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1, 2 Buckle My Shoe, 3, 4, Shut The Door by Rinnx0

When I was young I used to move around a lot. I used to, as my mother put it, "Strive for attention" from stupid things. That's what she categorized this as. At about the age of 10 when we first moved into the old house I had never had a paranormal experience. I had seen shows and read books abo...

A Trip To The Cemetary by theshedcrew

This story is one that happened to my brother, sister-in-law and her friends. I was present for the last part but... My brother Nick, my sister-in-law Crystal (at the time was just Nick's girlfriend), her friend Renee (who became one of my roommates when my brother moved), and Renee's boyfriend B...

Am I Haunted? by Tiffy

I'd like to share the strangest of the strange moments I've had here but first I need to explain this: I live in a 3rd story apartment building on the 1st floor. Before this became an apartment building, I believe the first floor was a laundromat and a store back in the day. Half was the laundromat,...

Basement Remains by rookdygin

I've wanted to submit this experience for quite some time now but three quarters of it belongs to my wife and she has just given Me permission to share her portion of it. It takes place in Middletown, RI on the sight of our Church's Chapel. When my wife first started attending she was 10/11 years...

Big Mama Pays a Visit by Tiffy

About 2 years ago, a beloved cat named Big Mama passed away. She belonged to my aunt and 2 cousins, but was loved by the whole family. She was the sweetest cat I've ever encountered. Before I tell the supernatural part of this story, I feel I have to tell you how amazing Mama was. Originally, whe...

Dad Saying Goodbye by CFerri

Unusual ghost-like encounters have been happening to me since my father past away in November of 1996. I was just a young girl then and ready to celebrate my sweet sixteenth birthday until this tragic event happened to me. Learning of my father's death and how he chose to take his own life was mind-...

Demonic Ghost? by Tiffy

Hey, it's me again, Tiffany. I recently submitted a story about some ghost experiences in my grandmother's house. Well, just yesterday me and my friend Danielle were hanging out. We were walking around and she started talking about an old factory building where "satan worshipers" would go and perfor...

Ghost I Have Seen In My Neighbourhood Since I Was Young by mjcupcake

My name is mark I'm 2I. Me and my friend Donny have seen this tall dark man walking around the neighbourhood. He where's a long black trench coat and a black hat. We never told anyone when we were kids because we thought people would think we were crazy. I remember when we were kids playing in t...

Ghosts Calling My Name While Sleeping by amador1254

I moved to a new apartment in a different state. A couple of nights I'd hear a man's voice calling my name. Twice this happened at 3 in the morning, and after that I woke up everyday for 3 months at the same time. I'm the kind of person that when I go to bed I don't wake up until that alarm clock ri...

Ghosts Of My House by theshedcrew

This is my first story but I have been reading the ones on this site. But here it goes... I live in a house in Woonsocket, one of the oldest mill cities in America. Right now it's just me and my brother but when we were younger, the entire family lived here. We built a bedroom in the basement see...

Go Away by Patrick2171

I have a few stories to tell. One day I was laying in bed with my hands under my pillow when a hand just pet the top of my head. I started screaming because I was just 9 or 10 years old. My mom ran in and said "honey what's wrong" I just told her that something pet my head and she said don't worr...

Grandma's House by Tiffy

I'm Tiffany from RI. I'm 17 years old. Here are a few of my experiences. A few months ago me, my aunt, my uncle, and my 2 cousins went to spend a few days at my grandmother's house in New Hampshire. It's a cozy little place and very relaxing. My aunt, uncle, and my little cousin Tyler who was about ...

I Never Believed In Spirits Until Now by GhostFinder100

June 18th,2011, me and my family moved to Rhode Island. We had been living in Montana but had to move because of my job. We bought a fixer upper house that sat on a hill alone from any other houses. We had no neighbors close by, only a small town up the road. The company where I worked was about an ...

I Saw my First Ghost by Tiffy

I submitted a story not too long ago about my grandma on my dad's side and her supposedly haunted house. This story is about my grandma on my mom's side of the family, and no doubt, her house is definitely haunted! When my mom was younger, she moved from Portugal to the US, into Rhode Island and ...

I'm Being Followed by xoxorissaoxo

Do you remember my story about the other morning.? Well I think that same ghost is following me. Its scary. I have recently discover I have sleep Insomnia. I walk up all different times of the night ever since what happened. (the story the other morning) Ever since then, I always get the feeling so...

Images Of Mist by rookdygin

As one drives West on route 138 in Rhode Island, traveling from Newport to Interstate 95, one has to pass the University of Rhode Island (URI). Just past the entrance to the athletic fields there is a dirt road that exits off of RT 138 on the right hand side. This small dirt road travels about 300-5...

Intruder In My Dream And The Weird Occurrences by Sakura22

This happened last week. I think it was either Monday night or Tuesday night, I don't really remember. All I know is that whatever it was scared me to the core and I have been thinking about it since. Now I must tell you this ahead. I am used to seeing some strange things since I have possibly inh...

Is My Dream Home Haunted? by Slemery

We bought our home last June, since being here very odd things are happening in our family. First encounter was with a neighbor child. She warned us of ghosts being in our home but that's just coming from an 8 year old so we laughed it off. Next, I've been having health issues non-stop. Nothing ...

Lacy Doesn't Suffer Anymore by WinkycatOfGhosts

My Grandmother had two cats, Lacy and Cagney. (Yes she named them after the cops in the show 'Cagney and Lacy') Lacy recently died and her ashes stand in our cabinet. I have started to feel a tail being brushed along my leg. I thought it was Cagney at first, but Cagney is on the other chair. I h...

Lady in Chains by jadechronicles

My name is Jadea, I live in Providence RI and I've had paranormal encounters for a couple of years now. I was around the age of 10 when a young woman started visiting me a few times a week. The girl was beautiful but looked so creepy. She had long dark knee-length hair and wore a long white gown wit...

Lip Syncing Face On The Wall by UnderTheFear

First off I would like to thank you for reading my story, this one is my first so hopefully I won't do too bad. I'm 14 now but this story takes place when I was about 6 years old. One night, I was going to bed and it was in the winter. My mom told me to come and sleep in her room with her that nig...

Military Brat's Boogeyman by Moongrim

I was and still am a military brat. My first paranormal encounters began with my earliest memories of my life at Quonset Point Naval Base. My father was a computer analyst/programmer and as such we got to live on base in a mobile home park. Since my earliest memories were of mobile home parks, I alw...

My Childhood Imaginary Friends by theshedcrew

When I was a young child (about 4 years old), I had 2 imaginary friends named Cap and Key. I only saw and played with them when I visited my grandmother's house in Attleboro, MA. It wasn't until I was older when my grandmother told me that I would often get into trouble and blame my friend Key. ...

My Morning by xoxorissaoxo

I've been experiencing paranormal things in my house in the mornings. I do believe in ghosts and most of the time I am not scared of the encounters with ghosts. I have a thing for ghosts. Since I was three years old I've encountered paranormal things. But, one morning it was about 5 o'clock and I ...

My Not So Gift by josh22395

My name is Josh I am 14 years old. Ever since I was eight years old I have been able to see and speak to ghosts. I know I am not crazy I am in all honors classes. I mean I have an anxiety disorder but nothing else, this is not a gift this is a nightmare. I need help though I get very scared and try ...

My Recent Move by mrsmla4ever

Until recently, my family and I lived in a "haunted" apartment. But, unlike most people, we got along with our ghosts. Whenever they did something we didn't like, we would tell them, and if we did something that they didn't like, they would let us know. Nothing truly scary ever happened while we...

Naval Hospital Newport Rhode Island by rookdygin

This story was told to me by my Senior Chief (E-9) while I was stationed at the Naval War Collage, Newport, Rhode Island. (Apr2003-Nov2006) Some history first. Built in 1909 the Naval Hospital in Newport, Rhode Island saw duty for many, many years. In the late 1980's early 1990's it was closed a...

New Apartment Haunting by ChepachetRI

I recently moved into a renovated apartment above a garage, 75 yards away from our landlord's house in Chepachet, RI. I used ear plugs to get used to the new location for the first month. Now I decided to put them to rest, but strange things just began happening. Between 3 am and 4:15 am on June...

New Apartment Haunting 2 by ChepachetRI

This story is a continuance of my last story that took place in June. For some reason, things have gotten progressively worse. Now every night seems to be similar as the events that I am about to tell you. June 29th between 3 am 4 am. I have had the worst experience of my life. First, my bedroom...

Newport Naval War College by rookdygin

The Naval War College was established on Coasters Harbor Island in October of 1884. It was originally located in a recently vacated public asylum but has expanded into 4 interconnected buildings. The original building now houses the international students attending courses at the collage and to ...

Our Haunted Home For Sale by strangestuff

Heres my story... Our home was a large Duplex built in aprox 1900 & it was built by the town mill to house the workers. My grandfather worked for the mill & bought the house somwhere in the 50's-60's when my grandfather passed on in the late 60's my family came to live on one side and my grandmot...

Ptsd... Or Something Else? by Joelle-Marie95

Let me just give a little background info for starters. I'm an 18 year old girl, currently dealing with some heavy stuff. My Papa (grandfather) had passed away in '08 when I was 13. My father walked out on the family when I was just a few months old, so my Papa had basically raised me as his own l...

Radio Channel Surfer, Playing With Tv by angelina

My story starts in Rhode Island where I live with my boyfriend and his sister, and her family. I believe it was a summer day not sure just know it was sometime this year 2009. My boyfriend's dad loved country music especially Hank Williams Jr. To get to the story I was sitting inside the house w...

Red Eye by specialized2001

It has been a while since I have posted on this site as ghostly encounters do not exactly happen often. However I have an encounter worth sharing. This encounter happened not to me, but to my twin brother during his junior year in college. I have received his permission to share this story and asked...

Scared To Sleep by hillary81112

When I was about 5 years old when I first seen her we lived in a house from I believe the 40's. My mom grew up in this house and she never experienced anything. When it first happened I was in the basement with my dad he was looking at baseball cards and I was colouring on the floor right next to hi...

Shadow People Or Mind Trick? by xoxorissaoxo

I know a lot about ghost but I don't really know much about shadow figures. Ever since I was younger I believe I have had expierences with shadow ghosts. This story started when I was 10 and I lived in my yellow house. My old house was built like a square and had two floors. The first floor all...

She Never Left Me by nsoares423

Growing up, I had always been religious and there was no doubt in my mind about Heaven and Hell, demons and angels, and God and the Devil. On the other hand, I was extremely skeptical about spirits, ghosts, and paranormal activity in general. I just couldn't imagine that after people left us here on...

Sleep Walking Experience by xoxorissaoxo

One night I was really tired, so I went to bed fairly early. I woke up at about 12 o'clock. I mean its normal because I haven't been able to sleep right. I keep waking up at weird times. It wasn't the time that was weird it was where I was that was strange. Instead of being in my warm cozy room, I w...

That's A Strange Way To Wake Me Up by UnderTheFear

So, this JUST happened to me right now. As in less than 20 minutes ago. Before I tell you what happened this morning, I'll tell you what happened last night. My friends know me as the gamer. The guy who loves videogames. And so what can I say, I am. So in honor of F.E.A.R. 3 releasing tomorrow, I...

The Chase House by rookdygin

This first picture is a current one showing the Chase House in Portsmouth, RI. The history: This house once belonged to a Mr. John Chase Portsmouth's state representative. The house itself is valued at about 6,500 dollars. The property it sits on is valued at about 1.6 million dollars. The ...

The Demons Of Sleep Paralysis by shadesboy9

My name is Paul, and I am 19 years old. This happened last year, at 18. This is my very first time submitting a story for you guys to read. I have visited this website many times, and thought it would be appropriate to submit my own. I suffer from sleep apnea, a type of disorder where your airway cl...

The Demons Of Sleep Paralysis 2 by shadesboy9

This is the second major experience I had after the black demon sat on my bed: The experience with the black demon really bothered me, to the point where I (yes, at 19!) used an old night light at the side of my bed. It was about 2 weeks later and maybe a week after I started using the night ligh...

The Demons Of Sleep Paralysis 3 by shadesboy9

The 2 stories I submitted earlier had to do with the most significant sleep paralysis experiences. However, the demonic attacks happened when I was awake as well. What I find interesting is that this attack happened while I was researching sleep paralysis! We used to have internet access on a vid...

The Intro To Living In My House by Death12312

I'm a 15 year old girl that I suppose is pretty odd. My sister was the one who introduced me to the paranormal. At first I was frightened of the things that could be lurking in my home. But then I was fascinated with the unknown. When ever a show that has to do with the dead was on I usually watched...

The Man Down The Back Stairs by randyrang

When I was young I lived in Providence Rhode Island in an old colonial house that was built around the late 1800's. I and my family lived on the second floor of the 2 story building and my cousins lived on the first floor of the building. There were these stairs in the back that connected to my cous...

The Noise by sokagerman

This has happened to me just a couple times in my life, well, maybe just a little bit more. But I remember the first time when it happened; I was running for my life... One night, I was sleeping over my sister's house in Bristol, RI. Her and her boyfriend for many years lived there for approximatel...

The Scary Old Man by jclcos

We moved into our new home in North Providence, Rhode Island, a week ago. It's a large Tudor ranch with many rooms. Last night my 3-year-old son woke up in the middle of the night calling for his daddy! I went to his room, which he temporarily shares with his 9-year-old brother as we are remodeli...

Visit From Grammy by xoxorissaoxo

My grammy died two years ago, when I was 12. She was like my best friend and I told her everything. She died of colon cancer. Before she died I told her she has to visit me when she died to tell me she was okay. She said she would. One night in the summer, me and my stepbrother were in my room wa...

Wake Up Surprise by nickki21681

This happened about 5 years ago. I had just started to do sleepovers at my boyfriend's house. He lived in a 3 stories family house with brother on 1st, mom on 2nd and my boyfriend on 3rd. His dad was living with him at the time so we would stay at his mom's on the 2nd. She was at her boyfriend's hou...

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