The original part where the kitchen was was pre civil war.
A later huge addition was added in the late 1800s.
This is where his son slept. He had a big old bedroom
with low ceilings and low windows.
There was a door in the back going into a storage area
As a child
this Old Farmer's Daughter
often heard footsteps and creaking
noises back there.
When no one was home
that should have been there.
and turned at the top.
There was an unfinished room at the top
And a small nook closet with no door
and an old racoon coat!
Another time when taking a bath
someone made noises outside the bathroom window!
I think I know the culprit altho at first
I was a bit concerned.
That one we can chalk up to real people!
We learned to live with the noises of an old house
as nothing untoward ever happened.
The spirits were benign...