THE WHALEY HOUSE
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
The story of The Whaley House.
The Whaley House in the historic
area of San Diego at the intersection of San Diego Avenue and Harney Street
maybe a museum today, however many people including “ghost hunters” claim this
is one of the most haunted houses in all of America.
Thomas Whaley built the home itself in 1856, it was
home to The Tanner Troupe that used it as a theater, and it was even the San
Diego County Court House at one time.
During the 1960’s many visitors claimed to see,
feel or hear different apparitions, the strange part is these are only seen
during daylight hours, as the home is empty at twilight. The strange sightings
are still around today and if you visit, you should watch for Yankee Jim. Yankee
Jim was hung on the property prior to Mr. Whaley purchasing the property and
building his home. Yankee Jim still enjoys running all around the house with
the courthouse was in operation on the first floor, with Mr. Whaley living
upstairs, a small young woman was seen. As far as anyone knows, she still lives
in the courtroom.
When the ghosts had enough
visitors employees remember all the windows and the front door closing and
locking at the same time.
Mr. Whaley’s ghostly appearance can be seen in the
upstairs bedroom smoking a pipe, walking around the house and Mrs. Whaley has
been seen rocking a baby, folding laundry, and tucking a child in bed.
Therefore, the Whaley’s are still at home keeping house as they did in the
In the garden, a little red headed
girl has been and she was even spotted playing with toys. This maybe the ghost
of the little girl, which died after being strangled accidentally in the
backyard with a clothesline.
Other eerie sounds such as children laughing and playing,
a child crying, music and singing, and whistling have also been around since the
Enjoy visiting the museum and remember to say hello
to the Whaley’s while you are there. They would love the company.
The Whaley House
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