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Ghosts of Newport: Spirits, Scoundres, Legends and Lore
     

Ghosts of Newport: Spirits, Scoundres, Legends and Lore

by John T. Brennan
 

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Ghosts of Newport plumbs the depths of Newport’s history and reveals a host of chilling tales in which fact and folklore intertwine.

Today’s Newport attracts countless visitors from around the world; its streets are alive with art, culture, wealth and beauty. Yet the city harbors echoes of a dark and turbulent past, including a variety of haunted

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Ghosts of Newport plumbs the depths of Newport’s history and reveals a host of chilling tales in which fact and folklore intertwine.

Today’s Newport attracts countless visitors from around the world; its streets are alive with art, culture, wealth and beauty. Yet the city harbors echoes of a dark and turbulent past, including a variety of haunted sites: the Jailhouse Inn, Astor’s Beechwood, the White Horse Tavern—America’s oldest tavern—and many more. These stories show a side of Newport that history books alone could never tell, and help you peer past the city’s gilded façade to discover dark secrets sure to spook and surprise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596293359
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
09/06/2007
Series:
Haunted America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
715,367
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


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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