Episode 5 - Hinsdale House
Aired on April 1, 2016
By Christiane Elin
The Paranormal Lockdown duo, Nick Groff and Katrina Weidman, headed to the Hinsdale House in Hinsdale, NY. For more than a hundred years the Hinsdale House has stood outside of town. The voice over introduces the house as a dark infestation that posses the home and the hills surrounding the home. Claims of activity are a ghostly man murdered by his brother, a boy killed by a buzz saw accident, and a woman who was said to have been hung on a tree.
Paranormal Investigator, Tim Shaw, greets Nick and Katrina inside the Hinsdale House. Paranormal activity has made the home uninhabitable. The current homeowner purchased the home before it was to be demolished so it could be used to study paranormal activity. The house is full of original furnishings and trigger objects.
Nick shares that he feels drawn to the house. He said he dreamed of a girl prior to arriving like the girl was warning him about the house.
Tim shares his conversation that he had with former owners from the seventies, Clara Dandy. Clara said whatever was there was negative and deranged. Things started scratching and it was too much that the family had the home exorcised.
Katrina starts to feel that she can't breath while Nick and Tim are speaking. Katrina said the home feels so heavy.
They go to Mary's room. Tim says he normally does not go to Mary's room because it feels sad and makes him feel like he is going to throw up.
Nick asks about why there are so many flies in the room. For some reason they have had a problem with flies in the room. Nick is worried because some beleive swarms are drawn to electromagnetic fields that surrounds demonic entities.
Tim says the house already feels amped up. Tim can hear whispers. He warns not to stay in Mary's room. Nick knows that Tim has investigated hundreds of places and thinks that his warning is serious. Tim has to leave the room because he is starting not to feel well.
Katrina vouches for Tim not being one for the dramatics. Katrina thinks that the Hinsdale House is leaning more towards demonic activity aka non-human spirits. Katrina says that non-human spirits want to break you down and take over.
Nick has a bad and anxious feeling. Katrina agrees he doesn't look well.
Nick pull out the digital recorder to see if they can communicate with anything effecting them.
Nick notices when they ask a question the flies sound more aggressive.
Nick starts to feel a physically oppressive feeling.
Nick and Katrina review the EVP session. When Katrina asks, Is there someone in the room with us?" The recorder received a response, "Yes."
Katrina asks, "Are you doing that to Nick?" The recorder receives the response, "Yes,I am."
Tony Spera, Religious Demonologist/Psyhic Researcher, who knows of demonology and the negative sides of hauntings. Nick believes there's something negative inhabiting the building. Tony Spera says he feels heaviness in his head at the home. He says he doesn't feel the heaviness if its a human spirit. He feels almost punch drunk.
Nick, Katrina, and Tony go to check upstairs. Tony says the location reminds him of Amityville. Tony Spera is the son-in-law of Lorraine and Ed Warren. Lorraine and Ed investigated the Hinsdale home in the 1970's where the exorcism was performed. Tony calls Lorraine. Lorraine recalls the Hinsdale House, that she couldn't live there. She remembers going into Mary's room where it strangled her. This helps to confirm Nick's experience. Tony asks Lorraine what could Nick do to protect himself and Lorraine says Nick should go to church. Tony says spirits may be in the woods as well.
Nick, Katrina, and Tony head outside to the woods. Nick feels that they are being watched. The woods have a Native American History and a murder as well. Nick thinks he hears something running in the woods.
Tony says he thinks the entity is preying on Nick and trying to deter him from the truth.
Paul Kenyon visits the home. Paul was at the exorcism in the seventies. Paul shares his story of staying the night in the Dandy home due to winter conditions. Paul was laying down and he sees a woman right in front of him. He got up and wanted to leave and hears Beth scream that there was a woman in her room. Paul has said he has had many experiences in the home. Some experiences he doesn't want to talk about. He warns that once you become involved with the house, you never stop being involved.
Nick, Katrina, and cameraman Rob go to the basement. Katrina feels like the house is trying to separate the team. Nick asks how long Katrina can be in the basement by herself. Nick and Rob leave Katrina in the basement by herself. Within thirty seconds, Katrina audibly hears heavy breathing right behind her. She asks Nick and Rob if its them. It is not Nick and Rob.
Katrina sees something and asks if Nick and Rob saw that. Katrina moves upstairs. Nick is in the bedroom and hears something. Katrina wants to show Nick what she caught. Nick is in Mary's room, feels like he is drained. Katrina comments that Nick looks like he is falling asleep. Nick starts to feel dizzy walking out of the room. Nick and Katrina review Katrina's recording and hear a woman respond to some questions on the recorder. Katrina asks, "Who am I talking to right now?" The response on the recorder says, "Where's Nick?"
Nick and Katrina do another EVP session. Upon review when Katrina asks if, "Do you plan to do us any harm tonight?" The recorder response says, "Get out."
Katrina walks through the door and feels that it is tingly. Nick walks through and says it is oppressive, like a force field.
Nick jumps out of the room. He says he just got scratched. He felt like a point of a knife stabbed him fast on his left hand.
Nick feels like this thing wants him out. He feels that all three of them are at risk.
Nick is attempting to fall asleep in Mary's room. He feels vulnerable. Katrina is staying downstairs for the night.
Nick feels so drained and the negative feeling is so oppressive he can't spend the night in Mary's room. He sets up just outside the room.
Both Nick and Katrina sleep lightly for a few hours.
Katrina feels that Nick wants to document what is going on in the house that he is very open and vulnerable.
Nick and Katrina talk a walk to the possible hanging tree. Where a woman was said to have been hung. Katrina says she feels like they shouldn't be by the tree. Nick and Katrina do an EVP session. When Katrina asks. "Is this place forbidden?" The answer on the recorder says, "Yes, it is."
Nick and Katrina do a fireside chat outside the home.
Nick and Katrina walk outside on the property by the pond and the location of an old barn where a boy was killed from a buzz saw accident.
Nick hears chanting and someone running. While Katrina and Rob don't hear what Nick is hearing. They hear coyotes howling and head back to the house.
Nick stays the night outside Mary's room.
Morning comes and Nick starts his day walking out in the forest. He shares that the Dandy's used to hear Gregorian chanting in the woods. He ponders if the forest contains burial grounds.
Nick and Katrina begin the final night in the Hinsdale House. They decide to stay up all night. Nick isolates himself in Mary's room while Katrina heads outside to the forest.
Nick hears a loud bang that shakes the house. Nick feels a burst of energy rush into the room and push him from the bed. As Nick moved away he feels a sensation that something was trying to pull him back. Nick hears three loud knocks and dragging sounds. He goes to look around the house. While in the basement, he hears someone enter the house. Nick goes upstairs, thinking it was Katrina, but it wasn't.
Katrina is outside and is close to the home when she hears three or four footsteps coming towards her.
Nick is in Mary's room. He points to the hallway and says, "It's walking up to us." pauses and says, "What am I talking about walking up to us? Me."
Nick is trying to push through. He is feeling distraught and drained.
Katrina, while outside, feels that she is trespassing and is not supposed to be there.
Nick starts to feel agitated and tense. He says, "Sometimes you have to let all the energy out and scream sometimes." Nick says he felt controlled and that the location wants something from him.
Nick's camera battery goes out while he was reviewing a digital recording. Nick says, " I need answers. I need to find out what happens when you die." Upon review, Nick's recorder catches, "There's no heaven."
Katrina is feeling unwelcome outside in the woods.
Nick goes downstairs to find the door to the house open.
The show cuts to Katrina hearing a scream. Katrina rushes back to the house.
Katrina finds Nick sitting at the bottom of the stairs. Nick says, "I'm going f*cking crazy over here."
Nick hears mumbling and talking. Katrina can't hear it. Katrina thinks that Nick doesn't look like himself.
Nick says he feels broken and mentally out of it from the location. While leaving the house Nick keeps turning back to the house.
Katrina shares that a month after investigating, they still feel the effects of the house. Katrina reports that Nick had something return home with him. Nick had nightmares and was woken up at 3 a.m. nightly. Dan, the owner of the Hinsdale home, said he has captured recordings asking, Where is Nick? Nick heard bangs in his home. Nick under went a spiritual cleansing and was saged to help get rid of the demonic attachment.
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