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  • Eastern State Penitentiary Brief History: Please visit the Eastern State web site to read about the history of the prison.Investigative Approach: We had two of Eastern State's tour guides with us throughout the evening, who provided excellent historical context on the building and its occupants over the years.  The guides also helped us to debunk many of the "building sounds" we were hearing during our investigation.  Rattling, creaking, some of the knocks, gusts, etc were noises that our guides, in most instances, had experienced before and had reasonable explanations for.We used our 4 hours inside Eastern State to conduct a number of experiments that tested both the merit of some of our equipment and our theories on the paranormal claims ...
    Posted Apr 26, 2013, 10:43 AM by Jeffrey Kaminski
  • Landon House Brief History:The historic Landon House in Urbana, Maryland has an incredible history.  Built in 1754 along the Rappahannock River in Virginia as a 12,000 square-foot silk mill, it was dismantled in 1840 and moved by barge up the river and overland to Georgetown.  Then it was moved up the C&O Canal to Point of Rocks afterwhich it was transported by oxcart to Urbana and rebuilt as the Shirley Female Academy.  Ten years later it became the Landon Military Academy and institute until 1860 when it was abandoned prior to the Civil War.Landon House is most famous for having been the host site of legendary Confederate General (and bon vivant) J.E.B. Stuart famous dance ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2011, 11:26 AM by Jeffrey Kaminski
  • VIllisca Axe Murder House Brief History:On the morning of June 10, 1912, two adults and six children were found brutally murdered by an axe sometime the previous evening.  The small town of Villisca, Iowa was a peaceful community where neighbors knew and trusted one another and would leave their doors unlocked at night.  The community would forever be changed on that bloody morning.   Joe B Moore (43), his wife Sarah (39), their four children, Herman (11), Katherine (10), Boyd (7), Paul (5) and two visiting children, Lena (11) and Ina (8) Stillinger were found in the early morning hours of June 10. All had been brutally murdered while they slept sometime between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 2:00 a ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2011, 10:40 AM by Jeffrey Kaminski
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