St. John's Episcopal Church

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The 1816 church’s President’s Pew, reserved for the President of the United States, is where the hauntings are said to take place. So the story goes, when the old church bell tolls for the death of a notable person, six ghostly men in white robes appear at midnight in the President’s Pew.

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Geographic Information

1525 H Street NW
Washington, DC
United States

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38.900459, -77.03590400000002
Nearest Towns:
Washington, D. C., DC (0.4 mi.)
Arlington, VA (3.9 mi.)
Mount Rainier, MD (4.8 mi.)
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Queenstown, MD (5.2 mi.)
Friendship Village, MD (5.2 mi.)
Brentwood, MD (5.2 mi.)
Friendship Village, MD (5.2 mi.)
Chevy Chase Village, MD (5.3 mi.)
Colmar Manor, MD (5.3 mi.)


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Disclaimer: The stories posted here are user-submitted and are, in the nature of "ghost stories," largely unverifiable. makes no claims that any of the statements posted here are factually accurate. The vast majority of information provided on this web site is anecdotal, and as such, should be viewed in the same light as local folklore and urban legends.