|Dark Destinations in the News (10/17/07)
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Dark tourist destinations in the news include haunted hotels, the paranormal legends of the Great Lakes, Ohio's Punderson Manor State Park Resort, Eastern State Penitentiary, Ohio's Douglas County, the RMS Queen Mary, haunted lodge in Massachusetts, and several ghost tours and Halloween haunts around the United States and Canada. These articles appeared today 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.
Some hotels have very spirited guests
Tripso has this look at some of the most well-known haunted hotels in America; such as The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, The Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, The Hotel Del Coronado on Coronado Island, California, and more.
Great Lakes Ghosts
UFO Digest explores the ghost ships and other paranormal encounters on the Great Lakes of North America.
Punderson offers ghostly escape
A blog entry on The Plain Dealer highlights the ghosts and legends of Punderson Manor State Park Resort in Newbury Township, Ohio.
Finding company in cell block 4
A writer for The MidWeek visits the notoriously haunted Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Haunted prison a place of sadness and despair
An article from the Edison Sentinel also takes a look at Eastern State and a paranormal investigation there by members of the Garden State Ghost Hunters Society.
Douglas County's haunted past
A writer for YourHub explores the hauntings said to take place in Douglas County, Colorado.
Shipwreck haunts the Queen Mary with ghosts and ghoulishness
The Daily Forty-Niner features a write-up on the reportedly haunted RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach, California and their 13-annual Halloween haunted attraction, Shipwreck.
Haunting under way at city mansion
A writer for the Berkshire Eagle takes part in a ghost hunt at the Masonic Lodge in North Adams, Massachusetts with a member of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS - TV's Ghost Hunters).
Haunted Haven ready to terrorize
The Steubenville Herald-Star features the Halloween haunt Haunted Haven in Cadiz, Ohio.
Burnaby's haunted sites part of walking tour
Burnaby Now reports that the Burnaby Village Museum is preparing for the annual haunted Deer Lake walking tour: Chills, Thrills and Wills in the British Columbia province of Canada.
Frights, delights at Golden Lamb
The Western Star has this write-up on the upcoming magic show/ghost tour/seance The Ghosts of the Golden Lamb at the restaurant in Lebanon, Ohio.
Fright night: Ghost tour takes visitors to city sites
An article from the Gloucester County Times features the Friday's Walking Ghost Tour in Woodbury, New Jersey.
Frightening fields, terrifying trails, bloodcurdling buildings: A ghoulish guide to Halloween haunts
A writer from The Providence Journal reviews some of the Providence, Rhode Island top Halloween haunts.
Ghostly gathering in Euclid / St. Paul's
An article from the St. Petersburg Times features the Euclid-St. Paul's Haunted Hike in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Two Halloween Events Now Registering
The Washington Historical Society is now registering guests for their Haunted Washington, a Spirited Tour and Oddfellows Cemetery Tour in Washington, Missouri, according to this report from Missourian Publishing.
New findings highlight hotel tour
Evidence collected from a local ghost hunting group will be presented at the upcoming Haunted Hotel Tour of R&R Station Restaurant and Hotel in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania, according to this article from the Connellsville Daily Courier.
Ghost Ship sails into spookiness
A feature from the Honolulu Advertiser highlights the Wild Dolphin Foundation's fifth annual Ghost Ship at the Wai'anae Boat Harbor in Hawaii.
Gather around for storytellers
Also from the Honolulu Advertiser is this quick blurb about the upcoming Haunted Hawai'i Tales at the Wailuku Public Library and a similar event on Kahului Library on the island of Maui in Hawaii.
Halloween festival will be a real scream
ic Coventry has this write-up about the upcoming two-week Halloween Festival in Conventry, England.
Frights abundant in Athens
The Huntsville Times has these offerings of Halloween events in Athens, Alabama.
Zombies prepare to attack Bridgeton Zoo for Fright Night
The Cohanzick Zoo in Bridgeton, New Jersey is gearing up for their second annual Halloween celebration, Fright Night, according to this report from the Press of Atlantic City.
Friendly Frights Found On Front Range
CBS4Denver has this write-up on Halloween events around Colorado.
Halloween Trick or Treat
This listing of Halloween events around Washington D.C. comes from the Washingtonian.
Scary events set at Depot Town
The Ypsilanti Courier has this article on the Halloween events coming up in Depot Town, Michigan.
The News-Press has posted this list of Halloween events in southwest Florida.
A listing of Halloween events around Prince William County, Virginia posted by Prince William News.
Spooky, fun events set throughout the North Hills
McKnight Journal has this listing of Halloween events throughout the North Hills area of Pennsylvania.
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