Romantic, tragic, spine-chilling. Our story began some 72 years ago.
Young and naive, a beautiful woman always in a blue dress fell in love with a handsome ladies’ man who played piano at the bar of Moss Beach Distillery. She made multiple trips to the restaurant to be meet her lover. Blue Lady was married. Supposedly, her husband never knew of the secret love affair.
The lady in the blue dress was killed while walking with her lover at the beach below the distillery. Did the murder happened under the moonlight or in broad daylight? There was no mention of when she gasp her last breath or how she died.
Her lover claimed they were assaulted and he was just fortunate to have survived.
No description on how she got killed. Was Blue Lady strangled? Was she hit on the head? Was it a bullet or a knife to her heart?
Her death wasn’t peaceful. Her death sudden and unjust. So, her Ghost roams the distillery for answers. Her Ghost continues to search for love that was cut short.
The murder was never solved. It remained a mystery.
Many have witnessed the Blue Lady’s presence at the Beach Moss Distillery. Ghost Experts say it’s because she is searching for her lover. It’s the version of the Blue Lady story for the tourists in this historical landmark.
Perhaps, she haunts seeking for justice for the life and love taken away from her too soon. No one knows, only the Blue Lady does. She hasn’t trusted a living soul to tell her full story of how and why she died.
The lover would have been an easy suspect wanting to get rid of her or the furious husband in his moment of rage, but the Killer was neither. The Killer got away with murder.
A haunting version was recreated in NBC TV series Unsolved Mysteries titled “The Legend Of The Blue Lady.”
Many strange harmless events had been documented like phone ringing but no caller, checkbooks floating on air, locked rooms from the inside without signs of entry, women diners losing one earring only to be found in one place weeks later, computer dates tampered and small children actually able to see the Ghost of the Blue Lady in the Restaurant.
We ate at the Moss Beach Distillery hoping to see the Ghost of the Blue Lady. We didn’t see her but definitely one can feel a lonely presence or at least the romantic sad nostalgia of her love story.
The restaurant food was excellent, the ambiance, reminiscent of the Golden Era of Hollywood, the staff very friendly. And there’s the view as haunting and as beautiful as our Blue Lady.
Maybe I saw a glimpse of her. One of my photos captured a lady in blue. Nah, I think it’s just one of the customers coincidentally in blue. I’m no Ghost Whisperer.