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Long and colorful historyThis house was designed by William Thornton (the architect of the Capitol and Tudor Place) and was built in 1798. It is currently a museum.
The Octagon is the oldest museum in the United States devoted to architecture and design, operated by the American Architectural Foundation. This building was designed by Dr. William Thornton for Col. John Tayloe III, and was constructed between 1799 and 1801.
Various reports of lights and soundsThe oldest house in Germantown, dating back to about 1790.
Bablat Afif's moansIn the 1800's, a Palestinian immigrant who traveled to the US was brutally tortured and then murdered in the woods near Lake Accotink Park. Area reports include spectral moaning and a ghostly apparition has been seen in human form with a patch over its left eye.
A young man had been shoveling snow from the roof of an adjacent building when his shovel contacted a power line, electrocuting him.A young man had been shoveling snow from the roof of an adjacent building when his shovel contacted a power line, electrocuting him.
This old hotel dates back to the Civil War.This old hotel dates back to the Civil War. The origin is unknown, but the spirit of a little girl reportedly haunts the place. She appears to have suffered from burns.
Ghost ChildUnknown ghost of a child and possibly others. Minor potergeist activity in a private residence.
These two dormitories, as well as the woods surrounding the campus, have all been sites of strange happenings.These two dormitories, as well as the woods surrounding the campus, have all been sites of strange happenings.
Haunted Underground TunnelsApparitions of prostitutes, feelings of pain mostly affecting females. Sightings of shadow people. "Minor" spirit seen in the "vault" Overwhelming presence of spirits. "Static Charge" Noises can be heard. It is said that a ghost walks the tunnel with it's severed head with the machinery that killed him following behind.
The movie The Stalker shows this Serial Killer "living" in this underground city.
- Luficer -- 9 Dec 2015 -- A group of ten met in Ellicott City for fresh-roasted coffee, dessert and exploration of various spiritual topics. Details
- Thistle Mill at Ilchester, Md. -- 4 Nov 2015 -- Quick jaunt to site of infamous paperworks, spirit sightings, gruesome deaths, poisonous chemicals, strange goings-on, long dark interest. Numerous photos of the now demolished (and excavated) mill and surrounding area. Liz' rods were wildly communicative (as usual), this time with a spirit identifying itself as "BZZ". We wonder if this was the suicidal Robert Buzzard identified by Lonster in his investigations of the mill. See the old report in EGQ1