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WHITBY STATION GALLERY - Local Landmark
Whitby, ON
Date: November 7th,2014
Weather: Light Rain, Temperature -3°
Time: 8:00PM - 2:00AM
Investigators: Katie, Rob, Shane and Ben


History

Built in 1903, Whitby's Grand Trunk Railway Station was the main drop off for patients on their way to the Whitby Mental Health Center. On the night of December 10th, 1914, William D. Stone Jr. was on duty at the station. An unknown individual followed him into the station and hid. It was a little past midnight when the individual came out of hiding and shot Stone, killing him. Stone was able to contact the police, but by the time they arrived, Stone was dead and the unknown individual had escaped. Many suspected Stone's father of the crime, but after his father committed suicide on the railway tracks on June 18th 1915, Stone's death became Whitby's oldest unsolved murder.

In 1967 a group of Art Enthusiasts started a community art gallery under the name Whitby Art Inc. and in 1969 they purchased Whitby's Grand Trunk Railway Station and moved it to its current location. At this time, they also renamed the gallery the Station Gallery.



Reported Activity

Some visiting the location have said they have seen a figure who they think to be Stone.



Areas of Interest

The main areas of interest are the main floor gallery and adjoining office area which is the original office space where Stone was murdered. Also of interest was a storage area in the basement.



Investigation Report

1) Introduction

Upon arrival at the location, the team had a quick tour and took down baseline readings, followed by an in-depth history by the curator of the museum.

After the set up of the DVR system, the group broke up into two teams. Kt and Shane proceeded to the basement, and Rob, Ben, and two individuals from the gallery went to the main gallery.

Afterwards, Kt, Shane and Rob investigated in the basement trying to debunk odd EMF spikes Kt and Shane had gotten earlier. It was determined there were wires under the concrete that was giving off the EMF. The spikes followed a timed pattern going up and down.

To complete the investigation, Kt, Shane, Rob and the two individuals from the gallery attempted to communicate using a Ouija board.

2) Personal Experiences

No one experienced anything out of the ordinary

3) Evidence Collected

No evidence of paranormal activity was found.


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