It’s not uncommon for the Ghost Adventures crew to visit places not necessarily known to the public. The location’s haunted history may be more subdued or, at least until Zak Bagans and company arrive, kept under wraps. That’s far from the case for their latest haunted journey, which takes them into the Old Gila County Jail and Courthouse of Globe, AZ. The 20th-century jail is known not just to locals in Gila County but also to well-versed paranormal investigators. In fact, it’s such a popular hot spot for the supernatural that the old building is used during the Halloween season as an attraction.
During the Ghost Adventures investigation, though, all showmanship is set aside to let the jail’s real history shine. Jails, especially those of an earlier era, aren’t known for their bright and happy nature. Beyond the trauma experienced by some of the inmates fearing for their lives, jails, like the Old Gila County Jail, are often riddled with stories of murder and death. When it comes to the Old Gila jail, plenty in its past would warrant the possible presence of spirits.