Weird California
Weird California
Weird California - By Joe Parzanese

Addresses

Bakersfield Central Park Map
Bakersfield, California

Banning House Lodge Map
1 Banning House Road
Two Harbors, California 90704

El Fandango Restaurant Map
2734 Calhoun Street
San Diego, California 92110

Flora Sommerton Map
California Street Between Jones and Powell
San Francisco, California 94104

Golden Gate Park Map
Stow Lake
San Francisco, California 94118

Lady in Lace Map
17 Mile Drive
Pebble Beach, California 93953

Lady in White of Sycamore Road Map
Sycamore Road
Fillmore, California 93015

Pioneer Park Map
West Foster Road and South Blosser Road
Santa Maria, California 93455

Santa Barbara Community College Map
Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, California 93109

The Lady of Callender Road Map
Highway 1 and Callender Road
Oceano, California 93420

White Lady of Bridgeport Inn Map
205 Main Street
Bridgeport, California 93517

White Lady of Elfin Forest Map
Escondido, California

White Lady of Niles Canyon Map
Niles Canyon Road
Fremont, California 94536

White Lady of Pamo Valley Map
Pamo Road
Ramona, California 92065

White Lady of Santa Cruz Map
Ocean Street Extension and Graham Hill Road Alternately Ocean Street Extension and Quail Crossing
Santa Cruz, California 95060

Map All Addresses

A ghostly White Lady haunts Bakersfield Central Park at dawn!
A ghostly White Lady haunts Bakersfield Central Park at dawn!

White Lady Ghosts


White Lady Ghost

A very common type of ghost is that known as the White Lady. The White Lady is a type of female ghost usually connected to a local legend. The legend usually involves some sort of tragedy, often murder, although occasionally suicide. The ghost is often clad in a flowing white dress and her skin, eyes, and often hair are usually all chalky white. Generally the details of each specific White Lady story or legend are vague and difficult to actually confirm with fact.

Although often there are similarities, especially here in California, to the Mexican legend of La Llorona or the Weeping Woman, the White Lady ghost is not to be confused with the those stories. The La Llorona legend always deals with weeping, water, and the death of children, and although occasionally White Lady ghosts have some of these elements, their tales usually have more in common with the White Lady ghosts of the United Kingdom.

In California, there are several White Lady ghosts.


Bakersfield Central Park Black Lake El Fandango Restaurant Flora Sommerton La Llorona Lady in White of Sycamore Road Stow Lake White Lady of Santa Cruz White Lady of Santa Maria

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