There are some spooky spots across the country. You can guarantee that these creepy places will give you a thrill. Plus there is a lot of interesting history behind every ghost story.
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Back in 1864, the asylum in West Virginia was known as the Weston State Hospital and housed thousands of patients with mental illness. Sadly, hundreds of people ended up dying there and the facility closed in 1994. It was even used as a military post during the Civil War era. It is said that the spirits of these patients haunt the spot today. The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum offers 2-hour paranormal tours that take guests to four spots that are known to be the most haunted. Even you are really looking for a scare, you can go on the 8-hour ghost hunt, which is an overnight paranormal experience with ghost-hunters.
Villisca Axe Murder House
The house at 508 East Second Street in Iowa was the scene of a gruesome crime on June 10, 1912. The brutal murder of Josiah Moore, his wife, his 4 children and 2 young girls who were visiting, stunned the small country town. They never did find out who was responsible. Since then, residents of the home have said they saw visions of a man holding an ax and heard children crying. There have also been a number of unexplained paranormal activities reported. The home was restored in 1994 to its original condition with no electricity or plumbing. The grisly home hosts lamplight tours from April to November. Overnight experiences are also available to people who really want to experience the Villisca Axe Murder House.
Moon River Brewery
The Moon River Brewery is one of the oldest buildings in Savannah, Georgia. The building from 1821 opened as a brewery in 1999. It used to be City Hotel, an expensive hotel with a lot of history from the Civil War. Men were murdered in the hotel, including one who was beaten to death. Bar guests have said they have seen bottles fly through the area and some have even said they have felt being pushed or touched.
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