Vanderlip Mansion, in a private, gated community, is rumored to be haunted. One legend says it is haunted by a former resident, Mr. Vanderlip’s daughter, who committed suicide after being prohibited from marrying her African-American lover. Mr. Vanderlip was said to have built an insane asylum and locked his daughter in it, then killed her lover and their baby. Another legend surrounding this house tells of a wife, Narcissa, who murdered and chopped up her family, burying them in the mansion walls. Then she killed her two dogs and hanged herself from a living room beam. In this legend, glowing ghost dogs haunt the yard and the woman and her family haunt the house.
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- 99 Vanderlip Dr
Palos Verdes, CA
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- 33.752342673207764, -118.37267120181423
- Los Angeles County, California
- Nearest Towns:
- Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (1.0 mi.)
Rolling Hills, CA (1.1 mi.)
Rolling Hills Estates, CA (2.6 mi.)
Palos Verdes Estates, CA (3.5 mi.)
Lomita, CA (4.3 mi.)
San Pedro, CA (4.8 mi.)
Torrance, CA (6.1 mi.)
West Carson, CA (6.6 mi.)
Redondo Beach, CA (6.8 mi.)
Carson, CA (7.5 mi.)
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