10/25/2010 08:10 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

8 Haunted Tours To Take Now (PHOTOS)

American history - ancient and recent - has created a rich assortment of scary-as-hockey-sticks sites that are perfect for a Halloween visit.

In the spirit of Halloween week (yes, you read that right), our friends at put together a sample of some of the haunts--some of which you may know and others you may not--that can provide for great fright.

Adapted from Goby's own frightening list.

Captions courtesy of