The Oxford Saloon

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The historic saloon, built in 1900, was originally Blackman’s Dry Goods Store. But it’s been a saloon (and, some say, bordello) since around 1910. Legend has it that a policeman named Henry was stabbed to death here while trying to break up a fight. His ghost is said to remain, pinching ladies in the restroom or hanging out on the basement stairs. Reports say that although the second floor of the building is now offices, ghosts from the saloon remain there too: a man in a bowler hat and two female spirits, Kathleen, believed to be the bordello’s madam, and Amelia, one of her ladies of the night. Long ago Amelia’s body mysteriously was found dead, curled up in the closet. Paranormalists investigating the place had some eerie experiences with ghostly voices and images that showed up in photographs.

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Geographic Information

Address:
913 1st St
Snohomish, WA 98290
United States

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GPS:
47.9111138, -122.09389490000001
County:
Snohomish County, Washington
Nearest Towns:
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  1. In 1997 I was dating a bartender by the name of Teri.on the nights that she had to close I would help her ,,putting up chairs and sweeping. I was in the downstairs bar and had just finished sweeping the floor when I noticed two chairs sitting on the floor at a table on the other side of the room near the restroom. My hair stood up on my arms and neck. I know I couldn’t have missed them because I personally put them up on the tables before I swept.even if I missed them the first time I would have had to see them while sweeping. I didn’t bother to put them back up I just ran up stairs. I was never alone down there again. I’m convinced it was Henry the cop.

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