Matthew Hopkins began his career as the Witch-finder General in 1644 when he moved to Manningtree, Essex. Hopkins was adamant that a group of witches were practicing the dark arts near his home. He also claimed that he had overheard a group of women discussing their meetings with the Devil.
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Freelan Oscar Stanley was the man behind the construction of the Stanley Hotel, which opened its doors in 1909. The striking architecture of the hotel and the beautiful backdrop of the Colorado mountains became a prime destination for many high end guests. Though the hotel looks peaceful and serene from
Despite the Winchester house’s striking appearance, the massive California mansion is edged with a history of catastrophe, mystery and ghosts. The oddly laid out mansion, with seven stories, two basements, 161 rooms, 2,000 doors, 47 fireplaces, 47 staircases, 6 kitchens, 13 bathrooms, is built supposedly to confuse evil spirits. The
UFO sightings, for the most part, are something that started happening in the 20th century. However, one of the most famous, most widely witnessed UFO incidents in history happened nearly 500 years ago. In 1566, the citizens of Basel, Switzerland, saw strange celestial phenomena on three separate occasions: the 27th
Brittany boasts a prehistoric landscape full of some of the most astonishing Megalithic monuments in the world. From standing stones, beautiful carvings, to chambered tombs, these mysterious monuments have baffled historians for centuries. One of such monuments that stand out in Carnac is the Ti Goriquet or the House of
As the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865) apparently told a few people about a dream he had just days before his assassination. This group included his wife Mary Todd and former law partner, Ward Hill Lamon. Ward Hill Lamon later claimed that the dream Abraham Lincoln
The Wendigo is a terrifying beast which has its place in North American folklore. The creature has ventured the wilderness for years, threatening the existence of Native American tribes with it’s unforgiving hunger for blood, and possession of its victims. Stories of the Wendigo run deep throughout Native American folklore,