The LaLaurie Mansion.

The LaLaurie Mansion is a three-story mansion located in the French Quarter of New Orleans and while the outside of the mansion is rather plain, the history behind it is anything but. If you’re a fan of the show American Horror Story and saw the third season, you might be a bit familiar with the leading lady of this tale.

I do have to warn you: this story deals with explicit descriptions of torture and slavery.

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The Winchester Mystery House.

The Winchester Mystery House is located in San Jose, California and is a large mansion filled with architectural oddities. There are stairs and doors that go nowhere, other stairs with various steps, stair posts were installed upside down, and chimneys that have no purpose. These oddities, and the many more that exist in the house, were intentional and the person behind the house kept construction going for close to 40 years.

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