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Ghosts of North America

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  • Hannah Calvert (1726 - 1807)
    Haunted Berkeley Plantation Benjamin Harrison IV met his death at Berkley Plantation one rainy night when he tried to close a jammed window and was struck by lightning and killed instantly. Unfortu...
  • Bishop William Montgomery Brown (1855 - 1937)
    William Montgomery Brown (1855 – 1937), sometimes called "Bad Bishop" Brown, was an Episcopal clergyman and author. Brown, of Galion, Ohio was consecrated a bishop of the Episcopal Church, but...
  • Judge Roy Bean ("The Law West of the Pecos") (c.1825 - 1903)
    Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. (c. 1825 – March 16, 1903) was an eccentric U.S. saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, Texas, who called himself "The Law West of the Pecos". Ac...
  • Gracie Watson (1883 - 1889)
    Perhaps the most endearing of all ghost stories in Savannah, Georgia is that of little Gracie Watson. An ambassador to Savannah both in life and from beyond the grave, Gracie has won the affe...
  • Dolly Madison, First Lady of the USA (1768 - 1849)
    First Lady of the United States from 1809 to 1817. She also occasionally acted as what is now described as First Lady of the United States during the administration of Thomas Jefferson, fulfilling the ...

Scope of Project

This project identifies the tragic and terrifying spirits who haunt locations in North America.

Ghostly Spirits

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American Ghost Society