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October 1, 2017, No comments

The Southwestern United States lends itself to scary stories. The stories might start due to the remoteness of much of the terrain in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah. Parts […]

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Urraca Mesa: A Gateway to the Demon Realm

October 30, 2016, Comments Off on Urraca Mesa: A Gateway to the Demon Realm

Located on the property of Philmont Scout Ranch in Northeast New Mexico is a place called Urraca Mesa. It is known for the highest number of lightning ...

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Haunted Tombstone, Arizona

October 25, 2016, Comments Off on Haunted Tombstone, Arizona

Tombstone, Arizona, may be one of the most haunted cities in the country. That’s not surprising considering it proudly held the title as one of ...

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Haunted Hotels: The Stanley Hotel, Colorado

October 20, 2016, 4 Comments

Listed among the top five most haunted hotels in the United States, the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, is also one of the most beautiful locat ...

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    Ghost Camels of the Southwest
    May 30, 2016, Comments Off on Ghost Camels of the Southwest

    Life in the Southwest in the pioneering days was tough and often filled with new and frightening experiences. Strange and spooky rock formations abound throughout the area. The land in […]

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    Lady in Blue
    October 31, 2013, Comments Off on Lady in Blue

    In the early 1600s, the Spanish began to explore the southwestern United States. Again and again, they heard from the Native American people about the young, beautiful, white lady dressed […]

  • Pedro de Urdemalas
    The Legend of Pedro de Urdemalas
    October 24, 2013, Comments Off on The Legend of Pedro de Urdemalas

    One night, Pedro de Urdemalas was wandering down a lonely lane when he chanced upon a ragged beggar. Feeling sorry for the poor man, Pedro gave him all the money […]

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    La Llorona – Legendary Ghost of New Mexico
    October 20, 2013, Comments Off on La Llorona – Legendary Ghost of New Mexico

    All over the state of New Mexico, there are frequent sightings of the ghost of a woman, dressed all in white. A distant wailing sound accompanies her wherever she goes. […]

  • Phantom Canyon Railroad Tunnel
    Ghost Walks the Rails
    October 16, 2013, Comments Off on Ghost Walks the Rails

    In the early 1890s, the night crew of the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad were working a train bound for Cripple Creek. The train was winding through a canyon when […]

  • Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
    Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
    September 2, 2013, Comments Off on Mt. Pisgah Cemetery

    Established in 1892, Mr. Pisgah Cemetery is home to more than 2,000 souls. Neglected for many years, the City of Cripple Creek has restored and now maintains the cemetery grounds. […]

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