Haunted Places in Pirtleville, Arizona



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    The Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

    Douglas, Arizona

    The 1901 historic hotel and restaurant is haunted by the ghost of Mabel Magee, a young barmaid who passed away at the establishment. Her spirit has been known to slam doors and play practical jokes on male guests. Others claim to have heard disembodied footsteps and a ghostly female ...


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    Gadsden Hotel

    Douglas, Arizona

    The hotel opened in 1907. Named for the Gadsden Purchase, the stately five-story, 160-room hotel became a home away from home for cattlemen, ranchers, miners, and businessmen. The hotel was leveled by fire and rebuilt in 1929. The Gadsden is recognized as a National Historic Site. The Gadsden's spacious main ...


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    OK Street Jailhouse Inn

    Bisbee, Arizona

    21.5 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This 1904 historic jail house is now an atmospheric bed and breakfast inn, and has some unwelcome tenants from long ago. Visitors to the building have reported an eerie presence, and the sensation of being watched. This feeling is further accentuated by reports of a phantom shadow stalking the ...


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    Bisbee Inn - Hotel La More

    Bisbee, Arizona

    21.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Several rooms here are said to be haunted. In Room 11, a handsome cowboy ghost is said to reside. He is tall and thin and sports a white shirt, vest, dark pants and boots. In Room 12, you'll know if the ghost of Abigail is present by her lavender scent. ...


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    Copper Queen Hotel

    Bisbee, Arizona

    21.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Holding the distinction of being Arizona's longest continuously operated hotel, the Copper Queen was constructed from 1898 to 1902 by the Phelps Dodge Corporation to serve as lodging for investors and dignitaries visiting its nearby copper mine. The Copper Queen is allegedly haunted and has been featured on at least two ...


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    Silver King Hotel

    Bisbee, Arizona

    21.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    The historic hotel was formerly a boarding house for men working at the nearby copper mines, and has been the scene of several murders, which is just the tip of the iceberg of this hotel's dark past. It is believed that two apparitions haunt the old building, and the ...


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    Oliver House

    Bisbee, Arizona

    21.7 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Reports abound about ghostly presences in various rooms. In the "Grandma Room" a rocking chair will star moving all on its own, and grandma herself sometimes appears late at night. Doors and windows open and close on their own in the "Purple Sage Room", and there are definite ...


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    Bisbee Grand Hotel

    Bisbee, Arizona

    21.7 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This historic hotel was formerly railroad accommodation, and is now a delightful bed and breakfast on the main street of this old mining town. Staff and guests alike claim to have seen shadowy apparitions, have felt cold spots and seen doors slam shut and lock of their own accord. ...


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    Clawson House Inn

    Bisbee, Arizona

    21.8 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    In the late 1890’s, three miners were brutally murdered at the old inn, and reports of hauntings arose soon after this incident. The three miners' ghosts are violent, and loud noises, shouts and arguing voices are heard late at night when no one is around. The apparition of an old ...


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    Inn at Castle Rock

    Bisbee, Arizona

    21.9 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This historic hillside inn was built in the late 1870's for an explorer, and later became a boarding house. It is now a delightful building, which is allegedly haunted by the ghost of a woman shot dead opposite the hotel. Staff have reportedly seen her roaming the hallways, while ...


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  • Arizona Ghost Stories
    Antonio R. Garcez
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    Bisbee Courthouse

    Bisbee, Arizona

    22 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Employees of the Cochise County Courthouse swear that the top floor is haunted, with evil presences and bad smells prevailing throughout. The judge chambers in Division 2 still carry occasional smells of cigar smoke from the old days. Voices are heard throughout, doors open and close, sometimes violently, ...


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    Vision Quest Lodge

    Elfrida, Arizona

    22.8 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This was once a dude ranch - now its a place for troubled teens. Staffers claim there is an apparition of a woman in a white gown that haunts certain dormitories. Bloodstains appear and disappear mysteriously on certain bathroom walls. A girl's cries are often heard at ...


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    Bird Cage Theater

    Tombstone, Arizona

    38.5 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    A former brother and saloon turned museum with a haunting history, the Bird Cage boasts a plethora of ghostly sightings.


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    Russ House - Nellie Cashman's Restaurant

    Tombstone, Arizona

    38.5 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Nellie Cashman's Restaurant is now a mexican restaurant called "Cafe Margarita". Rumored to be haunted by a playful prankster of a ghost who moves objects and is somewhat noisy. Some claim to have seen a female apparition.


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    Tombstone Motel

    Tombstone, Arizona

    38.5 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    A man hanged himself in Room #119 of the motel, and people have reported seeing apparitions, hearing voices and seeing objects and furniture moving around by themselves. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Crystal Palace Saloon

    Huachuca City, Arizona

    38.5 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This historic saloon and former gambling den serves up a wide variety of spirits of both kinds, including the apparition of a friendly cowboy at the bar and a well-dressed elderly man in the rear rooms of the establishment. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Big Nose Kate's

    Tombstone, Arizona

    38.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Numerous ghosts are alleged to haunt Big Nose Kate's. Most famous of the horde is "Swamper" a former janitor and maintenance man who lived in the basement. He has apparently appeared in numerous photos. There are also numerous other ghosts that are alleged to roam the premises.


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    Red Buffalo Trading Company

    Tombstone, Arizona

    38.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    The building was formerly a saloon, and is famous for being the being the landmark at which Morgan Earp was assassinated. Since then, the building has been haunted by at least three entities. The first is that of an aggressive ghost, who attacks people who enter the building and switches ...


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    Larian Motel

    Tombstone, Arizona

    38.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Built in the late 1950s, the motel site was once the site of a gun shop, a general store, and a Chinese restaurant. The ghosts here are often seen in Rooms 1 through 4. Witnesses have heard old-fashioned music coming from vacant rooms and discovered items missing from their rooms. ...


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    O.K. Corral

    Tombstone, Arizona

    38.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Rumored to be haunted by "The Cowboys" who died at the infamous gunfight at the Corral.


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    Buford House Bed & Breakfast

    Tombstone, Arizona

    38.8 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a man who, in a jealous rage over his woman walking home with another man, decided to shoot her and then himself. Luckily, the woman survived his murder attempt and he was the only one who died. He continues to haunt the ...


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    Tombstone Bordello Bed and Breakfast

    Tombstone, Arizona

    38.9 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This 1881 establishment was formerly one of the main bordellos owned by Big Nose Kate, and has been restored to it's old-fashioned glory. The inn is supposed to be a hotspot for ghostly activity, featuring a variety of haunted rooms with varying activity. The most common ghost, however, is ...


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    Boothill Graveyard - Tombstone

    Tombstone, Arizona

    39.1 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Famous Tombstone graveyard which is the last resting place of those killed in the shootout at the OK Corral.


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    Daisy Mae's Stronghold

    Sierra Vista, Arizona

    46 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Rumored to be haunted by a man named "Charlie" who died in a knife fight back when the building was a brothel.


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    Cochise Stronghold State Park

    Pirtleville, Arizona

    46.8 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    The warrior Cochise and his army defeated a small force of Confederate soldiers at the Dragoon Mountains at the First Battle of Dragoon Springs but was defeated at the Second Battle of Dragoon Springs a few days later. Cochise Stronghold Memorial Park lies near Mt. Glen on the eastern slope ...


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    Carleton House - Fort Huachuca

    Sierra Vista, Arizona

    47.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This home, located on an army base, once served as a hospital for wounded soldiers; complete with the morgue such an establishment would require. It seems some who came to Carleton House to recover have never left. There are several ghostly happenings that have been reported here. Items have ...


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    Smith Middle School - Fort Huachuca

    Sierra Vista, Arizona

    47.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    The story goes that a student of the school, Linda Landy (they didn't even attempt to make up a name that didn't sound fake), was struck and killed by car while walking home, so now she haunts the Library. Because ghosts don't have to make sense.


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    St. David

    St. David, Arizona

    53.7 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Apparently the whole of downtown is haunted by screams, cries, etc. Possibly a town with more than its share of domestic disturbances but ghosts? Jury's firmly out.


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    Cochise Hotel

    Cochise, Arizona

    56.4 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    The 1882 Cochise Hotel is located in a remote semi-ghost town in the heart of the desert, and is rumoured to be haunted. Guests staying in the inn have reportedly heard cries for help and sobs, while the apparition of a woman's head encased in a glowing ball of ...


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    Horseshoe Cafe

    Benson, Arizona

    60.4 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This stucco brick adobe was converted to a delightful café during the early 1900's, and has since served the town as a key focal point for diners and visitors alike. Travellers also come from far and wide to see another part of the café's hospitality; their abundant ghost stories. ...


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    Sonoita Inn - Lost Trail Inn

    Sonoita, Arizona

    68.1 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    The inn has a single ghost, a woman with dark hair and red lips with only a severed head visible who fades away when approached. Screams and crying have also been heard in the inn. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Patagonia Market

    Patagonia, Arizona

    71.4 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    A bell rings when no living human is around to ring it. Things move around without explanation and occasionally entire shelves crash to the floor. No one knows who haunts the store, but employees are convinced that someone does!


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    Colossal Cave

    Vail, Arizona

    79.6 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Claims of singing and moaning have been heard coming from the cave (and of course it's not the wind). The apparition of a man has been seen wielding a pickaxe.


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    Pimeria Alta History Museum

    Nogales, Arizona

    81.4 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Housed in the Old Nogales City Hall (dating back to 1914), the historical museum is haunted according to some. Visitors have reported hearing disembodied footsteps on the staircase, whilst others have smelt cigar smoke and quite unusually, the scent of pine resin. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

    Nogales, Arizona

    82.2 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    People, you've got to stop building stuff on Indian burial grounds. Luckily in this case it seems the hauntings are mostly benign and the original pastor who claimed it was haunted believes this is because the ghosts of the Indians were receptive to Christianity (little late there fellows, pretty ...


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    Ott Family YMCA

    Tucson, Arizona

    95.2 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Things that go bump in the night. Apparently the ghost at this YMCA takes that literally as there are reports of strange banging noises. In addition, the ghost of a gray-suited man is reportedly seen often at nighttime.


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    Tucson Radisson Hotel

    Tucson, Arizona

    97.2 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    A ghostly girl allegedly haunts the kitchen and ballroom.


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    Sam Levitz Furniture Store

    Tucson, Arizona

    98.3 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Employees claim to see the ghost of a former employee who died in the store.


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    Tucson Medical Center

    Tucson, Arizona

    99.2 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Tucson - Hair pulling, whispering and chairs rolling out from under you -sounds like elementary school. But in fact these are reported happenings at the Tuscon medical center. Perhaps the pranks are being pulled by the child ghost who is occasionally seen roaming the halls. There are ...


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    Sabino Canyon

    Tucson, Arizona

    99.2 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    An angry wildcat ghost haunting the canyon? Well now we've heard everything.


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    San Xavier del Bac Mission

    Tucson, Arizona

    99.5 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of a nun and children who are alleged to have died in a schoolhouse fire.


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    Fred G. Acosta Job Corps Center

    Tucson, Arizona

    100.2 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    There are a variety of reports about the hauntings at the Job Corps center. Some say that the toilets flush all by themselves (no report on whether the toilets are automatic) and the water in the second floor bathrooms will turn on by itself. Others say that there are ...


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    Betty's Blues Junk Shop

    Tucson, Arizona

    100.5 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This Tucson-area junk shop made the news in October 2013 when their security cameras caught items flying off the shelves, and strange, disembodied voices - when no one was around.


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    Centennial Hall - University of Arizona

    Tucson, Arizona

    101.7 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Reputed to be haunted by both a male and female ghost. The female gets the blame for all the nasty bits of ghosting (of course) while the male ghost is seen as a more benign presence. Supposedly the female ghost is prone to pushing people down the stairs. ...


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    Velasco Pueblo

    Tucson, Arizona

    101.8 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This house dates back to the 1850's, and was renovated a number of times before the death of Senor Velasco. The house began to fall into gradual disrepair, until it was finally restored by owners, who were the first to note the presence of a ghost. While working in the ...


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    Hotel Congress

    Tucson, Arizona

    101.9 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Hotel Congress is probably best known for the role it played in the capture of John Dillinger and his gang of outlaws, but there are apparently several ghosts who lay claim to the Congress. At least two suicides there have reportedly led to hauntings in the rooms in which they ...


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    Royal Elizabeth Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Tucson, Arizona

    101.9 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    This 19th century inn previously served as the offices and home of the prominent Judge Blenman, who still haunts the building to this day. He still haunts the patio area and the Sydney Marie Suite at the front of the inn, which served as his law office. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. Augustine Cathedral

    Tucson, Arizona

    102 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    My dad said that in 1983 he was at mass and he went to the restroom and he saw an apparition of an elderly lady in all black lying on the floor when he looked at her she disappeared. He later found it was St. Catherine Drexel, the founder ...


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    Fox Theatre

    Tucson, Arizona

    102.1 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    Inside the theater specters apparently move objects around. Outside the theater a male ghosts is often reported to panhandle.


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    Pioneer Hotel

    Tucson, Arizona

    102.1 miles from Pirtleville, AZ

    A fire broke out in the hotel in the 70's and killed almost 30 people. It seems that many believe that at least some of those who perished in the fire have stayed behind and continue to haunt the hotel.


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  • Historic Haunted America
    Michael Norman


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