Tag Archives: Ghosts

The West Side Railroad Ghost

Stories of ghostly lights on railroad tracks may be found all around the United States, and Davenport is no different. In January 1876, the Davenport Daily Gazette covered the adventures of our own ghostly railroad specter. It may have been … Continue reading

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Haunted Houses of Davenport?: An 1874 Account

Nowadays when you turn on the television you see many shows on haunted houses, especially during the month of October. This raised a question in my mind. Did things go bump in Davenport houses long ago? In the spirit of … Continue reading

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A Summer Morning Haunting?

The end of October is upon us with cooler days, rustling leaves, and stories of haunted houses and ghosts.  We have found, though, that rumored hauntings are not just for Halloween. One such alleged haunting merited a small article in … Continue reading

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