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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The Blue Lady of Moss Beach Distillery

San Francisco, California, USA

Peering through thick fog, overlooking the Pacific Ocean from a rocky perch sits the Moss Beach Distillery. A historical building that became an institution within Northern California during prohibition, the Moss Beach Distillery has stood proudly since 1927. Located in the sleepy town of Moss Beach just outside of Half Moon Bay and a short drive from San Francisco, the Moss Beach Distillery is a popular ocean side restaurant today. Towards the beginning of its […]

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Is The Millennium Biltmore Hotel Haunted by The Black Dahlia Ghost?

Los Angeles, California, USA

The Millennium Biltmore Hotel opened its doors for the first time in 1923. The luxurious destination was built to cater for Los Angeles’ high society, yet served many different purposes throughout its life time. The Millennium Biltmore Hotel hosted the Academy Awards from 1935 until the beginning of World War II, when it was repurposed as a facility to serve soldiers on leave with rest and recreation. The stunning hotel’s interior has also made appearances across […]

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Bodie: Ghost Stories From a Ghost Town

Bodie, California, USA

Nestled in the vast California wilderness, hugging Nevada’s border sits a forgotten piece of heritage. Once a booming piece of land, the former mining town of Bodie is now a crumbling and tilted shell of its old self. Bodie was founded in 1876 after gold was struck nearby and soon became a popular place for prospectors. The town grew rapidly to contain approximately 2,000 buildings and supporting up to 7,000 people by 1879. Bodie saw […]

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Northern California’s Most Haunted Lighthouses

California, USA

The California coastline is dotted with many beacons of hope, protection and guidance. These lighthouses shine brightly despite the dark pasts they possess. Today, the state boasts almost 30 lighthouses that have stood the test of time and have many stories to tell, dating back to the 1850’s.   Two of Northern California’s lighthouses have gained notoriety for their stories. Claimed to be some of the most haunted places in the United States, these are the […]

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