"I just really enjoyed the whole thing.  It helped me to see that investigating is as much fun as the reading about places
in guidebooks and I would love to do it again."   Tiera F

"It was cool .. great job"   Christen C   ...  "Loved it!"  Carrie S

"I really thought it was a neat experience."  Angel Y   ...  "Very informative"  Stephanie S

"My daughter and i enjoyed it very much and are planning on returning"  Connie Y

"The interaction from the team was FANTASTIC....the other two in my group fell in love with the experience."  Margaret S

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Part 1 (Click Here) & Part 2 (Click Here)
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Be a Ghost Hunter for a night while investigating Missouri's most haunted castle and one of the
most haunted locations in the Mid-West.  Search for the unknown during this public overnight
investigation at the same location and with some of the investigators featured in the
paranormal documentary "Children of the Grave" which has aired on SyFy and Chiller.  Also,
Pythian Castle was featured in a segment titled "Behind Stone Walls" on "Ghost Lab" and on
"The Haunted Collector" as "Pythian Secrets".  Paranormal Task Force has been featured in
various documentaries and productions which have aired on SyFy, Chiller, Travel Chanel and
more.  Such shows and productions include "Children of the Grave", "The Haunted Boy (The
Exorcist File)", “Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files” segment “Truck Stop Terror”, "Ghost
Adventures" special 100th episode, and more.

Originally built around 1911 by the Knights of Pythias for use as a home for widows and orphans
where dark hidden secrets and tragic events went untold for years.  The Castle later became
part of the Army's O'Reilly Hospital Complex in 1942 and served as the Service Club for enlisted
men.  It was during this period that the Castle also started serving a plethora of unexplainable
activity.  During WWII the O'Reilly Complex also housed three or more wards of POW's.  Many of
them were interrogated within the walls of the Castle and tales from visiting veterans over the
years sometimes tell of "not so happy" endings. In 1947 the Castle became part of the Veterans
Administration 500 bed tuberculosis hospital until 1952 when vacated.  From that time forward it
served as many uses until being bought by the current owner in 2003.

With it's eloquent charm, mystic atmosphere, mysterious past, lovely hosts and an abundance
of occurring unexplainable events; this is one place that you want to add to your "places to
visit before you pass on" list.  When you indulge yourself within this building once, you will find
yourself with an addiction to return multiple times to experience more of what it has to offer.

A pre-investigative meeting and tour will start at 7:00 p.m. to present the historical & haunted
history of the Pythian Castle. Then the all night investigation will begin between 8 and 9 p.m.
and conclude at 4 a.m.   A midnight snack will be provided.

Attendees will be divided into three groups and rotated to investigate a different floors of the
Castle at different times throughout the night.  Everyone will have the opportunity  to
investigate with investigators of Paranormal Task Force and to use equipment and receive
paranormal field training as desired.

When: Saturday November 14, 2015
Time: 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Where: Pythian Castle in Springfield, Missouri
Cost: $75.00 per person

Minors have to be accompanied by an adult.  No one under 12 allowed.  
No refunds unless the event is cancelled or rescheduled.

Overnight at the Pythian Castle Includes:  

* Pre-Investigative Tour
* Overnight Access until 4 a.m. (Some areas will be restricted)
* Private Ghost Hunt with Investigators from Paranormal Task Force
* History & Hauntings of the Building
* A Midnight Snack
* Bring Your Own Ghost Hunting Equipment (Some will be provided for use by PTF)
* Flashlights Required  

- Note - An "at your own risk" liability waiver will be required to be signed by attendees.  Paranormal Task Force and the Pythian Castle
reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone and to remove those who are disruptive to others.  There is also no guarantee that
anyone will witness or experience paranormal activity at this event.  PTF-05
Overnight Ghost Hunt at Pythian Castle
in Springfield, MO
Saturday -
November 14, 2015
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