SIVA Investigation, Private Home, Brandywine, WV

In Brandywine, West Virginia lived a man everyone called “Goosey”. According to some stories, he was cranky and very protective of his garden. The local children had to walk pass his garden and over a ridge to get to their one room school house. He would yell at them every day, “You better not stepContinue reading “SIVA Investigation, Private Home, Brandywine, WV”

Ferry Plantation, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Address: 4136 Cheswick Ln, Virginia Beach, VA 23455 Phone: (757) 944-0500 Website: https://ferryplantationva.net/ The Ferry Plantation House is set in the center of the Church Point subdivision in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The houses surrounding it are half million dollar homes and this mansion fits right in. The house sits on .1 acres that is owned by the cityContinue reading “Ferry Plantation, Virginia Beach, Virginia”

Horse Thief Canyon, Mesa County, Colorado

Horse Thief Canyon is a beautiful, relaxing spot to hang out, camp, hike, or ghost hunt. We have spent several evenings under the stars on warm summer nights, looking at the stars and hoping for a visit from at least one of the ghosts that seem to haunt this area. In my research, I haven’tContinue reading “Horse Thief Canyon, Mesa County, Colorado”

Returning with a Message

When I was looking for stories and legends in Pendleton County, West Virginia, my friend Janice told me about something that happened when she was young. She was spending the night with a friend in Brandywine and a woman appeared in the bedroom. She kept pointing to the wall. This was a continual thing inContinue reading “Returning with a Message”

The Virginia Quilt Museum

Located in downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia, the quilt museum “exists to celebrate and nurture Virginia’s quilting heritage by collecting and preserving quilts from Virginia for the benefit of the public for educational purposes.” The museum is housed in the building known as the Warren-Sipe House, which was built in 1856 as a wedding gift for EdwardContinue reading “The Virginia Quilt Museum”

Animals and the Paranormal

One of my Facebook friends shared this story with me “When mum was in the hospital, we looked after her dog Tasha. Tasha slept on our bed, as she had always slept with mum. At 6am one morning, Tasha got up and paced around, whining and being a general nuisance, which was unlike her. WeContinue reading “Animals and the Paranormal”

Menehunes of Hawaii

Folklore around the world include little, mythical people, such as pixies, brownies, and leprechauns. Hawaii has menehunes. They are believed to be shy and live deep in the rain forests. They are industrious, have super strength, and construct wonders overnight. They have been attributed to the building of shrines, temples and even a pond forContinue reading “Menehunes of Hawaii”

Ghost Stories from Marsha

When I get people to tell me their ghost stories, they usually have more than one. These are from a co-worker: When Marsha was a young girl in Alabama, she used to go swimming with her older brother. The two kids would walk down to the fishing pier that led into the lake. Marsha wouldContinue reading “Ghost Stories from Marsha”