Thursday, June 30, 2011

Lydia's Ghost -The Red Onion Saloon - Skagway, Alaska

In the late 1890s, the Alaskan wilderness had havens such as Skagway where the gold miners would come in from their claims and unwind.  The Red Onion Saloon was one of the most renown casino and most notably, bordellos around the area.  As more settlement were established closer to the gold fields, business began to slow and the Red Onion moved to a location closer to the rail depot in hopes of luring in more customers.  Read the full story>>

The haunted Red Onion Saloon in Skagway, Alaska is home to a ghost named Lydia

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Dancing Woman of Trollwood Park - Fargo, North Dakota

In Fargo, North Dakota Trollwood Park is the former location of a performing arts school.  The property at one time was also the site of a cemetery where paupers were buried.  There are still actually several graves on the property which were never relocated.  Some believe their spirits have never left...  Read the full story>>

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Labadie Mansion - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Outside of Bartlesville, Oklahoma the ruins of a 19th Century Victorian mansion obscured by twisted trees sits on top of a hill with a magnificent view of the surrounding countryside.  Sounds like something out of a horror movie, but this is for real and it comes with real life spirits tormented by a history of death on these grounds.  Read the full story>>

The Labadie Mansion sits on a hill top near Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Ghost of Theodosia Burr - Cape Hatteras on the Outer Banks and Bald Head Island , North Carolina

Theodosia Burr was the daughter of the 3rd Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr who served with Thomas Jefferson.  The ship she boarded in 1812 disappeared and was never seen again.  Though some say the ghost of Theodosia still lingers on the eastern coastal shores.   Read the full story>>

Theodosia Burr-Alston

Saturday, June 11, 2011

The Blue Lady of Vale End Cemetery - Wilton, New Hampshire

Mary Ritter was born in 1795.  Raised as a church going woman, she later married Isaac Spaulding who ran a local tanning business.  

Vale End Cemetery in Wilton, New Hampshire is home to the phenomenon known as The Blue Lady

After a mystery filled end to her life and a death just as mysterious, some say her spirit has never left the cemetery where she was buried...  Read the full story>>