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Moonta Mines: Haunted South Australia

Moonta, South Australia, Australia

Moonta is a stunning seaside town along South Australia‘s pristine coastline. The town itself is a place of great history to the area, formerly booming during the 1800s due to rich mining opportunities. Copper was discovered in the Moonta area in 186, which triggered a boom period and numerous mines remaining open through to 1923. During this time, the town grew with many new residents drawn from all over, in particular Cornwall, to pursue mining […]

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Ghosts of the Burton Pioneer Cemetery, South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Burton Pioneer Cemetery is a rather unremarkable site at first glance. It does, however, contain a vast amount of history and many graves of the early pioneers to the area. Back in 1857, a Methodist chapel was built on the grounds. The first burial in what would become a small cemetery, occurred shortly after in 1866 when young George Diment was laid to rest after just one year of life. Further burials continued to […]

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Haunted Marree Hotel, South Australia

Marree, South Australia, Australia

The Marree Hotel was the first building erected in the small, remote town of Marree. Being built back in 1883, the Marree Hotel became an institution within the town over the years. Once even being called the Great Northern Hotel. The Marree Hotel has remained continuously operational throughout its life and has played host to many different Caretakers and owners. Today, it remains a popular place for locals and those passing through the outback, though some […]

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Ghosts of the Marree Railway Station and Abandoned Locomotives

Marree, South Australia, Australia

Marree is a small, remote town in the Northern parts of South Australia. It was first surveyed in 1883 and was connected to other towns with a rail line in 1884. The Marree Railway Station became an important part of the town’s history and allowed for the transportation of cattle, coal and passengers across South Australia. The station worked to serve the state until the 1980s when it was officially closed down. The station still […]

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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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The Ghosts of Dead Man’s Pass: Gawler, South Australia

Gawler, South Australia, Australia

One of Gawler’s most popular walking trails boasts a seriously grim name. Dead Man’s Pass wasn’t always named as such but received a new title following the death of a mystery person. It’s also claimed to have a ghost or two. Though this area saw much history surrounding its first inhabitants, the Kaurna People, history related to the early settlers navigating the area began in the 1830s. Dead Man’s Pass was originally dubbed Murray Pass […]

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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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Linda: A Tasmanian Ghost Town

Tasmania, Australia

Wedged in a magnificent Tasmanian valley lies Linda, a former town left to rot away in the elements. Now a ghost town, the site of Linda was once a place of importance for the local mining community, lying just 10 minutes outside of Queenstown. The ghost town of Linda dates back to the late 1800s and has been witness to some of the area’s most trying times. One of these was the North Mount Lyell […]

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