Ford’s Theater

You stand in a very famous location.  Perhaps infamous would be a better word.  After all, it was here that one of the most terrible tragedies in the history of Washington, D.C., or even the entire United States occurred.  It was here on an otherwise normal night that...

National Theater

“Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t.” I can say with a great deal of confidence that those words were spoken by a ghost that haunts this theatre.  You see, the National Theatre, a venue that regularly entertains dignitaries, is also the...

The W (Willard Hotel)

Before you stands the Willard Intercontinental Hotel. It was built in 1847 by combining a number of different stores, restaurants, and other establishments together into one unified hotel, and that accounts for it strange shape. It certainly doesn’t account for...

The Treasury Annex

Imagine working late at night at this building, the Treasury Annex.  You work in a lonely place when it’s nighttime with very few employees after dark.  All of the others who spend their time ensuring our currency, our taxes, and our financial system are managed...

The Dolley Madison House

Washington, D.C., is a place filled with mystery and charged with energy from hundreds of years of important historical events.  Many experts believe such places keep a part of the history to themselves and even when time goes by and events travel into the past, the...

St. John’s Episcopal Church

This is the second oldest structure in President’s Park, and you may have heard that when a President or an Ex-President or another significantly notable person passes away, the bells at St. John’s Episcopal Church are rung to honor the passing.  If you were in...

The Hay-Adams Hotel

Before you stands one most luxurious hotels in the United States.  In fact, Presidents and their guests often stay here, and if a hotel is good enough for a President, a Prime Minister, a Queen, or a Premier, you can imagine the kind of style and elegance inside. ...

The Decatur House

It is a clear matter of honor and you stand before your opponent ready to draw your weapon and fire.  This man behaved with dishonor, and if that wasn’t enough he also dishonored an entire country!  Nonetheless, you don’t stand before him in a duel to the death as...

The Blair House

Almost sixty-five years ago, two men entered the grounds you see in front of you with evil on their minds.  They were Puerto Rican Nationalists unhappy with the majority votes of the Puerto Rican citizenry to create a free association state relationship with the...

The Octagon House

Perhaps no residence in Washington, D.C., has more reputed hauntings than this, the home of Colonel John Tayloe III.  Can you hear bells? From the mid-1800s, ghostly bells have rung, bells used to summon servants.  The spirits of the slaves who once toiled at the...

The White House

The world of paranormal science is, as you might expect, filled with a great many theories.  What makes the spirit linger?  What would keep someone here in this world when it’s time to pass into the next?  In general, the best minds in the exploration of the...

President’s Park

Before you lies Lafayette Square, originally intended to be part of the recreational grounds of the White House, a place for the President to relax with his family.  This park used to be called President’s Park and was part of the White House grounds.  In 1804,...