DENVER HAUNTED HOUSES l Real Denver Haunted Houses

Ghosts

Ghosts

Real Haunted Houses – every city has them according to the website: RealHaunts.com. Denver is no exception to the rule. Here are just a few of the more notable places that are said to be the home of some very interesting ghosts.

THE MOLLY BROWN House in Denver. The unusual activity in this house has been reported by several employees. Hauntings include dark shadows moving about rooms when there is no light to produce them, and piano keys moving on their own, but making no sound. In this building, many people report the pungent smell of fresh cigar smoke; Mr. Brown was known to be an avid smoker of cigars.

The home has been restored back to the way Molly Brown had it when she lived in Denver. The atmosphere in the home is rich with the past. The thought that she or her husband might still be taking care of the home make you believe that they are only there to welcome you as guests rather than trying to scare you away.

STATE CAPITOL BUILDING. The Colorado State Capitol Building is connected to several others by a series of tunnels. Originally, these tunnels were used to move coal from place to place for heating purposes. One female apparition who wears long turn of the century style dresses is known to haunt the area. She has been seen in all of the buildings and the tunnels themselves. Very inquisitive, the woman is said to have been seen reading over the shoulders of employees.

Politics are scary enough, ’nuff said.

BROWN PALACE Hotel in Denver. Also connected to the series of cold tunnels, this building is plagued by the incessant sound of someone coughing. It is also frequented by the same ghost that haunts the capital.

Maybe she is hoping the news is better at the Hotel. The food certainly is.

BUCKHORN EXCHANGE Restaurant. Presently a restaurant, when the fur trade began, This building was one of the first trading posts in the area. It is said that the building is haunted by many of the traders. There have been reports of tables moving suddenly. Also, many have reported hearing voices and footsteps when no one is talking or there.

The problem with a Real Haunted House is that the ghost has to be in the mood to scare you. You could be waiting a long time before you actually see something. To get immediate scares try visiting one of the many Denver Haunted Houses in the area. Some of the best Haunts known for their scares include: 13th Door Haunted House, Slaughterhouse Gulch Haunt, Haunted Mansion, 25th Hour, City of the Dead and The Butcher.

With the Halloween Season only a few weeks away, here is your chance to see some real and not so real ghosts.

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