The Smurl Haunting – True Case of the Smurl Family

The Smurl haunting refers to claims made by Jack and Janet Smurl of West Pittston, Pennsylvania who alleged that a demon inhabited their home between 1974 and 1989. The Smurls claims gained wide press attention and were investigated by demonologists who encouraged the Smurls’ supernatural beliefs, and clergy, psychologists, and scientific skeptics who offered more parsimonious explanations.

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The Little Red Man Ghost

Napoleon interpreted his dreams and he liked to tell ghost stories. He firmly believed in a Little Red Man of Destiny who foretold his future, and let this belief influence his decisions. A thoughtful historical look at Napoleon should include his superstitions and folklore beliefs, and an assessment of how much they influenced his actions.

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Borley Rectory Haunting

The house gained a reputation for being haunted after a series of residents reported unsettling phenomena. In 1929, the story of Borley was heavily covered by the Daily Mirror. Notably, it was investigated by paranormal investigator Harry Price in 1937, who described it as ‘The Most Haunted House in England’, a phrase which caught the imagination of the press.

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Secrets of the Voodoo Tomb – Unexplained Mysteries

Among the sites associated with New Orleans voodoo is the tomb of its greatest figure, Marie Laveau. For several decades this ‘voodoo queen’ held New Orleans spellbound-figuratively, of course, but some would say literally, as legends of her occult powers continue to captivate. She staged ceremonies in which participants became possessed by loas (voodoo spirits) and danced naked around bonfires;

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Urban Legends of White Lady Ghost

A White Lady is a type of female ghost reportedly seen in rural areas and associated with some local legend of tragedy. White Lady legends are found around the world. Common to many of them is the theme of losing or being betrayed by a husband or fiancé. They are often associated with an individual family line or said to be a harbinger of death similar to a banshee.

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