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Haunted Churches & Chapels

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Haunted Churches & Chapels

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St. James Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge is said to be haunted by a wounded Union solider and a friendly elderly woman

La Casa de Estudillo, California: Many believe the spirits could be members of the Estudillo family. Visitors have reported feeling a chill in the chapel; some have reported seeing a ghostly figure in a brown robe. This could be the spirit of Father Antonio Ubach, a priest living there at the time the house was built. The murmur of prayers has been heard in the chapel. Elsewhere in the house, doors and windows are said to open and close by themselves. A rocking chair rocks on its own. Apparitions include an unhappy young girl in a Victorian dress and a man dressed as a vaquero.

The etherial residents of La Casa de Estudillo

Ashover Church. The headless entity spotted in this location was believed to be the Mrs Towndrow who was murdered in 1841 by her husband John shortly before he killed himself. A local legend states that of you thrice walk around an empty stone coffin found in the churchyard before sitting in it, you can hear the sounds of the restless dead.

Construction on San Carlos Cathedral, part of Carmel's original mission and repurposed as the Presidio's Royal Presidio Chapel, began in 1791, making it the oldest building on the Monterey Peninsula. Still in use today, its congregation includes the ghosts of early parishioners who were lonely for their homes in Europe. Carmel, Monterey County - Construction on San Carlos Cathedral, part of Carmel's original mission and repurposed as the Presidio's Royal Presidio Chapel, began in 1791, making i…

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The Convent Of Saint Agnes, Czech Republic: History has it that a murdered nun, killed by her own father when he found out she was in love with a man, haunts the building with regular ‘guest appearances’ to enthrall, shock or beguile the hapless tourist. At times, she appears smiling coyly but, all too often, she’s wailing and covered in blood! The happy side of the story is that she is thought to offer help to young couples with problems of their own.

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San Miguel Mission, California: During the evening of December 5th 1848, the owner William Reed And his family were brutally murdered. Many people have seen the ghost of William Reed wearing his winter pea coat. Another ghost that is seen is felt to be his wife Maria Reed, she is seen wandering the Mission grounds wearing a white dress. Other witnesses have heard muffled screams coming from the chapel. Some have seen the apparitions of two young boys at the Mission.

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"The Bloody Chapel at Leap Castle" - Leap Castle is said to be the most haunted castle in Ireland. It has had a horrific history with centuries of ferocious acts of violence. One of the most gruesome murders to take place in the castle occurred in 1532 in a room above the main hall of the castle which is now know as ‘The Bloody Chapel’ and this is the room featured in this photograph. Read more at www.ciaranmchugh....

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Lucedio Monastery, Italy: This is a where torture, child molestation, murder and disturbing rituals were believed to have been performed by monks who had lost their faith in God. In the Judgement Room, a pillar mysteriously appears wet. It's called "the crying column" and people say that it cries because of all the cruelty it's seen. In another area of the building a strange fog has been seen forming numerous times for no explainable reason.

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Belcourt Castle, Rhode Island: In the Chapel there is a statue of a monk. Before it was placed in the chapel, it was near the stairs. Those going through the house sometimes report seeing a man dressed as a monk near the stairs. He hasn’t been there seen since he was moved to the chapel. In the Gothic Ballroom there is a suit of armor whose owner died when a spear went through the eye slot. He can be heard screaming in and around March, at the time of his death.

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Few places are better suited to ghost stories than Prague, a city with strong ties to alchemy, mysticism and the occult. The Convent of St Agnes, the city’s first gothic building, is one of the creepier spots. People say a murdered nun still haunts the place, and can appear in front of visitors. Sometimes she smiles softly but often she’s crying and covered in blood.

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Strawberry Chapel -, SC haunting

Strawberry Chapel - Cordesville South Carolina SC

Freaky Places - Haunted Yorkshire

Freaky Places - Haunted Yorkshire

St Benet's Abbey on the marshes of East Norfolk, England. Haunted by at least one ghost!

St Benet's Abbey

Bear Creek Church, Columbia Tennessee-This is a very old church that was built in the early 1800`s.There is sightings of orbs and apparitions. It is also rumored to have been used as a satanic church years ago.There is a second floor, but only the first is accessible. The windows are painted blood red, even on the 2nd floor. Now abandoned, the place is still heavily guarded by pure evil, evident through spectral photos.

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.

Phra Si Sanphet Temple - About 50 years ago, a group of robbers stole gold from this ancient Thai temple, and were subsequently cursed. Stories about the thieves' gruesome deaths remain part of local lore.

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Seaman's Bethel Chapel Theatre Mobile, Alabama 27.4 miles from Silverhill, AL Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a former sea captain and the ghost of a young child who hangs out in the basement.

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.

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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

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