Florida Ghost Stories


Twenty-six haunting tales of Florida's ghosts, from a haunted schoolhouse in Micanopy to the many spirits lingering in St. Augustine, America's oldest city.

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Twenty-six haunting tales of Florida's ghosts, from a haunted schoolhouse in Micanopy to the many spirits lingering in St. Augustine, America's oldest city.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561644117
  • Publisher: Pineapple Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/15/2008
  • Pages: 149
  • Sales rank: 970,738
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
Site Map     ix
Rosewood: A spirit that never rests   Cedar Key     1
Mourning Dove & Running Fox: One of the old stories of Silver Springs   Silver Springs     7
Brown Dog's Curse: The final chapter of the curse placed on him by Mourning Dove at Silver Springs   Silver Springs     13
The Enchanted Tree: The tale of an ancient Indian curse   Ocala National Forest     19
Herlong Mansion: This old house in Micanopy does have some strange happenings   Micanopy     26
Living Miracle: A little girl who became a miracle   Micanopy     31
The Old Schoolhouse: Who are these ghosts looking for?   Micanopy     34
The Big Scare: A tail of fright on a walk home from work   Archer     39
The Indian: A terrifying encounter with an Indian ghost in Archer   Archer     43
The Lady in White: She never leaves her old home   Starke     48
The Specters at Ocean Pond: What are these ghosts afraid of?   Olustee State Park     52
The Last Scream: The story of a horrifying experience   Providence     55
Ashlyn: An encounter with a specter from the past   Lake City     59
Phantom on the Beach: Astrange encounter that helped a lifeguard on Jacksonville Beach   Jacksonville     65
The Choir Boy: The story of a specter in the church   Jacksonville     75
The Old Fort: The encounter with a specter at Fort Clinch   Fernandina     81
The Pirate: Little Talbot Island's pirate ghost   Little Talbot Island     91
The House on the Hill: A young boy's encounter with two ghostly children   Green Cove Springs     96
The Fog: A ghost of old Castillo de San Marcos   St. Augustine     103
Casa Monica: Do things truly change in this old hotel?   St. Augustine     109
The Ghost of the Light: A trilogy of stories about the St. Augustine Lighthouse   St. Augustine     121
The Lady in Pink: A specter in the old Huguenot Cemetery   St. Augustine     127
The Quarry Pits: A terrifying experience in the Coquina Pits   St. Augustine     131
The Lady in Blue: The ghost of the old Flagler Hotel   St. Augustine     135
Castillo de San Marcos: A strange encounter in the fog   St. Augustine     139
Old Spanish Quarter: A haughty young beauty   St. Augustine     143
Index     148

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