Capitol Hill Haunts

Product Number: EB00753513
Released: Feb 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781614236566
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Description

"In a sprightly, entertaining style, Krepp tells of the spooks and specters that haunt the U.S. Capitol, the Marine Barracks, and other sites and homes" (Hill Rag). From the Demon Cat that stalks the Washington crypt to the restless spirit of John Quincy Adams in Statuary Hall, it is no wonder that in 1898 the Philadelphia Press declared the Capitol to be the most thoroughly haunted building in the world. Yet there are as many ghosts in the neighborhood as there are beneath the dome. Local writer and guide Tim Krepp intrepidly takes on the best-known haunted tales while also exploring the lesser-known specters. From the weeping lady of the Maples to Commodore Tingey, who still stands watch in the Navy Yard, to the dozens of famous ghosts hosted by Congressional Cemetery, many former residents seem bound to their old home. Join Krepp as he explores the most historic and hair-raising haunts of the Hill. Includes photos "A hair-raising guide to Washington's ghosts." -The Washington Post

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Author(s): Tim Krepp
Series: Haunted America
Original Publish Date: Aug 21, 2012

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