It was the winter of 1894, and in Waltham, Massachusetts many men were unemployed and eager to accept any job, however if the work was to be performed on the Walker estate there were no takers. One man said, "I would not undertake it again if they would give me the Walker Estate."
In 1906, spiritualism's popularity gathered strangers to hold hands and call spirits to attend their summons, however the suspicion of a haunting at your home, unbidden drove many from their properties. Too scared, they never bothered to investigate what truly bumped in the night and terrorized them.
In the 1930s, Oswald "Ozzie" Nelson and Harriet Nelson became famous on the radio show, The Baker's Broadcast. In 1944, they launched their own radio show, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet which later became a well-known sitcom by the same name that ran on television from 1952 to 1966. The house on the set was modeled after their real home, which would eventually develop a reputation for being haunted.
It was after 1912 that the first houses were built overlooking Benedict Canyon in Beverly Hills. A spacious, Bavarian-style house was constructed at 9820 Easton Drive sometime during those years, meant to house a member of the newly minted Hollywood elites, but why death was to become a familiar visitor there remains a mystery.
In a 1924 stucco-and-wood, Port Orange house located next to a canal that connects to the Indian River, rumors are that Capone used the house to keep his mistress and stash illegal booze.
Supposedly, he would ride a boat up the canal and then use a tunnel from the canal to the house’s full basement to access the house unseen.
Stranger Than Fiction Stories by M.P. Pellicer