Rockwood Mansion

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The mansion on this 150-year-old estate museum is said to be haunted. Reports have been made of disembodied footsteps, cold spots, and the apparition of a man. Also heard here have been the sounds of ghostly children playing. The site has been featured on TV’s My Ghost Story; ghost tours of the site are available.

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    610 Shipley Road
    Wilmington, DE 19809
    United States

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    39.7725081523655, -75.52084864550784
    New Castle County, Delaware
    Nearest Towns:
    Bellefonte, DE (0.7 mi.)
    Edgemoor, DE (1.9 mi.)
    Wilmington, DE (2.3 mi.)
    Ardencroft, DE (2.7 mi.)
    Arden, DE (3.1 mi.)
    Ardentown, DE (3.2 mi.)
    Claymont, DE (3.8 mi.)
    Penns Grove, NJ (4.1 mi.)
    Greenville, DE (4.1 mi.)
    Elsmere, DE (4.7 mi.)

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