Hauntings and ghost stories of Albuquerque (KRQE)

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The historic buildings of Albuquerque’s downtown and Old Town are the origin of a number of stories passed down over the years. Some of them, undoubtedly, include stories of the paranormal. Local author Cody Polston has been investigating stories of ghosts in New Mexico since the mid-1980s and says he believes the probability that one … Read moreHauntings and ghost stories of Albuquerque (KRQE)

The first reported ghost story at La Placita in Old Town, Albuquerque

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The first printed account of the La Placita Restaurant being haunted was recorded in the Albuquerque Tribune on May 27th, 1977. It was written by Howard Bryan for his column “Off the beaten path”. Today the location claims to have three ghosts, but in this original version there is only one. There is some misinformation … Read moreThe first reported ghost story at La Placita in Old Town, Albuquerque

The Ghost seen by Lord Brougham

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I have always been interested in the older ghost investigations as they provide an interesting insight, especially when compared to ghost investigations in the modern era. This account is from the book ” HISTORIC GHOSTS AND GHOST HUNTERS BY H. ADDINGTON BRUCE (MOFFAT, YARD & COMPANY, 1908)   It is comparatively easy, when seated before a … Read moreThe Ghost seen by Lord Brougham

Church Street Cafe, Albuquerque, NM (Ghost Stories)

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On occasion, the dolls in the china closet at the entrance to the Church Street Cafe move. Some turn around. Some shift in place. A few press their faces against the glass. Only one person has a key to the display case, but restaurant owner Marie Coleman doesn’t touch the dolls except to put them … Read moreChurch Street Cafe, Albuquerque, NM (Ghost Stories)

Belen Harvey House Museum (Ghost Stories)

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The Hauntings of Valencia County, Story by Valencia County News-Bulletin | Oct 31, 2019 Call them ghosts or spirits, but they have made their mark in some of Valencia County’s most notable establishments. Many say they’ve seen or heard them, but are they really there? Ronnie Torres had a few paranormal encounters during his time at the … Read moreBelen Harvey House Museum (Ghost Stories)

Double Eagle Restaurant, Mesilla, NM (Revised Ghost Story)

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he adobe home in which the Double Eagle restaurant is located was built during the boom time for Mesilla in the 1840’s and is acknowledged as the oldest building in Historic Old Mesilla. Although Mesilla was a well-known watering and stop-over spot for trails east and west as well as north and south since ancient … Read moreDouble Eagle Restaurant, Mesilla, NM (Revised Ghost Story)