Disturbing Encounters at the Villisca Ax Murder House

From Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson. I have investigated the Villisca House on four separate occasions, with my first visit in June of 2008 and the last on October 10, 2010. It was during my third visit that I witnessed the most incredible thing that I have ever seen since becoming a paranormal investigator. I […]

Villisca Ax Murder House: From Horror to Haunted

From Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson. Villisca, Iowa is a small town located 60 miles from Omaha, Nebraska. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, Villisca has 636 housing units, but none are more famous than the one located at Lot 310, now known as the “Villisca Ax Murder House.” For those not familiar with the […]

The Strange History of the Morse Mill Hotel

From Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson. The Morse Mill Hotel, or the “Blue Lady” as current owner Patrick Sheehan calls it, is located just west of St. Louis near the small town of Hillsboro, Missouri. Originally built in 1816 as a one room house, it was later expanded to its current size of 5,300 square […]

Eerie Laughter in the Mess Hall of Kemper Military Academy

From Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson. Paul and the two team members from St. Louis decided to set up our base for the investigation in the old mess hall of the barracks. While they were doing this, Gary and I started setting up surveillance cameras in the kitchen and a stairwell that led up to […]

Phantoms Stalk the Halls of Kemper Military Academy

From Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson. Located between St. Louis and Kansas City is one of the most interesting places that I have ever investigated, Kemper Military Academy in Booneville, Missouri. The institution, originally known as a “Boonville Boarding School,” was built in 1845 by Frederick T. Kemper and became a co-ed institute in 1862, […]