Haunted Places in Chest Springs, Pennsylvania



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    The Devil's Elbow

    Dysart, Pennsylvania

    8.1 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The Devil's Elbow is a dangerous curve along Wopsy Road that has a story about a ghostly white lady. Legend has it that she was a new bride on her honeymoon at the Wopsononock Hotel, which burned down long ago. As their carriage rounded the Devil's Elbow, there was an ...


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    Mishler Theatre

    Altoona, Pennsylvania

    11.6 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    This 1906 theater building, still in operation today, is said to be home to three ghosts: Mr. Isaac Mishler, a howling dog, and a female spirit who plays pranks in the restroom.


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    Railroaders Memorial Museum

    Altoona, Pennsylvania

    11.8 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The Railroaders Museum is said to be haunted by a spirit named Frank, who has been seen all over the museum. Other apparitions have been noted as well, and employees have opened to find all the gift shop items removed from the shelves and set on the floor, and Big ...


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    Grand Midway Hotel

    Windber, Pennsylvania

    26.5 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    This historic hotel has been in operation for over a century, but is now believed to be a private residence. The owners have been known to auction the rooms for a night, which is enough for some guests to leave the hotel in fear. Staff have reported a wild apparition ...


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    Phillips' Rangers Monument

    Saxton, Pennsylvania

    28.5 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    In 1780 during the Revolutionary war, a group of rangers were engaged in a battle against the Iroquois who were fighting on behalf of the British. The natives outnumbered the rangers some five to one and the Rangers eventually surrendered. After their surrender the Rangers were tied ...


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    Econolodge

    Clearfield, Pennsylvania

    33.8 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    I was an opening GM before when it had lost its flag from a Ramada. I was in the back of the back closet and there were just 2 people in the building the front desk person and I was getting food for the downtown pantry and trying to organize ...


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    Jean Bonnet Tavern

    Bedford, Pennsylvania

    37.2 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    This tavern building was a French outpost in the 1740s and a war headquarters in the 1750s. It became a tavern in the 1760s, and was also used as a courtroom. Several people were hanged here, and it is said that their spirits walk restlessly throughout the place. Witnesses have ...


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    Omni Bedford Springs Resort

    Bedford, Pennsylvania

    40.6 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Folks say that the ghosts at this 1800s resort want to be in pictures. They show up as oddities on the photographic images taken all over the hotel.


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    Penn State University

    State College, Pennsylvania

    41.9 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Several buildings at Penn State University are allegedly haunted, including Pattee Library, said to be visited by the spirit of Betsy Aardsma, stabbed to death in the stacks in 1969. Schwab Auditorium is haunted by a former university president (who, incidentally, also haunts the Botany department building) as well as ...


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    Green Gables Hotel and Restaurant

    Lewistown, Pennsylvania

    54.9 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Ghosts here include a woman who haunts the kitchen (especially the walk-in cooler). She is said to whisper "Turn off the lights" and move objects in the kitchen. Often seen on the second floor is the ghost of an African-American man who wears 1800s clothing. He is usually near the ...


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    Charles J., III Adams
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    Academia Girl’s School

    Port Royal, Pennsylvania

    59 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Academia Girl’s School is the ruins of an 1800s building destroyed by fire. Many legends surround the place, including that a gardener set the fire to cover his tracks after raping and killing many students. Another says the girls at the school all died of a mysterious illness. The ghosts ...


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    Allegheny-Kiski Valley Heritage Museum

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    60.3 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    A former volunteer named Jack is commonly seen in the basement. He is said to be seen mostly around the old gardening tools. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Summit Hose Company

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    60.7 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Voices and odd noises are heard, doors open by themselves, and shadows have been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Beech Creek Furst Corner

    Beech Creek, Pennsylvania

    63.2 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    It's not only your eyes and ears that may detect haunted happenings here, but your nose may get in on the action too. Folks say at this restaurant you can smell ghostly cigar smoke from its old days. So the story goes, former owner Mr. Furst died in a fire ...


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    Culmerville Hotel - Zottola's Pub and Eatery

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    65 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    A spirit is said to reside in the former Culmervilel Hotel, now Zottola's Pub and Eatery.


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    Fallingwater

    Mill Run, Pennsylvania

    65 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    A solitude woman is said to be seen staring out of the window of the master bedroom. She is believed to the first wife of Edgar Kaufmann, depressed by his unfaithfulness. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bucktail Hotel

    Marienville, Pennsylvania

    67 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Guests staying at this 1937 hotel have reported a spook haunting the upstairs rooms. The entity is believed to be a poltergeist, as it has been known to move objects around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Frick Mansion - Clayton

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    68.6 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The Frick Mansion was home to industrial magnate Henry Clay Frick and his wife Adelaide Howard Childs, who began living there in 1883 and the family moved to New York in 1900. Their youngest daughter, Helen Clay Frick, kept up the mansion all those years and then moved back in ...


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    Carnegie Library of Homestead

    Munhall, Pennsylvania

    69.1 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1896, the library was built with a music hall and an athletic center with a heated swimming pool. It is believed to be haunted. Witnesses have reported apparitions of steel workers, books that fly off of shelves, shadowy figures and unexplained male and female voices.


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    Old Homestead Police Department

    Homestead, Pennsylvania

    69.5 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The former Homestead Police Department building is said to be haunted by something that taps folks on the shoulder, slams doors, turns on appliances and created unexplained footsteps. Ghost investigators caught slams and screams and video of ghostly activity.


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    Depreciation Lands Museum

    Hampton Township, Pennsylvania

    70.4 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    A rather helpful man in a long coat and out-of-date boots has been responsible for catching a painter's ladder after the man lost his balance, catching a cleaning woman who fell, fixing a broken window, and saving a group of girl scouts when the ceiling collapsed over them. (Submitted by ...


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    University of Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    71.4 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Four ghosts are said to haunt the University of Pittsburgh campus: a prima ballerina in the Tansky Family Lounge of the William Pitt Union; Harriet, who committed suicide in 1201 Bruce Hall; a grandmother who rumples the quilts and bakes phantom bread in the Early American Room of the Cathedral ...


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    Allen’s Haunted Hayrides

    Smock, Pennsylvania

    72.1 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Psychics say that the energy here is high because there an Indian burial ground beneath the land. This may be the source of the glowing white figures that are reported, or the strange light manifestations. The hayrides are year-round so visit freely! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    3406 Brownsville Road

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    73.3 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    3406 Brownsville Road is said to be haunted by a demon, known as "The Demon of Brownsville Road" in the book by Bob Cranmer. According to Cranmer, the demon manifested in many ways, including a black fog, a bad smell, or an unseen attacker. Cranmer also described blood-dripping walls, bent ...


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    Omni William Penn Hotel

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    73.6 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    At this famous 1915-16 hotel where among other luminaries JFK has stayed, and Bob Hope proposed marriage in 1934, there are said to be two haunted floors. Floors 22 and 23, both unused, are visited by strange sounds, cold wind gusts, and ghosts that hide and watch folks, giving them ...


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    Allegheny General Hospital

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    73.9 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Few people realize that, in paranormal aspects, living near a hospital is like living near a cemetery. Many who have died within this building are said to remain here; in the South Wing (where most of the activity occurs), voices and strange noises are heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    U.S. Route 322

    Cranberry, Pennsylvania

    73.9 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    General Anthony Wayne was buried, unearthed, then boiled so he could be transferred to his family grave. It is said that he lost some bones along the way and was reburied as an incomplete body. Some people still see him wandering along this road (used to transfer him); he is ...


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    Fort Frederick Maryland

    Big Pool, Maryland

    73.9 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    A stone star fort in the Maryland Panhandle, Fort Frederick Maryland was built in the 1750s to defend Maryland from French and Indian raiders. During the American Revolution it was used as a prisoner of war camp for soldiers surrendered at Yorktown. It was a Federal outpost during the ...


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    Allegheny Center, Building #7

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    74.1 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The student housing here has a high turnover rate believed to be caused by the poltergeist activity. Students report loud noises throughout and have yet to disprove the source. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Edward G. Acheson House

    Monongahela, Pennsylvania

    74.5 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The ghost of a little girl has been seen here. Two other ghosts, seen as orbs, also have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Penn State Mont Alto

    Mont Alto, Pennsylvania

    75.9 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The land used to belong to Col. George Wiestling, a veteran of the Civil War who died in 1891. In 1903, the university was founded, but Wiestling is said to remain. A famous photograph taken in 1907 (one of the earliest ghost photos thought to be legitimate) shows a figure ...


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    Brush Creek Inn

    Warrendale, Pennsylvania

    77.5 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Keep watch for airborne bottles if you visit Brush Creek Inn! It is said that the spirits at the restaurant will shatter bottles at the bar or hurl them across the room. Witnesses also have reported that the windows open and close by themselves and furniture flips over.


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    Snyder Cemetery

    Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

    78.1 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Numerous paranormal events are reported at this location, but few precise details are available.


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    Miller's Church

    Hagerstown, Maryland

    79 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Legend has it that the 1930s Catholic Miller’s Church was taken over by devil worshippers, and practitioners sacrificed young girls inside its walls. And then, the church suddenly burned down. All that's left is a parking lot and a big oak. And so the story goes, a couple was parked ...


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    Town Hall - Williamsport

    Williamsport, Maryland

    79.5 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Ghosts said to hang out here include former employee "Bus" Seymore, who is heard typing upstairs, and a little girl who sits in the conference room and has a "thing" for flashlights. Disembodied footsteps have been heard here as well. A spooky annual Halloween ghost walk concludes here.


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    Carlisle Barracks

    Carlisle, Pennsylvania

    79.5 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Carlisle Barracks is a military school that was attended by the likes of John J. Pershing and Dwight D. Eisenhower. It was originally a military post that began in the 1700s. Ghostly band music is said to come from the bandstand, tunes from around the turn of the century. The ...


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    Johnathan Hager House Museum

    Hagerstown, Maryland

    79.8 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The 1739 house is thought to be haunted by 2 families: The Hammonds, who lived here in the 1840s, and the Civil War-era Downins. Voices and footsteps have been heard, and the Downin children are thought to be the ones who move around a corncob doll, turn off the lights, ...


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    Maryland Theatre

    Hagerstown, Maryland

    80 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The 1915 Maryland Theatre, once a vaudeville and movie house, operated until 1973. In 1974 it caught fire and was rebuilt, and to this day presents cultural offerings to the public. It is believed to be haunted. The daughter of an early manager encountered the ghost of her father here, ...


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    Cashtown Inn

    Orrtanna, Pennsylvania

    81.4 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    This 1797 inn was named because the original innkeeper, Peter Marck, would only accept cash as payment. It has been seen on TV's Ghost Hunters, and as a setting in the movie Gettysburg. Actor Sam Elliott reportedly stayed here during its filming. The ghosts here, possibly lingering from the nearby ...


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    133 Kiester Road

    Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

    82.3 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The house at this address is apparently haunted by a malevolent spirit that many people believe to be Sam Mohawk a Native American mass murderer who was hanged for murdering a woman and her five children near the place this house stands.


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    Poor House Farm Park

    Martinsburg, West Virginia

    83.1 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The original stone house in the historic park is believed to be haunted. Witnesses say they have felt a heavy presence inside, during which it is difficult to breathe. Also, a soldier's apparition has been spotted on the park grounds.


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    Century Inn

    Scenery Hill, Pennsylvania

    84.3 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Reported to be the oldest inn along Route 40, this inn is said to have a mysterious presence. There is one unexplained very cold room, and an innkeeper there has described a mysterious figure that appeared near its door. As well, strange footsteps have appeared in the snow outside the ...


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    Apollo Theatre

    Martinsburg, West Virginia

    84.7 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The vaudeville venue built in 1913 is the home of a ghostly former manager. He has been seen standing outside the building smoking a cigar. His cigar smoke has been smelled by witnesses as well.


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    Dead Mans Curve

    Hagerstown, Maryland

    85 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Story goes that a doctor was killed here in an accident around the middle of the 19th century. Between then and around the 1930s locals swore they would frequently see the headless apparition of the doctor around this area.


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    Fairfield Inn - The Mansion House

    Fairfield, Pennsylvania

    85.2 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Reported to be haunted by the ghosts of Civil War era soldiers who were treated and died in the Inn when it served as a hospital after the battle.


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    The Old Jail Museum

    Smethport, Pennsylvania

    85.4 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Ralph Crossmire, executed for murdering his mother, haunts his former cell. People who occupied it after his death would report seeing him. Now, as a museum, guests and employees report that Crossmire is more of a prankster than a threat. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Hampshire County Jail

    Romney, West Virginia

    85.8 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Built in the late 1700s, the old jail has a legend attached. It seems that in the late 1800s a sheriff was shot to death by a gang of bandits on the staircase leading between the jail and the attached brick building, which was the jailer's family home. He was ...


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    Grove City College

    Grove City, Pennsylvania

    86.5 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    Grove City College's Lily Room is the stuff of legend. Campus lore says it's a locked-up room in a girls' dorm in which a girl hanged herself. Rumor has it the room was locked for 15 years and when it was opened again, her lily perfume was still heavy in ...


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    Hunter Mansion

    Tidioute, Pennsylvania

    86.6 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    The library of the 1874 mansion is rumoured to be haunted. The apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress, perhaps the wife of the original owner, has appeared to visitors on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Gettysburg College

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    88.6 miles from Chest Springs, PA

    It is reported that two administrators had an experience with an elevator to another dimension. Instead of stopping at their desired floor, the elevator continued to the basement. When the door opened, they saw a thriving hospital scene, only without sound. Frightened, the two desperately finally managed to close the ...


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