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George George House

George George House paranormal

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Location submitted by: sdonley on 07/06/2022
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House best known for hosting the body of US Major-General John F. Reynolds on July 1, 1863.

237 Steinwehr Ave
Gettysburg , PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-7256
Open to the public: Yes

Lat: 39.820880
Lon: -77.233530

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Demographic Rank: 6
History: 1
Stories: 1
Claims: 4
Evidence: 0
Resources: 5
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At 237 Steinwehr Avenue is a small stone building occupied in the 1860s by Gettysburg Day Laborer George George (1800-). This house is most famous for hosting the body of United States Major-General John F. Reynolds on July 1, 1863. It was a convenient location at the intersection of the Emmitsburg Road (Steinwehr Avenue) and the Taneytown Road. Reynolds’ body would travel south along the Taneytown Road and eventually he would be buried in his hometown of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Added by: sdonley on 07/06/2022 DB#:567


Stories are just that. Stories and personal accounts that have been reported about the location.

There is reported to be four spirits in this building. The spirit of General Reynolds, the spirit of Catherine, a teenager who died in the 60's or 70's, and ghost called the liar. Nobody knows about the spirit called the liar, but it has been known trick and mess around with investigators while conducting paranormal investigations in the building.

Added by: sdonley on 07/06/2022 DB#:1561

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3251 07/06/2022 sdonley A women dressed in Civil War clothing sits besides a coffin of a Union officer as seen through the window at night.
3252 07/06/2022 sdonley Cards have fallen on the floor on their own.
3253 07/06/2022 sdonley Chains have moved on their own.
3254 07/06/2022 sdonley The apparition of Major-General Reynolds has been seen.

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Servants Olde Tyme Photos
Added: 07/06/2022 By: sdonley
Located at 237 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325 717-334-7256 Owner: Kevin Servant
What's in an 1860's Gettysburg Name?
Added: 07/06/2022 By: sdonley
At 237 Steinwehr Avenue is a small stone building occupied in the 1860s by Gettysburg Day Laborer George George (1800-). This house is most famous for hosting the body of United States Major-General John F. Reynolds on July 1, 1863.
I went ghost hunting in Gettysburg and forgot my proton pack: Josette Plank
Added: 07/06/2022 By: sdonley
Catherine is not speaking to me. It's near midnight in Gettysburg, and I'm lurking inside a dark, 200-year-old stone house. I'm listening for some communication from Catherine - maybe a somber word about her engagement or some mournful whisper concerning the death of her fiance, Gen.
The Reynolds Death House
Added: 07/06/2022 By: sdonley
The Reynolds Death House, also known as the George George House, is where General John Reynolds lifeless body was taken after he suffered a fatal wound on the first day of battle, July 1st, 1863.
Added: 07/06/2022 By: sdonley
The legends, lore and ghost tales of Adams, Centre, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder & Union counties. Hi. Welcome to the Gettysburg/Happy Valley pages.

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