|Dark Destinations in the News (10/21/07)
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Dark tourism destinations in the news include the ghost ships of Lake Michigan, Bigfoot in Minnesota and California, Owasco Lake Monster, the Crosset Light, UFOs in Australia and Washington D.C., the haunted Oregon coast, the Sloss Fright Furnace, the Crescent Hotel, and several other spooky locales, ghost walks, and Halloween attractions in the United States and Canada. 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.
Ghost ships on Lake Michigan
The Daily Journal explores the legends of ghost ships (or phantom ships) on Lake Michigan that sailors still continue to report seeing sailing, despite the ship sinking years ago.
Sightings of Bigfoot more common, say Northland searchers
A writer from the Duluth News Tribune looks into reported sightings of a Sasquatch-like creature in northeastern Minnesota's forests.
Monster in the Lake
The Citizen goes back in time and explores reports of a lake monster occupying Owasco Lake in New York in the 19th Century through the early 20th Century.
I saw the light
A writer from the Bastrop Daily Enterprise goes out looking (and finding) the Crossett Light (otherwise known as Spook Light or Ghost Light) near Crossett, Arkansas.
Queensland invaded by UFOs
An article from the Melbourne Herald Sun looks at the "significant number" of sightings of unidentified flying objects in the state of Queensland in Australia.
The Dark Side of Oregon's Coastal Lighthouses
BeachConnection.net takes a look at the haunted past and ghostly sightings of the lighthouses that dot the Oregon coastline.
Spooky Discoveries on the Central Oregon Coast
Another article from BeachConnection.net explores other strange and mysterious experiences of the Oregon coast.
40 years on, 'Bigfoot' film still the benchmark for believers
The AFP examines the Sasquatch phenomenon and the influence of the Patterson-Gimlin film that was shot near Willow Creek, California on October 20, 1967 and celebrated its 40th Anniversary this weekend.
Eyes on the Sky
The Washington Post tracks five of the more interesting sightings of unidentified flying objects in the Washington D.C. area over the last 60 years.
Ghost-Hunting at the Sloss
The Birmingham News has this write-up of a September paranormal investigation of the infamous Sloss Furnaces' Blower Building in Birmingham, Alabama.
An article from the Daily Record explores the spooky legends of Morris County in New Jersey.
Some seek ghosts, spirits, magic
A reporter for The Oshkosh Northwestern goes hunting for ghosts at the allegedly haunted Riverside Cemetery in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Trail of blood
The reportedly haunted Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas is the subject of this article from Tulsa World.
Fright-seeing in America: Looking for a sleepless night?
This feature from Knoxville News Sentinel explores countless spooky and reportedly places across the United States.
Ghost Hunters investigate suspected Franklin, Ky. haunting
A reporter for The Leaf-Chronicle tags along on a paranormal investigation of the Octagon Hall in Franklin, Kentucky, long rumored to be haunted.
This Halloween season, see a spooky side of Canada
The Gazette has this write-up of ghost tours currently available around the country of Canada.
History center event hits local 'haunts'
A writer for the Kane County Chronicle goes for a walk on the Haunted Geneva ghost tour that explores the reports of paranormal activity in Geneva, Illinois.
Walking tour tracks haunted Stratford
The Connecticut Post features the Walking Ghost Tour that explores the haunted history and ghosts of Stratford, Connecticut.
Take a spooky walk through Aiken
This quick write-up from the Aiken Standard highlights Aiken Ghost Tour's Haunted History Tour of Aiken, South Carolina.
Tour explores Haunted Village near Scottdale
An article from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review highlights the upcoming ghost tour of West Overton Village in Pennsylvania as part of the village's Haunted Village Halloween program.
Spooky Walks & Haunted Walking Tours
An article from Kimberly & Albrecht Powell's Pittsburgh, PA Blog explores the various ghost tours currently offered in Pennsylvania.
Discover Oklahoma: State Halloween events offer scares
The Oklahoman has this write-up on various Halloween events around the state of Oklahoma.
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