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The Red House

Artesia, California

In 1911, a man and his fiancee lived in this house. On the night before their wedding, the two got into a fight and the woman was pushed down the stairs; she died. The man then buried his would-be-bride behind the house. It is said that if one passes her grave, he will sometimes see the woman in a white grown floating around the area.

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Noreen says:

December 22, 2005, 4:43 am

I live close to Artesia; does anyone know where this house is?

Tiffany says:

February 25, 2006, 11:59 am

Did u know that u could be liying cuz only the man can see her if someone passes her grave

Linsey says:

April 14, 2006, 9:45 pm

well tiffany you need to just be quiet cuz they probably are telling the truth

someone says:

April 15, 2006, 7:49 pm

well! then if you think that it’s the truth…tell me how she died by just falling down the stairs!

Anke says:

May 2, 2006, 1:19 pm

She would have broken her neck or cracked her skull.

In 1911, unmarried men and women didn’t live together.

aileen says:

July 8, 2006, 1:25 am

Artesia is the next street over o where I live. Is the house by Curather’s Park?? Does the house look like a barn? Im not sure if that’s the house that was talking about but I’ve seen a red house that looked like a barn.

Tony wants to suck your dick says:

September 30, 2006, 9:04 pm

yeah…..no its not true!

kassidy and briana says:

January 1, 2007, 12:12 am

that is really sad the day before there wedding he is really mean we wonder what she saw in him!

stephanie says:

January 6, 2007, 3:59 pm

I have never known anyone to fall down stairs and break their necks, it’s basically just the arms or legs. Why are the women ghosts always wearing white dresses?

kristi says:

January 13, 2007, 12:19 pm

Some how, i don’t think this is real, only because it doesn’t say anything about actual sightings or hauntings…or maybe i’m just being paranoid, i have no idea 😀

kristi says:

January 13, 2007, 12:20 pm

Sorry, I really don’t think that this thing is real, only because it doesn’t say anything about any actual sightings or hauntings of the woman. Or maybe I’m just being weird…I don’t know. 😀

alley says:

January 13, 2007, 4:07 pm

loseres duh its not true

IVAN says:

February 23, 2007, 9:55 pm

WHAT THE HELL IS A WHITE GROWN. I WORK IN THE MEDICAL FIELD AND ITS VERRY UNLIKELY FOR SOMEONE TO DIE FROM FALLING DOWN THE STAIRS THAT USUALLY HAPPENS IN THE MOVIES…..

horsesgirl105 says:

July 27, 2007, 11:38 am

anyway i believe because when you don’t the ghosts come to get you. BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ooooooooooooooo

seen it all says:

September 4, 2007, 4:29 pm

it is real….it is really real i saw it and witnessed it its freaking real!!! my friend got possessed and now he is going crazy from that place!! do not go in there i swaer youll regret it!!!!!!!!

GhostHunter says:

September 18, 2007, 2:08 am

This story is only that, a story!
Artesia is a heavily populated city of Hispanics. These are just stories!!!
There are no haunted registries in Artesia. Let it go…

Barrio Hauntings says:

October 16, 2007, 2:38 am

This Story is true… I visited this House… I lived Next to this house… Artesia was Once known as Dairy Valley.. big farm Land. and Railroad Station.. The railroad was recently removed… The Man and woman were actually cleaning the house that was a gift to them from the mans father. and she was not buried in the back yard, Her Ghost appears on the window in the back part of the house. wearing a white dress… we have Documented this location many times, after 2003 we stopped noticing any Activity…

Pearl says:

October 26, 2007, 1:54 pm

I really find this hard to believe, I’ve been living in Artesia for 20 years and never heard of “the red brick house”. Hmmmm????

Letty says:

December 28, 2007, 8:42 pm

I heard of this a long time ago…….about 25 yrs ago I believe it even came out in the news..There was alot of activity going on in this house unless there was another one in Artesia CA..My Parents lived in the city of Artesia where I was actually born and talked about it when I was small, but my mother does not remember where this house is at.

Letty says:

December 29, 2007, 3:09 pm

Does anyone know where this house is at? Give location…….

Letty says:

January 3, 2008, 9:41 pm

So does anyone know at least the street where this house is at?

Hispanic says:

June 2, 2008, 2:26 am

Ghost Hunter: wtf does it being a city that is heavily populated by hispanics have to do with any of this? Sometimes it is best to keep ones comments to themselves, especially when they are racist. Mainly because it does not make for a good argument. Please try again.

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June 26, 2008, 3:55 pm

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Brookelynn says:

August 11, 2008, 7:24 pm

Ive never heard of this tale before, but if it is true, that is extremely screwed up. But anywho, I dont get into these little things as much as i do the Amityville Horror Story that took place in Amityville, Long Island, NY. My house is haunted i believe. Me and my little sister hear people running up and down the stairs all night longg. A Old woman died in our house but what old woman runs up and down that fast? Our house was once in the country when it was first built and was then moved into town. I think some little kid must have died or somthing took place from when it was in the country that makes him/her run up and down our stairs.

cocobh90210 says:

September 28, 2008, 3:37 pm

its only 40 min from where im at i might check it out tonight

Dee says:

October 20, 2008, 11:36 am

My father in law fell down the stairs at his own house just about 3 or 4 yrs ago and he broke his neck and died from it.So yes you can! I always felt that my ex did something to make him fall down the stairs and break his neck but yes he fell down the stairs and died from breaking his neck.

Letty says:

November 21, 2008, 6:00 pm

Well does anyone know the street where this red house is a????????????????

HoneyBee says:

July 26, 2009, 2:33 pm

No, Letty. Because it doesn’t exist. Sorry.

nereyda says:

September 5, 2009, 3:16 am

Noreen

i know were it is =]

Allison says:

November 11, 2009, 4:30 am

I remember hearing this story a long time ago. I remember reading that it was a red house next to the railroad tracks. In my friend’s neighborhood there was a red house at the end of the street that sat literally next to the tracks and I always assumed it was that house. That house was repainted gray about 15 years ago.

There is also a red brick house near the railroad tracks on Gridley, but that’s a newer house (I think it was built just in the last 20 years) so I doubt it’s that one.

I still think it’s the house in my friend’s old neighborhood that was repainted gray

? says:

December 17, 2009, 7:29 pm

So where is this house at?

location says:

January 3, 2010, 8:20 pm

This house is located on the cross streets of 183rd and Gridley in Artesia, CA.

Leave it to beaver says:

September 26, 2010, 4:23 pm

wow,i live in tustin and there’s this house that said it was to be haunted
,the family died in a fire and i know some homless in the city and they said that there friends happend to be in a daze and saw a white ball of like in the house.

rina says:

August 6, 2011, 7:26 am

it’s not real ofcourse but scaryyy

AMULET says:

August 18, 2011, 11:32 am

It “was” located at 183rd and Gridley. It was eventually torn down. But, I did go to a large “Estate Sale” once with my Mom when we lived in Cerritos. It was red and it looked like a big red barn type house…and when I entered the house, it kinda gave me the creeps. I remember it had a black and white checkered tile floor in the huge Kitchen…all the dishes and kitchen ware was laid out…everything in the house was for sale. I’m so glad I didn’t purchase anything from that house! The house “felt” haunted…and I really couldn’t wait to leave it.

.... says:

November 8, 2011, 7:45 pm

it hasnt been torn down, you can see it on google street view, it doesnt look abandoned, i think there are people living there, ill see in a ferw days

mackenzie says:

January 9, 2012, 6:52 pm

one time i was at my house and i was sitting on my couch and then out of the coner of my eye i saw my grandpa and he just stoped and looked at me and then walked to my moms room and then disapered

From Artesia says:

October 16, 2014, 2:17 am

House was not torn down. I drive by it everyday!!!

Richard says:

October 23, 2015, 12:05 am

I checked some stats for 2011 and it indicated that there 620 deaths attributed to fall down steps or stairs that year – http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2012/nov/06/deaths-mortality-rates-cause-death-2011. That does not make the place haunted but it does clarify people can and have died from falls down stairs. Chick Hearn, sports caster, died from injuries incurred from a fall.

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