Ghosts & Hauntings


How to Get Rid of Ghosts or Spirits in Your House

If you have a ghost or spirit trapped in your house, find out how you can get rid of them or release them kindly once and for all. We'll also talk about what to do if there's a demonic entity in your house. Protect yourself, now.


The Winchester Mystery House

The wealthy heiress to a rifle company fortune built a huge mansion in California; it’s said to be inhabited by multiple ghouls and anguished spirits.


Twelve Eerie and Haunted Places on Route 66

Sure, it's an iconic American roadway. But it also has a history laden with murder, mayhem and hauntings. You can always read about the lighter side of getting your kicks on Route 66—now delve into its dark and supernatural side.


Toronto’s Casa Loma and Its Ghosts

Casa Loma in Toronto is the kind of place that ought to have ghosts, and there are plenty of people who claim to have seen some.


The History and Legend of Bakersfield's Ghost of Mill Creek Park

Mill Creek Park is sometimes known as Central Park and is located in downtown Bakersfield. Red-bricked walkways, fountains, and ponds filled with ducks compose this area. However, there is a sinister element present.


10 Things Paranormal Investigators Want You to Know

What is paranormal investigation really like? Find out at least 10 things you didn't know.


The Nine Best Haunted Places to Visit in Alabama

Alabama is rich with history, and the state is no stranger to the paranormal. It houses some truly scary and haunted locations. In fact, Alabama may just have the most gruesome and terrifying history of all!


Haunted Kentucky: Sauerkraut Cave and the History of Lakeland Asylum

Right in the middle of E.P. Tom Sawyer Park lies a dark cave that holds tragic and bloody secrets from a haunting past. Take a step inside pure blackness and discover an insane asylum's turbulent history riddled with torture and murder.


Haunted Sites in the Philippines: Clark Air Base Hospital

Explore the grounds of an abandoned hospital with a long, bloody history of war, tragedy, and triumph. Come see what still lingers around Clark Air Base Hospital, which changed from a prosperous hospital to nothing but decaying ruins.


When Darkness Falls: Haunted Schoolhouses

Any tragic event that involves loss of life can have repercussions for years following the incident. In the two cases we are about to explore, untimely ends brought with them more than simply grief and sadness. In these instances, death and destruction were only the beginning of a greater mystery.


Do Cats See Ghosts? How to Tell If Your Cat Sees Spirits

Does your cat stare at the ceiling, act sporadic, and appear to see things that you can't see? Do cats see ghosts? Get the answers you've been looking for.


The Davenport Brothers and the Spirit Cabinet

At the height of the spiritualism craze in the 19th century, audiences could be easily convinced certain experts had contact with the supernatural world.


Poltergeist Phenomenon: Levels of Activity

There are many kinds of paranormal phenomenon in the world. Poltergeists are one of many. German for "Noisy Ghost," a poltergeist can be a dangerous thing. Learn here how to identify if there's a poltergeist infestation in your home.


5 Signs Your House Is Haunted

I grew up in a haunted house from when I was 4 to the age of 15. This is a first-hand account of my experience—the things I saw, heard, and felt. It was terrifying, to say the least, but over the years I got used to spirits and ghosts.


Can Science Explain Why People See Ghosts?

All the scientific evidence says that ghosts don't exist, and yet millions of people claim to have seen one before. This article discusses four prevailing scientific theories that explain why so many people see ghosts or spirits. In a certain way, maybe ghosts do exist after all.


From Paranormal 'Believer' to 'Skeptic'

Follow me on my path from being a believer in ghosts to a believer in logic and reason.


Are Ghosts Real? Theories and a Real-Life Story

Whether they are psychological projections, waking dream states, quantum projections, or simply sensory confusion, these stories tell us something important about the nature of how we perceive reality. This article explores our understanding of ghosts from multiple perspectives.


How the Dead Communicate With the Living

There are few among us who have not experienced the loss of a friend, relative, or even a beloved pet. In our grief, we long for assurances that they have found peace as their soul journeys into the next realm. These are a few examples of how those who have passed on reach out to those who remain.


True Tales of Hauntings: The Spoiled Ground

This is the story of a young family and the country home that would prove to be both their greatest pride and worst nightmare. A series of terrifying events would convince them that their dream house had been claimed by spirits who could not rest in the presence of the living.


The Scent of a Ghost: Smelling a Specter

Ghosts are popularly known for their sight and sound. But can a ghost be detected by its smell? In many cases, the scent of a ghost announces its presence. Anybody can smell a ghost, even eminent celebrities such as Ariana Grande.


When the Shadows Lengthen: Haunted Cemeteries

Graveyards are meant to be the final resting places for those whose souls have departed this world. Rife with sorrow, these sacred grounds tend to be plagued by paranormal activity. Let these stories act as a warning that the living are not always welcome in the gardens of the dead.


The Ghostly History of Franklin Castle: Hauntings of Cleveland, Ohio

Franklin Castle in Cleveland, Ohio, is considered the "most haunted house in Ohio." Are the rumors of hauntings legitimate? Could the ghosts of the original owner's family still be haunting the halls of the famous Victorian mansion?


Are Ghosts and Spirits Real? Psychology Fails to Explain the Paranormal

While Abigail Pettibone may have died hundreds of years ago, many who have dined at the tavern bearing her name have reported her ghost still resides there. Despite efforts to explain this supernatural or paranormal phenomenon, psychology still falls short when trying to explain hauntings.


Enter at Your Own Risk: The Perils of Attempting to Make Contact With the Spirit World

In the spirit of the upcoming Halloween holiday, some among us will desire to contact those who are no longer living. Whether it be by séance, black mirror, or Ouija board, the ultimate goal of conjuring up a ghost is the same. You will soon learn that these interactions can come with a price.


Is Baldwin-Wallace University Haunted?

Baldwin-Wallace is rumored to be haunted. Most of these hauntings have been reported in Lang Hall and Kohler Hall—both dormitories. Apparitions have also been seen outside Bonds Hall. Is there any truth to these reported paranormal happenings?


True Ghostly Encounters: Can Home Renovations Wake the Dead?

Earthbound spirits can remain dormant for years until something, or someone, awakens them. Resting souls have been known to be called to action when the places they frequented in this world are disturbed. The following story recounts an instance in which renovations, quite literally, woke the dead.


The Lady in Red of the Sandusky Mall: Hauntings of Erie County, Ohio

Many visitors and employees of the Sandusky Mall in Sandusky, Ohio report encounters with a mysterious ghost known only as the Lady in Red.


Is Cedar Point Haunted? Ghost Stories of Sandusky, Ohio

Throughout the years, there have been numerous reports of hauntings throughout the Cedar Point amusement park. Is there any truth to these ghost stories?


Ghost of Bellamy Bridge in Northwest Florida

Discover the ghostly story of a bride who died by fire on her wedding day and whose restless spirit now haunts an old bridge in northwest Florida.


Ghostly Animal Encounters: The Haunted Shelter

Whether or not animals have souls is a topic that is subject to debate. There are many who believe that animals have spirits that continue on after death. Unfortunately, those souls do not always find peace. This is one woman's account of an animal shelter and the lost souls who called it home.


True Ghostly Tales: The Forlorn Spirit

It has been said that we come into this world alone and will leave in much the same manner. Even so, we would all like to think that someone will be there to comfort us in our final moments. This story recounts one woman's solitary death and the bizarre series of events that followed.


Ernest Hemingway's Haunted Key West Home

Given the Hemingway's love of Key West and their beautiful home there, it is not surprising that many people have reported seeing the couple's ghosts— individually and together—in the building and around the grounds of their former tropical estate.


True Ghost Stories: In Her Father's Shadow

It is not unheard of for the spirits of the departed to remain behind in the places that they frequented in life. In some cases, these restless souls remain earthbound simply because they cannot accept their mortality. This is one woman's story of her father's death and its unexpected aftermath.


Do You Believe Ghosts Are Real? My Encounter With the Miner's Ghost

While on a mine tour in Wanlockhead, Scotland, an apparition made an appearance in one of the photos taken. In this article, the author investigates the existence of ghosts from various views, including that of the general public and that of the scientific community.


Be Careful What You Wish For: A True Account of Ouija Board Horror

The Ouija board, as we know it, has been marketed as a game for children for over a century. With that in mind, most people assume that it is a tool of harmless folly. This is the story of a group of friends who would learn the hard way that danger can lurk in the most unlikely of places.


Terror on Wheels: Three Tales of the Unexplained

There are few things as frightening as a long stretch of deserted highway on a moonless night. That is, except for someone—or something—unexpectedly emerging from out of the darkness. These stories of the unexplained all revolve around cars and roadways. Enter if you dare.


Hollywood Hauntings: The Comedy Store

We can never know what energies from bygone days remain trapped within the wall of the establishments we frequent. One business, located in the heart of the entertainment industry, has seen more than its fair share of ghostly visitors from the past. Most of them are harmless, with one exception.


Can Dogs and Cats See Ghosts?

There is anecdotal evidence that pets can sense spirits. I, for one, witnessed first-hand my dog interacting with a friendly spirit. And my cat Marlin "saw" the ghost of our grouchy neighbor.


Signs That Your House Might Be Haunted

They say that nothing is certain in life expect for death and taxes. There is one flaw in that old adage—the assumption that death is truly the end. For many, the lure of the life they once had holds them to this earth. It is when those lost souls clash with the living that the terror begins.


Haunted and Spooky Sites in Michigan’s Thumb

Check out the most active paranormal sites in Michigan's Upper Thumb—an area full of colorful history.


The Legacy of the Lemp Mansion

The history of the Lemp brewing family lives on in the old mansion that some believe to be haunted. Currently the house is a popular restaurant and inn, featuring ghost tours and other special events.


Jenny Greenteeth: A Very Wicked Witch

Hers is a name that struck terror into many British children: Jenny Greenteeth, Ginnie Greenteeth, Screeching Ginny, Jenny wi’ the airn teeth, Ginny Burntarse, Peg Powler and Nellie Longarms—all names for one very wicked water witch.


5 Places on the American East Coast Haunted by Animals

You may encounter an animal (or human) ghost if you visit one of these locations.


Haunted Irish Castles

With literally hundreds to choose from, the intrepid ghost hunter is spoilt for choice when visiting the Emerald Isle. Here are just ten haunted castles in Ireland that are well worth a visit.


Leap Castle: Ireland’s Most Haunted

Leap Castle is the most haunted castle in Ireland. Up to twenty ghosts haunt its ancient halls—they are a testament to its brutal and bloody history.


The Ghost of John Lennon: Does His Spirit Live On?

On 8th December 1980, John Lennon was murdered in New York by Mark Chapman. Born in Liverpool and a founding member of The Beatles, does his ghost or spirit still live on?


Your Guide to the Ghosts of Tasmania

Location: The island of Tasmania. Adorned with national parks and World Heritage Sites, the green wonder once bled with human suffering. The echoes of that time left behind unique and haunting tales.


Your Guide to the Ghosts of Malta

Location: The Mediterranean islands of Malta, nestled between North Africa and Sicily. For a country so small, Malta is sensationally old and rich with history. And history has its ghosts.


Haunted Hatley Castle

Hatley Castle has a reputation for being haunted. Many have seen previous owners, James and Laura Dunsmuir—long after they died—in the castle. Other ghosts also call this Edwardian Castle home.


Haunted California Trips: The Whaley House in San Diego

An exquisite mansion with a tumultuous history, the Whaley House in San Diego is one of the state's historical landmarks and is rumored to be haunted. If you are in the area, it is worth a look.