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The True Story Behind The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
Today we explore ‘The Conjuring 3’: The True Story Behind ‘The Devil Made Me Do It’. The infamous trial of Arne Cheyenne Johnson, also known as the “Devil Made Me Do It” case, is the first known court case in the United States in which the defense sought to prove innocence based upon the defendant’s claim of demonic possession. But long before the trial there was a paranormal event that lead Ed & Lorraine Warren to get involved. The Warren’s would do their best to corroborate the story based on their experiences. They truly believed that Arne was possessed by a demonic force.
The True Story Of “The Amityville Horror”
The true story of “The Amityville Horror.” George & Kathy Lutz thought they were purchasing their dream home at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York. Despite the very same home being where the Defeo family met their end at the hands of Ronnie Defeo. But what was their dream home, soon became a living nightmare once the family started experiencing strange events within the house. We go into all details and leave no stone unturned as we tell the true story of the Amityville horror. Including the actions of famed paranormal physic researchers, Ed & Lorraine Warren. As well as verbatim statements and details from George & Kathy Lutz and others.
The Mystery Of Houska Castle
The mere mention of its name conjures images of fire, demons, torture, and the devil himself. But does the underworld really exist? Or is it simply myth and superstition? There is a castle in the forests of the Czech Republic where is it said that a portal to hell itself lies beneath its foundations. Join us as we discuss the spine-chilling mystery of Houska Castle, here on Mystery Archives.
The Legend Of Centralia, Pennsylvania (The Real Silent Hill)
This video talks about the various legends that have made Centralia, Pennsylvania infamous for decades. Join us as we discuss the history and spooky tales of the real life ghost town of Centralia that in part inspired the movie and videogame series of “Silent Hill.” Most of this inspiration being derived from it’s sad and strange history along with the Centralia mine fire that took place and caused the town’s ultimate abandonment. Find out just what happened by watching now!
The Legend Of Helltown, Ohio (The Full History)
This video talks about the various legends that have made Helltown, Ohio (OH) infamous for decades. From ghostly apparitions to spooky cults, and even Satan himself. We go in depth on this supposed gate of hell of this episode of Mystery Archives. Discover what truly happened in Helltown.
The Chronovisor: The Vatican’s Mysterious Time Travel Device
The Chronovisor is an alleged device being held by the Vatican that is capable of seeing into the past. From producing real life pictures of Jesus Christ to claims of time travel. This strange but interesting tale of a time machine is well worth learning about. Today we explore the device described by Father François Brune in his 2002 book Le nouveau mystère du Vatican, of an allegedly functional time viewer. Supposedly now locked away as a secret in the Vatican archives.
Did Nikola Tesla Invent A Death Ray? (And Was It For Peace?)
Journey into the past as we explore the history of renowned inventor Nikola Tesla and dive into the mystery of the Tesla death ray. A weapon the inventor supposedly created and attempted to sell to fund his ultimate goal of peace. He wanted to use the funds to create a forcefield technology to end all war. Find out what happened to the death ray and just who might have it today and more!
The Legend Of Bobby Mackey’s Music World (An American Haunting)
This video talks about the legend of Bobby Mackey’s music world and all the stories that have made it infamous. The country singer Bobby Mackey purchased a club in hopes of turning it into a new venue for his performances. Soon after the ghostly activity began. Shows like “Ghost Adventures” “A Haunting” and many more have covered some of the stories. But today we go in depth on the entire history surrounding the place and why it’s considered a supposed portal to hell on this episode of Mystery Archives.
The Legend Of The Winchester Mystery House (America’s Strangest)
This video dives into the full history of America’s strangest house known as the Winchester mystery house. Originally built by Winchester company heiress, Sarah Winchester. She continued to build onto the home far past the point of it making sense. She claimed she continued to build in order to appease the spirits of people who had lost their lives indirectly due to the Winchester company. She even went as far as to build decoy rooms and escape hatches to elude and confuse the ghosts. Was she crazy or was she truly haunted? Decide for yourself by watching today!
The Terrifying Exorcism Of Roland Doe (The True Story Behind The Exorcist)
The movie “The Exorcist” terrified the masses upon it’s release, and brought the reality of the devil home to millions of people. Although the terror and special effects enhanced the story being portrayed. What if i told you that the story itself was inspired by a true story of demonic possession? Today we will be discussing the very real story of a boy named Roland Doe and his exorcism that took place in St Louis. You can decide for yourself what you believe. As we open the x files, here on Mystery Archives.
The Real Life Curse Of The Exorcist
Few Hollywood films have caused as much controversy as The Exorcist. Its theatrical release in 1973 terrified and outraged audiences with a grotesque tale of possession. But what you might not know about the movie is the supposed curse surrounding it, and what lead the cast and crew to believe in such a thing.Today here on Mystery Archives, we will be discussing the real life curse of The Exorcist.
The Terrifying Legend Of The Bell Witch (An American Haunting)
The legend of the Bell Witch centers on the John Bell family of Red River, Tennessee. Now Adams, Tennessee. The terrifying spiritual haunting they endured occurred between 1817 and 1821. Unlike many ghost stories, this haunting involved real people and places. Records indicate many people who witnessed the paranormal phenomenon including then General Andrew Jackson among others. No one has yet to solve this American mystery or even come close. This video covers the history of the haunting and the history itself as well and attempts to decode just what was the Bell witch.
The Mystery Of Man Eating Plants (Do they exist?)
They have lived on this earth for millions of years. An ancient type of life far older than humankind. We take them for granted as we pass by them on sidewalks, in parks, and eat them as food. Our seemingly benign neighbors of the vegetable kingdom are an essential part of life. However, some legends suggest that the innocent green leaves of plants may hide something sinister. Today on Mystery Archives we will be going into the wild to explore the myths, rumors and legends of man eating plants. So if you’ve ever wondered if man eating plants exist. Watch and find out!
The Terrifying Story Of Doctor Richard Gallagher & The Exorcism Of Julia
Doctor Richard Gallagher has grown famous due to his involvement with the Catholic church where he evaluates people who they believe might be demonically possessed. This one case in particular changed his views of the paranormal forever. The case was the exorcism of a woman named Julia. Julia was a self professed Satanic high priestess, and it was during his encounter with her that he began to experience strange paranormal happenings in his daily life. He began to slowly realize that the devil may indeed be real. In referencing Julia the Doctor had this to say, “She was completely demonically possessed.”
Spontaneous Combustion (A True Scientific Mystery)
Spontaneous combustion is a true scientific mystery. It’s called spontaneous combustion because the cause of death has been ruled as a combustion ignited by an unknown source. There have been multiple theories put forth as to what could be causing this strange and terrifying phenomena. Those such as the wicker effect to even more mystical concepts such as the use of black magic. Today we examine several real life cases of human combustion throughout time. With the case timeline ranging from the middle ages up until the modern day.
America’s Most Haunted: Waverly Hills Sanatorium
Waverly Hills Sanatorium was once one of the world’s most renowned tuberculosis hospitals and was considered state of the art for it’s time. It has now become known as being one America’s most haunted locations, if not in the entire world. Join us as we examine the various legends and stories that have made Waverly Hills Sanatorium a premiere destination for ghost hunters and paranormal thrill seekers for years.
America’s Most Haunted: Alcatraz Island
The infamous Alcatraz prison once housed some of America’s most hardened criminals at that time. But many believe that those who were sent to Alcatraz island may have never left. It’s been speculated that their spirits still haunt the grounds and cells. Numerous EVP’s (electronic voice phenomena) have been captured and visitors have detailed experiences that lead them to believe that the ghosts of the prisoners are still haunting the area. Watch today as we explore the history and examine multiple ghost stories surrounding Alcatraz island.
Men In Black Encounters (3 Stories)
The organization known as the men in black are a true 20th century mystery. Many of those involved in UFO (unidentified flying object) sightings have claimed to have been confronted by such people. People who they have described as “seemingly not real” or “plastic in appearance.” Although there are many theories, several of which we will discuss in this video. No one truly knows just who or what the men in black are. Are they government agents or something otherworldly? You’ll have to judge for yourself as we examine these real life cases of people who were confronted by the men in black.