Whether you are a believer or not, America’s cities are full of scary stories going through time. From ghost castles to horror stories of suffering and death, we have compiled a list of some of the most dangerous places in the United States.
1# Moundsville Penitentiary
Moundsville Prison in West Virginia is America’s most violent correctional centre and the final stop for nearly 1,000 criminals, During its more than 100 years of operation. Prisoners lived in cramped quarters and it is hurt to prisoners. Many were hanged or killed in electric chairs and killed by other prisoners. The prison was closed in 1995, but according to some, the tortured souls are still behind prisons and in prison guts and can be seen or heard on a visit.
2# Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Formerly known as Weston County Hospital, the shelter has been home to thousands of mentally ill people since 1864. Before the closed in 1994, Hundreds of people died here. The ghosts that claim to haunt this site today go back to the past.
During the Civil War, the refugee territory served as a military post. The facility includes a 2-hour tour of the 4 main hotspots of the Mystical Tour Refugees. The more intense Ghost Hunt is an 8-hour, overnight adventure with experienced ghost-hunting guides.
3# Villisca Axe Murder House
On June 10, 1912, the old white frame house at 508 E Second St became a crime scene. The murder of Josiah B. Moore, his wife, 4 children and 2 young girls as guests overnight shook the small town of Villisca in IA, and the killer was never identified.
Over the years, residents have recorded scenes of a man with an axe, children crying and unexplained mysterious activities. In 1994, the house was restored to its original condition without plumbing or electricity. These touches add to the cool atmosphere available from April to November during a light tour or by booking for groups.
4# Sammie Dean
Jerome, AZ is a former copper mining town with a mysterious reputation that stretches as far as the Wild West. The city is now home to only 400 inhabitants (down from 15,000 in its heyday), but legend has it that there have been plenty of other ghost settlers since the days of the mine accidents and shootings.
One famous ghost is a working girl named Sammy Dean, a prostitute who was strangled to death by a customer in the old Crib district. Her beautiful soul wanders the lanes in search of her never-before-seen killer.
5# Cuban Club
The Cuban Club, also known as the Circulo Cubano de Tampa, can be found in the vicinity of Tampa’s Ybor City. In 1917, the venue became a popular hangout for Cuban immigrants, who had fun with a ballroom, outdoor musical ensemble, and a stage and dance floor. Currently, the compound is used by the National Historical Register and hosts concerts and special events. It is the setting for many ghost stories about spirits playing the piano and lifting elevator
6# Fort Mifflin
Built-in 1771, Fort Mifflin was the only revolutionary battlefield in the country that remained unchanged. There are 14 renovated buildings on the Delaware River grounds and it is reported that there are plenty of spirits from the past.
Among the ghosts that are said to be haunting the castle is a screaming woman, whose screams are so loud that Philadelphia police are called in to investigate and no one can be found there. Other characters in the local ghost stories include a faceless man wandering around the box, a tour guide dressed in revolutionary clothes, and many children and dogs.
7# Moon River Brewery
Moon River Brewery is one of the oldest in the city and it was built in 1821. It was the City Hotel, a high-profile hotel with a history of violence. During the Civil War. In 1860, men were killed inside the hotel during heated conflicts, including the Yankees being attacked and killed by locals.
Today some bar sponsors say they have seen bottles mysteriously flying in the air and have seen guests pushing, touching and even slapping their cheeks. Invisible forces. One resident ghost, Toby, is said to be wandering around the billiard room looking for the next big bar clash.
8# The Sultan’s Palace
The house is located at 716 Dauphine St and It consists of classic French quarter decor with a classic iron balcony and a large courtyard. But in the 1800s, this abode was a sultanate, a wealthy man with a corrupt lifestyle, with intermarriage with children and women and young boys against their will. Neighbours complained about the man’s mysterious habits, which included partying, opium, and torture.
But the biggest mystery in the house was the death of the Sultan who buried him alive in the courtyard after an unknown criminal had hacked to death his family and the inner city in a bloodbath. Today, his angry soul is believed to be responsible for the unusual noises, loud music and powerful incense scents wafting from the house, as well as the unwelcome progress of the former female occupants of the Sultan’s oath.
9# Calcasieu Courthouse
Tony Joe Henry has been the talk of the town in Lake Charles since the 1940s when she murdered a man. Her attractive appearance was just as infamous. The ex-prostitute was walking down the street with a friend on her way to spring her true love from a Texas prison when a gentleman in a pickup truck persuaded her to give him a ride. It took three trials for a jury to convict the cunning Tony Joe, who seduced the court and prison staff and divided the city over her alleged offence.
In 1942, the murderous beauty, known as the Tiger Girl, became the first woman in the state to die in an electric chair. Her soul remains in the court today, and its maids swear that she can feel her arrival, hear her screams, and even smell her burning hair. Many believe she tinkers with office equipment, locks doors and interferes with day-to-day office life in court.
10# Eastern State Penitentiary
The Eastern State Prison may be Phili’s most dangerous place. Thanks to its large size and substantial budget, the former prison was the first of its kind.
Directed by Quaker Beliefs, it consisted of a strict set of rules that encouraged isolation and punishment. Prison guards began to cover inmates every time they left their cells, and the only source of light was the skylight, which was believed to bring “God’s light” to the prisoners.
Tortured souls, including “Slick Willie” Sutton, still haunt the ground relentlessly today.
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