Stay Away From Alaska’s Most Haunted Building After Dark Or You May Be Sorry

The charming coastal town of Seward on the Kenai Peninsula is home to loads of breathtaking natural beauty, fun tours and delicious restaurants. Seward is a booming destination in the summertime while it tends to be on the sleepier side during the winter months.

Small town life in Seward is pretty laid back, but this one abandoned building has a truly riveting history. Although the ghost stories that come out of here are guaranteed to send chills down your spine, the locals refer to this sweet spot as a beloved part of their cherished history in small town Seward. Take a look and see for yourself and read all about the most haunted building in Alaska.

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For a deeper look into the paranormal activity surrounding the Jesse Lee Home off of Phoenix Road in Seward, be sure to watch the YouTube video below for some informative facts.

 

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Also, don’t miss the abandoned town in Alaska that most people stay far, far away from. You might also enjoy the eerie story behind this haunted historic hotel in Anchorage. For more ghost stories, great articles and stunning videos, be sure to visit us online HERE.

Address: 101 Benson Dr, Seward, AK 99664, USA
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Most Haunted Building In Alaska

November 05, 2020

Are there a lot of abandoned buildings in Alaska?

Yes! As Alaska had a big boom during the Gold Rush era, there were many towns that seemingly sprung up overnight. These towns were abandoned when the areas became “mined out” and no more gold could be found. You’ll find entire villages abandoned. There are also many buildings and bunkers that were built during World War II that subsequently were abandoned after the war ended.

Can you visit abandoned buildings in Alaska?

Perhaps, but many of the larger abandoned buildings in the state, like the Jesse Lee Home for Children in Seward, were abandoned due to structural damage during the Good Friday Earthquake. The same can be said for the massive Bucker Building in Whittier, which is large enough to fit the entire town! This building, built during World War II by the U.S. Military, was abandoned after significant damage during the 1964 earthquake. It is much safer to admire many of these wonderful place from the outside. You may even come across mining equipment, and abandoned ghost towns, on some of your hikes in the backcountry. If you do choose to explore, remember to practice safety! Much of the metal is most likely rusty, and the buildings may be close to falling down.

Address: 101 Benson Dr, Seward, AK 99664, USA