The Gardner-Pingree House is now owned by the Peabody Essex Museum. It was built in 1804-1805 by John Gardner, Jr., who was a local merchant. It was later owned by Captain Joseph White. He lived in the house with his family until they were brutally murdered in the house in April 1830. In 1834, David Pingree owned the house. He and his heirs lived there until 1933.
The Aiken-Rhett House is located at 48 Elizabeth Street in Charleston, South Carolina. The Aiken-Rhett House was built in 1817 for John Robinson, a local merchant. He lived in the house for approximately eight years. He was forced to sell the house in 1825 when he lost five ships at sea. In 1827 the house was purchased by William Aiken, Sr. He didn't live there, he instead used it as rental property.
Today many believe the house is haunted by the White family. People claim to see ghostly faces looking out of the second floor windows, and many hear ghostly footsteps while touring the house. Some even claim that the grisly murder is reenacted on the anniversary of their death.
The Beauregard-Keyes House is located at 1113 Chartres Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Beauregard-Keyes House is on the National Register of Historic Places. It was once the home of Confederate General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard. The house is supposedly haunted. Legend has it that at night the house is transformed into a horrible vision of the Battle of Shiloh. People see blood spattering on the walls, and they hear the screams and moans of wounded, dying soldiers. In the…
The Custom House is now a museum that is open for guided tours. All of the furnishings are original, which is pretty rare to find. The Custom House was built in 1819 and was run by the United States government. The inspectors who were employed there were responsible for weighing and inspecting cargo, as well as filling out all the documentation that goes along with those duties.
Barber House, Winnipeg, MB - built in 1862; was occupied by the Barber Family for 100 years, was used by various families until 1987 when it became a heritage site - it has recently burned down but is currently being restored - there's a legend that a man killed his entire family and then himself in this house causing the activity - voices and noises are heard from within, lights will shine through the boards when there is no power even going to this house, mysterious mists are seen
During the Gettysburg Battle, Confederate sharpshooters used the attic to target Union soldiers. Many believe it was one of these sharpshooters who accidentally killed Jennie Wade. Today those soldiers haunt the attic, and I guess they are very active. Just about every room in the house is haunted though, it gets so scary some visitors can't even stay there through the night!