The history of the town of Plymouth, Massachusetts is unique in that most Americans are familiar with the start of this settlement and that is why it is known as “America’s Hometown.” After all, we have a national holiday inspired by events that took place in Plymouth: Thanksgiving. There are some misconceptions about the history of the Pilgrims and Plymouth and many people may not think about the history that has continued on into the afterlife. In this episode, we will bring you the history and the hauntings of Plymouth.
Mineral Wells, Texas is most famous for the mineral springs that are there. In the early 1900s, the city became a place for those seeking healing from the curative effects of the mineral springs. To provide lodging for these guests, a hotel was built named for its builder, the Baker Hotel. There are more than just mineral spirits hanging around the Baker Hotel. There are allegedly ghosts in this hotel. Join us as we explore the history and hauntings of the Baker Hotel. Moment in Oddity features the death of President Zachary Taylor and This Day in History features the Battle of Harlaw.
We go north to Canada in Episode 57 today! Queen’s Park in Toronto is a beautiful picturesque park that was a part of the early park movement in Canada. Within it’s borders, it holds the magnificent legislative building. The park is encircled by the city that grew up around it and enjoyed by many. Some of those that enjoy the park are doing so in the afterlife. There are at least five spirits that have been encountered at the Legislative Building. There was another building here before the government structure, an asylum. Do the ghosts of the past haunt the marble hallways of this place? Come with us as we explore the history and hauntings of Queen’s Park. The Moment in Oddity features Janus Cats and This Day in History features the hanging of five women in the Salem Witch Trials.
On today’s episode, we are joined by special co-host Patrick Keller of The Big Seance Podcast! Patrick is not only a paranormal investigator, but he also recently visited the Myrtles Plantation and shares his experiences there. Southern charm abounds at the beautiful Antebellum Myrtles Plantation. The mansion has been restored to its former glory and houses much of the original architectural and decorative features. The city where it is located has a deep history and once was a very important city in the south. The Myrtles Plantation is considered one of the most haunted places in Louisiana.The story behind the hauntings is tragic and many people claim to have had experiences while staying at the Myrtles, which is now a Bed & Breakfast. Join us as we explore the history and hauntings at the Myrtle Plantation. Moment in Oddity features the mummy of Bishop Peder Winstrup and This Day in History features the first World’s Fair held in New York City at the Crystal Palace.
The Old Jail in Charleston, South Carolina is an architecturally beautiful building that dates back to the early 1800s. The jail has seen its share of thieves, murderers and even pirates. A stone building that has stood for centuries tends to carry far more than just memories of years gone by. The spirits of those who were locked inside the structure still seem to resonate within those walls. Death may not have been the end for those condemned. Do some of these people still carry on in the afterlife? Let’s explore the history and hauntings of Charleston’s Old Jail. The Moment in Oddity features the Hardy Tree and This Day in History features the invention of the corn cob pipe.
The Buxton Inn is the state of Ohio’s oldest continuously operating inn that has stayed in the same location and same building. Since 1812 it has offered travelers a comfortable place to stay. Perhaps the inn is too comfortable. Based on the experiences of patrons and employees, it would seem that the inn is so inviting, many spirits have decided to stay here in the afterlife. Staying at the inn is like taking a step back in history. Join us as we step back and investigate the history and hauntings of this grand old inn. The Moment in Oddity features Animal Cults in Ancient Egypt and This Day in History features America’s Independence Day.