The ghost of the US President Abraham
Legend says that he has a strong belief in ghosts and he had a lot of psychic experiences when he was alive. He had visions of the future. He even consulted a medium during the worst days of the Civil War.
Once, he had a dream that there was a coffin in the White House. In his dream, he went to ask a person whose coffin is it, and the person's reply was, 'The president'. On April 11 1865, he told one of his bodyguard that he dreamt of his own assassination and on the morning of 14 April, he had some strange visions. On that fateful night, he went to the Ford's Theater in Washington and was shot dead by John Wilkes Booth.
Many presidents "experienced" the ghost. Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of US, said he 'felt the presence' of Lincoln. But the first person to see it was the first lady Calvin Coolidge whose husband was the 30th president. She saw the ghost standing at the window of the Oval Office. Other staffs have also reported that they seen the ghost at the same place.
The Lincoln Room, formerly used as a dressing room by Lincoln, was also haunted. Queen Wilhelmina of Netherlands said she once heard a tap on the door. She opened it and outside stood Lincoln but after a while the apparition disappeared.
Is the ghost a projection of Lincoln from somewhere else? Or is it that Lincoln worked so hard that he is soul is 'bonded' to the White House? Well, we leave it for you to decide.
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