Grand Encampment ghosting
Tales of hauntings told about the Parkinson house at the Grand Encampment Museum
October 31, 2018
The Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) in Encampment, Wyo. is known for its collection of buildings from the town’s past. Walking the grounds of the museum, visitors can see the Palace Bakery and Ice Cream Parlor, the Kuntzman Building, the Battle Miner and the Peryam House among other historical structures.
One of those buildings, which sits just off the boardwalk and behind the Vo-Ag Building, is the Parkinson House. The two-story house, the rear of which provides a backdrop for events at Grand View Park, looms over anyone who either walks by it or enters it. According to Lauren Buford, a c...