Stanley Hotel , Estes Park Colorado

Haunted Hotel & Histor Ms. Elizabeth Wilson was the chief housekeeper at The Stanley Hotel in its very early days. On the evening of June 25, 1911, during a storm, she was involved in an explosion that took place as she was lighting the acetylene lanterns that were the back-up system for the hotel’s electricity. Ms. Wilson was shot down in the explosion from what is now Room 217 to the floor of the MacGregor Room one story below. She was not killed, but her ankles were broken. Since the 1950’s,