Haunted Places

Haunted Places
You've heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands, but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Every Thursday, Greg Polcyn takes you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and its haunted history.

Episodes

  • Hex Hollow Murder House

    October 29, 2020

    The 1928 murder of a Dutch faith healer led to not only one of Pennsylvania’s last witch trials, but one of the state’s most haunted homes.  

  • Urban Legends: College Halloween Scare

    October 27, 2020

    A psychic appears on a local talk show and predicts a serial killer's Halloween massacre on a college campus. That campus is your campus — and as the Halloween “fun” begins, you can only hope...

  • Okiku’s Well, Himeji Castle

    October 22, 2020

    The place that inspired Japanese horror film, The Ring, and its American remake, the Himeji Castle is Japan's largest surviving castle. It's home to not just six hundred years of history, but the of...

  • True Horror: Top 10 Haunted Crime Scenes

    October 21, 2020

    Parcast Network is spinning a web of new shows and special programming to celebrate our favorite season. Follow us into the darkest depths of history, mystery, and the human mind — starting with a...

  • Urban Legends: White Hair Overnight

    October 20, 2020

    Trauma takes many forms, like tears, nightmares, and PTSD. But sometimes, you encounter something so terrible that the trauma manifests physically. You may develop a case of white hair overnight…...

  • El Campo Santo Cemetery

    October 15, 2020

    Established in 1849, San Diego’s El Campo Santo Cemetery is home to city notables, devious criminals, and unjustly killed Native freedom fighters alike. The spiritual unrest only increased when a...

  • All New! Superstitions

    October 14, 2020

    Every Wednesday, meet us at the intersection of chaos and fate… We’re unveiling the backstories and hidden lessons inside superstitions from around the world, and telling the stories of those to...

  • Urban Legends: Cropsey

    October 13, 2020

    In the 1970s and ‘80s, teens in Staten Island were terrified by the legend of Cropsey: an escaped mental patient who roamed the woods and had a penchant for kidnapping and murdering innocent Some...

  • St. Mary’s Church

    October 8, 2020

    High on a hill in Clophill, England lies Old St. Mary’s, a 14th century church now in ruins. Though it was once the center of Clophill’s religious activity, it’s now a place of ghostly and it...

  • Urban Legends: Sesame Seed Beauty Regimen

    October 6, 2020

    You pour the vial of sesame seeds into the running water, ready to relax as you try a new skincare remedy. But as you soak in the hot bath, is it possible that the combination of open pores and tiny...

  • New! Haunted Places: Ghost Stories

    October 5, 2020

    Flickering lights… Clanging metal… A sudden, cold rush of air… Parcast Network’s all-new original series is here—and with it, the scariest, most hair-raising ghost stories ever imagined. a...

  • Maple Hill Park

    October 1, 2020

    Alabama’s Maple Hill Cemetery was established in the 1800s and is the burial ground for many controversial figures in the state’s history. But right next door is a small playground, said to be...

  • Woodchester Mansion

    September 24, 2020

    This Gloucester manor house was abandoned midway through construction. The workers left without even bothering to pick up their tools—so it has a strange, unfinished air about it. And that’s you...

  • La Casa Matusita

    September 17, 2020

    This haunting began with the story of an immigrant arriving in Peru. According to the legend, he caught his wife in bed with another man and murdered them both. This act of violence was only the in...

  • Ocean Born Mary House

    September 10, 2020

    The story of Mary's birth is legendary, and that legend has come to rest in the house that bears her name. It's a tale of the high seas, with pirates, buried treasure... and a woman who lingers in...

  • Shaniwar Wada

    September 3, 2020

    Built in the 18th century, this Indian fortress has borne witness to family conflict, death, and betrayal. A structure built for war always shows echoes of its tortured past… Even if the current a...

  • Bobby Mackey's Music World

    August 27, 2020

    This Kentucky Honky Tonk has had a long and storied history. Rumors say that it was a speakeasy during prohibition, and a slaughterhouse after that. But none of the murders and tragedy surrounding...

  • Letchworth Village

    August 20, 2020

    Built in the early 20th century, this mental institution for children was founded on the flawed principles of eugenics. The poor hygiene, abuse, and suffering that children endured there left a scar...

  • Toyama Park

    August 13, 2020

    It offers beautiful views of cherry blossoms and the surrounding cityscape… So why is this park in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district known for phantom sightings and eerie voices carried by the wind? the...

  • Mary King’s Close

    August 6, 2020

    Once a bustling neighborhood in Edinburgh, Mary King's Close is now a subterranean museum. When your neighborhood is so closed in that you can't even see the sun, it's no wonder that stories of and...

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