Robert The Doll

Annabelle is one thing, but did you know there was an actual inspiration for Chucky? The doll was given to author Robert Otto in 1906 when he was a toddler by a servant who practiced voodoo. Otto’s parents would hear him talking to the doll at night… which was cute until the doll talked back. Robert the Enchanted Doll, is a doll exhibited at the … Continue reading Robert The Doll

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Annabelle

In 1970 a student nurse named Donna had a doll that started to act strangely. It would move around, leave notes for her on parchment, and even (allegedly) tried to strangle Donna’s roommate. Psychic investigator couple Ed and Lorraine claimed it was “possessed by a demonic entity” and now it’s locked away in their museum… for now. This doll has made it’s way to the … Continue reading Annabelle

The Bell Witch

The Bell family was allegedly haunted by “The Bell Witch” in early 1900’s Tennessee. They claimed she would pull their hair, slap their face and stick pins in the daughter. It eventually began speaking out loud and would interact with visitors. She would tell them things no one else could have known about their families and imitate their voices. Continue reading The Bell Witch

The Dybbuk Box

Legend has it that this box is haunted by a dybbuk, an evil spirit from Jewish mythology. In 2004 a man named Kevin Mannis sold it on eBay. Mannis himself had bought it from the granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor who had recently died. He found strange items such as two locks of hair, an octopus-shaped candle and two pennies. Shortly after the purchase he … Continue reading The Dybbuk Box

The “Montrose Ghost”

In 1913 Irish airman Douglas Arthur’s biplane unexpectedly crashed and he was killed while flying over Montrose air base in Scotland. Soon after his ghost began to be sighted around the base. He even popped up in photographs. Perhaps coincidentally (or not), a mysterious ghost biplane was seen above the base in 1940 by a WWII pilot. Continue reading The “Montrose Ghost”

The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall

Raynham Hall of Norfork, England is said to be haunted by Lady Dorothy Walpole, the sister of Robert Walpole (who is considered to be the first Prime Minister of Great Britain) and wife of the violently tempered Charles Townshend. She died in 1726 of smallpox and was first sighted in 1835 during a Christmas celebration. She was wearing a dated brown dress and had empty … Continue reading The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall

The Enfield Poltergeist

In the 1970s the Hodgson family believed they were haunted by a spirit named Bill, a previous owner of the house who had died there. Janet, one of the daughters, was filmed speaking in a deep voice as “Bill.” The sisters claimed “Bill” also flung them out of bed, and there were even photos of Janet levitating. The Enfield Poltergeist is the name given to … Continue reading The Enfield Poltergeist

Maybe a Time Warp, Maybe a Ghost?

On August 10th, 1901, two women visited the Palace of Versailles in France. While walking through the gardens, they got lost, and they claimed to suddenly feel unnatural,oppressed and dreary. They then said they started seeing a bunch of people in old-timey clothing, such as “very dignified officials,” a terrifying figure they refused to go near, even a woman they thought to be Marie Antoinette … Continue reading Maybe a Time Warp, Maybe a Ghost?

Resurrection Mary

Legend has it that in the 1930s, Mary was having a lovely evening with her boyfriend at the Oh Henry Ballroom in Justice, Illinois when it was interrupted by a fight between the two. She stormed out and tried to walk home, but was hit and killed by a drunk driver on Archer Avenue. Ever since, several men have reported being stopped by a female … Continue reading Resurrection Mary