Category: Ghosts

Death Curve: The Legend of Julia Markham

The first time that I remember hearing about a place called “dead man’s” anything was when I was over at…

Episode 56: Death Curve: The Legend of Julia Markham

The Death Curve of Cambridge, Illinois, will forever be linked to the story of a woman who committed a horrible…

Ghosts of the Pandemic, Part 1: Arrival

One night several years ago – longer ago than I want to care to admit – I had an experience…

Episode 31: My Ghost Stories – Real and Imagined

We all love ghost stories, but not all of them should be believed. Decide for yourself as I tell you…

Episode 27: A Dark and Haunted Holiday

   Some relatives are unwelcome at Christmas. Some are rude. Some look down on you. Some are unwelcome because they’re…

Episode 22: The Tinsmith’s Ghost

Even familiar noises can seem odd in a new house. In 1887, one woman tried to explain away the mysterious…

The Tinsmith’s Ghost

There’s nothing quite like moving into a new house. In most cases, a new buyer obviously likes it, otherwise they…

Uninvited Guests

It was the Spring of 1972, and a group of young men in Davenport, Iowa were hosting a very unusual…

The Spirit of Joseph Stroehle

   It takes a little bit to get used to a new house.    Houses make noises. Furnaces kick on,…

Unfinished Business: Walking the Rows of Iowa’s Haunted Cemeteries

Halloween is synonymous with ghosts. Every October, people from all over America break out their spooky holiday decorations to celebrate…