Haunted locations

The Crooked Fiddler

12 December 2017 | Haunted locations, Your True Encounters

Where the town of Bradley Stoke near Bristol in the UK was built, there once stood a small wood called Fiddler Wood, its name lives on as Fiddlers Wood Road. The wood is said to have got its name from the legend of a creepy old man who used to tempt children from the local farmhouses into the woods with the sound of his fiddle. He’s sometimes described as a dark or shadowy figure. And although Fiddlers Woods no longer remains, there are several other small areas of woodland in the town and people often report hearing disembodied music coming from the woods at night or echoing around the time on summer evenings. There’s even been sightings of the figure as recently as 2015, in one of the local pubs,

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Burned at the Queen Mary Ship

01 December 2017 | Haunted locations, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

On a cool day, my wife decided to enjoy our weekend by visiting the Queen Mary Ship in Long Beach, California. We live only about 40 minutes away from it and decided to make a day of it. The Queen Mary is a fascinating place, full of history and mystery. This ship was a trans Atlantic luxury cruise ship and during WWII served as a troop transport carrying thousands of US troops to and from Europe. She was painted grey and was named the Grey Ghost. During one of it’s many missions, the Queen Mary accidentally crashed into one of it’s escort ships and literally split it in half, killing many sailors. After the war the ship eventually returned to being a passenger cruise ship with it’s black and red

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The Haunting of Brentwood Wine Bistro – A Documentary Film

04 November 2017 | Haunted locations, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

MonsterVisionTV is an ongoing documentary series delivering new paranormal documentaries quarterly. Author Stephen Lancaster and expert paranormal investigators reveal nine years worth of research in favor of an authentic haunting inside the historic Brentwood Wine Bistro. Compiled as a documentary, the film explores the video evidence, the history and the testimonies concerning the supernatural happenings at the Bistro. A full body apparition is revealed inside the world’s most haunted restaurant. He started researching the bistro in 2008. I have chronicled my experiences and research there in the books Paranormal Investigator (2009) and True Case files of a Paranormal Investigator (2012). He is currently working on a third novel about the Brentwood entitled, At Last: The World’s Most Haunted Restaurant (2018). The Brentwood and Mr. Lancaster were chronicled on the A&E

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Halloween Case #19 – Houska Castle and The Gates To Hell

23 October 2017 | Haunted locations, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

This October we are going to bring you some of the most interesting #true paranormal cases we can find. You can discover more true, terrifying accounts of the paranormal right here.   Are there portals to other dimensions, other existences, or planes? Well, if there are, one scary example might well be Houska Castle situated about 50km north of the Czech capital city, Prague, also known locally as The Gate To Hell.  Over 1000-years ago, much of the Czech countryside would have been dense forest. In the Houska area, those forests would have been dark, gloomy, damp, and eerie as the area is famous for its sandstone formations known as ‘Skaly’. The sandstone in the area erodes out into block-like formations that jut ominously in many locations, creating an eerie but

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Halloween Case #17 – The Highgate Vampire and The Dueling Magicians

20 October 2017 | Bizarre, Creepy places, Haunted locations, Vampires, Your True Encounters

This October we are going to bring you some of the most interesting #true paranormal cases we can find. You can discover more true, terrifying accounts of the paranormal right here.   Back in the early 1970’s, the case of the Highgate Vampire was repeatedly in the news. It was a scary and somewhat grisly story and I recall reading in horror and fascination everything the media printed at that time. In retrospect, the subplot of two men interested in the occult and determined to outdo each other is even more interesting. Highgate cemetery was built in the 1830’s and was the place to be buried in society at the time. Many famous people are interred there including Karl Marx. In line with the style of the time, the graves are

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Halloween Case #7 – Did I See the Ohio Dog Man?

10 October 2017 | Haunted locations, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

This October we are going to bring you some of the most interesting #true paranormal cases we can find. You can discover more true, terrifying accounts of the paranormal right here. I’m 54-year-old and was born and raised in the Cumberland/Appalachian mountains of Virginia. I played in the woods alone, explored from mountain top to mountain top even when I was little – as young as 5 or 6. That was my backyard and my playground. I’ve worked, lived, hunted and camped in those mountains all my life. I’ve trudged those paths many-many times in the pitch dark and slept out on the ground without even a light to see by. Not once have I ever been uncomfortable in the woods or seen anything unusual – Same with Kentucky, Tennessee, North

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Halloween Case #5: The ‘Shadow Woman’ Who Haunts My Bedroom

06 October 2017 | Haunted houses, Haunted items, Haunted locations, Your Stories

This October we are going to bring you some of the most interesting #true paranormal cases we can find. You can discover more true, terrifying accounts of the paranormal right here.   My phone was ringing. Normally, I would open my eyes before answering the phone then try to go back to sleep, but this time I opened my eyes and was immediately startled as there was a shadow of a female figure with long black hair parted down the middle and what seemed like a long flowing gown or robe. I could not see her face, it was shadowed, but I knew it was a woman. I just knew. Because I’ve experienced encounters like this in the past, I’ve learned to confront and rebuke these spirits by calling out the name of

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Halloween Case #4: The Evil Black-Eyed Kids Strike In Ohio

05 October 2017 | Demons, Haunted locations, Your Stories

This October we are going to bring you some of the most interesting #true paranormal cases we can find. You can discover more true, terrifying accounts of the paranormal right here. An engineer working the night shift for a data center in Ohio had a creepy exchange and posted his tale anonymously online as Noetic. It was around 5 am on July 31, 2010. Noetic was taking a smoke break outside when he noticed two teenage boys standing motionlessly and staring at him from across the street. Immediately feeling unnerved, he snubbed out his smoke and went back inside. No more than ten minutes later, the intercom buzzed. Noetic checked the monitors and there they were. The two boys had made their way over to his building and were now staring into the surveillance camera like

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Halloween Case #2: Can A Ghost Move Into Your House?

03 October 2017 | Haunted houses, Haunted items, Haunted locations, Your Stories

  This October we are going to bring you some of the most interesting #true paranormal cases we can find. You can discover more true, terrifying accounts of the paranormal right here. I live in a newly built house. To my knowledge there have been no deaths on this plot of land. There have been no graveyards in this area. My phone has been randomly turning off a lot lately. I’ll turn it on for a few minutes, and then it just turns off-the batteries fully charged and everything. I don’t know what’s wrong. Same with my laptop, only it won’t turn on until you’ve tried it at least five times. I also feel an unknown presence everywhere in my house, but it’s the strongest in my room. I have absolutely

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The Quarry in Winter

11 September 2017 | Haunted locations, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

I walk my dog four times a day, whatever the weather or time of year. It gives both of us exercise but also gives me time to think, away from the burden of the home and its distractions. Our rambles around the small English country village in which we live, rarely follow the same route. There is much to see in Kent, and the little village of Charing has some real ancient gems if one is prepared to search for them. The village can claim to be over a thousand years old, having seen settlements from the iron age, through the Saxons and Romans into the medieval period, and right up to the present day. The high street is beautiful, meandering up The Hill past the historic market place, palace

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I Think My Hotel Room is Haunted?

07 July 2017 | Haunted locations, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

By now, you will all know of my interest in haunted hotels 0 well, here is another this time from Reddit…. Taking a 12 day vacation in Honolulu, and I’m on my 4th day here, and it’s around 10:01 pm as of right now. The lamp in the corner consistently flickers on and off, but this I can attribute to the outlet not working that well. The other things I can’t explain though. My family is constantly looking for things that inexplicably disappear and reappear in different places, and we’re arguing a lot more than we should be on a vacation. Last night I heard loud, very fast stomping above our room. It always goes from the Ceiling above my window and ends in front of my hotel door. The

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The Ancients Walk At Night

06 July 2017 | Haunted locations, Shadow people, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

This story happened when my friends and I were traveling through the state of Utah. After having a few drinks at a local bar, we went back to the hotel. I looked at my watch and found that it was already ten in the evening. My friends are already asleep on a separate bed and all the lights are off except the one coming from the balcony where the light is still on. I felt restless. As a habit, I would grab my phone and started checking Facebook, scrolling down until I get sleepy and doze off. It wasn’t long before my sleep was interrupted by a movement in the room. I thought it’s one of my friends already awake and preparing for a day of hiking. I found it

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The Crying Ghost of Galveston

28 June 2017 | Haunted locations, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

I decided to get away for a week or so during the first week of December, so I headed down to Galveston. I checked in at my usual hotel, got my laptop set up and then went out to have a bite of dinner. After returning to the hotel, I got all settled in and since darkness had fallen, I decided on a nice, quiet evening in my suite. I felt a bit tired from my drive and decided to go to bed early. After about half an hour, I’d finally gotten comfortable. Then, I felt a drop in the air temperature. I smiled and closed my eyes. From the opposite side of the room, there came a low moan. My eyes snapped open and I sat bolt upright in

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A Paranormal Experience In Room 217 At The Stanley Hotel

23 June 2017 | Audible Activity, Haunted locations, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

While staying the night in room 217 at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Parks, Colorado, my partner and I experienced three strange events we will probably remember for the rest of our lives. When you hear about the Stanley Hotel, you probably think of Stephen King’s horror novel called The Shining, or Stanley Kubrick’s horror film also called The Shining. However, in addition to a famous book and film, the hotel also has had a reputation for decades of reported ghost activity . Claims of paranormal activity have attracted visitors from around the world. In 1974, famous horror writer Stephen King stayed the night in room 217. Interestingly, his stay at the Stanley had inspired him to write his famous horror novel The Shining. It is also the room where

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The Shadow That Absorbed Light

20 June 2017 | Haunted locations, Shadow people, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

Hi, my name is Shawn, I’m a Christian, born and raised in south eastern Pennsylvania. There have been a few “interesting” events in my life that one could say touch on the unexplained or super natural. Somewhere back around 1996 – 1997 I had two separate events that shook me pretty good, then a third later in life around 2003. The first took place at work, I was a shipper for a small company; my work area was in the basement of an old building. The building was one of those old 3 story industrial brick buildings that you’d have to walk upstairs to get to the first floor. The basement was only 3 feet below ground level and that is where I spent 8 hours of my day, Monday

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