Vancouver ghosts

The mysterious haunted box

Jay Fredericks, a local magician who collects haunted objects, recently acquired a mysterious box from a Vancouver couple. The couple, Paul and Rhoda, got the box after Paul's father died. It […]

Haunted items at a Vancouver farmhouse

When Jay Fredericks was a boy, his family moved into an old farmhouse on the east side of Vancouver. Fredericks, who today works as a master mentalist (magician), was fascinated at […]

A Mill Plain haunting

More than one person has reported eerie feelings and hearing strange noises at homes across from the Park Hill Cemetery at 5915 E Mill Plain Blvd. One tale submitted to the […]

Ghost debunking in 1876

From the Vancouver Independant, January 22, 1876 (a predecessor to The Columbian) comes this ghost tale: A Haunted House How Dr. Todd exorcised the spirits. The following incident is from the autobiography of […]

Ghosts at the 1866 Charles Brown House?

Rumor has it cabinets sometimes open on their own at Vancouver's Charles Brown House, built in 1866. Tom Vogt, The Columbian's science, military and history reporter, had an interesting story […]

Getting in spirit with ghostly guides

Here's a story that ran this weekend about ghost hunting in Hazel Dell: Getting in spirit with ghostly guides Local groups provide 'paranormal counseling' By Sue Vorenberg, Columbian features reporter There were no crystal […]

Providence Academy haunting

Here's a tale from Maureen, who didn't want her last name used. There are lots of tales of hauntings at the old Providence Academy building, now called "The Academy." The Sisters of […]

Ghost hunting at Providence Academy

Here's a 2002 story from The Columbian archives about ghosts inhabiting the old Providence Academy building, built in 1973: SPIRIT-SEEKERS POKE ABOUT LOCAL LANDMARKS BUOYED BY THE HOPE THAT THEY JUST […]

The Fort Vancouver High School curse?

Story provided by Vancouver historian and ghost hunter Jeff Davis, from his website at FROM: Summer C. DATE: 7 June 2004 SUBJECT: Fort Vancouver High School curse There has been […]

Apartment haunting in Hazel Dell

Story provided by Vancouver historian and ghost hunter Jeff Davis, from his website at DATE: 8 July 2005 FROM: Sharon A. SUBJECT: Msg from Sharon A. I live in a large apartment […]

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