On vacation in the late 1990s, Joe and Karan Noonan visited Vicksburg, Mississippi. They pulled into town late one evening and found the only Bed & Breakfast with the lights on - The Duff Green Mansion on First East Street.
According to the 16 Sept 1923 edition of the Oakland Tribune, the Swisher house was “bombarded with rocks, potatoes, tomatoes and chunks of coal” each night. They also heard “weird music” and other “strange noises.”
Although Christmas is usually a time of joy and good cheer, in the year 1900, for the small neighborhood community of Woodland, Missouri, the happiest of holidays were marred by a terrifying and noisy creature.
Five miles southwest of Palmyra, at the intersection of Highways F and E, are a few houses - the remains of the small unincorporated community of Woodland, Missouri...
A fire on the night of last December 17 that destroyed the vacant duplex located at 326/328 S. Arch brought to my mind a time years ago, when my friends lived in the home. The year was 1980, and the group of five or six friends lived in the 326 side of the duplex for a very short period of time...
Most of us who have grown up in Hannibal have had an opportunity to tour our beloved historical Rockcliffe Mansion at least once over the years. Tourists to our hometown usually include a visit to Rockclilffe Mansion as well. I have talked with many people over the years who are adamant that the historical home is haunted.
Anyone growing up in Hannibal during the late 1950's, 60's and 70’s has heard the tale of Screaming Johnny’s. According to the local legend, a young boy suffered a tragic death in the church building long ago, and his screams can still be heard coming from inside the abandoned Bear Creek Baptist Church late at night.