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Haunted Litchfield County

Author : Thomas D'Agostino
ISBN : 9781439671139
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Litchfield is Connecticut's least populated county, yet it boasts more ghosts and legends than anywhere else in the region. Indian spirits and curses pursue those who wronged them. Haunted caves and camps harbor spirits that once called these places home. The Clairvoyant of Colebrook communicated regularly with the dead, while some guests of the Yankee Pedlar Inn refuse to leave. From the Twin Lakes Ghost Canoe in Salisbury to the friendly literary spirit at the Bank Street Book Nook, echoes of the past abound. Tom D'Agostino and Arlene Nicholson reveal the dark secrets of the Nutmeg State's shadowy northwest corner.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Haunted Connecticut

Author : Cheri Revai
ISBN : 0811732967
Genre : History
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Thrilling stories of supernatural occurrences in Connecticut, including the curse on Dudleytown, the spirit of Hanna Cranna who causes car crashes in Monroe, the phantom black dog of Meriden, buried-alive Midnight Mary, the lost village of Bara-Hack, and many more.
Category: History

Haunted Stark County

Author : Sherri Brake
ISBN : 9781614235569
Genre : Social Science
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Ghostly diners, violent crimes of passion, phantoms peering from theatre balconies, canal workers who still walk the towpaths—the haunted history of Stark County includes characters and legends as bizarre as they are terrifying. Take a bone-chilling journey with Sherri Brake, owner of Haunted Heartland Tours, as she recounts tales of superstitious pioneers and the horrors of the great influenza epidemic of 1918. Stroll along silent corridors of an abandoned asylum and linger among graves of Civil War dead—and discover the eerie ends of Stark County’s departed souls.
Category: Social Science

Haunted Places

Author : Dennis William Hauck
ISBN : 9781440673221
Genre : Reference
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In almost every town in America there are places where strange things happen. The perfect companion to The International Directory of Haunted Places, this revised and updated edition of Haunted Places is both a fascinating and unusual travel guide as well as an indispensable casebook for those interested in the paranormal. From buildings and parks believed to have resident ghosts and poltergeists to areas where Bigfoot or UFO sightings are most frequently reported, Haunted Places will lead you to more than 2,000 sites of paranormal activity across the United States. Organized alphabetically by state, each entry is referenced to an extensive bibliography of sources-with descriptions, addresses, phone numbers, Web sites, and travel directions provided for all locations.
Category: Reference

The Haunted House Diaries

Author : William J. Hall
ISBN : 9781632659927
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A paranormal investigator explores a haunted Connecticut farmhouse—with the diaries of a resident detailing decades of unexplained phenomena. Nestled deep in Litchfield Hills, Connecticut, a 1790 farmhouse overlooks the epicenter of a paranormal crossroads. The family that resides there regularly encounters its own ancestors, as well as strangers - human and nonhuman - who seemingly occupy the same physical space in parallel worlds. When ghost hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren investigated, they dubbed it "Ghost Central". When William J. Hall visited the house, family member Donna Fillie showed him her journal of the paranormal activity she’s experienced there over the years. Here is Donna’s diary spanning five decades of uncanny occurrences, supplemented with background information provided by Hall. It tells of notes from old friends who insist they didn't deliver them; a grandson playing with an invisible - but very real - friend; and Donna awakening to phenomena at precisely 12:42 a.m. - an eerie correspondence to her house number, 1242. This compelling work includes many other kinds of inexplicable incidents that frequently occur in this otherwise normal area of Connecticut, which some believe is also the site of a secret military base.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Haunted Massachusetts

Author : Thomas D'Agostino
ISBN : WISC:89082424284
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Massachusetts, the birthplace of America, is home to some of the most fascinating haunts in the world. Forty-one towns and cities hold legends and mysteries that stretch beyond the imagination into the chilling realm of the macabre. Colonial ghosts watch ancient inns in Concord and Charlemont. A railroad tunnel under the Mohawk Trail is doomed by spirits of those who perished while digging it. And the unearthly shrieks of a banshee in Marblehead chills the very marrow of those who must endure its curse.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

More Where The Ghosts Are

Author : Hans Holzer
ISBN : 0806522194
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Do you want to know where the ghosts are? See them for yourself? Just as Hans Holzer has shown in his previous bestselling Where the Ghosts Are, in this sequel the author takes the incredulous and believers alike on a tour of sites inhabited by spirits that manifest in a variety of fascinating ways. Readers will meet and marvel at ghosts found in sites as diverse as the battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a sorority house at the University of Charleston in South Carolina, the little-known resort of Aetna Springs, California (reportedly inhabited by the spirits of unhappy monks), and the house in Washington, D.C., where President Woodrow Wilson once lived. Included are photographs and illustrations showing evidence of the existence of many of the spirits encountered in these pages.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Ghosts Of Fredericksburg And Nearby Environs

Author : L. B. Taylor
ISBN : UVA:X002329857
Genre : Fiction
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Dare you not believe? The periodic return of George Washington's brother-in-law--who died more than 200 years ago! The ghost in the church belfry who frightened a man to death. The confused Confederate soldier who threw a tantrum--125 years after his death! The headless "Blue lady" who roamed Charlotte Street. The phantom prankster at the Rising Sun Tavern. These and many other examples of inexplicable psychic phenomena are chronicled in "The Ghosts of Fredricksburg." Are the stories true? Skeptics may scoff, but a number of respected witnesses who have personally seen or otherwise experienced the "presence" of these spirits swear by them. Judge for yourself! -- Back cover.
Category: Fiction

The Field Guide To North American Hauntings

Author : W. Haden Blackman
ISBN : IND:32000001817768
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Describes more than one hundred haunted sites and the ghosts that supposedly frequent them
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Coastal Ghosts

Author : Nancy Rhyne
ISBN : 0878440496
Genre : History
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Tales of mysterious and inexplicable happenings in various places in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Category: History

Shadow Patriots

Author : Lucia St. Clair Robson
ISBN : 9781429932073
Genre : Fiction
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In July of 1776, the American colonies are ablaze with passion. In the streets, those who would be free boldly read aloud the newly written Declaration of Independence. It is a cry of freedom, but it is also a time of critical confrontation, both on the battlefield and off as the people of a new nation choose between their king and an uncertain future. It is a choice which is not easily made. As Commander-in-chief George Washington declares a major victory in New York, the rest of the colonies separate into Patriots and Tories. Kate Darby never expected to be swept up in this political storm. The Darbys are Quakers who have pledged their allegiance to God first--but that soon changes. Kate's younger brother, Seth, can no longer deny his soul's cry against tyranny. Fleeing from his Loyalist parents' house to join General Washington's ragtag forces, Seth enters a life he never expected. With the influx of British soldiers, Philadelphia soon becomes a temporary base camp for the English forces. When the Darbys find themselves forced to take in Major Jonathan Andre, Kate falls quickly for his charm. Despite her warring affections, Kate finds herself drawn deep into the war. As she attempts to follow her brother, she risks her life and her family's reputation by becoming a spy for the patriot forces, a role which quickly transforms the once-timid Quaker girl. With a world of danger and political upheaval thrown before them, Kate and Seth face incredible danger in the hopes of shaping one of the single most important events in American history: the war for freedom. Told with historical accuracy and incredible attention to period detail, Shadow Patriots recreates America at its youngest and describes with vivid intensity the men and women who bravely did their part to deliver it from tyranny. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: Fiction

A Halloween How To

Author : Lesley Pratt Bannatyne
ISBN : 1565547748
Genre : Cooking
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Looks at the traditions surrounding Halloween, covering such topics as costumes, decorations, recipes, parties, myths, and Halloween destinations.
Category: Cooking

Travel Leisure

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ISBN : PSU:000055220064
Genre : Travel
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Category: Travel


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105026455266
Genre : Antiques
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Category: Antiques

American Farmhouses

Author : Leah Rosch
ISBN : CORNELL:31924094811118
Genre : Architecture
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A lavish architectural survey of American country style as reflected in working farmhouses profiles such forms as the Cape Cod, Saltbox, and Center Hall Colonial, and offers additional information about noted manufacturers and crafters. 40,000 first printing.
Category: Architecture