The McPike Mansion is a historic house located in Alton, Illinois, United States. It is known for its reputation as being one of the most haunted places in the state. The mansion was built in 1869 by Henry Guest McPike, a wealthy local businessman. It is a beautiful Victorian-style mansion with a distinct architectural design.
Over the years, numerous paranormal occurrences and ghostly sightings have been reported at the McPike Mansion. It is said to be inhabited by several spirits, including the ghost of Paul Laichinger, a former resident of the house who died in 1910. Witnesses claim to have seen apparitions, heard unexplained footsteps, and experienced other eerie phenomena while inside the mansion.
Due to its haunted reputation, the McPike Mansion has attracted paranormal enthusiasts, ghost hunters, and curious visitors from around the world. It has been the subject of various investigations, documentaries, and television shows exploring the supernatural. The current owners offer guided tours and paranormal investigations for those interested in exploring the mansion’s haunted history.