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Unexplained Cases | Pennhurst Asylum

Written by: Rick Garner
Case Filed: 08/18/19 - Spring City, Pennsylvania
Executive Producer: Rick Garner



Pennhurst Asylum. Spring City, Pennsylvania. Officailly known as Pennhurst State School and Hospital, this property was originally named the Eastern Pennsylvania State Institution for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic. For 79 years, its buildings housed thousands of mentally and physically disabled. It would seem many remain here. 

On November 23, 1908, the first patient was admitted. By 1912, the facility was overcrowded. At the time, the mentally ill were considered a blight on society - to be feared and not allowed to associated with the general population. A Pennhurst Chief Physician, Dr. Henry H. Goddard, even said, "Every feeble-minded person is a potential criminal."

Spciety's view on those “feeble minded” essentially excused unspeakable horrors to be exercised in the halls and rooms of Pennhurst. in 1968, reporter Bill Baldini exposed conditions at the facility in a …

Unexplained Cases | Pennhurst Asylum

Written by: Rick Garner
Case Filed: 08/18/19 - Spring City, Pennsylvania
Executive Producer: Rick Garner



Pennhurst Asylum. Spring City, Pennsylvania. Officailly known as Pennhurst State School and Hospital, this property was originally named the Eastern Pennsylvania State Institution for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic. For 79 years, its buildings housed thousands of mentally and physically disabled. It would seem many remain here. 

On November 23, 1908, the first patient was admitted. By 1912, the facility was overcrowded. At the time, the mentally ill were considered a blight on society - to be feared and not allowed to associated with the general population. A Pennhurst Chief Physician, Dr. Henry H. Goddard, even said, "Every feeble-minded person is a potential criminal."

Spciety's view on those “feeble minded” essentially excused unspeakable horrors to be exercised in the halls and rooms of Pennhurst. in 1968, reporter Bill Baldini exposed conditions at the facility in a …

Unexplained Cases | Gettysburg Hotel

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 07/28/19 - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Executive Producer: Rick Garner




Take a spin through Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and you'll find many historic spots where some of the bloodiest fighting took place during the Civil War in July 1863. In the center of town, you will also see something else: The Historic Gettysburg Hotel at One Lincoln Square. Originally built in 1787, it was then named Scott's Tavern and built by James Scott. Over the years, the hotel changed ownership and names until finally becoming the Gettysburg Hotel. Originally, the hotel's ballroom served as Gettysburg Bank in 1814 and was in business until 2000. The vault is still in the ballroom now used for events like weddings. Supposedly, this area is haunted by a spirit named Rachel. We hoped to grab a dance later with her...maybe running into one of her ghostly friends in the hotel, too! While recording b-roll of the vault, our camera captured a male disembodied voice. After care…

Unexplained Cases | Confederate Stronghold

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 07/12/19 - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Executive Producer: Rick Garner




For three straight days during the hot Pennsylvania summer in July of 1863, Union and Confederate soldiers were locked in a bloody battle to try and get control of Gettysburg during the Civil War. Both sides suffered heavy casualties and some of those spirits are believed to be still be wandering the battlefield and this small town. One of those spots with reported paranormal activity is a place with a very historic past.

Our guide for the night, Paranormal Investigator Robert "Night Monkey" Simmons of Gettysburg Paranormal Association/ Gettysburg Ghost Toursexplains, "Where we are now, we call the Confederate Stronghold. The reason for that in the Battle of Gettysburg the creek bed we walked past is what the Confederates called the Confederate Stronghold. The reason for that - Gettysburg was going through a very dry season. That creek bed we passed was completely dried …

Unexplained Cases | Baltimore Street Murder House

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 06/20/19 - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Executive Producer: Rick Garner





Battlefields, homes, pubs, and restaurants. Almost anywhere you go in Gettysburg you will come across a place that is supposedly haunted. It is very easy to understand why. Tens of thousands of men lost their lives here in this small Pennsylvania town in July of 1863.

We visited one unassuming and haunted location that was here during the Battle of Gettysburg and was a casualty collection point just like many buildings were used for back then. It would make sense that the spirit who sets off ghost hunting gadgets in this Baltimore Street home fought and died in the Civil War. But, this resident spirit has no connection to the Battle of Gettysburg. Our guide for the evening, Paranormal Investigator Robert "Night Monkey" Simmons with Gettysburg Paranormal Association / Gettysburg Ghost Tours. He shares with everyone the details. “The morning of August 31, 1985, between the hour…

Unexplained Cases | South Washington Street

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 05/25/19 - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Executive Producer: Rick Garner




6,000 acres - that’s how big Gettysburg National Military Park is. Massive, majestic, but sobering. Walking its grounds, you can feel the pain and suffering that Union and Confederate soldiers experienced during three grueling days of intense and bloody fighting in July 1863 during the Civil War. All that pain and suffering has made this hallowed ground a paranormal hotspot. While the park is haunted so are the houses and businesses that are just outside its gates.

The Unexplained Cases Team teamed up with Paranormal Investigator Dan Kulick from Gettysburg Paranormal Association / Gettysburg Ghost Tours and guest ghost hunters Brian and Jen Miller. We worked with them at the Battlefield Farmhouse. This time, we had the task of documenting paranormal activity in the South Washington Street home.

“The young lady who bought this house actually bought it to renovate it into a air b n b,&quo…

Unexplained Cases | Haunted Battlefield Farmhouse

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 05/13/19 - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Executive Producer: Rick Garner




Gettysburg: a sleepy Pennsylvania town with a violent past. The town and its surrounding areas were the sight of the bloodiest battle in the Civil War between Northern and Southern troops. Now, it is supercharged with paranormal activity.
After hearing stories of the paranormal in Gettysburg over the past 20 years, the Unexplained Cases team packed up our gear and headed for Pennsylvania. We teamed up with the Gettysburg Paranormal Association / Gettysburg Ghost Tours to investigate near Culp’s Hill. Dan Kulick explains why this location is historical and haunted.

“We call this the Battlefield Farmhouse. It was built right along-side Culp’s Hill over here on my left-hand side. Culp’s Hill was one of the bloodiest battles during the during July 1-3, 1863, due to the fact it saw battle three straight days, day and night. Those guys couldn’t even see their hands in front of their face and a…

Unexplained Cases | Phoenix Lights of Arizona and Beyond

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 05/4/19 - Phoenix, Arizona
Executive Producer: Rick Garner

The evening of March 13, 1997, thousands of people in Phoenix, Arizona, saw something strange in the sky. It was dubbed the Phoenix Lights. Unexplained Cases spoke with several eyewitnesses of the event who are still looking for answers about what they experienced.

Was it an alien spaceship? Maybe a top secret military aircraft? Or a naturally occurring phenomenon? It was 22 year ago that mysterious lights were witnessed by thousands of people. One of those eyewitnesses was Dr. Lynne Kitei. 

“There were thousands of reports of craft with gun metal on the bottom and windows right above people’s heads rooftop level," recalls Dr. Kitei. Some people saw it take off at blink speed not even dispersing the air others saw these orbs that went out into the environment and redocked with it later. Incredible technology for sure."

Dr. Kitei says she took video of this UFO well BEFORE the infamous si…

Unexplained Cases | Haunted Library of Scottsdale, AZ

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 04/5/19 - Scottsdale, Arizona
Executive Producer: Rick Garner




It looks like your typical public library. Rows and rows of books. Fiction, non-fiction, history, mystery. You name it, they've got it at the public library in Scottsdale, Arizona. But what's unique about the Mustang Branch - it's supposedly haunted.

Librarian Pam Beach shared of an encounter she heard about from another library staffer. "And it would've been like on a Sunday morning. early before we opened. We're usually pulling holds and he said it just sounded like footsteps in the other aisle. So, he went around to look down that aisle and he couldn't see anything."

Employees says lots of strange things happen between the stacks and the storage areas.

"We are in our work area and will often hear things going along in the library especially when it's a little quieter," says Librarian Louisa Aikin. "Several people have reported that there…

Unexplained Cases | Haunted Hotel and More in Wickenburg, AZ

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 03/29/19 - Wickenburg, Arizona
Executive Producer: Rick Garner




Wickenburg, Arizona - where the old west meets the new west. A town that was founded on "there’s gold in them hills" has quite the past! That past has merged into a paranormal present: spiritual energy, phantom apparitions, things that go bump in the night. This old western town is supercharged for super natural activity! To get a good idea why this town is so paranormal--  we first need to take a trip to the past. “Back in 1863, gold was discovered just outside of town in a place that became known as the Vulture Mine," shared Madam Mariah of Wickenburg Legends and Ghost Tours. "And  and any time the word "gold" is shouted from the rooftop you soon have all the men, prospectors, and miners clamoring around to get their fare share as well. That’s exactly what happened here. At any one given time, there were 5,000 souls outside working that hard rock mine, many of…