Eden Brown Estate
Eden Brown Estate Review
This government-owned mansion, built around 1740, is known as Nevis's haunted house, or haunted ruins. In 1822 a Miss Julia Huggins was to marry a fellow named Maynard. However, come wedding day, the groom and his best man killed each other in a duel. The bride-to-be became a recluse, and the mansion was closed down. Local residents claim they can feel the presence of "someone" whenever they go near the eerie old house with its shroud of weeds and wildflowers. Though memorable more for the story than the hike or ruins, it's always open, and it's free.
- Address: East Coast Rd., between Lime Kiln and Mannings, Eden Brown Bay, Nevis
- Phone: No phone
- Location: Nevis
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