Private Location - Northern Cali

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Investigated: Sep 28-29, 2012 Haunted?   Yes. Intelligent & Residual.


Site Details

This was our second investigation with the Haunted Mansion Retreat group, so we were much more prepared for what awaited us this time. As before, the site location is to remain secret, but it is located in an isolated area up in the mountains, yet not too far from the city below. The full history of the location is not known, and one of the things we are trying to find out from the spirits that live there.

We crammed as much gear as we could into the car for this investigation. We had a four-camera DVR system this time to try to capture the black shadow that lingered in the second floor halls. We had some new tech gear such as thermochromatic paper and electrostatic detectors for movement. With voice recorders and cameras everywhere, the ghosts of the mansion were not going to get any privacy for a couple days! We also had a live-monitor recorder for real-time EVP responses.

More detailed information will be published in our report in the HMR book!



Personal Experiences

As before, we heard some disembodied voices and caught glimpses of dark shadows moving. Flashlights turned on and off on their own (presumably in response to questions). One investigator had a sudden feeling dizziness, strong headache, and loss of strength and had to leave a room during an EVP session. One of the writers appeared to have a full-on attack from one of the aggressive spirits of the house.

Most of the evidence was captured on EVPs as expected. The spirits were very familiar with our equipment and what it could do. They made references to our recorders and "light meters". Several EVPs were of the spirits wondering why we couldn't see them and why we wouldn't respond to them, even though they were answering our questions. Frustrating to them, and to us, since most of the time we have to do EVP analysis after the investigation. They referred to themselves as spiritual beings, but there's also EVPs of them saying that we are the dead ones and they told us to go into the light a couple of times. That definitely gives a different perspective on which side is living or dead.

Some of the same old spirits were there to greet us. While most were friendly and willing to answer our questions, there was at least one very rude spirit on the third floor that would swear and say mean things to us. This may also be the same spirit that attacked people. There was also a little boy that would follow us around, very curious about the things we had. There are a lot of spirits in this location. On two occassions, we were given a number of 23 by the spirits. In several rooms, our recordings were nothing but EVPs of the spirits talking to each other either residually, or talking about us. It's as if you went back in time to a full house and were listening to all the daily lives of the people there. Everything from taking care of children, to your job, to romantic affairs could be heard. It's all out of context and most of it too faint to clearly make out, but enough it can be heard to piece together basic information about their lives.

The EVPs posted to the website are just the ones that we expect you to be able to hear the best. As always, what's actually being said is a best-guess. Most of the time, it's just impossible to figure out without any context.



EVPs


A
"Freedom."
Clear and direct response about what they pray for.

A
"You're aloneee."
Creepy. Loud.

A
"You cannot do that."
This was an actual disembodied voice that we all heard responding to us directly.

A
"Calling in the .."
Loud response, but not sure what is being said.

A
"The year is 71."
Direct response to the question about Alcatraz. The prison was operated by aboriginals in 1971.

A
"Take us."
First floor apartment.

A
"Slick punk hair."
This was heard on the live recorder. It was spoken right into the recorder during an EVP session

A
"Wint"
Direct male response. We're not sure on the actual name, but it ends in a T-sound.

A
"I've met this guy."
Third floor tarot reading direct response.

A
"I'm getting it to interact."
Third floor male voice sounds like it's trying to interact with us directly.

A
"Shut your mouth."
Third floor. Very clear, loud, and mean response to the investigator.

A
"Record is on."
Third floor EVP. The spirits make numerous references to our recorders and are well aware of its ability to record their voices.

A
"Must've been... their temper."
Post-attack recording.

A
"Not to worry, he's at home with Kurt."
This may be completely residual and not in response to our question, but it's very clear.

A
"How is Gretchen with Neil?" "What did you see?"
First EVP is before the investigator speaks and the second is very fast right before she talks the second time.

A
Male voice, "I am the last"
There's a faint male voice after the first investigator speaks (I know Brad?) then a louder male voice follows.

A
"I don't know what else I want."
Rain's recorder. Loud yelling, very clear response when reading cards saying she has all that she wants and is bountiful.

A
"Can I talk here?"
Rain's recorder. The spirit kept getting closer to the microphone and seems to know that the recorder will let us hear him. There's also a female voice over-talking Rain at the end.

A
"Benji"
Direct response for the child giving us his name.

A
"It won't come up."
Very clear and deliberate male voice next to the recorder captured during tarjot session on third floor.

A
"Some of you lie."
This is one of the loudest EVPs we've ever captured. It's right next to the recorder. Captured during tarot session on third floor.

A
"You're aloooone."
Third floor, this is yelled at us. This is captured on Rain's recorder.

A
"Shut your mouth."
Captured on Rain's recorder that was next to her on third floor big bedroom. There were no other males close to us and this is VERY loud (and rude).

A
"Honey."
Heard shortly ave the loud "Shut your mouth" EVP. There's a fainter male voice saying something, then Rain saying "Sssh!", followed by a louder EVP.

A
We're of the world of the , stranger."
Seems like a direct response to us and is a whole sentence. The unknown part sounds like "vare-eyed circle" phonetically.

A
"All your stuff's still under our protection."
Dan's room after the attack. This isn't as loud and clear as our other class As, but it's important because it's a direct acknowledgement!

A
"Is this the girl who... "
Long and loud sentence captured by a male while in Dan's room. Not sure if he's referring to us or Gretchen.

B
"Stop worrying there's something..."
Talking before the investigator.

B
"The world is damned."
Captured when no one was speaking. The female voice is loud, followed by a male voice we can't make out.

B
"Covers you."
A response in between the investigator talking in the black mass room

B
"You'll have to wait until he leaves."
Directly after the freedom response, this is said by another lady.

B
"He left the room."
Deep and loud male voice out of nowhere in the black mass room.

B
"Jackie's mom lived here."
Captured after an investigator asked why they were protecting Gretchen. Has a good female tone to it.

B
"Are you going to help me?"
Female voice on third floor.

B
"You call that one."
A loud whisper in between investigators talking.

B
"Look at me."
A couple syllables are heard followed by this phrase before the investigator talks. Fairly loud on the third floor.

B
"The best ones."
Direct answer to question asking who they love.

B
"He lost the war with me."
While naming wars to determine the era of the spirits, this faint response is captured on the third floor.

B
"Looking good."
This is said right before the investigator speaks.

B
"Talk to you."
First floor apartment.

B
"I'm gonna watch you parish, gonna watch you burn."
Very creepy on the first floor apartment in the kitchen.

B
"Let them help me." "So that's broke?"
First floor apartment during a tarot reading. First sentence is a faint whisper, but the second part sounds like a very old lady.

B
"No, I know some writers."
First floor apartment. Not sure if the comment is related to the question. There may also be other whispers at the end.

B
"We don't just moze on."
Another first floor apartment EVP.

B
"Feel it."
Weird and creepy response to investigator on the first floor.

B
"One he can."
Third floor large bedroom, a clear response but may be saying something else..

B
"You collect."
In between talking, there's a loud male voice captured on the third floor.

B
"It's a dream." (fainter) "It's a nightmare."
Third floor session. The first part is more clear than the second.

B
"We don't know so we..(?)" "Should've let me."
First a female speaks a sentence (we can't make out the last words), then a very loud male voice responds.

B
"What dress?"
First part is very clear, but there sounds to be more as well. Third floor after the attack.

B
"Don't cling to her." "Bad credit to red eyes." "Don't make me."
Most of our recordings are just residual spirits talking non-stop. This is one example.

B
"Gretchen's here to die."
Somewhat faint, but a direct response to our question about Gretchen.

B
"They'll always come back again" "Tell that to them right here"
They know we're going to keep coming back!

B
"Make it go louder." "Not that we're a (paradigm?)"
Make voice is somewhat faint, but the following female voice is well-heard.

B
"Don't please ..?"
Black mass room late at night.

B
Unknown response.
Sephs's recorder during Dan's attack.

B
"Do you even see us in any space?" "Screw that."
Rain's recorder. Tried to clean this up as much as possible. First EVP is female, second is a male that speaks right before Rain does.

B
"What did you do?"
Rain's recorder during a tarot reading on third floor.

B
"We held together."
Male voice captured while Rain was doing her reading on the third floor.

B
"Can you see me?"
During Rain's recording on the third floor. There's a faint EVP at the end.

B
"Cut us loose."
Third floor, Rain's recorder in K's room. Heard right before Rain speaks.

B
"I'm back."
Very loud male voices capured on Rain's recorder on the third floor.

B
"It's very..."
This is a big ambiguous despite being fairly loud. Rain's recorder in K's room during tarot reading.

B
"That isn't mine."
A male voice can be heard although he sounds distant. Rain's recorder in K's room.

B
"I used to be."
Heard after the laugh, quick and loud. Captured on third floor during tarot session.

B
"Here again."
Clear female voice captured during tarot session when no one was talking.

B
Deep male voice
This loud EVP is from a creepy male voice. Third floor during tarot session. Not sure if it says "Refute" then someone's name or what.

B
"How do you?"
Right after Rain speaks, you can hear a female voice that's fairly loud. Captured on Rain's recorder.

B
"You're gonna beat me?" "Come back, "
These are fainter, but there's two clear EVPs here, perhaps a child and mother? We're not sure of what's being said, though.

B
Loud male voice.
This was captured in the black mass room when no one was there. It's very loud and deep (we hear this guy on the second floor a lot). Not sure what's said.

B
"They're not by or near us are they?" "What happened?"
Dan's room. There's three voices talking to each other. The first part is loudest, but we can only guess what's being said.

B
"Program it."
Dan's room. Captured while we were switching out batteries in another device. It's loud, but there's also more mumbled talking after.

B
"Talk to us."
Dan's room. This is very clear. They want us to communicate.

B
"He had her off campus mostly."
Dan's room. This isn't very loud, but it's a full sentence in response to our question. Our translation is just a guess, but it may be a reference for events that happened.

B
"My childhood." "What happened to the reject?" "What happened in the car?"
Sprits can be heard talking to each other in Dan's room during an EVP session. They don't seem to be talking to us, just to each other.

B
"Free Escavar?"
Dan's room after we feel a chill spot. This is possibly a full name or saying to free someone.

B
"I'm ready to die, think he'll miss me? Pretty boy?"
Another in Dan's room. It's a little faint, but the dying part is clear to hear.

C
I don't want you...
The responses are very fast here. Multiple things are said but it's sped-up and choppy. Third floor K's room.

C
For a lash
There's a loud whispery response in the blackmass room. Other EVPs refer to whipping done here as well.

C
"Alice."
Short two-syllable word before investigator speaks. May be a name.

C
"Jeffrey"
Possibly a name. Black mass room.

C
"Summon me."
After the investigator talks, there's a rough, deep voice.

C
"Go down the stairs."
Sounds of chairs moving downstairs followed by faint EVP.

C
Two ladies speaking.
No investigators were talking at the time and two spirits were captures talking. Not sure what's said other than maybe "I won the..".

C
"Complacent."
Older male voice captured in black mass room. Not in response to any question.

C
"Nice." "Not mine." "They're for special people."
Three different EVPs here. The female voice is the most prominent. Perhaps residual.

C
"Do you find this house is haunted?"
Possibly a direct response at the end of the clip, but faint.

C
"Run into the light."
Faint sentence before the investigator speaks. Third floor.

C
Whistle, "Bring them back."
We did not hear the whistle at the time. Not sure if what's spoken says pray or maybe another language?

C
"Do you make your tea?" ..
Faint whisper heard while no one is talking followed by an investigator yawning. Residual.

C
High-pitched response.
Gretchen's room. This is a very-fast and high-pitched response, perhaps frantic sounding.

C
"Turn it down."
Male voice heard in Gretchen's room.

C
"They don't want." "Say to them?"
Third floor K's room. The responses are very fast and hard to make out.

C
"If it lets you."
Said right before the investigator starts talking, somewhat overlapping.

C
"Closest by."
Third floor Dan's room. Not really clear what's being said.

C
"Pain?"
Third floor Dan's room. Female voice speaks before the investigator.

C
"Gotcha."
Sewing room, second floor. This may also say Gretchen.

C
Unknown response
Captured in large third floor bedroom, there's clearly a response here after the laughter.

C
"Save me."
Captured on the third floor during an EVP session when no one was talking in the large bedroom.

C
"Don't let the (fleas bite?)"
Third floor. Not entirely sure what's being said.

C
"Let us." "It's a word game."
This is an EVP of a little boy talking that we encountered several times.

C
Chinese?
Not sure if this is even in English. It may be Chinese? If so, it gives a clue about the history of the location.

C
"He let us do it."
Seph's recorder, you can hear a high-pitched female voice talking in the background.

C
"Did you sing it?"
Rain's recorder, tarot reading.

C
Yelling
Rain's recorder during tarot reading. Can't make out the EVP. In his... Innocent?

C
"We know they're here."
Faint EVP before Rain speaks. Captured on her recorder during tarot reading.

C
"He's into the empathic one" or "It's the end of 2001?"
This EVP is faint before Rain speaks.

C
"Hear a foot."
Faint after Rain speaks, there's a foot step then this EVP. Captured on Rain's recorder.

C
Ambiguous Sentence
Captured during tarot reading when no one was talking. It's quite loud, but cannot make out what's said.

C
"Don't"
Heard over-speaking Rain during tarot session.

C
"Yeah, it's ."
Rain's recorder in the largest bedroom on third floor. This is hard to make out, but there's a male voice inbetween the talking.

C
"Doesn't make you can last?"
Heard while the crows are singing. Not clear enough to understand.

C
Unknown response
Dan's room. The same voice is heard here, but we can't make out what's being said after we ask if they know who Gretchen is.

D
Unknown response
Captured in Dan's room on the third floor. We cannot make out the reply.

D
Laughter?
Third floor tarot reading. Not sure if this is laughter or a very fast EVP, possibly something like Elizabeth?

D
Unknown EVP
Rain's recording. Clearly a sound, but no idea what's being said.


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