Specifically, poltergeists are considered formless energy. Poltergeist is a German word combined, meaning “noisy ghost” or “noisy spirit, “poltern’ meaning ‘to make noise’ and ‘Geist’ meaning ‘a ghost or spirit. In short, poltergeists cause physical disturbances and wreak havoc. Yet, no one, as a rule, actually sees them.
Poltergeists are a category of ghost that has perplexed many since the idea of poltergeist activity was first presented. Poltergeist means “noisy ghost in German. Find out what poltergeists are famous for doing to hapless victims.
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 supernatural events.
During this time, furniture moved by themselves, loud knocking on the walls was heard, and children’s toys were said to have been thrown around and too hot to the touch when picked up. In addition, a police officer signed an affidavit to affirm that she saw a chair moving.