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In October 2013, we released a list of the ten most visited places in Denver, according to Shadowlands.net, a website that allegedly reveals haunted locations across the country
But another source claims that there are many more places ghosts like to hang out.
LegendsOfAmerica.com devotes several pages to “Mile High Ghosts,” and while most of the locations featured in the Shadowlands top ten, there were plenty of other supposedly scary locations featured too.
We have selected and photographed five more ghostly settings that contain excerpts from the text from LegendsOfAmerica.com. Click here for the full list of the website.
“The oldest restaurant in Denver began life as a trading post as early as 1893. Today, the Buckhorn continues a centuries-old tradition of serving game and steaks in an old western atmosphere. According to the story, some of the many old traders, miners, boy scouts and cowboys still lurk in.” this historic steakhouse, because ethereal voices and steps can often be heard and the tables seem to move by themselves. “
Croke Patterson mansion
“This sandstone residence, built in 1890 by Thomas B. Croke, was one of the most elegant houses in the country. Today it serves as an office building and is one of the most haunted …
“During the renovation of office space in the 1970s, construction workers experienced a number of strange incidents. After long days at work, they often returned the next day and found that the tasks they had done the day before had been” undone ” After doing this several times, guard dogs were left behind to protect the property from what the workers believed to be intruders, but the next day they found the two Doberman pinschers dead on the sidewalk after what appeared to be a window in the third floor. After the renovation of the office building was completed, almost immediately employees noticed devices such as typewriters, photocopiers, and telephones that mysteriously started working on their own. “
Denver Press Club
“A couple of ghosts have been spotted here, one of whom is very friendly also likes to visit the neighboring Colorado Press Association. The other ghost is said to be very scary, however, and is most commonly known to lurk over the dingy cauldron room in the basement . “
Littleton Town Hall Arts Center
“This building was built in the 1920s and once housed city offices, a backyard prison, and the volunteer department. In the Denver suburb of Littleton, there have been several reports of friendly ghosts laughing and listening to music late into the night. Staff report also that objects are often moved by invisible hands and desks are rearranged. “
The Brown Palace Hotel
“This centuries-old luxury hotel is said to house a number of ghosts in its historic rooms and hallways. The ghost of an old ticket manager goes right against a wall, a baby is crying in the basement, an ethereal waiter rides the service. A long, dead string quartet is known to be practice his music here. “
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Michael Roberts has been writing for Westword since October 1990 and has worked as a music editor and media columnist. It currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.