Haunted Places in Linwood, New York



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    Erie Hall - SUNY Geneseo

    Geneseo, New York

    9.2 miles from Linwood, NY

    A famous image of the C2D1 Ghost or Skeletal Image comes from this dorm, room C2D1. In 1985, the ghost named Tommy was said to haunt some Erie Hall residents, and the shot was snapped. This photo has been seen on the Internet, in books, in newspapers, on TV, and ...


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    State University of New York Geneseo

    Geneseo, New York

    9.3 miles from Linwood, NY

    At State University of New York's Blake and Steuben halls, witnesses say apparitions can be seen and unexplained noises can be heard. Some speculate the buildings are haunted by a boy who fell to his death during construction of the buildings. And Monroe Hall is also believed to be haunted ...


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    Rolling Hills Asylum

    Wyoming, New York

    9.3 miles from Linwood, NY

    Rolling Hills Asylum opened in 1827 as the Genesee County Poor Farm, made to house the poor, drunkards, mentally ill, blind, disabled, or other folks who needed help. In the 1950s it became the Old County Home & Infirmary, then in the 1990s an antiques mall. Store owners and shoppers ...


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    Allegiance Bed and Breakfast

    Mount Morris, New York

    12.6 miles from Linwood, NY

    The historic 1838 building that houses Allegiance Bed & Breakfast and once was an overflow house for the Underground Railroad is believed to be home to two ghosts: Karen and Ray. They have been seen by guests three times, all on the second floor. Karen sits in a corner or ...


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    West Main Street Cemetery Site

    Batavia, New York

    14.6 miles from Linwood, NY

    The first graveyard in Batavia dated back to 1806. It was known as the West Main Street Cemetery, and was located along the northern banks of the Tonawanda Creek. The town founders didn't realize the extent to which the Tonawanda Creek regularly flooded, however, and in 1823 it ...


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    State University of New York Brockport - Hartwell Hall

    Brockport, New York

    21.9 miles from Linwood, NY

    Hartwell Hall at the State University of New York Brockport is rumored to be haunted. The ghost may be Edward P. Rowley, who was a resident in 1888. According to an old newspaper report, he fell through some planks covering a cistern and became trapped, drowning in the seven feet ...


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    University of Rochester - Rush Rhees Library

    Rochester, New York

    22.9 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Rochester Abandoned Psychiatric Center

    Rochester, New York

    23 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Big Falls at Indian Falls

    Corfu, New York

    24.5 miles from Linwood, NY

    According to local legend, the Big Falls at Indian Falls are haunted by a couple who died in the late 1900s. While visiting the falls, the husband fell in, and the wife, unwilling to live without him, leapt after him. Red lights, orbs and apparitions have been seen near the ...


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    Rochester Public Library

    Rochester, New York

    24.9 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Auditorium Theatre

    Rochester, New York

    25.9 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Main Street Armory

    Rochester, New York

    26 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    The Pillars Estate

    Albion, New York

    26.5 miles from Linwood, NY

    The Pillars Estate is a Victorian mansion built in the early 1800s. Here, a recreation of the story of Titanic is put on every April. Ghost hunting is not allowed, and overnight guests have to sign a waiver saying they will not conduct séances or otherwise disturb the ghosts who ...


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    Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

    Rochester, New York

    27.3 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Valentown Museum

    Victor, New York

    27.5 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Goose Hill Cemetery - Saint Johns Cemetery

    Strykersville, New York

    27.5 miles from Linwood, NY

    Goose Hill Cemetery, aka Saint Johns Cemetery, dates back to around the turn of the 20th century. It consists of about 30 gravesites on a hill, surrounded by a forest. Witnesses have spotted apparitions and heard disembodied voices that seem to come from the forest.


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    The Green Lantern Inn

    Fairport, New York

    29.3 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    New Michigan Road

    Farmington, New York

    30 miles from Linwood, NY

    Another "Lady in White" story takes place here, on New Michigan Road in Victor, NY. The story goes that some newlyweds were killed here in a carriage accident long ago, and the spirit of the woman now lingers, ever searching for her lost husband.


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    Durand Eastman Park

    Rochester, New York

    30.8 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Beechwood Cemetary

    Kendall, New York

    31.7 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Goodleburg Cemetery

    South Wales, New York

    32.3 miles from Linwood, NY

    Goodleburg Cemetery was an active cemetery from 1811 until 1927 and is believed to be haunted. Apparitions and other paranormal occurrences have been reported here, and in fact, on the night of June 21, 2003, a ghost hunter investigating the cemetery was hit by a car and killed. According to ...


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    Naples Hotel

    Naples, New York

    33.8 miles from Linwood, NY

    Naples Hotel was built in 1895 and is rumored to be haunted by 6 or more ghosts. One is a man named Topper; another is a woman who has her ghostly children in tow. According to witnesses, the ghosts like to lock doors, turn on the lights, and move pictures ...


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    Newell Road Spook Hill

    Middlesex, New York

    34.8 miles from Linwood, NY

    Along Newell Road is Spook Hill, a place well known in local lore. Pass the top of the big hill until you see a driveway on the right and the Spike Road sign on the left. Stop and put your car in neutral and your car will roll backward up ...


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    Roycroft Inn

    East Aurora, New York

    35 miles from Linwood, NY

    Footsteps, voices and apparitions are all heard and seen at the Roycroft Inn. Some people believe that it is haunted by Elbert Hubbard who founded the Roycroft campus and building in an effort to encourage and promote local artistry. Elbert died on the Lusitania when it was sunk ...


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    Roycroft Pavilion

    East Aurora, New York

    35 miles from Linwood, NY

    The Roycroft Pavilion, built in 1903, has been used as a theater for the Aurora Players since 1941. According to the pavilion's staff, the theater is haunted by the ghost of a middle-aged woman with dark hair.


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    Delaware Road

    Clarence Center, New York

    35.9 miles from Linwood, NY

    Ask any local and they'll tell you that something just ain't right about Delaware Road. Many people claim to have seen the apparition of an old man carrying a lantern, walking down this road late at night. Sometimes he's alone, other times he's with a spectral little girl. ...


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    Sutherland House

    Canandaigua, New York

    36.2 miles from Linwood, NY

    Locals once referred to this house as "The Haunted House" due to its state of disrepair and shabby appearance. It is now fixed up and runs as a bed and breakfast but there doesn't seem to be anything ghostly happening there.


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    Lancaster Opera House

    Lancaster, New York

    36.5 miles from Linwood, NY

    The 1894 Lancaster Opera House is rumored to be haunted by Lady Lavender and other apparitions, including one of a man who hanged himself in the tower. Witnesses say lights turn on and off by themselves here as well.


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    Lancaster Opera House

    Lancaster, New York

    36.5 miles from Linwood, NY

    A ghostly Lady in Lavender resides at the Lancaster Opera House, locals say. She appears in the balcony, looking down on the stage as if watching a performance. Another ghost named William, thought to be the spirit of a man who hanged himself here, is believed to play pranks, like ...


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    William Phelps General Store

    Palmyra, New York

    38.2 miles from Linwood, NY

    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

    38.2 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Cold Springs Cemetery

    Lockport, New York

    41 miles from Linwood, NY

    Cold Springs Cemetery, incorporated in 1840, is believed to be haunted by a girl who was murdered here while hitchhiking.


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    Kenan Center and Kenan House

    Lockport, New York

    41.3 miles from Linwood, NY

    Kenan House is an 1800s Victorian mansion at Kenan Center. It is said to be haunted by a ghostly little boy whose apparition has been spotted running and playing all over the house. Also at the center, unexplained white lights and other apparitions have materialized.


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    Clifton Springs Sanitarium

    Clifton Springs, New York

    41.4 miles from Linwood, NY

    The 5-story Clifton Springs Sanitarium was built in 1892 to promote Dr. Henry Foster's Clifton Springs Water Cure. It houses a chapel with a glass mosaic of "The Last Supper" designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. The ghost of Dr. Foster has been seen sitting in the downstairs lobby of the ...


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    Lockport Caves

    Lockport, New York

    42.1 miles from Linwood, NY

    The Lockport Caves is a system that was built in the 1880s to provide the area's mills with water power. Witnesses say the spooky caves are occupied by something otherworldly. They have seen shadows, lights and odd mists and heard unexplained sounds, laughter and voices. Speculators think the ghost may ...


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    Daemen College

    Buffalo, New York

    42.9 miles from Linwood, NY

    Curtis Hall at Daemen College is believed to be haunted by two brothers who lived in a home on the premises before the hall was built. Rumor has it that these two brothers both hanged themselves after an argument, on opposite sides of the home.


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    Iron Island Museum

    Buffalo, New York

    43.6 miles from Linwood, NY

    This 1895 was originally a church, then a 1950s funeral home. Now a museum of historical items, it also is open for ghost tours. It is believed to be home to the spirit of a young boy whose funeral was once held here, and to the ghosts of an older ...


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    Buffalo Central Terminal

    Buffalo, New York

    44.6 miles from Linwood, NY

    Buffalo Central Terminal, featured on TVs Ghost Hunters, is said to be haunted by apparitions who seem to be waiting for a train and a vanishing black cat.


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    Steph's Pond Nudist Park

    Williamson, New York

    44.7 miles from Linwood, NY

    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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    Alfred University

    Alfred, New York

    45.1 miles from Linwood, NY

    Alfred University is rumored to be haunted by several ghosts. Among them are a Civil War soldier who walks the hallways of The Brick, which was once used as a Civil War infirmary. Other ghosts rumored to linger here are a little boy who appears on the second floor of ...


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    German Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum

    Buffalo, New York

    45.4 miles from Linwood, NY

    The mid-1800s German Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum closed in 1956, and the buildings were used as a preparatory seminary until the complex was sold to a private owner in the 1990s. It is said to be haunted by colorful orbs that show up in photos, unexplained noises, and sounds ...


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    Western House

    Springville, New York

    45.5 miles from Linwood, NY

    Western House, which reports say is currently unoccupied, was a hotel and saloon turned into apartments and a restaurant. A ghost called Christine is said to reside here. Folks in the know claim she is the daughter of a former owner.


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    Canisius College

    Buffalo, New York

    45.7 miles from Linwood, NY

    At Canisius College's Christ the King Chapel, witness have described unexplained voices in the confessionals and the apparition of an old man in the basement. At Frisch Hall, a ghost of a student who committed suicide has been seen on the 5th floor, and on the 4th floor of Lyons ...


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    Medaille College

    Buffalo, New York

    45.9 miles from Linwood, NY

    Medaille College, formerly called the School for Boys, is said to be haunted by some of its former students. Ghost boys wearing 1940s clothing have been spotted sitting in classrooms.


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    Shea's Performing Art Center

    Buffalo, New York

    46.8 miles from Linwood, NY

    Shea's Performing Arts Center opened in 1926 and is said to be haunted by its namesake, Mr. Michael Shea, who passed away in 1936. Not only does his ghost watch performances from his own special seat, witnesses say they have seen an apparition that matches his portrait. The ghost has ...


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    Elmlawn Cemetery

    Kenmore, New York

    46.8 miles from Linwood, NY

    At Elmlawn Cemetery, reports say some drivers have seen orbs and lights when passing by between midnight and 3 a.m. One of the ghostly legends told about the church here is of a young newlywed bride who long ago was run over and killed by another carriage as she was ...


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    Winery at Marjim Manor

    Appleton, New York

    46.8 miles from Linwood, NY

    Staff at Winery at Marjim Manor say former residents Shubal, Sophia and Lewis Merritt, Charles and Hannah Ring and the Sisters of St. Joseph's dog Duke haunt the premises.


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    The Historic Allendale Theatre

    Buffalo, New York

    47 miles from Linwood, NY

    Mysterious voices, inexplicably moving objects, eerie apparitions, strange sounds... all of these have been reported at the Allendale Theatre.


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    Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park - USS The Sullivans

    Buffalo, New York

    47.1 miles from Linwood, NY

    Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park includes the ship USS The Sullivans, named after five brothers, Albert, Francis, George, Joseph and Madison, who were lost during the battle of Guadalcanal in 1942. The USS The Sullivans is believed to be haunted by George Sullivan.


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    The Lady in Granite

    Penn Yan, New York

    47.6 miles from Linwood, NY

    The Lady in Granite appears on a gravestone for the Gillette family. It is an image of a lady's head, reclining, thought to be the head of Matilda Gillette. No amount of polishing has been able to remove the image from the stone. According to local legend, eventually her whole ...


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