Staff writer Duncan Adams has an update on the fire that destroyed Dr. Cline’s Haunted Monster Museum last week.
Fire won’t dispirit Haunted Monster Museum operator
Mark Cline, who created the Haunted Monster Museum, said he will pursue other projects.
By Duncan Adams
Artist Mark Cline reacted philosophically last week to the destruction of his Haunted Monster Museum at Natural Bridge in a fire that started April 16.
On Monday, one week after the fire, he reported similar thoughts.
“I’ve had far too many blessings in my life to ever consider this as something that would slow me down,” Cline said. “I’m the Timex watch and the Energizer Bunny all rolled into one. I’m going forward with other projects.”
Cline, 51, said last week that he believed the fire was suspicious. He said all electricity to the site had been shut down for the off-season. The museum’s primary operating season is Memorial Day through Labor Day.
State police investigators have not released preliminary conclusions about where the blaze first started or about the possible circumstances of its origin.
Cline said he has talked to authorities but has been instructed not to share any details from those conversations.