Haunted Grand Lodge of the Freemasons, Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Freemasons have existed in Adelaide for years. Many pass by their Grand Lodge without taking much notice of the building, yet it is a place of great history. It has stood along North Terrace since the 1920s, being constructed between 1924 and 1927. It was originally built to replace another lodge in the city that dated back to 1869. The building has seen many uses. From housing Government officials, to acting as a temporary […]

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A Haunted Mansion in Adelaide: Naval, Military and Air Force Club

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

One of South Australia’s most prestigious clubs exists in a beautifully ornate mansion in the heart of Adelaide. The Naval, Military and Airforce Club of South Australia has been around since the late 1800s, yet made its way into its current home, a historic mansion, in the 1950s. This gorgeous building was originally built in 1873 as a family home for John Rounsevell. John lived within the home until 1902 when he died of a […]

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The Old Spot Hotel: Haunted Pub in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Old Spot Hotel is an institution within the Northern suburbs of Adelaide. The pub has served the area since the 1840s, gracing Main North Road before it ever saw the likes of a motor car. It was a popular stopover for travelers making their way from Gawler to Adelaide back when the journey took days. The hotel was even equipped with a single cell jail outback, a popular amenity for the time and those […]

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Is South Australia’s Stenhouse Bay Ghost Town Haunted?

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Stenhouse Bay was the name of a small settlement on the coast of South Australia. Today, not much is left of the town apart from some ruins and a few select restored buildings. This now ghost town was settled in the early 1900s, growing to around 200 inhabitants at its peak. The town thrived from 1913 to around 1930 as gypsum mining in the area was prosperous. Though this was a small settlement, Stenhouse Bay […]

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The Ghost of Hayman Road and Carclew Cemetery, South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Hayman Road is a typical rural road in South Australia. It cuts through farmland before coming to a sudden stop as it reaches the Gawler River. There’s not a thing about this road that would make a passerby feel as though anything is amiss. That is until you consider an intersecting road where a small church, newly renovated into a private residence, holding an attached graveyard is located. It is the small, inconspicuous Carclew Cemetery, […]

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Haunting of the National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Port Adelaide is an area of South Australia that is extremely rich in history. Only adding to this is the National Railway Museum, which lies in the heart of the Port. The museum boasts over 100 exhibits that show off rail-related memorabilia including steam engines and upper-class carriages that have traveled all over Australia. Although the National Railway Museum of Port Adelaide is a favorite amongst families during the day, the museum takes on a different […]

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Old Tailem Town: South Australia’s Haunted Pioneer Village

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Rusting cars, antique dolls and cracked face mannequins fill the many buildings of Old Tailem Town, Australia’s largest pioneer village. Over one hundred original buildings line the streets of this artificial town, each with their own histories and stories to tell. Old Tailem Town was built as a tourist attraction in 1982 to resemble the life of South Australia’s early settlers from the mid-1800s. The structures that now make up Old Tailem Town vary in […]

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The Haunting of Anstey Hill, South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Anstey Hill Recreation Park is a populated hiking trail by day, but by night the area takes on a whole new feeling. A dark atmosphere hangs over the old Newman’s Nursery, a now ruined set of buildings previously housing exotic plants dating back to 1854. Though the Nursery is nothing more today than a series of crumbling stone ruins, it was once an elaborate business comprised of the largest nursery in the Southern Hemisphere. A […]

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