Category: Everything Scary

Queen Esther’s Town Preserve

Many bloody battles were fought in the early days of America, making colonial history ripe for ghosts like Queen Esther. Legend says that Queen Esther, learning of her son’s death, rallied 500-plus villagers and raided a farm, killing at least 2 people in September 1778. A 200-man military force engaged the fierce Iroquian warriors of the village. The Iroquian women and children were caught and executed, and Esther was lynched. Today, near Athens, Pennsylvania, some […]

The Wrong Uber

The 21-year-old college senior was killed after getting into a car she mistakenly thought was her Uber ride. She was last seen alive on surveillance video that shows her getting into the vehicle. Her body was found Friday afternoon in a wooded area about 65 miles from Columbia, South Carolina, where she attended school. It was just past 2 a.m. Friday when Samantha Josephson decided to part ways with her friends and leave the Bird […]

Mizpah Hotel, Tonopah, Nevada

In 1907, Mizpah Hotel opened as one of the first luxury hotels in Nevada. With a rich history and elaborate decor, the hotel is best known for its legend of the “Lady in Red.” While the date remains unclear, the story goes like this: A woman was murdered in her room on the fifth floor — some say it was a jealous ex-boyfriend, others say the Lady in Red had been caught cheating by her […]

The Crescent Hotel, Eureka Springs, Arkansas

The Crescent Hotel was built in 1886 as a resort for the rich and famous, but quickly became unmanageable and fell into disrepair. In 1908, it was reopened as the Crescent College and Conservatory for Young Women. This institution closed down in 1924, and then opened again in 1930 as a junior college. After the college closed in 1934, the Crescent was leased as a summer hotel. In 1937, millionaire inventor, Norman G. Baker, posed […]

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow is a village in the town of Mount Pleasant, in Westchester County, New York. The village is located on the east bank of the Hudson River, about 30 miles (48 km) north of New York City, and is served by the Philipse Manor stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line. To the south of Sleepy Hollow is the village of Tarrytown, and to the north and east are unincorporated parts of Mount Pleasant. The population […]

Skinwalker Ranch

Skinwalker Ranch, also known as Sherman Ranch, is a property located on approximately 512 acres (2.072km²) southeast of Ballard, Utah that is allegedly the site of paranormal and UFO-related activities. Its name is taken from the skin-walker of Navajo legend concerning malevolent witches. Claims about the ranch first appeared in the Salt Lake City, UtahDeseret News, and later in the alternative weekly Las Vegas Mercury as a series of articles by journalist George Knapp. These […]

Andrea Gonzalez- Missing

Andrea Gonzalez went missing in November, 1993. FRANKLIN COUNTY, AL At the time of her disappearance, Andrea was living with her father, Paul M. Gonzalez Jr., and stepmother, Kim Sherrie Williams Gonzalez, who was pregnant. Prior to moving in with them, she had lived in Illinois with her biological mother, Michelle Gonzalez, and in various foster homes under the auspices of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) after her mother was incarcerated […]