|The ghost of Mary, a bride to be, haunts the Golden North Hotel where she died waiting for her fiancé to return from a prospecting trip.|
After Mary's fiancé headed back out to collect his fortune in gold, she became very ill with pneumonia. She languished in room 23, waiting for her love to return, but tragically she passed away before he did. The two lovers would be forever parted.
From that point on, many guests in the hotel that stayed in room 23 have awakened with the sensation of being choked as if by some unseen hands. Others have actually seen the apparition of a young woman dressed in turn of the century attire, standing in the room with them. The ghostly figure would then disappear.
Below in room 14, there are other unworldly experiences reported by guests. Most refer to a bizarre light they have seen floating around the room which seems to be shimmering. Many witnesses describe it to be in the shape of a ball. Whether it is related to Mary's ghost, it is unknown.
The Golden North Hotel building still stands to this day, however it is no longer operating as a hotel. The hotel sign still remains, but the building contains shops and the upper floors remain unoccupied. Except for Mary that is...
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