David Whitney House - The Whitney

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The Whitney, now a restaurant, was built in 1890 by lumber magnate Whitney Jr. Witnesses have seen an apparition that disappeared into the floor and shadows near the children’s room. Objects also have bene known to move, and lights turn on and off by themselves.

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    4421 Woodward Ave
    Detroit, MI 48201
    United States

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    42.352785, -83.06213109999999
    Wayne County, Michigan
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    1. your normal every day weirdo  |  

      Went there for a “Tea at the Whitney” event may of 2017. When i asked where I may plug in my phone so that it did not die, one staff member lead me to a hidden room down the hall. The room was mostly empty except something covered in a tarp in the corner and white carpet. I plug in my phone and turn to walk out the door and it and the charger flies up from the outlet, with a chip in the box and looked like it haf been burnt but only on one side. Also kept hearing footsteps behind me, but not seeing people

    2. We were the first to ever investigate the Whitney, several years ago. This was before they even began charging folks to “investigate”. The claim of the haunted elevator is bogus. We timed it all night, and it moved from floor to floor exactly every twelve minutes, clearly indicating an electronic cause. We did record the voice of a woman calling up the stairway to us as we were taking a break on the 3rd floor, and caught a glimpse of a young child peeking out one of the rooms on the second floor. Since investigating purportedly haunted dwellings over the past 40 years, I have always made it my policy never to pay to perform an investigation. That’s why I’ll not return to the Whitney. My intent is to try to understand phenomena from within scientific, psychological and spiritual points of view, not support legends with my money.

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