St. James Hotel

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Built in 1837, the historic hotel was fully renovated in 1997. Frank and Jesse James were frequent, sometimes long-term, guests at the hotel. Among other spirits, the ghost of Jesse James is said to reside here, a male apparition in 1880s cowboy garb. Jesse’s girlfriend Lucinda has been seen here as well, along with a waft of lavender scent. Even Jesse’s dog has been heard barking on the premises, and running around upstairs.

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Geographic Information

Address:
1222 Water Ave
Selma, AL 36701
United States

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GPS:
32.4068083336128, -87.01764139881135
County:
Dallas County, Alabama
Nearest Towns:
Selma, AL (0.2 mi.)
Selmont-West Selmont, AL (2.0 mi.)
Valley Grande, AL (7.3 mi.)
Benton, AL (13.6 mi.)
Orrville, AL (15.0 mi.)
White Hall, AL (18.7 mi.)
Autaugaville, AL (21.3 mi.)
Marion, AL (23.5 mi.)
Billingsley, AL (24.7 mi.)
Gordonville, AL (24.9 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://historicstjameshotel.com/

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