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Hamilton Ghost Town

Hamilton Ghost Town



The Town

Location:

Located in northwestern Colorado in Chaffee County, near Craig.

History:

Hamilton was the most remote mining town in Clear Creek Canyon. It was always a small town, but now it is now a ghost town that consists primarily of a few logs. According to John Cys, the only way to reach Hamilton is to take the 4×4 road to the US Forest gate and then hike for an hour and a half to what used to be Hamilton.

Paranormal Activities Reported:

The apparition of a mountain man or trapper has been sighted frequently in Hamilton wearing buckskins and smoking a pipe. The apparition is said to appear out of the corner of one’s eye. After catching a glimpse of the man, people report that they can smell the smoke from his pipe still lingering.

Resources:

Cys, J. (n.d.). Hamilton, Colorado. Retrieved May 14, 2009 from http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/co/hamilton.html

Shadowlord (1998). Shadowlands Haunted Places Index. Retrieved March 2, 2009 from http://theshadowlands.net/places/colorado.htm

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Hamilton, CO Colorado 81641, USA

Hamilton, CO Colorado 81641, USA




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