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Villisca Axe Murder House

October 9, 2012 by  
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There is an old white framed house sitting in a quiet neighborhood in Villisca, Iowa, which is also known as the Axe Murder House. Many people to this day believe that something or someone still wanders through the house. Children’s voices can be heard all over the empty house and there are as well strange […]

The Crescent Hotel

October 9, 2012 by  
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Photo of Crescent Hotel © by Mark A. Powers The Crescent Hotel was built in 1886 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. They spared no expense creating this deluxe hotel. There was an exquisite ballroom, a stable full of horses for the guests to ride and every small detail of the hotel was exquisite. A worker named […]

Lizzie Borden House

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Everyone knows the pain and suffering that a divorce inflicts upon a child, but who knew that Lizzie Borden would take it so far? On August 4th, 1892, Lizzie Borden did the unthinkable. She supposedly killed her father and stepmother by brutally murdering them with a hatchet. Although Lizzie Borden was later acquitted, the murders […]

The Haunted Octagon House

October 9, 2012 by  
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Of all the haunted houses in Washington, the Octagon House is certainly one of the most unusual. First of all, it’s actually a hexagon shape rather than an octagon, containing 3 round rooms inside. The Capitol architect, Dr. William Thornton, designed it to fit a corner lot that had a peculiar shape. It was built […]

Joshua Ward House

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One of the most haunted houses in Massachusetts is considered to be the Joshua Ward House. Located at 148 Washington Street in Salem, Massachusetts, it’s one block south of Town House Square, which is right in the center of historical Salem. It used to overlook the South River, but at some point this part of […]

Salem Witches

October 9, 2012 by  
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Something that’s responsible for many of the haunted houses in Salem, Massachusetts is the witch hunt of 1692 to 1693. It was during this period of time when innocent people were accused of being Satanists and practicing dark arts. None of these people were actual witches but that didn’t stop the hysteria and feeding frenzy […]