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The Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs

Main piece: “The Crescent Hotel is a famous building in Eureka Springs with a long history because now it’s a common ghost attraction and makes a lot of local haunting lists. The building which began as a hotel for elite visiting Eureka Springs later became a tuberculosis ward during the plague and there were rumors… Continue Reading »

The Haunting of the Lorenzo

Main Piece JS: “Yeah, dude! The Lorenzo is haunted! You’ve never heard about this?” Collector: “No! I guess I don’t know enough people who live there.” JS: “The Lorenzo used to be a hospital, which was abandoned for a bunch of years before the developers bought out the land for the apartments. A bunch of… Continue Reading »

Nursing Superstitions

Background: My informant is a twenty-one-year-old college student in Boston, Massachusetts. She is studying to be a nurse and has worked in the emergency room at both Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Performance: “I’m not technically a nurse yet so I’ve only really seen this stuff happen…but you kind of catch on…. Continue Reading »

Pranks in Hospital

My mother and informant, KK, meets up with her friends from high school about once a month.  They call themselves “club.”  I was home when KK hosted “club” and listened to her and her friends, several of whom are nurses, swap stories about their shifts when working in a hospital. KK and her friends were… Continue Reading »