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South of Spooky: The Haunting of Poinsett Bridge

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Gavin Jackson
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The 14-foot Gothic arch is the highlight of the 202-year-old Poinsett Bridge.

There are unexplained sightings at Poinsett Bridge in Landrum, thought to be the oldest bridge in South Carolina. Mysterious forces at this fourteen-foot, Gothic style bridge are reported to keep cars from starting and, and stories of bizarre screams and lights abound.

Join hosts Gavin Jackson and AT Shire as they investigate the complicated history of the Poinsett Bridge and try to find the source of these legends.

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Gavin Jackson
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AT Shire traverses the Poinsett Bridge in upstate South Carolina.

Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.
AT Shire studied guitar performance at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania. He received his Audio Engineering degree from the Institute of Audio Research in New York City, then worked in many Jazz Clubs and music studios in Manhattan, including the famed Birdland Jazz Club where he worked with names such as Michael Feinstein, Arturo O’Farrill, and Wynton Marsalis.