Most Haunted Places in Ontario

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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Preston Springs Hotel

    Cambridge, Ontario
    Preston Springs Hotel is said to be haunted by apparitions, poltergeist activity, unexplained lights, shadows, and...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Kingston Penitentiary

    Kingston, Ontario
    Kingston Penitentiary has a ghostly prisoner, George Hewell, who was, in life, a handful for the guards. He was known for attacking guards and other inmates, and in one incidence in 1897, a guard was forced to kill Hewell in self defence. Hewell swore as he lay dying that he would avenge himself....
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Buck Hill

    Renfrew County, Ontario
    Buck Hill has a legend about a logger's family during the Depression. The daughter vanished one night while chasing the pet dog, who had run off. Theh logger searched for her and eventually went mad. His ghost still searches for her, and his lantern is seen as ghost lights in the area. The balls of...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Glanmore National Historic Site

    Belleville, Ontario
    Glanmore Mansion National Historic Site, built in 1883, is a house museum complete with ghosts. A former owner saw the apparition of a soldier in red with a white hat. She also heard the piano play by itself, and saw doors open on their own. She believes the place is haunted by her grandmother,...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Dundurn Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario
    Dundurn Castle is an 18,000-square-foot, 72-room house completed in 1835. It is open to the public, its rooms restored to match its state in 1855 when owned by Sir Allan Napier MacNab, 1st Baronet. Folks have reported aparitions of elderly women with candles and little girls, plus the sounds of...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Academy Theatre

    Lindsay, Ontario
    The Academy Theatre is said to have several ghosts, including one the staff calls Mary, who fell on the stairs and broke her neck, and a man with a...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Regina Mundi Catholic College

    London, Ontario
    Regina Mundi Catholic College was built in 1963 as a junior seminary, but it also has been a boys' boarding school, a co-ed day school and a high school. The ghost of a priest who died here when it was a seminary has been seen, as well as that of a janitor who hanged himself in the building. Legend...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Bayview Hotel

    Bruce Mines, Ontario
    Bayview Hotel or Bay View Hotel, now a private residence, was in operation as far back as the 1800s. Rumor has it that way back around then, a mentally disabled child was hidden away in the attic for years, and it may be this child's spirit who haunts the place now. Witnesses have reported objects...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Carl Beck House

    Penetanguishene, Ontario
    All the houses built by late-1800s lumber magnate Carl Beck of Beck Industries, those constructed for himself and for each of his daughters, have a signature tower-like structure on one corner; this building now houses apartments. Beck's daughters are said to haunt the Beck houses on Fox Street and...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Discovery Harbour

    Penetanguishene, Ontario
    Discovery Harbor, considered to be the farthest station out in the boonies back in the 1800s, is said to be haunted by spirits of soldiers who were sent here. Some died of illness, and some of grief as they said goodbye to all that was dear to them. As well as apparitions, witnesses have noted...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Mount Pleasant Cemetery

    Toronto, Ontario
    Reports say the active spirits at Mount Pleasant Cemetery once pushed an employee right off of a lawn tractor. Other strange things reported here include voices, unexplained noises, shadowy figures, objects that disappear, disturbances that cause malfunctions in electrical devices, and heightened...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Fairmont Royal York

    Toronto, Ontario
    A suicide, ghostly children and unending balls are all said to haunt the Royal York Hotel. People claim to hear music in laughter coming from the closed ballroom, and a porter who hanged himself is sometimes spied hanging about the stairwell. People, including author Christopher Heard who took up...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Gravenhurst Opera House

    Gravenhurst, Ontario
    Gravenhurst Opera House has a ghost called Ben, a former a lighting man who fell from a catwalk. Ben is blamed for poltergeist activity, cold spots, light anomalies, footsteps and...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Keg Mansion

    Toronto, Ontario
    Keg Mansion is said to be haunted by Lillian, a maid who hanged herself in 1915 on the premises. She was employed by its owner, industrialist Hart Massey. According to one story, after the death of Massey’s daughter, Lillian was so aggrieved that she hanged herself. Another story said Lillian was...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Hockey Hall of Fame

    Toronto, Ontario
    At the Hockey Hall of Fame, once a bank building, the apparition of a teller named Dorothy makes appearances in her 19th-century attire. She appears in an area where the vaults used to be, perhaps checking to make sure things are still secure. Other reports here have included lights that go on and...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Merritton Tunnel - Blue Ghost Tunnel

    Thorold, Ontario
    The blue misty ghost at Merritton Tunnel, aka Blue Ghost Tunnel, has been known to touch or push people or even make them violently ill. Witnesses have reported footsteps, strange lights, the sound of children crying, whistling, and disembodied voices having...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Doon Old Mill Ruins

    Kitchener, Ontario
    This once was owned from Adam Ferrie JR.. Build in 1834 in 1909 & 1910 there was two fires there one of the fire that took place was at that time a Saw Mill and the other fire was a Flour Mill, this grounds people can smell wood smells and down by the Grand River people have seen the Natives that...
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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    Lions Valley Park

    Oakville, Ontario
    Lion's Valley Park is a valley surrounded by three old cemeteries and an abandoned 1800s village.Reports say that because of erosion in the valley walls, caskets from the old cemeteries have been found in the park. Many strange phenomena have been reported here after dark, including strange...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub

    Newmarket, Ontario
    The Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub was built in 1865 and was once a funeral home. Add to that, the original owner is rumored to have died in the house. It is said to be haunted by a ghost who makes sounds in the basement, slams doors, and appears as the outline of an elderly...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Port Perry Ghost Road

    Port Perry, Ontario
    The Ghost Road legend begins around 1968 with a young man who crashed on a motorcycle and, in some versions, was decapitated on a rusty barbed-wire fence. Now, a big round white light speeds down the road before turning into a small red light, sometimes accompanied by the sound of a...
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    EHP Rating: 75.8

    Boston Mills Cemetery

    Caledon, Ontario
    At Boston Mills Cemetery, witnesses have seen ghost children playing tag among the gravestones and an apparition of a priest. Orbs, footsteps, rustling leaves and lights in the abandoned church also have been...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Rock Haven Motel - Shoppers Drug Mart

    Peterborough, Ontario
    At the Rockhaven Hotel or Motel (now a Shoppers Drug Mart), a honeymoon suite was the site of a grisly 1960s murder. A man killed his wife when he learned she was carrying the baby of another man. The ghost of a crying woman and a crying newborn have been...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Omni King Edward Hotel

    Toronto, Ontario
    Witnesses at the Omni King Edward Hotel have experienced unexplained sounds, elevators that seem to operate by themselves and playful activity with the faucets and toilets in the ladies'...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Olde Angel Inn

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    The ghost at Olde Angel Inn is said to be Captain Swayze, a British War of 1812 soldier who was murdered by American soldiers in the basement. Witnesses describe a mysterious cold spot that appears on the way to the restrooms. The ghost is said to dislike Americans, and will tamper with Ameribeer...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Canadian Museum of Nature

    Ottawa, Ontario
    It is rumored that late at night on the fourth floor of the Canadian Museum of Nature, things move about by themselves. Native masks and artifacts have moved or rotated, and lights have been known to come on or off by themselves. Unexplained noises, such as howling, and cold spots have been...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    University of Windsor

    Windsor, Ontario
    Two buildings have haunting rumors surrounding them at the University of Windsor. One is Beckett House, an old house that serves as a dorm. Campus legend says long ago a woman was murdered here by a man, and as a result, the spirit here is not very nice to male visitors. And at another dorm,...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Salem Cemetery

    Pickering, Ontario
    Salem Cemetery, along with the Salem Church, was established in 1849 for the Wesleyan Methodist congregation. While the church closed in 1890, the cemetery is still in use. Visitors here have seen apparitions and experiences other strange...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Fort George

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    Featured on both "Creepy Canada" and "The Girly Ghosthunters," Fort George was an important War of 1812 stronghold. Soldiers ghosts are said to roam here; reports say a tour guide saw a small boy having a conversation with someone invisible, and the boy described his friend as a man wearing the...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Fort York

    Toronto, Ontario
    Fort York is a War of 1812 and World War I and II site that is still visited by some of its former soldiers. Cannon fire and gunfire have been heard, and British and American soldiers' ghosts have been spotted both inside buildings and outside on the grounds. Two ghosts are known for making...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Grand Theatre

    London, Ontario
    The 1901 Grand Theatre has a story and a ghost, that of original owner and theater magnate Ambrose Small. On December 2, 1919, Small put a million dollars into a bank account and took his wife to lunch, but after that, no one ever saw him again. Several weeks afterward, a theater night watchman saw...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Ottawa Jail Hostel

    Ottawa, Ontario
    Ottawa Jail Hostel in Ottawa is believed to be haunted by some former prisoners, who after death were burned and buried behind the building. The Death Row area also is said to be visited by ghosts who were executed here; one of them that has been seen in apparition form was Patrick James Whelan....
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Queen's Park

    Toronto, Ontario
    Queen's Park in Toronto is said to have an apparition of a female in tattered clothing who hangs from a rope. Screams have been heard as well, and the Legislature Building is said to be haunted by many ghosts. World War I hero and Victoria Cross recipient Charles Rutherford, who died in 1989, is...
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    EHP Rating: 73.1

    Belfountain Conservation Area

    Caledon, Ontario
    Belfountain Park is rumored to be haunted by ghosts who walk along the streets and sometimes can be heard yelling...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Woodland Cultural Centre

    Brantford, Ontario
    At Woodland Cultural Center, its neighbors say, translucent figures walk all over the property, sometimes accompanied by the sound of murmured voices, and simply disappear. The occurrences are so frequent and harmless that the locals accept them without fear. The main complex of the cultural center...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Orillia Opera House

    Orillia, Ontario
    The Orillia Opera House is said to be haunted by ghosts who make footsteps, slam doors, create moans and shadows, and drop the room temperature. Investigations have determined that the ghosts are a female who played piano during silent movies, a woman who worked in the ticket office and a patron...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Heritage Theatre

    Brampton, Ontario
    Heritage Theatre is said to be haunted by an actor who was killed in the dressing room. An apparition of the Grim Reaper, cold chills, and voices also have been reported...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Rock Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario
    Rock Castle, aka Rannoch Lodge, was constructed in 1848 by Alexander Carpenter of the Gurney & Carpenter foundry. Witnesses say sudden cold temperatures and unexplained voices can be felt and heard...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Newmarket Inn

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario
    Folks at Newmarket Inn have reported seeing apparitions of a man wearing a blue coat and hearing disembodied...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Nutty Chocolatier

    North Bay, Ontario
    The Nutty Chocolatier is an old-time candy shop that has a ghost. Employees have heard the wrought-iron ice-cream shop chairs sliding around by themselves in the back when no one was there. The location was once a fire station but stood empty for years before becoming a candy...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Thompson Memorial Park

    Toronto, Ontario
    At Thompson Park, there is a ghostly duo, witnesses say. Local legend has it that a grandfather killed his granddaughter a couple decades ago by tossing her off the cliff near Scarborough Cemetery. Then, he threw himself off as well. Their ghosts have been seen in the park. Another local legend...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Fort Henry

    Kingston, Ontario
    At Fort Henry, sitings have been made of the ghost of Nils von Schoultz, who was hanged for treason after leading a failed American invasion. The gallows where he was hanged, which were dismantled over a century ago, also materialize to some visitors, and some have reported moving objects,...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Emma's Back Porch

    Burlington, Ontario
    Emma’s Back Porch Restaurant, haunted by a woman named Emma Byrens and her two children who lived here in 1902, is a hot spot for strange goings-on. Emma appears as a floating lady in a white dress, and sometimes witnesses also experience moving objects, voices, cold spots, orbs, voices, and...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Fulford Place Museum

    Brockville, Ontario
    The turn-of-the-century Fulford Place Museum is the former home of George Taylor Fulford, senator and manufacturer of the famed Dr. William's Pink Pills for Pale People. His wife Mary was a spiritualist who held séances here, and it is she who is believed to haunt the mansion today. Mary was...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Jester's Court Pub and Eatery

    Port Perry, Ontario
    Jester's Court Pub and Eatery, a former private residence, is believed to be haunted. The ghost is an elderly woman in a blue dress who is blamed for blowing out candles, turning lights on and off, moving glasses and slamming...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Rocklyn Inn

    Markdale, Ontario
    At the historic Rocklyn Inn, rumor has it that a ghostly maid still cleans some of the...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Regent Theater

    Oshawa, Ontario
    Regent Theater is a nightclub that was once a movie theater. An eerie shadow man along with cold temperatures have been noticed here, especially upstairs. Folks say the place is visited by the ghost of an employee who committed suicide here in the...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Courtyard Restaurant

    Ottawa, Ontario
    At the Courtyard Restaurant, workers have reported the sound of disembodied footsteps at night, and a woman's apparition has been noticed peering from the second-story windows. Local lore says she is the ghost of a woman who was trapped in the building during a long-ago fire, and is still watching...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital

    Perth, Ontario
    Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital was once known as the Great War Memorial Hospital, and legend has it that it has a curse upon it. Apparitions of members of the Malloch family, appearing haggard and unwell, have been known to appear at second-story windows and in the upstairs...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Perth Museum

    Perth, Ontario
    Perth Museum consists of the 1840 stone home built for Canadian senator and merchant, the Honorable Roderick Matheson. It has been restored to reflect the 1800s era--so well, in fact, that the family members have known to appear in spirit. Caretakers and visitors alike have reported seeing their...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Cornwall Jail

    Cornwall, Ontario
    The Jail which was in operation until 2002 runs the gamut of haunted claims. People claim to have seen full body apparitions, usually of a woman and child, hear male voices and one that hums. People also say they often hear "operational sounds" of the jail, such as carts going up the hallways or...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Brockamour Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    There are reports from both guests and employees at this historic bed and breakfast of a sobbing woman in period clothing roaming the mansion. Others have also seen her former husband, who has been seen in various rooms dressed in a red waistcoat. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Champlain Trail Museum

    Pembroke, Ontario
    The Champlain Trail Museum is said to be haunted in its pioneer log home. Rumor has it that toys move around in the children's room, dishes move in the dining room, footsteps have been heard, and...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Old Fort Erie

    Fort Erie, Ontario
    At Old Fort Erie, American and British soldiers are said to roam, and battle sounds have been heard: cannon and musket fire, and commanders shouting orders to the troops. Battle scenes have been reenacted by ghosts, and visitors have been touched or pushed and heard an unpleasant voice say "Get out...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Huron Historic Gaol

    Goderich, Ontario
    Huron Historic Gaol is said to be haunted with cold gusts, footsteps, and the sounds of running and laughing...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Capital Twin Cinema

    Listowel, Ontario
    Capital Twin Cinema, aka Capital Theatre, has a ghost named Jessie Keith, a teenage girl who was attacked and murdered by a homeless man as she walked along the railroad tracks. Jessie Keith is also said to haunt her grave in the town cemetery....
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Anchor Park

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario
    Rumor has it that a girl was murdered at Anchor Park; her body was found hanging on a swing-set swing. The swing is now said to swing by itself at...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Breckenridge-Ure Mansion

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    This historic house has sat abandoned for over half a century but is currently for sate. The house was originally built in 1823, and there are stories of witches and slaves living in a barn located in the back garden. The slaves are rumoured to haunt the property, and people have reported weird...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Eldon House

    London, Ontario
    Eldon House, overlooking the Thames River, was built in 1834 for Captain John Harris, a retired Naval officer of the Royal Navy, and his wife, Amelia. It is said to be haunted by Wenman Wynniatt was a British army officer who had been recently met Sarah, John Harris's eldest daughter. Sarah invited...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Beild House Country Inn

    Collingwood, Ontario
    Beild House Country Inn was built in 1912 for Dr. Joseph Arthur, his family home and office. Now an inn, it is said to be haunted by a voice that asks folks what they are doing here. An apparition of a man in a white tie and tails, top hat and cloak have been seen, and on the basement stairs have...
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    EHP Rating: 62.5

    Peterborough Lift Lock

    Peterborough, Ontario
    Peterborough Lift Lock has a ghost and a curse set by an unknown woman who was burned at the stake in the 1840s. The ghost has been known to attack men, and the curse is said to have caused many accidents here. Ghosts of those who have committed suicide here have been seen. Witnesses also have...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Century Manor

    Hamilton, Ontario
    Century Manor was once an 1870s institution called the Hamilton Asylum for the Insane (aka Ontario Hospital). Patients are said to have been abused and cruelly experimented on. The site became Century Manor, a museum, in the 1980s, and later the Margaret and Charles Juravinski Centre for Integrated...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

    Toronto, Ontario
    The 1808 Gibraltar Point Lighthouse on the Toronto Islands is the oldest existing Great Lakes lighthouse, and it has a mysterious legend. Its ghost is said to be first keeper John Paul Radelmüller, who was murdered on January 2, 1815 by intoxicated Fort York soldiers looking for bootlegged beer....
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Old Don Jail

    Toronto, Ontario
    Old Don Jail, aka the Toronto Jail, opened in 1864 and is now a rehabilitation hospital next to the jail. It's one of the oldest remaining pre-Confederation buildings in Toronto, and many hangings were held here since 1908. The place's most well-known spirit is that of a ghost is that of a female...
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    EHP Rating: 57.1

    Glendon College

    Toronto, Ontario
    Glendon College, a bilingual liberal arts college with about 3,000 students, lies on what was once the 1900s estate of well-known financier Edward Rogers Wood. Its spirits include a little girl who materializes near a willow tree (she may have fallen to her death from this tree), a little boy seen...
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    EHP Rating: 54.6

    Kempenfelt Conference Centre

    Innisfil, Ontario
    The Kempenfelt Bay area has been active with UFO sightings, a lake monster called Kempenfelt Kelly, and ghost lights (will-o'-the-wisps). At the Kempenfelt Conference Centre, ghosts have been felt sitting on the foot of guests' beds and cold spots have been noticed all over the...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Pinnacle Playhouse

    Belleville, Ontario
    Formerly the D.L. Storey Centre, Pinnacle Playhouse is haunted by a ghost nicknamed Ophelia, after Hamlet's beloved in the Shakespeare play. There are many ways Ophelia makes herself known: A lady in black appears in the control booth, figures sit in the auditorium seats, green eyes appear in the...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Albion Falls

    Hamilton, Ontario
    Battles, suicides and body dumping grounds surround the falls and give rise to the claims that the falls are haunted. A notorious murderer, Eveylyn Dick, dumped her dismembered husband's body in the woods near the falls- well it should be clarified, she dumped part of his body there, they never...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Windsor Park Hotel

    Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
    Those who visit Windsor Park Hotel may want to pay close attention while on the elevator. The buttons are said to often be pressed by an unseen hand, usually causing the elevator to go to the fifth floor. Footsteps, electrical anomalies and unusually cold air also have been reported, as if the heat...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Harry Ten Shilling

    Perth County, Ontario
    Harry Ten Shilling, a restaurant, seems to be located inside a haunted building. Staff report loud noises and bangs, and employees at the attached clothing shop have come to work in the morning to find clothes all over the...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Ryerson University

    Toronto, Ontario
    At Ryerson University, rumor has it that a ghostly white female figure, cold spots, wind gusts, light anomalies and whispered names have been seen or experienced near McAllister...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Sadler's Pond

    Essex, Ontario
    According to locals, a young woman named Andrea hanged herself from a tree near Sadler's Pond after finding out her boyfriend had been unfaithful. Her ghost is said to appear at night with a rope around her neck, screaming her boyfriend's...
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    Stephen Leacock Museum

    Orillia, Ontario
    The Stephen Leacock Memorial Home is a house museum rumored to be haunted by Leacock, his wife and his son. Staff members have heard furniture moving in locked rooms and have seen doors, even locked ones, open and close by themselves. Shadowy figures and other strange phenomena have also been...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Bytown Museum

    Ottawa, Ontario
    This museum is possibly the oldest stone structure in Ottawa and dates back to 1827 when the British army had it built to house money and store goods. Claimed to be haunted by Colonel John By who founded the town as a military camp in the early 29th century, however the exact reason why he...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Bala Bay Inn

    Torrance, Ontario
    Bala Bay Inn is rumored to be haunted, and was the locale where E.B. Sutton died (in Room 319) and lay in state. Ghostly activity reported here includes poltergeist activity, including rumbling and rattling doorknobs, unusual sounds and TVs working that were not plugged...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Mackenzie House

    Toronto, Ontario
    Mackenzie House was the final home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first mayor, who died in the house in 1861. It now operates as a historic house museum of 1860s Victorian life. Its three ghosts are thought to be an elderly lady in the Rose room, a bagpipes player, and a little girl named...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Drummond Hill Cemetery

    Niagara Falls, Ontario
    Featured on "Creepy Canada," Drummond Hill Cemetery in Niagara Falls is home to many spirits who materialize as orbs, mists and strange lights. Apparitions of soldiers, battle noises and footsteps also have been reported here. Visitors have said they felt as if they were being watched by something...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    The Hermitage

    Hamilton, Ontario
    "The Girly Ghosthunters" TV show has featured The Hermitage, where many strange things are said to occur. Along with footsteps, apparitions, bangs, whispers, screams and other sounds, some say William Black can be heard weeping near the crossroads where he was buried. Some witnesses have seen the...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Sharon Temple

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario
    The Temple, at the Sharon National Historic Site, was built in 1832 and was fully restored in 2011. Ghostly activity here includes the sounds of a large feast being prepared, music, footsteps and...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Old City Hall

    Toronto, Ontario
    The 1899 Old City Hall building, designated a historic site in 1984, has a ghost in its rear staircase known to walk up and down with loud footsteps and tug on the robes of judges. Ghostly moaning has been heard in the cellar, once a prisoners' holding area, and something supernatural is said to...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    White Otter Castle

    Kenora District, Ontario
    White Otter Castle is 3-story log house that hermit James Alexander "Jimmy" McOuat built all by himself between 1903 and 1915. McOuat built it for a woman he intended to marry, but in 1918, before this could be arranged, he drowned while fishing and is buried in a nearby grave. McOuat's ghost has...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    The Duford House

    Ottawa, Ontario
    The 1825 Duford House belonged to the family until 1977. It was then moved to its current location as a museum. It is said to have a ghost girl who plays with the two porcelain dolls, which move from place to place, float in the air, or even disappear for a while. The girl's apparition has been...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Middlesex County Courthouse

    London, Ontario
    The historic Middlesex County Jail and Courthouse (still used) is haunted by Marion "Peg-Leg" Brown, a farm-hand and cowboy from Texas. He had a wooden leg (hence his nickname), and scars over his eye and on his hand. Brown had fled to Canada after being arrested in 1898, for selling beer to Native...
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    EHP Rating: 33.3

    Atlas Tube

    Essex, Ontario
    Atlas Tube is a steel mill that is rumored to be haunted by a 1990 worker who died when he lost control of a batch of steel tubes and was crushed. Late-night employees have seen a ghostly man leaning on the racks in Warehouse 3. He disappears when anyone gets too close, leaving only a cold...
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    EHP Rating: 33.3

    Château Laurier

    Ottawa, Ontario
    The Château Laurier is a gorgeous luxury hotel done in French Gothic style. Completed in 1912, it is believed to be haunted by the former owner of the hotel, Charles Melville Hays who unfortunately died just two months before it opened. He was returning from England on the Titanic to preside...
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    EHP Rating: 25.0

    Ottawa City Hall

    Ottawa, Ontario
    At Ottawa City Hall, employees have felt an invisible presence and noticed the sound of footsteps at night when no one was in the...
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    EHP Rating: 20.0

    Watson's Mill

    Ottawa, Ontario
    The 1860 Watson's Mill, a working mill and museum that still sells stone-ground whole wheat flour, has a ghost story. The spirit here is Ann Crosby Currier, the wife of Joseph Merrill Currier, a mill co-owner. At a party there on March 11, 1861 to celebrate their honeymoon, Ann's dress caught on a...
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    EHP Rating: 14.3

    Wild Wing Newmarket

    Newmarket, Ontario
    Once Johnny Bourbon's and Kelsey’s Restaurant, Wild Wing Newmarket is reported to have a ghostly young woman who screams or quietly says "Help...