Miami Haunts Blog

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The Devil Tree – Florida’s First Serial Killer & The Hauntings He Left

Posted on October 21, 2020

Found in Port St. Lucie, the Devil Tree is a big oak in a county park on canal C-24. A mighty oak, an ordinary tree, nothing to write home about...except the fact that thing might as well growl and sn... Read More

Eastern Air Lines Lockheed L-1011 Tristar 1

Ghosts of Flight 401

Posted on October 21, 2020

The Ghosts of Flight 401Stockstill: We did something to the altitude.Loft: What?Stockstill: We're still at 2,000 feet, right?Loft: Hey—what's happening here?Ten minutes after tha... Read More

Haunted Doll Lily package and figurine.

The Most Famous Haunted Dolls In The World

Posted on September 23, 2020

The world is full of haunted dolls. And I mean full. You really can't throw a rock or two without hitting a scary doll that might, or might not, hold a captive spirit or a lingering demon. Bizarre and... Read More

History of haunted dolls part 2: Fetish, Killers and Krusty The Clown

Posted on August 14, 2020

As we’ve previously discussed in the history of haunted dolls, the haunted doll phenomenon is really nothing more than an offshoot of our capacity to be self-aware. As we evolved and grew, and our c... Read More

The Ten Most Haunted Spots In Florida

Posted on March 9, 2020

 Florida is weird. It is a ramshackle state that has been pieced together into one of the country’s most fascinating regions in less than a century and a half. A place full of passion, arti... Read More

The exterior of Villa Casuarina - Home of spooks and ghosts long before Gianni Versace was murdered there

Villa Casa Causarina, the Versace Mansion

Posted on January 16, 2020

Miami has always had a love affair with celebs; it's part of its charm. When people venture into Miami, they want to be smacked in the face with all types of Artists like shenanigans. This is the plac... Read More

Miami ghosts / The Betsy

The Betsy Hotel

Posted on January 16, 2020

The Betsy Hotel once called the Betsy Ross, is nothing short than a postcard of one of Miami’s lest known Eras. It is a statue of an epoch about our American spirit and our will to persevere and kic... Read More

Hauntings at Pine Groove Cemetery

Pinewood Cemetery

Posted on January 13, 2020

So, let's get back into the van and skedaddle into the spectral filled nightmare road of hauntings. If you've been with me so far, you're by now aware that Miami is basically a mess... In a supernatur... Read More

Hauntings at Coconut Grove Playhouse

The Coconut Grove Playhouse

Posted on January 12, 2020

Hauntings at Coconut Grove Playhouse There’s always been a sort of connective tissue between the dead and the arts. The ethereal nature of one mixing with the spirits of the supernatural. The Greek... Read More

Hauntings at Alfred DuPont Building. Miami Ghost Tours

The Alfred DuPont Building

Posted on January 7, 2020

Miami, like all great cities, has a love affair with skyscrapers. They just love their phallic symbols. When the State was being developed and the gators were being beaten back with a stick, every ty... Read More