Abbey di Lucedio is a place where they say dark and disturbing rituals were performed. It was built in the 12th century, during which time an order of Cistercian monks resided. Many years later it was rumored that horrible rituals were performed there and the pope had it closed in 1784. Since then there have been numerous accounts of paranormal activity including moving objects, strange smells, a weeping pillar, mummified abbots and more. It is considered one of the scariest places on Earth.
The Red Mount, St James Park This tiny chapel was built in 1485 and its roof is often compared to that of King’s College Chapel in Cambridge. According to legend there is a secret tunnel linking the chapel to Castle Rising to the north of King’s Lynn. It is said that a drunken fiddler named Curtis decided to explore the tunnel, traditionally associated with fear and evil. His pet dog went with him and they were never seen again. On occasions he can still be heard playing his tunes, with the ...
Swan Pond Methodist Church is located in the Swan Pond Community of Harriman, TN. The church is located on top of a hill, and is surrounded with woods, giving it the feel of an authentic haunted site. The church was founded long ago, and Swan Pond was one of the oldest communities of Harriman, actually predating the city itself. After all those years, one can expect the area to boast at least a few spooks. Swan Pond Methodist Church is most notorious for a preacher who supposedly hung ...
There are reports of a child ghost being spotted in the windows of Abington Presbyterian Church in Abington, PA. Reports claim that because the graveyard was moved across York Road and the church was built on the site of the former cemetery, a child spirit has been restless ever since.
A Spirit Seen Before Death Father O’Sullivan tells this ghost story, he is a pastor at the mission. A young woman named Matilda lived in a small adobe house near the Serra Chapel at the mission. She helped the padre by cleaning the church, altar and the altar clothes.
Some have reported sightings of a mysterious woman at this 1916 coral rock church in Coconut Grove. "She wasn't very attractive, and she was short, but because she was levitating about four feet off the ground, she rose above us," one witness remembers. "She was wearing heavy robes, had a serious look on her face, and her hair was slicked back into a tight bun. She floated from the back of the room to the front, twice, and then disappeared."
The church of St Bartholomew in the remote Bodmin Moor hamlet of Warleggan. The church and clergy have had a chequered history of the years and both the church and rectory are said to be haunted. The church was the only one on Bodmin Moor with a spire. However, that was destroyed by lighting in the 19th century
A few miles to the south-east of Edinburgh. Made famous by the novel and movie “The Da Vinci Code”, this working church was built for the Sinclair family in the fifteenth century. Ghostly flames apparently flicker in the burial vault when one of the Sinclairs is about to die, and an apparition of the apprentice who carved the famous Apprentice Pillar and was then murdered by his teacher, can sometimes be seen or heard. ©WikiCommons
The Haunted Church of Gravity Hill Bucks County Pennsylvania, were I live, is a beautiful place, but not much of an area for strange anomalies. The town of New Hope, about 20 minutes from my house, does boast a few haunted buildings and a little further north at Ringing Rocks Park there is a bit of a geological
Adams Grove Presbyterian Church in Dallas County. This church is said to be one of the most haunted locations in Alabama.
Georgetonians tell of seeing lights moving in the upper portion of the tower during the night. Others have heard the scream of Mr. Gunn, the architect, as he relives his fatal fall. Mr. Gunn is not the only spirit that roams the grounds of the old church. The choir, that once resounded through the trees like a chorus of heavenly voices, still sings, although the choral members are all long gone. Between sundown and dark, when their practice reached its crescendo, is when they are still heard.
Cathedral Basilica, St. Louis - The Cathedral is proven to be the most haunted building in New Orleans. Reports of paranormal activity date back all the way from 1965. Supposedly, there were 6 bodies left to rot on the front steps of the Cathedral. Eventually, the bodies were buried by the priest that ran the church at the time. It has also been proven that two women, both very much into voodoo and evil studies, are buried on church grounds.