Smyrna Museum

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The house in which the museum resides was used as a barracks during the War of 1812 and a center for drafting Union soldiers in the Civil War. Witnesses have heard unexplained voices and sounds, seen things moving on their own, and reported a feeling of being watched.

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11 S Main St
Smyrna, DE 19977
United States

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39.30024074951285, -75.60568954596329
Kent County, Delaware
Nearest Towns:
Smyrna, DE (0.1 mi.)
Clayton, DE (1.7 mi.)
Bethel, DE (4.7 mi.)
Cheswold, DE (5.7 mi.)
Kenton, DE (5.9 mi.)
Leipsic, DE (6.3 mi.)
Townsend, DE (8.0 mi.)
Dover, DE (10.7 mi.)
Hartly, DE (10.8 mi.)
Odessa, DE (11.3 mi.)

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  1. Ashley fortune  |  

    Two years ago it was a Christmas festival by the Smyrna museum and they were leting people walk in for free and I saw toys move by themselves and smells of old time tobacco and I could feel like I was being watched my every move.

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