Haunted Places

Haunted Places Podcast

You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Greg (Co-Host of Serial Killers and Cults) takes you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and it’s haunted history, every Thursday. Spooky legends, weird histories, and tales of the supernatural... Listen at your own risk. Haunted Places is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network. New episodes released every Thursday.

Castle of Good Hope
This plagued fortress in Cape Town, South Africa was built in the late 1600s by the Dutch East India Company. The five massive walls were the site of boundless bloody killings. Cursed to never leave the compound, tormented souls are still locked in the torture chamber. For many, the windowless basement is the closest thing to hell on Earth. Sponsors!Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/HAUNTED.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f...

Ohio State Reformatory
A shiver goes down the back of your neck. Is it just because of the long drafty hallways? Or were the prisoners of the Ohio State Reformatory trying to whisper a warning to escape before you're unable to leave? Prisoners aren't the only ones still locked in their cells. Guards monitor your every move. Even if you can't see them, you can feel their undying vigilance. Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye!Learn more about your ad choices. V...

MIND’S EYE, Parcast’s First Psychological Thriller!
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Dead Man’s Island
Off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia sits a small, foggy island with iconic, pointed treetops. Those trees once carried the coffins of the dead.  Though the coffins are now gone, the bones of the fallen remain. Their dust is mixed on the sands of the shore. Their spirits are the whispering wind, warning all curious wanderers to keep away.Parcast - If this episode piqued your interest in captivity, check out our new show, HOSTAGE! Subscribe today to hear our most recent episode on Shergar, the kidnap...

Château de Brissac
Many years ago a tragedy occurred at the Château de Brissac. This tragedy plagued the house for many years. Now, the one time countess of the beautiful castle lurks in the halls. She haunts the men that visit, hoping to deny them the love that she never received.New Podcast!Parcast - Check out our brand new podcast Mythology at https://www.parcast.com/mythologyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Athena Pt. 1 – Mythology, a new Parcast podcast!
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Eden Brown Estate
The colonizers who came to Nevis Island to build this estate sought wealth and adventure. What they did not know was that the spirits of the island had lived there for a long, long time. Those spirits would do anything to protect the Eden Brown Estate from intrusion.Sponsors!Audible - Get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month by going to Audible.com/PLACES or text PLACES to 500 500.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Hotel Roosevelt
Smack dab in the center of Tinseltown, The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel was first opened in 1927. It is known for celebrity sightings… but not the lively kind. Montgomery Clift and Marilyn Monroe are just a few of the ghosts you might encounter during your stay. Our tip...avoid room 213 at all costs..Sponsors!Care/of - For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, visit TakeCareOf.com and enter code HAUNTED. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Iulia Hasdeu Castle
Guided by the spirit of his dearly departed daughter, Petriceicu Bogdan Hasdeu builds an ornate castle in Romania for Iulia. She instructed her father to pay special attention to magic numbers, three and seven, while building the structure in 1894. A young child prodigy, you can still hear Iulia playing the piano throughout the folly house. Sponsors!Parcast - Rate, review and subscribe to our new show Assassinations which premieres November 19th!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


Whaley House
If you visit the Whaley House, you might think there was a squatter hiding in the residence. If you’re smart, you’ll be on the lookout for Yankee Jim, whose gruesome execution dropped the property value low enough for the parcel of land to be bought. Sponsors!Parcast - We now have merch for sale! Head to Parcast.com/Merch now!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Pulau Ubin German Girl Shrine
A young German girl falls to her death when the British army invaded Pulau Ubin in 1914. Plantation workers found her dead body covered in ants at the bottom of the hill. Her ghost still walks to halls of this mysterious mountain temple. Sponsors!Amazon Prime - Season 1 is available now. Watch the New Season of Lore out now, only on Prime Video.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Bell Farm
Terrorized by the Bell Witch and a creature with the head of a rabbit and body of a dog, the Bell family’s life in Tennessee was far from peaceful. Sponsors!Amazon Prime - Season 1 is available now. Watch the New Season of Lore out now, only on Prime Video.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


Glamis Castle
Earl Beardie loved playing cards, he would play until doomsday, with the devil himself. Legend says that a bet with a mysterious stranger cost him his soul. Will you sit down and play a hand?Subscribe now to our new podcast HOSTAGE, featuring the riveting story of Patty Hearst's abduction by the Symbionese Liberation Army.Sponsors!Amazon Prime - Season 1 is available now. Watch the New Season of Lore October 19, only on Prime Video.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Palacio de Linares
Some say it is just a tall tale, the story of a father who knew that apple of his son's eye was actually his daughter from an affair, and then locked up the product of their union away in his palace. If it isn't true, what unsettled history is causing the discarnate movements that plague the grounds?Sponsors!Amazon Prime Video - Catch the new season of Lore October 19th, only on Prime Video.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Newstead Abbey
After an evening of drinking, Lord Byron was visited by the ghost of a monk who demanded he return the skulls he had unearthed to their resting place. When Byron resisted, the ghost curled his hand into a fist and Byron’s throat closed up. Was this all a dream or was it real?Sponsors!Parcast - Sign up for the Parcast Monthly Newsletter at Parcast.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


Harvey Public Library
Sophie Everlein-Bentz was bludgeoned to death by her husband Jacob in 1931 on the grounds of the library. Now it is haunted. Be quiet when you visit, because the woman “shushing” you may not be the librarian, but the ghost of Sophie.Sponsors!Hello Fresh - For a total of $60 off, that’s $20 off your first 3 boxes, visit HelloFresh.com/HAUNTED60 and enter code HAUNTED60.Shudder - To try Shudder free for 30 days, go to Shudder.com/PODCAST and use promo code HAUNTED30. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit me...

The Queen Mary
Initially a luxury transport across the Atlantic, The Queen Mary is now a floating hotel and museum. As many as 150 spirits have been seen lurking on her decks or wandering her elegant hallway. And if you’re lucky, you’ll see the ghost of a sailor who had tried to pass through an iron water door before it closed, but didn’t make it. He is known as Half Hatch Harry.Sponsors!Parcast - Sign up for the Parcast Monthly Newsletter at Parcast.com.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Monte Cristo Homestead
Now a tourist location in New South Wales, Australia, this two-story mansion is said to be haunted by the original owners as well as others who died on the property. When you visit, keep an eye out for the pregnant maid who jumped from the balcony, or the stable boy who was burned alive.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


Hotel del Salto
Built on the edge of a cliff in 1923 opposite the Tequendama Falls in Colombia, this mansion stares across from where the indigenous Muisca jumped off the cliff in droves to escape the Spanish conquistadores. Now, if you’re alone on the balcony, you can hear the whispers from far below those who died centuries ago. They want blood. Your blood.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Moss Beach Distillery
As a major center for illegal booze during Prohibition, the Moss Beach Distillery was said to be haunted by the Lady in Blue who tragically died in an automobile accident nearby. Since then, strange happenings have occurred at the venue. Many have experienced objects moving on their own, lights turning off, or unexpected  taps on the shoulders when in unoccupied rooms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Finca Sanatorio Duran
Over 100 years ago during construction of Finca Sanatorio Duran, a worker and a nun had an argument over his immoral behavior. Neither was seen alive again. Months later, the nun’s body was unearthed, her ears stuffed in her mouth. Patients said her ghost would appear over their beds and whisper encouragement before vanishing into the mist.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


Moosham Castle
Located in Salzburg, Austria, Moosham Castle is haunted. Countless women were executed for witchcraft through the Middle Ages and today people report hearing voices, screams and even witnessing attacks...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Calcasieu Courthouse
Toni Jo Henry was a former sex worker who killed a man in cold blood in 1940 and is the only woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair. Her spirit is said to have remained in the courthouse, where workers can feel her presence and even smell her burning hair. Many claim she meddles with everyday life at the courthouse by locking doors and fiddling with office equipment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Aokigahara
In the shadow of Mt. Fuji, the Sea of Trees marked the end for many struggling souls. But even before it gained its grisly modern reputation, the forest was said to be haunted. Restless spirits and demons wait in the trees; some ghosts save visitors from a dark end--others are said to eat them. No matter what you believe, the "suicide forest" grows pure horror. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


The Sallie House
A young girl named Sallie was brought here one night in the early 1900s by her mother. The doctor said young Sallie’s appendix was about to burst and he needed to operate on her immediately. But, he didn’t give her enough anesthetic and she woke up during the procedure. Believing she was being tortured, Sallie died on the operating table. Now she haunts the halls of this home, often reenacting the fear she felt that night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Hotel Monte Vista
The Hotel Monte Vista in Flagstaff, Arizona opened on New Year’s Day in 1927. A bellboy in a red coat tells you about the hotel’s haunted history. The bar is haunted by the ghost of the bank robber who died there. In room 305, the ghost of an old woman rocks in a rocking chair. In room 220, strips of human flesh hangs occasionally hang from the chandelier. In fact, the bellboy you’re talking to has been dead for 70 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Rose Hall
The mansion and plantation homes at Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica are haunted. Visitors report seeing the ghost of plantation owner Annie Palmer who rode her horse in the middle of the night, whipping any slaves she passed by. Others have seen The Whooping Boy, who hunted down any slaves who tried to escape. But all of the restless spirits who lurk in the shadows waiting, are ready to lure you into the darkness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


Bodie State Historic Park
Bodie, California is an abandoned gold rush town that was founded in 1859 by W.S. Bodey. When Bodey and his gold-mining partner walked to the next town, they got caught in a blizzard. Bodey collapsed and his partner left him to die. Bodey’s body wasn’t found until the spring thaw, but his partner said that every night that winter, Bodey’s frozen corpse returned, tapping against the window asking to be let inside. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Château de Châteaubriant
In the mid 13th century, Sibylle de La Guerche had spent numerous nights wandering the halls of Château de Châteaubriant, hoping her husband Geoffroy IV would return from war. Upon the shock of seeing him return, she died on the spot. Many say Sibylle still wanders the Château’s halls searching for the spirit of her husband. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Devil’s Kitchen
About one mile off of Highway 78 near Tallapoosa, Georgia is a mysterious winding creek that follows a forest of oak trees. After many twists and turns, the endless creek dives deep into a canyon. But if you visit, be on the lookout for those lost souls left behind. Because not everybody who visits gets to leave the Devil’s Kitchen. ......


The Myrtles Plantation
The Myrtles Plantation located in St. Francisville, Louisiana has seen its fair share of death. Visitors claim to have seen figures in old-fashioned clothing in the hallway mirror. Others have heard phantom footsteps going up the stairs. But if you’re really lucky, you may get a photo of “The Ghost Girl” who runs around the plantation. ...

Edinburgh Castle
Atop a dormant volcano and overlooking the storied capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle has been home to Scottish royalty since the twelfth century. But it’s also been the scene of many gruesome deaths. And sometimes, if the air is still, you can hear the cries of victims from centuries past. ...

Ruthin Castle
About 20 miles from the Irish sea in Wales lies Ruthin Castle. For centuries, people have reported seeing spirits of those who have perished there. Lady Grey looking for her axe. A soldier wandering the halls. A young girl with golden ringlets walking and giggling on Upper Clwyd Street. Who were these ghosts in life, how did they die, and why are they haunting Ruthin Castle? After this podcast, listen to our new show Great Women of Business wherever you listen to podcasts! Episodes on Julia Child and Coco C...


Kloster Unterzell
The Unterzell Monastery in Bavaria, Germany was built on the ruins of a convent where numerous mysterious incidents occurred. In the mid 1700s, Sister Cecilia Pistorini of Kloster Unterzell suffered from visions and had hysteric attacks. She was convinced she was possessed by Satan. But after the nuns gathered for an exorcism, it only got worse... ...

Villisca Axe Murder House
Six children and two adults were murdered in what is now called the Villisca Axe Murder House. The killer hid in the family’s barn, waited for them to fall asleep, and then used the family’s own axe to kill them. Over a hundred years later, the house has been restored to its 1912 condition. And paranormal investigators who have visited the house say they found the presence of spirits, demons and even a portal to a dark dimension. ...

Welcome Trailer!
You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. We take you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and it’s haunted history every episode. Spooky legends, weird histories, and tales of the supernatural. Haunted Places premieres Thursday October 19th and new episodes come out every Thursday, so don’t forget to subscribe! Learn more about your ad choices...


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