Historic Western Hotel

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This historic saloon and hotel was built in 1891 during the town mining boom, and is allegedly haunted by a number of spirits from a bygone era. These include a shadowy figure who peers out of windows, a lady in an old-fashioned dress who appears to art students in an upstairs studio, and a spook who likes to play with the cash register after closing hours. Each hotel room is equipped with a guestbook, many of which are brimming with ghostly tales and encounters experienced by visitors.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

210 Seventh Avenue
Ouray, CO
United States

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38.0240638, -107.6724092
Ouray County, Colorado
Nearest Towns:
Ouray, CO (0.1 mi.)
Portland, CO (4.3 mi.)
Telluride, CO (9.7 mi.)
Ridgway, CO (10.1 mi.)
Mountain Village, CO (11.9 mi.)
Loghill Village, CO (13.2 mi.)
Ophir, CO (14.5 mi.)
Silverton, CO (14.7 mi.)
Sawpit, CO (18.0 mi.)
Lake City, CO (19.4 mi.)


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