Smalley's Inn and Restaurant

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Smalley’s, originally opened in 1852 by James Smalley, was rebuilt in 1924 after a fire burned much of the city. It’s now an Italian-American restaurant and is rumored to have been haunted for many years. When the tombstone of a little girl was recently found under the basement steps, it was determined that the grave belonged to Elizabeth Smalley, who was killed as a toddler. Paranormalists determined that the ghost was Elizabeth, and witnesses say their clothing has been tugged and apparitions of not just a child but a man and a woman as well, have been spotted. Elizabeth’s apparition is said to peek out from around a certain pillar in the basement, and has spooked several workmen who were trying to build a sports bar down there. One time, every cell phone in the restaurant went off at once, and each call came from inside the building.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    57 Gleneida Ave
    Carmel, NY 10512
    United States

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    GPS:
    41.427136, -73.67923489999998
    County:
    Putnam County, New York
    Nearest Towns:
    Carmel, NY (0.2 mi.)
    Carmel Hamlet, NY (0.9 mi.)
    Lake Carmel, NY (2.4 mi.)
    Brewster, NY (3.8 mi.)
    Brewster Hill, NY (3.9 mi.)
    Mahopac, NY (4.7 mi.)
    Heritage Hills, NY (6.1 mi.)
    Peach Lake, NY (6.7 mi.)
    Shenorock, NY (7.3 mi.)
    Putnam Lake, NY (7.3 mi.)

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    1. I worked at Smalley’s around 2001, the basement was my most feared destination. I would hear key jangling, like old heavy keys, and hear my name whispered. Check out the liquor room if your ever there, it feels like there are 100 pair of eyes on you. CREEPY!

    2. I have used the PSB7 here on numerous occasions, with astonishing results. I have posted the more noteworthy ones on YouTube, which can be easily found.
      Also, here is an apparition that I captured in August, 2013. All of the information has been documented and notarized, and has been given to the owner.

    3. I visited Smalleys few years back. Everyone very friendly and good food. I didn’t notice anything strange at all when I was inside. I was with a group of guys about 12 and were excited about seeing something. As I was leaving I noticed a reflection on mirror, very faint but you could certainly see the reflection of people walking and of this man with a long top hat. I grabbed two of my buddies and asked them If they could see what I could see and they just froze.. hairs on the back of my neck stood up!… I just walked out calmly and never spoke about it. Pretty creepy & I never went back again

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