Nevada History library is complete without this book which
describes the Goldfield Hotel, an opulent reminder of one of
Nevada's historic mining boom towns. This publication
contains information on the hotel's interior, the owners, the hotel
myths and its ghosts. A brief history of Goldfield
information about the two hotels built before the current structure
was constructed are also included. The book has 28
photographs, 2 illustrations and two maps. This book covers
the history of the hotel from 1905 until 2004.
Because of the hotel's resident
ghosts, some have dubbed the Goldfield Hotel as one of the scariest
places in America.
A reporter from the Goldfield Daily Times dubbed
the Goldfield Hotel the "gem of the desert" when it opened in 1908.
While the Goldfield Hotel is a historic gem today, it has not
proven to be a treasure to its many owners.
to read story about one of Esmeralda County's historical
centerpieces."— Ben Viljoen, Chairman, Esmeralda County
"The book captures the untold story
of the magnificent Goldfield Hotel." — Guy Rocha, Assistant
Administrator, Nevada Archives & Records.
"The story records important events
surrounding one of the memorable buildings in Central Nevada." —
Mella Harmon, Nevada Historic Preservation Specialist.
"A must read for Nevada history
aficionados." — Allen Metscher, Central Nevada