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Atherton House - Real Haunts in San Francisco CA

   
  • 1990 California St.
  • San Francisco, CA
The Atherton House in San Francisco is a 19th-century style home that was built for George Atherton. Rumor has it that he was a successful businessman, but no one knows exactly what his business was. The spirits that are believed to haunt the Atherton House are George himself and his wife, who died a few years before he did.

Local legend says that Atherton was sailing either to or from South America when he died and was shipped back to the United States. To really add to the oddness of this story, apparently there had been a barrel of rum that was scheduled to be shipped to Atherton’s house. However, the rum barrel had been dropped off and left at the dock. Somehow, a dock worker took a different barrel by mistake and left it on the house doorstep. As it turned out, it was a barrel that contained the body of Atherton himself.
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