The Houghton Mansion

By request from Brian on TheHalloweenHaunt.com: A tragic story leads to a haunting–maybe. The creepy details herein. Find more Halloween info  on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, you’ll find me on  Facebook and Google+ as well. Please inform us of your haunting experiences at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Learn more about the mansion and its tragic story on Wikipedia. The Travel Channel has an article and a video.

There is a Facebook page for the Houghton Mansion Ghost Tours.

Music:

“She Wore Black” by Garni (from MacJams.com)

“Insane” by David Chochoi (from SoundClick.com)

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The Haunted Victorian in Gardner, Massachusetts

Home, sweet home. Well, two out of three ain’t bad. Learn about another charming abode for spirits. Have you ever experienced ghosts? Let us know on Google+. Twitter @HalloweenHaunt and Facebook. More hauntings on HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com.

I first heard about this house from the Worcester Telegram. Then I found first-hand accounts of tours/investigations here and here. A skeptic examines contrary evidence here.

A very nice photo tour is online. You’ll find the Facebook page of the Haunted Victorian Mansion and a page dedicated to a particular evening excursion.

Music:

“Together” by Tony Longworth from “Tinsel and Fire”
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Haunted Prisons

Inspired by a suggestion from Skyler on Twitter (@HalloweenHaunt), we look at lock ups, and the apparitions therein.  Make your own suggestions there, or Google+ or Facebook. Or simply comment on HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com.

Learn much more about haunted jails from HauntedHouses.com. And find out about even more here.

Alcatraz is run by the National Park Service. Here is some info from them.

Fort Delaware is a Delaware State Park. Find out more here.

Whitley County Jail is run as a haunted attraction. Here is the official site.

The Ohio State Reformatory has a preservation society. This is their site.

Some of the music:

“Something Comes” by by Six-Nail-Coffin (Adam John Prawlocki) (from MacJams.com)

“Dopplerette,” “Iron Horse,” and “Gloom Horizon” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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