TOP 7 MOST HAUNTED PLACES
1. THE TOWER OF LONDON
The Tower of London is a historic monument in Central London. It has been said to be haunted for many centuries. The most famous ghost to reside there is Ann Boleyn one of King Henry VIII’s wives who lost her head to the axe. She is sometimes seen walking the halls carrying her head beneath her arm.
2. WAVERLY HILLS SANATORIUM
Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Kentucky was a hospital for the quarantine of people suffering from tuberculosis. The hauntings are so famous it has been featured on television repeatedly. The building is home to all manner of strange phenomena such as ethereal screams, isolated cold spots, shadows where there shouldn’t be shadows, and occasional apparitions.
3. THE WHITE HOUSE
The White House, home to the President of the United States of America, is said to be haunted by President Andrew Jackson. In addition, First Lady Abigail Adams has been spotted, and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln is said to linger. Eleanor Roosevelt believed she witnessed the ghost of Lincoln while she was living at the White House.
4. EDINBURGH CASTLE
Edinburgh Castle, formerly the home of the Scottish Royal Family, is one of the most haunted spots in Scotland, and Edinburgh itself is said to be the most haunted city in all of Europe. People have witnessed phantom bagpipers, French prisoners, and even ghostly dogs.
5. RAYNHAM HALL
Raynham Hall is a country house in Norfolk, England. It has been the home of the Townshend family for over three hundred years and is believed to be haunted by the Brown Lady one of the most famous ghosts in the world. Witnesses who saw her walking down one of the large staircases took a photo of her—the photo is one of the best ghost photos in existence.
6. THE MYRTLES PLANTATION
ST. FRANCISVILLE, LOUISIANA
The Myrtles Plantation is one of the most haunted spots in the United States. Reports of twelve separate ghosts exist and there is a record of at least one murder in the house, though some people believe that up to ten people may have been murdered there. One of the ghosts is said to be that of a female slave named Chloe who was forced to become the mistress of the master of the house.
7. EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY
The Eastern State Penitentiary, which opened in 1829, is believed to be the world’s first true prison. On June 1, 2007, a television show, Most Haunted, went live at the penitentiary. Part of the group went to Al Capone’s cell where two people passed out while “investigating” it. One member of the team, Yvette, said, “this is the evilest place I have ever been.”