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Eerie Stories Behind Michigan’s Most Haunted Places

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In a new book, Michigan authors Jon Milan and Gail Offen travel all over the state to find the spookiest, scariest and downright strangest reports of haunted places.

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Michigan authors Jon Milan and Gail Offen have traveled all over the state to find the spookiest, scariest and downright strangest reports of haunted places.

Legends and stories from Marquette to Detroit fill the pages of “Michigan Haunts: Public Places, Eerie Spaces,” out now on Acadia Publishing.

That includes the story of the old Presque Isle lighthouse which, although being decommissioned and disconnected from electricity, is still seen lit up on some nights. Or, the reports of ghostly apparitions that walk Detroit’s Majestic Theatre after hours.

Click the player to hear CultureShift’s Amanda LeClaire discuss the rich paranormal history of the mitten state with Milan and Offen.


Amanda LeClaire, Host, CultureShift

Amanda LeClaire is host of CultureShift. She spent a few years in the southwest for Arizona Public Media.

amanda.leclaire@wdet.org Follow @amandalee_lec

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