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Podcast dedicated to the side of history that goes bump in the night. Every episode's content features community time that includes listener mail and experiences, a “Moment In Oddity” and “History Of The Day” segments and then interviews and discussions about a historic location, event or person and the hauntings associated with the subject of the particular show. The tagline for the show is “Ghost tours for the theater of the mind” and our goal is to entertain you while creeping you out just a bit.

Podcast dedicated to the side of history that goes bump in the night. Every episode's content features community time that includes listener mail and experiences, a “Moment In Oddity” and “History Of The Day” segments and then interviews and discussions about a historic location, event or person and the hauntings associated with the subject of the particular show. The tagline for the show is “Ghost tours for the theater of the mind” and our goal is to entertain you while creeping you out just a bit.

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Podcast dedicated to the side of history that goes bump in the night. Every episode's content features community time that includes listener mail and experiences, a “Moment In Oddity” and “History Of The Day” segments and then interviews and discussions about a historic location, event or person and the hauntings associated with the subject of the particular show. The tagline for the show is “Ghost tours for the theater of the mind” and our goal is to entertain you while creeping you out just a bit.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 368 - Haunted Houdini

1/14/2021
Harry Houdini was an extraordinary showman. He's one of the few people that is still mentioned on a daily basis somewhere in the news. Many listeners are probably very familiar with the stories of seances trying to conjure a message from Houdini. Has Houdini made his presence known from the other side of the Veil? On this episode, we explore the fascinating life and legend of Houdini and share the history and haunts connected to this amazing man who just may still be with us! The Moment in...

Duration:01:07:37

Ep. 367 - Haunted Cemeteries 17

1/7/2021
Every cemetery is unique. Each has its own unique character based on location. Sometimes it is the landscape that is different. Other times, it is the local culture or customs. But truthfully, it is the personalities buried within that define the true character. We have featured over seventy haunted cemeteries around the world in the past six years. After compiling a list, we realized that there were several states, thirteen to be exact, that have not been included yet and on this episode we...

Duration:00:49:43

Ep. 366 - University of North Alabama

12/31/2020
The University of North Alabama is located in the city of Florence and has been a fixture here for almost 200 years. It started like most older colleges, in a different spot and much smaller. Today, it has grown into a large university covering several acres with many buildings. Several of those buildings are reputedly haunted and there are even a couple of creepy statues that come to life! Join us as we share the history and haunts of the University of North Alabama. The Moment in Oddity...

Duration:00:39:06

Ep. 365 - Marshall House Hotel

12/24/2020
The Marshall House Hotel has stood in the heart of historic downtown Savannah for nearly 170 years. This was not only a place for weary guests to the city, it also served as a hospital before and during the Civil War. A nod to the history of the Civil War can be found on the third floor. We stayed here for one night and based on the haunted reputation of the place, we decided to do a little paranormal investigating. The activity started practically the minute we walked in our room. Join us...

Duration:01:09:12

Ep. 364 - Andres Pico Adobe

12/17/2020
The Andres Pico Adobe dates back to the early 1800s and is the second oldest residence in Los Angeles. This was named for the man who once lived there, Andres Pico. The adobe part of the name refers to the material from which it is constructed. Today, it is the home of the San Fernando Valley Historical Society and is a museum that can be toured featuring artifacts and cultural relics. Maria Wessenauer is the Vice President of the San Fernando Valley Historical Society and creator of...

Duration:00:54:15

Ep. 363 - USS North Carolina

12/10/2020
The USS North Carolina was a battleship commissioned in 1941 that participated in every major naval battle in the Pacific during World War II. During that time, the battleship had several men die on board and was struck by a Japanese torpedo. The battleship earned 15 battle stars for its efforts. The battleship is today a floating museum that hosts both historical tours and ghost tours. We had the privilege of doing an overnight investigation with not only six of our listeners, but also...

Duration:01:23:14

Ep. 362 - 1837 Bed and Breakfast and the Old Jail

12/3/2020
The 1837 Bed and Breakfast in Charleston, South Carolina is the former home of a cotton planter. The style of the home is a great example of the Charleston Single home. Although this was not a plantation, it still had slaves that lived on the third level and there are stories that claim that a mother and father were sold off to another planter, leaving their nine-year-old son without his parents. He may have tried desperately to find them and ultimately lost his life. Ghost stories claim...

Duration:01:31:22

REPLAY - HGB Thanksgiving Special 2016

11/26/2020
We are so very grateful for our listeners and supporters! Happy Thanksgiving you Spooktacular people! This is a replay of one of Diane's favorite interviews that made its first appearance on the Thanksgiving 2016 Special. When we think about Thanksgiving, one of the things that comes to mind is food. So we are talking food and ghosts on this episode with author and journalist James Bartlett. James has been featured in over 100 magazines and he is author of Gourmet Ghosts and Gourmet Ghosts...

Duration:01:01:37

Ep. 361 - Fort Delaware

11/19/2020
Fort Delaware started as a defense for the Delaware River on Pea Patch Island in Delaware. During the Civil War, it would serve as a prison camp for Confederate soldiers that was considered a death camp. Today, it is a state park featuring re-enactments, tours and other events. Many groups have investigated there including Britain's Most Haunted, Ghost Hunters Academy and Ghost Hunters used it for one of their Halloween episodes. Join us as we explore the history and haunts of Fort Delaware!...

Duration:00:38:09

Ep. 360 - Cripple Creek

11/12/2020
This episode has it all! Cripple Creek is a spooky old mining town with a ton of history and many haunts, leading it to be thought of as the most haunted Colorado mining town. We have haunted hospitals, hotels, jail, schools, brothels, saloons and even Nikola Tesla. Cripple Creek is on the south side of Pikes Peak and was once considered the "Greatest Gold Camp on Earth." Many people would find their fortune here, but some would find tragedy and death. Violence, mining accidents and natural...

Duration:00:52:51

Ep. 359 - Zalud House

11/5/2020
The Zalud House in Porterville, California is like a time capsule glimpse into the life of a family. A family who suffered much tragedy in the house. This home is unique in that the Zalud Family were the only family to live in this mansion and it is furnished with their belongings. Several family members died here and it seems to have trapped their spirits. Paranormal tours are offered and Ghost Adventures has investigated the house. Some of the activity is fairly mundane, but there also is...

Duration:00:40:25

HGB Halloween Special 2020

10/31/2020
It's our favorite day of the year and here is our seventh Halloween Special! Our theme for this year is Horror Hosts! We share about some of our listeners' favorite horror hosts and the history of how these quirky characters got started. Then we share real paranormal experiences from our listeners and Jannae joins us to share her profound experience from when she was a child and what it is like to have some psychical gifts. HAPPY HALLOWEEN TO THE BEST PEOPLE ON THE PLANET! Check out the...

Duration:01:42:07

Ep. 358 - The Ghosts of Whitechapel

10/29/2020
Jack the Ripper. That name can cause one's blood to run cold. No serial killer is as famous as Jack the Ripper. This killer was unique in that he seemed to be the first who reveled in provoking the police. The area where these crimes were committed, Whitechapel, would hold onto its infamous reputation. On this episode we will examine the crimes, talk about the victims, theorize on who the killer may have been and share the hauntings that have plagued Whitechapel ever since. The Moment in...

Duration:00:44:28

Ep. 357 - Old Diplomat Hotel and Haunted Baguio

10/22/2020
Atop a hill in the Filipino city of Pines sits an abandoned and dilapidated building that not only has a brutal history, it is considered the most haunted place in the Philippines. This is the Old Diplomat Hotel, which was originally a retreat for friars of the Dominican Order that later became a place of sanctuary and then eventually a place of death. But this is not the only creepy location with a haunted reputation in Baguio. The city is dotted with haunted locations like the Laperal...

Duration:00:38:09

Ep. 356 - Haunted Cemeteries 16

10/15/2020
The listeners love the haunted cemeteries episodes and here we have our sixteenth installment. The cemeteries featured on this episode include Little Pennsylvania Cemetery, Simms Cemetery, Miami City Cemetery, Indian Spring Cemetery, Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery/Green Lady Cemetery, Nunica Cemetery and Toowong Cemetery in Australia. Join us as we explore the history and hauntings of these haunted cemeteries. The Moment in Oddity features Leo "Suicide" Simon and This Month in History features...

Duration:00:52:11

Ep. 355 - Forepaugh's Restaurant

10/8/2020
Forepaugh's Restaurant was once housed within the beautiful mansion for which it is named. The restaurant shuttered in March of 2019 after the death of its Executive Chef. Before closing, this was considered one of the most haunted restaurants in Minnesota. There are thought to be at least three spirits in this former home, including the man who had it built. One has to wonder if these ghosts are lonely now. Join us as we explore the history and hauntings of Forepaugh's Restaurant. The...

Duration:00:34:45

Ep. 354 - The Legend of Screaming Skulls

10/1/2020
Creepy people like us love skulls. Many of us include them in our home decor. The Bone Daddy, Jack Skellington, is one of our favorite characters. Skulls are pretty special. Screaming skulls are supposed to be even more special. And while many people have relegated these craniums to legend and lore, there are several that are believed to have really existed and may still be around. Perhaps even a few still have their spirits connected to them. Join us as we share the legend of screaming...

Duration:00:36:09

HGB Anniversary Show 2020

10/1/2020
History Goes Bump has been in production for six fabulous years! Join us on this celebratory episode where we bring you the wonderful talents of our listeners when it comes to writing. We have the three runner-up stories and three winners of our Flash Fiction Contest for 2020! Thank you everyone for your support! Check out the website: http://historygoesbump.com Show notes can be found here: Become an Executive Producer: http://patreon.com/historygoesbump The following music is from...

Duration:00:42:58

Ep. 353 - Boggo Road Gaol

9/24/2020
The history of Boggo Road Gaol is both interesting and troubling. This history goes all the way back to the late 1800s when Brisbane was finally moving from a penal colony to a free community. Many violent offenders came to their ends at the gaol. Punishment was dealt out in the black hole. Conditions became so poor that reforms were necessary. Today, the gaol is a museum offering tours and there are stories of ghosts on the grounds. Join us as we share the history and hauntings of the Boggo...

Duration:00:42:20

Ep. 352 - Cleveland's Millionaire's Row

9/17/2020
Cleveland's Millionaires' Row was the place where the elite built their grand mansions in the early 1900s. Industry was booming and men like Marcus Hanna, Amasa Stone, Samuel Andrews, Charles F. Brush and John D. Rockefeller picked this sixth largest city in America as their home. These were some of the most powerful men in the country and their street would be known as the "Showplace of America." All but four of these mansions would eventually be demolished. They are a testament to the past...

Duration:00:39:30