Paranormal Investigation - The Anniversary of Gary's Death & His Birthday Celebration

Mon, July 29 2019, 8:00 PM - Tue, July 30 2019, 4:00 AM [EST]

112 South Williams Street, Paulding, Ohio, 45879, United States




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Event Information

Mon, July 29 2019, 8:00 PM - Tue, July 30 2019, 4:00 AM [EST]

About the Event

Event location is The Old Paulding County Jail, 112 South Williams Street, Paulding, Ohio, 45879

This is 2 of 4 of our Birthday Celebration Events this year!

This is a small intimate event. We did this event last year with great success and paranormal evidence. Reservations are EXTREAMLY limited and are on a first come first serve basis.

While there are several resident spirits that reside at The Old Paulding Jail, there is one, who makes his presence known every July 30th. The Spirit of Gary Murray. 

Gary was found hanged in the first floor cell block July 30th, 1998 at approximately 7:20am. We have confirmed his death as well as obtained documentation. Through our research, we also found that the date of his death, was also the date of his birth. Gary has made his presence known each year since the date I purchased the Jail. We believe we have nailed down the actual time of his death. It seems as though Gary tries every year to get our attention and tell us a little bit more about what transpired on that tragic day. Some of the resident spirits have offered tidbits of information as well.

This year marks the 21st Anniversary of his Death / Birth date.

We spend a lot of time at The Old Paulding Jail, and quite honestly, we are on very good terms with the Spirits and they are much like family.

This year we want to do something special for Gary. We want to celebrate his birth and continue our communication and research into this tragic day with him, by not just dwelling on the sad event that took place, but by also having a small party for him and celebrating his Birthday.

Come Join us for this very amazing and special event. I am sure our resident Spirits will most likely be attending too!

Your Ticket includes:
8:00 pm - Doors open - Meet & Greet the 187 P.I. Team, BBQ Dinner
9:30 pm - Birthday cake for Everyone and celebration ceremony for Gary
10:15 pm to 4:00 am - Tour of the Jail and Paranormal Investigation with Gary and friends

There will be drinks and light snacks throughout the night.

Your ticket also allows you to sleep over in Ohio's most haunted Jail! If you choose to sleep over, you will need to bring your own sleeping bag or air mattress, blankets and pillow, much like indoor camping. There are working bathrooms, and electric at the Jail. Departure from the Jail is 11:00 am. if you are sleeping over, or 4:00 am if you are not sleeping over.

This event is not for someone who can not climb stairs. There are no elevators in the Jail and even access to the first floor cell block has a few steps.

Come join us during this once a year, very special event!

Some of the many, many things that goes on at the Jail include: Lights being turned on / off, footsteps, male and female disembodied voices, people have been touched, opening and closing of doors / cabinets, whistling, jingling of keys, old time music and so much more!




No one under the age of 13 is permitted. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.




While the jail is very haunted, we have no control over the resident spirits or any spirits that visit the jail. That being said, we cannot guarantee you will experience any paranormal activity, however we will have all conditions in place for your best possible experience and best possible chance of capturing some paranormal activity.





All reservations must be made online and in advance.

Once your resevation is booked all sales are final. There are no refunds.





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About the Organizer

Shelly Robertson, founder and lead investigator at 187 P.I. Owner and operator of The Old Paulding Jail.

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