Greenwood Farm in Richmond Heights has been spooky before it served as a getaway for students in The Bye Bye Man and the home of a potential Antichrist child for Little Evil last year. Cathi Weber, who’s hosted paranormal investigations there, says it’s thought to be haunted by descendents of George and Maude Phypers, who rebuilt the home in 1917 after a fire.
When I walked in the door, I had an overwhelmingly positive feeling like the lady of the house was there saying, ‘Welcome to my home.’
The upstairs is like walking down a dormitory hallway. There are all these little rooms that just suggest to your imagination what occurred here. It’s like you’re exploring the past and at the same time connecting it to the present.
The attic in the farmhouse seems to be very active. The minute I hit that floor and I start asking questions on the recorder, we start getting answers back.
[While working on The Bye Bye Man], I know they had a couple of instances where they were like, What was that? It [was] a very seance-kind of feeling during the scene and weird things continued to happen as they tried to complete it. I think the spirits were just responding.
— as told to James Bigley II