famous haunts

People are always interested in haunted places so RiPA brings to you listings of haunted places.  Simples :)

'Tragically' Haunted

Posted by Atticus & Joe Nickell on Friday, October 15, 2010 In : USA 

Then called the Winecoff Hotel, it was the site of the most tragic hotel fire, not only in Atlanta but in all of U.S. history. Thus, it surely should be haunted—if, that is, ghosts are something more than figments of the romantic imagination. During the popular Dragon*Con festival in September of 2009 and 2010, Joe investigated ghost claims at the refurbished hotel, collecting published tales, taking photographs, interviewing the manager, and more.

An historical marker on the property rel...


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The RiPA Theater Project

Posted by Atticus on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 In : UK 

Throughout history, The theater has been a place of tragedy and joy, heartbreak and love, sadness and happiness etc, so is it any wonder, with all these powerful emotions going on in one place, that theaters are one of the most allegedly haunted establishments around?

There are theaters in nearly every town, county and city in the UK. Differing in shape and size, but all have a 'story' to tell.

Be it the lust-lorn actress who took her life for she failed to take the lead role or the man...


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Tomb Raiders Digging WWII Graves Witness Inexplicable Phenomena

Posted by Atticus on Saturday, November 28, 2009 In : Russia 

A few years ago the so-called 'black archaeologists,' people conducting independent excavations in the places of World War II battles and looking for precious war trophies, were extremely active. Sometimes during their search they would encounter very strange phenomena.

In 1997, a group of six people headed to Luban in the Leningradsky region, where the ruins of Makaryevsky monastery destroyed during the war rest amidst the swamps. Nearing the ruins, the group noticed bonfire flames. They were...


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The 'New City' Has An Old Past..

Posted by Atticus on Thursday, September 10, 2009 In : UK 

Living in Milton Keynes and hosting several paranormal teams within the area, I think its about time I done a blog on the stranger side of Milton Keynes. From ghosts to spaceships, Beaker people to phantom estate agents. We have more than just roundabouts and concrete cows.

Milton Keynes ( Mill-tun Keenz), often abbreviated MK, is a large town in Buckinghamshire, in the south east of England, about 60 miles north-west of London.

It was built around 40 years ago (1970) give or take a few years. ...


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Haunted England: M - Z

Posted by Atticus on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 In : UK 

Maidstone - Kent - Old Bluebell Hill:
30 Years ago there was an serious accident down bluebell Hill were a young women of 18 was Killed in a car crash ever since the accident people have seen a figure of a woman standing by the side of the road there has been many reports of this and reports of a woman appearing in the middle of the road.

Maidstone - Nettlestead:
A footpath from the church at Nettlestead leads down to the river Medway. Opposite the end of the path is a small island in the ri...


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