Osgood Castle - Redstone Castle

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Folks say the ghost of the owner, John C. Osgood, still lingers on the property. Also lingering is the smell of his ghostly cigar smoke, which is how the caretaker detected the ghost’s presence when no one else was on the property.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Saw Hill Rd.
Redstone, CO
United States

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GPS:
39.17157849918156, -107.24057681481935
County:
Pitkin County, Colorado
Nearest Towns:
Redstone, CO (0.6 mi.)
Marble, CO (7.4 mi.)
Carbondale, CO (16.0 mi.)
Snowmass Village, CO (16.5 mi.)
Catherine, CO (16.9 mi.)
El Jebel, CO (17.4 mi.)
Basalt, CO (17.6 mi.)
Cattle Creek, CO (19.8 mi.)
Woody Creek, CO (20.2 mi.)
Aspen, CO (22.7 mi.)

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  1. charles osgood  |  

    we all like our cigars, that is “THE OSGOODS” . I like a little fine port and a fine Cuban but a very good Honduran will suffice .

  2. I saw a female ghost at Redstone Castle approx. 12 years ago. It was the first and only time I’ve seen a ghost! I was on a business trip on the western slope the 7-10 days before Thanksgiving. It was cold and there was snow on the ground. After making several business stops around the area, Pagosa Springs, etc… I decided to spend the night at the Redstone Inn/Castle since I had an appointment w/ a small business in Redtone the following day. The Inn was practically deserted and I got a room on a floor all to myself, according to the receptionist. At the time, I thought, ‘Cool, I get the whole floor to myself!’ After dinner, I took a history book I had brought along and settled down next to the main fireplace and read for over 2 hours. I was really enjoying the ambiance of the Inn/Castle. That evening, I went to bed and fell sound asleep. At approximately 4am (guessing at the time), I awoke suddenly feeling there was a presence in my room. I looked ahead and saw a woman, dressed in a long skirt with a long sleeve shirt tucked in (1800’s period clothing) standing in the doorway between the room and bathroom. Her hair was in a bun. She was watching me. I sensed that she meant no harm and was benign; she just wanted me to know of her presence. Regardless, I was scared shitless! I pulled the covers over my head and remained frozen in fear until approx. 7am when the sun rose! ha, ha. It’s funny now but it wasn’t at the time. When I checked out, I told the front desk/check-out clerk of my experience. She said others have reported ghosts but not a woman.

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