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

  • Karlova Street

    May 28, 2020

    This busy street in Prague is always bustling—flooded with locals and tourists from all over the world. When you're among the crowds, it's easy to miss an unsettling figure watching you from a a...

  • Emily’s Bridge

    May 21, 2020

    There's something off about this covered bridge near Stowe, Vermont… Although it is quite short, every foot of the bridge is steeped in history. A legend persists that after a woman died there, to...

  • The Empire State Building

    May 14, 2020

    It’s the most iconic landmark in New York City, and once the tallest building in the whole world. From a thousand feet up in the air, everything seems so peaceful on the Empire State you think how...

  • The Crescent Hotel

    May 7, 2020

    The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa is a campus marked by tragedy. Its history as both a school for young girls and a fraudulent hospital left scars that are still evident to this day. A long dead nurse...

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    April 30, 2020

    Since its founding in 1963, the Chinese University of Hong Kong is one of the most celebrated universities in the country. But if you listen to the students, the campus also has a resident not there...

  • NEW: Changi Beach

    April 23, 2020

    We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Haunted Places today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. With white sand and turquoise...

  • Crossover Week: Mythical Monsters (The Grim Reaper)

    April 16, 2020

    If you enjoy the stories told in Haunted Places, check out this episode from our series Mythical Monsters: Hooded and scythe-wielding, he walks the living world collecting the souls of the recently...

  • The Tomb of Julia Legare

    April 9, 2020

    On Edisto Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, there sits an imposing mausoleum with the words J. B. Legare over the entrance. The doorway stands open, almost inviting. Welcoming you in to...

  • Fairmont Empress Hotel

    April 2, 2020

    A glamorous hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, the Fairmont Empress Hotel features a number of ghostly residents. Most famously, the man who designed the building himself—Francis Rattenbury. A a...

  • Parcast Classic: Devil’s Kitchen

    March 26, 2020

    Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the we're a...

  • Jane Addams Hull House

    March 19, 2020

    Most well known as the headquarters of social reformer Jane Addams, Hull House was a place of hope for many impoverished individuals living in Chicago after the fire of 1871. Even so, it is also for...

  • Suvarnabhumi Airport

    March 12, 2020

    Built atop an ancient Thai cemetery, the Suvarnabhumi Airport is a working transportation hub located in an area commonly known as the “Cobra Swamp. ” Strange events have occured at the airport...

  • The Pine Barrens

    March 5, 2020

    Bat-like wings, a horse's head, claws, horns, and hooves. The Pine Barrens are said to be home to one of America's most notorious monsters—the Jersey Devil. But, the Devil isn't the only creature...

  • Old Faithful Inn

    February 27, 2020

    It is a century-old hotel overlooking one of Yellowstone National Park’s most iconic natural wonders. The “widow’s walk” features prominently in the Old Faithful Inn’s most famous ghost a...

  • Haunted Places Rewind: Island of the Dolls

    February 23, 2020

    On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Haunted Places that you might have missed!  Quiet whispers, distant singing, and hundreds of mutilated dolls staring a...

  • The Brown Building

    February 20, 2020

    Few can imagine that a nondescript building housing NYU classrooms was once the stage for a horrific catastrophe. More than a hundred workers lost there lives in this high-rise. And their desperate...

  • Lizzie Borden B&B

    February 13, 2020

    Lizzie Borden’s story has inspired everything from nursery rhymes to a Lifetime television series. The site where her parents were murdered in 1892, a three-story house at what was then 92 Second...

  • Urban Legends: Polybius

    February 11, 2020

    Many people agree that video games are addictive. But what happens when the addiction is deeper than a few nights of insomnia or Tetris-themed dreams? What happens when the symptoms of withdrawal to...

  • Ross Castle

    February 6, 2020

    It’s an Irish castle where a star-crossed love story and a cursed lake combine to form the ultimate fairytale gone wrong. Meet the “Black Baron” and his daughter, Sabina, the spirits haunting...

  • Lemp Mansion

    January 30, 2020

    Set in the historical Benton Park neighborhood of St. Louis, the Lemp Mansion has it all! You can eat, sleep, hunt ghosts, and even get married in the stately home—all while getting a crash course...

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