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‘Chilling demonic figure’ captured by paranormal investigators inside Hull’s 39 De Grey Street

Lee Steer and Kenny Saw held a paranormal investigation and live streamed it on their Ghosts of Britain Facebook group

The ghostly figure seen at De Grey Street
The ghostly figure seen at De Grey Street (Image: Lee Steer)

Ghost hunters say they have held one of the most “astounding” paranormal investigations at a Hull house.

Spiritual experts Lee Steer and Kenny Saw say they saw and spoke to a spirit during the “active” session at notorious 39 De Grey Street.

The pair visited the terrace house just off Beverley Road on Wednesday evening and live streamed it on their Ghosts of Britain Facebook group.

Homeowner Andy Yates, who fled the house in 2007, previously claimed to have seen children appearing from within the walls of the house dubbed “the most haunted in Hull” by some.

As an experiment into the unknown, he brought furniture, believed to be haunted by trapped evil spirits, from Sutton Manor and put them in De Grey Street to see what, if anything, would happen.

Lee and Kenny then carried out their investigation – and say they saw demonic faces appear in the furniture and a ghostly green figure come out of a ‘laser vortex’.

The living room in 39 De Grey Street
The living room in 39 De Grey Street (Image: Hull Live)

Lee said: “I was absolutely astounded by what we found and experienced during the investigation and from the response that we got.

“It’s the best ever response that we’ve got from all the hundreds of places that we’ve visited before.

“It’s been my best location ever to investigate. The Sutton Manor room filled with demonic furniture was originally an outhouse, separate from the main house, and it was used in the war as a mortuary.

“As soon as we walked in, a black cat ran out at us, which was the first sign of bad luck – especially as Andy doesn’t even have a cat – and there were also ladders on the stairs, which was instantly another sign of bad luck.

“When we got in the room it felt really oppressive and we noticed that the woodwork on the furniture and bed headboard were morphed to show symbols of the devil and demons that were completely unnatural.

“We heard a tapping and turned on our geiger counter for radiation and it started spiking. It was then coming in waves and was heavy then quiet, even though it should be constant.”

The demonic face seen in the furniture
The demonic face seen in the furniture (Image: Lee Steer)

The Ghosts of Britain group have previously hunted ghosts in Hull’s derelict Lord Line building. Read more about what happened here.

They say during their trip to De Grey Street, a spirit that came through to them after they created a laser vortex inside the mirror room. There, they say the spirit started talking to them.

“We went into the mirror room and it all started to kick off,” said Kenny. “We told the spirits to come forward and that’s when we saw the green figure in the smoke.

Kenny Saw and Lee Steer at De Grey Street
Kenny Saw and Lee Steer at De Grey Street (Image: Lee Steer)

“Next we went to Andy’s bedroom and heard the words ‘was unhappy here’ through the device. We used an EVP machine which said Andy’s name, which shocked us all.

“In the attic room, a spirit also told me to take my hat off and when we asked if the spirit wanted help to cross to the light, it told us ‘keep on walking’.

(Image: Lee Steer)

“Something also growled at me from the room with a Star of David on it, which really freaked me out.”

The Ghosts of Britain team plan to visit De Grey Street again before the new year in order to conduct further experiments.

The rest of that Thrillist list

17 of the Creepiest Haunted Bars and Restaurants in America

Updated On 10/21/2019 at 05:43PM EST

Earnestine & Hazel's
Earnestine & Hazel’s | Sarah Voigt Rossi/Thrillist
Casey Moore's Oyster House sign
Casey Moore’s Oyster House
Earnestine & Hazel's
Earnestine & Hazel’s | Sarah Voigt Rossi / Thrillist
The Fenton Hotel
The Fenton Hotel
Goosefeather Restaurant
Goosefeather Restaurant
The Horse You Came In On Saloon
The Horse You Came In On Saloon
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
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Muriel’s Jackson Square
Old Town Pizza
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One if by Land, Two if by Sea
One if by Land, Two if by Sea
poogan's porch
Poogan’s Porch | Via Tsuji / Flickr
Scarlett O'Hara's
Scarlett O’Hara’s
Historic Bullock Hotel
Historic Bullock Hotel
Shakers Milwaukee
Shakers Milwaukee
Stanley Hotel
Stanley Hotel
Stone's Public House
Stone’s Public House
Tonic Room
Tonic Room
White Horse Tavern
White Horse Tavern Lists Stone’s Pub House Most Haunted

Stone's Public House 179 Main St. Ashland, Ma.

One of the most haunted restaurants in the U.S.

With Halloween just over a week away, people may be looking for an interesting venue to celebrate. Look no further with a Massachusetts bar named one of the creepiest haunted bars in the U.S.

Thrillist compiled a list of 17 bars and restaurants that offer the haunted experience across America with Stone’s Public House in Ashland, as one of the chosen.

“Stone’s Public House takes its name from original owner John Stone, who was a very bad man according to one paranormal expert,” reported Thrillist. “After speaking with the six to seven spirits who allegedly live at the bar, ghost whisperer Ralph Bibbo claimed they told him Stone killed a boarder who won big in a card game in 1845.”

Stone’s Public House was built by John Stone, a Massachusetts resident, in 1832 and named it the Railroad House.

Stone operated the Railroad House for less than two years and then started to lease it. Stone passed away in 1858, and W.A. Scott bought the business ten years later.

According to the MetroWest, the business took its toll on the Scott family. All three of Scott’s sons became alcoholics, two of them dying of cirrhosis of the liver while they were relatively young. The third son, George Scott, was committed to a mental institution.

Over the years Scott neglected the building and finally shot himself.

In 1976, Leonard “Cappy” Fournier, bought the building and is credited with first exploring the paranormal side of the building and is quoted on the website talking about bringing paranormal investigators to the building.

“When I bought them to the upstairs function room they all felt the strangest feelings in the back half of that room,” said Fournier. “Every single one said the same thing in that upstairs room. That’s what made a believer out of me.”

“All the psychics perceived more than one spirit, mostly sullen male phantoms,” Fournier said. “Psychic Lee Sonnenfeld had the same peculiar sensation,” reported the 1984 article. “A drunkard named Burt Philips may have died at the inn during the 1890s, she said. Now, Philips’ spirit refuses to leave the inn because it enjoys the atmosphere there.”

Curbed Atlanta’s Haunted Spots

Since they’ve interviewed me previously for one of their Halloween publications, I will publish them here

Atlanta’s Midtown skyline with an ethereal glow.

The ultimate guide to Atlanta’s most haunted locations

A collection of spooky tales and places throughout the metro

When it comes to Southern spooks, Savannah has Atlanta beat with its spectral arms tied behind its back, but that doesn’t mean our city lacks ghosts and ghouls.

With Civil War battlefields, historic cemeteries, and good old Southern lore, metro Atlanta has terrifying stories aplenty.

With All Hallow’s Eve just around the corner, there’s no time like the present to examine the ghosts of the past. Prepare to get seriously creeped out.

1. Bulloch Hall

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180 Bulloch Ave
Roswell, GA 30075
(770) 992-1731

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Built in 1839 by the enslaved men of Maj. James Stephens Bulloch, this antebellum Roswell plantation is rumored to be the home of a teenaged enslaved girl whose body was found in a well on the property. Those who’ve experienced her presence say she likes to flicker the home’s lights. Other reports state figures dressed in Civil War-era clothing have been spotted in the second-floor windows.


2. The Fox Theatre


660 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 881-2100

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Given that it’s been part of Atlanta for 90 years, it’s not surprising The Fox Theatre has its share of ghostly tales.

The original owners—as well as staff and even patrons—have shared stories of figures walking about the building, shadowy figures floating along the walls, the slow creaking of a door shutting without cause, or a sudden blast of cold air.

Seasonal ghost tours elaborate on these stories during visits to such spooky areas as the hospital room, power room, and stage freight elevator.

Exterior view of the Fox Theatre marquee. Georgia Department of Economic Development


3. The Ellis Hotel


176 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 523-5155

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Formerly known as The Winecoff, the Ellis remains the site of the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history. In 1946, 119 people lost their lives after the “fireproof” hotel went up in flames.

Ever since, guests and staff have reported seeing apparitions, smelling mysterious smoke, and hearing screaming in the hallways. The fire alarm sometimes goes off at 2:48 a.m., the exact time of the horrendous blaze.

Multi-story building with white stone on lower levels and blue awning over balcony. Marriott


4. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park


900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr
Kennesaw, GA 30152
(770) 427-4686

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Given it’s the site of Civil War battles from June 19, 1864, until July 2, 1864, it’s not surprising this national battlefield park is home to its share of paranormal activity.

Locals have reported many experiences with Civil War soldiers who’ve stopped by for a visit. Apparently, they seem to just come and go through different residential homes in nearby neighborhoods.

View looking at interpretive sign with cannons in the background. Tom Wilson/Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park


5. The Masquerade’s former location


695 North Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

If you’ve lived in Atlanta long enough, you’ve heard that The Masquerade’s former North Avenue location overflowed with vampires. While that claim doesn’t appear to be true, there are reports of a shadow figure running up the stairs, sounds of a screaming girl, numerous male apparitions, uneasy feelings, moving equipment, and mysterious sounds and footsteps.

It’s unclear if these ghostly residents have settled down since the music venue (the former Masquerade is now undergoing redevelopment) relocated to Underground Atlanta in 2016.


6. Oakland Cemetery


248 Oakland Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 688-2107

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When you have this many dead bodies in one spot, you’re bound to have some roaming phantoms. From a soldier doing roll call (and getting answers) in the Confederate area to a mournful young woman searching for her beloved, some of the deceased are really still quite busy, they say.

The historic cemetery offers guided tours focused on the restless spirits during the haunting season every year.

Cemetery with rows and rows of white stone headstones. Georgia Department of Economic Development


7. Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse


499 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 874-5299

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Theaters are notorious for their spirit activity, and despite its relative youth, the Shakespeare Tavern is no exception. Visitors and staff report hearing voices, seeing shadowy figures and strange lights, and witnessing full-on ghosts.

The apparitions include a young boy, a female who moves things in the women’s dressing room, and an old man. Many staffers refuse to enter one consistently cold and strangely disturbing room on the top level.


8. Marietta Museum of History


1 Depot St
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 794-5710

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A former cotton mill, hotel, Civil War hospital, and morgue, the former Kennesaw House (circa 1845) is nicknamed “house of 1,000 ghosts,” based on reports of multiple apparitions.

These include the figure of a young boy standing in front of the elevator as well as a woman believed to be Mrs. Fletcher, the wife of the second original owner, who has been spotted wearing a dress with pink trim.

9. The Wren’s Nest


1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 753-7735

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Built around 1870 as a farmhouse, this landmark served as the home of author Joel Chandler Harris from 1881 until 1908. While there’s no history of tragedy or other unsavory events here, that hasn’t deterred reports of some fairly eerie encounters.

Members with the Georgia Ghost Society heard a loud ringing noise and saw a tall figure of a woman walking toward a closet as well as a man’s face in a mirror. Also, in 2008, the Wren’s Nest staff shared some hair-raising audio of ghostly voices caught on tape.

Three people entering the front door of a brown house with green roofing. Georgia Department of Economic Development

10. Rhodes Hall


1516 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 885-7800

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Built in 1904 for Amos Giles Rhodes, whose spectral energy allegedly still resides there today, Rhodes Hall continues to be the object of paranormal investigations.

Ghostly appearances by a “dark, evil” shadow man in the basement, the couple who originally owned the home, and noisy children have been accompanied by lights that turn on and off, disembodied voices, footsteps, apparitions, and an attic door that locks and unlocks itself.

Building of stone with a square tower on the right side. Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation

11. St. James Episcopal Cemetery


121 Winn St
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 428-5841

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Located in Marietta, this cemetery is rumored to be occupied by two key ghostly residents. The first is Marion Meinart, who’s memorialized with a statue in the cemetery. Legend has it the statue will either cry blood or real tears in response to the question, “Mary, Mary, where’s your babies?” (Ignore the fact the statue is holding two infants.)

The second is a barefoot young girl, often seen crying at her parents’ grave.


12. Six Flags Over Georgia


275 Riverside Parkway Southwest
Austell, GA 30168
(770) 739-3400

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Although FrightFest returns year after year, Six Flags Over Georgia is rumored to have its share of otherworldly residents year-round. One such resident is a little girl who was killed by a car in the 1970s that asks guests for help before disappearing.

Another is an actor who was killed on his way there in 1967 to work in The Crystal Pistol, which he allegedly haunts today.

A blue rollercoaster with cars full of people traveling on one of the rollercoaster loops. In the distance is another amusement park ride. Six Flags Over Georgia

13. Beverly Hills Inn Apartments


65 Sheridan Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 233-8520

Formerly an 18-room hotel in Buckhead, the Beverly Hills Inn now serves as an apartment building. But there many be more folks in residence than just the renters. Believed to be the spirits of three older women who lived in the 1929 building, which was once a home for elderly widows, these guests have been known to throw drinking glasses at rude visitors or whisper “Get out!”

Other reports include sightings of orbs, fog, and blurry apparitions that have been known to enter rooms, particularly on the third floor.

Gray three-story building with multiple windows.

14. Pope-Walton House


3109 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

If you believe the reports of both staff and visitors, this antebellum mansion and former home of Anthony’s Fine Dining in Buckhead is filled with otherworldly residents.

Reports include a full-body apparition of a woman near the stairs, the sound of kids singing and playing, lights that turn themselves on and off, flying kitchenware, cold sensations, and mysterious voices and sounds.

15. Former Village Inn Bed & Breakfast


992 Ridge Ave
Stone Mountain, GA 30083

Built in 1820, the former Village Inn at 992 Ridge Avenue is the oldest building in Stone Mountain. With a brief stint as a Confederate Hospital during the Civil War, the residence is said to be home to three spirits: former owner Rev. Jacob Stillwell, a Civil War soldier, and an African-American man who sings hymns.

Evidence of their residency includes the odor of cigar smoke appearing out of nowhere, a face showing up in photographs, slamming doors, lights and fans that turn on and off on their own, pictures falling off walls, and the sense of a presence near one stairway.

— Former Curbed Atlanta writer Kimberly Turner contributed to this report

Top 25 Haunted Hotels

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Historic Hotels of America Announces the Top 25 Haunted Hotels



Historic Hotels of America has over 300 hotels with long and storied histories. Some hotels have reported ghosts and paranormal activity throughout the halls and in guestrooms giving those who stay a fright. From ghosts who have been around since the Revolutionary War to jilted lovers, heartbroken, there are an abundance of ghostly sightings in historic hotels.

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1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa (1886) Eureka Springs, Arkansas (Photo: Business Wire)

Here is a listing of the :

(1716) Concord, Massachusetts The original part of the Inn was built in the early 1700s before the Revolutionary War. With such a long and robust history, it’s no wonder there are spirits that still wander the halls of this historic hotel. One of the most famous, haunted and sought-after guestrooms is room 24. During the Revolutionary War, the right side of the Inn was privately owned by Dr. Timothy Minot. When patriot soldiers were injured at the Battles of Lexington and Concord at the North Bridge, they were brought to his home to be cared for. Dr. Minot used what is now the Liberty Room as a hospital and room 24 as an operating room. Several soldiers who were operated on in room 24 died during surgery. They were then carried directly downstairs into room 27, which was used as a morgue. It’s no wonder then that guests have reported lights flickering in room 27 or turning on and off completely. One guest woke up in the middle of the night and every light was on in the room, including the television! Others have heard hushed whispers coming from the closet and have seen the door to the room slamming shut on its own.

(1773) Stockbridge, Massachusetts Ghostly rumors continue to swirl at the inn which has seen the likes of many paranormal investigators and mediums. The fourth floor, in particular, has been said to have the most activity. Both cleaning staff and guests have claimed to see a “ghostly young girl carrying flowers” and “a man in a top hat.” It has been said that guests have awoken to the feeling of someone standing over them at the foot of the bed. Cold spots, unexplained knocks, and electrical disturbances have all been reported. Guestroom 301 is also known to be a haunted hot spot.

(1855) Boston, Massachusetts This hotel was opened by Harvey Parker and he was involved with the operations of the building until his death in 1884. Over the years, many guests have reported seeing him inquiring about their stay—a true “spirited” hotelier even after his death.

(1883) Bolton Landing, New York The Sagamore has its own American ghost story. Opened in 1883 as a playground resort for summer residents of Millionaire’s Row, this rambling historic hotel sits in a 6 million-acre state park and is rumored to accommodate a ghost or two. Stories persist of the ghost of a silver-haired woman wearing a blue polka-dot dress descending from the second floor to the Trillium, the hotel’s fine dining restaurant.

(1886) Eureka Springs, Arkansas The 1886 Crescent Hotel, well known today as being a mountaintop spa resort in the Arkansas Ozarks, was once used as a Cancer Curing Hospital which was under the control of the hospital’s owner, reported charlatan Norman Baker from Muscatine, Iowa. Baker operated his Eureka Springs’ facility from 1937 until December 1940. There are many paranormal patrons with terrifying tales to tell. Among those are Michael, the Irish stonemason who, while constructing the building back in 1885, fell to his death in the footprint of what is now Room 218. He has thought to be a frequent visitor to the room since the day of his death. There’s also Theodora – a patient and helper during the days when the hotel was owned Norman Baker, resides in Room 419. Guests have reported that she will put bags in front of the door from the inside making it hard for guests to open their door upon their return. Dozens and dozens of ghost like encounters, and creepy, unexplained occurrences happen at this hotel on a regular basis.

(1887) Jekyll Island, Georgia Over the years, the Jekyll Island Club Resort has seen many families come and go since it opened in 1887. With all that time, comes the stories and mysteries, the staff, as well as guests have encountered firsthand. One such encounter involves the family of J.P. Morgan. Sans Souci, one of the buildings at the Jekyll Island Club Resort, is a handsome four-story structure erected in 1896 as one of the first condominiums to ever be built. It was built originally for families to use, including the family of J. Pierpont Morgan. His family rooms were located on the third floor, north end of the property facing the Jekyll River. He was particularly fond of the large porch which graced the front of his apartment allowing him a beautiful view of the river. Mr. Morgan was a lover of cigars. As the story goes, one could tell where he was by following the trail of smoke. In order to avoid criticisms for his favorite hobby, he would rise early every morning by 5 am to have a smoke on the porch. While most contemporary guests are not rising at such an early hour for a cigar, those who have stayed in the Morgan’s old apartment swear they have awakened to the faint smell of cigar smoke wafting about when there is absolutely no one else awake.

(1900) Nashville, Tennessee One of Nashville’s most iconic landmarks, Union Station Hotel resides in a building that previously served as the city’s buzzing railway station. Guests are reminded of the building’s rich history through another kind of encounter: with the hotel’s resident ghost, Abigail. Legend has it that during World War II a young woman, Abigail, said goodbye to her soldier on the Union Station train platform before he shipped off to France. When she arrived at that same spot to greet him on his return, she was instead met with word that he was killed in action. Distraught, Abigail threw herself in front of a passing locomotive. The forlorn spirit of Abigail, still looking for her lost love, can reportedly be seen wandering the main terminal and her presence felt in Room 711. Now known as the Abigail Room, guests can request to stay in the haunted suite, which is decorated unlike any other room in the hotel with antique furnishings, a four-poster bed and artwork inspired by her tale.

(1901) Honolulu, Hawaii On February 28, 1905, the untimely death of Jane Stanford, co-founder of Stanford University, made headlines everywhere. Stanford, who was vacationing in Hawaii following a strychnine poisoning attempt on her life, died in her room at the Moana. There have been reports that the ghost of Stanford still frequents the hotel, whose beautiful ocean vistas brought her short-lived peace. Guests and hotel staff have said that they’ve seen her walking at night trying to find her room.

(1902) New Hampshire Known affectionately by staff members as “the princess”, Caroline Foster, was a long-time inhabitant of the hotel. Princess Caroline Foster’s ties to the resort go back to its inception when her husband, railroad tycoon Joseph Stickney, built the grand resort in 1902. Incorporating special accommodations for his wife, construction of the resort included an indoor swimming pool and a private dining room for Caroline known today as the “Princess Room.” A prominent figure at the resort since its opening, many guests who have visited continue to report sightings of the regal Caroline. Visions of an elegant woman in Victorian dress are often spotted in the hallways of the hotel, there are light taps on doors when no one is outside and items suddenly disappear and then reappear in the exact place they were lost. But perhaps the most common sighting of the beloved Caroline is in room 314, where guests report seeing a vision of the woman sitting at the edge of their bed.

(1905) Louisville, Kentucky Legend says two lovers were to be married at the hotel in 1907, but the groom met an untimely death on his way to the wedding. His distraught bride threw herself down the elevator shaft, falling ten stories to her death. The bride is said to continue to haunt the halls of this historic hotel.

(1907) Tonopah, Nevada Built in 1907 and beautifully restored to its former grandeur and glory. The hotel is home to several ghostly figures. One of which is the former bellhops has been seen roaming the halls of the hotel trying to give guests a hand with their luggage. The town of Tonopah was well known for silver mining and just beneath the Mizpah are old mining tunnels. The hotel had a run-in with a few very greedy miners and lost out on a large sum of money. As legend is told, three miners dug a hole into the old bank safe and robbed the hotel. One of the men turned his back on his two accomplices and shot them. He left them for dead and took off with the money and was never been caught. To this day, those two miners still lurk in the basement of the Hotel.

(1913) Asheville, North Carolina There is a strange, but gentle spirit residing within the gray, granite walls of Asheville’s historic Grove Park Inn. Known simply as the “Pink Lady”, she has been seen, felt and experienced by hotel employees and guests for nearly a century. Although the Pink Lady is believed to have met her demise on the Palm Court floor after falling two stories from the fifth floor to the third floor, she has been seen and experienced in a number of places throughout the resort. The Pink Lady has been described as a dense pinkish smoke with a presence that can be felt by guests throughout the grounds of the Inn.

(1922) Santa Fe, New Mexico Shot to death in 1867 in the hotel lobby, John P. Slough, Chief Justice of the Territorial Supreme Court, is said to have never left. Meanwhile, a distraught salesman, who jumped into the hotel well after losing a card game, has been seen emerging from the fountain by visitors and guests alike.

(1924) San Antonio, Texas The Emily Morgan is known to be one of the most haunted hotels in all of Texas. According to various reports, even some given by the hotel’s own management team, the most haunted floors are the seventh, ninth and fourteenth floors in addition to the basement. It was these particular floors that at one time functioned as the psychiatric ward, surgery level, waiting area and morgue, respectively. At the Emily Morgan, almost all of the paranormal reports involve ghosts and spirits from days gone by when the building was the medical building. Guests have reported strange things occurring on these particular levels. Those staying on the fourteenth level of the Emily Morgan generally have one thing to say: that the smell is acutely reminiscent of a hospital. Guests have reported to opening the doors to the hallways only to find a scene from a hospital waiting right inside.

(1924) Charleston, South Carolina In the early 1930s, New Yorker Ned Cohen was visiting his Southern lady friend in Charleston. Whatever happened was never clear, but he was found face down, body smashed in the middle of King Street facing toward the old Citadel’s parade grounds. Today, visitors hear eerie and unexplained sounds at night, all too familiar to the bell staff and room attendants walking the halls. Sounds of rustling silk drapes, rattling windows, and an unexplained vision of a man questioning either himself or the witness. Some see the ghost in short sleeves, others just feel his presence throughout the hotel.

(1925) Salem, Massachusetts The city of Salem is notorious for the Salem Witch Trials in 1692 and is prone to hauntings and spirits of its own. The hotel has ghost stories, mostly attributed to the sea captains who were returning to their gathering place. In particular, guests staying in rooms 612 and 325 have reported of lights turning off and on and experiencing a general uneasy feeling throughout the rooms.

(1926) Newport, Rhode Island Hotel Viking has had many guests and staff members come and go, reporting stories of spirited guests. The story that has been reported repeatedly is of a little boy is often seen cleaning the floors of the historic wing of the hotel. There have been about 10 different guests regaling a similar story of a young boy cleaning. This has also been confirmed by most of the housekeeping staff.

(1927) Saranac, New York This historic hotel was built on foundation of a former High School. It is the only hotel building remaining of 13 luxury hotels that once served this community. While fires led to the downfall of some of the area’s hotels, survived by design: made of steel and brick, Hotel Saranac was the area’s first fireproof hotel. The hotel had a civil defense tower on top, where it is said that Boy Scouts would wait to watch for Russian Bombers. Room 308 – Emily Balsam, was a guest at Hotel Saranac and worked at a local college. She had a cat. The story is told that she was not feeling well for a while and got tired of people checking on her and just wanted to be left alone. She had her phone disconnected and stopped all housekeeping. She did not want to be disturbed for any reason. No one saw much of her after that. At some point the guest and staff started to complain about the smell coming from that room and the cat always “crying” and Emily refused to answer the door. The manager at the time went up to talk to her and found she had been dead for weeks and the cat was still alive. The cat was taken to a shelter but it is said that the ghost of Emily’s cat can still be heard crying or scratching at the wall, perhaps wandering the hotel looking for her.

(1927) Hollywood, California This historic hotel is haunted by multitudes of ghosts including the most famous, Marilyn Monroe. She has been said to haunt the full length mirror that was once in her suite. Room 928 is believed to be haunted by the restless spirit of Montgomery Cliff, the film and stage actor best known in the film in 1948.

(1927) Sonoma, California It is said that ghosts haunt where they were the happiest. Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa welcomes guests past and present and tells the tales of guests who never wanted to leave. When the evenings are still and the fog rolls in from the Bay, a hauntingly beautiful woman has been seen strolling the hallways of the Inn in period dress. Victoria, as she is fondly referred to by many of the Inn’s tenured employees and whose family traces back to the founding fathers of Sonoma Valley, is said to have celebrated her wedding and many anniversaries at the resort.

(1927) Prescott, Arizona The year it opened, the Hassayampa Inn developed its most famous legend. A very young bride named Faith Summers checked into a balcony suite with her much older husband in 1927. According to the story, Faith’s husband went out to buy cigarettes and never returned. Faith waited for three days and then took her life in despair. Since then, countless hotel guests and employees have reported encounters with a young woman throughout the hotel crying at the end of a bed, dressed in a pink gown in the hallway, appearing and disappearing from rooms. One housekeeper saw a woman by a bed, holding flowers and crying. When asked if she needed help, the woman vanished. Kitchen staff have reported feeling Faith’s presence in the kitchen, right before the burners on the stove suddenly went out. Others have reported strange cold spots in Faith’s honeymoon suite. The heartbroken ghost appears unable to move on from her anguish. Many think that though Faith is heartbroken, she enjoys staying at the Hassayampa Inn.

(1928) St. Pete Beach, Florida Over the years there have been a number of reported “sightings” and strange occurrences at this historic hotel. Although there are various stories, the most common presence felt through the building is that of Mr. Thomas Rowe, the man who brought the Don CeSar to life and is the focal point of the love story surrounding the hotel. It is rumored that people have reported seeing Mr. Rowe throughout the hotel, on the beach, and even interacting with guests and staff. In the evening it has been reported that from time to time guests have looked up to the windows on the fifth floor and see the figure of a man watching from above.

(1928) Baltimore, Maryland Over the course of its more then 90-year history, the Lord Baltimore Hotel has had reports of paranormal activity. Built in 1928, the hotel was one of the tallest building in the city (the Great Fire of 1904 destroyed Downtown Baltimore) and around the time of the Great Depression, there were at least 20 documented reports of “jumpers” from the 19 th floor rooftop deck. The most spoken about is that of a couple who attended an event at the hotel with their daughter – and then proceeded to jump off the building. Their daughter, “Molly,” is typically seen in the halls wearing a white dress and playing with a red ball. There has also been a lot of paranormal speculation around a handprint of a child on a wall in one of the hotel’s penthouses that won’t go away.

(1930) Washington, DC During the Shoreham’s early years, three people died unexpectedly in suite 870. At that time the apartment was occupied by one of the hotel’s owners, Henry Doherty. Juliette Brown, the family’s housekeeper dropped dead mysteriously one night at 4 am. Doherty’s daughter and wife also perished mysteriously in the same suite. During its vacancy there were claims of mysterious noises, doors slamming shut and furniture moving—many of which happened around 4 am, the time of Juliette’s death.

(1959) Tubac, Arizona There have been hauntings throughout the resort that have been reported by guests by at least four unique ghosts including a boy, a lady in gray, a very active gentleman spirit, and a cowboy. Some of these spirits are believed to date back to the early age of the resort when it was the Otero Ranch. The haunts have been investigated by the Phoenix, Arizona Paranormal Society and featured on the “Haunted Series, Arizona.”

“The spirits reported to reside within these Historic Hotels of America have been described as sad to happy, shy to friendly, slowly meandering to in a rush, in work clothes to elaborately dressed, and range from young to old,” said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. “Some pre-date the construction of the hotel and others figure prominently from the early years of the historic hotels.”

Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels. Historic Hotels of America has more than 300 historic hotels. These historic hotels have all faithfully maintained their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity in the United States of America, including 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Historic Hotels of America is comprised of mostly independently owned and operated historic hotels. More than 30 of the world’s finest hospitality brands, chains, and collections are represented in Historic Hotels of America. To be nominated and selected for membership into this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places; and recognized as having historic significance. For more information, please visit .

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The Top 10 Cities to Investigate

At least according to The Travel

The 10 Best Cities For Ghost-Hunting

If you’re someone that’s seriously into the paranormal, it can be a lot of fun to visit somewhere that’s allegedly haunted. Watching scary movies is fun, but it’s even better to experience the scares in real life. There are a lot of haunted locations around the world, but it seems like there are some cities that are home to more hauntings than others.

Related: 10 Ghostly Haunted Houses In the UK To Visit If You Dare

If you really want to go ghost hunting and try to track down something supernatural, going to one of these cities to visit one of the many supernatural locations in them is definitely your best bet. These cities have a number of haunted hotels, cemeteries, restaurants, and other places that you can visit and try to find proof of the paranormal.

To see 10 of the best cities to go ghost hunting, keep reading!

10 New Orleans, Lousiana

New Orleans is a historic city that is known for a lot of things. Along with being known for its nightlife and live music, this city is known for being pretty creepy. From unexplained, seemingly paranormal events to a long history of voodoo, it’s no surprise that New Orleans is definitely a popular destination for anyone who’s feeling spooky.

Where can you go to find some ghosts in New Orleans? The Lafitte Guest House is famously haunted by a small child named Marie who became ill in the 19th century and has never left Room 21. The LaLaurie Mansion is famous for its cruel owner and dark history and there are several cemeteries around the city to explore.

9 Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, Massachusetts is a town that’s mostly known for the Salem Witch Trials. Over 200 people were accused of witchcraft during this dark period of history and 19 of them ended up being convicted and executed. Whether or not they were witches, this point in time has definitely left a mark on Salem and has lead many places in the city to hold on to the spirits and their energy.

Related: 10 Spine-Chilling & Captivating Facts About Salem, Massachusetts

While in Salem, there are a lot of haunted places you can go try to find a ghost. Old Burying Point Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in the country and has ties directly to the Salem Witch Trials. You can also visit The Witch House, home of Judge Jonathan Corwin who oversaw the Witch Trials.

8 Portland, Oregon

Portland is a city that’s known for being a really quirky, interesting place to visit. Even though it’s not the first city that people think of when they’re thinking about haunted cities, Portland is definitely still making a trip to try to find ghosts. Where should you stop to look for them while in Portland?

The North Portland Library’s security cameras have allegedly caught someone sitting at the tables when no one was in the venue. Tryon Creek State Park is a park in Portland where people have allegedly heard disembodied voices that they believe belong to loggers that once worked in the forest.

7 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Considering the fact that Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is such a historic city, it’s no surprise that there are definitely some spirits holding onto some of the buildings and locations. There are a ton of places in Philadelphia that are allegedly haunted that you could visit and try to find a ghost of your own.

Related: 10 Most Haunted Places On The East Coast

Christ Church Burial Ground is the cemetery that became Benjamin Franklin’s final resting place and many people report feeling his spirit steal things from their pockets. But of all the haunted places in Philadelphia, the infamous Eastern State Penitentiary is the best one to visit to try to catch some evidence of the paranormal.

6 Bannack, Montana

Bannack, Montana isn’t technically a city anymore. These days, it’s simply an abandoned ghost town and a historic site. But the fact that all the living people moved out after the gold in the mines nearby dried up doesn’t mean that the spirits here have left, too.

Bannack is so famous for being haunted that the Ghost Adventures crew even did an episode in this ghost town. Where should you go to ghost hunt in Bannack? The Hotel Meade was originally a courthouse but was remodeled into a hotel after Bannack lost its position as the county seat of Beaverhead County. According to the stories of many visitors, a girl wearing a blue dress can often be seen descending the stairs that go up to the second floor.

5 New York, New York

New York City is known as “the city that never sleeps.” This is because of all the fun things there are to do in the city, but it’s definitely also true when you consider how many ghosts allegedly call the city’s different buildings home.

Related: 10 Things You Can Only Do In NYC

There are a lot of great places in NYC to ghost hunt. The St. Mazie Bar & Supper Club in Brooklyn is a bar where the employees have reported glasses moving and strange sounds when no one else is around. And if you want to meet a famous ghost, book a night in the Hotel Chelsea where Janis Joplin, Dylan Thomas, and Tennesse Williams have all stayed. Most famously, Nancy Spungen’s body was discovered in Room 100.

4 San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California is a city that’s known for its iconic landmarks, its football team, and how expensive it can be to live there. But one thing that anyone who loves the paranormal will surely know about San Francisco is the fact that there are quite a few places in the city that are allegedly haunted.

If you’re trying to capture evidence of the paranormal, definitely take a trip to Alcatraz Island or the Winchester Mystery House. Alcatraz Island was once home to an infamous prison that housed Al Capone, Whitey Bulger, and George “Machine Gun” Kelly and is reported to be haunted. The Winchester Mystery House is a strange home that was built by Sarah Winchester and has a confusing layout with ties to the supernatural.

3 Galveston, Texas

There are ghosts all over Galveston, Texas. Ask any local that believes in the paranormal and they’ll tell you all about the fact that hurricane in 1900 devastated the city and killed thousands of people. With a history like that, it’s no surprise that this city is one that many spirits call home. But where should someone that wants to ghost hunt in Galveston go?

Related: 10 Creepy Urban Legends From Around The World

The best place is the Hotel Galvez. It was built in 1911, only a decade after the hurricane that tragically ravaged the city. There have been countless ghosts reported here. From strange faces to unexplained sounds, this hotel has it all. It was once a candy store, but it was destroyed in the hurricane. And there’s an urban legend about a woman who, believing that her husband had been lost at sea, took her own life in the hotel.

2 Chicago, Illinois

Chicago is a city located in Illinois that has a long history that definitely lends to the city being home to a lot of spirits. When you’re not eating deep dish pizza or catching a ball game, you might want to go ghost hunting. But where should you go?

In the early 20th century, the Iroquois Theater was supposedly fireproof. But when a fire broke out and trapped 2,000 people inside, it lead to over 600 people losing their lives in the fire. Today, it’s known as the Nederlander Theatre and the alley behind it where the bodies were laid while bodies were brought outside is one of the most haunted locations in Chicago.

1 Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is a historic city in Georgia that is known for being one of the most haunted cities in the US. If you’re a lover of the paranormal that wants to experience something spooky, you don’t have to look far after visiting Savannah.

Moon River Brewing Co., The Pirate’s House, and the Kehoe House are among the most haunted places in Savannah. But if you’re looking to go ghost hunting somewhere in the city, The Hamilton-Turner Inn is the place to go. With reports of strange sounds and sightings, this place is no stranger to the paranormal.

Next: 10 Most Haunted Places To Visit In The American South

More celebs and ghosts

Kristen Stewart said that she talks to ghosts.

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Kristen Stewart in October 2019.
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“If I’m in a weird, small town, making a movie, and I’m in a strange apartment, I will literally be like, ‘No, please, I cannot deal. Anyone else, but it cannot be me'” the actress told Vanity Fair in her September 2019 cover story.

“Who knows what ghosts are, but there is an energy that I’m really sensitive to,” she said. “Not just with ghosts, but with people. People stain rooms all the time.”


Lisa Rinna said she’s “always believed in the paranormal of the spirit world.”

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Lisa Rinna in September 2019.
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The reality TV star appeared on the show “Celebrity Ghost Stories” and said that she used to “feel this breeze go behind me” in a luxurious house that she and husband Harry Hamlin moved into together.

After the birth of their first child, Rinna said that she felt like the 6-week-old baby was talking to someone that wasn’t in the room in a “coherent” manner.

Rinna said that the same thing happened with her second daughter, and one night at 3 a.m., she heard a “blissful laugh.” The actress said that she saw “a woman standing at her crib” as her baby laughed and talked with the ghost.


Jenna Bush Hager said she “felt something” during her stay at the White House.

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Jenna Bush Hager in June 2019.
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“The White House has to be haunted, right?” Hager said to “Today” show cohost Hoda Kotb in 2018.

Hager went on to say that she heard “1920s piano music, as clear as day, coming out of the fireplace.” The following week, Hager said that she heard opera music.

An employee at the White House also told her that the building is “haunted.”

Keanu Reeves said that he saw a ghost in New York and “it was cool.”

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Keanu Reeves in June 2019.
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The “Matrix” star said that he was six or seven years old at the time.

“There’s a doorway and all of a sudden we’re looking over there and this jacket comes waving through the doorway, just an empty jacket,” he said during an appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in 2014. “There’s no head, there’s no body, there’s no legs, it’s just there. And then it disappears.”

Reeves continued: “I was a little kid and I thought, ‘OK, that’s interesting,’ and then I looked over at the nanny and she’s like this [mouth agape]. And I’m like ‘Oh wow, so that was real.'”


“Ghostbusters” star Melissa McCarthy has encountered ghosts more than once.

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Melissa McCarthy in February 2019.
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McCarthy told Ellen DeGeneres that her great-grandmother lived with her family and three weeks after she died, the actress “saw her, just fully standing there in the same house dress and apron that she always had on.”

She also said she had another paranormal experience when she moved into a house in Colorado with her sister and saw a mysterious force repeatedly slam the kitchen door open.

Miley Cyrus said she stayed at an apartment in London that was haunted.

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Miley Cyrus in February 2019.
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“It was seriously so terrifying,” Cyrus told Elle UK in 2013.

The singer detailed her experience at the building, which “used to be an old bakery.” Cyrus recalled the bathroom shower faucet turning to the hot setting while younger sister Noah Cyrus was inside.

“The knob had turned but she hadn’t turned it and it was burning her,” she recalled.

Cyrus also said that she saw “a little boy sitting on the sink watching me take a shower so I felt really freaked out.”

The “Slide Away” singer told Elle UK that she had a few paranormal experiences and vowed to not stay at the building again.

“Liam [Hemsworth, her ex-husband] had an experience, my mom had an experience, we all had these crazy experiences and it was terrifying,” she said.


Ariana Grande said that she had “a ghost/demon experience.”

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Ariana Grande in December 2018.
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We’d be so stupid to believe we are the only people here,” the pop singer told Complex in 2013 when asked if she believes in aliens and ghosts.

Grande said that she was on her way to Stull Cemetery, “which is known as one of the seven gates to hell on Earth,” but left because strange things started happening.

“I felt this sick, overwhelming feeling of negativity over the whole car and we smelled sulfur, which is the sign of a demon, and there was a fly in the car randomly, which is another sign of a demon,” she said.

The “Thank U, Next” singer said that she “used to have a folder called ‘Demons’ that had pictures with all the screencaps in it, but then weird things started happening to me so I deleted it.”


“Luke Cage” star Mike Colter used to feel a force “holding” him down in his bed.

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Mike Colter in April 2019.
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“I’m from the south and there’s a lot of things that happen in the south that don’t happen anywhere else,” the actor told Kelly Clarkson on her talk show in 2019.

“When I was a kid, I used to have this thing that was sitting on my chest when I would sleep and it was keeping me from getting up and I couldn’t open my eyes and I would struggle,” the actor said. “I couldn’t breathe very well.”

Colter said that the incident recurred “night after night” and his mom told him that a “hag” was attracted to him because his “spirit was unsettled.”


Emma Stone said that her late grandfather would leave quarters for her.

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Emma Stone in May 2019.
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“There’s a long family history with quarters,” Stone said during an appearance on CBS’ “The Late Show With David Letterman.” 

The actress didn’t share too many details because “it’s such a long story,” but was insistent that it was actually her relative leaving the money for her.

Ellen DeGeneres said she’s “seen people and they just wear the same clothes.”

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Ellen DeGeneres in October 2017.
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“It’s weird, it’s a very strange thing,” the talk show host said during a conversation with Melissa McCarthy. “It was a man that was in turn-of-the-century clothes and a hat and a three-piece suit.”


Matthew McConaughey said he “was not even under the influence” when he saw a ghost.

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The “Ghost of Girlfriends Past” star told ScreenSlam that he was haunted by a spirit named Madame Bleu.

“I was not even under the influence and she was there,” he said. “She wasn’t that happy, it didn’t seem like she was going to be much fun to hang around or have in my house, so I went ahead and stood my ground.”

He continued: “I opened the door and said, ‘You can move around all you want, but I’m not going anywhere.'”

The actor went on to say that “for weeks,” people visiting his home would insist that someone or something was around.


Demi Lovato said that she had a few experiences with ghosts.

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Demi Lovato in May 2018.
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“One night, I went to go to bed and I went to shut my closet door and when I shut it, I saw a little girl dressed like she was from the 1800s or 17000s just standing in my closet,” Lovato said during a 2011 interview with radio show “Mack At Nite.” “I froze and I ran into my older sister’s room.”

The singer also said that when she was younger, her dad’s belt would go missing, then reappear “perfectly coiled on the bed.” Her mom also used to hear footsteps in the middle of the night when the whole family was asleep.

The “Confident” singer elaborated on her belief in the paranormal in a 2013 BuzzFeed article. Lovato said that she goes “ghost hunting” and “my house in Texas is so ridiculously haunted.”

“I think I have a really strong connection to the afterlife,” she said. “My mom’s friend is a medium, and we’ve talked about things … Stuff will just happen.”

Lovato added: “When I walk into a room, I can tell if something has happened there or not, or if a hotel is haunted. I feel like the more present you are in your everyday life, the more aware you are of your surroundings and the energy in the room.”

Kate Hudson said that she and her mom, Goldie Hawn, have the ability to feel spirits.

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Kate Hudson in June 2018.
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“It’s not really seeing dead people, it’s feeling a spirit,” Hudson said during an appearance on Alan Carr’s “Chatty Man Show” in 2014. “It’s energy.”

“I believe in energy. I believe our brains can manifest into visual things.”

“When you see something, you are supposed to tell the energy what year it is and that they don’t belong there,” she said.

Hudson also recalled one particularly frightening incident when she saw a “ghost of a woman with no face.”

Zach Braff said that he “saw a dead person once.”

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Zach Braff in April 2019.
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“I’m not even joking,” the actor, who starred alongside Kate Hudson in “Wish I Was Here,” said on “Chatty Man Show.”

“I saw a ghost in my house,” he continued. “I woke up and I did the thing that people do in the movies and literally spent a couple [of] seconds rubbing my eyes and it was still f—ing there.”

Laura Linney wasn’t a believer in ghosts until she went to a New York theater that’s supposedly filled with them.

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Laura Linney in September 2019.
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The “Ozark” star appeared on CBS’ “The Late Late Show With James Corden” in 2017 and said that she was on Broadway at one point and was warned about paranormal activity at the Belasco Theatre.

Linney said that during a rehearsal, she looked up at the balcony and saw a woman standing with a dress and blonde hair. After the actress looked away and turned back to the spot, the ghost disappeared.

Linney went on to say that she later told the house manager about the encounter and he immediately knew which ghost she was referring to.

Selena Gomez had an app specifically to detect ghosts.

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Selena Gomez in June 2019.
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“I believe that spirits can tap into technology,” the singer said during an appearance on NBC’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

“Look, I was in a venue and it actually said people in my life by name,” she added.

In 2011, the singer also told Z100 that there was a ghost in her house, which was seen by her, her mom, and her ex-boyfriend.

“I swear to you, it’s a good ghost, which makes me happy, but it is a girl ghost in a white dress,” Gomez said.

Sting said he “never believed in ghosts” and was “very skeptical about it until I lived with them.”

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Sting in May 2019.
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The musician told Jimmy Fallon that he lived in a “haunted house” in North London and each morning “everything had been reorganized in the kitchen.”

“Furniture was in a different place, bottles were smashed, plates were smashed on the floor,” he said.

The singer said that he and his wife also saw a female ghost and a child ghost in the home.

“I liked the ghosts,” he added. “I enjoyed their company.”

Kendall Jenner said she’s “experienced some pretty ghosty situations.”

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Kendall Jenner in September 2019.
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“In the house that my mom lives in, Kylie and I would always hear footsteps on the roof when no one was home,” she said in a video for Vogue.

“[Kylie Jenner’s] shower used to turn on all the time and we never knew why. So yeah, I’m convinced it was a ghost,” Jenner added.

Lily Collins said that she was “visited” at night by the spirits of Ted Bundy’s victims.

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Lily Collins in February 2017.
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The actress, who starred as Bundy’s ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer in the 2019 Netflix movie “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” told The Guardian that she “started being woken up by flashes of images, like the aftermath of a struggle” while preparing for her role.

Collins added: “I discovered that 3 a.m. is the time when the veil between the realms is the thinnest and one can be visited.”

“I didn’t feel scared — I felt supported,” she said. “I felt like people were saying: ‘We’re here listening. We’re here to support. Thank you for telling the story.'”

Previously, the actress told Jimmy Fallon that she stayed at a haunted hotel in Ireland.

Jessica Chastain thinks that she stayed at a haunted house in London.

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Jessica Chastain in January 2018.
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The actress shared the story during an appearance on “The Late Late Show” in 2016 and said that at the time, she was busy filming “a lot of night scenes” for “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” and typically wouldn’t return home until around 3:30 a.m.

“As I started taking my clothes off to put my pajamas on, the light started to dim and I thought, ‘OK, I might be having a stroke,'” she said.

“Every light in the room, even the bedside tables, slowly started to go on,” the actress added, saying that she felt like she “was on some alien spaceship.”

Chastain said the room also “went pitch black” and she spoke aloud to the spirit in the hopes that it would leave her alone.


“Ghostbusters” star Dan Aykroyd said that he’s had “several experiences” with ghosts.

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Dan Aykroyd in December 2017.
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“I saw things moving around on our counter, and doors opening and closing,” the actor told Esquire in 2013.

He added: “The staff also had experiences, direct contact in terms of tactile touching, and then turning around and there’s no one there. Somebody crawled in bed with me once.”


Kesha said that a ghost “caressed” her.

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“I don’t know his name, but he was in my house,” the singer told Conan O’Brien in 2012.

She went on to say that “it was a sexy time. It wasn’t sex.”

According to the Huffington Post, Kesha told Ryan Seacrest that her song “Supernatural” was inspired by “experiences with the supernatural.”


Jenny Slate said that she “grew up in a genuine haunted house” in Massachusetts.

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Jenny Slate in May 2019.
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The actress appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in 2014 and said her family found a bunch of notes addressed to the woman who lived in house before her death, but the “romantic letters” weren’t from her husband. Instead, they were from a sea captain and Slate’s dad ended up later seeing the ghost “just looking at him, pleading.”

Slate said that they burned the letters and the ghost didn’t revisit the family.


Megan Fox said that she’s “heard ghosts.”

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Megan Fox in October 2014.
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“I believe in everything,” Fox told MTV News in 2014, adding that she also thinks aliens and Bigfoot are real.

The actress said that she was in Mexico with her family and someone came into her hotel room 30 minutes before breakfast was scheduled to arrive and made noises.



Lea Michele said that her previous New York apartment was haunted.

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Lea Michele in April 2019.
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“I feel like a lot of people say, ‘Yes, I saw a ghost,'” the “Glee” star said on “A Little Late With Lilly Singh” in 2019. “But I really, truly had a ghost in an old apartment that I lived in New York.”

Michele recalled being in the home and hearing a “burst from upstairs.” When we went to investigate, she found that nothing was “out of place” and assumed that her window might have opened due to a wind storm.

“I’m alone and I’m looking at this window and I’m like, ‘It’s all in my head,'” she said. “And just as I say that, the window goes, ‘woosh.'”

She added: “Also, weirdly, I would hear someone singing in the apartment. And then I left.”

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