Haunted Places in wilberforce, Ontario



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    Peterborough Lift Lock

    Peterborough, Ontario

    50.3 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Buck Hill

    wilberforce, Ontario

    50.3 miles from wilberforce, ON

    Buck Hill has a legend about a logger's family during the Depression. The daughter vanished one night while chasing the pet dog, who had run off. Theh logger searched for her and eventually went mad. His ghost still searches for her, and his lantern is seen as ghost lights in ...


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    Rock Haven Motel - Shoppers Drug Mart

    Peterborough, Ontario

    53 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Academy Theatre

    Lindsay, Ontario

    53.3 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Gravenhurst Opera House

    Gravenhurst, Ontario

    57.1 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Stephen Leacock Museum

    Orillia, Ontario

    64.7 miles from wilberforce, 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

    65.9 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Bala Bay Inn

    Torrance, Ontario

    68.3 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Port Perry Ghost Road

    Port Perry, Ontario

    69.2 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Pinnacle Playhouse

    Belleville, Ontario

    72.6 miles from wilberforce, ON

    Formerly the D.L. Storey Centre, Pinnacle Playhouse is haunted by a ghost nicknamed Ophelia, after Hamlet's beloved in the Shakespeare play. There are many ways Ophelia makes herself known: A lady in black appears in the control booth, figures sit in the auditorium seats, green eyes appear in the air ...


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    Glanmore National Historic Site

    Belleville, Ontario

    73 miles from wilberforce, ON

    Glanmore Mansion National Historic Site, built in 1883, is a house museum complete with ghosts. A former owner saw the apparition of a soldier in red with a white hat. She also heard the piano play by itself, and saw doors open on their own. She believes the place is ...


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    Jester's Court Pub and Eatery

    Port Perry, Ontario

    73.6 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Champlain Trail Museum

    Pembroke, Ontario

    77.4 miles from wilberforce, ON

    The Champlain Trail Museum is said to be haunted in its pioneer log home. Rumor has it that toys move around in the children's room, dishes move in the dining room, footsteps have been heard, and more.


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    Kempenfelt Conference Centre

    Innisfil, Ontario

    80.9 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Regent Theater

    Oshawa, Ontario

    84.6 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Salem Cemetery

    Pickering, Ontario

    86.4 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Sharon Temple

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    88.2 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Anchor Park

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    89.3 miles from wilberforce, 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

    90.7 miles from wilberforce, 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

    91.1 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Wild Wing Newmarket

    Newmarket, Ontario

    92.1 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Thompson Memorial Park

    Toronto, Ontario

    102 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Nutty Chocolatier

    North Bay, Ontario

    106.8 miles from wilberforce, ON

    The Nutty Chocolatier is an old-time candy shop that has a ghost. Employees have heard the wrought-iron ice-cream shop chairs sliding around by themselves in the back when no one was there. The location was once a fire station but stood empty for years before becoming a candy shop.


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    Glendon College

    Toronto, Ontario

    106.9 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Mount Pleasant Cemetery

    Toronto, Ontario

    109 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Old Don Jail

    Toronto, Ontario

    109.9 miles from wilberforce, 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

    110.5 miles from wilberforce, 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

    111 miles from wilberforce, 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

    111 miles from wilberforce, 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

    111.1 miles from wilberforce, 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

    111.4 miles from wilberforce, 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

    111.5 miles from wilberforce, 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

    111.6 miles from wilberforce, 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

    111.8 miles from wilberforce, 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

    112.8 miles from wilberforce, 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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    Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

    Toronto, Ontario

    113.8 miles from wilberforce, 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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