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    Paulding Lights

    There have been reports of two lights, one bigger than other (20 feet or so). Eyewitnesses believe it is the spirit of a slain mailman and his dog. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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    Old Tram Road Light

    A light comes out of the swamp and chases you as you drive down Old Tram Road. (Submitted by Brian)

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    Buck Hill

    Buck Hill has a legend about a logger’s family during the Depression. The daughter vanished one night while chasing the pet dog, who had run off. Theh logger searched for her and eventually went mad. His ghost still searches for her, and his lantern is seen as ghost lights in the area. The balls of […]

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    Fireship of Baie des Chaleurs

    The Baie Chaleur Fireship, aka the Chaleur Phantom or the Phantom Ship, is an arc of light that occurs on the bay, usually before a storm. Because its cause is unknown, and because some witnesses claim to have seen an apparition of a three-mast galley ship, local legend says that the light is indeed a […]

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    Ghost Lights of Deline

    Unidentified flying object sightings have abounded in this area since WWII, the most of which occurred between 1995 and 1997. Witnesses claim to have seen or been followed by flashing lights that sometimes cause cars not to start. One report says there are numerous daily sightings.

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    St. Louis Ghost Light

    Some say that the St. Louis Ghost Light, which is known to appear at night, is the spirit of a drunken railroad brakeman who was decapitated by a train and is now searching for his head with a lantern.

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    Silver Cliff Cemetery Ghost Lights

    Silver Cliff Cemetery, around since the early 1880s, is known for its mysterious dancing lights. The blue or white lights or spheres float through the graveyard and sometimes even bounce on the gravestones. The phenomenon was first noted by some miners who had gone through the cemetery as a shortcut; subsequently a story about the […]

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    Joplin Spook Light - Hornet Spooklight

    Joplin Spook Light, aka Hollis Light or Hornet Spooklight, is a ball of light or group of lights that appear in an area called the Devil’s Promenade. The lights have been seen as far back as the mid-1800s. Legend has it that the phenomena has to do with two deceased Native-American lovers who are searching […]

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    The Paulding Light

    The Paulding Light, aka Dog Meadow Light, has shown up in a valley since the 1960s and was featured on TV’s Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files. Cold spots may accompany the light, which may be a red orb that turns white before it disappears. One legend says it is the ghost lantern of a railroad […]

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    Summerville Light

    The Summerville Light is believed to be the ghost of a woman who lived here over 100 years ago. Legend has it that she met her husband at the train after work every night, with a lantern to guide them home. He was killed in a logging accident nearby, and apparently, these many years later, […]