The Collins Auditorium Ghost and Other Stories: Ghosts emerging from paintings, an entity made from smoke, and bathroom electronics going haywire are just a few of the weird stories I dug up for this episode.

This is a look at some of Fordham University’s “less haunted” haunted buildings, including a theater, administration building, and classroom building. Plus a look at some of Fordham’s other campuses (including one defunct one.)

Highlights include:
• An urban legend about George Washington’s headquarters
• Phantom cigar smoke
• Stories from the Lincoln Center campus
• A look at a supposedly haunted women’s college that had an ill-fated merger with Fordham

Don’t miss past episodes about Fordham’s history and hauntings:

Sources consulted RE: Collins Auditorium Ghost and other stories

See sources page for the full source list for the series

Books consulted

Fordham’s Haunted Dorms: Creepy ghost children, a man disappearing into walls, priests blessing haunted dorms, and more, about in these haunted dorms at Fordham University in the Bronx, NY.

This episode is a look at some of Fordham University’s “less haunted” dorms: meet the ghosts of Loschert Hall (formerly called Alumni Court North), O’Hare Hall (formerly called Millennium Hall), Martyrs’ Court, and Loyola Hall.

Highlights include:
• Thoughts about hauntings based on recent deaths
• Some debunking attempts
• Sleep paralysis
• A dorm built on the former site of a cemetery

Don’t miss past episodes about Fordham’s history and hauntings:

Sources consulted RE: Fordham’s Haunted Dorms

See sources page for the full source list for the series

Books consulted

Finlay Hall Ghosts: A look at my own paranormal experiences living in Fordham University’s former medical school building.

My time in Finlay Hall was uneasy, permeated by the feeling that I was always being watched. Though there were reasonable explanations for why I may have felt that way, I don’t think that’s all that was afoot. I tell the stories of an uneasy possible encounter with an entity in the laundry room in the basement (near where cadavers were once kept), a mysterious bell that seemed to ring throughout the building, and an unusual, regularly occurring gibbering sound that only my roommate and I seemed to be able to hear.

Highlights include:
• Conspiracy theories and the paranormal
• A primal scream
• My attempts to debunk my own experiences
• A bizarre experimental college

 

Sources consulted RE: Finlay Hall Ghosts

See sources page for the full source list for the series

Books consulted

Don’t miss past episodes:

Haunted Finlay Hall: Chilling urban legends and ghost stories from people who lived in an old medical school building, which featured a morgue and a large operating theater.

From 1905-1921, Fordham University had a medical school. After its short, troubled existence, the medical school was mostly forgotten. One of the few reminders of the school is Finlay Hall, the old medical school building that was converted into a dorm in the 1980s.

Since students have begun living there, haunting stories have emerged: some people claim to see ghostly students looking down on them during the night, as if they’re a cadaver being dissected. Others wake to being choked by cold hands. This episode looks at the stories and seeks to sort out urban legend from credible paranormal experiences, and to corroborate or debunk popular stories.

Highlights include:
• Carl Jung giving lectures at the medical school
• Cadavers being kept in the basement
• Secret tunnels

Sources consulted RE: Haunted Finlay Hall

See sources page for the full source list for the series

Books consulted

Don’t miss past episodes:

Haunted Duane Library and Dealy Hall: A look at some stories of ghost priests in an old library and classroom building. Plus, something strange that supposedly happened in the cemetery while The Exorcist was being filmed nearby.

Highlights include:
• A 1980s ghost priest who apparently knew computer programming
• A cemetery (and human remains) that was relocated twice
• Phantom voices heard by security guards
• Lightning striking a cemetery

Sources consulted RE: Haunted Duane Library and Dealy Hall

See sources page for the full source list for the series

Books consulted

Don’t miss past episodes:

Haunted Hughes Hall: After a scene in The Exorcist was filmed in Hughes Hall, a former dorm at Fordham University, urban legends began to spring up about the building being haunted.

Rumors of “cultish” graffiti, tales of a young boy’s ghost, stories of a mysterious black dog, and more weird urban legends circulated about the building. This episode seeks to tease out why some of these legends may have grown up around the building, which began as the old prep school, was turned into a dorm as a “stopgap” measure that lasted for decades, and has since been completely gutted and turned back into an academic building.

Plus, a look at some of the weird connections that The Exorcist had to Fordham.

Highlights include:
• The Fordham University professor who was an influence on The Exorcist
• What it was like to be one of the last people to live in Hughes Hall (spoiler: it was bad)
• The ghost of a prep school student
• Satanic Panic-type urban legends

Sources consulted RE: Haunted Hughes Hall

See sources page for the full source list for the series

Books consulted

Don’t miss past episodes:

Haunted Queen’s Court: Forgotten human remains, a lingering entity monitored by a ghostly priest, mysteriously vanishing objects, strange sounds, and more abound at Fordham University’s most haunted dorm.

Here’s a deep dive into ghost stories from Queen’s Court, looking at both the reported stories as well as the connections between tales of weirdness.

Highlights include:
• A second, forgotten burial ground on Fordham’s Campus
• My own paranormal experience
• The entity that supposedly is trapped at the end of the hall of a dorm
• A ghostly priest who banishes and traps a strange entity
• Poltergeist activity

Got a Fordham haunting to report? Send it to buriedsecretspodcast@gmail.com.

Sources consulted RE: Haunted Queen’s Court

See sources page for the full source list for the series

Books consulted

Don’t miss past episodes:

The Haunted Fordham University series:

 

Sources consulted for the Haunted Fordham University Series

Sorry about the organization of these sources, I know they’re a mess. (I’m only a podcaster, after all.) This list includes pretty much everything I looked at when preparing this series, whether or not I ended up quoting it directly.

If you’re looking for a source and can’t find it, feel free to email me at buriedsecretspodcast@gmail.com.

Books consulted

Articles consulted

Websites consulted

Historical photos of Fordham

Medical school / Finlay Hall:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/12

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/13

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/90

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/4

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/1

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/89

Banquets:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/10

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/11

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/5

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/15

Cadets:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/372

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/369

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/371

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/591

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/549

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/484

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/572

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/575

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/473

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/474

Band: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/486

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/483

Pharmacy:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/112

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/347

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/391

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/386

Spellman:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/540

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/542

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/543

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/546

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/544

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/538

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/504

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/508

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/511

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/509

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/506

Duane Library:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/461

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/602

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/603

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/601

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/607

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/606

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/693

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/694

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/695

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/701

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/696

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/697

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/482

Interior: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/446

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/460

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/463

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/462

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/459

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/604

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/605

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/444

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/700

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/706

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/703

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/707

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/704

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/698

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/708

Freeman Hall:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/452

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/451

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/453

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/450

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/715

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/716

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/717

Larkin:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/447

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/445

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/448

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/449

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/718

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/581

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/588

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/588

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/583

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/582

Loyola:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/466

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/709

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/710

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/711

Unidentified interiors:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/106

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/346

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/2

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/113

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/590

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/492

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/345

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/108

Cadets:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/397

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/758

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/496

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/381

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/368

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/576

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/524

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/491

Reidy Hall: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/561

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/558

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/559

Priests:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/82

Queens Court:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/40

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/35

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/42

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/41

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/37

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/38

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/44

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/43

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/39

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/103

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/102

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/36

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/530

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/467

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/512

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/586

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/479

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/480

Thebaud:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/384

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/67

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/66

Keating:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/404

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/410

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/405

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/401

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/115

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/114

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/402

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/406

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/407

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/539

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/537

Construction: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/408

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/529

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/534

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/400

Students:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/390

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/389

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/388

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/61

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/340

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/380

St Brendan’s Band: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/568

Church:
https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/385

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/104

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/595

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/599

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/600

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/593

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/598

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/597

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/594

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/595

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/599

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/596

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/686

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/687

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/688

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/689

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/692

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/684

Crypt: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/584

Nativity scene: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/515

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/516

Cross: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/587

Collins Auditorium:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/110

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/109

Faculty building / Loyola:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/667

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/464

Administration Building:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/29

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/105

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/335

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/140

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/27

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/178

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/32

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/139

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/28

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/34

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/344

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/31

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/30

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/33

Snow: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/493

Fire: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/668

Fire: https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/669

Alpha House:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/585

Proposed rebuilding:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/337

Truman:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/680

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/679

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/498

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/497

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/499

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/494

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/495

 

Kennedy:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/677

 

Woolworth Building and downtown:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/117

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/577

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/580

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/578

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/569

 

Statues:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/214

 

Gym:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/727

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/454

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/455

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/746

 

Map:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/535

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/545

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/548

 

Hughes Hall:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/123

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/589

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/123

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/75

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/574

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/481

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/470

 

Dealy Hall:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/47

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/46

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/49

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/51

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/48

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/107

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/470

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/75

 

Multi buildings:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/518

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/70

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/71

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/74

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/73

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/72

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/75

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/130

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/126

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/138

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/69

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/531

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/566

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/565

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/567

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/532

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/121

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/533

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/485

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/489

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/487

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/488

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/468

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/469

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/528

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/525

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/527

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/502

Snow scenes:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/541

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/553

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/493

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/564

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/507

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/563

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/490

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/522

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/517

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/518

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/526

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/523

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/520

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/522

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/526

 

 

Old campus:

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/52

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/64

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/68

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/124

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/127

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/341

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/216

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/651

https://www.library.fordham.edu/digital/item/collection/PHOTO/id/652

A look at one of the most concentrated areas of hauntings in all of New York City: Fordham University in the Bronx. This is part 1 of a look at the ghosts of Queen’s Court, the oldest dorm on campus.

Ghostly priests, secret tunnels, black dogs, poltergeist activity, multiple burial grounds, housing in an old morgue, and more abound at Fordham University, at a campus in the Bronx that’s about half a mile wide. This is part 1 of a look at Queen’s Court, the university’s oldest dorm, which was built in 1845, was once a seminary, and has a number of hauntings and urban legends attached to it.

Highlights include:
• A groundskeeper ghost who still does his rounds
• The ghost of a 19th century seminarian
• A digression about Stone Tape Theory
• A theory about why Fordham’s ghost stories were kept quiet until the 1970s
• A conceited archbishop

 

Maps showing Fordham University’s size

East-West Measurement of Fordham University's Rose Hill Campus

East-West Measurement of Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus

North-South Measurement of Fordham University's Rose Hill Campus

North-South Measurement of Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus

East-West Measurement of a similar sized area around Washington Square Park

East-West Measurement of a similar sized area around Washington Square Park

North-South Measurement of a similar sized area around Washington Square Park

North-South Measurement of a similar sized area around Washington Square Park

 

Pictures of Queen’s Court

 
Ghosts of Queens Court

Church with pointed steeple and St. John’s, early drawing, from the Fordham University Archives and Special Collections

Ghosts of Queens Court

St John’s Hall, Queens Court_A history of St. John’s College, Fordham, N.Y by Thomas Gaffney Taaffe, 1891

Ghosts of Queens Court

St. John’s Hall with church on the right, from the Fordham University Archives and Special Collections

Ghosts of Queens Court

St. John’s Hall with vines, from the Fordham University Archives and Special Collections

Ghosts of Queens Court

St. John’s Hall, from the Fordham University Archives and Special Collections

Ghosts of Queens Court

St. John’s Hall, Vine covered wall with several students by the fountain, from the Fordham University Archives and Special Collections

 

 

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A look at some supposed ghosts and haunted cemeteries in Beacon, NY, as well as some haunting aspects of the area’s recent history.

A feeling of uneasiness permeates the beautiful town of Beacon, NY. It’s a city of industrial ruins, cemeteries (including a terrifying abandoned one), and the memories of a sanatorium for the ultra wealthy and an old asylum for mentally ill criminals. Deep woods surround the city, and mountains loom, adding to a sense of natural beauty, or, possibly, of claustrophobia and a feeling of being watched.

Highlights include:
• A figure that my wife saw in my footage from an abandoned cemetery
• Supposed cemetery hauntings
• Zelda Fitzgerald’s stay in a sanatorium in Beacon


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Pictures of Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon

Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon

The front of the former Dutch Reform Church

Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon

A view down toward the cemetery

Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon

A solitary chair sitting behind the church, facing the cemetery

Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon

The abandoned Dutch Reform Church cemetery in Beacon, NY

 Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon

The abandoned Dutch Reform Church cemetery in Beacon, NY

 Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon

The abandoned Dutch Reform Church cemetery in Beacon, NY

The abandoned Dutch Reform Church cemetery in Beacon, NY

View of the Hudson River, with geese flying overhead, from the abandoned Dutch Reform Church cemetery in Beacon, NY

Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon

The abandoned Dutch Reform Church cemetery in Beacon, NY

Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon

The abandoned Dutch Reform Church cemetery in Beacon, NY

 

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