Long regarded as a supernatural hotspot, A Ghostly Encounter has been granted unique access into the Oldest Wooden School House on St. George Street in St. Augustine, FL. Our professional paranormal guides lead guest investigations through the structure and grounds. You will explore purported paranormal active locations in an effort to connect with the spirits who still call the schoolhouse home.
Paranormal tours are being offered starting October 1, 2020 and will run Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 8:30pm and 10:00pm. Investigations are 60 minutes per session and include introductions, review of equipment, investigation time and group discussion at the close. Space will be limited to 10 guests only.
The Oldest Wooden School House is an integral part of St. Augustine’s history. Originally serving as a British guard house, then purchased by Minorcan carpenter Juan Genopoly in the late 1700’s. Staring in the early 1800’s the main level of the house was used as a schoolhouse to teach Minorcan children. During his lifetime Genopoly had three wives, who lived and died in the house, There is also note of a little girls tragic death in the house. The structure was later used as a tearoom, a retail shop and finally a photography studio, before it was opened as a tourist attraction and museum in the 1930’s. Over the years there have been numerous accounts of otherworldly activity in the house and on the grounds.
It’s an exciting evening of potential paranormal discovery!
Participants will be allowed to do their own paranormal investigations. A Ghostly Encounter will provide paranormal investigation equipment or you can bring your own. You can employ handheld monitoring equipment such as EMF’s(Electromagnetic Fields), use dousing rods, participate in EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon) recording sessions and experimentation that place you in the center of an investigation environment.
- 1 hour of exclusive access to the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse and grounds
- Review and instruction on how to use paranormal investigation equipment
- Use of ghost hunting equipment
Tours run Wednesday - Saturday nights at 8:30pm and 10:00pm.
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Guests must be a minimum of 16 years old.
Guests under the age of 18 should be accompanied by an adult.
This experience operates regardless of weather.
What to bring/wear
Guests should wear comfortable footwear.
Guests are encouraged to bring cameras/smart phones.
Guests are encouraged to bring their own investigation equipment, if they have it.
Tickets are non-refundable.
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