The Story Behind This Haunted Fort In Utah Is Truly Creepy
Ghost stories across the state of Utah are common; there are many sites here where violent deaths occurred and spirits are thought to wander down hallways, along roads and through cemeteries. We’ve brought you stories of Utah’s haunted train depot, haunted hotel and most haunted house. Here’s the stories behind the ghosts at one of Utah’s oldest forts – Fort Douglas.
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Fort Douglas is located at 32 Potter Street, on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City. The museum, where most of the paranormal activity occurs, is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.
Stop by for a special tour of the cemetery on October 22nd from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Re-enactors will be present to represent some of the people buried there, and you’ll learn all about the history of the fort and its previous residents.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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