Category: Historical

20161008 May Stringer House

On October 8th, 2016 the Tampa Bay Spirits visited the historic May Stringer House in Brooksville, Florida for a nighttime investigation. Equipment used included night vision cameras, full spectrum video, digital audio recorders, K2 meters, trifield meters, laser thermometers, and a REM pod. FIRST FLOOR PARLOR EMF baseline with K2 and Trifield = 0 K2 Read More …

Philippe Park, Safety Harbor

Philippe Park, Safety Harbor is the oldest park in Pinellas County, Florida. Located on the shores of Old Tampa Bay, it was established in 1948. It was the site of a Native American settlement and the first European pioneer’s plantation. INVESTIGATION DATA The team arrived at Philippe Park to do an investigation of the ceremonial mound. The members Read More …

Greenwood Cemetery, St. Petersburg

Greenwood Cemetery was established in 1897 by Henry Bussey, a Civil War veteran from TN. The first interment predates that by five years. It is also known as Veteran’s Cemetery due to the large amount of war veterans buried there. It contains large monuments to both Confederate and Union soldiers.  Greenwood Cemetery is also the Read More …

Spring Hill Cemetery, Brooksville

Spring Hill Cemetery, located off of Fort Dade Ave. in Brooksville, is one of the oldest cemeteries in Hernando County. It was founded in the 1850’s. Also known as Brooksville Civil War Cemetery, it holds few Confederate veterans. Instead, it is a historic African American burial site. Sadly, Spring Hill contains the graves of several victims of lynchings from Read More …

Historic Ebenezer, GA

In 2016, TBS members went on a road trip to Savannah, Ga. Of course, we chose the week before St. Patrick’s Day, and the normally sedate city was bustling with activity. In true paranormal team fashion, we decided to explore the surrounding area a little more. This part of Georgia was steeped in history and we hoped we Read More …

Henry B. Plant Museum

The Henry B. Plant Museum is located on the University of Tampa campus. Between the years of 1891 and 1930 it operated as The Tampa Bay Hotel. It was the height of luxury at it’s opening. This luxury was evidenced by having it’s own indoor heated swimming pool, golf course, racetrack and casino. It had the Read More …

Tilly Bend Church and Cemetery

In March 2016 we did a mini investigation of Tilly Bend Cemetery just outside of Blue Ridge Georgia.  According to legend of Tilly Bend, there was a feud between the two family settlements in the area, The Tilly’s and the Stanleys. In the Tilly Bend community lived a woman named Elizabeth Bradley, who was part Read More …

The Sorrel Weed House

You cannot visit Savannah, Ga. without a trip to the Sorrel-Weed House. The greek revival style home was built in 1841 by architect Charles Cluskey for merchant Francis Sorrel. The pumpkin colored home sits on the north end of Madison Square amongst giant, sleepy oak trees. It was built for entertaining the wealthy with two parlors and a Read More …