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Obscura Society SF: Myths, Mysteries & Tales from the Winchester House

Join author and San Jose local, Colin Dickey, for the story of one of the strangest houses in California

Colin Dickey will tell tales of the Winchester Mystery House, the sprawling 161-room Victorian monstrosity in San Jose, CA, long considered the "world's most haunted house."

Colin will discuss Sarah Winchester's life and times, the Winchester repeating rifle, the rise of spiritualism in the 19th century, and why just about everything you know about her is wrong.

Colin Dickey is the author of Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius, and Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith, and is currently writing a book on haunted spaces.


  • Tuesday, February 19 7-9pm
  • Address: DNA Lounge, 375 Eleventh Street, San Francisco
  • Tickets are $12. Advanced tickets recommended, some may be available at the door.
  • Ages 18+ with ID, 21+ for cocktails

This evening is part of the Bay Area Obscura Society's speaker's series at DNA Lounge. Join us each month for cocktails and stories from the city's sordid past.

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE: Obscura Society SF: Myths, Mysteries & Tales from the Winchester House