Haunted Places in Chagrin Falls, Ohio



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    Chagrin Valley Athletic Club

    Chagrin Falls, Ohio

    This historic building now houses the county athletic club, but was formerly a schoolhouse. During its history, a cruel schoolmistress punished a girl to the extent that she died, leading to the closure of the school and the basis of the haunting that occurs nowadays. People in the quiet library ...


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    Hamlin Hall

    University Heights, Ohio

    8.2 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Hamlin Hall has a haunt. Who is he? The apparition and cold spots that appear and disappear around a stairwell are said to belong to a young man who passed away inside the building.


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    Punderson Manor

    Chagrin Falls, Ohio

    9 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    It is alleged that the original owner of Punderson manor committed suicide by drifting out on the lake in a bathtub, and then, when he reached the middle, he pulled the plug and drowned. Why precisely he would have chosen this method is not known, whether it actually occurred ...


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    Squire's Castle

    Willoughby Hills, Ohio

    10.1 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Squire's Castle is only a shell of a castle built in the 1890s by Feargus B. Squire. It was meant to be the gatekeeper's house for his future country estate, never built. Now Squire's Castle is open to the public, and it is said to be haunted by Squire's wife ...


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    Squire's Castle

    Willoughby Hills, Ohio

    10.1 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Squire's Castle is actually a 3-story stone caretaker's cottage for a never-built mansion, and legend has it that it's home to an unhappy female ghost. Feargus B. Squire planned to built a mansion as well, but until then, his family took up residence in the cottage. His wife hated the ...


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    4604 Turney Road

    Garfield Heights, Ohio

    12.1 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic apartment has a darker history, and has a terrifying haunting associated with the building. In the early 1940's, a mass brawl occurred on the upper floor, and several people were murdered. Staff in stores below the apartments claim to hear thumps, screams and the sound of a ...


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    Edmund Gleason Farmhouse

    Valley View, Ohio

    12.5 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic farmhouse property is rumoured to have a whole horde of ghostly inhabitants. Passing motorists claim to have seen the figure of a spectral woman standing at windows, and have seen strange lights moving from room to room on the downstairs level. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Homestead House Bed and Breakfast

    Willoughby, Ohio

    14.1 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic mansion is haunted by Sarah and Alonzo Gunn, who formerly owned the house when it was a private residence. Guests and owners have reportedly heard footsteps, and seen the apparitions of a woman in a shawl and a man in a top hat and old-fashioned cape. (Submitted by ...


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    Burnt Wood Tavern

    Brecksville, Ohio

    14.2 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This popular local eatery and restaurant is haunted by a former owner, who passed away several years ago and is still attempting to run his establishment. He has been known to welcome new staff members to the restaurant, and calls out peoples names. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    House of Wills

    Cleveland, Ohio

    14.2 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic funeral parlour appears to be one of the cities most haunted sites, as shown by the most recent street view image of the building. The photograph shows what appears to be a white apparition staring down into the street from a window on the second floor. This is ...


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    Agora Theatre and Ballroom

    Cleveland, Ohio

    14.6 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Elvis and the Beatles are among the acts who have performed at Agora Theatre and Ballroom, and the place is said to be home to some spirits who never left. Apparitions have been seen here, especially one of a man wearing a yellow raincoat. During an investigation, a psychic declared ...


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    Darrow Family Cemetery

    Seven Hills, Ohio

    15.6 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Rumor has it that at night at the Darrow Family Cemetery, which only has 7 gravesites, tombstones that are whole in daylight appear broken, and strange things can be seen and heard: Unexplained bright lights, running water, screams and howls.


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    James A. Garfield National Historical Site

    Mentor, Ohio

    15.9 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    James A. Garfield National Historical Site, former residence of president James A. Garfield, is believed to be haunted by Garfield's wife Lucretia. Security personnel have heard Lucretia walking upstairs at night and she has been known to turn lights on after the guards turn them off. She also is said ...


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    Gray's Armoury Historical Museum

    Cleveland, Ohio

    15.9 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    The five story castle-like armory was built in 1893. People hear disembodied footsteps on the upper floors and on the grand staircase. Ghostly apparitions of men dressed in old-fashioned military uniform have been seen throughout the building, but vanish when approached. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Aqua Club

    Cleveland, Ohio

    16.4 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Before this building became a night club and closed down, it was a celebrated local eatery. The owner became an alcoholic after his wife died, and both him and his legendary restaurant quickly fell apart until it went out of business. A night club built on the premises was closed ...


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    Renaissance Hotel

    Cleveland, Ohio

    16.5 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic hotel was built over the site of many historic city landmarks including the cities first hotel, transferring the historical pasts of them into this building. Ghostly activity is mainly reported on the fourth floor, where lights turn on and off of their own accord and faucets switch on ...


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    Johnny Mango

    Cleveland, Ohio

    17.1 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Johnny Mango World Cafe & Bar is reportedly haunted by several ghosts, the oldest being a woman named Margaret who died in 1895 when her trolley car ran into the Cuyahoga River.


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    Franklin Castle

    Cleveland, Ohio

    17.4 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Franklin Castle was built in the mid 1800s by Hans Tiedemann, a wealthy German immigrant. Since then, it has been a clubhouse for a German singing society, headquarters for a German Socialist organization, a doctor's office, apartments, and a hideout for bootleggers. Many ghost stories surround the place, and here ...


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    Bourbon House Bed and Breakfast

    Cleveland, Ohio

    18 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic mansion may still be in operation as an inn, but is more renowned for a recurring apparition reported here by former tenants and guests. The building is believed to be haunted by a former owner and the builder of the house, who has been known to communicate ...


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    The Taverne of Richfield

    Richfield, Ohio

    19.4 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    We have had numerous sitings at the Taverne. The building was built in 1886 in Richfield Ohio as a hotel/stagecoach stop. We have 3 ghosts. The original ghost is Baxter Wood who opened a hotel called the Center Hotel in the building which now houses local watering hole, the Doug ...


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    Variety Theater

    Cleveland, Ohio

    20 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    1927 building The Variety Theater was a vaudeville house, then a movie theater until the early 1980s. After that, it was a rock concert venue until it closed in 1986. Now, locals say, it's haunted by a white figure who hangs out on first floor by the water fountain. A ...


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    Tick Tock Tavern

    Cleveland, Ohio

    20 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic arcade building houses a haunted restaurant and tavern. A former delicatessen housed in the building closed down due to overwhelming paranormal activity, which stemmed from the rear of the building. The ladies restroom was haunted by a spectre that would rattle the doors and speak in strange voices, ...


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    Rider's Inn

    Painesville, Ohio

    20.2 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    A Civil War soldier's ghost is said to stand near the windows and wave. Also, the spirit of a former innkeeper's wife named Suzanne is said to reside here as well. Suzanne is said to have come to the door in her nightgown to let guests in when the owners ...


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    Lake County History Center

    Painesville, Ohio

    21.1 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Now housing the Lake County History Center, this imposing building was for many years, the Poor House. In the 1800s, and up until the 1970s, this was the place of last resort for the indigent, abandoned, and in many cases, insane. Both men and women were housed there, in separate ...


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    Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse

    Fairport Harbor, Ohio

    22.9 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Legend has it that an 1870s lighthouse keeper, Captain Joseph Babcock, gave his wife many cats to keep her company when she was bedridden. Today, one of those cats remains behind, a ghostly gray cat that does that playful cat-skitter across the kitchen floor in the second-floor living quarters. The ...


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    Rose Hill Burial Park

    Fairlawn, Ohio

    23.8 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Rose Hill Burial Park, founded in the 1920s, is haunted by a ghostly lady in white and ghost lights that witnesses say appear toward the back of the graveyard, possibly near the Jewish section.


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    Baldwin-Wallace College

    Berea, Ohio

    24.4 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Baldwin-Wallace College's Kohler Hall, built in the 1870s as a Methodist Children's Home, is said to be home to a spirit that manifests as a blue haze. Something reportedly presses down on students in bed and throws off their blankets. And Lang Hall is allegedly haunted by namesake Emma Lang, ...


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    Akron Civic Theatre

    Akron, Ohio

    25.5 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    One of Akron Civic Theatre's ghosts is Fred the Janitor, who died during his shift and now returns to finish his work. He is said to get angry at people who mess up the restrooms. Another apparition of a well-dressed man appears sitting up in the balcony from time to ...


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    University of Akron

    Akron, Ohio

    25.7 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    The University of Akron, founded in 1870 by the Universalist Church, has a few buildings rumored ot be haunted. One of them is the Sigma Nu House. Campus legend has it that a sorority girl hanged herself in the boiler room and her spirit lingers here to this day. Another ...


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    Claque Playhouse

    Westlake, Ohio

    25.7 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic playhouse is situated on an old farming property, as the theatre itself is a barn conversion. The former owner of the property, known to staff as 'Walter', has been seen and heard throughout the theatre. He often is heard sobbing in the theatre, and has been known to ...


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    Candlewood Suites

    North Olmsted, Ohio

    26.4 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    According to reports, when the area was being cleared for building this hotel, the body of a woman was found. She had committed suicide by shooting herself in the head. Her ghost is said to remain at the hotel and may manifest as a shadowy form. She also turns the ...


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    Guggenheim Air Institute

    Akron, Ohio

    27.7 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This building has been abandoned for over fifty years, but people driving past still report seeing ghostly lights moving around the upper levels of the building, and hearing strange noises when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Huntington Playhouse

    Bay Village, Ohio

    28.7 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This quaint community theatre has been in operation for over half a century, but already seems to being developing a series of ghost stories associated with the theatre itself and the plot of land it was built upon. The first apparition is an man in an old-fashioned suit who appears ...


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    Loyal Oak Tavern

    Norton, Ohio

    29.7 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    The old tavern building was built in the 1840s, and was a cabinet shop in its early years. There are remnants of its older days as a tavern, such as a half-log bar in the basement as well as a 1930s keg. But locals here say that's not all that ...


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    Regal Vineyards and Mansion

    Madison, Ohio

    31.8 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic mansion and vineyard has now returned to its use after being boarded up for a long period of time. It was originally built by immigrants, but abandoned after a family tragedy. Staff immediately began to report a vortex in the building, and various cold spots. The tip of ...


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    Warren City Hall

    Warren, Ohio

    32.2 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic mansion was built in 1871, and was turned into the town hall sometime later. The grounds of the beautiful mansion are haunted by a woman responsible for the death of her beloved nephew, who has been seen wandering around after hours calling his name, Night staff also report ...


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    Spitzer House Bed and Breakfast

    Medina, Ohio

    32.5 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    At this 19th-century Victorian home-turned-inn, people have witnessed unexplained voices and music, and the piano in the parlor plays songs by itself. The ghost of a stern-looking man is said to appear in Ceilan's Room, and Anna's Room is haunted by a servant girl's spirit. The servant girl also has ...


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    Pauni Apartments

    Cortland, Ohio

    34.7 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    These recently constructed apartments were built over the top of an ancient burial ground, and residents have reported paranormal occurrences in the building ever since. Doors open and close by themselves, objects move around by themselves and the apparition of a man in a sombrero has been seen in the ...


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    Kline Opera House

    Cortland, Ohio

    34.9 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic opera house was formerly the town church, built in the mid nineteenth century and the first in the surrounding county. The ghostly events surrounding the opera house began in the 1980's, when staff closing up the opera house for the night began to hear loud crashing noises and ...


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    Rogue's Hollow Bridge

    Doylestown, Ohio

    37.4 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Rogue's Hollow Bridge, or Crybaby Bridge, has a couple of legends attached to it that may explain the ghostly crying sound heard here. One says that long ago a woman tossed her unwanted newborn over the bridge, and now the phantom scene replays here along with the sound of a ...


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    The Step Above Lounge and Wine Bar

    Geneva, Ohio

    37.9 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    The Step Above is a bar housed over a restaurant that closes earlier, and bar patrons have seen shadowy figures moving about inside the locked restaurant after closing.


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    Glamorgan Castle

    Alliance, Ohio

    39 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    The 1905 Glamorgan Castle, according to legend, is haunted by former owner Colonel Morgan of Morgan Engineering Company fame, who died in 1928. Guided tours are offered here throughout the year.


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    Warehouse on the Canal

    Canal Fulton, Ohio

    39.3 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This 1906 building previously housed the old Finnerock Furniture building and now houses an arcade of quaint shops and restaurants. There have been reported sightings of many ghosts, including numerous apparitions in period clothing wandering around the building. The ghost of a little girl has been seen near the old ...


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    Market Square Building

    Kinsman, Ohio

    41.3 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This building features both an old-fashioned book store and a fascinating antiques market, which are both believed to be haunted. In the book store section of the building, staff report an entity that pushes books off shelves, and has been known to rearrange furniture while they are in the basement. ...


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    Kinsman General Store

    Kinsman, Ohio

    41.4 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This old-fashioned general store is believed to have a ghostly inhabitant in the basement, and is generally off limits to the public and visitors. Staff have reported seeing an old man smoking a pipe in the basement, and visitors have also smelt the overwhelming aroma of tobacco smoke on all ...


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    Chestnut Grove Cemetery

    Ashtabula, Ohio

    42.6 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    Chestnut Grove Cemetery was once an Erie burial ground and, since its establishment in 1819, has seen the burial of over 18,000 folks. Twenty-five of them were victims of a local train disaster in 1876. The Pacific Express fell into the river when the bridge collapsed, killing between 80 and ...


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    Austintown Log House

    Canfield, Ohio

    42.7 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    There have been reported sightings of the apparition of a headless soldier in the historic log cabin. He is seen in various rooms of the house, as well as by motorists driving past the house in an upstairs window. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Hercules Engine Factory

    Canton, Ohio

    44.6 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    This historic abandoned building is haunted by several terrifying entities. In the section of the building that was previously an army training unit, an aggressive entity pushes visitors around, and has been known to swear or threaten those present during visits. Factory appliances move around by themselves, and cold spots ...


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    Egypt Road Bridge

    Salem, Ohio

    45.4 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    The closed Egypt Road Bridge, or Crybaby Bridge, is haunted day and night by the sound of a crying baby. Legend has it that a baby went missing while its parents were fighting, and it fell over the side of the bridge. The scream of its mother and the crying ...


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    Hell's Corners

    Hubbard, Ohio

    48 miles from Chagrin Falls, OH

    In Hubbard, Ohio, the area where Pathour Wheeler Road and John White Road intersect is known to locals as "Hell's Corners." It is said that a young native American boy was shot on this spot many years ago, and that a jail once stood here where many hangings took ...


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