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Jennie Wade House

Jennie Wade House paranormal

Location submitted by: sdonley on 01/05/2011
DBA Approved: Y


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The Jennie Wade house, originally the McClellan home, lived through the Battle of Gettysburg and witnessed the tragic death of Gettysburg civilian Jennie Wade, as she was preparing bread for the Union soldiers.

548 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg , PA 17325
Phone: (717) 334-4100
Open to the public: Yes

http://www.jennie-wade-house.com/

Lat: 39.8233
Lon: -77.2306

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Demographic Rank: 6
History: 1
Stories: 0
Claims: 15
Evidence: 1
Resources: 1
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The Jennie Wade house, originally the McClellan home, lived through the Battle of Gettysburg and witnessed the tragic death of Gettysburg civilian Jennie Wade, as she was preparing bread for the Union soldiers. This brick house was not a good spot to be in during the fighting as it was between both armies and commonly referred to as "No Man's Land". Northern soldiers were setting up defenses South of town while Confederate forces were occupying the North side of town. As both armies fired on each other, the Jennie Wade home was struck repeatedly and riddled with bullets. The north side received most of the damage as it faced the Confederate position and today is marked with over 150 bullet holes. Also causing damage to the Jenny Wade house was a Confederate 10-pounder "Parrot" artillery shell. The shell hit and entered the Jennie wade house going through and causing damage to the 2nd floor wall that separated the two dwellings. Fortunately, the Civil War projectile did not explode, and remained lodged in the house for many years after the war until it was removed. Evidence of this direct hit can still be seen today while taking the tour of the Jenny Wade house. The house is now a museum and contains a Gift Shop in the rear.

 

Added by: sdonley on 01/07/2011 DB#:20
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http://www.jennie-wade-house.com/


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1042 01/07/2011 sdonley People have reported emotional changes while touring the house.
1043 01/07/2011 sdonley People have reported the smell of bread baking during the tour of the house.
1044 01/07/2011 sdonley Photos taken with the house have produced orbs and mists.
1045 01/07/2011 sdonley Stange noises and movement reported in the basement of the house. This is where Jennie lay until being interred.
2241 06/28/2015 sdonley There is a little boy fully dressed seen on the McClain side staircase leading to the upstairs.
2242 06/28/2015 sdonley Georgia and baby Lewis can bee seen on anniversaries.
2243 06/28/2015 sdonley Baby Lewis can sometimes be heard crying.
2244 06/28/2015 sdonley They began to have problems in the basement when Mr. Wade died.
2245 06/28/2015 sdonley Children can sometimes be heard throughout the building.
2246 06/28/2015 sdonley The clock door on the McClellan side of the house opens on its own at night.
2247 06/28/2015 sdonley Fully bodied apparitions have been seen on the stairs of both sides of the house.
2248 06/28/2015 sdonley People have reported the smell of a fireplace burning late at night.
2249 06/28/2015 sdonley People have captured images within the mirror on the McClain side including; pointing fingers and a women in all black clothing holding a baby.
2250 06/28/2015 sdonley In the back, upstairs bedroom of the McClain side, people have captured the reflection of a soldier in the mirror that was not present in the room.
2251 06/28/2015 sdonley Investigators have reported strange KII readings throughout the building.

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CLAIM #: 1045 - Stange noises and movement reported in the basement of the house. This is where Jennie lay until being interred.



Evidence Type: Video
Encounter Type: Poltergeists
Hauting Type: Unknown
Investigation Status: More Investigation Needed
Video indicating movement when nobody was in the house.
Submitted By: sdonley On: 01/07/2011
DBA Approved: Y

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Gettysburg Tour Center
Added: 01/07/2011 By: sdonley
Information on touring the Jenny Wade House

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