You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Greg (Co-Host of Serial Killers and Cults) takes you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and it’s haunted history, every Thursday. Spooky legends, weird histories, and tales of the supernatural... Listen at your own risk. Haunted Places is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network. New episodes released every Thursday.
This beautiful body of water connects the Caroline Islands in Micronesia. It also holds the largest collection of shipwrecks on planet earth. The United States sunk a number of battleships and aircraft in the Truk Lagoon, all of which are still there to this day... along with the souls of their departed sailors.Sponsors!Native - For 20% off your first purchase, visit NativeDeodorant.com and use promo code HAUNTED during checkout!
Pristine and untouchable, this iconic building has been home to various Presidents of the United States for over two hundred years. But the history of the American Presidency is not as spotless as the walls at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue - in fact, those who walk the White House grounds often find themselves face to face with ghostly shreds of the nation's past. Parcasters - How does a lie become a life altering conviction? There is no more tragic example than the Bernard Baran case. Find out more today by listening to Not Guilty on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals.
Despite its name, Blackwater River is actually one of the cleanest waterways in the United States. But the things that it hides under its surface are far from ordinary. Sponsors!Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/HAUNTED.
Once a residence for Danish royalty, Dragsholm Castle was later used to hold prisoners of war and enemies of the state. They say you can still hear the groans of those forever trapped in the dungeon, and those entombed alive, brick-by-brick, within the walls. Sponsors!Gabi - Take two minutes and see if you can save up to $865 a year on car insurance at Gabi.com/HAUNTED. There are NO fees, NO forms, and NO spam.
In 1909, this historic and picturesque hotel opened in the beautiful Estes Valley, Colorado. The Stanley Hotel has stood for over one-hundred years, but during that time, this relaxing and lovely vacation place, has also drawn the admiration of the dead, and the dead do not intend to leave anytime soon. Parcasters - This week on Hostage we finish the unbelievable story of a woman held captive for over seven years. Hear the end of this story at parcast.com/hostage
In the former prison colony of Port Arthur, Tasmania, the worst of Australia's criminals were forced to work in an inescapable prison. The monotonous and torturous environment drove these men to desperate actions, and now desperate spirits haunt the port to this day.Sponsors!Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/HAUNTED.
Its dungeons have housed many unfortunate prisoners, many dangerous secrets. So secure was this stronghold, that it was able to bend the will of perhaps the greatest villain in history; Vlad Dracula himself. Parcasters - Who was the Man in the Iron Mask? The king’s brother? The queen’s lovechild? A poor unlucky valet? This week we do our best to find out on Unexplained Mysteries! Available now on parcast.com/unexplained
This slice of untouched beauty on the New Jersey coast offers endless activities for outdoor enthusiasts. But it's the things buried below the surface you have to watch out for -- the lonely grave and the lost military weapons -- these dark secrets lurk behind the idyllic scenery, seeking out only the most vulnerable of souls.Parcasters - Don't miss Hostage this week! Where we tell the story of a South Korean celebrity abducted on orders of the North Korean government, in order to boost their own film industry. Listen now at parcast.com/hostage
This small town in Serbia boasts a meager 700 inhabitants, but rumors of its legacy loom incredibly large. Many have suggested the home to the first vampire in the 1700s was in Kisiljevo. Sponsors!Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off when you go to PairOfThieves.com/HAUNTED.
Once a popular man-made recreational waterfront in Dallas, Texas. White Rock Lake took on a sinister turn after a tragic drowning. The problem was, nobody seems to know when this happened or who really died that day. Parcasters - Checked out Not Guilty yet? We’re following up our examination of the Robert Blake trial with a real corker, the trial of Cythia Payne, the Madam of London. Find out more at parcast.com/notguilty
In 1936, a photographer captured the visage of a specter in what became the most famous picture of a ghost ever taken. The ghost would later be known as the "Brown Lady of Raynham Hall", and her mystery would open the door to a world of dark secrets kept by the wealthy English family.Parcasters - Was George Adamski a conman or genuine UFO observer? Find out on this week's episode of Extraterrestrial! Available now at parcast.com/extraterrestrial
In 1829 this prison in Philadelphia opened its doors with a progressive sense of optimism about employing the most modern and humane version of prison reform. But in the Eastern State Penitentiary was the guards, not the prisoners who ultimately proved this wrong. What followed were punishments so tortuous and vile the evil behind them still lingers in the walls, waiting simply for their cells to be unlocked.Sponsors!Green Chef - For$50 off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/HAUNTED.
Originally opened in 1888, the Banff Springs Hotel is one of Canada’s preeminent luxury hotels, nestled deep in the wilderness of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. The hotel’s massive size, beautiful architecture, and stunning surroundings drew all sorts of wealthy people to vacation within its rooms. However, some people who stay, never seem to leave. Sponsors!Green Chef - For $50 off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/HAUNTED.
While normally a peaceful lake bordering the United States and Canada, numerous lives have been lost due to Lake Superior’s violent storms. Some of those bodies have never been found, and still haunt one of the largest lakes in the world. Sponsors!Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Haunted Place a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Haunted.Robinhood.com.
Originally opened in Louisville, Kentucky in 1910, the Waverly Hills Sanatorium was a state of the art facility built for the treatment of Tuberculosis. Gruesome surgeries, chained up patients, and rampant suffering all called this building home. In recent years, vandals have laid waste to its once pristine interior, but the dead do not take kindly to these intrusions.Parcasters - Curious about US plans for to turn public opinion towards conflict with Cuba during the Cold War? Check out this week's episode of Conspiracy Theories: parcast.com/conspiracy
According to Native American legend, this New Hampshire river is destined to claim the lives of at least three people a year as revenge for the violence carried out by early settlers. Some attribute these deaths due to the Saco River’s deceptively fast waters, others aren’t so sure...Sponsors!Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Haunted Place a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Haunted.Robinhood.com.
Founded in 1899, this is one of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles, California. Over its century of operation, Hollywood Forever has seen scandals, grave robbers, earthquakes, floods, and disrepair. Yet, the famous dead still long to be buried among their peers. Some of these deceased stars, refuse to give up the spotlight to this day.Parcasters - If you haven’t checked out our new show, Crimes of Passion, you’re missing out! Listen to our newest episodes on the Jodi Arias trial at parcast.com/passion
On February 1st, 1974, a 25-story building in Sao Paolo, Brazil, suddenly caught fire. The blaze quickly spread throughout the tower, leading to the gruesome deaths of 179 people. The fire was caused by a faulty air conditioner, but many believe the land was cursed long before Joelma was built.Sponsors!BetterHelp - Haunted Places listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code HAUNTED. Go to BetterHelp.com/Haunted.Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/HAUNTED.
One of the most haunted places in New Orleans, The LaLaurie Mansion has seen years of torture and abuse. Slaves were found chained and tortured in the attic after a fire broke out in the house in 1834. The perpetrator was none other than Madame Delphine LaLaurie herself. This woman’s evil energy remains at the mansion in the French Quarter despite her exile from the United States. Parcasters - To learn about an iconic event in American history, check out our our new episode on John McCain on HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen now at parcast.com/hostageSponsors!BetterHelp - Go to BetterHelp.com/Haunted to get 10% off your first month with discount code HAUNTED.SugarBearHair - Go to SugarBearHair.com/HAUNTED for amazing hair and a healthier you.
Built in 1145, standing for almost 1,000 years, the Ancient Ram Inn in Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England, is a truly an old and terrifying place to spend an evening. Its solid stones walls were built on grounds used for human sacrifice. Witches have walked and stalked its halls. And one of its most recent owners was haunted by a Succubus who stole his very soul.Sponsors!Robinhood - Get a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Haunted.Robinhood.com.SugarBearHair - Go to SugarBearHair.com/HAUNTED for amazing hair and a healthier you!
Each room at the Jefferson Hotel in Texas is haunted by a different ghost. Room 19, in particular, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young bride from 1870. The groom never showed up to their wedding so she hung herself from the bed. That same bed remains in the room today, where visitors can still hear her cries.Parcasters - This hotel isn’t the only thing haunted by a young dead bride, check out our new podcast CRIMES OF PASSION today! Listen now at parcast.com/passionSponsors!SugarBearHair - Go to SugarBearHair.com/HAUNTED for amazing hair and a healthier you.
Off the coast of Honolulu sits the resting place of 1,102 sailors and Marines killed during one of the darkest days in United States history. The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 would ignite World War II and have lasting effects on national policy. The ever-present pain of the victims continues to linger on the deck of the sunken ship. Sponsors!BetterHelp - Haunted Places listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code HAUNTED when you go to BetterHelp.com/Haunted.
As the fog rolls in, and the sun begins to set, the faint shadow of a man appears pacing the long corridor of Alcatraz. A prisoner at the time of his death in 1936, and a prisoner in the after life. His soul is eternally trapped on the isolated prison off the coast of San Francisco.Sponsors!BetterHelp - Haunted Places listeners get 10% off the first month with discount code HAUNTED.
This tourist destination in the Czech Republic is home to nearly 700 years of ghost stories. The stone Gothic bridge not only connects Old Town to the rest of Prague, but also connects the afterlife to those living today. They say if you dare to go late at night you can see severed heads still dangling from the towers at each end.Parcasters - After this episode of Haunted Places, take the Parcast Bridge over to our new show Extraterrestrial to hear about the abduction of Barney and Betty Hill. Listen at parcast.com/extraterrestrial.
The gold rush brought thousands of British migrants to Australia in the 1850s. Known as “The Maddest Place on Earth,” the colonial government quickly ordered the construction of several mental health facilities outside of Melbourne. The Aradale Mental Hospital housed hundreds of thousands of people deemed “insane.” Most of these people lived out the rest of their lives at the hospital…and continue to haunt the compound today. Parcasters - For more stories of delusion, check out the tragic upbringing of Hercules on our Mythology podcast at parcast.com/mythology
This plagued fortress in Cape Town, South Africa was built in the late 1600s by the Dutch East India Company. The five massive walls were the site of boundless bloody killings. Cursed to never leave the compound, tormented souls are still locked in the torture chamber. For many, the windowless basement is the closest thing to hell on Earth. Sponsors!Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/HAUNTED.
You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. We take you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and it’s haunted history every episode. Spooky legends, weird histories, and tales of the supernatural. Haunted Places premieres Thursday October 19th and new episodes come out every Thursday, so don’t forget to subscribe!
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