Winchester mystery house

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Mansion was the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the window of gun magnate William Wirt Winchester
The construction of the building continued from 1884 -1922
The building kept hammers pounding 24 hours a day for over 38 years
Building haunted by the souls of people who were victims of Winchester’s rifle.
Huge Mansion:
Total area of 162 acres
Made of Redwood
Total160 rooms
40 bedrooms & 2ballrooms
47 fireplaces
10,000 window panes
17 chimneys
2 basements
3 elevators
$5.5 million construction cost
Mrs. Winchester thought that the house was haunted by ghosts
Continuous construction to appease the spirits
Believed if she stopped construction, she will die
Strange construction to confuse the spirits, and never be able to find her.

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Winchester mystery house

  1. 1. Haunted History•Mansion was the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the window of gunmagnate William Wirt Winchester•The construction of the building continued from 1884 -1922• The building kept hammers pounding 24 hours a day for over 38 years•Building haunted by the souls of people who were victims of Winchester’s rifle
  2. 2. Huge Mansion!! •Total area of 162 acres •Made of Redwood •Total160 rooms •40 bedrooms & 2ballrooms •47 fireplaces •10,000 window panes •17 chimneys •2 basements •3 elevators •$5.5 million construction cost
  3. 3. Its Bizarre!!•No.13 theme everywhere•Staircase led nowhere•Doors that open into walls•Chimney that stops short ofthe ceiling•Closets opened to blank walls•Bathrooms with glass doors•Double-back hallways•Skylights located one abovethe other•Windows look into the wall•Doors that opened to steepdrops to the lawn below
  4. 4. Strange Beliefs!!•Mrs. Winchester thought that the house was haunted by ghosts•Continuous construction to appease the spirits•Believed if she stopped construction, she will die•Strange construction to confuse the spirits, and never be able to find her
  5. 5. Now…..•Auctioned to investors•Turned into a tourist spot•Declared as California Historical Landmark and is registered with theNational Park Services
  6. 6. Numerous claims of ghost sightings Mystery still remains…..
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