Scott's Ghost Experience

 

By: hardy_128@hotmail.com

 

I have always believed in ghosts.  It was back in 2003 that I had an experience with one.

I was working in a warehouse in Grand Prairie, Texas.  I was basically the facilities maintenance.  One of my jobs was to clean  the executive offices in the mornigs.

One day during my first week of work, I was tying of a trash bag, when, all of a sudden, out the side of my left eye, I saw what looked like a shadow move very fast by me and go behind a cubicle.  I knew what I had just seen. 

I did not get scared and I just went on about my business.

I kept quiet about what had happened until my manager and other people started talking about what they had seen.  That's when I came out and told what I had seen.

My manager told me it was the ghost of a murdered prostitute whose body was found outside of the warehouse who haunted the place.

Another worker and myself were able to make contact with her several times a day.

This is my experience and I just wanted to share it with you.

 

 

Talks from Beyond

 

By: kgelaznik@hotmail.com

 

Hi my name is Kane and I live in Massachusetts.  I have two experience that I think could potentially be connected to one another.

The first is a very strange dream I had when I was 12 or 13 years old. 

In my dream I was talking to my great grandmother on the phone. My great grandmother had passed away more than a few years ago and I wasn't particularly close to her, but in my dream we had a very lengthy conversation.  I don't remember any of the convorsation except for the very end, she asked if my grandfather still loved me, and i said yes.  Then she said "ok goodbye" and that's when I woke up to me sitting straight up talking into my pinky and with my thumb up to my ear.  I said goodbye too while I was wide awake and then i opened my eyes and just laughed alittle bit.  I didn't feel an eerie presence at all I just felt extremely aware and awake for just waking up.  I didn't really think much of this at all and just went about my day.

The second is a phone call I got when i was awake.  I was at my father's house downstairs on the computer right next to the phone. So naturally I'd be the first to pick up.  The phone rang so i picked it up and said hello. 

I was greeted by a raspy, weak, and quite voice.  I could barely make out what she was saying, she said "Hello is this Kane?" and i said yes.  Then she said a slew of other things to me that I can't remember, all i remember is that i couldn't do anything but agree with her it was like i was set to autopilot.  Then she aksed me if we were still meeting later that day, and a million questions went through my head like, who is this woman, and where am I going to meet her.  But for some reason all i could say was yes i couldn't help but be extremely polite as well.  Then before i knew the phone was hung up and i was back to staring at the computer, right away I couldn't remember what the woman had said to me, all I could remember was the end of the conversation and how all i could do was agree with her.  I turned around and told my dad's girlfriend about it and she just said it was wierd.  It could have been some crazy old woman but that doesn't explain how she knew my name.  If anyone can try and explain these events to me it would be very much appreciated, also I have a few other stories I'd love to share and hopefully I can at a later date, but anyway email me at kgelaznik@hotmail.com thank you for your time.

 

 

 

 

Red Eyes part 2

 

By: Darylhartson@aol.com

 

 

 If you have read my experience titled Red Eyes, then you know that my older daughter and I, when we were both four years old, saw red unblinking eyes. My middle daughter talked to angles when she was four, and I was waiting for my son to turn four so that I could see if anything supernatural would happen to him. Well, he is four and a half now and something weird did happen. He has this toy dinosuar that is made of plastic on the outside and foam on the inside and it's about two feet tall. This toy sits on his shelf across the room from his bed. One night he was sleeping and my oldest daughter and I were in the living room. We heard that dinosaur fall to the floor ( his room has a hard wood floor). I went in and picked it up and put it back, he was sound asleep. I sat back down and we heard it fall again. My son started to cry for me and when I went to check on him, he was shaking and in hysterics. He told me that he had a dream that his dinosaur was alive and was going to get him! For like an hour he was shaking so bad that I thought he was having convulsions and I should take him to the hospital. Freaky huh?  It seems to be the norm for one extremely scarry thing to happen to the people in my family when we're four years old and then all the other supernatural stuff that happens later does'nt seem so frightening. I've had numerous experiences with shadow people, premonitions, ghosts etc. and now it looks like my oldest daughter is folowing in my footsteps. The other day she told me that she sees shadowy figures all the time!

 

 

My Stories

 

 

By: stinamaksfunofme@aol.com

 

 

Here is a general layout of my upstairs hallway before i start my story.  When you walk up the stairs and turn left my room is the 1st room on the leftside, across from my bedroom is a bathroom.  If you walk to the end of the hall way you will hit my parents room which is on the right side next to the bathroom and just past my parents room is my sisters room, which is opposite of the hallway to my bedroom.  Anyways, One night at Exactly 1:20AM, i decided i was going to go to bed, i walked up the stairs and was about to turn left to go into my room, i looked straight ahead and seen that there was a figure that was probably between 6'0-6'3.  It resembled a man,it was looking in my direction and had its right hand almost touching my parents door handle.  I could see through it but i could tell something was there.  The figure can be best explained if you've ever seen the movie "Predator".  In the movie in you can tell something is there but you can't make out facial features etc.  Anyways, after i seen the figure my ex-girlfriend of 5 years and i decided to call it quits.  It seems like it was a message telling me that something bad was going to happen.  I have more stories. I will post.  Feel free to Email me in regards.  Maybe someone out there can tell me some information about the appration

 

 

My Experience of Ghost.....(True Story)

 

 

By: baby_blue0351@yahoo.com

 

I tell you this story from my experience. This happened when I was studying in my university. At that time, I was far away from home and stayed in a hostel near my university with my friends. Before I moved in the hostel, my friend who lived in that hostel told me that it was haunted. Actually, before the hostel was built, it was a house whose owner commited suicide. That's why many people said that hostel was haunted. They said that the spirit of the owner has ever appeared near the kitchen at night. Another said that sometimes you could hear the crying voice from that woman. At that time, just only one last room left on the second floor so I had to stay in that room. My room was in the last row. Many people said my room was not good because the surrounding around my room was quite dark and sunshine could not reach my room. There were about four to five days, I had kept awaking at 2.30am. After that, one night, I was terribly tired and went to bed earlier than usual. And again...!! I thought I woke up at 2.30am again but this time was because of my blanket. I felt like 'somebody' was pulling my blanket from my feet and I pulled it up again. And 'somebody' was pulling it down again. Because I felt annoyed and wanted to sleep, I just said, "Stop it...!! Don't disturb me... I really want to sleep..". But I wonder I said it loudly or not. After that, it really stopped and I continued to sleep. 'Nobody' pulled my blanket again. In the morning, when I woke up, I remebered what has happened last night and I started shaking. I am frightened of whatever kind of ghost things but last night I didn't feel afraid at all. Maybe I was too tired and sleepy. Until now, I don't understand why I didn't felt afraid and change y room at that time. 

 

 

J.F.K Prep Saint Nazianz W.I UP-DATE

 

By: tkule@yahoo.com

 

just got done reading your web site, awesome!!

any way now of course I'm afraid to go to bed!!

I just wanted to tell you about an experience i had about the church that is out there. before the new owners took over in 2004 i got permission from the old owners to go out there and take some pictures of the church and grounds. we did go in the school also and had heard footsteps on floors above us. in the church there are the most beautiful paintings on the walls that i wanted to take pictures of, however my camera would not work in the church. it worked before we went in the church and after we came out of the church but not in it! weird huh? also another interesting fact there was a trail cut through the woods behind the school to the left of the cemetery that is down right cold in the middle of the day 80 degree weather, also have seen lights out there at night. another fact, back in 2003-2004 a few kids went out there one night and were walking past the flag pole and the flag pole "somehow" impaled one of the boys in the chest. how did that happen? weird! like the web site said it is now under new owner ship and heavily watched by law enforcement, do not trespass! great web site and keep up the good work.

    

 

 

I Saw a Girl

 

By: Trichxcutie1@aol.com

 

I was sleeping over my best friends Jasmines house and the night before her mother promised us BLT's for breakfast. So that night after setting me up an air mattress close to here door we had gone to bed. That night was peaceful but forever I will remember that horrific morning. I woke up and looked up at the bed where a person was sitting staring at me. She was young around my age at the time with features like my friend. I was still half a sleep and it looked like my friend but I didn't notice it wasn't. I asked her when we were going to go down stairs for the BLT's and she said in a minute. Well, I layed back down and gazed at the door and then I noticed it wasn't jasmine that I was speaking too. The door never opened in her room and somehow the girl was gone. I had screamed loud and ran down the stairs. To find Jasmine and her mother there with fear on they’re on faces. When I told them my story her mother looked at me and told me Jasmine was downstairs for over 45 minutes and when I screamed the top of the milk popped off and hit the ceiling of the kitchen with is directly below Jasmine's room.

Ever since I have only seen the girl twice. On my friends birthday I was downstairs getting cake for some of the other girls and I saw her standing in the pantry watching me and the other time I was in the basement with Jasmine and her sister getting some laundry and we all saw the girl run across the basement living room to a storage room. I haven’t gone back there since. But the last experience helped my friends not think I was crazy.

 

 

Hauntings

 

By: niallsmagickiss@excite.com

 

Hi. I've been enjoying your site and I wanted to share some of my experiences.  Well, I went to Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA in 1995 - 1996 and I left in the fall when my father died.  Anyway, I lived in Egan Hall, which is connected to Old Main and the chapel and I saw the nun and her antics almost daily in the fall of 1996.  I saw her reflection in the bathroom windows at night.  She often opened and closed windows and doors, turned faucets and radios on and flushed the toilets for hours on end.  I was frightened at first but my room mate (a very down to earth and logical girl) told me a friend of hers who lived on the boys' floor saw the sister every morning around 4:00am when he got up for crew practice and that she was only there to look out for us.  It turns out that the heartbroken suicidal nun story is just a fun, creepy story and the truth is that the nun died peacefully of old age and stuck around to keep an eye on all the students.   I also used to see a blue orb floating from the chapel through old main when I was coming back from the

computer lab late at night.  Other students had seen the orb originate from a small statue in the chapel and a figure had been seen in the organ loft as well.  I have heard that the path between ampus and the new convent is haunted but I can't verify that.  In Springboro, PA, there is a large Victorian house which had been used as a stop in the Underground Railroad.  There had been a tunnel between the basement and barn but the tunnel was filled in in the late 70's or early 80's for safety reasons and the barn was moved to Conneautville at some point.  There are cold spots throughout the house and a feeling of being watched.  Sometimes you can see strange reflections in the windows and lights or figures just at the edge of your field of vision. The basement is very frightening.  There is a feeling of pressure and a very dark and menacing feeling.  I mean,  I feel very threatened if I go down there no matter the time of day.  When I'm alone in the living room without the tv on, I can hear muffled voices from the basement.  I have always felt very negatively in this house. 

 

 

 

Hauntings in Vegas

 

By: jshprice@verizon.net

 

now about 4 years ago i lived at country hills apts in las vegas nv.

my family and i had some weird encounters, well first it started with this

my sister and i went to visit my grandparents while my parents stayed home. we were all the way in cali from las vegas nv for a weekend. my dad woke up at night the night we left claiming he had heard a little girl singing in mine and my sisters room. he goes in there and see`s my sisters rocking chair moving.

our second encounter was when my mom was going to take me to school one morning and right when we open the door the dvd player goes on, the radio on the dvd player. my mom and i were so tripped out we were telling eachother to turn it on until eventually my mom does it. now how freaky and unexpected is that.

our third encounter was when the blinds for the sliding door that leads to the porch just started moving it was strange, really strange.

our fourth encounter was when someone called our house from our house!! that was strange, really strange. we were al in the living room to!!

my uncle had moved in with us alittle bit before the second encounter but the only encounter that he had shared with us is when he invited over a freind and the blinds were closed, then he noticed that all of a sudden the were open. he told us and we got tripped out. i was right next to the blinds to!!

that was my story and thank you for reading

 

 

Ghosts at Work

 

By: dedegrumps@yahoo.com

 

 

I work at a Cemetery in California, I used to work the graveyard shift as i was in the office doing paper work i heard a noise i turned around(there only 4 of us in the office everybody else was in the other room) i got up walk toward the other room where the noise came from and saw a lady looking at me she freak me out cause she didnt look real, she smiled at me then i heard another noise i turned around then when i turned back the lady was gone, i walked around looking for this lady, i asked the other employees about it they all looked at me like i was crasy so i forgot about it went back and finished my paperwoek, well the next night we got 4 bodys in i started to do paperwork on this 1 lady as i started typing in the information i went to check the tab on her toe and took the sheet off to see her face and it was the lady from the night before, it freak me out, but after that experience i never doubt ghosts again i was at that job for only 1 week now its been 10 years  i believe we walk and live with ghosts and sporits everyday,they dont know they have passed on i say that cause i have experienced a few ghosts sightings and i heard things, it is so fasinating, i also have a ghost story about the Queen Mary.

 

 

 

Ghostly Violin Phone Call… Again!

 

 

By: sgmcnult@ncsu.edu

 

September, 2002, I was in Geneva Switzerland on a business trip, and I was due to return home the day of my girl friends birthday. For her birthday, I had purchased a violin, and I planned on giving it to her after she picked me up from the airport (the violin was at my house).

The night before I was scheduled to return home, I called my girlfriend but she was not home, so I left a message. After I hung up the phone, the phone rang back in my room in Switzerland. I picked up the phone but I did not here anything. After saying hello a couple times, I hung the phone up. Later that night I again tried to call my girlfriend and this time she was home. As we spoke, she told me that she had received both my messages. Having only called once before, I was very perplexed. I asked her what I said on the messages and she described the first message that left to a tee, but she thought that I was teasing her with the second message since she thought that I might be giving her a violin for her birthday. After some prompting, she told me that she heard scratchy violin music, like a beginner tuning their instrument, followed by me saying “hello, hello”. I thought she was joking, but when I could tell that she was serious, I asked her if it sounded like “musac”, static or some other background noise. She had the voice messages still on her answering machine, and she played both messages back to me. On the first message, I could clearly hear my voice saying that “I just called to say hi and that I would see her tomorrow”. The second message starts with about 4 seconds of clear but scratchy violin music, and then I could very clearly hear my voice saying “hello, hello”. My girlfriend said that both the messages had my phone number on the caller ID. By this time I had convinced her that I did not leave the violin music on her machine (nor were there any TV’s or radio’s turned on in my room during the call). All I could think of was that I may have been hearing some future event when my girlfriend would be tuning her violin and that I would not be around to hear it! So I changed my plane reservations to take a different flight home. Nothing happened to the plane that I would have been on, but I can not help but think that the violin music was meant to be some type of warning. Maybe I would have had car accident if I took the other flight, or I would have been hit crossing the road.

Regardless, an omen like that is hard to ignore. I have kept the “message “ recording as a reminder of this very strange experience.

May, 2006. It happened again! After over three and a half years, we received another ghostly phone call. Last night we were sitting at home when my wife’s (my girlfriend in 2002) cell phone rang. She answered it and at first did not hear anything. Then the sound of the same scratchy violin music became slowly more pronounced. She said hello several times but had no response except the “music”. She handed the cell phone to me and I also heard the violin. Then the sound just stopped. I did not hear a phone hang up. It just stopped. I closed the cell phone lid, and then checked the call log. There was no record of a call (incoming or

outgoing) to the cell phone at that time! I am scheduled for another flight to Atlanta on Thursday. I sure wish I could get out of it!!

 

 

 

 

 

Bomoh

 

By: vping_wong@excite.com

 

In the Chinese calendar, people believe that the month of July is the time where all ghosts come to earth from hell. We called it the ghost festival. This is why Chinese people are very used to buy incenses in order to pray for these ghosts.

During last year's ghost festival, something strange happened onto my family. It was the time where all my aunts and uncles and other relatives come back to my nanny's house. The entire family of mine sat in the living room watching tv and chit-chating. Suddenly, one of my aunt started yelling very loudly.

" I'm cold! I'm bleeding! I'm in pain!" She then ran upstairs and start throwing everything she saw. She acted insanely and her face turned pale. Everyone of us in the family was shocked by her actions. We were panicked and did not have any idea of what had happened. My nanny was the only person who remained calm. Immediately she called the ritual witch (whom we called her as Bomoh) to the house.

As soon as the Bomoh arrived, my aunt ran to her and wanted to choke her to death. She yelled, " I'm dead! And now it's your turn!" Two of my cousins immediately captured her and pull her away from the bomoh. The witch then murmured as if cast g some spells on my aunt. About hald an hour later, my aunt was awake. She said she felt exhausted and asked everyone what had happened just now. At the moment we told her the truth, my aunt was frightened and couldn't believe to that. The withch told us that she was possessed by a ghost who was killed in an accident years ago.

 

 

 

Cornwall Ghost Story

 

By: receptionist@concise.co.uk

 

 

I have always been an avid believer in ghost. I have never seen one physically manifest itself in human form and I don't think I could cope if i did. I have an intense fear of ghost and at the same time a morbid fascination with them. My first experience happened when I was 14 years old. I was going to stay with a friend of mine in a seaside village in Cornwall (England), I think it is called Portscatho. My Dad had a friend who drove me down to the meeting point where my friend, whose family were already staying there, would pick me up. This guy's name was Mick and he was the nicest guy you could imagine. We joked all the way down in the car and he wound me up with stories of the Beast of Bodmin, a supposed large wild cat lives that lives on the moors in Dartmoor (the county before Cornwall). We had a good laugh but by the time we reached the meeting point it had gotten dark and my friend was unable to pick me up. Mick took me back to his house where I met his wife Jenny. Jenny was as nice as Mick but she was a little kooky, looking at things that weren't there and drawing really childlike pictures with crayons. I didn't really think much of it because I was tired from the journey, I was more fascinated by their house. Their house was so large that it had been divided into 4 appartments, each one with winding stairs, large rooms and old fashioned structures, the house itself dates back to the 1700s. After I while I went upstairs to sleep in their son's room (he was away at the time) and set about rifling through his music collection to pass the time. His Cds were in one corner of the room and everytime I was looking through them I felt like I was being watched from another corner of the room. I looked over to where I felt this presence emmanating from and saw nothing except a barred window. It was only a small window with a few bars across it and very high up but there was nothing there that should have made me feel so watched. I felt sleepy so I turned the lights out and got into bed. As I was drifting off I felt that same feeling of being watched, I snapped my eyes open and felt as if something retreated. Ignoring this 'irrational' feeling I turned over to sleep on my side with my back to the wall. At that moment the door, which was one of those old barn-like doors with a latch, made a noise. I heard the latch lift up and the door slowly creak open. Next the lights snapped on and i was blinking in shock, trying to see what had happened. Next thing I heard was a scuffling as something retreated down the steps accompanied by a horrific cackling, under the breath laughter that scared the hell out of me. I tried to see what had happened but the door opened towards me and the light switch was beyond that so I had no way of seeing who had turned the light on. From my bed I tried to call out 'Mick? Jenny?' but the words were really hard to say, I was scared that any noise might bring the something back. I couldn't sleep with the light on so I scuttled out of bed, switched it off and practically jumped back into bed and under the covers where I felt 'safe'. I finally fell asleep and thought nothing of it. I didn't really think about it again until a few months later when, out of the blue, my Dad mentioned he was thinking of taking me to Cornwall to stay at that house. I told him my story and he told me that the house was haunted and that Jenny was one of those people who could see ghosts and communicate with them. He told me that the ghost that did that was probably Harry, a mischievious ghost. He also told me that the house was full of them, a lot of children could be heard playing on the steps and a Chinese washer woman was alwas communicating with Jenny whe she cleaned the kitchen. This at least explained some of Jenny's unusual behaviour, she could sense laylines and everything. Being terrified of ghost I totally freaked upon hearing this, especially as Dad told me we were going to stay there. A few months later, after my exams he took me there as a 'treat'. Knowing what I now knew it felt a little unsavoury. I was absolutely terrified walking into that house, especially as Mick and Jenny were away. I felt watched everywhere I went and on the first night I didnt sleep a wink or turn off the lights. The rest of the holiday I actually spent sleeping in the same bed as my Dad, a little unorthodox for a girl of 15 but if it was a choice between my Dad and the ghosts I'd choose my Dad any day! The last thing that happened which really scared me was that Jenny popped back for a short while and whilst there was cleaning the kitchen, as she did I repeatedly saw her brush off something that wasn't there and say (with a giggle) 'Get off' in the calm and patient way a mother does to a child that's pestering her for cookies. Next thing I saw an invisible force actually pinch her clothing and pull it from her, I actually saw the shirt she was wearing become pinched and pulled away by NOTHING...she looked at me and said 'Oh don;t worry that's just Hong Lee the washer woman, she thinks I'm not doing a good job of these surfaces'. We didn't stay much longer.

 

 

 

Birthday Party Visitor

 

 

By: shijia72@hotmail.com

 

I had a bad experience.I think I couldn't forget it in whole of my life.I saw a GHOST!!!On 10th of May 2005,it was my birthday.That day,I had a birthday party at my friend's house.I decided to sleep in my friend's house after the party.That day,we had a lot of fun and played until mid-night.I still remembered that we played until 12am.When it was 12am,everyone had gone home.Then,I had to clean up my friend's house.At that time,my friend went to bath and I cleaned up her house myself.Suddenly,I saw a shadow outside her house.It seem like a girl.It was wearing a red shirt with long hair.I was shocked.When I looked clearly,the shadow was coming nearly to me.I tried to move and screamed but I couldn't.I was very scared.The shadow came nearly and it tried to hold me.I was going to faint.Luckily,when the shadow came to me,my friend called me.By the time,the shadow dissapeared.It was one of my experience and I will remember it.

 

 

 

Angel on My Shoulder

 

By: gproctor@woh.rr.com

 

I have had several paranormal experiences during my life, hearing my mother's voice after she had died and feeling my mother-in-law's presence after she had also died. 

But in Feb 2002, an angel guided me from certain death.  I awoke on a Sat morning because I heard our dog whine, and that is when I realized our house was on fire.  Our bedroom was off the living room, which was totally in flames.  I yelled to wake my husband, who jumped out of bed and ran right thru the fire and out the front door.  I started to follow him, but a hand touched my right shoulder and turned me to the right.  At the same time, I heard a voice in my right ear saying, "The window...."

I ran around the bed, opened the window and screen, and rolled out to the ground (it was a one-story house).  I escaped with just a few burns on my back and left shoulder.  My husband, on the other hand, was in intensive care for almost a month with acute smoke inhalation and 2nd degree burns over half his body.  I am certain that if I had followed him thru that burning living room, I would have died. 

 

 

 

A Lady in My Grandmother's House

 

By: cool_shuang_1987@hotmail.com

 

When I was in grade three of primary school,about 10 years old,I lived with my grandparents.Before my great- grandmother also lived us,but she had passed away for approximate five years. I remember that the night is the eve of Chinese New Year,my family members all came to back my grandparents house.

After dinner,nearly 8 o'clock,my parents and other uncles and aunts went to play mahjong game,while I was watching TV with my cousins.I felt thirsty,so I went to kitchen to find water.But something happened that I couldn't believe that I saw a lady  in the kitchen.She was standing in front of the stove,however the lady did not have legs!She just have the above part of the body.I am so scared to death that she was cooking!I ran away and told my cousins,but they did not believe me.So I told my grandmother,she said that because my great grandmother missed us.

 

 

Muenster Saskatchewan

 

 

By: zim581@hotmail.com

 

Three years ago I was taking university classes at St. Peter's college in Muenster Saskatchewan, about and hour and a half drive east of Saskatoon. 

The College was originally built as a monastery for Benedictine monks who came up from Minnesota to found a colony around 1900.  Since then it had been a expanded from a boy's-only school to a fully integrated, co-ed college.  There are several ghosts on the property.  One is, supposedly, the ghost of the first Bishop of the area who apparently died before the building's construction was completed.  He can be seen occasionally walking the grounds. The other is the ghost of a small boy who had committed suicide, or died from an accident, by falling out an upper story window.

The year before I came to the college the fourth floor was used for the Drama and Art classes and also had a small room where the staff could go for coffee breaks.  One day one of the women went upstairs to make some coffee. 

She was standing with her back to the door, loading the coffee maker, when she felt a presence behind her.  Turning around she saw a small boy standing there.  “This would be easier with the lights on,” he said.  He flipped the lights on, then vanished right in front of her.

The first year that I attended school I took part in an amateur night one Friday.  I was invited back to the girl's residence by some friends for tea.

The place had originally been a housing for the small group of nuns that had lived at the colony, and was only a few feet from the main buildings. 

It was after midnight when I finally said good night and headed out.  I had taken no more then three steps when I had the most unshakable feeling that something did not want me on the grounds.  There was the sensation that I was being chased that I just couldn't stand and I ran to my car.  The feeling didn't stop until I crossed the railroad tracks, which, I found out later, was the marker of the boundaries of the college grounds.  I told some friends about this and we all agreed that we should stay some time after midnight and try to see some ghosts.  Well, we tried, but that's as far as it went.  None of us had the nerve to stay past midnight.  Strange feelings and weird noises always promoted us to leave just before the midnight hour.

 

 

Sensitive

 

By: briewer@arvig.net

 

Hello,I've never told anyone outside my family and it scares me when I do talk about it because when I open myself up to it I have more problems.The house I used to live in I would hear foot steps like someone was home,I was not the only one to hear it.I would be home alone and think my husband came home and I would go to meet him at the door,but no one was there.It was not a big house and I could hear everything around it.But I would get so freaked out and run out of the house.I had other strange things happen to me I can't explain very well.Like seeing something like a water ball in the air or cloud and I was under the idea that it was some kind of spirit because I could actually feel the pain this thing was going through while being held down and not able to move,I would try to call out to my husband but he could not hear me,I was making no noise.It did not last long I don't think.And it had happened to me before.It scares me to death.I've had several other experiences not all the same.I feel I can tell when there is a spirit around there is a pressure in my chest and my body feels all weird,but this does not happen often.I shouldn't even be talking about this or acnolaging this because I just know something is going to find me.I live in a pretty good house now I hope noting happens here.I've had some things happen but I hope it's not unusual.                                                        

 

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Sleepover

 

By: illspillmyheart4u@sbcglobal.net

 

This is a ghost sotory about a haunting I witnessed years ago.

I used to live in Whittier, California, and thank goodness I moved!! When I was in the eighth grade, a bunch of friends and I would have sleepovers at this girl's house because her parents were really fun. One night her mom told us a story about how when they first moved into the house they began to notice a lot of scary things going on at night. Weird noises would be heard when everyone was asleep, things would crash or fall down for no reason and sometimes a little girl's voice could be heard. We never really believed her stories until one night. Ashley's mother told us that a few months after they had moved in, and had heard some of these strange happeneings already, a neighbor told them about a family used to live there a long time ago. The little girl of the family had been accidentally shot and killed by her older brother one night as her parents were out for the evening. The accident happened in a bedroom that Ashley's little brother now sleeps in (although they didnt tell him that). Supposedly the little girl they had heard was her. Although I can't recall her name anymore, I remember the night she haunted us exactly. We were way into holding seances and teling scary stories, so one night we found directions on how to give a seance and we began. Sitting around a circular, wooden table, with candles, and all of us holding hands, we began c nting. We had set up a video camera ACROSS the room from us to record anything weird. A few mintues into the seance we heard something crash in the living room. It was quick and sounded like glass, we looked EVERYWHERE but nothing was found. We continued, and soon half of the room got very cold and the weird thing was that all of the windows were closed. My friend, Brittany, began shivering, but I was two people down from her and felt warm. We got too scared and broke the circle. The next morning we watched the video tape...what we saw amazed us all! The video camera started of normal but then began zooming in on each and every one of us. Then it faded in and out on certain people and a red light flashed on the family members. The haunting thing was that in order for the camera to zoom in and out or fade, someone has to MANUALLY hold down the zoom button and fading button..but none of us were doing that because we were having the seance. We think the little girl was there, watching us as we chanted out to her. After that, I never returned and I have not talked to them about the ghost since then.

 

 


 

Haunted Movie Theater

 

By: ebauer@premiercarriagetrade.com

 

I lived in San Francisco for 4 years in the mid ‘80s. I worked as a theatre manager for a couple years at the ‘Regency I Theater’ located on Van Ness.

It is no longer a theater and is now vacant. I was told some history of the building, that it was once a dance hall in the late 1800’s among other things. The building was 5 stories, and had been renovated to become a movie house. There were two floors under the main floor and two floors above. The 1st basement floor was a huge lounge bar area, dark, dusty and cluttered and below that floor was an old huge kitchen area where the electrical room is located also dark. There was no lighting, the ushers used their mag lights when the had to be down there. The floors above the main floor were old dressing rooms and odd shaped rooms. The odd shaped rooms seemed to be rooms that after the renovations became unusable, except for storage. They were too small for a person to stand upright or sloped. Also, there was a grand marbled staircase in the main lobby that came to a dead end at the top.

My first day of training, I was sitting in the office with another manager and she was showing me the daily paperwork. I began to hear stomping and tapping on the ceiling, but in a rhythm, kind of like line dancing or a chorus line dancing right above me. I jokingly asked if there was a dance studio above us, and the answer made me laugh…"it’s the ghosts". I was the new girl, I left it at that.? Also, I should add, I'm a believer in ghosts because of past experiences as a child.

As I became more familiar with the ushers and stand workers, I began hearing more references to the ghosts and odd sightings. The current ushers would initiate the new ushers by scaring them, telling the new guys the ghost stories, etc…although sometimes it backfired. One of the last duties of the closing usher was to go downstairs the two flights to the old kitchen area and turn off the electricity by grabbing a large lever and pulling it down(or was it up?). Well, the head usher would tell the new guy that he had to go down stairs to do this and then another usher would hide in any of the many dark corners off the stairway or behind the numerous pieces of old equipment down there. Late one night I was waiting for the ushers to come back upstairs so we could leave and lock up, when running full speed out of the theater doors is the head usher pale and scared. He can’t even talk immediately. He tells me he’s waiting for the new guy to pass by him in the dark stairway to scare him and he gets grabbed and breathed on from behind.

There wasn’t any room for another body behind him, and us 3 were the only ones in the building. He never went downstairs again.

Back to the chorus line dancing sounds. I was beginning to get used to it, but the sounds had to have an explanation. So one evening when I was in the office and it started, I grabbed the master keys and went upstairs, and found the room above the office. It was one of the odd shaped rooms. When you opened the door, the room was only 4 feet tall and about 20ft by 20ft, and very quiet with old movie one sheet posters & old ticket machines stored in there. I saw no dancing girls or heard anything.

One morning, before opening for the afternoon matinee, I was alone, awaiting the opening usher to tap on the front glass doors, I was working on candy inventory in the office. I’m inside the office, right near the open door and in my peripheral vision I see a male in black and white walk past right next to the office door through the lobby. The ushers wore black pants and a white dress shirt. I hardly budged and just spoke out loud to what I thought was the opening usher, Hey Alex! How’d you get in?? No answer. I get up from the desk to look for him in one of the concession stands where it looked he was going to hang up his street clothes as the ushers did. No one there, when I hear the tap, tap, tap at the glass front doors. I retrace my steps past the office and go the other direction to the front doors and there’s Alex!!

One late show while the last movie of the night was in progress and the main lobby was empty, I was walking over to the ticket machine to empty it for the night and as I passed the grand stairs that went to ‘no where’, I notice a male figure in a black tails tux and top hat and cane walking down those stairs(getting goosebumps remembering) He was very elegant but was almost transparent and fading fast then gone in a matter of 5 seconds.

I had also seen individuals seated in the balcony projectionist area, which was off limits to the public, thinking it was an usher on break, or just making sure one of the public was not up there, I would investigate…no one would be there.

I loved that job and only left because I moved back down south to San Diego.

 

 

 

 

Madison Story

 

By: craig.kramer@gmail.com

 

I'm writing you a story about an experience I had with my best friend/roommate from a few years ago.  We lived in a typical apartment complex on the east side of Madison, WI.

We had been out with friends all evening and had come back home to hang out because we still had a lot of energy going.  Before we knew it, it was nearly 2 am.  We were night owls back then, so this wasn't anything out of the ordinary.  I went to get us something to eat in the kitchen while my roommate was lying on the sofa.  I was busy in the fridge looking for ideas, when I asked him if he wanted anything in particular.  He didn't answer me, so I repeated my question.  With still no response, I turned away from the fridge to face the living room where I had left him.  The next thing I saw froze me where I stood.  Two feet in front of me was the ugliest, most wretched woman.  Her body was snaked out from my roommate's chest (in the living room) to right before me (in the kitchen).  She was reaching her hands out manically trying to touch/grab me.  She looked like the personification of a  well-aged corpse.  Her fingers were less than an inch from my face.  And the most terrifying part the experience with the scream eminating from this woman.  It wasn't audible, it was in my head...and it was the kind of maniacal screaming that could, quite literally, drive a person mad.  This transgression lasted only a few seconds, and then she was gone; sucked back into my roommate in a blur.  He sat bolt upright in an almost comical fashion.  He looked at me with fear on his face like I've never seen before.  He then asked me if I saw "her".  I told him I had.  He told me that when I went to the kitchen, she had been standing in the entrance to his bedroom (just off of the living room); she had seen him seeing her and had run at him full force and jumped into him.  He said  it took all of his being to keep her from getting loose.  He said it was the most terrifying thing that had ever happened to him.  Tears were dripping down his face.  The rest of the night became increasingly worse...  

My friend/roommate has since told me that I shouldn't live with him anymore.  He said that all of his life he's been a sort of "Divining Rod for Spirits".  He said that he generally tries to ignore them and they thus leave him alone.  The rest of that particular evening was more than enough to convince me to pack my bags.  We're still best friends, but we don't talk about that evening.  Writing this is as far as I'll ever go to recalling it to friends/strangers. 

 

 

Smudge and Indy

 

By: gibsonburgman@yahoo.com

 

I have two stories that make me believe that cats can come back.  The first experience was when I was living in a trailer court in Novi, Michigan.  About four years after we moved in, I noticed a little gray and white cat in our yard, thinking it was a stray I brought it in.  This cat was so small we named him Smudge.  After doing so it hung around and came and went as it pleased.  This went on for about a year and a half then one summer night I had a sad dream.  In this dream, Smudge came in and stayed then went out, as it got down to the sidewalk, it stopped and turned around and looked up at my mother and myself and meowed, it sounded so sad it almost sounded like it was saying goodbye.  After doing this a couple times it turned around and walked away.  The next morning I woke up knowing that we'll never see Smudge again.  About a week later we had seen him in the yard next door, as I approached him he ran away around the front of the trailer next door, after that day we hadn't seen him since.  I was so sad because in a way my dream had come true.  Then one day, I had the door open and thought I had heard Smudge meowing to be let in, so I went and opened the door but didn't see a thing.  I even looked under the deck and saw nothing.  But from that day up until almost to the day that we moved to Ohio in 2003 whenever mother or I would be out on the porch we would either hear Smudge meowing or feel something small and furry brush up against our legs. There were even a couple times where we had thought we had seen Smudge running and playing in our yard.  It was almost like he was telling me that he was safe and everything was okay.

The other story involved my aunt and uncles' calico cat named Indy.  My aunt and uncle live here in Ohio and their house is urrounded by farmers fields.  They had Indy ever since she was a kitten and was mostly and outdoor cat.  But she was a very friendly and affectionate cat when it came to people.  Whenever a person came outside, she would come up to you, purr, let you pet her and would play with you.  When you sat down on the porch she would come up to you and either curl up next to you or in your lap and go to sleep.  Well during the latter part of 2003 when mother and I was staying with them, she was in failing health, being sixteen human years old it was like she was a senior citizen.  She would not eat as much, she would take to sleeping all day and had trouble walking and would sometimes fall over.  When we first seen her she was nice and plump, but near the end she was skin and bones and weighed practically nothing.  Well on October 31, 2003 they took her to the vet and had her put to sleep.  I was at work when this happened and my mother told me what happened. I was heartbroken because I loved that cat like he was my own.  But from that time forward up until we moved into our own apartment in 2004 both mother and I would notice little things happening that we would attribute to Indy.  There would be times that her or I would hear scratching on the garage door and when we opened it nothing was there, we would also here a meowing coming from the area of the garage where Indy slept.  And whenever we sat on the front porch, we would hear the meowing there as well.  We also would feel something playfully brush up against us, that was always Indys way of telling us she wanted to play.  We also felt her brushing up against our legs as if a cat wanted us to pet it.  There would also be times that we would feel something climb into our laps like a cat would when it wants to cuddle with you.  We would also hear Indys purring on the porch and in the garage as well.  The encounters with Indy was about two years ago and the Smuge encounters were about seven years ago, but they make me believe that your beloved pets can come back.  I can only hope that they have found piece and are on the other side now.

 

                                        

 

 

The Lady and her Baby

 

By: masters@svol.net

 

 

 

heres the real story.

i asked my dad that nos more about it than i do.

he said: a lady lost her baby down near the shennango river. it was along time ago before they built the shennango dam. wen it was a river not a resevoir.well anyway, she died looking for it and and you can still see her sometimes with a lantern walking around still looking for her baby. she is dressed in white and and it mainley only happens when theres some fog.

this incedent happened in Shennango Valley, Mercer County, PA. i live about 4 min. from the resevoir that now exits.

 

 

Okinawa

 

 

By: enimrichter@yahoo.com

 

I currently live on Okinawa, Japan, and I have a ghost story (duh!). One day me and my friend decided to go up to one of the haunted houses on the air force base we live at. When we got up there we decided not to go in the house, because we were a little scared. We then decided to go towards thetombs that were near the house and we would check that out, but just as we were about to go up there she froze, grabbed my sleeve and ran downhill as fast as I've ever seen her run. When I got to the bottom, I asked what happened and she said she saw this japanese man with his hands on either side of his head and he looked really, really angry. She was freaked out for a minute, but was fine after that. As we were walking, I was bored so I started reading the license plates, and I suddenly stopped. She asked me what was wrong, and I told that the numbers on the license plates and on the house were turning into red or yellow eyes and that people were following us. She told me no one was there and it was my imagination. It kept getting worse and she started to think we were being haunted. After that, I became scarred for life. We were only 11, so we were a little freaked.

 

 

Teenager in the Hall

 

By: Bollardneil@aol.com

 

 

I was about 5 and my bedroom was the 2nd bedroom on the 4th floor and that night I got up to get a glass of water when in the corner of the bedroom I saw a figure it looked about 15-16

he was staring at me in bed so I ran down the stairway and hid behind the sofa.

my mum and dad came rushing down and asked me what was wrong. I told them but as typical parents then normally didn't believe there children! they told me t get back in bed and to talk about it in the morning. when I got back in bed I finally got to sleep. I woke up about 4 hours later and the It would of been 4.00 in the morning and I saw him again but this time he was standing on my bed looking down at me and then lied on me and went never to be seen again.

 

 

Experience

 

By: slicknick0073@yahoo.com

 

Well it all happened at about 3am on a friday night, my 2 friends and I were bored and looking for something to do when my one friend said she heard a story about a Haunted Tunnel on a local road near where we live.  So we decided to check it out.  The myth is that a young woman I guess apparently was killed in the tunnel and a young boy committed suicide by hanging off the top of the tunnel.  What you are supposed to do is drive as close to in the middle of the tunnel as you can and put your car in nuetral and turn off all the lights and put down all your windows and shut off your radio.  Then you are supposed to blow your horn and what is supposed to happen is the girl is apparently supposed to "push" whatever vehicle you have and try and get you out of "her" tunnel and she is supposed to say things like "get out" "don't come back" "leave now" and the young boy is supposed to be seen through your rear view mirror hanging himself.  Well we did exactly that, I was driving a 2003 GMC Sierra truck and i drove it in the middle as much as possible and then i turned off all my lights, radio, and threw it in nuetral.  Then...I blew the horn.  In a matter of seconds my truck moved about 2 feet because you could see and hear the truck going over the rocks on the road in the tunnel.  Then apparently my one friend sitting in the front seat saw the girl walking away from the truck.  We all heard noises but in all honesty couldn't hear exact sentences, but the one thing that i did not see was the boy so whether that is true or not still remains to be seen.  One thing that I am for sure was weird was the presence of new, hand prints on my truck.  I know it sounds far fetched or whatever and i don't even know if handprints can be taken ff a spirit but i do know that my tailgate had hand prints on it and my one window on my back door had hand prints on it like somebody was tryin to look in the window to see what was going on and the other prints were to push my truck out of the tunnel.  Then as we were leaving the tunnel(left in a big hurry) i was going up a hill around a bend and a light in my dashboard started to flicker, the light for the bed of the truck to haul things, that light started to flicker real quick, i was the only one to see it but i knew it happened it is a very specific shape size and color so i did not mistake it for something else.  I mean i just wanted to really get that off my chest and share my story because i used to be a non-believer to an extent in these things but now that i have experienced this first hand it has made me change my mind.  thanks for taking the time to read this email.

 

 

Black Image

 

By: Maryanntoney@wmconnect.com

 

I live in this really nice little town in northern California. My grandparents own a trailor park and we all live there. My very bestfriend moved into the house behind me. But a few years earlier my aunt and uncle moved out of that house because they said it had been makin them feel uncomftorable. My aunt had told me stories of voices she heard and one black image she had seen repeatedly. So when my friend moved in I didnt want anything to do with the house. Finally when I had gotten a alittle older I started staying over night. The first night I kept hearing whispers and stuff bumping around I thought it was my imagination. The next day I asked my friend if she had heard anything and she said yes before I could tell her what I had heard she started explaining it and it was exactly the same thing I had heard. So the next time I stayed over I was sleeping and I woke up out of a dead sleep and I looked over at the door and it was wide open and we had shut it before we went to sleep. And in the doorway I saw this big black image just like it was floating there. So I closed my eyes and when I opened them again it was gone and the door was closed. I have seen it many times after that as has my friend and her family. Obviously its not there to hurt us it just wants us to know its there, oh and trust me we know.

 

 

Staten Island NY- Historic Richmond Town

 

By: 2rainy@earthlink.net

 

 

 

We purchased a  home in Historic Richmondtown back in the Fall of 1995. After the restoration, we happily moved in. I detested walking around that area with our dog in tow. I always felt as though someone  was watching, especially on the back roads behind Mace Street(located just behind Richmond Road). There was one house which had been abandoned for many years. The path which lead up to the front door was overgrown and hidden by trees and a marsh-like area. The stream next to the house lead down to the parking lot by the church on Amboy Road.

 An eerie presence existed in the basement of the home just as though something was lingering or waiting. I felt as though someone was looking through our windows on the front porch. We even heard sounds(similar to a break-in)during the middle of the night coming from the basement.  My husband is a member of the NYPD along with most of our relatives.  Family members stayed with me when my husband was working nights  because I was terrified of being alone in that house. My husband and our children even heard those noises and felt as though something negative was watching them(especially in the basement). Many relatives heard the same noises to the extent that they themselves called the police; only for their  fellow officers to find nothing after an extensive search. 

Your website confirmed what I was feeling. I am greatful to you and your research.

We relocated our family to Upstate New York. The eerie feelings and presence were never to be felt again. Yet, the house was renovated once again.

 

 

Apartments in Kent

 

 

By: cheval_52@msn.com

 

 

I wish someone would go over to the  Apts in Kent and check it out, the place is crawling with the paranormal.

I lived there from 2000 to 2002 and can tell you first hand that I had quite a few experiences, to where I finally had to move out. The complex was built atop an old rock quarry overlooking the Green River Bridge on Meeker Avenue. They used to mine crystal quartz there and the place still has a certain energy to it, it is also been rumored that an old Indian Burial ground is located somewhere nearby.

There have been reports of a man walking through the lobby at night and a tall shadowy figure hanging out in the north section of the complex and a little boy & his dog, I heard those stories from the managers themselves. I am very psychic myself and witnessed the tall shadowy figure on two different occasions, I even have videotape of orbs seen in the vicinity of the kitchen, a place that seemed to be

the center of activity. At the time of the incidents I asked managements permission to run the story but they declined for fear of the owner getting word.

Overall, the complex has 225 units but hardly anyone ever visited the weight room or the indoor pool. I can tell you that I too could hardly stay in those areas for It felt as if someone were watching you all the time.

On two different occasions I contacted Evening Magazine to try and set up a visit by them. The first team was on its way when one of them got deathly ill, the others took it as a bad omen and cancelled. A second group attempted a visit 3 months later but also cancelled when an English member of the team had to rush back home due to a medical emergency involving her mother in England.

I no longer live in the complex but always wished that someone would go and check it out. Believe me, you will definitely find something.

 

 

 

Spirits in the Mausoleum

 

By: TexasAdExpress@aol.com

 

I have been an avid ghost hunter for years and when my best friend and partner in crime died 2 years ago, I haven't done much.

Recently, though, my grand daughter, my son and 2 friends have been exploring the local cemeterys. Since we live outside Houston, TX, there is a lot to see.

On Easter Sunday we went to a large cemetery with a large mausoleum. The mausoleum has large metal doors that are the only way in or out. We were inside and I ventured down a hallway. I started to smell what smelled like road kill, (no kiddin'!). It was really bad. I told everyone about it (they could also smell it) and proceeded to leave as I could not stand it anymore. As I was approaching the doors to leave, (we had left them open), the doors slammed shut in front of me with a really load bang! My grand daughter and a friend saw this and everyone heard it. We went ouside to look around and no one had seen anyone (or thing) coming or going.

The strange part is no one was afraid until we thought about what had happened.

I took picures and I am picking them up today.

 

 

 

Non-Believer

 

By: ilumn8_effekt@hotmail.com

 

I have always been a non believer - until yesterday. I guess the mysticism around ghosts and hauntings has always been such a fun thing, but i have never taken it too seriously, having grown up a strict catholic and believing that heaven and hell are the only two places our spirits go after we are gone.

Yesterday, after having a rather large group barbque at a near by lake, we were left with nothing to do. Magic Kingdom is a theme park, which had been closed down about 10 years prior to my visit, after a girl had been killed there. Since the little girls death, there has been stories circulating about men taking girls there to rape and kill them in the early years after the parks closure, but police began a close watch over the rather large area. I believe it is now private property, but nonetheless, being an unscrupulous teen, i love risk taking.

We were in a group of about 15 people i believe, and it seemed really fun to me. We eventually reached an old house situated in the middle of the park, and i have to admit, i was rather afraid, but to prove my witt, i decided to go in, first - alone. to my disapointment, the doors and windows were locked. We began to walk back to the entrance for another house realising the point of our trip there was stopped by a few metal bars and our inability and unwillingness to break into the first house, when we realised two members of our party were missing.

I wasnt worried at all, as i knew they were playing a prank on us. assuming they had walked back to the entrance, we decided to follow, but on our way we recieved a call from one of them, telling us they had been seperated and he was waiting by the lake. so we walked back to the lake, and realised they weren't there, but this was still only part of their joke.

a high pitched girlish scream came from somewhere near the entrance, and in a sudden surrealist mode i ran towards the scream. there i saw two white figures, whom i assumed were the two missing members of the party, who were moving rather slowly, so i ran after them, but i failed to keep up and reach them. i ran alone the whole way to the house at the entrance, where much to my dismay, the two white figures had disapeared.

i was far to afraid to go on a hunt for them in the house, so i waited a few minutes before the majority of the party caught up to me. i told them i had found the other two members, that they are hiding in the house. but the rest of the party hushed me, and told me we had to run back to the car, for the police had been called on us. when we arrived back at the car, the two missing members of the party, were waiting impatiently there for us - and were both wearing black jumpers. i told them their joke was rather funny, and they had to be amazing to get out of the park under my watchful security of the only exit which they had been able to pass through. but they both seemed very much clueless to these two white 'people' and when i asked them to be honest, they declined my story as bad vision.

im still very unsure of what i have seen, but i had alot of trouble falling asleep last night. if they were spirits, i prey they rest in peace.

and no longer am i a non-believer.

 

 

Witches Bridge in Weeping Water Nebr.

 

 

By: jodyreyes@hotmail.com

 

 

Just wanted to share our experience with you. We got on your site to find haunted places in Nebraska and saw the witches bridge in Weeping Water Nebr. and decided to check it out. At the end of March this year a group of ten of us headed out hoping to experience something paranormal but actually figured it was probably an urban legend and nothing would happen. Boy were we wrong! We went to the bridge twice the first time we got on the bridge and took pictures and video. We had two cars and our first car went across the bridge and we sat and waited for them to get across as we were waiting I looked to my right at the bridge and this huge flowing white thing flew up from under the bridge I said, "oh Lord what was that?" Everyone said what and looked towards the bridge and up the huge flowing white thing flew up again. I was so thankful that it happened again and I was not the only one to see it. We then started to cross the bridge just as we got to the other side of the bridge this big black thing flew up from the ground beside my side of the van, this time my niece and I saw it. We went on to other places but were drawn back to that bridge. A couple of us were extremely nervous about going back. It was almost like a feeling of doom we did not have that feeling the first time but it was very strong the second time. Some of the people in our party (not me ) got out this night and laid on the bridge looking through the slates in the bridge and could see something swinging from side to side and the bridge was actually moving slightly. We had a video camera and regular flash camera's and the video battery went dead. They walked back to the car and turned the camera back on and the battery had a lot of power left. We did not feel safe having someone hanging over the bridge so instead they hooked a rope to the video camera and sent it over the side of the bridge. That night seemed pretty uneventful, until we got back to our room and started watching the video.

We saw this huge white orb shaped bright light that totally covered the van crossing the bridge you could not tell that there was even a vehicle there, this light was there until I got the van across the bridge, also the whole section of them laying on the bridge video taping the swinging thing underneath was just gone!

When I got home and developed all the film I was awe struck. There in the pictures was a perfect witch in several different shots and in the corner of one of the pictures was this big headed bat or cat not sure which and some other animal next to it. It was freaky and wonderful at the same time. We never expected to see anything but certainly got more than we bargained for. Thank you for your site. If you have any suggestions on where we can go that would allow us to spend the night for a fee of course we would appreciate it. We don't want to go with a tour would just like to go on our own. Thank you again!

 

 

 

 

Footsteps and the Radio

 

By: alex.belloir@wanadoo.fr

 

I am only a 15 year old boy but i've already seen two ghosts in my life. The one i'm writing about today is the last ghost I saw.

In November 2005, my mum and sister had gone to a neighbours house to help out and I was left alone for about two hours in the house. I was working on a project in my parents room on the computer and I had a strange feeling on the back of my neck. All of a sudden I heard footsteps that sounded like they where walking on the carpet in the hall, I ignored it and continued working. I heard the footsteps again and started to get scared so I turned on the radio. After I heard footsteps walking right next to the door of my parents room where I was working and knew it was next to me because the floor is made of wood without anything on it (carpet,rug...). Then the radio just turned off for the first time ever without any body touching it and I felt as if someone was there. I was so creeped out I ran downstairs shouting.

 

 

Ghostly Goodbye

 

By: denaegirl@cutey.com

 

When I was born, My parents chose to give me a middle name from a very close relative. My middle name is Christina, after my fathers grandfather Chris. Chris was still alive when I was a child, and he spent as many hours as he could with his namesake, mostly napping. Sometimes Grandpa Chris would come to my house to visit and play with me. One sunday afternoon, My mom put me into my room and told me not to come out untill it had been cleaned. As I dilly dallied by pushing clothes under the bed, my Grandpa Chris came in the room. Which was funny because I hadn't heard him come in. I didn't care though because my playmate was there and now I would be freed from my cleaning duty. Grandpa Chris sat down on the end of my little strawberry shortcake covered bed and pulled me onto his lap. We talked about my great grandma, about my mommy and daddy and when we were all finished talking he said I love you sweety, take care of your mommy and daddy and behave yourself, and walked out the door. I continued cleaning my room for what seemed to be eternity, in reality it was only about twenty minutes. I ran into the living room expecting to see Grandpa Chris, but he wasn't there. I asked my mommy, Where did Grandpa go, to which she replied with a laugh that said you silly girl, Grandpa Chris wasnt here today. As I wandered around the house looking for him, the phone rang. It was my Grandmother, she told us that EMT's had been trying to revive My grandpa Chris for a half hour and decided to declare him gone. We drove the Thirty minute drive to be with her.

Still I swear up and down and up again that I physically sat on Grandpa Chris' lap and told him that I would be a good girl, and take care of my mommy and daddy.

I didnt even know he was dead at the time!

 

 

I Saw a Ghost

 

By: smit8000@adelphia.net

 

On May 13,2005,I was sitting in my bedroom,on the bed,reading a book.I was very distracted by the book,which I found quite interesting.I was just about to turn a page when I heard the sound of running water coming from the bathroom beside my room.I was curious,but payed no attention at first,thinking it was my father or step-mother.When the noise grew louder,I got up to investigate,annoyed.When I reached the bathroom,I saw noone in there,but the faucet was running.I rolled my eyes,convinced that one of my family members had been in there earlier and had forgotten to turn off the faucet after washing thier hands.I reached out to turn it off.As I did,I felt a gust of cold air.I drew my hand back and checked the window behind the toilet to see if it was open.It wasn't.I shrugged it off and turned off the faucet.As I was leaving to go back to my bedroom,the faucet turned back on.Even before all of this happened I was the kind of person who believed in ghosts,werewolves,demons,that kind of stuff.So at this point I was becoming uneasy.I turned and once more turned off the faucet with a shaky hand,and once agian I felt that cold gust of air.Something clicked in my brain;I suddenley remembered that I had read somewhere that dogs could sense ghosts.So I rushed out of the bathroom,whistled to my dog,and got her to come to me.I grabbed her by the collar and attempted to drag her into the bathroom.She resisted by whining,pulling,and even trying to bite me!I knew for sure that something strange was going on in that room,bu I was still a very curious type of person,so I went to look around.But as soon as I set foot in the bathroom,I got a case of the willies that was so bad I stopped and ceased to breathe for a moment.I had my eyes tightly shut,afraid of what I might see if I opened them.After the chills went away,I opened my eyes.Big mistake.Standing there in the middle of the room was an apparition that looked exactly like my best friend,Hazel.I felt a strong urge to scream,but no sound could pass my lips,I was so terrified!The apparition and I had a small staring contest for about a minute.Then I heard my dog bark.That seemed to snap me out of my trance,and I fled to the living room.I was seated on the couch for about an hour,alone exept for my dog(my parents were in their bedroom watching TV).It was then that I heard the phone ring.I heard my father groan and hid bed squeak as he walked to the kitchen to pick up the phone."Hello?",I heard him ask.he was silent for a moment,than he gasped,"That's awful!I'm so sorry,is there anything,anything at all I can do to help?".There was more silence,then,"Of course I'll tell her...Okay,goodbye.".I hered a 'click'as he put the phone onto the charger.He came into the living room with a sympathetic look in his eyes."I have to tell you something,"He started.But I interupted,"It's about Hazel,isn't it?" I suprised myself by saying that.I don't know how I knew,I just DID.Dad nodded and said,"She's in the hospital,and they don't think she's going to make it...".However,Hazel did make it out alright,though I have always wondered if the apparition I saw that day was some sort of oman...

 

 

Swanton Ohio County Rd K

 

 

By: hopediane@bex.net

 

There is a place on County Rd K just off the Turnpike (the land actually butts up to the turnpike, you can easily see the house from it) that has several ghosts.  My very good friend lived there with her family, and I spent a lot of time there, although in the daytime!  In one of her daughter's bedrooms, there was a woman's ghost that "lives" in the closet.

She would sometimes come out and talk to the little girl, and tell her how lonely she is.  My friend heard her daughter talking to someone in the room one night, and asked her who she was speaking to.  She told her "to the lady in my closet".  Items would also be moved or disappear off the bedside table, and my friends would even deliberately place items there to see what would happen.  These items would disappear, and be later found in the closet.  My friend also had a vivid dream one night about a family in a car accident, and upon awakening, remembered the family's name.  She and her daughters went to the cemetary that is visible from the house, down the road , and asked the caretaker if he had heard of this family.  He said he hadn't, but invited them to walk around and check for themselves.  They found the Headstones of the entire family in the cemetary, when they had never been to that cemetary before.

My friend also recounted the story of the first day she lived in the house.

She was unpacking upstairs, while her girls were at school.  She heard "Mom, I'm home" from downstairs, and thinking that it was her daughters getting home, she called "I'll be right there!"  As she walked downstairs, she kept hearing "Mom!, MOM?"  and kept responding until she realized that her girls wouldn't be home for another couple of hours!!  She grabbed the phone and sat on the front porch until they got home!

She also told me that one night she was sitting at the computer when she heard singing.  When she turned around, there was a little girl on the steps, singing.  She could see her quite clearly, although she was slightly translucent.  She didn't say anything to her family, but several days later, she heard her own daughter singing the same song.  When she asked her what she was singing, her little girl said "I'm singing along with the little girl on the steps!".  The little girl on the steps was very active there!

They all saw her numerous times.  They believe she is a member of the family that died in the car accident.  She had lingered a couple of days after the accident, before she died also.

Her other daughter also had the ghost of a very "scary man" in her bedroom.

She would wake up to see him as a shadowy form, and he really scared her.

This house was built on the property of an Indian burial ground, and is still a working sheep farm.  The sheep would act very strangely at times, acting "spooked"  for no apparent reason.  They would also see forms moving up and down the lane by the barns, back near the the pond, which is only about 100 feet from the turnpike.  There is a Ford truck at the bottom of the pond, although I don't know if there are any stories behind that.

We also had a mutual friend who had slept on the couch in the den one night.

My friend said she heard him talking to someone in there.  When she went to investigate, she said he was sitting upright on the couch, just conversing away.  When she asked him who he was talking to, he said "these two right here, don't you see them?".  There was nobody in the room with him, and it's a really tiny room!.  Another incident was when the landlord had decided to renovate.  The gas stove had been disconnected and moved to the middle of the room.  In the middle of the night, she and her husband awoke to a loud noise, and went downstairs to see what it was.  The stove had been moved back into place.

They also sighted a white cat in the house numerous times, and although they had several cats, none of them was white.  Their own cats would play with it, and sometimes seemed to be playing with it when it wasn't even visible.

They lived in the house for a couple of years, and moved out in 2004, so these are fairly recent events.  I haven't heard whether the new occupants have had any encounters.

 

 

Just a Couple of My Experiences

 

 

By: herblady27@yahoo.com

 

 

Hello, my name is Charlotte and I live in Fort Smith AR.  I have had a couple of experiences I thought I might share. 

Five  years ago I moved From Fort Smith to Sugarloaf lake AR.  The lake itself is man made and is around 20 miles due south of Fort Smith.  I lived in a mobile home on my brother's property not far from the lake front.  The first things to happen were as follows:  Around three years ago I was home and around 930pm I was getting ready for my bath when I heard a knocking at my front door.  My dogs barked, it was three wraps total.  I went to answer, but noone was there.  This happened again two  weeks later, same thing, noone there.  The third time I was in the living room and close to the door.  Just to make sure I had debunked all likelyhood of anything natural I checked the porch and the roof to make sure no branches or anything could be doing this, no animals and such, and that noone could be hiding underneath.  I found that no branches were near ( we had just had a storm and there was fallen debree)  my cats were laying in the yard and other animals are low to the ground.  I lived in a wooded area and am not subject to jump to conclusions.   I had thought someone was playing a trick on me but that proved to be false when one of my brother's friends did knock on the door and attempt to hide.  This happened a few days later after the third incident.  I was able to hear him jump off the porch.

Upon the third incident itself, I stood outside on the porch and quickly said the words "  whoever  you are, go into the light" I was not frightened at the time, no sense of alarm, I had just heard that those words can help who may be lost.

There are two other things worth mentioning.  One: On the day that I moved out.  I was walking my dogs at 7:15am and was in front of my home when I heard " Charlotte, don't go"  there was a two second pause between my name and the rest of the request.  Without questioning, I headed back to my home and put my dogs inside and stepped over to my brother's house where I woke up my then sister-in-law by knocking on her back door.  When she came to the door after about four wraps, I knew I'd awakened her.  I asked her if my  nephew had hollered for me and she said he was asleep as well.  Prior to this I had thought that maybe she had hollered at me because he had missed the bus and she knew I would be going to the town where he went  to school and she needed me to drop him off.  I dismissed it as just something odd.  Again, I was not aware of anything paranormal, no hairs on the back of my neck sort of thing, no feeling of being watched, just no explanation.  I didn't think about it again until I had settled into my home in Hartford later that evening.  I remember realizing that the voice I heard sounded like a cross between my sister-in-law's and my nephew's voice.

The last thing is that there was a tv given to me by my ex-fiance on the day I moved from his place.  It had a slight inverted power button, and he warned me that the tv might turn itself on from time to time.  It turned itself on almost all the time. I would wake up at around 3:00am and have to turn it off. Sometimes I would come home and it would be on.  It would also turn itself off when I was watching a movie. Eventually I just unplugged it whenever I wasn't watching anything.  After I had moved it to my home in Hartford I noticed that I never had this problem.  At first I thought it might have been the wirin in the mobile home.  But with the other things included, I really began to wonder.

I have always been interested in the paranormal and with these incidences happening, it only sparked my curiosity,  I  hope to actually do some investigating some day.

 

 

My Mom's Haunted House

 

By: eliteinsurance1@bellsouth.net

 

MY PARENTS PURCHASED A HOUSE BACK IN 1989.  THIS HOUSE WAS BUILT BACK IN THE LATE 40'S .  I STILL LIVES AT HOME WHEN THEY BOUGHT THE HOUSE.  ABOUT TWO MONTHS AFTER WE MOVED IN WE STARTED TO HAAVE WEIRD THINGS HAPPEN , FOR INSTANCE LAY YOUR CAR KEYS ON THE TABLE GO BACK TO GET THEM AND THEY'RE GONE, SEARCH THE WHOLE HOUSE NO KEYS AND THEN FINDS THEM RIGHT WHERE YOU LEFT THEM.  THEN WE STARTED TO HEAR THE KITCHEN DOOR OPEN AND CLOSE AS IF SOMEONE CAME IN THE HOUSE , NO ONE WOULD EVER COME WALKING IN. SOMETIMES WHEN YOU HEAR IT OPEN YOU SEE SOMETHING WALK THROUGH THE DINING ROOM INTO THE BACK BEDROOM. MY MOM HAS THOUGHT MY SISTER IN LAW HAD COME HOME AND MANY OCCASIONS AND CALL FOR HER AND GET NO ANSWER, SHE WOULD GET UP AND GO THROUGH TO THE BEDROOM WHERE SHE JUST SAW HER WALK BY AND NOONE WOULD BE THERE.  THIS HAPPENS ALOT. SEVERAL PEOPLE , MY BROTHERS FRIENDS WHO HAVE SPENT THE NIGHT HAVE REPORTED SEEING AN OLD WOMAN IN THE KITCHEN AT NIGHT AFTER EVERYONE IS IN BED.  THERE ARE LOTS OF STRANGE THINGS HERE. I NO LONGER LIVE AT HOME, HAVEN'T FOR 15 YRS NOW. EVERYTIME I GO TO VISIT I ALWAYS GET A PRANK FROM MRS. RICHARDS. (THATS WHAT WE'E NAMED HER) DUE TO THE FACT THAT THIS IS THE NAME OF THE FAMILY THAT ORIGINALLY BUILT THE HOUSE. WE HAVE SPOKEN TO HER GRANDSON AND HE SAYS NO ONE HAS EVER DIED IN THE HOUSE. I WAS HOME LAST FEBRUARY AND HAD TAKEN A PICTURE OF MY MOM IN THE LIVING ROOM WITH A DIGITAL CAMERA.  I WAS GOING THROUGH THE PHOTOS TO PRINT AND NOTICED A WHITE MIST AS IF IT WERE WRAPPED AROUND MY MOM.  UPON ENLARGING THE PHOTO IT HAS MANY DIFFERENT FACES IN THE MIST.  I GET CREEPED OUT TO SEE THAT PICTURE.  MY MOM CAME TO VISIT ME FOR THANKSGIVING A FEW YEARS AGO MY BROTHER AND HIS WIFE WERE AT MY MOTHERS WHILE SHE WAS AWAY.  THAY WOKE UP ON SUNDAY MORNING AROUND 10:00 AM AND FOUND THE COFFEE POT WITH HOT COFFEE AND THE PECAN PIE FROM THE FRIDGE SITTING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DINING ROOM TABLE. (NO ONE THERE BUT THEM ALL WEEKEND) THAY DON'T EITHER ONE DRINK COFFEE. MY BROTHER CALLED MY MOM AND TOLD HERE WHAT HAPPENED AND THAT THEY LEFT THE HOUSE IMMEDIATELY AND HE WON'T BE BACK UNTIL SOMEONE ELSE IS THERE. SOMETIMES THE PHONE WILL RING AND NOONE IS ON THE LINE. THE HOUSE HAS CARPET ON THE FLOORS WITH OLD HARDWOOD UNDERNEATH. THERE ARE MANY TIMES THAT YOU ARE THERE ALONE AND HEAR FOOTSTEPS ON HARDWOOD. THERE IS A SMALL LINEN CLOSET IN THE MIDDLE BEDROOM THAT EVERYONE IS REALLY SCARED OF EXCEPT MY MOM. SOMETIMES YOU FIND THINGS IN THERE THAT GO MISSING AND YOU KNOW NOONE HAS BEEN IN THERE TO PUT IT THERE. MY BROTHER SLEPT IN THAT ROOM AS A 10-11 YR OLD AND ONE NIGHT HE CAME RUNNING OUT AND WOULD NEVER SLEEP THERE AGAIN, HE WOULD SLEEP IN THE FLOOR OF MY PARENTS ROOM OR ON THE SOFA. HE WOULD NOT TELL WHAT HAPPENED. NOW 28 HE TELLS US THAT A MAN GOT AHOLD OF HIS FEET AND TRIED TO PULL HIM OUT OF BED AND TOLD HIM COME WITH ME. HE SAYS HE WAS A VERY BEAUTIFUL LOOKING MAN WITH PRETTY BLUE EYES, BUT HE COULD SENSE THAT HE WAS EVIL. MY BROTHER EVEN NOW WILL RUN THROUGH THAT BEDROOM. I FEEL THAT THERE ARE ALOT OF DIFFERENT SPIRITS IN THAT HOUSE, BUT NONE ARE THERE TO HARM ANYONE. WE ALL GET A KICK OUT OF JOKING THAT MRS RICHARDS IS GONNA GET YOU.  MY BROTHERS YOUNGEST SON ALWAYS SAID THERE WAS A MAN IN  THAT BEDROOM FROM THE TIME HE WAS ABLE TO SPEAK. WHEN YOU WOULD ASK HIM WHERE THE MAN IS HE WOULD POINT TO THE MIDDLE BEDROOM. HE IS NOW 5 AND HE STILL SAYS THERE IS A MAN IN THAT ROOM. I GUESS HE CAN SEE HIM. WHEN WE DO ANY CHANGES SUCH AS REPAIR A FLOOR, CHANGE CARPET, BATHUB FAUCET OR ANYTHING TO CHANGE THE HOUSE THE ACTIVITY GETS REALLY STRONG FOR A FEW MONTHS AND THEN IT WILL DIE DOWN AGAIN. THESE ARE NOT EVERYDAY HAUNTINGS, BUT THE DO HAPPEN ON A REGULAR BASIS. NOTHING SURPRISES ANYONE IN OUR FAMILY ANYMORE.  I CAN EMAIL THE PICTURE OF MY MOM IF ANYONE WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT. THANKS FOR LISTENING I KNOW THIS WAS VERY LONG. WITH ALL THAT HAS HAPPENED THERE IN THAT HOUSE I COULD GO ON FOR DAYS ON END.  MY MOTHER SAYS THAT WHATEVER IS THERE IS HER PROTECTOR, I DON;T THINK SO






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