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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 […]

 
 

Ocean City – 1st Ghost Walk for the City on the Sand

Ocean City Life-saving Station Museum

Mindie Burgoyne Creates and Leads Ocean City’s First Ghost Walk On Friday, August 9th and Saturday, August 10th, author Mindie Burgoyne will lead a 1.5 mile ghost walk through the lower historic part of Ocean City.  This will be the eighth Eastern Shore ghost walk in the Chesapeake Ghost Walk […]

 
 

#8 Who is Remembered at Captain’s Hill?

Lone Grave of Capt. William Carhart - Captain's Hill

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Captain William Carhart – Lost at Sea in 1799   Just outside of Ocean City (before you cross the bridge over the inlet) is one lone grave of a sea captain who was lost nearby when […]

 
 

Snow Hill Inn – 2nd Most Haunted Site on Delmarva

William Aydelotte - said to haunt the Snow Hill Inn

The Snow Hill Inn Formerly the Home of Dr. John S. Aydelotte – 1870′s   The building known as The Snow Hill Inn stands on East Market Street in Snow Hill, MD is believed to be haunted by the ghost of William Aydelotte and is one of the most well-known haunted […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Easton Ghost Walk – Hotel, Theater and Home of the Friendless

Easton Ghost Walk – Hotel, Theater and Home of the Friendless

Mindie Burgoyne will lead Ghost WalkS through the Town of Easton as part of her Chesapeake Ghost Walk series.  Cost is $15 per person, $9 for kids between 8 and 12.  The walk will cover several downtown block in Easton’s historic district.  Sites on the tour will include the Talbot […]

 
 

The Angel Oak in Charleston – Oldest Living Thing in the East

The Angel Oak in Charleston – Oldest Living Thing in the East

The Angel Oak is said to be the oldest living thing east of the Rocky Mountains.  This ancient Live Oak located in Johns Island, South Carolina just twelve miles from Charleston historic district is a hidden gem few visitors know about.  Majestic Live Oaks draped in Spanish Moss lining 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 […]

 
 

Travel Hags – Campout at Elk Neck at the Head of the Chesapeake

Travel Hags – Campout at Elk Neck at the Head of the Chesapeake

The Travel Hags have scheduled a camp out for September 9-11 at Elk Neck State Park in Cecil County. Elk Neck is famous for being at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay, and for its scenic lighthouse at Turkey Point. So far Hags will be coming from Dorchester, Worcester, Somerset, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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