Michigan's Haunted Legends and Lore

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Journey across the State of Michigan, rich in history, to read over 40 tales of the strange, the unusual, and the haunted of centuries past. Discover the spectral cries of the lost souls under a bridge, spirits who haunt a Westland school, the beloved Civil War horse whose spirit lives on, a wrongly accused town witch, UFOs that frighten those at a Michigan farm, and Michael Jackson's elaborate gravestone gift to entertainer Jackie Wilson. Listen to the waves that crash against the stony cliffs and catch a ...

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Overview

Journey across the State of Michigan, rich in history, to read over 40 tales of the strange, the unusual, and the haunted of centuries past. Discover the spectral cries of the lost souls under a bridge, spirits who haunt a Westland school, the beloved Civil War horse whose spirit lives on, a wrongly accused town witch, UFOs that frighten those at a Michigan farm, and Michael Jackson's elaborate gravestone gift to entertainer Jackie Wilson. Listen to the waves that crash against the stony cliffs and catch a glimpse of a grisly murder or climb the steps of Joe Louis Arena and discover why Al the Octopus is so important to Detroit's sports fans. So settle into a comfortable chair, pour yourself a cup of coffee, and explore the depths of Michigan's Haunted Legends and Lore. And don't worry; we understand if you need to leave your lights on tonight.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764342400
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 816,840
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kristy Robinett began, at the age of 3, playing and communicating with spirits, labeled imaginary friends by her parents - and unacceptable. Today, Kristy is a world-renowned Psychic/Medium and author of Ghosts of Southeast Michigan and Higher Intuitions Oracle.

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Table of Contents

Dedication 5

Acknowledgments 5

Introduction 6

Chapter 1 A Haunt Back in Time 8

Chapter 2 The Curse of the Lions 17

Chapter 3 Fairies and Goblins 19

Chapter 4 Mr. Excitement 20

Chapter 5 The Hangings 22

Chapter 6 The Lost 24

Chapter 7 Swift Justice 25

Chapter 8 White Horse Inn 31

Chapter 9 Al 36

Chapter 10 George 38

Chapter 11 Restless Spirits 40

Chapter 12 Flames of Fright 45

Chapter 13 The Bloody River 54

Chapter 14 Stop in the Name of Ghosts 60

Chapter 15 Who's There? 62

Chapter 16 The Last Hanging 63

Chapter 17 A Spirited Push 66

Chapter 18 Dead Tales 70

Chapter 19 The Legend of Minnow Pond 72

Chapter 20 Scared Straight 73

Chapter 21 What in the Hell? 83

Chapter 22 The Spirit Lives On 85

Chapter 23 The Dexter Witch 88

Chapter 24 A Haunting in Hillsdale 90

Chapter 25 1:11 94

Chapter 26 Momma Turtle 101

Chapter 27 Jack 106

Chapter 28 Please Leave 108

Chapter 29 Cold Blooded 112

Chapter 30 The Barracks 115

Chapter 31 A Deadly New Year 119

Chapter 32 Hunted 121

Chapter 33 The Dudgeon Swamp 123

Chapter 34 Historic Fort Wayne 126

Chapter 35 The Lantern 130

Chapter 36 The Lighthouse Legends 132

Thirteen Stars

The Legend of Mary Terry

Where There's Smoke

Chapter 37 The Civic Angel 135

Chapter 38 The Staircase 137

Chapter 39 On the Hill 139

Chapter 40 Strangled 141

Chapter 41 Sam the Horse 146

Chapter 42 Northern Michigan Asylum 148

Chapter 43 Christmas Eve Massacre 154

Chapter 44 The Innocent Ones 156

Chapter 45 The Allegan Lodge 162

Chapter 46 Crybaby Bridge 166

Chapter 47 A Victorian Mourning 169

Chapter 48 Maybury 182

Conclusion 188

Bibliography 189

Index 191

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