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  • St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the oldest cities in North America, and, by many accounts, one of the most haunted. Presented here are three of the many spooky tales from the old city.

    3 True Ghost Stories of Old St. John's

    3 True Ghost Stories of Old St. John's

    by Stephen Barnes6

  • There are thousands of hauntings all around the world. Some are frightening, others are quiet and barely noticeable. Learn about the various types of hauntings and how to tell if you have a haunting.

    Real Paranormal Activity: Types of Hauntings

    Real Paranormal Activity: Types of Hauntings

    by Nicole Canfield21

  • Virginia Beach is a very haunted place, believe it or not. The Cavalier Hotel, Elbow Road, and Princess Anne Country Club are three of Virginia Beach's most haunted locations.

    Haunted Places in Virginia Beach

    Haunted Places in Virginia Beach

    by Nicole Canfield14

  • Summerwind sounds like such a serene and welcoming name for a home, doesn't it? Well, don't let the name fool you. The haunting of Summerwind Mansion is a story so frightening that I guarantee you will never forget it.

    The Haunting of Summerwind Wisconsin

    The Haunting of Summerwind Wisconsin

    by Nicole Canfield27

  • There are ghosts in nearly every type of landscape, including the Rocky Mountains. Read about the most haunted places in Breckenridge, Colorado.

    Haunted Breckenridge, Colorado

    Haunted Breckenridge, Colorado

    by Nicole Canfield7

  • Places and people can be haunted...but can actual parts of nature be haunted? How about trees? Here are the spookiest stories of some of America's most haunted trees...

    Haunted Trees in the United States

    Haunted Trees in the United States

    by Nicole Canfield15

  • Berry Pomeroy Castle is one of the most haunted castles in England. A white lady, blue lady and a smiling cavalier are just three of the many ghosts that haunt this spooky ruin.

    The Ghosts of Haunted Berry Pomeroy Castle

    The Ghosts of Haunted Berry Pomeroy Castle

    by Ann Carney1

  • It's no wonder one of the most well-known gothic horror writers of all time has been seen as a ghost in recent times. Read about Edgar Allan Poe's ghost and the places he haunts.

    The Ghost of Edgar Allan Poe

    The Ghost of Edgar Allan Poe

    by Nicole Canfield9

  • 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.

    Leap Castle: Ireland’s Most Haunted

    Leap Castle: Ireland’s Most Haunted

    by Ann Carney0

  • Is it really possible that the ghost of Marilyn Monroe exists? Is Marilyn Monroe's ghost haunting more than one place? We'll find out about Marilyn Monroe's ghost in this sad yet spine-tingling article.

    Does Marilyn Monroe's Ghost Exist?

    Does Marilyn Monroe's Ghost Exist?

    by Nicole Canfield25

  • 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.

    Your Guide to the Ghosts of Malta

    Your Guide to the Ghosts of Malta

    by Jana Louise Smit1

  • There have been well over two thousand registered castles in Scotland. Discover the terrifying, and sometimes appalling, reports of people who visit the Scottish castles every year.

    5 Terrifying Haunted Castles in Scotland

    5 Terrifying Haunted Castles in Scotland

    by Gus None0

  • Holy places they might be. But they're still the focus for paranormal forces. in the UK many churches are just as haunted as Britain's famous castles and mansions...

    Britain's Haunted Churches

    Britain's Haunted Churches

    by Helen Murphy Howell102

  • Are you traveling in Virginia or looking for new places to visit? How about catching up on history at Major Graham Mansion in Max Meadows, Virginia? Who knows? You may see a ghost while you're there.

    Haunted Virginia: Major Graham Mansion

    Haunted Virginia: Major Graham Mansion

    by Brianna W9

  • Haunted Criminally Insane Asylums, Haunted Insane Asylums, Haunted Insane Asylum Death, illness and tragedy have long permeated the history of American insane asylums. Beggining in the late 18th century buildings that housed the criminally and mentally insane swept...

    America's Most Notorious Insane Asylum Hauntings

    America's Most Notorious Insane Asylum Hauntings

    by Elizabeth86

  • Rhuddlan Castle in Wales is said to be haunted by the spirit of a maiden who refused her father's wishes to marry. The story of the Knight of the Blood Red Plume tells how her ghost came to be.

    The Ghost of Rhuddlan Castle

    The Ghost of Rhuddlan Castle

    by Pollyanna Jones14

  • Deep in the desert there are haunted places. From haunted hotels to a ghost train. Some of the old mines have ghostly legends attached to them. Even the Grand Canyon is haunted. The ghosts of Arizona.

    Haunted Places in Arizona

    Haunted Places in Arizona

    by Nathan M31

  • An innocent-looking stretch of road in England has become the source of many strange, paranormal experiences. In the history of haunted Kent, few roads are more spooky than Blue Bell Hill

    Haunted Kent: The Ghosts of Blue Bell Hill

    Haunted Kent: The Ghosts of Blue Bell Hill

    by Ann Carney4

  • Ghosts aren't just for Halloween! You can be haunted at any time of the year in Cornwall. See another side to the UK's favourite holiday destination.

    Five Haunted Hotels in Cornwall, UK

    Five Haunted Hotels in Cornwall, UK

    by Judith Hancock46

  • Has a doll ever given you the heebie jeebies? Well, you haven't heard anything until you hear these three stories of possessed dolls.

    Three Real Cases of Haunted Dolls

    Three Real Cases of Haunted Dolls

    by Theophanes19

  • One of the most frightening Georgia ghost story is true. The Surrency Ghosts get their name from the town of Surrency and from the family involved.

    The Real Georgia Surrency Ghost Story

    The Real Georgia Surrency Ghost Story

    by Nicole Canfield41

  • 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 Hatley Castle

    Haunted Hatley Castle

    by Brenda Robson2

  • 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.

    Haunted Irish Castles

    Haunted Irish Castles

    by Ann Carney0

  • Location: The city of Kimberley, South Africa. Founded in 1871 during the diamond rush, Kimberley's history holds war, a siege and the famous Barney Benato and Cecil John Rhodes rivalry.

    Your Guide to the Ghosts of Kimberley

    Your Guide to the Ghosts of Kimberley

    by Jana Louise Smit2

  • For hundreds of years familiar routes were used to convey the newly departed to the cemetery - and became known as corpse roads. Beliefs and superstitions surrounding them are still prevalent today...

    Britain's Corpse Roads

    Britain's Corpse Roads

    by Helen Murphy Howell62

  • The story of haunted Chopticon High School in Maryland varies from person to person, and many of the accounts debate the true occurrence surrounding the untimely and tragic death of Mrs. Heater, but one thing mostly everyone agrees on is the fact that Chopticon High School is most definitely haunted by someone...or something.

    Is Chopticon High School Haunted?

    Is Chopticon High School Haunted?

    by Nicole Canfield40

  • The ten most common signs of that our deceased loved ones show us, from observable phenomena to emotional and unconscious experiences we experience ourselves.

    Signs from Deceased Loved Ones

    Signs from Deceased Loved Ones

    by Lyn297

  • At the Battle of Shiloh thousands of men lost their lives hiding in the woods, fighting desperately to survive the terror around them. How many of them may still haunt this battlefield?

    10 Shiloh National Military Park Hauntings

    10 Shiloh National Military Park Hauntings

    by Tabitha Easley0

  • 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.

    The Whaley House in San Diego

    The Whaley House in San Diego

    by Finn Liam Cooper2

  • 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.

    The Legacy of the Lemp Mansion

    The Legacy of the Lemp Mansion

    by KT Dunn1

  • 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.

    Hollywood Hauntings:  The Comedy Store

    Hollywood Hauntings: The Comedy Store

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • There are those people who seem to have paranormal experiences constantly, and those who seem to have none at all. Is this because ghosts are attracted to certain kinds of people?

    Are Ghosts Attracted to Certain People?

    Are Ghosts Attracted to Certain People?

    by Nicole Canfield13

  • So many people believe orbs are proof of the paranormal. However, did you know most of the time there are logical explanations as to why orbs occur?

    Tips on Debunking Orbs

    Tips on Debunking Orbs

    by L Sarhan5

  • A detailed description of the multiple legends of Women in White, Weeping Women, and White Ladies from different cultures.

    The Legend of the Woman in White

    The Legend of the Woman in White

    by Krista Duranti3

  • For some people a quick visit is enough. For others, it's the last place they see alive. These are the tales of the most haunted hospitals in America.

    Most Haunted Hospitals in America

    Most Haunted Hospitals in America

    by Nicole Canfield20

  • New York has had many asylums spread all over the state through the course of its history. It's truly amazing how many of them are thought to be haunted.

    Haunted Asylums in New York State

    Haunted Asylums in New York State

    by Lori Gross5

  • 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.

    Signs That Your House Might Be Haunted

    Signs That Your House Might Be Haunted

    by Cindy Parmiter2

  • This true ghost story was shared to me while I was working in Northeast Georgia. It was so compelling, I used it in one of my plays!

    Born With a Veil: A True Ghost Story

    Born With a Veil: A True Ghost Story

    by Jules Corriere47

  • Haunted Insane Asylums Haunted Insane Asylum Haunted Criminally Insane Asylum Illness, tragedy , and death are only but a few of the freakishly hellish things that occurred in these places. The history itself is enough to make one's skin crawl but the residual energy it has cast over these buildings have long kept the dead from leaving....

    Some of the Most Haunted Insane Asylums on Earth

    Some of the Most Haunted Insane Asylums on Earth

    by Elizabeth69

  • In the past twenty years, the number of paranormal experiences and hauntings reported in schools across America has been on the rise. With stories of ghostly children and murdered teachers and even lonely janitors, this is my list of the top ten most haunted schools in America...it might be a good idea to read this during the day, while there's still light outside!

    Ten Most Haunted Schools on the U.S. East Coast

    Ten Most Haunted Schools on the U.S. East Coast

    by Nicole Canfield93

  • Learn about interesting theories on why ghosts haunt houses, what they want, why they scare us and what they are still doing here.

    Why Do Ghosts Haunt Us?

    Why Do Ghosts Haunt Us?

    by cryptid10

  • Full of myth, murder, history, romance and of course ghosts! Scotland's abbeys tell many stories both from this world and the next.

    Scotland's Haunted Abbeys

    Scotland's Haunted Abbeys

    by Helen Murphy Howell27

  • A pair of red glowing eyes emerge from the shadows...a man with giant wings blocks your view of the full moon. He is the Owlman that the locals fear and have warned you about...but who is he?

    The Owlman: Paranormal Creature in Mawnan, Cornwall

    The Owlman: Paranormal Creature in Mawnan, Cornwall

    by Nicole Canfield10

  • 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.

    Terror on Wheels:  Three Tales of the Unexplained

    Terror on Wheels: Three Tales of the Unexplained

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • A selection of great haunted locations you and your family can visit for Halloween. These creepy sites are great for thrill seekers and amateur paranormal investigators.

    Haunted Places to Visit in Oklahoma

    Haunted Places to Visit in Oklahoma

    by Jayme Kinsey13

  • Borley Rectory in Essex has long had the reputation of being a place where ghostly apparitions were frequently observed.

    Britain’s Most Haunted House

    Britain’s Most Haunted House

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • The beautiful island that Isaac called his paradise is today haunted by his spirit. Some say that Isaac appears at night in the cabin in a misty, pale blue ethereal light and heads out the front door to suffer the same bloody attack, again and again.

    Spirit of Isaac Ebey and Whidbey Island - Haunted Paradise

    Spirit of Isaac Ebey and Whidbey Island - Haunted Paradise

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns24

  • 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 Tasmania

    Your Guide to the Ghosts of Tasmania

    by Jana Louise Smit1

  • The Ably House in Illinois is famous for the alleged murders that occurred there and the spirits that are said to haunt the property. Like many ghost stories, however, not all the details are true.

    Ably House Murders: Myths and Truths

    Ably House Murders: Myths and Truths

    by Anna B.12

  • Can ghosts talk through baby monitors? Read some chilling baby monitor ghost stories and decide whether these hauntings are truly ghosts or if there is a logical explanation behind the phenomenon.

    Ghostly Apparitions and Baby Monitors

    Ghostly Apparitions and Baby Monitors

    by Nicole Canfield3

  • Indiana sure does have its share of haunted places. Here are four of my personal favorites that are sure to not disappoint .

    The Most Haunted Places in Indiana

    The Most Haunted Places in Indiana

    by Helena Ricketts9

  • Tragedy plagued one of the most prominent beer families, and many met their fate at the Lemp mansion. Here's my experience spending the night in their haunted house. Paranormal recordings included.

    Is the Lemp Mansion Haunted? My Personal Experience

    Is the Lemp Mansion Haunted? My Personal Experience

    by Lauren Sutton4

  • There’s an ancient burial mound in eastern England where locals tell stories of a battle between Viking twins.

    The Ghosts of Mersea Island

    The Ghosts of Mersea Island

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • Guyanese folklore reflect Guyana’s complex history and rich ethnic mosaic, drawing on African, Amerindian, East Indian, Dutch and English mythologies. Many if not all of the Caribbean countries, have long held traditional folklore that includes the jumbee. And many of the older population still hold a belief in them, particularly in Guyana, where long held superstitions and modern day conveniences like cell phone and internet, live side by side.

    Jumbees of Guyana

    Jumbees of Guyana

    by LyttleTwoTwo10

  • As we approach Halloween in the U.S., let us take a break from the horror show that is our current political environment and explore some of the most interesting haunted places in the world.

    4 Haunted Places Just in Time for Halloween

    4 Haunted Places Just in Time for Halloween

    by Todd Bryan2

  • Buffalo is a haunted town, but most hauntings do not take place at the city's famous Forest Lawn Cemetery. Come with me to discover five places where the spirits like to scare up some paranormal fun.

    The Five Scariest Places in Buffalo, New York

    The Five Scariest Places in Buffalo, New York

    by secondhandrose lm20

  • Take a tour of the most haunted locations in Iowa complete with histories, pictures and maps to help you find your way.

    Haunted Places in Iowa

    Haunted Places in Iowa

    by Sarah Switalski7

  • History, legends, and photographs of the Myrtles Plantation, a tourist site and inn near St. Francisville, Louisiana, approximately 30 miles north of Baton Rouge.

    The Mystique of the Myrtles Plantation

    The Mystique of the Myrtles Plantation

    by KT Dunn0

  • When I was a little girl, my grandmother told me the chilling story of Blue Dog Hill. The spine-tingling story has stuck in my memory and it is still circulating Southern Maryland's collection of ghostly legends to this day.

    The Phantom Blue Dog of Blue Dog Hill, Maryland

    The Phantom Blue Dog of Blue Dog Hill, Maryland

    by Nicole Canfield19

  • Convinced that you have a poltergeist in your house? Here are some ways to get rid of that pesky poltergeist once and for all.

    How to Get Rid of a Poltergeist

    How to Get Rid of a Poltergeist

    by Nicole Canfield18

  • 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.

    Jenny Greenteeth: A Very Wicked Witch

    Jenny Greenteeth: A Very Wicked Witch

    by Ann Carney2

  • The Tower of London has a sinister reputation, so it is not surprising there are so many tales of ghosts and hauntings. Learn more about these historic phantoms - if you dare!

    The Ghosts of the Tower of London

    The Ghosts of the Tower of London

    by CMHypno23

  • Pirates were the scourge of the sea only a few hundred years ago here in Florida. Now the pirates are ghosts who still haunt the areas they once tormented centuries ago.

    Haunted Florida: Pirate Ghost Stories

    Haunted Florida: Pirate Ghost Stories

    by Nicole Canfield15

  • 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.

    Can Dogs and Cats See Ghosts?

    Can Dogs and Cats See Ghosts?

    by Louise Danvers0

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