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CLASS: Unearthing the Past (2hr)
Instructor: Meg Muldoon
Room: Seaside B/C
Sunday, March 24, 2024, 10:00am-12:00pm
Unearthing the Past    
Class Description:

Unearthing the Past – how to conduct historical research to give your paranormal investigation credibility Beef up your paranormal investigations with solid historical research and interviewing skills! As many ghost TV shows demonstrate, gathering paranormal evidence is only one part of the equation in any investigation. Historical research and interviews with subjects is key to a well-rounded investigation, however, these can be both daunting and confusing if you don’t know where to begin. In this class, you’ll learn how to dig into the archives as well as learn about best interviewing practices to get your subjects talking and sharing their stories. You will also learn about best ways to combine all aspects of the investigation into a crisp, intriguing storyline that will appeal to your audience. If you are a podcaster, a paranormal investigator, or an aspiring writer, this class will provide valuable tips for any investigation you decide to pursue. This class is taught by a former Bend Bulletin reporter, author, and ghost tour researcher.

Class Outcome:    

Students will come away from Unearthing the Past with the ability to implement various historical research tools in their investigations, and will learn how to navigate newspaper archives, property records, and more. Additionally, they will also understand best interview practices and how to combine all aspects of their paranormal investigation into a compelling storyline to share with others.

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OGC Ticketing Tips:  

Before purchasing tickets for Classes, Evening Events, Investigtions or Ghost Tours, we highly recommend that you make a plan by looking at the 2024 Schedule so you can decide how you want to spend your time and to make sure you don’t purchase tickets for classes or events that overlap or cause scheduling conflicts. Please plan carefully because there are NO CASH REFUNDS. Individual tickets for classes, tours, investigations and events are available from each class or event page and can also be found through the 2024 Schedule or the Online Box Office

In addition to purchasing individual tickets to classes, tours or events, you will also need to purchase a General Admission Ticket.

General Admission Tickets are $20 and are good for the entire weekend. General Admission Passes can be purchased through our Online Box Office or at the Oregon Ghost Conference Box Office at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center: Friday, March 22nd-Sunday, March24th.

General Admission tickets are good for admission to the Vendors Area and all Main Stage Speaker presentations for all three days of the Oregon Ghost Conference.

Sunday Only General Admission Tickets are $10 and can only be purchased in person at the  Oregon Ghost Conference Box Office at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center, Sunday, March 24th ONLY. 

Unearthing the Past  
2hr Class Registration: $25.00