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'Haunted' hotel yields cache of mystery jars


Posted on Saturday, 20 April, 2019 | Comment icon 4 comments

The Crescent Hotel as it appeared back in 1886. Image Credit: PD
Hundreds of bottles containing human tissue samples have been found at the Crescent Hotel in Arkansas.
Situated in Eureka Springs, the building, which has been featured on several paranormal investigation shows, has often been referred to as "America's most haunted hotel."

Much of its notoriety stems from one of its previous owners - Norman G. Baker - who in 1937 turned it in to a hospital and health resort where he conducted controversial research in to so-called "cures" for various ailments while simultaneously attempting to discredit conventional medical practices.

Now archaeologists investigating the site report that they have uncovered a large cache of mysterious bottles and jars containing some of Baker's home-made medicines as well as some rather gruesome human tissue samples taken from patients during his time there.
The samples have since been sent to the crime lab at the University of Arkansas.

"Baker was a charlatan touting that he had the cure to cancer," said hotel vice president Jack Moyer.

"Obviously that proved not to be the case."


Source: Atlas Obscura | Comments (4)


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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by acute on 20 April, 2019, 18:47
It sounds as if the ghosts want their tissues back. 
Comment icon #2 Posted by Seti42 on 20 April, 2019, 19:09
WHERE is my BIG TOE?
Comment icon #3 Posted by Impedancer on 20 April, 2019, 22:55
Norman bates?
Comment icon #4 Posted by DingoLingo on 21 April, 2019, 1:21
ahh tissue for their issues huh


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