Manitou Springs, Colorado - This location was picked as part of the 2008 Great
American Ghost Hunt contest.
Briarhurst Manor (Ghost Hunters) - TAPS heads to Colorado to investigate the manor where the
walls are bleeding. Briarhurst Manor was originally built in 1888 and
is 14,000 square feet of pure eeriness. This swank (and spookie)
property was a finalist in Syfy's Great American Ghost Hunt contest.
America voted and thinks the place is haunted, so the team heads in to
|Jason and Grant begin by doing a general sweep of
the Palmer Room, which was known to be the children's bedroom. While
surveying the area, they hear creaking floorboards above them.
two head upstairs to attic area where the kids would play whenever it
rained outside. Yet the room is empty.
During a later investigation of
the Palmer Room, Grant notices a white light in one of the corners and
again, the sound of footsteps. Jason and Grant then ask Kris and Amy to
do a sweep of the area to see if they'll have similar experiences
which they do.
So the hunters head up to the attic where the noises are
coming from but there is no one there. Kris and Amy conduct an EVP
session in the space, yet the entity isn't ready to make nice and no
response is heard.
Meanwhile Dave and Steve survey the foyer
where people claim they've seen full-bodied apparitions throughout the
room. The K2 meter receives sporadic hits yet they don't have any
Later on, the two investigate the dining area
where people claim they've seen a red headed child playing in the yard
outside. But during their sweep of the area, carrot top doesn't make an
Next Grant and Jason head to the drawing room where
the walls have bled. Well, actually in the overhead area of the walls a
dark red iron smelling substance began to pour out but it was never
confirmed that it was actually blood.
Fair enough. Both hunters know
that there's an old restroom above the drawing room and when they get
there they find a red cleaning agent sitting on the sink.
tail end of the investigation Jay and Grant investigate the Palmer Room
but they're continually interrupted by female voices. Voices that do not
belong to investigators Kris and Amy.
During the final analysis,
the team finds audio recordings in nearly each of the rooms they
investigated. This coupled with the chilling experiences they had while
at the property leads TAPS to confirm that Briarhurst Manor is indeed
With so much unexplained activity, the Briarhurst Manor's ghostly guests have made impressions on visitors for decades.