Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Place To Fear on Halloween Night. Halloween is said to be the one night of the year where the dead come back again to roam the earth. It is a time for ghosts, goblins, ghouls, and other things that go bump in the night. While some legends and tales are centuries old, others are quite new. Though you may not be a believer in the paranormal or the unknown, there are some places that may just change your mind; especially if you try to visit them on Halloween night. So, seek them out if you dare. Here is a list of the Top 10 Places to Fear on Halloween Night.
List of Top 10 Place To Fear on Halloween Night
10) Camp Scott (Locust Grove, Oklahoma)
On June 13, 1977 camp counselor, Carla Whillhite, found the bodies of three dead young girls. Two months prior to their deaths, one of the counselor’s tents had been ransacked; a note was left behind stating three campers were going to be murdered. The note was taken to be a prank and nothing was done. The day before the murders, two counselors were frightened by two men in the woods and another was seen near the latrines on the night of. Reports in the book, Someone Cry for the Children: The Girl Scout Murders, stated that counselors as well as other girls in the camp reported strange, eerie, guttural noises as well as strange lights on the night of the murders. Even though the camp was shut down, it is said the noises, lights and even the screams of young girls can still be heard.
9) Catacombs (Paris, France)
Underneath the City of Lights, there is a City of Bones. Construction began on the Catacombs of Paris, France when the city had no room to place their dead. It was completed in 1860. The catacombs tunnels and rooms span over 186 miles. The walls are filled with the bones of the dead. The Catacombs were opened to the public until 2009 when they were mysteriously shut down. Some say it was because people were practicing necromancy and having satanic rituals in the catacombs. Others say it is because of all the paranormal disturbances of the dead who were moved there. Though there are private tours of the Catacombs, it is still explored illegally.
8) Monte Cristo (Junee, New South Wales)
The Monte Cristo Homestead is a historical landmark in Australia; it is also the country’s most haunted. It was built in 1885 by the Crawley family who resided in the home until 1948. During their time in the home, some terrible tragedies happened; a young child fell to their death on the stairs, a maid plummeted off the balcony, and a stable boy was burned alive. There was also a mentally-ill man who had been held captive there for many years. The last known tragedy happened in 1961 with the brutal murder of the caretaker. Paranormal activity is quite high at the Homestead with apparitions, disembodied voices, strange lights, phantom force fields, and even animal mutilations.
7) Lalaurie House (New Orleans, Louisiana)
New Orleans is known for its hauntings, but none is more terrifying than the Lalaurie House. Dr. Louis and his wife Delphine Lalaurie moved into 1140 Royal Street in 1832. One night, on April 10, 1834 a fire broke out. What was found after the fire was horrifying and gruesome. Located in a secret attic were dozens of slaves tied up, while others were caged. Some had been mutilated while others had been torn to pieces, their body parts lying about. The LaLaurie’s fled, but the house is still haunted by their many victims. Some say after Delphine’s death her spirit returned to the house, forever damned to walk the earth for her dirty deeds during life.
6) Eastern State Penitentiary (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
The Eastern State Penitentiary was known for treating its criminals harshly. It was one of the first prisons to introduce solitary confinement. The prisoners would live alone, eat alone, and have a black hood placed over their head while they were moved about the prison. These punishments were known as the Pennsylvania system. Many prisoners were treated so badly under the Pennsylvania system, most were driven to insanity. The Pennsylvania system was abandoned in 1913 and the Penitentiary became a regular prison housing such criminals as Al Capone. Because of the torturous way prisoners were treated, reports of dark, shadowy figures, evil cackling and other paranormal sounds have said to haunt the prison long before its closure in 1971. This is one of the Top 10 Place To Fear on Halloween Night.
5) Chernobyl & Pripyat City (Ukraine)
Pripyat City was once home to over 50,000 residents; they were made up of workers of Chernobyl and their families. When disaster occurred in Reactor 4 on April 26th, 1986; the city was evacuated. Pripyat City has been abandoned for over twenty years now; by the living that is. Those that venture out to the city and Chernobyl Plant itself have heard disembodied voices and have seen shadows. Some say it’s an illusion brought on by the radioactivity that is still in the area; others say it is the spirits of those left behind from one of the worst accidents in history.
4) Indiana House (Gary, Indiana)
In 2012, Latoya Ammons and her three children were possessed by demonic forces. The house where they lived on Carolina Street was supposedly haunted by over 200 spirits and demons. The police, Indiana Department of Child Services, doctors, nurses, and psychiatrists all got involved when reports started coming in by Ammons and her mother, Rosa Campbell, of demonic possession. They were skeptical at first, thinking the mother was abusing her children; by the end of their investigation most had witnessed paranormal occurrences, demon possession and even ghost-like voices. The house was torn down at the beginning of 2016 by Ghost Adventures star, Zak Bagans, who had purchased the home to investigate. Hopefully, the demons are gone for good.
3) Edinburgh Vaults (Edinburgh, Scotland)
No landmark in history has been more haunted than the rooms and passageways of the Edinburgh Vaults underneath the South Bridge in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Bridge consists of 19 arches and contains 120 rooms. Some rooms were used as storage for goods by merchants, while others were poor living quarters with no light or ventilation. Legend also states that infamous body snatchers, Burke and Hare, would bring their victims into the Vaults and hide their bodies until they sold them. The Vaults were finally sealed up for almost two centuries. When they were reopened, those that dare venture down there saw strange lights, felt vibrations, and even disembodied voices and screams.
2) Island of the Dolls (Xochimilco, Mexico)
Don Julian Santana was a local farmer and hermit who lived on the man-made island that was surrounded by the canals of Mexico. Soon after his move to the island, Don Julian told family and friends he was being haunted by a little girl who had drowned in the canals surrounding the island. He began collecting dolls to appease the little girl’s ghost and also ward off evil spirits. He collected over 1,500 dolls and hung them all over the island. One day he told his nephew that the little girl was growing stronger and could not be appeased. Don Julian’s nephew found him dead later that very same day face down in the water. Apparently he had died exactly where the little girl had. Sources say the dolls come to life, turning their heads, blinking their eyes and speaking to one another.
1) Aokigahara Forest (Japan)
Below Mount Fuji is the Aokigahara Forest. It is also known as Suicide Forest. In 2003 alone there was a record high of 108 suicides that were reported. Many seasoned hikers go there for the amazing Ice and Wind Caves, but even they seem to feel disoriented and tend to get lost. It turns out that compasses don’t work in the forest. The dense trees also prevent the sunlight and wind from coming through. There is also no wildlife in the area making it eerily quiet. One exploring the forest will come across bodies as well as clothes and other abandoned personal belongings. Some people feel that those coming to Aokigahara Forest are drawn there by evil spirits and eventually to their death.
These are the Top 10 Place To Fear on Halloween Night. If reading about these terrifying and true tales did not make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up, then explore them for yourself. If you’re lucky enough, you may be able to see or hear something you cannot explain. And if you’re really lucky, you may live long enough to tell the tale.