Posts tagged
‘Abraham Lincoln’

Lincoln’s Haunted Death Mask

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

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.