Port City Paranormal Investigations of
The Country Squire
       April 10, 2010  Port City Paranormal ® conducted their first investigation of the
                      legendary Country Squire Inn and Restaurant.
Our hostess, Mrs. Iris Lennon took  the team on a tour of the area but did not relate any
information of prior paranormal experiences.  The staff and Mrs Lennon met with Jc before
the vigil where the history of the land, buildings, and haunted history were reviewed.
The reports of paranormal activity witnessed include whispers, full body apparitions, pots
swinging on racks,shadow people moving through halls,and glass breaking.   Once a patron
reported darts being thrown over guests as they dined in the Tavern Room!
The Country Squire has been in business for 49 years. The
building was built from lumber and logs from the early
1700's(Baronial Hall).  The architecture of the restaurant
was further expanded by the additions of sections of other
old buildings from the area and bricks from the old
Bowden Hotel in Wilmington. The many antiques, old
fireplaces, and darkened corridors add to the possibility of
dining with Spirits!
The Port City Paranormal ®team set up to investigate this famous
restaurant with anticipation of a busy night.  Reports of ghosts,
missing and moving items were well known to us.  Our investigators
had personal recorders and KII meters on when we entered.  
During this visit,  the Baronial Hall( the oldest part of the building)
exhibited the most active EMF variations.
KII hits were rare in other areas.
Our personal experiences, although not scientific evidence, were
the  feeling of being  followed, watched  and psychic communication
with the dead.
KII sweeps did not detect any EMF that would explain these
feelings.  Cold spots were noted and shadow figures were seen
darting from room to room. One team member reported being
touched by small, cold  little fingers while in the Jester's Court.

We reviewed approximately 32 hours of video, and  54 hours of
audio to find over 40 EVP.  No video or still photo evidence was
captured during this investigation. We are currently trying to
determine if some EVP are residual, but  many seem to be active,
intelligent responses to our questions.  A few EVP were clear  
(A1)but many seemed garbled, or possibly  in another language. The
origin of  messages recorded became more apparent when  played
during the reveal.  Although the messages were not clear to us, they
were to our Scottish hostess.  Miss Iris commented that one sounded
identical to the lullaby by her mother sang to her as a child.

After reviewing the data, we  feel we have captured significant audio
evidence of both active and residual hauntings at The Country
Our personal experiences and those of the owner and staff support
our conclusions.       
We will continue to examine the evidence......and will post more as
we discover each new voice
{EVP best heard with headphones}
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Bricks from The old
Bowden Hotel-
Wilmington NC
Tavern Room
Country Squire Restaurant
Baronial Hall