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abandoned Harville House, Statesboro, Georgia Two old ladies once resided in this house, but when they died, no one noticed, and all their possessions remained. Today, a blue light can be seen in a window at night, and brave persons who have ventured inside have reported seeing the two women rocking in their chairs.

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.

1939 Lawrence County, Alabama, 1939. "Freeman Goode Mansion (Mrs. William Skeggs estate). Town Creek vicinity. House built 1821 by the Rev. Turner Saunders." 8x10 acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston.

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Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Waverly Hills :It is estimated that as many as 63,000 people died in the sanatorium. Those deaths coupled with severe mistreatment of patients and highly questionable experiments are ingredients for a haunted location. Ghost investigators have reported a host of strange paranormal phenomena, including voices of unknown origin, isolated cold spots and unexplained shadows. Screams have been heard echoing in abandoned hallways, and fleeting apparitions have been encountered.

Abandoned town- Oradour-Sur-Glane.This town was abandoned because the Nazis rounded all the citizens up and killed them. France left the entire town untouched as a memorial. The people were buried, but the items; cars, bikes, baby carriages, still remain.

Franklin Castle in Ohio: Most Haunted House in Ohio,—children crying, voices arguing in the walls, chandeliers spinning, faces materializing in the woodwork, a reoccurring blood stain, and a mysterious woman in black who appears in the topmost turret window,a room 10 degrees colder than the rest of the house, a stash of baby skeletons said to have been discovered in the 1970s, original owner, whose family and many of those around him may have died under mysterious circumstances.

Abandoned - Nolan House at Hwy 83 and Nolan Store Rd. Bostwick, Georgia. The Nolan House is an abandoned plantation home that has been vacant for over 35 yrs.

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Abandoned Town of Centralia, Pennsylvania

In the small town of Ashland, Pennsylvania, Route 61 takes an unexplained detour; a “Keep Out” sign straddles the original highway. Ignore the warning and you'll arrive in the abandoned town of Centralia, where an underground mine fire has been burning since 1962 when residents accidentally ignited a vein of anthracite coal. Despite efforts stop the fire it still burns today and could burn for 250 years. Some houses still stand but most have been demolished. 'Silent Hill' was based on this…

These real haunted houses are the most popular among the ghost hunting crowd. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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Asylum: Inside the Haunting World of 19th-Century Mental Hospitals

Buffalo State Hospital, NY - Asylum: Inside the Haunting World of 19th-Century Mental Hospitals | Brain Pickings

Bartonville Insane Asylum The abandoned former Peoria State Hospital (also known as Bartonville State Hospital, or the Illinois Asylum for the Incurable Insane). It opened in 1902 and closed in 1973. It is reported to be haunted. Follow the link for the details.

The photo above was submitted to the site; as you can probably see, it contains a rather strange anomaly in one of the upstairs windows. The person who sent it to me says that no one was inside at the time, making it a pretty decent candidate for a "ghost photo" of the Mansion. Lots of people claim to have encountered spirit presences there.