In 1886, Sarah Winchester was a 46-year-old widow with $20 million to her name and a fervent belief that she was being plagued by vengeful spirits. So she did the only natural thing: She bought a house in California and spent the next four decades transforming it into a bewildering labyrinth of false doors, stairways to nowhere, and secret passages.
Inside the Maze
The Winchester Mystery House
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Written by Reuben Westmaas March 23, 2018
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