served as a receiving hospital during the American Civil War from 1862-1865.
For a complete history of the hotel, please click the link below..
activity and simply put some things that can not be logically explained.
Reports of disembodied voices, shadows seen out of the corner of the eye
are just a few things that have occurred. Last year alone, our first
season of tours at the hotel, guest reports included being touched
or shoved, disembodied voices, feelings of someone watching them
and a few guests even felt ill.
over the past few years. It is their belief that the hotel is haunted by
several slaves who kept quarters in the attic of the hotel at one time
as well as civil war soldiers who were once patients at the hospital
during the war. There are indications that even a few children haunt
the hotel perhaps from another time era.
the lobby into the main ward and up onto the balcony and finally a
trip down to the basement which was once used as a morgue.
You will hear stories of past individuals and experiences that are
very much embedded into the fabric of this former Civil War hospital.
evidence and data that has been captured at the hotel through
previous investigations and tours. And finally you will participate
in a live audio session in which we attempt to communicate with
those individuals who have departed the world of the living.
located at 125 South Augusta Street in Staunton.
Please arrive 15-20 minutes before your tour begins.
Staunton Walking Ghost Tours! We're very proud and excited
to present our Haunted American Hotel Tour. We will take
you on a 90 minute tour inside this former civil war hospital
that has it share of haunts and history. Haunts and history
that linger to this very day in this hotel that was built in 1855.
Are you brave enough to join us as we explore the haunts
and history of the American Hotel in the dark?