135 Anchorage Hotel

Is the Historic Anchorage Hotel Haunted?

The Anchorage Hotel appears on many “Most Haunted Alaska” lists. With an unsolved murder and a jilted bride said to still live there, many claim to have experienced paranormal events. Is it haunted? Listen and decide!

Questions Discussed in this Episode

How did Anchorage become a city? What was life like when the hotel was built? What is the history of the building? Who is John J. “Black Jack” Sturgus and what happened to him? Why do people see a woman in white? Are there ghost children roaming the halls?

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Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers

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About Our Hotel in Historic Anchorage | Historic Anchorage Hotel

The Haunted Historic Anchorage Hotel | Haunted Rooms America

Ghost sightings at downtown Anchorage hotel draw paranormal investigators – Anchorage Daily News

Historic Anchorage Hotel: A Haunted Hotel In Alaska

An Unsolved Murder at the Historic Anchorage Hotel – GHOSTLANDIA

The Haunting of the Historic Anchorage Hotel | Mostly GhostsMostly Ghosts

The Haunts Of Adelaide: History, Mystery and the Paranormal: The Sea Captain’s Ghost – Anchorage Hotel, Victor Harbor

Staying at the Historic Anchorage Hotel, Alaska – NZ Herald

Theresa’s Haunted History of the Tri-State: Alaska’s Anchorage Hotel

Eight of the Most Haunted Places in Alaska to Visit – HubPages

Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska | Historic Anchorage Hotel

Historic Anchorage Hotel | ALASKA.ORG