Stow Lake Ghost: Haunted San Francisco

San Francisco, California, USA

Stow Lake is a beloved area of Golden Gate Park. It makes up a crucial part of many San Franciscan’s favorite inner-city escape. The lake does have some darker stories attached to it that have been passed down through generations since the infamous 1906 earthquake that rocked the city from its foundations. Some people say that Golden Gate Park’s Stow Lake is haunted by a mysterious woman. Whilst the legitimacy of her backstory has been […]

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Ghost of the Curran Theater: Haunted San Francisco

San Francisco, California, USA

Amidst the hustle and bustle of downtown San Francisco rests an important omen to the city’s past, having helped shape the artistic city that flourishes today. The Curran Theater was opened in 1922 and has sat within the city’s heart, providing entertainment to San Franciscans ever since. The exterior of the building is adorned with a colorful marquee that has become a recognizable icon within the city. Though the Curran is a beloved landmark, it […]

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Haunted Angel Island: Ghosts of a Dark Past

San Francisco, California, USA

Angel Island sits calmly in the San Francisco Bay. Often enveloped by the area’s famous fog, this densely vegetated island becomes more eerie for the abandoned buildings scattered across its land. Examining the past of Angel Island is a dark task that brings to light many tragic tales, that not surprisingly make the island one of the most haunted places in California. Majority of the tragedy experienced on Angel Island is related to its years […]

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California’s Haunted Mission San Antonio de Padua

California, USA

Just off California’s famous Highway 101 lies a historic building saved from ruin for future generations. A quick turn off the highway to follow a winding road through the Santa Lucia Mountains brings travelers to a United States Army reservation shielded by towering barbed wire fences. Resting peacefully and inconspicuously in the heart of this reserve is the Mission San Antonio de Padua. This Mission continues to run as a functional church today, but at […]

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Haunted Alcatraz: Ghost Stories From The Rock

San Francisco, California, USA

Alcatraz Island provides a striking contrast to the tranquil San Francisco Bay. A looming penitentiary perched atop jagged rock, surrounded by clear blue water, which is more turbulent than it first appears. Ghost stories have been circulated about Alcatraz for many years, dating back further than the prison it is best known for keeping. Years before being inhabited, Native American’s from the Bay Area were aware of Alcatraz Island. They referred to it as ‘Evil […]

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San Francisco’s Haunted Neptune Society Columbarium

San Francisco, California, USA

Nestled away in the quiet residential neighborhood of San Francisco’s Richmond District rests many of the Bay Area’s deceased. The Neptune Society Columbarium bears the task of holding the remains of over 8,000 dead San Franciscan’s. The columbarium is one of San Francisco’s oldest, having been around since 1897. Today, the building stands proudly showing off its beautiful Neo-Classical architecture. Yet, it wasn’t always in such pristine condition. Originally, the Neptune Society Columbarium was part […]

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