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Famous Hauntings

Many ghost experiences and haunted houses have been so intense in a particular moment and place that they have become popular tales explored time and again by books, TV shows and even movies. Here are a few of those famous ghost stories and hauntings, written by Anne V.

The Bell Witch

What if you were vengeful and utterly unrestricted by the veil between the physical and the next dimension? That's exactly what Kate Batts had going for her.

The Berini Haunting

"Where do all the lonely people go? Where do I belong?" These were the words softly uttered to Rose Berini from a little boy dressed in white roaming her upstairs hall.

 

The Queen Mary Haunting

The Queen Mary was in service for decades as both a World War II transport ship and a luxury liner.

The Winchester Mystery House

The Winchester Mystery House is one of the most famous haunted houses in America with enough of a following to-date for daily public tours.

 

Alcatraz Hauntings

Alcatraz: Home to wrongdoers, gangsters, and… ghosts. It's no wonder this federal penitentiary is rumored to be haunted by the men who lingered there.

The Amityville Haunting

Whether or not facts of this case were stretched or a complete hoax all together, it still remains one of the most frightening and sensationalized ghost stories of our time.

 

The Borley Rectory Hauntings

What binds a non-earthly soul to the physical dimension? From history and research is seems that it generally lends to a life cut short (usually traumatic in some way), or unsolved business.

The Tower of London

The Tower of London, dating back over 900 years, is known as one of the most haunted places in Britain. In 1078, the first stone section of the tower was built and commissioned by William the Conqueror.

 

Ghosts in the White House

All the security in the world cannot keep ghosts out of the White House.