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2012 News:
Princess Diana ancestor Lady Winchcombe is haunting Kate Middleton family's 4.7 million home
The Mirror
Bucklebury, England - January 27, 2013
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Red shirts to drive away ghosts
Bangkok Post
Surin, Tailand - January 17, 2013
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Victims fund is personal mission
The Boston Globe
Bellingham, Massachusetts - January 6, 2013
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The Paranormal Research Society Blog
North Carolina - November 26, 2012
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Deputies Find Paranormal Invesitgator Stranded Overnight
Pella, Iowa - October 10, 2012
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Paranormal power influencing kids to self-immolate?
Indore, India - September 21, 2012
External New Source Aims to Replace eBay Closing Metaphysical Sections

Is Apple Haunted?
Cult of Mac
Cupertino, California - September 1, 2012
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eBay to Prohibit Selling of Psychic and Other Paranormal Services
Huffington Post
August 17, 2012
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Baltimore Museum of Industry presents the most extensive Ouija and Talking Board exhibit ever assembled

Got Ghosts? How to Sell a Haunted House
National Association of Realitors
October, 2011
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An insane place to renew wedding vows
Peoria, Illinois - July 7, 2012
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Man: Demons, ghosts told me to destroy hotel room
Memphis, Tennessee - June 18, 2012
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Portsmouth man says Titanic replica could be haunted
Portsmouth, Virginia - June 14, 2012
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Pointing Fingers at Folklore

Two teens killed in ghost legend game
Poplar Bluff, Missouri - June 5, 2012
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Vatican publishes guide on how to deal with supernatural phenomena
The Telegraph
Vatican City, Italy - June 1, 2012
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Saudi ghost-hunters raid haunted hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - May 30, 2012
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Landlord of 'Amityville Horror' house in Toms River, N.J. sues tenants
Toms River, New Jersey - April 29, 2012
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Toms River couple sues landlord over 'haunted house'
The Star-Ledger
Toms River, New Jersey - April 16, 2012
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Teen stabbing suspect: Ouija board said do it
McAllen, Texas - March 16, 2012
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Kids won't hear from ghost-hunters
North Platte Telegraph
North Platte, Nebraska - January 27, 2012
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Man arrested for punching his wife tells police: A ghost did it
The Mirror
Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin - January 25, 2012
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Obituary: Dr. William G. Roll
Parapsychological Association
Villa Rica, Georgia - December 30, 2011
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Are Spirits Still Milling About at Slater Mill?

July 17, 2012

Baltimore Museum of Industry presents the most extensive Ouija and Talking Board exhibit ever assembled

Baltimore, Maryland - August 8th, 2012 - The Baltimore Museum of Industry announced today that it will be running the most extensive Ouija exhibit ever assembled from August 8, 2012 to January 2013. The exhibit is titled Let The Spirit Move You: Ouija, Baltimore's Mystifying Oracle. The Ouija Board, which is arguably one of the greatest and most mysterious games ever created, has its roots in the cities of Baltimore and Chestertown, Maryland and celebrates a spirited 122 year history. The exhibit will highlight this history and tell the story about how the Ouija Board was born in Maryland and made in Baltimore from 1890-1966. Additionally it will feature boards, manufacturers and memorabilia from the private collections of Robert Murch, the world's foremost collector, historian and expert on Ouija and Talking Boards and Kathy Fuld, granddaughter of the great Ouija manufacturer William Fuld, as well as Brandon Hodge, Andrew Vespia, Mike Buchner, Calvin Von Crush, Tim Gross and Janet Mattei-Romano Curran.

In addition to a room exclusively dedicated to the Ouija Board and its fascinating Baltimore history, there will also be a complementary exhibit dedicated to other William Fuld creations. William Fuld and his family not only launched a craze that made the Ouija Board a household name, they also invented and manufactured many other parlor games. Many don't realize that the Fulds were responsible for making Baltimore the epicenter for toy and game manufacturing in the U.S.

Ouija historian Robert Murch has spent over 18 years working tirelessly with the Maryland Archives, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore City Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation, Baltimore Mayor's office, the Fuld Family and the Historical Society of Kent County, and Hasbro, the current manufacture of the Ouija board, to document and preserve the history of this U.S. pop icon. Much of this Ouija and Talking Board history, along with boards from around the world, are being made available for the first time to the public outside of private collections.

"Many people don't realize that up until Hollywood gave the Ouija Board a bad rap in the 70s, it was used as a parlor or party game in homes around North America," said Robert Murch. "For over a century this pop icon has evolved to reflect society's changing trends while at the same time captivating a nation by inspiring both wonder and fear."

Robert Murch is available for interviews and reachable below.

Catherine Scott Dunkes
Baltimore Museum of Industry
1415 Key Highway
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
410-727-4808 x110

Robert Murch

OUIJA & Mystifying Oracle are both trademarks of Hasbro, Inc.

2014 Haunted New England Wall Calendar by Jeff Belanger photography by Frank Grace
Check out the 2014 Haunted New England wall calendar by Jeff Belanger and photography by Frank Grace!

Paranormal Conferences and Lectures
Don't miss the following events and lectures:

Jeff Belanger and “The Bridgewater Triangle” at Dedham Community Theatre - April 6, 2014 9:00PM

The Spirits of the Mark Twain House - Hartford, Connecticut - April 12, 2014

Paracon Australia - East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia - May 10-12, 2014