Ron Kolek is the founder and lead investigator of the New England Ghost Project. His exploits have been documented in many newspaper, television, radio, and magazine articles. Ron is the host of the popular Ghost Chronicles Radio series. He’s a well-known lecturer and he’s taught Paranormal CSI at Northern Essex Community College.
Ron has conducted paranormal investigations at several lighthouses, including Goat Island and Wood Island in Maine, Portsmouth Harbor in New Hampshire, Rose Island in Rhode Island, Borden Flats in Massachusetts, and New London Ledge in Connecticut. Light Hearted host Jeremy D’Entremont has taken part in most of these investigations, and all of them are discussed in this interview.
Ron has also co-authored three books on the paranormal with Maureen Wood and has contributed to many others. After doing paranormal investigations at lighthouses, Ron became involved in lighthouse preservation. He’s served as chair of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses in New Hampshire and he’s currently on the organization’s leadership committee. Ron lives in Dracut, Massachusetts, with his wife and Janet.
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Jeremy D’Entremont is the author of more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on lighthouses and maritime history. He is the president and historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation and founder of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, and he has lectured and narrated cruises throughout the Northeast and in other regions. He is also the producer and host of the U.S. Lighthouse Society podcast, “Light Hearted.” He can be emailed at Jeremy@uslhs.org