The “Bell Witch” is a famous haunting that hails from Adams, Tennessee. It has been the subject of poems, stories, novels, and films throughout the Twentieth Century. The earliest know work was a poem called “The Trials of Betsy Bell.
Contains spoilers! The premier of American Horror Story: Coven, was a provocative look, not only at what happened to the series, but what has happened in much of horror.
The murder, and its resulting trial, was the most sensational episode of justice Chicago had ever witnessed in 1897. The notorious trial and even the death of the convicted killer was not the end. It was only the beginning of a haunting that some believe is ongoing today.
We hear the word “reform” on a regular basis today. We frequently hear everything needs reform, from political to social issues, all the way to global problems. One of the most important areas needing reform today is that of simple history.
The Clip Wizard was a legend out of Middleway, West Virginia. The Middleway area has been known by a variety of names: Smithfield, Wizard Clip, or just Clip.
Charles J. Reid was a bright young man with a promising future in 1872. He was unmarried and still resided at home with his family in Xenia, Ohio.
When we hear the phrase “Ellis Island” we think of the historic gateway to America, the grand entrance for so many immigrants who wanted a life in the new world. What we aren’t familiar with is the colorful history of this iconic location in New York Harbor. Origins It was “Oyster Island” because the waters held countless oysters, a favorite of the Dutch settlers.
There was once an unassuming house in Salt Lake City, Utah. The sweet cottage was surrounded by lush vines and flowers. At first glance, no one believed it was a cursed location, or that it had any propensity to kill.
ABC’s supernatural series “666 Park Avenue” revolved around a posh apartment complex owned and ruled by a devil of a man. This is not the first posh location to be suspected of infernal influence. In the 1900s, one of the most “cursed” New York City mansions was located at #871 Fifth Avenue.
A new hospital was being constructed in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1905. The City Hospital facility had sufficed for the needs of the area until a disastrous tornado destroyed the city in 1897.