Colorado Experience

The Stanley Hotel

Season 4 Episode 12 | 26m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

Widely known for inspiring Stephen King’s 1977 novel, The Shining, The Stanley Hotel’s legacy goes beyond a history of paranormal activity. When Freelan Oscar Stanley arrived in Estes Park in 1903, he was not looking for a Hotel location, but instead the climate cure for his bout with Tuberculosis. After recovering, Stanley – of Stanley Steamer fame among others—decided to open a Hotel.

Aired: 10/27/16

Rating: NR

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