I love a good ghost story. Here's one from our haunted Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs!

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Ghost story Crescent Hotel

This story was in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette today, Mar 2 2010.  I always love a good ghost story and this one comes close to topping most of the ones I've heard.  I've been into the lobby of the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs Arkansas but haven't had the courage to spend the night. 

Plan to vacation in our beautiful state of Arkansas!

 

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Nancy Timberlake
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Thanks for this interesting story.  I probably wouldn't stay there!

March 03, 2010 03:26 PM
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Larry Johnston
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Thank you for sharing your haunting story. I didn't think much of ghosts until I met Jeff.  He is a member of a ghost hunting group. It is amazing the stories he has told as they photograph and record ghosts as they ask questions and get responses on tape. It made me a believer when he let me listed to a recording he had, where the ghost somehow played mucic back to him and a voice singing along with the music.  This was obtained in the basement of an old oprahouse. It was one of those you had to be there moments!

March 03, 2010 03:43 PM
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Anita Fuller

I can't discount the story, and I've read many other "encounters" folks have had at the Crescent.  What I can't believe is that, after that first encounter, or incident, the person could just blissfully go back to sleep....not once, but twice. 

I've eaten in the dining room at the Cresent.  It is a very interesting hotel with lots of history.

March 03, 2010 05:22 PM
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Barbara S. Duncan
CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
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Nancy, I'd sorta like to see a spirit.

Larry, the ghost hunters are fascinating.  They did a study in a church in Searcy but they won't tell which church it was.  I really would like to encounter a spirit sometime.

Anita, do you think the Crescent is really haunted or is it just their advertisement so that we feel interested and go?  I also wonder how she could have just gone back to sleep and take pictures.  I'd like to see the pictures.

March 03, 2010 07:43 PM
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Alan May
Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
Coldwell Banker Residential

Barbara - i've got chills.

March 03, 2010 09:30 PM
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Steven L. Smith
Bellingham WA Home Inspector
King of the House Home Inspection, Inc

Godmother,

The boss and I watched the exorcist and it was horrendously frightening.

Nutsy

March 03, 2010 10:11 PM
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Steven L. Smith
Bellingham WA Home Inspector
King of the House Home Inspection, Inc

Barbara,

A good ghost story is hard to find.

March 04, 2010 09:50 AM
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Barbara S. Duncan
CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
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Alan Elvis.  Sorry about the chills.  That's the way I felt when I saw Elvis Presley.

Nutsy, I don't have the courage to watch that show.

Steven, this one was good!

March 04, 2010 10:04 AM
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Joshua & Kathy Schmidt
ERA Henley Real Estate

Barbara,

     I have been to the Crescent and have my own thoughts about it.  We actually got a picture of a ghost.  I have blogged about it here.  Check it out sometime!

March 04, 2010 04:49 PM
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Barbara S. Duncan
CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
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Kathy, I hurried over to your blog which was lovely!  You're going to have to show me the face closeup, I guess.  All I could see was what looked like a person silhouetted in a door either coming or going.  I want to believe!!  I want to have those shivers too.  So show us on this blog.

March 04, 2010 07:11 PM
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Michael Thornton
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Complete Home Inspections, Inc.

Cool ghost story. I like them too. I have experienced them on rare occasions. Really freaky... 

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March 05, 2010 04:26 AM
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Myrl Jeffcoat
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
GreatWest Realty

Barbara - That's a neat ghost story!  I've had a few "other-worldly" experiences in my life too!  By using the camera, she was taking back some of her power!

March 05, 2010 08:18 PM
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Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz
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Hello Barbara and I am so sorry I missed this post and it is a wonderful story and worth a feature at one of the weirdest groups around Activerain ..........

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VB ;)

March 20, 2010 11:01 PM
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