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Chesapeake Book of the Dead – Stories & History for Graveyard Lovers

Chesapeake Book of the Dead – Stories & History for Graveyard Lovers

Graveyards fascinate me. There’s something about wandering around old tombstones in tall grass that fires up my imagination. I’m always thinking that so many hopes, so much love, so many stories lay buried beneath them. Helen Chappell’s book, Chesapeake Book of the Dead: Tombstones, Epitaphs, Histories, Reflections, and Oddments of the […]

 
 

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

Historic Theater in the Hub of Eastern Shore Culture Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series The historic Avalon Theater on Dover Street in downtown Easton, MD was proclaimed as the “Showplace of the Eastern Shore” since shortly after it was built in […]

 
 

The Stanley Hotel – Most Haunted Place in America – Estes Park Colorado

Stanley Hotel - Estes Park, CO

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, dubbed the most haunted place in America, is worth a visit.  The setting which inspired Stephen King to write The Shining, was haunted long before he arrived on the scene.  And it appears to be a lighting rod for ghosts, scores of which […]

 
 

Child Haunts Cry Baby Bridge in Marion Station

East Creek, Somerset County, Maryland

A four year old child named Annie haunts Cry Baby Bridge (formerly called Mill Dam Bridge).  The Bridge runs over East Creek on L.Q. Powell Road in Marion Station, Somerset County, MD. The Haunted Legend The legend of a child haunting the bridge tells of a young mother and her […]

 
 

Where Are the Ghosts in Easton?

Where Are the Ghosts in Easton?

There are ghosts in Easton, the Eastern Shore’s second largest historic town.  Easton’s name comes from once being the eastern capital of Maryland, and though there’s no need these days to have a capital city on the east side of the Chesapeake Bay, Easton is still an anchor on the […]

 
 

7 Elements of a Good Ghost Tour

Charleston Jail - 2nd Most Haunted Building in America

  Halloween is a time for ghost tours – but these days ghost tours are popular year round.  The ghost niche is hot and guided tours that take guests through areas known for paranormal activity and unexplained “events” have never been more popular. As a ghost tour guide and as […]

 
 

16 Hags Paddled the Transquaking River – One got Towed

16 Hags Paddled the Transquaking River – One got Towed

Our last Travel Hag Adventure was July 23rd when 15 hags and their hag-men met the outfitters where the Transquaking River is crossed by Drawbridge Road.  Travel hags came from the Eastern Shore, Washington DC and Pennsylvania.  About half those who met had little or no kayaking experience and most […]

 
 

Lilyan Stratton Corbin Library .. and Mausoleum .. in Crisfield, MD

Lilyan Stratton Corbin Library .. and Mausoleum .. in Crisfield, MD

This being National Library Week, I offer a post about our hometown library, here in rural Somerset County, Maryland. When you check out a book at the Lilyan Stratton Corbin Library on Main Street in Crisfield, look up to the right and you’ll see a large urn set in a […]

 
 

Atlantic Hotel in Berlin, MD – Haunted? Yes.

The Atlantic Hotel  - classy ghosts hang out here

The Atlantic Hotel in Berlin, Maryland is not only an architectural wonder, but an aesthetic anchor for the Town of Berlin.  And … it’s long known for being haunted. I had the opportunity to be a guest at this Victorian-era hotel in Berlin’s scenic downtown. I’ve been familiar with the […]

 
 

The Ghosts of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

The Ghosts of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Sometimes we have to travel to the edge of ourselves to find our center. ~ Buck Ghosthorse Visitors to my Thin Places blog often ask, “what is a thin place?” My response is short – a thin place is a place where the veil between this world and the next […]

 
 
 
 
 

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