The numbers on the map correspond to the children interviewed by District Attorney's Investigators, listed above.  Dark black spaces represent alleged underground secret rooms (scaled to alleged size).  Meshed squares bordered in black represent alleged trap doors in the floors.  A circular space indicates an alleged hole.  thick black and white arrows represent direction and length of alleged tunnels.

Note that Stickel's alleged tunnel and "possible" secret room do not correspond to any of the stories collected either by DA's investigators or by therapist Martha Cockriel's patients.  One child, who did not talk about tunnels until March 16, 1985, when he and his father joined other parents at the vacant side lot to search for tunnels, could not give any locations at that time.  During his subsequent preliminary hearing testimony the boy alleged that it was under classroom IV.  (Map drawn and provided by author)

The Dark Truth About the "Dark Tunnels of McMartin"

bulletThe Beginning
bulletThe Accusation
bulletThe Letter
bulletChildren's Institute International
bulletHysteria Spreads
bulletNews Media Coverage and National Hysteria
bulletFollowing the Money
bulletDr. Roland C. Summit
bulletSatanic Trappings and the Search for The Secret Rooms and Tunnels
bulletIncredibly Weak Evidence
bulletSummit Defends MacFarlane's Interviews of the McMartin Children, Without Reviewing the Interviews
bulletJudy Johnson's Increasingly Bizarre Behavior
bulletThe Trial Verdicts
bulletParents Begin Search For Tunnels
bulletRevisionist History: Judy Johnson and The Dark Tunnels of McMartin
bulletThe Third McMartin Trial
bulletEthics, Professors, Indiana Jones, Switzerland, and Early (Very Early) Man
bulletTunnel Precursors
bulletBob Currie
bulletOrigin of a Secret Room
bulletFrom Santa Claus To Lions
bulletMultiple Molestations: Devils, a Dead Baby, and a Ghost
bulletTunnel Therapy
bulletThe District Attorney's Excavation
bullet[MAP]
bulletAnalysis of the Report on the 186 (minus one page) Manhattan Tunnel Project (MTP) by E. Gary Stickel
bulletMTP Archeological Methodology Employed by E. Gary Stickel
bulletSite Contamination By Manhattan Tunnel Project
bulletPhotographic Documentation of the MTP Archeological Procedures
bulletStickel's Conclusions About the Evidence He Claims to Have Obtained from the Archeological MTP Project
bulletThe Missing Tunnel
bulletEstimating Dates of "Tunnel" Artifacts
bulletConclusions
bulletEndnote
 

 
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