La Purisima Mission

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

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Zak talks with Cosmopolitan Hotel manager Miguel Pulido who explains the history of the nearly 200-year-old building. 960 1280

  

Zak stands on the front steps of the Cosmopolitan Hotel, while guitar player Carlos performs in the background. 960 1280

  

Manager Miguel Pulido buys Zak a shot at the Cosmopolitan Hotel bar. 960 1280

  

Nick and Aaron have a "fiesta" on on the water and race jet skis. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Chanel Stevens, one of the reenactors. 960 1280

  

The Casa De Estudillo was constructed in 1827 is one of the oldest surviving examples of Spanish architecture in California. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Elena Orozco, a ninth-generation San Diegoan, inside the Casa de Estudillo. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Michael Brown, a local historian, outside the Casa de Estudillo. 960 1280

  

Aaron goofs off in front of his own camera. 960 1280

  

Zak poses with Chanel Stevens and one of the other reenactors they brought in to try and recreate the 3-day-long parties held by Senor Bandini centuries ago. 960 1280

  

Zak performs onstage with the mariachi band. 960 1280

  

Queen Mary in Long Beach California

Queen Mary in Long Beach California

The 1,019-foot-long Queen Mary ocean liner. With the popularity of air travel on the rise, Cunard made the decision to retire several of its vessels, including the legendary Queen Mary. It made its final voyage on Oct. 31, 1967, from Southampton, England, to Long Beach, CA, arriving on Dec. 9, 1967.
See how the Queen Mary stacked up to Titanic.
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Queen Mary ocean liner

Queen Mary ocean liner

During the tour aboard the Queen Mary, visitors get an up-close and personal look at the otherwise hidden propeller from the ship's balcony. 960 1280

  

Queen Mary promenade.

Queen Mary promenade.

A serene perspective of the Queen Mary's promenade. 960 1280

  

Queen funnels

Queen funnels

An impressive view of the funnels aboard the Queen Mary and its lifeboats. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron in Queen Mary engine room

Zak, Nick and Aaron in Queen Mary engine room

Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin tour the Queen Mary’s engine room, where a seaman was crushed by watertight door No. 13. Later that night, Zak, Nick and Aaron conduct their first lockdown investigation. 960 1280

  

Queen Mary hallway to Staterooms and Suites

Queen Mary hallway to Staterooms and Suites

One of many hallways leading to the Queen Mary's staterooms. The ocean liner offers 346 original first-class staterooms and 9 suites. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron aboard Queen Mary

Zak, Nick and Aaron aboard Queen Mary

Nick, Zak and Aaron prepare themselves for their much-anticipated lockdown aboard the Queen Mary. 960 1280

  

Queen Mary lifeboat

Queen Mary lifeboat

One lifeboat aboard the Queen Mary had a capacity of 145 people, a stark comparison to the 65 allowed on Titanic’s lifeboats. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans, Queen Mary Commodore Everette Hoard and Capt. Will Kayne

Zak Bagans, Queen Mary Commodore Everette Hoard and Capt. Will Kayne

The Ghost Adventures crew films Zak Bagans speaking with Queen Mary Commodore Everette Hoard and Capt. Will Kayne about their belief in the haunted ocean liner. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans on board Queen Mary

Zak Bagans on board Queen Mary

Zak interviews Gian and Sophia Temperilli, friends of the late Peter James, a psychic who claimed he heard voices from "Jackie" aboard the Queen Mary 20 years ago. 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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