On a scale from
one to ten, Chad Lewis' curiosity of the
paranormal is a 12.
From the story of a Sasquatch looking
creature that is thought to haunt the
Minnesota town of Ross, to a gravesite in
the middle of the Montgomery golf course,
Chad Lewis has traveled thousands of miles
in search of the unexplained.
"I believe that people are seeing what they
believe to be ghosts or UFO's or Bigfoot
type creatures," said Lewis. "After 14 years
of doing this, I'm left with more questions
than answers. I believe that something is
out there, but what that something is, I
Much of the unexplained he hasn't seen for
himself, but he's talked with hundreds of
people who believe they've seen something.
At Cal's Corner in Anoka, it's unusual
things that happen to Salt and Pepper
shakers. At the caves in St. Paul it's the
ghosts of gangsters. At The Skatin Place in
St. Cloud, it's the footsteps heard. But
nobody seen. So many stories with so much
Lewis co-wrote a story called the "Minnesota
Road Guide to Haunted Locations." He
also has one for Iowa and Wisconsin.
"It's certainly not meant to convince people
one way or the other," said Lewis. "It's
presenting the best fact from fiction, the
best history, collecting the best stories
and investigation and letting people make up
their own mind."
He's traveled the globe speaking and in
search of the unexplained. And although he
has yet to see the ghost thought to haunt Ye
Olde Mill at the State Fair or the ghosts of
the Fitzgerald, he says his research will
continue, until his curiosity peaks.
"A colleague of mine always jokes, if you're
afraid of ghosts, hang out with ghost
researchers because we never see them," said