Hauntings of the Birdcage Theatre – Tombstone, Arizona

Tombstone, Arizona, USA

Tombstone, Arizona was once a thriving boom town thanks to the discovery of untapped silver mines in the late 1800s. However, this newfound wealth also brought lawlessness and violence to the area, turning it into a place where gunfights, gambling and prostitution were commonplace. One of the most notorious places in Tombstone was the Birdcage Theatre – a saloon that became known as the wildest night spot in the Old West. The Birdcage Theatre was […]

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Arizona’s Haunted Gila County Jail, Globe

Globe, Arizona, USA

Diving into the history of the Gila County Jail, located in the heart of Globe, Arizona, allows one to uncover many eerie and supernatural stories. The town was founded in 1876 after the discovery of copper, making it a popular destination for fortune seekers. Unfortunately, the town was also notorious for robberies, outlaws, murders, and raids, ultimately making it a dangerous place to live. As a result of rapid growth, a combined courthouse and jail […]

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Haunted tales of Newcastle Castle

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

The Newcastle Castle is a renowned landmark in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Originally built on a site that has been used since Roman times as a fortress making up part of Hadrian’s Bridge, then later for burials. The castle was originally constructed as a wooden motte and bailey in 1080 by William the Conquer’s eldest son. Henry II would later fortify the holding with the stone building we know today, between 1172 […]

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The Haunting History of the Lyceum Theatre in Crewe, United Kingdom

Crewe, England

The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe, England is steeped in history and legend. It was built on top of a Roman Catholic Church and its graveyard in the late 1800s only to burn down in 1910, and be rebuilt the following year in 1911. Plenty of historic events have occurred at the theatre. These range from performances involving Charlie Chaplin to an accident, which saw a circus lion named Satan maul a young tamer. But, one […]

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Haunting of the Old Derby Gaol

Derby, England

Most wouldn’t even know this place existed, tucked away in the depths of an unsuspecting building, sits the remains of the Old Derby Gaol in Friar Gate. A place of imprisonment dating back to 1756. Many have perished in the building’s underground cells, as well as its surroundings. Whether that be from rampant disease, murder, suicide or even the hangman’s noose- since many executions were conducted here under England’s infamous Bloody Code. This code named […]

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The Haunting of 30 East Drive and the Black Monk of Pontefract

Pontefract, England

In August of 1966 Joe and Jean Pritchard would move into an unsuspecting house with their two teenage children (Philip and Diane), that house was located at 30 East Drive, Pontefract and would become one of the most infamous haunted homes in the United Kingdom. It wouldn’t take long before strange experiences were had by this family, within the typical semi-detached home, thrusting the property into the media spotlight and causing many stories to swirl […]

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The Haunting of Bron Y Garth Hospital, Wales

Wales

Opened as a workhouse in 1839, Bron Y Garth was to accumulate a history so dark and traumatic, many claim it to be one of the most haunted places in Wales. This institution was originally built to hold 150 individuals, providing the poor, destitute and homeless with lodging in return for laborious work. The terrible and harsh living conditions of the workhouse were the final resort for so many and it wouldn’t take long for […]

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Haunting of Jedburgh Castle Jail, Scotland

Jedburgh, Scotland

Sitting in the small town of Jedburgh, right along the Scottish border, is a prison that at first glance, appears more of a castle than an actual jail. Opened in 1823, the Jedburgh Castle Jail was built in the image of a former castle, which had once sat on the same land hundreds of years earlier. That 12th century castle was eventually demolished by the Scots in 1409 after a turbulent lifetime of battles between […]

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