The journey for the third season of ghost stories, urban legends, and local history began on a dark, January night. Sam Saxton and Professor Geoff DeRoot traveled to Purcell to visit the McClain County Historical Society for stories about the country and a chance to see the ghost of Mr. McClain.
In the season finale, Sam and Geoff interview Dani and Whitney from the podcast Creepy Caffeine. Whitney and Dani share their paranormal experiences about Shawnee and the USS Batfish. Later, Sam and Geoff meet an individual calming to be George Grayson who requires an item in the professor’s possession.
Sam and Geoff travel south to Lexington where they meet Glen McDonald, the owner of Anomalist Books. Glen shares stories about what people have encountered in his building as well as stories of bigfoot throughout Oklahoma. When Sam returns home, he makes a startling discovery.
Unbeknownst to Sam, Geoff has been researching other hauntings in Enid. The professor meets with Sam at the studio where he shares the stories he learned about a spirit that’s still trying to fix an elevator, an explosion sound that haunts a school, a boy trying to keep people away from a lake, and more.
With Sam recovering from the flu, Geoff took the University of Oklahoma Ghost Tour and recalled the ghost stories to Sam. The tour included tales about Holmberg Hall, where a music professor is said to play in the night, footsteps on the glass-plated floors of the library decks, a little boy roller-skating through the third floor of Ellison Hall, and Mex the Dog still cheering for the football team.
Under a full moon, Sam and Geoff arrive at the Enid Cemetery for the town’s annual Tombstone Tales event after receiving an invite from Visit Enid. The next day, the two meet Russ Frazee and Errol Wofford at Garfield Furniture to learn more about the town’s history and connection to John Wilkes Booth’s death there.
Sam and Geoff travel to see Teri French, founder of the Tulsa Spirit Tours, who has been sharing Tulsa’s colorful past with locals and visitors alike for over a decade. They meet at Foolish Things Coffee where Teri discusses the city’s history, including stories of the Tulsa Race Massacre, serial killers, and prohibition scandals.
Bryan Herring. It was the name that kept popping up when Sam and Geoff where in Chandler for their Route 66 day trip. Before the two could reach out to him, Bryan invited them back to Chandler to meet with the Lincoln County Paranormal Investigators for more stories about the town as well as other frightful tales in Oklahoma.
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.