Every home I've ever heard of that claimed it was haunted had a moment in the past that could be pointed to as a possible reason. But, what about the house in Illinois that was just named the 'creepiest place' that experts claim was haunted before it was built?
If you've ever attempted ghost hunting, you know it can be a terrifying experience. Normally, there are no physical risks though. The exception was a recent paranormal investigation in Cape Girardeau, Missouri where an investigator got seriously scratched by...something (or someone).
Many people consider "The Exorcist" the scariest movie of all time. While the creator admits that he changed some of the details, but the movie was truly based on real events that happened in St. Louis, Missouri in 1949 that are much more terrifying than the movie it inspired.
Missouri has many places with well-known reputation for being playgrounds for the paranormal. However, the scariest place in the Show Me State is likely not a location you've been to or heard of. It has just been declared the scariest place in Missouri and that's likely not wrong.
The man in this story is was living in Missouri, but was originally from Iowa. He and his girlfriend at the time were out on one of their first excursions together on a camping trip into Iowa when they realized they were being chased by a dark 'shadow figure'.
The workers at the old Missouri State Penitentiary will tell you there are certain places in that building no one dares go to alone. A team of paranormal investigators found out why and revealed the mysterious experiences they just encountered in those off-limit places.
The wisest people I've known in the Missouri backcountry understand how to watch wildlife to understand when danger is near. That happened to one Missouri man who saw deer and rabbits fleeing the woods then found out the horrifying reason why.