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Wanted: Lively Ghost in a Haunted House

In doing research for my latest book, Ghosts of Georgetown, I became accustomed to wandering down many a dead end. Promising stories peter out, ancient and venerable buildings that by all rights should be...
White House daguerreotype by John Plumbe, Jr. in 1846 (Library of Congress)

In Search of a Real White House Ghost

A great article in the Washington Post from November 2nd, 1902 is very apropos for this blog, or at least the name of the blog. We don’t really write about ghosts stories, except for...
boy on the steps to the Octagon House in 1921

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...
Capitol Hill Haunts - Tim Krepp

Officer Sprinkle and the Haunted Police Station

This is the first guest post by GoDCer Tim. Given that we have “ghosts” in our name and with today being Halloween, it’s appropriate to have a post about the paranormal. Also, don’t forget...