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Ghosts of North America

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  • Sarah O. Dooley (1846 - 1925)
    Sallie May Dooley, Daughter Of The Old South A descendant of several old Virginia families, Sarah ("Sallie") O. May, the eighth of nine children, was born on June 7, 1846, in Lunenburg County at Locu...
  • Orrin F. Mast (deceased)
    Mudhouse Mansion is located in Fairfield County, Ohio on Mudhouse Road. Mudhouse Road was named for the first brick-and-mortar building in the area; the old Mudhouse Tavern used to stand where Zane's T...
  • Bishop William M. Brown (1855 - 1937)
    William Montgomery Brown (1855 – 1937), sometimes called "Bad Bishop" Brown, was an Anglican clergyman and author. Brown, of Galion, Ohio was consecrated a Bishop of the Episcopal Church, but is...
  • James Habersham, Jr. (1745 - 1799)
    JAMES HABERSHAM, JR., merchant, actively opposed the revenue acts of Parliament in 1775. He served (as did John Habersham) on the board of Trustees created in 1785 to establish the University of Georgi...
  • Mary Elizabeth Surratt (c.1823 - 1865)
    From : Mary Surratt was born Mary Elizabeth Jenkins in 1823, in the southern Maryland town of Waterloo. Mary’s birthplace was on what can now be considered Andrew’s Air ...

Scope of Project

This project identifies the tragic and terrifying spirits who haunt locations in North America.

Ghostly Spirits

Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, Powel House, Philadelphia, PA

Benjamin Franklin Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Abby Borden, Borden House, Fall River, Massachusetts

Cassius Marcellus Clay, White Hall, Richmond, Kentucky

Unsinkable Molly Brown, Molly Brown House, Denver, Colorado

Aaron Burr, Logan Inn, New Hope, PA

Giles Cory, Joshua Ward House, Salem, Massachusetts

Benjamin Franklin, Library Hall, Philadelphia, PA, and Growden Mansion, Bensalem, PA

Alexander Hamilton, First Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, PA

Nathanial Hawthorne, House of the Seven Gables in Salem, MA

Thomas Jefferson, Baleroy Mansion in Chestnut Hill, PA

Abraham Lincoln, The White House

Isaac Mishler, Mishler Theatre, Altoona, PA

Marilyn Monroe, Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Josefita Rebecca "Pepe" Otero, Luna Mansion, Los Lunas, NM

William Penn, Pennsylvania Hospital, Center City, Philadelphia, PA

Edgar Allan Poe, General Wayne Inn, Merion, PA

Elizabeth Emlen Physick, Hill-Keith-Physick House, Philadelphia, PA

Betsy Ross, Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia, PA

Bugsy Siegel Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Sid Vicious, Hotel Chelsea Manhattan, New York

Actor Clifton Webb, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, California. In the foyer of the Abbey of Palms Mausoleum.

Sarah Winchester, Winchester Mystery House, San Jose, California


American Ghost Society