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  • 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

  • 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 Danvers4

  • 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 Carney2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Twelve Eerie and Haunted Places on Route 66

    Twelve Eerie and Haunted Places on Route 66

    by Tom Lohr0

  • 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 Carney5

  • 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 Barnes7

  • 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

  • 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

  • Josiah and Sarah Moore's family home in Villisca, Iowa, was the site of one of the most infamous mass family murders in American history. The house, now known as the Villisca Ax Murder House, is claimed to be one of the most haunted locations in America.

    Inside the Villisca Ax Murder House: A Paranormal Investigation

    Inside the Villisca Ax Murder House: A Paranormal Investigation

    by Rachael Ryhn23

  • Based on a true story from the late 1800s, an old priest is forced to confront a ghost that is haunting a church cemetery. What he discovers is that he has the power to put the spirit to rest, but will his parishioners, a community of German immigrants, come through to help?

    Pennsylvania Haunted Cemetery (Based on a True Story)

    Pennsylvania Haunted Cemetery (Based on a True Story)

    by Carla J Swick14

  • 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.

    True Tales of Hauntings: The Spoiled Ground

    True Tales of Hauntings: The Spoiled Ground

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • 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.

    Ghostly Animal Encounters: The Haunted Shelter

    Ghostly Animal Encounters: The Haunted Shelter

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • 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 cryptid14

  • 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.

    Haunted Sites in the Philippines: Clark Air Base Hospital

    Haunted Sites in the Philippines: Clark Air Base Hospital

    by Brianna W1

  • This article includes 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

  • 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?

    Is Baldwin-Wallace University Haunted?

    Is Baldwin-Wallace University Haunted?

    by Jennifer Wilber3

  • 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.

    Toronto’s Casa Loma and Its Ghosts

    Toronto’s Casa Loma and Its Ghosts

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • 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 Duranti5

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    When the Shadows Lengthen:  Haunted Cemeteries

    When the Shadows Lengthen: Haunted Cemeteries

    by Cindy Parmiter2

  • 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

  • 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.

    How the Dead Communicate With the Living

    How the Dead Communicate With the Living

    by Cindy Parmiter3

  • 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 Sarhan16

  • 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

  • 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.

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

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

    by Natalie Frank17

  • Hauntings and death are only 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 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

  • 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 Parmiter12

  • 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

  • The Dybbuk (Dibbuk) Box is an item originally put up for sale on eBay by a man named Kevin Mannis back in September 2001. The box is supposedly haunted and contains evil spirits. It has caused great misfortune on those who have owned the box in the past.

    The True Story of the Dybbuk Box and Where It Is Now

    The True Story of the Dybbuk Box and Where It Is Now

    by Marquis Mayhem47

  • This article includes a look at the Irish legend of the Banshee, one aspect of Irish folklore.

    The Banshee:  An Irish Legend

    The Banshee: An Irish Legend

    by Anna Marie Bowman122

  • 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.

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

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

    by Cindy Parmiter12

  • 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

  • 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 CMHypno25

  • 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 Carney3

  • 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.

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

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

    by MDresel0

  • 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 Carney6

  • 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.

    Poltergeist Phenomenon: Levels of Activity

    Poltergeist Phenomenon: Levels of Activity

    by Britta Nicole Miller1

  • 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.

    Are Ghosts Real? Theories and a Real-Life Story

    Are Ghosts Real? Theories and a Real-Life Story

    by Robert Ortman1

  • 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 Judi Brown46

  • If you're planning a visit to the Emily Morgan Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, you're in for a treat—in more ways than one. In this article, I share my experience with you.

    My Emily Morgan Hotel Experience

    My Emily Morgan Hotel Experience

    by KRC16

  • Have you ever experienced a haunting? Seen a ghost? Seen your double? This article explores the six types of hauntings, with examples for each.

    The Six Types of Hauntings

    The Six Types of Hauntings

    by Katharine L Sparrow18

  • 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.15

  • 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.

    When Darkness Falls: Haunted Schoolhouses

    When Darkness Falls: Haunted Schoolhouses

    by Cindy Parmiter4

  • 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.

    True Ghostly Tales: The Forlorn Spirit

    True Ghostly Tales: The Forlorn Spirit

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • This article provides 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 Kinsey14

  • 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

  • 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 Theophanes Avery30

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • After the Comstock Lode ended in 1898, the population of Virginia City was drastically reduced. People left for other mining towns. Those who died are buried in the cemeteries, but some spirits linger on.

    Virginia City, Nevada, and Her Spirits of the Past

    Virginia City, Nevada, and Her Spirits of the Past

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns15

  • 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!

    The Nine Best Haunted Places to Visit in Alabama

    The Nine Best Haunted Places to Visit in Alabama

    by Brianna W0

  • 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

  • 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 Easley2

  • 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.

    Ernest Hemingway's Haunted Key West Home

    Ernest Hemingway's Haunted Key West Home

    by Stephen Barnes6

  • 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.

    True Ghost Stories:  In Her Father's Shadow

    True Ghost Stories: In Her Father's Shadow

    by Cindy Parmiter2

  • 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.

    Can Science Explain Why People See Ghosts?

    Can Science Explain Why People See Ghosts?

    by K S Lane7

  • 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.

    5 Signs Your House Is Haunted

    5 Signs Your House Is Haunted

    by Layne Holmes3

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    True Ghostly Encounters: Can Home Renovations Wake the Dead?

    True Ghostly Encounters: Can Home Renovations Wake the Dead?

    by Cindy Parmiter6

  • If you're traveling through Virginia, how about catching up on history at Major Graham Mansion in Max Meadows. Learn all about the haunting past of this historical building and maybe even check out a ghost tour.

    Major Graham Mansion – Haunted Virginia

    Major Graham Mansion – Haunted Virginia

    by Brianna W9

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