History; Occupants of the Sallie House

The house that stands on north second street in Atchison, Kansas, was built between 1867 and 1871, and it has become known as the Sallie House due to the documented haunting activity which occurred while Debra and Tony Pickman lived in the house during the early 1990’s. In 1866, the…

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Spirits and Voices Within the Walls of the Sallie House

Compiled by Renae Leiker 3/06   Compiled via analyzing EVP and the spirit interactions and communications captured during recordings. Furthermore, the various voices have been consistent during each verbal occurrence no matter what date it was captured. Some of the names on the list have not been heard but have…

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Stolen Evidence Group’s Integredy Questionable

written by Debra Pickman April 2008 Like anyone else, there are certain things I feel very strongly about. One of those things is giving due credit where credit is due. Another is that I detest those people and groups who don’t want to do the work themselves or put forth…

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Sallie House’s Dirty Laundry

written by Debra Pickman April 2008   Although the following information was never intended to be made public, accusations and posts on outside forums have alluded to foul play on our part. This is where I hope to set the record straight for anyone interested. For the most part, I…

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News and Updates on the Sallie House

Just wanted to announce that the Sallie House website will be  going through a transitional and reorganizing period. This was necessary because the original site grew much bigger and faster than we ever expected. It became cumbersome to manage and since we knew nothing about webmastering a site, we made inadvertently made a lot of…

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Contact Us

Do you hate it when there is no way to contact someone regarding a question or concern in a specific department?   Well, that’s not a problem here. Below is our contact list broken down into specific departments for your convenience. We would love to hear from you. If you…

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Briefly Speaking; Historical Occupants

Known Families Connected to the Sallie House: Finneys | Hyatt | Barnes | Pomeroys | Bayes | Anderson | Humbard | Sallie| Pickmans | Fish |Liggett  Briefly Speaking The links from this page will provide as much of the historical reference as we have been able to muster and atempt to…

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Welcome to the City of Atchison

Over 300 years ago, the area around present-day Atchison was home to the Kansa Indians. Their abandoned village was noted by Lewis & Clark when they explored the area on July 4, 1804. The Kansas Territory was opened fifty years after Lewis & Clark’s visit, and Atchison became one of…

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State of Kansas History

Timeline of significant Historical events:   1803 the US purchases the Louisiana Territory from France 1804 Lewis and Clark expedition reaches Kansas as it travels along the Missouri River 1820 The Missouri Compromise prohibits slavery in the place that became Kansas territory 1822 Kansas is described as a Great Desert…

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Getting into the Sallie House for an Investigation or Visit

We Don’t Advocate Visiting the House   It’s Potentially VERY Dangerous!   Tony and I have never, and don’t currently, own the house. Additionally, we don’t have anything to do with getting into the house for visits, tours or investigations. As veteran investigators ourselves, we additionally, do not suggest that ANYONE…

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About the Sallie House Story

Written by Debra Pickman The Sallie House story is in a class by itself. There have been full-bodied apparitions and objects flying through the air. Items have moved, been misplaced or lost only to reappear or show up later or at another location. Phantom furniture has been heard along with thumps,…

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About the Founders

Debra Pickman Site Co-Founder Site Co-Administrator Forum Administrator Researcher Since I was young, I have had an interest in the paranormal. Although I had never had my own experiences, moving into the Sallie House in 1993 changed that. Through the activity my husband I witnessed and experienced, I quickly came…

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