Poltergeists

Canada, the Somme, and Gettysburg

Canada, the Somme, and Gettysburg Fortean tales from Canada, the Somme, and Gettysburg, all celebrated on July 1. Choose your own Fortean adventure!

Jimmy Squaretoe, Devil or Fairy?

Jimmy Squaretoe, Devil or Fairy? Jimmy Squaretoe, the little man in leather, made himself right at home with a family in New Hampshire.

The Devil in the Nightcap

The Devil in the Nightcap A Welsh woman sees a devilish apparition who insists that she unearth an object from a wall behind her house, then levitates her to a bridge where she is directed to drop it into the river.

Some Discontented Daemon

Some Discontented Daemon torments a young servant in 17th-century Devon with shredded clothes, apparitions, bodily contortions, and levitation.

The Spirit Stalker of Emma Hardinge Britten

Spiritualist Emma Hardinge Britten tells of a terrifying phantom stalker who could apparently project himself through time and space.

The Poear Dear and the Wicked Woman: A Suffolk Witch Story

A Suffolk witch story from 1877, involving a spell meant to be cast on a man, but transfered to his wife, who suffered for years under the bewitchment. In a series of ill-spelt letters, the witch confesses and suggests a transfer of the spell to its rightful owner.

“Maisons de la foudre:” Lightning-induced Spontaneous Combustion

“Maisons de la foudre:” Lightning-induced Spontaneous Combustion Can a lightning strike trigger recurring, mysterious fires, as happened in 1906 France?

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