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Menasha, Wisconsin

During the 1920s, a young boy ventured up the attic of this house to retrieve his missing pet. While there, he became tangled in a rope and was strangled to death. His mother came upstairs to find him, only to see his dreadfully dark blue skin. He was buried the next day. Supposedly, his spirit returns to the attic every September 18; the date of his death.

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JJ says:

March 12, 2009, 8:22 pm

why would his mother even let him go in the attic alone? and really why was there a rope up there in the first place? what is with people come on get some facts don`t just make up things to get a scare!!!!!!

shane says:

April 14, 2009, 9:48 pm

Where is the house? I live near there I would love to go see it? Menasha is freaky anyway.

people with faces says:

April 25, 2009, 2:04 am

this is soooo stupid…i looked up christy house i didnt want to hear about babies dying…fucktards!!!

nick says:

June 3, 2009, 11:58 pm

Hey, Dangerdam. What house on Oak ST? A friend of mine said she had the same thing happen years ago when she was a kid on Naymut St which is pretty close. It was an old man in a hat in the backyard but when she got her parents up to investigate there was nobody there. The yard had an 8 foot wooden privacy fence that was always locked so that rules out intruders.

jennafer says:

June 15, 2009, 4:05 pm

I live in wisconsin and there is a haunted house on St. There have been many teens tht have entered and they never say what happens. no one has lived there in a very long time. It is run down and there is a candle lit chandelire tht hangs in the dining room. no one has ever seen the candles go out. You get the chills when u walk by and just know there is something else. maybe this is where tht happened t the boy. i believed i saw a little boy peeking out. ……………chills…….

natasha says:

June 22, 2009, 10:32 am

this story is not real

mackanator says:

January 21, 2010, 9:01 pm

hi, if you would like i could come and investigate the house and see if there are any paranormal activity going on in there i would like to come at september 18th the day he died thats when you said he comes to vist and haunt the house if you want me to come and investigate the house comment and i will investigate your house 🙂

ck says:

January 30, 2010, 9:36 pm

How can all of you be so child like? The bible tells you the dead know nothing, hear nothing, and see nothing. You are all letting the devil scare the wits out of you ! And for peets sake, learn to spell !!!!

Beth says:

June 6, 2010, 1:11 pm

My mom lived on Chute St. as a young girl and there was a park across from her house….anyone know the address?

Beth says:

June 6, 2010, 1:12 pm

My mom lived on Chute St. as a young girl and there was a park across from her house….anyone know the address of the so called haunted house?

Meaghen says:

June 28, 2010, 5:11 pm

i live near tayco st and i think i know what house it is cause i used to pass it everyday on the way to skewl and its old and big and my friend lives behind it and she said she saw things movin even though nobody lives there.

marina says:

July 1, 2010, 10:51 am

uuummmm,that must have been a messy attic,and,how could the pet be lost if it was in the attic????????????????????!!!!!!!!!!

lernhowtwospel says:

October 21, 2010, 9:51 pm

What’s scary is the amount of people who can’t spell here…..

Eugene 238 says:

December 15, 2010, 2:34 pm

The ghost that here did they call a Father to Bless the House send that spirt Back to hell, were it belong the Bible say the dead Know not what Living doing?

Kayla says:

January 19, 2011, 1:13 pm

Um… Alright, when you say the house on Tayco St. Are you talking about the one that’s yellow with red shutters???

Lydia says:

April 5, 2011, 3:58 pm

well i belive in ghosts because in my house you see flashes of light and their is a bunch of other stuff to but it not important but this is hard to belive. if you got stuck in a rope wpuldnt you call for help. and also wouldnt the rope be on the ground. i live in wisconsin but ive nevert been in this location. i dont really even know were it is. i live in hudson/the outside of roberts.

Lydia says:

April 5, 2011, 4:01 pm

sorry but i forgot to add……. how long was he up in the attic. i mean would it have possibly be enough time to turn blue????????

miaandde says:

August 9, 2011, 11:29 am

dude i live at on the corner house on tayco and chute street and i swear i keep seein someone walkin around and threw the damn door, my husband sees weird shadows on the walls in our room in the middle of the night and my kids toys in the toy room will fall and move around…we googled our house and this is what i found… im totally freaked the hell out!!!!

Livedinmenasha37years says:

October 29, 2011, 10:22 pm

There is no haunted home on Tayco, Chute or any other house/Road in Menasha. The Highschool is not haunted and the Rd that the rumor of the Groom dying on is Valley Rd not Waverly. Until tonight I havent heard of any of this B/S…I have lived here all my life!

Samantha says:

November 8, 2011, 12:18 pm

OMG IM GONNA PEE MY PANTS IM RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO IT..OH NO HE’S COMING TOWARDS ME AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! …. THIS IS THE LITTLE BOY!!!!!!!!!!!! STAY AWAY!!!!!!! MEOW!

hetty says:

June 25, 2013, 8:37 pm

C K with all due respect if you don’t believe WHAT THE F*** are you doing on this sight? lol

MDubs says:

August 22, 2013, 7:07 am

@blah, dude you are so wrong. back in the late 90’s early 00’s i lived in a mustard colored house on kaukauna street in menasha which had high amounts of spiritual activity. my mom, her boyfriend corey, myself, and my sister(never admitted to it but i knew she had) all heard a spirit mimicing our voices and i myself saw a shadow that to this day still scares the living hell out of me when i think about it. i live over on fifth street now which is a few blocks away from the old place and every night i can hear a female talking in my living room whenever i sleep in there which didn’t happen until after i heard “i’m going to kill you” just as i was about to fall asleep being whispered into my ear with nobody in the house but me and awaoke to some large animal smelling the top of my head and when i looked up it was a giant black dog with red eyes. the apartment #1 at 2130 evans street in oshkosh is haunted by the spirit of a cat that drowned in the tub when it was sick and was being cleaned up to be taken to a vet and there was a young girl that had also drowned in the tub there who loved to make nightly visits to whoever lived there. there was one more place i have heard about in wisconsin with paranormal activity and that is 737 frederick st in oshkosh. i lived there with my mom and sister for a couple years before i moved out and got my own place and i have got to say some really freaky **** happened there. for those of you who know the movie house on haunted hill, after i saw the scene where the person violently shakes their head around i looked away from the tv so i didn’t freak out and one of the spirits that haunted the house walked into my living room in front of me from the kitchen and did the exact thing from the movie i turned away from, then disappeared after i screamed and called my mom telling her to come home. and as for the house on frederick street, there was an attic in the bathroom but there was no ladder to it if i remember correctly, you had to use your own to get in there as the ceiling shifted apart to reveal the attic, and when the landlord went to go into the attic because my mom told him she heard someone walking around in the attic, his face was clawed up by something he couldn’t see which led us to move out. and yes, the grand opera house IS haunted. i went there to see of mice and men the play and kept seeing the curtains moving then saw a face peek out then right as i saw the face i got really dizzy and passed out for a few seconds which the guy that worked at the opera house saw and pulled me aside asking me if i saw “it” which i replied yes and he just sort of laughed and said he was glad he wasn’t crazy.

feather says:

January 18, 2015, 9:52 pm

I use to live on 88 tayco street I always felt eyes watching me in my bedroom its the one facing the street upstairs and also the dark old house across the street next to the park I felt eyes watching me when I was outside I miss the green house it was the corner of first and tayco street it was my favorite!

Lysswdbr says:

June 14, 2016, 12:08 am

I used to live in an apartment above a shop on the corner of racine and broad street in Menasha. There were I believe at least 2 spirits there. One was a man. He was middle aged, about 6 feet tall, had a bowler hat and a mustache. And he was so very angry. But he didn’t bother me much. He used to keep my roommate awake though. He would open her closet door in the middle of the night and she told me often she felt eyes staring at her while she tried to sleep. There was also a woman, thin waif of a thing, with long dark hair and a white shawl. She would undo the locks on the front door (first the door knob, then the deadbolt, then the chain) I would hear them and get so frustrated. She would also knock on the bathroom door (always 3 times) when I was using it. If I was having nightmares she’d gently shake my shoulder until I woke up. She would also hide my glasses on me when I was sleeping. I once found them on top of a bookshelf that was taller than me, or on the other side of my room. Halloween was a scary night though, I had to leave. It sounded like a large group of people was having a muffled conversation from the other room, but if you went to the other room it sounded like it was coming from the room you were just in. I think it was coming from the walls. All my hair stood up and the air just felt sinister. It was the only time I didn’t feel welcome or safe there.

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