Haunted Places in Doylestown, Pennsylvania



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    Keith House

    Horsham, Pennsylvania

    6.6 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Several entities are said to be in residence here, including Elizabeth "Maggie" Graeme, a ghost that may be her husband, and a servant without a head.


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    Black Bass Hotel

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    8.3 miles from Doylestown, PA

    It is said that at this 1745 historic inn, George Washington was once turned away by the loyal Tory innkeeper. Therefore, this hotel proudly states "George Washington did NOT sleep here!" A ghostly pool of blood appears on the floor in the tavern, a remnant from the time when early ...


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    Stover Myers Mill

    Doylestown, Pennsylvania

    8.8 miles from Doylestown, PA

    This old grist mill has a weird vibe to it. Every flight of stairs makes you grow uneasy. commonly you will feel on-edge and jumpy. All the equipment around you feels like it is closing in on you and you feel claustrophobic. (Submitted by Grimm)


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    1833 Umpleby House

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    9.9 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Mill runners Colonel Buckley and Mr. Black are said to haunt this inn. Look for the light from the Colonel's lantern bobbing through the halls.


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    Wedgwood Inn Bed and Breakfast

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    9.9 miles from Doylestown, PA

    This 1878 inn, named after Josiah Wedgwood (of the china), is said to be haunted by the ghosts of Joseph Pickett and of a little girl named Sarah. A point of historic interest is that George Washington and his men camped on this land during the American Revolution, shortly before ...


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    Wedgwood Inn Bed and Breakfast

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    9.9 miles from Doylestown, PA

    This 1870 inn on the site of a British fort boasts a basement tunnel, where munitions once were stored, and a secret staircase. And to make it more like something out of a spooky movie, the skeleton of a Hessian soldier was found in a basement chimney. The secret staircase, ...


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    Aaron Burr House

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    9.9 miles from Doylestown, PA

    This inn is named after Vice President Aaron Burr because some of Burr's dear friends lived in the original home that once stood on the site. The ghost of Burr has been seen here several tmes, especially on the second floor and its staircase. He has been known to tug ...


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    Logan Inn

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    10.1 miles from Doylestown, PA

    One of the oldest inns in America, the Logan Inn has a whole host of ghosts. It was in operation through the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. People have claimed to see an American Revolutionary war era soldier beating his ghostly drum through the hotel. In addition people ...


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    Inn At Phillips Mill

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    10.2 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Built in the 1750s, this inn is said to be haunted by a lovely female who appears in great detail, sitting in a rocking chair in refined clothing. She also brushes past people on the stairs.


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    American Legion Post 308

    Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

    10.4 miles from Doylestown, PA

    It was once a 1700s farmhouse before it was turned into apartment buildings. Now, this American Legion post seems to be haunted by a spirit from its past. An apparition of a lady in black near the fireplace and another of a man standing behind the bar have been known ...


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    Inn of the Hawke

    Lambertville, New Jersey

    10.5 miles from Doylestown, PA

    At this 1860s inn there are quite a few ghosts, according to witnesses. Odd noises and occurrences abound here; for example, in the kitchen, pots and pans may lift off their hooks and crash to the floor. Pictures also are often knocked off of the walls throughout the inn.


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    Rising Sun Inn

    Telford, Pennsylvania

    13.1 miles from Doylestown, PA

    This 1739 inn building is said to be haunted by Scary Mary, and possibly other ghosts as well. Folks have witnessed apparitions, footsteps, noises, and voices calling them from the second floor. Other surprising occurrences include the cleaning staff finding all the furniture quickly replaced after they had moved it ...


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    Abington Presbyterian Church

    Abington, Pennsylvania

    13.5 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Abington Presbyterian Church, some say, is home to a ghostly child who has been seen throught the windows. The spirit is said to linger here because the cemetery that was once on the site where the church now stands was moved across the road.


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    Bucksville House Bed and Breakfast

    Kintnersville, Pennsylvania

    14.7 miles from Doylestown, PA

    The Bucksville House Bed and Breakfast, housed in a 1795 building, is said to be haunted by several ghosts. Apparitions have been seen of a tall man in a black hat, a woman in white, and a young boy who likes to play pranks. Photos taken here have shown strange ...


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    Trum Tavern

    Quakertown, Pennsylvania

    14.8 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Once a 1700s courthouse, the tavern's second floor is said to be haunted by the ghost of former owner Jacob. Witnesses have described a feeling of someone behind them, objects that move on their own, and unexplained noises.


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    Black Horse Inn

    Flourtown, Pennsylvania

    14.9 miles from Doylestown, PA

    At this mid-1700s inn building, said to have been used as a rest stop by George Washington and his men en route to Valley Forge, folks say the spirit set is hopping. Sudden cold temperatures, footsteps, and unexplained voices abound, and photographs taken of the inside have picked up orbs, ...


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    Growden Mansion

    Bensalem, Pennsylvania

    15.2 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of Benjamin Franklin who is said to be seen flying his kite in a thunderstorm. Some people also claim to hear battle sounds from the Revolutionary War.


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    The Widow McCrea House Victorian Bed and Breakfast

    Frenchtown, New Jersey

    15.4 miles from Doylestown, PA

    This 1870's bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to have a ghostly feline roaming the halls. Guests have reported feeling a cat sitting on their bed, but upon investigation, there is nothing there. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    General Lafayette Inn - Barren Hill Tavern

    Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

    16.9 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Reports say this inn will reopen in 2013/2014 as Barren Hill Tavern. Once known as the "Three Tuns," the inn dates back to the 18th century when General Lafayette used the building during the American Revolution. There is a ghost of an elderly woman who appears in the upstairs dining room; ...


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    Baleroy Mansion

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    17.3 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Thomas Jefferson is among the ghosts said to haunt here; at least seven spirits are reported. Some manifest as apparitions, some ectoplasm, and some as poltergeist pranks. U.S. Founding Father Jefferson, witnesses say, likes to appear in the dining room, near a tall clock. There is also a cursed chair ...


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    Trenton Psychiatric Hospital

    Trenton, New Jersey

    17.7 miles from Doylestown, PA

    A man named Henry Cotton took over as the main doctor in 1907, but his methods were inhumane. He'd remove teeth, limbs, and organs because he believed that they had an involvement with mental illness. However, by removing stomachs, colons, and other vital organs, he had a high mortality rate, ...


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    Selma Mansion

    Norristown, Pennsylvania

    17.7 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Reportedly haunted by members of the various families who lived and died here throughout the ages, there are several reports of disembodied voices, strange noises and various poltergeist-type activities associated with Selma Mansion.


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    Indian Rock Inn

    Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania

    18 miles from Doylestown, PA

    At this remote inn and restaurant, some guests have witnessed apparitions and shadowy forms. Jiggling doorknobs, faucets that turn on and off by themselves, and strange knocking sounds also have been noted. Reports say that the site may once have been used to house the actors from a haunted hayride ...


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    Allen's Lane

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    18.1 miles from Doylestown, PA

    It's a headless horseman's ghost that rides here, a Revolutionary War soldier who lost his head in battle. On foggy, dreary nights, he is said to ride by on horseback carrying his severed noggin. Reports say although the story dates from the Revolutionary War period of the 1700s, the horseman ...


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    Cliveden - Benjamin Chew House

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    18.3 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Lurking about this historic house are said to be several ghostly Continental soldiers and a headless elderly woman, whose head was severed by one of the soldiers. The headless woman has been seen apparently searching for her lost head.


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    Phineas Pemberton House - Bolton Mansion

    Levittown, Pennsylvania

    18.5 miles from Doylestown, PA

    The mansion, which is made of 4 connected parts built from the 1600s to the 1700s, is rumored to be haunted. It is currently operating as a house museum.


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    St John's Cemetery

    Quakertown, Pennsylvania

    18.5 miles from Doylestown, PA

    There is a small graveyard owned by the church located across the road with tilted gravestones melted by time. Some of the gravestones date to the early 1700s and are barely readable. In 2015, two new houses were built immediately next to the graveyard. At the time the second house (which ...


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    Grumblethorpe

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    19.3 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Allegedly haunted by General James Agnew who was shot and died in the front hall of Grumblethorpe during the Revolutionary war. Also allegedly haunted by victims of yellow fever who died there, including one young woman who had been taken in by the family who lived there and who makes ...


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    Pen Ryn Mansion

    Bensalem, Pennsylvania

    19.4 miles from Doylestown, PA

    The historic mansion and its grounds are the haunting place for the ghosts of Robert Bickley and a female entity believed to be that of his girlfriend. The haunting is said to occur every December 24th. The woman appears on a black horse and holding a whip, and whips anyone ...


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    Holmesburg Prison

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    19.8 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Prisoners here were described as lab rats for unusual experiments that could prove fatal. Of the dead, some people have reported seeing figures resembling former prisoners. Sounds of panic, doors slamming, and riots (as if history is repeating itself) have been heard. Electronic devices malfunction so be sure to ...


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    Union Hotel

    Flemington, New Jersey

    19.9 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Reports say the historic 1814 hotel is currently under plans for redevelopment. Witnesses claim to have seen ghosts of small children and poltergeist activity in the building, and one person reported seeing a pair of shoes walking up a staircase.


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    Hunt Homestead

    Phillipsburg, New Jersey

    20.2 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Hunt Homestead, circa 1758, is famous for being the wintering spot for 60 Revolutionary War cavalry horses. It's also rumored to be home to a ghost. The woman's apparition, wearing a dark hood, passes by the kitchen window toward the back door, then vanishes. The ghost has traveled this route ...


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    Nellie's Pond

    Delanco, New Jersey

    20.4 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Legend has it that Nellie's Pond was named after the horse of a Revolutionary War messenger who drowned here long ago. The pond is pretty much dried up today, but folks say you can still hear the ghostly sounds of the horse's drowning cries.


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    Philadelphia Watch Case Company Building

    Riverside, New Jersey

    20.7 miles from Doylestown, PA

    The 1908 Philadelphia Watch Case Company Building has an 8-story clock tower and a great many sculptured friezes--but that's not all. The place is rumored to be haunted by apparitions and spirit orbs.


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    King George II Inn

    Bristol, Pennsylvania

    20.8 miles from Doylestown, PA

    This circa 1681 inn is said to be the oldest continually operating inn in the U.S. And with a title like that, it's bound to have a few ghosts around. Folks here have seen the apparition of a man wearing a top hat and tails. They've also witnessed chairs and ...


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    Bryn Mawr College - Merion Hall

    Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

    21.8 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Bryn Mawr College's Merion Hall is rumored to be haunted by Lillian Vickers, who died in 1901. Lillian, according to campus legend, was happy and popular before she died, distraught over the fact that she had leprosy. In some versions, she jumped out a window of the third floor to ...


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    General Wayne Inn

    Merion Station, Pennsylvania

    21.8 miles from Doylestown, PA

    This onetime inn and tavern on the National Register of Historic Places is said to be haunted by several entities. In the 1704 building, named for General "Mad" Anthony Wayne who once stayed here, folks have seen the spirits of a Hessian soldier, a British officer looking for a locket, ...


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    Villanova University

    Villanova, Pennsylvania

    22 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Villanova University's 1963 gothic-style St. Mary's Hall is rumored to be haunted. A ghostly light has been seen (and heard) playing the organ, electrical anomalies have occurred in many rooms, and splashes have come from the empty pool. Campus legend says the ghost is a pregnant nun who had had ...


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    Valley Forge

    Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

    22.1 miles from Doylestown, PA

    There isn't an American alive who doesn't know the story of Valley Forge and the deprivations and hardships the Continental army suffered there. Although no physical battle was fought here, the battle against low morale, the elements, and hunger was a fierce one and many believe that those who ...


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    Valley Forge Military Academy and College

    Wayne, Pennsylvania

    22.2 miles from Doylestown, PA

    There have been many suicides on campus in the academy and the college, allegedly the historic Wheeler Hall is where most of the paranormal activity happens but there are also reports of paranormal things in Young Husband Hall (College). Wheeler Hall has been closed for almost 15 years but ...


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    Radnor Hotel

    Wayne, Pennsylvania

    22.4 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Previously called the St. David's Inn, the Radnor Hotel has a haunt in Suite 309. Witnesses say she appears near the ceiling over the master bed, crawls down the wall, and vanishes through the door to the hall. Folks in the hallway also have seen and heard her in the ...


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    Lakeview Memorial Park

    Cinnaminson, New Jersey

    22.7 miles from Doylestown, PA

    There is an area in this cemetery especially for the graves of children, and it is here that folks have seen ghostly boys and girls that may even leave footprints in the ground. The tower is also said to be visited by something supernatural.


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    Philadelphia Zoo

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    23.4 miles from Doylestown, PA

    There are three locations here that are said to be homes to haunts: the Treehouse Building, the Pennrose Building, and the John Penn House. Full-body apparitions have been reported, along with various poltergeist activity. Particularly noted is a female apparition in a long white dress who stands at the top ...


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    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    23.7 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Hundreds of spirits are said to call this state pen home. Al Capone was an inmate here, and he reportedly was visited by the apparition of James Clark, who was killed in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre under Capone's orders. Cell Block 12 is reportedly the most fearsome place here ...


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    White Hill Mansion

    Fieldsboro, New Jersey

    24.1 miles from Doylestown, PA

    The Revolutionary War created massive devastation in the colonies. Nowhere was this more evident than in New Jersey. Robert Field, a local business man and patriot, headed the Committee of Correspondence in an attempt to gain representation in British Parliament. In 1775 Robert drowned in the ...


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    Pennhurst State School and Hospital

    Spring City, Pennsylvania

    24.1 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Seen on many TV shows including Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures and Extreme Paranormal, the historic Pennhurst State School and Hospital is reported to be a hotspot for paranormal activity.


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    Lehigh University - Linderman Library

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    24.3 miles from Doylestown, PA

    Lehigh's Linderman Library is believed to haunted by the ghost of an elderly man, a deceased library patron. Some say the library is also haunted by Lucy Packer, daughter of Lehigh founder Asa Packer.


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    Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    24.3 miles from Doylestown, PA

    A female apparition appears at this 1865 inn, bringing with her the scent of her perfume. She is known to softly caress people's foreheads.


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    Black Horse Inn - Stemie's Place

    Doylestown, Pennsylvania

    24.7 miles from Doylestown, PA

    The building dates back to 1773. It was once Black Horse Inn, but is now a restaurant called Stemie's Place. It's said that in the old inn days (in 1927, to be exact), a mobster was shot in the hall near the restrooms. After a dramatic fall down the stairs, ...


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    Willow Grove Hotel

    Freemansburg, Pennsylvania

    24.7 miles from Doylestown, PA

    A little girl ghost haunts this Civil War-era hotel. Witnesses sayd she looks as if she had suffered from burns, and she has been seen in the rooms and the hallways. She sometimes pulls on the pant legs of men. No details of the little girl's history are known.


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