Ghosts are a hearty lot. They persist long after their first sighting and may carry with them the history of a significant event, or the soul of a cherished local landmark. Their tales are perennial and evergreen,...
Vampires come in many fictional forms, some of them serious, some of them silly. But what form do real vampires come in? Do vampires exist? There is a fascinating and suggestive tale from the history of New...
Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is one of the best-known pieces of American literature. But the story is not just a work of imagination. It is rooted in the landscapes and lore of New York's...
Edgar Allan Poe wrote his great works while living in several homes across several cities, scattered along America's East Coast. While Baltimore's claim is the most famous -- it was there that Poe died in 1849 --...
By the time Elbert Gary had completed his plans, the Indiana city of Gary and its mills could boast twelve blast furnaces, forty-seven steel furnaces, an impressive harbor -- and an unknown number of lingering ghosts.
For more than three decades, the RMS Queen Mary sailed the North Atlantic. During World War II, the ship worked to defeat Hitler; during times of peace, the Queen Mary was the vessel of choice for the...
Ghost hunting is a national pastime, and historic Dallas has an abundance of spooks to keep supernatural seekers busy. And although the city is a relatively-young 170 years old, Dallas is jam-packed with the unexplained. With its...
Did ghosts haunt this beautiful B&B in historic Madison?   Longtime residents can rattle off plenty of ghosts of Southern Indiana, just like longtime residents can anywhere else. But how many ghosts are smart...
The only thing crazier than the story of Bella Gunness is what’s been happening on her old property ever since. If you live in the Midwest, then you have heard of the famous...
Was it a local magician, or something paranormal? It is one thing when a believer in spirits sees a ghost. It is another when a skeptic sees one. Such...

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