and Northern VA areas. I will not be visiting these homes but for those who love scary and a haunted
adventure here is the information. Knock your self out visit these places this October and on Halloween.
Lincoln then immediately fell and broke his leg.
Dr. Samuel A. Mudd was the doctor who took
was looking for Booth the trail led to Dr. Mudd.
Dr. Mudd was later arrested and tried in court for
being a co-conspirator in Lincoln’s assassination.
According to CBS DC, "Dr. Mudd was jailed for
years, and known to have compassionately treated
prison victims of yellow fever. His wife fought
vehemently Andrew Johnson.
Tragically, Dr. Mudd died in his
home just a short time after he gained his release
having been exposed to the unhealthy conditions
of prison life. Many believe his restless spirit haunts the house and roams the surrounding fields. Now the
is open March thru November, Wednesday thru Sunday.
dead. According to Wikepedia, "A very high number of apparitions of deceased presidents have been
reported in the White House, the most famous of which is Abraham Lincoln." Other sightings
include Harry S Truman, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, John Tyler and the spirits of a few
First Ladies have been reported.
by her spirit. All though it now serves as an awesome wedding venue with a marina, hotel and restaurant
Visitors not afraid to stay the night say they have seen an apparition of a woman dressed in 19 century
clothing coming down the stairs. Most employees have said they have had an encounter with the ghost
of Kitty Knight. is not too far from St. Paul’s Cemetery. Kitty Knight persuaded the British not to burn her
house down during the War of 1812. www.kittyknight.com/index.htm
2340 S St NW wear he later died sitting in an upstairs window.
The home was bought as a gift for his wife Edith Wilson.
They moved in on inauguration day in 1921. According to
Wikipedia, "After Wilson's death in 1924, Edith Wilson
lived there until her death on December 28, 1961.
She hosted First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy for a
brunch in the formal dining room. Edith bequeathed
the property and all of its original furnishings to the
ow it is currently used as a museum. Many employees
and visitors have reported seeing the appariton of President Wilson in the home, sitting in the
window and sitting in a chair. which brings us to ...
This building was a guest hose for President's guest. According to CBS DC "President Harry Truman
complained of seeing ghosts during his stay at Blair House while the White House was undergoing renovation
acquired in 1836 by newspaper publisher Francis Preston Blair." Since 1942 it has been used as a guest
home for chief's of state, government officials, and delegates. The home is located across the street from the
White House on Pennsylvania Ave. www.blairhouse.org
children. Today voices of children laughing as well as visions of children can be seen and heard. www.hsobc.org
this place and was shocked to
hear the details from the guest
of this Inn. Miss Lucy is a ghost
that haunts this hotel and
reportedly lifts guest in to mid air.
There are 56 guest rooms but it is said that she only watches over 4 rooms 50 -54. These rooms
are her favorite and the most special is room 52. She enjoys making loud noises, closing and
opening doors and will mess up the bed. So if you are adventurous ask for room 52.
was well connected was a close friend of George Washington. According to CBS DC, "In recent years,
apparitions and unknown entities have been witnessed by the visiting public as well as by curators and
employees of the museum that manage the house. The possible reasons: Tayloe’s daughters. Both are
said to have died in the home after quarrels with their father over his disapproval of their love interests.
Stories claim that both women fell to their deaths down the stairs or over stair railings. The ghost of one
daughter is witnessed by some as the light of a candle moving up the stairs, while the other daughter is
said to haunt the third floor landing and stairs. It is also believed that the house is haunted by the spirits
of slaves who once served there. Ghosts of slaves are said to ring bells formerly used to summon them."
Today you can feel free to visit this home without me theoctagon.org admission is free.