A strange incident after a man recovers his brother’s corpse from a temporary grave at Gettysburg.
Spiritualist Emma Hardinge Britten tells of a terrifying phantom stalker who could apparently project himself through time and space.
The case of “The Watcher” letters reminded me of this similar historic case of a phantom poison-pen letter-writer.
Left at the altar? Jilted and broken-hearted? Fear not–here are some genteel and creative methods of revenge.
The story reads like fiction: Tiny footprints leading to a river; a drowned child’s skeleton recovered; then, years later, a young woman returns, claiming to be the dead child. Who was she?
A gruesome excerpt from The Victorian Book of the Dead for Father’s Day: A bereaved father follows his dead child to the tomb. Literally.
The Battle of Waterloo replays at midnight for an English visitor.
What would have happened had Napoleon triumphed at Waterloo? Lumen knows….
From the time of the War of 1812 comes a story of an unusually vivid three-day vision of a man with a flag and a skeleton, observed by many onboard HMS Majestic, then lying off Boston.
Tracking down the first instances of a tarantula in a bunch of bananas in the United States.