This abandoned mansion in Germany is called Herenhuis. The word "herenhuis" refers to a fortified house that was originally owned by a noble family. It often stands on a farm and is comparable to the Dutch term manor. Image by tmdtheue via Flickr.
Summerwind Mansion in Wisconsin: The story of Summerwind is one of the most famous ghost stories of all time, possibly because people call it the most haunted house in Wisconsin. Thousands of people have shared the story, spreading it far beyond a local ghost story. Even though the gorgeous mansion is now just a pile of rubble, it hasn't stopped the stories from continuing. Summerwind was located ...See more