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Two deaths and a mist.Reports of strange whispy mists persist.
Two people apparently drowned in the pond nearby.
Lady in black...Per Antietam Cable
The spirits of some of those imprisoned here still remainEastern State was born in 1829 with the opening of it's doors to prisoners bound for the newly legislated solitary confinement. A concept that took nearly 3 decades to bring into action, this new method of punishment for law breakers was intended as a way to greatly encourage introspection, regret and penance (thus 'penitentiary'). Famous residents include Al Capone & Willie Sutton who, with a dozen men died attempting to tunnel out of the prison. As one might guess, some of the spirits of those imprisoned here have remained.
Ghostly cries for helpThe park is haunted by the apparition of a young woman which wears an old fashioned bathing suit.
Where there's a will (and spirit), there's a wayDead Thomas Harris started making appearances to one of his friends William Briggs: Harris was not happy with the way his will was being settled. He came to communicate his feelings from beyond the grave to his friend Briggs. The story of Thomas Harris' appearance appared in the local papers and the whole town was talking about it. These ghostly encounters were used in a court case to prove that Harris was not happy with the way his estate was being settled.
An original owner still haunts this placeThe Cator House is haunted by the apparition of its original owner, one Ms. Emily Cator. She built the house as an inn for travelers, and it now a restaurant.
A ghostly white stallion, a gypsy and the girlEvery year during the month of August a ghostly white stallion gallops over the Drawbridge. Two riders, it is said, are a gypsy man and his beautiful lover, a couple reunited after their deaths.
The man was killed in the 19th century by the woman's seven brothers who had disapproved of her pending marriage to the gypsy. The gypsy man put a curse over the seven brothers. He said that the brothers would die mysteriously.
Over the next years, one brother died each year until remained. The brothers died as predicted by the gyspy. In the eighth year after the curse the women went into a coma and died shortly after. In the early 1900s her ghost appear and was seen riding with her old lover on the white horse.
During late night theatre practices, many have repotred seeing a reflection of an old man in pictures and windows.During late night theatre practices, many have repotred seeing a reflection of an old man in pictures and windows. His shadow is often seen in the lighting box.
Dating from the 1600's but now burned out, this old mansion still haunts.The Page family built their mansion in the early 1600's, and several generations lived therein until it burned down and was totally destroyed. Today, several crumbled and dangerously standings walls are all that remain of the 4-story building. The reports match the setting.
An old, haunted manor house and stone castleA manor house and adjacent stone castle was home to a wealthy southern lawyer. Disagreements and tragedy over the natural course of history lent several hauntings to the house and surrounding land.
- 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