|Dark Destinations in the News (10/19/07)
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Dark travel destinations in the news include the fireballs of the Mekong River, UFOs in Florida and conference in Maryland, the Hornet Spook Light, the Shanley Hotel in New York, and Portland's Pittock Mansion. The haunted legends of the cities or areas Washington D.C., southern California,Sleepy Hollow, southern Illinois, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Hudson Valley, and the Woodlands area of Texas. In addition, listing of Halloween events and ghost tours across the United States. 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.
Great Balls of Fire
Bloomberg has a quick blurb on the upcoming festivals in the villages around Nong Khai in northern Thailand that celebrate the arrival of fireballs that mysteriously rise from the Mekong River and many believe come from a serpent-like creature called the Naga.
Is there Anybody Out There?
EmeraldCoast.com takes a look back to 1987 and a series of sightings of UFOs in the Gulf Breeze area of Florida, which were dubbed the "Gulf Breeze Sightings."
Local lore reflected in Spook Light, Ghosthunter findings
A reporter from The Chart joins ghost hunters and other onlookers in looking for the Hornet Spook Light in northeastern Oklahoma.
Ghost hunting at the Shanley Hotel
A writer for the Times Herald-Record goes ghost hunting at the reportedly haunted Shanley Hotel in Napanoch, New York.
Spying on spooky Washington: a run-down of haunted places in the nation's capital
An article from Medill Reports examines Washington D.C.'s spooky legends and paranormal past.
Getting Spooked Off Campus
The Student Life breaks down the ghostly legends and paranormal history of southern California.
In the Orbit of UFO Enthusiasts
The Washington Post has a write-up on members of the Virginia chapter of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), who will be speaking this weekend at the Mysteries of Space and Sky IV: Sixty Years of UFOs conference in Arnold, Maryland.
World's Spookiest Spots
Forbes has this tour of creepy locales around the world, including a stop in Sleepy Hollow, New York.
Haunted southern Illinois
SIU - Daily Egyptian continues their series on the ghosts and legends of southern Illinois.
All the old haunts
Tahlequah Daily Press has this write-up on the various ghosts said to haunt Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Ghost encounters with the Hudson Valley Paranormal Investigations
An article from the Times Herald-Record takes a look at the ghosts in Hudson Valley, New York via members of the Hudson Valley Paranormal Investigations.
A Few Good Ghost Stories...
Woodlands Online takes a look at the hauntings in the Woodlands area of Texas.
Way out: Pittock Mansion
The Oregonian has this article on the reportedly haunted Pittock Mansion in Portland, Oregon and their upcoming Mansion After Dark tours.
Haunted house frightfully popular
The Village has this write-up on the wildly popular, Nightmare: Ghost Stories in New York City, New York.
Fort Lincoln's Annual Haunted Fort
KXMB highlights Fort Lincoln's Annual Haunted Fort in the Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park in North Dakota.
Big Bone Lick's Halloween camping sold out
Community Press has this write-up on the (now sold out) Big Bone Lick State Park's popular Halloween campout in Kentucky.
Frightfully Fun Festivities for All at Brookfield Zoo's Boo! at the Zoo
A write-up on the Brookfield Zoo's annual Boo! at the Zoo festival in Brookfield, Illinois from the Oak Park Journal.
Spooky fun for everyone: Area offers array of events for those who love a good scare, and some for those who don't
A write-up from the Carroll County Times explores the ghost walks around Maryland.
Baltimore hosts hordes of haunted happenings
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter has this write-up on the various Halloween offerings around Baltimore, Maryland.
An American haunting
A quick low-down on the Halloween haunts around Wichita Falls, Texas from the Times Record News.
Fear not, plenty of scares to be had
The Oregonian has this list of Halloween attractions around Portland, Oregon.
KeepMEcurrent.com has this list of Halloween events around the state of Maine.
Ghost tours and Halloween events around the Ohio are listed via the Toledo Free Press.
The spookiest theater NYC has to offer
NYU Washington Square News has this list of Halloween events around New York City, New York.
Dare to scare
The San Jose Mercury News offers up this listing of Halloween attractions in San Jose, California.
This entry was edited on October 20, 2007, 1:28 am.
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