Baltimore Ghosts: History, Mystery, Legends and Lore e-book
by Ed Okonowicz
Ed Okonowicz is the author of more than 23 books on mid-Atlantic folklore, legends and oral history. Over and over again I run across ghost books that contain mostly old unsubstantiated legends and very few real ghost stories.
Ed Okonowicz is the author of more than 23 books on mid-Atlantic folklore, legends and oral history. A former Baltimore resident, he now lives in Cecil County, Maryland. He teaches folklore and journalism courses at the University of Delaware, and he presents programs on writing and folklore in schools, libraries and colleges in the region.
Ed Okonowicz is a storyteller and a regional author of more than 20 books on Delmarva culture, oral history, folklore . He has combined all of these talents to produce this fine book of "Ghosts, History, Mystery, Legends and Lore" from one of Maryland's oldest cities.
Ed Okonowicz is a storyteller and a regional author of more than 20 books on Delmarva culture, oral history, folklore and ghost stories. As a part time instructor, he teaches folklore at the University of Delaware. His books include short story collections, sports biographies, oral history collections and novels. The author of many wonderful books about ghosts and legends of the Delmarva area Mr. Okonowicz has split this book into two sections.
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Take a tour of Baltimore's haunted historic sites in this book based on more than a dozen personal interviews with park rangers, graveyard workers, saloon keepers. Baltimore Ghosts : History, Mystery, Legends and Love.
Introduction - A summary of the town's history - Ghost stories : State House Air Dance - Headless men and Main Street spirits - Tales of Old 'Joe Morgue" - Phantom funeral procession - The 'Whistler' and other hauntings.
Introduction - A summary of the town's history - Ghost stories : State House Air Dance - Headless men and Main Street spirits - Tales of Old 'Joe Morgue" - Phantom funeral procession - The 'Whistler' and other hauntings at St. John's College - Brice House: Annapolis' 'Most Haunted' home - Restless mistress of. The Hammond-Harwood House - Strange tales at Governor's bridge - Ghosts of Glen Burnie - Graveyand shift incident in the morgue - History & mystery : Murdered Russian sailor buried in Annapolis National Cemetery - Camp P. .
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Discover more about Ed Okonowicz. He is the author of 24 books. They range from biographies and oral history to short story collections about Mid-Atlantic ghost stories, legends and folklore. Read their interviews on Coast to Coast AM and learn about their background. in music education in 1970 and a . in communication in 1984, both from the University of Delaware.
The book's highlights include the city's colorful history as explained through ghost tales and legends, featuring: unexplained activities at the Edgar Allan Poe House and Poe gravesite; 19th century grave robbing practices at the University of Maryland Medical College; spirits in the "catacombs" graveyard beneath Westminster Church; the "Gallows Ghost" and many other active spirits at Fort McHenry; graves and stories in Green Mount Cemetery (including the burial plot of John Wilkes Booth); sailor spirits on the USS Constellation in the Inner Harbor tourist area; several saloon ghosts and sightings in Fells Point; the Legend of "Black Aggie," an active tombstone statue; secret tunnels under Federal Hill; the story of the mysterious Phantom of O'Donnel Heights... and more.
In addition a special 1-to-5 "tombstone rating," which was provided by the Baltimore Society for Paranormal Research, is included at the end of each chapter. These tombstone symbols indicate the level of hauntings at each of these public sites.
To help teachers use this book in the classroom, a special teacher's guide is available separately. The book is entitled "Baltimore Ghosts and History Teacher's Guide" and was prepared by Cassandra Cogan, a middle school special education teacher in Cecil County, Md.