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Paranormal Museum: Yes, It’s Haunted

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Professional ghost hunter Vince Wilson has moved into a haunted house in Harper’s Ferry, WV and opened it as an attraction. It’s been known as “The Booth House” for generations, after its most famous resident, John Wilkes Booth, who supposedly spent a couple of nights in it. And it’s definitely haunted, according to Vince. “Green […]

Discordant Notes At Organ Cave

Friday, March 6th, 2009

The subterranean redoubt of Organ Cave in West Virginia has always been more than just another hole in the ground. For a time it advertised itself as an “ark of safety” from nuclear bomb blasts (A role that was later filled elsewhere in West Virginia). Although the Cold War is now history, the cave itself […]

Roadside News: Jan. 14, 2009

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Hippie Museum | Touching the Janitor | All Not Sheltered from Fallout | Littering Hot Dog Man | Tidal Bowl

Roadside News: Jan. 12, 2009

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Trading Up Stables | Doomed Ship Ice Sculpting | Not the Golgotha Subdivision | Death Can’t Stop This Train | Astroland Rocket Ride

Mothman Festival Underway

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Cryptozoologists ahoy! The Point Pleasant, West Virginia, seventh annual Mothman Festival has begun. It’s a celebration of the 1966-67 visits of one of America’s most charismatic creatures, and an excuse to stock up on the latest Mothman souvenirs and secret gossip. Much of the outdoor activity will take place around the town’s iconic Mothman statue, […]

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