Maryland Ghosts & Spirits


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Otto House

Two Antietam two park rangers were doing their nightly rounds and they were horrified by a blue translucent figure in the open doorway of Otto House. The ghostly figure looked like a Southern belle ghost in a hoop skirt standing in doorway of the house looking toward town. This house stands on a knoll along the Burnside Bridge Road and it overlooks the Sherrick Farm. This house was used as a hospital after the Battle of Antietam; the rangers became frightened and ran until they reached the Burnside Bridge. They stopped and spoke about what they had just seen and both describe the same thing, what they saw was identical. The ghostly Southern belle is often seen by rangers and visitors.

Hebron Swamps

The Hebron Ghost Lights have been seen for hundred of years. Hebron is a very, very small town. People driving down the long country road have had these ghostly lights head right at them. The people stop and watch the ghostly light pass; there is no car, no sounds. People walking out in the woods have also run into this ghostly light. People have tried to tell the local people that it is swamp gas. They do not buy this story, since they do not have any swamps.

Ritchie County Middle / High School

Creepiness in the classroom.

The school is known to be haunted. Teachers have had strange experiences in the school. The sound of knocking on the walls has been heard by students and teachers alike, sometimes en masse.

Potomac Train Trestle

Tragedy over love lost

While I attended Shepheredstown a girl "fell" to her death from a train trestle bridge over the Potomac River, supposedly a suicide over a lost love. A couple of years later I heard people say that you can hear her cry or sob or see her walking the bridge some nights.

Cheat Lake

Missing bodies, missing heads, darting spirits.

Watch out for these two.

Cemetery Hill

Numerous reports of a blue column of light and voices crying for help.

Tudor Hall

Wrapped in assassinatorial conspiracy and intrigue.

John Wilkes Booth was born illegitimately in this house in 1838. The house is over 150 years old, and possibly more. The house is located between the towns of Bel Air and Churchville. This is the house in which he grew up.

Soldier Spirit at Quincy Hill

Soldiers' suffering

The spirits of soldiers who were in the area during the Civil War purportedly haunt Parkersburg, a town along the Ohio River. A place of particular paranormal interest is Quincy Hill.

Beethoven Waldheim

Gnaden Huetten Cemetery

Bolton Mansion

Washington Inn

Captain Harpers Ghostly Rescue

The paddling apparitions forewarned doom

Captain John M. Harper was sailing from Wilmington to Smithville, now Southport, in 1897. He was sailing through a terrible winter storm. Harper was telling his sole passenger, a man named Scot a tale about an ancestor of his, one of three Highlanders who were captured by the British during the American Revolution and imprisoned nearby at colonial Brunswick Town.

The three captives were condemned to die, but one of them, the passenger's ancestor, made his escape. The other two were not so lucky.

Salubria Mansion

"Healthful" in Latin, and home to spirits

The Latin word salubria means "healthful".

The house named Salubria 0is located seven miles east of the town of Culpeper. It is the oldest brick house in Culpeper County. The Reverend John Thompson built the house in the mid-1700. His first wife had been widowed by Lt. Governor Alexander Spotswood.

Cecil Park


    part of The Montour Trail

Hot Springs


    part of Hot Springs Park

Sacred springs to the Shoshone Indians

Shoshone Indians believe these springs are sacred and contain supernatural healing powers.

Bottenfield Middle School

Hudson Cemetery

The Summit of the Santa Cruz Mountains

NW corner of Pacific St. and Banning Blvd.

La Croquett Restaurant

Treehouse Fun Ranch

St. Mary's Catholic School

Keddie Resort

Finn Hall

Orchard Supply Hardware

Stevenson Ranch

St. Johns River

Willamette River

Centennial High School

Fort Sam Houston

Mary Moody Northern Theatre


    part of St. Edward's University

Co. Rd 73a

Del Valle high school

University of Texas Medical Branch

Marfa Lights

Weslaco High School

Rouse Road Cemetery

Old Antique Store

Minard Hall


    part of North Dakota State University

Hard Labor Creek State Park (Camp Rutledge)

J Quad Building 846


    part of Schofield Barracks

The Congress Hotel

Simpkins Hall


    part of Western Illinois University

Pekin High School

Nell Cropsey House Hall Mansion

Dillsboro Tunnel


    part of Warren Wilson College

Renton high school

Tall dark and handsome

Captain Franks Tomb

Check-ins & Findings +

  • Luficer -- 9 Dec 2015 -- A group of ten met in Ellicott City for fresh-roasted coffee, dessert and exploration of various spiritual topics. Details
  • Thistle Mill at Ilchester, Md. -- 4 Nov 2015 -- Quick jaunt to site of infamous paperworks, spirit sightings, gruesome deaths, poisonous chemicals, strange goings-on, long dark interest. Numerous photos of the now demolished (and excavated) mill and surrounding area. Liz' rods were wildly communicative (as usual), this time with a spirit identifying itself as "BZZ". We wonder if this was the suicidal Robert Buzzard identified by Lonster in his investigations of the mill. See the old report in EGQ1

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