Gunn House Hotel

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This 1850’s inn was formerly the county hospital and a boarding house, and is rumoured to be the most haunted place in town to stay. In Room #011, guests staying the night have awoken to find an unseen entity rearranging the furniture in the room, and have also heard a sound similar to the rattling of coins. In Room #010, a man was reportedly turfed out of bed by a violent entity, which had no intention of letting him stay the night. In other rooms, a ghost has been known to hop into bed with couples, while others have reportedly felt the sensation of being watched. However, the most haunted is Room #012, where guests have opened their door to a terrifying apparition and seen a man in an old-fashioned suit standing at the end of their four poster. However, if you thought the hauntings were confined to just guest suites, think again. The apparition of a matronly lady has materialised in the fireplace of the parlour room on several occasions, while a shadow apparition has been known to appear on the stairs.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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286 South Washington Street
Sonora, CA
United States

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37.9812775, -120.38235650000001
Tuolumne County, California
Nearest Towns:
Sonora, CA (0.2 mi.)
East Sonora, CA (1.2 mi.)
Jamestown, CA (2.9 mi.)
Columbia, CA (3.9 mi.)
Tuttletown, CA (4.3 mi.)
Mono Vista, CA (6.2 mi.)
Soulsbyville, CA (6.5 mi.)
Tuolumne City, CA (7.8 mi.)
Chinese Camp, CA (8.1 mi.)
Cedar Ridge, CA (8.2 mi.)


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