Roff House Interview
Ghostly joined with Graveside Paranormal to interview the owner of the Roff House, John Whitman. The house is the location of one of the first documented possessions in the United States. Learn about the history of this amazing house and the story of two possessed young girls over 100 years ago. Find out more about the Watseka Wonder.
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Questions Explored in this Episode
Where is the Roff House? What is the history of the house and its previous owners? What do we know about what happened to Mary Roff? Who was Mary Lurancy Vennum and was she possessed by Mary Roff? What spiritualist practices happened in the house? What have paranormal investigations found?
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Thank you to Graveside Paranormal and John Whitman
Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers
Intro: “III. Allegro moderato from Gargoyles” by Lowell Liebermann
Outro: “Dream Images (Love-Death Music)” by George Crumb
Bumper: “Ghost Waltz” by Lowell Liebermann
“Pat Facts” and “Ghost Story” themes by Mondo
“Time for a Debate” theme by Gail Gallagher gailgallaghermusic.com