It’s 1972 and I’m eleven years old, hanging out in the Carmi Public Library, which is about the only place I’m allowed to hang out. I find a book on the shelf, plain black with a bit of red trim. Mysterious Britain is the title, and Janet and Colin Bord were the authors. I open it - Click to read more
The Crowninshield Bentley House c.1727-30. Click here to view larger and more images from Salem, Massachusetts. Part of the Peabody Essex Museum and available for tours, June through October126 Essex Street at Washington Square “I lied when I said she had gone away. I killed her. I had to. It was sudden, but we were alone and I was in my - Click to read more
Room 9 is the room to get when staying at Longfellow's Wayside Inn outside Sudbury, Massachusetts. It's said to host the spirit of Jerusha, who has been known to snuggle up to male guests during the night, when they stay in the room alone. But don't come expecting much in the way of modern entertainment - Click to read more
A town with an ugly past, trades debauchery for a more genteel reputation, and in the process adopts the gentleman pirate to keep pirate tourism dollars growing. Intentional or not, it seems to be working.
Built on beer, the haunted Lemp Mansion is plagued by suicide and ghosts. It's also great for a traditional St. Louis Sunday dinner and overnight stay.
Carmi's Emmanuel Methodist Church has been a stalwart of north Carmi for over a century. As the neighborhood declined and the building has aged, is it time to move on?
The haunted Lemp Mansion in St. Louis, Missouri Ann Barrett: What did he do to make this house so evil, Mr. Fischer? Benjamin Franklin Fischer: Drug addiction, alcoholism, sadism, beastiality, mutilation, murder, vampirism, necrophilia, cannibalism, not to mention a gamut of sexual goodies. Shall I go on? Ann Barrett: How did it end? Benjamin Franklin - Click to read more
Nelson House, c. 1730, Colonial National Historic Park, Yorktown Battlefield, Yorktown, Virginia. Click to see more Yorktown pictures from History and Haunts The Nelson House is an imposing edifice by anyone's standards. Three stories tall and on a hill overlooking the James River, the house was believed to be for a time, the headquarters of - Click to read more
At last she came to a little house, and an old woman was peeping out of it, but she had such great teeth that the girl was terrified and about to run away, only the old woman called her back. "What are you afraid of, my dear child? Come and live with me, and if you do - Click to read more
Shep Jones Lane is notorious for being considered one of Long Island's most haunted spots. The road begins paved before petering out, leaving one seemingly in the middle of nowhere, and actually passes through the Avalon Preserve in Stony Brook, as well as property belonging to the Nature Conservancy. Hikers and strollers alike are common - Click to read more