Ruthmere Mansion

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Ruthmere Mansion is rumored to be haunted; witnesses say the ghosts set off alarms and sirens inside the mansion especially on Halloween. Some report the sound of phantom gunshots here as well. It should be noted that employees at the house museum say they have never experienced any hauntings here.

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302 E. Beardsley Ave.
Elkhart, Indiana
United States

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41.693548, -85.97332899999998
Elkhart County, Indiana
Nearest Towns:
Elkhart, IN (0.8 mi.)
Simonton Lake, IN (4.2 mi.)
Dunlap, IN (4.7 mi.)
Osceola, IN (5.6 mi.)
Bristol, IN (8.3 mi.)
Granger, IN (8.7 mi.)
Edwardsburg, MI (9.0 mi.)
Mishawaka, IN (9.8 mi.)
Goshen, IN (10.5 mi.)
Wakarusa, IN (11.1 mi.)

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