Glen Tavern Inn

Zak, Nick and Aaron explore the Glen Tavern Inn, a former brothel, speakeasy and gambling house, in Santa Paula, CA, with Brit Morgan from HBO’s True Blood and recording artist Mimi Page.

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Glen Tavern Inn
Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

The Glen Tavern Inn is a Santa Paula, CA, landmark. Back when Santa Paula served as a location for many of Hollywood’s Westerns, the hotel hosted guests such as John Wayne and Rin Tin Tin. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

Zak, Nick and Aaron walk through the gardens outside the Glen Tavern Inn. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

A sign posted outside of the Glen tavern Inn proudly proclaims the age of the hotel and its historical landmark status. 960 1280

  

GA guys at Glen Tavern Inn

GA guys at Glen Tavern Inn

The boys prepare for a take outside of the inn. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

The Glen Tavern Inn fell on hard times during the Prohibition Era, so its third floor was converted into a brothel, speakeasy and gambling house. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

But because so much of this illegal activity took place in secret, there is very little documentation of the violence and corrupt activities from that period. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn lobby

Glen Tavern Inn lobby

The guys film inside the lobby at the Glen Tavern Inn. 960 1280

  

Investigation of room 307

Investigation of room 307

Because the guys always want to bring a healthy amount of skepticism to any investigation, they ask Billy, unaware of the stories surrounding the inn, to do a solo nighttime investigation in room 307 the night before the lockdown. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

Zak films an interview inside the Glen Tavern Inn. 960 1280

  

Filming at the Glen Tavern Inn

Filming at the Glen Tavern Inn

Cameras are set up in one of the rooms in hopes of catching an entity on film. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

Zak stands in front of the Glen Tavern Inn, which goes by the motto “Where the Past Comes to Life.” 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn investigation

Glen Tavern Inn investigation

It's up to the guys to delve deeper in search of answers and a greater understanding of the Prohibition Era, the people who visited the hotel and the dark marks they may have left on the building. 960 1280

  

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