While such a claim is impossible to prove, British Columbia does abound with tales of the supernatural. Ghost Stories of British Columbia is a comprehensive collection of these tales, drawing from the province’s history, its archives, and its people.
There are ghosts from the distant past, and ghosts from the present day. Legends that are familiar to many, and accounts that, to date, have only been heard by a few. Shady apparitions from the coastline, the interior, and the isolated north. And each story is a true account of someone’s experience with a ghost.
In Burnaby, a young child is repeatedly urged by two spectral visitors to follow them back "to the other side."
The dedicated publisher of the Surrey Leader returns to check on the new issue - weeks after his death.
The image of a screaming young woman haunts a grove of bushes in Beacon Hill Park - years before a woman matching the image is murdered there.
Barkerville - a town designed to bring the history of the gold rush to life - truly hosts the "spirit" of the past.
Victoria honours its British past - with two of its own haunted castles.
In Creston - an eccentric stonemason’s spirit occupies the unusual home he once planned to be buried in.
They are the mysteries, the unexplained, the eerie, and amazing stories meant to be told by campfire or candlelight.
They are the true ghost stories of British Columbia, and they wait for you in these pages.
It brings together sixty-nine stories of haunted houses, ghosts, poltergeists, apparitions, and other eerie events and experiences.
What is amazing is that all the stories are true - they actually happened - and they happened in Ontario!
Did Sir John A. Macdonald give advice from the dead?
Did William Lyon Mackenzie King engage in a friendly conversation with a veteran newspaperman at Kingsmere two years after his death?
Is Ottawa’s Laurier House haunted?
What happened in Toronto’s Mackenzie House?
Did an apparition of Walt Whitman appear in Bon Echo Provincial Park?
Does a beautiful lady in white haunt old stone houses in the north Woodstock area?
What was behind the Baldoon Mystery and the Dagg Poltergeist?
Do such things happen? Are they happening today?
In these pages there are ghosts aplenty. They appear in the villages, towns, and cities of Ontario - among them: Goderich, Hamilton, London, Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake, North Bay, Oakville, Oshawa, St. Catharines, and Sarnia!
Perhaps there is a ghost near you...
An elderly waitress silently serves breakfast to two friends at an eerily deserted diner—and the next day, the friends discover the diner is out of business and slated for demolition. A phantom train still blows its whistle more than fifty years after a gruesome accident. And a grandfather's spirit brings a warning that saves his family from a deadly house fire.
Over the past sixty years, FATEmagazine has published thousands of true ghost stories-personal accounts from ordinary people who have had extraordinary run-ins with the spirit world. This collection features the best of these spine-tingling, bizarre, heartwarming, and sometimes humorous haunting experiences. These frightening firsthand reports include tales of:Ghostly Apparitions Messages from the Dead Dream Visitations Near-Death and Out-of-Body Experiences Haunted Places Spirits Helping the Living Vortexes, Time Slips, and Portals to Other Dimensions Spirit Guides and Angels