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- n. A house that is believed to be a center for supernatural occurrences or paranormal phenomena.
- n. A Halloween amusement attraction in which a building or series of rooms is decorated to frighten the people who pass through the attraction.
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In Philadelphia, it was on Germantown Avenue just across the street from a three-hundred-year-old haunted house named Grumblethorpe.
Later, a Dr. Ferrier, interested in the case because he owned the haunted house that Clara had her adventure in, wrote the railroad company and confirmed the prediction.
If he had sons he would be miserable in the thought that his unknown son might, on his death, take from them the precious Mostyn estate, and that wretched, old, haunted house of his.
Once a year, the old Johnson mansion became the site of chills and thrills as the Summerset Chamber of Commerce sponsored a haunted house for the local children.