Interview with Benjamin Jeffries, Author of Lost in the Darkness and Grim Shadows Falling

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Benjamin S. Jeffries is the team documentarian for 765 Paranormal, a ghost hunting group based in the Lafayette, Indiana area. His first book, LOST IN THE DARKNESS was released by Schiffer Books in 2013, followed by GRIM SHADOWS FALLING in 2015. His third book, VILE: PEEKING UNDER THE SKIN OF MURDERERS, will be released early […]

Sylvan Beach Amusement Park’s Invisible Guests

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[Mysteriousheartland.com] Carnival rides, roller coasters, fun houses, arcades, sparkling lights on warm summer nights reflecting off the lake, these are the sights and sounds of Sylvan Beach on Oneida Lake in central New York. For over a century, vacationers flocked to Verona and Sylvan Beaches in the summer, leading the area to called the “Coney Island […]

Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death

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In her groundbreaking book, Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Deborah Blum has masterfully retold the story of the birth of spiritualism and the scientific pursuit of “psychical research.” In the late nineteenth century, William James, renowned philosopher and psychologist, and a small group of […]

Ohio Museum’s Paranormal Tourism Plan Backfires

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Earlier this year, the G.W. Adams Center (or “Prospect Place”) in Trinway, Ohio was engaged in a battle over property tax exemption with the Ohio Tax Commissioner’s Office. If the exemption was not granted, the nonprofit could go into bankruptcy. It is somewhat of an older story, having come out at the beginning of February, […]

The Phantom Keepers of Pensacola Lighthouse

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[Mysteriousheartland.com] Since Ghost Hunters came to the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum in 2009, there have been no shortage of articles about its legends. Since being stationed in Pensacola, Florida, I have wanted to visit this historic landmark for several months and finally got the opportunity shortly before Halloween. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you […]

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