Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Star Island (Ghost Hunters) - The team heads to New Hampshire to investigate Star Island, which was
first settled in the 1600s and used as a commercial port in the Atlantic
Ocean. The island is now used as a resort and many of the guests and
employees have reported experiences of paranormal activity.
and his family used cottage E in the 1600s. One day, the fisherman's
wife told their son to play outside and when they found him later he had
fallen, broken his neck and died.
Current guests in the cottage report
falling down the steps and feeling small hands on their backs. The
curator has heard people and objects rummaging around in the Vaughn
Cottage, which is the island museum and also serves as her office.
when she goes to investigate the noises, there is no visible culprit to
be found. In the Oceanic Hotel, employees complain that it sounds like
furniture moving around in the attic, yet there are no objects in there.
and Grant begin their investigation on the second floor of the hotel
using the thermal imaging camera. At first they are startled by what
they think is a figure manifesting on the camera, but they later find
that it was just a wood panel in the room.
In cottage E, Kris, Amy and
guest hunter Kristyn Gartland investigate whether or not the steps are
off-kilter, which could give people the illusion that they are being
pushed up the steps. Using a small level, the hunters found that each
step was slanted in various directions and this is the likely cause of
what people are experiencing.
Later on Jason and Grant carry
their investigation over to the museum where they hear banging and
scratching noises coming from the vault area near the curators office.
The town and the island flourished until the American Revolutionary War when the colonials ordered the Shoals evacuated, believing that having a group of questionable loyalty just off the coast posed a threat.
Many shoalers abandoned their island homes shortly thereafter.
Yet when they open the door, they find that there is nothing inside,
besides artifacts. The eeriness continues when the vault door closes on
its own. There is no open window or any other wind flow near, so the
occurrence seems to be the result of paranormal activity. Steve
and Dave investigate the fourth floor of the hotel and the attic where
people have complained about sounds of furniture moving.
surveying the area, the ghost hunters notice some animal droppings and
skeletal remains, which leads them to believe that the sounds people
were hearing in the attic were most likely caused by mice and rats.
debunking all of the information they found while investigating, the
ghost hunters found that the Star Island is haunted particularly the