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 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
Introducing: THE DARK SIDE OF, a new Parcast Original!
Hollywood is one of our most celebrated institutions, but do you know the dark shadows draped over its early years? In this new Parcast Original, we reexamine unknown and overlooked histories of society's beloved cultural touchstones. Every multi-episode series will take on a new topic, from the music industry, to sports, and even dating and romance.In this clip, we introduce the complicated story of Hollywood's founding as a religious utopia. Subscribe to THE DARK SIDE OF on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast to listen to the rest of this episode!
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.
A shiver goes down the back of your neck. Is it just because of the long drafty hallways? Or were the prisoners of the Ohio State Reformatory trying to whisper a warning to escape before you're unable to leave? Prisoners aren't the only ones still locked in their cells. Guards monitor your every move. Even if you can't see them, you can feel their undying vigilance. Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye!
Off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia sits a small, foggy island with iconic, pointed treetops. Those trees once carried the coffins of the dead. Though the coffins are now gone, the bones of the fallen remain. Their dust is mixed on the sands of the shore. Their spirits are the whispering wind, warning all curious wanderers to keep away.Parcast - If this episode piqued your interest in captivity, check out our new show, HOSTAGE! Subscribe today to hear our most recent episode on Shergar, the kidnapped racehorse.Sponsors!Shudder - To try Shudder free for 30 days, go to Shudder.com and use promo code HAUNTED30.
Many years ago a tragedy occurred at the Château de Brissac. This tragedy plagued the house for many years. Now, the one time countess of the beautiful castle lurks in the halls. She haunts the men that visit, hoping to deny them the love that she never received.New Podcast!Parcast - Check out our brand new podcast Mythology at https://www.parcast.com/mythology
The colonizers who came to Nevis Island to build this estate sought wealth and adventure. What they did not know was that the spirits of the island had lived there for a long, long time. Those spirits would do anything to protect the Eden Brown Estate from intrusion.Sponsors!Audible - Get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month by going to Audible.com/PLACES or text PLACES to 500 500.
Smack dab in the center of Tinseltown, The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel was first opened in 1927. It is known for celebrity sightings… but not the lively kind. Montgomery Clift and Marilyn Monroe are just a few of the ghosts you might encounter during your stay. Our tip...avoid room 213 at all costs..Sponsors!Care/of - For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, visit TakeCareOf.com and enter code 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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