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Blackwood Hotel is a great haunted location in Victoria close to Ballarat. Fantastic meals, and open fireplace for those cold and foggy nights. Three known hauntings ……. will you see the ghost of Laura Dalton.

The cellar also doubled as the town morgue.

The Railway Hotel in Brunswick is a real historical gem from the 1880’s. A lot of its original charm still exists from the hidden guess life, attic accommodation and stables (outside bar). Being so close to the railway and the Brunswick brick work, bodies from accidents were brought and kept in the hotels cellar. Hotel claims to be very haunted.

Have you ever wanted to scare your mother……. Why not bring your mother on a ghost tour of the old Geelong gaol this Sunday Night. What better way to spend Mother’s Day night……

For information and bookings please call 1300 865 800

The Bush Inn in New Norfolk, Tasmania holds the title of the oldest continuously licenced Pub in Australia.  The first licencee was Ann Bridger, a widow from England who had arrived in the colony with her 3 children and £500 in cash and £200 in ‘various merchandise for investing in agricultural pursuits’, and a desire to succeed.

It didn’t take long before Anne Bridger had entered into a business in her adopted homeland, as the proprietor of the Black Snake Inn at Granton.  The inn had a reputation as being ‘a shady thieves’ kitchen’7, but before long Bridgers had transformed the inn to a respectable Public House.  It was known as the ‘halfway house’ to those who journeyed to New Norfolk.  New Norfolk was many hours on horseback from Hobart Town, and most travellers stopped there to dine and refresh themselves, or in winter to warm themselves.

New Norfolk was one of the fastest growing areas of the Colony, and an astute business woman like Mrs Bridger would have looked upon that as a potential opportunity for making money.  This opportunity was realized when she decided to move her business and family there in 1825, to build the hotel still bearing the name of the Bush Inn.

The Bush Inn has been witness to many historical events and was the hub of the community in the early days.  Church services were held here before the building of the church, it has inspired composers with views from the balcony and entertained famous visitors such as Lady Franklin who planted a pear tree in the garden. The first trunk call was made in 1888 from here and in 1939 the first overseas call.

With such a rich history, of course some residents from long ago remain!  Reportedly the room to stay in is Room 6, said to be haunted by the spirit of a young girl who is believed to have died on the stairs over 100 years ago.

On this Day …….. 22nd of January 1903

The terrible results that may follow dangerous pranks of malicious persons, who occasionally resort to the practice of acting the ghost, were illustrated by a case heard at Ballarat on this day. A lad, employed as telegraph messenger, was charged with having broken into a house and stolen a diamond ring. It transpired that early last winter the boy was frightened by one of these so-called ghosts, and so great was the shock that two medical men stated in Court that in their opinion the lad is not now responsible for his actions, owing to the effect upon his mind. The charge was reduced to one of larceny, and the boy was fined £10.

 

Rain, Wind and School Holidays, join the team at Twisted History for our famous ghost tours of Victoria’s most haunted Goal.  And to celebrate we are giving you a 2 for 1 voucher for tonight (Friday 24th June).

If you love to explore haunted buildings and have children you want to scare……

For information and bookings please call 1300865800 – mention this posts to get the 2 for 1

Have you ever wanted to scare your mother……. Why not bring your mother on a ghost tour of the old Geelong gaol this Sunday Night. What better way to spend Mother’s Day night……

For information and bookings please call 1300 865 800

One of Melbourne’s hidden haunted location

Do you like to explore haunted locations?  Join the team at Twisted History on Monday the 9th of May for a Paranormal investigation of the old Bourke st west police station and stone cells. Built in the 1860s the cells have house some of Victorias most notorious criminals.

For for information and bookings please call 1300 865 800

Have you ever wanted to scare your mother……. Why not bring your mother on a ghost tour of the old Geelong gaol this Sunday Night. What better way to spend Mother’s Day night……

For information and bookings please call 1300 865 800

Looking for a present with a difference for you Mum this year?  Why not “incarcerate” her in the Geelong Gaol for the evening.

At 8pm, be led on a 90 minute tour by one of our costumed guides talking of the gaol’s history, prisoners stories, executions and of course, the ghost stories, through the darkened halls and cells of an intact 19th century prison.

At 10pm, our investigators will take Mum to the “hot spots” of the gaol to use the paranormal equipment to try and capture evidence that the paranormal truly does exist!  This experience lasts for 2 hours.

Or if Mum is unable to join us on Mothers Day, why not purchase a gift voucher.

For more information and bookings, please call 1300865800

What a great night we had on our very first investigation of the Blackwood Hotel.  The Hotel certainly lived up to its reputation as a haunted Hotel!

Our night began with a lovely meal – 10 different parmi’s to choose from!  Followed by a walk through the Blackwood Cemetery with Lou and then a paranormal investigation for the remainder of the night under the guidance of the Twisted History team!

There were many personal experiences of people getting touched and poked at! Lots of Ghost Meter Pro activity as well as K2 and Rem Pod hits. We had activity in the Parlour, the Cellar where the morgue slab is and in Room 3, there were some shadow figures seen behind some of the customers.

It was a very enjoyable night and we will be doing another investigation here very soon!  We would like to thank the staff of the Blackwood Hotel for being so welcoming!!

If you would like to book for a Blackwood Hotel investigation or on our other tours of the Geelong Goal or in Chinatown or Carlton, then give us a call on 1300865800.

On this Day …….. 22nd of January 1903

The terrible results that may follow dangerous pranks of malicious persons, who occasionally resort to the practice of acting the ghost, were illustrated by a case heard at Ballarat on this day. A lad, employed as telegraph messenger, was charged with having broken into a house and stolen a diamond ring. It transpired that early last winter the boy was frightened by one of these so-called ghosts, and so great was the shock that two medical men stated in Court that in their opinion the lad is not now responsible for his actions, owing to the effect upon his mind. The charge was reduced to one of larceny, and the boy was fined £10.