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Cor de Gavere's early life had the aura of a tragic fairy tale. She was born in Java, where her ... [Read more]

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A girl in a formal dress runs across the lobby, then disappears into thin air. In an empty Mermaid Room, voices and music are softly heard. Hidden rooms and secret passages are mysterious vestiges of Brookdale Lodge's rich past.

Brookdale, two miles south of Boulder Creek, opened in 1900 ..." [More]

Excerpted from Historical Memories Haunt Brookdale by Ross Eric Gibson