‘Walking Dead’ Town for Sale on Ebay

Downtown Grantville, Georgia, famous for its role in the zombie apocalypse as a backdrop for several episodes of The Walking Dead, is for sale on eBay.
Town where The Walking Dead was filmed is for sale on ebay

Downtown Grantville, Georgia has been listed for sale on eBay. The “unique opportunity,” as the listing title so aptly states, includes nine buildings that were featured in several episodes of AMC’s The Walking Dead.

For $680,000 you get 34,000 square feet of zombie stomping grounds that includes loft apartments, a restaurant, a bar and pizza parlor that served as a backdrop for Rick’s strange second encounter with Morgan in the third season.

Walking Dead filmed in Grantville, Georgia

According to former mayor Jim Sells, Walking Dead tourism is currently the town’s biggest industry. Dumb and Dumber To, along with other movies, have filmed in Grantville, and three more have signed up, including a sequel to The Ring.

Downtown Grantville, Georgia where Walking Dead was filmed

Downtown Grantville, Georgia where Walking Dead was filmed

Downtown Grantville, Georgia where Walking Dead was filmed

Interested in adding a (very large) piece of Walking Dead history to your collection?

Buy it now! Walking Dead town for sale on eBay

See the listing on eBay right here.

Hands Resist Him: Haunted Ebay Painting

In February of 2000 an anonymous seller listed a mysterious painting on ebay, claiming it was haunted. In the listing, the seller claimed the painting had been found abandoned behind an old brewery by an art picker, who the seller bought it from.

One morning the seller’s 4-year-old daughter said the children were fighting and coming into her room at night. Included in the listing were photos from a motion-triggered camera the family had set up during the following nights, which seem to show the figures moving or transforming.

Ebay haunted painting: The Hands Resist Him by Bill Stoneham
“The Hands Resist Him” by Bill Stoneham (1972)

The seller pleaded for buyers and viewers to be cautious of the painting and avoid showing it to children due to reports of extreme reactions such as sudden, violent illness, screaming and the sensation of being gripped by an unseen entity.

The painting sold on ebay for $1,025.00

It was eventually discovered that the painting was a work by artist Bill Stoneham called “The Hands Resist Him” which he painted in 1972.

Of his work, Bill says:

Where to begin? Well I’ve always had a connection to what Carl Jung called the collective unconscious. I think we all do. Artists, especially visual artists, are barometers for the currents which run through this collective. Dreams are a common experience people may have with this. Anyway, my own experience is a sensitivity to place– physical, geographical place. There are memories, echoes of all the life within a place. Maybe it’s what’s called channeling. When I painted the Hands Resist Him in 1972, I used an old photo of myself at age five in a Chicago apartment. The hands are the ‘other lives.’ The glass door, that thin veil between waking and dreaming. The girl/doll is the imagined companion, or guide through this realm.