Rose Island Lighthouse
Rose Island Lighthouse (Ghost Hunters) - The Ghost Hunters hunt for the paranormal at Rose Island Lighthouse.
|Recently TAPS members Jason, Grant, and crew traveled to Newport to
investigate reports of unexplained sounds and activities at the historic
Rose Island Lighthouse. One ghost rumored to dwell in the lighthouse is
Keeper Charles Curtis who served thirty-one years beginning in 1887.
Overnight guests claim to have heard him walk down the stairs at
midnight, as was his custom in life, and make a thorough inspection of
the facility. Ghost Hunters decided to come to the island and find out
more about this story and others we've heard over the years.
between humans and spirits from the afterlife is not as far fetched as
is it seems. As plumbers by day and ghost hunters by night, Jason Hawes,
Grant Wilson and their team have worked to track down the presence of
paranormals across the country.
As leaders of The Atlantic
Paranormal Society (TAPS), both Jason and Grant have made it their
life's mission to help anyone with questions pertaining to paranormal
phenomena and ghost hunting. TAPS is a group of fairly ordinary people—
office managers, factory workers, teachers and even psychic-hotline
gurus— moonlighting to understand seemingly unexplainable disturbances.
the video and audio evidence and the personal experiences from the
team, RILF Director Dave McCurdy gets one heck of a report from The
Ghost Hunters! Awesome episode.
The Rose Island Light, built in
1870, is located on Rose Island in Narragansett Bay in Newport, Rhode
Island in the United States. The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation
preserves, maintains and operates the lighthouse.
One of a group
of New England lighthouses built to an award-winning design by a Vermont
architect, the Rose Island Lighthouse has sister lights at Sabin Point,
Pomham Rocks, and Colchester Reef. The building was abandoned as a
functioning lighthouse in 1970, when the Newport Bridge was constructed
In 1984, the Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation was
founded to restore the dilapidated light on behalf of the City of
Newport, which had received it for free from the United States
government. In 1987, the federal government listed the lighthouse on the
National Register of Historic Places.
The lighthouse is today a travel
destination, reached only by boat. For a fee to the Foundation, visitors
can spend a night as a guest or a week as the "lighthouse keeper,"
completing many of the chores required to keep the lighthouse in good
The Rose Island Light, built in 1870, is located on Rose Island in Narragansett Bay in Newport, Rhode Island in the United States. Unexplained noises, footsteps and possibly a spirit that was a light keeper has been reported.