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Tag Archives: Haunted Houses
Still Doing His Rounds: The Haunting of 723 Main Street
Join us tonight at 7pm at the Fairmount Street Branch Library for a spooky talk from Terry Fisk, author of The Iowa Road Guide to Haunted Locations. Mr. Fisk’s book includes two entries for Davenport. One is on the “Banshee of … 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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