The Ghost of Hyde Park

In late January 1889 people in Hyde Park, on the South Side of Chicago notified the police that a large ghost was terrorizing the neighborhood. To the surprise of a patrolman on the night of January 30th, he spotted an enormous white wraith roaming streets, as it wandered to and from vacant lots in the…

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Tunnels Under the City Cemetery

Secret tunnels underneath a cemetery? The Nashville City Cemetery has them. After the Civil War strange things started happening in the City Cemetery, most of which centered 鈥榬ound the vault of a prominent judge in Middle Tennessee, Judge John McNairy. According to sextons and grave diggers, white shadowy figures were often spotted rising up out…

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Liberace and the King of Pop

While it鈥檚 been rumored that Liberace haunted his museum in Las Vegas, according to Michael Jackson, the over the top, flamboyant entertainer also appeared at the Neverland Ranch in Santa Ynez, California from time to time after his death. The King of Pop was close friends with Liberace until his passing in 1987. After he…

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The Ghost in the Coal Mine

After serving his country in the Civil War, Robert Montgomery returned to Wanamie, Pennsylvania and began working as a pump engineer for a local coal mine. In early August 1896, Robert was down in a mine when he suddenly became freezing cold and got the strange sensation that he wasn鈥檛 alone. After looking around for…

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Hank’s at the Ryman

While Hank Williams Sr had the unfortunate distinction of being the first person to be kicked out of the Grand Ole Opry, there are many who believe that he has stuck around the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. According to former stage manager Tim Thompson, the Ryman is haunted by the iconic Hank Williams Sr….

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Southern Ghost Stories: Ghosts of Gallatin 2 Now Available

Just in time for October, Tennessee Hauntstorian, Allen Sircy has released Southern Ghost Stories: Ghosts of Gallatin 2. After publishing other books about the hauntings in Murfreesboro, Franklin and Nashville, Sircy returned to Gallatin for his next project. 鈥淕allatin is such a special place,鈥 explained Sircy. 鈥淭here are ghost stories everywhere!鈥 When I wrote Ghosts…

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Introducing Southern Ghost Stories: Louisville

Is Louisville the most haunted city in Kentucky? That鈥檚 what American Hauntstorian, Allen Sircy is trying to find out with his latest book, Southern Ghost Stories: Louisville. After publishing seven books about other hauntings around the country, the Tennessee-based author spent the last three years researching the history and alleged hauntings in Louisville for his…

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Southern Ghost Stories: Philadelphia Now Available

Is Philadelphia the most haunted city in the country? That鈥檚 what American Hauntstorian, Allen Sircy is trying to find out with his latest book, Southern Ghost Stories: Philadelphia. After publishing eight books about other hauntings around the country, the Tennessee-based author spent the last three years researching the history and alleged hauntings in Philadelphia for…

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