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.
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.
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.
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...
Growing as a child in the Philippines, my parents told me that our neighbor is an Aswang. It turned out our neighbor has Dystonia Parkinsonism—a neurological disorder also known as Lubag in the area.
Bucks has its fair share of ghosts, but none send shivers up your spine like a derelict haunted hospital The Canadian Red Cross, From ghostly one-legged soldiers to a dark and mysterious evil force.
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.
We return once again to St. John's, Newfoundland, one of the oldest and most haunted cities in North America, for a visit to three of its haunted locations.
Ever wondered if some of the Old Hollywood homes are really haunted? This is the tale of the gorgeous actress Jean Harlow and her house of horrors...
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.
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.
A detailed description of the multiple legends of Women in White, Weeping Women, and White Ladies from different cultures.
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.
Indiana sure does have its share of haunted places. Here are four of my personal favorites that are sure to not disappoint .
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.
There are ghosts in nearly every type of landscape, including the Rocky Mountains. Read about the most haunted places in Breckenridge, Colorado.
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?
Take a tour of the most haunted locations in Iowa complete with histories, pictures and maps to help you find your way.
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.
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.
Full of myth, murder, history, romance and of course ghosts! Scotland's abbeys tell many stories both from this world and the next.
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 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....
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.
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.
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.
After the Comstock Lode ended in 1898, the population of residents was drastically reduced. People left for other mining towns. Those who died are buried in the cemeteries, but some spirits linger on.
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.
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.
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.
Alcatraz holds many mysteries, from hauntings to attempted escapes. Here is a brief history of the mysterious island.
Things going bump in the night. Precious items turning up missing. Poltergeist activity. Is it a ghost or something else entirely?
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.
Strange things have been happening recently at the Titanic Artifact Exhibit at the Luxor Hotel here in Las Vegas. Workers report hearing footsteps, laughter, music and one worker had the back of his jacket grabbed by...someone.
My tour experience at Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, KY; alleged to be the most haunted place in America.
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?
The second installment in the Urban Legend Series will investigate Native American folklore, specifically, that of the water baby.
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.
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.
Point Lookout Lighthouse in Southern Maryland may be the most haunted lighthouse in the US. Confederate ghosts, a dead lighthouse keeper, drowned sailors and others haunt this beautiful area.
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.
Florida is a beautiful state filled with sunshine and sandy beaches. But when the sun dips down over the ocean and night falls, the dark history of the state emerges.
Good ol' Honest Abe was one of our country's most beloved Presidents. But his career was ended tragically. Let's talk about Abraham Lincoln's ghost - where has he been seen? Why is he a ghost?
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?
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.
History, legends, and photographs of the Myrtles Plantation, a tourist site and inn near St. Francisville, Louisiana, approximately 30 miles north of Baton Rouge.
Learn about interesting theories on why ghosts haunt houses, what they want, why they scare us and what they are still doing here.
Learn how research done by paranormal investigators may provide scientific proof that ghosts really exist. Here’s a look at the available evidence.
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.
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!
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.
I have long been fascinated with the paranormal, and the Enfield Poltergeist ticked all the right boxes for me when I decided to write an investigation. It is still one of the most controversial hauntings ever recorded.
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.
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.
This abandoned property has long fascinated local residents. Are the buildings really haunted? Will anyone ever restore the home? Or is it too late?
Many visitors and employees of the Sandusky Mall in Sandusky, Ohio report encounters with a mysterious ghost known only as the Lady in Red.
Learn about Waverly Hills Sanatorium, home of the Creeper and one of the scariest, most haunted locations in the world.
Build a cheap, basic ghost hunting equipment kit for beginners or amateur researchers. You don’t need a zillion gadgets to get started!
Throughout the years, there have been numerous reports of hauntings throughout the Cedar Point amusement park. Is there any truth to these ghost stories?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
The Home of J.B. Moore was home to 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.
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.
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?
Why are there so many 'white' or 'grey' lady ghosts but few green or pink ghosts? Lets explore why ghosts might be the colour they are!
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.
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.
Has a doll ever given you the heebie jeebies? Well, you haven't heard anything until you hear these three stories of possessed dolls.
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.
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.
Discover chilling theories that explain what ghosts really are. Learn the causes of haunting and other paranormal activity.
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.
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.
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.
There’s an ancient burial mound in eastern England where locals tell stories of a battle between Viking twins.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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
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.
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!
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...
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.
As beautiful and grand as Don Cesar hotel is, would you believe that it is indeed haunted? Romance and tragedy hold hands in this spooky tale...
Do you believe there's a ghost in your house? Here are some easy and sure-fire ways to get rid of ghosts that may be haunting your 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.
San Antonio, Texas has some great haunted hotels. See what guests at the haunted Emily Morgan Hotel in San Antonio have to say about their visit!
The Dibbuk Box is an item originally put up for sale on eBay by a man named Kevin Mannis back in September 2001. It was eventually sold to Iosif Nietzke, at the time a student in Missouri. Nietzke soon put the item up for sale and sold it to Jason...
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?
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.
History and legend relate stories of people using mirrors to contact other worlds. It's also believed that mirrors are portals between the physical and non-physical worlds...
Convinced that you have a poltergeist in your house? Here are some ways to get rid of that pesky poltergeist once and for all.
Said to be the "scariest place on earth", Waverly Hills Asylum is located in southern Jefferson County, Kentucky and has been standing since before World War II.
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.
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.
Borley Rectory in Essex has long had the reputation of being a place where ghostly apparitions were frequently observed.
Here is the story of Annabelle, the haunted doll, one of the most unusual possessed objects cases ever recorded.
Based on a true story from the late 1800's, 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?
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.
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.
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.
Used as a creepy Gothic backdrop for countless films by Hammer and other film makers, The Oakley Court Hotel on the banks of the Thames in Berkshire harbours dark and evil secrets of its own.
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.