Gettysburg Orphanage with Rosa Carmichael
by 12 year old writer
While we were on a ghost tour in Gettysburg called "Ghostly Images Walking Tours" we went inside the basement of the orphanage that Rosa Carmichael chained the orphans to the wall, beat them, and sometimes worse.
As we entered The tour guide kept pointing me out as about the age of one of the orphans that would have lived in the dorm when all of a sudden my dad said had felt like he had gotten poked with a needle but nothing was there. Then my mom got touched on the leg. I didn't have anything happen to me yet. Then our tour guide turned off the lights. I got pictures of numerous orbs but that could be anything. So the lights came on and we were free to move around.
There was a room that Rosa put the Orphans in to beat called the pit. She had 14 to 19 year old boys called stick boys. They carried large sticks to beat the boy as well as girl orphans in the pit to show who was the boss around the place. Well, I crawled in the pit and saw what else nothing. I had my evp recorder along with me. Which stands for electronic voice phenomenon. We left and went back to the hotel to review the evidence. I have 2 evps. the one is my dad is talking about going into the pit and you hear a female's voice saying "get back, get back now!" And another one where my dad and I are in the pit and asked if anyone was in here and a child's voice replies "yes".
About Rosa: One day a boy came to visit his friend in the orphanage when Rosa said he died it was very sudden and nothing could have been done about it. They paid his respects and went home to tell his father. Well the father went around to the local doctors to see how the young boy died. Every doctor in Gettysburg replied that they had not went to the orphanage for any boys. The father became suspicious and contacted the local authorities. They questioned Rosa, asking why the doctors didn't know about a boy, and Rosa said the doctor was passing through and was closest to the orphanage and left town the night before. The cops thought that was understandable but needed something to tell the father to get off their backs. She did not have an answer for that. Well the cops left. Eventually, they found out that Rosa killed the boy and later found out that there was a skeleton of a young boy under the orphanage. Rosa was run out of town and never seen again.