Belshaw House - Cerro Gordo Ghost Town

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Built in 1868 and once the home of Mortimer Belshaw, one of California’s Bullion Kings, the small house within the Cerro Gordo Ghost Town is believed to be haunted. The area is closed to visitors at this time.

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Cerro Gordo Rd
Keeler, CA
United States

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36.537650155351606, -117.79473450806108
Inyo County, California
Nearest Towns:
Keeler, CA (5.6 mi.)
Lone Pine, CA (15.6 mi.)
Cartago, CA (19.8 mi.)
Olancha, CA (21.2 mi.)
Darwin, CA (21.8 mi.)
Independence, CA (29.0 mi.)
Pearsonville, CA (50.5 mi.)
Ponderosa, CA (50.6 mi.)
Big Pine, CA (51.3 mi.)
Furnace Creek, CA (52.7 mi.)

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  1. Well, I can’t speak for everyone, but I stayed in the Belshaw House in July of 2005 for a weekend and had no incidences. Darn it.

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