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Haunted Homes Play Second Fiddle To 2012's Frankenstorm

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While creepy critters and hobnobbing ghosts may be on the minds of many US residents, in the DMV, Halloween 2012 is all about Frankenstorm. With the most horrifying thoughts this week being a possible lack of Internet (No 4G network!), this storm is giving adults a real reason to be shaking in their boots. But to take our minds off of scary Sandy, all the Curbed sites are mapping a list of haunted homes that will make you wish you had never entered.

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1. The Exorcist

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3600 Prospect St NW
Washington, DC 20007

This haunted home will always be a classic. Featured in the ever-terrifying film The Exorcist, this Gtown abode houses devilish demons. Be sure you know a good priest. [Zillow]

2. Frazier's Funeral Home

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391 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

The idea of having your new crib also be the final resting place of so many souls is a bit...unnerving. So as Frazier's Funeral Home because a less permanent residence for future buyers, be sure any bumps in the night are checked out thoroughly. [PoP]

3. Overlee Pool

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6030 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA 22205

It may be too cold for pool parties, but this place will give anyone the chills no matter how hot the weather is. The Overlee Pool in Arlington is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of Margaret A. Febrey. Maybe she just wants to have a good time with everyone else? [WaPo]

4. Banita Jacks

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4249 6th St SE
Washington, DC 20032

This WaPo article on the former home of Banita Jacks will make anyone's flesh crawl. "This is the house where Banita Jacks was found living with the decaying corpses of her four young daughters" in the summer of 2007. The article mentions scrawling on the wall of "Yes I do love mom". [WaPo]

5. Capitol Hill

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Washington, DC 20003

The nabe that's famous outside the DMV may also be the most haunted. It is one of the oldest spots in the city, so there's plenty of history to spook interested parties. Behind nearly every row house door may be a dark tale to be told. [WTOP]

6. The Octagon House

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1799 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC
(202) 638-3221
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Reported to be "the most haunted home in DC", this current home of the American Institute of Architects may also have been a slave market. Built by Colonel John Tayloe III in 1801, two of his daughters have supposedly never left the residence.

7. Murder of Robert Eric Wone

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1509 Swann St NW
Washington, DC 20009

An unsolved murder involving sex and intrigue never fails to light up the imagination. Robert Eric Wone was murdered in this U Street row house back in 2006. There are plenty of details surrounding the events, but no word if Wone is still residing in this house. [Wikipedia]

8. Murder of Brian Betts

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9337 Columbia Blvd
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Back in 2010, Brian Betts, the principal Shaw Middle School, was may have been murdered by "someone he let in". Betts's former house is haunted with a previous murder: "Erika Smith, 9, and her father, Greg Russell, were brutally murdered there by an intruder in 2002". [WaPo]

1. The Exorcist

3600 Prospect St NW, Washington, DC 20007

This haunted home will always be a classic. Featured in the ever-terrifying film The Exorcist, this Gtown abode houses devilish demons. Be sure you know a good priest. [Zillow]

3600 Prospect St NW
Washington, DC 20007

2. Frazier's Funeral Home

391 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

The idea of having your new crib also be the final resting place of so many souls is a bit...unnerving. So as Frazier's Funeral Home because a less permanent residence for future buyers, be sure any bumps in the night are checked out thoroughly. [PoP]

391 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

3. Overlee Pool

6030 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22205

It may be too cold for pool parties, but this place will give anyone the chills no matter how hot the weather is. The Overlee Pool in Arlington is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of Margaret A. Febrey. Maybe she just wants to have a good time with everyone else? [WaPo]

6030 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA 22205

4. Banita Jacks

4249 6th St SE, Washington, DC 20032

This WaPo article on the former home of Banita Jacks will make anyone's flesh crawl. "This is the house where Banita Jacks was found living with the decaying corpses of her four young daughters" in the summer of 2007. The article mentions scrawling on the wall of "Yes I do love mom". [WaPo]

4249 6th St SE
Washington, DC 20032

5. Capitol Hill

Anywhere, Washington, DC 20003

The nabe that's famous outside the DMV may also be the most haunted. It is one of the oldest spots in the city, so there's plenty of history to spook interested parties. Behind nearly every row house door may be a dark tale to be told. [WTOP]

Anywhere
Washington, DC 20003

6. The Octagon House

1799 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC

Reported to be "the most haunted home in DC", this current home of the American Institute of Architects may also have been a slave market. Built by Colonel John Tayloe III in 1801, two of his daughters have supposedly never left the residence.

1799 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC

7. Murder of Robert Eric Wone

1509 Swann St NW, Washington, DC 20009

An unsolved murder involving sex and intrigue never fails to light up the imagination. Robert Eric Wone was murdered in this U Street row house back in 2006. There are plenty of details surrounding the events, but no word if Wone is still residing in this house. [Wikipedia]

1509 Swann St NW
Washington, DC 20009

8. Murder of Brian Betts

9337 Columbia Blvd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Back in 2010, Brian Betts, the principal Shaw Middle School, was may have been murdered by "someone he let in". Betts's former house is haunted with a previous murder: "Erika Smith, 9, and her father, Greg Russell, were brutally murdered there by an intruder in 2002". [WaPo]

9337 Columbia Blvd
Silver Spring, MD 20910