Also in Bisbee is the Oliver House . a bed and breakfast that can boast five different ghosts. The house was built in 1909 by Edith Ann Oliver, the wife of a local mine official. It was used originally as mine offices and later became a boarding house before its present incarnation as an inn. According to those who have stayed here, footsteps can be heard roaming the hallways at night and the sound of water running in pipes that don’t exist can often be heard. Most of the strange activity occurs around Room 13. In 1920, a man named Nat Anderson was shot and killed in the hallway outside of this room.
In Douglas, the Gadsen Hotel is home to a headless ghost who has been seen in the hallways and in the basement. The five-story hotel was built in 1907 and later burned, only to be rebuilt in 1929. In 1988, it was restored and it was at about this time that the ghost started showing up. Employees, staff members and guests alike have seen a rather startling apparition wearing old-fashioned, khaki army clothing and with a cloth cap perched on its headless shoulders. No one knows who this ghost might be but he certainly makes an impression when he is sighted! Continue reading