Enumclaw is located in King County, Washington. The population of this community is approximately 12,000 residents.
Enumclaw is named from a Salish Native American term that means “place of evil spirits”. Enumclaw Mountain is located about 6 miles north of Enumclaw and this is purportedly the are that is or was considered to be inhabited by evil spirits. Some people speculate that the area was thought to be possessed by evil spirits because of the frequent and powerful windstorms in the area. Others think that perhaps an evil incident happened in the region and that it why Enumclaw was given this name.
Haunted Gauntlet at Battersby Asylum:
The Haunted Gauntlet at Battersby Asylum is a commercial haunted attraction located in the old home of Industrial Skills. Industrial Skills was a business that provided jobs to people with developmental disabilities. It went out of business in 2003 due to financial issues.
People have reported feelings of uneasiness in the building when no one else is there.
Wikipedia (2011). Enumclaw, Washington. Retrieved March 3, 2011 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enumclaw,_Washington
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