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Ghosts: Washington's Most Famous Ghost Stories

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Paperback, 152 pages
Published December 1st 1988 by Washingtonian Books (first published 1975)
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Oct 15, 2007 Donald rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I love the weird and unexplained, and because I'm a native of the Washington, D.C. area, I was naturally drawn to "Ghosts: Washington's Most Famous Ghost Stories." Author John Alexander, who was a noted local D.J. at the time, produced a very cool and fascinating little book. The book goes into the history of ghosts in Washington, from famous spirits like Dolley Madison and Abraham Lincoln to the supposed curse surrounding the jutting rocks in the Potomac River that are known as "The Three Littl ...more
I scared myself silly reading this book before actually visiting the great city with my grandmother when I was 11. A few of the stories still stick with me today... I'll bet the demon cat has made a few appearances in the last decade.
This was a great book - lots of legends / hauntings I haven't heard of before; learned a few historical things too.
Leslie Ferrari
Okay. Interesting stories but certainly not the best written book I've ever read.
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