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Tampa Bay's most haunted locations: Melting Pot, Brooksville Nursing Manor, Ritz-Carlton – Axios

You may barely flip round in Tampa Bay with out bumping right into a ghost.

  • From a shadowy determine stalking the halls on the Bali Hai resort on Anna Maria Island to a little bit boy in a baseball uniform operating round Clearwater’s Eisenhower Elementary, spooky sightings abound.

Ghosts or ghost-type exercise have been reported in locations as various because the Melting Pot in St. Pete, the Brooksville Nursing Manor and the previous Ritz-Carlton on Longboat Key.

Zoom in: Touring Main League Baseball groups that stay at the Vinoy in St. Pete report numerous paranormal exercise on the resort — like water taps turning on at random and lights flickering on and off.

The large image: The 25-year-old paranormal web site The Shadowlands has collected a slew of native ghost tales, and our group used the information to find out hauntings per capita by state.

  • The excellent news: Florida is the least haunted state, with simply 1.5 reported hauntings per 100,000 residents. Wyoming is most haunted, per the information.

Sure, however: The listing is lacking not less than one notable location: the Gulfport house the place a 36-year-old girl’s cries went unanswered whereas she was murdered by her neighbor in 1984, a tragedy documented by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Thomas French of the St. Petersburg Instances.

Our choose: We just like the whispers that the ghost of Jack Kerouac can typically be seen sipping a Falstaff on the Flamingo Bar in St. Pete.

Go deeper: WFLA says these are the eight most haunted places in Tampa.


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