086 Most Haunted: House of Death – NYC

House of Death in New York City http://daytoninmanhattan.blogspot.com/2011/04/mark-twain-tragedy-and-ghosts-no-14.html

Is the House of Death Haunted?

Is the House of Death Haunted? One of the most haunted places in New York City, the House of Death is known for ghosts, bad luck, and Mark Twain. Over the years, residents have reported paranormal activity and spectral sightings. It has also been a place of great tragedy. Listener discretion advised for this episode. Listen and vote!

Questions Explored in this Episode

Where is the House of Death? When did Mark Twain live there? Did he think it was haunted? What spirits have been seen in this house? What tragedy happened to Lisa Nussbaum? Does the house cause bad luck? Is it full of paranormal activity?

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History of the House of Death

Pat explores the history of the house and it’s residents. Mark Twain lived here for 1 year and had his own paranormal experience with a piece of firewood. He also talks about a tragic crime that happened here in the 80’s, resulting in the death of a child.

The Debate

Pat and Rebecca debate the paranormal evidence including a woman in white, the haunted firewood, the ghost of Mark Twain himself, and a grape with a very bad odor.

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Sources for this Week’s Episode
The Morbid Library: https://themorbidlibrary.com/2021/07/10/the-haunted-new-york-house-of-death/
New York Post: https://nypost.com/2012/10/28/terror-on-10th-street/
The Socians: https://www.thesocians.com/post/the-house-of-death-bone-chilling-glimpse-of-mark-twain-ghosts-haunting-america-over-a-century
NY Ghosts: https://nyghosts.com/the-house-of-death/
Daytonian in Manhattan: http://daytoninmanhattan.blogspot.com/2011/04/mark-twain-tragedy-and-ghosts-no-14.html
6sqft: https://www.6sqft.com/how-a-greenwich-village-brownstone-became-known-as-the-house-of-death/
Untapped New York: https://untappedcities.com/2014/05/14/the-hauntings-of-14-west-10th-street-nycs-house-of-death/
Boroughsofthedead.com: https://boroughsofthedead.com/the-most-haunted-house-in-greenwich-village/
PortableNYC: https://portablenycblog.com/2021/04/07/house-of-death/
Off the Grid Village Preservation Blog: https://www.villagepreservation.org/2016/10/19/the-house-of-death/
The Line Up: https://the-line-up.com/house-of-death-manhattan

Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers
Intro: “III. Allegro moderato from Gargoyles” by Lowell Liebermann
Outro: “Dream Images (Love-Death Music)” by George Crumb
Bumper: “Ghost Waltz” by Lowell Liebermann

“Pat Facts” and “Ghost Story” themes by Mondo
“Time for a Debate” theme by Gail Gallagher gailgallaghermusic.com