Niagara's Blue Ghost Tunnel is exposed in paranormal researcher's newest book- The Blue Ghost Tunnel: Making of a Legend.



Niagara's Blue Ghost Tunnel is exposed in paranormal researcher's newest book-
The Blue Ghost Tunnel: Making of a Legend.

In paranormal circles across Canada and the United States, the hauntings at The Blue Ghost Tunnel (BGT) frequent the conversation. Often referred to as "The Most Haunted Location" in Canada or a place where you are guaranteed activity, the tunnel is synonymous with historical haunted locations across North America.

A few years of intense interest on the Internet, multiple investigations and visits by paranormal enthusiasts prompted the once popular TV program Creepy Canada to film at the location. Together with a Ghost Tour Group, Haunted Hamilton, questionable psychics and an impromtu "historian" of the tunnel, they exposed the location to tens of thousands of viewers solidifying the legend and suspected haunt. The episode depicted the tunnel as "700 ft of Hell on Earth!" As a result of their illegal trespassing and exposure of the location, the site became explosively popular and thousands of visitors each year come to visit the tunnel prompting the Seaway Authority to attempt to secure the location.

But who really discovered this long, lost tunnel? What is the truth behind the hauntings and experiences at the tunnel? Is the tunnel an Urban Legend, conjured-up by a young wannabe author? Are we simply developing our own experiences using our own minds? Or is the tunnel really haunted?

The book includes interviews, photographs and documents from decades past including the first ever investigation in 1976. It includes historical accounts from the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s with photographs and evidence supporting a number of theories. Photographs have been generously donated by residents including Kevin Valencourt, Niagara-area photographer.

Without question, it is a “must read” for anyone interested in folklore, ghosts, urban legends, or all points in between...especially in Southern Ontario,” Matthew James Didier, PSICAN

The BGT is thus a microcosm of all that is best and worst, but mostly worst, in paranormal research. Savoie evaluates the various accounts that have accumulated around the BGT, considers whether there might be any truth in them, and looks at possible explanations for people’s experiences,” Tom Ruffles, SPR

This book is extremely entertaining, and a worthwhile read for anyone interested in ghosts, ghost hunting, history, urban legends, folklore, and the internet’s role in creating, and spreading mythos with break neck speed. While the Blue Ghost Tunnel became an internet phenomenon it is an excellent example of how urban legends begin, evolve, and how they can endure as folklore that will be passed through generations.” Sue Demeter-St. Clair, PSICAN

...the book is a valuable contribution to studies on folklore, urban legends, and paranormal experiences.” Christopher Laursen, multimedia historian and author

The book is available for purchase online in print and as an ebook.

For more information please visit the author's blog
The Blue Ghost Tunnel: Making Of A Legend Facebook Group

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