Ghost Town in the Sky sold for $1.5 million, could re-open, C-Times reports

FROM THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES (excerpt)

Alaska Presley bid $1.5 million for the 288-acre [Ghost Town in the Sky] at auction Friday on the steps of the Haywood County Courthouse, said Mark Clasby, executive director of the county Economic Development Commission.

She will become the owner if no higher bids are made in the foreclosure auction. Presley earlier bought debts owed on the property and is using the foreclosure process to gain control of Ghost Town.

The Wild West attraction has languished in bankruptcy since 2009. Branch Banking & Trust, which originally foreclosed on the property, sold its interests to Presley, a longtime Haywood County businesswoman and Maggie Valley resident. …


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0 thoughts on “Ghost Town in the Sky sold for $1.5 million, could re-open, C-Times reports

  1. Frances Tyree

    The park won’t be worth going to if it doesn’t have the originial theme to it.I have been there several times and really enjoyed it.The last two times I was in Maggies Valley the park was shut down.

  2. Angela Skidmore

    Igrew up in the Summer Time on Mrs. Pressley camp ground and she is a wonderful lady . Glad she bought Ghost Town In The Sky could you please tell me when it will reopen. Thank You
    Sissy “Haney” Skidmore

  3. Lindsey Nichols

    Very fun went there today it is open and they are planing to add on to it I very recommend it

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