Ghost House Historic Site

PSICC, Near Nathrop, Colorado

Ghost House Historic Site does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!

Overview

The Ghost House is located near the historic mining and railroading town of St. Elmo. Built by Mr. Ghost, an early mining and real estate developer in the 1880's. The house is of wood construction using local timber and sided with metal. The most interesting feature of the house is the use of flattened food cans for shingles on the roof. An interpretive sign at the site details the history of this unique house.