Lumber Barons - The Water Street Inn - Stillwater MN Real Haunted Place
- 101 Water St. S
- Stillwater, MN
- (651) 439-6000
This location was once Lumber Barons and is now the Water Street Inn and is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a drunken Confederate soldier. The soldier passed away on the second floor of the S.W. suite and some say his ghostly sweaty odor can be detected at times.
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Quick comment about the "rank rebel"...
Back in the late 1970's, I worked for a firm that had its offices in the Lumberman's Exchange building. According to the office gals, the smelly specter would occasionally make his presence known not only by his body odor, but also with footsteps in the then vacant offices on the second story of the south-west corner of the building. There has been a lot of discounting of the idea of a former "Johnny Reb" haunting a post-Civil War building in "staunchly Union" Minnesota, but a lot of Southerners really had nothing left to go home to after the war, and they came north to homestead and start new lives, especially in southern Minnesota. As far as I know, there is no rule that the dear departed must appear in the garb they die in--why should they?.. Posted 9/16/18
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