Ghost of Irene Randall

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According to legend, Irene Wengel came to Tampa in 1902 to get an illegal abortion in a building that once stood near the parking garage. A couple days after Dr. Frederick Weightnovel performed the abortion, Irene became very ill with blood poisoning; she died shortly thereafter.
Irene‚Äôs uneasy spirit is said to haunt the building, although reports say what stands here now is not the original doctor’s office.

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Geographic Information

Address:
266 East Whiting St
Tampa, FL
United States

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GPS:
27.945187377814648, -82.45713979867247
County:
Hillsborough County, Florida
Nearest Towns:
Tampa, FL (0.2 mi.)
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  1. I am staying at the Floridan Palace Hotel. I went for a walk this morning at 2:00 a.m. I walked towards Marion street. I saw a young girl, i thought she was young because she was very short. She was wearing a long dress that billowed out in the breeze. I thought that was odd because it looked like an old timey dress. I got within about 30 yards of her and she crossed Marion from my left to my right. It looked like she was gliding above the ground instead of walking.

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