Hampton Lillibridge the Haunted House in Savannah

Written By Tripzibit on Jul 28, 2015 | 01:29

The Hampton Lillibridge House is located at 507 East Saint Julian Street on Washington Square, this house built originally by Rhode Islander named Hampton Lillibridge in 1796. Stories have surrounded this house for many years, ever since Jim Williams had the house moved to St. Julian Street. Demonic presences, ghostly visions and more were reported by Jim Williams. The house was soo haunted that a Catholic Bishop was called in to perform an exorcism on the house. Apparently the hauntings continued in the house even with the efforts of the Bishop to rid the house of any spiritual or demonic presence.

After Mr. Lillibridge died, his wife remarried and sold the home. The house was the bought and sold a number of times and it became a boarding house. During that period there is a story that a sailor hung himself on the third story of the house. In 1963 an antique dealer Jim Williams finally bought the place. Before he had purchased the house it was vacant for a number of years. The house then was in a bad state. Williams at the same time had also purchased the neighboring house and decided to restore both of them. 
Hampton Lillibridge House

During Jim’s restoration of the Hampton Lillibridge house, the workers were tormented by an unseen force. They reported hearing voices in the house, as well as the unnerving sound of footsteps when no one was there to make them along with the feeling that they were not alone. When the houses were being relocated, the second house collapsed and a laborer was crushed to death.

Finally, after so many sightings and reported paranormal phenomena, on December 7th, 1963 an exorcism was performed on the Hampton Lillibridge house by the Episcolpal Diocese of Georgia. The exorcism went on for a full 45 minutes, yet within a week the activity began to surface once again. This time with a vengeance. Voices, Footsteps, screams and the feeling of a very malevolent male presence permeated the Hampton Lillibridge house.

Sources:

http://www.hauntedsavannahtours.com/exorcism-savannah/

http://mysteriousfacts.com/haunted-house-hampton-lillibridge/

http://ghosttoursinsavannah.com/2013/02/12/the-hampton-lillibridge-house/

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Adelphi Theatre

Written By Tripzibit on Jul 22, 2015 | 20:57

Adelphi Theater said to be haunted by the ghost of William Terriss, a popular Victorian actor who was murdered there by a jealous rival. Terriss was one of the greatest actors of his time, the go to guy for playing heroic characters such as Robin Hood. The murder occurred on December 16, 1897, during the run of Secret Service, a thriller starring Terriss and his mistress and leading lady, Jessie Milward. Also in the production in a minor role was actor Richard Archer Prince, who apparently harbored a great jealousy and growing hatred of Terriss. Finally, Prince went out and bought a dagger, intending to kill Terriss. Early in the evening of the fateful date, Prince ambushed Terriss as the leading man unlocked the Adelphi stage door in Maiden Lane. Terriss was stabbed three times at the stage door of the Adelphi Theatre by Richard Archer Prince, a bit part and impoverished actor who believed that is was Terriss’ fault that he was unemployable. Terriss expired dramatically in Milward’s arms, whispering, “I’ll be back.” The murder became a sensation in the London press. At the trial, Prince was found guilty but insane and sent to Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, where he died in 1936.



The presence of Terriss’s ghost was not reported until 1928. A stranger in town, who did not know about Terriss’s murder, saw a male figure dressed in gray Victorian clothes in Maiden Lane. The figure vanished suddenly, and the witness concluded he had seen a ghost. He later identifi ed the figure as Terriss from a photograph. Also in 1928, Poltergeist phenomena manifested in the dressing room once used by Milward. A leading comedy actress known as June felt light blows on her arms, a sensation of being grasped, and the inexplicable shaking of her chaise longue. She also witnessed a greenish light above her mirror, and heard two taps that seemed to come from behind it. Later she learned that Terriss had been in the habit of tapping Milward’s dressing room door twice with his cane whenever he passed it.
 
In 1956, Terriss’s ghost reportedly was drifting around the Covent Garden Underground Station, dressed in a gray suit, old-fashioned collar, and white gloves. The ghost frightened witnesses. A spiritualist held a seance at the station and produced a sketch that bore a remarkable resemblance to a photograph of Terriss. The greenish light was reported as late as 1962, when night workmen saw it take the shape of a man and float across the stage. The ghostly fi gure opened the stage curtains and then proceeded into the stalls, tipping the seats as it went.

Source:

Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits by Rosemary Ellen Guiley

http://www.mydestination.com/blog/londons-most-haunted-theatres/;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Terriss

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Aramu Muru The Gate of The Gods

Written By Tripzibit on Jul 20, 2015 | 02:05

Aramu Muru is cut in the side of one such granite crest. This portal is 7 m high and 7 m wide, with a "T" shaped alcove in the bottom middle. The surface of the portal is polished. Alcove is some 2 m high - one man can fit into it. In the centre of alcove is a smaller depression. Locals are said to call the doorway the "Puerta de Hayu Marca," or "Gate of the Gods," this gate leads to the spirit world or even - to the world of gods and apparently few people disappearing through the doorway as well as of strange sights, such as "tall men accompanied by glowing balls of lights walking through the doorway."

In 1990s local tourist guide Jose Luis Delgado Mamani had unusual dreams. He saw weird, red mountain with a gate cut in it. The door of this portal was open and a blue, shimmering light was shining out of it. Mamani was surprised to find mountains similar to the ones in his dream. He asked the local old men whether there are some gates cut in these cliffs - and, yes, they confirmed - there is a gate. Some tried to dissuade Mamani from going there - "this is the true gate to the hell". When Mamani reached the gate, he almost passed out from excitement - this was the site which he saw in his dreams.

Aramu Muru The Mysterious Giant Stone Sculpture

Based on ancient legend, Aramu Muru (a priest of Coricancha temple) managed to escape from the deadly havoc in Cusco. He took one of the large golden disc with him which were given by gods to Inca. It is said that there were 3 discs which had powerful healing abilities known as "The key of the gods of the seven rays". Aramu Muru reached the Hayu Marca hills and hid there for a while. He stumbled on Inca priests - guardians of the portal and, when the guardians saw the golden disc, there was arranged a special ritual at the gate.

This secret ritual opened the giant portal and blue light was shining from it. Aramu Muru entered the portal and has never been seen again. The gate got his name. It is not known when Aramu Muru was made and who did it - but most likely it happened before Incas. No archaeological research has been done here.

Sources:

http://www.wondermondo.com/Countries/SA/Peru/Puno/AramuMuru.htm

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/aramu-muru

http://www.thelivingmoon.com/42stargate/03files/Amaru_Maru.html

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Loudun Possessions

Written By Tripzibit on Jul 16, 2015 | 01:14

On June 2, 1630, Father Urbain Grandier, the parish priest of St.-Pierre-du-March of Loudun, France, was accused of witchcraft by a group of Ursuline nuns. Grandier, a politically-influential priest with a worldly lifestyle, scandalous affairs, and romantic adventures, had made many enemies. In 1618, Grandier had written a sarcastic discourse about Cardinal Richelieu. By 1630, Richelieu had become one of the most powerful men in France, and would play an important role in the Loudun case.

The nuns, while throwing convulsions and wild fits, said Grandier had sent demons to possess them. The role of exorcist was taken by Father Mignon, one of Grandier's enemies. Rather than attempting to cure them, Mignon encouraged the nuns in their antics.

Their symptoms included fits, convulsions and speaking in tongues. Over a period of several years, exorcisms were performed, during which nuns barked, screamed blasphemies and acted out obscene contortions. As hysteria around the episodes increased, public exorcisms were performed; they became something of a tourist attraction, drawing curious spectators to Loudon. 
 
Pact allegedly signed between Urbain Grandier and the Devil, submitted as evidence during the 1634 Loudun Possession Trial.  Also signed by Satan, Leviathan, Astaroth and numerous other demons.

Grandier was convicted on all counts. The sentence was pronounced on August 18, 1634:

"We have ordered and do order the said Urbain Grandier duly tried and convicted of the crime of magic, maleficia, and of causing demonical possession of several Ursuline nuns of this town of Loudun, as well as of other secular women, together with other charges and crimes resulting therefrom. For atonement of which, we have condemned and do condemn the said Grandier to make amende honorable, his head bare, a rope round his neck, holding in his hand a burning taper weighing two pounds, before the principle door of the church of St. Pierre-du-March, and before that of St. Ursual of this town. There on his knees, to ask pardon of God, the King, and the law; this done, he is to be taken to the public square of St. Croix, and fastened to a stake on a scaffold, which shall be erected on the said place for this purpose, and there to be burned alive...and his ashes scattered to the wind. We have ordered and so do order that each and every article of his moveable property be acquired and confiscated by the King; the sum of 500 livres first being taken for buying a bronze plaque on which will be engraved the abstract of this present trial, to be set up in a prominent spot in the said church of the Ursulines, to remain there for all eternity. And before proceeding to the execution of the present sentence, we order the said Grandier to be submitted to the first and last degrees of torture, concerning his accomplices."

Several “witches” were tortured, along with Grandier himself, who was burnt at the stake in August 1634.

According to some accounts, the accusations were part of a conspiracy: the nuns were asked to feign possession in order to discredit the handsome and “immoral” priest Grandier, who had become something of an embarrassment to the church. In any case, the Loudon Possessions aroused suspicions about the value of eyewitness testimony and the authenticity of intense spiritual visions.

Sources:

http://www.college.columbia.edu/core/content/pact-allegedly-signed-between-urbain-grandier-and-devil-submitted-evidence-during-1634-loudu

http://www.traditionalwitch.net/forums/topic/1961-possessed-nuns-at-loudon/

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