Drum Barracks

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The Drum Barracks served as a base during the Civil War; after the war, the area became a hospital, and not too long after that, the land was auctioned off. Around 100 years later, the Drum Barracks finally became the museum it is today, but it also includes the ghost of a woman named Maria (who smells like lavender perfume) and a Civil War Office who smokes a pipe. Other than the sights and odors, guests hear dragging noises, footsteps, talking, and other unaccountable noises. A majority of activity happens in the Model Room.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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1052 N Banning Blvd
Wilmington, CA 90744
United States

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33.7844767, -118.2576393
Los Angeles County, California
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