A massive stone castle once stood in Florida. It was deemed the “House of Tragedy.” This virtual Hill House stood for a hundred years, and might still be standing, if anyone could’ve resided within its walls.
A massive white oak once stood outside of New Holland, Georgia. It sat on the edge of a swamp and remained relatively isolated for several centuries. The old oak tree was a strange place.
Glamis Castle has been deemed, “Britain’s Most Haunted Castle.” This could be true, but what’s even more interesting is the tremendous series of dramas, tragedies, and deaths attached to the structure. Such an established history is worthy of its own article series as we explore the history of the haunting.
The Robinson family was a notable Rhode Island family in the 1800s. Rowland Robinson was the hardheaded patriarch and his daughter, Hannah, was just as strong-willed as he was. Unfortunately, Hannah was also involved in events that would leave her forever-branded “Unlucky Hannah.
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.
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.
This home, near Jamestown, Virginia, is also known as the “Randolph family mansion.” Most of the world, however, knows it as “Tuckahoe.” This home has a lengthy history of legend and haunting.
There is a line of Stuarts, from Allenbank, Scotland, that suffered with a banshee called “Pearlin’ Jean.” This tale used to be one of the most popular in England. In life, Jean was a French mistress for a Stuart Lord.
Major Thomas Weir is a notable figure in English lore. His house sat empty for decades, long after he and his sister were executed. Neighbors reported a host of ghostly activity within the dark house.
This room was in “#17,” a house on Longcroft Road, in England. The old story never distinguished the precise location of Longcroft Road. The most likely area is Chase Woods.