Haunted History – Ghosts of The Queen Mary

   Construction on this massive ship began in 1930 but soon she, along with everybody else, fell victim to the great depression. Work on her steel skeleton came to a slow grinding halt. There had been a lot of setbacks during her creation, but, the Cunard Line spared no expense in building her. Six years later on May 27, The Queen Mary departed Southhampton on her maiden voyage. Cunard had originally intended on naming her after Queen Victoria, but kind of fumbled when the met with the King to get his blessing for her maiden voyage.

The Cunard representative told the King that they had decided to name her after England’s greatest Queen, meaning Victoria. The King then answered that his wife, Queen Mary, would be delighted that they were naming a ship after her. Um, so what do you say then? So, yeah, she was named the Queen Mary!

For 3 years thereafter she carried movie stars and royalty across the oceans in the utmost level of luxury, she even set new records for speed. But it all came to an end as World War II dug it’s heels in. In September of 1939 she docked in New York where she was cloaked in a layer of drab grey and all of her luxurious amenities were stripped away.

   She became known as the Grey Ghost, the largest and fastest troopship on the sea, capable of transporting up to 16000 troops at 30 knots. After the war, The Grey ghost underwent a 10 month retrofitting where she was once again dubbed Queen Mary, all of her luxurious amenities once again were intact. For 20 years thereafter, she returned to catering to the most wealthy and famous of passengers. Her last cruise set off on Halloween 1967, in December of the same year she was sold and then docked in Long Beach California where she serves still as a floating luxury hotel.

Ok, so now we know a little about Queen Mary’s physical history, let’s talk about her haunted history.

There have been over 150 separate entities documented on this ship. For the last nearly 60 years, there have been 49 deaths aboard this ship, now we’ll never know for certain how many men lost their lives onboard during war time, we do know about a few of them.

   Two men, on separate occasions, were crushed by door #13. This is a massive, steel girded door, it took one man out during wartime, the second, a 18 year old crewman, was more recently in 1966. The man’s name was John Pedder but he’s now known as Half Hatch Harry. The circumstances surrounding his death are mysterious, as it takes the massive door a full 60 seconds to close completely. Harry is spotted walking the length of the shaft alley in his blue coveralls but he always disappears when he reaches door 13.

   Then there’s the spirit of William E. Stark, who accidentally poisoned himself by drinking cleaning fluid instead of gin, he’s said to haunt the Main Deck. And then there is the boiler room where the some folks have encountered one of the original crewmen, still on the job, checking valves and meters.

Two more hot spots for ghost hunters are both the first and the second class pools. Neither of them are used today, in fact the first class pool has been closed for over 30 years, but there are moments when you’d never think it. There are more than a handful of reports of young women in 1930’s style swimsuits, meandering around the pool deck. They’re accompanied by the sounds of splashing and they even sometimes leave their wet footprints as evidence that they were there.

   Besides the bathing beauties, there is also the spirit of a young girl with a teddy bear seen lingering near the changing rooms. Her name is Dana, her entire family was murdered aboard the ship. she’s also often spotted playing in the cargo area, or wandering the poolside calling out for her mother.
Also in the area of the first class pool there is the ghost of an unidentified man that hangs out in the little room under the stairs. He’s made several appearances and his voice has been captured via EVP, he has a thing for growling at people but it’s said to be done in a joking manner. This spirit has been dubbed with the name, Grumpy, since no one knows who he really was.

   There are two other male spirits seen hanging out at the first class pool, Terrance and Jack were both WWII soldiers that were killed in a crossing during the war. They’re said to be quite chatty and have a tendency to tug at your clothes when your in the area. That tells me these two were a couple of hounds, maybe even pulling off a bathing suit top or two, men! Even in death, they all just want boobs right!

   The second class poolroom is nearly as lively as the first class. This pool is haunted by the 2 spirits, both young girls who drowned in the pool on separate occasions. Both girls seemed to have become best of friends in the afterlife, they’re often seen playing together around the very pool where they both lost their lives.

 

   In the Queen’s salon, which was once the first class lounge, there is the spirit of a beautiful woman in a long flowing white gown that is often spotted dancing alone in the shadows of the corner.

   In the Sir Winston’s bar area, folks often meet up with the Dude, an impeccably dressed specter who sometimes engages visitors in conversation while he’s having a drink. There have been several visitors that didn’t realize they were carrying on a conversation with a ghost, imagine their surprise when the Dude and his drink disappear right before their very eyes.

   And then of course there are ghosts for nearly every first class state room, there are reports of a tall man in a 1930’s style suit seen walking gracefully from his suite and into the passageway. There are further reports of doors opening and closing on their own, phones ringing and when answered, no one is on the other end, water that turns itself off and on and lights that surge and flicker for seemingly no reason.

You may even encounter a man in a yellow zoot suit wearing a matching fedora. He’s a creepy looking dude with a bad grill. Folks that have had encounters with him say that he comes really close to you as he’s passing by, and he gives you a creepy bad grill smile, before disappearing into thin air.

In the third class children’s playroom, a crying baby has often been heard, it’s thought to be that of the infant boy who died there shortly after his birth. And speaking of crying, lots of last breaths were drawn in the ship’s infirmary too. Visitors have encountered both medical personnel and patients in the infirmary, There are moanful cries, screams of agony, and an overall uneasy feeling in this area.

   At the helm, don’t be surprised if you run into Captain Jones, Jones was the last captain to sail the Queen Mary, he was at the helm for her final Halloween voyage in 67. Anyway, you’re gonna know it’s him not only because he’s wearing his uniform but because he was an avid cigar smoker. His spirit is usually accompanied by the fragrance of a good Cuban cigar.

Other phenomenon occurring throughout the ship, are the sounds of distinct knocks, doors slamming and high pitched squeals, drastic temperature changes, and the aromas of smells long past. But one of the most insanely disturbing paranormal experiences ever reported aboard the ship was reminiscent of an incident that happened on October 2, 1942.

   The Queen Mary accidentally collided with the HMS Curacoa. Not only was the Curacoa destroyed, but the doomed ship sank in under six minutes. Over 300 crew members died in this collision, and to this day, guests regularly wake to phantom sounds of screaming and rushing water emanating from the front of the ship, leading many to believe that the spirits of the Curacoa’s drowned men may very well be lingering aboard the Queen Mary.

   Then there’s room #340, the most haunted room on the entire ship, forget it, it’s unavailable to rent. It seems that after a staff member was murdered in the the room, the paranormal activity became so violent that the room was locked up and deemed off-limits. This is supposedly the same room where Dana’s family was murdered.

Stories bounce back and forth about who actually died in the room and how, but regardless of the details, there is a ton of activity there. Everything from cold spots to vibrating furniture. There’s nothing lacking paranormally in #340.

Besides the spirits that we just spoke of, there are tons of apparitions that have been left unidentified. These guys show up as misty black shadowy figures that seem oblivious to the fact that they’re being watched by the living as they go on with their day to day routines.

 

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Meet the Voodoo Roux Crew – Celebrities from every fandom

Voodoo Roux is an incredible collection of entertainers that I am lucky to call my friends, if not members of my “Con Family”!  The “Roux” began simmering as several of us became frustrated with our agent “representation” (or, lack thereof).  Today, the crew boasts, authors, actors, artists, wrestlers, musicians and a couple of bad ass top fuel race car drivers!

     In the spotlight this week is Josh “TKO” Turner, who is a well known wrestler, actor and stunt man as well as the heartbeat of several charity organizations.

“TKO” is commonly known for his professional wrestling career as well as his role as the “Tattooed Savior” in 11 episodes of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” series.  But, he’s also made appearances in several main-line films such as “The Last Movie Star”, “Dumb and Dumber Too”, “Banshee”, “The Indy Wrestler”, “Under the Dome”, “Twilight” and the “Vampire Diaries” TV series.

Josh makes countless appearances in the convention scene and many other venues and is always supporting his favorite charities; “POPS for Patients“, “Fighting for Autism” and “Waiting to Hear” are among the list.  The countless hours that he’s spent promoting these noble causes was recently thrown into the spotlight when Josh made an appearance at a local high school to raise awareness for “Waiting to Hear” by inviting the students to get involved by attending FarleyCon this weekend where he will be holding a “Not so Silent Auction” in order to raise funds for Camp H.E.A.R.

Josh’s selfless acts and hundreds of hours of dedication and support of “Waiting to Hear” has been spotlighted in every main stream print/internet media platform across the globe! He’s even trending on “The Walking Dead” Forums and Headlines.

Now, Josh is awesome, no doubt! But, behind every awesome man there’s an even more awesome woman, and in Josh’s case there’s two!  His rock, moral support and disciplinarian, Wanda Black, has been right beside him the entire time along with his daughter Kaylie!

     Kaylie Turner is well known for her work in supporting “Fighting for Autism”, “POPS for Patients” and “Waiting to Hear” as well.  But besides her motivation to help support these worthwhile charities, Kaylie is a well known actress who makes appearances at events all over the U.S.!

She’s known for her roles in “The Walking Dead”,  “Goosebumps 2”, “Stranger Things”, “Cry for Blood”, “The Indy Wrestler”, “The Last Movie Star” and “Term Life”.  Kaylie also co-stars along with her dad in “The Father Daughter Duo” comedy series.

Kaylie has set a personal goal of raising $5000. for Camp H.E.A.R. this weekend at Farley Con via the “Not so Silent Auction” so get out there and give them a hand in supporting this fantastic charitable cause!

     Chalet Brannan is another very busy member of the Voodoo Roux Crew!  Besides having just been nominated for a Oscar for her role in “Tinker” She’s just recently completed filming major roles in “Friday the 13th – Vengeance”, Bill Mosley’s “Crepitus” and “Harvest Moon”.

Chalet, after having survived stage 4 cancer at the age of 10, also has charities that she supports.  She is a “Beads of Courage Ambassador” and “WISH Ambassador” for the “Make a Wish Foundation” and also has her own Leukemia Foundation.

When she’s not making appearances at conventions or charity events, Chalet is busy acting!  She’s had roles in “Boomtown”, “The Sparrows”, “Star Trek – Captain Pike”, “Strange Nature”, “Junkie” and “Peter Pan – Land of Forever” as well as over two dozen major TV series roles!

 

     Scott Lane is of course, a well known professional wrestler, as well as and actor/stuntman.  Scott has appeared in “The Watchmen”, “The Indy Wrestler”, “Need for Speed”, “Spider Man”, Murder Comes to Town”, “Doctor Sleep” and is most widely recognized for his appearances in AMC’s “The Walking Dead”.

Scott is also heavily involved in several charities and makes numerous appearances in order to support “Fighting for Autism”, POPS for Patients”, “Waiting to Hear” and the “Julia Barbara Foundation”.

 

     Mike Christopher has had a cult following ever since having appeared in George Romero’s “Dawn of the Dead” as the Hare Krishna Zombie but, his career in acting did not stop there!  Mike has appeared in “Bikini Monsters”, “Indiscretions”, “Die, Die, Delta Pi”, “Alien Vengeance”, “Plan 9”, “Psychotic State”, “The Devil Dogs of Kilo Company” and “A Few Brains More”. Mike is currently filming “Night of the Living Dead – Genesis” as well as fine tuning his career as quality technician for videotape mastering and digitizing while also mastering electronic music composition.

       Mitch Hyman was best known as the creator of the “Bubba the Redneck Werewolf” Comic book series.  But these days he more well known as the writer and producer of the “Bubba the Redneck Werewolf” movie where he also plays the role of Satan! (Fitting role Mitch!)

Mitch is also the author of the “Vinnie and Mook” series.  “Hitmen in Paradise” was released in 2012 then followed by “Hook, Line and Sinker”, “Hitmen for Horror” and “Family and Friends”.  Hyman is currently working on a fifth installment to the series while being involved in several independent films.

 

     Christopher Heskey is an actor/stuntman most commonly recognized for his role in “Logan” but has appeared in many other main stream films such as: “Terminator – Genisys”, “Black Water”, “Carter and June”, “Consequences”, “Deepwater Horizon” and the recently released movie, “Out of the Fight”.

You may also recognize Chris from his roles in several popular TV series’ to include “Ravenswood”, “Starcrossed”, “Scream” and “A Deadly Affair”.  He is currently filming in multiple projects to be released later this year and in 2020.

     Preston Asevedo is the creator behind the “Rockabilly Roadtrip” Comic Series as well as having earned a well deserved position among some of the most highly noted horror/sci-fi artists of the day!

Preston makes appearances at conventions and festivals to meet his fans and often treats them to the opportunity of watching him sketch and paint his art in person.  When not appearing in public, Preston creates many commissioned pieces for both private and public clients while continuing his work on the next issues of the “Rockabilly Roadtrip” comic series.

      David Childers is the lead investigator for the Mississippi Paranormal Research Institute.  He’s made countless appearances with other professional ghost hunters from TV series such as “Ghost Adventures”, “Haunting Evidence”, “Paranormal Challenge”, “Deep South Paranormal”, “Ghost Asylum” and most recently aired The Travel Channel’s “Paranormal 9-1-1“.

David is also lead investigator in the “Para Chasers Investigations” Series.  David leads the team on site to investigate known haunted locations across the south!  He is also currently filming as a main character in a documentary series to be released later this year.

     Brian Held is a well know radio talk show host, voice actor, narrator and emcee across the gulf south states.  His voice has been heard for nearly a decade throughout the New Orleans area market on WRNO FM.  Brian’s show, “The Week in Geek” is rebroadcasted on several platforms, including “The Edge Radio US” and is being heard in over 100 countries!

Brian has also had several acting roles in television movies, commercials and both indy and mainline films.

 

     Larry Dixon is the NHRA three time, top fuel, world champion! Having had racing fuel racing through his veins since the early 1980’s, Dixon has earned top winning positions among the most well known names in the industry such as Don Prudhomme and “Big Daddy” Don Garlitz, just to name a couple.

Besides breaking and setting both speed and winning records, Dixon has also built the first two seat car where fans can get the real life experience of flying down the track!

     The Kilted Creature is a well known “fringe” artist that has been performing publicly since age 9.  “KC” is a high demand performer within the conventions scene due to his mind bending guitar licks and the masterfully intense melodies that he can produce with his electric bagpipes!

Inspired by Led Zeppelin, The Kilted Creature has  been “rocking out” in front of audiences at any type venue you could imagine and is always a crowd favorite!

 

     Seeking Seven is a Alternative hard rock band that has made appearances all across the U.S. for the past decade.  “7” has amassed fanbases in every city where they’ve performed, and that’s a lot of cities!

Very few bands have survived for over a decade much less thrived, but “7” is one of them.  The band is celebrating the recent release of their new album this weekend by performing on the second stage at the Amory Rail Road Festival!

    Killjay is well known for their head banging hard rock anthems.  The band has played at venues across the United States and has released several albums featuring their original tunes.

The band will be making an appearance this weekend on the second stage at the Amory Rail Road Festival!

     Big Johnny “Blender” is the builder/driver of the “Adrian’s Fury” Front Engine Nostalgia Dragster as well as the host of the “Whiskey, Cars and Cigars” podcast.

“Blender” makes appearances alongside the “Fury” dragster at conventions, grand openings, festivals, racing events and charity events all across the U.S.

When he’s not racing or showing “Fury” you may find him in the role of an emcee or in his “monster garage” creating other bad ass custom build vehicles!

 

 

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Haunted Amusement Parks – Disneyland

Many times, while talking about haunted locations on the “Twisted Southern Horror Queen” show, I’ve referred to some spots as a “Disneyland” for ghost hunters.  Well, in case you didn’t know, it just so happens that Disneyland is harboring a few ghosts!

     So, everyone and their grandmama knows that Disney’s “Imagineers” actually did use real human bones to construct the scallywag skeletons when the attraction first opened in 1967. The fake bones looked, well, fake, so “Imagineers” procured real ones from UCLA’s medical school. Eventually, they were replaced with phony ones.  Many folks still believe that the skull and crossbones embedded in the headboard at the ride’s beginning are the original real human bones.  Pictured far left are the original, real human bones. On the right are the more recent fakes.

What you may not know is that Disney employees have said for years that people regularly scatter the ashes of loved ones on the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction and other places around the park. The Haunted Mansion is one of the most popular spots. In 2007, a woman was seen pouring a powdery substance into the waters of the Pirates ride in Disneyland, but security could not find her afterwards.

In October 2018, Disney custodians from both parks confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that not only do people scatter their ashes at the park, but the practice is so popular that the maintenance staff has a code for it: HEPA cleanup, which refers to an air filter system that picks up ultra-fine dust particles.

“The Haunted Mansion probably has so much human ashes in it that it’s not even funny,” one custodian told the publication.

     That’s just another reason why more than a few ghosts are said to haunt Disneyland, and among them is of course, old Walt himself. Back in the day when Walt was at Disneyland, he stayed in the Main Street Fire Station. A lamp was turned on in the window to alert employees he was there. After his death, the lamp was turned off. One day, an employee was cleaning the quarters when she discovered the lamp was on. She turned it off, but the lamp turned back on. She turned it off two more times and each time, it turned back on then she hears this voice say, “I am still here.” Needless to say, the lamp stays on these days. *Pictured left is believed to be a photo of Walt’s ghost strolling around the grounds.

There was a chick from the O C Register that recently interviewed a cast member who works inside the Haunted Mansion. The cast member says that all of the employees that work in the Haunted Mansion know that the place is inhabited by more than the Disney-created 999 haunts.

She said female employees talk about ghosts that untie the ribbons in their hair. Props are known to move from one side of a room to the other. There are behind-the-scenes rooms in the Haunted Mansion that are so creepy, employees refuse to go inside.

     Besides the haunted mansion there’s a frequently seen specter at Space Mountain called “Mr. One Way” – He’s described as a big dude with red hair and a red face. The legend is that he sits in the seat next to single riders. Then he disappears by the end of the ride. He has also been spotted in the cast member locker room.

Then there’s the Monorail runner — In June of 1966, a teenager tried to sneak into Disneyland for grad night by climbing a fence and crossing the Monorail track. When he was spotted by a security guard, he hauled ass. But he wasn’t fast enough cause he was struck and killed by the Monorail train. It is said that the ghost of the teenager can be seen at night running alongside the train.

Deborah Stone was hired as a ride operator two weeks after the Carousel of Progress became the America Sings attraction in 1974. Unfortunately, the 18-year-old employee was killed when she became trapped between the attraction’s rotating stages. Following her death, cast members have said they hear Stone reminding them to “be careful.”

There’s also the Matterhorn ghost – In 1984 this chick named Dolly Young was killed when she was thrown from the bobsled. Ever since then, cast members who walk the tracks when the ride shuts down say they can hear her. They call the section of track where Dolly died “Dolly’s Dip.”

The crying boy hangs out at the exit of the Haunted Mansion. They story goes that the boy’s mother spread her son’s ashes in the Haunted Mansion without Disneyland’s permission. Legend has it that his ghost also appears on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. Crying boy isn’t alone there, another ghost haunts the Mansion along side him, The man with the cane. Back in the 1940’s a small plane crashed there in Anaheim. The pilot is now, for some reason, hanging out in the Haunted Mansion. According to seeksghosts.blogspot, a cast member recently saw the man with the cane at the loading dock where guests board doom buggies.

The woman in white is A ghost dressed in a 19th century gown has been spotted on Main Street after dark, and other spots. Legend has it that she guides lost children to the Disneyland Baby Care Center where they can be reunited with their parents.

 

An employee dubbed “Disco Debbie” who mysteriously died of a brain aneurysm backstage at Space Mountain still seemingly haunts the out-of-this-world ride. She’s been spotted several times by guests and cast members. They described her as a green, flying ghost.

 

There’s also a spirit in the river – In June of 1973, two brothers stayed on Tom Sawyer’s Island after the park closed. They tried to escape by swimming across the Rivers of America. The older brother drowned. He’s been spotted frequently reliving his last moments before drowning in the river.

Then there’s the ghost that prefers blondes – Back in 1967, this teenager was killed on the People Mover ride. Legend has it that his ghost haunts Tomorrowland (the People Mover closed in 1995). The ghost reportedly grabs the hair of blonde guests.

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Seven Creepy Tales from Death Row

Death Row is the one and only thing that strikes fear into the hearts of even the most brutal and sadistic of offenders.  In their last fleeting moments, some of the worst bad assess in history have left something more than just the memory of their horrific acts, their ghostly imprint.  Keep reading if you’d like to know about some of the creepiest tales that linger on death row!

Raymond Snowden
On September 23, 1956, Raymond Snowden met up with Cora Dean. Cora was newly widowed, and on this night, she was out on the town by herself, gambling and drinking her way through her grief. Sources are unclear how the two met and who made the first move, but it was Raymond who eventually attacked. He slashed Cora’s throat and stabbed her between 29 and 35 times. What ultimately sent him to death row was the fact that Raymond deliberately plunged the knife into the back of Cora’s neck and dug around until her spinal cord was severed.

Raymond was executed on October 18, 1957, by way of hanging. The rope didn’t initially snap his neck, though. It took over twenty minutes for this demented bastard to die. Now, his ghost continues to haunt the Old Idaho Penitentiary. Tons of paranormal investigation teams have explored the area, and have recorded a disembodied voice laughing and screaming. A few investigators have even claimed to have seen the apparition of Raymond, wandering around on the grounds. Today, the prison has been converted into a museum, but Raymond’s cell remains dark and permanently vacant, with the exception of his evil spirit.

Frederick Hollman
Hollman was a German dude that immigrated to the United Sates in 1883. He lived in Illinois for several years, until he kicked off a murder spree in 1896. Frederick was arrested and convicted of murdering Webke Geddes, but many believed he killed as many as seventeen women, spanning two states. He was sentenced to death and taken to the Ford County Jail in Paxton, Illinois. Despite his conviction, Frederick refused to confess to his crimes. In interviews, this violent bastard swore that he’d return and haunt those that put him behind bars. “I will haunt them to their graves,” he said. “I will rap on their windows at night, and they will see my face in their windows.” (Hollman posing with his bible on the gallows pictured left).

Well this psycho was true to his word! He began haunting the jail immediately after his execution in May, 1897. Shadowy figures have been seen in, and around his cell. Some visitors claim to have heard disembodied voices while in that area. One paranormal investigation team even claimed to have successfully captured Frederick on film, looking in on his jail cell from the window.

Ted Bundy
Ted Bundy is one of America’s most famous serial killers, we’ve talked about this sick bastard more than once! Officially he was charged with murdering thirty-six women, many people are convinced that Ted stalked, raped and killed closer to a hundred victims. Finding out that Ted had sex with his victims when they were dead, just absolutely sent folks over the edge. It came as no surprised that he was sentenced to death row at Florida State Prison. January 24, 1989, was Ted’s official day of execution. There he became acquainted with “old sparky”, the prison’s electric chair. (Bundy being prepped for autopsy after being fried pictured above).

Death hasn’t seemed to stop Ted from plaguing people, however. A slew of guards came forward in 2001 to report that they had been dealing with Ted’s ghost since his execution. Ted’s apparition had been seen multiple times by multiple guards, sitting, cool as you please, on the electric chair with a leering smile on his face.

Other guards have reported hearing and seeing him in his former cell as well. One guard swears that he heard Ted whisper to him, “Well, I beat all of you, didn’t I?” Indeed, Ted’s ghostly figure has been seen so many times that now security officers and other prison personnel refuse to enter the execution chamber by themselves.

Lavinia Fisher
Lavinia Fisher has caused the Charleston Jail House to be ripe with paranormal activity. Many residents of Charleston have claimed to see her face appear by the window of her former cell. Her ghost seemed to grow active again in 1886, following an earthquake. Jailers reported seeing her apparition on a regular basis. One paranormal investigation team visited the old jail and asked Lavinia’s spirit who she was going to carry a message to. Lavinia’s response? “The devil.”

John Ellis
Strangeways prison, now known as HM Prison Manchester, was first opened in 1868. Complete with an execution chamber, one hundred criminals were put out of their misery at Strangeways before Great Britain abolished capital punishment in 1965. Many people claim that the jail is haunted by numerous spirits, but the most active one is not a former criminal.

John Ellis was an employee of the prison for twenty-three years. He handled dozens of executions there before he committed suicide in 1932. Former prison officers have stated they have seen the ghost of Ellis, wandering through the halls wearing a dark suit. Many people theorize that John Ellis came back to the prison in spirit form as a means of keeping the other, more volatile ghosts, there in line. His spirit continues the line of work he was so committed to while he was alive.

Susan Newell
Duke Street Prison is where Scotland’s most notorious criminals wound up. Built in 1798, countless prisoners were executed there until it was shut down in 1955, due to structural issues and deplorable conditions. The structure was eventually torn down except for one outer wall that remains to this day. Despite the fact that the prison is no longer there, the surrounding area continues to be haunted by inmates of the past. One woman, named Susan Newell, seems particularly active. In 1923, Susan was charged with strangling the young boy who delivered her morning paper every day. She was caught while attempting to get rid of his body, and was hanged for the crime. Susan was the last woman to be executed in all of Scotland.

Now, her restless spirit continues to haunt the land where the prison once stood. Her apparition has been seen numerous times by tourists, she gets her jollies from scaring the shit out of them.

The “Hangman” of San Quentin Prison
Amos Lunt worked as an executioner at San Quentin Prison during the late 1800s. The man oversaw numerous hangings while he was there, but he started to crack under immense feelings of guilt. Amos began to tell fellow employees that twenty-one ghosts followed him everywhere he went. These ghosts were covered in blood, and continuously attempted to toss a noose around his neck. Concerned for his mental health, Amos was relieved of his duties in October 1899. He told his replacement, Frank Arobogast, that the spirits of the dead often lingered under his bed. Amos stopped sleeping because he was so convinced that the spirits would kill him the moment his head hit the pillow.

 

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The Demon House – Creepy Places

Here’s a terrifying tale about a family that got more than they bargained for when they bought a home in Springfield LA. This family had been struggling to get on their feet and get their own place.

They got one “hell” of a deal when they found this house! The house was a foreclosure that needed a little work but the price was great. After the deal settled, they move a camper on the lot to them to stay in while renovating.

So, while hubby is at work, wife’s working in the house on some of the minor repairs. It wasn’t long before odd little things began occurring. And of course, as they do, things progressed.

One afternoon she was alone in the house painting, the radio turned itself off. She turns it back on, it’s off again, and after the third time, she’s spooked and abandons the painting for the evening.

So, eventually, the renovations are complete and the family moves in. A month goes by and it’s the oldest son’s birthday. So wife recruits her mother to come over and help decorate for the party.

As their organizing themselves, she realized that there were some last minute things that she would need from the store. She leaves her mother alone in the house while she makes a mad dash to the market. Well, something happened while she was gone, cause when she drove up, her mother was running out of the house, paled and panting. She was terrified, she swore that “something” was in the house with her.

Not long after, it was late one evening when wifey was washing dishes. All of the sudden it was as if a icy cold hand rested across the back of her neck.  Though there was nothing or no one in the kitchen with her, something was poking her, violently enough to cause her to drop a dish.Well, wifey has a heart condition, and right about now, her chest is pounding in terror, she turns to run for the door and something snatches out at her hair. When she does get outside, she realized that she desperately needed her meds so, she hauls ass back in the house for her pills.

Later, after she settled down, she tells hubby about all of the odd little things that had been going on, and the icy hand thing. He kind of shrugs it off thinking it’s because she was in a large home that she hadn’t acclimated to.

A few days later, the wife was folding laundry when she hears her son talking to someone in another room. She could see her other son outside playing, so who could He have been talking to?

She sneaks to the doorway where the boy was playing and asked who he’d been talking to. He said he’d been talking to his “friend.” When she asked what his “friend” said, He told his mom that he said that he had to be his friend, otherwise he would hurt his mother. Well, she was shocked but fighting to hide the fact that what her son had said terrified her.

A few weeks later, it was time to get the winter clothes down from the attic. The wife called her father to come over and help. While he was there, he witnessed a rosary on a door handle swing like a pendulum and then stop cold. Then, all of the sudden, a earthshaking stomping sound echoed through the house.

Pictures fell from walls, plaster fell from the ceiling, yet there was nothing there that could be seen causing it. Her father yelled at the presence to show itself, and it did: The wife ended up with three deep claw marks across her back.

That was about enough for her, she sends the kids away to grandma and grandpa’s cause, damn this madness. When her husband got home from work, she tells him the story and shows him the scratch marks. He thinks that she brushed against some nails while digging through things in the attic. But, during the conversation, a door behind him suddenly opens then slams shut, all on it’s own.  Finally he got a clue right!

So now he’s in full ghost patrol mode all of the sudden. He decides it would be a good idea to hang a few religious relics around. So, they’re walking through the house together, Bible in hand. When they reached the kitchen, she put the Bible down on the table.  He comes down the ladder from hanging a crucifix over the door, and the lights go out, then the Bible begins to vibrate on the table. They hauled ass out of the house when the Bible slammed shut.

Now that both of them believed that they had a ghost in the house, Wifey comes up with the idea to put a recorder in the kitchen thinking maybe they would catch something to give them and idea of what they were dealing with. So she flies in the house and slides a recorder onto the kitchen table before running back out like a mad woman. A half-hour later, she ran back in to get it and then, mustered her courage and began listening to the recording.

At first there was nothing but empty silence but then she heard a low growling, a snarling voice that hissed “She will die.”

So a few days later, the family is back to living in the camper.  The wife was hanging out laundry to dry and the boys were playing in the yard. A little while later she heard a very unsettling silence. The boys were gone. She runs around looking for them, then hears their voices coming from upstairs in the house. She knew that she had to get them out of there and away from whatever it was that was inside that house. She goes inside and is following the voices but never found the boys.

While she’s upstairs something terrifying happens.  She’s trapped by some unseen force that has lifted her from the floor and pinned her to the wall. She said it felt like there was an enormous weight on top of her and unseen hands were holding her to the wall.

Out of nowhere came this daunting voice that told her to “look under.” She manages to grip a corner of the carpet and began pulling it toward her. She gave it a yank and suddenly the entity released her. Beneath the carpet she found what she described as Satanic symbols that had been carved into the wood flooring.

As soon as she could stand, she sprinted out of the house. She runs out and is immediately relieved to see her husband with the boys outside. So, as she’s trying to calm her racing heart, she tells hubby to go upstairs. This time, without any questioning, he runs inside the house.

When he gets upstairs he sees some of the carpet had been pulled up.  He looked beneath it and found the large circle of symbols. They are now convinced that someone had summoned a demon into their home.

Hubby is freaking out by now so he calls the local minister seeking help. When the minister arrived, he immediately sensed the presence of evil in the house.

Together they go room to room with a Bible and Holy Water, in attempt to cleanse the house. As things progressed, the wife began to feel ill. Thinking that her heart was acting up, hubby took her aside and found her a place to sit while he helped the minister finish the cleansing ritual.

Her chest was tight, she was having trouble breathing. Finally, she blacked out.

A while later, the minister finished the rite and left.  Hubby goes to check on her and she’s out of it. So, he helps her to the car with intention on heading to her mother’s house. While he’s driving, he looks over and asks her how she was feeling. She turns back to him and in a guttoral voice, that was most definitely not hers, she said, “I’m fine.” then her eyes went pitch black.

Hubby floored it until they got to her parents’ house.

His father-in-law helped him to get her inside. Her pulse seemed good but she was freezing cold.

Her mother’s freaking out wanting to know what’s going on. Once again, the deep voice said, “I’m fine.” With no other means to defend themselves, her family began reading Bible verses until the minister arrived; it was enough to allow her to regain her consciousness just long enough to tell her father that the entity had taken her over.

When the minister arrived, he knew it was going to be a long night, There was no doubt that there was a demon inside of her. So, hubby and her father hold her down while the minister performed an impromptu exorcism. It was one hell of a battle, but eventually she regained control and the entity was gone.

They packed their kids and belongings into the camper and moved off the property, staying at her sister’s while trying to sell the Demon House.

 

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Haunted History – Newsham Park Hospital

   Construction on Newsham park hospital started in 1871 with that laying of the first foundation stone by Mr. Ralph Brocklebank who was also the first president of the institution.

The building was originally built as an orphanage to house to children of dead seamen, which was a very welcome thing since the area previously had no such institute and had large shipping docks near by. Immediately 321 kids were planted there and even though it was a new facility and was staffed with knowledgeable care takers, it would soon turn into a nightmare. These kids were subjected to some pretty cruel conditions. Many of them were beaten and basically left abandoned within the walls of the institution put there to care for them.

The orphanage closed on the 27th of July, 1949 during World War II. The residents of the orphanage were moved to another site in a more remote area to protect them from air raids. After the war there weren’t as many residents and due to room being needed in the area, the building was sold and the orphans relocated.

In 1951 the Ministry of Health bought the building and turned it into an asylum. The doors opened for this new institute in 1954 by 1992 all the remaining staff and patients were relocated and the building was left abandoned. Well this other institute in the area called Rainhill Lunatic Asylum closed down and those patients were moved to Newsham, which was supposed to be a temporary thing but lasted until 1997.

The building was bought at auction and the current owners had plans to heavily renovate it into an events venue. The building was reopened and now holds various events there, including a ghost tour.

So now we know the history but is Newsham park hospital haunted?

Well folks, asylums almost always have ghost stories, no matter their appearance or age, but when the places looks as old and creepy as this one does the camp fire stories tend to run rampant.

There are tales of hauntings at this place that range from escaped patients rampaging through the woods with an axe, to people being tortured to death within the bowels of the asylum. It seems that most of these stories are pretty much true, though little documentation has survived the multiple owners.

There doesn’t seem to be any mention of ghosts when the building was used as an orphanage, the first reports started coming from nurses after the building was converted to a hospital.

One of the most common occurrences there is the slamming of doors and banging noises from the corridor leading up to the attic on the top floor. Legend has it that the “naughty cupboard” was in this area. Whenever a nurse wanted to punish one of the orphans they would lock them inside one of these cupboards. The banging noises are said to be caused by the ghost of one of these children who died inside the cupboard he was locked in.

The problem is with these older institutions is that they had no cameras or alarms or anyway to find out what happened apart from just “asking” the staff, the same staff who were also responsible for filling out incident reports. As you can imagine the staff would cover themselves the best they could so its no surprise there is no official record of a child dying from being locked in a cupboard.

When the building was used as an asylum the patients who were housed on the top floor where often reported as being seen talking to someone else in full conversation. The only problem with this is that there was never anyone else there. This may seem like something that could happen in any asylum but the odd thing about this place is the patients would always refer to the ones they spoke to as “the children”, always describing them as young children who would just casually walk the hall ways and speak to anyone they felt like.

Various people who have visited Newsham park hospital have claimed to have seen the dark shadowy figures of children within the halls and corridors, as well as the sounds of light, small footsteps running around inside empty rooms.

Orbs can also be captured all over the building, though they seem to cluster in many areas at certain times.

 

A man named John Gray, who used to work there at the Hospital has said the old asylum is so haunted it is ‘pure evil’ and ‘should have been demolished’.

John worked on the hospital switchboard and reception from 1973 to 1986 and said he couldn’t have got out of there quick enough following the paranormal activity that left him so traumatized he still has nightmares.

The 84-year-old also attributes a series of “unnecessary operations” he underwent in the 70s on the ‘bad luck’ brought on to him from working at the Grade II listed building. John has since died at the age of 84, but before he did he left his story in the Liverpool Echo about the ghost at the Hospital.

He said: “It’s evil. Pure evil. That place should have been demolished years ago. “I worked long, hard shifts at night, and staff were terrified of going to certain parts of the hospital. “You could feel the evil when you walked in, it was in the atmosphere. When I was made redundant I could not have got out of there quick enough.”

He said there was a catalogue of chilling incidents but a few in particular stood out. He said: “I remember going down into the basement one night to get a blanket to keep myself warm. As I walked in I saw a man, in a white coat with no head walk past and straight through the wall. I flew out of the room, it was terrifying.

“Another time I was at reception and there used to be a stone staircase opposite. I looked up and saw woman in Victorian dress. She was there for a second and then disappeared. “I found out that she was the old matron from when it used to be an orphanage.”

Since its closure in 1992 the building has fallen into a state of disrepair, inside, it is littered with broken beds, commodes and trolleys from its time spent as a hospital. The winding staircases come with ‘anti-suicide’ grills and lead to seemingly endless treatment rooms and laundry rooms.

Mr Gray said: “There were so many stories, so many people saw things. Staff were terrified of going to parts of the hospital because of the paranormal activity.

“On the old C Ward there was an old cast-iron staircase that no one would go up because it led to a corridor that had lines of cupboards where the children were put if they were naughty. You would hear banging from the cupboards.”

Mr Gray contacted the ECHO after he saw a story about the ‘ghost girl’ that had appeared in a group photo taken at a Haunted Happenings, but said he had no idea who the girl could be.

There are good ghost photos, and then there are fantastic ones, and a set of pictures snapped during a recent investigation of the abandoned Newsham Park Hospital and Orphanage in Liverpool are a perfect example of the latter. The images, which were captured during the Haunted Happenings public investigation this past spring, are some of the creepiest to hit the internet this year. In the group photo of the 30 investigators present there were two additional faces, both were little girls, one face was extremely vivid while the other, directly below was a bit on the blurry side yet clear enough to make out facial features.

Since it’s closure, paranormal teams have flocked to the hospital hoping to make contact with the spirits inside, and many of them have been successful, experiencing phenomena that range from from hearing the phantom sounds of children laughing to witnessing tall shadow figures skulking up and down the abandoned corridors. Its not uncommon for visitors to report the sensation of being watched, or to even feel their clothing or hair being gently tugged at by a pair of unseen hands.

One of the most common reports include that of “a small child on the top floor corridor and shadowy figures on Ward G”, and brave investigators who sneak down to the basement have recorded mysterious dragging noises emanating from the Dining Room, even when the room is clear.

 

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Haunted Salem – The Witch House

No town in the United States has as rich a history of witchcraft and terror as Salem, Massachusetts.

In its earliest days, Salem was a haven for Puritan settlers, a place where they could practice their own religion in peace and quiet. This was one reason the infamous witch trials in 1692 were found so shocking. The moral panic that gripped this town was rooted in an intimate sense of the supernatural, tensions among a divided population, and local family feuds. At the time, the New England region—and also most of Europe—was rife with belief in witchcraft as the cause of horrible fits, violence, and physical pain. As such, it is hardly surprising that a moral panic spread like a virus through the town’s population: taking the lives of 20 innocents by the time it abated.

Salem is a much different place today, it’s a thriving community with tourist trade based mostly around the witch trials. Ironically, there’s a high concentration of practicing witches that call Salem home. They seem unbothered by all the buildings that still stand to remind folks of those darker days. More than just the buildings are still there, many of the women and men who were persecuted and murdered there have stuck around. Are they seeking vengeance or are they searching for peace after a dying a death they didn’t deserve. Let’s talk about one of the most well known hot spots in the area.

The Witch House

The Jonathan Corwin House, also known as the Witch House, can still be found at 310 Essex Street. One of the last standing structure with direct ties to the Salem witch trials, The Witch House was home to Judge Jonathan Corwin. He was a local magistrate that became the orchestrator of the trials. Corwin took over this madness when Judge Nathaniel Saltonstall resigned in protest after Bridget Bishop was sentenced to death. Bishop was the first chick to be killed during the trials. Corwin comes along and fans the flames by sensationalizing the whole witch panic thing and winds up sending another 19 people to the gallows.

So, Corwin bought his place from this dude named Richard Davenport in 1675, but it was several decades old when that went down. The house stayed in Corwin’s family until the mid-1800s, and it kind just sat around rotting until it was moved in the 1940s to make space for a widened street. Then it was dubbed as a museum in the McIntire Historic District, and was restored back to its 17th-century appearance. Ghost-hunters flock there claiming that its the most haunted house in Salem. Folks frequently encounter cold spots, disembodied voices, and experience the touch of spectral hands.

The man who lived here was dubbed the most prolific witch torturer of his time. Most of his handy-work went down right there in his own home. This dude would hunt down and arrest the accused then bring them back to his custom built home. From the outside, it looked just like every other house in the neighborhood. But beneath the foundation, there was a dungeon complete with torture chamber and holding cells, where Corwin lavished in tormenting those that had been accused of witchcraft. He developed some pretty cruel methods for getting “witches” to admit their allegiance to Satan, one of which included tying the neck of the accused to their ankles until blood exploded out of their nose.

So, when Corwin died of a heart attack in 1697, he was buried in his favorite spot, the basement. Actually, his family had him buried there because they feared that if he was put down in the cemetery that the locals would dig him up and dismember him. It was years later when they dug his corpse up and planted him in the Broad Street Cemetery. Needless to say, he still makes regular appearances here, but he’s not alone. There are many folks that will be quick to tell you that his victims return there frequently, some are said to have never left.

After the Corwin family, the Joshua Ward House was built on the same spot. So, as you can imagine, building over top of the home where Corwin lived, committed murders, and eventually died, is pretty much a perfect recipe for paranormal activity.

There are three spirits that supposedly haunt the Joshua Ward House. For years people have reported being choked by invisible hands that are usually attributed to the ghost of the “Corwin the strangler” himself.

Another is the spirit of Giles Corey, a man who was personally tortured and killed by Corwin after being accused of being a warlock. He often is responsible for trash cans being kicked over, books being pulled from shelves, cold spots, and candles that are often found in a puddle of wax even through they have never been lit.

Giles Corey, one of the Salem Witch Trial’s most famous alleged warlocks. This dude was a trip! Corey refused to confess to practicing the dark arts, even after days of torture, so Corwin decides that he’s gonna come up with an even more painful way of forcing the man to admit his crimes.

Day after day, large stones were placed on Giles Corey’s chest, slowly crushing him to death while witnesses watched on. With his last remaining breath, Giles Corey cursed George Corwin for his sadistic methods, demanding “more weight to be piled on top of him” and then died.

As it turns out, some believe that Corey may very well have had some supernatural abilities, because not long after, Corwin dies of a heart attack. Besides haunting the Ward House, Corey is said to hang out at his unmarked grave in Howard Cemetery. According to legend, he shows up before the shit hits the fan, kind of like an omen of the horrors to come. In 1914, several witnesses saw Corey wandering the cemetery just before the Great Salem Fire. This kind of just reiterates his final words, when he cursed both Sheriff Corwin and the city of Salem.

The kicker is that many of the town’s sheriffs over the years have reported to being woken in the middle of the night with a sensation of something heavy sitting on there chest, as if being they’re being crushed. Some of the others have had to remove themselves from the office after having heart palpitations, some have even died after suffering major heart attacks, when they were known to be healthy with no prior heart condition.

The most famous ghost at the Joshua Ward House is the spirit of an innocent woman who was accused and killed for being a witch. This chick was photographed by a realtor one afternoon, standing in the hallway of the mansion. When the picture was taken no one was there, but once the film was developed an image of a woman with wild black hair appeared. Needless to say, the realtor wasn’t exactly motivated to show the house to clients after this! link to photo

Over the course of 2 years one alarm in the home was triggered over 60 times without explainable cause. Cold spots are felt in specific parts of the home. The apparition of Sheriff Corwin has even been seen and photographed sitting on a chair near one of the fireplaces.

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