Sam from Maryland sent me this tale of a guided tour through a haunted town, and Sam, to answer your question, the people who sent me the stories in the book all claimed that they were true. Of course I wasn't there to experience each and every one (though as you can see in the book) I was there for a few. I believe the people who send me stories, and I trust that they are telling me the truth. Just as your story really happened to you, I believe that their stories really happened to them.
Here's the story Sam sent me:
Hi, my name is Sam and I'm from Maryland. Your book is so creepy yet so fascinating. Are all those stories really true? Well, anyway, I am very superstitious and I am such a big baby when it comes to ghosts and monsters and stuff like that. So when mom signed up for a guided tour through Williamsburg, I freaked out. I made sure I brought my camera so I could snap some cool pics. When the tour guide came she introduced herself. Then, we started a tour of a lifetime. Now, this was about 3 years ago and I have a very bad memory so, I'll try to remember as much as I can. First, we started the tour off by going to a little house that is said to have ghosts. Of course there were no ghosts at 6 o'clock. Next, we went to a spooky grave that is haunted. It was already dark so it was creepy. The tour guide said that there are orbs in the cave. So, of course I had to prove it. I took some pics and I saw that there were hundreds of orbs everywhere. and some of them were even all smoky and foggy looking. Then, I started to feel a tingling sensation down my neck. There was also a video we took with my dad singing (how embarrasing). There were orbs surrounding him! I was getting creeped out. Finally we went to a graveyard. It was creepy! I could hear whispers everywhere, and no ones lips were even moving. I couldnt sleep that night and the next, but it was truly something I will never forget.