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New Owner to Investigate Welles House for Paranormal Activity

The Welles House was featured featured in the Citizen’s Voice, February 12th, 2014. Tim Wood always wanted to own a haunted house. The Californian found his dream – or should that be nightmare? – house in Wilkes-Barre: 46 S. Welles St., which has a well-established reputation for the unearthly. Wood, founder and lead investigator of LiveSciFi, along with a fellow “extreme ghost hunter,” will conduct an investigation at the house over the weekend, which will be streamed in real time online at the LiveSciFi.TV channel on YouTube. Wood, who lives in San Francisco, found out about 46 S. Welles St. through online publicity. When Katherine “Kaye” Watkins died, her daughter Stacey Evans inherited the house in Wilkes-Barre’s Heights section. Since Evans and her husband live in the Lehigh Valley, they opted to put it on the market. Evans, who grew...

New owner to investigate allegedly haunted W-B house

New owner to investigate allegedly haunted W-B house February 12, 2014 – Citizen’s Voice Tim Wood always wanted to own a haunted house. The Californian found his dream – or should that be nightmare? – house in Wilkes-Barre: 46 S. Welles St., which has a well-established reputation for the unearthly. Wood, founder and lead investigator of LiveSciFi, along with a fellow “extreme ghost hunter,” will conduct an investigation at the house over the weekend, which will be streamed in real time online at the LiveSciFi.TV channel on YouTube. Wood, who lives in San Francisco, found out about 46 S. Welles St. through online publicity. When Katherine “Kaye” Watkins died, her daughter Stacey Evans inherited the house in Wilkes-Barre’s Heights section. Since Evans and her husband live in the Lehigh Valley, they opted to put it on the market....

Ghost Hunter Claims 100% Proof of Paranormal Activity at Amityville Horror House of PA

  Ghost Hunter Claims 100% Proof of Paranormal Activity at Amityville Horror House of PA On Saturday Feb. 15th, the LiveSciFi extreme ghost hunters will be streaming live their investigation of the haunted “Welles House” of Wilkes Barre, PA. While staying inside the haunted house for 48 hours straight, they will be streaming the paranormal investigation live worldwide via YouTube. Feb. 10, 2014 Known as Pennsylvania’s own Amityville horror house, 46 South Welles Street was widely reported in the 70′s as being a more dangerous haunting than Amityville. After living in the house for a month in 2013 and being face to face with extreme paranormal and demonic activity, Tim Wood [LiveSciFi creator and lead ghost hunter] decided to buy it last December. This weekend, he and his team will be back at the haunted house practicing their unique brand of live ghost hunting...

Believe or Not, 46 South Welles is Haunted

Believe or Not, 46 South Welles is Haunted the below article was excerpted from Wilkes-Barre Independent Gazette April 13, 2013 Not long ago we were talking to a good friend, Betsy Summers. Well known in local political circles, Ms. Summers had told us previously about this “haunted house” she was taking care of. Betsy told us that she heard someone walking around on the floor above her when no one was home, and that a former resident moved out of a bedroom because something used to shake the bed. She had heard stories of a suicide taking place in the home. As a couple of enthusiasts who are eager to document the paranormal, help folks with their haunts and help spirits move on, well, we just had to take Betsy up on an offer to spend some time at 46 South Welles Street in Wilkes-Barre City. A quick check of deed records told us who currently owns the home and that the structure is more...

A Scary Good Deal?

A prior owner says place was area’s “own version of the ‘Amityville Horror.’ ” By Jennifer Learn-Andes   The sales listing for a Wilkes-Barre property touts it as an “authentic haunted house.”   City resident Betsy Summers, who lives across the street, designed the advertisement hoping to stir up interest in the 46 S. Welles St. property. The owner, Katherine Watkins, died last year, and Summers said she is trying to help the family sell it.   Summers said she’s not making up the haunted claim, which has been detailed in several published reports.   “It has a pretty nasty reputation,” she said.   The house was featured in several Times Leader news articles from 1979 through 1982, with one prior owner describing the place as the area’s “own version of the ‘Amityville Horror.’ ”   Walker Bennett told reporters he moved out of the property in 1978 because it...

Haunted 46 South Welles Wilkes Barre Makes Tough Sell

Interesting article written about the house, while the home was up for sale this year.  Elizabeth Skrapits from the Citizen Voice Interviews Deadline Paranormal who investigates the house for paranormal activity. Ghostly reputation makes house a tough sale By Elizabeth Skrapits (Staff Writer) Published: August 5, 2013 WILKES-BARRE – For sale: Two-story single family home on South Welles Street, complete with washer, dryer, kitchen appliances – and ghosts. Stacey Evans and her husband, Matt, are trying to sell her mother’s house, but they’re afraid its long-standing reputation as haunted might hinder the sale. Enter investigators from nonprofit, Luzerne County based Deadline Paranormal to find out for sure. On Sunday evening the house at 46 S. Welles St. swarmed with human activity as investigators placed cameras, recorders and assorted other electronic devices...

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