American Hauntings

American Hauntings

by Mary Beth Sammons, Robert Edwards
     
 
Everybody has read about ghosts in haunted houses, but how many of us know about apparitions that haunt more accessible places: hotels, inns, theaters, college campuses, prisons, and public buildings; not to mention outdoor locales such as parks, cemeteries, and lighthouses?

American Hauntings is a collection of more than 100 true ghost tales set in

Overview

Everybody has read about ghosts in haunted houses, but how many of us know about apparitions that haunt more accessible places: hotels, inns, theaters, college campuses, prisons, and public buildings; not to mention outdoor locales such as parks, cemeteries, and lighthouses?

American Hauntings is a collection of more than 100 true ghost tales set in locales throughout the United States. This thrilling travelogue takes the reader behind the creaky doors of the most haunted places in America. These eerie habitations include some of the best-known and finest travel destinations in the country, including San Diego's Hotel Del Coronado, Jekyll Island off the coast of Georgia, the Lodge in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, and one of Al Capone's old stomping grounds, the Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois.

Ghost hunters will also want to feast on the haunted histories of places like the Pasadena Playhouse in California, the Grand Opera House in Dubuque, the Plymouth Lighthouse in Massachusetts, Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island in Delaware, and even the Las Vegas Strip. The paranormal visitors featured in the book include Abraham Lincoln, Aaron Burr, John Brown, Harry Houdini, and the notorious pirate Blackbeard. Most of the sites are open to the public; addresses are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760762936
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/02/2005
Pages:
307
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 6.92(h) x 0.68(d)

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