Goldfield Hotel Ghosts - Most Haunted Nevada Hotels, USA
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SUBSCRIBE & JOIN THE FAMILY. Please follow us on twitter at like our facebook page at #!/pages/Dorset-Ghost-Investigators/259833150723729Paranormal:Goldfield Hotel in Goldfield, Nevada has been reportedly said to be haunted, both the Ghost Adventures crew and Ghost Hunters have investigated Goldfield Hotel is a historic four-story building located at the southeast corner of Crook Avenue ( 95) and Columbia Street in Goldfield, Esmeralda County, Nevada. Designed in the Classical Revival style of architecture by Reno architects Morrill J. Curtis (1848-1921) and George E. Holesworth (born 1854) of the firm of Curtis and Morrill, it was built between 1907 and 1908 on the site of two earlier hotels of the same name which had burnt down. Built in a U-shape in order to insure outside windows for each guest room, the building has its west or main facade extending 180 feet along Columbia Street with the north wing fronting 100 feet on Crook Avenue and the south wing fronting 100 feet along an alleyway. The ground floor exterior facades were built of gray granite stones from Rocklin, California while the interior first floor facade and all upper story facades were built of redbrick. The top floor exterior facades were crowned with a white cornice. On March 4, 1981, it was added to the Nevada State Register of Historic Places. It is a contributing property in the Goldfield Historic District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 14, :Built at a cost of between $300,000 and $400,000, it was reported to be the most spectacular hotel in Nevada at the time of its completion in 1908. Champagne is said to have flowed down the front steps in the opening ceremony. The rooms were outfitted with pile carpets, many with private baths, and the lobby was trimmed in mahogany, with black leather upholstery and gilded columns. It also featured an elevator and crystal hotel was in use as such until the end of World War II, its last occupants being officers and their families from the Tonopah Army Air Field. Despite several renovation attempts over the years, it has remained unoccupied. At the 2003 Goldfield Days auction, the hotel was sold to Red Roberts, a rancher and engineer from Carson City. Roberts has plans to refurbish the bottom two floors of the four-story hotel and open them to the public. As of October 2010, the hotel renovations remained media:The building was used in the 1971 movie Vanishing Point as the site of Super Soul's radio station, KOW, featured in the film "Cherry 2000 (1987) and the film "Ghosts of Goldfield (2007),as well as the Mizpah Hotel is also featured in the film,many areas such as the entrance and main lounge area and the bar, hallways and 2004 the American television program Ghost Adventures featured the property, where cast members Zak Bagans and Nick Groff conducted a paranormal investigation. Four years later, in 2008, TAPS of the popular Syfy show Ghost Hunters investigated the hotel for paranormal activity, as credit to:Kevin MacLeod ()".Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution " for Images in video:This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike Unported LicenseThis file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike Generic license.