Alcatraz - an American prison,
no longer used, where visitors and tour guides
have made claims of hearing screams, slamming
jail doors, and footsteps.
Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas
- One of the most famous hotels in the state
of Texas, and long a gathering place for the
state's political players, it is said to be
haunted by at least half a dozen ghosts, including
the spirit of a young girl heard bouncing
a ball down the main stairs; the ghost of
founder Jesse Driskill himself; and a "suicide
bride" who killed herself in room 427
Franklin Castle - Mansion in
Cleveland, Ohio. This one is commonly thought
to be a favorite of wine-os, as those are
the most likely ghosts in there.
Moonville, Ohio - A forgotten
mining and railroad ghost town, left behind
little to mark its place except a railroad
tunnel haunted by potentially three spirits.
The town's cemetery is also suppose to be
New Orleans, LA - Numerous sites
in this city, especially in the French Quarter,
claim multiple hauntings. Arnaud's and Brennan's
restaurants, the Hotel Monteleone, the park
and cathedral at Jackson Square, and most
of Royal Street are among the French Quarter's
most famous haunted sites. Since Hurricane
Katrina, many residents report higher paranormal
activity than usual.
Ohio State Reformatory - nineteenth century
prison reputedly haunted by a Mrs Glattle,
who was killed in 1950 when a gun accidentally
fell, went off and killed her.
The 'Old Town' section of Spring,
Texas hosts many ghosts, including spirits
from Spring's days as an American Old West
town, and a bank robbery credited to Bonnie
The Lemp Mansion Restaurant
and Inn in St. Louis, Missouri is said to
be haunted by ghosts of the members of the
Lemp family. Four of the Lemp family members
committed suicide. Glasses have suddenly flown
off the bar, feeling of being watched, apparitions,
Sunnyvale, CA - Many Toys 'R'
Us employees have reported seeing unusual
rearranging of toys in the aisles, and reported
sightings of a man dressed in old clothing
and in his 30's. His name is believed to be
Johan, and the store still remains opened
today. In fact, most customers are completely
unaware of this legend.
The White House - its kitchens
are reputedly haunted by Mamie Eisenhower,
wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Mrs.
Eisenhower had a difficult relationship with
household staff who worked in the kitchens.
After her husband left the presidency, kitchen
staff during the Kennedy and Johnson presidencies
reported finding the kitchen reorganised overnight
back to the way Mamie had demanded. After
the death 'Mamie reorganisations' were reported
by a number of staff in the kitchen who could
find no explanation for the changes and none
of the security staff on duty saw anyone entering
or exiting the kitchens at night. Some staff
claimed to have seen Mamie on occasion in
the kitchen rummaging through cupboards.
The Winchester Mystery House
in San Jose, California, USA is supposedly
haunted by the ghost of its eccentric builder,
Sarah Winchester. Ironically, she built the
rambling mansion to protect her from the spirits
of all those killed with her late husband's
famous line of rifles.
The Whaley House in the "Old
Town" section of San Diego, California,
is a reportedly haunted house. The house was
one of the regions first court houses as well
as hanging grounds before being converted
to a residence.
The Lizzie Borden House in Fall
River, Ma, which is now a Bed and Breakfast,
may possibly be the most haunted house in
America. The sight of a double murder, one
of the most famous in US history, has produced
sightings, noises and the feeling of a cat
walking across them have all been reported.
The Old jail house of St. Augustine,
Florida, which is haunted by the prisoners
A field just to the northwest
of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport
was the site of the crash of American Airlines
Flight 191, and residents of a nearby trailer
park have reported specters of the passengers
approaching their homes or walking up to them,
as well as knocking sounds and strange lights.
Several buildings located at
Church Street Station in Orlando, Florida
are reported to be haunted. While the attraction
itself has been closed down for a few years,
many of the remaining local businesses have
moved elsewhere because of the paranormal
phenomenon. Church Street Station is now,
however, a very popular tourist destination
for ghost hunters, parapsychologists, and
The Masquerade, a now-defunct
performance theatre/music venue located in
the historic entertainment district of Ybor
City, Florida, is said to house ghosts whose
moods were dictated nightly by the quality
of music played.
Hollywood, California has been
home to many of the great stars and there
are those who believe that their ghosts remain
there after death, earning it the name Haunted
Boone County, Illinois has several
intersecting roads south of the city of Belvidere
with a reputation of being haunted, most notably
Bloodspoint Road. Stories circulated by the
surrounding populace include a phantom vehicle
that chases cars, a vanishing farmhouse and
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