A History of Vampires in New England

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Overview
New England is rich in history and mystery. Numerous sleepy little towns and farming communities distinguish the region's scenic tranquility. But not long ago, New Englanders lived in fear of spectral ghouls believed to rise from their graves and visit family members in the night to suck their lives away. Although the word "vampire" was never spoken, scores of families disinterred loved ones during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries searching for telltale signs that one of them might be what is now referred to as the New England vampire.
Details
ISBN: 9781596299986
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: Massachusetts
Images: 30
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Author of A Guide to Haunted New England (History Press), Thomas D'Agostino is one of the region's most well-known writers and investigators of the paranormal. His article "Rhode Island: Vampire Capital of America" was published in FATE magazine in October 2001. As founders of the Paranormal United Research Society, Tom and his wife, Arlene, have been extensively studying and investigating paranormal accounts for over twenty-eight years. In addition to the History Press title, Tom is author of Haunted Rhode Island, Haunted New Hampshire, Haunted Massachusetts, Pirate Ghosts and Phantom Ships and Abandoned Villages and Ghost Towns of New England by Schiffer Publishing. Tom also builds musical instruments, rebuilds clocks and antiques and collects rare books on New England legends, haunts and folklore.