1886 Crescent Hotel & Those Who Live… Ummm… Reside There! Part 2!

13639527_114298405191The Crescent Hotel and Spa is nestled on an Ozark mountaintop. Aside from their Victorian lodging, the resort plays host to a multitude of  Spirits. Yes, they have the drinkable ones, but I am talking about the ones that may, at any moment, appear to guests. You might see the ghost of General Manager, Morris the cat, going about doing his duties. Just as in life… he still sets his own hours.  

*Side Note* Cats do run the grounds and Hotel… You know the Crescent may have ghosts, but they don’t have mice…lol!

We did meet a couple of REAL residents… Casper and Jasper…100_52211

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Now we have the Living out of the way… let’s get on with others that wander the halls of this historic monument…

100_5199One of the first ‘temporal’ residents was Michael, the young Irish stonemason who fell to his death (where room 218 is now located) while building the hotel in 1885.

Now, he is known to be a ladies man. His antics include pushing men out of bed, and pulling covers off the women in the middle of the night.

Want to stay in Michael’s room…stand in line. Current reservations are about a year out since his room is the most requested. Hmmmm ! Are you brave enough to stay with Michael?   

100_5173We will continue on with the next most requested room and personality at the Crescent… Theodora!

Theodora resided at the Crescent during the late 1930’s. At this time, it was known as Dr. Baker’s Cancer Hospital. Room 419 is her permanent residence.

Best advice I can give you is don’t be messy in her suite… she will straighten up.  There is also the fact that if she does not like you… your bags will be packed when you return to the room. 

100_5135Also if you wish… you might wait to see the Lady of the Mist who sometimes shows around 10:30 at night.

During the years that the Crescent was a refined Ladies College, one young woman fell to her death from the 3rd floor balcony.

It has been rumored she could have been pushed… she may have been pregnant, but some secrets are not to be told! 

If you visit the Crescent then maybe you will see ‘the mist’ descend from the third floor balcony . 

Now there are many other known and unknown residents, but I should leave some for you to learn about when you visit. You can take the self-guided tour of the Crescent or take the guided one. You may visit the famous Morgue….  they will even let you check out the body freezer….

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Ummmm, we did remember to let these folks out… right?

So, did we see anything along the line of SpOokY?

100_5170 Wellllll! In a completely dark room with NO flash… This showed up!

I do not know what it is.

I do not want to know.

I am quite happy that we had such a nice time without an appearance from the residents of The Crescent.

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Oh, There is even more fun for us….. just tune in tomorrow!

Until then… check out my First post on our Girls Getaway…

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56 Responses to 1886 Crescent Hotel & Those Who Live… Ummm… Reside There! Part 2!

  1. I always love when stores and hotels have cats – I’m a HUGE cat person, so this is a great perk for a B&B.
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  2. Dawn says:

    Nope. Not for me. My husband and son would love it, but they’ll definitely be going without me!
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  3. This sounds like fun! I love ghost hunting. I’ve never found one, but that would amazing.
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  4. Milena says:

    Oh, I would love to go there! Girls getaway plus creepy hotel-AWESOME!
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  5. Pam says:

    I love haunting tours and things like that. The cats are cute too!

  6. Very interesting. Definitely would not be for me! Yikes!

  7. That last photo was spoooky! I really want to go to the Ozarks.
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  8. those places scare me, not sure I could stay there but fun for some…
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  9. lisa says:

    This sounds so cool! I love spooky stories and haunted places! Right up my alley.
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  10. mabi says:

    Creepy! I would not stay there.
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  11. Liz Mays says:

    That must have been such an adventure. I like learning the histories of old places like this.
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  12. becca says:

    How fun. I love ghost hunting. Must check this out.
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  13. Cassie says:

    I love places that have stories like this one. It reminds me of the Willard Library from where I grew up that is supposedly haunted.
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  14. Jeanine says:

    Interesting! I’m a big scardy pants so I’m sure i would opt out. Buy my son and husband? Would be all over this!
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  15. Angela says:

    ooh, totally creepy! I wouldn’t mind visiting but not sure I would want to spend the night:)
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  16. I love to see cats around it means no vermin. I toured a “haunted” campus once, we laughed and had a good time.
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  17. How creepy and fun! We went ghost hunting on the Queen Mary a few months ago and had a blast!
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  18. My daughter would love this! Me? Not so much on the ghost hunting expeditions.
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  19. This sounds fun! I love haunted houses and ghost stories. I would love to know what’s in your picture!
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  20. Dawn says:

    How fun to get to visit and explore this hotel. The cats look like they would be good company LOL.

  21. Carol Bryant says:

    I love a pet friendly hotel so I would have loved those cats 😉
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  22. Meagan says:

    Oh man, this looks like something my hubby would love! Not sure it would be up my ally!
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  23. Rosey says:

    I can’t go in, lol. There was an old prison tour once that we went into. I walked in and had to walk right back out.

  24. Amanda says:

    This looks like something my hubby and I would enjoy! Now to talk him into it!!!
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  25. I love going in to places with resident pets. I am also big on paranormal stuff so I am pretty sure I would have a great time visiting here.
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  26. Pam Rote says:

    Oh looks like the type of place my kids would find amusing! I like the real cats- I thiink I’d skip the body freezer =D
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  27. I’ll pass thank you! But my cousin would love this!
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  28. Crystal says:

    My brothers would love to visit. Growing up, they researched all the haunted locations and would make us go check it out. We never saw anything! You’d think they’d get tired of trying, but nope!
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  29. Penelope says:

    I’m not sure I’d be brave enough to go looking for any “residents.” The hotel looks too lovely to pass up, but I’d probably be sleeping with one eye open.
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  30. Christie says:

    I would be too spooked to sleep if I saw a ghost! Cats sound definitely better than ghosts
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  31. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    I thought I was brave enough to stay in a haunted hotel ones…until the middle of the night when we had to leave.

  32. Ann Bacciaglia says:

    The Crescent Hotel would be a great place to stay. I don’t know if i would get any sleep lol.

  33. This looks like such a fun place to explore! I would love to visit with my husband!
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  34. Jessica says:

    Not sure that I believe in ghosts, but some places make a compelling argument for their existence.
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  35. Jamie says:

    Sounds like a fun but spooky place! I would love it!
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  36. Ooh, I don’t know how to feel about this! I’d probably be covering my face the whole time, but peeking through my fingers. 🙂
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  37. Courtney says:

    Omigosh! That is so creepy. I don’t think I could handle this place!
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  38. Wow the photo in the dark is kinda creepy.
    However, the hotel seems like a great place to visit. I love that they keep animals around too.
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  39. Melissa Vera says:

    This sounds like such a cool place to stay. I wonder how often the other guests make their appearances.
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  40. Ronni says:

    I have a friend who travels the country going to places like this! I’ll have to ask if she’s been here!

  41. Amanda Love says:

    I wonder what that was in your photo, looks rather creepy!

  42. Tracey says:

    This is too creepy for me! I would not be able to handle one night there.

  43. Erinn S says:

    Considering I accidentally kicked a child in a fair kiddie haunted house, this is out of my league 🙂 I HATE haunted with a passion, but my boys would love it.
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  44. Lubna Naz says:

    Places like these are haunting and creepy for me, I always stays away from them!!
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  45. Laura Funk says:

    I must need glasses because I cant see the thing in the last photo 🙁
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  46. Kristin says:

    Oh my goodness, that photo IS eerie!
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  47. I love a good ghost story. This looks like a fun tour!!
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  48. Ooh…haunted stuff. I love it! Hate cats though, I actually find them more creepy then ghosts 😉
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  49. Rebecca Swenor says:

    I would love to go there and stay for a couple of days. This subject has always interested me because I have always been sensitive to spirits. Thanks for shairng.

  50. valerie g says:

    that looks like a blast!! I would love to stay there.

  51. The cats names are cute! I’d have to pass though. Me and ghosts…no bueno! lol
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  52. Angie says:

    I live down the road from the Crescent and it is everything they say and more. It is very interesting and haunted. I lo e living so close so I can ghost hunt regularly.

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