Redskins linebackers tackle haunted house in Va. (Photos)

Behind these doors, Shocktober begins. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Behind these doors, Shocktober begins. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
A ghoulish bar scene awaits inside the 140-year-old Paxton Manor during Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
A peek at what’s waiting overhead inside Paxton Manor. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
A peek at what’s waiting overhead inside Paxton Manor. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
A Cadillac hearse is seen outside the Shocktober Haunted House in Leesburg, Virginia. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
A Cadillac hearse is seen outside the Shocktober Haunted House in Leesburg, Virginia. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Here’s a look at the hearse’s license plate. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Here’s a look at the hearse’s license plate. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Volunteer builder George Pellicano is seen here in makeup, ready for Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Volunteer builder George Pellicano is seen here in makeup, ready for Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Shocktober is a family affair for George, Mary and their daughter Brigid Pellicano. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Shocktober is a family affair for George, Mary and their daughter Brigid Pellicano. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
One of the Carver family members is seen here with her teddy bear at Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
One of the Carver family members is seen here with her teddy bear at Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
It takes a team to get through Shocktober! Redskins linebackers are seen here during a visit to the haunted house on Oct. 15, 2015.  (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
It takes a team to get through Shocktober! Redskins linebackers are seen here during a visit to the haunted house on Oct. 15, 2015. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Adam Hayward is seen here going through the Shocktober Haunted House.  (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Adam Hayward is seen here going through the Shocktober Haunted House. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Adam Hayward leads his teammates through Shocktober while Mason Foster, in blue, records their visit to the haunted house. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Adam Hayward leads his teammates through Shocktober while Mason Foster, in blue, records their visit to the haunted house. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Pictured here is the exterior of Paxton Manor, where Shocktober is held. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Pictured here is the exterior of Paxton Manor, where Shocktober is held. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
It’s a Carver Family reunion at the Shocktober Haunted House. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
It’s a Carver Family reunion at the Shocktober Haunted House. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
WTOP’s Michelle Basch interviews Mason Foster here after touring the haunted house. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
WTOP’s Michelle Basch interviews Mason Foster here after touring the haunted house. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Robin the Bartender shares a laugh with Matt Smith, the facilities manager for Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Robin the Bartender shares a laugh with Matt Smith, the facilities manager for Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Martrell Spaight runs faster than the speed of light to get out of Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Martrell Spaight runs faster than the speed of light to get out of Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The Shocktober Haunted House isn’t for the faint of heart, as Redskins linebackers found out Thursday night. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The Shocktober Haunted House isn’t for the faint of heart, as Redskins linebackers found out Thursday night. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
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Behind these doors, Shocktober begins. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
A peek at what’s waiting overhead inside Paxton Manor. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
A Cadillac hearse is seen outside the Shocktober Haunted House in Leesburg, Virginia. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Here’s a look at the hearse’s license plate. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Volunteer builder George Pellicano is seen here in makeup, ready for Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Shocktober is a family affair for George, Mary and their daughter Brigid Pellicano. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
One of the Carver family members is seen here with her teddy bear at Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
It takes a team to get through Shocktober! Redskins linebackers are seen here during a visit to the haunted house on Oct. 15, 2015.  (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Adam Hayward is seen here going through the Shocktober Haunted House.  (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Adam Hayward leads his teammates through Shocktober while Mason Foster, in blue, records their visit to the haunted house. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Pictured here is the exterior of Paxton Manor, where Shocktober is held. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
It’s a Carver Family reunion at the Shocktober Haunted House. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
WTOP’s Michelle Basch interviews Mason Foster here after touring the haunted house. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Robin the Bartender shares a laugh with Matt Smith, the facilities manager for Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Martrell Spaight runs faster than the speed of light to get out of Shocktober. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The Shocktober Haunted House isn’t for the faint of heart, as Redskins linebackers found out Thursday night. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)

WASHINGTON — They may be big and tough, but some Redskins linebackers were screaming and running in fear on Thursday night during a private visit to the Shocktober Haunted House in Leesburg, Virginia.

The 140-year-old Paxton Manor converts into a house of horrors at Halloween time.  It’s open to the public every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night in October.

Tickets are $30 online, or $35 at the door. Click here to learn more.

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