Holiday Horrors

Holiday Horrors Christmas mourning Christmas card.

Holiday Horrors Christmas mourning Christmas card.

I had planned several posts on holiday horrors, but I’ve been ill and I just don’t have the energy.

Instead, let’s reprise some of the holiday hits of the past.

Leeches, Radium, and a Corpse in a Box: Strange Christmas Presents of the Past. Just what it says…

When Santas Go Rogue  BAD Santas.

Abby Warner’s Christmas Rappings. It was a far from silent night, when young Abby Warner went to a Christmas service in Massillon Ohio.

Mary, Queen of Scots Wails on Christmas Eve  Predicting a royal death…

O Tödliche Baum! O Tödliche Baum!  Killer Christmas trees.

I wish all of my readers the best of holiday seasons and a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year. I’ll be back in 2018 with more Fortean Fun.

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 Join her on FB at Haunted Ohio by Chris Woodyard or The Victorian Book of the Dead.


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