Profile of Dale Jarvis

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  • A ghostly burden

    A little while ago, I was asked for some ghost stories from Holyrood. I dug through my files, and came up with this gem.Towards the end of the ...

  • Lighting the way, leading you astray

    Mysterious lights have a great tradition in Newfoundland and Labrador. There are numerous stories from around the province of an eerie light that ...

  • The Viking corpse: dead men do talk

    At the end of this summer, I took a few days to explore the Northern Peninsula, including a trip to both the L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic ...

  • Who haunts Masonic Terrace?

    For the past 14 years, I've been leading tours of downtown St. John's. One of the favourite spots is Willicott's Lane and Masonic Terrace, the ...

  • An open and shut case

    In 2005, a woman named Noelle and her family were living in a house in Grand Falls-Windsor.“It was a bungalow with two apartments underneath,” ...

  • Pet apparitions

    In my book “Haunted Waters” I wrote about the story of Pooh and Paddy, two pets who were owned by my friend Paula McDonald. When Paddy died, he ...

  • Everyone’s a critic — even ghosts

    The Gordon Pinsent Centre for the Arts in Grand Falls-Windsor has an interesting history. It may also have a ghost.The building began life in ...

  • Stories of hovering lights over Conception Bay

    For countless years, the skies over Newfoundland and Labrador have held strange craft, mysterious lights, and unexplainable phenomena. For ...

  • Joseph and the Multiple Listing Service

    A friend of mine, Karen Moore, has been going through the process of selling her house in St. John’s. A while back, a few people had looked at ...

  • White horse, black omen

    In my role as intangible cultural heritage development officer for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, I often give workshops about local ...