Rose Island Lighthouse is thought to be haunted by the ghosts of cholera sufferers who were exiled here long ago and, possibly, a former lighthouse keeper named Charles Curtis. Witnesses say they’ve heard voices and footsteps, and a photo has turned up a reflection of a ghost.
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- Rose Island
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- 41.4954807, -71.34270320000002
- Newport County, Rhode Island
- Nearest Towns:
- Jamestown, RI (1.3 mi.)
Newport, RI (1.6 mi.)
Newport East, RI (3.2 mi.)
Middletown, RI (4.4 mi.)
Melville, RI (7.0 mi.)
Narragansett Pier, RI (7.3 mi.)
North Kingstown, RI (7.4 mi.)
Portsmouth, RI (8.8 mi.)
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (8.8 mi.)
Kingston, RI (9.4 mi.)
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