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Springfield, IL 62702

Phoenix Center: October 28, 2014

Jan 11, 2015 On October 28, Lanphier High School's Paranormal Club returned to the Phoenix Center for a third investigation. The Phoenix Center is Springfield's local community center for LGBTQ individuals in the area. The Phoenix Center is also an active haunted site that the club frequents. Mr. Roberts was provided adult supervision at the investigation, and the club president, Amber S., was also there to help out. Marye C. READ MORE

Phoenix Center: October 7, 2014

Jan 11, 2015 On October 7, 2014, the Lanphier High School Paranormal Club embarked on their second investigation at the Phoenix Center. The Phoenix Center is Springfield's local community center for the LGBTQ people, but it also doubles as an active haunted location that the club is allowed to investigate. The chaperones that attended the investigation included Mr. Davis and Mr. Roberts, as well as the club's acting president, Amber S. READ MORE

Bartonville Asylum April 15, 2014

Apr 29, 2014 The investigation on the old Peoria State Hospital's original building (1902), the Bowen Building was attending by twenty-one club members and numerous adults. The group arrived on this very cold evening (30's) around 6PM. They were greeted the owner Richard and several of his volunteers, who were available to answer any questions that the group may have. READ MORE

R Theater, Auburn Il

Mar 12, 2014 Ten students attended the investigation at the R Theater in Auburn Il. on February 21, 2014. The Theater built in 1948 once was the home to a 550 seat cinema, and now houses a private residence, and insurance agency. The theater also was home to a haunted attraction until this year. The investigation began with a walkthrough of the facility. Robbin Terry, the owner and long time investigator himself gave the group a history of the facility while video and audio recording. READ MORE

Virgil Hickox House, February 2013

May 3, 2013 Report Hickox House- February 18, 2013 The investigation took place from 6:30-8:30 PM. Morgan who had been to this location many times before led the group. Kim, Greg, and Michelle joined her. It was the latter two’s first investigation ever. Later in the evening they were joined by Jason and his daughter Brittany who will be at LHS next year. Mr. Roberts hosted as always. The night was very active to say the least, and we are expecting evidence to support our experiences. Mr. READ MORE

Lincoln Theater, Decatur Illinois

Apr 24, 2013 The Lanphier Paranormal Club students tackled their biggest investigation to date when they were fortunate enough to get into one of America’s paranormal hotspots, the historic Lincoln Theater in Decatur. The Theater was built in 1916 and was at one time used for famous acts including the magician Blackstone, Al Jolson, and Jack Dempsey. Today is it is used for concerts, musicals, and plays among other events. READ MORE

Henry Wohlgemuth Mansion ( 2)

Mar 8, 2013 Paranormal club members, numbering 10 strong, made their second trip to the historic Henry Wohlgemuth Mansion in Springfield. The huge estate is located on the corner of 8th and Cook St. downtown. Students used audio recorders, k2 meters, laser lights, cameras, divining rods, spirit boxes, digital cameras, ghost meters, and of course flashlights during the investigation. The evidence will be posted on the webpage as soon as review is completed by the students. READ MORE

Auburn R Theater

Feb 21, 2013 Reports R Theater, Auburn Il. January 31, 2013 The following are reports from individuals and/or groups from our club investigation. Check out our photo gallery, and evps posted on the evidence page. Ashley Howlett- Group 3 Ashley (me) complained of getting a headache during the investigation. READ MORE

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