Prior to operating under the name “SOAARR,” the facility served as a rehabilitation camp for teenagers and adolescents struggling with substance abuse. Today, the site is abandoned and harbors an apparition who runs past the window. The identity of the spirit remains a mystery. Inside the building, visitors reported experiencing cold spots.
The Circle Hot Springs Resort is haunted by the spirit of a woman. The paranormal activity of the resort includes disembodied footsteps, objects flying off the walls, and other odd happenings. The female apparition tends to wander the third floor library.
It is also haunted by the former owner, whose ghost does not like renovations. In the bar, beers have been moved by themselves. Disembodied footsteps can be heard on the porches of the rental cabins.
Originally built as a railroad from Cordova to the Kennicott copper mine, the old copper railroad is now closed and covered with dirt. However, they are now used as a road to access the back of the Copper River.
Apparitions of gravestones have been seen along the dirt road in the woods, only to have them disappear on a second investigation. Between 1997 and 1998, construction on government housing began; the operation was cancelled due to the fact the construction workers kept hearing voices and the sound of children laughing, as well as having their tools moved around by an unseen entity.
The Dimond Center was built atop a several thousand-year-old sacred burial ground used by Native Alaskans. During the construction, workers digging in the ground discovered a few of the original graves, but continued working due to the age and size of the resting places. Today, the spirits of the natives, whose graves were desecrated, appear in front of lone people in the restrooms as well as the smaller hallways.
Room 201 of the Courtyard by Marriott in Anchorage, Alaska is haunted by a man who died there mysteriously, only to have his body be left undiscovered for several days. A spirit named “Ken” has been seen traversing the parking lot, courtyard, and near the gazebo. There is also the apparition of a cat that walks around the hotel, predominantly in Rooms 103 and 107.
The ghost of a young girl wearing an early 1900s white dress has been reported to walk through the Birch Hill Cemetery. A dark floating apparition and a little boy about seven or eight years old dressed in 1930s-era clothing have also been spotted.
The barber shop in Silver Lake, Kansas is rumored to be the site of a murder, but the case has never been solved. One day, a customer was “accidentally” killed while getting a shave. His apparition is seen in the shop to this day.
The University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington is home to a tale of abduction and murder. During the night of August 31st, 1961, eight-year-old Ann Marie Burr went missing from her bedroom in her house on N. 14th and N. Junett. The front door had been locked, but the next morning it was found to be broken into. On the porch was a small men’s shoe print.
A former owner of the True Value Hardware Store, Bernice Worden, was serial killer Ed Gein’s last victim. The Butcher of Plainfield, as he was nicknamed, had gone into the store they day before she was murdered. Now, her apparition has been seen within the store, holding onto order forms, and saying something about the anti-freeze – the item that Gein had gone in the store to get.
Kendrick Mansion features night surveillance in order to keep living trespassers away. However, the cameras have captured some ghostly intruders who roam the rooms and halls. When a police officer goes to investigate, the apparition disappears. However, the spirit remains on the camera even though the officer cannot see it.
The Lighthouse Inn in New London, Connecticut is said to be haunted by a bride who met her untimely end in 1930 when she took a fall down the main staircase, breaking her neck. Reported activity includes being touched by an unseen entity and drops in temperature.
Established over two centuries ago, the Wilson Cemetery has been known to have the apparitions of floating figures and the disembodied voices of the dead. Most of the individuals buried at the cemetery have the surname Wilson, hence the graveyard’s name. Rumor has it that visiting the burial grounds brings bad luck.