Deane House, Calgary

Deane House, Calgary

Deane House was constructed close to Calgary Fort in 1906 as a residence for Captain Richard Deane. All the fort buildings were purchased by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and demolished except the Deane House.

From where it was located before, Deane House was moved to the southeast corner. It was in 1929 that the house was bought by C.L. Jacques who moved it across Elbow River to its present location.

For many decades, Deane House was used as a boarding house. After the house was bought over by City of Calgary in the seventies, it was named the Dandelion Gallery and used as an art gallery. Today, Deane House houses a restaurant and is frequented by tourists and locals.

One of the most interesting aspects of this house is its reputation for being haunted. This is because, a number of unusual deaths occurred here when it was used as a boarding lodge. Some of the first paranormal occurrences were reported in late seventies and early eighties when the house was used by artists as studio space.

If you love mystery, thrill and excitement, you must visit the unique and popular Deane House on your trip to Calgary. After all, it is not every day that we get a chance to visit a haunted house.

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Sight Name: Deane House
Sight Location: Calgary, Canada (See walking tours in Calgary)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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