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After all was said and done, we also had reports from Toni and Dave that there may have been cases of doors in the attic opening and closing without human intervention during the night. Pictured to the left is the stairway leading to the attic.
A paranormal investigator (not related to the GHRS) of another paranormal team had told Matthew about severe poltergeist activity including watching cables moving around and loud, strange noises. Other than the possible door issues, we never determined anything.
Of note, a maidservant in the home once took a header down the stairs pictured and died so it could very well be her causing the phenomena.
Not mentioned also are the experiences of those in the studio during the "contacting" of the spirits. This night too had odd voices (a woman's breathy voice again,) broadcast out over the airwaves and the mist made a return. one of our staff members and Matthew both saw the real-time web-cam image of a mist that looked like "custard in zero gravity" according to Matthew, hovering directly over the table that the radio program host, Dorothy, Pat (a trance medium) and David LeFort (another psychic) were sitting at.
Pat, Dorothy and David LeFort contacted Mrs. Merritt who complained of her husband's temper, a "Jeb" or "Jed" (could it be Jededhiah Pendergast Merritt?) who passed, he said, after drinking bad moonshine and a girl who'd attached herself to Jennifer, the new producer.
On August 22nd, 1999, One month to the day from this first visit, we returned to "Oak Hill" or Merritt House and now here's a brief bit on our findings...