Westwood Hills Baptist Church
Westwood Hills Baptist Church is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Mr. Arthur Ward was a religious man that was devoted to his family and Westwood Hills Baptist Church. When he died, the people of the church built a memorial garden in his honor. The garden was designed in a stone cross with gorgeous flowers and roses surrounding it. For years, the garden was a great success and was a phenomenal place to reflect and remember the memory of this wonderful man. Eventually a new preacher took over at the church.
This new preacher began to have dreams about the garden and that it brought evil to the church. He believed that since the roses had grown and surrounded the cross, it was a sign of the occult. God wanted him to tear down this garden to rid the evil that it brought. When he discussed this to his congregation, they too were having these dreams and they decided to tear it down. They tore the monument down and then dug everything up. There is a large hole and wooden cross that still stand in what used to be the beautiful garden. There is an overwhelming feeling of sadness when going to this site, and there has been a unknown entity captured in a picture there, perhaps Mr. Ward walking around in sadness in his old garden.
(Source: Belanger, Jeff. Encyclopedia of Haunted Places. 2005.)