“Haunted Houses” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Did you know that Longfellow ruminated on the deceased?He did. Join the Haunt on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt. Also, like the program on Facebook. Find more at TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Read along with me or bring it along and recite it at a party at HWLongfellow.org.

Music:

Nocturne by Ekho

“Relent” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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Spiritualism

Some people take their ghosts very seriously. And they’re not afraid. Are you? More haunting information at TheHalloweenHaunt.com, where you can also give and help keep the Haunt in cobwebs. Learn more about Halloween happenings on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and our Facebook page as well.

Wikipedia will tell you much more about Spiritualism, as will the Encyclopedia Britannica and the Haunted Museum.

The Halloween Haunt has discussed ghosts and haunted happenings many times. Listen to some at Ghosts.TheHalloweenHaunt.com.

Music:

“Dark and Deadly” by Sam Haynes from “Something Wicked–Halloween and Horror Music for Halloween 2016”

“All Hallows” by Sam Haynes from the album “Welcome to the Horror Show”

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Irish Halloween Traditions

Many of our favorite Halloween traditions come from Ireland, but not all made it over here. I talk more about traditions at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Join us on Facebook, on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt, and Google+.

Learn more about Halloween in Ireland at Ireland-Information.com, IrishCentral, and GoIreland.About.com.

Music:

“Celtic Impulse” and “Folk Round” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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Halloween in Japan

Travel with the Halloween Haunt to Japan and see how they celebrate. Tell us your Japanese Halloween experiences at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. Also join us on Twitter @HalloweenHauntGoogle+ and on Facebook.

Learn more from a personal view of Halloween in Japan from JapanFinds.com, another from Tofugu.com, and from TheStar.com.my

Music:

“From a Peace to an Inn Fight” by Gyügyei “Grifion” Gábor (from MacJams.com)

“Final Count” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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Poltergeists

All this time I’ve been presenting programs and I’ve never focused on poltergeists? Luckily, Robin on Facebook reminded me. Find more information on ghosts and spirits at TheHalloweenHaunt.com. The Halloween Haunt is on Google+ and on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt.

Wikipedia explains the phenomenon. About.com has the signs of a poltergeist for you to refer to when you are in need.

Music:

“Ghost House (Fettdog remix)” by Sam Haynes from the album “Welcome to the Horror Show Music for Halloween 2013”

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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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Hawaii’s Night Marchers

I bet you didn’t know there were ghosts in Hawaii, did you? Of course there are. Learn about one type, the night marchers, then march over to HalloweenHaunt.wordpress.com to tell us your ghost story. And join us Facebook and on Twitter @HalloweenHaunt.

A few sites, including Wkipedia, have information about the Night Marchers.

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80. Yeah, I Heard It” by tschai (from SoundClick.com)

“Zona de Truenos” by Hollywood Haunts from “Halloween – El DÃ�a Del Muerto!” (INTROSOUND)
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“Zombie Chase” by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

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