Bryn Mawr College’s Merion Hall is rumored to be haunted by Lillian Vickers, who died in 1901. Lillian, according to campus legend, was happy and popular before she died, distraught over the fact that she had leprosy. In some versions, she jumped out a window of the third floor to her death, after accidentally setting herself on fire while trying to treat herself with kerosene. In others, she committed suicide. Now, Lillian’s ghost is said to hang out in the chimney. She opens and closes doors and tinkers with computers, and some students have left offerings of candy for her.
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- 802 New Gulph Road
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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- 40.02817198978668, -75.3132559061487
- Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
- Nearest Towns:
- Bryn Mawr, PA (0.7 mi.)
Ardmore, PA (2.1 mi.)
Radnor, PA (2.8 mi.)
West Conshohocken, PA (2.9 mi.)
Narberth, PA (3.1 mi.)
Penn Wynne, PA (3.5 mi.)
Conshohocken, PA (3.6 mi.)
Broomall, PA (4.0 mi.)
Wayne, PA (4.1 mi.)
Bala Cynwyd, PA (4.4 mi.)
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