Haunted Places in pefferlaw, Ontario



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    Sharon Temple

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    19.1 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The Temple, at the Sharon National Historic Site, was built in 1832 and was fully restored in 2011. Ghostly activity here includes the sounds of a large feast being prepared, music, footsteps and more.


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    Jester's Court Pub and Eatery

    Port Perry, Ontario

    19.3 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Jester's Court Pub and Eatery, a former private residence, is believed to be haunted. The ghost is an elderly woman in a blue dress who is blamed for blowing out candles, turning lights on and off, moving glasses and slamming doors.


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    Kempenfelt Conference Centre

    Innisfil, Ontario

    19.6 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The Kempenfelt Bay area has been active with UFO sightings, a lake monster called Kempenfelt Kelly, and ghost lights (will-o'-the-wisps). At the Kempenfelt Conference Centre, ghosts have been felt sitting on the foot of guests' beds and cold spots have been noticed all over the building.


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    Port Perry Ghost Road

    Port Perry, Ontario

    19.9 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The Ghost Road legend begins around 1968 with a young man who crashed on a motorcycle and, in some versions, was decapitated on a rusty barbed-wire fence. Now, a big round white light speeds down the road before turning into a small red light, sometimes accompanied by the sound of ...


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    Anchor Park

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    20.1 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Rumor has it that a girl was murdered at Anchor Park; her body was found hanging on a swing-set swing. The swing is now said to swing by itself at night.


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    Newmarket Inn

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    21.5 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Folks at Newmarket Inn have reported seeing apparitions of a man wearing a blue coat and hearing disembodied screams.


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    Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub

    Newmarket, Ontario

    22.1 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub was built in 1865 and was once a funeral home. Add to that, the original owner is rumored to have died in the house. It is said to be haunted by a ghost who makes sounds in the basement, slams doors, and ...


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    Stephen Leacock Museum

    Orillia, Ontario

    22.3 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The Stephen Leacock Memorial Home is a house museum rumored to be haunted by Leacock, his wife and his son. Staff members have heard furniture moving in locked rooms and have seen doors, even locked ones, open and close by themselves. Shadowy figures and other strange phenomena have also been ...


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    Orillia Opera House

    Orillia, Ontario

    22.9 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The Orillia Opera House is said to be haunted by ghosts who make footsteps, slam doors, create moans and shadows, and drop the room temperature. Investigations have determined that the ghosts are a female who played piano during silent movies, a woman who worked in the ticket office and a ...


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    Wild Wing Newmarket

    Newmarket, Ontario

    23 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Once Johnny Bourbon's and Kelsey’s Restaurant, Wild Wing Newmarket is reported to have a ghostly young woman who screams or quietly says "Help me."


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    Academy Theatre

    Lindsay, Ontario

    23.1 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The Academy Theatre is said to have several ghosts, including one the staff calls Mary, who fell on the stairs and broke her neck, and a man with a limp.


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    Salem Cemetery

    Pickering, Ontario

    27.7 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Salem Cemetery, along with the Salem Church, was established in 1849 for the Wesleyan Methodist congregation. While the church closed in 1890, the cemetery is still in use. Visitors here have seen apparitions and experiences other strange phenomena.


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    Regent Theater

    Oshawa, Ontario

    33.4 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Regent Theater is a nightclub that was once a movie theater. An eerie shadow man along with cold temperatures have been noticed here, especially upstairs. Folks say the place is visited by the ghost of an employee who committed suicide here in the 1970s.


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    Thompson Memorial Park

    Toronto, Ontario

    38.8 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    At Thompson Park, there is a ghostly duo, witnesses say. Local legend has it that a grandfather killed his granddaughter a couple decades ago by tossing her off the cliff near Scarborough Cemetery. Then, he threw himself off as well. Their ghosts have been seen in the park. Another local ...


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    Rock Haven Motel - Shoppers Drug Mart

    Peterborough, Ontario

    40.9 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    At the Rockhaven Hotel or Motel (now a Shoppers Drug Mart), a honeymoon suite was the site of a grisly 1960s murder. A man killed his wife when he learned she was carrying the baby of another man. The ghost of a crying woman and a crying newborn have been ...


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    Glendon College

    Toronto, Ontario

    41.7 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Glendon College, a bilingual liberal arts college with about 3,000 students, lies on what was once the 1900s estate of well-known financier Edward Rogers Wood. Its spirits include a little girl who materializes near a willow tree (she may have fallen to her death from this tree), a little boy ...


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    Gravenhurst Opera House

    Gravenhurst, Ontario

    42.4 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Gravenhurst Opera House has a ghost called Ben, a former a lighting man who fell from a catwalk. Ben is blamed for poltergeist activity, cold spots, light anomalies, footsteps and more.


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    Mount Pleasant Cemetery

    Toronto, Ontario

    43.9 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Reports say the active spirits at Mount Pleasant Cemetery once pushed an employee right off of a lawn tractor. Other strange things reported here include voices, unexplained noises, shadowy figures, objects that disappear, disturbances that cause malfunctions in electrical devices, and heightened feelings of uneasiness and fear.


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    Peterborough Lift Lock

    Peterborough, Ontario

    44.5 miles from pefferlaw, 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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    Old Don Jail

    Toronto, Ontario

    45.6 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Old Don Jail, aka the Toronto Jail, opened in 1864 and is now a rehabilitation hospital next to the jail. It's one of the oldest remaining pre-Confederation buildings in Toronto, and many hangings were held here since 1908. The place's most well-known spirit is that of a ghost is that ...


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    Keg Mansion

    Toronto, Ontario

    45.8 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Keg Mansion is said to be haunted by Lillian, a maid who hanged herself in 1915 on the premises. She was employed by its owner, industrialist Hart Massey. According to one story, after the death of Massey’s daughter, Lillian was so aggrieved that she hanged herself. Another story said Lillian ...


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    Queen's Park

    Toronto, Ontario

    46.1 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Queen's Park in Toronto is said to have an apparition of a female in tattered clothing who hangs from a rope. Screams have been heard as well, and the Legislature Building is said to be haunted by many ghosts. World War I hero and Victoria Cross recipient Charles Rutherford, who ...


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    Ryerson University

    Toronto, Ontario

    46.4 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    At Ryerson University, rumor has it that a ghostly white female figure, cold spots, wind gusts, light anomalies and whispered names have been seen or experienced near McAllister Studio.


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    Mackenzie House

    Toronto, Ontario

    46.5 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Mackenzie House was the final home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first mayor, who died in the house in 1861. It now operates as a historic house museum of 1860s Victorian life. Its three ghosts are thought to be an elderly lady in the Rose room, a bagpipes player, and ...


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    Old City Hall

    Toronto, Ontario

    46.8 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The 1899 Old City Hall building, designated a historic site in 1984, has a ghost in its rear staircase known to walk up and down with loud footsteps and tug on the robes of judges. Ghostly moaning has been heard in the cellar, once a prisoners' holding area, and something ...


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    Omni King Edward Hotel

    Toronto, Ontario

    46.9 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Witnesses at the Omni King Edward Hotel have experienced unexplained sounds, elevators that seem to operate by themselves and playful activity with the faucets and toilets in the ladies' restroom.


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    Hockey Hall of Fame

    Toronto, Ontario

    47.1 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    At the Hockey Hall of Fame, once a bank building, the apparition of a teller named Dorothy makes appearances in her 19th-century attire. She appears in an area where the vaults used to be, perhaps checking to make sure things are still secure. Other reports here have included lights that ...


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    Fairmont Royal York

    Toronto, Ontario

    47.2 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    A suicide, ghostly children and unending balls are all said to haunt the Royal York Hotel. People claim to hear music in laughter coming from the closed ballroom, and a porter who hanged himself is sometimes spied hanging about the stairwell. People, including author Christopher Heard who took up ...


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    Fort York

    Toronto, Ontario

    47.9 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Fort York is a War of 1812 and World War I and II site that is still visited by some of its former soldiers. Cannon fire and gunfire have been heard, and British and American soldiers' ghosts have been spotted both inside buildings and outside on the grounds. Two ghosts ...


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    Carl Beck House

    Penetanguishene, Ontario

    48.1 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    All the houses built by late-1800s lumber magnate Carl Beck of Beck Industries, those constructed for himself and for each of his daughters, have a signature tower-like structure on one corner; this building now houses apartments. Beck's daughters are said to haunt the Beck houses on Fox Street and also ...


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    Discovery Harbour

    Penetanguishene, Ontario

    49 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Discovery Harbor, considered to be the farthest station out in the boonies back in the 1800s, is said to be haunted by spirits of soldiers who were sent here. Some died of illness, and some of grief as they said goodbye to all that was dear to them. As well ...


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    Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

    Toronto, Ontario

    49.4 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The 1808 Gibraltar Point Lighthouse on the Toronto Islands is the oldest existing Great Lakes lighthouse, and it has a mysterious legend. Its ghost is said to be first keeper John Paul Radelmüller, who was murdered on January 2, 1815 by intoxicated Fort York soldiers looking for bootlegged beer. Stories ...


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    Heritage Theatre

    Brampton, Ontario

    51.7 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Heritage Theatre is said to be haunted by an actor who was killed in the dressing room. An apparition of the Grim Reaper, cold chills, and voices also have been reported here.


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    Beild House Country Inn

    Collingwood, Ontario

    51.8 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Beild House Country Inn was built in 1912 for Dr. Joseph Arthur, his family home and office. Now an inn, it is said to be haunted by a voice that asks folks what they are doing here. An apparition of a man in a white tie and tails, top hat ...


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    Bala Bay Inn

    Torrance, Ontario

    52 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Bala Bay Inn is rumored to be haunted, and was the locale where E.B. Sutton died (in Room 319) and lay in state. Ghostly activity reported here includes poltergeist activity, including rumbling and rattling doorknobs, unusual sounds and TVs working that were not plugged in.


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    Boston Mills Cemetery

    Caledon, Ontario

    52.2 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    At Boston Mills Cemetery, witnesses have seen ghost children playing tag among the gravestones and an apparition of a priest. Orbs, footsteps, rustling leaves and lights in the abandoned church also have been reported.


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    Belfountain Conservation Area

    Caledon, Ontario

    54 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Belfountain Park is rumored to be haunted by ghosts who walk along the streets and sometimes can be heard yelling "Help!"


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    Lions Valley Park

    Oakville, Ontario

    65 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Lion's Valley Park is a valley surrounded by three old cemeteries and an abandoned 1800s village.Reports say that because of erosion in the valley walls, caskets from the old cemeteries have been found in the park. Many strange phenomena have been reported here after dark, including strange flashing red, white ...


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    Rocklyn Inn

    Markdale, Ontario

    69.4 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    At the historic Rocklyn Inn, rumor has it that a ghostly maid still cleans some of the rooms.


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    Winery at Marjim Manor

    Appleton, New York

    72.5 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    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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    Old Fort Niagara

    pefferlaw, New York

    73.1 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Old Fort Niagara is rumored to have a headless ghost that haunts the 1726 French Castle, and witnesses have seen odd shadows and orbs and heard slamming doors.


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    Van Horn Mansion

    Burt, New York

    73.5 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Van Horn Mansion, built by Judge James Van Horn in 1823, has 16 rooms and five bathrooms--and perhaps a few ghosts, to boot. It is preserved by the Newfane Historical Society, which offers Victorian teas and mansion tours. The most well-known ghost may be Malinda, wife of James Van Horn ...


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    Olde Angel Inn

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    73.6 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    The ghost at Olde Angel Inn is said to be Captain Swayze, a British War of 1812 soldier who was murdered by American soldiers in the basement. Witnesses describe a mysterious cold spot that appears on the way to the restrooms. The ghost is said to dislike Americans, and will ...


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    Breckenridge-Ure Mansion

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    73.6 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    This historic house has sat abandoned for over half a century but is currently for sate. The house was originally built in 1823, and there are stories of witches and slaves living in a barn located in the back garden. The slaves are rumoured to haunt the property, and people ...


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    Fort George

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    74 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Featured on both "Creepy Canada" and "The Girly Ghosthunters," Fort George was an important War of 1812 stronghold. Soldiers ghosts are said to roam here; reports say a tour guide saw a small boy having a conversation with someone invisible, and the boy described his friend as a man wearing ...


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    Brockamour Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    74 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    There are reports from both guests and employees at this historic bed and breakfast of a sobbing woman in period clothing roaming the mansion. Others have also seen her former husband, who has been seen in various rooms dressed in a red waistcoat. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Emma's Back Porch

    Burlington, Ontario

    74.6 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Emma’s Back Porch Restaurant, haunted by a woman named Emma Byrens and her two children who lived here in 1902, is a hot spot for strange goings-on. Emma appears as a floating lady in a white dress, and sometimes witnesses also experience moving objects, voices, cold spots, orbs, voices, and ...


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    Dundurn Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    80 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Dundurn Castle is an 18,000-square-foot, 72-room house completed in 1835. It is open to the public, its rooms restored to match its state in 1855 when owned by Sir Allan Napier MacNab, 1st Baronet. Folks have reported aparitions of elderly women with candles and little girls, plus the sounds of ...


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    Rock Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    81.1 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Rock Castle, aka Rannoch Lodge, was constructed in 1848 by Alexander Carpenter of the Gurney & Carpenter foundry. Witnesses say sudden cold temperatures and unexplained voices can be felt and heard here.


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    Century Manor

    Hamilton, Ontario

    81.8 miles from pefferlaw, ON

    Century Manor was once an 1870s institution called the Hamilton Asylum for the Insane (aka Ontario Hospital). Patients are said to have been abused and cruelly experimented on. The site became Century Manor, a museum, in the 1980s, and later the Margaret and Charles Juravinski Centre for Integrated Healthcare. Still ...


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