Spooky, Eerie and Haunted Stories
It’s Halloween again, and the much awaited annual spooky celebration, where children goes house to house for their Trick-or-Treat. With their colorful spooky costumes, and lighted jack-o’-lanterns, ghosts haunting and eerie, haunted scary story telling– Halloween is definitely one of the much awaited celebration among kids.
But since it’s Halloween we’re focusing on scary stories that are true. We’ve compiled this eerie, spooky haunted stories:
While in other countries, it is the beginning of celebrating Feast of the Dead, or All Saints Day (All Hallows Day) which is celebrated on November 1, and November 2 is the All Souls Day.
There are places that are called haunted where ghosts are seen or heard crying, moaning or screaming all year round. These spooky and eerie places are sometimes avoided knowing it is a haunted place. Paranormal, are beyond our normal experiences and no scientific explanation given. The ghosts or spirits, are the lost, restless souls who may died in a tragic accident or murdered, and now they are seeking for justice and the person whom have done wrong to them. Here are some places, which maybe familiar to you or just near your area.
1) The eerie haunted Crybaby Bridge is a bridge named after an urban legend that occurred where screaming or crying babies are heard, not only on night time but also on daytime. According to legends, babies are murdered and thrown on the river or creek down under. And the restless souls of these babies are seeking justice from their murderers.
The spooky, eerie haunted Rogue’s Hollow Bridge is located near Doylestown, Ohio on Galehouse Road and Rogue Hollow Road and Hometown Road.
The Screaming bridge of Maud Hughes Road found in Liberty Township, Ohio is haunted and scary stories of ghosts apparitions, mists or lights, black-hooded figure or a phantom train, coming from nowhere, is claimed to have seen by travelers and experienced eerie phenomena. There are many version regarding this eerie, haunted bridge, some tales said, a couple were stuck in this area, so the man got out of his car to look for some help, while the woman was left in the car. When the man returned, the woman was hanging on the bridge rail. One version tale, that a woman throw her baby off the bridge and commit suicide by hanging on the bridge tracks. According to some report, they hear a man and a woman’s voice and afterward,they heard the girl screaming followed by the man’s scream.
2) Egypt Valley and Egypt Road Bridge, Ohio
The Egypt Valley and Egypt Road bridge in Ohio, is known as the most haunted and scary place in Ohio. According to tales, if you stop your car in this eerie place, undead person will surround your car, and these undead people are called zombies.
One version is that a couple parked near the Egypt Road bridge, the boyfriend got out from the car to look for a restroom. It took several hours, then the girl heard a noise on top of the car’s roof, she went out to check and found out her boyfriend hanging, with a slit on his throat, and since then they hear scream and moaning in these area or see ghostly image of an eerie and spooky man hanging from tree.
The eerie, haunted grave of the 13 year-old girl, Louisa Catherine Fox, murdered by Thomas Carr in January 21, 1869. According to the local residents the unmarked grave belong to the witches. Some tales said walking six time around the graveyard will make you disappear. And another spooky tale of a severed walking hand is seen roaming around the graveyard, the story claimed that it belong to a truck driver who fell asleep while driving, and crashed onto the graveyard, and lost his arm. The truck driver survived the crash, but never retrieved his severed hand.
3) The haunted Green Lady Cemetery or Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery, Burlington, Connecticut
The 18th century Seventh Day Baptist cemetery also known as the Green Lady cemetery located in Burlington, Connecticut was known to be haunted where Seventh Day Baptist members are buried. Between 1810 and 1820, according to tales, death among members fall caused by mysterious accidents like one member, he was repairing his house and fell from a ladder and died, another member was digging a deep-well, suddenly the ground collapsed on him that caused his death, or a woman was repairing her lamp and died from electrocution and many more tales. But the most famous story was that of Elizabeth Palmiter, thus the cemetery was named Green Lady cemetery. According to tales, Benjamin Palmiter, Elizabeth’s husband, went to town to pick some stuffs for their supplies; but there was a bad snowstorm, and Benjamin decided to stay in town until the weather calms down. On the other hand Elizabeth became upset and decided to go out to look for her husband, but she fell in a creek causing her to drown and froze. When Benjamin returned home, he found out Elizabeth missing and looked for her, only to find out she is dead. That time of her death she was wearing a green dress, and people around Burlington claims they saw a mist and a green lady roaming around the road and cemetery.
4) The haunted and eerie Gregory’s Four Corners Burial Ground Cemetery, Connecticut
The old haunted and scary cemetery of the Gregory’s Four Corners Burial Ground, located in Springhill Road near the town of Monroe with a famous urban legend about the wicked witch, named Hannah Hovey, wife of Captain Joseph Hovey, but she was most famously known as Hannah Cranna, the wicked witch of Monroe. According to tales, her husband Joseph died mysteriously claiming that her husband woke up early in the morning to have a walk, but the husband was said to be in trance and walked direct to the ravine and meet his tragic death. Some tales said if you don’t believed on Hannah’s “powerful abilities“, she will cast you a spell and a curse, but if you believed in her, she will cast good spell upon you. She had a pet named, Old Boreals, a rooster, and everybody believes that the rooster is an evil spirit formed into an animal. When Old Boreals died, Hannah claims that death will claim her one day, and her wish is that her coffin will be carried on foot not in any hearse wagon or car. Soon Hannah died, but bad snowstorm affected the town and they decided to put her coffin into a hearse, but the coffin kept on rolling and was restless, so they decided to carry the coffin on foot towards cemetery as Hannah’s last wish.
5) The haunted Great Hill Cemetery or spooky, eerie, Hookman’s Cemetery, Seymour, Connecticut
The old scary cemetery located in Seymour, Connecticut and still in use by the local residence here, is said to be haunted. The Great Hill cemetery or named as Hookman’s Cemetery, because of its urban legend and strange phenomenon occur in this place. One version claimed that the cemetery was haunted by the soul named Hookman (his other arm was installed with hook), and was the cemetery’s caretaker. And according to legend he murdered a young boy, when the boy stayed at the graveyard, and the following day the boy was found dead pierced and hanging from a large hook on a tree. Second version was that Mr Hookman was accused of murder and was hanged on the tree. And another version of couples, who parked near the cemetery, and heard some noise, so the boyfriend got out of the car to check. It took several hours and the girl got out of the car to look for her boyfriend, only to find out her boyfriend was hanging from a big hook, on a tree, dead. Now people passing by claimed seeing a ghost hanging on a tree or some ghostly figures.
6) The haunted and eerie Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery
The haunted Bachelor’s Grove cemetery, located near Midlothian and Oak Forest, Illinois in the Rubio Woods Forest Preserve, an abandoned old cemetery, but very famous for its haunting and paranormal activities by ghost hunters. Many claimed seeing glowing balls of fire, black-dog ghost, and hear eerie unexplained noises like groans, squeaking sounds, and ghosts sightings, as taken by ghosts hunters images.
7) Riddle House
The haunted Riddle House was built in early 1900s and was first used as a funeral parlor. But in the later years, the owner used it as residential home. Some tales claimed that tragedy was seen in this house, and in the year 1980, the house was moved across the nearby town. Some reports said the “angry ghost” tenant of the house went with it as it was moved from the original location. The former location was called Gatekeeper’s College, and the former caretaker named Buck, was murdered, but his loyalty to the owner was kept, and since then, his apparent ghost is seen roaming around the Gatekeeper’s cemetery and the spooky Gatekeeper’s building now known as the Riddle House.
Winchester Haunted Mansion
The haunted Winchester Mystery House located in California, the famous residential home of Sarah and William Wirt Manchester, the gun magnate. Since William’s death, it was known that the house was mysterious and cursed, and one medium advised Sarah to leave the house so she will live longer, or she must continue building the house but not to finish. So in 38 years, the eerie and spooky haunted house was in renovation, building stairs and doors, but leading to nowhere. The house had two mirrors, believing that the ghosts are scared of their own images.
9) The haunted DeFeo’s House in Amityville , Long Island, New York
The haunted house of Amityville located in Long Island, New York, was noted for its haunting and restless souls believed to be the DeFeo’s family. On November 13, 1974, Wednesday around 6:30 p.m., a gruesome murder of the DeFeo family occurred, and the murderer is the 23 year-old Ronald DeFeo, Jr., the eldest son of the family. He first killed his father, Ronald,Sr (43) and his mother Louise (42), and his siblings Dawn (18), Allison (13), Marc (12) and John Matthew (9), shot them with .35 caliber lever action Marlin 336C rifle, while they were on their bed. Ronald Jr, confessed murdering his family. It was later reported that Ronald, Jr was under the heavy influence of substance when he committed the crime.
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10) Bachorza Manor
The spooky Bachorza Manor, located in central Eastern Poland, was well known as a haunted house. Tenants, lords and servants of the house claimed seeing ghostly figures, moving of things and eerie sound coming from the empty rooms, and ghost with old fashioned dresses.
11) The haunted Attmore Oliver House, New Bern, North, Carolina
The Attmore Oliver House located in New Bern, North Carolina, was built in 1790 and was known as haunted house. Some tales revealed that the ghost of father and daughter appeared whom they claimed died in the attic of the house. Some tales are based from the former owner of the house claiming seeing ghostly figures and hearing odd noise.
12) The Bellamy Mansion, Wilmington, North, Carolina
The haunted Bellamy Mansion is located and found in Wilmington, North Carolina. Tales of spooky and eerie ghost on a wheelchair image and hearing weird noises, and opening of doors stories are narrated by night duty managers and staffs. Bellamy Mansion is now famous for ghost hunting.
13) The haunted Harper’s House , Four Oaks, Bentonville State Park
The haunted Harper house owned by John and Amy Harper, was once a peaceful and happy home, until the war broke out, and the Harper’s home turned into a temporary hospital, where wounded soldiers are treated. Wailing, moaning and screaming of wounded soldiers can be heard all over the house. Blood stained the floors and wall, amputated arms or legs are piled outside the house and corpse of soldiers outside the house are lined up waiting to be picked up by officer in charge or relatives. After the war, John and Amy Harper abandoned their house and became haunted because of scary and weird noises and various sound coming from the house. The Harper house became a tourist destination and subject for ghost hunting. One guest with his family, revealed that a woman guide, assisted and tour them around the house, and show them a “reenactment” show of wounded soldiers being treated by a civilian appearing to be John Harper. The staffs of the Harper’s house told the guests, that there are no such reenactment show in the house, and probably the ghosts of the house played on them.
14) The haunted High Hampton Inn, South Cashiers, High Hampton, South Carolina
The High Hampton Inn, South Cashiers, High Hampton, South Carolina known for its haunted paranormal activities. The property was first owned by surgeon, Dr William Halstead, and since it was opened for the public, he had to expand and build more extension rooms, thus he purchased the nearby properties owned by Louisa Emmeline Zachary. According to legend, Zachary married Hannibal Heaton, and transferred the title to her new husband. Learning that Heaton is selling the property to Dr Halstead, she warned her husband that if he disposed the property she would commit suicide. After the deal of selling the property, Heaton found his wife hanging in a barn. Since then it was claimed by visitors and staffs of the haunted Inn that a big eerie and spooky white owl, is seen flying over and around the haunted inn.
15) The haunted and eerie Korner’s Folly House, known as The Strangest House
Julie Korner, was an interior designer of the Korner’s Folly house, built in 1880 by her grandfather. The Korner’s Folly house was named, the Strangest house, located in an are called the Triad. The house stands in Piedmont, North Carolina, at the town of Kernerville. The area of triad, covered three cities, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Highpoint, 90 minutes drive northeast of Charlotte. What makes the house strange? It was renovated and remodeled for almost 130 years, unending additional and restoration of the eerie haunted house, a stairway that will lead from level to level of the house like a maze, until his death in 1924. Sine then reports of spooky activities happened in this house such as a ghost of a girl saying peek-a-boo, strange lights and orbs and odd noises are being heard.
16) The Eerie haunted Grand Hyatt Taipei Hotel, Taiwan
The Grand Hyatt Taipei Hotel , a haunted hotel , was a former military execution grounds and a cemetery. Many staffs and guests claimed seeing ghostly images, hearing odd noises from the empty rooms, lobby and hallways. At the entrance and rooms, Chinese Calligraphy are hung on the walls to ward off evil spirits and restless souls.
17) The haunted Hyatt Terraces Plaza Hotel in Baguio City, Philippines
The once beautiful hotel in Baguio City, Philippines, was damaged by the killer 7.7 earthquake in July 16, 1990. It was reported that at least 50 people was killed and trapped by the rubble. The area now is haunted, and many claimed hearing giggling, talking or screaming and eerie cry at the site especially on a foggy night. Many had experienced of seeing ghostly images. Ghost hunters make this as their favorite area for hunting paranormal activities.
Loakan Road, Baguio City
The Loakan Road, mysterious and haunted road going to Loakan Airport and Philippine Military Academy, was known haunted because of a ghost of white lady hitchhiker, waving and gesture of a hitch; whether you stopped to offer her a ride or not still you will see her at your rear mirror, sitting at the back of your car. Soon you passed by the haunted Loakan cemetery, then she vanished. According to tales, a nurse was raped and murdered in that area, was dumped or maybe buried in an undisclosed place.
18) The haunted Hotel Cismigiu, Bucharest, Romania
The haunted and eerie Hotel Cismigiu located in Bucharest, was used as dormitory for students in the 50′s. Bur many students died because of reported unstable condition of the said hotel. In 1990, a student fell into the shaft of the elevator and died from the accident. It was reported that the spooky ghosts of these girls keeps haunting the hotel.
19) The haunted Aquia Church, Stafford, Virginia
20) Annie’s Road, New Jersey
The haunted road in New Jersey, haunted by a ghost in blue, claimed to be Annie’s ghost or white lady of Annie’s Road. According to urban legend, Annie was killed on the road, but another version is that of a girl was killed on her wedding night, was dragged into this area .And another version of a girl, who was murdered on her prom night and was beheaded and was dumped into this area, and her ghosts is wandering looking for her head.
The haunted Clinton Road, The Haunted Highway in New Jersey