Bannack Ghost Town

Ezra Olson
Zak, Nick and Aaron head to the desolate former mining town of Bannack, MT, riddled with paranormal activity. Before heading into the large-scale lockdown, the guys witness strange activity in broad daylight.

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Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT
Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron walk out of a wooded area in Bannack, MT, with cameras in hand. In 1862, a group of prospectors uncovered a massive gold strike in Bannack, but as often was the case, the gold brought out the worst in people. 960 1280

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Hotel Meade in Bannack, MT

Hotel Meade in Bannack, MT

In 1890, this brick building was purchased by Dr. John Christian Meade for $1,250. He remodeled and turned the building into a plush hotel. 960 1280

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Zak in Bannack, MT

Zak in Bannack, MT

Zak stops in front of the town’s schoolhouse. Despite the violence, the town was home to hundreds of children. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron shoot with John Phillips, an employee of the Bannack State Park, outside of Hotel Meade. 960 1280

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Bannack, MT

Bannack, MT

Located on Grasshopper Creek, Bannack was named after the local Bannock Native Americans. 960 1280

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Hotel Meade in Bannack, MT

Hotel Meade in Bannack, MT

A winding staircase in Hotel Meade, which operated off and on until the 1940s, reopening each time mining activity in the area revived. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron shoot with John Phillips outside of an old saloon one of the more than 50 buildings still standing in the ghost town today. 960 1280

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Bannack, MT

Bannack, MT

Despite being more than 150 years old, many of the buildings in Bannack are still well preserved. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron shoot with John Phillips around Bannack, discussing the town’s history and the legends that give the town its reputation for paranormal activity. 960 1280

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Hotel Meade in Bannack, MT

Hotel Meade in Bannack, MT

This furnace can be found inside the Hotel Meade, where each July, re-enactors bring the hotel’s boom days back to life. 960 1280

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Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron in Bannack, MT

Zak, Nick and Aaron walk the streets of Bannack. Will they connect with the spirits that continue to haunt this ghost town? 960 1280

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