DC Ghosts Blog

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The Yellow House – The True Story of 12 Years A Slave

Posted on October 23, 2020

D.C., The Capitol, The joint has more ghosts, goblins, soul-wrenching backstabbing stories, than the whole series run of Tales From The Crypt. It's the sort of place where not even that muppet, the Cr... Read More

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Mary Surratt’s Ghost – The Conspirator’s Plot, Her Boarding House, Her Spook

Posted on October 23, 2020

The State Capitol can be summed up in a couple of words: "good eatin', huge landmarks, cruel summers, Lincoln assassination." Sure, there are millions of other things that will seize your mind and att... Read More

The Smithsonian Castle

Posted on November 11, 2019

Washington, D.C. is a historic city that is filled with ghosts, mystery and intrigue. Also the capital of our great nation. There are many places in Washington D.C. that are haunted by spirits from tr... Read More

The Hay-Adams Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Posted on November 9, 2019

The place of so many clandestine meetings of consequence that you can feel the energy of the countless power-hungry lobbyists, business leaders, and politicians that have stayed, dined, and died here ... Read More

The Cutts-Madison House

Posted on November 7, 2019

Washington, D.C is full of history and intrigue. Our nation’s capital is an amazing place to visit; you can see incredible examples of architecture, view famous landmarks, and experience ghosts and ... Read More

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The Surratt House

Posted on November 5, 2019

Washington DC is home to many old and historic sites. All of them have seen their fair share of drama and intrigue over time. Perhaps none more so than the Surratt House. Mary Surratt was an austere l... Read More

The Decatur House, Washington, DC

Posted on November 3, 2019

Easily deserving of its place on a list of important haunted spaces in Washington, D.C. is the Decatur House. Home to ghosts, grudges, misery, and death by dueling. As well as a sordid and bloody end ... Read More

Lafayette Square Park

Posted on November 2, 2019

If you are living in the United States, chances are you have heard of Lafayette square Park and its ghost. It is a popular and historic park that you can find directly to the North of White House. If ... Read More

Ford’s Theatre

Posted on October 21, 2019

Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. on 10th Street NW, is one of the oldest stage theatres in the country. And today, as well as being a museum it still hosts popular plays for those who appreciate t... Read More

The Octagon House

Posted on October 8, 2019

The Octagon House in Washington, D.C. has a fascinating floorplan and an elegant design. Its rich history and important location mark it as a location with many layers to unfold, some no doubt includi... Read More