Famous Haunted Homes Across America

Halloween fanatics are often on the lookout for homes or locales with a history of being haunted. While it might be scary to chase down ghouls, for some the thrill is simply too fun to ignore. Those on the lookout for haunted homes this Halloween should consider the following destinations, each of which is reportedly haunted.

* Bird Cage Theatre, Tombstone, AZ. This historic destination was first suspected of being haunted in the 1880s. Laughter, strange music and, of course, yelling have all allegedly been heard over the years.

* Alcatraz, San Francisco, CA. This once formidable, but long-since closed prison has inspired reports of haunting. Visitors have reported hearing slamming cell doors and ghostly footsteps, among other things.

* Cinema 1-2-3, Visalia, CA. Ghostly spirits are thought to inhabit this Central California theater roughly 200 miles north of Los Angeles.

* Remington Arms Factory, Bridgeport, CT. Closed in the 1980s after a slew of accidents and fatalities, this former weapons factory has inspired numerous reports of voices, yelling and shadowy figures over the years.

* Huguenot Cemetery, St. Augustine, FL. What list of suspected haunted locales is complete without a haunted cemetery? This Florida cemetery is reported haunted by a number of ghosts, including the ghost of a former Federal judge.

* Moon River Brewing Company, Savannah, GA. Once investigated by the popular Travel Channel show "Ghost Adventures," this brewery is reportedly so haunted that even brewery employees have reported physical attacks in addition to the presence of mysterious figures.

* The Villisca House, Villisca, IA. Home to one of the most notorious murders in American history, this house in Iowa is said to still be haunted by the family murdered there nearly 100 years ago.

* Point Lookout Lighthouse. This famed lighthouse located on the southern-most tip of Maryland's western shore of the Chesapeake Bay is said to be home of much paranormal activity. Shipwrecks and bodies washed ashore are all part of the legend of this famed, and possibly haunted, lighthouse.

* The Amityville House, Amityville, NY. Perhaps no home in the United States is more widely known for being haunted than the house built on the very ground where John Ketcham reportedly settled after being forced out of Salem, MA for reported ties to witchcraft. While historians are unsure whether Ketcham was real, the Amityville house was home to a very real and gruesome murder in 1974, when Ronald Difeo shot his entire family to death, supposedly because he was possessed by evil spirits in the home.

* The Alamo, San Antonio, TX. The Alamo is reportedly haunted by the spirits of those who died in the famed Battle of the Alamo.