Haunted Places

Haunted Places

By Parcast Network

You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Every Thursday, we take you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and its haunted history! Subscribe for free on Spotify to listen our Urban Legends bonus series every Tuesday.

Episodes

Urban Legends: White Hair Overnight

Trauma takes many forms, like tears, nightmares, and PTSD. But sometimes, you encounter something so terrible that the trauma manifests physically. You may develop a case of white hair overnight… and who knows what you’ll do to feel like yourself again?
20/10/2030m 31s

El Campo Santo Cemetery

Established in 1849, San Diego’s El Campo Santo Cemetery is home to city notables, devious criminals, and unjustly killed Native freedom fighters alike. The spiritual unrest only increased when San Diego paved a streetcar line through El Campo Santo, disturbing its residents’ graves.
15/10/2044m 46s

All New! Superstitions

Every Wednesday, meet us at the intersection of chaos and fate… We’re unveiling the backstories and hidden lessons inside superstitions from around the world, and telling the stories of those who dare to defy them. Are these eerie codes of conduct simply about exerting control in an unpredictable world? Or can we truly sway supernatural forces to work in our favor? Enjoy this exclusive clip from our episode on black cats. Then search Superstitions to find more episodes, free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
14/10/2013m 30s

Urban Legends: Cropsey

In the 1970s and ‘80s, teens in Staten Island were terrified by the legend of Cropsey: an escaped mental patient who roamed the woods and had a penchant for kidnapping and murdering innocent children. Some say Cropsey was merely a campfire tale… but he may actually be based on a terrifyingly real criminal.
13/10/2031m 4s

St. Mary’s Church

High on a hill in Clophill, England lies Old St. Mary’s, a 14th century church now in ruins. Though it was once the center of Clophill’s religious activity, it’s now a place of ghostly apparitions and mysterious occult rituals… lending it the nickname, “Black Magic Church.”
08/10/2043m 48s

Urban Legends: Sesame Seed Beauty Regimen

You pour the vial of sesame seeds into the running water, ready to relax as you try a new skincare remedy. But as you soak in the hot bath, is it possible that the combination of open pores and tiny seeds adds up to your demise?
06/10/2029m 42s

New! Haunted Places: Ghost Stories

Flickering lights… Clanging metal… A sudden, cold rush of air… Parcast Network’s all-new original series is here—and with it, the scariest, most hair-raising ghost stories ever imagined. Join host Alastair Murden as he reaches into the cob-webbed collection of ghost stories from all over the world and brings to life a new, heart-racing tale every Thursday. Enjoy this exclusive clip from our first episode on “The Kit-Bag”—a murder trial that takes a turn for the supernatural. Then search Haunted Places: Ghost Stories to find more episodes, free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
05/10/2014m 20s

Maple Hill Park

Alabama’s Maple Hill Cemetery was established in the 1800s and is the burial ground for many controversial figures in the state’s history. But right next door is a small playground, said to be haunted by ghosts of slain children who can’t wait to play with you.
01/10/2042m 53s

Solved Murders: The Story of Helen Potts

Listeners, we’re excited to bring you an episode from one of our favorite podcasts, Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries. Every Wednesday on Solved Murders, we explore the days, months, and even years leading up to the closure of a seemingly uncrackable case. This is part 1 of our episode on Helen Potts, a young girl who gets tangled up with a playboy medical student, with deadly consequences—but not for the reasons you might first suspect.  If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check out part 2, available now free and only on Spotify. Follow Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries for more true-crime stories every week!
25/09/2035m 52s

Woodchester Mansion

This Gloucester manor house was abandoned midway through construction. The workers left without even bothering to pick up their tools—so it has a strange, unfinished air about it. And that’s before you begin wondering why everyone left in such a hurry.
24/09/2043m 32s

La Casa Matusita

This haunting began with the story of an immigrant arriving in Peru. According to the legend, he caught his wife in bed with another man and murdered them both. This act of violence was only the first in a long line of dramatic—and horrifying—events that changed the house forever.
17/09/2047m 8s

New! Incredible Feats with Dan Cummins

Humanity’s most daring achievements are coming together in the new Spotify Original from Parcast! Every weekday, Incredible Feats introduces you to a new story of jaw-dropping physical strength, mental focus, and bizarre behavior. Join comedian Dan Cummins as he profiles the people who turned the impossible into the incredible, breaking records and making history along the way.  Enjoy this exclusive clip from our first episode, and stay tuned for episodes on daredevils, ultramarathoners, performance artists and more! To find more Parcast Network originals, search “Parcast Network” on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
14/09/205m 7s

Ocean Born Mary House

The story of Mary's birth is legendary, and that legend has come to rest in the house that bears her name. It's a tale of the high seas, with pirates, buried treasure... and a woman who lingers in her home long after her own demise.
10/09/2044m 38s

Shaniwar Wada

Built in the 18th century, this Indian fortress has borne witness to family conflict, death, and betrayal. A structure built for war always shows echoes of its tortured past… Even if the current building is only a hollowed-out husk of its former glory.
03/09/2046m 33s

Bobby Mackey's Music World

This Kentucky Honky Tonk has had a long and storied history. Rumors say that it was a speakeasy during prohibition, and a slaughterhouse after that. But none of the murders and tragedy surrounding the building explain the horrors that reside in the venue's basement…
27/08/2044m 33s

New Parcast Original: Medical Murders

We all know that medical professionals are trained to give exceptional care. But in the new Parcast Original, Medical Murders, you’ll discover a disturbing diagnosis… that not every doctor wants to extend your life. Every Wednesday, meet the men and women who used their expertise to develop sinister specialties. Host Alastair Murden examines the formative years and motives of history’s most infamous killer doctors, dissecting their medical backgrounds with expert analysis provided by practicing M.D., Dr. David Kipper.  Enjoy this exclusive clip from our first episode of Medical Murders! Then search Medical Murders to find more episodes, free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!
26/08/2014m 40s

Letchworth Village

Built in the early 20th century, this mental institution for children was founded on the flawed principles of eugenics. The poor hygiene, abuse, and suffering that children endured there left a permanent scar on what remains of this New York facility.
20/08/2041m 53s

Toyama Park

It offers beautiful views of cherry blossoms and the surrounding cityscape… So why is this park in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district known for phantom sightings and eerie voices carried by the wind? Perhaps being the resting place for the anonymous victims of Japan's greatest atrocities has something to do with it...
13/08/2046m 4s

Introducing Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers!

Uncover the dirty dealings of history’s most badly behaved presidents in the NEW Spotify Original from Parcast, Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers. Every Tuesday through the 2020 election, Ashley shines a light on the darker side of the American presidency… From secret love affairs and all-night ragers to blackmail schemes and excessive drug use, she’ll expose the personal and professional controversies you may never knew existed.  Enjoy this exclusive clip from our first episode of Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers!  Then search Very Presidential to find more episodes, free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!
12/08/2014m 14s

Mary King’s Close

Once a bustling neighborhood in Edinburgh, Mary King's Close is now a subterranean museum. When your neighborhood is so closed in that you can't even see the sun, it's no wonder that stories of murder and hauntings abound.
06/08/2044m 17s

Stow Lake

If you take a walk through Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, you'll see the stunning Stow Lake. But this picturesque pool holds many dark secrets of its own, from drowned children to a statue that seems to move all on its own. Watch your step… and never go there at night.
30/07/2041m 3s

100 Steps Cemetery

The signature steps in Carpenter's Cemetery, Indiana carry a unique curse: Count the steps on the way up, and count them on the way down. If the numbers don't match… you're doomed to die.
23/07/2040m 1s

Luana’s Canyon

This canyon in Arizona was once desolate and eerie. Now, it's full of slum housing and refuse, a refuge for transients with nowhere else to stay. To make matters worse, the ghosts of frontier tragedy linger in these walls. No wonder it's also called Slaughterhouse Canyon.
16/07/2044m 13s

Dow Hill Forest

The walking corpse of a student. A widow dressed in white. A red-eyed monster lurking in the darkness. Dow Hill Forest in West Bengal, India is the scenic home of one of the country’s oldest boarding schools—and its eeriest entities.
09/07/2047m 14s

Hawaii’s Plantation Village

A monument to the early colonial lifestyle in the Hawaiian islands, Hawaii's plantation village is a beautiful living museum… with ties to the islands' troubled past. Museum employees have reported some unusual goings-on between the lovingly crafted houses. When you build a monument to colonial rule, you should always expect ghosts.
02/07/2041m 59s

Summerwind Mansion

This Wisconsin mansion began its life as the vacation home of Herbert Hoover's Secretary of Commerce. Since Robert Lamont and his wife saw a ghost in the kitchen, Summerwind descended even further into darkness until neighbors realized something would have to be done.
25/06/2045m 12s

Introducing FAERIE, A Parcast Original Series!

Welcome to a world where fairy tales do exist, and “once upon a time” is closer, darker, and more dangerous than you imagined. Welcome to the immersive new Parcast original series, Faerie. Available exclusively on Spotify, Faerie follows the investigation of Ryan Bailey—a young woman who saves a man’s life and is thrust into a secret world of mythological creatures called “faeries.” Join Ryan as she unearths more about their mysterious existence and the covert agency charged with protecting them. This 12-episode event features two new episodes every Monday, free and exclusively on Spotify. Get ready to question your truths and rethink your fantasies in this exclusive clip from Faerie’s first episode. If you want to listen to the full episode, follow Faerie, free and only on Spotify.
22/06/2014m 48s

The Hollywood Sign

It’s a symbol of the glamor of show business and the allure of being a movie star. But just like the city that it overlooks, this sign has been the site of tragic loss. A young starlet jumped to her death from the "H,” and rumor has it she's still there...repeating her heartbroken final moments forever.
18/06/2047m 10s

Heceta Head Lighthouse

Halfway up the Oregon coast is a quaint old lighthouse, now converted into a bed and breakfast. Its cozy exterior and interior lead all visitors to a sense of comfort...unless they stay up too late. Then they'll meet the ghost of a lighthouse keeper's wife, who met her untimely end on the rocks below.
11/06/2043m 29s

Villa de Vecchi

This crumbling Italian villa has seen its share of strange occupants. From the original owners, whose tragic demise has become a legend of its own, to one of the most famous occultists in history, everyone loves staying at the Villa de Vecchi. Until the sun falls, that is.
04/06/2045m 10s

Karlova Street

This busy street in Prague is always bustling—flooded with locals and tourists from all over the world. When you're among the crowds, it's easy to miss an unsettling figure watching you from a doorway. He'll look like a barber in period clothing. One who's desperate to give you one more fatal shave.
28/05/2045m 16s

Emily’s Bridge

There's something off about this covered bridge near Stowe, Vermont… Although it is quite short, every foot of the bridge is steeped in history. A legend persists that after a woman died there, her spirit remained—destined to torment anyone who dares cross the river at night.
21/05/2045m 24s

The Empire State Building

It’s the most iconic landmark in New York City, and once the tallest building in the whole world. From a thousand feet up in the air, everything seems so peaceful on the Empire State Building—until you think about how many people lost their lives falling from the towering structure.
14/05/2044m 23s

The Crescent Hotel

The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa is a campus marked by tragedy. Its history as both a school for young girls and a fraudulent hospital left scars that are still evident to this day. A long dead nurse and a schoolgirl who took her own life have been seen wandering this building in the Ozark Mountains.
07/05/2042m 21s

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Since its founding in 1963, the Chinese University of Hong Kong is one of the most celebrated universities in the country. But if you listen to the students, the campus also has a resident not there to teach or study. A woman abandoned by her beloved decades ago, left to die.
30/04/2042m 26s

Sneak Peek: DAILY QUOTE, A Parcast Original Series!

Whether you’re jumpstarting the morning, searching for that midday pick-me-up, or trying to finish the evening off strong… Daily Quote offers some of history’s most inspirational quotes whenever you need them—365 days a year. In this 2-3 minute podcast, you’ll be given a quote that will motivate, uplift, and renew your outlook on life. You’ll also dive deeper into the context surrounding the quote—learning more about its origin and the meaning behind it. Enjoy this sneak peek of Daily Quote ahead of its launch on Monday. April 27th! In this exclusive episode, we highlight the poignant words of American artist Georgia O’Keeffe. For more pathways to positivity, subscribe to Daily Quote free on Spotify!
26/04/203m 29s

NEW: Changi Beach

We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Haunted Places today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. With white sand and turquoise waters, Changi Beach is a slice of paradise harboring a dark secret. During Japan's occupation of Singapore in World War II, the beach was the execution site of thousands of suspected Allied sympathizers. Their spirits are said to be trapped on its shores—damned to suffer from their horrific fate for eternity.
23/04/2045m 53s

Crossover Week: Mythical Monsters (The Grim Reaper)

If you enjoy the stories told in Haunted Places, check out this episode from our series Mythical Monsters: Hooded and scythe-wielding, he walks the living world collecting the souls of the recently departed. Signifying death, the Grim Reaper is one of the most recognizable mythical figures in the western world.
16/04/201h 0m

The Tomb of Julia Legare

On Edisto Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, there sits an imposing mausoleum with the words "J.B. Legare" over the entrance. The doorway stands open, almost inviting. Welcoming you in to meet the woman who was buried alive inside her own grave.
09/04/2046m 2s

Fairmont Empress Hotel

A glamorous hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, the Fairmont Empress Hotel features a number of ghostly residents. Most famously, the man who designed the building himself—Francis Rattenbury. A man whose tragic story had a permanent impact on his masterpiece.
02/04/2041m 20s

Parcast Classic: Devil’s Kitchen

Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy! About one mile off of Highway 78 near Tallapoosa, Georgia is a mysterious winding creek that follows a forest of oak trees. After many twists and turns, the endless creek dives deep into a canyon. But if you visit, be on the lookout for those lost souls left behind. Because not everybody who visits gets to leave the Devil’s Kitchen...
26/03/2045m 46s

Jane Addams Hull House

Most well known as the headquarters of social reformer Jane Addams, Hull House was a place of hope for many impoverished individuals living in Chicago after the fire of 1871. Even so, it is also known for a menagerie of ghostly residents, as well as a persistent rumor that a woman gave birth to a cursed child in its attic.
19/03/2045m 52s

Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!

Most mysteries can be solved by looking at the facts. But sometimes, the facts don’t lead to a logical explanation, and the truth lies somewhere in the unknown…Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most conventional. Join Ashley in this exclusive clip from the first episode as she takes on the mysterious “Lead Masks Case.” To finish this episode, subscribe to Supernatural with Ashley Flowers free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
16/03/2014m 21s

Suvarnabhumi Airport

Built atop an ancient Thai cemetery, the Suvarnabhumi Airport is a working transportation hub located in an area commonly known as the “Cobra Swamp.” Strange events have occured at the airport since the beginning of its construction.
12/03/2047m 51s

The Pine Barrens

Bat-like wings, a horse's head, claws, horns, and hooves. The Pine Barrens are said to be home to one of America's most notorious monsters—the Jersey Devil. But, the Devil isn't the only creature haunting the woods...
05/03/2042m 32s

Old Faithful Inn

It is a century-old hotel overlooking one of Yellowstone National Park’s most iconic natural wonders. The “widow’s walk” features prominently in the Old Faithful Inn’s most famous ghost story about a young bride, her cruel husband, and a severed head.
27/02/2046m 47s

Haunted Places Rewind: Island of the Dolls

On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Haunted Places that you might have missed!  Quiet whispers, distant singing, and hundreds of mutilated dolls staring at those who pass. This is the eerie Island of the Dolls. Along the canals of Xochimilco, legends tell of a drowned girl searching for her doll in the afterlife, a woman who haunts the canals hoping to kidnap children, and Don Julian, a man rumored to have built the shrine of dolls—and who died canalside with them.
23/02/2047m 47s

The Brown Building

Few can imagine that a nondescript building housing NYU classrooms was once the stage for a horrific catastrophe. More than a hundred workers lost there lives in this high-rise. And their desperate screams for help can still be heard from the elevator shafts and fire escapes.
20/02/2048m 6s

Introducing PARCAST DAILY, A Parcast Original Series!

Every Monday through Friday, Parcast Daily filters through all of your favorite Parcast shows to highlight one timely and relevant episode premiering each day. You might hear about a calculating killer on Female Criminals, delve into the minds of history and fiction’s greatest bad guys on Villains, or spiral down into intrigue and speculation on Conspiracy Theories. Whatever your tastes, you’ll always get something new on Parcast Daily. Enjoy this exclusive clip from our featured episode: “Bohemian Grove Pt. 1.” To finish this episode, subscribe to PARCAST DAILY free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
19/02/2014m 50s

Lizzie Borden B&B

Lizzie Borden’s story has inspired everything from nursery rhymes to a Lifetime television series. The site where her parents were murdered in 1892, a three-story house at what was then 92 Second Street, is now a bed and breakfast.
13/02/2050m 33s

Urban Legends: Polybius

Many people agree that video games are addictive. But what happens when the addiction is deeper than a few nights of insomnia or Tetris-themed dreams? What happens when the symptoms of withdrawal include self harm and suicide, when the players themselves begin to disappear?
11/02/2034m 33s

Ross Castle

It’s an Irish castle where a star-crossed love story and a cursed lake combine to form the ultimate fairytale gone wrong. Meet the “Black Baron” and his daughter, Sabina, the spirits haunting Ross Castle.
06/02/2050m 54s

Listen First! KILLER KNOWLEDGE, A Parcast Original Series!

Sure, you’re a fan of true crime—but are you ready to put your skills to the test and be crowned an undisputed expert? Then try your hand at Parcast’s new trivia podcast, Killer Knowledge. Every Tuesday, two competitors go head-to-head to correctly answer multiple-choice true crime questions. Whoever gains the most points after 20 questions, wins! It’s all the murder, mystery, and suspense you’ve come to expect from Parcast, now in a fast-paced, interactive format.  Play along in this exclusive clip from our episode on the Manson family with a couple of very special contestants and Parcast hosts, Greg and Vanessa, and see how well you measure up! To find out who wins, follow KILLER KNOWLEDGE free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!
04/02/2014m 34s

Lemp Mansion

Set in the historical Benton Park neighborhood of St. Louis, the Lemp Mansion has it all! You can eat, sleep, hunt ghosts, and even get married in the stately home—all while getting a crash course on the Lemp family history.
30/01/2051m 9s

Haunted Places Rewind: Ruthin Castle

On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Haunted Places that you might have missed!  It’s a manor turned resort that has haunted northern Wales for almost a thousand years. How could a castle birthed in treason not have ended up haunted? Welcome to Ruthin Castle—enjoy your stay!
26/01/2054m 33s

Čachtice Castle

Elizabeth Bathory was accused of the murder and torture of 650 women and girls between 1590 and 1610. The lion’s share of these atrocities are said to have been committed at Čachtice Castle, a 13th-century Romanesque fortress in the former Hungarian Empire.
23/01/2051m 33s

Sowden House

Besides being one of Los Angeles’ most striking historic homes, Sowden House also happens to be the decades-long residence of the man many LAPD officers believe killed the Black Dahlia.
16/01/2056m 0s

Listen First! SECRET SOCIETIES, A Parcast Original Series!

They’ve been around for thousands of years…orchestrating some of history’s most controversial events. And if not for their radical actions, you may never have even known they existed. Every Thursday, take a journey through hidden passageways and become a member of Parcast’s diabolical series, SECRET SOCIETIES. Each society is explored in 2 episodes—exposing the people and context responsible for its founding, and analyzing the psychology behind their beliefs. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on Yale’s mysterious “Skull and Bones” fraternity. To finish this episode, subscribe to SECRET SOCIETIES free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
13/01/2014m 58s

New Amsterdam Theater

For Olive Thomas, it was the only place she was ever truly happy. So it’s no surprise that the showgirl and cinema ingenue would return to the New Amsterdam Theater after a truly horrifying death for an eternal encore.
09/01/2052m 2s

Best of 2019: Urban Legend: The Clown Statue

Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: A bulbous red nose. Tufts of neon hair. A bright red mouth stretched into an unnatural smile. There are few things more unsettling than the visage of a creepy clown... And few things more terrifying than a killer clown loose in your own home.
02/01/2030m 48s

Best of 2019: Bride’s Pool

Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: A beautiful bride, a clumsy porter, a tragic death. The tale of the Bride’s Pool in Hong Kong tells of a terrible accident leading to the drowning of a young bride to be. To this day, she seeks unsuspecting victims she can drag below the surface, hoping to remedy her eternal loneliness.
26/12/1943m 9s

Jeffrey Dahmer Special Pt. 3

Parcast Exclusive! DAHMER: A SERIAL KILLERS 3-PART SPECIAL While on probation after an early release from prison in March of 1990, Jeffrey Dahmer continued his wave of sadistic violence. A chance event would finally lead to his arrest, and a media spectacle would bring Dahmer to the masses.
23/12/1950m 20s

Jeffrey Dahmer Special Pt. 2

Parcast Exclusive! DAHMER: A SERIAL KILLERS 3-PART SPECIAL It was a murderous rampage that could have possibly been stopped. Although Jeffrey Dahmer failed numerous times to turn his life around, his multi-year killing spree also went ignored by his family, neighbors, sentencing judges, and court-appointed therapists.
23/12/1941m 2s

Jeffrey Dahmer Special Pt. 1

Parcast Exclusive! DAHMER: A SERIAL KILLERS 3-PART SPECIAL You know the name, but do you know the whole story? Jeffrey Dahmer—one of history’s most notorious serial killers, and our most requested episode, is now the subject of an exclusive 3-part special event. You can now listen to all 3 episodes within SERIAL KILLERS, and all of Parcast’s true-crime related feeds. He was one of the most infamous serial killers of the 20th century, murdering 17 young men between 1978 and 1991 through a variety of cruel and unusual methods. But how did Jeffrey Dahmer, one of the era's most monstrous killers, get his start?
23/12/1938m 12s

The Christmas Tree Ship

The Rouse Simmons, or “The Christmas Tree Ship,” was a 205-ton, three-masted schooner. In 1912, the beloved ship met an untimely demise when it sank to the bottom of Lake Michigan. Today, locals have reported seeing the ghost of the ship and its crew sailing the waters it used to call home.
19/12/1945m 38s

Voergaard Manor

While one of the most beautiful Renaissance-era buildings in Denmark, a legacy of violence still echoes through Voergaard Manor’s halls. Blood stains appear on floors even after relentless scrubbing, and the ghost of its former lady has been seen wandering the bowels of the building.
12/12/1952m 13s

Listen First! DOG TALES, A Parcast Original Series!

They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast’s endearing original series, DOG TALES, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service, and unwavering sacrifice by our most loyal companions. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on Buddy the German Shepherd—America’s first seeing-eye guide dog. To finish this episode, subscribe to DOG TALES free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
10/12/1914m 0s

Captain Tony's Saloon

Constructed in the 19th Century, Captain Tony's Saloon is a popular haunt for many residents of the Florida Keys. Built on top of old grave sites and around an old hanging tree, this bar is known to contain several ghosts—the most famous residing in the women's bathroom.
05/12/1953m 36s

Congress Plaza Hotel

Opened in 1893, the Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago is still home to guests who never checked out. If you visit, be on the lookout for Peg Leg Johnny, a good-natured transient believed to have been murdered there. Or a woman lurking on the edge of the bed in Room 441.
28/11/1948m 47s

Listen First! SPORTS CRIMINALS, A Parcast Original Series!

They’re sport’s greatest heroes… displaying superhuman-like abilities to overcome intense pressure. But when it comes to the downfalls of fame, money, and ego—they’re far more human than super. Every Thursday, Parcast’s original series SPORTS CRIMINALS keeps score on the darker side of sports. Each episode chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of some of sport’s biggest names. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first of two captivating episodes on disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding. To finish this episode, subscribe to SPORTS CRIMINALS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
24/11/1916m 22s

The Forbidden City

Opened in 1420, the Forbidden City served as the imperial Chinese palace for nearly 500 years. Its halls had seen all manner of horrific things, and many ghosts of the ancients still haunt it to this day.
21/11/1954m 49s

Loftus Hall

Originally built in 1350, Loftus Hall has since become the most haunted house in all of Ireland. Stories involve the ghost of an insane woman and the presence of the devil himself.
14/11/1949m 45s

Listen First! MYTHICAL MONSTERS, A Parcast Original Series!

Dragons, serpents, giants, and demons… they aren't merely foils to a hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. The Parcast original series, MYTHICAL MONSTERS, tells the stories of these legendary beasts, and explores what they represent to mankind. New episodes released every Monday. And now you can hear a special clip from the episode on the demonically-menacing Gargoyle. To finish this episode, subscribe to MYTHICAL MONSTERS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
13/11/1915m 19s

Lawang Sewu

This gorgeous former headquarters of the Dutch East Indies Railway Company features dramatic arches and extravagant windows. However, behind its facade lies a dark legacy of colonialism, torture, war, and spirits who refuse to leave.
07/11/1947m 49s

Par for the Story: POLITICAL SCANDALS, A Parcast Original Series!

Every Tuesday leading up to the 2020 election, POLITICAL SCANDALS counts down the 52 most controversial events in American history—uncovering the ugly truth behind some of our most infamous elected officials. And now you can hear a special clip from the first episode on the cutthroat circumstances surrounding the election of 1800. To finish this episode, subscribe to POLITICAL SCANDALS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
03/11/1913m 1s

Urban Legend: The Licked Hand

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Trying to sleep in an empty house is scary—even with your playful dog beside you. Especially when he's not the only other animal in the house.
31/10/1929m 35s

Ardgillan Castle

A mysterious manor on Ireland’s eastern coast, Ardgillan Castle is said to have more than a few active spirits. But the most prominent is the ghost known as the “White Lady.”
31/10/1944m 11s

Urban Legend: Poisoned Candy

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. What can turn a sweet-tooth sour? How about a crazed lunatic who packages candy full of poison and needles? Children and parents beware...
30/10/1928m 48s

Urban Legend: The Friendly Stranger

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. They seem friendly. They just need a ride back home. But this cheerful hitchhiker has malevolent intentions...
29/10/1928m 9s

Urban Legend: The Bunnyman

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. There are few things as innocent looking as a rabbit—cute button nose, furry-stub tail, floppy ears. Unless that bunny is really a man...dressed in a costume...holding a bloody hatchet.
28/10/1931m 4s

Urban Legend: The Hippie Babysitter

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A couple leaves their infant with a hippie-type girl while they go out for the evening. When the mother phones home a few hours later to check-in, the babysitter informs her she’s put the turkey in the oven. The problem is there is no turkey.
27/10/1925m 6s

Urban Legend: Attempted Abduction & Mutilated Boy

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Stay close. Because a mall full of strangers is no place for an unattended child. Danger lurks in every corner, store, or bathroom. Sadistic adults—bullying teenagers—suburban hunters looking for young people to prey on.
26/10/1925m 2s

Urban Legend: The Spider Bite

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Who knew you had to worry about more than just the sun when lying on the beach? For one unlucky woman, a spider bite on vacation turns into an emergency visit to the doctor where it’s found that the infected swelling isn’t just a boil—but a breeding ground for hundreds of spiders.
25/10/1925m 0s

Franklin Castle

What could be creepy about a 138-year-old abandoned residence in Cleveland? A tragic history—unexplained experiences—and a fine line between fact and fiction. Take a supernatural journey to Franklin Castle, and discover why to this day, it’s haunted.
24/10/1948m 19s

Urban Legend: The Hook

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A tale of two lustful teenagers on their way to lovers’ lane for the ultimate make-out session. Hooked? Well, if you’re these two you will be—once it’s learned that a murderer has escaped from a state insane asylum just a half-mile away.
24/10/1929m 31s

Urban Legend: The Hanging Man on Halloween

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Parents out-of-town on Halloween? Sounds like every teenager’s dream! That is until a prank on the neighbors goes horribly wrong, and the teen accidentally hangs himself—left for his family to find when they return.
23/10/1933m 27s

Urban Legend: Slavemaster

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Remember those internet chat rooms in the early 90s? Well, those who came across the screen name “Slavemaster” may have been lured to another room—in his basement—and to their death.
22/10/1933m 9s

Listen First! VILLAINS, A Parcast Original Series!

Bad guys. Black hats. Evildoers. They are the bane of every hero’s existence…and the subject of Parcast’s dastardly new original series, VILLAINS. Every Friday, VILLAINS dissects the greatest foils from history and fiction—uncovering origins, analyzing impacts, and exploring the complexity of character and motive.  In this clip, we explore the creation of an iconic, modern-day psychopath of the silver screen—Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men. To finish this episode, subscribe to VILLAINS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
22/10/1918m 9s

Urban Legend: The Vanishing Hitchhiker

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A hitchhiker with a very specific destination, seemingly vanishes into thin air. The stunned driver continues on, questioning the residents if they know the missing person. They do.
21/10/1925m 25s

Urban Legend: The Slasher Under the Car

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Watch your ankles! Because you never know who could be lurking under the car...
20/10/1925m 46s

Urban Legend: The Michigan Dogman

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. It may sound far-fetched, but this 7-foot-tall creature from Michigan folklore is no barking-matter.
19/10/1924m 46s

Urban Legend: The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. The kids are asleep. The babysitter is watching TV. And the phone calls from a mysterious man may be coming from somewhere closer than she thinks. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
18/10/1927m 25s

Brisbane City Hall

Tales of murder, mystery and a lover’s quarrel—could these stories explain Brisbane City Hall’s ghost problem? Four ghosts to be exact...haunting an Australian landmark, and those daring enough to enter.
17/10/1951m 34s

Urban Legend: The Fatal Hairdo

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A case of what not to do with your hairdo—a stylish teenager learns that washing your hair with sugar water and falling asleep can have deadly consequences.  Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
17/10/1928m 23s

Urban Legend: The Cat’s Arm

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Mysterious cats. A bloody discovery. And a witch’s secret. Just another day working at the windmill. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
16/10/1932m 13s

Urban Legend: The Choking Doberman

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A vet’s diagnosis: human fingers found inside a choking dog’s throat. A call to the dog’s owner triggers a sneaking suspicion that a fingerless thief is still in the house. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
15/10/1927m 31s

Urban Legend: The Poison Dress

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. What can turn a dreamy prom night into a deadly nightmare? How about a poisoned dress that’s been stolen off a corpse...  Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
14/10/1931m 37s

Urban Legend: Wendigo

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A mythical man-eating monster native to the northern forests of the Atlantic Coast and Great Lakes Region. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
13/10/1932m 39s

Urban Legend: The Goatman

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Half man. Half goat. All kinds of creepy. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
12/10/1930m 55s

Bonus: Today In True Crime - Zodiac Killer

On this day in 1969, the Zodiac Killer’s last confirmed victim was shot and killed.
11/10/1912m 35s

Urban Legend: Bloody Mary

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Say her name three times in front of a mirror if you dare. But where did Bloody Mary come from? Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
11/10/1932m 0s

Urban Legend: An Unexpected Cadaver

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A medical student’s class dissection hits closer to home than expected. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
10/10/1933m 49s

Manzanita Beach

On Oregon’s shore lies a beautiful beach neighboring a small coastal town. By day it’s a quiet stretch of sand along the pacific coast. But by night, a legend of Spanish sailors and hidden gold make the mysterious sounds echoing off the waves even more haunting.
10/10/1949m 9s

Urban Legend: The Candyman

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A vicious killer. A bloody hook. And what not to do in front of the mirror. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
09/10/1932m 36s

Urban Legend: The Devil at the Dance

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. When a mother’s wishes are ignored, a daughter finds herself dancing with the Dark Lord himself. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
08/10/1932m 15s

Urban Legend: Killer in the Backseat

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A late-night drive home and a car following too close. Sounds like a recipe for evil—but what if it’s not? Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
07/10/1928m 26s

Urban Legend: The Baby in the High Chair

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Some babysitters just aren't trustworthy. If you pick the wrong one when you go out of town, beware of the deadly consequences. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
06/10/1933m 36s

Urban Legend: The Clown Statue

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A bulbous red nose. Tufts of neon hair. A bright red mouth stretched into an unnatural smile. There are few things more unsettling than the visage of a creepy clown... And few things more terrifying than a killer clown loose in your own home. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s – Order a $3 Little John at JimmyJohns.com or with the Jimmy John’s app.
05/10/1933m 48s

Urban Legend: The Kidney Thief

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. You might think of it as harmless flirting with a stranger. But what she sees is an opportunity to fill a need on the organ market. And you are the perfect mark.
04/10/1934m 12s

Urban Legend: The Boyfriend's Death

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. A road trip with your significant other can be a perfect romantic getaway. But when you run out of gas by an empty highway, who's going to save you?
03/10/1931m 3s

The Kampong Chhnang Ghost House

Few countries have been wracked with horror as Cambodia. In 1993, two years after the Cambodian Civil War ended, a woman built a modest house along National Route 5. She was evicted by a ghost, and no one has lived there since.
03/10/1954m 22s

Urban Legend: The Slenderman

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. You see his image when you close your eyes at night. A tall featureless man looming over blank-eyed children. They say that he's fiction... a character created to send chills down the spine of internet users. But if the Slenderman doesn't exist, why have people committed horrific crimes in his name?
02/10/1939m 14s

Urban Legend: Aren’t You Glad You Didn’t Turn on the Light?

This episode is a part of our special Haunted Places: Urban Legends series. Enjoy daily episodes throughout the month of October. Some people can sleep through anything. Even murder.
01/10/1930m 49s

Introducing: MYTHICAL MONSTERS, a new Parcast Original!

The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. Our new podcast, MYTHICAL MONSTERS, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind.  In this episode, we look at the legendary Kraken! To listen to the rest of this episode subscribe to MYTHICAL MONSTERS on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts!
30/09/1914m 44s

St. Agnes Convent

Prague is a beautiful city, every building dripping with history. One of the oldest buildings in the city is the Convent of St. Agnes - a former cloister turned art gallery. Tourists and art enthusiasts explore it every day, drinking in the Gothic architecture. But some have seen a pale figure hovering in the corners... A bloody nun, nursing a centuries old broken heart.
26/09/1946m 33s

All Haunted Places Episodes Now Available!

Thank you for being a loyal listener! We’re excited to announce all Parcast Network episodes older than 6 months are now available for free on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.
24/09/191m 28s

All Haunted Places Episodes Now Available!

Thank you for being a loyal listener! We’re excited to announce all Parcast Network episodes older than 6 months are now available for free on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. 
23/09/192m 57s

North Head Quarantine Station

In New South Wales, Australia, at the entrance of Sydney Harbor, lies the North Head Quarantine Station. Established in the 1830s, this building was a flimsy line of defense protecting the Australian mainland from shipbound diseases. During its 30 years of activity, many hundreds of infected individuals died in agony within its walls. Men, women, and children died horribly... and continue to appear before visitors to this very day.
19/09/1949m 54s

Chase Vault

“Hundreds of years of slavery and suffering has left a permanent impression on the island of Barbados. In the parish of Christ Church, something stirs beneath the earth, disturbing locals and visitors alike. It is an ancient tomb, intended to be the final resting place of the Chase Family. But trauma runs so deeply in this family’s history, that the dead entombed here have not been able to rest.”
12/09/1949m 3s

Introducing: HOROSCOPE TODAY, a new Parcast Original!

Ever wonder how the stars correlate with our emotional blueprint? Gain insight in just three minutes with daily episodes that will help you navigate your day. Twelve signs, twelve podcasts. Delivering your destiny, daily.Find your daily briefing by searching the name of your sign, followed by “today,” or by visiting parcast.com/signs. 
08/09/192m 0s

Rancho Los Amigos Hospital

In Downey, California, a little over ten miles southeast of Los Angeles, lies the Rancho Los Amigos. Since its founding as a poor farm in 1888, the Rancho Los Amigos has seen plenty of traumatic stories pass through its walls… and some of them echo to this very day.
05/09/1940m 55s

Introducing: NATURAL DISASTERS, a new Parcast Original!

Humans are the most adaptable species on the planet. We endure fierce blizzards, build communities in the blistering heat of the Sahara, erect societies on mountains. Our new podcast, NATURAL DISASTERS reminds us Mother Nature is ultimately always in control.In this clip, we take you through the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, a massive volcanic event that took both native Indonesian peoples and Dutch colonists by surprise. Subscribe to NATURAL DISASTERS to listen to the rest of this episode!
02/09/1915m 29s

The House of Death

Number 14 West 10th Street may look like an unassuming brownstone, but beneath the surface it is far from normal. The one time residence of author Mark Twain, this building is the epicenter of what may be Manhattan’s most haunted block. So if you find yourself in this Greenwich Village building, be wary… the dark past of this house might send you a visitor… Parcasters - Ervil LeBaron was convinced that he was destined to rule over Earth as god’s chosen disciple, but so did his brother. Learn more about the LeBaron Clan this week on Cults! Subscribe to Cults on Spotify to listen now!
29/08/1951m 11s

Devil’s Pool

Since before recorded history, these churning waters in Queensland Australia have claimed the lives of people foolish enough to try swimming there. And when your body is sucked into the crushing depths, it may take days to recover. And your soul might stay there forever, trapped by the indigenous spirits that call the place home... Parcasters - This week on Crimes of Passion we take on the infamous case of Lorena and John Bobbitt! You won’t want to miss this one! Listen today on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
22/08/1952m 16s

Manchac Swamp

Just outside of New Orleans lies swampland, and looks like any other in the state of Louisiana. Don’t be fooled. The Manchac Swamp features a dark history, including a voodoo priestess who haunts the area to this day and mysterious cajun werewolves lurking around every corner. Sponsors! Native - For 20% off your first purchase, visit NativeDeodorant.com and use promo code HAUNTED during checkout!
15/08/1942m 44s

The Roman Colosseum

With the first bricks laid for its foundations in the year 70 A.D., the Roman Colosseum was always fated to be the home of extravagance and excessive bloodletting. Its savage and brutal history has scarred the ground upon which it stands, and even to this day, people can still hear the screams of those who died for sport. Parcasters - Is there any truth behind the rumored society that protects the secrets of the Holy Grail? Learn more about the Priory of Sion on this week’s episode of Conspiracy Theories!
08/08/1953m 40s

Yellowstone Falls

Even our national parks aren't safe from ghosts. Located in picturesque Wyoming, the pair of waterfalls have seen more than their share of murders, suicides, and accidental deaths. Visitors to Yellowstone National Park may very well see a spirit above the waterfall, or a nightmarish face in the mist. Parcasters - This week on The Dark Side Of, we move on from Hollywood and start our exploration of the music industry. Our first episode details the myth of the 27 Club, you won't want to miss it! Subscribe to The Dark Side Of on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
01/08/1946m 25s

The Chelsea Hotel

Built in 1884, the Chelsea Hotel has been a beacon of New York City counterculture for over a century. Its bohemian community has included Andy Warhol, Sid Vicious, and Stanley Kubrick. But where there is great creativity, there is often great tragedy. And some residents of this hotel simply refuse to leave. Parcasters - Don’t miss all of our special Summer of ‘69 episodes by subscribing to Parcast Presents: Summer of ‘69, on Spotify, or anywhere you listen to podcasts!
25/07/1959m 29s

Bride's Pool

A beautiful bride, a clumsy porter, a tragic death. The tale of the Bride’s Pool in Hong Kong tells of a terrible accident leading to the drowning of a young bride to be. To this day, she seeks unsuspecting victims she can drag below the surface, hoping to remedy her eternal loneliness.  Sponsors! Gabi - Take 2 minutes and see if you can save up to $865 when you go to Gabi.com/HAUNTED. Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/HAUNTED.
18/07/1943m 9s

Truk Lagoon

This beautiful body of water connects the Caroline Islands in Micronesia. It also holds the largest collection of shipwrecks on planet earth. The United States sunk a number of battleships and aircraft in the Truk Lagoon, all of which are still there to this day... along with the souls of their departed sailors. Sponsors! Native - For 20% off your first purchase, visit NativeDeodorant.com and use promo code HAUNTED during checkout!
11/07/1950m 29s

The White House

Pristine and untouchable, this iconic building has been home to various Presidents of the United States for over two hundred years. But the history of the American Presidency is not as spotless as the walls at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue - in fact, those who walk the White House grounds often find themselves face to face with ghostly shreds of the nation's past.  Parcasters - How does a lie become a life altering conviction? There is no more tragic example than the Bernard Baran case. Find out more today by listening to Not Guilty on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals.
04/07/1949m 21s

Blackwater River

Despite its name, Blackwater River is actually one of the cleanest waterways in the United States. But the things that it hides under its surface are far from ordinary.  Sponsors! Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/HAUNTED.
27/06/1952m 13s

Dragsholm Castle

Once a residence for Danish royalty, Dragsholm Castle was later used to hold prisoners of war and enemies of the state. They say you can still hear the groans of those forever trapped in the dungeon, and those entombed alive, brick-by-brick, within the walls.  Sponsors! Gabi - Take two minutes and see if you can save up to $865 a year on car insurance at Gabi.com/HAUNTED. There are NO fees, NO forms, and NO spam.
20/06/1953m 45s

The Stanley Hotel

In 1909, this historic and picturesque hotel opened in the beautiful Estes Valley, Colorado. The Stanley Hotel has stood for over one-hundred years, but during that time, this relaxing and lovely vacation place, has also drawn the admiration of the dead, and the dead do not intend to leave anytime soon.  Parcasters - This week on Hostage we finish the unbelievable story of a woman held captive for over seven years. Hear the end of this story at parcast.com/hostage
13/06/1947m 40s

Port Arthur

In the former prison colony of Port Arthur, Tasmania, the worst of Australia's criminals were forced to work in an inescapable prison. The monotonous and torturous environment drove these men to desperate actions, and now desperate spirits haunt the port to this day. Sponsors! Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/HAUNTED.
06/06/1944m 40s

Corvin Castle

Its dungeons have housed many unfortunate prisoners, many dangerous secrets. So secure was this stronghold, that it was able to bend the will of perhaps the greatest villain in history; Vlad Dracula himself.  Parcasters - Who was the Man in the Iron Mask? The king’s brother? The queen’s lovechild? A poor unlucky valet? This week we do our best to find out on Unexplained Mysteries! Available now on parcast.com/unexplained
30/05/1955m 20s

Higbee Beach

This slice of untouched beauty on the New Jersey coast offers endless activities for outdoor enthusiasts. But it's the things buried below the surface you have to watch out for -- the lonely grave and the lost military weapons -- these dark secrets lurk behind the idyllic scenery, seeking out only the most vulnerable of souls. Parcasters - Don't miss Hostage this week! Where we tell the story of a South Korean celebrity abducted on orders of the North Korean government, in order to boost their own film industry. Listen now at parcast.com/hostage
23/05/1955m 14s

Introducing: THE DARK SIDE OF, a new Parcast Original!

Hollywood is one of our most celebrated institutions, but do you know the dark shadows draped over its early years? In this new Parcast Original, we reexamine unknown and overlooked histories of society's beloved cultural touchstones. Every multi-episode series will take on a new topic, from the music industry, to sports, and even dating and romance.In this clip, we introduce the complicated story of Hollywood's founding as a religious utopia. Subscribe to THE DARK SIDE OF on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast to listen to the rest of this episode!
20/05/1918m 28s

Kisiljevo

This small town in Serbia boasts a meager 700 inhabitants, but rumors of its legacy loom incredibly large. Many have suggested the home to the first vampire in the 1700s was in Kisiljevo.  Sponsors! Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off when you go to PairOfThieves.com/HAUNTED.
16/05/1954m 15s

White Rock Lake

Once a popular man-made recreational waterfront in Dallas, Texas. White Rock Lake took on a sinister turn after a tragic drowning. The problem was, nobody seems to know when this happened or who really died that day.  Parcasters - Checked out Not Guilty yet? We’re following up our examination of the Robert Blake trial with a real corker, the trial of Cythia Payne, the Madam of London. Find out more at parcast.com/notguilty
09/05/1952m 53s

Raynham Hall

In 1936, a photographer captured the visage of a specter in what became the most famous picture of a ghost ever taken. The ghost would later be known as the "Brown Lady of Raynham Hall", and her mystery would open the door to a world of dark secrets kept by the wealthy English family. Parcasters - Was George Adamski a conman or genuine UFO observer? Find out on this week's episode of Extraterrestrial! Available now at parcast.com/extraterrestrial
02/05/1942m 40s

Eastern State Penitentiary

In 1829 this prison in Philadelphia opened its doors with a progressive sense of optimism about employing the most modern and humane version of prison reform. But in the Eastern State Penitentiary was the guards, not the prisoners who ultimately proved this wrong. What followed were punishments so tortuous and vile the evil behind them still lingers in the walls, waiting simply for their cells to be unlocked. Sponsors! Green Chef - For$50 off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/HAUNTED.
25/04/1951m 33s

Banff Springs Hotel

Originally opened in 1888, the Banff Springs Hotel is one of Canada’s preeminent luxury hotels, nestled deep in the wilderness of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. The hotel’s massive size, beautiful architecture, and stunning surroundings drew all sorts of wealthy people to vacation within its rooms. However, some people who stay, never seem to leave.  Sponsors! Green Chef - For $50 off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/HAUNTED.
18/04/1950m 25s

ESPIONAGE, a new Parcast podcast!

Hi Haunted Places fans! If you love political intrigue, history, and clandestine operations, you're going to love our new podcast, ESPIONAGE. In this clip, we introduce the story of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, American citizens who spied on behalf of the Soviet Union, giving them access to technology that would alter the balance of the Cold War. To hear the rest of this episode, subscribe to ESPIONAGE on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! Thank you for all of your support!
15/04/1915m 4s

Lake Superior

While normally a peaceful lake bordering the United States and Canada, numerous lives have been lost due to Lake Superior’s violent storms. Some of those bodies have never been found, and still haunt one of the largest lakes in the world.  Sponsors! Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Haunted Place a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Haunted.Robinhood.com.
11/04/1940m 23s

Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Originally opened in Louisville, Kentucky in 1910, the Waverly Hills Sanatorium was a state of the art facility built for the treatment of Tuberculosis. Gruesome surgeries, chained up patients, and rampant suffering all called this building home. In recent years, vandals have laid waste to its once pristine interior, but the dead do not take kindly to these intrusions. Parcasters - Curious about US plans for to turn public opinion towards conflict with Cuba during the Cold War? Check out this week's episode of Conspiracy Theories: parcast.com/conspiracy
04/04/1941m 2s

Saco River

According to Native American legend, this New Hampshire river is destined to claim the lives of at least three people a year as revenge for the violence carried out by early settlers. Some attribute these deaths due to the Saco River’s deceptively fast waters, others aren’t so sure... Sponsors! Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Haunted Place a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Haunted.Robinhood.com.
28/03/1946m 46s

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Founded in 1899, this is one of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles, California. Over its century of operation, Hollywood Forever has seen scandals, grave robbers, earthquakes, floods, and disrepair. Yet, the famous dead still long to be buried among their peers. Some of these deceased stars, refuse to give up the spotlight to this day. Parcasters - If you haven’t checked out our new show, Crimes of Passion, you’re missing out! Listen to our newest episodes on the Jodi Arias trial at parcast.com/passion
21/03/1949m 30s

Joelma Building

On February 1st, 1974, a  25-story building in Sao Paolo, Brazil, suddenly caught fire. The blaze quickly spread throughout the tower, leading to the gruesome deaths of 179 people. The fire was caused by a faulty air conditioner, but many believe the land was cursed long before Joelma was built. Sponsors! BetterHelp - Haunted Places listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code HAUNTED. Go to BetterHelp.com/Haunted. Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/HAUNTED.
14/03/1945m 4s

LaLaurie Mansion

One of the most haunted places in New Orleans, The LaLaurie Mansion has seen years of torture and abuse. Slaves were found chained and tortured in the attic after a fire broke out in the house in 1834. The perpetrator was none other than Madame Delphine LaLaurie herself. This woman’s evil energy remains at the mansion in the French Quarter despite her exile from the United States. Parcasters - To learn about an iconic event in American history, check out our our new episode on John McCain on HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen now at parcast.com/hostage Sponsors! BetterHelp - Go to BetterHelp.com/Haunted to get 10% off your first month with discount code HAUNTED. SugarBearHair - Go to SugarBearHair.com/HAUNTED for amazing hair and a healthier you.
07/03/1946m 13s

Ancient Ram Inn

Built in 1145, standing for almost 1,000 years, the Ancient Ram Inn in Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England, is a truly an old and terrifying place to spend an evening. Its solid stones walls were built on grounds used for human sacrifice. Witches have walked and stalked its halls. And one of its most recent owners was haunted by a Succubus who stole his very soul. Sponsors! Robinhood - Get a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Haunted.Robinhood.com. SugarBearHair - Go to SugarBearHair.com/HAUNTED for amazing hair and a healthier you!
28/02/1943m 42s

Jefferson Hotel

Each room at the Jefferson Hotel in Texas is haunted by a different ghost. Room 19, in particular, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young bride from 1870. The groom never showed up to their wedding so she hung herself from the bed. That same bed remains in the room today, where visitors can still hear her cries. Parcasters - This hotel isn’t the only thing haunted by a young dead bride, check out our new podcast CRIMES OF PASSION today! Listen now at parcast.com/passion Sponsors! SugarBearHair - Go to SugarBearHair.com/HAUNTED for amazing hair and a healthier you.
21/02/1947m 1s

Pearl Harbor

Off the coast of Honolulu sits the resting place of 1,102 sailors and Marines killed during one of the darkest days in United States history. The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 would ignite World War II and have lasting effects on national policy. The ever-present pain of the victims continues to linger on the deck of the sunken ship.  Sponsors! BetterHelp - Haunted Places listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code HAUNTED when you go to BetterHelp.com/Haunted.
14/02/1945m 48s

Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary

As the fog rolls in, and the sun begins to set, the faint shadow of a man appears pacing the long corridor of Alcatraz. A prisoner at the time of his death in 1936, and a prisoner in the after life. His soul is eternally trapped on the isolated prison off the coast of San Francisco. Sponsors! BetterHelp - Haunted Places listeners get 10% off the first month with discount code HAUNTED.
07/02/1938m 18s

Charles Bridge

This tourist destination in the Czech Republic is home to nearly 700 years of ghost stories. The stone Gothic bridge not only connects Old Town to the rest of Prague, but also connects the afterlife to those living today. They say if you dare to go late at night you can see severed heads still dangling from the towers at each end. Parcasters - After this episode of Haunted Places, take the Parcast Bridge over to our new show Extraterrestrial to hear about the abduction of Barney and Betty Hill. Listen at parcast.com/extraterrestrial.
31/01/1945m 37s

Extraterrestrial: Hill Abduction Pt. 1 - a new PARCAST show!

We hope you are excited as we are for this sneak peek episode of our new podcast, Extraterrestrial where we try to answer the question: are we really alone? If you enjoyed this preview and want to listen to the second half of the episode, search and subscribe to EXTRATERRESTRIAL wherever you listen to podcasts now to continue listening! 
28/01/1912m 58s

Aradale Mental Hospital

The gold rush brought thousands of British migrants to Australia in the 1850s. Known as “The Maddest Place on Earth,” the colonial government quickly ordered the construction of several mental health facilities outside of Melbourne. The Aradale Mental Hospital housed hundreds of thousands of people deemed “insane.” Most of these people lived out the rest of their lives at the hospital…and continue to haunt the compound today.   Parcasters - For more stories of delusion, check out the tragic upbringing of Hercules on our Mythology podcast at parcast.com/mythology
24/01/191h 1m

Castle of Good Hope

This plagued fortress in Cape Town, South Africa was built in the late 1600s by the Dutch East India Company. The five massive walls were the site of boundless bloody killings. Cursed to never leave the compound, tormented souls are still locked in the torture chamber. For many, the windowless basement is the closest thing to hell on Earth.  Sponsors! Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/HAUNTED.
17/01/1948m 48s

Ohio State Reformatory

A shiver goes down the back of your neck. Is it just because of the long drafty hallways? Or were the prisoners of the Ohio State Reformatory trying to whisper a warning to escape before you're unable to leave? Prisoners aren't the only ones still locked in their cells. Guards monitor your every move. Even if you can't see them, you can feel their undying vigilance.  Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye!
10/01/1945m 50s

MIND’S EYE, Parcast’s First Psychological Thriller!

We have a holiday gift for you… Parcast’s first fictional crime show AD-FREE! In Mind’s Eye, a serial killer is back and homicide detective Kate McClay fights against psychology, unsolved crimes, and even her own family... The scariest monsters are those hiding inside our own minds. Continue the story of Mind’s Eye NOW by listening to the next episode - “Lost Forever.” Search and subscribe to MIND’S EYE anywhere you listen to podcasts, or at Parcast.com/mindseye. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/12/1830m 1s

Dead Man’s Island

Off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia sits a small, foggy island with iconic, pointed treetops. Those trees once carried the coffins of the dead.  Though the coffins are now gone, the bones of the fallen remain. Their dust is mixed on the sands of the shore. Their spirits are the whispering wind, warning all curious wanderers to keep away. Parcast - If this episode piqued your interest in captivity, check out our new show, HOSTAGE! Subscribe today to hear our most recent episode on Shergar, the kidnapped racehorse. Sponsors! Shudder - To try Shudder free for 30 days, go to Shudder.com and use promo code HAUNTED30.
20/12/1853m 47s

Château de Brissac

Many years ago a tragedy occurred at the Château de Brissac. This tragedy plagued the house for many years. Now, the one time countess of the beautiful castle lurks in the halls. She haunts the men that visit, hoping to deny them the love that she never received. New Podcast! Parcast - Check out our brand new podcast Mythology at https://www.parcast.com/mythology
13/12/1851m 17s

Athena Pt. 1 – Mythology, a new Parcast podcast!

Dear Haunted Places fans, we are so excited to share our new storytelling podcast - MYTHOLOGY - with you this holiday season! Every Tuesday, Mythology will feature the heroes, gods, and creatures that have captivated humanity for generations. Subscribe now wherever you listen to podcasts to hear the rest of this episode! We hope you enjoy!
10/12/1815m 32s

Eden Brown Estate

The colonizers who came to Nevis Island to build this estate sought wealth and adventure. What they did not know was that the spirits of the island had lived there for a long, long time. Those spirits would do anything to protect the Eden Brown Estate from intrusion. Sponsors! Audible - Get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month by going to Audible.com/PLACES or text PLACES to 500 500.
06/12/1854m 3s

Hotel Roosevelt

Smack dab in the center of Tinseltown, The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel was first opened in 1927. It is known for celebrity sightings… but not the lively kind. Montgomery Clift and Marilyn Monroe are just a few of the ghosts you might encounter during your stay. Our tip...avoid room 213 at all costs.. Sponsors! Care/of - For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, visit TakeCareOf.com and enter code HAUNTED.
29/11/1842m 23s

Iulia Hasdeu Castle

Guided by the spirit of his dearly departed daughter, Petriceicu Bogdan Hasdeu builds an ornate castle in Romania for Iulia. She instructed her father to pay special attention to magic numbers, three and seven, while building the structure in 1894. A young child prodigy, you can still hear Iulia playing the piano throughout the folly house. Sponsors! Parcast - Rate, review and subscribe to our new show Assassinations which premieres November 19th!
22/11/1847m 22s

Whaley House

If you visit the Whaley House, you might think there was a squatter hiding in the residence. If you’re smart, you’ll be on the lookout for Yankee Jim, whose gruesome execution dropped the property value low enough for the parcel of land to be bought.  Sponsors! Parcast - We now have merch for sale! Head to Parcast.com/Merch now!
15/11/1844m 19s

Pulau Ubin German Girl Shrine

A young German girl falls to her death when the British army invaded Pulau Ubin in 1914. Plantation workers found her dead body covered in ants at the bottom of the hill. Her ghost still walks to halls of this mysterious mountain temple.  Sponsors! Amazon Prime - Season 1 is available now. Watch the New Season of Lore out now, only on Prime Video.
08/11/1842m 5s

Bell Farm

Terrorized by the Bell Witch and a creature with the head of a rabbit and body of a dog, the Bell family’s life in Tennessee was far from peaceful.  Sponsors! Amazon Prime - Season 1 is available now. Watch the New Season of Lore out now, only on Prime Video.
01/11/1843m 37s

"The Iceman" Pt. 1 - KINGPINS, a new Parcast podcast!

Happy Halloween! As a thank you for supporting Parcast, we wanted to offer this AD-FREE bonus episode of our new podcast, Kingpins that delves into real life HORRORS. Listen to the next part of this story now by subscribing to Kingpins wherever you listen to podcasts! He killed over a hundred people before the police had even heard his name. So when the Mafia needed a body to drop without getting their hands dirty, there was only one man to call. Richard Kuklinski was quick, vicious, and utterly invisible. 
29/10/1855m 19s

Glamis Castle

Earl Beardie loved playing cards, he would play until doomsday, with the devil himself. Legend says that a bet with a mysterious stranger cost him his soul. Will you sit down and play a hand? Subscribe now to our new podcast HOSTAGE, featuring the riveting story of Patty Hearst's abduction by the Symbionese Liberation Army. Sponsors! Amazon Prime - Season 1 is available now. Watch the New Season of Lore October 19, only on Prime Video.
25/10/1852m 39s

Palacio de Linares

Some say it is just a tall tale, the story of a father who knew that apple of his son's eye was actually his daughter from an affair, and then locked up the product of their union away in his palace. If it isn't true, what unsettled history is causing the discarnate movements that plague the grounds? Sponsors! Amazon Prime Video - Catch the new season of Lore October 19th, only on Prime Video.
18/10/1843m 25s

Newstead Abbey

After an evening of drinking, Lord Byron was visited by the ghost of a monk who demanded he return the skulls he had unearthed to their resting place. When Byron resisted, the ghost curled his hand into a fist and Byron’s throat closed up. Was this all a dream or was it real? Sponsors! Parcast - Sign up for the Parcast Monthly Newsletter at Parcast.com
11/10/1848m 9s

Harvey Public Library

Sophie Everlein-Bentz was bludgeoned to death by her husband Jacob in 1931 on the grounds of the library. Now it is haunted. Be quiet when you visit, because the woman “shushing” you may not be the librarian, but the ghost of Sophie. Sponsors! Hello Fresh - For a total of $60 off, that’s $20 off your first 3 boxes, visit HelloFresh.com/HAUNTED60 and enter code HAUNTED60. Shudder - To try Shudder free for 30 days, go to Shudder.com/PODCAST and use promo code HAUNTED30.
04/10/1849m 58s

The Queen Mary

Initially a luxury transport across the Atlantic, The Queen Mary is now a floating hotel and museum. As many as 150 spirits have been seen lurking on her decks or wandering her elegant hallway. And if you’re lucky, you’ll see the ghost of a sailor who had tried to pass through an iron water door before it closed, but didn’t make it. He is known as Half Hatch Harry. Sponsors! Parcast - Sign up for the Parcast Monthly Newsletter at Parcast.com.
27/09/1848m 7s

Monte Cristo Homestead

Now a tourist location in New South Wales, Australia, this two-story mansion is said to be haunted by the original owners as well as others who died on the property. When you visit, keep an eye out for the pregnant maid who jumped from the balcony, or the stable boy who was burned alive.
20/09/1843m 6s

Hotel del Salto

Built on the edge of a cliff in 1923 opposite the Tequendama Falls in Colombia, this mansion stares across from where the indigenous Muisca jumped off the cliff in droves to escape the Spanish conquistadores. Now, if you’re alone on the balcony, you can hear the whispers from far below those who died centuries ago. They want blood. Your blood.
13/09/1848m 16s

Moss Beach Distillery

As a major center for illegal booze during Prohibition, the Moss Beach Distillery was said to be haunted by the Lady in Blue who tragically died in an automobile accident nearby. Since then, strange happenings have occurred at the venue. Many have experienced objects moving on their own, lights turning off, or unexpected  taps on the shoulders when in unoccupied rooms.
06/09/1846m 4s

Finca Sanatorio Duran

Over 100 years ago during construction of Finca Sanatorio Duran, a worker and a nun had an argument over his immoral behavior. Neither was seen alive again. Months later, the nun’s body was unearthed, her ears stuffed in her mouth. Patients said her ghost would appear over their beds and whisper encouragement before vanishing into the mist.
30/08/1837m 20s

Moosham Castle

Located in Salzburg, Austria, Moosham Castle is haunted. Countless women were executed for witchcraft through the Middle Ages and today people report hearing voices, screams and even witnessing attacks...
23/08/1847m 41s

Calcasieu Courthouse

Toni Jo Henry was a former sex worker who killed a man in cold blood in 1940 and is the only woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair. Her spirit is said to have remained in the courthouse, where workers can feel her presence and even smell her burning hair. Many claim she meddles with everyday life at the courthouse by locking doors and fiddling with office equipment.
16/08/1847m 27s

Aokigahara

In the shadow of Mt. Fuji, the Sea of Trees marked the end for many struggling souls. But even before it gained its grisly modern reputation, the forest was said to be haunted. Restless spirits and demons wait in the trees; some ghosts save visitors from a dark end--others are said to eat them. No matter what you believe, the "suicide forest" grows pure horror.
09/08/1850m 40s

The Sallie House

A young girl named Sallie was brought here one night in the early 1900s by her mother. The doctor said young Sallie’s appendix was about to burst and he needed to operate on her immediately. But, he didn’t give her enough anesthetic and she woke up during the procedure. Believing she was being tortured, Sallie died on the operating table. Now she haunts the halls of this home, often reenacting the fear she felt that night.
02/08/1846m 46s

Hotel Monte Vista

The Hotel Monte Vista in Flagstaff, Arizona opened on New Year’s Day in 1927. A bellboy in a red coat tells you about the hotel’s haunted history. The bar is haunted by the ghost of the bank robber who died there. In room 305, the ghost of an old woman rocks in a rocking chair. In room 220, strips of human flesh hangs occasionally hang from the chandelier. In fact, the bellboy you’re talking to has been dead for 70 years.
26/07/1839m 37s

Rose Hall

The mansion and plantation homes at Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica are haunted. Visitors report seeing the ghost of plantation owner Annie Palmer who rode her horse in the middle of the night, whipping any slaves she passed by. Others have seen The Whooping Boy, who hunted down any slaves who tried to escape. But all of the restless spirits who lurk in the shadows waiting, are ready to lure you into the darkness.
19/07/1847m 21s

Bodie State Historic Park

Bodie, California is an abandoned gold rush town that was founded in 1859 by W.S. Bodey. When Bodey and his gold-mining partner walked to the next town, they got caught in a blizzard. Bodey collapsed and his partner left him to die. Bodey’s body wasn’t found until the spring thaw, but his partner said that every night that winter, Bodey’s frozen corpse returned, tapping against the window asking to be let inside.
12/07/1846m 52s

Château de Châteaubriant

In the mid 13th century, Sibylle de La Guerche had spent numerous nights wandering the halls of Château de Châteaubriant, hoping her husband Geoffroy IV would return from war. Upon the shock of seeing him return, she died on the spot. Many say Sibylle still wanders the Château’s halls searching for the spirit of her husband.
05/07/1844m 22s

Devil’s Kitchen

About one mile off of Highway 78 near Tallapoosa, Georgia is a mysterious winding creek that follows a forest of oak trees. After many twists and turns, the endless creek dives deep into a canyon. But if you visit, be on the lookout for those lost souls left behind. Because not everybody who visits gets to leave the Devil’s Kitchen. ...
28/06/1845m 46s

The Myrtles Plantation

The Myrtles Plantation located in St. Francisville, Louisiana has seen its fair share of death. Visitors claim to have seen figures in old-fashioned clothing in the hallway mirror. Others have heard phantom footsteps going up the stairs. But if you’re really lucky, you may get a photo of “The Ghost Girl” who runs around the plantation.
21/06/1842m 22s

Edinburgh Castle

Atop a dormant volcano and overlooking the storied capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle has been home to Scottish royalty since the twelfth century. But it’s also been the scene of many gruesome deaths. And sometimes, if the air is still, you can hear the cries of victims from centuries past.
14/06/1848m 24s

Ruthin Castle

About 20 miles from the Irish sea in Wales lies Ruthin Castle. For centuries, people have reported seeing spirits of those who have perished there. Lady Grey looking for her axe. A soldier wandering the halls. A young girl with golden ringlets walking and giggling on Upper Clwyd Street. Who were these ghosts in life, how did they die, and why are they haunting Ruthin Castle? After this podcast, listen to our new show Great Women of Business wherever you listen to podcasts! Episodes on Julia Child and Coco Chanel are out now!
07/06/1854m 33s

Kloster Unterzell

The Unterzell Monastery in Bavaria, Germany was built on the ruins of a convent where numerous mysterious incidents occurred. In the mid 1700s, Sister Cecilia Pistorini of Kloster Unterzell suffered from visions and had hysteric attacks. She was convinced she was possessed by Satan. But after the nuns gathered for an exorcism, it only got worse...
31/05/1849m 23s

Villisca Axe Murder House

Six children and two adults were murdered in what is now called the Villisca Axe Murder House. The killer hid in the family’s barn, waited for them to fall asleep, and then used the family’s own axe to kill them. Over a hundred years later, the house has been restored to its 1912 condition. And paranormal investigators who have visited the house say they found the presence of spirits, demons and even a portal to a dark dimension.
24/05/1854m 53s

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar

On a quiet corner of New Orleans Bourbon Street you'll find Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop bar. At almost 300 years old, the bar is a hotbed of supernatural phenomena - from cold, invisible hands grabbing patrons, to a pair of bright red eyes visible in a dark corner. Is all this the result of one too many Voodoo Daiquiris? Or are the spirits gathering for a social drink?
17/05/1841m 59s

The Screaming Tunnel

Nearly 100 years ago, the life of a young girl came to came to a tragic end in this tunnel. Since then, those who enter are met with the furious cries of her ghost. There are three terrifyingly, gruesome versions of her death. Which one do you believe?
10/05/1838m 56s

Leap Castle

A 16th Century castle was thought to be haunted for centuries by two feuding brothers. But when the castle was restored, a morbid discovery was made...
03/05/1845m 44s

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Among the serene, rolling hills of West Virginia, there is an eerie building with a horrific past. The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum was once home to people receiving rehabilitation for everything from being jealous to reading novels. The mistreatment and abuse left many restless souls, who are still trying to escape the endless torture… or make visitors feel their pain.
26/04/1846m 28s

Old Changi Hospital

The souls of tortured prisoners roam the halls of the Old Changi Hospital in Singapore, built in 1935 as part of the British Royal Air Force base. Although meant to heal and comfort, the hospital provided only violence and pain. Now, it stands as eternal resting grounds, where restless souls lurk, ready to make others suffer as they have.
19/04/1849m 2s

Winchester Mystery House

Hundreds of rooms. Thousands of doors. Ten thousand windows. An intricate Victorian maze, built by Sarah Winchester, the Winchester Mystery House was constructed to keep bad spirits at bay. But instead, it has attracted the paranormal and earned a spot as one of the most haunted homes in America.
12/04/181h 0m

The Palacio de Lecumberri

Before it was an important national archive building in Mexico, the Palacio de Lecumberri served as a prison. But behind the bars that now house records and files is a history filled with the abuse, torture, and murder of former prisoners. Those incarcerated in the Palacio de Lecumberri haunt the halls, serving eternal life sentences.
05/04/1841m 25s

The Sultan’s Palace

At the end of most ghost tours in New Orleans, you’ll be led to 716 Dauphine Street. The building has seen better days, and you sense something is wrong as you watch locals avoid this spot at all costs. Rumor has it, a bloody massacre occurred here, turning the Sultan’s Palace into a tomb for those dismembered in the slaughter.
29/03/1851m 40s

The Bhangarh Fort

The Bhangarh Fort sits abandoned in Rajasthan, India, a long journey away from major cities like Delhi. But this area is not only haunted… it’s cursed. While the local residents have their personal protections from the trapped spirits and the dark magic, visitors continue to arrive, drawn to the region by curiosity… or perhaps by something darker.
22/03/1846m 59s

Gettysburg Battlefield

Surrounding the Gettysburg Battlefield is a National Park, park ranger headquarters, and B&Bs for those who come to visit. But after a whiff of rot, visitors will soon find that they aren’t alone. The battlefield became a deathbed for more than 8,000 soldiers, and to this day, you can feel the bloody history surrounding you.
15/03/1845m 33s

Poveglia Island

As a deadly plague spread through Venice, those showing even the slightest sign of illness were sent to Poveglia Island… a fate worse than death. Before the sickness killed them, doctors poked and prodded patients, providing inhumane services that did little to heal the infected. Now, the undead haunt the island, torturing those who dare visit.
08/03/1842m 23s

The Bennington County Courthouse

Isaac and Hulda lived a happy life in Manchester, Vermont… until something began sucking the life out of Hulda. To break this curse, the townspeople gathered at the town’s graveyard and disturbed the dead. 225 years later, the Bennington County Courthouse stands on this forgotten graveyard. One woman viciously haunts the building to this day, her soul robbed of eternal peace.
22/02/1846m 37s

Nidaros Cathedral

The stunning Nidaros Cathedral is one of the oldest buildings in Trondheim, Norway — a city that has built itself around the church for centuries. From a violent Viking king, to a haunting headless monk, the church has a bloody history that lives on today. If you come across the undead during a visit, beware: the monk is known to wring necks.
08/02/1841m 29s

Tower of London

The London Tower holds a rich history of England and its rulers...but it also holds many devious acts of imprisonment, torture and murder. This history has led the tower to become one of England’s most haunted places...where tourists just might see the pale faces or bloody, headless bodies of the undead.
25/01/1851m 35s

Driskill Hotel

At the elegant Driskill Hotel, every room tells a story. Located in Austin, Texas, the hotel was built in the late 1800s, and since then, has collected many restless spirits of former employees, abandoned brides, and even a child. For years, guests have shared their accounts of paranormal activity. Book a room … if you dare.
11/01/1842m 34s

Princess Theater

The Princess Theater in Melbourne, Australia is a late 19th century wonder and an iconic destination for entertainment. But behind the all of the grandeur, the ghost of Federici—an actor who died on stage in 1888—lurks, searching for the eternal fame that was denied to him years ago.
28/12/1738m 12s

Island of the Dolls

Quiet whispers, distant singing, and hundreds of mutilated dolls staring at those who pass...this is the eerie Island of the Dolls. Along the canals of Xochimilco, legends tell of a drowned girl searching for her doll in the afterlife, a woman who haunts the canals hoping to kidnap children, and Don Julian, a man rumored to have built the shrine of dolls... and who died canalside with them. Join us as we explore the mysterious Xochimilco canals and their secrets.
14/12/1747m 47s

Birdcage Theater

Tombstone, Arizona, where ghosts perform on the Birdcage Theatre’s empty stage and gamble in the basement. During the Birdcage’s eight years of operation in the 1880’s, twenty-six people were killed inside the theatre’s walls. All of them are still there. Greg tells the stories of a sex worker who snapped, a performer’s theatrical death, and a cowboy who haunted management until he was properly respected.
30/11/1750m 51s

The Catacombs of Paris

Many people don’t know that Paris sits directly on top of a mass grave. Thousands lie interred in the Catacombs, but they do not rest in peace. The maze-like tunnels attract explorers, but not all explorers come home alive. And those who do have seen something terrifying.
16/11/1746m 27s

La Recoleta Cemetery

Chills on a warm day. Bricks falling from still, empty mausoleums. Scratches from no one. Living visitors to La Recoleta Cemetery encounter these eerie occurrences, and more. With over 4000 buried there, La Recoleta is one of Argentina’s most famous cemeteries. Greg explores the tragic tales of those interred at La Recoleta, and how their ghosts prey on unlucky visitors.
02/11/1745m 31s

Marie Laveau's Cottage

In the vibrant French Quarter of New Orleans, an unassuming house once held dark secrets. This was the cottage of Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen who held thousands in her thrall. But did the evil spirits Marie summoned ever leave the house? Or are they still there, waiting to possess someone new?
19/10/1746m 18s

The Cecil Hotel

Built in the 1920’s as a destination for the living, the Cecil Hotel fell victim to the Great Depression, and soon became a destination for the dead. With sixteen unnatural deaths inside the hotel and even more connected to it, this high-rise in the heart of downtown Los Angeles is widely believed to be haunted... Or at least cursed, because there’s something about the Cecil Hotel that leads to women turning up dead.
13/10/1738m 38s

Welcome Trailer!

You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. We take you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and it’s haunted history every episode. Spooky legends, weird histories, and tales of the supernatural. Haunted Places premieres Thursday October 19th and new episodes come out every Thursday, so don’t forget to subscribe!
06/10/171m 34s

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We now offer our complete AD-FREE archives of episodes six months or older on Stitcher Premium! To get a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to StitcherPremium.com/PARCAST and use the promo code PARCAST. 
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