Built in 1863 as a private country estate for the Allen family, the mansion remained in the family’s hands up until 1946 when the last living relative of the Allen family, Ester Mercur, died. The mansion is said to be haunted by numerous spirits from the Allen family, but Ester is one that makes her presence felt the most, often accompanied by the smell of strong perfume.
If you’re staying in room 14, you may hear the disembodied conversation of a man and a woman. In the ballroom and kitchen, a chef has reported seeing the apparition of a man in military uniform.
One of the more active rooms is room 14, however, there have been reports of activity throughout the Southern Mansion, so you’ll be good booking any of the rooms. Have fun and let us know if you experience anything!
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