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Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 1

Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 1

By Ann Zeise Page 1 Reflections in the window of the undertaker’s invite you to enter in and wander the streets of this haunted California ghost town with your guide, Ann Zeise, and her homeschool family and friends. Click here to Enter if you dare! Start 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
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Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 2

Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 2

By Ann Zeise Page 2 October 18th, I and two other homeschooling families made the trek to the Gold Rush ghost town of Bodie, California, about a two hour drive from Yosemite where we had been camping. Some of us found ourselves transformed into ghosts in the reflections of the windows in the abandoned...
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Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 3

Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 3

By Ann Zeise Page 3 Pals Andrew and Bryan and I became separated from the others and found ourselves transformed near the haunted school house. Can you see the skeleton inside Bryan here? The schoolhouse was still decorated in Halloween motif, making Bryan come to the conclusion that the town had been abandoned shortly...
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Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 4

Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 4

By Ann Zeise Page 4 Evelyn died at the age of three when she stuck her head out of the window of her home to watch the man using a pickax to dig a drainage ditch around her home. Rest in peace, Evelyn. One little girl, whose family was taking her to the remote...
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Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 5

Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 5

By Ann Zeise Page 5 A Ranger’s cat popped out to greet us at the blacksmith shop, making us jump with fright. He condescended to let us pet and scratch him, but had learned his lesson not to come out from behind the barrier. One tourist had thought he was a stray and had...
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Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 6

Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 6

By Ann Zeise Page 6 Tioga Pass, the “highway to heaven” between Yosemite and Lee Vining near Mono Lake and Bodie in California, and Highway 395 were ablaze with the autumn foliage of quaking aspen in sharp contrast with the purple sage and dark juniper and the snow covered peaks of the Inyo range....
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Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 7

Ghost Town _ Bodie, California _ page 7

By Ann Zeise Page 7 Bryan and Andrew, with the Gold Mine behind them, check to see if these old levers still do anything. The old Methodist church appears to still have a ghostly congregation. Our cast of ghostly homeschoolers bids you goodbye. They much enjoyed haunting you and sharing a little California history...
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