Old Washoe Club

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The Old Washoe Club, built in the 1870s and once called the Millionaire’s Club, was a bar hangout for wealthy men. The upstairs area was a brothel. The ghosts here are believed to be a teenage girl who was killed in the basement, a blonde prostitute (her ghost is nicknamed Lena) who was murdered in the an third-floor room, and the prostitute’s killer, who committed suicide on the second floor. Many of the ghosts have been seen on the spiral staircase.

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112 South C Street
Virginia City, Nevada
United States

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39.3093551, -119.65017820000003
Storey County, Nevada
Nearest Towns:
Virginia City, NV (0.0 mi.)
Dayton, NV (5.9 mi.)
Carson City, NV (11.9 mi.)
Stagecoach, NV (15.4 mi.)
Sparks, NV (16.5 mi.)
Indian Hills, NV (17.0 mi.)
Reno, NV (17.5 mi.)
Incline Village, NV (17.7 mi.)
Johnson Lane, NV (18.5 mi.)
Crystal Bay, NV (19.8 mi.)

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  1. I brought a tour group of seniors from Gardnerville up to the washoe club for a private tour last week. After reviewing the pictures I took during our tour I discovered many many suspicious and some indisputable faces and heads where there aren’t ones in other pics of the same thing. I have several pictures with many orbs. One that blows mind is what seems to make a trail leading up to and surrounding one of my ladies who has severe health issues and is on long term hospice.

    I can’t wait to come back and do an evening your with some friends and family!!

  2. Miranda Rivera  |  

    Was taken to the washoe club by a good friend we had a fairly small group and went on the tour. I was doing an evp the whole time and got a couple responses and as my friends were taking pictures I heard a voice in my ear saying ”Hi”. and a couple of my friends got some apparitions on the camera and my one friend was being followed the whole tour and we were all out of energy when we got back on the bus one of my friends passed out from the experience.

    Me and like four or five people are planning an overnight stay to see of we catch anything else.
    The visit was really fascinating and cant wait till we go back and experience hopefully some more. 🙂

  3. Shawn Bradbury  |  

    Went on a ghost tour on 2/24/15. As I normally do in active places, I had the normal tingling sensation up and down my spine. I was unable to any video but I caught an EVP and a photo. The only enhancements to this photo (beside the arrow ant words) is brightness and contrast to bring the image out…enjoy!

    • came here with a group on the ghost tour.Went in to one of the rooms, and nobody was around me and it felt like something was stepping on my shoe. it did it a few times and was done. was also taking some pics and got a few ghost orbs.

  4. Gabby Ramirez  |  

    I took this photo in August of last year i took the the tour in old washoe in the tour i was in i stayed a bit behind all the people were already turning as you see in the photo, the lady you see turning the corner is the tour guide i took a series of 3 photos 1st photo you see the tour guide, and in front of her is another person turning the corner, then this photo, and the last photo the tour guide is looking back at me cuz she was telling me to come along later in the day i went through all my photographs and caught the usual orbs and some streaks and then i came across this image. this photo still creeps me out but its still awsome. I really love virginia city really want to go back!

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