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Jennie Wade House

Jennie Wade House

548 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
17325 United States

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 Gettysburg, PA is home to one of the most haunted places in the state, Jennie Wade House. Come Explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.


With all the people who died in the Battle of Gettysburg, estimated to be around 8,000 on both sides, only one was a civilian - a young lady named Mary Virginia Wade, but most folks called her "Jennie." The battle was raging in the city on the third day of the battle, July 3, 1863, and Jenny was staying at her pregnant sister Georgia's house. On this day, 20-year-old Jennie Wade became the only civilian casualty during the Battle of Gettysburg when a Confederate sniper's musket ball smashed through the door on the north side of her house. Unfortunately, she was caught in a line of gunfire and was killed instantly. Jeannie Wade has the misfortune of being known as the only civilian casualty of the Battle of Gettysburg.


Many people believe that this site is haunted, with many stories seem to support that fact. Her apparition has been seen, captured in photographs. Other smell fresh bread baking, an activity she was doing went she met her demise. It is also said that her father haunts the basement of the house. This property has been featured on Ghost Hunters, Ghost Detectives, and Ghost Adventures.



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Date added: Jun/17/2019 | Last time updated: Jun/11/2021

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