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Spooky Tales in an Oregon Coast Town
Manzanita - Nehalem - Wheeler

For fans of the ABC show 'LOST,' one tiny town on the Oregon coast is gaining popularity for a strange legend that says it has many of the qualities of that mysterious, paranormal island in the show. That, combined with a handful of other weird tales of hauntings, is making it sort of a paranormal tourism hotspot.

Wheeler, which sits on the Nehalem Bay, is about six blocks long, straddling the coastal Highway 101. It's a kind of blip if you’re passing through, verging on unremarkable if you're not looking. But it's here where a large amount of wild tales emerge – one of them called the “Wheeler Moment.” It’s a hazy thing, typified by serendipitous coincidences that have an otherworldly element to them. There’s also a sense of the place, say locals, of “make a wish for something and it may come true.”

 

...These sort of coincidences happen all the time in someone’s life. But the difference – says the former owner of Old Wheeler Hotel – is that they happen more often in this placid little place. Winston Laszlo helped coin the phrase after he and a handful of others noticed the phenomenon.

I'd say that the ‘Wheeler Moment’ is the result of some sort of spiritual vortex that apparently exists in this little corner of the Oregon coast,” Laszlo said. “It seems that the vortex - or whatever it is – causes wishes and visions to become manifest at a higher than normal frequency here.

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