The Chimneys

History: The Chimneys, located in Fredericksburg Virginia, this historic house was built between the years 1771-1773, named after the stone chimneys at either end of the building. It was not documented who exactly owned The Chimneys, but it was designed by Charles Yates and constructed by John Glassell who was a local merchant coming from [...]

The Lord Baltimore Hotel

History: Located at 20 West Baltimore Street in Maryland, the Lord Baltimore Hotel was designed by William Lee Stoddart in 1928. During this time, it was the era of the Great Depression and some think the height of the building was a factor in several tragedies during that time. The hotel closed in 1982, needed [...]

St. Albans Sanatorium

St. Albans today, photo found on Colonial Ghosts/Credit to the Maryland Ghost Trackers History: Located in Radford Virginia, St. Albans Sanatorium was first built and used as a private preparatory high school for boys in 1892 by Professor George W. Miles. Miles envisioned this school as a place where boys would learn to be “future [...]

Graffiti House

History: Located in Brandy Station Virginia, the Graffiti House was constructed in 1858 by James Barbour and is one of the only remaining structures that was built before the American Civil War. The house was built near the Orange & Alexandra Railroad and because of this, the house was considered a strategic location that was [...]

Bunny Man Bridge

History: Located in Fairfax Virginia, the Bunny Man Bridge is an urban legend that began in the 1970 with several different variations of the tale. This bridge located at 6497 Colchester Road is also an overpass for trains which was built in 1906, part of the Civil War era of railroad stations. While there is [...]

Weems-Botts Museum

History: Located at 3944 Cameron Street in Dumfries Virginia, the Weems-Botts House has been a historical landmark since the 1700’s. Built in 1749, this house was originally built to serve as a vestry, a sacred place to keep religious items, for the Quantico Church. Along with the House, there is the Weems-Botts Museum Annex that [...]

Hollywood Cemetery

History: Named for the holly trees that grow on the land, Hollywood Cemetery is located at 413 S Cherry Street in Richmond, Virginia. While being established in 1847, the cemetery is still operational to this day. It was designed as a garden cemetery by architect John Notman and is extremely beautiful, creating this popular landscape [...]