Maryland Ghosts & Spirits


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Stansbury Quarry

Two deaths and a mist.

Reports of strange whispy mists persist.

Two people apparently drowned in the pond nearby.

Veiled Lady of Williamsport

Lady in black...

Per Antietam Cable

Eastern State Penitentiary

The spirits of some of those imprisoned here still remain

Eastern 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.

Iola Hotel

AMY at James Martin Middle School

Seashore Park

Ghostly cries for help

The park is haunted by the apparition of a young woman which wears an old fashioned bathing suit.

Ghost of Thomas Harris

Where there's a will (and spirit), there's a way

Dead 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.

Cator House

An original owner still haunts this place

The 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.

Gypsy Rider

A ghostly white stallion, a gypsy and the girl

Every 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.

Newington

Curwensville High School Auditorium

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.

Page Mansion


    part of Rosewell Plantation

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.

Layton Family Cemetery

Old Charlotte Junior High School

Rocky Hill Castle

An old, haunted manor house and stone castle

A 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.

Off Highway 431

Phelps Doge (used to be Cyprus) Copper Mine

Keller's Chapel

Football Field


    part of Dinuba High School

Chapel 2

The Queen Mary- Room B340

A.B. Miller High School Theater

Neptune Society Columbarium

Independence High School

South Gate High School

Penthouse Apartments

Lane Community College

The Old Mine Shafts

Days Inn

Turtle Creek Center

H.E.B. Guadalupe

J.P. OSCAR MARTINEZ'S OFFICE


    part of The Old Department of Public Safety office

Del Valle high school

Grapevine Middle School

Galloway Elementary

Old Insane Asylum

Spring Lake Park

LedgeLight (Lighthouse)

Holy Land

Bereha

Natures Garden

A small old cemetery

The Five Bridges Ghosts

Braselton Town Hall

Ramsey Cemetery

Kaskaskia

Shimer College

Woodstock Opera House

The Country Club

The White Lights


    part of Green Mountains

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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