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Haunted places around the world, some famous, not not so well-known - but all fascinating.
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The Lee Avenue Haunting
An interview with author Donna Parish-Bischoff about her experiences in her family's house haunted by multiple malevolent entities

How To Find Out If Your School is Haunted
If you've heard that your school is haunted, or you've had a weird experience yourself, there are ways to find out if it might have ghosts.

The Grieving Ghost of Mary Jo
These high school drama students always suspected their theater was haunted - a fear confirmed by a Ouija board, a bizarre discovery and the shocking secret of a despondent spirit.

The House Along Cemetery Road
Matt A. describes his discovery of a rotting old house in the woods, and its strange secrets that have haunted him for over ten years.

The World's Most Haunted Places
Some of the most haunted buildings, ships, houses and institutions in the world.

Haunted Colleges and Universities
A gallery of haunted colleges, universities and other schools around the world -- and their ghosts.

Haunted Lighthouses
Spectral lights, fleeting apparitions and phantom footsteps suggest that the dedicated residents of these historic lighthouses are there to stay

The Haunted Railroad Crossing
The story behind this legendary haunted spot might not be true, but there are still many unexplained events surrounding this eerie intersection. See our exclusive photos of the railroad crossing ghost.

San Antonio Haunted Railroad Tracks
San Antonio Haunted Railroad Tracks

Haunted Theaters
Take a front-row seat for this look at theaters that have reputations for being haunted.

True Stories - Haunted Places - Part 1

They could be well-known landmarks, places of historical significance, or someplace as familiar as a friend's home... but they all have one thing in common: ghostly or paranormal activity that puzzled or terrified these readers.

True Stories - Haunted Places - Part 2
True stories from readers of haunted places all over the world.

Battlefield Phantoms: Ghosts of War
An interview with author Jeff Belanger on the spirits of world battles.

Bijou Theater Ghost Video
The East Tennessee Paranormal Research Society captured an image in this video that they thing might be a ghost.

Ghost Encounters at Gettysburg
Astonishing and terrifying experiences at one of America’s most haunted locations.

The Ghosts of Bobby Mackey's Nightclub
With a history of blood, occult practices and possession, it's no wonder that this building is seriously haunted by terrifying spirits

The Ghosts of Edinburgh Castle
One of the largest ghost hunts ever conducted results in dozens of strange experiences, unexplained photos... and perhaps more questions than answers.

The House of Restless Nights
After Ryko moves into his house, he has a disturbing nightmare featuring a blond, spiked-haired figure. He soon learns, however, that it might not have been a nightmare, as others begin to see the same apparition.

Investigation at Rolling Hills
Investigation at Rolling Hills

The Nightmare Room
A hospital room is haunted by the ghosts of past tragedies.

Victim of the Beast 666
A strange gravestone in a Salt Lake City cemetery is the focus of a curious mystery. What does the eerie epitaph mean? Who requested it… and why?

The Orphan's Ghost
A case worker at a detention center, formerly an orphanage, encounters the sometimes playful, sometimes restless spirit of a small boy.

REAL House of Horrors
Take a tour of some of the scariest, true paranormal and unexplained events in recent history.

The Terror Skull of Concord
A peculiar gravestone bearing a skull in a Concord, Massachusetts cemetery seems to exert unnatural forces on a girl and her friends.

The White Lady Of Durand Eastman Park
The Ghost Story of The White Lady Of Durand Eastman Park

Wymering Manor: Britain's Most Haunted House
With its ghosts of children, bleeding nuns and phantom horses, Wymering Manor is known as Britain's most haunted house

Haunted Vegas Tour and Show
Sin City's ghosts and haunted places

In Search of Victorian Ghosts
Author David Dominé talks about the ghosts of Old Louisville.

Paranormal Focus: Salt Lake City
This peaceful, scenic city - site of the Winter Olympics - is also a hotbed of paranormal activity: ghosts, monsters, crop circles and UFOs.

Book Review: Our Haunted Lives
A review of Our Haunted Lives: True Life Ghost Encounters

Encyclopedia of Haunted Places
A review of Encyclopedia of Haunted Places, compiled and edited by Jeff Belanger

The Haunting of America
The Haunting of America: From the Salem Witch Trials to Harry Houdini

13 Haunted Bed & Breakfasts
Elizabeth Arneson, About.com's Guide to Bed & Breakfasts finds 13 B&Bs around the country where strange things take place. Here are the spooky ghost stories from the innkeepers.

Top 4 Haunted Hotels in New Orleans
If you don't mind sharing your hotel room with a permanent, ghostly guest, a stay in a haunted hotel in New Orleans could be your most memorable vacation experience yet.

Top 5 Haunted Hostels
Care to share your hostel with a haunt? Consider these spooky stays in San Diego, Guanajuato, Mexico, Kilkenny, Ireland, St. Augustine, Florida and Ottawa, Canada.

DVD Review: The Haunted South

Your College Ghost Experience
Readers are asked to recount their ghost or haunting experience at college.

Haunted Cleveland
About.com Guide to Cleveland, OH takes a look at 10 of the most haunted places in that city.

Haunted Hotels by State
Haunted hotels and haunted inns in the United States listed by place (plus a few in other parts of the world).

Haunted Hotels in Iowa: The Mason House Inn
Joy Hanson and her husband Chuck knew the historic inn had at least one ghost. What was surprising was how many ghostly guests remained in the hotel, and how active they were.

How To Choose a Haunted Hotel
An overnight stay in one of the world's haunted hotels, mansions and B&Bs can make for an unforgettable experience. About.com Hotels/Resorts/Inns Guide Gary L. Chisholm Jr. reports.

Staying Overnight in a Haunted Hotel
An overnight stay in one of the world's haunted hotels, mansions and B&Bs can make for an unforgettable experience. There are plenty to choose from, haunted by all manner of restless ghosts from young children to crotchety old men.

The Top 10 Haunted Hotels in the US
Even if you are brave enough to stay overnight in a haunted hotel, there are no guarantees you'll see a ghost. Of course, if you pick one of the most haunted hotels in America, your odds may go up as well.

Back to School Ghouls
Schools are not just centers of learning or even hangouts for friends, they can also be places where ghosts lurk.

Will an angry ghost hurt us?
A reader asks if the spirit of his deceased father can hurt his mother.

Ghosts and Hauntings Around About.com
Yes, my section of About.com is dedicated to ghosts, hauntings and other forms of paranormal phenomena, but many other About.com Guides write about ghostly goings-on in their respective topics. Here are some of them.

Victoria Plaza Hotel: A Ghost Story
A caretaker investigates the old secrets of a 100-year-old hotel, and finds that its ghost are not very welcoming.

Haunted Cafeteria
Haunted Cafeteria - Your True Tales - August 2012

Is Your School Haunted? These Are!
True stories of ghostly little students, animals, and even a whistling nun

Haunted Caravan
Haunted Caravan - Your True Tales - October 2012

The Red Light and the Ghost
The Red Light and the Ghost - Your True Tales - October 2012

St. Joseph Island Ghost
St. Joseph Island Ghost - Your True Tales - October 2012

Dark Forces in the Corridors of Power
Dark Forces in the Corridors of Power - Your True Tales - November 2012

The 666 Bridge
The 666 Bridge - Your True Tales - December 2012

The 666 Bridge
The 666 Bridge - Your True Tales - December 2012

Fox Theater's Ghost
Fox Theater's Ghost - Your True Tales - December 2012

Haunted Baby's Room
Haunted Baby's Room - Your True Tales - December 2012

Housing Commission Horror
Housing Commission Horror - Your True Tales - December 2012

Whispering in the Baby's Room
Whispering in the Baby's Room - Your True Tales - December 2012

Our Haunted Cabin
Our Haunted Cabin - Your True Tales - January 2013

The Old Witch's Ghost
The Old Witch's Ghost - Your True Tales - February 2013

Scream from the Graveyard
Scream from the Graveyard - Your True Tales - February 2013

The Phantom Highwayman
A police officer and his partner are witness to the ghostly apparition of a horse-drawn coach near the spooky moors of England

Entity Under the Motel Bed
Entity Under the Motel Bed - Your True Tales - March 2013

Ghost in the Tunnel
Ghost in the Tunnel - Your True Tales - March 2013

The Haunted Ranch
The Haunted Ranch - Your True Tales - March 2013

Family-Wrecking Haunted House
Family-Wrecking Haunted House - Your True Tales - April 2013

Shriver's Friendly Ghost
Shriver's Friendly Ghost - Your True Tales - April 2013

Haunted House in Waxahachi
Haunted House in Waxahachi - Your True Tales - May 2013

The Haunt on the 59th St. Bridge
The Haunt on the 59th St. Bridge - Your True Tales - May 2013

The House of Her Nightmares
A young mother gets a very bad feeling from a house she considers renting -- a feeling that might have saved her from a possessing evil.

Ghost of Santa Anna's Army
Ghost of Santa Anna's Army - Your True Tales - June 2013

My Many Haunted Houses
My Many Haunted Houses - Your True Tales - June 2013

The Haunted Safe House
The Haunted Safe House - Your True Tales - June 2013

School's Haunted Bathroom
School's Haunted Bathroom - Your True Tales - July 2013

Haunted Basement
Your True Tales of Haunted Basement - February 2011

Creepy Bridge
Your True Tales of Creepy Bridge - February 2011

Creepy Childhood Home
Your True Tales of Creepy Childhood Home - February 2011

A Haunting at Port Arthur
Your True Tales of A Haunting at Port Arthur - April 2011

Creepy Babysitting Experience
Your True Tales of Creepy Babysitting Experience - April 2011

Ghost House
Ghost House - January 2011

Ghost in the Garden
Your True Tales of Ghost in the Garden - February 2011

Ghost in the Kitchen
Your True Tales of Ghost in the Kitchen - April 2011

Haunted Farmhouse
Your True Story of Haunted Farmhouse - January 2011

Haunted Gaol
Your True Story of Haunted Gaol - January 2011

Haunted Hotel Room
Your True Tales of Haunted Hotel Room - February 2011

Haunted House? Case Closed
Your True Tales of Haunted House? Case Closed - February 2011

Lamp of Darkness
Your True Tales of Lamp of Darkness - February 2011

Subway Creepfest
Your True Story of Subway Creepfest - January 2011

Mystery Music
Your True Tales of Mystery Music - April 2011

Haunted Guest Room
Haunted Guest Room - December 2010

Mall Cops Never Die
Mall Cops Never Die - December 2010

The Haunted Creamery
The Haunted Creamery - December 2010

Haunted Ladies' Room
Haunted Ladies' Room - December 2010

Haunted Australian House
Your True Tales of Haunted Australian House - April 2011

Ghost of a Million Voices
Ghost of a Million Voices - Your True Tales - August 2013

Haunted Anniversary Suite
Haunted Anniversary Suite - Your True Tales - August 2013

Moaning and Flashes of Light
Moaning and Flashes of Light - Your True Tales - September 2013

Ghostly EVP at Devil's Den
Ghostly EVP at Devil's Den - Your True Tales - September 2013

The Pleading Ghost of Salmon Arm
A stay at a haunted bed and breakfast confirms the reality of ghosts for a paranormal fan, an experience she never wants to repeat.

Little Ghost in the Cemetery

The Doomed Room

Haunted Railroad Crossing: Two Ghosts?

Haunted New Orleans Inn
Your True Tales of Haunted New Orleans Inn - January 2014

What is your opinion of the Fiora Stanley ghost pictures?
Readers are asked their opinion of the Fiora Stanley ghost pictures?

Ghost Materializes at Stanley Hotel
Flora Stanley manifests into a ghostly apparition at the Stanley Hotel.

Mist from the Grave
Your True Tales of Mist from the Grave - February 2014

The Most Mysterious House Ever Built

Ghosts, Skeletons, and Being Watched
Ghosts, Skeletons, and Being Watched: A child is afraid to be alone in her house because of what she sees

A Haunting in Brooklyn
A Haunting in Brooklyn: Brothers experience a haunting terror in a New York apartment

Girl's Ghost Followed Her Home
Girl's Ghost Followed Her Home: A girl encounters a ghost when she is dared to approach a haunted house

The Haunted Cadaver
The Haunted Cadaver: While working at a coroner's lab, a man sees a gruesome, levitating, rotating dead person

The Haunted Cave and the Demon
Teens explore a mysterious cave and get more than they bargained for.

The Footsteps and the Tapping
S. is freaked out by unexplained footsteps and door tapping at night.

House of Dark Secrets
What is it about an old house that allows it to hold on to the past, to retell the stories of its former residents with all their anger, confusion, secrets, and agony? Some houses are like this, and we call them haunted. For newlyweds Georgia and Jason, the old house they rented in North Carolina had its share of dark secrets, which it slowly revealed as frightening paranormal activity, and which could have been a dividing force in their relationship. This is Georgia’s story.

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