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Author: Jim O'Neill

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Tales of ghosts, hauntings and paranormal experiences from Galveston Island. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
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The third installment of the interview with Cathy Catching discussing several paranormal events in her store and a sneak preview of her next book. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
There's a reason why the Hotel Galvez is considered one of the most haunted places on Galveston Island.  We get more stories from here than any other single location, and when you hear Mitchell tell what happened to him, you'll understand why he went from skeptic to believer in a matter of minutes.  You'll also hear about a new Galveston Ghost Hunt that will take you to some of the most historic and haunted places on Galveston Island, several of which have been featured on the Galveston Ghost Podcast.  Hunt ghosts at the Hotel Galvez, the Menard Home, Gingerbread House, Moody Mansion, Aston Villa, at Pirate Jean Lafitte's Maison Rouge, Bishops Palace and down on the strand at BLU, Mysticatz and many other locations. Full details at www.GalvestonGhostHunt.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
The Galveston Ghost Podcast celebrates our second year with a return to the room where it all started, Room 501 at the Galvez.  We recap some of the many things that have happen since we started the Podcast, including starting our Ghost Bus Tours, learning of many more haunted Island locations, creating the 501 Club on Facebook for people to share their stories, and coming soon the Galveston Ghost Hunt. COVID caused us to pause our bus tours for the month of April, and we used that time to create a new Galveston App which can be found at www.Galveston.VIP - and it includes a HAUNTED GALVESTON section, definitely worth checking out - and soon you'll see our new Ghost Hunt appear here.  Thanks to Hotel Paranormal for their use of the audio clip from the Galvez.  You can hear more about this story on Episode #19 of the Galveston Ghost Podcast, and see the photo of the Ghost who appeared outside his window on the cover page of that episode.  Watch the complete episode including the video taken from the room that night on Season 1, Episode 5 "When Ghosts Attach" on Hotel Paranormal with Dan Aykroyd.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
We first met Michelle, the Owner of BLU in December of 2018 when we were searching locations for the Galveston Ghost Bus Tour and www.GalvestonExperience.com and at that time she shared some of the paranormal happenings in her store.  Later, we learned of a security video of a heavy crystal lamp moving and falling off a sales counter, and another of a large painting flying off the wall - even there was not any breeze in the store at all.   In this episode, Michelle tells more about both these occurrences as well as a spirit who entertained some of her customers with a piano performance.  The Galveston Ghost Podcast is produced in the Studios of RadioGalveston.com - located in the Galveston Experience Company at 15th and Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
If you've heard the previous episodes from the Gingerbread house, you know there is a LOT of activity in the attic.  Join Ghost Hunter Kate and the owner of the house as they tour the attic.  And, consider joining us for an OVERNIGHT stay in this house.  For a limited time you can get 50% off a gift certificate from the Galveston Experience Company - use the code TWOFER at the EXPERIENCES page at www.GalvestonExperience.com - the gift certificate will not expire, but the offer is only good while Galveston is on COVID lockdown.  The Galveston Ghost Podcast is produced at the studios of RadioGalveston.com  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
Join us as we continue hearing about the many spirits who occupy the Gingerbread House, where the doll came from, and stories from previous guest experiences in the house. Lots of interest from our previous episode where we announced we are planning overnight ghost hunts here in the future.  During the time the Galveston Experience Company tours are closed we are offering 50% off on future events, historic, hurricane or ghost bus tours from GEX.  Click on the Experiences page at www.GalvestonExperience.com and use discount code TWOFER.  There is no expiration date, and is intended for individual use or gifting to your friends or family.  Not for corporate use or resale.  If you have any questions, contact us at info@GalvestonExperience.com  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
The more we talk to the owners of the Gingerbread House, the more stories are revealed.  In this episode you'll also hear from the husband who, with his wife, own what may be the most haunted house on Galveston Island.  We'll also revisit the Broadway Cemetery.  We also mention the 501 Club on Facebook and how the topic of the Gingerbread house has resulted in a plan to do an overnight ghost hunt in the house.  If you're interested, visit the Experiences page at www.GalvestonExperience.com to purchase a gift certificate which can be used for this future event, or a future historic, hurricane or Ghost Bus Tour.  Thanks to Billy Hill for the great cover shot from the Broadway Cemetery.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
There are so many spirits throughout the Gingerbread House, Ghosthunter Kate had an extended interview with the owner.  Hear more about the various types, and how the even gave her an assist with her Christmas decorations.  The Galveston Ghost Podcast is produced in the studios of RadioGalveston.com - colocated with the Galveston Experience Company and Seawall Sugar Skull Shop at 1522 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston, Texas.  More details at www.GalvestonExperience.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
We first learned of the Gingerbread house from some guests who were staying there over the 4th of July weekend in 2019.  They shared their haunted experiences and were so shaken by what they witnessed that they refused to go back and stay for the rest of the weekend.  Another guest who was on our Ghost Bus Tour on Halloween of 2019 shared the owners contact information with us and Ghosthunter Kate met her at the house to do an interview. In addition, Kate researched the history of the house, it's owners and boarders.  At least one of whom may still be there today.  Be sure to subscribe to be notified when Part 2 of this interesting story will be released.   The Galveston Ghost Podcast is produced by RadioGalveston.com - your source for local Galveston events, weather and a cool Beachy music mix. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
Just off the Strand at 20th Street in Galveston sits the historic Peanut Butter Warehouse where we had heard several reports of guests experiencing Poltergeist activity, some even seeing a ghostly figure at the bar with a gunshot wound in the head.  We paid a visit to talk to Alma and Tommy who are the proprietors of the Marketplace and the Three Doors Down Bar who shared their experience with the ghost they have named "Jack".  For our loyal Podcast listeners who are interested in taking one of the Ghost Bus Tours from the Galveston Experience Company, we also provide a discount code in the Podcast so you can enjoy the interactive audio video experience and firsthand stories on the Galveston Ghost Bus. If you have any stories you'd like to share, contact us at info@galvestonexperience.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
Just over a year since we started the Galveston Ghost Podcast and SO much has happened, moving to the Island, starting the Galveston Experience Company, RadioGalveston.com, our Ghost Bus Tours, Galveston Historic Tours, and thousands of people have visited, and received their FREE photo with our resident ghost at 1522 Seawall. We've had a great time getting to know our Island neighbors and hearing so many stories of paranormal activity.  One recent guest on the Ghost Bus Tour shared the story you'll hear in this episode of poltergeist activity at the Galvez.    Enjoy, and remember to subscribe to be notified when we release our next episode, currently in the works.  If you'd like to book a Ghost Bus Tour or Historic tour, visit www.GalvestonExperience.com See you at the Beach! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
Ghosthunter Kate takes some new upgraded equipment to one of Galveston's historic graveyards and the results may give you goosebumps.  We also give you the website to get a preview of what we are planning to bring to Galveston Island.  We hope you will make plans to join us on the Island.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
The Captain's House in Galveston was used as a vacation rental and visitors from all over the world tell very similar stories of their experiences, seeing the same person that the owner saw growing up in the house as a young girl.  When she married, her husband lived with her in the house and he saw the same Captain in Victorian clothing that she saw as a young girl.   On this episode, you'll hear from two people who stayed in the house, and their haunted experiences.  The Captains house is one of the stops on the Galveston Ghost Bus Tour, visit the EXPERIENCES tab at www.GalvestonExperience.com Be sure to subscribe - the Haunted Warehouse will be featured in our next episode.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
When the owners of the Captain's house went to work, they still couldn't get away from the spirit activity.  Each worked at two of the more haunted hotels on Galveston Island.  The Galvez, on Seawall, and the Tremont on Mechanic in Downtown Galveston.   Hear how Mrs. Mitchell may have been enforcing her husband's dietary restrictions from beyond the Grave.   Be sure and book a Ghost Bus Tour on your next trip to Galveston at www.GalvestonExperience.com and hear more first-person ghost stories from around the most haunted City in America.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
Since we published the first episode with the former owners of the Captains house, we've received even more stories from guests who have stayed there, so we'll be adding a FOURTH episode to this series.  You can also hear these stories on the Ghost Bus Tours now available on Galveston Island from the Galveston Experience Company.  For more information, click the EXPERIENCES tab at www.GalvestonExperience.com  We hope you'll join us on the Galveston Ghost Bus for firsthand Galveston Ghost Stories and the #1 Ghost Tour on Galveston Island.. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
Some houses are so haunted, there are so many stories that it takes more than one episode to tell them all.  In this first of 3 part series, we hear about a house in Galveston's historic district where ghosts were seen not only by the residents, but the cleaning staff and guest who stayed there as a vacation rental.  Also an update on the coming Ghost Bus Tours in Galveston available from the Galveston Experience Company at 15th and Seawall.  The Galveston Ghost Podcast is produced by Radio Galveston, www.RadioGalveston.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
We've heard many stories from Room 501 at the Galvez Hotel in Galveston but this one also comes with photos and was enough to turn two non-believers into true believers.  You can hear it in their voices.   This story and photo even prompted the creation of a Club 501 group on Facebook.  If you'd like more information about stories, photos and videos from Room 501, we welcome you to join us for more discussion of the many paranormal activities in this very haunted room.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
Several employees of Seven Seas Grocery tell stories of their experiences, many contributing the hauntings to the former owner "Red".   The store is located on Galveston's west end, Pirates Beach.  Details also about the upcoming Ghost Bus Tours being planned by the Galveston Experience Company.  Get more details online at www.GalvestonExerience.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
The third installment of our interview with Tara who tells a story of Marie Laveau and she and Kate discuss early Galveston Ghosts and a little boy haunting a hospital.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
Part 2 of a 3 part interview with Tara who has some very compelling stories from around the Island of Galveston.  Listening to her stories may turn you from a skeptic to a believer.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/galveston-ghost-podcast/support
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Amber B

Did anyone hear the weird whispering during the attic story in the beginning?

Oct 25th
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