The home is said to be haunted, maybe that is why the blue paint color on the porch, I have heard that the color blue keeps away haints. Also heard it deters bugs, and that is because like haints, bugs do not like to cross water. I am going with the haint version.
Towards the end of the civil war the mansion was used as headquarters for a regiment of soldiers under Union Gen. George Hartsuff. So at 7:30 each January 24 a regiment of soldiers enter the mansion for a brief meeting. Residents of the home in the 1890's say they heard the front door open and soldiers marching upstairs with their swords clanging against the railing to a small room above the office.
After about 20 minutes they are heard marching back down the stairs leaving through front door and
hearing it slam behind them. Former residents have told of encounters with a beautiful woman roaming
Dampness has had it's toll on the walls and sills. Needs repair and some has been done to try to stop the damage like trying to re route water away from home.
decorative type of metal work over the windows
Light at the sidewalk of home