The Highwayman Inn, Dartmoor, is a mystical delight built in 1282 and sitting in a hefty chunk of the Devon countryside. The misty moors of Dartmoor is where Arthur Conan Doyle became inspired to write "Hound of the Baskervilles'. The Inn could not be situated to a more spooky setting and is a deserving holder of the 'most unusual pub in England' award. It's an absolute Aladdin's cave of 'take you back in time' curios. It has to be haunted right? Right.
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Why is it said to be haunted? Many thousands of people lost their lives around the area in the most gruesome way possible. And when it was recently turned into a hotel, guests often ran from their rooms, claiming they had seen something horrible. This is why:
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In 1924, deep in the jungle of British Honduras (now known as Belize), a young 17-year-old woman, made a great discovery. Anna Mitchell-Hedges (adopted daughter of British explorer and adventurer, Frederick Albert Mitchell-Hedges) while on an expedition in the Mayan site of Lubaantum, discovered a near life-size crystal skull from under a shattered alter in a ruined temple.
In 1971, one of the most popular horror stories of all time was written. And in 1973, the film, 'The Exorcist' was aired for the first time on the big screen. A film based on the true paranormal events and exorcism of a boy named, Roland Doe.
Dolley Madison (May 20, 1768 – July 12, 1849), a Quaker by religion, and aged only 26-years-old when she married President James Madison (fourth president of the United States from 1809 - 1817). For daring to marry outside of the Quaker Church, she was then expelled for marrying without their permission and faith.
Salem Massachusetts became a household name with it's association with the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. The Joshua Ward House has grizzly connections from this grim time in American history, even though it was not built until 1784.
Mention Vampires to anyone now and instantly they will conjure up images…pale complexioned aristocrats, in fine clothes and draped in long, red lined cloaks…hiding fearsome features whilst sulking from shadow to shadow in search of their next victim!
I have a friend, well actually a colleague I work with; “Chris”. He is the Professional Standards Sergeant in the Administration office of the Police Department and he told me about strange events that happened to him while living on Miller Street.