Paranormal author to share haunted talesTo get in the mood for Halloween, Cherry Street Books in Alexandria invites the public to the store to hear tales of haunted places in Minnesota on Monday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
To get in the mood for Halloween, Cherry Street Books in Alexandria invites the public to the store to hear tales of haunted places in Minnesota on Monday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
Experience Fort Snelling’s resident spirits, Wabasha Street Caves’ ghostly gangsters and other restless souls.
Adrian Lee, author, historian and paranormal investigator, will tell of his first-hand investigations of 13 famous haunted locations around Minnesota.
His book, Mysterious Minnesota: Digging Up the Ghostly Past at 13 Haunted Sites, explores clashes between Native Americans and early settlers, parties during the Roaring ’20s, botched executions, the legend of John Dillinger, and others.
One site investigated in the book is the famous Palmer House Hotel in Sauk Centre. Others are the S.S. William A. Irvin in Duluth, the St. James Hotel in Red Wing, the old jail and saloon in Taylors Falls, Chase Resort in Walker and the Opera House in Mantorville.
The book also explains specialized ghost hunting equipment, including electromagnetic field meters, the ghost box and Ovilus.
Come in ghostly costume (optional) and bring stories of paranormal encounters to share. Following the presentation, Lee will sign books.
Currently a resident of Sauk Centre, Lee was born and raised in London, England. He is the founder of the International Paranormal Society and co-founder of Ecto Magazine, a publication for paranormal investigators. As a former news correspondent for Darkness Radio, Lee has reported on bizarre and paranormal happenings around the world.