Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England - Overlooking the River Tame, the site has been fortified since Anglo-Saxon times, when Ethelfleda, the Mercian Queen, built a burh to defend against Danes in 913. It served as a residence of the Mercian kings. Rebuilt and enlarged by the Normans, it is today one of the best preserved Norman motte-and-bailey castles in England.

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Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England - Overlooking the River Tame, the site has been fortified since Anglo-Saxon times, when Ethelfleda, the Mercian Queen, built a burh to defend against Danes in 913. It served as a residence of the Mercian kings. Rebuilt and enlarged by the Normans, it is today one of the best preserved Norman motte-and-bailey castles in England.

Decaying and haunted Charleville Castle - County Offaly, Ireland - One of the most haunted castles on the planet. Activity includes, but is not limited to, chairs that rock on their own and a girl who haunts the stairwell where she fell to her death. The playroom was on the third floor and the castle itself was built on Druid's sacred land.

Decaying and haunted Charleville Castle - County Offaly, Ireland - One of the most haunted castles on the planet. Activity includes, but is not limited to, chairs that rock on their own and a girl who haunts the stairwell where she fell to her death. The playroom was on the third floor and the castle itself was built on Druid's sacred land.

Not far from the northern Kansas town of Hanover stands an old ramshackle building, known as the Hollenberg Station and it was once the largest stop along the famed Pony Express route. Not only is this building the only one of the old pony express stops that remains unaltered today but it also is believed to be unique for another reason. It is said that the old building also holds the ghosts of the young riders who rode across the prairie, carrying the mail from one destination to the next.

Not far from the northern Kansas town of Hanover stands an old ramshackle building, known as the Hollenberg Station and it was once the largest stop along the famed Pony Express route. Not only is this building the only one of the old pony express stops that remains unaltered today but it also is believed to be unique for another reason. It is said that the old building also holds the ghosts of the young riders who rode across the prairie, carrying the mail from one destination to the next.

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