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Cody Polston's new book is out. It is a good read if you are serious about ghost hunting. For decades ghostly tales have been told across the land of enchantment. New Mexico's macabre past has created its share of phantoms. From by-gone gunfighters and wealthy socialites to murdered prostitutes and children, their tragic lives have … Read moreNew Mexico’s Most Haunted: Exposed
Rumors and folklore claim that the Covered Wagon shop, formerly known as the Manual Springer house, was once used as a speakeasy and brothel during prohibition. Additionally, the building is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a prostitute named Scarlett. According to the legend, Scarlett and another unnamed prostitute got into an argument … Read moreOld Town Albuquerque map further debunks the ghost story of Scarlett
We wanted to share and example of the kind of analysis we do here at SGHA. We just purchased a recordable Model 2 Trifield meter for some electric field tests we are doing and had it out with us the first time on our hunt at the Valverde Battlefield in late December. The second picture … Read moreAn example of how we analyze data
One of the most famous ghost stories in New Mexico is the ghost of Room 18 at the St. James Hotel in Cimarron. According to the story a man named T.J. Wright wins the hotel in a poker game and is shot after he leaves the poker room. He crawls back to his room and … Read moreThe creation of a famous ghost story, T.J. Wright, Room 18 and the St. James Hotel
During performances a man in a cream-colored double breasted suit has been known to have appeared on the stage. The spirit seems to be pleasant and is known to happily watch the productions from the side of the stage. However, the stairs behind the stage that leads to the basement are thought to hold … Read moreWool Warehouse Theater Investigation Report
Elliott O'Donnell (February 27, 1872 – May 8, 1965) was an author known primarily for his books about ghosts. He claimed to have seen a ghost, described as an elemental figure covered with spots, when he was five years old. He also claimed to have been strangled by a mysterious phantom in Dublin. As he … Read moreHave you ever heard of Elliott O’Donnell?
Some researchers believe that many of the experiences reported in allegedly haunted locations have a psychological explanation. Work assessing this psychological approach has involved examining the suggestibility and paranormal belief of people who tend to report unusual experiences in allegedly haunted locations.
I have started editing videos for SGHA’s 30th anniversary and the experience of finishing the first couple of them has left me feeling nostalgic today. Paranormal investigation teams can experience quite a bit of turn-over in the membership over the years. It is difficult for a group to find people with the correct focus, attitude … Read moreSGHA Membership Nostalgia
Members of SGHA discuss how the history of "haunted" locations can affect the bias of ghost hunters investigating them. What is your opinion? If ghost hunters/ investigators know the history of the location they are investigating, can it create bias? Can the bias contaminate the investigation's findings?
Cody's latest book is now available for preorder. Old Town Plaza has been the center of Albuquerque community life since the city was founded in 1706 by Governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdez. Historically known as the crossroads of the Southwest, and reflecting an amalgamation of Spanish, Mexican and Native American cultures, Old Town Plaza has … Read moreGhosts of Old Town Albuquerque
Full-spectrum photography is a subset of full spectral imaging, defined currently among photography enthusiasts as imaging with consumer cameras the full, broad spectrum of a film or camera sensor bandwidth. In practice, a specialized broadband/full-spectrum camera captures visible, near infrared and near ultraviolet light. For a camera to be full spectrum, it must be able to capture all three. … Read moreFull-spectrum photography
Byron T. Mills, the hotel’s former owner is believed that his to haunt Room 310 of the Plaza Hotel. A photograph of the ghost is supposedly kept behind the front desk that was taken near his room. The hotel's employees say the ghost has been known to open and close drawers or sit on the … Read morePlaza Hotel Investigation report
This question recently popped up on a friend’s Facebook, so I’m going to add my 2 cents. First of all, this is a sore issue in itself with many people simply because of bogus paranormal certifications that are already out there and how those certifications have been used (monetary gain, One-upmanship, etc.). I believe … Read moreIs it possible to certify someone as a paranormal investigator?