Ghost Adventures: Zalud House

The Ghost Adventures crew investigates the historic Zalud House in Porterville, CA. Zak learns about a severely haunted chair where a Zalud family member was murdered and each person that sits in it is affected.

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Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

It’s off to Butte, MT for the Ghost Adventures crew as they prepare to investigate the historic Dumas Brothel.  960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

The Dumas Brothel—the nation’s longest-running house of prostitution—first opened its doors in 1890.  960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

The brothel remained up-and-running in the mining town until 1982. But while the debauchery may have ended long ago, signs of the property’s dark past live on.  960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

Though the Dumas Brothel is closed as a bordello, it remains as an antique shop which gives its customers a history lesson they will never forget. 960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

Would you be brave enough to venture down to the basement in the dark?  960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

A bedroom in the basement of the Dumas Brothel where poor miners would seek out the company of the working women. 960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

An old laundry bag hangs on the wall in the basement where it's believed a young woman committed suicide. 960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

Red lights that sometimes flicker with no explanation line the ceiling inside the building. 960 1280

  

Michael Piche

Michael Piche

The owner, Michael Piche, has owned the space for 5 years. He says he experiences mood swings while on the property.  960 1280

  

Ginnie Lowney

Ginnie Lowney

Michael's best friend, Ginnie Lowney, believes Michael is influenced by the sinister spirits here, especially that of the former owner.  960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

One of the bedrooms on the upper floor where wealthier clients would spend their evenings. 960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

Ginnie says there’s a presence upstairs called “the judge”—and the judge isn’t fond of Zak. 960 1280

  

Dumas Brothel

Dumas Brothel

Who’s ready for a truly terrifying lockdown? Ghost Adventures airs Saturday at 9|8c! 960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

It’s off to the small town of Twin Bridges, MT for the Ghost Adventures crew as they prepare to investigate the Twin Bridges Orphanage.  960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Opened in 1894, the orphanage cared for more than 5,000 children over the course of 81 years. It closed its doors in 1975.  960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

No one has ever investigated this nightmarish location before. What will the guys uncover?  960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

A map of Europe still hangs in an abandoned classroom where children's voices have been heard. 960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

An auditorium where movies were screened for the children who lived here. But now, it feels eerie and empty following years of neglect.  960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

The pool has been in a state of disrepair for so long, weeds have begun to take over the room. 960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

A pair of tennis shoes left behind. What happened to the owner? We may never know. 960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Stacks of forgotten mattresses line the walls in an old dormitory building, which is completely covered in bird waste.  960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Leslie Adams has owned the property since 2005. She says she's heard the sound of children singing in the buildings.  960 1280

  

Leslie Adams and the crew

Leslie Adams and the crew

Leslie, who will be helping out with the investigation, refuses to enter the buildings after dark. 960 1280

  

Janie Wasmann

Janie Wasmann

Former employee and life-long Twin Bridges resident Janie Wasmann recalls some of the physical violence that took place here. With such a brutal past, it’s no wonder there are souls still wandering the halls.  960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

The property also features an underground system of tunnels which connect all of the buildings. Jay Wasley will explore the dark tunnels on his own—hopefully he has a good flashlight.  960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Cemetery

Twin Bridges Cemetery

Zak Bagans pays his respects to the children buried at Twin Bridges Cemetery. 960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Zak reads off all the names of the children who are commemorated on this headstone that was laid in 1995, including "those unknown."  960 1280

  

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Twin Bridges Orphanage

Let's step inside. 

Ghost Adventures takes on Twin Bridges Orphanage Saturday, Nov. 26 at 9|8c.

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The Ghost Adventures Crew

The Ghost Adventures Crew

The Ghost Adventures crew is off to St. Anne’s Retreat in northern Utah. Prepare yourself—this isn't your average mountain getaway.  960 1280

  

St. Anne's Retreat

St. Anne's Retreat

Founded by the Hatch family in 1910, the property was built to be an idyllic vacation escape.  960 1280

  

The Hatch Family

The Hatch Family

A family portrait of the Hatch family who originally founded St. Anne's Retreat. 

A family portrait of the Hatch family who originally founded the St. Anne's Retreat
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St. Anne's Retreat

St. Anne's Retreat

It was donated to the Catholic Church in 1951 and then abandoned more than 30 years later in 1987.  960 1280

  

St. Anne's Retreat

St. Anne's Retreat

Now, the buildings have fallen into disrepair and the property is up for sale. Interested in making a bid? You might want to know some of the history first… 960 1280

  

Wyatt Stahle and BreeAnn Dendy

Wyatt Stahle and BreeAnn Dendy

Back in 1997, a group of teens, including Wyatt Stahle and BreeAnn Dendy (above), were held captive at gunpoint on the property. The teenagers had been curious, having heard mysterious rumors about the former retreat. They could have never imagined the horror they would be caught up in…  960 1280

  

The Ghost Adventures Crew with Locals

The Ghost Adventures Crew with Locals

Locals in town say there is an “evil presence” at St. Anne’s Retreat—it’s a place you "don’t want to go." 960 1280

  

St. Anne's Retreat

St. Anne's Retreat

It’s hard to imagine how such a tranquil place could be so frightening.  960 1280

  

Zak Bagans

Zak Bagans

With the dark entities and mysterious happenings on the property, Zak feels it’s important to take time to meditate and refocus.  960 1280

  

Karen Baldwin and Zak Bagans

Karen Baldwin and Zak Bagans

The guys bring in Salt Lake City psychic Karen Baldwin to see if she picks up anything while walking through the property.  960 1280

  

St. Anne's Retreat

St. Anne's Retreat

Ready for the full tour? Ghost Adventures heads to St. Anne's Retreat on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 9|8c. 960 1280

  

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