“At Old Man Eckert’s” by Ambrose Bierce

A story of a house that is…haunted? A gateway to another, horrible dimension? Something nice like that.  Join the Facebook party, and the Twitter freakfest @HalloweenHaunt. Find more stories by Bierce and more at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Classic Reader will allow you to read along, if you like.

Music:

“Remains from the Past” by Grigor Iliev (from Soundclick.com)

“Something Wicked This Way Comes” by Sam Haynes from “Something Wicked–Halloween and Horror Music for Halloween 2016”

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Disney’s Haunted Mansions

They are some of the most popular attractions at the Disney Parks. And they’re haunted. Learn more about the houses and find every episode at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Make sure you like the Haunt on Facebook, and you follow us on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt and on Google+.

Learn more about Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion from the LA Times. Interesting facts about the mansions are at Ray Keim’s Haunted Dimensions and Mental_Floss. And Wikipedia will tell you all about the Haunted Mansions, the Phantom Manor in Paris, and Mystic Manor in Tokyo.

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Two from Emily Dickinson

We return to the lovely belle of Amherst, Emily Dickinson. First we present “The Soul has Bandaged Moments” and then “I Heard a Fly Buzz.”  Stay in the know with the Haunt on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on our Facebook page, and on Google+. Hear more poems and stories perfect for the season at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Music:

“Measured Paces” by Kevin McLeod (from Incompetech.com)

“Together” by Tony Longworth from “Tinsel and Fire”
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“Hollow” by Tony Longworth from “Aberration (Original Soundtrack)”
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Haints, Boo Hags and Plat Eyes

Travel with me to a corner of the American south for some unique individuals. More ghosts and other creatures will be found at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Other creeps hang out on our Facebook page, on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and on Google+.

Learn more about these unique beings at this site from Ketchikan, Alaska, oddly enough; and Travels with Persephone; Charleston Currents; and of course Wikipedia. Learn about haint blue from Hidden Charleston.

Music:

Final Count,” “River Valley Breakdown” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Let the Suffering Begin”by Tony Longworth from the album “From The Outside Looking In”
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Nerves” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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Celebrity House Haunts

Trick-or-trea–haven’t I seen you on TV? Celebrities love Halloween, too. The Halloween Haunt is on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook, and on Google+. Find every single episode at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Pictures and more from Mr. Van Dyke’s house in 2010, 2011 and 2012, courtesy of Disney Travel Babble. IAmNotAStalker.com (sure) has more pictures from 2011, as does the MidnightintheGardenofEvil blog…

Music includes:

“Alchemists Tower” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Theme for an Evil Witch” by Gyügyei “Grifion” Gábor (from MacJams.com)

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“Entrance and Exit” by Algernon Blackwood

Another chilling story…this time from an author suggested by Amy on Facebook…. More stories at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Make sure you join us on Facebook,on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and Google+.

Read along with me at AlgernonBlackwood.org.

Music:

“Day of Chaos,” “Colorless Aura,” and “Ghost Story” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Keep on Strolling” by Tony Longworth from “Dead In Love original soundtrack”
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“Edge of Night” by Sam Haynes from “Something Wicked–Halloween and Horror Music for Halloween 2016”

“Land of the Dead” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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H. P. Lovecraft’s “The Ancient Track”

I bet you didn’t know the computer company was founded by a classic gothic author, did you? No? That’s because it wasn’t. The Halloween Haunt is on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, on Facebook, and Google+. Find more poetry and stories at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Read along with me and find much more at HPLovecraft.com

Music:

“Zombie Hoodoo” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

“Unnatural Situation” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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