11/28/17

Ghosts of the Cocoanut Grove Fire

On November 28, 1942, nearly 500 men and women perished in the Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire. Do their ghosts still haunt the site of the disaster 75 years later?

The Fire

In 1942, Cocoanut Grove was one of Boston’s most popular nightspots. On the night of the fire, more than 1,000 revelers were packed in a building rated for just 460 occupants. Though officials never identified a specific cause, the blaze likely started after a teenage busboy lit a match near one of the nightclub’s decorative palm fronds. In less than a minute, the fire spread across the nightclub’s fabric-covered ceiling, showering patrons with sparks and bits of burning fabric. The fireball then traveled up a narrow stairway to the main level and soon spread to the entire nightclub.

Continue reading

04/16/17

Ghost Photo: Witch of the Ward House

George Corwin was sheriff of Salem during the infamous witch trials and a man who sent many accused witches to their death. One of the accused was a man named Giles Corey who was pressed to death beneath a pile of stones and reportedly cursed George with his last agonized breath.

Today, the Joshua Ward House stands where Corwin’s home once did and is reportedly haunted by witches (or the men and women he accused). A real estate allegedly agent took this photo while preparing the home for a listing. Does it show a ghostly witch?

04/7/13

Ghost Picture of the Day: Figure at the Lizzie Borden House?

ghost photo lizzie borden house

A visitor at the infamous Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast in Fall River, MA, snapped this photo outside the home’s rear cellar. Is that a figure at the door?

Email your ghost photos to ghostsghoul@gmail.com!

Share_Button

01/22/13

Girls, Girls, Ghouls: 3 Haunted Strip Clubs and a Ghostly Brothel

sexy_silhouettes

Who says ghosts are immune to the pleasures of the flesh? Here are 3 haunted strip clubs, and one brothel, that will scare the pants off you.

Continue reading