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Orbs at the Clarkfield Hotel


Magill, Australia

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During my Xmas break I traveled to Melbourne and visited the The Clarkfield Hotel which is one of the oldest hotels in Victoria, established during the first of the Victorian Mining Goldfields, it was also the first resting place for the Cob & Co horses. The Hotel is also known for its hauntings, being described as one of the most active haunted places in Victoria, and we sure discovered this was true.

This photo was taken out the back of the hotel and one of the many hot spots. During the turn of the century a couple with a 10 year old retarded daughter ran the place, one night during a violent argument between the husband and wife, their daughter woke up and ran to their bedroom, she witnessed her father beating his wife and tried to stop him, which incensed him and caused him to turn his anger onto her. he beat her until she was dead, fearing retribution he threw her broken body into the well at the back of the hotel and filled it in with dirt. The wife left him and told the authorities what he had done. Sadly the little girls body has never been recovered and she lays still in her violent makeshift grave. It is said she haunts the hotel nightly, knocking on doors upstairs and crying. Many physics have been to the hotel and all say the same thing, that is that the father who murder her died shortly after his arrest and his punishment is to stay at her side in spirit until eternity. It is said his presence is often felt in the ladies toilet and in the back dining room.

The well is at the back of the photo against the fence where the flowers grow which the windows of the back dining room look over. I was amazed when I saw this photo and the density of the large Orb, it filled me with a sense of dread, sadness and hopelessness, I believe it is the spirit of the father, sentenced to stay forever overlooking his daughters grave. I think the small Orb near the well is her spirit.

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