Monday, May 30, 2011

Bighorn Medicine Wheel - Near Lovell, Wyoming

The oldest ghost story probably ever told in the United States is probably that of the Bighorn Medicine Wheel near Lovell, Wyoming.  High in the Bighorn Mountains in northern Wyoming there is a place which contains a circle of stones that form what Native Americans refer to as a medicine wheel. They believe to this day that this place holds great spiritual power.

The Bighorn Medicine Wheel located near Lovell, Wyoming is the largest medicine wheel of its kind in North America

Saturday, May 21, 2011

The Green Lantern on Grey Cloud Island - St. Paul Park, Minnesota

The ghost of Grey Cloud, an Native American Princess from the Dakota Sioux tribe is believed to walk an island bearing her name carrying a green lantern.  Read the full story>>

Dakota Sioux Chief Wabasha III (Red Leaf) was the father of Grey Cloud

Monday, May 16, 2011

The Whispering Painting of Teller House - Central City, Colorado

In 1872, lawyer Henry Teller and his brother built the Teller House which was known as one of the finest hotels west of the Mississippi River.  However, it would become widely known for other reasons...  Read the full story>>

The 'Face on the Barroom Floor' of the Teller House in Central City, Colorado

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Ghost of Gracie Watkins - Bonaventure Cemetery and The Savannah College of Art and Design - Savannah, Georgia

Little Gracie Watson was born in 1883.  She lived in Savannah, Georgia with her parents who owned a prestigious hotel named he Pulaski Hotel.  Gracie helped entertain the guests at the socials that were held there and she became quite popular among the guests.  She would spend her days running and playing throughout the hotel with one of her favorite play spots being underneath the back stairs.

Statue of little Gracie Watkins

In April of 1889 Gracie Watson became very ill with pneumonia.  A couple of days before Easter, little Gracie succumbed to the illness and died...

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Old Kennecott Copper Railroad - Chitina, Alaska

Along the old Copper River and Northwestern Railway between Chitina and Kennecott, Alaska in what is now Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, disappearing grave stones are known to have been spotted in the woods.  Read the full story>>

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Phantom Fishermen of The Andrew Johnson

In 1886 the fishing schooner Charles Haskell sailed out of Boston, Massachusetts for Novia Scotia.  The ship reached the treacherous George's Banks when a hurricane hit.

Artist rendition of a schooner caught in heavy seas
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The Ghost of Seth Bullock - The Bullock Hotel in Deadwood, South Dakota

Many believe that the town of Deadwood, South Dakota is one of the most haunted places in the mid-west.  This could be so because it is the place where legendary figures from U.S. history abounded.  Among them, Seth Bullock who had become the first Sheriff of Deadwood.  Some say that he has never left...  
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Seth Bullock in his younger days