Can You Identify These Haunted Houses in the US?
This building is now a bed and breakfast for the curious and brave, as the location where a young woman supposedly killed her father and mother with an ax. What is it called?
- Lizzie Borden was never convicted, and since 1892 the house is said to be haunted by the ghosts of her parents. Would you spend the night?
Located in St. Louis, this house is famous for the suicides of multiple family members who were rumored to be haunted by an entity awoken by the patriarch when he went digging places where he shouldn't have… What is it called?
- With people noticing entities haunting the building and rumors of an entity stirred in the limestone caves near the house and brewery, who knows what clings to the edges of the structure.
What is the name of this Iowa house where eight people were killed with an ax during a warm night in June 1912, with the murder still unsolved?
- Leaving all the mirrors covered up and all the bodies in their beds, the unknown murderer exited the Villisca Axe House and was never caught— leaving their spirits trapped there, too.
What is the name of this home at 112 Ocean Avenue, Long Island, that was the site of a brutal familicide in 1974, and incidents of later hauntings and possible demonic possession that led to books and movies?
- In 1974, Ronald "Butch" DeFeo, Jr., shot his entire family as they slept in their beds. The Lutz family moved in a year later and were terrorized by paranormal forces, moving out again after only 28 days.
What is the name of the grand house in New Orleans that housed a torture chamber in the attic and a sadistic mistress?
- Madame Marie Delphine LaLaurie was notorious for her gory treatment of slaves, possibly leaving their souls trapped behind the walls of this stately mansion.
What is the name of the architectural creation that a famed heiress was spurred to build— and not stop construction on— by the spirits of the disgruntled dead?
- Sarah Winchester was widowed and told by a seer that as long as she kept building this labyrinthine mansion, full of twists and turns, she would not be killed by restless spirits.
Known as one of the most haunted houses in America, there is recorded evidence of a demon dwelling in this location, often showing itself as a little girl and leaving welted scratches on the skin of visitors. What is it called?
- Though a little girl named Sallie did perish in this house from a botched appendectomy, paranormal experts believe that a darker presence uses her innocent appearance to trick visitors easier— like many demons are said to do.
Back in the early 1800s, a landowner and his family lived in this house. But it was believed even back then that a horrifying entity attached itself to the complex and the people dwelling there. What is it called?
- The first article describing the supernatural entity was published in 1894 and detailed attacks by something that people still felt uneasy about— a witch in league with the devil.
What is the name of this house that was the basis for a popular scary movie, "The Haunting in Connecticut"— the basement of which was a former funeral parlor?
- With some of the most intense documented evidence of ghosts, the Snedeker House is supposedly full of spirits and possibly something more demonic.
The patriarch of this family, Dr. Harold Perelson, woke up in the night in 1959 and allegedly was spurred on to attack his wife and daughter with a hammer by a dark and demonic presence in the house. What's the building's name today?
- It's said that Dr. Perelson's ghost now wanders the halls after taking his own life before authorities could arrive.