Haunted Hotels of the California Gold Country
Nancy K. Williams (Author)
DescriptionStep across the threshold of a haunted hotel in California's renowned Gold Country and encounter phantom figures of yesteryear. Wispy apparitions of gentleman guests in Victorian coats and ladies in fashionable flapper gowns glide through the walls, while unexplained sobs and choking gasps disturb the night. There's Stan, the Cary House's eternal desk clerk, and bachelor ghost Lyle, who tidies the Groveland Hotel. Flo tosses pots and pans in the National's kitchen, while the once-scorned spirit of Isabella ties the Sierra Nevada House's curtains in knots. From suicidal gamblers to murdered miners, the Mother Lode's one-time boomtowns are crowded with characters of centuries past. Book your stay with author Nancy Williams as she explores the history and haunts of the Gold Country's iconic hotels.
History Press (SC)
May 06, 2014
5.9 X 0.6 X 8.9 inches | 0.6 pounds
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About the Author
Exploring adobe forts and Anasazi ruins in Arizona as a kid whetted Nancy Williams's interest in western history. Moving to California's Gold Country was an opportunity to investigate a fascinating region and its colorful past. Her first magazine article was about a haunted Mother Lode hotel, and it was followed by many others and the book Haunted Hotels of the California Gold Country. After thirty-one years in the Golden State, she moved to Colorado.