|Dark Destinations in the News (10/8/07)
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Dark travel destinations in the news include a school in India that cancelled classes due to "ghostly" activity, the Bell Witch of Tennessee, haunted Maryland, Wisconsin and Chicago, new footage of the Loch Ness Monster, a Bigfoot exhibit, Haunted Baseball, attempt to save "haunted" museum, the Dumas Brothel, Camp Nelson, and various ghost walks and Halloween attractions around the United States. These articles appeared over the last two days in newspapers and magazines around the world and are featured here as a companion to our Dark Destinations. As always, if you notice an article we missed, please send it to us using the link on the bottom of the page.
'Ghosts' haunt Howrah school
The Times of India reports that classes at India's Degri Girls High School in Domjur, Howrah had to be cancelled on Saturday after students fled the classroom after reporting strange poltergeist activity.
The Bell Witch: a Tennessee ghost tale
The story of the Bell Witch of Adams, Tennessee is recounted for the upcoming ghost story festival and Haunted Museum at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, as reported by The Tennessean.
Mingle with the dead this fall in Maryland
An article from the Contra Costa Times explores various spots for paranormal activity around the state of Maryland with stops at Point Lookout State Park, Antietam National Battlefield, Ram's Head Tavern and more.
Nessie: The Eel Thing
An article from the Daily Star examines recent video said to possibly capture the elusive Loch Ness Monster in Scotland, which apparently was filmed last May.
Sasquatch exhibit starts run at state Capital Museum
The Olympian reports on the opening day of Giants in the Mountains: The Search for Sasquatch, an exhibit in Olympia, Washington dedicated to the stories of Bigfoot in the Pacific Northwest.
Athletes get in the spirit
An article from the Akron Beacon Journal examines the new book, Haunted Baseball, which explores stories of the paranormal in the world of professional baseball, including haunted ballparks like the California stadiums - Los Angeles Dodger Stadium and Petco Field in San Diego.
Astrologer Cainer puts house on market for £1.2m
The York Press reports that astrologer Jonathan Cainer is selling his home in a bid to save the formerly named Psychic Museum, in Stonegate, York and re-open it under the name Haunted, to begin to offer tours of the reputably haunted museum.
The spirit(s) of Chicago
The Chicago Tribune has this write-up on the owner of the Chicago Hauntings tours, Ursula Bielski, including a bit on her favorite subject - Resurrection Mary.
Ghost hunters: Paranormal investigators roam dark, dank halls of Butte's former Dumas Brothel
The Montana Standard reports on a paranormal investigation at the Dumas Brothel in Butte, Montana by members of the Washington-based F.O.G. (Friends of Ghosts) Paranormal Investigations and Research late last month.
Get into Halloween spirit with a ghost hunt
A reporter from the Louisville Courier-Journal goes on a ghost hunt with members of the PsyTech Kentucky Ghost Hunters at the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park near Nicholasville, Kentucky.
Haunting lecture presented at Fox Lake Library
An article from the Beaver Dam Daily Citizen previews tomorrow's presentation, Wisconsin 's Most Haunted Locations - Haunted Locations in Your Own Backyard at the Fox Lake Public Library in Fox Lake, Wisconsin.
Region rife with historic, cemetery tours
An article from the Reno Gazette-Journal explores the various ghost walks and cemetery tours available in the state of Nevada.
Ghost walk features first-person accounts from the 19th Century
The Herald-Press has this write-up about the upcoming Ghost Walk at the Forks of the Wabash Historic Park in Huntington, Indiana.
12 Questions With... The Captain of the USS Nightmare
WKRC posted this interview with the owner of the USS Nightmare Halloween haunt in Newport, Kentucky.
Headless Horseman getting haunting helpers
An article from the Indianapolis Star previews the upcoming Headless Horseman Halloween event at the Conner Prairie in Fishers, Indiana.
Ghoulish Family Fun at North Oregon Coast Halloween Festival
BeachConnection.net previews the upcoming Halloween Happenin's festival in Seaside, Oregon.
Blood-chilling Charleston, South Carolina, USA
TravelVideo.TV provides a listing of Halloween events in Charleston, South Carolina.
Walking Ghost Tour in Salem Oct. 13
Today's Sunbeam previews the upcoming Walking Ghost Tour of Market Street in Salem, New Jersey.
A listing of Halloween events around the state of Pennsylvania has been posted by the Bucks County Courier Times.
Hayward has many places for Halloween fun
The Daily Review provides this listing of Halloween events around Hayward, California.
As haunting season arises, frights and other fun await
The Louisville Courier-Journal covers a listing of Halloween events in Louisville, Kentucky and New Albany, Indiana.
The Herald-Mail provides this listing of Halloween events around Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
This entry was edited on October 24, 2007, 9:08 pm.
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