Day: September 4, 2021

Facade of Menger Hotel at night

Is San Antonio’s Menger Hotel Haunted? | Texas

The Menger Hotel opened in February 1859 by William and Mary Menger at San Antonio’s Alamo Plaza Historic District. The two-story hotel housed 50 rooms and served as an important rest stop on the Chrisholm Trail for cattle drovers and cattlemen.

mizpah hotel lady in red

Ghost Adventures at the Mizpah Hotel | Nevada

The five-storey Mizpah Hotel opened in 1907 at a cost of $200,000 and was then the tallest building in Nevada. Named after the famous Mizpah Mine and built on the former site of the Mizpah Saloon, the hotel featured reinforced concrete and cast iron columns, making it the only permanent structure in Tonopah of that period. To top it off, the luxurious hotel featured brass chandeliers, stained glass windows as well as the first elevator in Nevada.

Crescent Hotel facade

Haunted Room 419 at Crescent Hotel | Arkansas

Crescent Hotel was built in 1886 as a retreat for the rich and the famous. After falling into disuse for its sham ‘healing waters’, the building reopened in 1908 as Crescent College and Conservatory for Young Women and ran as a hotel during summer. In 1937, Norman G. Baker turned purchased the site and converted the building into a health resort named Baker Hospital.