Carlyle House


The mansion on Fairfax Street was built by wealthy Scottish merchant John Carlyle in 1753. The family quickly dwindled as one member after another died from childbirth, disease or accident until there was no one left in the family to inherit the house. It is now a museum. Some say … well, never mind. People are always talking, aren’t they?

Daily tours are only $4 and quite — interesting, especially at this time of year. (Psst, they won’t talk about it and will deny it if you ask them.)

Those of you weak of spirit or faint of heart, TURN BACK NOW, WHILE YOU STILL CAN!!! The rest of you, return tomorrow, if you’re … brave enough … (Cue spooky laughter…)

5 Responses to Carlyle House

  1. Olivier says:

    et voila à cause de toi, je vais faire des cauchemars (je vais redormir avec mon ours en peluche pour qu’il fasse fuir les fantomes et autres demons) ;o)
    Comme les êtres humains aiment avoir peur , vivement la suite demain

  2. carol says:

    What a beautiful house. Can’t wait till tomorrow!!

  3. Zsolt72 says:

    sounds like a ghost story…I am waiting for the continue:)

  4. russiello says:

    I’ll be checking back here tomorrow. An interesting house and an even more interesting gimmick!

  5. mariemcc says:

    Olivier, j’espere que ton ourse va te sauver!

    Carol, it is quite a stately manor and the subject of some jealousy when it was built.

    Zsolt, I hope I don’t disappoint you!

    Russiello, as interesting as the uncompleted Woodbridge Mansion. Now there’s a mansion that could use a ghost!

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