327A: Collection of scary stories from the late 70s or early 80s (Solved!)

I'm trying to track down a collection of short, scary stories that I read when I was young. I remember a story about a girl with a red cape (I believe her name was Lottie). There was also a story in the book about Sarah Winchester, the heir to the Winchester rifle fortune who continued building a mansion and never stopped construction because a medium told her she'd die if she stopped. I know it's a long shot, but I'd love to be able to find this book again.

5 thoughts on “327A: Collection of scary stories from the late 70s or early 80s (Solved!)

  1. Funny, this book was one of my personal stumpers years ago, but for a different story within it!

    “The House That Was Never Finished’ is about the Winchester House. “The Girl Who Was ‘Witched’ Away” is about Lottie in a red cape.
    THE BOOK IS:
    The Dynamite Book of Ghosts and Haunted Houses by Margaret Ronan (1980). Contains: “Housewarming”; “The House That Was Never Finished”; “The Cellar Door”; “The Girl Who Was “Witched” Away”; “The Haunted Church”; “Julie and Walking Otto”; “The Cottage on Clarkson Street”; “The Shaking House”; “The Haunted Apartment”; “The Playroom”; “Ghosts Along the Road”; Haunted Houses You Can Visit.

    -Jen the Librarian

  2. The Dynamite Book of Ghosts and Haunted Houses by Margaret Ronan (1980). Contains: “Housewarming”; “The House That Was Never Finished”; “The Cellar Door”; “The Girl Who Was “Witched” Away”; “The Haunted Church”; “Julie and Walking Otto”; “The Cottage on Clarkson Street”; “The Shaking House”; “The Haunted Apartment”; “The Playroom”; “Ghosts Along the Road”; Haunted Houses You Can Visit.
    from Jen-the-Librarian

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