ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar) – The Copper Rose Constructing is without doubt one of the oldest strucutures in Downtown Odessa. And it’s been residence to many various companies that will have left ghosts behind.
“When i’m in right here on my own i don’t know if i’ve felt one thing however i’ve heard some noises and various things and that i simply experience it off to its an older constructing,” John Herriage says.
However different’s would disagree with proprietor of the Copper Rose Constructing John Herriage.
BUT OTHERS WOULD DISAGREE WITH OWNER JOHN HERRIAGE.
“We’ve got completely different folks within the constructing say it haunted they’ve felt spirts they’ve seen orbs they’ve seen flashes of sunshine,” Herriage says.
The constructing orginally was the Odessa Nationwide Financial institution and was handed down as a courthouse, funeral residence, chruch and is now often called The Copper Rose Constructing, however one factor has remained.
“I do hear sounds and listen to just a few issues, I don’t assume there’s any evil spirits hopefully they’re all good spirits.
A earlier tenant leaves Herriage surprise about that spooky feeling.
“The funeral residence had a number of deaths and there was not sufficient refridgeration and the basement stays fairly cool and so they did maintain our bodies right here for some time,” Herriage says.
Considered one of John’s tenats says she had a ghost-like experince in Mariah’s Magnificence Store positioned on the bottom degree of the constructing.
“We do have one tenant that prefers to not work after hours by herself within the constructing she mentioned she’s felt somebody contact her,” John says. “She’s seen orbs shes smelt various things and simply felt like somebody was round her so she prefers to not work by herself.”
She remembers moments of experincing the ghosts and spirits.
“We take photos of the purchasers that we have now and we are able to see orbs we’ve had a number of folks which were brushed or their legs touched or their arm,” she says. “We’ve got a number of women right here that normally see anyone move by its like a darkish shadow and we come exterior and there’s no person there .”
Although John has heard these rumors he says he hasn’t experinced something himself.
“I’ve by no means had any issues with the spirits i assume they’re my pal,” John says.
Nonetheless, an underground passageway leaves much more questions.
“We even have a tunnel that does go beneath the alley from one constructing to the opposite,” John says.
And the constructing’s elevator has an intresting design, connecting the again of Copper Rose to the constructing throughout the road. John says this three-story constructing can generally really feel alive.
“It’s simply a part of the constructing its a part of the constructing historical past there’s issues that occurred right here,” John says.
Yearly The Copper Rose Constructing takes benefit of the spooky rumors by internet hosting a haunted constructing tour. However, because of the pandmeic the tour has been placed on pause and can return subsequent yr.