Posts tagged
‘Christmas ghost stories’

The Ghost of Mary, Queen of Scots Wails of Death on Christmas Eve

The Ghost of Mary, Queen of Scots Wails of Death on Christmas Eve A Christmas ghost story from the Tower of London with an omen of death for Queen Victoria.

Down with Christmas Ghosts; Up with Christmas Fairies!

Down with Christmas Ghosts; Up with Christmas Fairies! An 1880s rant against unwholesome Christmas ghost story horrors with a surprising suggestion for a supernatural substitute.

The Ghost With One Hand

The folktale “The Golden Arm,” is a classic ghost story long told at sleepovers and around the campfire. It is paralleled in this ghost story linked with an Ohio River steamship disaster. Steam packets United States and America collided in the Ohio River December 4, 1868, two miles above Warsaw, Kentucky.

Two Black Dogs: Stories to Read at Christmas

Stories of two phantom (?) Black Dogs, one from Ohio and one from Minnesota, for your traditional Christmas ghost story reading pleasure.