Bloody Mary

According to legend, Bloody Mary (also known as Mary Worth, Mary Margaret, etc) is the ghost of an unhappy woman who either committed suicide due to having her baby stolen or was accused of murdering her children. Depending on the variation used, this turned her spirit mad with grief or anger and she would haunt … Read more

The Vanishing Hitchhiker

The vanishing hitchhiker is an urban legend in which people traveling by vehicle, meet with or are accompanied by a hitchhiker who subsequently vanishes without explanation, often from a moving vehicle. Story It is a dark and stormy night. A person driving sees a forlorn figure at the side of the road and decides to … Read more

La Llorona

La Llorona is the legend of a woman who has lost her children, and who can be heard, and sometimes seen, weeping in the night. La Llorona (the name means “She who weeps” in Spanish) is in most stories said to be Mexican, although sometimes she is a woman who lived in the American Southwest. … Read more

The Witch Of Endor

In Abrahamic Biblical lore, The WITCH OF ENDOR, also known as the Medium of Endor, was a medium who apparently summoned the prophet Samuel’s spirit, at the demand of King Saul of the Kingdom of Israel in the biblical First Book of Samuel, chapter 28:3–25. When Samuel dies, he is buried in the town of … Read more

Poltergeist cases

One of the most spectacular poltergeist hauntings took place in Enfield, north London in August 1977. Peggy Hodgson and her four children had just moved into their new home. Strange things began to happen – beds shook, furniture moved by itself and loud knockings were heard. The activity seemed to be centred around Janet Hodgson, … Read more

The Epworth Poltergeist

The first officially-recorded poltergeist activity occurred in December 1716 at the Parsonage  in the small town of Epworth, Lincolnshire in England. All members of the Wesley family heard loud rappings and noises over a period of two months. Sometimes the noises were of a specific character, according to the well-kept notes of Mrs. Wesley. During … Read more

Ghost ships

Ghost ships, or phantom ships, make up a big part of the seafaring lore that has been passed down by sailors and fisherman throughout the years. The ships are said to be spectral apparitions that materialize on the horizon before quickly disappearing, and they are believed to be a sign of bad things to come. … Read more

Demon Drummer of Tedworth

The Demon Drummer of Tedworth is a famous supernatural story told by Joseph Glanvill in his Sadducismus Triumphatus. In 1668, Glanvill published Sadducismus Triumphatus, Latin for The Defeat of Sadducism, meant as A Blow at Modern Sadducism … To which is added, The Relation of the Fam’d Disturbance by the Drummer, in the House of … Read more