Paranormal Stories and Legends

Strange Paranormal Tales for a Stormy Night


The Truth about Urban Legends

Urban legends are horrifying tales of lore and legend. Since the time of cave dwellers, paranormal stories and legends have been a part of a society’s lore. Are they believable? To some, yes. Interestingly, contemporary urban legends have become a staple of horror-related stories. Think of Freddie Krueger in A Nightmare on Elm Street. Or the urban legend of the Black-Eyed Kids.  

→Read All About Urban Legends


Famous People with Ghostly Encounters

Many people don’t believe that ghosts are real. However, celebrities and royalty alike have reported seeing a ghost. From Queen Elizabeth II, to Hollywood celebrities, to respected political figures, ghost stories abound. Read about famous persons who’ve had a ghostly encounter.

→Famous People Who’ve Had Real Ghostly Encounters


Ghosts of the Tower of London

Headless Spirits, Suffocating Sensations, and Wandering Specters. From the headless specter of Anne Boleyn to the spooky figures of the two murdered princes, discover the most terrifying legends of Tower of London ghosts.

→Scary Ghosts of the Tower of London

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Kinds of Ghosts and Paranormal Events

Since the beginning of recorded time, credible witnesses have reported seeing ghosts. Claimed ghost sightings come from all over the world from the remote jungles of the Amazon to children’s parks. What many individuals don’t realize is that these manifestations appear in many different guises and forms.

→13 Kinds of Ghosts that Scare Us


Significant Indicators of a Poltergeist Haunting

Poltergeists are not ghosts in the usual sense. Even though there seem to be many similarities between a ghost and a poltergeist, there are distinct differences. Moreover, we can see how they differ in their origins. While a poltergeist shows its presence by moving or influencing physical objects, a ghost usually appears only visually.

→Indicators of a Poltergeist Hauntings

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Most Cursed Town on the East Coast

One fascinating paranormal story is that of Dudleytown. Dudleytown is a dark and eerie place full of Indian legends of monsters. Today it’s an abandoned 18th-century village hidden in the woods of Cornwall, Connecticut and is still considered as one of the most intriguing haunted sites in America.

→The Truth Behind Dudleytown Curse


The Bell Witch Story Still Chills Readers

The Bell Witch of Tennessee is early America’s most infamous poltergeist haunting. It’s the most chilling and heavily documented account of a poltergeist plaguing a family. An American President even visited the Bell farm after hearing about the strange perplexing events.

→The Most Famous Poltergeist Haunting in the US


USS Forrestal Super-Carrier Has Ghosts

A tragic fire occurred on the mega-carrier U.S.S. Forrestal which some say promulgated ghostly activity. Sometime after the fire, and no one can say precisely when, crewmen began reporting mysterious happenings. Secured hatches opened and slammed shut with each roll of the ship. On numerous occasions, faraway sounding voices mumbled through intercom phones when answered and even more bone-chilling events.

→America’s Most Haunted Super Carrier

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Learn the Frightening Truth about 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.

Also in this post, read about the scary elemental that once haunted Leap Castle in Ireland.

→Ancient Elementals that Are Evil

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Does La Llorona’s Ghost Still Wander the Southwest?

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…

→The Full Story of La Llorona 

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SS Eastland Disaster of 1915 Haunts Chicago

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 old production studio.

→Eastland Disaster Ghosts


The Fairies of Cottingley Scandal

In 1917, two young girls, frustrated when their parents and others wouldn’t believe that they had seen real fairies in a glen, these girls decided to get proof.  So, they set out to photograph the glen. What they came back with was soon believed by many to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies…

→Cottingley Fairy Photographs

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Doomed French Queen Haunts Versailles

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…

→Two School Teachers Encounter Marie Antoinette


The Terrifying Enfield Poltergeist

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. Famous Demonologists, Ed and Lorraine Warren were called in to investigate. Read this amazing paranormal story of a poltergeist!

→UK’s Most Infamous Poltergeist 

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Author, Carol Nicholson, Ph.D.
Author, Carol Nicholson, Ph.D.

Carol Nicholson is thirty-five years a professional Psychic Medium and author of numerous Psychic and Spiritual courses since 2001. Subscribe for more posts like this, get a FREE Psychic-Medium Starter eGuide, and notification of fantastic coupon deals.

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