Category: Spooky History

Let’s take a glimpse into spooky history and folklore.

Mar 04
Exploration of 5 Real-Life Vampires Throughout History

Vampire Folklore For centuries, the mysterious allure of vampires, those nocturnal creatures that straddle the line between fascination and terror, has permeated human culture. Beyond the realm of folklore and fiction, history unveils the existence of individuals who, due to their actions and notoriety, have earned the haunting moniker of “real-life vampires.” In this in-depth […]

Jan 15
The True History of Haunted Houses

History of Haunted Houses: Responding to Halloween Havoc during the Great Depression As we explore the history of haunted houses we need to look at the major historical events. The Great Depression, a period marked by economic hardship and societal upheaval, cast its shadow over various facets of American life, including the cherished tradition of […]

Oct 24
4 Haunted Places in Ontario That Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine

Haunted Places in Ontario you Should Visit Nestled within the picturesque landscapes of Ontario lies a world of paranormal intrigue, where historic sites and abandoned structures harbor ghostly secrets. Join us on an immersive journey as we explore the haunted places of Ontario, delving into the eerie tales that have withstood the test of time. […]

Jan 13
The History of Friday the 13th

Have you wondered why Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day? The movie franchise called “Friday the 13th” was released in the 80s and 90s helped the unlucky day gain popularity. But have you ever wondered what the origins are of this day? Although the exact history is unclear there are some theories. Friday […]

Dec 26
Do you know the Christmas Witch?

The Origins of the Christmas witch The Befana is a beloved figure in Italian folklore, known as the Christmas witch. According to legend, the Befana is an old woman who travels by broomstick on the night of January 5th, delivering gifts to good children and coal to naughty ones. The origins of the Befana can […]

Dec 01
Spooky History: Krampus the Mythical Creature

Everything you need to know about Krampus thy mythical creature Who is Krampus? Krampus the mythical creature is from European folklore, associated with the Christmas season. Unlike Santa Claus, who rewards good children with gifts, Krampus is said to punish naughty children by beating them with sticks or chains. While his origin and appearance vary […]

Nov 07
Spooky History: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Origins Sleepy Hollow is a small village located in Westchester County, New York. It is known for its rich history and association with the legendary tale of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving. The history of Sleepy Hollow dates back to the early 17th century when Dutch settlers first arrived in the […]

Oct 01
Spooky History: The Spooky Origins of Halloween

The Beginnings of Halloween Halloween, also known as All Hallow’s Eve, is a holiday that’s celebrated on the 31st of October each year. It’s a time when people dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, and attend parties. While many people view Halloween as a fun holiday, the origins of this celebration are rooted in ancient […]