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11 "Real" Haunted Houses to Visit—If You Dare!

Smith-Ely Mansion

Built in 1858, this 43-room Classical Revival mansion in upstate New York retains much of its original craftsmanship. But craftsmanship isn't all you'll find here. Shadows move from room to room, there are sounds of people breathing when no one is around, and some mysterious event in 2008 upset one construction worker so much that he refused to reenter the house! Thrill seekers have the chance to experience the hauntings for themselves—today the Smith-Ely Mansion is a bed-and-breakfast.

11 "Real" Haunted Houses to Visit—If You Dare!

Creaking doors, cold spots, moving objects—be afraid, be very afraid of these famed ghostly retreats. | By Sara Carpenter, BobVila.com