|Dark Destinations in the News (10/29/07)
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Dark tourism stops in the news include haunted U.S. bases in the Pacific, the R.R.S. Discovery, a haunted castle in Afghanistan, the Jersey Devil, UFO in India, England's Nothe Fort and Blickling Hall, haunted hotels, haunted restaurants, stories of local hauntings around the world, and plenty of ghost tours to choose from. 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.
Stories tell of haunted places on U.S. bases
The U.S. Military's Stars and Stripes has this write-up on spirits and unexplained phenomena that have been reported on U.S. bases in South Korea and Japan.
Discovery Tops List Of Haunted Sites
This is North Scotland reports on the polar exploration ship R.R.S. Discovery, which is believed to be haunted by explorer Ernest Shackleton and now rests on the docks in Dundee, Scotland.
Ghosts and Haunted Places in Oregon and Beyond
This article from Salem-News.com takes a look at ghost stories in Oregon, as well as the reportedly haunted Khyar Khot Castle in Afghanistan.
Spooky fort is a scary prospect
An article from the Dorset Echo takes a look at the reported haunting of Nothe Fort in Weymouth, England.
Jersey Devil still haunting N.J.
An article from the Elmira Star-Gazette looks at the New Jersey legend of the Jersey Devil that is believed to live in the state's Pine Barrens, including the most recent sighting this year.
Sasquatch more than just a legend to local residents; existence still questionable
The Post reports on recent sightings of a Bigfoot-like creature near Athens, Ohio and sightings over the years throughout the state.
Britain's most haunted property
Independent Online reports on the ghost of Anne Boleyn and other ghosts that reportedly haunt Blickling Hall in Norfolk, England.
UFO puzzle has city in a tizzy
Times of India is reporting on a recent sightings of an unidentified flying object streaking across the sky in Kolkata, India.
Pub spirit endures in small towns
A writer for The Press looks at the small pubs on New Zealand and recounts his stay at the country's reportedly haunted Vulcan Hotel in Saint Bathans.
Brown Palace Hotel ripe for wraiths
The Denver Post documents the countless spirits of former guests and employees that walk the halls of the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado.
Is someone missing a ghost?
The Arizona Republic reports on the ghostly activity of Eliza Teeter who still resides in the Teeter House restaurant in Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.
Ghostly galley: Strange things happen at Essex eatery
This report from the Gloucester Daily Times explores the reports of paranormal activity reported by staff and guests at the Windward Grille restaurant in Essex, Massachusetts.
Rumors of Wendy Williamson Auditorium's haunting draws spirits, skeptics, speculation
UAA Northern Light has this write-up on the reported haunting of the Wendy Williamson Auditorium at the University of Alaska in Anchorage.
Haunted halls: Shasta Learning Center staff recount ghostly encounters within its walls
An article from the Record-Searchlight details the hauntings of the Shasta Learning Center in Redding, California.
Merrehope: Meridian's Haunted Mansion
The Meridian Star reports on the two ghosts believed to reside at the Merrehope mansion in Meridian, Mississippi.
Tales of hauntings passed down at Rose-Hulman's fraternity house
The Tribune-Star reports on a reportedly haunted building that once served as an orphanage next to the Pi Kappa Alpha on the campus of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Is Savannah Really Haunted?
WSAV-TV explores the ghosts and legends of the notoriously haunted Savannah, Georgia.
New Mexico a wellspring of bone-chilling ghost lore
An article from the Las Cruces Sun-News takes a look at the ghostly legends of hauntings throughout the state of New Mexico.
A north shore haunting
The Amherst Daily News has this write-up on the rumors of ghosts and hauntings up and down the North Shore of Novia Scotia, Canada.
Cemetery investigations in the southwest
The second article in a four-part series from the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil that explores the haunted places of southwest Iowa. This time - haunted cemeteries.
From Beyond The Grave: Oswego's Famous Haunted Tales Are Told
The Palladium Times has these haunting tales of haunted Fort Ontario in Oswego, New York.
Tehachapi Tales of Haunted History
Tehachapi News breaks down all the local legends and mysterious locations around Tehachapi, California
Local ghost hunter pens guide to haunted hot spots
An article from the Daytona Beach News-Journal details the new book Haunted Daytona Beach, by author Dusty Smith, and its many legends and stories around the Daytona Beach, Florida area.
Old Town Haunts
The Beaverton Valley Times reports on the ghostly legends behind the small town of Sherwood, Oregon.
Are they out there?
A reporter for the Chicago Daily Southtown goes ghost hunting with a local paranormal group as they investigate the reportedly haunted Frankfort Cemetery in Will County, Illinois.
Is this the most haunted building in Flintshire?
An article from the Wrexham Evening Leader reports on a recent paranormal investigation of the Seasonal Reflexions fancy dress shop in Wrexham, Wales.
Ghost Walkers investigate ETSU paranormal
The campus paper East Tennessean reports on paranormal investigations at East Tennessee State University by a new student organization dedicated to locate the campus ghosts.
Ghoulish tales swirl around CSU building
9NEWS reports on the Student Services building at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado that is notable for its odd design and rumored to be haunted.
KULR-TV has this brief write-up on the Montana Fun Adventure Tours who are offering their tenth year of haunted walks that explore the darker side of Billings, Montana.
Fairhaven tour courts spirits
The Bellingham Herald takes a look at the Haunted Fairhaven Walking Tour that explores Fairhaven, Washington's spookier side.
Scaring up ghostly tales
The Baltimore Sun has this report on the Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City: Part II ghost tour that takes guests to the haunted spots of Ellicott City, Maryland.
Local ghost tours show a darker side of city
The Daily Texan has this feature on the Austin Ghost Tours's annual Halloween tour that explores the haunts of Austin, Texas.
Groups take a walk on the haunted side
An article from the Lancaster Eagle Gazette follows the League of Women Voter's History and Mystery Ghost Walk that toured the creepy locales of Chillicothe, Ohio yesterday.
The Castle gets creepy: Ghost walk offers truly scary stories about the area
Marietta Times reports on the ghost tours offered by The Castle in Marietta, Ohio.
Ghost tours prove popular
The Burlington Hawk Eye has this write-up on the Antoinette's Haunted History Tours that explores the dark side of Alton, Illinois.
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