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Washington's Haunted Past : Capital Ghosts of America - Pamela Apkarian-Russell

Washington's Haunted Past

Capital Ghosts of America

Paperback Published: 30th October 2006
ISBN: 9781596291812
Number Of Pages: 127

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From the halls of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln bedroom of the White House to the Presidential box at Ford's Theater, Washington is teeming with the ghostly specters of politicians and their cohorts from days gone by. The eerie apparitions of former presidents, their wives, mistresses, adherents and adversaries roam the halls of Washington's most famous institutions, haunting the buildings that have been the site of countless important events in United States history. In our nation's capital, the ghosts number as high as the politicians, and are often as mischievous and boisterous as their living counterparts.

From Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Nixon, the presidential residents of the White House have had to contend with not only their living opponents but also the scores of spirits who still seek to press their agendas in the world of the living--a world they left long ago. Through author Pamela Apkarian-Russell's tales, we learn of chilling encounters with the ghosts of Abigail Adams, Andrew Jackson, Anna Surratt, Abraham Lincoln and more.

Featuring stories of the spooky experiences of both believers in the paranormal and skeptics, Washington's Haunted Past contains a bevy of spectral lore sure to send a chill down the spines of D.C. residents and visitors alike

ISBN: 9781596291812
ISBN-10: 1596291818
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 127
Published: 30th October 2006
Publisher: History Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.28