Family buys home and begins receiving creepy letters from the "Watcher": Three days after purchasing this home, Derek and Maria Broaddus reported that their family began receiveing a series of eerie letters from someone who claimed to be 'the watcher'. The Watcher claimed that his grandfather watched the house in the 1920, his father watched the house in the 1960s and that it was now his time to watch it. The Broaddus' immediately vacated the home and launched a lawsuit against the previous homeowners for not disclosing information about the Watcher.