04/9/17

8 of the Most Haunted Houses in America

From a Southern plantation to a farmhouse in Iowa, America is full of haunted houses. Here are eight of the most frightening.

May-Stringer House – Brooksville, Florida

The 162-year-old May-Stringer House in Brooksville, FL is one of the oldest homes in the area, not to mention the most haunted. Legend has it up to eight ghosts roam the property which is now a historical museum.

Today, guides and paranormal investigators report moving shadows, glowing orbs of light, and the sound of a wailing child. Many believe the child is Jessie Mae, a lost spirit calling out for the mother she never knew. Other ghosts include a former resident, a shooting victim, and an angry spirit known as Mr. Nasty.

Myrtles Plantation – St. Francisville, Louisiana

The Myrtles Plantation bills itself as one of the most haunted homes in America. Dozens of legends surround the historic property, though the tale of a murderous slave is by far the most famous.

According to popular legend, a slave named Chloe baked an oleander-laced cake and poisoned three members of the prominent Woodruff family: Sarah, the lady of the plantation, and her two daughters. Now the murdered family, and Chloe, reportedly haunted the property.

Today, hand prints and strange “drip” marks appear on a mirror the group haunts, marks that no amount of cleaning can remove. Visitors also report seeing figures in old-fashioned clothing lurking inside the mirror’s warped glass.

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12/8/15

Ghost Photo: Face in the Myrtles’ Mirror

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A reader writes: “Check these out. From July 5, 2015 at the Myrtles Plantation. These were taken within 3 seconds of each other.”

The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA bills itself as one of the most haunted homes in America. Dozens of legends surround the historic property, including the tale of a killer slaver and a haunted mirror. Is the face beside the doll related to the creepy story?

Have a ghost photo to share? Send it to ghostsghoul@gmail.com!

01/27/15

Truth or Legend? A Killer Slave Haunts the Myrtles Plantation

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The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA bills itself as one of the most haunted homes in America. Dozens of legends surround the historic property, though the tale of Chloe the killer slave is by far the most famous. But is it true?

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07/10/14

Ghost Photo: Plantation Phantom

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Here’s another pic from the infamously haunted Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA. Legend has it a murderous slave and ghostly children haunt the 214-year-old estate. Is that one of the spirits in the photo?

Send your ghost pics to christy@ghostsnghouls.com!