Bethany Beach is haunted by a ragged-looking military spirit in tattered clothing that roams along a stretch of the shore. Though uncertain, it is believed that the ghost is Eddie “Fast Eddie” Rickenbacker (b. October 8th, 1890), an Air Force/Army hero from World War I who died of pneumonia in Switzerland on July 23rd, 1973.
The Arkansas River in Pueblo, Colorado has been the site of a number of deaths. In more recent years, several Native American burial sites have been discovered along the banks of the river. Those who walk along the adjacent Pueblo Nature Trail have reported feelings of unease and the constant sensation of being watched or followed.
Daveli’s Cave is surrounded by reports of paranormal, dating back to Ancient Greece. At that time, however, the phenomenon was recorded as being “Acts of the Gods”. The activity there includes UFOs, strange creatures, and spirits, most likely due to the high electromagnetic fields surrounding the area. The happenings are less frequent now.
Mill Creek is haunted by the spirit of a young man named Anthony Garcia. One day, he was out walking his dogs, and one of them turned on him. Dragging him in the water by the neck, Anthony screamed out the name of his lover, David, shortly before he died. Now, his ghost has been known to yell out the name “David” along the creek.
Houston Lake is haunted by unknown spirits. The beach gives off the sensation of being watched.
Sanders Valley was the site of a barn belonging to a family during the Civil War. While the war was going on, a group of Union soldiers killed the family living on the farm because they were southern sympathizers. The story goes that the women and children were cast into the old cistern, the father was dragged around the valley to death, and the slave was hung in the barn. Now, on nights with full moons, the apparition of the slave can be seen swinging from the rafters. Children can be heard laughing.
Hawks Landing Creek has been the site of many deaths. The sound of little girls screaming can be heard off in the distance. A black shape shifter has been sighted, and the place gives off an oppressing feeling.
Nature’s Hallway (sometimes called “Sleepy Hollow”) is located five miles down a dirt road in Arkansas City, Kansas. Activity includes strange lights and an overbearing feeling like you are unwanted in the area.
The Arkansas River in Great Bend, Kansas is believed to be haunted by the spirit of woman. It is believed that if you visit the shores of the river between 2:30 AM and 3:30 AM, you can hear the screams of children and an adult female. The story goes that the woman’s husband ran her and their children off of the road and into the Arkansas River. Now, she lingers behind, calling for her children whom she cannot find.
The hill known as “Haunted Hill” is found just at the end of Menaul’s foothills. The sound of screaming, bodies being dragged around, and footsteps can be heard there. An apparition of an old man coming after you has been known to chase after those who visit the hill. From a distance, it appears he is walking with a lantern. Legend has it that the man used to live up in a cave at the top of the hill, where he would kill prostitutes during the weekend.
Dracut State Forest is haunted by ghosts who linger in the woods and tend to appear during Cutter Farm’s horseback trail rides. One of the spirits is a Native American man from the reservation who walks along the trails from sunset into the night. The sounds of screaming and whispering from young children can be heard, as well as the shouting of Native Americans.
The Devil’s Tree in Bernards Township, New Jersey is home to several sinister legends regarding death. Years ago, a farmer killed his entire family, then committed suicide via hanging from the tree. Many suicides and murders have occurred near the tree.