Leach Mansion, Jensen beach


The leech mansion



History

The leach mansion was built in 1936 when the leach family first moved to the area. The building was purchased by the Florida institute of technology in 1972 but closed down in 1986, the property stood vacant for over a decade until it became the site of Indian River Side Park with the first phase opening to the public in 2001. It remains as such to this day.



Hauntings

There are many ghost story's about the mansion, some tales of hauntings include, extreme cold spots in the hallways, and huge amounts of orbs throughout the building. Also shadows of people have been seen in all areas of the building when there has been no one there.


The auditorium is said to be one of the most haunted areas, reports of piano music and the sound of a young boy singing are experienced frequently.


One unique report from this location is when entering through the double doors a very strange feeling can be experienced, it has been described by some as feeling like entering another world. The other most common report is to experience the feeling as if your being watched, some have claimed to feel the presence of another person, as if they were being followed around the building.



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