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Anchorage Historic Hotel

2012-05-31 | Anchorage Historic Hotel | 330 E Street | Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage Historic Hotel
Location Information
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Brief History:
The existing Hotel is actually the Annex to the original Hotel built accross the alleyway on 3rd Avenue which was connected by a sky bridge. The original structure was built in 1916 and was torn down in ????

The Anchorage Hotel was the finest Hotel in Anchorage for many years and was considered "the place" to stay. The Hotel started being neglected and fell into a state of disrepair as new, more modern Hotels began opening in Anchorage.

In 1989, under new ownership the Hotel was remodeled and brought back to life. It has become an important part of Anchorage’s history & future.

  Reported Activity:

– A young bride-to-be commited suicide the night before her wedding and now roams the second floor hallway.

– Anchorage’s first police chief "John J. Sturgis" (aka Black Jack) returns to the hotel every February 20th at 9:15pm where he was shot in the back with his own gun killing him in 1921.

– Guests often feel the presence of Ghosts in rooms 215 & 217.

– Bathroom curtains open & close in several rooms.

A guest who paased away in the Hotel is reported to haunt the stairway.

– Sounds of children playing in the hallway when none are in the Hotel.

– A Shaman reported sensing an old insane woman with a happy little boy in the Hotel.

– Little man with funny outfit in closet of Room 205.


Investigation Results

Investigators: Kiri Abbas & Aimee Greninger

Areas Investigated: Stairway, 2nd floor Hallway, Room #207


EVP’s Recorded:
(Headphones are advised as Computer Speakers are usually of very poor quality which will prevent you from hearing the files properly).
All of these EVP’s are classified as "B" (more info).

Please leave a comment at the bottom of this page with your thoughts on what is being said.

AKGH Player

This voice is recorded.

EVP-001 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Aimee talking about ice then Unknown Voice.

EVP-002 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Kiri says "Still there?" then voice says this.

EVP-003 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Voice recorded when Kendall asks Spirits to speak into light.

EVP-004 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Unknown blowing noise which was neither investigator.

EVP-005 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Baby crying behind Kiri's voice.

EVP-006 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Aimee talking then voice saying this.

EVP-007 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Unheard voice

EVP-008 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Investigators talking then voice saying this

EVP-009 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Immediately after Investigators leave the room footsteps are heard then voice says.

EVP-010 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Unknown voice while Investigators were sleeping in the room.

EVP-011 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Same as above but 20 seconds later.

EVP-012 - Anchorage Historic Hotel

Visual Evidence:
No visual evidence was found on any of the camcorders or still cameras.

Personal Experiences:
– Water in a bottle on one of the night stands kept moving with strong emf readings. The Investigators could not debunk the movement.
– Both Kiri & Aimee experienced the feeling of pressure & heaviness at times.
– Cold spots.
– Unknown footsteps in hallway outside room.

EMF Readings:
Very slight fluctuations with no readings over 1.5 mg.

Links to Investigations from other Groups:
MSNBC Haunted Hotel List
Pantip (You’ll have to Translate this page)
Peter Greenberg
IOPIA Investigation in 2011
YouTube Video Introduction to the Hotel

If you have any links you’d like to see added please email them to us.

Investigation Summary:
Besides the personal experiences enough audio evidence was recorded to show that the Anchorage Historic Hotel is truly haunted with several Spirits.