The Virginia Governor’s Mansion, or Executive Mansion, is the oldest occupied governor’s mansion in the U.S., serving since 1813. In the 1890s, the apparition of a lady was seen sitting at the window by then-governor Philip McKinney. She was seen later by a police officer, and since then has caused many strange things to happen, such as the moving of paintings, causing of a light to stay on even when turned off, and an icy freeze in the basement on a hot day. The ghost’s identity is unknown.
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- Governor St
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- 37.538487002468166, -77.43218564974086
- Nearest Towns:
- Richmond, VA (1.9 mi.)
Montrose, VA (3.2 mi.)
East Highland Park, VA (3.2 mi.)
Lakeside, VA (5.4 mi.)
Dumbarton, VA (5.6 mi.)
Highland Springs, VA (5.7 mi.)
Mechanicsville, VA (5.8 mi.)
Fort Lee, VA (6.1 mi.)
Chamberlayne, VA (6.1 mi.)
Bensley, VA (6.4 mi.)
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