Whether you believe in ghost or not, there are few spooky stories and stories of the passage of time. Check out the most haunted places in the United States.
1. Eastern State Penitentiary (Philadelphia)
The castle-like Eastern State Penitentiary took lonely imprisonment to new levels when it is established in the year 1899. Prisoners dwelled there, eat and exercise there alone, and when a patient left his cell, a security guard would hide his head using a hood so he could not be seen.
The prison had to withdraw its loneliness due to a mob crowd form 1914 till it gets shut down in 1970. However, the punishment didn’t get too critical. The location now greets thousands of traveler across worldwide for its enhancing ghost trips and museum.
2. Hotel Monte Vista (Flagstaff, Arizona)
It is said that the long-term boarder has a habit of elevating raw meat from the chandelier in room number 210. Nearly, two ladies who were thrown out of the third floor and now try to choke male guest in their sleep.
3. Myrtles Plantation (St. Francisville, Louisiana)
Established in 1796 by General David Bradford, Myrtles Plantation is said to be another most haunted sites in America. This hose is supposed to be on the top of Indian burial ground and also a dwelling of nearly 12 ghosts. If you believe the stories, there was a slave identified as Chloe who’s ear had been cut by his master after she was caught spying.
She then took her revenge by adding prison in a birthday cake and killed two daughters of the master but afterward her fellow slaves hanged her. And now it is believed that Chloe roams wearing a turban all over the plantation to hide her chop off the ear.
4. Mizpah Hotel (Tonopah, Nevada)
Opened in the year 1905, Mizpah Hotel is set as one of the grand luxury hotels of Nevada. However, the wholly restored hotel has a history.
It is said that a female died on the fifth floor and her soul wanders there. As per the report, the lady in the red now whisper in the ears of men and leave her broken necklace and pearls on the pillows of guests.
5. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (Weston, West Virginia)
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic asylum is set in the year 1964 to treat many patients, and in the year 1950, it housed nearly 2400 plus patients even though it can accommodate only 250.
The overcrowding of mob resulted in brutal conditions such as lack of heat, etc. and the patients appear to get violent. They started fires and attacked his staff. It finally shut down in 1994, but the souls of few patients persist there.
6. Queen Anne Hotel (San Francisco)
The Victorian hotel is set in 1890 in SF as an etiquette school for the girl child. Then, it was rebuilt as a 48 room hotel. However, the remains of the past life in the building still linger.
The ghost named Miss Mary Lake who was the headmistress of the school haunt people mainly room number 410 (her previous office). Guests who dwell there ordinarily notice their clothes unpacked, blankets tucked all over the bed.
7. St. Augustine Lighthouse (Florida)
The Saint Augustine Lighthouse now greets approximately 200,000 visitors every year, however; it is just famous for its spiritual guests. Many devastating events happened at this historic location that has resulted in paranormal activity.
The first one was when the lighthouse gatekeeper died while painting tower and his ghost are believed to be seen watching all over the grounds. And another one was the tragic death of three teen girls who inundated when the cart they were playing in and feel into the sea. And now the guests said that they hear the sounds of kids playing all over the lighthouse.
8. Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast (Fall River, Massachusetts)
It is the most popular site in New England, and it is believed that there is some story behind this. Police charged Borden with the heinous murdering of her stepmother and father using an axe in the year 1992, and she was discharged from the killings later on.
At this place, guests can tour the entire house or spend the night where Abby Borden was murdered. The employees and visitors have seen every type of weird activities inside the home including footsteps noise, weeping, mute talks coming from vacant rooms, etc.
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