Norwich Hospital May Laugh All the Way to the Bank Charging for Paranormal Investigations

People often ask us at the New York Paranormal Society if we’ve ever investigated famous “haunted” locations, like Eastern State Penitentiary, Fort Mifflin, or, well, insert any local allegedly haunted asylum/hospital/penitentiary here. And our answer is always “no.” Not because we are not interested, and not that we wouldn’t love to investigate these places, but mainly […]

Photo of the Week: Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA

Who doesn’t love Eastern State Penitentiary? Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Eastern State Penitentiary is perhaps one of the most famous haunted locations in the country. The prison opened in 1829 and closed its doors as a prison in 1971. During that time, the prison was home to thousands of criminals, with the most notorious among them being […]

Photo of the Week: Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Eastern State Penitentiary is perhaps one of the most famous haunted locations in the country. The prison opened in 1829 and closed its doors as a prison in 1971. During that time, the prison was home to thousands of criminals, with the most notorious among them being bank robber Willie Sutton […]

Ethical Questions Haunt Eastern State Penitentiary

A big question that seems to be popping up more and more in the paranormal community is one of ethics: is it right to use (some would say exploit) places of great tragedy in order to sell tickets for spooky ghost tours? I’ve discussed this before in relation to Pennhurst Center, and it seems like […]