Ghosthunting Maryland (America's Haunted Road Trip)

Ghosthunting Maryland (America's Haunted Road Trip)

Ghosthunting Maryland (America's Haunted Road Trip)

Maryland, with its role in the War of 1812 and the Civil War, is a ghost-hunter's dream. This handy guide divides the state into six regions, and profiles the best destinations in each. The USF Constellation boasts three ghosts, including a sailor executed for dereliction of duty; the Gridiron Club is haunted by an old woman kidnapped and murdered by her slaves; Ellicott City is considered the most haunted town in America, with an embarrassment of spooks to choose from. These are just a few of the exciting places profiled in this unusual guidebook.

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SOUTHERN Maryland
Peddler's Rock (Port Tobacco): A spectral dog is said to guard this boulder where a peddler was robbed and murdered more than 200 years ago, and its forlorn howling can sometimes be heard near the lonely site.
Point Lookout State Park/Point Lookout Lighthouse: The area was one of the two largest Civil War prison camps in the country and thousands of soldiers died there. Researchers have recorded 24 different ghostly voices in the now-abandoned Point Lookout Lighthouse, and mortals have reported cold spots, odd smells, unexplainable footsteps and strange apparitions...

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