The ghost of war hero Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr., is said to peer out the second-story window of his 1819 house or walk out its back door. Decatur was killed just 14 months after moving here, in a duel between himself and former friend James Barron. Ghostly weeping also can be heard here, which many believe is the spirit of Decatur’s broken-hearted wife Susan.
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- 1610 H St NW
Washington, DC 20006
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- 38.9000514579529, -77.03817741468049
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