Redwood Library and Athenauem

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Founded in 1747, it is the oldest community library still occupying its original building in the United States. A male entity has been sighted by staff wandering around the library during the evening, and people report that the eyes in the paintings on the walls follow them as they move around the room.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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50 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI 02840
United States

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41.486535, -71.30830400000002
Newport County, Rhode Island
Nearest Towns:
Newport, RI (0.3 mi.)
Newport East, RI (2.3 mi.)
Jamestown, RI (3.1 mi.)
Middletown, RI (4.2 mi.)
Melville, RI (7.1 mi.)
Narragansett Pier, RI (8.5 mi.)
Portsmouth, RI (8.5 mi.)
North Kingstown, RI (9.3 mi.)
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (10.3 mi.)
Tiverton, RI (10.8 mi.)

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  1. Even though I’m no psychic, I am always on the lookout for proof of the paranormal. I went to three different mansions in Newport, Rhode Island, and while wandering around the Breakers mansion taking photographs, I suddenly felt dizzy and lightheaded, as if I were about to pass out.

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