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Anchorage Historic Hotel

2013-10-22 | Anchorage Historic Hotel | 330 E Street | Anchorage, Alaska

Short Investigation for KTUU Channel 2’s
"Assignment Alaska"
It will air Halloween Night during the 6-7pm News Hour

Anchorage Historic Hotel
Location Information
Location’s Web Site:

Brief History:
The existing Hotel is actually the Annex to the original Hotel built across 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 committed 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: John Francis, Cheri Francis, Aimee Greninger, Jeromy Goss

Areas Investigated: Rooms 302 & 205


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

Aimee with Cheri asks "Did you die tragically? and this is recorded

EVP-001A - Room 205

Aimee with Cheri says "Can You Do It Again? and get's this response

EVP-002A - Room 205

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

Personal Experiences:
– Shadows seen in Room 205 near closet area by Investigators Cheri & Aimee.

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.