The Story Of One Of Nevada’s Most Haunted Houses Is Truly Chilling

Located at 129 South D. Street in Storey County’s Virginia City is one of Nevada’s most haunted houses. Mackay Mansion is a gorgeous three-story Victorian house with a hand-carved staircase, business office, parlor, living room, and kitchen on the ground floor and bedrooms and bathrooms upstairs. Once the home of mining magnate John Mackay, today, this stunning house is a museum and the home of many of Virginia City’s ghosts. One of the state’s most haunted houses located in the most haunted town makes sense, doesn’t it? Take a look.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

John Mackay died in 1902 at the age of 70 while on a business trip in London, and his former mansion remains a hotbed of paranormal activity in a town chock full of ghosts.

The story of one of Nevada’s most haunted houses is steeped in mining history which is characteristic for the area. The mansion and its living museum are open daily for public tours from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. The gorgeous gazebo and party terrace can be rented for weddings, reunions, or other special events. For more information, please call (775) 847-0373 or visit their website or Facebook page.

Have you visited this unique historic haunted mansion? Did you experience any paranormal activity? Please share your experiences below.