flashing light, it went on and off about 4 or 5 times, and then after we heard a screach and crunching of the leaves like foot steps a weird fog appeared as we were running from the grave sight the crunching of the leaves and the screaching became louder.. we said a saying thing to make the shadows to stop following us, and the fog in the woods went away as we were drove away... it was pretty creepy, but it was so real. if you dont believe it, then go and check it out for yourself. it was an amazing experience.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 38456     8/24/2009 12:40:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

me and two of my friends went the other night out there around 2 am and i went inside by myself and i put my hands on the bricks around the cememtry and we heard crying noises and seen red lights that looked like eyes right over the one grave. and when we left i got an extremely painful headache and my hands were shaking and we looked in the light i had a huge cut on my forehead and hand prints on my throat when no one had touched me and i did nothing to hurt myself so i had a very awesome experience.

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I went last night and some vandals have destroyed most of the head stones.  It is a real shame.  Most of the makers are now shattered.

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               Like      Dislike        Comment# 39520     9/12/2009 7:52:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

my cousin goes out there alot and she said the same thing to me today that the stones had been vandalized. I hope who ever did this, when they pass on will have the same done to them.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 41239     10/11/2009 8:35:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

a group of us went out there lastnight, and had several freaky experiences including strange sounds in the woods that got closer and louder while we were there and a guy in a pick up showed up and parked in front of our car w/ his lights on and windows up never said anything or even looked at us just stared straight forward with his hands on the wheel... very wierd

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 41254     10/11/2009 11:56:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

we got there and within 15 or 20 minutes a fully charged camera and camcorder, 2 flash lights, and a spotlight all died. all were fully charged. there were some candles already there so we decided to light a couple. We started asking questions and every time we asked a question the candles would dim dramatically... might of been a coincidence but then we pulled out the frank's ghost box... use a 'ghost box' there. trust me. a very angry spirit is there along with some nicer ones. we also heard a story of a dog... didnt see one, but we heard a dog bark a couple times close by. maybe a stray i guess.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 41774     10/17/2009 11:41:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

tonight me and my friend and a few family members are going there. Im related to most of the peopel in this cemetery and I love going there Last time my cousin who I am very good friends with got attacked by something that looked like fire but you could only see it when you took a picture of him. we took a picture of the entrance and there where about four sets of eyes gaurding the way out. Also, I looked around in the woods and I could see them watching us. When we looked at our cars it looked as if some one was sitting in it but no one stayed in the cars.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 49710     3/19/2010 8:34:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
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the grave site has been vandelised by someone. We need to protect our history. if you want to do paranormal research You need to show respect to the living, the dead and there property

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               Like      Dislike        Comment# 49823     3/22/2010 12:52:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

i have 12 pictures and every pics has a face or a full body of a person, but i think best time to go is during the day an they do hide in the woods i take 165 photos and everytime i caught something it was always in the woods. copy those pictures and zoom in, you will see them.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 50022 ReplyTo# 49823     3/29/2010 8:14:00 AM     Edit          

we have gone several times and something talks to us, first time we went i starting feeling funny and my legs just stopped working and i was freezing-fun! we got two evp's that night one is a woman asking if someone was there (we think it said: "is isaac (or zac) here") and the second was a man's voice saying " he's got a gun" it was freaky listening to it but the next time we went back we more evp's-a dog constantly barking only on the recorder we did not hear a dog while we were there, next was this weird scream/moan it happened twice, 5 loud bangs almost like gun shots, and we asked the question "the last time we were here you asked if zac or isaac was here whic one is it?" we got a freakin reply of isaac. this place gives us the creeps, we did get orbs when we took pic's regular round colorful ones but then we got a moving square one? in 5 pic's this square orb moves from frame to frame. we also go the streaking orbs (looks like there going upwards) in most of our pic's and at first we thought maybe it was the camera moving until we looked at the other stationary orbs in the same pic's. there is definatly something still at snyder cemetary don't yet know what but were going to keep investigating!

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 49825     3/22/2010 12:56:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

Heres a other good picture zoom in and you will see 5 ghosts all around me and one beside me like hes trying to talk to me at that moment i remeber feeling sad for no reason and about 30 secs later i was fine. this is first time that i have ever seen a full body ghosts.

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5. B. W. Snyder Cemetery

The B. W. Snyder Cemetery is located at coordinates 40 degrees 58.602 minutes N, 80 degree 00.277 minutes W along the north side ofBurton Road at an elevation of 1176 feet.
A hand cut stone wall surrounds it. Snyder descendants maintain the cemetery. There are a total of twenty stones in this cemetery.
1. Gertrude, Dau of, J. A. & M. E., Wick, Died, Mar 25,1896, Aged, 11 Y. 7 M. 14 D.
2. Infant, ofJ & E Snider, Died, DC 16, 1839, A 16 ds
3. No inscription
4. Footstone-no inscription \
5. Thomas, son of , died Oct 2, 1825, Aged 6 m 2 d
6. Mary, wife of, Thos Strain, died June 12, 1839, Aged 34 Y 2m 25 d
7. Conrad S., son of, Thos & Mary Strain, died Aug 28,1839, Aged 2 m 28 d
8. Snyder, Conrad, 1736 - 1827, Nancy, 1726 -1803, Bom in Switzerland
9. Joseph,
10. Jan, daughter of, C & M. A. Snyder, died Ap. 11,1818, Aged 1 Y 3 m 19 d
11. Etfy, daughter of, C & m . A. Snyder, died April 9, 1818, Aged 7 Y 2 m 29 d
12. Ann Mary, wife of Conrad Snyder, died Jan 2, 1869, Aged 87 Ys 9 Ms & 13 Ds with a footstone inscribed with AMS
13. Conrad Snyder, died, Feb 27,1866, Aged 89 Yrs. & 1 m^ with footstone inscribed with an S
14. Footstone inscribed with an S.
15. Infant, daughter of, Thos & Mary Strain, died Nov 9,1836
16. Prussia M.C.
17. Nancy, wife of, Conrad Snyder, died July 1803
18. Conrad Snyder, died, March 10,1827

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 49943 ReplyTo# 49826     3/26/2010 2:48:00 PM     Edit          

Thanks for the info

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i was there with my friends saturday night. and had a tape recorder and it kept making strange sounds but all of our phones were off. and we heard like a scream coming from the forest. and my friend thought she saw something in the trees. but i don't think we could get alot of sounds because some jerks smashed the tombstones. it a pretty cool place

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me and my brother went there for cheep thrills.. I didn't ever belive in any of that stuff but it soon changed. when we arrived we waited till twelve we did not feel any cold spots or anything. i had brought my video camera to try to find something, while we were there we did see lights and other weird things so we decided to leave. when we got back to his house we watched the footage and nothing had showed up till the end... when we where walking back to the truck i let the camera dangle and forgot that it was recording, to leave you have to walk through reeds and stuff. my camera picked up a face looking up through the reeds into the camera.

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I have a friend who is related to this family and carries the same last name. One day as I was driving past, i had noticed that the large Snyder stone had been knocked off the wall and broken. After contacting the park ranger regarding this, I was informed that the grave stones were destroyed by several high school kids from slippery rock, and the park is trying to get grant money from the state to have the stones repaired/replaced. They have also put a ranger on patrols through the area until 4AM, and there is a good possibility you will get caught here at night. The Snyder stone has since been put back on the wall, and I hope to see it remain there. I have seen many strange things here, including the fog, which up and disappeared the moment another car came down the road.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 57309     8/29/2010 12:54:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

been to snyder cemetery 2 times. first time saw shadows an heard sticks break.
was almost a full moon an got there 430am.. 2nd time did  not heard or seen nothing.. was half moon an were there at 2am ...what could of went wrong..
also is there a 2nd part to the cemetery or just that square one with fence?

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 65176 ReplyTo# 57309     1/7/2011 10:12:00 PM     Edit          

just the square cemetery with the creepy rusted gate.

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just what is contained inside the walls. have they cleared the tree out that fell yet?

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 58258     9/18/2010 6:49:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

the tree has been remove by the DCNR. what is inside is resting place of the snyder family most of the dead are children. as for going out at night the rangers patrol the site and are done with warnings, there giving fines

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 59532     10/8/2010 10:01:00 AM     Edit       Reply    

went up there last night. kinda creepy but there was a man in a pick up truck right across from the cemetery. i asked where the cemetery was he said right here. he was creepy so we left. we are going back tonight. anyone else ever see a man in a truck next to the cemetery also when i peered into the cemetery i could see a faint green light and strange mist. hopefully my night vision and evp's will pick up tonight

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 59940     10/12/2010 12:25:00 PM     Edit       Reply    

So what's up the the rangers, are they really patroling the area? I'd like to go but don't want to get fined.

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so my sister told me the story was that conrad killed his family all on the same night because his wife was cheating on him or something...but that doesn't make sense if all the dates on the headstones are different..we went there and my friend jake smokes but he didn't bring any cigarettes with him and in this one picture we took of him he had a cigarette in his hand, it was weird..we went there on halloween and other people were there and we were all talk and then we saw head lights coming down the road so we call jumped in our cars and drove away cause we thought they were rangers but the lights disappeared which is weird because you have to drive on that road for a while to get to snyder.

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we would like to go there this spring/summer but would like to do it without getting into trouble, is there anyway of contacting the rangers to tell them or is it off limits

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Yes. Email the Moraine state park rangers. They (at least told us) will give you a night permit for the area.

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 65177 ReplyTo# 65175     1/7/2011 10:19:00 PM     Edit          

I'm the same as the previous poster... I've been there a few times. We got a couple EVP's from there, and one picture of what looks like a face. but nothing else. no hits on emf. no temp changes. no ghost dog, disappearing truck, or green mist. Cool place but not great.

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I've been to snyder's a lot and never seen anything but fog but many people that i know swear they have seen activity but from a personal point of view i have never seen anything. Hopefully someday


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have you guys seen that footage by that one guy? I'm surprised he went there because he's gone to some way more haunted places, I just watched his Villisca, Iowa footage, but he went to snyder's. I found it through a website on accident, but if you go to youtube it's under resident dead, or something, and his name might be adam or alan. resident undead maybe? Just type that in with snyder's cemetery after it, he was scratched there, with tons of witnesses as it happened. They pulled out a ouija board and tried to communicate with conrad.

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I use to live in the butler area and have moved to new england ,mass. i myself was in snyders cemetery june,2010 and went with a very special friend in which both of us have the powers to see and feel things at times.while i was there i felt a little child tug at my lower knee area of my pants as i was walking along the inner walls and we gave candy and tossed it in the area to attrack the children and i felt them all over i believe it was joseph that was following me due to my name being joseph i believe he felt safe knowing we have the same name,,and my friend she seen a image of a young lady crying on the outside of the walls ,we believe she is one that isnt buried with in the walls, i plan on going back and have written events that have happened and plan to fell them again :)

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWJ9bY7UgHk found the link, his name is adam

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So i decided to stop by here the other day, and someone has yet again knocked over two of the large tombstones. Also one of the other tombstones had been picked up and placed in front of the gate. The DCNR sign had been removed and tossed into the woods as well. Please people, be respectful.

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so we put the one headstone back in its proper place. again i ask that you people please have respect when visiting these places.

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i have been there many times throughout the years. i used to have pictures taken at night with what seems like thick fog on the ground (only in the pictures) and a gravestone glowing bright green. one night two friends and myself were there when a gravestone started glowing bright green right in front of us. i have seen headlights come down the road to where the vehicle is just about to come into view then it dissapeared. once there were these to people that showed up in a pickup truck. they walked up to the cemetery near us, would not respond to any questions. they just stared at the cemetery for a few minutes then turned around and left without saying a word to us or each other. every time ive been there ive heard a dog barking in the distance, sometimes not so distant.

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I'm sick of always picking up tombstones and other things from people who are being disrespectful how hard is it to leave stuff alone!

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I have been at snyders cemetary back in june of 2010  between 12pm-1;30pm with a close friend which we both have powers to see and hear things as i was walking along the inner walls from right side to  left side i felt a small tugging at my knee area of my left pant leg and we would toss candy to ease the children while we were there, i believe that it was joseph, for that is my first name and he felt at ease..my friend she mentions that she sees a young woman crying on the outer side of the wall to the left as you walk on the property,she believes  the woman is a soul not buried with in the walls but her child is,,i plan on going back to visit for now im in new england mass,

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Does anyone know what is up with the pick up truck that is always there?

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Me and 4 other people were just there tonight, we didn't see anything unusual on our pictures or videos or on our evp... but we did hear sounds coming from the woods, it sounded like tree branches breaking all over in the woods around the cemetery. creepiest part of the night was when this big white truck stopped in the middle of the road and then kept going, then came back and just proceeded to sit there in the middle of the road w/ its headlights on. needless to say we ran back to our car pretty quick and took off. creepy ass truck, they were just watching us 

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Has anyone been here lately and had an activity?

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It is a shame that anyone would desecrate a cemetery. A local boyscout and his troop did clean up the site and have a stone made with the names of the missing grave stone. They installed a path to the gate too. He still goes down once or twice a year and cut the grass. Please help to keep this area clean and remember it is a place where people are put to rest.

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Anyone who desecrates my family cemetery deserves any misfortune that descends upon them. Please allow my ancestors to rest in peace at least in as much peace as is available to them.  Please show some respect, my family has done nothing to you, none of the Snyder clan is making trips to local cemeteries and vandalizing other's resting places, woe unto you if I encounter you descrating ours.  My grandfather John Lester Snyder took me there many years ago when I was very young, sad to see what has been done to the place in the intervening decades.




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