Bethany Beach - Addy-Sea Inn - Rooms 1, 6 11
are haunted by different ghosts.
Delaware City - Fort Delaware - This site (now a state park) was used as to imprison Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. Many workers and tourists have seen ghostly images, felt cold places and heard voices. On a recent "ghost tour" visitors actually saw the image of a Confederate soldier watching them from the upper ramparts. Also on this island site was once a cemetery for soldiers who died of typhus and malaria and this is supposed to be haunted as well.
Delaware City - Pachette Playhouse - Last used as a playhouse and dancehall back in the summer of '99. Here figures in paintings and photographs on the walls animate, mirrors bleed, people are pushed down the front steps by an invisible force and many more things too numerous to mention here. From the outside you may see faces in the second story windows or a strange purple light moving about the rooms.
Dewey beach - Tangled Lines - June 2004 Removed - Private residence
Dover - Blue Coat Inn - Haunted at night by a older man and a young boy (appears to be a drummer boy).
Dover - Dickinson Mansion - John Dickinson's ghost haunts this house, recordings of sounds have been made here also.
Dover - The Governor's Mansion. - This building is quite haunted. Residents have reported, among others: a bewigged 18th century gentleman; a "tippling ghost" that will empty wineglasses left in a certain place; a chain-rattling ghost in the basement (supposedly the place was a stop on the underground railroad; and it's said that some slaves were sold out and recaptured); and a little girl in a red dress who plays in the gardens.
Dover - The Green At Dover - A Judge’s angry spirit walks among the nearby tombstones and on the Green. RI
Woonsocket - Mount Saint Charles Academy - Supposedly one of the former Brothers or the Sacred Heart (The brothers that run the high school)had died and was so disliked that the students stuck pencils in his eyes at his funeral. For revenge he is known to haunt the 4th floor and walk in and out of the rooms.
Frankford - Catmans Grave Yard - You drive down the road and go behind the grave yard to a brick wall and knock 3 times a evil thing that looks like a man and a cat will come out and start messing with your car when you try to start it the car will not turn over and you will see him walking around the graveyard looking for you.
Fredrica - Hwy12 west - Glowing Red Eyes of a dog are seen on this stretch of this highway. Legend has that many years ago, a man was angry with his landlord, and so the man murdered him and grinded him up with cornmeal and feed it to his dog. The specter of the dog with the illuminated eyes that appear to be red are seen roadside by drivers at night.
Gumboro - Old Homestead - No matter if it be breathing on the stairs or figures walking across the yard this historic house in he heart of Gumboro Delaware still houses those of the past. No matter the way they come across hey are a pleasure to have around and act as protectors of the Old Homestead.
Kent County - Woodland - Woodland Beach - early 1900s woodland beach had a boardwalk and other attractions, all that stands now of the former boardwalk is the pier ties in the water, but on a well lit night of the full moon, you can se figures walking over the water where the boardwalk used to be, maybe waiting to get on the ferry that no longer travels from there. There is mostly home put in the woodland area now, but the beach is open to the public, but keep in mind the water can rise over the bridge that leads to the beach.
Lewes - The Neighborhood of Bay Oaks - In this newly built neighborhood, sightings of orbs and streaks of light have been reported. This bay-side area is believed to be a historical location at which a massacre occurred between the Indians and Dutch settlers. In this massacre, Indians slaughtered the newly settled Dutch leaving behind artifacts such as Dutch pottery and arrowheads that have been recently found by new homeowners. Only the residents of Dutch ancestry sense the ghost’s presence or experience the symptoms that usually accompany the presence of ghosts who may still be in search of eternal rest. Certain symptoms that have been reported are: cold spots that are walked in and out of (not near an air vent or window; feeling of being watched or that someone is in the room with you; globes of light; the disappearing and reappearing of ghost-related books about hauntings in the area; and one teenage resident has reported waking up choking with the sensation of a hand around their neck then seeing the ghostly hand pull away. This area is under paranormal investigation at this time.
Middletown - Locust Grove Farm - A young boy was said to have died in the house in the early 1900s. The house is 152 years old. Lights, TVs turn themselves on and off. One night the toy train in the sunroom began to go around the track all by itself, and voices have been heard. Feelings of not being alone when you walk in the house is common! At night the house is never quite, squeaks and thumps are heard.
New Castle - Amstel House - haunted by unknown spirit that also haunts his son's house down the street.
New Castle - David Finney Inn - third floor is haunted by unknown ghost
New castle - Overview Gardens - about 15 years ago a house on karlyn street had a fire in the attic were three children were sleeping and the parent of these children could not save them they died. later on the house was remolded but the children's spirits remain. walking up and down the steps, closing and opening doors, changeing radio stations, and hiding keys.
New Castle County - New Castle - Womens' Correctional Institute - 2 little children ride their bikes at night up and down the halls. You can hear a little girl crying through the vents in the shower room, especially when there are no more than 1 or 2 persons present. She states her name is Jamie, she is 7-years-old, and she is looking for her mother. You can hear a man fussing and a woman screaming for help. After all, the prison is built on top of the old "POTTERS FIELD".
Newark - Christiana Fire Co. Station 12 - Formerly listed as Station 3 - There are 2 ghosts that haunt the firehouse. There is one in the engineer's room that is evil and appears as a shadow in the door way and you can see him in the hallway going to the engineer's room. You can also hear voices late at night if you are by yourself. But there is another ghost and he is the protector of the station. He is very good and he rarely shows himself; and he keeps the evil presence in the hallway of the engineer's room. If you go to the firehouse you can literally feel the struggle going on.
Newark - Cooches Bridge - First Battle of the American Revolution where the Stars and Stripes was flown in Battle. Delaware militiamen were delaying the British forces who landed at Turkey Point in Maryland so as to give General Washington time to escape from Philadelphia. One legend states that during the initial skirmish between the militia and the Redcoats, a British soldier got his head shot off. On foggy moonless nights people claim to see a Headless British Soldier walking along the roads in the area. There are many other stories associated with the area.
Newark - Deer Park Inn and Tavern - Main Street- Has be remolded several times but back in the 1800s slaves were traded on the porch. It is said that Edgar Allen Poe wrote "The Raven" there. Once a popular dive for the college kids, the wait staff used to tell stories of sounds on the stairs(which were closed off at the time) when opening or closing the bar. Of course no one was there. Often the front doors would swing as if someone entered, but again, no one was there.
Newark - Lums Pond State Park - In the early 70's a runaway girl was taken into the woods and killed here. The killer was never caught but sometimes a pleading high pitched voice and muffled screams can be heard from the woods just off the Swamp Forest hiking trail which goes around Lums Pond.
Newark - Salem Church Road - people say there are a family of six walking across the highway. Back in the 1900's the family of six was hung because of witchcraft, ever since then they hunt the highway to find the relatives whom hung them.
Newark - The Valley - A long and windy road near the Pike Creek area that many have sighted eyes, herd screams at night, had things run in front of their cars, seen things chasing their cars, accidents are a near miss on this dark and creepy road. The trees that line it seem to fallow you and bend down towards your passing car, the woods seem to move with you instead of being passed, keep your eyes open and your foot on the break while driving this haunted road. There is also somewhere on this road a tree said to have had an abandoned baby placed in it to die, sometimes if brave passersby stop they can hear the tree "crying" the distinct sound of an infant crying in the darkness surrounds visitors.
Seaford - Airport Road - there are two ghost that reside here every valentines day a bride will be seen weeping while walking up the road. the other ghost is an old confederate soilder he has been walking up the old dirt road.
Seaford - Maggie's Bridge- You can see Maggie walk down the creek, strange things happen to your car.
Selbyville - The Witches Tree - You can see balls of light flowting around. You can see a Man in an old truck reading a newspaper, but it is impossible to get a truck back where you see him because next to the tree in an 8 foot ditch and the rest is surrounded by thick woods. you can hear a woman crying. A man mumbling. Dogs barking, There is sounds of a truck starting.
Smyrna - Black Diamond Rd. - development on this road is said to be built on top of an Indian Graveyard. Some things can be pretty creepy at night. Lights glow in the distance and people who live in those houses in the development say that when taking pictures of family and friends orbs appear in pictures maybe to appear to be an Indian.
Smyrna - Blevins house - Balls of light, voices, the feeling of that you are not alone, figures walk around, spirit of a dog named Pee-Wee barks. dead neighbor walks on the property in the shape of a vortex. man with no face looks through the window of the living room. Man who’s skull was crushed INSIDE a tree walks on the premises with no head supposedly looking for it.
Smyrna - Cry Baby Bridge - The bridge is said to be haunted by a baby that was born deformed and his teenage mother threw him off the bridge because of his condition. He is said to have monstrously strong legs and he knocks over trees with them when he throws fits crying for his mother. There are trees fallen over all around the bridge. People go there to party and get more than what they were looking for. Car doors lock and windows roll down by themselves and the car begins to roll backwards. Once you are there, the baby doesn’t want you to leave, thinking you’re its long lost mother and it doesn’t want to lose you again.
Smyrna - Union St. - Girl in white dress floating through hallway, chairs turned around backwards, objects misplaced and moved, all electrical objects turned on.
Smyrna - Vela House - House is built on top of a grave. You can see a young boy walking around holding funnel. Story goes that his father tied him up and poured gasoline in his mouth and around his head then lit him on fire. You can sometimes see him in the mirror for a brief second when you turn on the light.
Sussex County - Cypress Swamp. - The road alone leading to the swamp is creepy but it also has been said that late at night you can hear voices coming from the woods.
Wilmington - Bancroft Academy - in girls bathroom on the second floor lights will turn off and supposedly mister bancroft's red eyes are appearing to look back at you. on friday the thirteenth if you knock on the wall in the girls bathroom old mister bancroft will knock back.
Wilmington - Bellevue Mansion - It is said that the upper levels of this old Du Pont home are off limits because of "mysterious occurrences". Chairs being placed in strange formations in dinning rooms when few are in the building. Laughter, screaming, and lights flickering even after the wiring was redone.
Wilmington - Dead President's Tavern - This tavern is a very old building (200 years or so) and has had many waiters/waitresses complain of dishes being thrown at them, screaming, dominoes floating from the game boards in the recreation room, and other poltergeis-like incidents and activity, all supposedly related to the ghost of a former customer who was a big prankster (circa 1950's) named lemonade Mullery, who ended up having the last laugh as he slipped in a puddle of urine in the men's room and broke his neck in the late 60's. An odd but true tale, and a strange presence can fairly easily be felt in Dead President's, even by non-psychic individuals.
Wilmington - Rockwood Mansion - balls of light and strange sounds are observed here.
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