Ah, summer. For many, this warm season means piling into the family car and heading to a fun and exotic vacation destination. A road that led many to an iconic summer vacation destination during the middle of the twentieth century was the legendary Route 66. Spanning eight states and over 2,400 miles, the Mother Road in its prime was full of kitschy restaurants, museums, attractions, and motels. This two-lane highway was so famous and had such an influence on America's pop culture that it inspired a song and a television series.
Thanks to the Interstate Highway Act and fewer people who wanted a scenic route to their destination, the attractions along the Mother Road are now few and
One of my colleagues lives in a haunted house. A house so haunted, in fact, that she holds "haunted tea parties" to invite people to experience what she has lived with for the past decade. While she is relatively tuned in to her spirits and knows each personally, very few people outside of her circle of tea party guests will ever know of Leon, the Sad Woman, or the Dark Man.
There are, however, a number of famously haunted places in this country, many of which are haunted by the ghosts of the famous, those people who riveted us in life and continue to capture our fascination after death.
My top three favorite famous ghosts of famous people:
1. John Lennon
I grew up with the music