Haunted Virginia City

Author(s): Janice Oberding
Original Publish Date: Sep 28, 2015
Product Number: EB00741992
Released: Nov 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781625854766
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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The author of Haunted Nevada explores the spooky goings-on in the city named one of the top-three most haunted towns in America. Unlike any city in America, Virginia City epitomizes the notion of a western boom-and-bust ghost town. The Comstock Silver Rush lured wealth seekers from around the world, including a young Samuel Clemens. Despite the fortune some found, not all of the town's earliest settlers rest easy. Shops, hotels, boardwalks, and cemeteries are said to be filled with the supernatural remnants of Virginia City's hardscrabble characters and their violent propensities. The queen of haunted Nevada, Janice Oberding, mines Virginia City's spectral history, from the ghost of Henry Comstock to the ghostly Rosie and William of the Gold Hill Hotel. "Virginia City is known for its rich mining history that designated Nevada as the Silver State. But to local residents and paranormal investigators, it's better known as a place to look for ghostly dwellers." —Reno Gazette Journal

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