Murphy's Ranch

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The legend here is that Nazi sympathizers wanted to start another Reich in California. Children and locals went missing and may attributed to occultists who also are said to have made this area their home. The screams of children are reported and it is believed that the land itself is cursed.

Submitted by Chris Berglund

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Geographic Information

Sullivan Fire Rd
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
United States

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34.07235417242905, -118.51383090041054
Los Angeles County, California
Nearest Towns:
Santa Monica, CA (3.9 mi.)
Westwood, CA (4.9 mi.)
Topanga, CA (5.3 mi.)
Century City, CA (5.6 mi.)
Sherman Oaks, CA (6.6 mi.)
Marina Del Rey, CA (7.3 mi.)
Las Flores, CA (7.4 mi.)
Culver City, CA (7.6 mi.)
Woodland Hills, CA (8.5 mi.)
Van Nuys, CA (8.7 mi.)


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