Wonders and Curiosities

The Rolling Shot Ghost

The Rolling Shot Ghost A strange spherical visitant makes a metallic noise like shot bumping down stairs and rollE around a military encampment.

The Fairy in the Box

The Fairy in the Box. A child, challenged by her skeptical sister to capture one of the little people she saw in her bedroom at night, catches a fairy in a box.

Lincoln’s Haunted Death Mask

Lincoln’s Haunted Death Mask The haunted Lincoln’s death mask, which hung in the Indiana State Library.

Crystal-Seers in Lancashire

Crystal-Seers in Lancashire Lancashire folk gazed into glass eggs and crystals to spy on their friends and scry the future.

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