Ground was broken in 1866 for the Carson City Mint Building and opened as a national mint in 1869. This mint produced $49,000,000 of gold and silver coins from 1870-1893. In 1899, the mines had dwindled and the U.S. Treasury closed the mint down.
Located in the old west city of Virginia City, NV, the Silver Queen Hotel is one of the most haunted places in the area. Several strange things have been reported by guests. Ghosts of a female child in a dress, a cowboy dressed in black walking out into the street and then vanishing and a dog ghost of a Collie. Also, guests have reported hearing noises--people fighting, and seeing a white mist floating among the hotel in the evening hours.
Known as the most active haunted area in Reno, Robb Canyon is located in the western part of the city. The strange happenings began in the early 1970s when mutilated bodies of 3 men and 1 woman were found here, which at the time was a rural, high desert canyon area. These murders remain unsolved.
Located in the practically ghost town area of Goldfield, this hotel was built in 1908 to accommodate Americans pouring in during the Gold Rush. However, by the time eight years had passed, the gold supply was cleared out, rendering the building almost useless. Later, due to floods and large fires, the town’s population was reduced to only 500. Mysteriously, the hotel survived the disasters and still stands empty today.