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California Real Haunted Houses - Houses That are Truly Haunted

Looking for some REAL scares? You're in luck -California has a rich haunted history, and there's lots of houses across the state that are truly haunted by spirits who haven't quite left the living world yet. Whether you're looking for some real scares this Halloween Season, or you're simply fascinated by California's haunted history, you'll want to check out California Haunted Houses's database of real haunted houses across California that are filled with thrills, chills, and scares year round!
 
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  •   The Bordello Oakland, CA
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    This old home dates back to 1887 and once operated as a saloon and brothel. Rumored to be quite active with paranormal activity, witnesses here have reported instances where chairs moved on their own and figures of men and women being spotted. The ghosts that linger are said to be pretty friendly though, and seem to like old jazz records. Read More

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  •   Stevenson House Monterey, CA
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    This museum once operated as an 1800's boarding house that has seen the likes of author Robert Louis Stevenson, who the house was named after. The home is rumored to be haunted by a former owner, Manuela Giradin. In 1879, her husband died of typhoid fever, and her two grandchildren came down with the disease as well. After being so exhausted trying to care for the children, she caught... Read More

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  •   Vanderlip Mansion Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
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    This mansion is situated inside a private, gated community located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and is rumored to be haunted. Stories say that the former owner, Mr. Vanderlip's daughter, who committed suicide after being told she could not marry her African American lover, built an insane asylum and locked his daughter inside. He then killed her, her lover and their baby. Another story... Read More

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  •   Los Angeles City Hall Los Angeles, CA
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    This city hall building is said to have a couple haunted floors - the second, third, fourth, 27th & 28th. The spirits on this floor like to make themselves known during the night. Feelings of being watched and eerie noises have been reported on the second floor and an unseen presence is said to follow you on the third and fourth floors. Inside the Tom Bradley Room on the 27th floor, a... Read More

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  • Wolfe Manor Clovis, CA
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    This manor was originally known as The Andrews Estate in 1922 and later was the Hazelwood Sanitarium in 1935 and the Clovis Avenue Sanitarium in 1942. At Hazelwood, patients were treated with terminal illnesses such as tuberculosis and at Clovis Avenue, patients were treated with mental illness, and reports say the conditions were quite terrible. The sanitarium closed down shortly after... Read More

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  •   Sierra Nevada House Coloma, CA
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    At this restaurant, there have been reports of electrical items being turned on and off, ghostly voices, moving objects and footsteps. Read More

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    This motion-picture studio was built in 1917 by Charlie Chaplin and it now opeates as Jim Henson Studios. Rumored to be haunted, the site has been featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters. Paranormal reports here include an apparition that has been spotted on the roof wearing a top hat and coat, and a woman's form has appeared walking through a door. A ghostly man with a handlebar... Read More

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  •   Vineyard House Coloma, CA
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    This property is said to be haunted by its original owners, Robert and Louisa Chalmers. Stories say that Robert began to show signs of mental illness, so Louisa chained him up in the basement where he eventually starved to death. Paranormal occurrences here include strange sounds, screams, apparitions and clanging heard from inside. Read More

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  •   Houdini Mansion Los Angeles, CA
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    The mansion that stood here belonged to Harry Houdini but burned down and has since been rebuilt. Those that have explored the premises have reported seeing Houdini's ghost wandering around. The mansion has also been used as a recording studio and some artists have reported strange activity including photographic evidence, temperature fluctuations and being touched. Read More

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  •   Wonderland Massacre Site Los Angeles, CA
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    In July, 1981, four murders took place at this spot, known as the Wonderland Murders, or the Four on the Floor Murders. The attack had supposedly been thought up by organized crime figure and nightclub owner, Eddie Nash. At this spot, it has been said that you can hear the voices of the victims that are said to linger the area. Read More

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  •   Calico Ghost Town Yermo, CA
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    This old West mining town has been around since 1881 during the largest silver strike in California. During a 12-year span, Calico produced over $20 million in silver. In the mid-1890's, silver lost its value, leading Calico to lose its population. The town then became abandoned, leading it to be called a "ghost town." Today, the town is part of the San Bernardino County Regional Parks... Read More

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  •   Mission San Buenaventura Ventura, CA
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    This Spanish mission building is said to be haunted by a presence that can be felt nearing you from the side as you leave through a side door to the garden. The presence is said to embrace you lightly and leave you feeling comforted. Witnesses have also heard cries, children's voices and ghostly chanting. Read More

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