Haunted Destination: Old Slocum House

Vancouver, WA
Related To:

Vancouver, WA

Footsteps in the hallways and items spontaneously falling from shelves have caused many to believe that the house’s original owners still reside here. Custom-built in the 1870s by Charles and Laura Slocum, the house has several bedrooms to accommodate a large family, but the couple never had children. When the Slocum House was used as a community theater, Laura's ghost often appeared to watch children perform. Her husband Charles was much less welcoming -- he frequently annoyed and unnerved theater-goers in the building that was once his home. To learn more about the haunted history of the Slocum House, tune in to the Final Curtain Call episode of The Dead Files. Be sure to check back each Tuesday for a new Haunted Destination of the Week.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Visit Gorgeous Tulip Fields Without Flying to Holland

Washington’s Skagit Valley is the next best thing.

North America's Earth Wonders

North America is made up of natural wonders including unusual geological formations, towering mountains and icy glaciers.

Cuba, a Country of Contrasts

One writer reflects on her trips to Cuba, a country of contrasts.

7 Fun Things to Do on Your Fort Myers Vacation

From sunset kayaking to delicious eats, there is so much to explore in southwest Florida's island sanctuary.

Haunted Destination: Amargosa Opera House

Death Valley Junction, California

On TV

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss Travel Channel in your favorite social media feeds.