Category: Ghost Stories

George Washington Haunts Here: The Ghost of the First President

In honor of George Washington’s birthday, here are three sites that George Washington’s ghost has been seen. Mount Vernon Mount Vernon photograph courtesy of George Washington’s Mount Vernon George Washington owned Mount Vernon from 1761 until his death in 1799. Mount Vernon was where Washington was the happiest. In the spring of 1806, Massachusetts politician…


Haunted Statesville, NC: The Tragedy, Legend and Personal Experiences

Every town has some kind of haunted history. Yet, I just happened to be lucky enough to grow up in one that has multiple stories and legends. Some of the legends are well documented, and others are handed down from generation to generation. They exist because of tragic accidents, spooky settings, and eyewitness accounts some…


The Legend of the Pactolus Light – Pledge Nights

One of the greatest adventures I had in college was being a member of my fraternity. Brotherhood meant everything to me. It was the brotherhood that helped me get through some of the toughest moments in my time at East Carolina University. To this day, my brothers are still a part of my life; though…


The Haunting Experiment of Edinburgh Castle

We are drawn to haunted places because they possess something that is extraordinary; ghosts. Most of us are lucky enough to not have to deal with paranormal occurrences on a daily basis. This means that when one does have an encounter with something strange, it’s all the more terrifying, and yet, fascinating. Most of these…


The Most Haunted Places in New York

I lived in New York for most of my life until I moved to Raleigh, North Carolina in 2005. While in New York, I’ve experienced quite a few things, to say the least. I’ve seen everything from muggings, murders, The Miracle on the Hudson, World Series, Super Bowls, to the sight and sounds of Christmas…


10 Haunted Places in South Carolina

South Carolina boasts a colorful collection of paranormal stories and haunted locations. Not only is South Carolina known for its countless paranormal stories, but it is also home to one of the most haunted cities on the east coast – Charleston, SC. And with its many ghostly tales, it would be easy for us to…


The Mysterious Case of Raleigh’s Crybaby Lane

Since 2019 started, I wanted to see what was the situation with Crybaby Lane…but a lot has changed since many of the articles on it have been written. I’ll be exploring the history behind this famous NC ghost story and what recently happened to Crybaby Lane. Get ready, because there are lots of photos and articles!…


The World Was Wide Enough: The Multiple Hauntings of Aaron Burr

Is the ghost of Aaron Burr still roaming America? Will his soul ever be at peace?…


In the End

When listening to people talk about the death of their loved ones and the possibility of life after death, I always hear the same type of statement, “Until we meet again”, “When I see you again”, etc. I have heard this from every person from super religious individuals to atheists. It confuses me because the…


The Diabolical

What is your perception of Evil? Is it the devil, demons, aliens the supernatural? Is it people, disease, famine and despair? Is it witchcraft and curses? Gambling, violence, war and drugs? Is it all of these things? Where does Evil come from? Is it man-made or otherworldly? I often wonder. When I was about eight…