What Is a Poltergeist? A Guide to the Dangerous Ghosts

These spirits are known for their disruptiveness—and their violence towards the living. 

Enfield poltergeist
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  • The Hodgson home, center of the Enfield poltergeist activity.Photo Credit: Antix Productions
horror films based on real life events
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  • Still from 1982's Poltergeist

    Photo Credit: MGM
Mompesson House
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  • The Mompesson House today. 

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
bell witch
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  • A sign near the Bell farm. 

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons