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California Paranormal Research,
in 2009, participated in a paranormal
investigation of the famous Brookdale Lodge,
located in Brookdale, California. The
location has long been thought to be haunted,
with many stories of personalities from its
lodge was built in 1890 by Judge J.H.
Logan at the site of the Grover lumber
mill. In the early 1920's, Dr. F.K. Camp
built the beautiful dining room with the
natural brook running through it. A
feature in Ripley's Believe It or Not
served to make the Brookdale Lodge world
famous. Throughout the years, the
Brookdale Lodge has hosted a number of
notable guests: movie stars, music
celebrities and a U.S. President."
Over its history, the
location has been frequented by both the famous,
infamous and the unknown. From Gangsters
to Hollywood Stars. The surrounding area
has also seen its history, and its share of
untimely deaths. No wonder the place
attracts so much attention.
Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP) were found in
some of the audio recorded during this event.
Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVPs):
These are clips
from unfiltered, unaltered audio files and slight filtered copies used to
clarify what is being said. However the filtered/altered files are not
considered "evidence" in themselves, they are for analysis only, and presented
here for that purpose. EVPs tend to be rather soft voices and oddly
modulated, so it helps to use good quality headphones, a
higher volume and play the file
understandable but not easily
modulation or higher noise, hard to
an EVP, but very hard to make out, if at
The voice quality of many of these EVPs isn't great, but
a voice can be heard. Others are very
clear and easy to understand.
From the recorded EVPs, the fact that they appear to be
highly interactive and aware of people's presence, we conclude the
location to be Haunted by at several Intelligent Spirits (i.e.
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