The Ominous History of The 1886 Crescent Hotel (Eureka Springs, Arkansas)

Episode 3,  Nov 28, 2022, 06:00 PM

True crime? The paranormal? This story has a little bit of both. Welcome to the 1886 Crescent Hotel. Book a stay here, but you may not be sleeping alone.

True crime? Paranormal? This story is a whole lot of both. Lauren and Laura break down the history of Arkansas's infamous 1886 Crescent Hotel and the egotistic and flamboyant man who turned the historic hotel into a nightmare for hundreds of cancer patients, Norman Baker.


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