The Pauline Cushman Historic Site experience

who is
PAuline cushman?

Born in New Orleans in 1833, Pauline Cushman's life was far from ordinary. Her stage career was interrupted by the Civil War, and she was enlisted as a Union spy. Displaying an exceptional combination of courage and cunning, she successfully evaded capture several times. Cushman's exploits made her a national hero, and after the war, she resumed her acting career, often performing dramatized versions of her spy escapades.

Pauline Cushman's Haunted House

Delve into the past as you step into the iconic 1876 Adobe Triplex, the former home of Civil War Spy and Army Major, Pauline Cushman. This fearless woman, who led a bed and breakfast in the late 1800s while raising her three children and supporting her husband, the Pinal County Sheriff, still graces the premises.Guests often feel her ethereal presence in the red room. Engage in a friendly chat with her via the Spirit Box app available for download on your smartphone. She appreciates company, so don't hesitate to sing and dance. Her presence lends an otherworldly charm to your stay.

The History

Why is the house haunted?

To understand the haunted house of Pauline Cushman, it's vital to dive into its historical context. Located in Florence, Arizona, The house, reflecting architecture from the Civil War era, has seen its share of tumultuous times. It was here that Cushman transitioned from an acclaimed actress to a daring spy, and later to a reclusive woman plagued by personal tragedies.Scholars speculate that these intense emotional experiences could have imprinted themselves onto the very fabric of the house, manifesting as the reported paranormal activity. Some paranormal theorists suggest that Cushman's unresolved strife and turmoil might have anchored her spirit to this world, trapping it within her old home.

Interact With The Paranormal!

Immerse Yourself in the Paranormal with our AirBNB Rental

For those seeking a taste of the supernatural during their stay, we offer an AirBNB rental that provides unparalleled access to the Pauline Cushman house. This opportunity allows you to experience the rich history and ghostly inhabitants of this unique dwelling.Scholars speculate that these intense emotional experiences could have imprinted themselves onto the very fabric of the house, manifesting as the reported paranormal activity. Some paranormal theorists suggest that Cushman's unresolved strife and turmoil might have anchored her spirit to this world, trapping it within her old home.

Experience the Haunted Homestead

The Pauline Cushman National Historic House comprises two buildings, one of which is fully restored. This 3-bedroom, 1-bathroom house offers a cozy, comfortable stay with a paranormal twist. A friendly spirit, a six-year-old girl who believes she's still amongst the living, is known to wander through the house, offering guests an intriguing glimpse into the afterlife.
Scholars speculate that these intense emotional experiences could have imprinted themselves onto the very fabric of the house, manifesting as the reported paranormal activity. Some paranormal theorists suggest that Cushman's unresolved strife and turmoil might have anchored her spirit to this world, trapping it within her old home.

Experience an Unforgettable Journey

At the Pauline Cushman National Historic House, we offer more than just a place to rest your head. Here, history and the supernatural converge to provide an unforgettable journey. Join us for a stay like no other and immerse yourself in a world where the past and the present collide.