The Haunting of America: Ghosts and Legends of America's Haunted Past by Troy Taylor
Join author Troy Taylor in search of America's most haunted places and the strangest historical ghost stories ever told.
Travel to New England in search of Dudleytown; roam the haunted battlefields at Gettysburg; seek out the Jersey Devil in the Pine Barrens; hunt for ghosts in historic Mammoth Cave; wander through California's Winchester Mansion; get lost at the Bachelor's Grove Cemetery near Chicago... and that's only the beginning!
Travel all across the country in pursuit of spirits and let Troy Taylor introduce you to the places he considers to be America's Most Haunted. Little-known stories and famous haunted spots include Connecticut's Phelps Mansion; haunted Ellicott City, Maryland; the infamous Bell Witch of Tennessee; Louisiana's Myrtles Plantation; the Crescent Hotel in Arkansas; Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay; San Diego's Whaley House; and many more.
Troy Taylor is the author of 40 books about history, hauntings, and the unexplained in America, including Haunted Illinois, Haunted Chicago, and Weird Illinois. Mr. Taylor is the president of the American Ghost Society, which boasts more than 600 active members in the United States and Canada. He is also a public speaker on the subject of hauntings and has spoken to literally hundreds of public and private public groups on the paranormal. Taylor is also the co-owner and manager of the Illinois Hauntings Tour Co., with tours in Alton, Chicago and Springfield and of the Bump in the Night Tour Co., which hosts overnight excursions to haunted places throughout the Midwest.
Troy Taylor is the author of more than seventy books on history, crime, mysteries and the supernatural in America. He was born and raised in Illinois and currently resides in an undisclosed location in Chicago.