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World’s Oldest Clipper Ship Ghosts: Haunted Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Today, Port Adelaide houses the oldest surviving composite Clipper Ship in the world. Once named the City of Adelaide, this magnificent historical ship was built in 1864 with the purpose of transporting passengers and cargo from London, England to Adelaide, South Australia. Although the tattered ship appears tired and worn, it remains of great historical significance to South Australia. More than a quarter of a million Australians are able to trace their heritage back to […]

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Haunted Grand Hotel Millicent: Ghosts of South Australia

South Australia, Australia

The Grand Hotel Millicent is an epic structure that sits close to South Australia’s coastline. Having stood proudly in Millicent for over 120 years, many from the area claim the building to be haunted by numerous spirits. Construction was completed on the hotel on the 12th of September 1900 and the Grand opened its doors to the public as upper-class accommodation. Although the Grand is not the oldest hotel in town, it has become the […]

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Haunted Cornwall Hotel, Moonta South Australia

Moonta, South Australia, Australia

The Cornwall Hotel is a historic and popular hotel in Moonta, South Australia. Not only is it the oldest pub in town, dating back to the early 1860s, it is also said to be one of the most haunted. Formerly known as the Globe, the hotel was sadly extensively damaged by fire in 1885. Thankfully, no lives were lost in the blaze. Later, the hotel would be restored to its full glory. The hotel also […]

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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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