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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5 Seriously Haunted Places in San Diego, California

San Deigo, California, USA

San Diego exists at the very South of California and is said to be the state’s birthplace. It is a wealthy, vibrant city laden in history from its early, Spanish and Mexican influences. Locations surrounded by such heavy history and containing old, beautifully restored buildings often come with the mystery of hauntings. San Diego is no exception to this, containing many extraordinarily haunted buildings. Here are 5 seriously haunted places in San Diego you can […]

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The Whaley House: A Historical Haunt in Old Town San Diego

San Diego, California, USA

In 1850 a man named Yankee Jim Robinson made his way to San Diego, California. Shortly after his arrival he was prosecuted for being a thief and hanged from the back of a wagon. Another man, Thomas Whaley, stood in the crowd to witness this execution. He later purchased the land on which the hanging occurred to build his family home and business, the Whaley House. Today, the Whaley house is the center of much of Old […]

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