|Granary Burial Ground - est. in 1660|
LOTS OF ENERGY AND A GHOST - Both of us sensed a lot of energy when we walked into this cemetery. Now, cemeteries typically aren't haunted, because ghosts usually stay in places they were familiar with or lived in, when they were alive as people. However, ghosts can be "summoned" to their physical remains whenever there's enough energy to power them up.
|Ebenezer Wells' tomb- where the ghost was sitting|
THE GHOST OF EBENEZER WELLS - I (Rob) looked to the back right corner of the cemetery and there, sitting atop a raised tomb was a man in a dark suit, white shirt with ruffled sleeves sticking out of the jacket, and a dark colored hat. He also had a cane or walking stick and was just sitting there watching everyone. However, he was DEAD. Yes, it was a ghost and I saw him sitting there! - Tom went over and read the name of the deceased and it was Ebenezer Wells. We didn't know who he was until we got home and investigated. What we found was very interesting!(although there is no existing photo of him that we could find)
|Tom & Rob, grumpy in the cemetery|
What did format did he put in his will that we use today? Mr. Wells first invokes the name of God and follows by naming himself a "gentleman" in New England. He states that he is of sound mind and memory but realizes he has reached an "advanced age" and does not know how soon he may be called from his earthly tabernacle.
After the above formalities, Mr. Wells then proceeds to "give and dispose of" his Estate.For more info about Mr. Wells: http://www.americancenturies.mass.edu/classroom/curriculum_6th/lesson7/bkgdessay.html
|John Hancock's grave marker|
|Robert Paine- Declaration Signer|
|Samuel Adams - Declaration signer|