The United States of America is a country built on a vast territory, which is home to very interesting natural formations. However, the interesting things in the country are not limited to these. Some of the most interesting cults and sects in history also originated in the United States. As you can imagine, the interesting things that the United States has are not limited to these formations. The country is also home to interesting buildings that are at the center of some spooky stories. And dozens of them! The so-called “Weeping Bridge” is the source of some of the most interesting horror and ghost stories in the United States.
Locals who live in the area and thousands of tourists who visit the bridges every year say that the cries and screams of children who died accidentally or were thrown off the bridge by their parents can be heard on the bridges. Moreover, there are those who say that if you are on the right bridge at the right time, you can see the ghosts of murdered children. Here’s what you need to know about the weeping bridges that have spawned some of America’s most extraordinary horror stories.
Weeping Bridges novels are based on three basic elements.
Historic Bridge… An infant and a murderer responsible for the death of a child! It is also helpful to remember that the killer in the Weeping Bridge stories is usually the mother or father of the child.
Crying bridges with this intriguing story have been among the most popular horror and ghost novels in the entire USA for decades. So much so that it is believed that almost every US state has more than one weeping bridge.
Some people who live in areas with weeping bridges claim to hear babies crying and crying.
There are even claims that the ghosts of children who died there in a tragic accident long ago or were killed by their families appear on some of the bridges.
Moreover, these accounts are so popular in the country that thousands of people visit the bridges every year just to hear a voice on the crying bridges or to see the ghost of a child. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most famous crying bridges in the US…
Van Sant Bridge
Located near New Hope in Pennsylvania, USA, the Van Sant Bridge is one of the most famous weeping bridges in the country. On the other hand, the story of the bridge is very similar to other Weeping Bridge stories in the country.
According to the story, a woman who got pregnant from an extramarital affair long ago is rejected by her family. The man she is with leaves the woman. A woman who has given birth to a baby, but in very poor condition, finds the solution to leave her child below the Van Sant Bridge. Then he commits suicide by hanging himself on the rails of the bridge. Today, years after this tragic story; There are people who claim that while crossing the Van Sant Bridge, they could hear the cries of the unfortunate child before he plunged into the river.
Monmouth Bridge in Illinois is one of the most famous crying bridges not only in the state but in the entire United States, with a very chilling story. The bridge dates back to the 1850s. It is known that the bridge, which was completely wooden when it was first built, was removed from its original place in 1930, and a steel bridge was built about 6 kilometers away. The story of the bridge is distinctly different from other Weeping Bridge stories in the country. Because the number of people who lost their lives in this story is more than one!
Legend has it that a flood disaster in the area long ago sank a school bus that was passing over the bridge and drowned all the children on the bus.
According to the novel, after this tragic event, the ghosts of the children who lost their lives haunted Monmouth Bridge!
To date, many claims have been made about the interesting bridge. One of them was the claim that if someone puts their car into neutral while crossing a bridge, the car is “steered” in a certain direction.
Of course, many people have appeared who want to know the validity of this claim. The interesting thing is that the claim was true. In fact, people driving over the bridge were automatically directed towards a safe area when they put their cars in neutral. According to word of mouth that spread across the country, the ones driving the cars are the ghosts of children who died in the flood disaster years ago! Fortunately, it was later revealed that this interesting phenomenon was caused by the slope of the bridge.
Egypt Road Bridge
Among the regions where Weeping Bridge stories are loved is the US state of Ohio. So much so that there is more than one Weeping Bridge in the state. But the story of a bridge just outside the Egypt Road area of Salem City is the state’s favorite Weeping Bridge story. Because there are different versions of the story in which the bridge plays a leading role.
The first novel is about a woman who gives birth to a child out of wedlock, as in Van St. Bridge’s story, and throws her child off a bridge because her family did not accept him. In the other version of the story, there is a child who fell from a bridge and drowned due to his parents’ negligence. Today, some people claim to have come across the ghost of a father looking for his child near the bridge, while others claim that the bridge is often covered in an interesting layer of mist, especially at night.
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