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File No: 09-07-018
Location: Wapwallopen, PA - Luzerne County




Location Status:

This is a two story residence built in the 1800's occupied by two adults and two children. This was a supplemental investigation by ThePPA at this location. The residence was once owned by Dr. Frederick Santee, a local medical doctor who, in the 1920's, was the youngest person ever to attend Harvard University, starting at age 13 and graduating at the age of 17 years old. He went on to obtain two PHD's and his MD. This particular residence was used to house the nurses who worked for him across the street at his main home and built in doctor's office. The nurses were also believed to be part of his coven as Dr. Santee was believed to be a satanic priest by some and a witch by others. Local information indicates that Dr. Santee held occult ceremonies in this house with his coven. Further research leads us to believe that Dr. Santee may have practiced Wicanism rather than satanism as well as Alchemy and any rituals that took place there would then not have been of a negative or dark nature if that was the case.


                       

Reported Activity:

The initial claims were of current and past residents along with visitors reporting voices, seeing shadows and black mass like figures. Objects moving by themselves have been witnessed and a man has been seen standing at the top of a staircase looking out a window. Two young children, a boy and a girl have been seen walking past a doorway. The family dog would begin to bark aggressively with its hair standing on end for no apparent reason and one of the children reported seeing a man with mean looking eyes standing in a hallway. Since our first visit, the homeowners have reported seeing more moving shadows, one causing the family cat to hiss, growl and run away with it's hair on end and a small chandelier light shade also reportedly popped off one of the lights by itself, landing on the floor.



Equipment:
DVR System with four IR cameras
Digital Cameras (2)
Digital Voice Recorders (3) 
EMF gauge (2)
Camcorders w/night shot (2)
IR Boosters (3) 
Flashlights
Motion Sensor (2)
Thermometer (3)

Investigators Present:
Mark
Bob


Location Weather:
Mild and partly cloudy
Geomagnetic Field: Quiet
Solar X-Rays: Normal
PWO: Average

Technical Notes:
Nothing to report.

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AUDIO and EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon): 

VR1 (Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in dining room) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

VR2 (Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in computer room) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

VR3 (Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in 2nd floor, center bedroom) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.




                                               

Pictured left - the upstairs hallway where many shadow figures have been observed. Pictured right - the chandelier in the living room where a light shade popped off and landed on the floor.


VIDEO:

DVR Cam1 - (Viewing dining room and kitchen) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.
 
DVR Cam2 - (Viewing center bedroom and doorway from hall) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.
 
DVR Cam3(Viewing hallway) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.
 
DVR Cam4 - (Viewing computer room and living room) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

Camcorder #1 – (Stationary from 8:30 to 9:30pm in kitchen then mobile with investigators) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

Camcorder #2 – (Mobile with investigators) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

Photographs:
No photos of evidential value were discovered.



 
Black mass figures have been seen in this upstairs hallway and a visitor has witnessed a man
standing at the top of the stairs looking out a window in the upper room.

EMF (Electro Magnetic Field):

Standard baseline readings were taken throughout the building with expected spikes near electrical appliances. No anomalous EMF’S detected.


Investigator Feelings / Experiences:
Mark Nothing to report
Bob – Nothing to report




Conclusion:

During the investigation on this particular date, investigators were able to rule out the chandelier light shade popping off by itself as a natural occurrence caused by the tension of the shade attachment and the shape of the bulb. The light shade can pop off by itself with some vibration and investigators were able to reproduce this event. Over time, footsteps from the 2nd floor above the light or vibrations from active, nearby railroad tracks could cause the light shades to move slightly and the remaining tension to cause the shade to pop off.
Investigators also placed the clients digital camera that had turned on by itself on the initial investigation in the view of one of the DVR cameras. The camera did not turn on by itself during this investigation nor could the event be duplicated and remains unusual.

No other audio or video evidence was documented on this date and no personal experiences were noted. ThePPA will continue to work with this family in order to document continuing activity.

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