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"Photographer Owens distinguishes fact from fiction in this stimulating, heavily illustrated account of the supposed hauntings of eight historic Southern California hotels....Gorgeous photo stagings recreate the romantic and heady days of each lodging while adding dashes of visual humor, subtle sensuality, and haunting atmosphere. Lavishly illustrated and handsomely produced, the book’s entertaining and informative narrative dwells on the documented facts while dispelling most of the colorful myths." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW
Haunted by History Vol. 1 is now available on Amazon.com, The Bearded Lady's Mystic Museum in Burbank, Book Soup and Larry Edmunds Bookshop in Los Angeles, Mystery Ink Bookstore in Huntington Beach, Cellar Door Books in Riverside, the Valley Relics Museum in Chatsworth, the Julian Gold Rush Hotel in Julian and the Glen Tavern Inn in Santa Paula.
Haunted by History Vol. 1 dissects the history of eight Southern California haunted hotels and inns to determine the legitimacy of each hotel’s ghost legends. Craig also tests each of the hotel’s paranormal claims by staging beautiful photographs inside its most haunted areas. Did he and his crew experience paranormal activity during his photo shoots? Are there any forgotten stories or unusual deaths that might have triggered these ghost legends?
Haunted by History is more than just a history book...or even a paranormal book! It is a visual and cerebral adventure that explores the known and unknown! It is also a perfect resource guide for your next paranormal adventure in Southern California!
Hotels and inns featured in Vol. 1 are the Hotel del Coronado, the Victorian Rose Bed & Breakfast, the Julian Gold Rush Hotel, the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, the Alexandria Hotel, the Wyndham Garden Pierpont Inn, the Banning House Lodge, and the Glen Tavern Inn.
Craig Owens, author of Haunted by History Vol. 1, will lead paranormal investigations at the Historic Harris House on March 8 and 9 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
$75/person with a 25 person limit per night. Those who purchase a $75 ticket will receive a copy of his book, HAUNTED BY HISTORY: SEPARATING THE FACTS AND LEGENDS OF EIGHT HISTORIC HOTELS AND INNS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (valued at $50) as part of their admission.
The Historic Harris House is a two-story Victorian Transitional home dating back to 1902. Recently, a film crew captured a "ghost" photo inside one of its upstairs rooms. Others, including the owner, have also experienced paranormal activity there as well.
Now is your chance to see the inside of this historic house, learn a few effective ghost hunting techniques and investigate the house (including the basement) for paranormal data.
Space is limited.
NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. No tickets will be sold at the event.
ONLY 25 PEOPLE per investigation.
21 and over.
A portion of the proceeds will go toward the upkeep and maintenance of the Harris House.
Join Lianne LaReine and the Peninsula Friends of the Library as we listen to Craig Owens, a Los Angeles based fine art photographer, historical researcher, and blogger of Bizarre Los Angeles. Craig will discuss the eight haunted Southern California hotels in his book, HAUNTED BY HISTORY VOL. 1. His book will also be available for purchase at the event.
Date: March 3, 2019
Address: 701 Silver Spur Road RHE, Palos Verdes
Time: 10:00 a.m.
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