The Ghosts of Belcourt Castle

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iUniverse, Jul 22, 2010 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 110 pages

There’s hardly a room in Belcourt Castle that is specter free. In The Ghosts of Belcourt Castle, author Harle Tinney shares over twenty paranormal experiences at Belcourt Castle in Newport, Rhode Island. This sixty-room mansion was completed in 1894, but it stood empty for many years until Donald Tinney and his family purchased it in 1956.

Accompanied by photographs, The Ghosts of Belcourt Castle, includes personal anecdotes and some third party stories. Tinney recounts some of the home’s visitors—the mysterious monk, the pink lady in the Madame’s bedroom, the suit of armor that screams, ghostly dancers in the French Gothic ballroom, and a disembodied arm that pointed through the staircase at a painting, which mysteriously fell from the wall only a few minutes later. Judging from the list of apparitions and eerie feelings in some areas, Belcourt Castle might just be the most haunted house in America.

 

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Contents

The Believers
Discovering the Monk
The Secret Door
Other Ghosts
Christmas Party Apparition
Who Moved the Tools?
Footsteps
Amateur Ghost Seekers

Strange Noises
Conversations with Ghosts
The Monk Speaks
The Monk Walks Again and Again
The Disbelievers
The Mysterious Hand
The Pope
Paranormal Investigations
In Life I died In Death I live
Spirit
Guestly Stories
The Author Acknowledgements
Copyright

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Harle Tinney studied pre-med at Albion College in Michigan and cello at Brown University before her marriage to the artist, restorer and collector, the late Donald Harold Tinney. The Tinney Family acquired art works and furniture from thirty-three countries and many other Newport mansions over a sixty year time span. In 2010 Harle Tinney celebrated her fiftieth year in residence at Belcourt Castle, where some sixteen ghosts have manifested. Paranormal investigators, such as Ghost Hunters and RISEUP, found that some of the spirits are attached to certain antiques, while others occasionally revisit the historic house.

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