Historic Alma House

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The “Historic Alma House” at the Silverton Inn of the Rockies was built in 1898. It was built as a Inn for Mining and Train executives. High in the Mountains, Silverton was once a bustling mining town. The Durango Silverton Railroad ran between towns. These were rough times, with saloons and a Red Light district. There were shootings, mine accidents, avalanches and being snow bound as just a few causes of untimely deaths. There are several reports of sightings, movements and sounds at the Alma House.

Voices are heard, a woman in a window, switches turned off, and feelings of a presence by those who say they are sensitive to such things.

(Submitted by Debra W)

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Geographic Information

220 East 10th Street
Silverton, CO
United States

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37.80934846008986, -107.66457185218428
San Juan County, Colorado
Nearest Towns:
Silverton, CO (0.2 mi.)
Ophir, CO (9.7 mi.)
Telluride, CO (12.0 mi.)
Mountain Village, CO (13.4 mi.)
Ouray, CO (14.8 mi.)
Portland, CO (18.9 mi.)
Rico, CO (21.5 mi.)
Sawpit, CO (22.4 mi.)
Ridgway, CO (24.3 mi.)
Lake City, CO (24.4 mi.)


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  1. One guest woke up to see a woman in Victorian era clothing staring at him in his room. Made for great conversation the next morning at breakfast!

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