Haunted Places in fredericksburg, Ontario



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    Kingston Penitentiary

    Kingston, Ontario

    17.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    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 ...


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    Fort Henry

    Kingston, Ontario

    20.2 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    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, opening/closing ...


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    Glanmore National Historic Site

    Belleville, Ontario

    25.1 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    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 ...


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    Pinnacle Playhouse

    Belleville, Ontario

    25.8 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    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 air ...


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    Isle of Pines

    Pines, New York

    42.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Isle of Pines is a private island residence that has been investigated by TV's Ghost Hunters together with the musician Meat Loaf. Among the many paranormal claims they experienced were unexplained noises, footsteps, shadows, apparitions, objects that move by themselves, and lights that flicker. Further, young relatives of the residents ...


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    Boldt Castle

    Wellesley Island, New York

    47.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Millionaire businessman George C. Boldt, proprietor of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, built the castle for his wife around 1900 for $2.5 million. It was to be a Valentine’s Day gift to his wife on 1905. But in January 1904, Louise Boldt suddenly died. Heartbroken, Boldt stopped the ...


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    Thompson Park Vortex

    Watertown, New York

    51.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Over the past century, folks have regularly disappeared from Thompson Park--at least for a few minutes. Then they return suddenly, disoriented, claiming to have had a visit to the past. Many feel Thompson Park has a vortex that warps folks right out of time. Some investigators believe that the warping ...


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    Evans Mills Volunteer Ambulance Squad

    Evans Mills, New York

    53.1 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The Evans Mills Volunteer Ambulance Squad, established in 1980, is said to have a couple of ghosts on the staff. The friendly spirits include an elderly woman who tinkers with the TV and an elderly man who peers in from the vehicle bay.


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    Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse

    St, New York

    54.2 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The ghost legend at Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse comes from a storm in December 1942, when six members of a lighthouse crew drowned as their boat collided with a breakwall. Now, their spirits are said to materialize as flickering lights.


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    Fort Ontario

    Oswego, New York

    54.9 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Several ghosts are believed to reside at Fort Ontario, built in 1755. One is British lieutenant Basil Dunbar, who lost a duel here in 1759. His dazed ghost has been seen, seeming not to realize he is dead. Corporal Fykes died of disease here, and his apparition is paired with ...


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    Francis Marion Brown Theatre

    Oswego, New York

    55.1 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Local legend has it that Francis Marion Brown Theatre is haunted by the spirit of a homeless person who died in its basement. The ghost is said to haunt the dressing rooms, rearranging objects, opening and closing doors and causing hangers to swing.


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    Waterman Theatre

    Oswego, New York

    55.2 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    At Waterman Theatre in Tyler Hall, haunts are said to leave bloody handprints, dance onstage, turn the lights on and off, speak to each other in human voices, and rehearse plays.


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    Perth Museum

    Perth, Ontario

    56.2 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    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 apparitions.


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    Scriba Intersection

    Oswego, New York

    56.3 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The deadly Scriba Intersection at Route 104 and Klocks Corners has been the unfortunate scene of many a car crash, a two-way stop obscured by a large hill. Locals say that the park near the intersection is a gathering place for the spirits of those who have lost their lives ...


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    Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital

    Perth, Ontario

    56.4 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    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 halls.


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    Casey's Cottage

    Mexico, New York

    57 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Casey’s Cottage was once the 1906 Mexico Point Club House, and was renovated into a medieval manor house by Dr. William C. (Bill) Casey and Severin Bischof. After Dr. Casey passed away in 1978, the cottage was abandoned for years but has since been restored and can be rented for ...


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    Gray Road

    Oswego, New York

    58 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The Gray Road ghost begins with a legend that those who stop their cars on the railroad tracks will see a ghost coming toward their car. The surrounding woods and swamps are said to be haunted as well, some folks even claiming to have seen the Headless Horseman.


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    Riverside Cemetery

    Oswego, New York

    58.2 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    There is a good-sized pond near the back of this cemetery, where locals claim to see the ghost of a little boy who allegedly drowned there some many years ago.


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    Seneca Hill Ghost

    Oswego, New York

    59.7 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The Seneca Hill ghost is an apparition of an extremely frightened woman in her late 30s running along the road in her old-fashioned nightgown. She has a young girl of about 6 by the hand, and the child also wears period sleepwear. They disappear at the crest of the hill.


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    Fulford Place Museum

    Brockville, Ontario

    64.6 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    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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    State Street

    Carthage, New York

    64.7 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    There are vague reports online of people seeing the ghosts of two couples who died in a 1950s car crash on State Street.


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    Fairview Cemetery

    Carthage, New York

    65.2 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    At least one ghost hunting group claims to have captured a "knocking" EVP while investigating Fairview Cemetery in Carthage, New York.


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    Tug Hill Annie

    Lowville, New York

    65.8 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Tug Hill Annie was born as Anna Joan Machowski in 1917, and she is the subject of a popular ghost legend in these parts. By her twenties she found herself married to a man called Alfred with four children, but she wasn't happy, and took to drink. One night in ...


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    Happy Valley WMA

    Williamstown, New York

    69.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The town of Happy Valley simply disappeared long ago. No one knows for sure whether it was a disease epidemic, hardships from the Great Depression causing folks to move away, or the work of a more sinister force. The land the village once stood on is now the Happy Valley ...


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    Mater Dei College - Academy at Ivy Ridge

    Ogdensburg, New York

    70.3 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The former Mater Dei College, later the Academy at Ivy Ridge, was a school for troubled teens. Reports are unclear as to its status today, but the building is said to still stand, with plenty of ghosts inside. Witnesses claim that there is a ghost boy, a phantom nun, a ...


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    Steph's Pond Nudist Park

    Williamson, New York

    70.4 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    We're not able to give out the exact location of this nudist resort (for obvious reasons), but if you're truly interested in visiting you can always contact them for an invitation via their web site link, below. (It's invites-only there.) The story goes that visitors to the retreat often hear ...


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    Peterborough Lift Lock

    Peterborough, Ontario

    71.2 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    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 ...


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    Jacksonville Rural Cemetery

    Phoenix, New York

    72.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    A black cat with green glowing eyes, an apparition of a teen girl, and gunshots are some of the eerie things visitors have witnessed at the Jacksonville Rural Cemetery. To add to the eeriness, rumor has it that behind the cemetery is a forest with a stream that seems to ...


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    New York Pizzeria

    Lowville, New York

    74.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    On New York Pizzeria's third floor is said to be an old apartment where witnesses have felt presences and a sensation of being pushed.


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    Frederic Remington Art Museum

    Ogdensburg, New York

    75.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Frederic Remington Art Museum is known for its large collection of original Remington works, but it's also famous for its ghost—that of Madame Vespucci. Reports say the building was her former home; the mystifying sound of her voice has been reported by visitors on the museum's upper level.


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    Ogdensburg Public Library

    Ogdensburg, New York

    75.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The Ogdensburg Public Library building dates back to 1895, and is a regular stop on the local ghost tours. Librarians working there often have peculiar experiences, which almost all of them ascribe to the friendly library ghosts.


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    Durand Eastman Park

    Rochester, New York

    76 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The White Lady, a phantom seen here, is reported to be the ghost of a mother whose daughter was murdered by her boyfriend. She is said to protect women here, only harassing men, especially those who may be mistreating women. She wears all white, and some reports say she shows ...


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    Smith-Ely Mansion

    Clyde, New York

    78.2 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Built around 1850, the Smith-Ely Mansion is said to be home to ghosts of former inhabitants and more recent suicide victims.


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    Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

    Rochester, New York

    79.1 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The circa-1871 Holy Sepulchre Cemetery's claim to fame is that it's where Jack the Ripper suspect Francis Tumblety is buried. Witnesses say they have seen dark shadow women about the grounds, as well as plaintive white figures in the children's area.


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    Whiskey Hollow Road

    Memphis, New York

    79.6 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Whiskey Hollow Road is a dark forest road, about 5 miles long, that has many urban legends attached to it, including that of satanic rituals, KKK practices and ghosts. One local legend says a man and his wife are two of the ghosts who roam these parts. The man was ...


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    Main Street Armory

    Rochester, New York

    81.3 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Main Street Armory, built in 1905 by the U.S. Army for the training and processing soldiers, remained in use until 1990. It was vacant until the mid-2000s, when witnesses began to report apparitions, moving objects, and more strange happenings. Folks say the armory is haunted by a ghost boy. The ...


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    Auditorium Theatre

    Rochester, New York

    81.4 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    The Auditorium Theatre was built in 1928 as a Masonic temple. Now a venue for Broadway shows, it is also a haven for ghosts. Witnesses have noticed things moving backstage and spotted an apparition of an elderly man. Another ghost in a red coat has been seen in the lobby ...


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    William Phelps General Store

    Palmyra, New York

    81.6 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    At the William Phelps General Store and Palmyra Historical Museum, folks have reported apparitions, ghostly whispers, footsteps, and touches from unseen hands. Ghost cats and images that turn up in photographs also have been experienced.


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    Palmyra Historical Museum

    Palmyra, New York

    81.6 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    At this location in 1964, a mother and her six children died in a house fire. The museum is located on top of the site where the house burnt down. The children play around the museum and have been spoken to during ghost hunts. Other paranormal activity includes items ...


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    Carnegie's Pier 57 Restaurant

    Liverpool, New York

    81.9 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Local legend tells of a husband who shot his wife here years ago. Some say her ghost appears occasionally, and uneasy feelings have been described by witnesses who were alone in the place.


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    Rochester Public Library

    Rochester, New York

    82.2 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Rochester Public Library, according to witnesses, has spooks in its stacks. Rumor has it that it's haunted by a young woman who drowned when she fell in to an aqueduct (her body was wedged into a tunnel under the library) and by a former librarian named Frank, who had a ...


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    Brickyards

    Warners, New York

    82.3 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    This area of Camillus is famous for its Onondaga Brick. One of the brick yards here is also infamous for being haunted - some say by a gargoyle. Locals, however, are a bit mystified by the stories. While they admit the brick yards can be a little ...


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    The Green Lantern Inn

    Fairport, New York

    82.4 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Now being used a banquet hall for weddings and other receptions, if you are looking for an overnight stay, this "Inn" has no accommodations. There is however a public restaurant on site if you are hoping to catch some ghostly activity. Reportedly haunted by the original owner, Henry ...


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    Ancestor's Inn at the Bassett House

    Liverpool, New York

    83.6 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Lights go on and off and photographs come out blank here. There is said to be a spirit named Tim who lives on the second floor. He shows himself most often when someone is not feeling well. Note: The inn may not currently be in operation.


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    University of Rochester - Rush Rhees Library

    Rochester, New York

    84.3 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Rush Rhees Library at the University of Rochester was named after the university's third president Benjamin Rush Rhees. It still houses the original elevator from when it was dedicated in 1930. The library's stacks are allegedly haunted by a workman who fell during construction in 1929.


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    Wayside Irish Pub

    Elbridge, New York

    84.3 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Here you may see the ghost of a soldier from the Revolutionary War, who haunts the second floor, or the friendly spirit of a traveler nicknamed George, who once had a heart attack on either the second or third floor.


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    Rochester Abandoned Psychiatric Center

    Rochester, New York

    84.5 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Although I've heard a lot about Rochester's abandoned buildings, I hadn't been to any of them out of apprehension and a little bit of fear. This one day that I did go, I brought my camera to try to capture the decaying architecture of the places. There are a ton of ...


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    Beechwood Cemetary

    Kendall, New York

    85.3 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    My husband and I pulled onto Woodchuck Alley and found an old cemetery there. We were the only two people there and it was a quiet, sunny, Sunday afternoon. My husband was at the far end of the cemetery closer to West Kendall Road and I was in ...


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    Walnut West Apartments

    Camillus, New York

    86.8 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    Local legend says that one of the Walnut West Apartments is haunted and tenants tend to move out immediately. The ghost is said to be a little girl who was killed on the same spot when the land that now holds the apartment complex was a farm.


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    Valentown Museum

    Victor, New York

    87.1 miles from fredericksburg, ON

    This haunted museum was originally a home built by Levi Valentine in 1879. It is believed to be inhabited by spirits who move tools in the basement, play an old-fashioned music box, and show up as apparitions or shadows. EVP have been captured here as well.


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