Rhode Island may be a small state but it is packed with seven ghost tours. Sprague Mansion in Cranston was declared one of America’s Top 10 haunted homes by Zillow. Belcourt Castle in Newport has also received reports of paranormal phenomena and apparition sightings.
Here are the Rhode Island ghost tours:
Providence Ghost Tour is a lantern led walking tour of Providence’s historic East Side, which got its start in the 1630s and is the home of Brown University. The tour has been operating since 2006.
Rory Raven – This is a ghosts and graveyards walking tour around Providence. Find a vampire, learn the fate of the tenants of the Harris House and hear stories of sightings of Edgar Allen Poe. Tickets are $9. The tour departs at 3 PM from the front of the Providence Athenaeum (located at the corner of Benefit and College streets) every Saturday and Sunday in October.
Rhode Island Ghost Tour is a 90 minute walking tour through Providence from the Rhode Island Paranormal Academy. – link removed due to virus scan fail 9/20/2013
Ghost Tours of Newport is a 90 minute lantern led ghost walk through Olde Town, with stories of Newport’s ghost ships, graveyard crypts and more. Learn whether Lizzie Borden acted alone, who is haunting George Washington’s Revolutionary War headquarters and why drums are heard in Blood Alley.
Fort Adams hosts 90-120 minute ghost hunts of various quadrants of the haunted fort led by the Rhode Island Paranormal Group. The guided tour offers stories of real hauntings.
Slater Mill Museum offers a 90 minute paranormal investigation on Thursdays and Fridays in October for $20 per person. The ghost hunts have been offered for five years now by investigator Carl L. Johnson, his twin brother Keith and their associates.
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum The Dark of the Moon tour offers a guided tour inside the tower and keeper’s house so that you can conduct your own paranormal investigation.
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