Cohoes Music Hall

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The 1874 Cohoes Music Hall is believed to be haunted by Vaudeville actress Eva Tanguay, who died in 1947. Cohoes Music Hall was where she made her debut–and was booed offstage. Eva was known as the “I Don’t Care” Girl because of her famous song. Many folks who work here have had contact with the ghost, who has made herself known with gusts of wind, giggles, phantom perfume, and unexplained noises. Sometimes props go missing, doors open by themselves, and lights turn on, and it’s always attributed to their theater ghost, Eva.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    58 Remsen Street
    Cohoes, NY
    United States

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    GPS:
    42.77564599999999, -73.701707
    County:
    Albany County, New York
    Nearest Towns:
    Cohoes, NY (0.1 mi.)
    Waterford, NY (1.6 mi.)
    Green Island, NY (2.2 mi.)
    Watervliet, NY (3.1 mi.)
    Troy, NY (3.3 mi.)
    Menands, NY (5.9 mi.)
    Wynantskill, NY (6.2 mi.)
    Niskayuna, NY (7.3 mi.)
    West Albany, NY (7.5 mi.)
    Roessleville, NY (7.7 mi.)

    Contact Information

    Web:
    http://cohoesmusichall.com/

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    1. I belonged to a Historical Youth group called the “Yorkers”, we were all teenagers in Cohoes. We were working a show that was bein put on in the Cohoes Music Hall, but we had practice before the show. We were all in the auditorium and we heard laughing coming from, it seemed like everywhere”, we were all in one room. Within minutes of hearing the laughing, the fire alarms all went off and we had to evacuate. The Cohoes Fire Department came and checked out the building, but couldn’t find any reason for the alarms to go off. It was just a creepy feeling and it scared the daylights out of all of us. We never volunteered to work another peformance. I was 18 at the time.

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