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Strange Happenings at Vail-Leavitt
Volunteers at 130-year-old Riverhead Theater have said they've seen dark shadows and heard strange screaming inside the theater, which was investigated by ghost hunters in 2011. During the ghost hunt, they hunters recorded audio and video, snapped photographs and took electromagnetic field and temperature readings.
Creepy Feelings at the Jamesport Manor Inn
The Jamesport Mannor Inn, which dates back to 1750 and was burned in 2005 has a long history and some say that history comes alive at night. According to a report on 123helpme.com, at least one customer has said she felt a creepy feeling while patronizing the business.
The Haunted Greenport House
A property that was once Burt’s Dairy and dates back 200 years with at least one death at the homestead is said to be haunted by its owners. The house the owner said that he saw the face of a man staring back at him on night while working on some renovations.
Paranormal Activity At Bug Lighthouse
Some locals have told tales of the bug lighthouse, which was rebuilt in 1990 from as a replica of the former historic lighthouse that was burned to ruins by arsonists in 1963. In 2002, a paranormal investigation took place at the lighthouse, which dates back to 1871, they reportedly found ghostly indentations on a bed, a dog bone mysteriously moving on its own on the floor and other apparently inexplicable things during an overnight stay.
The Ax-Wielding Farmhand
While investigating the Wickham Farm in Cutchogue, Kerriann Flanagan Brosky, who has written a series of books under the title, Ghosts of Long Island, said learned of a tale of a farm hand who is said to haunt the area, chasing people with an ax. Folklore says the man was in love with a girl and when she didn’t want his affection, he ran through Southold with an ax in hand.For ghost stories from the Westhampton-Hampton Bays area, click here.