Spooky Things

Our favorite time of the year is Fall…October…Halloween!

We enjoy visiting some of the old historic cemeteries around the Black Hills – some of the old headstones are wonderful works of art by the way. Living in Pierre, we visited the haunted Cedar Hill Cemetery a few times – and yes, it is haunted. Below you will find our stories and experiences and some fun activities to take in when the leaves start to turn, and there is a chill in the air and I swear I just saw a shadow…

West Lead Cemetery
I took this photo of a beautiful monument in the West Lead Cemetery – Lead, South Dakota
Haunted Bullock Hotel in Deadwood

Haunted Bullock Hotel in Deadwood

Thank you to Remembering The Old West https://www.facebook.com/RememberTheWest for this story. 1876 saw the arrival of Seth Bullock and Sol Star to Deadwood, South Dakota. Moving their hardware store from Helena, Montana, they came in a an ox-drawn wagon piled high...

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Check and see if anyone has Died In Your House

Check and see if anyone has Died In Your House

It has been quite awhile since I posted anything "spooky". This is a little spooky I think. About DiedInHouse.com Using a valid U.S. address, Died in House™ instantly searches millions of records to determine if a death has occurred at that location. ...

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Haunted History Walking Tour in Deadwood

Haunted History Walking Tour in Deadwood

Discover the Legends & Lore of Deadwood's Haunted History Owned and operated by a local, long term resident historian, with an expertise in the history and ghostly happenings of Deadwood Gulch. Tour Information Tours start inside the left entry of the Old Style...

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Jack O’Lanterns and The Tale Of Stingy Jack

Jack O’Lanterns and The Tale Of Stingy Jack

The Irish brought the tradition of carving pumpkins into Jack O'Lantern to America. But, the original Jack O'Lantern was not a pumpkin. Pumpkins did not exist in Ireland. Ancient Celtic cultures in Ireland carved turnips on All Hallow's Eve, and placed an ember in...

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Haunted Fort, Fort Sisseton Historic State Park

Haunted Fort, Fort Sisseton Historic State Park

There are two sides of the Haunted Fort Sisseston - A Night of Scares and Terrors, and Kid Friendly and non-Scary for kids. See below for more information. Hosted by Roy Lake State Park, Sica Hollow State Park, and Fort Sisseton Historic State Park. A night of scares...

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Cedar Hill Cemetery – Fort Pierre, South Dakota

Cedar Hill Cemetery – Fort Pierre, South Dakota

Several years ago when my wife's sister Hayley came up to Pierre to visit us, we decided to scare ourselves and head out to Cedar Hill Cemetery one night. Heather and I both saw a "cemetery light" or an orb floating higher up the hill among the gravestones, and also...

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Haunted Bullock Hotel – Deadwood, South Dakota

Haunted Bullock Hotel – Deadwood, South Dakota

One of our favorite Ghost Adventures episodes is the Halloween special when Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, and Jay Wasley visit Deadwood, South Dakota. Well, if you watched that episode you should remember John. John is the Head Chef at the Bullock Hotel and...

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West Lead Cemetery – Lead, South Dakota

West Lead Cemetery – Lead, South Dakota

West Lead Cemetery located in Lead, South Dakota is a beautiful cemetery, we walked through it and saw deer bedding down for the night right among the headstones and a "Tom" turkey trying to get the attention of a couple lady turkey's. There are a few sculptures or...

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Photography by Jon Sailer

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