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Haunted History – Chillingham Castle

This castle has been around since 1298, at was first a monastery, then in 1344 it became a fortified castle, That’s 719 years Ya’ll! You know there’s some madness going on there right!? So this castle was intended to be … Continue reading

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Urban Legend – How the Jack-O-Lantern became a Halloween Icon

This legend is rooted in Irish folklore, it stemmed off of the reputation of a man called Stingy Jack. Stingy Jack was a nasty deviant, he was foul tempered and mean and was a known alcoholic that frequently beat his … Continue reading

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Urban Legend – Friday the 13th

Millions of folks woke up this morning in search of their lucky trinkets as an attempt to ward off the evil and bad luck said to be associated with Friday the 13th. But how did this day become tagged as … Continue reading

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Urban Legend – Famous Witch Graves

As we all know, Witches have been around for a very very long time.  Many women were doomed by being both rightfully, and unjustly accused of witchcraft and pacts made with the devil.  During the witch hunt craze that started … Continue reading

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The Top 10 most famous ghost photos of all time

  I love talking about the history behind old haunted houses; it’s cool to know who was there and what all went down that spurred the hauntings to begin with.  But, even more than checking out the history, I LOVE … Continue reading

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Evil by design: VooDoo dolls

How about if we talk about a common iconic symbol of evil that we’ve all heard stories about; especially those of us that live here in the deep south. I’m talking Voodoo Dolls, oh yeah, you’ve heard of ’em. Now, … Continue reading

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Urban Legends – Resurrection Mary

So I was asked to dig into the Resurrection Mary legend, and guess what!  I found a lot of crazy details, check this out!   The back story goes something like this: The most accurate version is about this chick … Continue reading

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