The witch of Pere Cheney cemetery

(source) A Michigan "ghost town" has a reputation for ghostly behavior. Pere Cheney, also known as Cheney or Center Plains, was a village in Crawford County, Michigan. It was settled by lumberjacks in 1874. But the village was abandoned by 1917. How Pere Cheney became a ghost town After being established in 1874 by founder […]

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Haunted Luxury Hotels

(source) Toftaholm Herrgård Halloween is creepy enough without adding a stay in a haunted hotel. But for travelers who don’t care if they’re kept up all night by ghosts and goblins, a stay in one of these 11 luxury hotels — rumored to be inhabited by the supernatural — might be the perfect way to […]

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An Interview with a Traiteur

(source) Gerald Boullion is a traiteur, a Catholic faith healer popular within the Cajun culture of southern Louisiana for hundreds of years. Like the Native Americans, the Protestant Christians of the Appalachians, and countless other remote populations for whom doctors were scarce or nonexistent, the Cajuns used their faith as medicine. Like so many of the more mystical […]

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