Noftsger Hill Bed and Breakfast
425 E. North St, Globe, AZ 85501, United States
Built in 1907, the Noftsger Hill School, as it was known, boasts a rich history. No less than former Arizona Governor Rose Mofford studied reading, writing and 'rithmetic there. Its history may also be the reason the inn is supposedly haunted by ghosts of the past. The Noftsger Hill Inn was originally the Noftsger Hill Elementary School. The schoolhouse opened in 1917 and remained the primary school for Globe-area children until it closed in 1981. The Old Dominion Mine, located on the mountain behind the Noftsger, was a major source of copper from the 1880s into the early 1930s and brought much of the boom to the Globe area. The building, after renovations, reopened years later as the bed and breakfast. Five of the original classrooms are now massive suites, decorated with an assortment of antiques and artwork. The chalkboards were left in the rooms and the old desks are to be found around the lobby as well. The janitor's closet was turned into a sixth room and, although a little smaller than the others, is still bigger than the average hotel room. Naturally, the building is said to be haunted. Even when it was a school, rumors abound among the children that unexplained t hings took place there. Books would be moved around overnight, voices were heard when no one was around, and a lantern could be seen from the windows when no one was inside. Even during the period when the building was closed down, lights were seen moving a bout inside on certain nights. Previous guests of the Noftsger Hill Inn have also reported hearing the disembodied voices of children, and unexplained footsteps. It is not hard to believe an old building such as the Noftsger Hill Inn is haunted. A combination of history, class, and the supernatural makes a night at the Noftsger unlike any other. The Old Dominion Mine Park is just a stone's throw away and hosts the only self-guided mine tour in Arizona, and possible the only one in the United States. Globe is a great destination for a weekend getaway for anyone that loves history and the old west and is ready to explore somewhere a little off the beaten path. The Noftsger Hill Inn is located at 425 North Street, Globe, Arizona. For more information about the hotel please visit NoftsgerHillInn.com.
EVP's captured at Noftsgher Hill