May 21, 2019 formerly known as the northern michigan asylum and traverse city state hospital, some visitors have had strong feelings of being watched according to the book weird michigan by linda s. Michigan haunts and hauntings book detail midpoint book. These 5 creepy asylums in michigan are still standing and still disturbing. Whitney was one of the midwests wealthiest lumber baron at the turn of the century, and he built this magnificent 21,000 square foot home in 1894. These 11 michigan ghost towns are eerily intriguing. A paranormal documentary about the greats lakes surronding northern michigan with supposed spirits in the straits of mackinaw, the apostle islands, seul choix point, and gull island. Local author tyler tichelaar releases new book about haunted. Northern michigan haunted attractions, traverse city, mi. As well as documented paranormal investigations, the state hospital has several books dedicated to its. Contributed by dave at michigan hauntings investigations historical white horse inn metamore, michigan the white horse inn was established in 1850 by lorenzo hoard 18161888 in the sleepy town of metamora, which was then described as a beautiful little town in the spring and summer, being blessed with an abundance of large, shady maple trees. For instance, in room 102, the control room of the john x. In 1812, hundreds of americans died at the river raisin battlefield. The first known encounter with the michigan dogman occurred in 1887, when two lumberjacks stumbled upon an unknown, cryptozoological creature in wexford county. Guest blogger barry winslow from travel marquette shares ghost stories from the most haunted places in and near marquette, perched on the lake superior shoreline in upper michigan.
Explore haunted places, creepy legends, ghostly graveyards, old true crime, ufos, strange creatures and more in michigan. Ghosthunting michigan americas haunted road trip and millions of other books are. Includes a glossary of paranormal terms, a full description of each haunted location, dates of investigations, and haunt meters to rate the pervasiveness of paranormal activity. Tichelaar is a seventh generation resident of marquette, michigan.
Sep 05, 2017 haunted marquette is divided into several sections on hauntings in marquettes churches and cemeteries, the downtown businesses, the lakeshore, various houses, and northern michigan university. Digging up michigans historic ghost stories promote michigan. One of the most haunted places in michigan is seven gables road in dansville. Haunted places in mancelona, michigan haunted places. Paranormal investigations of northern michigan pinm.
Haunted marquette is divided into several sections on hauntings in marquettes churches and cemeteries, the downtown businesses, the lakeshore, various houses, and northern michigan university. Haunted salem traverse city state hospital michigan the. These are the most haunted places in michigan wxyz. Each book in the northern michigan asylum series is a standalone novel. These 11 michigan ghost towns are eerily intriguing from hidden forest ruins to spooky graveyards to a town literally buried by a lake, the map of michigan is still scattered with ghost towns. Oct 12, 2015 these famous michigan legends have inspired campfire stories across the state, and, even if youre a skeptic, these creepy tales are sure to entertain. From manistee to alpena, ghost ships to haunted trails, mynorth has you covered with 5 haunted northern michigan activities to spook you this october.
Today the henderson castle is an exquisite bed and breakfast, restaurant and event location. Located twenty minutes north of traverse city, on the coast of the mission. One of the original internet paranormal radio shows is back. Take a tour of grand rapids ghostly history experience gr.
The top ten cities include places for believers and skeptics. But these northern michigan ghost stories and myths will raise every hair. To determine if paranormal reports at various spots around. A dirt path leads to a cemetery, covered with fallen branches and hung with cobwebs. Ive researched, written and presented on michigans ghostly beacons for nearly 20 years and am actually working on a book on this topic. From battlefields to mansions and hospitals, michigan has a little something for every paranormal fan. Paranormal investigations of northern michigan pinm home. Some stories, such as the north american indian legends and a few of the older accounts are. What cant be explained in our world does not fail to interests us. These 7 creepy asylums in michigan are still disturbing. These famous michigan legends have inspired campfire stories across the state, and, even if youre a skeptic, these creepy tales are sure to entertain.
No murders actually took place in this location, but the two teens did commit murder elsewhere. The haunting of northwest michigan steve cook songs. Aug 31, 2015 michigan ghost hunters chase upper peninsulas unexplained. Our state is filled with haunted hotels, former hospitals, restaurants, graveyards, and even streets. You will after reading this compilation of tales of the supernatural from michigan s rich oral history. Since the mansions restoration in the mid1980s, reports of unexplained activity have. Since age eight, he wanted to be a writer, and at age sixteen, he began writing his first novel. Oct 30, 2015 northern michigan ghost stories and legends that will keep you up at night by mynorthtraverse magazine staff on october 30, 2015 tagged holidays, old mission peninsula, torch lake, traverse city. Weve returned from the dead after a sevenyear hiatus, with a new podcast. Built in 1885, the hospital, also known as northern michigan asylum, opened due to overcrowding issues at the kalamazoo and pontiac hospitals. The southeast michigan ghost hunters society has been conducting paranormal investigations for more than 20 years.
We are a sciencebased team covering northern michigan, from the bridge down to around grayling area. While the list above features some of the most haunted places in michigan, there are others that are sure to send a chill down your spine. Rag doll bones the fifth book in the northern michigan asylum series is. March 31, 2020 jacki erickson 0 ghost, jr erickson, michigan author, northern. Northern michigan haunted attractions home facebook. Northern michigan ghost stories and legends that will keep you. Haunted michigan and more haunted michigan were impeccably edited and looked very professional. Dec 22, 2015 rumors of hauntings here have remained in the decades since this catholic orphanage closed its doors in the mid 20thcentury. Mar, 2019 michigan s haunted lighthouses copies of the book are available to purchase at. Vaughns attic the book sheldrake the bus the answering machine. Wed close by ourselves, and i heard things while i was in the store by myself. Michigan is home to a number of ghost stories from a variety of spooky locations across the state. Some stories, such as the north american indian legends and a few of the older accounts are from the authors personal folklore collection.
Among the most famous ghosts are the original owners, frank and mary. The tours are also led by the authors of the book, ghosts of grand rapids, while exploring either a western route through downtown or an eastern route through the heritage hill neighborhood. These are the most recent ghost sightings in michigan monroe, michigan i worked at the subway in downtown monroe, and i wasnt the only worker who thought it was haunted. The ten most haunted places in michigan the awesome mitten. Its a bright sunny day in 1975 when orla varnishes without a trace. Besides writing for grandpa shorters, jill assists with our online store adding inventory and taking photos. Wxyz a paranormal researcher has identified the top most haunted cities in michigan in 2019. Located on woodward avenue, this exquisite restaurant was the former mansion home of david whitney, jr. Lets go ahead and explore 6 of the most haunted places in michigan. They could be professionals or one that like to have their own experience.
The traverse city state hospital, also known as the northern michigan asylum, opened its doors in 1881. In 2010, i was living in a very small town in northern michigan and had a few friends up there who lived right near me, on the same road. Dec 29, 2014 a paranormal documentary about the greats lakes surronding northern michigan with supposed spirits in the straits of mackinaw, the apostle islands, seul choix point, and gull island. Michigan ghost watchers a paranormal investigations. We were always hanging out together, playing on the beach right near my house in the summer and sledding down every possible hill in winter. Jamrich building, a young womans face is said to appear in the window. Traverse city state hospital was almost completely remodeled in 2000s, but reports say that the original structure remains from 1885, when it was built as the northern michigan asylum.
Located on the straits of mackinac in the northern lower peninsula, accounts of ghost. Hunter changed presses for haunted michigan 3, and the editor fell down on the job. The lake michigan triangle is connected by ludington and benton harbor in michigan and both cities connect across the lake to manitowoc in wisconsin forming the triangle, according to author linda s. From haunted lighthouses to luxury inns, these tourist attractions will leave you with a thriller of a tale to tellperhaps even experience. Northern michigan ghost stories and legends that will keep you up at night by mynorthtraverse magazine staff on october 30, 2015 tagged holidays, old mission peninsula, torch lake, traverse city. Tichelaar researched each location to determine the likelihood of a haunting there and whether any historical evidence existed to make the haunting. An investigation team traveled to northern michigan in july 2003, and did full research on this haunted location. Detroit, utica, bay port, freemont, south lyon, alpena, traverse cityold mission. Archaeological digs place ancient native american settlements on the land as far back as 900 a. Oct 14, 2015 from manistee to alpena, ghost ships to haunted trails, mynorth has you covered with 5 haunted northern michigan activities to spook you this october. The location in question, halfway station, is a gas stationstore. The furthest back you can go in the islands history is about 700 years before white folks arrived and started screwing with everything.
Unlike some of the others at the time, this hospital was said to be a place of beauty, where patients were. Around the world, there are people who also do ghost hunting. As part of the americas haunted road trip series, ghosthunting michigan. Michigans haunted lighthouses copies of the book are available to purchase at. May 21, 2019 these 11 michigan ghost towns are eerily intriguing from hidden forest ruins to spooky graveyards to a town literally buried by a lake, the map of michigan is still scattered with ghost towns. It may have something to do with the disturbing death of one of the children, who caught pneumonia after playing outside during a blizzard. The most haunted places in michigan haunted rooms america. Formerly known as the northern michigan asylum and traverse city state hospital, some visitors have had strong feelings of being watched according to. Experience the ghostly regions of michigan through these pages and, if you have the courage, explore a haunting on your own. Northern michigan ghost stories and legends that will keep. These accounts are now part of our haunted travels of michigan book series. She is a content provider for many online sites and a virtual assistance. New characters, new lives, but with the undercurrent of an asylum with a dark and haunted history.
She is not the first woman to disappear into the sunlit woods of northern michigan. The most haunted hotels in michigan haunted rooms america. Northern michigan university marquette, michigan northern michigan university has quite a few buildings that are rumored to have things that go bump in the night. The ten most haunted places in michigan awesome mitten. We enlisted matt, one of our writers, to chronicle his experience of walking the haunted westend streets of. It is also one of the most haunted hotels in michigan because of the numerous ghosts at the castle. Northern michigan asylum 7 book series kindle edition. Books set in michigan 393 books meet your next favorite book. But while most reports of aliens or hauntings turn out.898 830 1635 1 1072 292 1470 1413 299 132 769 1245 1072 1085 1577 205 643 1158 922 913 1162 1189 1622 1320 1311 593 1586 579 153 767 1242 253 675 1486 1165 742 1025 801 1298 993 722 481 1272 555 302 607