The Great Lakes People
Your Great Lakes Super
1, 1999 PRESS RELEASE
- A new digital movie,
- "TRUE LIGHTHOUSE HAUNTINGS"
- has been released by Keweenaw Video Productions of Houghton, Michigan.
Produced by Don Hermanson the 45 minute program investigates the spectral
incursions at four haunted Michigan Lighthouses: Big Bay Point and Whitefish
Point on Lake Superior, Seul Choix Point Light on Lake Michigan and Old
Presque Isle Light on Lake Huron. True stories of strange happenings, with
the people that experienced them, and very rare video footage of actual
apparitions is shown.
Don Hermanson said; "this is the most fun I've
ever had on a project. I never believed in this ghost stuff before starting
this project, but three such incidents actually happened to me during the
making of this video. There are definitely spirits left in these old
Maritime historian Frederick Stonehouse, whose books
"Haunted Lakes" and "Lighthouse Tales" are best sellers
wrote the script and is the program host. His stories of ghosts and weird
happenings from the four lights are brought to life in this video.
haunted lighthouse on the Great Lakes is the Seul Choix Point light, in
fact, the whole area around the lighthouse is haunted. Spooky stuff has been
going on around there for hundreds of years and now these incidents are
recalled by area residents. Big Bay Point Lighthouse is the most haunted on
Lake Superior and several ghostly sightings are recalled by the present
Keepers, including Keeper William Priors gruesome suicide death by hanging.
Is the Keepers ghost still "hanging around" the old lighthouse?
At Whitefish Point, a Light keepers granddaughter, Bertha Rollo, remembers her
grandfathers fathers death and his ghostly appearance to say good-by. The
mystery light at Old Presque Isle Lighthouse on Lake Huron appears for the
cameras and the re-occurring event is told by Lorraine Parris who first
discovered the unexplained phenomenon in 1992. These historical sightings
are presented in a documentary style and may be viewed by any audience
interested the supernatural. "True Lighthouse Hauntings" was
sponsored by the Gulliver Historical Society and the VHS video may be
purchased at the Seul Choix Point Lighthouse museum, select U.P. and
northern Michigan gift shops or by mail order for
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