While this post is not Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol, there is a modest collection of Fortean oddities in and around the White House that goes well beyond the Kennedy/Lincoln coincidences, the zero-year curse and the ghost in the Lincoln Bedroom. Part 1 on The Fortean White House.
Hoodoos through History: Crossed eyes, lilacs, and man-killer engines Black cats, the number thirteen, broken mirrors–these were all objects of ill-omen in the past. But a hoodoo could be any one of a seemingly endless list of persons, places of things including clocks, mummies, ships, and trains. Let us grasp our rabbits’ feet and four-leaf clovers firmly and venture into the world of hoodoos of the past.