Friday, October 31, 2014
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Monday, October 27, 2014
Late at night an image of a rail road worker can be seen carrying and swinging a lantern back and forth. It has been told that the man was killed while trying to warn a child to stay off the tracks while the train had been worked on, only he was caught and pinned by the train when he fell and knocked himself unconscious. Being crushed to death.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014
Back in the early 1950`s a bride & groom came to Cumberland Falls State Park for their honeymoon but, their honeymoon turned fatal soon after. They were at the falls area when they decided to tour the park. As they hiked down through the park trails, they came to one of the overlooks, facing back toward the falls were the view of the falls was a perfect place for a photo shoot. After standing and waiting for that perfect last view, the bride then stood atop of one of the pillars to have her picture taken. As the groom started to take the picture, she screamed his name for the last time as she fell 73 feet to her death. This overlook is now what they call "Lovers Leap ". An apparition of a floating woman motioning you to come to here has been reported. A Ranger was patrolling around the park we he was heading to the Falls Area when women dressed in a wedding gown walked right out in front of him and hitting her. When he realized he hit this woman he stopped his vehicle and began to check on the women but to his surprised there was no one to be found. To this day he fills this was the bride who died on that fatal summer night.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
There have been reports from students that men with old green army suits have been standing over them. Others say that they was strangled by ghost while they were trying to sleep. You also feel like someone is watching you, doors close and open on their own. Sometimes you can feel something touching your shoulder and nothing is there. Some people say that General Breckinridge himself walks the hallways of the dormitories.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Located near Frozen Creek, this was once a bible school which housed both male and female students. Due to the difficult terrain, students lived on campus. In the flood of 1939, many students and staff perished while holing up in the boiler room. (They were warned of a tornado, not flood). Little remains of the school after the flood. Buildings include a dorm, a gym and a stone chapel. It has been reported that sounds of children laughing and crying can be heard. It is also reported that heat can be felt coming from the "punishment rooms". The buildings have been torn down, but there is still reporting of activity on the location.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Wickham hall has been haunted for many years now. People have been reported saying that in the early hours of the morning that there is a young child that roams the third floor halls of Wickham. Many say that the child can be seen jumping off of the stairs of the third floor. Other times people have seen the child in the corners of the hall crying for its parents.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The Fine Arts Building was originally a Catholic Hospital. Some say they have heard babies crying where the nursery was, footsteps heard in the hall when no one was there and art students have witnessed pottery wheels beginning to spin by independently. There are also numerous cold spots throughout the building.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Nancy Bass lived in Campbellsville, KY in the year 1850. Nancy was reputed to be an outcast and would cast spells on people. If she disliked someone they would come down with a mysterious illness and all types of misfortunes. She had no home and frequently was seen wandering barns and haystacks late at night. She was disliked by her neighbors so much that they wanted to burn her. She made the mistake of telling them the only way she would die was by killing her with a silver bullet..In 1868 she was reported dead at the home of a man named Wright..when he opened the door she fell inside and told Wright she would be dead in twenty four hours. Later as she was being prepared for the funeral the coroner found a small hole near her heart and a silver bullet. It is said if you visit the Spurlington tunnel and take a picture at the entrance of the tunnel when the film is developed you will see the distinct form of a woman. Unusual happenings are reported there to this day.
Friday, October 3, 2014
This is an abandoned stone house located in Taylor county that is said to be haunted by the ghosts of the Hiestand family. They built the house back in the late 1800's. Reports have placed their ghosts both in the house itself and in the family graveyard dozens of times over the past 50 years. Many ghostly phenomena have been reported, including oil lanterns that light by themselves.