You thought haunted houses are only seen in movies and read in novels; well this will be a game changer. Did you know that some of the spookiest spots are in the United States of America? Go on and read to find out more about the spooky houses that have left people scared to death. Here is the list of some of the scariest destinations in America.
In West Virginia lies Moundsville Penitentiary which is the final destination for prisoners. The place is in operation since 100 years, and it has seen the final days of more than 1000 criminals. The prison is known for its violent correctional facilities. The place is crampy, and it is the place where many criminals were electrocuted or hanged and still others killed by their own prison mates. Since its closing in 1995 rumors are rife that tortured spirits are seen or heard while on tour.
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum also known as Weston State Hospital was an asylum for thousands of people affected by mental illness. The Asylum commenced its operations in 1864, and it was finally closed down in 1994 where hundreds of people died due to illness. It is still believed that the spirits haunt the place to date. Paranormal tours are conducted with experienced ghost hunting guides. The tours of the facility are a 2-hour visit and to the asylum is a 4-hour visit. There is an 8-hour paranormal adventure overnight journey for the brave heart.
Visions of an axeman with crying children were the scene of paranormal activity at the Old White Frame house located at 508 E Second Street where a family of six, Josiah B Moore, his spouse and four children along with two young girls were murdered on 10 June 1912. The cause for the murder, not the murderer was identified. The place became a site for paranormal activities, and in 1994 it was restored to its original condition. Paranormal tours are conducted at this site for a group on the reservation between April to November.
The popular Cuban Club located at the Tampa Ybor City locality is known to be a popular Cuban immigrant hangout in 1917. The place is now taken over by the National Historic Register and is a venue for a special setting for ghost stories and ghosting riding on elevators and playing the piano.
The Fort Mifflin is a Revolutionary battlefield of the 1771 and is reportedly a destination for spirits from the wartime. The ghost a screaming woman, faceless man and a tour guide are some of the characters of the ghost story. It is reported that the Philadelphia police conducted an investigation only to find no one at the spot.
The Sultan house at 716 Dauphine Street is a classic beauty. It housed the sultan, his wives and served as a harem to young boys and women. The Sultan was buried alive in the courtyard, and it is still believed that the ghost of the Sultan advances on female guests at the Palace.