First, in 1927, Joe Miller, the eldest of the three, succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning. Two years later, middle bro Zack was killed in an auto accident. Youngest sib George Jr. somehow avoided any Final Destination-esque freak ending, but the Great Depression did its damage to the family fortune, not to mention most of the buildings, which were leveled and sold off.
But Mayo claims that one can still hear hootin’ and hollerin’, and general carrying on of songs and yodels. Could the sounds be from ... gh-gh-gh-ghosts?
“They see shapes fleeting zephyr-like from place to place, out from behind the silos, darting for cover behind nearby sheds,” Mayo wrote. “Overly curious tourists have reported hearing flurries of whispered voice close to their ears as they venture into the dark basement rooms. … Still others report being pinched, their hair stroked from behind.”
Pinching, stroking — what’s the problem? Usually, one has to pay for that.