Saturday July 12 , 2013
Sleepy Hollow of Gettysburg Candlelight Ghost Tours
Tonight our guests were
Sleepy Hollow of Gettysburg Candlelight Ghost Tours.
I also learned moments before we went on the air, that our own former co-host
was also on the line.
Right off the bat
asked, how was Sleepy Hollow chosen as a Gettysburg name, when the Sleepy Holly generally is in the Hudson Valley?
related that the former B&B at which she worked was called Sleepy Hollow as well as during the war between the states, South Street was formerly Sleepy Lane Lane, near Baltimore Street.
Cindy Codori-Shultz is a 6th generation, living on the Codori farm, the site of
While the barn took a beating, and there are still bullet holes in the house, but the house still stands.
conveyed how, when he was a customer, he spoke to the ghosts with such respect, requesting they pose with him for a photo.
The after the first photograph taken was clear, second photograph shows him
surrounded by a mist.
retold of his own experience that made out of him a believer hearing a loud Shh within his domicile.
He also answered
question, that the one area to which tourists go for activity is the Grove, near the middle-school grounds.
The largest amount of contact have been soldiers, but they've had contact from Revolutionary soldiers as well.
The period garb they wear are acquired at various
Uniforms and Costumes
Cindy stressed that
always wears utterly authentic layers of clothing.
It was pointed out that
is Cindy's right-hand, but not one of the official storytellers.
Cindy revealed each storyteller chosen by the customer reflects the direction and what stories are retold; there are no scripts, the storyteller conveys their own experiences, et al.
They also do a recreation of a campsite as one would use during the war.
Cindy reported that, as conveyed on the
Tour's Facebook page,
the tour's season dates run from April 01, through mid-November.
Henry pointed out if he ever got out there, he wants to hit the highly recommended
Mr. G's Ice Cream Parlor,
which is also rather haunted.
Cindy spoke about
their resident psychic.
Harry has a ghost who pretty much always follows his group, named Dave, a 6'3", red haired 22-year-old Rhode Island infantryman who was killed 02 July 1863.
spoke of a contacted soldier who remains unaware the battle is long since over.
Cindy spoke of someone experiencing what seemed to be a reenactor who stepped out into the headlights of a car that couldn't stop in time, but there was no impact, and there was in fact no one about.
brought up the topic of regarding latest TV "ghost hunting" shows, that Gettysburg is less of a zoo tone but a Let's Contact vibe.
Cindy lives in a 1930 house near
Cindy also spoke about her child as a toddler relating a ghost girl coming into her room nightly to play with her toys.
On the tours, one member had had a customer ask about a seeming reenactor stepping from out of the treeline.
The customer described the "reenactor," giving the storyteller the chills.
Later the storyteller
had the customer point out the photo, which was a previous tour storyteller
M. Wesley Rummel,
who passed away, "but" has been seen by various tours.
CC brought us back from the second break, reporting our having listeners in the US, the UK, Canada, and Australia.
Cindy spoke of storytellers who start out not fully believe in ghosts, but within a few tours, pretty much anyone spending time in Gettysburg at night, they Experience Something that turns that around.
Cindy had Harry speak about the Ghost Investigation Tour aspect.
His experience is his group being followed by several "regular" spirits.
In his experience, the
Grove Middle School Grounds
seems to have the most Activity.
The battle within the town itself went for three days, such as
Little Round Top,
Most people knew to stay in their cellars, which precluded being shot;
was the only civilian to have been killed during the warfare.
Cindy indicated that those who've taken the tours often post photos at the
Tour's Facebook page.
Craig recommended the book
At Gettysburg or What a Girl Saw and Heard of the Battle: A True Narrative
by Tillie Pierce Alleman; Cindy recommended
Days of Uncertainty and Dread: The Ordeal Endured by the Citizens at Gettysburg
by Gerald R. Bennett.
Cindy gave out their
Tour's Facebook page.
Sleepy Hollow Gettysburg Ghost Tours website.
I hastily gave out my
my Paranormal View hub page
on my website, indicating people from there can find the show's respective report pages,
that we're very
findable on Facebook,
Paranormal View page
page, and invited everyone to
on Twitter at
Kat gave out the show being on Twitter at
as well as her
Hunt For Ghosts page
Henry also conveyed that the next week Henry and Kat would be attending the
Poasttown Elementary School
and we wrapped out.