Don’t Enter That House. It’s Haunted!

Here is an apropos photo for All Hallows’ Eve. It’s a shot of a boy walking up the steps to the Octagon House, a house I wouldn’t recommend entering this evening, since it is frequently listed as the most haunted place in the entire city. Nevertheless, the photo is great.

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boy on the steps to the Octagon House in 1921
boy on the steps to the Octagon House in 1921

Don’t knock on this door when you’re trick or treating tonight.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • Rose

    The article about the Octagon House was interesting, as I finished A Slave in the White House.
    However, I could not believe the errors in grammar, spelling, etc in the Wikki article I clicked on. I have emailed Wikki to tell them. I assume you have no control with what the do.