SHOW NOTES

Donna calls in from the road, visiting small Midwestern towns and cemeteries on a genealogy trek with her parents and sister. She’ll share adventures from places most people don’t visit – including an Airbnb in Pendleton, Indiana.

With all this talk about cemeteries, we turned this into our Halloween special. We’ll share some creepy things we’ve experienced while staying in Airbnb”s. Hear some eerie sounds coming from a fridge in Norway and how underwear mysteriously unpacked itself in the shadow of a haunted farm house in Ireland. 

Pendleton, Indiana

AIRBNB: Close to Indianapolis, Shopping & More: 8 Guest, 3 Bedrooms, 5 Beds, 1 Bath 

Airbnb Description:  1 mile off highway 69, 10 miles to Klipsch Music Center Concerts, 38 Miles to Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 28 miles to downtown Indy, 10 miles to shopping & dining. US Nationals, Brickyard, comic con, corporate employees.

Historic Pendleton walking distance to downtown shops, bars, parks & dining.
Quaint neighborhood close to everything. Pets accepted $50 per pet due upon arrival. There is a grill on the property as well.

 Links: 

Travel:

Pendleton Travel

Amana Colonies: German Village in Iowa

Good Eats:

Dowsing Roads

Picture Gallery

Slane, Ireland

AIRBNB: Country Apt Slane/Boyne Valley/Newgrange/Navan: 2 guest, 1 bed, 1 bath  Host: Nick and Sandra

Airbnb Description: Set in the heart of the Boyne Valley this self contained studio apartment is ideal for either the peaceful country escape or a fun filled adventure discovering East coast of Ireland and all it has to offer. We are set on a quiet country road. A car is essential for a stay at our home.

Links:

Slane, Ireland Travel Info 

Boyne Valley Travel Info

Trim Travel Info

Picture Gallery

Links to Haunted Airbnb’s

Historic Civil War Farm House, Gettysburg: The David Stewart Farm is located in historic Gettysburg, PA. The farmhouse & barn were used as a civil war field hospital immediately after the Battle of Gettysburg. 
I will be your only “living” host, but there are many others who reside with me. They have lived at the farm for many many years, some for hundreds of years. Yes, the house is haunted, but they are all friendly! I have been here for 36 years and have lots of interesting stories that I’d be happy to share with you if you are interested.
Castle Chateau Pitau,With ghost )): Russia: Real small castle with designed interiors in different styles. 3 bedrooms, dining room, big hall, swimming pool 6x4 m, disco hall 72 sq.m, billjard, wooden sauna etc.
The Ghost of the castle appears weekly at midnight 🙂 The prices for rent are flexible – depence of quantity visitors and duration of stay.
Salmon River (Selkirk) Lighthouse, Lake Ontario, New York: Built in 1838, the Selkirk Lighthouse still guards the Salmon River harbor at Lake Ontario, its beacon shining today for fishing charters that call the marina home and mariners and guests enjoying a special stay in this historic structure.