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Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | History

8 edition of Bucks County Ghost Stories found in the catalog.

Bucks County Ghost Stories

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Exeter House Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Supernatural,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8679795M
    ISBN 10188068313X
    ISBN 109781880683132
    OCLC/WorldCa42345030

    Located about 30 miles from Philadelphia and about 70 miles from New York City, this small town has been frequented since the Revolutionary War. Ghost: Investigating the Other Side. Currently, formal ghost tours take place so that interested visitors may formulate their own opinions about the out-of-the-ordinary town. The historic Black Bass Hotel blackbasshotel.

    In fact, author P. Spellbinding, scary, and wickedly insightful, Ghostland discovers the past we're most afraid to speak of aloud in the bright light of day is the same past that tends to linger in the ghost stories we whisper in the dark. When I arrived, he was very flustered; he told me about the girl kept repeating he could see the screen door right through her. Why a basement in a suburban castle? JB: After talking with numerous people over the years who have experienced strange phenomena, as well as researching and investigating them, I began to see patterns emerge in the phenomena, which might reveal clues in how it operates.

    Black Bass Hotel In addition to area Halloween attractions, with the rich history of the Bucks County region, there's bound to be a ghost or two around. There are currently several spirits who have been documented to frequent the dwelling, which has been referred to as one of the most genuinely haunted structures in the nation. Louise didn't care - we all just hung in the kitchen listening to music and having some beers and laughs. New York: Thomas Dunne,


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Bucks County Ghost Stories book

He had closed the back door of the kitchen and went upstairs for something. Are you dressing up for Halloween? It is believed that the body of the young soldier is buried on the grounds of Craven Hall. Two children are also said to stay in this room sometimes.

One of these rooms is the basement 'Crypt'. Soon after, taverns and inns were constructed to take in fatigued travelers.

Nobody knew where anyone ended up until morning when we all moseyed back to the kitchen to fry up some breakfast - college life, you know. During the Revolutionary War, Dr. Just around the corner, on a cold night inGeorge Washington led his troops across the icy Delaware River to fight the Hessians.

Mercer left the home to his housekeeper, Mrs.

Haunted Houses in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

A woman was seen walking from the servants' area to the house early in the day. A lot of the accounts I was receiving weren't your typical ghost stories or lights in the sky events either.

Legend has it that to this day, every time one walks over the grave with a lighted candle, the flame will blow out. Perhaps one of the most interesting things to ever occur at Bolton Mansion was when some infrared photographs were taken in the building.

Esther also disclosed to us that she was battling terminal cancer and would soon have to sell the property: her trips to Europe were for seeing doctors. Ellison, Eli. Some words of advice One night in early September when Sam came home after dark, he saw that his mother had the TV on because he could see the blue light emanating from her upstairs bedroom window when he pulled into the drive.

The painting had been damaged and apparently an artist friend of Esther's attempted to restore it but had failed. This would upset Esther so the doors were kept closed, but they were never locked.

A few times Louise would find some of the pieces scattered out of the display and on the floor. Perhaps they are the work of a Revolutionary War soldier who is said to roam the halls. Some teens set the house on fire, and it damaged the interior significantly in places, but the old mansion did not burn down.

The picturesque scenery further lured these voyagers to visit and inhabit New Hope on a more permanent basis. Soon we all agreed to have a medium come in and "assess" the hauntings. That was the night he called me in terror and begged me to come over.

Our first stop is Fonthill Castle, the unique Doylestown home of famous tile maker and avid reader of detective stories, Henry Chapman Mercer.

Oddly, it seems to come from the same corner of the foyer in which a portrait of the elder Mr. As he channeled the spirits, I recorded the findings.

Emily was related to a previous owner of the Logan Inn and, according to Ramsland, perished in the building itself. His hair was iron grey and he had a grey moustache.

Being born and raised there it was not unusual to hear of the many ghost stories - and there are several published accounts -- but it wasn't until I started at the county college and met some great new friends that I lived some of those stories.

Experience 'Spirits' of Halloween in Bucks County This October, 2019

According to researchers at Tri-County Paranormal Research, this hotel sports some family ghosts. These historic tours continue to attract both real world and otherworldly visitors alike!

Some may refer to it as a quaint, liberal community that is home to many artists and musicians.Her third book, "Ghosts of the Poconos" by Schiffer Publishing, released March She has been officially ghost hunting since and founded the NJ Ghost Hunters Society inwhich to date is the largest paranormal investigating organization in New Jersey.

All Bucks County's Old Houses Are Haunted

His stories have been selected for inclusion in several anthologies, including “Classic American Ghost Stories” (August House Publishing). At the personal request of the producer M. Night Shyamalan, his book, “Bucks County Ghost Stories” was used as a prop.

Bucks County Boards, Authorities and Commissions. Bucks County is seeking volunteers who want to make a difference in the community, sitting on a Board and making changes and decisions to shape the future.

If you are interested in becoming a citizen member, or would like more information, please visit the Boards, Authorities and Commissions page. B ucks County has a very rich history starting from the early settlers through the Revolutionary War and beyond.

Needless to say there are many hauntings and haunted houses. Being born and raised there it was not unusual to hear of the many ghost stories - and there are several published accounts -- but it wasn't until I started at the county college and met some great new friends that I lived.

Ghost Tours of New Hope. The final stop in our search for ghosts in Bucks County takes us to the picturesque town of New Hope, home of the famous 'Ghost Tours of New Hope'. These historic tours continue to attract both real world and otherworldly visitors alike! Bucks County - Bucks County Community College - located 15 miles Southeast of Newton - a ghost of a woman has been reported to haunt Tyler Hall on the campus.

The ghost is believed to be the ghost of the former administrator Stella Tyler.