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Haunted M's of Philly: Mummers Museum | Unexplained Cases (2022)

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 8/8/22
Executive Producer: Rick Garner


 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: the birthplace of America. Home to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall - where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. So much history and some say a lot of ghosts. The Unexplained Cases team traveled to the City of Brotherly Love, to investigate several paranormal hotspots known to be haunted by the spirits from the Revolutionary War...of famous business owners and politicians...some really crazy dressed apparitions...and possibly a pirate, too! In our first of three investigations, we visit the world-famous Mummers Museum. Most parades have floats, pageant queens and marching bands, and then there is the annual Mummers Day Parade in Philly, which is wild and a lot of fun! The Mummers Parade is held every New Year's Day in Philadelphia. The first official parade was held January 1, 1901. The parade is related to the Mummers Play tradition from Britain and Ireland. You can see all of these lavish costumes and memorabilia at the Mummers Museum and maybe even a ghost Employees say they’ve had some strange encounters in the building. Our guide and host, Donna from Philly Ghost Hunt, has investigated this place many times, saying it is very active. We were in for a treat. The Museum allowed the Unexplained Cases team to check out the haunted third floor, a place where the public is rarely allowed. Our first stop was this old storage room and our equipment quickly started going off. The MelMeter was fluctuating up and down – and its RemPod function was going off, indicating something was hovering around it. What is crazy, I had just put a brand-new battery in the MelMeter and whatever was in the room with us was sucking the life out of it! It caused a mixture of lights and sounds. We also used our SB7 Spirit Box to communicate with spirits. It uses the white noise from radio frequencies to allow the dead to speak with the living. Donna used her dosing rods again and connected with what she believes were the spirits of Mummers dead and gone but still hanging out in the museum. But, it wasn’t just the equipment that stopped us in our tracks. For me, it was a strange sound, someone breathing that literally made the hair standup on my neck. It happened in another storage area on the third floor. I know what an AC or Heating unit sounds like and that ain’t it! Now, over in the nearby library area, the RemPod wouldn’t stay quiet. We got lots of hits with something skulking around it. We also ran into some strange interference on the SLS Camera, it wouldn’t shutdown and appeared to have someone unseen messing with it. Ghost, malfunction, a gremlin in the system? We’re not sure. But, we do know for a fact we’ve never had this problem before or since. Oddly enough, when we asked if someone was messing with the camera, Donna’s rods indicated they were. The Mummer’s Museum was fantastic and during our brief visit we seemed to make a few new ghostly friends.
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