Whittaker Residence - The White House

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This historic residence was built on the outskirts of town, and is rumoured to have a few hauntings according to past residents. The ghostly activity is generally attributed to Ms Whittaker, the wife of a former owner, who is buried down the road in a local cemetery. Phenomena here allegedly includes paintings falling off walls for no apparent reasons, disembodied footsteps, doors opening and closing of their own accord, and a female apparition who has appeared in an upstairs room on several occasions.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

8023 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI
United States

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42.1727671, -83.6013949
Washtenaw County, Michigan
Nearest Towns:
Ypsilanti, MI (4.8 mi.)
Belleville, MI (6.3 mi.)
Milan, MI (7.3 mi.)
Saline, MI (9.2 mi.)
Ann Arbor, MI (10.2 mi.)
Romulus, MI (11.0 mi.)
Canton, MI (11.2 mi.)
Maybee, MI (12.5 mi.)
Wayne, MI (13.3 mi.)
Carleton, MI (13.3 mi.)


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