Ashmore Estates, soon to be featured on the Travel Channel’s top-rated show Ghost Adventures, has long been the focus of local curiosity. Most of the pictures and footage in the following video (aside from the old newspaper clippings) was taken between 2001 and 2006, before the building was purchased and turned into a haunted house. This is Ashmore Estates as it was for the fifteen years it sat abandoned.
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“The in depth background that Michael Kleen does on each location is great! I felt like I had a real historical understanding of each haunted spot after reading about it. Ghosts or no ghosts – you decide. But either way, you’ll learn interesting things on each location. I highly recommend this information-packed, highly fun read.”