America's Haunted Restaurants and Hotels

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Lemp Mansion; St. Louis, MO

Three Lemp family members committed suicide at this Victorian mansion and brewery turned restaurant and inn. The family's story begins with Adam Lemp, a German immigrant who found success selling German-style lagers in America. His son, William J. Lemp, successfully expanded the brewery after taking over in 1862 but shot himself after his fourth son, Frederick, died suddenly at the age of 28. Billy Lemp, Jr., was next in line, but Prohibition shut the company down. Billy shot himself in his office, which now serves as a dining room. His brother Charles inherited the house in 1929 with only two servants and his dog for company. In 1949, he shot his dog and then himself, leaving behind no explanation except a note reading: "Blame it on no one but me." Now guests say the piano in the bar plays on its own, glasses fly through the air and doors lock and unlock. Full-body apparitions have been reported.

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