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Bizarre Happenings in Cannock Chase, England

Located in Staffordshire England is an area of forest known as Cannock Chase. Cannock Chase not only has a dark history, but has also been known for its supernatural sightings. With murders, ghosts, UFOs, a black eyed girl, black dogs, werewolves, big cats, Bigfoot, Slenderman, and even a pig man, visitors to the forest will definitely not fall short of paranormal experiences.

In the mid 1960s, a series of tragic murders took place within Cannock Chase. The first was that of 9 year old Julia Taylor, who was lured into a car by a man claiming to be a friend of her mother. Her body was later discovered by a passing cyclist. The next two murders were Margaret Reynolds, who was only 6, and Diana Joytift who was only 5. They were found together in a ditch. The final victim was 7 year old Christine Darby found beneath brushwood Fortunately in 1968, after a 10 year old escaped from a man trying to force her into his car, police were able to obtain a license plate number. This, and evidence found in his home, led to the arrest of Raymond Morris. He was convicted and later died at HMP Preston Health Facility.

Whether related to the murders or not, the area is well known for sightings of a black eyed girl. Usually black eyed children, who resemble children except for their our black eyes, are found hitchhiking or standing at your front door, asking for help. No one knows what happens if you help them. However at Cannock Chase, visitors have reported seeing a black eyed girl after hearing strange laughter emanating through the forest. Another visitor reported seeing the girl after hearing screaming.

People have also reported sightings of a pigman on the area. Legend has it that during WWII scientists conducted a series of bizarre experiments. Supposedly they abducted a woman and hypnotized her. They then impregnated her with human-pig DNA seed. The purpose of this was to create a creature that the scientist could experiment on. An entire year later, after they assumed the experiment had failed, the woman gave birth. It was no normal baby. The baby had the head of a pig. Later on the creature disappeared into the woods of Cannock Chase. Now people report seeing a man with the head of a pig creeping around.

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I had a recent experience!

I had a vivid dream of a ghost, I couldn’t see it but it would manifest as great fears people have. Near the end of the dream I was tasked with killing it, so it appeared to me as a cat to make it harder for me to kill it (I love cats). I fought with it and it obviously scratched me up and fought back. I never ended up being able to kill it before I woke up.

When I woke up, I had to go to the bathroom so I got straight up and went into the restroom. I looked in the mirror, and saw this on my chest. It faded alittle before I could take the photo but you can still see it.



One of the creepiest phenomenon’s on the planet is that of
Doppelgangers. A Doppelganger is an exact double of a person. Some call it an
evil twin. It is also known in Irish folklore as a Fetch. It is generally
thought that  seeing a Doppelganger is an
omen of bad luck.

For example, in 1617 John Donne, a famous poet, saw the
Doppelganger of his wife while she was away having a baby Only later he found out
she had given birth to a still born child.

Other famous examples include Catherine the Great. One
evening while she was lying in her bed, a number of servants came in and
frantically told her they had just seen her walking into the throne room. Not
long after she suffered a stroke, which eventually killed her a couple days later. 

Elizabeth I had a similar experience. She went into her
chambers one night only to find herself already lying in bed. This double
appeared deathly ill. Only a few days later Elizabeth herself died.

Finally, Abraham Lincoln described an experience in which he
went to look at himself in the mirror, only to find a Doppelganger looking back
at him. Purportedly the image looking back at him did not match up to his own
reflection. It looked pale and sickly. When he told his wife about it, she
claimed it meant he was going to be elected for a second term in office, but would
not live to see the end of it. She was right.



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Seguin Lighthouse

Located on Seguin island is the second oldest lighthouse in Maine,
Seguin Lighthouse. Although it shines a bright light onto the sea to guide sailors
home, it is also known for its dark history.

Legend has it that in the 1850s a lighthouse keeper got
married to a young woman. Newly-wed, the keeper decided to bring his new wife to
Seguin Island. However, being isolated from everyone and everything caused the
bride to become severely depressed.  In
order to help with her depression and boredom, the keeper had a piano shipped
to the island.

This was a great way to distract his wife at first. However,
either due to only having one piece of sheet music or because she was going
crazy, she played the same song over and over again.  Eventually her husband snapped. He took an axe
to the piano smashing it to pieces. However he didn’t stop there. He then
turned the axe on the wife, hacking her to bits. Finally, after realizing what
he had done, he turned the axe on himself.

Although the lighthouse is abandoned, it is not empty.
Ghostly sounds of a piano playing can be heard emanating from the building. Also,
there are those who claimed to have seen the spirit of a man holding an axe
drifting through the site. 

(Sources: Worlds Scariest Places)

Hello dear followers and others who may see this post. Since it is Friday 13th, I thought it would be nice to reach out and see if any of you had any spooky experiences you would like to share. These can be ghostly encounters, a meetup with a cryptid, or perhaps a creepy experience involving the living. Anything goes. We’d love to hear from you