Photo by John McCormick
There are few lighthouses where tourists can actually spend the night, but the
For people who love lighthouses, it’s a great opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the Coast Guard who used to stay in the restored 1920s Crews Quarters. At night, after the lighthouse closes and the tourists go home, you get a sense of what it may have been like to be stationed in a place that is hauntingly isolated.
And for ghost hunters, it gets even better. The Crews Quarters are said to be haunted by the protective and dedicated men who served
Overnight guests have seen a uniformed apparition in the Chief Officer’s Room, and felt their ankle tugged while they slept. Others said their locked doors opened of their own volition around and that they experienced a gentle stroking sensation by a phantom hand that woke them in the night.
Christopher Bailey, Research Director of Grimstone Inc., a paranormal group serving the
So bring your cameras and an audio recorder. And, make sure to eat dinner early. The closest city is the small town of
Rates are $150.00 per night (April 1 thru November 21). Your purchase grants you admission to the
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum & Whitefish Point Light Station
18335 North Whitefish Point Road
Paradise, MI 49768