La Purisima Mission

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

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Nick and Aaron film Zak

Nick and Aaron film Zak

Nick and Aaron film Zak at the cemetery as he reads a poem by Robinson Jeffers, the former owner of Tor House. 960 1280

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Zak talking to Aaron

Zak talking to Aaron

Zak talking to Aaron outside Tor House in Carmel, CA. 960 1280

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Jeffers named Tor House for the "tor" that it stands on

Jeffers named Tor House for the "tor" that it stands on

Jeffers named Tor House for the craggy peak, or “tor,” that it stands on, south of California’s Monterey peninsula. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron sit on the stairs of Tor House. 960 1280

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The guys learn Jeffers' story from Vince Huth

The guys learn Jeffers' story from Vince Huth

The guys learn Jeffers' story from Tor House Foundation President, Vince Huth. Vince educates them on Robinson's early life, his family and his construction of the Tor House. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron prepare for the lockdown. 960 1280

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Hawk Tower at Tor House

Hawk Tower at Tor House

Zak, Nick and Aaron film from the top of Hawk Tower at Tor House, where Jeffers' wife, Una, supposedly conducted séances. 960 1280

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Zak and Aaron

Zak and Aaron

Zak and Aaron look at the picture outside Tor House while they gather more background information on the house. 960 1280

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Zak films Aaron

Zak films Aaron

Zak films Aaron reciting one of Jeffers’ poems. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron

Zak, Nick and Aaron take a break at the top of Tor House. 960 1280

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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

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

The Glen Tavern Inn is a Santa Paula, CA, landmark. Back when Santa Paula served as a location for many of Hollywood’s Westerns, the hotel hosted guests such as John Wayne and Rin Tin Tin. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

Zak, Nick and Aaron walk through the gardens outside the Glen Tavern Inn. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

A sign posted outside of the Glen tavern Inn proudly proclaims the age of the hotel and its historical landmark status. 960 1280

  

GA guys at Glen Tavern Inn

GA guys at Glen Tavern Inn

The boys prepare for a take outside of the inn. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

The Glen Tavern Inn fell on hard times during the Prohibition Era, so its third floor was converted into a brothel, speakeasy and gambling house. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

But because so much of this illegal activity took place in secret, there is very little documentation of the violence and corrupt activities from that period. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn lobby

Glen Tavern Inn lobby

The guys film inside the lobby at the Glen Tavern Inn. 960 1280

  

Investigation of room 307

Investigation of room 307

Because the guys always want to bring a healthy amount of skepticism to any investigation, they ask Billy, unaware of the stories surrounding the inn, to do a solo nighttime investigation in room 307 the night before the lockdown. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

Zak films an interview inside the Glen Tavern Inn. 960 1280

  

Filming at the Glen Tavern Inn

Filming at the Glen Tavern Inn

Cameras are set up in one of the rooms in hopes of catching an entity on film. 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn

Glen Tavern Inn

Zak stands in front of the Glen Tavern Inn, which goes by the motto “Where the Past Comes to Life.” 960 1280

  

Glen Tavern Inn investigation

Glen Tavern Inn investigation

It's up to the guys to delve deeper in search of answers and a greater understanding of the Prohibition Era, the people who visited the hotel and the dark marks they may have left on the building. 960 1280

  

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