House: Wolf Hollow

Location: Excelsior Springs, USA Built: Unknown Status: Abandoned History: Wolf Hollow is an abandoned house located up an old road in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. Several decades ago, the house was used by the Ku Klux Klan to hang the African Americans they tortured. Those who have visited the house report feeling chills and shivers upon pulling up…

Bridge: The Hanger/Bridge

Location: Douglass, Kansas, USA Built: Unknown Status: Open History About a mile west of the city of Douglass, Kansas out in the woods, there is a small, old bridge that goes over  a creek. Near to it is an equally old tree on the northern side of the bridge. During the 19th century, the tree was used for…

Road: Sugar Shack Road

Location: Alton, Missouri, USA Built: Unknown Type: Road Status: Open History: Near one hundred years ago, there was a woman who lived near the road on her own for several years. The townspeople accused her and two others of witchcraft, and the three were hung with chains. Now, every Halloween at midnight, you can hear the…

Museum: Jakarta History Museum

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – Present Type: History Museum Status: Open History: The Jakarta History Museum was once used as the city hall by the Dutch Colonials. The main court was used to hang several Chinese people who lived in Indonesia. Now, the ghosts of the hanged can be seen…

House: Anne Frank’s Secret Annex

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, EU Built: Unknown Status: Unknown History: During Hitler’s Third Reich, Jews were murdered for the Nazi “race purification”, otherwise known as the Holocaust. The Frank family hid in an attic called “the Secret Annex” for safety. Now, visitors of the Annex can experience strange cold spots in Anne’s room. It is said…

Prison: Ohio State Reformatory

Locations: Mansfield, Ohio, USA Built: 1886 Operation Time: 1896 – 1990 Type: Reformatory Security: Medium Status: Open as tourist location History The Ohio State Reformatory (also known as OSR and Mansfield Reformatory) is located in Mansfield, Ohio and is noted as one of the most haunted places in the world. Work on the prison began on November 4th, 1886, when…

Prison: Bayou La Batre Jail

Locations: Bayou La Batre, Alabama, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – Present Type: Jail Security: Low Status: Open History Late at night, the ghost of a man can be seen leaving his cell in the middle of the jail. The toilet there has been known to flush voluntarily. Legend has it that the cell used to…

Misc. Hauntings: Sketoe Hanging Hole

Location: Newton, Alabama, USA Status: Still standing History The town of Newton, Alabama was founded in 1843. During the Civil War, it became a site for Confederate recruiting. A small-scale battle took place in the town in March, 1865. On December 3rd, 1864, local Methodist minister Bill Sketoe was hung in the northern part of…

Nature: Boyington Oak

Location: Mobile, Alabama, USA Discovered: Unknown Type: Tree Status: Still standing History Sometime during the early 1800s, a man named Charles Boyington and his best friend, Nathaniel Frost, spent many of their afternoons together in the Church Street Graveyard located on Bayou Street. It is unknown why the chose this location in particular to spend their time,…