Popular Fortean Posts of 2015

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As we see off the year 2015, we take a look back at some of the most popular fortean posts of the year.

Do pioneer children lost in the wilds of Ohio have anything to tell us about modern missing people cases?

Please allow me to introduce Mr Herman Menz, a Detroit man of no wealth and dubious taste, who erected a Devil statue in his yard in Detroit to the horror of his neighbors.

Phantom car terrorizes motorists!

A weird sky-vision of a skeleton and a flag.

Hair-raising tales of death by hair.

Gruesome War Toys of the Great War from Germany

The tragic story of star circus elephant Romeo

The maggot in the churchyard

A candid interview with a professional ghost


And a perennial favorite, Self-Decapitations of the Past

See you in 2016!

Chris Woodyard is the author of The Victorian Book of the Dead, The Ghost Wore Black, The Headless Horror, The Face in the Window, and the 7-volume Haunted Ohio series. She is also the chronicler of the adventures of that amiable murderess Mrs Daffodil in A Spot of Bother: Four Macabre Tales. The books are available in paperback and for Kindle. Indexes and fact sheets for all of these books may be found by searching hauntedohiobooks.com.


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