The Hotel of Stephen King's "The Shining"

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The Stanley Hotel
333 East Wonderview Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
United States
40° 22' 59.3292" N, 105° 31' 5.4228" W


This hotel was built in 1909 by F.O. Stanley, one of the brothers who invented the Stanley Steamer. Theordore Roosevelt and John Philip Sousa stayed here. It is said to be haunted by a ghost named "Lucy." in 1974, author Stephen King stayed in Room 217, and had the nightmare that inspired his book, "The Shining," which came out in 1977 and was made into a movie. People want to stay in Room 217, which has had guests including Johnny Depp and the Emperor of Japan. The information in this posting is from the New York Times, 10/21/12, at TR 11.

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Tue, 10/23/2012 - 21:05

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