As of September 22, 2021, proof of vaccination and a photo ID will need to be shown by all participants before starting an investigation as per Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccination passport requirements.
Join the World's Largest Ghost Hunt - Saturday, September 25th!
Celebrate the official National Ghost Hunting Day by being part of the World’s Largest Ghost Hunt. Paranormal enthusiasts of all levels are invited to experience what a true and authentic ghost hunt offers. Simultaneously taking place around the world, this event has been drawing thousands internationally to the spirit-seeking experience. In addition, it encourages public awareness for para-psychology studies and traditional techniques in evidence collection. With this, we strive to get more people engaged in paranormal investigations.
Check out https://www.nationalghosthuntingday.com/ for more details!
What makes L’Orignal Jail / Ancienne Prison de L’Orignal a great place to investigate?
Phantoms of Yore visit the grave of Petite Ruth:
Who are Phantoms of Yore?
Phantoms of Yore are the Haunted Walk’s official paranormal investigations partners. POY was founded in March 2018 by Elliot Luijkenaar (left) and Eric Oickle (right). The pair wanted to assist in the preservation of unique historical sites by facilitating public Paranormal Investigations. Over the past three years they have hosted dozens of popular events and have helped raise thousands of dollars for restorative work, renovations and other funding needs. Some of the sites include: L’Original Jail, Murney Tower, Ninette Sanatorium, Cornwall Jail, Mill of Kintail and the HI Ottawa Jail Hostel.
What happens at public investigations?
Simply put, these events allows guests to be paranormal investigators for the evening. These suspenseful, entertaining and informative experiences share the history, folklore, paranormal accounts about the site, and the theories and hypothesis behind paranormal investigations. Investigators film their own experiences and the footage is uploaded so it can be reviewed for possible paranormal captures. Live feeds are also included in most events, allowing for patrons to have instant access to the footage. Many paranormal enthusiasts and experienced investigators watch the live feed to help detect anomalies.