Dark History Articles
Here is a selection of articles written by Alison Oborn, other Adelaide Haunted Horizons team members, and some guest writers. We hope you enjoy them and that they give you extra insight into the experiences we create for you.
HAUNTED LEAP CASTLE: BRIEF HISTORY Leap Castle, said to be one of the longest continually inhabited Castles in Ireland is located in Coolderry, County Offaly. Some report it to have been built around 1250 CE. Other reports state it possibly was built in the 15th...read more
Welcome to the Haunted Adelaide Arcade on Rundle Mall "I am sorry, I don't believe in such things. But I can tell you now the Adelaide Arcade is haunted..." ~ Paul, who worked in the Adelaide Arcade at night At Haunted Horizons we are very lucky to be able to carry...read more
Being asked to service the night tours and investigations at Z Ward asylum by the National Trust, was a huge honour and one that we were excited to undertake. It also meant that my passion for history and heritage and my desire to help preserve it for future...read more
All her life, SA's foremost paranormal investigator, Alison Oborn, has been seeking out some of the State's most haunted locations and has turned her sights to Gawler. Here is the Messenger Newspaper article. GAWLER GHOSTS COME OUT FOR HISTORY MONTH Tues, May 1, 2012...read more
Adelaide Arcade Ghost Story by Alison Oborn which was featured in That's Life Magazine. "It was about 10 p.m. as we shuffled into the dark storeroom. My friend Brad and I were filming a video about the Old Adelaide Arcade. Built in 1885, it was thought to be haunted,...read more
The Grand Central Hotel: Its beginnings As people stand in line at Hungry Jacks waiting for their burger or as they lock their cars just having parked in the multi-storey carpark above, they would probably be surprised to learn of what stood there before, as prior to...read more