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Haunted M's of Philly: Mummers Museum | Unexplained Cases (2022)

Written by:  Darren Dedo Case Filed: 8/8/22 Executive Producer:  Rick Garner   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: the birthplace of America. Home to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall - where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. So much history and some say a lot of ghosts. The Unexplained Cases team traveled to the City of Brotherly Love, to investigate several paranormal hotspots known to be haunted by the spirits from the Revolutionary War...of famous business owners and politicians...some really crazy dressed apparitions...and possibly a pirate, too! In our first of three investigations, we visit the world-famous Mummers Museum. Most parades have floats, pageant queens and marching bands, and then there is the annual Mummers Day Parade in Philly, which is wild and a lot of fun! The Mummers Parade is held every New Year's Day in Philadelphia. The first official parade was held January 1, 1901. The parade is related to the Mummers Play tradition from B

In Search of Moehau Man | Unexplained Cases (2022)

Written by:  Jim Birchall Case Filed: 6/11/22 Executive Producer:  Rick Garner   Sasquatch, Yeti, Yeren, Yowie, and Swamp Ape…all names which essentially identify a legendary cryptid known across the world - Bigfoot. He goes by another name here in New Zealand. And today I am at the foot of the __ on a very inclement day in New Zealand. I’m here with paranormal investigator and researcher Marc Coppell and we’re hopefully going to have some sightings or capture some audio of New Zealand’s own bigfoot, known as the Moehau Man. Reports of the Moehau Man date back over 120 years. Mark has done extensive research and interviewed over two dozen witnesses in New Zealand who have had their own sightings and strange encounters with this cryptid. I journey into the New Zealnd bush with paranormal investigator Marc Coppell. “In the New Zealand bush, I’ve heard a strange whooping sound. Some of it seems to respond to me. Now, the real weird stuff that I'm picking up are voices that mimic wha

America's Most Haunted Lighthouse | Unexplained Cases (2022)

Written by:  Rick Garner Case Filed: 2/21/22 Executive Producer:  Rick Garner   This story begins in 1830 on the southernmost tip of Maryland. Although there are no photographs of the original structure, the first Point Lookout Lighthouse was 1 and a half stories tall and a third of the size of the structure you see here. The much smaller, original Point Lookout was built for three thousand, three hundred fifty dollars. In 1883, the second story was added allowing home for two keepers and their families and for lighthouse work to be shared. On September 20, 1830, the first keeper, James Davis, lit the light. And when Raymond Hartzel completed his duties on January 11, 1966, Point Lookout said goodbye to its last keeper of the light. Point Lookout had a total of 19 keepers - men and women. William Yeatman served the longest term from 1871 until his death in 1908. The property has been owned by the U.S. Navy, civilians and currently by the State of Maryland. The structure has been

Unexplained Cases | Forest Haven Asylum: Raw Haunted Urbex

Written by:  Rick Garner Case Filed: 12/4/21 Executive Producer:  Rick Garner   A hidden gem for urbexers in Maryland is an abandoned asylum located deep in the woods. The Unexplained Cases team conducted a paranormal investigation of a small portion of the property which you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lW7yPw5faRg but with this video you can enjoy our raw video urbex exploration of the asylum. ABOUT UNEXPLAINED CASES: The Unexplained Cases team is focused on preserving history while documenting the strange, paranormal and unexplained. What separates Unexplained Cases from other paranormal groups is that Darren Dedo and Rick Garner, who today are recognized as early pioneers of the “ghost hunting”genre, have over 35 years in broadcast radio and television news and have won a Southeast Regional Emmy and Associated Press awards. Over the past few years, the UC team has grown to add Michael Chinn as Lead Investigator and Researcher in addition to having the privileg

Unexplained Cases | Historic & Haunted: Hotel San Carlos

Written by:  Darren Dedo Case Filed: 10/31/21 Executive Producer:  Rick Garner   The Hotel San Carlos in downtown Phoenix is historic and many say this grand old place is haunted. It opened in 1928 -- before it was the location of Phoenix’s first school. Even before that, ruins of an ancient Hohokam Village. A little cool factoid: The hotel can be briefly seen in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film Psycho opening shot, as the camera pans the then-skyline of downtown Phoenix. Over the years the San Carlos has hosted political leaders and movie stars like Marilyn Monroe and Spencer Tracy. But, the most famous guest or I should say ghost -- was 22-year-old Leone Jensen. The story goes that Jensen checked into room 720, and later jumped to her death from the top of the San Carlos. She was supposedly distraught about her abusive boyfriend, who was a bellboy at a nearby hotel. Some say she was pregnant and was pushed to her death. The one thing most people agree on when it comes to Leone,

Unexplained Cases | Forever Home of the Abandoned and Forgotten: Forest Haven

Written by:  Rick Garner Case Filed: 10/1/21 Executive Producer:  Rick Garner   When one hears the word “asylum” … especially when paired with “haunted” or “abandoned” … dreadful images come to mind of decaying buildings, sinister hallways, and forgotten lives. Forest Haven in Laurel, Maryland, has all of these and much more. Walking these grounds, Rick Garner felt a similar sadness...the kind he felt at Pennhurst but perhaps something more...something darker. The facility opened in 1925 as the District Training School for the Mentally Retarded. It was a farm-like institution designed to provide patients with useful skills. In 1928, the first of many on-ground burials occurred. In 1963, the property was named Forest Haven but during that decade, the property would begin its decline. Funding was cut, the population of residents grew to include people with epilepsy, but the worst happened in 1974 when a nearby orphanage called “Junior Village” closed and its 20 souls were moved into F

Unexplained Cases | Return to 14 Mile Creek: The Search for Creekboy

Written by:  Rick Garner Case Filed: 7/6/21 Executive Producer:  Rick Garner   In March 2001, Rick Garner was solo investigating 14 Mile Creek in Raymond, Mississippi, at dusk. Using only an audio recorder and a Nikon digital camera, he asks questions into the darkness while taking flash photography. Upon reviewing evidence, the most startling photo Rick or the team had ever taken before or since was discovered. For years, nothing was known about the entity until in May 2019, Maryam the Medium examined the image and revealed many details - bringing life to the image. Rick Garner returned to the same location in May 2021. Watch to see if he makes contact with Creekboy and resolves this mystery. Read about the first investigation here: https://www.unexplainedcases.com/2001/03/field-reports-from-raymond-mississippi.html ABOUT UNEXPLAINED CASES: The Unexplained Cases team is focused on preserving history while documenting the strange, paranormal and unexplained. What separates Unex