"I dream't I dwelt in marble halls"
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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Haunted Mansions of the Gilded Age #5 The Winchester Mansion

The Winchester Mansion at San Jose, Califronia
One of the most mysterious mansions and stories of all time, is the Winchester mansion located at San Jose, California.  Sarah Winchester was the widow of William Wirt Winchester, of Winchester rifle fame. When he died Sarah moved to San Jose and started in 1884 to build a huge home with no intent of ever finishing. She was told through a  psychic medium that see must continuously add on to the house to escape the ghosts of the many victims her husbands gun killed.

See the links below for the full history.

Winchester Mansion
Winchester Mansion
Winchester Mansion

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