Eastern State Penitentiary’s Incarcerated Ghosts

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Eastern State Penitentiary is a looming, gothic, castle-like structure which casts an ominous feel over Philadelphia’s skyline. Taking a deeper look at Eastern State Penitentiary reveals its past is far more frightening than its appearance. Eastern State first opened its doors to inmates in 1829 and was operational until 1971. When first erected, the building held the title of being the United State’s most expensive and largest public structure. Its design was an advanced and […]

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LaLaurie Mansion: A Real American Horror Story

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

New Orleans is a city famous for its ghosts and a breeding ground for the paranormal. Even to the extent that real estate put on its market must be listed as haunted or non-haunted. One of the French Quarter’s prime pieces of haunted property sits at 1140 Royal Street, known as the LaLaurie Mansion. The wretched past and tortured souls trapped within the LaLaurie Mansion are what makes the property so fascinating and so haunted. […]

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The Ghosts of Hang Town aka Placerville, California

Placerville, California, USA

Placerville is a small town in Northern California that boasts much history from its pivotal past during the Gold Rush. After gold was stuck nearby in 1848, this small town boomed. Within a year it had grown in population and reputation, earning itself a fittingly dark new name. Vigilantes carried out frequent and swift justice to wrong doers and soon the name Hang Town was born. Over the next few more years the buzz surrounding […]

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Paris Catacombs: The 6 Million Dead People Below Paris

Paris, France

Paris, France. The most romantic city in the world and a beautiful cloak to the death burrowed deep within its bowels. Just below the streets of Paris lies a dark, hidden tunnel system and ossuary displaying the remains of some 6 million dead Parisians. The Paris Catacombs. For a long time Paris has been a popular destination. The city grew so rapidly it struggled to deal with death and by the 17th century its cemeteries […]

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Top 5 Haunted Places in Austin Texas You Didn’t Realize Were So Spooky

Austin, Texas, USA

Austin is known for many reasons. Being the capital of Texas, a top live music destination, fostering towards small business, delicious tacos and a renowned University town. One thing that doesn’t spring to the minds of many is ‘haunted.’ Read on through my top picks of haunted spots right in the heart of Austin and you be the judge. Built in 1856, this national historic landmark is one of the United State’s oldest executive residences. […]

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The Creepy Tales Behind Vancouver’s Most Haunted Store, Salmagundi West

Vancouver, Canada

Gastown is one of Vancouver’s oldest and most haunted areas, yet today it is a bustling, trendy and up coming part of town. Nestled in one of Gastown’s oldest and first brick made buildings sits a store, untouched by change and trapped in a time since past. The store, Salmagundi West, is a unique emporium of antiques, a local treasure and rumored to be one of Vancouver’s most haunted places. Operating since 1973, Salmagundi West […]

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