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On The Coast: Inside The Eastern Shore's Most Haunted House

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Poplar Hill, an 18th-century mansion outside Salisbury, Md., is known to have a ghostly past.
Poplar Hill Mansion
Poplar Hill, an 18th-century mansion outside Salisbury, Md., is known to have a ghostly past.

We tour of Poplar Hill, an 18th-century mansion outside Salisbury, Md., that observers say is chock-full of otherworldly residents. Bryan Russo brings us this story about the mansion's history and its place in the ghostly lore of the Eastern Shore.

[Music: "Sea Of Love" by Tom Waits from Brawlers / "Coven of Witches" by Combustible Edison from Four Rooms / "Out of Limits" by The Challengers from Best of The Challengers (Vinyl)]

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