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Lantern Light Tour and Ghost Hunt


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Lantern Light Tour & Ghost Hunt at Silver City Ghost Town

When: August 3rd, 17th & 31st 2013 8 to 10:30 pm.

Where: 3829 Lake Isabella Blvd. in Bodfish CA 93205

Cost: $12.00 per person (all ages). All proceeds to renovation, restoration & museum acquisitions.

Payment methods: Cash only night of event or advance tickets by credit card.

Questions or purchase advance tickets contact: 760-379-5146 or


Official website for all details:

Contact person: J. Paul Corlew

Also open daily: (7 days a week) Memorial Weekend through Labor Day Weekend 10 am to 4 pm (5pm Saturday).

Day admissions: General admission: 13 & up $5.50, 6 to 12 $4.50 FREE for kids 5 & under.

These acclaimed History/Mystery Lantern Light Night Tours & Live Paranormal Investigations all feature host & guide J Paul Corlew (as seen on Bio HD's paranormal series "My Ghost Story")

Over the last 40 years the Ghost Town has been the location of dozens of alleged sightings of ghostly apparitions & other paranormal activity by visitors & staff alike. It is called the 6th most haunted site in America by PBS' This Old House online. It was also featured on "Haunted Discoveries", "Extreme Hauntings Live" & "My Ghost Story".

Silver City has been investigated by dozens of paranormal groups since 2006. Many have reportedly captured evidence of poltergeists, Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP's), paranormal photographs; some have had physical encounters & also captured anomalous videos. During the lantern tours Corlew (who has lived on site for over two decades) will recount the eerie legends of the valley & focus on the numerous controversial paranormal events & sightings which have reportedly occurred at Silver City.

August 3rd GRIT Paranormal will be headlining at Silver City Ghost Towns History/Mystery Lantern Tour & live paranormal investigation 8 PM to 10:30 PM. The gates will be open that night until around midnight for face time with the experts & individual exploration. For details & press release please go to Also check out the GRIT page (& "Like") at

On August 17th Lake Isabella Paranormal Society is on slate to co-host! No one has investigated Silver City as frequently as LIPS since 2006! Check out their facebook page at and “Like” to see compelling recent videos shot at Silver City plus other evidence captured here & at other haunts.

August 31st details are to be announced this page so stay tuned by liking Silver City.

If you have ever wanted to be part of a ghost hunting investigation or simply want to learn the fascinating history of the Kern River Valley you will love these events.

They will be both lantern tours & interactive ghost hunts with advice/tips & demonstrations. Attendees are welcome to bring cameras & their own ghost hunting gear (if they have any) & join in or they can just observe & enjoy the unique presentation & live investigation.

What will visitors learn on the lantern tours? Which local historical figure had his grave dug up after his passing & why? What event, witnessed by dozens of individuals during a night tour caused Silver City to be listed as one of the top 15 most haunted sites in the U.S.A.? What is a little girl’s apparition doing in the jail? These & many other questions will be addressed during the guided tour.

Advance tickets for the lantern tour are available by credit card purchase by telephone (760-379-5146). They will also be on sale at 8:00 pm each night of the events (cash only) at the gate. The tour will be from 8:30 to 10:30 pm with time afterward for individual exploration of the site & face time with the experts.

The cost is only $12.00 per person (all ages). All proceeds from admissions & these special events are utilized (as they have for over 20 years) for the continuing operating costs, renovation, restoration & museum acquisitions on site. No public funds or tax dollars are utilized to operate Silver City. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Reminder: other night time lantern events are scheduled for August 17th & 31st plus Sept and October! (details to be announced). Mark your calendars! All updates announced on facebook only. hit "LIKE" to get the news feed. For an overview of the Ghost Town and general information go to "Don’t miss these events!” said Corlew.

Highway 178/Kernville/Lake Isabella