Archive for the ‘Ghosts’ Category

Ghostly and Phantom Hitchhikers

July 27th, 2013 § in Ghosts

One recurring ghost story throughout history is of the “phantom hitchhiker” or “road ghost”. These stories even go back centuries when wagon drivers claimed to have given rides to strange entities. No two stories are exactly the same, although they all do have recurring t[...]

The Ghosts on the River

July 22nd, 2013 § in Ghosts

My maternal grandfather was a District Magistrate, and was recently transferred to Varanasi. Unlike today, District Magistrates then were not considered as public servants. They represented the crown, and wielded plenty of power and authority. He was allotted a huge six-roomed ma[...]

Residual Hauntings

July 18th, 2013 § in Ghosts

Many ghost sightings are very similar. In fact, some witnesses report seeing the exact same ghost in the exact same place at different times. This is referred to as a “residual haunting,” which is like a past event being played back over and over again It’s believed that th[...]

Bobby Mackey’s Nightclub Ghosts

July 15th, 2013 § in Ghosts

Many know the stories about Bobby Mackey’s nightclub ghosts, but most do not know about the history of the club. Many years ago the now nightclub was a slaughterhouse. Many people have reported strange happenings inside the club including one man that was attacked in the ba[...]

Civil War Ghosts & Legends

July 14th, 2013 § in Ghosts

Chickamauga, TN is home to many ghost stories. It’s believed to be one of the most haunted spots associated with the American Civil War. While Gettysburg is well known for its Civil War ghosts, Chickamauga has its share as well.  In fact, some legends date back to even before [...]

Lincoln’s Phantom Ghost Train

July 12th, 2013 § in Ghosts

Is There a ghost Train That Still Haunts the Tracks From DC to Illinois? We often hear about haunted ships and houses, but what about trains?  Trains have been around for a long time now, and many people have always found them to be fascinating.  They are often associated with [...]

Shadow Ghosts- Who or What is the Hat Man?

July 11th, 2013 § in Ghosts

Shadow people are pretty well-known, supernatural entities that seem to be a wide spread phenomenon. Many cultures from around the world have always claimed to having seen shadowy beings lurking around.  One variation of this type of entity is the hat man.  This type of entity [...]

Me and My Shadow: A Ghostly Encounter?

July 10th, 2013 § in Ghosts

You’re sitting alone in a dimly lit room, slightly uneasy; and you might have the feeling you’re being watched. Just as your heart-rate quickens and breathing slows, you see a shadow-like figure from the corner of your eye, darting across the room.  By the time your [...]

Supernatural vision:The ghosts of St. Michael’s Mount

July 19th, 2012 § in Ghosts, Paranormal

Giant killers, angels and ghosts are just part of the charm of St Michael’s Mount, writes David Wilson. In England, if you head for the Cornish coast, five kilometres east of the town of Penzance, you will find what enthusiasts call the jewel of Cornwall: St Michael’s[...]

Why you’ve more than a ghost of a chance of seeing a spook

June 26th, 2012 § in Bizarre, Ghosts

EDINBURGH has a reputation for being the most haunted city on the planet. With its wealth of moody Gothic architecture and grisly past, it is easy to see why. Arguably the most famous resident ghost is Major Thomas Weir, a 17th-century Presbyterian minister who fell from grace an[...]