Porterville, California: Haunted Murder Chair - Zalud House

Historic 1891 house, never remodeled, features a chair with bullet holes and ghost sightings.

Zalud House

Address:
393 N Hockett St, Porterville, CA
Directions:
East of Hwy 65, W Morton Ave. and N Hockett St.
Hours:
Th-Su 10-4. Jan - closed. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
559-782-7548
Admission:
Adults $3, Kids $1
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Zalud House - Murder Chair and Stuffed Bird

A Victorian estate preserved as the Zaluds left it, with the majority of furnishings from their family. Several things to note: Pearl Zalud's dead pet bird placed lovingly in a case, and a chair that was involved in a local murder. The chair still presents with the bullet hole; the murderer was acquitted.

The gardens are beautiful and still host weddings.

[Tamra Stewart, 03/05/2017]

Sept. 2019: Photo added.


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