Episode 2

In Episode #2 of Tombstone Shadows, we take a visit to the Artesia Cemetery in Cerritos, California.

History:
You’ll hear a short history of the Artesia Cemetery, including who was the first to be buried there:
John P. Collins (1814-1882).

Ghost Experiences:
There are no ghost experiences that I could find, regarding the Artesia cemetery.

Tombstone Shadows Investigations in Ep. 2:
(grave locations follow name)

  1. John Thompson 
    (Aug.22, 1880 to Aug. 6, 1892)
    Died at the age of eleven in Santa Ana, California from a gunshot wound.
    (B: 76-L: 2-G: 10)

  2. Robert Stevens Duckworth
    (Oct. 4, 1922 to Oct. 22, 1972)
    Was drafted into the army in WWII, survived a German prison camp, and passed away at the age of 50.
    (B: 36-L: 4-G: 10)

  3. Oscar Alexander Castillo
    (June 4, 1958 to March 28, 1976)
    Was murdered after watching a baseball game in Long Beach, California with his girlfriend. He was 17.
    (B: 122-L: 3-G: 1)

  4. The Ouija Board Murder (1933)
    The Lizzie Borden-esque planned out murder of Earnest J. Turley, a retired U.S. naval officer.
    (burial place unknown)

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If you live near or plan to visit any of our Tombstone Shadows Investigation graves, please leave a flower, and take a photo. We will post it with the episode, and send you a “Tombstone Shadow Investigator” sticker.

The Charleston recording by Arthur Gibbs and His Gang (1923) is part of U.S. public domain as of Jan. 1, 2019.

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Episode 1

Episode #1 of Tombstone Shadows:
A visit to the Carpinteria Cemetery in Carpinteria, California.

History:
You’ll hear a short history of the Carpinteria area and how the cemetery was founded—including the first interred there.

Ghost Experiences:
There are no ghost experiences to share regarding the cemetery.

Tombstone Shadows Investigations in Episode 1:
(grave locations follow name)

  1. Kristen Leigh Moore (F, 20)

  2. Dorothy June Tennent (393, 1)

  3. Dianna M. Camacho (378, 2)
    Joseph Thomas DeAlba (1 So, 10, 4, 4)
  4. Andrew J. Nidever (180, 7)
  5. Janie Nidever (215, 2)
  6. John Dehner (327, 2)
  7. Oliver Bettle Prickett (NA)

icon of camera If you visit…!
If you live near or plan to visit any of our Tombstone Shadows Investigation graves, please leave a flower, and take a photo. We will post it with the episode, and send you a “Tombstone Shadow Investigator” sticker.

Street location for Dorothy Tennent:
The dirt shoulder off Gabbert Road (near W. Los Angeles Ave.), next to a chain link fence in front of the So Cal Edison Substation.

Street location for Dianna and Joseph:
Foothill Road (east of Casitas Pass Road) – in front of a private driveway. Possibly somewhere around 5550 Foothill Road.

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