Browsed by
Category: famous ghosts

This is for our ghostly spotlights.

Ghostly Spotlight: The Italian Bride

Ghostly Spotlight: The Italian Bride

The Italian Bride, Julia Buccola-Petta, died in 1921 during the birth of her first child. She married young to an Italian boy from her neighborhood on the west side of Chicago. Julia’s mother, Filomena, disapproved of the boy’s family and she blamed him for her death. She didn’t allow Julia to be buried in her husband’s family’s plot. Instead, she was laid to rest, with her stillborn child in her arms, in the Buccola family site at Mt. Carmel Cemetery,…

Read More Read More

Was Zak Bagans Attacked by an Old Hag?

Was Zak Bagans Attacked by an Old Hag?

We’re currently reading “Dark World” by Zak Bagans and he describes a ghostly encounter in the first part of the book. What he describes sounds like an old hag or something very similar. Let’s analyze his description of the events and decide if it’s an old hag or something more dastardly.

Ghostly Spotlight: The Bell Witch

Ghostly Spotlight: The Bell Witch

Never scorn a woman. It can create a rather unpleasant experience, as John Bell found out in the early 1800s. You see, John met a very nice lady, Kate Batts, who had a bit of a temper. He tried to break off the engagement, but Kate was stubborn and wouldn’t allow it. That’s when an accident got John out of his initial jam and created the bitchy poltergeist we know as the Bell Witch.