Ghosts have not only scared people but also fascinated them because there is a thin line between their existence being a myth or reality. Perhaps, this is the reason why people love to visit and explore haunted places around the world. If you are in the US, and want to see some haunted spots, there are plenty of options.
Here is a list of top 10 haunted places in the USA:
10. The Lincoln Theater, Decatur, Illinois
If you love to experience the paranormal, Lincoln Theater in Decatur is the place for you. The site had a hotel called The Priest Hotel which was burnt to ashes in 1915 and later the theater was built here. It is believed that the people who were killed in the fire haunt the place.
9. Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois
Another haunted place in the USA is the Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery in Chicago, which has been a hub of ghost sightings. People say that they have seen balls of light moving around on the area.
8. St Augustine Lighthouse, St Augustine, Florida
This is the place where three little girls died while playing in a rail car, which had an accident throwing the girls in the water below, where they drowned. It is said that St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum still witnesses the tragedy, with crying female voices asking for help and footsteps and lights in the tower.
7. Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Popular as the haunted house in a prison, the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia features next in the list of top 10 haunted places in the USA. Besides being an attraction for those interested in the paranormal world, it has also been used as a subject of numerous television documentaries.
6. The Queen Mary, Long Beach, California
The Queen Mary is a spooky ocean liner cum floating hotel, where people can have a scary experience. It is said that the place is frequented by the ghost of a young sailor who died while escaping a fire aboard. People have also seen the ghosts of children by the poolside.