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Haunting of the Mount Remarkable Hotel

Melrose, South Australia, Australia

The Mount Remarkable Hotel sits in the small South Australian town of Melrose and is the oldest hotel in the Flinders Ranges. Originally, the hotel was built by T.W. Moran, who was one of the earliest Police troopers in Melrose. Later, the wooden hotel he had built was replaced with the building that continues to stand today. This structure has continuously held its license since 1857 and has remained structurally unchanged since 1860. The hotel […]

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Ghosts of Bluey Blundstone’s Blacksmith Shop: Haunted Melrose

Melrose, South Australia, Australia

William ‘Bluey’ Blundstone built his blacksmith shop in the small South Australian town of Melrose in 1865. He had just emigrated to Australia from England with Martha, his wife, and quickly became an important individual in Melrose, performing much work for the local police station. Bluey lived a long life, passing away in 1908, but his old blacksmith shop has sealed his legacy. Although these days the property is run as an up-scale accommodation option, […]

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Haunting of the Melrose Heritage Museum, South Australia

Melrose, South Australia, Australia

Melrose is a quaint country town, known for being the oldest in the Flinders Ranges. It sits in the shadow of the glorious Mount Remarkable and is a place that boasts history just as remarkable as that very mountain. The Melrose Heritage Museum is an important place for such history, being both an amazing resource and a place of preservation. The museum itself is contained in numerous buildings, including the original courtroom and police station […]

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