When Caroline Walter of Freiburg, Germany died at the age of 16, her sister, ,Selma, had a sculptor cast a life size sculpture for the gravestone - Every morning since Caroline’s funeral, a fresh flower was found tucked in the crook of the arm, and still is to this day - Nobody knows who leaves it - Every single morning! - Caroline died in 1867 - For 146 years, someone has been leaving flowers…
A table full of meat, human bones and a pair of suspenders (made of human skin) in Karl Denke’s house.
The famous “From Hell” letter by Jack the Ripper which included part of a kidney. For those of you that can’t read what it says
“From hell. Mr Lusk. Sor, I send you half the kidne I took from one women prasarved it for you tother piece I fried and ate it was very nise I may send you the bloody knif that took it out if you only wate a whil longer. Signed Catch me when you can Mishter Lusk”
The doll in Captain Grant’s House - This doll is actually a sand filled weight used as a door stop in the Adelaide Room. It has a strange habit of disappearing and then showing up in the weirdest spots around the inn. Other objects in this room have done the same, including a bottle of window cleaner that went missing in the blink of an eye and then turned up weeks later.
My parents stayed here several times and only afterward found out how haunted this place is. Freaked Mom out to no end. I laughed.
These gruesome little things are Victorian Mummy Dolls.
Incredibly, they would often keep the body of an infant and, once it was mummified, they would dress the baby’s body and keep it as a memento. It was the equivalent of the modern day taxidermy of a treasured pet.
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The legend of “Cropsey” – the escaped mental patient who lived in the abandoned tunnels of the Willowbrook mental hospital in Staten Island, NY, and came at night to snatch children off the streets. “Cropsey” remained just that, an urban legend, until the summer of 1987 when a 13-year-old girl with down syndrome disappeared from her neighborhood. Five weeks later, she was found buried in a shallow grave on the grounds of Willowbrook.