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Willow Steak House

Jamestown, CA

The Tale of the Tommy-knockers

Since I am from Michigan, I had never heard of a Tommy-knocker until after this investigation.  I'm grateful for the experience of fellow investigators that joined us on this journey to explain the creature I saw here.  Let's start by why we were asked out here and important history for this investigation.

This location is built directly over a tragic location.


Closed Aug 2019


The building is also known for the ghosts it keeps , dozens of them. The story goes that the spirits of some of the miners who died in a cave-in under what’s now the dining room never left.

Diners in booths 7 and 9 have said they’ve felt something tug on their hair.


7. The Jamestown Hotel

The original hotel was built in 1919 and owned by David Martinez who expanded it several times. By 1938 the hotel was operated as the Mother Lode Hospital by Dr. D.L. Farrell. From the 1950's it was run as a rooming house. In 1978 it was renovated and reverted back to a hotel and restaurant.

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Jamestown History and Deaths