The Bowers Mansion is rumored to be full of spiritual activity, perhaps due to the fact that Sandy Bowers married Eilley Cowan, who liked to read fortunes with crystal balls and hold séances. After a string of bad luck, Sandy died and Eilley lost the mansion to foreclosure. She became known as “The Famous Washoe Seeress” just to be able to make a living and perhaps resides here still. Witnesses have described cold spots, eerie mists, unexplained voices and an apparition.
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- 4005 Old US Highway 395
New Washoe City, NV 89704
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- 39.28447342778293, -119.84126114843093
- Washoe County, Nevada
- Nearest Towns:
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Carnelian Bay, CA (13.5 mi.)
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