Pirates of Marco Island

April 28, 2018By marcoghostUncategorized

CLICK HERE to learn about the Pirates of Marco Island Click the link above to watch closely as Martha tells the tale of the Pirates of Marco Island. When she mentions the Gumbo tree in which the pirates were hung our guest Ms. Rita Canty brings the tree into view. You will see a skeleton … Read More

Alex the Great

April 28, 2018By marcoghostUncategorized

Martha thanks Rita Canty for this amazing shot of Captain “Alex the Great” at Caxambus Cemetery (the oldest cemetery on Marco Island). The captain was caught walking behind the tomb marker. You can see a pair of pants in motion! In addition the energy from the captain caused the pixelation in the photo on what … Read More

New Year’s Eve

January 3, 2018By marcoghostUncategorized

The Origin Of “Ouija”. The Ouija has been called the Spirit Board or Talking Board. It contains letters of the alphabet, numbers 0 -9, and the words “yes”, “no” “hello” (occasionally) and “good-bye” along with various symbols and graphics. It uses a heart shaped piece of wood or plastic called a “planchette. The idea is … Read More

Lakeside Inn

December 14, 2017By marcoghostUncategorized

While most of you were slaving over hot stoves, making gravy from turkey gizzards and rolling out mounds of pie pastry, Martha was on a ghost haunt up north in a quaint little town called Mt. Dora, not to far (about 50 miles) from Mickey’s hometown of Orlando. If you adore antiquing, shopping in unique … Read More

The ORB!

December 12, 2017By marcoghostUncategorized

Now do you believe? This is a photo taken on one of our most recent tours. No, it is not a giant dust particle, nor the flash from a ghost seekers camera, nor Martha’s thumb! This is one of our two guest whom reside at the Old Marco Inn. This shot was taken in one … Read More

The Marco Hotel

November 22, 2017By marcoghostUncategorized

Welcome to the The Marco Hotel, well way back in 1896. Today it is known as the Olde Marco Inn and Suites. This coming year this hjstoric site will celebrate her 123rd birthday. The original hotel had 20 rooms, a parlor, dining area and bathroom. Certainly one of the grandest hotels of it’s time. It … Read More

Isla Mujeres

November 22, 2017By marcoghostUncategorized

In the Isla Mujeres lies two beautifully haunting cemeteries. One is in town where you will find the tomb of Caribbean Pirate named Fermin Mundaca. Fermin a 19th Century pirate turned slave trader fell in love with a local woman known as La Triguena (the brunette). To win her love, he built a two story … Read More

Missed the most recent tour???

November 7, 2017By marcoghostUncategorized

PRIVATE TOURS AVAILABLE   Missed the tour on October 27th? Won’t be around for the Holidays for the next scheduled tour on December 1st? Why not schedule your own private tour with Martha, Regional and the Dahlia. Take a large group – the tour bus can hold 28 passengers or if you are very popular … Read More

The Marco Island Historical Museum

November 2, 2017By marcoghostUncategorized

Oh yes, big success last night on our opening tour.  Our guest loved the new location “The Marco Island Historical Museum”.  It is the most stunning location in regards to viewing Marco Island’s early history.  The beautiful murals painted by local artist are wrapped around the building.  I  couldn’t have asked for a better depiction … Read More

Meet Reginald Frederick Lloyd V

November 2, 2017By marcoghostUncategorized

Meet Martha’s newest and bravest assistant on Marco Mystery and History Tour! Yesterday Reginald was asked to go beyond the “caution tape”, to see if it was safe enough to walk about. As he put it “I don’t get paid enough to do this, as a matter of fact I don’t get paid at all!!!” … Read More