Virginia City, Nevada: Gold Hill Hotel - Ghost Wears Perfume

This Wild West hotel has been open since the 1860s, so the ghost has been around for a while.
1540 Main St., Virginia City, NV
One mile south of Virginia City on Hwy 342, across the train tracks, on the southbound side.
Daily 9 am - 9 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Gold Hill Hotel - Ghost Wears Perfume

This is the oldest hotel in Nevada. A ghost named "Rosie" roams the halls and is said to live in Room #4. You can also smell her perfume at times.

[John George, 06/16/2002]

May 2012: Photo added.

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