Haunted Places in Portersville, Pennsylvania



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    Snyder Cemetery

    Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

    8.1 miles from Portersville, PA

    Numerous paranormal events are reported at this location, but few precise details are available.


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    Harmony Inn

    Harmony, Pennsylvania

    8.3 miles from Portersville, PA

    Local legend has it that this restaurant is haunted by two spirits: a ghost named Louie and the apparition of a woman. Louie was allegedly killed right outside on the inn's front steps. The ghostly woman is seen near the entranceway, between the bar and the dining room.


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    Hill View Manor

    New Castle, Pennsylvania

    8.8 miles from Portersville, PA

    The historic manor was once a nursing home, and folks claimed the spirit of a little boy would pay a visit now and then. It was said that those who saw him would pass away shortly. Witnesses also have reported full-body manifestations that float through walls.


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    133 Kiester Road

    Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

    10.6 miles from Portersville, PA

    The house at this address is apparently haunted by a malevolent spirit that many people believe to be Sam Mohawk a Native American mass murderer who was hanged for murdering a woman and her five children near the place this house stands.


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    Downtown New Castle

    New Castle, Pennsylvania

    11.9 miles from Portersville, PA

    New Castle's downtown and Historical North Hill have several haunted locations including the old Stritmater Building, the Wallace House, the Historical Society's Greer-Clavelli Mansion, the old Temple Building, and the Joseph White House. Apparitions have been seen in some of the buildings and ghost hunters have recorded activity in others. ...


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    Summit Cut Bridge

    Darlington, Pennsylvania

    14.2 miles from Portersville, PA

    On Shenango Road, just before it meets Ashwood Road, is Summit Cut Bridge (sometimes incorrectly referred to as Summer Cut Bridge). The bridge, locals say, has a ghostly white lady. Legend has it that she fell off the bridge onto the railroad tracks in 1894. Her spirit is said to ...


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    Grove City College

    Grove City, Pennsylvania

    16.5 miles from Portersville, PA

    Grove City College's Lily Room is the stuff of legend. Campus lore says it's a locked-up room in a girls' dorm in which a girl hanged herself. Rumor has it the room was locked for 15 years and when it was opened again, her lily perfume was still heavy in ...


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    Brush Creek Inn

    Warrendale, Pennsylvania

    18.8 miles from Portersville, PA

    Keep watch for airborne bottles if you visit Brush Creek Inn! It is said that the spirits at the restaurant will shatter bottles at the bar or hurl them across the room. Witnesses also have reported that the windows open and close by themselves and furniture flips over.


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    Kelly Road

    Industry, Pennsylvania

    23.9 miles from Portersville, PA

    This road, also called the Mystery Mile by residents, is said to be haunted. What else could the explanation be for strange white apparitions and the tendency for animals here to turn from tame to fierce and bloodthirsty? Strange sounds are also heard along this road and in the forest ...


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    Culmerville Hotel - Zottola's Pub and Eatery

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    24.3 miles from Portersville, PA

    A spirit is said to reside in the former Culmervilel Hotel, now Zottola's Pub and Eatery.


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    Depreciation Lands Museum

    Hampton Township, Pennsylvania

    24.8 miles from Portersville, PA

    A rather helpful man in a long coat and out-of-date boots has been responsible for catching a painter's ladder after the man lost his balance, catching a cleaning woman who fell, fixing a broken window, and saving a group of girl scouts when the ceiling collapsed over them. (Submitted by ...


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    Hell's Corners

    Hubbard, Ohio

    26.1 miles from Portersville, PA

    In Hubbard, Ohio, the area where Pathour Wheeler Road and John White Road intersect is known to locals as "Hell's Corners." It is said that a young native American boy was shot on this spot many years ago, and that a jail once stood here where many hangings took ...


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    Dixmont State Hospital

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    28.2 miles from Portersville, PA

    The 1862 hospital was haunted by many entities, notably a male spirit who was said to guard the morgue area and frighten away intruders. The hospital building was closed in 1984 and was demolished in 2006.


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    Summit Hose Company

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    29.9 miles from Portersville, PA

    Voices and odd noises are heard, doors open by themselves, and shadows have been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Allegheny-Kiski Valley Heritage Museum

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    30 miles from Portersville, PA

    A former volunteer named Jack is commonly seen in the basement. He is said to be seen mostly around the old gardening tools. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    J.C. Thompson Building

    East Liverpool, Ohio

    31 miles from Portersville, PA

    This building dates back to 1892, and is rumored to have once housed both a speakeasy and a brothel. Under new ownership and recently restored as of July 2014, numerous paranormal occurrences have been recorded here in the basement and elsewhere. It is believed multiple spirits reside here.


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    Austintown Log House

    Canfield, Ohio

    32.2 miles from Portersville, PA

    There have been reported sightings of the apparition of a headless soldier in the historic log cabin. He is seen in various rooms of the house, as well as by motorists driving past the house in an upstairs window. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Allegheny General Hospital

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    33 miles from Portersville, PA

    Few people realize that, in paranormal aspects, living near a hospital is like living near a cemetery. Many who have died within this building are said to remain here; in the South Wing (where most of the activity occurs), voices and strange noises are heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Allegheny Center, Building #7

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    33.2 miles from Portersville, PA

    The student housing here has a high turnover rate believed to be caused by the poltergeist activity. Students report loud noises throughout and have yet to disprove the source. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Omni William Penn Hotel

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    34.2 miles from Portersville, PA

    At this famous 1915-16 hotel where among other luminaries JFK has stayed, and Bob Hope proposed marriage in 1934, there are said to be two haunted floors. Floors 22 and 23, both unused, are visited by strange sounds, cold wind gusts, and ghosts that hide and watch folks, giving them ...


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    University of Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    34.5 miles from Portersville, PA

    Four ghosts are said to haunt the University of Pittsburgh campus: a prima ballerina in the Tansky Family Lounge of the William Pitt Union; Harriet, who committed suicide in 1201 Bruce Hall; a grandmother who rumples the quilts and bakes phantom bread in the Early American Room of the Cathedral ...


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    Frick Mansion - Clayton

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    35.1 miles from Portersville, PA

    The Frick Mansion was home to industrial magnate Henry Clay Frick and his wife Adelaide Howard Childs, who began living there in 1883 and the family moved to New York in 1900. Their youngest daughter, Helen Clay Frick, kept up the mansion all those years and then moved back in ...


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    Egypt Road Bridge

    Salem, Ohio

    35.9 miles from Portersville, PA

    The closed Egypt Road Bridge, or Crybaby Bridge, is haunted day and night by the sound of a crying baby. Legend has it that a baby went missing while its parents were fighting, and it fell over the side of the bridge. The scream of its mother and the crying ...


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    U.S. Route 322

    Cranberry, Pennsylvania

    37.7 miles from Portersville, PA

    General Anthony Wayne was buried, unearthed, then boiled so he could be transferred to his family grave. It is said that he lost some bones along the way and was reburied as an incomplete body. Some people still see him wandering along this road (used to transfer him); he is ...


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    Old Homestead Police Department

    Homestead, Pennsylvania

    37.7 miles from Portersville, PA

    The former Homestead Police Department building is said to be haunted by something that taps folks on the shoulder, slams doors, turns on appliances and created unexplained footsteps. Ghost investigators caught slams and screams and video of ghostly activity.


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    Carnegie Library of Homestead

    Munhall, Pennsylvania

    37.8 miles from Portersville, PA

    Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1896, the library was built with a music hall and an athletic center with a heated swimming pool. It is believed to be haunted. Witnesses have reported apparitions of steel workers, books that fly off of shelves, shadowy figures and unexplained male and female voices.


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    3406 Brownsville Road

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    38.8 miles from Portersville, PA

    3406 Brownsville Road is said to be haunted by a demon, known as "The Demon of Brownsville Road" in the book by Bob Cranmer. According to Cranmer, the demon manifested in many ways, including a black fog, a bad smell, or an unseen attacker. Cranmer also described blood-dripping walls, bent ...


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    Kline Opera House

    Cortland, Ohio

    41.5 miles from Portersville, PA

    This historic opera house was formerly the town church, built in the mid nineteenth century and the first in the surrounding county. The ghostly events surrounding the opera house began in the 1980's, when staff closing up the opera house for the night began to hear loud crashing noises and ...


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    Warren City Hall

    Warren, Ohio

    41.7 miles from Portersville, PA

    This historic mansion was built in 1871, and was turned into the town hall sometime later. The grounds of the beautiful mansion are haunted by a woman responsible for the death of her beloved nephew, who has been seen wandering around after hours calling his name, Night staff also report ...


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    Pauni Apartments

    Cortland, Ohio

    42 miles from Portersville, PA

    These recently constructed apartments were built over the top of an ancient burial ground, and residents have reported paranormal occurrences in the building ever since. Doors open and close by themselves, objects move around by themselves and the apparition of a man in a sombrero has been seen in the ...


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    Kinsman General Store

    Kinsman, Ohio

    42.8 miles from Portersville, PA

    This old-fashioned general store is believed to have a ghostly inhabitant in the basement, and is generally off limits to the public and visitors. Staff have reported seeing an old man smoking a pipe in the basement, and visitors have also smelt the overwhelming aroma of tobacco smoke on all ...


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    Market Square Building

    Kinsman, Ohio

    42.8 miles from Portersville, PA

    This building features both an old-fashioned book store and a fascinating antiques market, which are both believed to be haunted. In the book store section of the building, staff report an entity that pushes books off shelves, and has been known to rearrange furniture while they are in the basement. ...


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    Days Inn Meadville

    Meadville, Pennsylvania

    48.3 miles from Portersville, PA

    Witnesses at this Days Inn have been startled to see apparitions in the main building's kitchen and second-floor hallway. Spirits are said to tamper with the radio and lights, and unexplained footsteps and thumps have been heard from vacant rooms and in the hallways. Doors also have been known to ...


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    Hotel Conneaut

    Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania

    49.9 miles from Portersville, PA

    Several ghosts are said to haunt this hotel including a ghost bride who allegedly died in a fire, a young child who died after falling down the stairs, and even a mad butcher who was dismembered in the kitchen. If you are looking for a haunted room, the Elizabeth's ...


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    Glamorgan Castle

    Alliance, Ohio

    50.5 miles from Portersville, PA

    The 1905 Glamorgan Castle, according to legend, is haunted by former owner Colonel Morgan of Morgan Engineering Company fame, who died in 1928. Guided tours are offered here throughout the year.


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    Edward G. Acheson House

    Monongahela, Pennsylvania

    50.8 miles from Portersville, PA

    The ghost of a little girl has been seen here. Two other ghosts, seen as orbs, also have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Knickerbocker Hotel

    Linesville, Pennsylvania

    52.7 miles from Portersville, PA

    This historic hotel is not your average lodging place. Yes, you can spend the night for a fee, but as they will tell you, you won't sleep. The paranormal activity is said to be rich here, because some guests checked in but did not check out.


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    Century Inn

    Scenery Hill, Pennsylvania

    57.9 miles from Portersville, PA

    Reported to be the oldest inn along Route 40, this inn is said to have a mysterious presence. There is one unexplained very cold room, and an innkeeper there has described a mysterious figure that appeared near its door. As well, strange footsteps have appeared in the snow outside the ...


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    Riverside Inn

    Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania

    61.2 miles from Portersville, PA

    At this historic 1880s inn, the spirits have been known to crawl into bed with guests, dance in the ballroom to ghostly music, and open and close the doors.


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    Bucktail Hotel

    Marienville, Pennsylvania

    65 miles from Portersville, PA

    Guests staying at this 1937 hotel have reported a spook haunting the upstairs rooms. The entity is believed to be a poltergeist, as it has been known to move objects around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hunter Mansion

    Tidioute, Pennsylvania

    65.1 miles from Portersville, PA

    The library of the 1874 mansion is rumoured to be haunted. The apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress, perhaps the wife of the original owner, has appeared to visitors on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Hercules Engine Factory

    Canton, Ohio

    65.2 miles from Portersville, PA

    This historic abandoned building is haunted by several terrifying entities. In the section of the building that was previously an army training unit, an aggressive entity pushes visitors around, and has been known to swear or threaten those present during visits. Factory appliances move around by themselves, and cold spots ...


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    Allen’s Haunted Hayrides

    Smock, Pennsylvania

    65.4 miles from Portersville, PA

    Psychics say that the energy here is high because there an Indian burial ground beneath the land. This may be the source of the glowing white figures that are reported, or the strange light manifestations. The hayrides are year-round so visit freely! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Punderson Manor

    Portersville, Ohio

    67.1 miles from Portersville, PA

    It is alleged that the original owner of Punderson manor committed suicide by drifting out on the lake in a bathtub, and then, when he reached the middle, he pulled the plug and drowned. Why precisely he would have chosen this method is not known, whether it actually occurred ...


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    The Mather Miners

    Mather, Pennsylvania

    68.4 miles from Portersville, PA

    In the center of the town there is a small church, the post office, an apartment building(which used to be a general store) and a baseball field. Up a small connecting road is the old schoolhouse ( now converted into a persons home). Right before dawn when walking ...


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    Chagrin Valley Athletic Club

    Chagrin Falls, Ohio

    69 miles from Portersville, PA

    This historic building now houses the county athletic club, but was formerly a schoolhouse. During its history, a cruel schoolmistress punished a girl to the extent that she died, leading to the closure of the school and the basis of the haunting that occurs nowadays. People in the quiet library ...


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    Guggenheim Air Institute

    Akron, Ohio

    70.2 miles from Portersville, PA

    This building has been abandoned for over fifty years, but people driving past still report seeing ghostly lights moving around the upper levels of the building, and hearing strange noises when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Books N' Things

    Dover, Ohio

    70.3 miles from Portersville, PA

    This old store was in operation for many years, but now appears to be a private residence. While it was in operation, customers would smell the aroma of coffee, even when there was none brewing. The ghost was kind to the owners, and would often tuck them into bed ...


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    Zoar Historic Hotel

    Zoar, Ohio

    70.3 miles from Portersville, PA

    This historic hotel has been acquired by the state historical society and is due to be renovated to restore it to its former glory. The hotel is rumoured to be haunted, which has been testified by many former guests, patrons and staff, and is widely acclaimed to be the ...


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    The Cobbler Shop Bed and Breakfast

    Dover, Ohio

    70.3 miles from Portersville, PA

    Guests at this 1800s inn, which was once a cobbler shop, have heard knocking on their doors when no one was there, and disembodied footsteps in the hallway. Those who have seen the ghost here say he is a man wearing a long dark coat.


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