The Ghostly Tales of Newport

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Welcome to the spooky streets and shores of Newport! Stay alert! Ghosts lurk around every corner. Even the most unexpected places might be haunted by wandering phantoms. Did you know that a flaming phantom ship with one lone passenger sails along the shores of Newport in the winter? Can you believe that the beautiful mansions owned by America’s wealthiest families are now home to ghosts? Can you believe the spirit of a keeper refuses to leave the lighthouse he once looked after? Pulled right from history, these ghostly tales will change the way you see Newport, Rhode Island, and have you sleeping with the light on!
ISBN: 9781467198240
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Children's Books
State: Rhode Island
Series: Spooky America
Images: 50
Pages: 112
Dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 7.625 (h)
Jennifer Cameron is a native Rhode Islander who spent her summers roaming the beaches of Point Judith and Block Island. Her love for the Ocean State and its history is matched only by her love for stuffies, Del's lemonade, and a late night visit to Haven Brothers. Jenn earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts and has her bachelor's in film from Boston University. She is a long-time editor and author who also publishes under her married name, Jenn Bailey. About the author of the adult Haunted America book from which the children’s Spooky America book was adapted: John T. Brennan is a writer, photographer, and tour guide for the Ghost Tours of Newport company's Scoundrels of Newport tour and the Carved in Stone Cemetery tour. His articles and photographs have been published with the West Greenwich Gazette, the News Print, Night Beat and Medium, the Newport Daily News, Newport Life magazine and Pineapple Post. Brennan has also been featured on the Travel Channel's “Secrets of Haunted New England” series.
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