Chilling Paranormal Tales
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Fascinating Stories about Ghosts, Poltergeists, Time Warps, Past Lives Recalled, Evil Elementals, Infamous Fairy Pictures, and More!
Presenting chilling paranormal tales about events that mystify and raise goose bumps! Every day, strange and unexplainable things happen to average people and where the seemingly impossible occurs. Common sense tells us that reported events like these can’t possibly be true. However, they frequently do and science can’t explain them.
The Ghosts of the Eastland
In July of 1915, the steamer, S.S. Eastland capsized on the Chicago River killing 844 people. Not long after, paranormal events started happening in the area of the tragedy. Find out how the terrible event occurred. Read why the ghosts of the Eastland’s sinking haunt Oprah Winfrey’s production studio.
The Spooky Beast at Leap Castle
High atop a crag in Ireland stands the remains of Leap Castle. Built in the 14th century, Leap Castle in is said to house its own version of an elemental ghost nicknamed, “It.” The appearance of “It” was first said to have been documented around the 13th century by the local priest. It seems that generations of families at Leap have had to deal with the infamous “It.”
The Fairies of Cottingley
In July of 1917, one week before the end of World War I, two young girls were frustrated with the fact their parents and others wouldn’t believe that they had actually seen fairies in a glen by their home. So, they set out to photograph proof. What they came back with was soon believed by many to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies…
La Llorona – The Wailing Woman
The legendary ghost of the Wailing Woman La Llorona, is infamous throughout the Hispanic culture. You might even say she’s the ultimate iconic Spanish ghost. The tale begins several hundred years ago when a woman named Maria, was born of peasant stock in Mexico.
Fox Sisters Begin the Spiritualist Movement
The Fox sisters moved with their family to a farm near Hydesville in Wayne county, New York, in 1847. The next year there began to spread through the neighborhood stories about strange sounds—rappings or knockings—in the Fox house. It was the beginning of the Spiritualist movement.
Is this Decorated Firefighter the Reincarnation of a Civil War General?
Jeffrey Keene is a retired decorated fire fighter and a retired Assistant Fire Chief of Westport, Connecticut. Following the destruction of the World Trade Center in 2001, Keene received a sad tour of “Ground Zero” going along a group of firefighters who had had eleven members of their elite unit, Rescue #1; tragically lose their lives on the morning of September 11, 2001…
Ghostly Roman Legion: Startling Window into the Past
Sometimes a window will open in time in which a certain event from the past will replay itself. This type of phenomena has been called residual energy, an event “imprinted” on time, or the “Stone Tape Theory”. One of the most amazing and documented cases of this rare phenomena occurred in the UK some years ago. A plumber, Harry Martendale, had been hired to repair some water pipes in the cellar…
What Are Evil Elementals?
Just what are evil Elementals? In general, Elementals are nature spirits that have existed long before humanity. Most of these supernatural beings are relatively harmless. However, according to folklore, there exists a kind of Elemental that is quite nasty and said to lurk near ancient ruins and burial mounds.
The Enfield Poltergeist: Was this Case a Real Poltergeist Haunting?
It’s believed by the paranormal community, that a poltergeist is merely a manifestation made into the form of an invisible spirit agent which can move objects, create chaos, or even allow levitation. A poltergeist ghost is thought to be created by a living person who is angry, repressed, or emotionally charged. This person is not usually aware of being the cause of the phenomena…
A Time Warp and a Doomed French Queen
In 1901, two women were spending a few days sightseeing at Versailles in France when suddenly they came upon people wearing period dress from the time of Marie Antoinette. Everything seems to slow down and there was a strange feeling of oppression felt by both.
America’s Most Notorious Poltergeist Haunting: The Bell Witch
In the early 1800’s, a family by the name of Bell moved to the Red River bottom land in Robertson County, Tennessee. They settled in a community that later became known as Adams. It is there that they prospered and became respected members of the community and pillars of the local church.
One day in 1817, John Bell and his oldest son were out hunting…
Peter James: An Extraordinary Medium
Many years ago I would tune into a favorite show of mine called “Sightings”. It was one of the first long standing paranormal shows on TV. It was on this show that I first became aware of a psychic who appeared often on the show. His name was Peter James and I was always amazed at the high quality of his featured ghost investigations. It seemed to me this guy really knew what he was doing. He would go into a location, locate the troublesome spirit(s) right away, and get names and dates which were usually verified later. Sightings personnel claimed Peter was never privy to where he would be going for the show and I believe this…
The Haunting of Borley Rectory
Harry Price, England’s most famous ghost hunter, spent years investigating Borley Rectory starting in 1938. A séance at Borley was conducted on March 27th of that year, with Harry Price looking on. Through the medium, a spirit claimed that the rectory would catch fire and burn to the ground. Exactly eleven months to the day after this dire warning, an oil lamp unaccountably fell over in the hallway…