La Purisima Mission

Ghost Adventures investigate La Purisima Mission, where the Chumash Indians found religion, disease and death.

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Nick and Zak at Heritage Junction Historic Park

Nick and Zak at Heritage Junction Historic Park

Nick Groff films Zak Bagans in front of an old steam engine on display at Heritage Junction in Santa Clarita Valley, CA, just outside of Los Angeles. 960 1280

  

Heritage Junction Historic Park

Heritage Junction Historic Park

A mannequin sits at a desk inside Heritage Junction Historic Park to give visitors an idea of what this building would have looked like back in its heyday. 960 1280

  

Zak at the Saugus Train Station

Zak at the Saugus Train Station

Zak stands in front of the Saugus Train Station, one of the buildings that makes up Heritage Junction. 960 1280

  

Aaron at Heritage Junction

Aaron at Heritage Junction

Aaron Goodwin sets up his shot. This station, along with the surrounding buildings, was relocated to county-owned land in order to preserve the history of the Santa Clarita Valley and prevent the structures from being demolished. 960 1280

  

Newhall Ranch House

Newhall Ranch House

In 1916, Margaret Rutledge was shot through the heart and found in her bedroom here in the Newhall Ranch House, part of the Heritage Junction Historic Park. 960 1280

  

Nick and Zak at Heritage Junction Historic Park

Nick and Zak at Heritage Junction Historic Park

Nick films Zak in front of the Saugus Train Station. 960 1280

  

Heritage Junction Historic Park

Heritage Junction Historic Park

This map of Heritage Junction shows each of the 7 buildings that make up the historic park, which encompasses 4 acres. 960 1280

  

The guys interview the Parrys

The guys interview the Parrys

The guys conduct an interview with the Parrys, psychics whom Zak invited to help investigate the Newhall Ranch House. 960 1280

  

Nick at Heritage Junction Historic Park

Nick at Heritage Junction Historic Park

Nick stands behind an old broken wagon. During the investigation, Nick is personally touched by information uncovered by the psychics. 960 1280

  

The Ramona Chapel

The Ramona Chapel

The Ramona Chapel on the grounds of Heritage Junction was built in the 1920s. It was moved here from Culver City, CA, in 1987 to make room for the Santa Monica Freeway. 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures at Heritage Junction

Ghost Adventures at Heritage Junction

Will Zak, Nick and Aaron solve the mystery of Margaret Rutledge’s murder? Or will the evidence they discover only lead to more questions about the paranormal activity that abounds at Heritage Junction? 960 1280

  

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

  

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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