Tag Archives: Hauntings

Scary Movies

  It’s our custom at Halloween to watch old scary movies. Not the gory ones that masquerade as scary but the ones that play with your mind– the classics: Pyscho, Poltergeist, The Silence of the Lambs. Ones that have a … Continue reading

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In Search of the Haunted Tombstone

  50 years ago this October several of my friends and I went in search of a haunted tombstone. It was October 1964 and we were juniors at Hobart College in Geneva, N.Y. The idea to look for the stone … Continue reading

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  My focus on Gettysburg this fall has brought to mind, especially at this time of year, the many stories that say the battlefield is haunted. Almost from the days after the battle, there have been reports of  the supernatural. … Continue reading

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