Top 10 Haunted Houses in the U.S.

1) myrtlesThe Myrtles Plantation
The Myrtles Plantation is an antebellum plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana, near Baton Rouge. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the plantation is a bed and breakfast, and it offers historical and mystery tours. It is supposedly the most haunted location in the United States.
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2)LaLaurie House

LalaurieThe Lalaurie house, called The Haunted House, was avoided for decades by the local superstitious New Orleansers and remained vacant for forty years.
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3)The Whaley House

WhaleyLocated at 2476 San Diego Avenue in historic Old Town San Diego, the Whaley House stands today as a classic example of mid-nineteenth century Greek Revival architecture. Formally dedicated as a historic house museum on May 25, 1960 and open to the public ever since, it is one of southern California's most popular visitor destinations. The house is thought by some to be haunted.
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4)The Winchester House
WinchesterThe Winchester Mystery House is a well-known California mansion that was under construction continuously for 38 years and is reputed to be haunted. It once was the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the widow of gun magnate William Wirt Winchester, but is now a tourist attraction. Under Sarah Winchester's guidance, construction on the house continued 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, until her death 38 years later on September 5, 1922. The cost for such constant building has been estimated at about US $5.5 million. The mansion is renowned for its size and lack of a master building plan. According to popular belief, Sarah Winchester thought the house was haunted by the ghosts of individuals killed by Winchester rifles, and that only continuous construction would appease them. It is located at 525 South Winchester Blvd. in San Jose, California. It was the inspiration for Stephen King's Rose Red and was often visited by Alfred Hitchcock.
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5)The Stranahan House
StranahanhouseThe Stranahan House (also known as The Pioneer House) is a historic home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. It is located at 335 Southeast 6th Avenue. On October 2, 1973, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Locals say that Frank Stranahan is still in residence at the home he built with such loving care. Reports of strange apparitions and ghostly noises have come from rattled staff members.
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6)The White House

WhiteHouseAmericans have long enjoyed telling ghost stories. From the ghost of Abigail Adams doing her laundry in the East Room to the spirit of Dolley Madison overlooking the Rose Garden, the White House has its own legend of ghost stories that have been passed down over the years.
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7)Congelier House

CongeilerLocated in Pittsburgh, PA the house was once considered the most haunted in America. The main legend surrounds a female ghost thought to have murdered her husband. The house was said to have been investigated by Thomas Edison. It went through long spells of being unoccupied due to supposed hauntings. The house was destroyed in a mysterious explosion which did not effect surrounding properties.

8)Franklin Castle
FranklinStrange voices coming from empty rooms and behind the walls, sounds of crying children, faces that suddenly materialize in the woodwork, spinning chandeliers, cold spots, and mysterious ectoplasm...these are but a few of the bizarre occurrences witnessed by those who have entered Franklin Castle, one of Ohio's most notorious haunted places.  Built in 1865, this Gothic mansion located on Franklin Avenue in Ohio City was home to German immigrant Hannes Tiedemann, his wife, mother, and several children.
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9)Hull House
HullOver the years, numerous stories of ghosts and hauntings have surrounded Hull House, making it a stop on many of the "ghosts in Chicago" tours. Charles Hull's wife had died in her bedroom, which was later used by Addams after the establishment of Hull House. Addams believed the house was haunted, as related in her book Twenty Years at Hull House.
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10)Lemp Mansion

LempSaid to be one of the ten most haunted places in America, the Lemp Mansion in St. Louis, Missouri, continues to play host to the tragic Lemp family.  Over the years, the mansion was transformed from the stately home of millionaires, to office space, decaying into a run-down boarding house, and finally restored to its current state as a fine dinner theatre, restaurant and bed and breakfast.
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List Courtesy: Haunted America Tours 

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