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2008 Encounters:
Ghost in the Cheney Mansion Mirror - Jerseyville, Illinois
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Accidental Automatic Writing - Pickerington, Ohio

Ghosts in Our House - Clintonville, Wisconsin
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The Old Woman Who Passed Through a Car - Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Old Hag Syndrome - Little Rock, Arkansas

Phantom Footsteps at HMCS Acadia - Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Woman in a White Robe - Sheffield, Alabama

Strange Lights on Cuba Road - Barrington, Illinois

Wilderness Battlefield Apparition - Locust Grove, Virginia
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Lighting Candles - Rochester, Minnesota

Pulling My Son's Leg - Chester, Arkansas

Mom's Visit - Rockland, Massachusetts

Shadow People Following Me - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Girl Playing the Flute - Honolulu, Hawaii

A Haunted Desk? - Stoughton, Massachusetts

Being Watched - Moore, Oklahoma

A Haunting Melody - Nebraska

Two Black Wolves - Goldsboro, North Carolina

The White Glowing Entity - Danvers, Massachusetts

Haunted Person or Haunted Place? - British Columbia, Canada

Tormented - Warren, Pennsylvania

Ghostly Mist at a Pub - Carrollton, Texas
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It Crawled Into Bed With Me - Bono, Arkansas

Grandpa Joe's Coma Visit - Cincinnati, Ohio

Ghost Cat Presence - Novat, California

Psychic Impressions at a Victorian Home - Peoria, Illinois

A Disappearing Car - Duluth, Minnesota

Black Mass Filmed During Investigation - Northern California
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Mildred's Ghost - Licking, Missouri

Glowing Figure on the Porch - Niles, Ohio

Tag Aboard the Star of India - San Diego, California

Ghostly Image Caught at Gym - Overland Park, Kansas
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My Floating Sister - Leavenworth, Kansas

My Aunt's Spirit at Meling School - Bmlo, Hordaland, Norway

A Scary Sleepover - Billings, Montana

Socks Back From the Grave - Kellogg, Idaho

Meeting Great Great Gramma - Freeport, Florida

The Man in Mum's House - Castleford, West Yorkshire, England

Haunting at the Silver Queen Hotel - Virginia City, Nevada

My Haunted Childhood - Norfolk, England, UK

An Angry Little Girl - Valentine, Nebraska

The Girl With the Ring - York, England

Oatman Hotel Ghost - Laughlin, Nevada
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The Falling Lamp - Southampton, England

Laughter on the Spiral Staircase - Springville, New York

I Miss My Dad EVP - Northwest Ohio

The Toowong Experience - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

A Glowing Cigarette - Phoenix, Arizona

Black-Hooded Entities - Kentucky

A Civil War Soldier - Gladstone, Virginia

Ghost Boy and Girls - Chicago, Illinois

The Man in Blue - Rock Rapids, Iowa

My Son's Spirit - [location withheld]

A Misty Oval - Los Chavez, New Mexico

An Unruly Customer - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pirate Ghosts - Milton, Florida
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Shadow Person Passing By - Medford, Massachusetts

Haunted Chair? - Gainesville, Florida

The Shadow - Pluckley, Kent, England

Various Encounters - Anoka, Minnesota

The Scarecrow and Mr. Lincoln - New Bern, North Carolina

The Boy in the Mirror - Los Angeles, California

Red Flashes on Video - Milton, Florida
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Dad's Home Early - Pontiac, Michigan

Old Man in a Flannel Shirt - Millbrook, Alabama

The Old Lady With a Lantern - Tampa, Florida

The Thing From the Ouija Board - Upstate, New York

Civil War Soldier's Ghost - Gonzales, Louisiana

Scared and Annoyed - Grand Rapids, Michigan

Waverly Hills Sanatorium Sighting - Louisville, Kentucky
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Angel of Death in the Courthouse - Washington, DC

The Shadow Man and Nun Statue - Cortez, Colorado

The Figure in the Window - Amherst, Virginia

The Hovering Sadness - Alabama

The Girl That Wasn't There - Dunedin, New Zealand

Unseen Helping Hands - Albany, Oregon

The Crash in the Hallway - Lake Charles, Louisiana

Apparition in Williamsburg - Williamsburg, Virginia
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The Shadow Behind the Door - Martinez, California

A Hotel Guest's Final Goodbye - Derbyshire, UK

The Little Man in Our Room - Brazil, Indiana

Dark Figure in Chicago Museum - Chicago, Illinois

Thanksgiving Ghosts - Colorado

Three Knocks That Saved Me - Round Rock, Texas

The Man in My Closet - Arlington, Texas

The South Bridge Poltergeist - Edinburgh, Scotland

Shadows in the Closet - St. Theresa Point, Manitoba, Canada

Looking For the Bars - Williamsburg Hill, Illinois

The Man at the Top of the Stairs - Carthage, Missouri

My Fear of the Supernatural - Lebanon, Kentucky

My Friend in Time of Crisis - Waterbury, Connecticut

Old Jim on the Warehouse Floor - Rochester, New York
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My Spirit Contacts - Kentwood/Middleville, Michigan

Watch For the Lady in the Bird Cage - Tombstone, Arizona

Faces in the Camouflage - Taqqaddum, Iraq
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A Skeptic Near Pinewoods Cemetery - Troy, New York

Shoe Shopping From Beyond - Huntington Beach, California

The Man in My House - Welland, Ontario, Canada

A Haunting Near Channel Road - Sanger, California

Faces in the Mirror - Billings, Montana

Sharing My Bed With a Ghost - Mexico

The Slender Spirit - Pembroke Pines, Florida

Shadows in My House - Ocala, Florida

My Haunted Office - Las Vegas, Nevada

Shadow in the First Baptist Church - Boise, Idaho

The Little Girl's Shadow - Chattanooga, Tennessee

Knocks at 2 AM - Naples, New York

A Possessed Patient - Ashland, Kentucky

A Haunting in The Booter - St. Andrews, Scotland

Ghosts at Union Station Hotel - Nashville, Tennessee

My Family's Haunting - Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

Happy 2008 to the Spirits on the Land - Milton, Florida
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The Tall Man Gatekeeper - San Rafael, California

The Evil Force - Marin Headlands, California

Cold Wet Grandfather's Visit - Oostende, Belgium

Haunted Barracks - Dermott, Arkansas

Cell Phone Calls From Beyond - Simsbury, Connecticut

A Little Girl at Stone's Public House - Ashland, Massachusetts

Bones in the Basement - Kansas City, Missouri

A Woman's Voice - Richmond, Virginia

A Dark Mist - Barbers Point, Hawaii

The Hanging Soldier - Nyack, New York

Shadows in My Home - Tijuana, Mexico

July 18, 2008

Pirate Ghosts

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Michael Wright, Milton, Florida, January 12, 2008

This photo was taken here on our property, near the Yellow River right out side of Milton, Florida. The photo was taken on January 12, 2008. It was very cold, around 40 degrees outside in our back yard. In this area lots of activity goes on here all the time, day or night, but mostly at night.

We think it is a portal from one plane to another. We have gotten thousands of photos in this area. At the time we bought the property, the land was complete flat. We have lived here for the last 17 years. Since then, the ground is sinking everywhere, as if graves had been covered up, and with all of the bad weather we have had over the years, if they had covered up the sinking ground with new dirt, it's sinking in more.

It is unbelievable until you see what I am talking about. I am part medium and a spiritual photographer which is why I can get these most unusual photos that you see. You viewers out there that have seen my work before, know what I am talking about.

Let me tell a little history about the land. It was homesteaded in 1907 by a colored man named William Anderson and he had one son named Albert L. Anderson, but William Anderson was married three times. Anyway, in 1970, Albert L. Anderson sold the property to two brothers here in Milton, (I will not mention their names to kept it private, but in the Deed Record Department for Santa Rosa County, you can find out if you are interested).

We have had gone to the archives and in these papers, they show a cemetery book for Santa Rosa County and there was once an old slave cemetery on Nichols Lake Road, which points to our property. We think that someone removed the headstones, but not the graves.

This is why we are having so much activity here. Besides that I am part medium and spiritual photographer. Now what you are about to see is this photo, is located at the end of an old mobile storage shed. That night and every night when I go out, I wait for about half an hour and start talking to my spirits, until I can feel their presence. On this particular night I was asking if there was any pirates here, and if so, please be in my picture. I have taken several photos, then I asked just joking around, show me where the treasure is buried. Then I snapped this photograph. What you see in the first photo, you can see these so-called pirates standing at the corner of the old mobile storage shed. Look close, and you can see the man's dark hair and his pointed nose, and big eyebrows. Look close and you can see the big treasure chest which looks to me like it has straps going upward across the top, and one large handle on the end.

ghost picture in Milton, Florida

Other photos of other spirits faces are all around the chest, and the one main pirate. What a shot this is, if I say so my self.

Now, the other photos I added onto this story because it all goes together. We had a new room built onto our house in the front. While we had the construction going on, we had strange things going on in this room. Things come up missing, orbs everywhere, and now every night if I remove these pictures off the wall by the mirror, you can see a picture of a pirate face on the wall with writing under the photo, but the writing is not in English -- we think it could be Spanish or French. Florida became a state in 1821, before that, it was under Spanish rule. This is why we think it's Spanish. At one time it was under French rule too!

ghost picture in Milton, Florida

ghost picture in Milton, Florida

Maybe some of you can see and make out one of the words and can tell us about what you think. I did remove the top painting of the clown, which is me (I used to be with Ringling Brothers Circus for over 32 years, but I'm now retired). I removed that painting and you can see another face above the pirate face.Very strange. I have even put it on video -- I will put that on later so everyone can see it.

Michael Wright
Milton, Florida
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