Built in the 1850’s, Located on 14 W. 10th street in New York City (Manhattan) stands a 10-unit brownstone with an extremely dark past. It’s a place where heinous acts were committed, a pathway of torment for the deceased and an infestation of paranormal activity. It is notoriously named “The house of Death”. This residence has terrible tales affiliated with it’s history. The 22 deaths at the house is rumored to be the cause of the hauntings and sightings of over 20 ghosts witnessed by many. A few famous people have made this their home. One of the most notable spirits who have be sighted at his old dwelling place is none other than Samuel Langhorne Clemens aka Mark Twain (Author of Adventures of Tom Sawyer). Twain lived there for a year in 1900 before the conversion into apartments in 1937.
In 1957, Actress Jan Bryant Bartell and her husband moved here and resided in the last floor which was once the servants’ quarters at the house. From the moment she moved there she encountered the presence of many apparitions. It began with small sounds like footsteps then increased to events such as light passing brushes against her body and putrid long-standing odors coming from the floor boards. Finally, visual presence from the ghostly residents started to appear.<