The TAPS team heads to the Burlington County Prison Museum (formerly the Burlington County Jail), a national historic landmark located in the heart of historic Mount Holly, NJ. Completed in 1811 and in constant use until the mid-1960?s, the jail served as the last home to countless prisoners condemned to execution.
TAPS responds to a call from the night custodian at the Clapp Library in Belchertown, MA, whose solo shift has been graced by a few unearthly visitors. Then, the team investigates a house that sits on a 300 year old Massachusetts property where strange activity has plagued four generations of a local family.
TAPS travels to historic Gettysburg, PA for a case at the Cashtown Inn, a quaint bed and breakfast that served as headquarters to Confederate General A.H. Hill and as quarters for Confederate officers and their staffs.
Jason and Grant head to Trinway, Ohio to investigate an estate with a deadly past. Built in 1856, Prospect Place was known as a haven for runaway slaves during the Civil War era, but despite the good intentions of its builder, death has never been a stranger to this property.
TAPS answers a call from the United States Air Force to investigate the Wright-Patterson base in Dayton, Ohio, one of the oldest and largest military installations in the country. Over the years, stories of inexplicable encounters and incidents have been passed on from employee to employee.
TAPS investigates claims at the Ruff Stone Tavern, in North Providence, RI. In operation since 1792, it is the second oldest operating tavern in Rhode Island. During Prohibition, it was a speakeasy -- a tunnel in the basement (since boarded up) leads into downtown Providence. The tunnel has also led to speculation that the place was a stop on the Underground Railroad. Now, this centuries-old building is a paranormal hotspot, with claims ranging from shadows, the sounds of moaning and inexplicable fog and mist indoors.
In this episode, TAPS heads to Nevada to search for spirits of the Old West. First stop is the old mining town of Goldfield, where Jason, Grant and the rest of the team investigate one of the most requested locations in Ghost Hunters history Â- the Goldfield Hotel. Then the team travels north to Virginia City, once a thriving metropolis with a population of over 30,000. Now, the city is a ghost of its former self.
Jason, Grant and the TAPS team head to New England to answer a call from a terrified family plagued by mysterious apparitions. During their investigation, TAPS uncovers some shocking evidence of paranormal activity in the home. From there, they take on claims at the Palace Theater in Manchester, NH, a former vaudeville stop.
For the first time on Ghost Hunters, TAPS travels to Cape Cod, where they hope to debunk claims of the paranormal at the historic Colonial Inn. Built in the eighteenth century, this sea captainÂ's house is now a popular getaway for both locals and vacationers Â- and a quite a few ghosts! From there, Jason and Grant head to California to pay a visit to one of the most notorious locales in the Bay Area: the Moss Beach Distillery. Once a bustling speakeasy, this old haunt still hosts many faithful patrons Â- though some visitors seem to be moreÂ...spirited than others.
TAPS heads to New Jersey to investigate the oldest Governor?s mansion in the 13 original U.S. Colonies. The Proprietary House occupies an important place in American history as the residence of the last appointed Royal Governor of New Jersey, William Franklin?the son of Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. From there, it?s off to central New Jersey, where 19th century spirits inhabit an historic mill and quarry. Today, the grounds and structures serve as a time capsule of what rural life used to be - but visitors and employees alike believe there are long-dead villagers...
TAPS embarks on an investigation at Fort Delaware, built in the mid-1800?s and primarily used as an artillery defense for the Union during the Civil War. It eventually became a Civil War POW camp, housing over 33,000 Confederate soldiers. The conditions at Fort Delaware were grim, and it soon gained a reputation in the Confederacy as a ?black hole.?
TAPS goes to Connecticut to unravel the mysteries at the historic Pettibone Tavern. Built in 1780, the Tavern originally served as a carriage stop between Albany and Boston during the late eighteenth century. During this time, it was also supposedly the site of a brutal axe murder and throughout its years since, employees have consistently reported activity that they cannot explain. Then, Jason and Grant are called in to investigate a haunt hidden in their own neighborhood - the Slater Mill.
TAPS visits the abandoned (and skeevy) remains of an art-deco masterpiece, Buffalo Central Terminal. The terminal, a 14-story combination office tower/train station, opened in 1929 and closed 50 years later. After falling through the hands of various owners, the Central Terminal Restoration Corp. acquired it in 1997. In the years since the Terminal's abandonment, it has become a potent source of paranormal stories.
TAPS returns to New Orleans to investigate an historic sugar plantation. Jacques Telesphore, the businessman who built the house, died of tuberculosis in 1848. His family could not maintain his business holdings and had to sell their property in 1866. Several movies have been filmed at the Plantation, including Interview With the Vampire. Staff and volunteers have reported frequent activity at the plantation for years.
Dayville, CT: Tracy house - A frightened, young mother asks TAPS to help her terrorized son. Heather Tracy and her family moved in to her ancestor's property two years ago. There had always been reports of odd activity and it soon became apparent to her that there was something more to the stories. Appleton, NY: Haunted Winery - TAPS searches for spirits on the Upstate NY Wine Trail. This will be the first time TAPS has ever investigated a winery.
Springfield, MA: THEODORE'S/SMITH'S -- TAPS investigates a landmark pool hall in team member Steve Gonsalves' hometown. Over the years, the first floor fronted several retail clients, but is now a tavern called Theodore's. Though two separate establishments, Theodore's and Smith's have a common problem...they both experience intense paranormal activity. Now, their owners are working together, asking TAPS to diagnose their decades-old problem. Leominster, MA: HAUNTED VICTORIAN II -- A local TAPS family group went in to investigate claims of activity in this 19th ...
TAPS returns to investigate another legendary haunted naval landmark--the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda, CA. The Hornet, the eighth vessel to carry her name, was commissioned at the height of World War II in 1943. She quickly became one of the most highly decorated ships in the Navy and the USS Hornet is considered the most haunted ship in the Navy, past or present.
TAPS explores the Clovis Avenue Sanitarium, a sixty-six year-old, 8,000 square foot mansion and former sanitarium that opened in 1942, staying in service up through 1992. In that time, countless patients passed through the halls, and thousands eventually died. Unfortunately, not everyone who met their fate at the Clovis Avenue Sanitarium did so peacefully. There are stories of "alternative" and "experimental" treatments that were more akin to torture than healing. It is said that while their bodies were disposed of, their spirits still remain.
TAPS goes to the Maritime Museum of San Diego to investigate the oldest active ship in the world, the Star of India, and her slip mate, the Berkeley. The history of the ship makes it a landmark for San Diego. The paranormal experiences on the ship make it a landmark for investigators.
Ghost Hunters' season four finale takes the TAPS team to Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse and Fort Constitution in New Castle, NH. The 48-foot cast-iron tower was erected in 1771, with the grounds covering approximately 2 acres including Fort Constitution and the Keeper's Quarters. After years of late night reports from the Coast Guard and other witness accounts, the members of the Friends of The Portsmouth Lighthouse want to know if the lighthouse and surrounding grounds are truly haunted. Jason and Grant will be facing one of their most interesting challenges as they ...