The Spiritual Telegraph Stories of spirits speaking through the medium of the telegraph.
The Death of the Queen of Bohemia Writer Zoe Anderson Norris, the Queen of Bohemia, is warned by the ghost of her mother that she is next to follow her in death.
Cremated Alive We fire up the retort as we look at the third of a terrifying triumvirate of Victorian death-fears: being embalmed alive, dissected alive, and cremated alive.
Tick-Tock – A Medium Clock A mediumistic clock communicated accurate information by ticks and tocks.
The Psychic Howler – Vintage Ghost-hunting Tools Vintage ghost-hunting tools including the psychic howler or ululometer to detect spirits and spirit energy.
Wizard Richardson “Wizard Richardson,” as Dr Elisha Richardson was called, a healer and perhaps “cunning man” of New Hampshire, locates the body of a missing man.
Called by the Dead The living are called by the dead to join them, even if it means committing suicide. The dead can be so demanding…
Silk in the Super-Sargasso Sea A vanished roll of silk mysteriously reappears–had it been captured by Charles Fort’s Super-Sargasso Sea?
Old Jokes’ Home Celebrating Tell an Old Joke Day with Victorian gallows humor, cholera jokes, puns, and heartlessness.
The Spirit of Mary Surratt The spirit of Mary Surratt is believed to haunt her old boarding house and was said to have returned to write a bitter message during an 1890s séance slate-writing session.