1. The Tulip Staircase Ghost
This photo served as proof that the many ghostly encounters at the Queen's House were real. Footsteps, slamming doors, and the chanting voices of children are often heard around the staircase. Visitors to the museum have even been pinched by unseen fingers during their tour!
Full-body apparitions have been seen on many occasions; one such apparition appears to be mopping up blood from the bottom of . Historians say that 300 years ago, a maid was thrown from the top of the stairs and fell 50 feet to her death, which might explain the ghostly clean-up crew.
The Back Seat Ghost
It wasn't until Mrs. Chinnery had the film developed that they realized her husband hadn't been waiting alone after all. The picture shows a person wearing glasses sitting in the back seat, and Mrs. Chinnery immediately recognized the figure as being her mother -- the mother whose grave she had just visited.
A photographic expert who examined the print determined that the image of the woman was neither a reflection nor a double exposure, even going so far as to stake his reputation on the fact that the picture is genuine.
The Eastern State Penitentiary Ghost
The Toys 'R' Us Ghost
Psychics like the renowned Sylvia Browne have visited the store multiple times and have conducted seances in which they found out John's name, etc. The story is that John was a preacher and a ranch hand back in the 1880's on the land where the store now sits. Reports of how he died vary, but the general consensus is that he bled to death while chopping wood.
Employees of the TRU say that John often plays pranks on them and on customers, including following people into the Ladies' room and turning on the water faucets, tossing dolls off the , and whispering employees' names in their ear, only to have them turn and see no one standing near them.
Ghost of Grandpa
Old black and white photos of her grandfather confirmed their suspicions.
The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall
There had been no children in the cemetery that day, and Mrs. Andrews didn't know any babies whose pictures she'd have taken with her camera. She also remarked that the child did not look like her own daughter when her daughter was an infant.
Years later, Australian paranormal researcher Tony Healy investigated the case and found the graves of two infant girls very near to Mrs. Andrews' daughter's grave.
The Mount Washington Hotel
Paranormal investigation crew TAPS (of Ghost Hunters) were the first crew to conduct an investigation of , and they produced some amazing proof of spirit manifestations. In this audio clip, taken in the famed Princess Suite, lead investigators Jay and Grant ask, "Princess, are you in here?" and the immediate reply is, "Of course I'm in here. Where are you?"
Ghostly Farm Boy
He later asked the farm owners if they'd ever had any supernatural experiences there (he did not tell them about the photo), and the owners confirmed that they had witnessed the specter of a boy in white night clothes many times before.
Oklahoma Impound Lot Ghost
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