Boilermakers Beware: There's a dark and secret side to Lafayette's history that is sure to send shivers down the spine. From storied specters and urban legends, like Amelia Earhart's tragic figure haunting hangar number one at Purdue University Airport and sightings of the ever-elusive Bigfoot, to haunted houses and battlefi elds, with a guillotine suicide in the Lahr Hotel and the Trail of Death, authors Dorothy Salvo Davis and W.C. Madden leave no stone unturned as they examine the tragic past and the haunted present of Lafayette. With stories focusing on West Lafayette and White, Carroll and Warren Counties, Haunted Lafayette is a chilling read that no ghost enthusiast should miss.
Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana / Cher'e Dastugue Coen. pages cm. -- (Haunted
America) Summary: “A collection of ghost stories in and around Lafayette,
Louisiana”-- Provided by publisher. print edition ISBN 978-1-60949-746-0 (pbk.)
Author: Cheré Dastugue Coen
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Discover this Cajun and Creole city where ghost stories abound . . . photos included! The Hub City boasts a multitude of spirits and specters, from those lost in Civil War skirmishes and fever outbreaks to those souls that simply can’t say goodbye. Today, they wander the halls of bed-and-breakfasts and restaurants and linger along back roads and cemeteries. Pirates are rumored to guard buried treasure, and ancient French legends hide in the swamps, bayous, and woods. Join journalist and ghost seeker Cheré Dastugue Coen as she visits Lafayette’s haunted sites and travels the countryside in search of ghostly legends found only in South Louisiana.
I also interviewed the living descendants that I could find to form a Ghost Hunt,
Walking Tours and a Pub Crawl for Haunted Lafayette Tours. At the beginning of
October I and James Dietz were featured on Lafayette's Good Morning Acadiana
Author: Kasey Gilbert Clark
Haunted Tomball, Texas offers the reader an insightful investigation into the dark side of a small town located just north of Houston. Kasey Gilbert Clark presents readers with a unique view through her masterful weaving of history and the paranormal. By shedding new light on local folklore and legends you will learn something unique about this town that has never been shared before. Readers will delight in reading these spine-tingling tales.
LAFAYETTE. SQUARE. In L'Enfant's original design, a large President's Park
completely surrounded the Executive Mansion. In 1804, President Thomas
Jefferson allowed Pennsylvania Avenue to extend through the park for easier
access to ...
Author: Tom Ogden
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Washington, DC can make a legitimate claim to being the most haunted city in America. With its rich history and the parade of passionate, colorful characters that have walked its streets over the past two centuries, it’s amazing the district doesn’t have more ghosts than it already does. Haunted Washington, DC, a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings in the nation's capital, will leave readers delightfully frightened.
Author: Dennis William HauckPublish On: 2002-08-27
LAFAYETTE. SQUARE. ADAMS HOUSE Harvard historian Henry Adams lived
here with his frail wife Marian Hooper Adams in the 1880s. Henry found her dead
body collapsed in front of the fireplace when he returned home one wintry ...
Author: Dennis William Hauck
In almost every town in America there are places where strange things happen. The perfect companion to The International Directory of Haunted Places, this revised and updated edition of Haunted Places is both a fascinating and unusual travel guide as well as an indispensable casebook for those interested in the paranormal. From buildings and parks believed to have resident ghosts and poltergeists to areas where Bigfoot or UFO sightings are most frequently reported, Haunted Places will lead you to more than 2,000 sites of paranormal activity across the United States. Organized alphabetically by state, each entry is referenced to an extensive bibliography of sources-with descriptions, addresses, phone numbers, Web sites, and travel directions provided for all locations.
Many of these old castles , according to current stories , are haunted , or , at least
, have haunted rooms . Such an one there was in the southern part of England ,
owned by a wealthy gentleman who , unlike most Englishmen , had several ...
But I ' ve haunted the spot they committee Rev . John G . Pollock . ' 71 , of
Allentown , is chairman , and Dr . G . C . Heckman . ' 45 , of Reading , and took it
from , and no grass has grown there President Warfield , ar members . - since that
Some even wore exquisite beribboned bonnets over their curly hair. “Chateau de Lafayette was owned by a French noble family for hundreds ofyears,” explained
Honey's mum as they walked through the gallery.“lt was built by the first Marquis
Author: Janey Louise Jones
Publisher: Random House
Category: Juvenile Fiction
A brand-new story in the best-selling Princess Poppy series with gorgeous coloured pages! Poppy and Honey are going on holiday to France to stay with Honey's parents in an enormous castle called Chateau Lafayette. They can't wait. It is the first time Poppy has ever been on an aeroplane and it is also the first time she has ever stayed in a castle. It is all so exciting! But when they arrive everything is not quite as it seems - there are locked doors, their things are mysteriously moved, a swing in the grounds is swinging with no one on it, they find a map of secret passages and they're sure they've seen a ghost in the woods. Join Poppy and Honey on their spooky French adventure and find out who is haunting their holiday!
Tenderly he approached this great question of our own country , but the
constancy with which he did it shows that it haunted and perplexed him like a
sphynx with a perpetual riddle . He could not understand how men who had
fought for their ...
Bailly , as mayor of Paris , and Lafayette , as commandant of the civic militia , had
“ a sea of troubles ” to encounter in the ... to deal with the most wild , unprincipled
, and savage mob , that ever haunted the purlieus of a civilized community .
Mr. Lovel's gurt : annoänçýměnit ( “ more like a dismissal than a welcome , ” so Lafayette declared ) fell like a wet blanket ... The Congress is sorely tried by these
demands , and General Washington declares that he is haunted and teased to ...
Author: Elbridge Streeter Brooks
Category: Adventure stories
The life of the French nobleman who aided America during its revolution and who fought for liberty in his own country.
The fate of La Victoire was specifically haunted by the specter of British ships.
She had only two cannon, so interception would almost cer- tainly mean capture. Lafayette had determined to blow up the vessel rather than allow it to be taken.
Author: James R. Gaines
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
"Gaines has a deft understanding of the Washington-Lafayette relationship ... [and] a knack for wielding substantial research with aplomb."—San Francisco Chronicle This book tells the story of the French and American Revolutions in a single, thrilling narrative that shows just how deeply intertwined they actually were. Their leaders were often seen as father and son, but the relationship of George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, while close, was every bit as complex as the long, fraught history of the French-American alliance, of which they were also the founding fathers.
She entertained townspeople and also a number of distinguished guests—
General Lafayette commemorated his first visit by planting a tree in the front yard.
Ten years after Mary and her sons had moved into the house, Don Pedro
Author: Michael Norman
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Haunted America takes you on a grand tour of ghostly hauntings through the U.S. and Canada, sweeping from terrifying battle-field specters at Little Bighorn to a vaudeville palace in Tampa, from ghostly apparitions in President Garfield's home in Ohio to the White House in Washington, DC. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Haunted Tour with Betsy Belanger: Take an informative tour through the mansion
with Lemp family historian and ... Holiday Inn Express, (314) 7736500 2625 Lafayette Ave., St. Louis, MO hiexpress.com Sheraton St. Louis City Center, (314)
Author: Eric Olsen
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Throughout the United States, there are places haunted by souls both malevolent and benign. Places where paranormal activity runs rampant. Places where we can glimpse the other side… In America’s Most Haunted, “Haunted Housewife” investigator Theresa Argie and journalist Eric Olsen team up to take you on a first-person tour of some of America’s most active paranormal hotspots. Experience the crawl through the death tunnel where visitors have reported sightings of an inhuman creature that creeps along the walls and ceilings. Walk the decks of the Queen Mary with the hundreds of souls that met their ends in watery graves. And get to know the spirits that wait in jails, mansions, lunatic asylums, and even a stately old hotel. Combining spine-tingling stories, documented evidence, and interviews with some of the top names in paranormal investigation—including the stars of TV’s “Ghost Hunters,” “Ghost Adventures,” and more—America’s Most Haunted gives you a terrifying chance to tour our nation’s most famous haunted places. Are you brave enough to take a look?
His first commission is dated March 4 , 1771 , and he went to Germany , and did
not return to England till 1773 , still haunted by his passion . But , in the meantime
, his lady - love had been induced to marry another person , for she had become
The year was 1824 and the Marquis de Lafayette was touring the new Republic
at the invitation of Congress, which had earlier voted to give him $200,000 and a
township. A grateful nation wanted to show its appreciation for his military ...
Author: Michael Norman
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Continuing the success of the nationally acclaimed Haunted America, Historic Haunted America is a further investigation into North American ghost legends. This chilling collection documents yesterday's and today's most terrifying hauntings in the United States and Canada in more than seventy-five shocking stories! At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
... and the sword which the Marquis de Lafayette had presented to him , and his
insignia of the Cincinnati . He also displayed a richly chased gold watch , which
had been given to him by a French nobleman whom he had made the captive of
Author: Charlotte Eliza L. RiddellPublish On: 1883
... AND THE HAUNTED RIVER BY MRS . J . H . RIDDELL AUTHOR OF '
GEORGE GEITH , ' ' FAIRY WATER , ' ETC . LONDON GEORGE ROUTLEDGE
AND SONS BROADWAY , LUDGATE HILL NEW YORK : 9 , LAFAYETTE PLACE
251 . h .
The Conrads were high on the social register, and such notables as Jefferson
Davis, Henry Clay, President Zachary Taylor, and the Marquis de Lafayette
enjoyed the hospitality at The Cottage. The Conrads themselves had an
Author: Dolores Riccio
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Literary Criticism
Offers a guided tour through supernatural America with descriptions of various haunted sites and houses, plus information on how to get there and what to look for