Geoff and Sam travel on the Oklahoma City streetcar with Caitlin Ford from EMBARK where the professor shares ghost stories he’s collected along the route. This episode is brought to you by EMBARK – providing streetcar, ferry transit, bike share, and bus services in Oklahoma City and Norman. Their transportation options connect people with their community, while easing traffic congestion and improving air quality. Learn more at embarkok.com and then explore the city using public transportation.
As part of the professor’s continued effort to check in with all of his contacts, Sam and Geoff travel to Shawnee where they meet with Dee and Loren from IOKP, Investigating Oklahoma’s Paranormal. Dee and Loren share tales of Shawnee’s ghosts, including the Ritz Theatre, the radio station, and the lively downtown.
Sam and Geoff travel to El Reno – not for their onion burgers, but to meet with paranormal investigator and author Tanya Mccoy-Womack. At Iron Tree Coffee, Tanya talks about El Reno’s history, ghost stories, and local cryptids.
In hopes of raising the professor’s spirits, Sam and Geoff leave Oklahoma City to travel east along Route 66 to collect ghost stories. Along the way, they make pit stops, like in Arcadia to find why the Round Barn isn’t haunted. In Chandler, they learn about Route 66 from artist and author Jerry McClanahan and hear ghost stories at Route 66 Interpretive Center with Susan Pordos and the Manvel Avenue Coffee Co with Steven Conway. On the way back, they visit with Dawn Shelton of the Luther Register News for some hometown spooky stories.
After receiving a concerning voicemail from Detective James, Geoff and Sam meet up to learn some grave news. Then the two visit Edmond with Marnie Vinge of the Eerie Okie podcast who takes them to Silver Leaf Gems where they are introduced to Stephanie Carel for ghost stories about Edmond.
On the hunt to learn more about the mysterious Iron Door legend, Sam and Geoff meet with Steven Pemberton II, a well-traveled hiker of the Wichita Mountains. Sam and Geoff also explore the Parallel Forest for themselves.
In the season two premiere, Sam Saxton meets with Detective Valerie James to follow up with what he discovered in the underground tunnels. A few months later, Professor Geoff DeRoot calls Sam about some stories about Medicine Park that might relate to their experience.
Season Two of Tales Unveiled is now in production! Jeff and Dennis traveled to Medicine Park to record the first episode. There’s still work to be done on this episode. There’s narration to be recorded and we have an interview with a Medicine Park hiker (who happens to live locally) to still do. We may Read More …
Tasked by Professor DeRoot, Sam returns to the Overholser Mansion to investigate an item that was gifted to the Overholsers by George Grayson. The next day, the professor requests Sam’s presence as he found an entrance to the lost Chinese Tunnels. Learn what they find in the season finale of Tales Unveiled!
Sam and Geoff conduct separate interviews with Sam getting a second opinion from Localites OKC on places they’ve visited and Geoff learning about the legendary Chinese Tunnels. Their conversations add new levels of mystery to the tales of Oklahoma.