Most Haunted Places in Michigan

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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    In the old part of the hotel, which is now reportly the hotel's smoking section, objects have been witnessed moving about by...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Anchor Inn

    Houghton Lake, Michigan
    We are a 100 year old Family restaurant, lounge, old hotel. We have decades of witnesses to paranormal activity dating back to the 40's & 50's. We have everything from full body apparitions, shadow figures, orbs, mists, objects moving, foot steps, voices, doors slamming, faucets on/off, electrical...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Holly Hotel

    Holly, Michigan
    Now a restaurant only, this establishment has long been known to be haunted. One of the ghosts here is said to be Mr. Hirst, former owner and most-often-seen apparition. He doesn't like noise or renovations. He wears a frock coat and top hat and smokes cigars. He sometimes can be heard laughing or,...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Mission Point Resort

    Mackinac Island, Michigan
    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a man who committed suicide nearby as well as spirits from people who drowned in a nearby lagoon. ...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    Sweet Dreams Inn

    Bay Port, Michigan
    At this Victorian bed-and-breakfast inn, several ghosts are rumored to have the run of the place. They open and close the doors, move the furniture, throw objects, and walk up and down the stairs. They are said to be friendly...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Old Jail Museum

    Allegan, Michigan
    The 1906 Old Jail is said to be haunted by a sheriff's wife. Witnesses have heard footsteps in the sheriff's bedrooms, a mannequin in a display changes clothes by itself, and an apparition has been seen working in the kitchen and dining room areas. Visitors have seen streaks of light in the...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    White River Light

    Whitehall, Michigan
    Built in 1876, this lighthouse is said to be haunted by its first keeper, Captain William Robinson, and his wife Sara. They had 11 children and lived there for 47 years. Even after he retired and his son took over, the Captain still kept up his duties. He died here in his sleep at age 87, the night...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    The Perry Hotel

    Petoskey, Michigan
    This 1899 hotel is said to be haunted by a woman who committed suicide here in 1902. She has been seen in the garden looking toward the...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    National House Inn

    Marshall, Michigan
    This historic inn, built in 1835 by Colonel Andrew Mann and believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad, is said to be haunted by a Lady in Red. The ghost is usually seen only by a glimpse as she moves through the hallways, but has also been seen standing at one of the windows late in...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    David Whitney House - The Whitney

    Detroit, Michigan
    The Whitney, now a restaurant, was built in 1890 by lumber magnate Whitney Jr. Witnesses have seen an apparition that disappeared into the floor and shadows near the children's room. Objects also have bene known to move, and lights turn on and off by...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    Fort Wayne

    Detroit, Michigan
    The historic fort is featured in the Haunted Historic Fort Wayne Tour and has been featured on several TV...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    White Horse Inn

    Metamora, Michigan
    The White Horse Inn is currently closed for business, and is scheduled to reopen in 2014. But whether its haunts will remain is uncertain. Folks say a fire here claimed the lives of several intoxicated men and one barmaid, and their moaning and screaming was often heard by guests at the...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Waltz Inn

    Huron Charter Township, Michigan
    At this restaurant, formerly an 1800s inn, a ghostly man has been seen by owners and staff. He turns lights on and off and moves...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Bogan Lane Inn

    Mackinac Island, Michigan
    Staff and sometimes guests as well have seen and heard the ghost of a little girl with long hair here. She has been seen playing theh piano and has been known to tell folks that she wants to go...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Fenton Hotel

    Fenton, Michigan
    At this restuarant, formerly a historic hotel, the wait staff have been known to take phantom drink orders for patrons who suddenly aren't there. Glasses have been broken and shutters open and close by themselves. Footsteps and unexplained voices have been reported and the lights flicker as...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Murphy Inn

    St. Clair, Michigan
    This inn was formerly a boardinghouse that opened in 1836. The Irish-themed inn and pub has a resident ghost that has been seen in just about every guest room. Folks say the most often-haunted rooms, though, are the Lancaster Room and the Devonshire Room. The ghost is said to be a friendly...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Mission Table - Bowers Harbor Inn

    Traverse City, Michigan
    Originally built in the 1880s, this inn is said to be haunted by the original owner's wife, Genevive Stickney. The sordid story is that Mr. Stickney had an affair with their nurse. When he died, he left all his money to the nurse, and only the house to Genevive, who eventually hanged herself from...
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    EMF Rating: 70.0

    Grand Hotel

    Mackinac Island, Michigan
    This hotel, built in the late 19th century, is known to have more than a few haunts as a result of some grisly historic facts. It is said that when the hotel's foundation was laid, many human skeletons were unearthed. And the small horse corral is said to be on the site of the first post cemetery....
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

    Kalamazoo, Michigan
    Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is said to be haunted by the ghost they call Thelma Mertz. Reportedly, a theater youth group concocted a story to explain the theater's ghostly presence. They decided Thelma was an actress who was dumped by her lover and, heartbroken, threw herself off the balcony. The...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Columbia Court Apartments

    Battle Creek, Michigan
    Columbia Court Apartments is said to be haunted by former residents. Witnesses say latched closet doors open, hangers move, lights turn on and off, doors are knocked on, footsteps and whispers are heard, pots and pans are thrown or broken, and yelling has come from empty apartments. In one unit,...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Capitol Theatre

    Flint Township, Michigan
    The historic Capitol Theatre is said to be haunted, and witnesses have seen apparitions and shadows in the balcony area and heard unexplained screams, moans, and tapping on the walls. Reports say that bands setting up here have had their equipment suddenly go dead and heard eerie singing...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Lansing State Capitol

    Lansing, Michigan
    Finished in 1878, the Lansing State Capitol building is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a man who was killed while painting in the rotunda. His apparition has been on the rotunda walkway in painters' attire. Cold spots and cold winds also have been felt....
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Beckwith Theatre Company

    Dowagiac, Michigan
    Dating back to the 1800s, the theater company is haunted by a young Depression-era girl. Her apparition has in rare cases been seen, sometimes along with whispers or laughter, but more often witnesses will find that their personal objects have been moved or...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Wayne's Red Apple Restaurant and Inn

    Wayne, Michigan
    At this inn, Room 17 is said to be haunted by Charles "Chick" McGee. He was found stabbed to death here in the late 1980s, said to have been killed by a waitress who was angry because he didn't leave her a tip. The ghost reportedly moves the Bible from the drawer, hides the TV remote, and disturbs...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    The Grill Room

    Grand Haven, Michigan
    The upscale Grill Room, in the former 1873 Gildner Hotel, is believed to be haunted by a ghost in a cowboy hat and another of a little girl the staff has nicknamed...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Seul Choix Point Lighthouse

    Gulliver, Michigan
    Seul Choix Point Lighthouse is rumored to be haunted by former keeper Joseph Willie Townsend, who worked at the lighthouse from 1902 to 1910. He died in the upstairs bedroom and was laid in state in the parlor. His phantom cigar smoke has been detected throughout the lighthouse, although in life,...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Stinson Hospital

    Eaton Rapids, Michigan
    This renovated hospital has sat on this property since the late 1800's. There have been countless deaths natural and otherwise on the propery and in the building. The building now occupies 4 apartments. Reports of loud noises stemming from the basement all times of the day and night. Voices,...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Fort Shelby Doubletree Suites Hotel

    Detroit, Michigan
    This Doubletree branch is known by locals as the Fort Shelby Hotel, as that was its original name since 1916. The building sat unoccupied for many years, and according to the local rumor mill, a homeless man named Al who used it as a temporary sleeping spot met his demise there when a plumbing pipe...
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    EMF Rating: 60.0

    Kalamazoo State Theatre

    Kalamazoo, Michigan
    The State Theatre was built in 1927 and has brought many attractions throughout the years, such as silent films, operas, circus acts, plays, ballets, and music shows. Because the theatre had such a variety of shows, there seem to be multiple ghosts that like to haunt the building. The...
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    EMF Rating: 57.1

    Brook Lodge

    Augusta, Michigan
    The Brook Lodge was originally the summer residence of the Upjohn Family (of Upjohn Pharmaceauticals). Dr. Upjohn himself, who died in the Doctor's Cottage, is said to haunt the place. Guests have heard footsteps and strange noises here, and experienced feelings of uneasiness. Reports say that...
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    EMF Rating: 57.1

    The Grand Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Bellaire, Michigan
    This 1890s inn is said to be haunted by original builder Henry Richardi, who built the house for his intended bride. It is said that after Henry passed away, his disappointed spirit came here to rest. The building stood unoccupied for many years, and during that time, folks reported seeing eerie...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Holland Castle

    Holland, Michigan
    The German castle is a private home built in 1890. It is said to be haunted by a girl whose apparition has been seen looking out the tower window. Legend has it that she is pining away over a man she...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Calumet Theatre

    Calumet Township, Michigan
    First opened in 1900 and attracting the likes of Frank Morgan, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Lon Chaney Sr., John Philip Sousa and Sarah Bernhardt, this theater is believed to be home to the ghost of renowned Shakespearean actress Madame Helena Modjeska. The ghost is said to have first appeared around...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant

    Charlevoix, Michigan
    The Weathervane is housed in a former 1800s grist mill, and its bar is constructed with planks from a shipwreck. The ghost of a miller who was killed on the job is said to haunt the restaurant. Witnesses have heard his footsteps and seen dishes move on their own, and cold spots sometimes appear in...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Purple Rose Theatre

    Chelsea, Michigan
    Actor Jeff Daniels is the founder and executive director here. Folks have long said the place was haunted, and witnesses describe strange knocking and banging, doors that close on their own, and misty apparitions who sit in the...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Cadieux Cafe

    Detroit, Michigan
    The haunting at this cafe seems to be somewhat of a family affair. Witnesses have seen the apparition of cafe owner’s mother Yvonne Devos in the bar area or sitting at a table, and her husband Robert has been seen in the basement. Also, an apparition of a man is said to freak patrons out by...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Old LaMar Hotel and Horseshoe Bar Building

    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    A tattoo business that moved into the 1891 LaMar Hotel and Horseshoe Bar building reported finding a secret room during remodeling, thought to have been a hiding place for alcohol during the Prohibition. In addition, witnesses reported eerie presences, perfume scents, flickering lights, doors that...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan
    Michigan State University reportedly has an abundance of haunted sites, including the University Garden, the Physical Plant, Williams Hall, and Mayo Hall, where the ghost of namesake May Mayo plays a piano and the Red Room is rumored to have been the setting for past Satanist rituals. Also said to...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Big Bay Point Light

    Marquette, Michigan
    At this historic lighthouse with a bed-and-breakfast attached, the ghost of original lighthouse keeper Will Prior is known to pay a visit. If you chance to catch a glimpse of him, you'll know him by his red...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Old Presque Isle Light

    Presque Isle, Michigan
    Local legend tales of a former lightkeeper's wife who was kept locked in the tower until she went insane. Her screams have been heard on the wind at night. Another legend, that of George Parris, surrounds this lighthouse. In the 1990s when the place became a museum, George and his wife Lorraine...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Lake Breeze

    Keweenaw, Michigan
    At this 1850s lighthouse lodge, folks may tell you of a ghostly woman seen on the porch looking out onto Lake Superior. They say she is looking for her husband, who was lost in a freighter crash. The lighthouse lights flicker, apparitions have been seen and voices have been heard as well....
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Forester Inn

    Carsonville, Michigan
    This restaurant is known because of a nearby ghost. Locals say Minnie Quay haunts her former home, located just across the street from Forester...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Ritz-Carlton - The Henry Hotel

    Dearborn, Michigan
    Once the Ritz-Carlton, The Henry Hotel has a haunted Room 418. The doors open and close on their own, the lights turn on and off, and the French doors' handles are said to jiggle if you close them after they mysteriously open by...
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    River Raisin National Battlefield Park

    Monroe, Michigan
    River Raisin Battlefield Battlefield Park is home to apparitions of soldiers, ghost orbs that show up in photos, and more paranormal activity such as voices that have been captured by ghost...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Northern Michigan University

    Marquette, Michigan
    Northern Michigan University has quite a few buildings that are rumored to have things that go bump in the night. For instance, in Room 102, the control room of the John X. Jamrich Building, a young woman's face is said to appear in the window. She's believed to be the ghost of a former nursing...
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    Belding Library

    Belding, Michigan
    The Belding Library, this version of which was built in 1917 (the original library was destroyed in a fire), is haunted by a little girl. Her apparition has been seen in the children's section, and many witnesses have heard her...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Traverse City State Hospital

    Traverse City, Michigan
    Traverse City State Hospital was almost completely remodeled in 2000s, but reports say that the original structure remains from 1885, when it was built as the Northern Michigan Asylum. Unlike some of the others at the time, this hospital was said to be a place of beauty, where patients were treated...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Point Iroquois Lighthouse

    Brimley, Michigan
    A great Indian battle was held on the land where the Point Iroquois Lighthouse now stands, and a shadowy apparition seen here is thought to be a victim of that battle. Also, the ghost of a little girl has been seen on the grounds, believed to be one who was killed by a bear nearby....
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Felt Mansion

    Holland, Michigan
    The 1928 Felt Mansion is believed to be haunted by ghosts, shadow beings, and doors that open by...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    J B Meinberg / Woody O'Brien's

    Saginaw, Michigan
    J B Meinberg, aka Woody O'Brien's, is a pub that is haunted by a phantom barmaid. Her apparition has been seen, objects move on their own, and phantom footsteps have been...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Michigan Firehouse Museum

    Ypsilanti, Michigan
    Michigan Firehouse Museum is housed in an 1898 building that, ironically caught fire twice: once in 1901 and again in 1922. Fire Chief Alonzo Miller passed away in the second fire, and he is thought to linger here in spirit. Witnesses have described knocks, bangs, voices, whispers, and doors that...
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    EMF Rating: 42.9

    Rayburn Lodge

    Grayling, Michigan
    According to local lore, while the mid-1900s building stood abandoned for several years, some teens broke in and held a seance. Afterward, they saw a lumberjack coming toward them from the river. He pointed at them and vanished, scaring the teens half to death. According to locals, the ghostly...
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    EMF Rating: 40.0

    Frankenmuth Historical Museum

    Frankenmuth, Michigan
    Housed in a building that was formerly a hotel and saloon and a newspaper, the museum is haunted by an unknown ghost. The apparition has appeared and stirred up local curiousity for years, usually in the front section of the...
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    EMF Rating: 40.0

    Knights Inn Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Witnesses at this inn have seen apparitions in the hallways and experienced strange happenings with the phones. They've also reported hearing strange voices, and the lights are said to turn on by unseen...
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    EMF Rating: 40.0

    Landmark Inn

    Marquette, Michigan
    This historic hotel, which opened in 1930, is said to be haunted by a famous ghost. Amelia Earhart stayed here in 1932, and her room 502, is now named after her. Her ghost is said to visit from time to time. Other famous folks who have staed here include Abbot and Costello, Duke Ellington, Louis...
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    EMF Rating: 33.3

    Old Regent Theatre

    Allegan, Michigan
    Old Regent Theatre is said to house a shadowy apparition, spotted in the projection room, and witnesses have described cold spots, the touch of a cold hand, and unseen...
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    EMF Rating: 33.3

    Detroit Symphony Orchestra

    Detroit, Michigan
    The DSO building is believed to be haunted by Russian pianist Ossip Gabrilowitsch, who became the musical director in 1917. Not only have visitors and employees heard unexplained footsteps and voices and felt cold spots, the apparition of Gabrilowitsch has been seen backstage and in the...
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    EMF Rating: 20.0

    Murphy’s Lamplight Inn - The Blue Pelican Inn

    Central Lake, Michigan
    Once Murphy's Lamplight Inn built in the early 1900s, the Blue Pelican is now predominantly a restaurant but it also rents rooms. Ghosts are said to have taken up residence here since the 1950s. Spirits here include a man and woman in late-1920s to early-1930s clothing, sometimes seen dancing...
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    EMF Rating: 20.0

    Fort Mackinac

    Mackinac Island, Michigan
    Fort Mackinac is a Revolutionary War-era fort on Mackinac Island. The popular tourist site is haunted in many spots. In the Guard House are cold spots and orbs that show up in photos. In the Hospital, visitors have detected feelings of sadness and apparitions of phantom limbs. In the Officer Hills...