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The McAlmond House

Dungeness, Washington

This two story pioneer mansion is said to have been built in 1861. Allegedly, the house is haunted by poltergeist that are triggered by the presence of teen-aged girls. In one report, a family with two twelve year old girls spent the weekend at the mansion. It is said that the house creaked all night. The next morning the door to the unoccupied bedroom could not be budged. It was discovered that an extremely heavy Victorian desk that had been in the center of the room was pushed tightly against the door. No human could have done this because there was only one door in the room and the windows were locked from the inside.

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Andrew says:

November 22, 2005, 4:31 am

To whom can help,

Jesse and I have figured a way to find a teenage girl to come with us for a weekened at this place if someone can help set it up. Out of all these comments I have been leaving we are more than willing to tell the outcome of these occasions, if they do happen. Please contact us.

Jesse & Andrew

Ditzy says:

February 19, 2006, 4:33 pm

ok first of all why would someone lock the windows in thier house from the outside??? specially in a mansion, that just doesn’t make any sense

pink says:

June 17, 2006, 11:15 pm

i think this is wierd.i get freaked out easily but should you really believe these things really happen?they could be making up a story just because.which most people probably think that and its probably not really true unless your the type of person who believes in these types of things.

Nick says:

July 17, 2006, 4:00 pm

Dear pink,
That is why you have to go and check it out for yourself to figure out if it is true i mean who cares if no one else believes u as long as you know.

nick

Alexandria says:

August 30, 2006, 6:29 pm

hmm well I’m a teenage girl (just turned 17 today infact) and would LOVE to go. but i need someone to come…contact me http://www.myspace.com/seasonfall
Superstar830@aol.com

Faith says:

September 17, 2006, 11:03 am

Hi! I would really like to visit this location, but i need directions. If someone could help me out with that i would really appreciate it! I was also wondering if any Northwest ghost/haunting enthusiasts had any information about the ‘Blyn Witch’s House’? I have heard countless stories about the location but none involved the actual directions…. Thank you!

cassy says:

October 13, 2006, 5:41 pm

so did the girls live? or did they die? how do you know about this story?

kayli says:

October 21, 2006, 11:10 pm

i live next to dungeness and i’m 10 and a girl would that count as a teen ager? but i love to beleave in the dead when my mom tells me that ghosts arnt real i get realy mad but ya i’d love to go to the manshion

Lottie says:

February 8, 2007, 6:04 pm

Ok now, where did you get this story. Because however did they know about the desk against the door, if a human couldn’t have done it. So I’m guessing the ghost or the spirits came back and move the heavy desk inorder for the door to open?
Oh and whatever happen to the teen girls?

Jennifer says:

March 26, 2007, 4:20 pm

Apparentally, teenage youth are “hyper sensitive” towards spirits, or in this case, poltergeist.
I’ve heard, and researched, many stories to do with the subject.

iso says:

July 26, 2007, 1:30 pm

This is true cause i think they gave it on discovery channel the other day

Jen says:

October 13, 2007, 2:04 am

So did anyone ever persue checking it out?

sequimite says:

June 22, 2008, 3:26 pm

I know the current owner of the home, and I’ve been in the house a number of times. I also have had many ghostly encounters in my life. I sense nothing in this house, and have never experienced anything. It is a fasinating historical home, and it’s not open to the public. Many rumors about the house, but I don’t believe anything is there.

Sam says:

September 29, 2008, 4:06 pm

Ditzy says:
February 19, 2006, 4:33 pm

ok first of all why would someone lock the windows in thier house from the outside??? specially in a mansion, that just doesnâ??t make any sense

Wow…”Ditzy” your screen name sure does fit! The story clearly stated that the windows were locked from the inside. Explaining how no one would have been able to exit through a window and lock it behind them. I hate it when people immediately look for reasons to discredit the stories of the paranormal, without thoroughly examining the evidence. In this case not even paying attention to the words written right in front of their face. Thank you Ditzy for setting the perfect example of a skeptic who is not (obviously) informed, who then makes a statement of absolute certainty. May all the ignorant skeptics of the world be haunted forever.

Brian says:

October 4, 2008, 8:07 pm

OK, let me clarify. The girls were my daughter Sheryl Roberts and her friend Angel Ritualo. I was the one who shoved the door open, and it took all my strength: the desk felt like it weighed a ton. I theorized that this was a poltergeist because I’d read about how they occur when teenage girls are around. We’d also had an earlier paranormal experience with Sheryl. But there could be another explanation. After this happened, a friend told us that a ghost of a man in 19-Century clothes had been seen a few times in the parlor. Turns out a man had died in that parlor sometime in the 1870s-1880s.

Neil Farlow says:

March 15, 2009, 5:23 pm

My Great Grandfather, Elijah, a sea captain, had the McAlmond House built in 1861 in New Dungeness. He developed the farm and built the dikes in the low lands using Chinese laborers. His son, Henry (my Grandfather, also a sea captain,) took over the farm in the mid 1890s. His wife Mabel gave birth to three girls and two sons who grew up on the farm. The middle girl, Thelma, was my mother who married a Naval officer. Most summers from 1926 to the early 1940s we visited my grandparents on the farm spending a couple of months there. There were no ghosts, poltergeists or phantoms in the parlor. No one ever said anyone had died in the sitting room. All of the original family is gone now, but none died in the old house. When the wind roars in from the ocean through the Straits, the old house creaks and groans like a ship at sea, to the delight of the most devoted of ghost-story addicts. A few years ago I visited the new owners who graciously showed us the improvements they had made inside the house. Sorry, no ghost stories emerged. A visit to the museum in Sequim enlightens visitors about the history of early Dungeness and the surrounding area.

sue says:

October 18, 2009, 11:10 am

That was a very interesting story.Believe or not something like that happened to a friend of mine,but that was in Tennessee.

Rick Wilson says:

October 31, 2009, 5:14 am

on a dare last year I spent the night, was woke up by little girls giggeling.
later about 4 am a large woman entered my room and I could hear a wisper say….take me take me…Im all yours!

Neil Farlow says:

October 31, 2009, 1:09 pm

What a coincidence that this posting is on Halloween. Nice try Rick. Dream on…

Shannon Mosley says:

April 18, 2010, 2:28 am

Neil My name is Shannon Mosley and my husbands grandmother is May McAlmond Mosley she is a descendant (granddaughter) of Charles McAlmond, I am doing history on his family and live in Pasco Washington, can you please contact me I would love to learn more about our family history, I remember gma May talking about the McAlmond house in sequim I have never been there but would love to know more about it, thank you so much Shannon..

Neil Farlow says:

April 18, 2010, 1:36 pm

Shannon Mosley–Please contact me at 4700 E. Main St., #2280, Mesa, AZ 85205 with your e-mail address.

Grays Harbor Paranormal says:

May 19, 2010, 7:49 pm

My Associates and I would like to come and spend the night at youe house and see what kind of ghost you have. We are a new group. There are three of ue. Maryann(out tech), David(my husband,who is physic a little) and then myaelf some what physic. if interested call 360-858-7287 Pamela

David Hessen says:

June 19, 2011, 12:50 am

I am new to the Sequim area and am interested in getting together with a few other people and checking this place out for a night. Is anyone interested in doing this? It’s too bad there are no recent posts about this. Please contact me if you are and let’s do it!
David Hessen
425-212-1491, or e-mail wislanddave@msn.com

Melissa says:

July 2, 2011, 11:38 pm

I’m a teenage girl, anyone wanting to investigate let me know.
This would be fantastic.
Especially if we got some real evidence.
Let me know if you guys find anything or need help with an investigation(:

john smith says:

July 29, 2013, 7:15 pm

your all ******* retarded kill the damn thing.

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