Young woman dies in car crash, become associated with the urban legend of Resurrection Mary

March 10, 1934Chicago, IllinoisMary Bregovy dies in a car crash, eventually becoming associated with a local legend of Resurrection Mary On March 10, 1934, Mary Bregovy (referred to as “Marie” in contemporary newspaper articles), was traveling with three companions when driver John Reiner lost control of his vehicle and struck an elevated structure at the…

The origins of the ghost which supposedly haunts Eastern Illinois University’s Pemberton Hall

October 30, 1918Kankakee, IllinoisMary Hawkins dies in an asylum; she is later said to haunt Easter Illinois University’s Pemberton Hall One stormy night in January 1916, while the rest of the students and faculty were at home for the holidays, Eastern Illinois University’s Pemberton Hall had three lonely occupants. One — a young woman named…

Happy Paranormal Day!

May 3rd is Paranormal Day! This photograph is of the Brown Lady taken in 1936 at Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England. Allegedly, Country Life magazine had already taken photographs of the staircase when a photographer’s assistant, Indre Shira, saw “a vapoury form gradually assuming the appearance of a woman” and a photograph was quickly taken.…