Dept 56 Halloween Village ~ Turn Of The Century House ~ Haunted For Sale
DEPT. 56 "TURN OF THE CENTURY" BELIEVED TO BE HAUNTED ....
OCTOBER 31, 1899 .... TURN OF THE CENTURY ... MORDECAI COOKE TAKES HIS LAST GASP ON THIS EARTH, BUT REFUSES TO LEAVE HIS BELOVED ESTATE. BUILT AS A WEDDING GIFT FOR HIS LOVELY YOUNG WIFE, ELIZABETH, IT SAW JOY AND TRAGEDY OVER THE YEARS. THEIR ONLY CHILD, A SON, DIED YOUNG AND ELIZABETH WENT MAD AND DISAPPEARED ON A "DARK AND STORMY" NIGHT, NEVER TO BE FOUND. MORDECAI WAITS MOURNFULLY FOR HER RETURN.
ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN YEARS LATER THE HOUSE SITS SADLY CRUMPLED AND YET HAS SOME "LIFE" TO IT. THE LOCALS HAVE PASSED THE STORY DOWN, GENERATION TO GENERATION AND RESPECTFULLY KEEP THEIR DISTANCE. A PARANOID BLACK CAT INHABITS THE HOUSE NOW AND IS FED AT MIDNIGHT BY ASAUCER OF MILK THAT MYSTERIOUSLY APPEARSOUT OFNOWHERE! A GHOSTLY FIGURE HAS BEEN KNOWN TO GREET CURIOUSITY-SEEKERS AT THE FRONT DOOR ON ALL HALLOWS EVE.
SERIOUSLY, Do you believe all that? It's just a cute snow village house "spooked up" for Halloween - no spirits attached to it! Now should you choose to purchase it, there will be NO REFUNDS should you experience sobs and screams emitting from it on October 31st, because it's just your imagination! Also not responsible should you forget to leave a saucer of milk at midnight. Just kidding .... really .....!
TURN OF THE CENTURY HOUSE (1983-1986) SNOW VILLAGE. The 2 white chimneys were broken off and purchased this way. Those areas were painted over and a black crow sits atop one of the areas. Only damage noticed. Flying ghost sits in chimney opening and can be removed easily. NO original box, but light cord included. SHIP ONLY TO CONTINENTAL U.S.A.!!!
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