Posts tagged
‘Abraham Lincoln’

Mrs. Surratt’s House is Haunted

Mrs. Surratt’s House is Haunted Convicted as a conspirator in President Lincoln’s assassination, Mrs. Mary Surratt was said to haunt the boarding house where the plotters met.

Sicklied o’er with the pale cast of rot.

Being of a morbid temperament, I’ve taken special notice of stories of pale and sickly spirits, so here are a few tales of pallid phantoms. Obviously a ghost is traditionally pale, but these particular sickly-white spirits seem to be associated with a crisis apparition or a death-bed appearance.

Predicting Lincoln’s Death by Horoscope, Trance, and Manual Alphabet

Predicting Lincoln’s Death by Horoscope, Trance, and Manual Alphabet The story of Lincoln’s dream about his assassination is well-known in the paranormal literature. Today we look at some lesser-known omens of Lincoln’s assassination as predicted by a Spiritualist medium, a Boston astrologer, and a little girl.

Sherman’s Shade at a Séance: The spirit photos of Dr Theodor Hansmann

Sherman’s Shade at a Séance: The spirit photos of Dr Theodor Hansmann A Washington physician, said to be Abraham Lincoln’s doctor, name-drops about his collection of celebrity spirit-photos and autographs.