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Buried Treasure & Depressed Ghosts: Touring Haunted Capitol Hill

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Tour Guide Tim Krepp ends his Capitol Hill ghost tours at the neighborhood's oldest home, The Maples, which once allegedly housed a rather depressed ghost.
Rebecca Sheir
Tour Guide Tim Krepp ends his Capitol Hill ghost tours at the neighborhood's oldest home, The Maples, which once allegedly housed a rather depressed ghost.

Buried treasure? Ghostly, half-dressed commodores? Depressed specters? They're all part of the ghostly lore of Capitol Hill in Southeast D.C. Local resident and tour guide Tim Krepp takes Rebecca Sheir around the Marine Barracks area, to share spooky tales from ages past.

[Music: "Spooky" by Anthony Goldsmith from Animal Antix - Music for a Comedy Lounge]

Photos: Capitol Hill Ghosts

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