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Niagara S Most Haunted

Author : Peter Sacco
ISBN : 9781782343080
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Niagara's Most Haunted: Legends and Myths is not just a book about ghosts and haunted places, but also explores areas in the Niagara region which are considered some of the richest in North American history. As a matter of fact, one of the bloodiest battles in North American history (the War of 1812) between the British and USA was fought in Niagara...Is it any wonder there are so many ghosts? This book examines some of the most haunted places dating back to the 1800's. Each chapter covers a different genre of settings--discussing historical sites, entertaining readers with anecdotal ghost stories, while testing myths with paranormal investigations. Some of the haunted sites include; bed and breakfasts, ships/boats, trains, tunnels, museums, mansions, highways, forts, cemeteries, waterfalls, school houses and many more. This book is guaranteed to peak your curiosity as some may even feel a slight tingling better known as goose bumps -Welcome to my town, Niagara!
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Niagara S Most Haunted

Author : Peter Andrew Sacco
ISBN : 1621418146
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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NIAGARA'S MOST HAUNTED: Legends and Myths is not just a book about ghosts and haunted places. It is a book that uncovers and explores areas in the Niagara region that are considered some of the richest in North American history. This book explores the most haunted places people have seen in Niagara with ghosts dating from the 1800's to 2012. Dare to open the cover and step into the haunted honeymoon capital of the world?
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Paranormal Niagara

Author : Peter Sacco
ISBN : 9780987467621
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Peter Sacco, the host of the local TV series "Niagara's Most Haunted", brings you more spine-chilling tales from the grave. His real life stories focus on several unique, bizarre cases that have haunted the Niagara Region for many decades, stories shrouded in secrecy where the locals would prefer you didn't talk about it. Peter Sacco introduces you to previously unknown cases of: * The Poltergeist Possession * An Evil Haunted House * Haunted Trees and Forests * A Haunted Theatre * And many more... Do ghosts exist? You decide...
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

World S Most Haunted Places

Author : Jeff Belanger
ISBN : 9781435851788
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes paranormal activity at haunted locations from the Ballygally Castle Hotel in Ballgally, Ireland to Hibbing High School in Hibbing, Minnesota.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Haunted New York

Author : Cheri Revai
ISBN : 0811732495
Genre : History
File Size : 25.22 MB
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From the ghost of a British soldier at Fort Ontario to Champ, the monster of Lake Champlain, and an alien abduction at the Brooklyn Bridge, a colorful look at supernatural and other inexplicable phenomena presents more than sixty stories covering all regions of the Empire State. Original.
Category: History

Ghosts Of Niagara On The Lake

Author : Maria Da Silva
ISBN : 9781459742147
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A new, expanded edition detailing Niagara-on-the-Lake’s ghostly inhabitants. Long-dead British soldiers, grieving lovers, lingering spirits — Niagara-on-the-Lake’s long and colourful history is kept alive by ghosts of its past. Through historical investigation and eyewitness accounts, Andrew Hind and Maria Da Silva share over two dozen ghostly tales: a murdered British officer haunts the Olde Angel Inn, a ghostly widow retaliates against couples, a condemned ghost at the old courthouse pleads his innocence, and ghostly guests at the Prince of Wales Hotel have no desire to check out. Some have called Niagara on-the-Lake Canada’s most haunted town, and with so much of its built heritage preserved, the community clearly makes the perfect haunt for age-old spirits.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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 Forts And Battlefields Of 1812

Author : C.T. Shooting Star
ISBN : 9781450287418
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The hatred didn’t exist at the beginning of the war. But soon after the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death of General Brock, the War of 1812 became more a case of “survival of the fittest.” Besides the brutal fighting; perhaps the most notable aspect of the War of 1812 was the hatred. If not, then why would the dead remain restless? It was a barbaric war; in an inhospitable climate; with an abundant number of ghost creating opportunities. There were nasty endings from bayonets, swords, musket balls and cannon balls; plus, two huge explosions at Fort York and Fort Erie which resulted in missing bones and unmarked graves. If you add savagery and death by tomahawk to the following; then death from drowning, freezing, disease, burning and sickness would include a greater numbers of victims than the major battles. If you thought that being wounded was a better fate, then think again. Instead of a proper pain killer, the wounded were given rum and a musket ball to clamp between their teeth while they braved the most hideous fate possible for wounded soldiers: the barbaric battlefield medical practice of amputation. If a soldier’s last memory on earth was “being wounded” before he died, then that agony might also survive the grave. Because both America and Britain were not prepared to wage a war with each, there was a shortage of regular soldiers to command in 1812. Therefore, the North American armies were also comprised of militia, Native American Indians and part-time soldiers. Moreover, what started as a political row in the seats of power became more of a personal matter at the local level. In addition to the mounting anger, there was pressure on both sides to increase the number of regular troops in the field as the war continued. The increase in regular troops contributed to a more bitter and violent war, with the final result being several large scale battles and a siege. Why did the dead remain restless you might ask? Why indeed.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Haunted Peoria

Author : Stephanie E. McCarthy
ISBN : 0738560081
Genre : History
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At the heart of Peoria's Haunted Memories is the rich and compelling history and folklore of the Peoria area. Buildings and cemeteries in and around the city provide ideal stomping grounds for many restless specters. In this collection of haunted sites, the reader will be introduced to some of Peoria's best-loved mansions, institutions, and graveyards, as well as many of its more illustrious citizens. From Bartonville State Hospital to Bradley University, historic downtown theaters, hotels and taverns, and local churches, where ghostly congregants and ministers continue to worship, this book presents these ghost stories and legends for the fi rst time together in print. In addition to providing thrilling tales, Peoria's Haunted Memories serves as a unique guide for the intrepid supernatural sleuth seeking confi rmation that the dead do not always rest in peace.
Category: History

The Wild Water Mystery At Niagara Falls Teacher S Guide

Author : Carole Marsh
ISBN : 9780635081469
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The corresponding Teacher's Guide is a page-by-page supplementary resource that gives you additional activities to enhance the student's learning opportunities by using cross-curricular materials including discussion questions, reproducible vocabulary, science, geography and math activities. Each Teacher's Guide turns you into the expert-we've done all the research for you! This comprehensive resource enhances the many dramatic learning opportunities students can gain from reading this mystery by Carole Marsh. The supplementary Teacher's Guide includes: ¥ A chapter guide of additional information, trivia, historical facts, and more to help teachers be "Experts!" ¥ Activity ideas that make the book come dramatically to life for young readers! ¥ The author's additional comments and thoughts about the subject ¥ Some reproducible activities ¥ Great out-of-the-box ideas for activities.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Good Night Niagara Falls

Author : Adam Gamble
ISBN : 9781602196001
Genre : Board books
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Statement of responsibility from back cover.
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Niagara Falls All Over Again

Author : Elizabeth McCracken
ISBN : 0440333911
Genre : Fiction
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By turns graceful and knowing, funny and moving, Niagara Falls All Over Again is the latest masterwork by National Book Award finalist and author of The Giant’s House, Elizabeth McCracken. Spanning the waning years of vaudeville and the golden age of Hollywood, Niagara Falls All Over Again chronicles a flawed, passionate friendship over thirty years, weaving a powerful story of family and love, grief and loss. In it, McCracken introduces her most singular and affecting hero: Mose Sharp — son, brother, husband, father, friend ... and straight man to the fat guy in baggy pants who utterly transforms his life. To the paying public, Mose Sharp was the arch, colorless half of the comedy team Carter and Sharp. To his partner, he was charmed and charming, a confirmed bachelor who never failed at love and romance. To his father and sisters, Mose was a prodigal son. And in his own heart and soul, he would always be a boy who once had a chance to save a girl’s life — a girl who would be his first, and greatest, loss. Born into a Jewish family in small-town Iowa, the only boy among six sisters, Mose Sharp couldn’t leave home soon enough. By sixteen Mose had already joined the vaudeville circuit. But he knew one thing from the start: “I needed a partner,” he recalls. “I had always needed a partner.” Then, an ebullient, self-destructive comedian named Rocky Carter came crashing into his life — and a thirty-year partnership was born. But as the comedy team of Carter and Sharp thrived from the vaudeville backwaters to Broadway to Hollywood, a funny thing happened amid the laughter: It was Mose who had all the best lines offstage. Rocky would go through money, women, and wives in his restless search for love; Mose would settle down to a family life marked by fragile joy and wrenching tragedy. And soon, cracks were appearing in their complex relationship ... until one unforgivable act leads to another and a partnership begins to unravel. In a novel as daring as it is compassionate, Elizabeth McCracken introduces an indelibly drawn cast of characters — from Mose’s Iowa family to the vagabond friends, lovers, and competitors who share his dizzying journey — as she deftly explores the fragile structures that underlie love affairs and friendships, partnerships and families. An elegiac and uniquely American novel, Niagara Falls All Over Again is storytelling at its finest — and powerful proof that Elizabeth McCracken is one of the most dynamic and wholly original voices of her generation. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Fiction

Frommer S Niagara Region

Author : Melanie Chambers
ISBN : 0470153245
Genre : Travel
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Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. * The lowdown on where to find Niagara's most romantic inns andrestaurants, the hidden gems of wine country, and the most spectacularspots to take in the Falls. * Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not. * Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever the budget. * Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
Category: Travel

Niagara Index

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ISBN : NYPL:33433074825674
Genre : College student newspapers and periodicals
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Inventing Niagara

Author : Ginger Strand
ISBN : 9781416546566
Genre : Business & Economics
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An exploration of Niagara Falls traces its history from natural wonder to engineering testament, in a report that reveals the impact of human development on the region and documents Niagara's ties to Native American rights, slavery, and the atomic bomb.
Category: Business & Economics

True Canadian Ghost Stories

Author : John Robert Colombo
ISBN : 1552674142
Genre : Ghosts
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A collection of more than seventy-five true stories of events and experiences with ghosts and spirits from across Canada over the last two centuries.
Category: Ghosts

Niagara Spray

Author : John Hollingshead
ISBN : HARVARD:32044081204596
Genre : Amusements
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Category: Amusements

Imagining Niagara

Author : Patrick McGreevy
ISBN : UVA:X002444563
Genre : History
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Niagara Falls was a lightning rod for nineteenth-century enthusiasms. Although travelers came to the falls to experience a place they considered outside the world of their ordinary lives, they brought with them their contemporary concerns. Many tourists were obsessed with the mysteries of death, others with scientific or religious speculation. The way they imagined Niagara Falls found expression in a torrent of writings and images that took a variety of forms. Patrick McGreevy begins with the question, What can these visions of Niagara tell us about the place itself? The landscape surrounding the falls contains not only parks and religious shrines but also circuses, horror museums, and factories. People travel to Niagara not only to experience nature but also to celebrate marriages or commit suicide. One way to make sense of these bizarre "human accumulations," as H. G. Wells called them, is to take seriously the Niagaras people have imagined. This book focuses on four interlocking themes that recur time and again in descriptions of the falls: Niagara as a thing imagined from afar, as a metaphor for death, as an embodiment of nature, and as a focus of future events. Using the skills of a cultural geographer, McGreevy discovers some surprising connections between the Niagara people have imagined and the one they made, between its natural grandeur and its industrial exploitation, between Frederick Law Olmsted's Reservation and the Love Canal.
Category: History

Haunted Hotels

Author : Jo-Anne Christensen
ISBN : 1894877039
Genre : Fiction
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Popular Ghost House writer Jo-Anne Christensen has put together another spooky collection of tales of the unexplained- this time about the uninvited guests that haunt the hotels of North America and Great Britain. Take this guided tour of 36 haunted hotel
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Author : Milbourne Christopher
ISBN : 0517189038
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A comprehensive pictorial biography of America's legendary master magician and escape artist Houdini. Compiled and written by a renowned magician, this spellbinding book contains more than 250 illustrations of posters, photographs, and other Houdini memorabilia, as well as a facsimile of an autobiographical pamphlet published in 1917 by the master himself.
Category: Biography & Autobiography