Is the White House Haunted?

April 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Haunted Houses, Haunted Places

Michele Obama, America’s current first lady recently spoke about hearing strange noises in the hallway outside their bedroom, awakening both the President and his wife. The haunting of another first family in their official residence, has now been confirmed by another first couple. What are the ghostly goings on in the White House?

The White House over the years has always had its ghostly legends, especially the legend of Abraham Lincoln himself who throughout history has been seen by numerous residents, including none other than Winston Churchill himself.

After staying in the White House one night during the Second World War. Churchill had retired to take a hot bath, and sip a brandy before retiring to bed. He left the bathroom, walking naked, a cigar in his mouth, into his bedroom. To his surprise, he saw Abraham Lincoln himself standing warming himself by the fire. Being Churchill he just remarked, “Good evening, Mr. President. You seem to have me at a disadvantage.” Lincoln left with a smile. Read more

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