Z Ward, Glenside – Visiting Adelaide’s Haunted Insane Asylum

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

In the sleepy suburb of Glenside, Adelaide rests a menacing building, long abandoned and protected from trespassers by a wall far taller than it first appears. This building known as Z Ward was for years closed off to the public, which added to its mystery and allure. Recently, access to the building was allowed to the general public and long thought suspicions that the building was haunted were confirmed. Z Ward was built in 1885 […]

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The Old Adelaide Gaol is Haunted by Former Staff and Inmates

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Old Adelaide Gaol was South Australia’s first proper correctional facility. It was operational from 1841 to 1988 and during these 147 years saw over 300, 000 male and female prisoners pass through its gates. While many entered the facility not all were able to leave. Being one of the oldest buildings in the state, the Old Adelaide Gaol houses much history, some of which is of a dark nature. Majority of South Australia’s executions […]

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Is The North Kapunda Hotel Australia’s Most Haunted Pub?

Kapunda, South Australia, Australia

Kapunda is an unsuspecting and quiet country town in rural South Australia. Once known for mining copper but today notorious for being dubbed Australia’s most haunted town. Just like most other small Aussie communities, Kapunda’s main road is adorned with a local pub. The North Kapunda Hotel sets itself aside from others and helps Kapunda live up to its haunted reputation. It has been listed as one of Australia’s and even one of the world’s […]

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10 Creepy Facts About the Winchester Mystery House

California, USA

The stunning yet strange Winchester Mansion is often cited as being America’s most haunted house. It’s peculiar history and eccentric owner have added legend to the mansion, which continues to fascinate many and is set to be portrayed on the big screen early this year. In anticipation of the film Winchester starring Helen Mirren, I have listed the top 10 creepiest facts about the Winchester Mansion that aid in understanding the mystery surrounding the home. […]

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The Medieval Ghosts of England’s Warwick Castle

Warwickshire, England

Along a bend in the River Avon, sitting upon a green hill, overlooking the charming English countryside rests the medieval Warwick Castle. This dark, looming structure stands peacefully today and is welcoming and open to visitors. Delving into the castle’s past of attacks, murder, fire, siege, death sentences, torture and war reveal a far less inviting presence in British history. Since the early 900’s the earth Warwick Castle sits upon was used as a strong […]

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Dark Tunnels and Darker Forces Lie Beneath California’s Capital, Sacramento

Sacramento, California, USA

Sacramento, founded in 1850, is the proud state capital of California. It endured a gruff past of death, disaster and was forced to rebuild itself, burying its past failures beneath the current city streets.   Sacramento was once the rough and tumble hub of California’s Gold Rush. It’s tough beginnings saw devastation from fire and disease but most disastrously from flooding. Towards the end of 1861 the largest storm ever to hit California commenced and […]

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The Mysterious Ruins of San Francisco’s Sutro Baths

San Francisco, California, USA

Along the ruggedly beautiful Northern California coastline sits an unexpected and eerie ode to a time now forgotten. At San Francisco’s tip, treacherous waters lap a beach reaching up to scattered ruins, overshadowed by rocky cliffs often cloaked in thick fog. Here sits what is left of the Sutro Baths, a reminder of a once glorious water front attraction, now a rotting shell surrounded by mystery and disturbing local legends. These ruins are the ghost […]

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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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