Ghost Stories

Winter ghost stories

Winter ghost storiesWinter plays a major part in these ghost stories from the United States and Canada. 

  • Windigo 
    A brave warrior fights an evil creature of the snow and ice to save his starving family.


  • Hold Him, Tabb
    I used to earn my living by carting supplies from town to town on horse-drawn wagons. Not easy work, no sir. Especially in winter...

  • Presumed Drowned
    The souls of five drowned men rejoin their ship from the Ice.

  • Cow's Head
    Soon after her father's remarriage, Oksana found that all the housework fell to her while Olena idled her days away...

  • The Flying Canoe
    A group of lonely lumberjacks pay a bitter price when they go home for New Years.

  • Haunted Christmas
    The soft thud of following footsteps echoed behind him as he hurried through the snowflakes toward home.  They kept pace with him, quickening when he quickened and slowing when he slowed... 

  • Palatine
    The Palatine gleamed in the sunlight as she set out with a full crew, a long list of passengers, and a hull full of merchandise...


  • The Trapper's Ghost
    The phantom of an evil trapper is doomed to roam the wilds of Labrador, helping lost travelers to atone for his sins...

  • The Headless Horseman
    One cold winter night, early in the New Year, a certain Dutchman left the tavern in Tarrytown and started walking to his home in the hollow nearby...

  • Ghost Pilots of Time Square
    Hugging his jacket close, he stood shivering at the corner, waiting for the light to change and wondering where his enlisted friends might be staying on that cold winter night...



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