Crozier-Sickles House, Frisco, Texas

BY TONY HARRINGTON Nestled amongst the backdrop of Frisco’s bustling Rail District; a historic area of old downtown currently under massive revitalization, is the Frisco Heritage Center. A living museum dedicated to preserving the town’s rich and diverse cultural history. The Heritage Center is comprised of twelve structures including an …

Zion Cemetery, Frisco, Texas

BY TONY HARRINGTON Zion Cemetery in Frisco, TX has no official address outside of FM (Farm to Market Road) 423 1 Mile North of Eldorado Parkway. The Entrance to Zion Cemetery in Frisco, Texas Though considered an active cemetery to this day, it has fallen into disrepair. Headstones are broken, …

Ghosts & Hauntings

What are ghosts? Ghosts in modern Western culture are generally considered the ephemeral images of the dead, whether person, animal, or inanimate object. Ghosts may interact with the living or they may simply exist as a non-interactive “recording” of some past event. A single instance of viewing a ghost is …

Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland

BY TONY HARRINGTON Growing up in Baltimore, Maryland as a child who was interested in history was an awesome experience.  The city was brimming with historical landmarks that were rich with stories of our nations past.  From Edgar Alan Poe’s home and burial spot, to the history of Johns-Hopkins Hospital, …

“Old Hag” aka Sleep Paralysis

Sleep paralysis is a disturbing but harmless phenomenon that results when a person is “stuck” in a hypnagogic or hypnopompic state. Hypnagogic refers to the transition between wakefulness and sleep, while hypnopompic refers to the transition between sleep and waking up. Most of the time, you pass through these phases of …

Ed and Lorraine Warren

Ed and Lorraine Warren, self-described as a demonologist and a trance medium, respectively, were a husband and wife team who investigated paranormal activity.  They were born in the 1920s, married young, and in 1952 they founded the New England Center for Psychic Research.  They were involved in a number of …

The Fox Sisters

The Fox sisters (Margaretta and Kate/Cathie) caused a sensation in the late 1840s, when the news broke that they could communicate with a spirit in their home in Hydesville, New York. The “spirit” communicated through rapping sounds (e.g., two raps for yes). The sisters went on to become professional mediums, …