GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #4

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #4

Haunted facts make for good fiction! Think Tombstone, AZ. Think Wyatt Earp. Think, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Historical fact attests to Wyatt Earp’s presence in Tombstone. Historical fact attests to the occurrence of the famous gunfight, at 3:00 in the...
GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #3

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #3

“Goodbye God. We are going to Bodie.” Why would Grant H. Smith write these words supposedly uttered by a young girl moving to Bodie, California, in the late 1800’s, in his submission to the California Historical Society Quarterly IV:1, 1925? The...
GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #2

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #2

According to Colorado Ghost Tours, a book by Ann Westerberg, “In 1896, the Rocky Mountain News declared that it was printing no more ghost stories, as they had become too numerous.” It’s no wonder the famed newspaper came out with such a...
GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #1

GHOST STORY RIGHT OUT OF THE OLD WEST, #1

Show me someone who doesn’t love a ghost story and I’ll show you someone who has no imagination, “she said good-naturedly.”  Drawn to tales from the Old West in character, story, song, and legend, I’m also drawn to ghost towns and their...