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Capitol Hill Haunts (Haunted America)

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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 ...more
Paperback, 127 pages
Published August 2012 by The History Press
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Aug 21, 2012 Dayle rated it it was amazing
A different look at Washington, DC's Capitol Hill most American's don't think about!
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Patriotic spooks!
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Jul 09, 2013 Washington Post rated it it was amazing
A hair-raising guide to Washington’s ghosts, from the Demon Cat to the weeping lady of the Maples.

“It is one of the oldest buildings in the city and has been the epicenter for drama high and low for more than two hundred years. It is the symbolic center of the District of Columbia, so much that our lettered and numbered roads start from here. Obviously, weighty decisions of great national importance have been and still are debated here, but the Capitol has also seen its fair share of violence, h

For those of you that love ghost stories or who want to investigate our Nation's Capitol, Washington, D.C. this is the book for you. The author gives a detailed description of each building he has encounter by people who have experienced them. The intriguing background history and the story of the haunt are interesting lore.
Oct 07, 2015 Susan rated it it was amazing
A delightful book about the ghosts of Washington D.C. that also introduces you to the more common worker found in the city. Oh it has some famous people in it too, but my favorite stories are definitely about the people behind the scenes that rarely make it into the average history text.
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