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Mickey Of Miami's Top Ten
Haunted Places in Florida where you can
spot a ghost!
Mickey Of Miami sits before a large painting
of her in a soon to open Paranormal Museum
in The Miami Dade Area, 2009. Mickey of
Miami is a Psychic Reader and researches
Haunted Parades, Houses, Buildings and Cemeteries.
Of Miami's Top Ten Best and Most Haunted
Places in Florida where you can spot
a real ghost.
1. Haunted St. Augustine
St. Augustine is a city in St. Johns
County, Florida, in the United States.
It is the oldest continuously occupied
European-established city in the continental
United States. St. Augustine lies
in a region of Florida known as The
First Coast, which extends from Amelia
Island in the north, south to Jacksonville,
St. Augustine and Palm Coast. Also
known as the Ancient City, Nation's
St. Augustine was founded by the
Spanish in 1565, and is the oldest
city in the present-day United States
of America. The first Christian worship
service held in a permanent settlement
in the current United States was a
Catholic Mass celebrated in St. Augustine.
A few settlements were founded prior
to St. Augustine but all failed, including
the original Pensacola colony in West
Florida, founded by Tristán
de Luna y Arellano in 1559, with the
area abandoned in 1561 due to hurricanes,
famine and warring tribes, and Fort
Caroline in what is today Jacksonville,
Florida in 1564. The city was founded
by the Spanish admiral Pedro Menéndez
de Avilés on September 8, 1565.
Menéndez first sighted land
on August 28, the feast day of Augustine
of Hippo, and consequently named the
settlement San Agustín. Martin
de Arguelles was born here one year
later in 1566, the first child of
European ancestry to be born in what
is now the United States. This came
21 years before the English settlement
at Roanoke Island in Virginia Colony,
and 42 years before the successful
settlements of Santa Fe, New Mexico,
and Jamestown, Virginia. In all the
territory under the jurisdiction of
the United States, only settlements
in Puerto Rico are older than St.
Augustine, with the oldest being San
Juan, founded in 1512.
In 1586 St. Augustine was attacked
and burned by Sir Francis Drake. In
1668 it was plundered by pirates and
most of the inhabitants were killed.
In 1702 and 1740 it was unsuccessfully
attacked by British forces from their
new colonies in the Carolinas and
Georgia. The most serious of these
came in the latter year, when James
Oglethorpe of Georgia allied himself
with Ahaya the Cowkeeper, chief of
the Alachua band of the Seminole tribe
to lay siege to the city.
Home to Ripley's Believe it or Not!
Museum, Ripley's oldest Odditorium,
located in the Castle Warden, was
purchased shortly after his death
in 1949 and opened in 1950. Prior
to becoming home to Ripley's vast
collections from his many travels,
"The Castle" as it is known,
was once a hotel which played host
to many famous guests, including Ripley
himself and author/owner Marjorie
Kinnan Rawlings. "The Castle"
was originally a Moorish Revival style
mansion, built in 1887 by millionaire
William Warden as a winter home. The
popularity and success of this museum
led Ripley's associates to open new
establishments throughout the United
States and the world. But "The
Castle" remains the permanent
home of Ripley's personal collections
and is the flagship of the Odditoriums.
Perhaps not surprisingly, it is also
rumored to be haunted. Segments of
the most recent Ripley's TV series
were filmed here, including the opening
credits. Among the attractions here
are a mummified cat, a 1/12 scale
model of the original Ferris wheel
made out of Erector sets, life and
death masks of famous celebrities
(including Abe Lincoln), and shamanistic
apparatus from cultures around the
world. It is at this museum where
the ghost of Sanz McGillinz can be
found drinking powerade.
St Augustine Ghost sightings are
more then plentifull and most residence
have more then one paranormal expeirence
or ghost story to tell.
Some of the best haunted hot spots
to visit In St Agustine, Florida:
Bridge of Lions
Casa Monica Hotel
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
Spanish Military Hospital
Old City Gates
Flagler College, part of which is
the former Ponce de Leon Hotel
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Fort Mose Historic State Park
Fountain of Youth
Gonzalez-Alvarez House (Oldest House)
Lightner Museum, in the former Hotel
Colonial Spanish Quarter Living History
Old St. Johns County Jail
Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse
St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum
2. Haunted Miami,
Miami was officially incorporated
as a city on July 28, 1896, though
the area was first inhabited for more
than a thousand years by the Tequesta
Indians and was claimed for Spain
in 1566 by Pedro Menéndez de
Avilés. A Spanish mission was
established a year later in 1567.
In the mid-1800s Fort Dallas was built
and subsequently, was a site of fighting
during the Second Seminole War. In
the 1920s, Miami prospered through
the Florida Land Boom of the 1920's
with an increase in population and
infrastructure. By 1940, 172,172 people
lived in the city and Miami had grown
to become a large, growing city.
The Miami area was better known as
“Biscayne Bay Country”
in the early years of its growth.
The few published accounts from that
period describe the area as a wilderness
that held much promise. A once haunted
hot spot was "The Villa Paula".
The actual hauntings have made the
newspapers more then once over the
With Miami's diversified culture
several forms of Voodoo, Santeria
and many other Yourba bassed religions
thrive here in the sunny climate.
The paranormal expierences associated
with this seems to rule over the entire
Miami's Top Haunted
101 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL
Al Capone's former beachfront hideout
has reported and investigated several
times over the years for unusual paranormal
The City of Miami Cemetery, is a
historic cemetery in Miami, Florida,
United States. It is located at 1800
Northeast 2nd Avenue. On January 4,
1989, it was added to the U.S. National
Register of Historic Places.
1116 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL
Gianni Versace's murder attracts more
than just tourists at this creepy
The Jockey Club 11111 Biscayne Blvd.
People who work and live there complain
about lights turning on and off, hearing
footsteps when they know they are
alone, hearing voices, doors locking
by themselves. On one occasion security
was called when people heard a fight
going on in the garage. When security
got there they could hear the yelling
but could not find anyone there and
then suddenly the voices stopped.
Miami River Inn
118 SW South River Dr, Miami, FL
Tourists say they've heard mysterious
creaks and footsteps from guests who
never checked out of the city's oldest
1040 Lincoln Rd, South Miami Beach,
Strange ghostly footsteps and noises
are still heard backstage at this
long-standing venue of the arts.
28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL
Many visitors say they can feel the
aura of energy that Ed Leedskalnin
supposedly used to build his palace.
Book Store is gone. It is now a Insurance
company but the ghost story lives
on..... Those Who work there now say
the place is very haunted! The
haunted Occult Book Store shop was
located at, 6645 South Dixie Hwy,
US Hwy 1, Dadeland North Shopping
Center, Miami, Florida 33143. Read
The Biltmore Hotel
1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables,
This landmark hotel offers ghost stories
every Thursday night to chronicle
its tenure as a veteran's hospital
during World War II.
Fontainebleau Resort Miami Beach
4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach,
FL, Said to be haunted by a few famouse
3. Cassadaga, Florida
The town of Cassadaga started from
the founding of the Southern Cassadaga
Spiritualist Camp Meeting Association.
The Camp was founded by a very talented
trance medium George P. Colby from
Pike, New York. His spirit guide,
Seneca, instructed him to establish
a Spiritualist community in the south.
This unincorporated community located
in Volusia County, Florida, just north
of Deltona. It is well known for having
a large number of psychics, also known
as "Mediums", and as such
is sometimes referred to as being
the "Psychic Center of the World".
Many flock here to visit with there
departed loved ones. Some say this
where more ghost come to visit with
the living then anyplace else in the
The location was chosen for its unique
energy level. The word Cassadaga is
a term used by the Seneca Indians
meaning, “Rocks beneath the
The Spiritual Camp was chartered
on December 18, 1894. Many say Ghosts
seem to flock to the little titown
from all over the world trying to
communicate with their lovd ones.
And many of the ghosts are said to
have taken up permanent residence
Cassadaga, Real Ghosts Encounters!
By LISA LEE HARP WAUGH
Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp Has always been a place I have truly wanted to visit. I visited Cassadaga for a day trip while visiting a friend in Florida this past week. I personally wanted to see what the town was all about and to see if anyone there was or has experienced the same things I have in my life. Basically I did not go thee searching for answers as much as I did looking for liked minded individuals who actually talk to real ghosts as I do.
Many of you do not realize what it is like to converse with the dead. It takes it's toll on you as well as it often leaves you with more questions then answers as well as feelings of need to connect with others that can truly understand you or your encounters.
Spititualism and those followers of it are in my book very cool to converse with. I love their pledge and their nine standards. I love the Golden Rule I wish more Ghost hunting groups would come together as these indivduals did. ALSO SEE: Espiritismo: Real Answers From the Dead
Ever since I learned of The Cassadaga Psychics back in reading "The Psychic Mafia" I always wanted to visit the location to find out the truth for myself about this place where ghosts and psychic phenomena is supposedly truly unleashed.
This is a fast-paced autobiographical account of a confessed charlatan who was one of the first mediums to admit his deception. M. Lamar Keene exposes the secrets mediums use to exploit believers. '
From Library Journal
was one of the best," said LJ's reviewer of this peek into a fake's bag of tricks (LJ 7/76). Keene reveals how he created ghostly apparitions, floating objects, etc., during phony seances.
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.
BELOW: An excerpt from our series on the History Channel in which we visit the Spiritualist town of Cassadaga, Florida to commune with the dead by means of a seance.
The true Cassadaga community is a more then just interesting, rural and unusually hilly part of Florida. The ENTIRE area is ablaze with psychic energies. the comings and goings of actual spirits to this area makes it the United States Mecca and Summer home to many traveling ghosts. The actual psychic camp was originally founded by spiritualists in the 19th century and is still going strong today.
Cassadaga (a Seneca Indian word meaning "Water beneath the rocks") is a small unincorporated community located in Volusia County, Florida, just north of Deltona. It is especially known for having a possibly the largest number of psychics, also known as Mediums in one place, and as such, has been named the "Psychic Capital of the World".
There is a bookstore in the center of town that is where visitors may shop and learn about spiritualism and where I went obtain a reading with a certified medium. Which I was so glad to visit and converse with my experience with becoming fully taken over by the ghost of a japanese man in the forest of death.
The Cassadaga Spiritualist camp began when the Southern Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp Meeting Association was founded by George P. Colby, from Pike, New York, a trance medium who traveled to many different states, giving readings and Séances. He was well known, and in his travels, Colby was referred to as the "seer of spiritualism". Mr. Colby attended summer Spiritualist Camp meetings at Lily Dale, New York, the town adjacent to Cassadaga, New York.
Mr. Colby worked with several spirit guides, who would channel knowledge to him. One of his guides was an Indian named Seneca, that had manifested to Colby during a Séances in Lake Mills, Iowa. According to Colby, the guide Seneca had instructed him to travel to the south, into Florida, where he eventually arrived at a place called the Blue Springs Landing, near Orange City, Florida. According to Colby, the area that Seneca had lead him to was the same area that Colby had seen during the Séances in Iowa.
Colby had arrived in Florida in 1875, and several decades later, on the 18th of December, 1894 the charter was granted to form The Southern Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp Meeting Association. Later on January 3, 1895 Colby had signed a warranty deed to the Association for thirty-five acres. The people who came to the Spiritualist Camp in the early days of its formation were affluent and well educated. The Cassadaga Spiritualist camp was named after the small Spiritualist Camp community found outside of Lily Dale, New York. The Spiritualist Camp Association later received additional acreage that expanded the camp to the current fifty-seven acres.
In speaking with the many people I met there I learned that Cassadaga has a very respectable level of teaching techniques and awareness through it's school that will make you more familiar with many psychic tools and specializes trans mediumship and open communications with the dead that haunt us.
I did get a reading from a resident medium that was just more then just OK. I am a practicing Necromancer as many of you are aware of and I've had a lot of contact with disembodied voices and apparitions in my life. Also for the fact that I do openly hunt for real ghosts with many paranormal groups around the world I was taken aback because so many here in this hot Florida town,still practice the teachings of the Victorian era Séances.
I had a wonderful long tarot card reading at one of the shops the camp by a psychic names Sage, and my dearest friend Julie Hough had excellent Astrological, Crystal ball, past life regressions, and palm reading from a man named Bob. who told her many things about someone she really has her eye on. You can find here in Cassadaga many ways to discern the future or communicate with someone who has crossed over.
Today, the Camp features the Cassadaga Hotel, a central auditorium, The Colby Memorial Temple, a community library, the Caesar Forman Healing Center, a Camp Bookstore, and a welcome center. Also, there is the Andrew Jackson Davis building, used for musical performances and gatherings, and the annual Cassadaga Masquerade Ball.
The principles of spirituality that are taught by the people at Cassadaga state, "Spiritualism has no dogma or creed, just a simple set of nine principles to help guide our lives". According to the teachings of Spiritualism, it is the "Science, philosophy, and religion based upon the principle of continuous life". In March 14, 1991, the Southern Cassadaga Spiritualist camp was declared a U.S. Historic District. The Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp is a federal tax-exempt Church currently governed by a Board of Trustees.
I did not have the great pleasure or opportunity to sit in a real haunted Cassadaga Séances, and I will do that the next time I visit and there, will be a next time. I really want to explore the location out more before I make any claims or disputes. I want to meet more people and get to know them more before I make any assumptions. I want to investigate table tapping to the ghost hunting extreme. I also want to ask something of these Florida ghost deeper then if there is beer in heavean. like Weird USA asked.
The Southern Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp Historic District (also known as the town of Cassadaga) is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on March 14, 1991) located in Cassadaga, Florida. The district is bounded by Cassadaga Road and Marion, Stevens, Lake and Chauncey Streets. It contains 65 historic buildings and 2 objects.
Key West is a city and an island
of the same name near the southernmost
tip of the Florida Keys in Monroe
County, Florida, United States. The
city encompasses the namesake island,
the part of Stock Island north of
US-1 (the Overseas Highway) (east),
Sigsbee Park (north, originally known
as Dredgers Key), Fleming Key (north),
and Sunset Key (west, originally known
as Tank Island). Nearby Key Haven
(northeast), the part of Stock Island
south of US-1 (east) and Wisteria
Island, better known as Christmas
Tree Island (northwest), are in unincorporated
Monroe County. Both Fleming Key and
Sigsbee Park are part of the NAS Key
West and are inaccessible by civilians.
Key West Cemetery near Solares Hill,
the highest point of land on the island.
The cemetery was moved to the high
spot in 1847 after an 1846 hurricane
washed corpses out of the beach cemetery.
Some say the lost souls comb the white
sand beaches day and night.
Key West has an east-west orientation
rather than north-south as many mistake
when they drive down U.S. Route 1
(Overseas Highway) from Miami since
the highway enters the island on the
The original Key West neighborhood
in the west (although perceived as
south) is called "Old Town."
It includes the major tourist destinations
of the island including Mallory Square,
Duval Street, the Truman Annex and
Fort Zachary Taylor. It is where you
find the classic bungalows and guest
Generally, the structures date from
1886 to 1912. The basic features that
distinguish the local architecture
include wood frame construction of
one to two-and-a-half story structures
set on foundation piers about three
feet above the ground. Exterior characteristics
of the buildings are peaked "tin"
roofs, horizontal wood siding, pastel
shades of paint, side-hinged louvered
shutters, covered porches (or balconies,
galleries, or verandas) along the
fronts of the structures, and wood
lattice screens covering the area
elevated by the piers.
Many visitors rent a bicycle and
explore the history and architecture
of Old Town Key West. Walking tours,
including a tour of the unusual Key
West Cemetery, are available. The
Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square
is a daily spectacle for visitors
and residents. Boat excursions and
tours provide a great way to view
Key West from the water.
The Duval Street bar and restaurant
district includes many different entertainment
options, all within walking distance
of each other.
The Tennessee Williams Theatre is
a performing arts center, a civic
center, and a community center.
The Key West Literary Seminar, a
celebration of writers and writing
held each January, attracts an international
audience to hear such writers as Ian
McEwan, Margaret Atwood, Billy Collins,
and Joyce Carol Oates.
The Key West Botanical Forest and
Garden is an excellent, frost-free
arboretum and botanical garden containing
a number of "champion tree"
Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden is
a one acre (4,000 m²) garden
resembling a lush, predominantly green,
rainforest. It is an exhibit of wild
nature’s artistry in a woodland
The Key West Butterfly & Nature
Conservatory features a 5,000 square
foot (460 m²) glass-domed tropical
A permanent AIDS Memorial is at the
White Street Pier.
The Mel Fisher Maritime Museum showcases
gold, silver, and treasure recovered
from shipwrecks around the world.
Some tourists mingle with the locals,
shop, and dine at the Key West Historic
Seaport at the Key West Bight.
The Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's
Quarters Museum preserves the history
of the Key West Lighthouse built in
Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest
Hemingway's former home is now open
to the public as a museum, populated
by as many as sixty descendants of
his famous polydactyl cats.
PrideFest is seven days of events,
presented by the Gay and Lesbian Community
Center of Key West the first week
in June. The schedule includes the
Pride Follies talent extravaganza;
contests to select a Mr., Ms. and
Miss PrideFest; parties, a tea dance;
and the PrideFest Parade down Duval
Street. Key West was the first American
city to openly recruit gay tourists.
In 1979 the Key West Tourist Development
Association, Inc. started Fantasy
Fest to attract tourists at the traditionally
slow time at Halloween, which is at
the end of the hurricane season. Fantasy
Fest regularly attracts approximately
80,000 people to the island, and has
become a huge success.
In June 2006 the Key West Gay &
Lesbian Museum & Archive opened
at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center
at 513 Truman St. Featured exhibits
include a Tennessee Williams typewriter
as well as an extensive collection
of memorabilia and papers of Richard
A. Heyman who was one of the first
openly gay mayors before dying in
1994 of AIDS.
Acura International Boat Regatta
Key West Literary Seminar –
Conch Republic Independence Celebration;
Red Ribbon Bed Race; April
Survivors Party; May
Queen Mother Pageant; May
Cuban-American Heritage Festival;
Hemingway Days Festival; July
Fantasy Fest; October
Goombay Celebration; October
Parrot Heads in Paradise Convention
(aka Meeting of the Minds); November
Boat and Holiday Parade; December
Robert the Enchanted Doll Day, October
5. Orlando, Florida
The city is best known for the many
tourist attractions in the area, in
particular the nearby Walt Disney
World Resort, which is located in
Lake Buena Vista about 20 miles south
of Orlando city limits via Interstate
4. Other notable area attractions
include SeaWorld and Universal Orlando
Resort. The region sees an estimated
52 million tourists a year. Orlando
is the second largest city in the
country for number of hotel rooms
and one of the busiest American cities
for conferences and conventions, with
the Orange County Convention Center
the country's second largest in square
footage. It is also known for its
wide array of golf courses, with numerous
courses available for any level of
golfer. Despite being far from the
main tourist attractions, downtown
Orlando is undergoing major redevelopment
with a number of residential and commercial
towers. Talks are currently underway
to build a new performing arts center,
Orlando Arena, and a refurbishment
of the Florida Citrus Bowl. Its symbol
is the fountain of Lake Eola.
Almost every theme or amusement park
has a few terrifying local urban legends,
including a few rides and several
attractions that supposedly haunted
by real ghosts. Many of the hotels
restaurants and buildings are said
to very haunted from several decades
of paranormal occurrences.
Universal Studios theme park, Orlando:
Hosts it's annual haunted Halloween
I-4 Overpass many say is supposed
to be very haunted, north of Orlando,
at the St. John's River in Seminole
County. According to legend, the highway
was built over the graves of Yellow
Fever victims, who lived (and died)
at St. Joseph's Colony, established
on this site in 1887.
Church Street Station area is said
to be very haunted and has been the
focus of many paranormal investigations.
The Orlando area is home to a wide
variety of tourist attractions, including
the Walt Disney World Resort, Universal
Orlando Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando.
The Walt Disney World resort is the
area's largest attraction with its
many facets such as the Magic Kingdom,
Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios, Disney's
Animal Kingdom, Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard
Beach, and Downtown Disney. SeaWorld
Orlando is a large adventure park
that features numerous zoological
displays and marine animals alongside
an amusement park with roller coasters
and water park. Universal Orlando,
like Walt Disney World, is a multi-faceted
resort comprised of Universal Studios,
CityWalk, and the Islands of Adventure
theme park. Orlando has also become
one of the fastest growing retail
markets in the USA with at least five
major upscale department stores opening
last year alone and more than 50 million
square feet of shopping space in Central
Other attractions in the Greater
Orlando area include:
Arboretum of the University of Central
Blue Spring State Park, which is the
winter home of large numbers of Florida
manatees that come upstream from the
St. Johns River to bask in the warm
72 °F (22 °C) waters of the
springs. Canoeing, swimming and fishing
are popular activities at Blue Springs.
Blue Man Group at the Sharp Aquos
Theatre, located in Universal Citywalk,
brings the music, humor, and excitement
of the Blue Man Group to Orlando in
this new 1,015 seat venue.
Bok Tower, located in Lake Wales,
Central Florida Zoological Park, located
in Sanford, FL on Lake Monroe. This
100 acre (400,000 m²) zoo is
home to a butterfly garden, herpetarium,
and numerous tropical animals. The
zoo originally started as a collection
in the Sanford Fire Department, but
grew into a regional zoo in 1975.
It is currently in the planning stages
of expansion and renaming the facility
to "Zoo Orlando at Sanford".
Church Street Station, a multi-level
shopping mall and entertainment center
that once featured an abundance of
specialty shops, restaurants, nightclubs,
and bars. Purchased in the late 1990s
by TransContinental Talent owner Lou
Pearlman, it is now virtually defunct,
as the area suffered in post-9/11
tourist-industry slump. The area is
being redeveloped with residential
condominiums. Now closed due to bankruptcy
and is due to be bought over.
Cirque du Soleil: La Nouba, in Downtown
Disney West Side, features its renowned
blend of acrobatics and special effects
with more than 70 artists from around
the globe performing in a custom-designed,
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, situated
on the campus of Rollins College,
features significant loans, recent
acquisitions, and items from the Cornell's
renowned permanent collection. Admission
Cypress Gardens Adventure Park, an
amusement park opened in 1936. This
park features beautiful botanical
gardens, 40 rides, 5 roller coasters
and a water park. But it is most famous
for it lovely southern belles and
world-renowned Ski Shows. Located
in Winter Haven, FL.
Discovery Cove, a resort that is part
of the SeaWorld Adventure Park complex.
Some attraction features are tropical
fish in a coral reef, snorkeling with
stingrays, and interacting with birds
in an aviary, as well as swimming
and playing with dolphins during a
The Florida Mall, one of the largest
signle-story malls in the USA at over
1,849,000 ft² (179,778 m²)
with 250 stores, six anchor stores
and even the Florida Mall Hotel.
Gatorland houses thousands of alligators
and crocodiles. A few of Gatorland's
residents have made wrangling appearances
in movies, television shows and commercial
spots. The 54 year old park combines
a petting zoo, bird sanctuary, mini-water
park, eco-tour and outdoor entertainment,
including daily alligator wrestling.
Hard Rock Café is the Orlando
location of the famed restaurant chain
with the typical HRC music memorabilia.
There is also Hard Rock Live, a 3,000-capacity
live music venue, and the Hard Rock
Hotel, a resort hotel with a California-style
restaurant called "The Kitchen".
It is one of eight worldwide, and
one of three in Florida. (Miami and
Tampa are the other two.)
The Holy Land Experience is a biblical
themepark and museum complex.
International Trolley and Train Museum
features 14 model railroad trains
with sound and lighting traveling
through an indoor garden with 12 foot
(4 m) high mountains, waterfalls,
and more than 30 trestles and tunnels.
Also on display are toy trains from
the 1920s to the present. Visitors
can catch a ride in a California Victorian-style
half open/half closed trolley or the
5/8 replica of an 1880 locomotive
(a Mason Bogey) with its passenger
Kennedy Space Center is 45 minutes
from Orlando and south of Daytona
Beach. Visitors can tour launch areas,
see giant rockets, "train"
in spaceflight simulators, and much
more. Kennedy Space Center Visitor
Complex is open every day except Christmas
Day and certain launch days. Apart
from the Astronaut Hall of Fame, Space
Center bus tours run every 15 minutes
with stops at an observation gantry
and the Apollo / Saturn V Center.
Other guided tours include NASA Up
Close, Cape Canaveral: Then and Now,
and Lunch With An Astronaut. Combo
tickets offer maximum access admission,
plus one guided tour.
The Kerouac House, in the College
Park neighborhood of Orlando, is where
writer Jack Kerouac lived during the
time his novel On the Road was published
and released, making him a national
sensation and Beat Generation icon.
He lived in the house with his mother
Gabrielle from July 1957 to the spring
of 1958, and wrote his three-act play,
The Beat Generation, a 51-chorus poem
called Orlanda Blues, and the novel
The Dharma Bums during his time there.
In 1997, the Kerouac Project of Orlando
formed, and restored the Kerouac house.
It is now a haven for aspiring writers
who can live in the house as they
create their own work.
Harry P. Leu Gardens, which is an
inner city oasis covering 50 acres
(20,000 m²) and features colorful
annuals, palms, an orchid house, a
floral clock and a butterfly garden.
The World's Largest McDonald's PlayPlace,
located on the corner of Sand Lake
Road and International Drive, looks
like a fry box from the exterior.
The interior features an arcade with
60+ games with prize redemption, a
1950s room, a waterfall and a gift
shop. The Bistro Gourmet at McDonald's
features chef-prepared food, such
as panini and deli sandwiches, pasta,
soup, desserts, and hand-dipped ice
cream, plus the standard McDonald's
Mary, Queen of the Universe Shrine
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament,
in Kissimmee. Six brave knights on
horseback compete in tournament games,
jousting, and sword fighting while
guests dine on a medieval-style banquet.
The Mall at Millenia, a new two-level
1.2 million square-foot shopping experience,
including the world-famous department
stores Bloomingdale's, Macy's and
The Morse Museum of American Art,
located in nearby Winter Park, houses
the world's "most comprehensive"
collection of the works of Louis Comfort
Tiffany, among its permanent exhibits.
It includes Tiffany art glass, jewelry,
pottery, and the chapel interior designed
for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition
in Chicago. There is also an exhibit
on the Tiffany home, and American
paintings from the 19th century. The
museum was founded in 1942.
Old Town, in Kissimmee, features eight
restaurants, fifteen amusement park
rides and 75 shops along its brick-lined
streets. Classic car shows every Friday
and Saturday feature hundreds of vintage
automobiles. Admission and parking
The Orange County Regional History
Center Features exhibits and artifacts
from the earliest days of the region
to the modern day. Includes information
on everything from the time of the
Seminole Indians to the founding of
the city to the Civil Rights era to
the Disney period to today.
The Orlando Museum of Art], which
has ongoing exhibitions of American
portraits and landscapes, American
impressionist works, and art of the
The Orlando Science Center, is a 207,000
square foot (19,000 m²) hands-on
learning center with hundreds of interactive
exhibits for visitors of all ages.
Images surround visitors on the giant
screen of the Dr. Phillips CineDome.
Other attractions include the Body
Zone, teaching health and fitness,
as well as an observatory. The center
has the largest refracting telescope
The Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando
Odditorium is located in a building
artfully constructed to appear as
if it were collapsing to one side,
which may be a sly reference to central
Florida's infamous sinkholes. Visitors
can explore bizarre artifacts, strange
collections, weird art/hobbies and
interactive exhibits in sixteen odd
galleries. It is one of 27 Ripley
museums in ten countries.
Wonder Works A funhouse located on
International Drive. Can be easily
identified as an upside down white
Wekiwa Springs State Park, which comprises
around 7,000 acres (28 km²) of
wild Florida. The springs pump out
42 million gallons of crystal clear
water a day. Popular activities at
the park include canoeing, swimming,
picnicking and fishing.
World of Orchids, featuring thousands
of blooms in an enclosed tropical
rainforest. World of Orchids is a
working greenhouse shipping orchids
and other plants nationwide. A greenhouse
covers nearly an acre (4,000 m²),
and in this controlled climate of
warm, humid air some 1,000 orchids
are displayed in a natural jungle
setting, with streams, waterfalls,
and squawking parrots. World of Orchids
also has a 1,000 foot (300 m) long
boardwalk meandering off into nearby
wetlands. Admission is free.
Wet n' Wild A large waterpark located
just minutes from Universal Studios
on International Drive
6. Daytona Beach
Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia
County, Florida, USA. Daytona Beach
is a year-round resort area, and home
to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University,
Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona
Beach Community College, and Keiser
University, and the University of
Central Florida Daytona Beach Campus.
The city is historically known for
its motorsports, with both Daytona
International Speedway and the old
Daytona Beach Road Course having hosted
races for over a century. The city
is also the headquarters for NASCAR
and the Grand American Road Racing
Association. Daytona could accurately
be called a seasonal town, with large
groups of out-of-towners descending
upon the city for various events,
most notably Speedweeks in early February
when over 200,000 NASCAR fans come
to attend the season-opening Daytona
500. Other events include the NASCAR
Pepsi 400 race in July, Bike Week
in March, Biketoberfest in October
and Black College Reunion in March
and April. In the past Daytona Beach
catered to spring breakers, but in
recent years many of the breakers
have migrated to other sites, like
Panama City. Daytona Beach has tried
to clean up its image but in the last
few years spring breakers have come
back again in smaller numbers.
Daytona "The World's Most Famous
Beach" And it's very haunted
too! Many report seeing actual people
or their ghost drowning in the surf.
Also EVP's of strange voices echoing
in the night. Ghost photos happen
here in every point of the city all
Some say the many ghosts from across
America travel here trying to recapture
days gone by.
List of Registered Historic Buildings
in Daytona Beach, Florida
Bethune-Cookman College Historic
District 620 Drive Mary McLeod Bethune
Boulevard March 21, 1996
Daytona Beach Surfside Historic District
roughly bounded by Auditorium Boulevard,
the Atlantic Ocean, US 92, and the
Halifax River August 1, 1996
Cypress Street Elementary School Bonner
Elementary School 900 Cypress Street
December 2, 1996
Southwest Daytona Beach Black Heritage
District Martin Luther King, Jr.
Boulevard Historic District roughly
bounded by Foote Court, South Street,
Martin Luther King Boulevard, and
the FEC RR tracks May 23, 1997
Seybold Baking Company Factory Columbia
Baking Company or
Southern Bakeries Factory 800 Orange
Avenue October 30, 1997
Seabreeze Historic District roughly
bounded by University Boulevard,
Halifax Road, Auditorium Boulevard,
and North Atlantic Avenue September
City Island Ball Park Jackie Robinson
Ball Park City Island, across from
the Daytona Beach Business District
October 22, 1998
South Peninsula Historic District
roughly the Daytona Beach Pennisula
the Atlantic Ocean and Halifax Road
November 19, 1998
Daytona Beach Bandshell and Oceanfront
Park Complex Ocean Avenue, north of
the junction of
Main Street and Atlantic March 5,
Daytona also boasts The first ghost
tour on the east coast of the United
States to be owned and operated by
certified ghost hunters and certified
paranormal researchers, this tour
company offers three different one
and a half long walking tours that
depart from several locations.
7. Pensacola, Florida
Pensacola is a city in Escambia County,
Florida and the county seat of Escambia
County. Pensacola, Florida has had
a rich and colorful history over 450
years, being the first settlement
in the continental United States (1559),
Pensacola is nicknamed "The City
of Five Flags" due to the five
flags that have flown over it during
its history: the flags of Spain (Castile),
France, Great Britain, the Confederate
States of America, and the United
States. Other nicknames include "World's
Whitest Beaches" (due to the
white sand prevalent along beaches
in the Florida panhandle), "Cradle
of Naval Aviation" (the National
Museum of Naval Aviation is located
at the Pensacola Naval Air Station,
home of the legendary Blue Angels),
"Western Gate to the Sunshine
State," "America's First
Settlement," "Emerald Coast,"
"Redneck Riviera," and "Red
Snapper Capital of the World."
Pensacola's location on the Florida
Panhandle makes it vulnerable to hurricanes.
Major hurricanes which have made landfall
at or near Pensacola include Eloise
(1975), Frederic (1979), Juan (1985),
Erin (1995), Opal (1995), Ivan (2004),
and Dennis (2005).
Pensacola and several surrounding
areas were devastated by Hurricane
Ivan. Pensacola found itself on the
eastern side of the eyewall, which
sent a large storm surge into Escambia
Bay that eventually destroyed most
of the I-10 Bay Bridge. Over six billion
dollars in damage occurred in the
metro area and more than 10,000 homes
were destroyed, with another 27,000
heavily damaged. NASA created a comparison
image to illustrate the massive damage.
Hurricane Ivan drove up the cost of
housing in the area, leading to a
severe shortage of affordable housing.
In July 2005, Hurricane Dennis made
landfall just east of the city, sparing
it the blow it had received from Ivan
the year before. However, hurricane
and near-hurricane force winds were
recorded in downtown, causing moderate
Although Pensacola only received
a glancing blow from 2005s devastating
Hurricane Katrina, light to moderate
damage was reported in the area. Katrina
also undermined a large percentage
of Pensacola's tourist base from Louisiana,
Mississippi, and Alabama.
Major holidays in Pensacola include
Memorial Day (GLBT), Florida Mardi
Gras, and the Fiesta of Five Flags.
Celebrations of note in Pensacola
are the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival,
the Seafood Festival, Gay Pride (Memorial
Day Weekend), The King Mackerel and
Cobia Tournament, Florida Springfest
(although canceled in 2006 and 2007),
Gracefest (a Christian music festival),
Lobsterfest, University of West Florida
Festival On The Green, the Bushwhacker
Festival and the Bill Fishing Tournament.
Historic Seville Square and it adjacents
parks, Fountain Park and Bartram Park
are the sites of most of Pensacola's
festivals. In the summer on Thursdays
and on the Thursday in the beginning
of the Christmas season, the Pensacola
Heritage Foundation presents local
bands in it's famous gazebo for free
and very popular concerts. In December
the Pensacola Christmas Market is
a popular event in Seville Square
as is the Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival
and Seafood Festival are in the fall
and the Cajun Crawfish Festival is
in the spring. Festivals in Seville
Square is a successful tradition begun
by local preservations in the early
60's led by Mary Turner Rule Reed
and the Pensacola Heritage Foundaion
who started the movement to save and
restore this square and Pensacola's
old settlement around it.
Is Pensacola haunted ? How can it
the Pensacola Historical Society
year present its Haunted House Walking
and Trolley Tours. The tours feature
costumed guides who recount tales
– some true, some simply long-held
urban legends – of murder, nefarious
characters and ghosts from Pensacola’s
long history). As the historical society
puts it, the tours let you “become
acquainted with some of the city's
residents who refuse to leave, even
after death has claimed them.”
Pensacola Naval Air Station might
send a few shivers down your spine.
Built in 1859, the lighthouse saw
back-and-forth possession by the Union
and Confederate armies during the
Civil War, and has been hit by lightning,
shaken by a rare Florida earthquake,
and survived numerous hurricanes.
Some also say it’s haunted by
ghostly footsteps, doors that open
and close by themselves, and the spirit
of its first keeper, Jeremiah Ingraham.
Lighthouse tours are led by Coast
Guard Auxiliary guides from noon to
4 p.m. Sundays, May through October.
A Small collection of bars known
as Seville Quarter. Located off Government
Street in Downtown Pensacola inside
what used to be the old historic courthouse
is a collection of bars for anyone's
taste. The environment itself is a
real treasure, the old building is
absolutely beautiful and full of vitality.
Local urban legend also adds to Seville
Quarter's color with talk of ghosts
that may still haunt it.
8. Fort Lauderdale,
Fort Lauderdale, known as the "Venice
of America" due to its expansive
and intricate canal system, is a city
in Broward County, Florida, United
States. With the very haunted Stranahan
House as the best destination to spot
a ghost in haunted Florida.
Lauderdale is named after series of
forts built by the United States during
the Second Seminole War, although
development did not begin until 50
years after the forts were abandoned
at the end of the conflict. There
were three forts constructed with
that name; the first was at the fork
of the New River, the second at Tarpon
Bend, in what is now known as the
Sailboat Bend neighborhood, and the
third near the site of the Bahia Mar
area in which the city of Fort Lauderdale
would later be founded was inhabited
for more than a thousand years by
the Tequesta Indians. Though the area
changed control between Spain, England,
the United States, and the Confederated
States of America, it remained largely
undeveloped until the 20th century.
first settlement in the area was the
site of a massacre at the beginning
of the Second Seminole War, an event
which precipitated the abandonment
of the settlement and set back development
in the area by over 50 years. The
first United States stockade named
Fort Lauderdale was built in 1838,
and subsequently was a site of fighting
during the Second Seminole War. The
fort was abandoned in 1842, after
the end of the war, and the area remained
virtually unpopulated until the 1890s.
Many Florida residents say it took
so long because it was haunted!
Fort Lauderdale Stadium
Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop, a large
indoor/outdoor flea market and site
of the world's largest Drive-In movie
theater (13 screens).
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park* International
Swimming Hall of Fame
Las Olas Boulevard
New River Tunnel, the only tunnel
on public land in the state of Florida.
According to the Greater Fort Lauderdale
Convention and Visitors Bureau, Fort
Lauderdale is "America's top
gay resort area." The city was
named as the "best gay resort
town" by the members of gay-interest
site PlanetOut in 2006, and the city
actively pursues gay and lesbian tourists.
The city is also home to a large year-round
population of gay residents. The Stonewall
Library & Archives, believed to
be the largest-circulation LGBT library
in the country, is located in the
city. Neighboring Wilton Manors was
the second city in the country (after
West Hollywood, California) to elect
a gay-majority city council.
9. Clearwater, Florida
Clearwater is a city located in central
Pinellas County, Florida, USA, nearly
due west of Tampa. Present-day Clearwater
was originally the home of the Tocobagan
Indian tribe. Around 1835, the U.S.
Army began construction of Fort Harrison
as an outpost during the Seminole
wars. The fort was located on a bluff
overlooking Clearwater Harbor in an
area known today as Harbor Oaks. University
of South Florida archeologists excavated
the site in 1977 after Alfred C. Wyllie
discovered an underground ammunition
bunker while digging a swimming pool
on his estate.
The area's population grew in 1842,
after the Federal Armed Occupation
Act of 1842 offered 160 acres to anyone
who would bear arms and cultivate
the land. Early settlers included
the Stevens, Stevenson and McMullen
families, who claimed and farmed large
tracts of land. Prior to 1906, the
area was known as Clear Water Harbor.
The name "Clear Water" is
thought to have come from a fresh
water spring flowing from near where
the City Hall building is located
today. There were many other freshwater
springs that dotted the bayfront,
many in the bay itself, which were
the reason for the crystal clear water
Originally part of Hillsborough County,
the first road joining Clearwater
and Tampa was built in 1849, which
dramatically reduced the prior day-long
commute between the cities. The first
US Post Office for Pinellas County
was built on the site of the present
Turner Steet Dock Park, circa 1859.
During the U.S. Civil War, Union
gunboats repeatedly raided the city's
supplies as most of the able-bodied
men were away fighting for the Confederate
States of America army. The city began
booming in late nineteenth century,
prompted by Henry B. Plant building
the first passenger railroad line
into the city 1888. Clearwater was
incorporated as a town in 1891 and
James E. Crane became the town's first
mayor. The town's reputation as a
tourist destination grew in popularity
when Plant built the Belleview Biltmore
Imagine International Film Festival
Wild Splash - Wild 98.7 WLLD (March)
Fun N Sun Festival (April - May)
Clearwater Celebrates America (July
Clearwater Jazz Holiday (October)
Hispanic Heritage Festival (October)
Ford Ironman World Championship 70.3
Haunted City wide from the Belleview's
Haunted Biltmore Hotel to many Pirate
ghost and encounters with the paranormal.
Ghost Photos happen here all the time.
10. Boca Raton, Florida
Boca Raton is a city in Palm Beach
County, Florida and was incorporated
in May 1925. Listed on early maps
as "Boca Ratones," many
people wrongly assume the name is
simply translated to "Rat’s
Mouth." The Spanish word boca
(or mouth) was often used to describe
an inlet, while ratón (literally
mouse) was used by Spanish sailors
to describe rocks that gnawed at a
ship's cable, or as a term for a cowardly
thief. The name Boca Ratones originally
appeared on eighteenth century maps
associated with an inlet in the Biscayne
Bay area of Miami.
The city's early history was as the
site of Addison Mizner's Boca Raton
Hotel. The "pink hotel"
today is visible from miles away as
a towering building on the Intracoastal
Waterway. The Pearl City neighborhood
of Boca Raton was established to originally
house the service personnel for the
hotel. Japanese farmers of the Yamato
Colony converted the land west of
the city into pineapple plantations
beginning in 1904. During World War
II much of their land was confiscated
and used as the site of a major training
facility for B-29 bomber crews. Much
of the airbase was later donated to
become the grounds of Florida Atlantic
University, many of whose parking
lots are former runways of the airbase,
while part of the airbase is now used
as Boca Raton Airport. The Japanese
heritage of the Yamato Colony survives
in the name of Yamato Road (NW 51st
Street) just north of the airport
and at the Morikami Museum and Japanese
Gardens northwest of the city.
Boca Raton was the site of two now
vanished amusement parks, Africa U.S.A.
(1953-1961) and Ancient America (1953-1959).
Africa U.S.A. was a wild animal park
in which the tourists rode a "Jeep
Safari Train" through the park.
There were no fences separating the
animals from the tourists on the "Jeep
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This remarkable annual event truly
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and artisans offer wares such as handblown
glass items, hammered pewter, wooden
toys, pottery, and clothing. Hundreds
of performers on 12 stages, as well
as sword fighters, minstrels, and
jousting knights. You can also participate
in challenging games of chance and
skill, such as archery and a human
chess game. There are human-powered
rides and a Kid's Kingdom, too. A
highlight is the King's Feast –
tickets for this event include festival
admission, 5-course banquet, special
entertainment, souvenir, and reserved
seating at the 5pm Jousting Tournament.
Many say ghosts, UFO sightings and
all that is paranormal happens in
Real Ghosts of Florida
What would be the best location to
find an "AUTHENTIC HAUNTING IN
FLORIDA" ? Top Psychic, and Paranormal
investigator Mickey of Miami shares
with your her favorite places to hunt
ghosts. Or slowly wade into the many
Mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle.
is well known for its long and glorious
Haunted History. Let Haunted America
Tours be your "Ghostly Travel
Guide" to one of America's most
fascinating and paranormal destinations.
charming Gulf Coast and "Miracle
Mile" to the booming urban sprawl
of Miami and the sands of the Keys,
this haunted excursion has only just
begun. Florida's paranormal stew is
filled with something for everyone.
How about a trip
to a city where everyone is a medium
or psychic? Visit them at Cassadaga,
where the dead go on vacation. Seances,
readings, and clairvoyant advisers
can make your Haunted Florida vacation
something to share with the entire
family -- living or dead.
Visit Haunted Florida's
mysterious rock circles, said by some
to be the sites of alien visitations
and called by others the true "American
Stonehenge." Stay for a while
in Gulf Breeze, Florida, the beautiful
coastal town that has become infamous
for having the highest concentration
of UFO sightings of any place in the
St. Augustine, Florida
is not only America’s Oldest
City but possibly its Most Haunted
City. Founded by the Spanish at the
height of the Age of Discovery, St.
Augustine has seen the panoramic history
of America pass before its eyes. Pirates
and Buccaneers once tramped the streets
and crowded the bars of the this old
town; generations later the same hovels
were crowded with Federal soldiers
at the height of the Civil War. The
ghosts of the military men of many
centuries haunt the forts of St. Augustine,
while civil servants of a different
kind still guard the shore from Haunted
Lighthouses. Or try a modern take
on this old town and perhaps visit
a Haunted Hospital once crowded with
the broken and damaged of WWII and
Korea. Stay here for a while and suddenly
the Sunshine State takes on a whole
new aspect, one filled with dark mystery.
Come and explore
the Florida Everglades, if you are
not faint of heart and don't believe
the tales of the screams of plane
crash victims still piercing the night
or the garbled gulping and slow death
of those torn to bits by the alligators
who call this swampy enclave home.
Or come and walk
in the footsteps of famous Ponce De
Leon in search of the location of
the fabled Fountain of Youth. Many
Floridians insist the fountain is
no myth, and there are some who know
the secret way and who can help you
past the dangers in search of this
legendary link to eternal life.
There's more to
the Atlantic Coast of Florida than
just the well known Daytona Speedway
and Spring break. For those in search
of a more historic atmosphere, take
a tour following in the footsteps
of the famous 54th Massachusetts Infantry,
who fought their way down the eastern
Florida coast, leaving dead Confederates
in their wake. Follow the path of
these famous Soldiers of Color and
stay for a while at the bed and breakfast
where the Commander of the 54th, Col.
Edward Needles Hallowell, planned
the strategy the famous regiment would
use at the Battle of Olustee. Tour
the battle site and visit the graves
and monuments, where numerous visitors
have reported orbs and ghostly mists
developing in their souvenir photos.
And there's more
to Central Florida than just a shrine
to a mouse. What goes on behind the
scenes at some of the most fabulous
family destinations might chill your
bones. The tales of the mechanics
and engineers who have lost their
lives keeping the wheels of fantasy
running are too numerous to tell here,
but just ask anyone who's been victimized
by one of the many amusement park
poltergeists and you might get the
idea. Also disturbing is the child
who perished in a famous gondola ride
but never left it, seemingly joining
the cast of mechanical characters,
and the parents who "never want
to hear that song again!" Then
there are the numerous stories of
the haunted hotel rooms, and the Spring
break students who check in but sometimes
never check out.
Haunted Tales from
Florida’s sun kissed beaches
abound and would not be complete without
the treasure of all haunting's, Haunted
Key West. Where else might generations
of ghostly cats try to steal your
soul or Robert the Haunted Doll try
to follow you home?
From artists who
still linger in Victorian era homes,
and long dead morticians who still
attempt to practice their craft on
less than willing victims, or the
unrelenting spirit of Elvira who likes
to hang around the famous Hanging
Tree in the middle of Captain Tony's
famous bar, Key West is brimming with
the unusual and the unexplainable.
There are the ghosts
of famous writers and famous seafarers,
of light housemen and soldiers, of
rum-runners and Cuban refugees, and
the disturbing but true tale of the
eye doctor who had an eye for necrophilia
and kept the body of his paramour
around long after she should have
been peacefully at rest.
Not resting very
peacefully either is the little stuffed
doll called Robert who long ago lost
his owner, but is always looking for
a new one. Those of you in the market
for bringing home a little "souvenir"
might get more than you bargain for
when you visit Robert at his museum
The Ghosts of Key
West truly rise to the occasion and
help make any visit to Florida's second
oldest city one that you will never
forget. Ghosts of cigar makers, pirates,
wreckers, and Voodoo practitioners
all await you. While their ghostly
journeys continue through time, yours
is just about to begin courtesy of
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You won't be sorry
if you travel this haunted road into
the unknown reaches of Haunted Florida.
So the next time you find yourself
humming that little tune about the
"sunshine and sea breeze of Florida"
you might want to add a verse or two
about ghosts and haunting's! Come
now and bask in the paranormal phenomena
that is uniquely Haunted Florida.
Some of these Top
100 Most allegedly haunted places
are known for their haunted cemeteries,
houses, buildings, Roads, hotels,
& battlefields and churches.
And in some cases a city may be
listed and in other spots a haunted
hot spot. Please feel free to use
this as a Paranormal Travel
Guide when planning your next
haunted destination ghost hunt or
vacation. There are literally thousands
of haunted places around the world,
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Real Haunted Cities
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Key West, Florida
Charleston, South Carolina
San Francisco, California
San Antonio, Texas
New York city
St Augustine, Florida
San Diego, CA
Santa Fe, NM
Key West, FLorida
San Antonio, Texas
Mountain Home, Tennessee
Salt Lake City, Utah
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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