Raconteur Robert Edgerly tells ghost stories and hosts extraordinary tours in one of our favorite ghoulish cities, Savannah, GA. Robert has curated tales that are a mixture of myths, murders and suspense that takes your imagination winding down the cobblestoned streets of one of the oldest and most curious of cities.
Robert Luis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island begins with Billy Bones knocking on the front door of the inn looking for Captain Flint. Legend holds that Flint died in the upper room yelling “Bring Arf the rum, Darby.” They say he died of rum poisoning but I say he died because
Darby didn’t bring him another rum!
Intense shades of pink are thought to promote sensuality, and passion, as well as creativity, energy, and, as studies have suggested, the color is thought to raise pulse rate and blood pressure.
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In 1861 a local Irishman who perished in the Battle ofManassas was buried on land adjacent to the Catholic Cathedral and when the home was built no one bothered to move the burial. The grave was disturbed when the basement was dug and the remains unceremoniously moved to Laurel Grove Cemetery.
It was the lady in room 204.
She was very upset and seemed quite shaken, she said, “My husband is on the floor. He won’t
get up. Please help me!,” and she hung up.
A kiss on the cheek, a little girl vanishes at the foot of the
bed, chills that have nothing to do with the cold, an embalming room in the basement, blood curdling screams in the night, there are a lot of
ghosts in this inn.
The British didn’t say ghost. They said haunt or spectre. If you read Chaucer, Shakespeare, or Sir Thomas More, they mention haunt. “Haint” is the Gullah dialect for "haunt”. Haint blue keeps the haints out.
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Love the podcast and their ghost tours are the best in Savannah!