The 1937 El Rancho Hotel was built by R.E. “Griff” Griffith, brother of movie magnate D.W. Griffith. Well-known past guests here include Ronald Reagan, Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn and Kirk Douglas; it was a headquarters for the filming of many 1940s-1960s films. Witnesses who say the building is haunted have reported unexplained footsteps and laughter in the upper lobby, doors that open and close by themselves in the bridal suite, and objects that move around on their own throughout the hotel.
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- 1000 E 66
Gallup, NM 87301
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- 35.5294536, -108.72802469999999
- McKinley County, New Mexico
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