Tag Archives: Haunted House


Winchester Mystery House

Context:  The informant began to speak of odd places near her hometown and had this place as an example. Piece: “So I am from San Jose California and there is a really famous house in San Jose called the Winchester Mystery house. And it’s supposedly by Sarah Winchester, who was married to William Winchester, I believe, and… Continue Reading »

An apartment is found haunted by reflection on the window

Context The informant grew up in Beijing. We were discussing ghost stories when she brought out this story. Content A man bought a new apartment. It was on the first floor. Outside the window is the garden, a small grassland in a residential district. He said that when the apartment was being furnished, he often… Continue Reading »

Marjorie Jackson’s House

Context & Analysis The subject, my mother, and I were getting coffee for breakfast and I asked her if she could tell me some stories about her childhood. The subject’s father (who has recently passed away) was a history professor in the Midwest. The family moved frequently because of this, which made it difficult for… Continue Reading »

Magnolia Elementary School – Haunted House

The following informant is a 20 year old college student from Upland. Here she is describing a haunted house that is behind her elementary school, Magnolia Elementary School. This is a transcription of our conversation, she is identified as GA and I am identified as K: GA: There is this haunted house at my school,… Continue Reading »