What IS in the Farnsworth House

by Neal
(Hanover, PA)

About three summers ago I got a short summer job at the Farnsworth House in Gettysburg. Hum, I can't say I had a particular job, (especially since the managers continued moving me from one position to another to see where I would fit in best). However, I heard lots of stories of ghost while I was there: toys going missing, fire places going out, showers turning on. Yet, I found out that none of the stories were ever validated, (of couse, this doesn't stop the hotel from telling them to earn some money).

However, there does still appear to be something going on in Gettysburg from the demon realm. In high school a friend and I borrowed a video camera from the school and took it to Devil's Den to do some ghost hunting. I remember catching nothing on camera until we got back to the car when the camera started going crazy, blinking and beeping and making un-camera like sounds. After about 5 seconds it turned off. What was up with that???

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Jul 27, 2011
by: Nancy

I don't believe in all the paranormal stuff, but some I do believe. My husband and I stayed in the Eisenhower room at Farnsworth House July 4th and 5th, 2011. That Monday morning about 4:00 a.m. I felt like something was holding my body down, I could not move even if I wanted to. Then I felt someone choking me and I heard someone say twice "get out get out". It was a few seconds, and then I was able to call my husband's name. Scared me to death. Getting choked is not fun by something or someone you cannot see. The people working at the Inn said it was probably Walter. Great.

Aug 01, 2010
Farnsworth House - Bathroom Ghost?
by: Ed and Dawn

I think it was summer 2007; Dawn and I drove down from Rochester NY to Gettysburg PA and attended a couple Ghost Walks and events. After we attended the Farnsworth basement ghost story event, we walked around a bit and stopped back in so Dawn could use the bathroom at the lounge attached to the Farnsworth house. She said that she was in the one toilet bathroom when the door started shaking violently for a few seconds and then it abruptly stopped. She said during this episode, the door handle was not moving at all, which would be typical if someone was checking to see if there was someone in there. She didn't hear anyone asking if anyone was in the bathroom either. When the event was over, she didn't hear anyone walk away on the hard tile floor and since she was in a lounge, we suspect that most people would be wearing shoes.... of course she left and no one was out there......

Dawn and Ed ? Rochester, NY
We LOVE Haunted Gettysburg and are heading back this month! :)

Feb 03, 2010
by: Anonymous

I heard that there's a ghost in the Farnsworth House named Walter. Try saying his name while you're there and see what happens! Even the staff freaks out.

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