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Zak, Nick and Aaron battle a vicious spirit that is intensely hostile to men.

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Point Sur Lighthouse
Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

Aaron being goofy on the boat trip the guys took to the various wreck sites in hopes of conjuring up more evidence. 960 1280

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The GAC takes a boat ride

The GAC takes a boat ride

The GAC risk the rocky seas before the lockdown. 960 1280

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Big Sur and Bixby Bridge

Big Sur and Bixby Bridge

A glimpse of Big Sur and Bixby Bridge from the boat. 960 1280

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Zak gets seasick

Zak gets seasick

The rocky waves are a bit too much for Zak. 960 1280

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Aaron goofs around

Aaron goofs around

Aaron takes a break from shooting on the boat deck. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse sits on a volcanic rock, nestled between the picturesque cities of Big Sur and Carmel. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

The guys opted to begin the lockdown during the day. 960 1280

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Big Sur

Big Sur

The rocky coastline of Big Sur makes landing a ship risky, despite the powerful beam of the lighthouse, which still operates today. 960 1280

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Nick films Zak

Nick films Zak

Nick films Zak as he discusses the lighthouse’s history. 960 1280

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Big Sur seals

Big Sur seals

Seals catch their naps at the base of the lighthouse. The Point Sur State Marine Reserve and Marine Conservation Area is located offshore. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

The spirits of those who perished in nearby shipwrecks are said to haunt the lighthouse and its surrounding buildings. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse was built in 1889 and is 270 feet above sea level. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

One of the docents of the site, Julie Nunes, has had her own paranormal encounters, and takes the guys on a tour of where they happened. 960 1280

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Zak Bagans

Zak Bagans

Zak spots the various wreck sites along the coast while on the boat trip. 960 1280

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Point Sur Lighthouse

Point Sur Lighthouse

The lighthouse is still open to visitors -- if you’re brave enough. 960 1280

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Yost Theatre
Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

Zak, Nick and Aaron get shots inside the Yost Theatre. 960 1280

  

Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

The theater opened in 1917 in Santa Ana, CA, and it’s currently a nightclub. 960 1280

  

Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

It also happens to be the spot where Ernest Ball, composer of "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling,” dropped dead in the dressing room following a show in 1927. 960 1280

  

Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

Zak reviews footage at the Yost Theatre with the founder of the Valley Investigators of the Paranormal, the only other group to have investigated the theatre. 960 1280

  

Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

Zak hopes their investigation will uncover evidence of the paranormal as he prepares for their riveting 3-part lockdown. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

Zak, Nick and Aaron pay a visit to the Santa Ana Historical Society, located in the Howe-Waffle House, to obtain more history of the theater and hotel. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

But through interviews at the Howe-Waffle House, the guys learn that it may also be haunted. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House was home to a husband and wife, who were both physicians and built the mansion in 1889. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

The doctors, Alvin and Willella Howe, practiced medicine in their home. During their investigation, the guys find out that the doctors actually performed illegal abortions inside the house many years ago. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

Zak, Nick and Aaron take a photo with paranormal investigator Ernie Alonzo who has also examined the Howe-Waffle House. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

The parlor remains beautifully preserved at the Howe-Waffle House. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

Zak stands outside of the Howe-Waffle House, which has been completely restored to appear as if Dr. Willella Howe could emerge at any moment. 960 1280

  

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Zak snaps a group shot before touring a nearby gold mine. 960 1280

  

Zak stands in a Preston Castle doorway during the team's initial tour. 960 1280

  

The crew shoots inside Preston Castle. 960 1280

  

Zak and a new miner friend outside the gold mine. 960 1280

  

Zak sits on an old hospital bed in a room that was once used as the infirmary. 960 1280

  

Nick, Aaron and Zak (outside Preston Castle) prepare to investigate. 960 1280

  

Aaron, Nick and Zak on the front steps of Preston Castle. 960 1280

  

Zak waits for the best light to begin his intro. 960 1280

  

Nick and the production crew. 960 1280

  

Aaron and Nick tape inside Preston Castle. 960 1280

  

Zak welcomes you to Preston Castle. 960 1280

  

Zak examines the headstone of Samuel Goins, a young inmate that was shot trying to escape the castle. 960 1280

  

Nick and Aaron film Zak's interview with Gloria Young on the steps of Preston Castle. 960 1280

  

Aaron films Zak outside Preston Castle. 960 1280

  

An old infirmary bed and scattered dead roses left behind in Preston Castle. 960 1280

  

Aaron reviews some footage inside Preston Castle. 960 1280

  

One of the larger, more dilapidated rooms inside Preston Castle. 960 1280

  

A view of the top/roof of Preston Castle from a broken window. 960 1280

  

Aaron is following Zak and guide down a castle hallway when something catches his eye. 960 1280

  

Nick takes a cautious look around Preston Castle during the lockdown. 960 1280

  

Zak, Aaron and Nick each grab a bed and wait for the spirits to present themselves during the Preston Castle lockdown. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans at Fort MacArthur

Zak Bagans at Fort MacArthur

Zak Bagans films the exterior of Fort MacArthur, a former military base that’s now a museum in Southern California. 960 1280

  

Fort MacArthur

Fort MacArthur

Built in 1914, this coastal defense battery was put to the test after Pearl Harbor, when many feared that the Japanese would continue their invasion past Hawaii and onto California. 960 1280

  

Zak and Aaron at MacArthur Fort

Zak and Aaron at MacArthur Fort

Zak and Aaron discuss the investigation between filming shots. 960 1280

  

Fort MacArthur

Fort MacArthur

There has been much speculation surrounding the mysterious activity at Fort MacArthur, from paranormal investigators claiming to have made contact with a soldier to locals suggesting that there’s UFO activity in the area. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans at Fort MacArthur

Zak Bagans at Fort MacArthur

Zak films 2 interview subjects outside the fort. 960 1280

  

Fort MacArthur

Fort MacArthur

An old electrical room inside Fort MacArthur. 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures at Fort MacArthur

Ghost Adventures at Fort MacArthur

Aaron listens to a recording that Jay captured, while Zak and a witness to the paranormal activity at the fort wait to hear what was caught on tape. 960 1280

  

Fort MacArthur

Fort MacArthur

On the night of February 25th, 1942, 4 batteries along the coast fired close to 1,500 rounds of ammunition at what was believed to be a Japanese air invasion. Originally reported as a false alarm, some speculate that it was an extraterrestrial invasion. 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures at Fort MacArthur

Ghost Adventures at Fort MacArthur

Zak, Aaron, Nick, Jay and Billy film on the road outside the fort. 960 1280

  

Fort MacArthur

Fort MacArthur

An Army Jeep sits outside the gate to Fort MacArthur. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans at Fort MacArthur

Zak Bagans at Fort MacArthur

The fort today is a museum, but some parts of the historic establishment are overgrown and defaced with graffiti. 960 1280

  

Fort MacArthur

Fort MacArthur

While looking into the history of the fort, the GAC learn the story of a man who, in 2009, hiked 2.5 miles up the rocky coastline with a shotgun to commit suicide at the fort’s entrance. 960 1280

  

Fort MacArthur's tunnels

Fort MacArthur's tunnels

During the investigation, the guys learn about an amateur photographer who claims to have heard voices and seen lights in an extremely narrow transverse tunnel deep within the fortress. 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures at Fort MacArthur

Ghost Adventures at Fort MacArthur

Could Fort MacArthur be a gateway for spirits of former soldiers to use to enter the world of the living? 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

Aaron prepares for the lockdown in the Tuolumne Hospital. 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

Nick and Aaron film Zak as he walks towards the main entrance of the hospital with audio tech Jay Wasley following them. 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

Built in 1967, the hospital shut down due to a lack of county funds in 2011. 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

As Sonora was the epicenter of the California Gold Rush of 1849, plenty of miners passed through the doors of this hospital. 960 1280

  

Billy sets up a special “mapping” camera

Billy sets up a special “mapping” camera

Billy sets up a special “mapping” camera that helps map the movement of spirits that cannot be seen by the naked eye. 960 1280

  

The hospital's caretaker

The hospital's caretaker

A longtime caretaker of the building gives the guys a tour and tells them about the spirit that he calls Ed. 960 1280

  

Edward Sampson

Edward Sampson

Edward Sampson was the hospital’s caretaker for 18 years. 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

Will the guys encounter the spirit that the caretaker has named Ed ... or someone more sinister? 960 1280

  

Tuolumne Hospital

Tuolumne Hospital

The grounds of Tuolumne Hospital consist of the men's health facility, as well as the county's still-operational psychiatric center. 960 1280

  

Sonora, CA

Sonora, CA

During the Gold Rush, the competition to get rich quick led to gruesome violence, making the Tuolumne Hospital necessary for the quickly expanding town of Sonora. 960 1280

  

Sonora, CA

Sonora, CA

Full of beautiful wildlife and nature, Sonora is the closest city to Yosemite National Park. 960 1280

  

Sonora, CA

Sonora, CA

Aaron and Nick film Zak as he discusses the history of Tuolumne County. 960 1280

  

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