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Both Thomas and Anna have been spotted regularly keeping watch over the family estate from windows and staircases. Booking in advance is essential and you can do it by clicking here. Locals will tell you that the tree is cursed and some even believe it to be a portal directly to Hell. If you dare to damage or disrespect the tree, prepare to meet with some form of harm. You can expect anything from spirits chasing you away in a black pickup truck to your hands turning black after touching its bark.
No snow. No matter how cold. Just ponder that for a minute. The story goes that on November 13th, , Ronald and his wife Louise DeFeo and four of their five children, ages 9 to 18, were found murdered in their family home. Ronald DeFeo Jr, son and brother to the victims, was found guilty of the murders and is still serving six concurrent sentences of 25 years to life in prison. A year later in December , George and Kathy Lutz and their three young children moved into the house. Only 28 days later, the Lutzes fled the house, claiming they had been terrorized by angry spirits still occupying the house.
The events that took place over those 28 days slime oozing from walls, rotating crucifixes and demonic pig-like creatures with glowing red eyes laid the basis for the novel The Amityville Horror and various Hollywood adaptations by the same name. The murderer was never found. Book the scariest night of your life here. As a result of poor management, the hotel went out of business and re-opened in as a conservatory for young women.
In the next thirty years, it would close again and re-open as a junior college and summer hotel. In millionaire radio personality and self-styled doctor Norman G. Baker transformed The Crescent into a cancer hospital and health resort.
In Baker was charged with fraud and sent to jail, leaving the hotel without an owner. Book your night of terror here. There have been reports of up to 12 different ghosts walking and guarding the Myrtles grounds in St. Two have been caught on camera; a young girl dressed in antebellum clothing looking out from a window and most famously, Chloe, a woman in a green turban snapped standing idly on the plantation ground.
Legend has it that Chloe was a slave that had an ear cut off as punishment for eavesdropping. Despite the numerous accounts of ghosts, there is only one historical record of a murder or tragic death on the plantation.
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William Drew Winter lived on the plantation from to His ghost has been seen and heard trying to climb the same steps. Find out more here. On the night of November 27th, three men broke into the house of Nelson Rehmeyer. One of those men, John Blymire of nearby York County, had been convinced by a local witch, Nellie Noll or the River Witch of Marietta , that his recent spate of ill health and bad luck was the result of a curse that Nelson Rehmeyer had placed on him.
Rehmeyer was a practicing pow wow healer — a form of Christian faith-based folk healing, popular with Dutch and German settlers in the Pennsylvania region. Stories vary on what actually occurred and who was killed, but in a murder-suicide shook the small community of Wood Island, Maine. In a panic, Hobbs attempted to turn himself into lighthouse keeper Thomas Orcutt. Orcutt, turned Hobbs away in fear, leaving the squatter to return to his shack where he committed suicide.
The ghost of the murdered deputy has been spotted on the island, guarding the lighthouse — but there is no mention or sightings of Howard Hobbs. Make a reservation here!
There have been reports of ghost soldiers and even ghosts battling on the fields of Gettysburg. The bloodiest battle with the highest casualties approximately 50, men fell during what was considered a turning point in the American Civil War. Lighthouse and architectural enthusiasts will appreciate reading about these marvelous monuments that include a Victorian mansion light station in the middle of the ocean, the biggest light station complex in the U. Get A Copy. More Details Other Editions 2. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Spookiest Lighthouses , please sign up.
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Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Avid fans of the paranormal especially amateur ghost hunters and U. I found this book very informative; providing much information on local lighthouses legends.
I was quite surprised by the number of fatal incidents that occurred at these sites. I had no idea that such tragedy unfolded in these historic beacons. However, the book read more like a travel guide with historical facts. While I did enjoy the info, I would have preferred if the actual ghost stories we Avid fans of the paranormal especially amateur ghost hunters and U. This was an interesting book, whether you like lighthouses, paranormal experiences, or touring the US you'll enjoy this book.
Each lighthouse that they highlight they give details about when it was started, who had it built, who currently owns-runs them.
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If they are able to be toured and the hours they are open. Then the story behind who they think is haunting the lighthouse. It was a nice read. I picked it up when I didn't have a lot of time to read but was able to read about each lighthouse in This was an interesting book, whether you like lighthouses, paranormal experiences, or touring the US you'll enjoy this book. I picked it up when I didn't have a lot of time to read but was able to read about each lighthouse in a minimal amount of time While this was a much shorter book than I thought it would be it is a quick read.
I enjoyed the subject and was interested to hear the stories behind the hauntings. Especially helpful is visitor information on visiting the lighthouses.
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