Shin bones decorate the ceiling, skulls line the walls and over 21,000 bodies are buried in the basement Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/skull-chapel-kaplica-czaszek-poland-229781781.html#ixzz2jylTvcCQ
Kimball Castle, New Hampshire: Many strange sights and sounds have been reported by owners and caretakers of Kimball Castle throughout the years. A white, glowing figure of a woman has been spotted in the castle windows and on the grounds, and lights have been seen in the castle after dark -- despite the building's lack of electricity. In the carriage house, doors supposedly lock and unlock by themselves and books mysteriously fall off of shelves.
Prahova County is included in the list of Most Haunted places, after a man said that it was built on the basis of sketches that the writer received in sleep from his dead daughter. Years ago, newspapers reported that in the castle, by night, Iulia piano could be heard singing and Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu clapping. The Iulia Hasdeu Castle: Is a folly house built in the form of small castle by historian and politician Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu in the city of Câmpina, Romania.
Businessman Henry Richard Hazelhurst hit it big during the Civil War in the iron industry. He became very wealthy and in 1857 built his 20 room Gothic mansion in Ellicott City, Maryland. He named it Lilburn, however some referred to it as the Hazelhurst Manor. However, from the very beginning the home has had a torrid history. It was not so much as history as it was a curse. Some argue that this mansion is one of the most haunted places in America. Read the full story>>
Hazelhurst Manor (Lilburn Mansion) - Ellicott City, Maryland
Llancaiach Fawr, Caerphilly, Wales - was originally built in 1530 and extended in 1645. Today it is fully restored and is now a museum. The spirit most often encountered is a 18th century housekeeper named "Mattie". It is believed that she died in a bedchamber where people have reported hearing her petticoat and smelling violets and lavender. Another ghost is that of a little boy who fell to his death from a 2nd story window. People have reported having their sleeves pulled and their hands…
Woodchester Mansion - is a lost and nearly forgotten mansion that sits alone in the Gloucestershire countryside. In the mid 1850's William Leigh hired over 100 craftsmen to build the mansion, but 10 years later work stopped and the craftsmen walked out. William Leigh is said to continue to walk the halls on the incomplete 2nd floor and throws rather large stones and slams doors when people trespass. Other activity includes spirit lights, rumbling noises, tapping, disembodied voices, and…
Arreton Manor, Isle of Wight - has a history that goes back as far as 872 AD. It passed through several hands over the years including William the Conqueror. There is a story surrounding the house involving a young girl who is said to have witnessed one of her brothers murdering the other for his inheritance. He then killed her by tossing her out a window. In that room, "startling coldness" is reported as is a disembodied voice calling "mamma". Strange tapping/banging has also been reported.
Shute Barton Manor, Devon - is haunted by a gray lady. Some believe that she's the ghost of Lady Jane Grey, who is also known as the "nine day queen", while others believe she is a member of the de la Pole family, who lived there during the Civil War. According to legend, Parliamentarians ambushed the woman as she walked through a grove near the house and hung her from one of the trees. Witnesses say she doesn't like to be approached and gives an admonishing stare before vanishing into thin…