McPike Mansion, Alton, IL - was built in 1869 and is one of the most investigated haunted sites in America. By the 1970's the mansion was falling into ruin. Activity includes disembodied sounds of movement, objects moving on their own, physical attacks and apparitions. Several psychics that have visited have reported a violent male entity that has attacked female visitors.
The Witch's Graveyard - a.k.a. The Witch Ton One of the creepiest places ever, this is an eerie abandoned estate where a family once lived long ago who were accused of witch craft and were buried all in a row next to each other right outside of their house. They were interred in the ground standing straight up, which is in the manner of an archaic superstition involving the fear that the demonic spirits might dig their way out of the ground. There is a plethora of creepy dese
McRaven is considered the most haunted house in Mississippi. It was built in 1797 by a highway bandit named Andrew Glass, who died in his room after being shot. One of the first ghosts seen there is that of a Confederate soldier who died there in 1886 when it was briefly used as a hospital. He appears in the parlor and on the front porch. Other ghosts from past residents dating as far back as Glass have also been seen. Activity includes physical attacks, flickering lights and slamming doors.
The Pest House-Knightstown, Indiana This house was a quarantined place to put people during an outbreak of small pox in the early 1900s. The death rate there was extremely high and many ghosts are said to still live there. A local historian reported visiting the house once and being greeted at the front door by a strange-looking woman. She told him without being asked that no one was home and closed the door. He knocked for several more minutes and was about to leave when the owners pulled…
The legend of “Cropsey” – the escaped mental patient who lived in the abandoned tunnels of the Willowbrook mental hospital in Staten Island, NY, and came at night to snatch children off the streets. “Cropsey” remained just that, an urban legend, until the summer of 1987 when a 13-year-old girl with down syndrome disappeared from her neighborhood. Five weeks later, she was found buried in a shallow grave on the grounds of Willowbrook.
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The Cater House Estates in Buffalo, New York was home to the local sheriff Donald Caters when he shot himself. The home went into foreclosure in 1968. The house remained vacant and haunted ever since with locals alleging they hear voices coming from the house regularly.
The Sallie House in Atchison, Kansas. Debra and Tony Pickman lived there from 1992 to 1994 and had many distrubing encounters, including physical attacks on Tony. It's called the Sallie house because the daughter of some previous tenents had an imaginary friend named Sallie, and she is beleived to be one of the spirits haunting the house. When Tony Pickman drew a picture of the ghost Sallie he had seen, the daughter identified it as her friend, Sallie. #bizarre #strange #paranormal #ghosts
According to the Travel Channel's America's Most Haunted, the Whaley House is the number one most haunted house in the United States. The house grounds was reportedly haunted even before the house was built and the family moved in. The first ghost to be reported was the ghost of James "Yankee Jim" Robinson who was hanged in 1852. He was hanged on the property that was the site of a gallows before Thomas Whaley purchased the property and built the house. For more info, visit…
New Jersey Haunted House This house was abandoned in 1913 in Cape May, New Jersey after the mother and father murdered their five children. The motive for the brutal muders has never been determined. Their farm and property was turned over to the Town and has since been a vacant shell of its former self..
The Canton Plantation has been called the most haunted place in Tennessee. On November 30, 1864, the Battle of Franklin was fought with over 10,000 soldiers killed, wounded, or missing. On the property 1481 soldiers lie buried. Visitors to the Canton Plantation have claimed to witness strange phenomena and sightings of ghost. Some are believed to be the ghost of soldiers buried there and others of former residents and staff. You can take tours of the famous Canton Plantation and witness…