Dead President's Tavern

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Employees claim to hear manic laughter late at night while closing up and swear they have seen objects moved by an unseen force, such as game pieces in the game room. they also claim that the temperature in the pub can drop suddenly and they feel a heavy “presence”. Some believe it is haunted by a former patron who died when he slipped and broke his neck there.

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618 N Union St
Wilmington, DE 19805
United States

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39.7512557, -75.5714352
New Castle County, Delaware
Nearest Towns:
Wilmington, DE (1.4 mi.)
Elsmere, DE (1.6 mi.)
Greenville, DE (2.4 mi.)
Newport, DE (3.3 mi.)
Bellefonte, DE (3.5 mi.)
Edgemoor, DE (3.8 mi.)
Wilmington Manor, DE (4.5 mi.)
Ardencroft, DE (5.6 mi.)
Penns Grove, NJ (5.7 mi.)
Arden, DE (6.0 mi.)

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