Ghost Stories of Alberta
By (author) Barbara Smith
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Ghost Stories of Alberta by Barbara Smith
Book DescriptionContrary to popular belief, ghosts do not necessarily reside in draughty old castles and ancient graveyards. In this book, the author has collected ghost stories specifically from Alberta where she has discovered strange tales of hauntings in schools, restaurants, theatres, hotels, government buildings and modern houses from Calgary and Edmonton to rural areas and the Rocky Mountains. Several spine-tingling tales are legendary accounts of native spirits who still inhabit the land. In Edmonton, two former firehalls are widely reputed to be haunted; the McKay Avenue School is said to have at least half a dozen spirits; and employees of radio station CKUA have experienced a ghostly presence. "Alberta's Most Haunted Place" is probably the Deane House and Tea Room at Fort Calgary, where a number of different ghosts are taken for granted by the staff. This eerie collection of supernatural tales includes, among others, the story of the Medicine Hat ghost train; the strange phenomena in a rural "castle" that cannot drive its owner away; the hauntings of the Banff Springs Hotel; the ghostly arsonist in a photograph at Chateau Lake Louise; evil ghosts of the Alberta Badlands; the beautiful lady in white who haunts Prince House in Heritage Park; the Canmore Opera House spirits; and the ghostly bookworm.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780888821522
(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Hounslow Press
Publisher: The Dundurn Group
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1993
Country of Publication: Canada
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Author Biography - Barbara Smith
Barbara Smith lives in Edmonton, Alberta. She writes fulltime and has been published in New Trail, Today's Parent, Canadian Emergency News, Western People and Teaching Today, among other publications.
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