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Delaware's Haunted Museums - Haunts with Shocking History

As with ##Region##'s Haunted Theaters, many of ##Region##'s local Museums are believed to be haunted as well. Home to a variety of historical items and artifacts, museums are a well known hot-spot for paranormal activity. It's widely believed that some spirits latch on, or tether themselves to items that were of great importance to them before passing, and as home to numerous historical artifacts, it's no wonder that some spirits make their home at museums! Some museums are even located on historical grounds - battlefields, historical homes, old prisons, and other historically significant locales where soldiers, politicians, writers, and many others lived, and passed on. Find out more about ##Region##'s real Haunted History - visit a local Haunted Museum today!
 
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  •   Smyrna Museum Smyrna, DE
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    This museum is housed inside a once private residence which was used as barracks during the War of 1812 and a center for drafting Union soldier in the Civil War. Paranormal reports here include unexplained sounds and voices, objects moving on their own and the feelings of being watched. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Museums

  •   Cannonball House Lewes, DE
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    Dating back to 1765, this historic home was once the most well-known building in Lewes. It has survived the 1813 shelling of Lewes by the British during the War of 1812 and still has a cannonball lodged in its side to this very day! It is also considered to be extremely haunted. Reports here include footsteps and screams, possibly related to the death of a female that once lived in the... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Museums

  •   Fort Delaware Delaware City, DE
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    Fort Delaware has been featured on the TV Show Ghost Hunters and now operates as a State Park. It is believed to be haunted by Confederate soldiers who were once imprisoned here during the Civil War. The soldier's apparitions have been spotted watching tour groups pass by and many have also seen them in photos. Other reports here include disembodied voices, cold spots and the sounds of... Read More

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    John Dickinson himself, also known as the "penman of the Revolutionary War," is said to haunt this plantation. Reports here include the sound of a quill pen writing on parchment in his den and his bed mysteriously gets all messed up in the afternoons, as if he has taken a nap. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Museums

  •   Rockwood Mansion Wilmington, DE
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    This English-style estate and museum was built in the 1850's and is believed to be one of Delaware's haunted destinations. Paranormal reports here include cold spots, disembodied voices and a man's apparition. The sounds of ghostly children playing has also been heard. Ghost tours are available and the estate has also been featured on TV's "Ghost Story." Read More

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  •   Amstel House Museum New Castle, DE
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    This residence dates back to the 17th Century and was built by Dr. John Dinney, his son David built a home right across the street, which is also said to be haunted! There was an underground tunnel that connected the two homes and a ghost is said to linger in both residences, believed to be a family member of the Dinney's. The ghost seems to like the third floor of both homes, where it... Read More

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