The Athens Lunatic Asylum

The Athens Lunatic Asylum

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In this post, we will take a walk through the Athens Lunatic Asylum. Abandoned asylums must be the spookiest type of buildings to visit. In the past, I have spent time visiting within the walls of an asylum that was still operating and that was unsettling enough. The unsettling and spooky feeling likely comes from […]

Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House

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The Winchester Mystery House is just that; a mystery. Why would Sarah Winchester have the house built, adjusted, and rebuilt constantly between 1884 and 1922? Was she a genius? Or was Sarah Winchester under the influence of the spirits it is said she was terrified of? Let’s explore Sarah and her mystery house and decide […]

House of the Seven Gables

House of the Seven Gables

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When it comes to seeing old houses in the United States Salem, Massachusetts has an abundance of them. In this post, we are going to learn about the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion also known as the House of the Seven Gables. The home is immense in size and has been refurbished and preserved to its original state. […]

The History of Haunted Houses

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I have often wondered what started the whole idea of touring a haunted house? So let’s see what I can discover about the history of haunted houses. As Chris Heller wrote in the post, A Brief History of the Haunted House, for Smithsonian.com “the origins of the haunted house date back to the 19th-century London, […]

Is Craigdarroch Castle Haunted?

Craigdarroch Castle

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The Craigdarroch Castle is a massive home located in Victoria, BC. It was built as a private family residence but is now a tourist attraction. In this post, we will re-visit the history of the building and of the family that built it and learn of the ghost that resides there still. Is Craigdarroch Castle […]

Ghost Towns-Three Valley Lake Chateau

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The Three Valley Lake Chateau Ghost Town is located a quick 15-minute drive west of Revelstoke, BC. Nestled among the mountains it is next door to the Three Valley Lake Chateau. History There is so much history gathered together at the Three Valley Lake Chateau Ghost Town. The founder of the place was Gordon Bell who delighted in preserving […]

White House Haunting

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We here at Haunted Realities are fascinated by ghost stories. We like to hear them, read them, and share them. We are going to look behind the easily recognised exterior of the most famous “house” in America. Take a look inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with us and learn about some of the former residents that […]

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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I am a lifelong Albertan and I have heard the stories of the Banff Springs Hotel. From its history to its beauty to its resident ghost.  Say what? Yes, I said ghost. Tell me more you say. Read on my friend. History of Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel The construction of the hotel began in 1887 […]