Leland Stanford Mansion

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The 1800s Leland Stanford Mansion is 19,000 square feet in four stories, and was fully restored in 2005. It is a state park and a venue for upscale legislative functions. It is said to be haunted by Leland Stanford’s 15-year-old son, Leland Stanford Jr., who died of typhoid fever while studying in Italy. The teen’s ghost appeared to his father and asked him to build a university for men; hence Stanford University’s founding in 1891.

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800 N St
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

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38.5761619, -121.49777699999999
Sacramento County, California
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  1. Flyinravenangel  |  

    I Doubt if it is Haunted on the Fact That the Son died in Italy. Spirits don’t travel across the Globe. An anybody that believes they do is not to intelligent.

    • Roses_That_Bloom_  |  

      If you think this place is not haunted, then why won´t you prove it. Sometimes a spirit connects to what its close to it and sometimes wishes to stay behind to visit the overworld or travels to the spirit world.

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