The Ghosts of Belcourt Castle

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

Theres 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 homes visitorsthe mysterious monk, the pink lady in the Madames 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

Preface
Belcourt Is Not Haunted
Chapter IIIThe Bride
Conversations withGhosts Chapter VIIIThe Monk Speaks Chapter IX The Monk Walks Againand Again
Chapter XIIThe Pope Chapter XIIIThe Believers
Chapter XVThe Secret Door
Amateur Ghost Seekers
Chapter XXIIIn LifeI died InDeathI live
The Author
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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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