• #HauntingHistoryPodcast,  Cold Case,  DNA,  Genealogy,  Missing,  Mysteries,  true crime,  Unsolved,  Unsolved Mysteries

    Who Killed Kerry Patterson Part 1

    Kerry Patterson was a pretty, outgoing orange county teenager. On December 27, 1980, a worker in the Union oil field in Brea California, specifically in tonner Canyon,  came across a human skull, located on flat ground in the middle of the oil field, about 50 feet from an oil derrick, rested what would break a mothers heart, send a sister on a life long search and a cold case detective looking for answers, the life and death of Kerry Patterson has touched many lives, lives of people she never even had a chance to meet.

  • #HauntingHistoryPodcast,  Classic Hollywood,  creepy,  creepykids,  Curses,  Golden Age of Hollywood,  Halloween,  Halloween2020,  Haunted Houses,  Missing,  Mysteries

    Creepy Kids

    They say kids say the darnest things, but, some do the scarest, listen as we chat about things perfectly normal kids have said to completely freak out their parents and hear about kids who really were the scariest thing you can imagine.         Watch the 1956 version of The Bad Seed on Amazon Prime     ********* None of the photos on this page belong to Haunting History Podcast. No copyright infringement intended and are only used as enhancements to the story told.    At times when reporting facts regarding a true crime, (and photos) multiple sources  use the same wording. Every effort is made to avoid…

  • #HauntingHistoryPodcast,  Classic Hollywood,  creepy,  Curses,  Golden Age of Hollywood,  Halloween,  Halloween2020,  Haunted Houses,  Mysteries,  Unsolved,  Unsolved Mysteries

    Haunted Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

    The Hollywood Roosevelt hotel, financed in part by the roaring twenties kings and queen of Hollywood, Louis B. Mayer, Douglas Fairbanks, the silent screen queen herself Mary Pickford and Grauman Theater owner Sid Grauman.  The 12-story hotel has 300 guest rooms including 63 suites it was  Built in 1927, and named for US President Theodore Roosevelt, the hotel has penthouse views of the hollywood hills and sign. Building took a year and half and at the time cost what seemed like an astronomical amount for the time of 2.5 million, which would be well over 25 million today.   Its known for hosting the first academy awards on May 16, 1929,…

  • #HauntingHistoryPodcast,  Haunted Houses

    Cosmopolitan Hotel-San Diego

    This week we are not traveling far from  us, and if you are in southern California there is still time to visit, during the spookiest month of the year, we visited last weekend and it was amazing.   Special Thanks to Mike Simms with San Diego PR and Eric Minella-Manager of Historic Interpretation Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant and Michael Brown with San Diego Ghost Tours and http://www.oldtownsmosthaunted.com/       ********* None of the photos on this page belong to Haunting History Podcast. No copyright infringement intended and are only used as enhancements to the story told.    At times when reporting facts regarding a true crime, (and photos) multiple…

  • #HauntingHistoryPodcast,  Halloween,  Halloween2020,  Haunted Cemetery,  Haunted Houses,  Mysteries,  true crime

    Preston Castle

    Built in 1894, Preston School of Industry opened to 7 wards, all juveniles transferred from San Quentin State Prison. For over 120 years the Castle as its become known as has become home to more than its share of spirits. Is Preston Castle filled with intelligent hauntings of the boys and staff who worked, lived and died there or are the imprints of its sometimes violent and tragic past still playing over and over again today, we’ll let you decide. Cat’s speaks to Connie, one of the leaders of the Preston Paranormal Team to find out how much and what is really going on there. To learn  more please visit:…

  • #HauntingHistoryPodcast,  Cold Case,  DNA,  Genealogy,  true crime

    Catching a Killer-The Murder of April Tinsley

    The death of a child is always tragic and heart breaking, the murder of a child is unspeakable, the unsolved murder of a child is unfathomable. The case of April TInsley is all 3. On April 1, 1988 8 year old April Tinsley disappeared, how her killer was caught may be the wave of the future of solving all cold cases with DNA.  If you want to see what the murderer looks like feel free to google, I can’t bring myself to post it here.   notes left by the killer   FACEBOOK PAGE FOR APRIL https://www.facebook.com/pg/AprilMarieTinsley/photos/?ref=page_internal FBI PROFILE OF KILLER https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/news/stories/2009/may/april-tinsley-murder-pt.-3/tinsley-killer-profile CeCe Moore-The Genetic Detective https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ibtimes.com%2Fgenetic-detective-preview-cece-moore-investigates-april-tinsleys-murder-abc-crime-2994212&psig=AOvVaw369SfFKbyOsxk1nt9V1dBr&ust=1597883618032000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CA0QjhxqFwoTCKCAi8mCpusCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAJ ********* None of…

  • #HauntingHistoryPodcast

    The Legend of Lavina Fisher

    Websters dictionary definition of the word Legend says : a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but is  unauthenticated. Being a historical true crime podcast, so many times the stories we tell are mired in a century old game of telephone somewhere in the story is the truth, sadly tho we never know how much of the truth of the story gets documented and shared, particularly when we talk about something that happened 200 years ago. This weeks episode is a story that exemplifies that, The legend of Lavina FIsher is so old  its hard to know what is true and what parts just became a camp fire story.…

  • #HauntingHistoryPodcast

    Carl “Alfafa” Switzer

    From 1922 to 1944 Hollywood executive  and producer Hal Roach, famous for his part in the Laurel and Hardy films and those by Charlie Chase.  filmed children in what he believed was in a relatively natural way.  One of those children would hit the screen in a big way and still almost 100 years later is one of the most recognizable child characters still today.                          Alfafa&Spanky Alfafa&Darla                                                              …