McClurg Museum

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The 1818 mansion that’s now the McClurg Museum was originally built by James McClurg, son of a wealthy industrialist, as his stately private residence. It is said to be haunted by the ghost of a maid. Children on a fourth-grade field trip encountered the ghost, whom they described as a white shadow that looked like a girl in her 20s, hiding in the corner and crying. The ghost is said to reside at the mansion to this day.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Near 57 US-20
Westfield, NY
United States

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GPS:
42.321450092412896, -79.57688775652059
County:
Chautauqua County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Westfield, NY (0.1 mi.)
Mayville, NY (6.0 mi.)
Ripley, NY (7.8 mi.)
Brocton, NY (8.3 mi.)
Chautauqua, NY (9.6 mi.)
Sherman, NY (11.2 mi.)
Cassadaga, NY (13.7 mi.)
Bemus Point, NY (14.5 mi.)
Fredonia, NY (15.0 mi.)
North East, PA (15.1 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://mcclurgmuseum.org/

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