We see haunted houses in movies and on tv all the time but what are they
really like? Do they even exist? What are they like? Where are they at? There are
many questions and mysteries about ghosts and haunted houses that are very
There are many famous haunted houses. One very famous house is Edgar
Allen Poe's house. Many people claim to have seem not only his ghost but also
ghosts of his wife and other people that have lived there. People have also reported
hearing strange noises when no one was around, being tapped on the shoulder with
no one there, and heard voices. During the 1940's houses were built all around his
house in the Poe Homes Neighborhood. A few residents say they are scared of his
house and the local gangs don't ouch the place. Also people say that now Poe's
ghost haunts the whole neighborhood! Some people claim that you can hear him
running on the rooftops and one person even claims to have seen his ghost sitting at
a desk writing.
Another famous haunted house is the White House! People that have stayed
there have claimed to have seen Teddy Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and most
commonly, Abraham Lincoln. The most famous story is that one night a woman
was staying in the Lincoln bedroom and she heard a knock at her door. When she
answered it she saw Abraham Lincoln Standing there.
So why are some houses haunted? The reasons for this are varied. Some are
complicated and unique to that spirit and others are simple to understand and
relate to. Some spirits remain at or near the site of their death, especially if it was
sudden and unexpected. They remain confused and don't know or accept...