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I didn't finish the last 2 destinations!

Travel, weather and illness --- hmmmm think that's the only excuses I have this time.

I update if I think of something else! haha

but I did make it through the BOO BIO!

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon

8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon

9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28 emoticon

10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31 emoticon

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10/31/12 2:01 A

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Today is the last day of the Haunted Tour! Did you earn all of the stamps in your Paranormal Passport???

If you completed the final challenge, your Passport should look like the following:

1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon

8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon

9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28 emoticon

10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31 emoticon


You also have the opportunity to earn one last stamp --

If you earned all 10 stamps, then you earn the Ghostbuster Stamp emoticon

Hope you enjoyed the Tales of Spooks, Spectors and Spirits! Happy Halloween!

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10/30/12 9:30 A

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Was wondering how you were fairing. Was seeing Charleston on the map with the mega-snow. I take it that you have power since you are posting.

Stay safe!

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I'm not intentionally dropping out --- but was away the whole weekend.

Got sick while at the cabin with cold (something) and still feeling pretty rough. Called off yesterday -- back to work today.

Storm here in WV --- pretty but very messy -- come areas got 2 feet -- we're in the inches here where I live.



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Day 2 at the Chambers Mansion.

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Tomorrow is our last day to earn your final stamp. Let's end the month on a positive step!

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Last stop & final three day challenge!!! We have arrived at the Chambers Mansion!!

Chambers Mansion
Location: San Francisco, CA
Notable ghost: Claudia

In the prestigious Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco is the Chambers Mansion, which was built in 1887 and named after its first owner, Richard Chambers, who was a silver mine tycoon. Legend goes that Chambers lived here with his two nieces who hated each other. When Chambers died in 1901, the nieces inherited the mansion. One reportedly bought the house next door and moved in while the other sister, Claudia, stayed. Claudia reportedly loved pigs but met her fate one day when she was nearly cut in half from what her family called a “farm implementation accident.”

Ghost expert Jim Fassbinder, who conducts haunted home tours in San Francisco, “… claims that an insane member of the Chambers family, who was kept in the attic, chased Claudia downstairs into the Josephine room and killed her.” The mansion was eventually converted to the Mansion Hotel in 1977, where celebs such as Barbra Streisand, Robert DeNiro and Robin Williams stayed. Many guests have reported strange occurrences while staying there.



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10/28/12 8:27 P

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28 emoticon
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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10/28/12 10:34 A

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28 emoticon

10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon

8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon

9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28 emoticon

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10/28/12 2:22 A

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Final day at the Winchester House. However, it is so huge you could get lost in it for days!

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If you hit your three day fitness goal, add the Whinchester House stamp in your Paranormal Passport.

1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon

8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon

9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28 emoticon

Monday we will be traveling to our last stop on this Paranormal tour:

10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

Edited by: HONEYLEA at: 10/28/2012 (02:23)
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Second day at the Winchester House. By far, there is a lot of information about the hauntings of the Winchester House. The result of the spiritual world, the Winchester House is one of the most unusual houses in the United States.

Here is a website for you to explore. I think you will find it interesting!

www.winchestermysteryhouse.com/

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon
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We only have a couple more stamps that you can earn for your Paranormal Passports. Today we have arrived at the Winchester House. As before, hit your three day goal and you will earn your Winchester House stamp.

Winchester House
Location: San Jose, CA
Notable ghost: Sarah Winchester

As one of two homes in California sanctioned by the U.S. Commerce Department as being haunted (the other is the Whaley House), the magnificent Winchester House stands alone as perhaps the most bizarre haunted home in the U.S. It was inspired and designed by Sarah Winchester, widow of William Winchester, founder of Winchester rifles. Legend goes that Sarah was deeply affected by the deaths of her daughter, Annie, in 1866 and then her husband, William, in 1881. Sarah consulted a medium who instructed her to build a house to ward off evil spirits. Construction on the Winchester House started in 1884 and continued for 38 years — until Sarah’s death in 1922.

Sarah reportedly held nightly seances to gain guidance from spirits and her dead husband for the home’s design. What resulted was a maze-like residence full of twisting and turning hallways, dead-ends, secret panels, a window built into a floor, staircases leading to nowhere, doors that open to walls, upside-down columns, and rooms built, then intentionally closed off — all to ward off and confuse evil spirits.



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10/25/12 8:45 P

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

Edited by: ROGUENOMAD at: 10/28/2012 (10:31)
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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon

8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon

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I highly doubt it. It is a "b" rated movie and I doubt was even shown in any theaters. It just came out last year. If you are looking for a good movie, I'd stick to more mainstream spooky flicks.

Last day at the Whaley House!

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If you hit your three day fitness goal, add the Whaley House stamp in your Paranormal Passport.

1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon

8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25 emoticon

Friday we will be heading to:

9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28

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10/24/12 8:37 P

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Looking for scary movies for a weekend horror fest. Has anyone ever watched the Whaley House movie?


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Day two! Even though the house was a couple hours away from hollywood, it still did not stop someone from creating a "B" rated horror movie about the Whaley House. If you are into "B" rated horror flicks, it is available for instant rental through Amazon.

Watch the trailer here:

www.imdb.com/title/tt2396701/

Just don't go into the house at night..............

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8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
60 minutes today!

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Welcome to the Whaley House and the west coast!! We are nearing the end of our tour.

Whaley House
Location: San Diego, CA
Notable ghost: “Yankee Jim” Robinson

In 1849, as news of the Gold Rush broke, young Thomas Whaley moved from New York to California and opened a hardware store in San Francisco. Arson destroyed his business in 1851, so he moved to San Diego — the present day Old Town San Diego — where he set up general store businesses. Always the entrepreneur, he also started a brick-making business and used those kiln-fired bricks to build a granary. Then, in 1857, he built an adjacent two-story Greek Revival brick building where he and his wife, Rachel Pye, lived. It was considered the “finest new brick block in Southern California” by the San Diego Herald, and cost $10,000. The walls were finished with plaster made from ground seashells.

The site of the house is also where gallows once stood and where “Yankee Jim” Robinson was hanged for attempted grand larceny. Whaley reportedly witnessed the hanging, but was not fazed by it, since he bought the property a few years later, removed the gallows, and built the Whaley family home on the site. Shortly after moving in, heavy footsteps could he heard throughout the house “by the boots of a large man.” Whaley concluded it was Yankee Jim, whose spirit is alive and well two centuries later. Two later tragedies occurred in the house: the Whaleys’ second child, Thomas, Jr, died at 18 months of scarlet fever and their fifth child, Violet, committed suicide in 1885. The home was designated a California State Historic Landmark in 1932 and is open to public tours.

Side note: Thomas Whaley had some prominent family history: His grandfather, Alexander Whaley, supplied George Washington with badly needed muskets during the American Revolution’s Battle of White Plains and his mother, Rachel, made some shrewd real estate deals including buying “Sheeps Meadows,” which was used as grazing land in New York City. It is now known as Central Park.

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4
43 minutes of walking - Spector Detector
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2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7
105 minutes of walking - Casper Zapper
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3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10
30 minutes of walking - Spector Detector
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4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13
30 minutes of chair marching - Spector Detector
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5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
30 minutes walking and marching - Spector Detector
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6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
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7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
93 minutes walking - Casper Zapper
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8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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Ready for Whaley House in CA! emoticon

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon
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8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon

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struggling a little --- but still planning to get in at least 2 hours --- started out at the gym (70 minutes) this morning. Walked 15 minute AM break. Planning on getting the rest in at lunch ---- it's cool here this morning but still nice enough to walk outside along the river.



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Final day at the Myrtles Plantation
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If you have reached your goal, add the Myrtles Plantation stamp to your Paranormal Passport.

1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22 emoticon

Tuesday we will be leaving Louisiana and head towards the spooky shores of California

8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4
43 minutes of walking - Spector Detector
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2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7
105 minutes of walking - Casper Zapper
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3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10
30 minutes of walking - Spector Detector
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4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13
30 minutes of chair marching - Spector Detector
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5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
30 minutes walking and marching - Spector Detector
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6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
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7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31


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Day two -- are you getting your fitness in? Perhaps you would enjoy an overnight stay at Myrtle Plantation? Learn more about it here:

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon
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7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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We have moved on to our next haunted location:

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22

If you hit your three day total fitness -- you will earn your Paranormal Passport stamp. Happy Haunting!

Myrtles Plantation
Location: St. Francisville, LA
Notable ghost: Chloe

Take an historic old, antebellum plantation home from 1796, surround it with trees draped with Spanish moss, and set it in voodoo-rich Louisiana and you have the perfect setting for ghosts. But, you need mayhem and history to generate ghosts and there are lots of both at the Myrtles Plantation. In 1808, Clark Woodruff took charge of the plantation from his deceased father-in-law, General David Bradford, where he kept things running along with his wife, Sara, and three kids. Legend has it that Woodruff also took a special liking to a slave he owned named Chloe. But Chloe was immensely jealous of Woodruff’s family and baked a birthday cake filled with poisonous oleander leaves. Woodruff’s wife, Sara, and two of their children died. Chloe confessed, but fellow slaves retaliated, hanging Chloe and dumping her body in the Mississippi.

Lots of other natural deaths occurred in the home, but the only other murder was when plantation owner William Winter was shot and killed in 1871 while standing on the front porch. He supposedly staggered inside, dying on the 17th step of the home. Myrtles Plantation is also reportedly built on the site of an old Indian burial ground and during the Civil Warn Union soldiers ransacked the home. While it is hard to separate fact from fiction, popular sightings of ghosts around Myrtles Plantation include the large mirror in the home that contains the spirits of Sara Woodruff and her children, ghosts seen around the 17th step and, of course, Chloe who is outside, tending to her plantings. The house is on National Register of Historic places and is now a bed and breakfast.


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4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19 emoticon

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Final day at the LaLaurie Mansion. It is up for sale if you want to live with the ghosts!
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5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

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Saturday we will be heading to our next haunted location:

7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22

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Day 2 at the LaLaurie House. When you get tired of chasing ghosts, go down to the French Quarter and dance your pounds away

Here is a detailed article about the Mistress of Death -- Mrs LaLaurie. Warning: there are some graphic deails of the tortures she did to her slaves. Skip this if you are disturbed by graphic crime scene discriptions. It is a true horror story.

www.prairieghosts.com/lalaurie.html

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6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
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Welcome to the LaLaurie Mansion! Isn't it wonderful to be in New Orleans?

For the next three days -- hit your total and earn a stamp for your Paranormal Passport.

LaLaurie Mansion
Location: New Orleans, LA
Notable ghosts: Victims of Madame LaLaurie

Horrific stories of torture and abuse inflicted on slaves who worked in this house were reported in the 1830s and the abuser was said to be Madame Delphine LaLaurie, a socialite of great wealth and prominence in New Orleans. Delphine and her husband, Dr. Louis LaLaurie, would host elaborate parties at the house, but soon, stories of vicious cruelty emerged. In one tale, Delphine was whipping the child of a slave when the child broke away and ran to the roof, falling to her death. But the turning point came when a fire broke out in the mansion and when help arrived, they witnessed horrific scenes of punishment and torture inflicted on the slaves. Delphine fled, never to be seen again.

The home has undergone many changes and owners over the years, with one of the most recent owners actor Nicolas Cage. Cage said of the LaLaurie house, “… You know, other people have beachfront property; I have ghost-front property… ” Unfortunately, Cage lost the property in a foreclosure auction.



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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4
43 minutes of walking - Spector Detector

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7
105 minutes of walking - Casper Zapper

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10
30 minutes of walking - Spector Detector

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13
30 minutes of chair marching - Spector Detector

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
30 minutes walking and marching - Spector Detector

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon
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10/15/2012 120
10/16/2012 139 about 6.25 hours -- the best 3-day period so far :)

6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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Final day at Stranahan House.. If you hit your three day goal, add the following stamp to your Paranormal Passport:

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2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16 emoticon

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Wednesday we will be heading down the coast to New Orleans and the LaLaurie Mansion.

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Paranormal Passport:

1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

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I've earned my stamp as of day 2 with 2.9 hours -- with 1 hour planned today and 1-2 planned tomorrow!

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Day 2 -- Are you earning your stamp today?

Next time you are in Ft Lauderdale, why not take a ghost river tour?

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Sorry FSC'ers - I totally forgot to track my progress last week.

1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - emoticon
10/03 = 60 min
10/04 = 45 min
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - emoticon
10/05 = 0
10/06 = 6 hours or 6 miles
10/07 = 1 hour
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
10/08- 30 min
10/09- 45 min
10/10- 45 min
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon
10/11 - 10 min
10/12 - 60 min
10/13 - 60 min
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
10/14 - 150 min
10/15
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6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31


GWS = 2-3 hours every 3 days.

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5. Stranahan House
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Notable ghost: Frank Stranahan

here I come --- 115 minutes --- almost 2 hours today

starting morning at the gym tomorrow at 5:30AM

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon
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10/12/2012 75
10/13/2012 40
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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Welcome to Stranahan House! For the next three days we will be checking out the spirits within. Can you earn another stamp in your Paranormal Passport?

5. Stranahan House
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Notable ghost: Frank Stranahan

The Stranahan House was one of several structures built between 1893-1906 along the New River in Fort Lauderdale, FL, by an enterprising young man named Frank Stranahan. Frank arrived in 1893 to operate a barge ferry across the river and was the first non-Indian to live in what is now the center of Fort Lauderale. Soon, this prime location spawned other businesses for Stranahan, including a trading post, post office, bank and hotel. He became a powerful land owner in the area and soon, the Stranahan Trading Post became well-known. He married school teacher Ivy Cromartie and built her a home right on the New River in 1906, the Stranahan House, which still stands today as the oldest remaining structure in Broward County. Frank and Ivy were considered Fort Lauderdale’s First Family.

This is also where Stranahan’s story turns grim. He suffered from depression and his mental health could not endure a hurricane that devastated his businesses, or the financial effects of the Great Depression. Stranahan committed suicide on June 23, 1929 by strapping a large iron gate to his ankle and throwing himself into the New River. There are many reports of Frank Stranahan’s ghost in the Stranahan House, as well as the ghost of Ivy Cromartie. Other ghostly presences include six family members and the apparition of an Indian servant girl near the back of the home. The Stranahan House is now open to public tours.

Perhaps you may want to stop in?

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4
43 minutes of walking - Spector Detector

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7
105 minutes of walking - Casper Zapper

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10
30 minutes of walking - Spector Detector

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13
30 minutes of chair marching - Spector Detector

5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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Hats off to you Richila! Tried Chair marching for the first time. Its harder than jogging.

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Final day at Franklin Castle. If you hit your three day goal, add the following stamp to your Paranormal Passport:

1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13 emoticon

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The Curse of Franklin Castle:

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4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13

We have moved onto the Franklin Castle in Cleveland, OH. Meet your three day total to earn a stamp for the Franklin Castle in your Paranormal Passport.

Franklin Castle
Location: Cleveland, OH
Notable ghosts: Babies crying

Finally, a haunted home that really looks haunted. Complete with a tower, turrets, balconies, stone outcroppings, gargoyles, wrought-iron fixtures and fences, this imposing, Gothic-style Franklin Castle is said to be Ohio’s most haunted home. It was built in 1860 for Hannes Tiedemann, an immigrant from Germany who became a wholesale grocer-turned-banker. Depending on who you believe, Tiedemann was either an evil tyrant who had a hand in mysterious deaths that occurred in the home between 1865-1895 — including the deaths of three babies — or he was a decent and hard-working man, but faced unfortunate circumstances. There have been many owners of the home including a German singing society and a church group.

Presently, it is owned by an Internet businesswoman who wanted to renovate it and turn it into a B&B and hold “haunted mystery weekends,” but a fire in 1999 derailed her plans. It is rumored that Franklin Castle will be listed soon. In the market for a haunted house? Amenities include sounds of footsteps, babies crying, and doors slamming … and no one’s there. How many agents dare to appear for this broker’s open house?



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3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon


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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4
emoticon 43 minutes of walking - Spector Detector

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7
emoticon 105 minutes of walking - Casper Zapper

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10
emoticon 30 minutes of walking - Spector Detector

4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon
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4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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Last day at the White House. If you hit your three day goal, add the following stamp to your Paranormal Passport:

1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon

3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10 emoticon

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4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13

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so far 2.75 hours in 2 days
will come back for my trophy tomorrow

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about to take my 15 minute break and take a few step toward the White House

then lunch and afternoon breaks planned.

May not have gym time tonight.

but I'll get there.

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Day two: The White House

The White House isn't the only place the ghost of Abraham Lincoln has visited. And it isn't the only family member either. Mary Todd Lincoln's spirit is rumored to walk the Earth as well.

Read all about The Haunted President:

www.prairieghosts.com/lincoln2.html

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10/8/12 6:38 P

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Seriously, SPVideos are pretty good! I am NOT a Floor person, but anything I CAN do on my BED works for me! I enjoy trying a few, and even though I MAY NOT do them PERFECT, I will try them, and work them to the best of my ability!

Give them a try! You just might find one that works for you!

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10/8/12 5:05 P

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Randy -- There are some good chair exercises here on SP for those of us that have knee problems. EB has also been doing some chair dancing. Might be worth checking out while knee heals.

“Eat like you love yourself. Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like you love yourself.”

“Loving yourself starts with liking yourself, which starts with respecting yourself, which starts with thinking of yourself in positive ways.”

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10/8/12 4:14 P

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same here Fran --- I got over a 1/3 of the way today. Doing well -- even though I'm limping a little -- I'm finding things I CAN do!

emoticon just saw this pretty tree along the way



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I can't wait to see ALL the rooms of the White House! Wooooo! I was there YEARS ago, but never experienced any activity......maybe THIS TIME! emoticon

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10/8/12 12:23 A

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Even one of the most important houses in America can be haunted. For the next three days, we will be visiting the White House. So put on your workout clothes and let's earn another stamp in your Paranormal Passport.

White House
Location: Washington, DC
Notable ghosts: Abigail Adams, Abraham Lincoln

It makes sense that a home this old and with so much history has a lot of ghosts. Abigail Adams, wife of second president John Adams, is considered to be the “oldest” ghost in the White House since she and John were the first to live in the big, drafty home that was still unfinished when they moved in on Nov. 1, 1800. She was known to hang her laundry in the East Room and is still “spotted” there to this day. But perhaps the most notable ghost is 16th president Abraham Lincoln who reportedly had psychic powers and even anticipated his assassination days before. Many former presidents, residents and heads of state have seen Lincoln or felt his presence throughout the White House, including British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, who fainted at the sight of him.

Other famous ghosts include Dolley Madison who stands watch over her Rose Garden; 7th president Andrew Jackson has been heard laughing in the Rose Bedroom; 3rd president Thomas Jefferson plays his violin in the Yellow Oval Room; 9th president William Henry Harrison haunts the White House attic; and British soldiers are seen walking the hallways.


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Paranormal Passport.

1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
30 minutes total

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
40 minutes total



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emoticon i'm a casper zapper this month, LOL (1 to 1.5 hrs every 3 days)

The haunted houses we will be visiting are:
1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4
tue, 10/2 90 mins water ex
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7
fri, 10/5 45 mins chair
sat, 10/6 10 mins walk
sun, 10/7 10 mins walk
3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31



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Expert:
Become a Ghostly Walker Stalker with a total of 2 - 3 hours of fitness every three days.



The haunted houses we will be visiting are:
1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon


3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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1. Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI Oct 2 - 4 emoticon
2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River MA Oct 5 - 7 emoticon
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3. The White House, Washington D.C. Oct 8 - 10
4. Franklin Castle, Cleveland, OH Oct 11 - 13
5. Stranahan House, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Oct 14 - 16
6. LaLaurie Mansion, New Orleans, LA Oct 17 - 19
7. Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville, LA Oct 20 - 22
8. Whaley House, San Diego, CA Oct 23 - 25
9. Winchester House, San Jose, CA Oct 26 - 28
10. Chambers Mansion, San Francisco, CA Oct 29 - 31

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