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Grand Hotel Childers ….Ghost of the Hotel

We did not stay here, doubt I’d want a ghost keeping me awake on our next stay.

Sunrise...Travel Talk with Maggi

I went to Childers searching  JP to witness a signature and she was at the Grand Hotel.

Whilst waiting for all this to happen, I picked up a brochure and discovered the Hotel is haunted.

http://www.grandchilders.com.au/ghosts.htm

Grand Hotel

Most of the town of Childers was ruined in a disastrous fire in 1902, destroying the building from what is now known as Dimmeys down to the Grand Hotel. One building that survived was the Grand Hotel, but in the years that followed, the old pub had its own share of tragedy. A woman is believed to have hanged herself in one of the guest rooms and a man was allegedly thrown from a landing and died after he informed on an illegal betting ring.

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Various publicans of the hotel are reported as saying their lives were being disrupted by at least one ghost. Nicknamed `Luke’ he wanders around upstairs and down, opening locked…

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