Many times the reason for a haunting remains unknown, and even the identity of the ghost is a mystery. Such is the ghost story reported in 1890 by an unwilling witness.
There was a boarding house on Commercial Street in San Francisco kept by 'Red Pat' Riley. It was here that a hardened detective told the story of seeing a ghost.
Sitting off the northwest coast of Martha's Vineyard in Buzzard's Bay is a small island that was possibly visited by Vikings as early as 1003. Throughout the years explorers in the area made a stop there, Giovanni da Verzzano in 1524, Jehan Alfonce in 1542 and Bartholomew Gosnold in 1602.
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