New England is rich with stories and legends of ghost ships and pirates long dead. Blackbeard, Sandy Gordon, Captain Kidd and many more once called the region home; and still do. Phantom ships continue to roam the waters of the New England coast. Some mysteriously abandoned while other vanished never to be seen again , in the physical form anyway. Learn why Marblehead dreads the screeching Lady or who haunts the Isles of Shoals. Why does a phantom dory stalk the water off of New Hampshire and what happened to the Sea Bird’s crew? Visit a real life haunted ship and more.
About the Authors: Thomas D’Agostino and Arlene Nicholson have been extensively studying and investigating paranormal accounts for over 36 years with well over 1200 investigations to their credit. Creators of 13 books and counting, together they have penned and captured on film the best haunts and history New England has to offer.
Tom and Arlene’s books include; Haunted Rhode Island, Haunted New Hampshire, Haunted Massachusetts, Pirate Ghosts and Phantom Ships, Abandoned Villages and Ghost Towns of New England, A Travel Guide to Haunted New England, A History of Vampires in New England, and the soon to be released, Haunted Vermont, Ghost Stories and Legends of Connecticut, Legends, Folklore and Secrets of New England, Rhode Island’s Haunted Ramtail Factory, Ghosts Of The Blackstone Valley, and Litchfield County Ghosts.
Other stories and accounts are featured in “Ghost Stories of New England” by Susan Smitten, “The Encyclopedia of Haunted Places” by Jeff Belanger, “Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting” and “Haunted Objects” by Christopher Balzano, and “Psychic Pets” by Dinah Roseberry. Tom is also a regular contributor to FATE magazine and the Patriot Yankee XPress News.
Tom and Arlene work together with some of the best names in the field investigating the paranormal from New England and beyond. The couple hosts Dining With The Dead 1031, an interactive investigation dinner event where the guests become the investigators in some of the most haunted locales in the region.
Thomas and Arlene presently reside in Connecticut.
Reception begins at 6pm, followed by Lecture at 7pm