A little drummer boy, a possessed girl and a Confederate spy: What do these figures have in common? They are all specters whose haunted stories are ingrained in some of Georgetown’s most iconic locales.

Students have often passed “The Exorcist Steps” while going on runs, attended a class in Healy Hall or stumbled upon the Oak Hill Cemetery while wandering the city’s streets. Yet, few are aware of the supernatural stories behind these locations.

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