La Purisima Mission

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

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Aaron, Zak and Nick arrive at Amargosa Opera House. 960 1280

  

Zak shares the stage with dancer Sandy Scheller. 960 1280

  

Zak practices his steps near the Amargosa Opera House stage. 960 1280

  

Nick films Zak at the site of a former borax mine. 960 1280

  

Death Valley Junction, CA is a remote location where the living population is vastly outnumbered by ghosts. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews an employee at the front desk of the hotel. 960 1280

  

Aaron, Zak and Nick pose outside the front entrance of the Amargosa Opera House. 960 1280

  

One of the guest rooms at the Amargosa Opera House and Hotel. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews workers at Amargosa's on-site cafe. 960 1280

  

The guys have a snack and discuss plans for the 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

  

Aaron makes a funny face

Aaron makes a funny face

Aaron makes a funny face as he shoots with his handheld camera and rides the carousel with Zak and Nick. 960 1280

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Aaron at at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Aaron at at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Aaron holds up his prize after playing the arcade games at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 960 1280

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The guys on a water log ride

The guys on a water log ride

The guys at the end of a water log ride at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 960 1280

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Zak and Aaron at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Zak and Aaron at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Aaron and Zak pose with a hammer in front of the High Striker at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 960 1280

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Zak wins at the High Striker

Zak wins at the High Striker

Zak holds up his prize after winning at the High Striker at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. 960 1280

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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk sign. 960 1280

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Zak and Nick

Zak and Nick

Zak and Nick stage their shot. 960 1280

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The guys take a break

The guys take a break

The guys take a break while filming. 960 1280

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Brookdale Lodge

Brookdale Lodge

A burnt-out section of the Brookdale Lodge. 960 1280

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Zak at the Brookdale Lodge

Zak at the Brookdale Lodge

Zak stands in front of the Brookdale Lodge. 960 1280

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Aaron with firefighters

Aaron with firefighters

Aaron shows the firefighters a few photos. 960 1280

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Brookdale Lodge

Brookdale Lodge

A broken stained-glass window at the Brookdale Lodge. 960 1280

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Zak and Gracie at Brookdale

Zak and Gracie at Brookdale

Zak and his dog, Gracie, pose on top of the bridge inside the Brookdale Lodge. 960 1280

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A stone wall at Brookdale

A stone wall at Brookdale

A face carved into a stone wall. 960 1280

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