America is always in news for all kind of good and bad reasons. It is one of the happiest and prosperous places and dominating the almost whole world. Few cities in America are so haunted that sinister incidents and stories of these cities will make you shiver.
Today we came with the list of 11 American Cities which claimed to be Haunted.
1. Washington, D.C.
America’s capital Washington. D.C. is the center of various political and administrative activities but few places in Washington were spotted as haunted. Octagon House and the Cutts-Mason House are two places which are under the radar of paranormal activities While some other places include the steps where the famous movie “The Exorcist” were filmed were considered as haunted too.
2. Portland, Oregon
Portland a city situated on the far west coast’s offer some very mysterious and spooky stories. Portland is a periodic city and that’s why many spots of 1920’s claimed to be haunted. Shanghai Tunnels infamous China Town is a prime example of the haunted place in Portland. Earlier it was a spot for drunkards and prostitutes but it is said that the ghost of same prostitutes and drunkards now roam around in these tunnels. Quite scary isn’t it.
3. San Antonio, Texas
Whenever someone talks about haunted places in America Texas name comes on top of the list. San Antonio of Texas holds as the scariest city in all. You can find not one but several haunted hotels in San Antonio which were used for killing and other crimes throughout the history.
4. Savannah, Georgia
Savannah holds the great history of haunted and sinister incidents. Civil war is one of the prime reason for it. Visiting over the several haunted streets definitely a thrill but can be dangerous too. Apart from haunted stories Savannah College Of Arts and Design is also here, a place worth visiting.
5. San Francisco, California
Although San Francisco is a famous tourist destination, Alcatraz famous prison where Chicago gangster Al Capone spent his last years is one of the most spooky places. Other then prison u can visit many other places which are haunted enough to take your heart out of your chest.
6. Boston, Massachusetts
Nothing can beat Boston when it comes to paranormal activities. It is famous because in 1648 Margaret Jones has persecuted being a witch. witchcraft were the charges on her. Boston also had a long history of wars and bloodshed which naturally makes it mysterious everytime sun goes down. Apart from wars, Boston is also a quite exciting place for travelers.
7. Charlotte, N.C.
Charlotte’s secret is still to discover at least it’s dark ones. Cajun Queen a restaurant converted from a lady’s bedroom is one of the prime reason as people say that lady still haunts everyone across the city and barely let anyone drink. Charlotte is not just about southern charm but several haunted stories still to be discovered.
8. Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, unfortunately, faced several disasters in history and moreover Al Capone left so many unforgettable memories. Famous Chicago fire in 1871 and the Eastland disaster 1915. Excalibur Nightclub was a hospital at that time and witnessed the tragedy as most of the victims were taken there. It still haunts people and seems souls still screaming in pain.
9. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Gettysburg can be the only place which can haunt you in broad daylight under the blue sky. The city has inculcated so much pain of civil wars and miseries that ambiance over their literally make your arms sweat. If you are a history buff then it can give you alive feeling of civil war.
10. St. Paul, Minnesota
St. Paul also is a victim of gangsters and one of the weirdest places in St.Paul is Wabasha street caves often used as the place to drink. Three famous gangsters were buried there after the murder and according to locals their ghosts still roam inside these caves.
11. New Orleans, Lousiana
Many stories about paranormal activities float about this city but whether they are true or not no one knows but certainly New Orleans was a city full of violence. Jackson Square was a place for public execution dates back to 17th century. But if you are not interested in these stories then New Orleans offers you great cuisines too.
In this way, we can say that America is full of haunted cities and it would excite someone who is interested in paranormal activities
History never leaves you alone these ghosts of pasts still haunting the present. Even bollywood stars who were shooting for horror movies has faced paranormal experiences.
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