Monday, June 27, 2011

Haunted Inn of Independence: July 15-16, 2011

Featuring: 
Aaron Sagers
(ParanormalPopCulture.com, Travel Channel's "Paranormal Challenge," "TAPS ParaMagazine," and events with "Ghost Hunters" and "Ghost Adventures")


Pete Gargiulo
(Lead investigator of Tri-State Paranormal Research, as seen on "Paranormal Challenge: Eastern State Penitentiary")


Scott Wiley
(Lead investigator of Northampton County Paranormal, as seen on "Paranormal Challenge: Eastern State Penitentiary")

Frank "Dr. Spectre" Cinelli
(Paranormal health expert, as seen in "TAPS ParaMagazine")


You told us you wanted a small event!
You told us you wanted an affordable event!
You told us you wanted a new, undiscovered haunted location!

You told us, and we listened!

Check in to the Revolutionary War-era Sun Inn with ParanormalPopCulture.com
... And check out the ghosts of this 253-year-old historic landmark!

Photo by Clare Toohey, Womenofmystery.net
What could you have in common with American forefathers George Washington, John Adams, John Hancock, Samuel Adams, Benjamin Harrison and more?

You can also spend the night in the famous site in the Moravian town of Bethlehem once described as the "Best Inn I ever saw" by our third president, John Adams.

DETAILS

On July 15, 2011:
Investigate the Historic (and historically haunted) Sun Inn in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on July 15, 2011, with ParanormalPopCulture.com's Aaron Sagers and guest investigators.




$85/ person ($95 at the door)* includes:
(Through a unique partnership with the Sun Inn, we will limit this exclusive event to 24 people. If you experience any problems with the PayPal link above, just set up a direct payment to: event@paranormalpopculture.com)

Friday, July 15
  • 7-8 p.m.: Informal mixer at Bethlehem Brew Works (569 Main St., Bethlehem - right across street from Sun Inn)
  • 8-9 p.m.: Registration, Pizza Party, Meet & Greet at Sun Inn(564 Main St., Bethlehem)
    Pizza, snacks and drinks provided! Mingle with Aaron Sagers, guest investigators and fellow ghost hunters.
  • 9-9:30 p.m.: History and Tour of Sun Inn
    Led by Innkeeper Bucky Szulborski
  • 9:30 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.: Investigation
    Investigate for six hours in groups of six or less, led by by Aaron Sagers & guest investigators
Saturday, July 16
  • 1 p.m.: "Death and Dying" Walking TourLearn about life and death in historic Bethlehem in a tour led by the Historic Bethlehem Partnership 
  • DON'T FORGET: Your ticket includes a "Best of Bethlehem" Goody Bag and a Donation to the Sun Inn for the preservation of the landmark
Ticket price does NOT include hotel accomodations, however ParanormalPopCulture.com has secured a special room rate of $99 at the Hyatt Place in Bethlehem, which is only one block away from the Sun Inn. Call 610-625-0500 and give the "ParanormalPopCulture" group name by July 10 for the rate.

HISTORY

Situated in historic downtown Bethlehem, the Sun Inn is a location that has hosted the Continental Congress and the Six Nations Confederation - and seen battles between colonists and the British, and with American Indians.

And because of all the history that has taken place around the famous landmark, the Inn is reported to have some guests who refuse to leave ... Even after their death.

During its time, the Sun Inn marked the northern edge of town in the Moravian settlement, which made it a welcome sight from all directions as people came into the area. It was known throughout the American colonies for its commitment to gracious service, fine food and wines, and its comfortable suites of rooms. But the Inn was also surrounded by intrigue as legends of underground tunnels and chambers were told - and continue to persist to this day.


No longer hosting guests, the Inn now serves as a living museum and is an authentic architectural restoration of the original building.


HAUNTED HISTORY?

  • After more than 250 years of history, paranormal researchers would not be surprised to hear that the Sun Inn has become a locale supposedly brimming with ghostly activity.
  • Just some of the few in the areas where you'll investigate include:


The Basement: 

  • An energy vortex is said to affect electronic equipment - and disorient sensitive people!
  • A full-bodied apparition is said to have been seen guarding the entrance to the alleged tunnel system


The First Floor: 

  • An "entity" was reported in the chair next to a fireplace
  • A photo was captured that allegedly shows the face of a dedicated volunteer who had died


The Second Floor:

  • Disembodied voices and footsteps have been heard
  • Strange light anomalies were reported
  • Apparitions of uniformed soldiers and women in period clothing may have been seen


The Attic:

  • Shadow people may have been seen
  • An ominous feeling of being watched was reported
  • "Something" has been known to stare out of a back window


*Due to the extremely limited quantity of tickets for this event, tickets are non-refundable.

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