Paranormal researcher Thomas D'Agostino has spent three decades hunting the dead. He shares with ABC6 News why an old clothing factory site in Foster, is the most active place he's ever been.
Factory site was officially listed as haunted in 1885 by the Rhode
Island Census. This following the death of one of the clothing mills
owners, Peleg Walker, and the subsequent noises and eerie sitings that
Thomas D'Agostino believes Walker's spirit
still surrounds the site because of the mystery of how he died.
D'Agostino has investigated over a thousand haunted areas in New
England, but there's something about Foster's old Ramtail Factory that
draws him in.
"This area is very active. There's a lot of energy here and it doesn't seem to be going away," D'Agostino said.
about a five minute walk into the woods off Ramtail Road, before you
reach the site of where the wool factory used to stand. In the early
1800's, this area was home to a village. Today, it's desolate.
described one experience, "I was out here with a friend and we saw a
glowing form that was moving about the trees where the factory would
D'Agostino says Peleg Walker married into the Potter
family and became a partner in the clothing factory business. When
negotiations soured in 1822, Walker is said to have hung himself from
the bell rope he rang to signal a shift change. After his death, many
villagers claimed the bell kept ringing.
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