Rumored to no longer be in existence at this site, the old Far West Tavern was said to be haunted. Witnesses have heard the sound of footsteps with a peg-leg, said to be the ghost of a 1930s-era guest named Mr. Franconeti. According to the story, the man lost his leg in WWI and was caught in the building when it went up in flames. He couldn’t find his artificial leg in time to safely get out. He died in the fire, and a cold spot is said to remain in the corner of the room where his ashes were discovered.
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- 899 Guadalupe St
Guadalupe, CA 93434
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- Santa Barbara County, California
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The building is still there but the restaurant was moved to Orcutt California. When they removed the bar to take to the new place a mural was found hidden behind it that no one knew about.
is this place abandon
i used to live right by that place until my house got demolished do to gas pipe problems
My friends and I went ghost hunting in Guad in January 2016, we had heard rumorodf certain places being haunted, especially the abandoned Far Western Tavern, and while there was no way for us to legally go inside, we didn’t get in trouble for standing liaise and looking through the windows! While we were out there, one of the lights inside turned on by itself. I’d love to find some way to get permission to go inside and investigate someday, maybe we’ll get more than just a light.
*rumors of *outside i am the worst at typing. anyways, there are lots of places in guadalupe that are rumored to be haunted! you can’t go in most of em, but if you ever want to get spooked by lights, i recommend here!
I know this place very well ! My family has a business in Guadalupe that we opened in 1985 . Growing up I’ve eaten here many , many times ! I can’t say I’ve ever seen anything paranormal , but I always thought the bathroom was creepy . The haunted area I’ve heard is the second story of the building . The Far Western Tavern has recently relocated to Orcutt , CA and is no longer in this building . I’m pretty sure it’s just an abandoned building now .
I know this place very well ! My family has a business in Guadalupe that we opened in 1985 . Growing up I’ve eaten here many , many times ! I can’t say I’ve ever seen anything paranormal , but I always thought the bathroom was creepy . The haunted area I’ve heard is the second story of the building . The restraunt and bar was on the first floor .The Far Western Tavern has recently relocated to Orcutt , CA and is no longer in this building . I’m pretty sure it’s just an abandoned building now .
I’ve had plenty of experience in Guadalupe my stuff Ive seen thing’s people and demonic experience that cant be explained and I know rumors of a witch actually being there.