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Local area author has adult book about haunted areas adapted into children’s book

“The Ghostly Tales of the Finger Lakes,” written by local author Patti Unvericht-Giglio, hit shelves on May 24. The book is a children’s adaptation of her adult book “Ghosts and Hauntings of the Finger Lakes,” written in 2012.

It was published as part of the Haunted America series by History Press, a division of Arcadia Publishing, according to an article written by The Finger Lakes Times.

Tales within the book include a spiritualist recluse from Palmyra names Sybil Phelps, a pianist at the Sampson Theatre in Penn Yan named Eunice Frame, and a man named William Morgan who attempted to infiltrate the Freemasons in the Ontario County Courthouse is the 1820s. The book has a total of 18 chapters, each covering a different haunted location.

Unvericht-Giglio, a resident of Gates in Monroe County, has written seven other books that focus around the area and its history.

In addition to her books she writes a history column for a small publication in the South Wedge in Rochester and has done programs for the Seneca Falls Historical Society. She also has a podcast called These Old Bones which airs on Friday nights.