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Articles Of Hauntings,
Ghost Hunting, and Haunted Places
History runs deep in the United States. As a result, the amount of trapped souls and lingering ghosts that have been left behind with unfinished business is high. However, not all ghosts haunted where they died. Most haunt where they were happiest in life! Makes more sense when you think about it, right? Why would you haunt, or frequent a place that makes you unhappy? If you are intriqued by the idea of life after death, then here are some of the most haunted hot spots in the U.S...|
East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia: With Native American, Revolutionary, and Civil War History at every turn, the East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia area of the United States, located near to the Smoky Mountains and nestled in the Southern Appalachian Highlands of the Blue Ridge, is desginated by Congress to be "America's First Western Frontier" offers many exciting mysteries as well as educational experiences for all ages. Scenic and very enligntening driving and lantern-led walking tours conducted by Appalachian GhostWalks, a multiple tourism and history award winning ghost and history tour company, is located right in the heart of this very historical area with sixteen different tours to tantalize and amaze you and your fellow tour guests and elaborate on the tremendous Cherokee, Revolutionary, and Civil War heritage throughout the region. All tours are family oriented and are great for small children as young as five. See the Appalachian GhostWalks website for additional details and reservations, or CLICK HERE.
Baltimore, Maryland: This city is jammed packed with history and ghosts alike. From the American revolution, Civil War, and the Battle of Baltimore, many souls have been stranded in the streets,haunting the living. The Fells Point area and the Maritime Neighborhood are well known for their guided ghost tours. These unique tours travel to the many shops, restaurants and bars in Baltimore that are known to have a haunted presence.
New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans is famous for the haunted cobblestone streets of the French Quarter, voodoo past, and above ground graveyards. Thus, making this destination one of America’s spookiest, ghosts from the war of 1812 stalk the French Quarter. Take a haunted tour through the streets to get a detailed experience of all the haunting spirits that roam the area. Voodoo was born in NOLA. The original voodoo queen herself Marie Laveau practiced in the city. Learn more about her past and the tradition of voodoo at the Voodoo Museum and leave an offering behind. Nothing is scarier than a graveyard, but in New Orleans graveyards take this tradition to the next level. The unique above ground graveyards bring the dead to the living. in this haunted destination.
Savannah, Georgia Savannah is one of the spookiest cities in the U.S. due to the creepy fact that it is built on its dead. With Native American burial grounds and forgotten cemeteries just beneath the roads and buildings, this city is well known by ghost lovers around the globe. Many businesses have their fair share of spirits within the city’s borders. For example, the Marshall House Hotel has been used as a hospital 3 times since 1851. Soldiers and victims of yellow fever roam the halls of this hotel trapped within its walls. Previous guest recorded hearing laughter of children, faucets turning on by themselves, and spirits wandering the grounds.
Portland, Oregon This dangerous port city has a paranormal presence. Due to the many lost passengers that disappeared through trap doors in the local saloons. These trap doors led to the Shanghai tunnels that lie beneath the cobblestone streets. Victims were taken to the shore and then sold to sea captains, never to be seen again. Ghost hunters are likely to find these lost souls still roaming in the Beyond Bizarre Ghost Tour.
San Francisco, California San Francisco’s haunted streets are filled with the souls of unhappy immigrants that traveled to the city hoping to strike it rich during the Gold Rush. When there was no gold to be found many travelers were unable to return to their families. They then died alone and unfulfilled, doomed to haunt the streets of San Fran. Alcatraz is a hot destination for seekers of the dead. This infamous prison held the also infamous Chicago Mafia king Al Capone during his later years. Night tours are said to have the most bewildering sights and sounds in the creepiest setting.
|Appalachian GhostWalks invites you, your family and friends, or tour group to come and explore the mysteries of our mountain heritage. In addition to our many historic and authentically haunted hotspots, a variety of paranormal experiences and encounters have been documented throughout the mountainous regions of Southern Appalachia since February 1994.|
|The follow-up research and documentation of these unexplained and often astounding experiences were originally presented within the pages of "The American UFO Journal", later to become "The Alternate Realities Chronicles", both of which were orginial transcript publications of UFO sightings and other worldly encounters as reported to the center by way of the "UFO Sightings and Information Hotline" and The ARC's "Extraordinary Experience Case Submission and Documentation Form". The most interesting and well documented cases of unexplained aerial phenomena have now been correlated to present a world's first - The Appalachian UFO Close Encounters Expedition" TM. Designed to thrill and amaze believers and skeptics alike, the research and investigation of the many strange encounters our guests hear|