In the past, I’ve been lucky enough to join two other paranormal teams, JPRS and JHPS, on two different investigations. In both the Fort Chaffee Prison investigation and the Carthage Opera House investigation, I learned so much from everyone I investigated with. They were really great experiences, and I gained some good friends! In honor of me being so excited about an upcoming January investigation with this same group of amazing investigators, I thought I’d share some fun shots from the previous two investigations. More to come, I’m sure.
Fort Chaffee Prison
Carthage Opera House
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Patrick inside the max security building at Fort Chaffee Prison.
As you know, a few months ago I participated in a joint investigation of the Fort Chaffee Prison in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The investigation was headed up by Dar and the Joplin Paranormal Research Society (JPRS) out of Joplin, Missouri. Also investigating was J.H.P.S out of Fort Smith, and, of course, I represented Missouri Spirit Seekers (MOSS). Not only was it a blast, but I met some new friends and colleagues in the field.
Analysis is ongoing, but Dar has made a really cool video highlighting the investigation. I told her she should move to Hollywood. As you’ll see, much of the prison facility is currently set up as a working haunted house. It made investigating very interesting. Most of the video is from our walk through of the facility. We’re using night vision cameras and flashlights and are completely in the dark, but what you see and hear at the very end is our guide surprising us by turning on the sound and mechanics of the whole production. Such a weird experience. I can’t make fun of Dar for screaming at the end because we have documented evidence of me screaming at a different moment during the walk through. 🙂
Soon I may post a really funny clip from part of the investigation that I captured on my camcorder. But, I’m sure Dar will doctor it up soon, so I won’t ruin the unveiling. 🙂 More to come, I’m sure… For now, enjoy!
Me with members of JPRS and JHPS at Fort Chaffee Prison
Photo Credit: Curtis, JPRS
This weekend I had a very cool experience with my first joint investigation. I represented Missouri Spirit Seekers (Oh, you figured that out already? How did you know? HA!), and my fellow investigators for the evening were from the Joplin Paranormal Research Society and JHPS. Obviously, there is lots of footage and audio to review, but if you’re curious to know more about Fort Chaffee in Fort Smith Arkansas, you can check out the video below from when Ghost Adventures visited the location. The first part of the episode is an investigation of the medical complex, which has since burned, but they investigated the prison later in the episode.
I got to finally meet my new JPRS friends and see other paranormal investigators at work. Thanks for the invite, guys! Stay tuned for what will hopefully be tons of evidence!