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Episode 24: The Haunted: Montana Ghost Towns

Come back in time with us this week, to the era of the gold rush in the wild, wild, west. Explore 3 spooky ghost towns and find out if there are any spirits lurking amongst the tumbleweeds. Elkhorn State Park Ghost Town Gillian (left) & Fraternity Hall (Right)

https://fwp.mt.gov/stateparks/elkhorn Garnet Ghost Town Garnet Today

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garnet,_Montana Garnet Business Disctrict

http://www.garnetghosttown.org/history.php Mine Entrance

http://www.garnetghosttown.org/history.php


Inside a Building In Garnet

http://www.garnetghosttown.org/


Kelly's Saloon

http://takemytrip.com/2017/10/explore-garnet-ghost-town-montana-gold-mining/


Bannack Ghost Town

Bannack Town Entrance

Photo by Jenna Towner


Hotel Meade

Photo by Jenna Towner Staircase in Hotel Meade

Photo by Jenna Towner Methodist Church

Photo by Jenna Towner Jenna's Ghost Town Selfie

Photo by Jenna Towner River That Runs Behind Town

Photo by Jenna Towner Masonic Lodge/School

Photo by Jenna Towner Inside Masonic Lodge/School

Photo by Jenna Towner Sign About Merry-Go-Round

Photo by Jenna Towner Merry-Go-Round Behind Masonic Lodge/School

Photo by Jenna Towner Bannack Jail Houses

Photo by Jenna Towner

Inside Jail House

Photo by Jenna Towner


Path to Cemetery

Photo by Jenna Towner


View From Cemetery Hill

Photo by Jenna Towner


Unknown Grave at the Top of Cemetery Hill

Photo by Jenna Towner


Rock Jenna Felt Compelled To Add

Photo by Jenna Towner


Family Grave Plot in Cemetery, Stone for Cordelia

Photo by Jenna Towner


First Governor's Mansion

Photo by Jenna Towner


Unknown Building

Photo by Jenna Towner

Inside Unknown Building

Photo by Jenna Towner


Saloon

Photo by Jenna Towner


Mirror in Saloon

Photo by Jenna Towner

Old Mining Cart

Photo by Jenna Towner


Original Gallows

https://www.legendsofamerica.com/buck-stinson/


Map of Bannack State Park

http://bannack.org/park-map


Misty Manifestation Jenna Caught on Camera

Photo by Jenna Towner


Episode Sources:

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/elkhorn-ghost-town

https://fwp.mt.gov/stateparks/elkhorn

https://www.distinctlymontana.com/curious-afterlife-montanas-ghost-towns

http://asylumeclectica.com/sightseer/us/mt/elkhorn.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garnet,_Montana

https://www.visitmt.com/listings/general/ghost-town/garnet-ghost-town.html

http://www.garnetghosttown.org/history.php

https://www.legendsofamerica.com/mt-garnet/

https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/45417

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bannack,_Montana

http://bannack.org/

https://southwestmt.com/ghosts/ghost-stories/dorothy-dunn/#:~:text=Dorothy%20Dunn&text=The%20area's%20first%20major%20strike,home%20to%20over%203%2C000%20residents.&text=In%20August%201916%2C%20sixteen%2Dyear,three%20knew%20how%20to%20swim.

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