The schoolhouse being deserted soon fell to decay, and was reported to be haunted
by the ghost of the unfortunate pedagogue and the plough-boy, loitering homeward of a still summer evening, has often fancied his voice at a distance, chanting a melancholy psalm tune among the tranquil solitudes of Sleepy Hollow.
On making private inquiries about the grounds said to be haunted by Feather Red-cap, he was more and more confirmed in his surmise.
He passed the greater part of his time on and in the water, particularly about Hell Gate, and might have been taken, in bad weather, for one of the hobgoblins that used to haunt that strait.
Wolfert had not a doubt that this was the haunted house of Father Red-cap, and called to mind the story of Peechy Prauw.
The leading anxiety which had hitherto absorbed every feeling being now in some measure appeased, fancy began to wander, and to conjure up a thousand shapes and chimeras as he returned through this haunted region.
Here are the details of a number of suburban haunts
A "macabre map" of the nation has been created to showcase the ghostliest haunts
ahead of this year's Halloween festivities, although VisitScotland's hopes the campaign will have year-round spin-offs.
" is features nearly 300 hair-raising tales found everywhere, including: The devil rider of Chisholm Hollow; The ghosts of Sandy's Restaurant, Ventura, CA; The exorcism of Joan Crawford's former house; A ghostly encounter at Beverly Hill's Greystone Mansion; How to identify a poltergeist; Shamanic spirit guides; The medium Daniel Dunglas's Home and his clients Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Mark Twain, Napoleon III, the Empress Eugenie, Tolstoy, and other notables; The Bell Witch legend; and The Jersey Devil that haunts
the Pine Barrens
"We are excited to launch Jacksonville Haunts
and bring the first haunted
party event to Anheuser-Busch's Jacksonville brewery," said White.
The architect of the National Museum of Wales, Dunbar Smith, apparently haunts
its |corridors at night
This multi-media lecture will include images, audio clips and video footage from his exploration of the unknown, while highlighting famous haunts
. The program will include a question-and-answer session.
"They all come of their own free will," Stephen Hummel of America Haunts
told the Law Blog.