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It easier than you’d think to have a nap on High Street in Glastonbury. Young, dreadlocked people do it quite a lot. Older dreadlocked or pony tailed people do it as well. I wanted a bed. The best place to find a place to stay in Glastonbury is the Tribunal on High Street. Actually the accommodation - Click to read more

Yorktown Ghost Stories: Colonial era ghosts still haunt the streets of this landmark village of the American Revolution thumbnail

 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 York River, the house was believed to be for a time, the headquarters of British - Click to read more

America’s Haunted Inns: Bardstown Kentucky’s chilling Old Talbott Tavern lives up to its reputation thumbnail

The Talbott Tavern in Bardstown, Kentucky. For more images of Bardstown, click here It was late in the evening, the manager of Talbott Tavern and a cook were making their way up the stairs towards the safe, when they saw the figure of a man in a long coat walking across the landing. Hurrying up - Click to read more

Jerusha Howe’s bedroom at Longfellow’s Wayside Inn thumbnail

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

The best haunted hotels and inns: Lemp Mansion – A house built on beer, brought down by suicides and debauchery makes for a great ghoulish destination thumbnail

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