Winchester Mystery House

Location: San Jose, California, USA Built: Unknown Status: Open as a historic museum History: The Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California is regarded as one of America’s most haunted locations. It belonged to Sarah Winchester, widow of William Wirt Winchester, who was the man behind the Winchester Rifle. For thirty-six years, the house was continuously…

The Whaley House

Location: San Diego, California, USA Built: 1857 Status: Open as tourist destination History: The Whaley House was the residence of Thomas Whaley and his family. It also served as Mr. Whaley’s general store, the second county courthouse in San Diego, and the first commercial theater over the years. Thomas Whaley was born October 5th, 1823 in New York, and was…