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Twain’s Haunted House in Hartford
Some of Twain’s happiest….and his most heartbreaking…years were spent in the home he built in 1874 in Hartford, Connecticut. His daughter died tragically in the home in 1896. An apparition fitting Susy’s description is often reported in the Mark Twain House.
Trapped Miners Meet the Paranormal
In 1963, two coal miners in Pennsylvania were rescued after 14 days, with tales of some amazing experiences below ground.
The Bucca Boo fairies were brought to the United States with the Cornish when they immigrated into America to work in the western Pennsylvania coal mines in the 1820s. They became known as Tommyknockers in the U.S.
There’s Something Under the Bed!
There’s Something Under the Bed! Children’s Experiences With the Paranormal by Ursula Bielski is one of my favorite books released this year. The book especially appeals to me because it addresses the question of what might be hiding underneath the bed while we are sleeping.
The Thanksgiving Folsom Prison Phantom
The current operations manager at the prison’s museum and author of “Images of America: Folsom Prison,” James Brown, has heard many strange tales about ghosts haunting the old prison. Brown also worked at the prison for several decades.
The Spirit of Esther Hale
The town of Sprucevale, Ohio no longer exists, but one of its residents is still around. Esther Hale is often seen in the area, now part of Beaver Creek State Park, although she’s been dead since 1837.
The Shack by Wm. Paul Young
I became intrigued, and then delighted, by what I was reading. I began to look at my accepted concepts and notions from a slightly different angle, and I saw glimmers of hope in places where such things didn’t seem possible. My mind opened up a bit more.
The Screaming Skull of Anne Griffith
The story of the screaming skull of Burton Agnes Manor of Yorkshire, England.
The Railway House in Massachusetts
In 1832, John Stone built and opened The Railway House by the train tracks in Ashland, Massachusetts. The inn was a very successful business, and Stone died a prosperous man in 1858. For some reason, his spirit lingers on at his old establishment, and it isn’t very nice.
The Purple Mask Theater
This is a tale of a ghost called "Nick," who is said to haunt the campus of Kansas State University since his death during a football game in the 1950s.
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