On an isolated farm just outside LaPorte, Indiana, some unspeakable acts took place in the early 1900s. They remained deep and deadly secrets until a package of love letters was discovered in an immigrant’s cabin in South Dakota—letters that revealed the shockingly murderous intent of a widowed farm wife named Belle Gunness. Continue reading

Is this bizarre, rambling Victorian mansion haunted by the spirits of gunshot victims—and by the ghost of an eccentric heiress who inherited both a fortune and a curse? A closer look at hidden facts of the mansion’s history reveals a different tale. Continue reading

Like a shapeshifter, ever-changing her imagined character and physical appearance, the spirit of Marie Laveau refuses to fade away. In New Orleans’s famously eerie St. Louis Cemetery #1, you may recognize a past that you have made for yourself. Continue reading