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Phyllis Applegarth
Phyllis Applegarth • 1 year ago

Hudson House, Ashland, Alabama - not much is known about the house, though it is speculated that it was built some time in the early 1900's. Reported activity includes disembodied footfalls and voices, a dark figure that walks along the roof, the front door opening and closing on its own and physical contact (not violent).

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The Molly Brown house, Denver, Colorado - The building is said to be haunted by Molly and her husband. Reports include things such as blinds opening and closing own, shadowy figures and sudden cold spots especially in Molly's bedroom. Another apparition of the house is a women often seen rearranging the furniture - she has even been captured on film.

Hannah House, Indianapolis, IN - was built in 1858 by Alexander Hannah, who was openly against slavery, which was supported by then president, James Buchanan. One use of the house back then was as a station for the underground railroad. One night a lantern was knocked over in the basement and a fire ensued, killing several of the escaping slaves. It's possible that they are the cause of the activity in the house, which includes moving objects, opening doors and windows, cold drafts and more.

The Hay House, Macon, GA - built in 1859, it's now a museum, education and cultural event center. Much activity has been reported by both visitors and employees alike. Most common is an apparition of an elderly lady in 1800's clothing, though her identity is a mystery. Other activity includes cold spots, footfalls, slamming doors and the feeling of someone over the shoulder. Moaning has also been heard from the master bedroom, where it's believed a former resident died from an illness.

The University of Alabama opened in 1831. The most spotted ghost is that of a murdered Union Soldier murdered in what is now known as Jason's Shrine or as The Little Round House. There is also a shadowy ghost that lurks on the 13th floor of Tutwiler Hall believed to belong to a girl who committed suicide. Other activity includes disembodied footfalls & voices, being touched in the music room and a scattering of desks in a classroom where a boiler once exploded, killing several students, and more

The Walker House - was built in 1836 and has changed ownership several times, yet no one seems to be able to do much with it. The old inn is plagued by strange sounds such as disembodied breathing and footfalls. Most believe that it is haunted by a man hung in 1842.

The Haunting in Connecticut House, built in 1916 it served as a funeral home in 1936 until some time in the 80's. In 1986 the Snedeker family moved there to be close to the hospital treating their oldest son for Hodgkin's disease. Over the next couple of years they experienced a great deal of paranormal activity and eventually contacted the Warrens for help, which led to an exorcism of the house. No one knows what caused haunting, though many believe that it was its history as a funeral home.

J.B. Moore and his family, including two visiting relatives, were murdered in this home by an intruder on June 12, 1912. The case remains unsolved, but suspects at the time included a traveling preacher and then-U.S. Senator Frank F. Jones. Jones was a business partner of Moore's, and the two had bitterly parted ways in the weeks before the murder. The landmark Villisca Axe Murder House now operates as a museum…a fate not uncommon to properties too spooky for residential use.

The Emmitt House's Ghosts There were ghosts everywhere. Look closely and you'll see them?

Catholic Worker crusader Dorothy Day with her prison dress [covered with autographs!] On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate. Arriving at a rural workhouse, the women were roughly handled. The women responded with a hunger strike. Finally they were freed by presidential order.

Many believe the secret to the dolls lies in the history of the house and property. During a two-week cold wave in the winter of 1871, a train crashed two-hundred feet from the house, killing 22 people on impact. Often times the dolls are found pointing towards the area of the crash site. Other times, they’re discovered with their heads looking towards the only other historical house left of the street, which has sat abandoned for many years. The house was built in 1845