This site contains nearly 400 articles about ghosts, haunted places, and ghost hunting.
If you’re looking for something specific, use the Search form at this site. For more general information, here are the main categories at Hollow Hill, with brief descriptions. (As of late 2023, all sitemaps are being edited for easier navigation.)
Each sitemap link will take you to a list of every article in that category.
Ghost Hunting – How-To
(While this site is being redesigned, use the Search form.)
Advice for beginners and pros alike, covering topics like:
- how to get started as a ghost hunter
- how to recognize different kinds of ghosts
- ways to get the most from ghost tours & events
- why Halloween and other dates may be especially good for ghost hunting
- … and a lot more
Ghost Hunting Equipment – Reviews & How-To Tips
(While this site is being redesigned, use the Search form and enter the word “tools” or “equipment.”)
From high-tech to low-tech, how to use (and sometimes make) ghost hunting equipment that works. Insights about ghost photos and videos, too.
Locations, history, and case studies related to haunted sites in the U.S., the U.K., and Ireland.
How to protect yourself from ghost hunting scams, physical & health dangers, and spiritual attacks at haunted sites. Also, ghost hunting resources such as book reviews and free worksheets.
Fiona’s free, four-week course, Ghost Hunting for Beginners, covering topics from getting started, with advice all the way through to starting your own ghost hunting team and going pro.
While this site is being redesigned, here’s a long – and admittedly disorganized – list of some other articles at this site.
Ghost Hunting – General
Useful (and sometimes opinionated) advice for all ghost hunters, new and professional.
- “Living for the Dead” – Season One Review
- 3 Easy Ghost Hunting Mistakes Beginners Make
- 8 Things NOT to Do in a Haunted Cemetery
- A Fast Way to Find Ghosts in a Haunted Cemetery
- A Safety Reminder for New Ghost Hunters
- Are All Haunted Houses Scary? What Steve Gonsalves Said about a Haunted House
- Are Ghost Hunters Different?
- Are Ghost Hunting TV Shows Real? – Podcast
- Are Ghost Orbs ‘Paranormal’?
- Are Ghost TV Shows Real?
- Are Ghosts Hiding in Plain Sight?
- Are Ghosts Lonely?
- Banshees and Ghost Hunting – In Ireland, the U.S., and Beyond
- Baseline Yourself for Ghost Hunting
- Can Ghost Hunters Use EMF-Sensitivity for Better Investigations?
- Can Skeptics Scare Away Ghosts?
- Can You Go Ghost Hunting During the Day?
- Canada’s Poltergeists – The Great Amherst Mystery
- Certified? What does it mean?
- Christmas – Working Ghosts
- Christmas Spirits? Ghosts and the Holidays.
- College Ghosts – Reality and Urban Legends
- Consider The Ghosts’ Contexts
- Damaged Crypts at Haunted Cemeteries – Physical and Spiritual Risks
- Dealing with Ignorance at Haunted Sites
- Differences – Haunted Objects, Haunted Houses
- Do All Spirits Want to Be Heard? Maybe.
- Do Ghosts Only Appear at Night?
- Do Ghosts Sense Time as We Do?
- Earning a Living as a Ghost Hunter
- Everyday Ghost Hunting (Report, Mindmap)
- Fact or Fake? Ghost Hunting TV Shows
- Fake! In Ghost Hunting, Does It Matter?
- Finding “Outsider” Haunts – A Checklist
- Get Ready for Your Next Ghost Investigation
- Get the Most From Your Ghost Hunting Tools
- Ghost Hunters – How Much Do You Charge?
- Ghost Hunters TV Show – Fake?
- Ghost Hunting – 4 Easy Ghost Photo Mistakes (Even pros do this!)
- Ghost Hunting – 7 Ways to Find Haunted “Outsider” Sites
- Ghost Hunting – Are Videos “Proof”?
- Ghost Hunting – How Much Should You Know?
- Ghost Hunting – More than Meets the Eye
- Ghost Hunting – Shortcuts to Haunted “Outsider” Sites
- Ghost Hunting at Halloween – An Annual Escape?
- Ghost Hunting in Haunted Cemeteries
- Ghost Hunting Personalities – Entertainers… or Researchers?
- Ghost Hunting TV Shows – Are They Real? (Updated)
- Ghost Hunting? Don’t Try Too Hard.
- Ghost Hunting? Keep an Open Mind
- Ghost Hunting? Make the First Move Yourself!
- Ghost Orb Sightings – An Overview
- Ghost Orbs – An Overlooked Question
- Ghost Orbs in a 1910 Photo – Paranormal Proof?
- Ghost Photography 101 – An Overview
- Ghost Photos – False Anomaly Tests
- Ghost Photos – Sparkles and Other Surprising Anomalies
- Ghosts – Residual Energy Solutions
- Ghosts and Ghost Hunters – Stereotypes and Reality
- Ghosts are People, Too.
- Ghosts in Haunted Cemeteries – Haverhill, MA
- Ghosts, Hiding in Plain Sight?
- Halloween and Ghosts – How History & Traditions May Improve Your Ghost Hunting
- Halloween Costume Parties – Ghost Hunting Opportunities
- Halloween Ghost Hunting Checklist – Free printable PDF
- Halloween Ghost Hunting Tips and Checklist
- Halloween’s Over… Now What?
- Happy Halloween!
- Haunted Houses and Carbon Monoxide
- Haunted Places – Legal and Illegal
- Hauntings – residual or ‘real’?
- How Much Should I Budget for Ghost Hunting Equipment?
- How Real Ghost Hunters Find Ghosts in Winter
- How to Annoy a Ghost
- How to Choose a Ghost Tour
- How to Find Haunted Cemeteries – Video Tutorial
- How to Find Haunted Graves – Videos and Links
- How to Find Local Ghosts
- How to Get Permission for a Ghost Investigation
- How to Get the Most from Ghost Hunting Events
- How to Investigate Haunted Stairways
- How to Join a Ghost Hunting Team
- How to See a Ghost
- How to Talk to an Audience about Ghosts – Checklist
- If You Want to Be on a Paranormal TV Show
- Interview with a Pro – Jamie of Chicagoland Ghosts
- Interview with a Pro – Lesley Marden
- Interview with a Pro – Sean Paradis
- Is Being Remembered Enough? For Some Ghosts, Yes.
- Is That Noise a Ghost? Maybe Not!
- Looking for Ghosts? Start with What’s Weird
- Making Money in Ghost Hunting
- Myrtles Plantation, LA – More ‘Ghost Orb’ Photo Tips
- Not Every “Haunted” Site Has Ghosts, But…
- Parapsychology Degrees
- Photographing Ghostly Ectoplasm
- Poltergeists – What They Are, and Famous Stories
- Psychics – Why Do We See What We See?
- Reality and Romanticism in Ghost Hunting
- Residual Energy Hauntings
- Skeptical of Ghosts and Haunted Places? It’s Okay.
- Skeptics and Ghost Hunting
- Telepathy and Ghost Hunting
- The Importance of Fear in Ghost Hunting
- These Aren’t Ghost Photos – More Tests
- Three Kinds of Ghosts You Can See
- Tilton and Northfield, NH – Ghost Hunting in the Rain
- Tips for the Best Ghost Photos
- Top 10 Places to Find Ghosts Near You
- Twisted Metal in Haunted Cemeteries
- Walpurgis Night – The Other Halloween
- Want to Find Ghosts?
- What is a Banshee? A Ghost, a Faerie or Something Else?
- What is a Ghost?
- What to Do if a Ghost Hunt Frightens You
- What to Do If You Hear a Ghost Talking
- What Tools Should Every Ghost Hunter Have?
- What’s Not a Ghost – The Basics
- What’s the Main Reason Why Ghosts Haunt Houses?
- When to Go Ghost Hunting
- When to Go Ghost Hunting – Others’ Advice
- When to Take a Break During a Ghost Investigation
Also, though this glossary needs updating, here are definitions for some words ghost hunters use.