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The White House by Moonlight written by Walt Whitman Illustrated by James Ransome


The White House by Moonlight is a classic text written by Walt Whitman.It begins “A SPELL of fine soft weather. I wander about a good deal, sometimes at night under the moon. To-night took a long look at the President’s house. The white portico—the palace-like, tall, round columns, spotless as snow”

Senator Harry Truman on the Job on Capitol Hil


Senator Harry S Truman was such a hard worker that he set a demanding pace that few subordinates could match. Senator Truman arrived at the Capitol so early that the cleaning staff gave him own set of keys so he could get into the building. Secret Servicemen found it hard to keep up with his…

Theodosia Burr, Ghost of Two Cities


One of the most intriguing stories in Charleston, South Carolina is the mysterious disappearance of Theodosia Burr Alston, daughter of former Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr. She was married to Governor Joseph Alston, one of the most wealthy and powerful men in South Carolina in his day. The deed in her name…

The Ghostly Albany Library Patron


The Albany Free Library was founded in 1900 and became the Albany Public Library in 1922 following a merger with a publicly-fu8nded branch.  It moved into its current main building in 1977, a former facility operated by the IRS.  It serves to coordinate library resources for the capital region and upper Hudson River Valley area….

Ghosts of New Haven Blog 14 Sergeant Stubby Standing Tall at the New Haven Green

Ghosts of New Haven Blog 14 Sergeant Stubby Gets His Own Animated Adventure © 2018 By Dr. Philip Ernest Schoenberg, Ghost with a Blog It is not often you get a local hero glorified and it a dog no less! Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is a 2018 computer-animated adventure film centering on the real-life…