Haunted Places in Alfarata, Pennsylvania



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    Green Gables Hotel and Restaurant

    Lewistown, Pennsylvania

    7.6 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Ghosts here include a woman who haunts the kitchen (especially the walk-in cooler). She is said to whisper "Turn off the lights" and move objects in the kitchen. Often seen on the second floor is the ghost of an African-American man who wears 1800s clothing. He is usually near the ...


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    Academia Girl’s School

    Port Royal, Pennsylvania

    11.6 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Academia Girl’s School is the ruins of an 1800s building destroyed by fire. Many legends surround the place, including that a gardener set the fire to cover his tracks after raping and killing many students. Another says the girls at the school all died of a mysterious illness. The ghosts ...


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    Penn State University

    State College, Pennsylvania

    23.1 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Several buildings at Penn State University are allegedly haunted, including Pattee Library, said to be visited by the spirit of Betsy Aardsma, stabbed to death in the stacks in 1969. Schwab Auditorium is haunted by a former university president (who, incidentally, also haunts the Botany department building) as well as ...


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    Amity Hall

    Duncannon, Pennsylvania

    28.5 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Although the Amity Hall burned to the ground in the late 2000s, it was alleged to be extremely active with the haunts. A man was said to have killed his wife by stabbing her on the porch sofa, then killed his children and himself upstairs. Apparitions, black figures and flashes ...


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    Beech Creek Furst Corner

    Beech Creek, Pennsylvania

    29.3 miles from Alfarata, PA

    It's not only your eyes and ears that may detect haunted happenings here, but your nose may get in on the action too. Folks say at this restaurant you can smell ghostly cigar smoke from its old days. So the story goes, former owner Mr. Furst died in a fire ...


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    Riverside Cabaret

    Port Trevorton, Pennsylvania

    29.6 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Riverside Cabaret (previously called "Wild J's") has had several paranormal events that occur almost weekly. Orbs have been seen both live and recorded on CCTV. Several staff have reported an hearing a male voice talk to them, a woman's sobbing is constantly heard in the basement, and many ...


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    Carlisle Barracks

    Carlisle, Pennsylvania

    34.6 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Carlisle Barracks is a military school that was attended by the likes of John J. Pershing and Dwight D. Eisenhower. It was originally a military post that began in the 1700s. Ghostly band music is said to come from the bandstand, tunes from around the turn of the century. The ...


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    Harrisburg State Hospital

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    40.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    The Harrisburg State Hospital was known as Pennsylvania State Lunatic Hospital from 1851 to 1937. It's rumored to be the site of some violent poltergeist activity. The hospital was closed in 2006 and the building currently is used for office space. The movie "Girl, Interrupted" starring Winona Ryder and Angelina ...


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    Bureau of State Library

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    40.9 miles from Alfarata, PA

    We have had several reports at the State Library of lights turning on and off after closing time, the lids to the copiers open and close with no one around, and there is a tale of people seeing "The White Woman" in the library. We have offered a "spooky ...


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    Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey

    Grantville, Pennsylvania

    45.9 miles from Alfarata, PA

    According to reports, a haunting incident occurred in one of the rooms here at night. The apparition of a girl appeared walking around inside the room, until she walked through a wall and disappeared.


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    Union Canal House

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    48.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    This restaurant, which dates back to the 18th century, is said to be one of the oldest buildings in the town. At the bar, people have felt like they've been touched by an unseen hand, and objects have been reported to move on their own. Room 104 is said to ...


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    The Hotel Hershey

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    48.8 miles from Alfarata, PA

    At this 1930s hotel, chocolate mogul Mr. Hershey himself is said to linger in spirit. His apparition has been seen, and doors open and close by themselves. Footsteps have been heard in the wine cellar, and there have been many other unexplained sounds throughout the building.


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    Railroaders Memorial Museum

    Altoona, Pennsylvania

    50.6 miles from Alfarata, PA

    The Railroaders Museum is said to be haunted by a spirit named Frank, who has been seen all over the museum. Other apparitions have been noted as well, and employees have opened to find all the gift shop items removed from the shelves and set on the floor, and Big ...


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    Mishler Theatre

    Altoona, Pennsylvania

    50.6 miles from Alfarata, PA

    This 1906 theater building, still in operation today, is said to be home to three ghosts: Mr. Isaac Mishler, a howling dog, and a female spirit who plays pranks in the restroom.


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    Phillips' Rangers Monument

    Saxton, Pennsylvania

    50.8 miles from Alfarata, PA

    In 1780 during the Revolutionary war, a group of rangers were engaged in a battle against the Iroquois who were fighting on behalf of the British. The natives outnumbered the rangers some five to one and the Rangers eventually surrendered. After their surrender the Rangers were tied ...


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    The Devil's Elbow

    Dysart, Pennsylvania

    52.9 miles from Alfarata, PA

    The Devil's Elbow is a dangerous curve along Wopsy Road that has a story about a ghostly white lady. Legend has it that she was a new bride on her honeymoon at the Wopsononock Hotel, which burned down long ago. As their carriage rounded the Devil's Elbow, there was an ...


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    Cashtown Inn

    Orrtanna, Pennsylvania

    54 miles from Alfarata, PA

    This 1797 inn was named because the original innkeeper, Peter Marck, would only accept cash as payment. It has been seen on TV's Ghost Hunters, and as a setting in the movie Gettysburg. Actor Sam Elliott reportedly stayed here during its filming. The ghosts here, possibly lingering from the nearby ...


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    Buck Hotel and Tavern

    Jonestown, Pennsylvania

    54.1 miles from Alfarata, PA

    If you don't believe in ghosts, you will after a visit to this historic hotel. Built in 1804, there is much unknown about certain time periods in the hotel's history. Several of the predominant spirits haunting the place are a young girl often seen walking the halls, an old man ...


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    Lebanon Valley College

    Annville, Pennsylvania

    54.5 miles from Alfarata, PA

    At the Mary Capp Green residence hall, students are not the only ones in residence. A little ghost girl is rumored to be here, as evidenced by sounds of her giggling and ball-bouncing.


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    Econolodge

    Clearfield, Pennsylvania

    55.6 miles from Alfarata, PA

    I was an opening GM before when it had lost its flag from a Ramada. I was in the back of the back closet and there were just 2 people in the building the front desk person and I was getting food for the downtown pantry and trying to organize ...


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    Bechtel Mansion Inn

    East Berlin, Pennsylvania

    55.9 miles from Alfarata, PA

    This inn, housed in a 1897 building, has been visited by strange noises, residual smells, and a ghost named Flossie who is said to have died in the house in the 1920s. She has been seen on the turret's balcony. She also may be the one who makes objects mysteriously ...


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    Penn State Mont Alto

    Mont Alto, Pennsylvania

    57 miles from Alfarata, PA

    The land used to belong to Col. George Wiestling, a veteran of the Civil War who died in 1891. In 1903, the university was founded, but Wiestling is said to remain. A famous photograph taken in 1907 (one of the earliest ghost photos thought to be legitimate) shows a figure ...


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    Irondale Inn

    Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    57.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Three ghosts are said to reside at this inn set on the site of an old plantation, one of which is an elderly female who likes to close doors behind the guests. The inn's ghosts are said to come from a large heating vent located in the basement. The owners ...


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    Inn 422

    Lebanon, Pennsylvania

    57.8 miles from Alfarata, PA

    This historic Victorian estate is said to be haunted by original builder Mr. Coleman's daughter, Anne. She committed suicide by laudanum poisoning in 1819, rather than go on without her love, whom her father refused to allow her to marry. Her apparition has been seen extinguishing candles, opening or closing ...


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    Bloomsburg University

    Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    57.8 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Bloomsburg University is believed to be haunted, at least in a few of its buildings. For example, the Harvey A. Andruss Library is reported to have a ghostly man who appears on the fourth floor, asking library visitors to change his diaper. And in the Haas Center, campus legend says ...


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    Haldeman Mansion

    Bainbridge, Pennsylvania

    58.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Haldeman Mansion was built in the 1740s, and was purchased and enlarged by John Haldeman in 1812. John's son, Samuel Steman Haldeman, was a renowned scientist honored by Charles Darwin for his contribution to the famous book "The Origin of the Species" and by Daniel Webster for his help on ...


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    Gettysburg College

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    58.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    It is reported that two administrators had an experience with an elevator to another dimension. Instead of stopping at their desired floor, the elevator continued to the basement. When the door opened, they saw a thriving hospital scene, only without sound. Frightened, the two desperately finally managed to close the ...


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    Hotel Iola

    Millville, Pennsylvania

    58.3 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Although this 19th-century hotel building was a restaurant for a while during recent years, it is now reportly empty and up for sale. The place was said to be haunted, as evidenced by bar stools that rotated by themselves, shadowy forms appearing in long black dresses, and faces wearing Victorian-style ...


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    The Gettysburg Hotel

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    58.7 miles from Alfarata, PA

    This old hotel, established in 1797, is haunted by Rachel, among other spirits. Rachel is believed to be the spirit of a Civil War nurse who seems to be looking for soldiers to help. Guests say she opens their drawers and removes the clothing from them. Other ghosts who reside ...


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    Tillie Pierce House Inn

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    59 miles from Alfarata, PA

    You can't swing a dead cat in Gettysburg without hitting something haunted and the Tillie Pierce house is no exception. Tille Pierce is well known as she wrote a book in the aftermath of Gettysburg about her experiences during the battle. A teenager during the time of the battle, she ...


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    Farnsworth House Inn

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    59 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Reportedly haunted by over a dozen ghosts, including the most ubiquitous, a former nurse named Mary who is said to still attempt to comfort the ill and a young boy who was killed in an accident.


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    Chestnut Hall Bed and Breakfast

    New Oxford, Pennsylvania

    59.1 miles from Alfarata, PA

    At this quaint bed-and-breakfast inn, guests have reported a number of haunted happenings including moving furniture, organ music late at night, and the apparition of a girl dressed as if from the 1800s. On one occasion the ghostly girl was acknowledged by a guest, and she turned and disappeared from ...


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    Jennie Wade House

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    59.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Jennie Wade was a seamstress and the only civilian to be directly killed in the Battle of Gettysburg when a stray bullet entered this house, where she was visiting her sister. At the house, now a tourist attraction, visitors can see a bullet hole in the door. Legend has it ...


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    Soldiers National Museum

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    59.3 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Rosa Carmichael is said to be the spirit who haunts this museum. According to locals, she operated an orphanage located at this very site during the Civil War era.


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    The Inn at Turkey Hill

    Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    59.4 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Housed in an 1839 farmhouse, the inn is said to be haunted by an owner's mother, who died in the building. Her perfume has been detected, and she is said to walk the place at night. The rocking chair on the porch would move as well. Folks who rented the ...


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    Sachs Covered Bridge

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    60.5 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Locals tell a harrowing story of something that may happen near here: A strange fog gathers quickly, and from out of the mysterious fog comes a ghostly battle.


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    Fairfield Inn - The Mansion House

    Fairfield, Pennsylvania

    60.7 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Reported to be haunted by the ghosts of Civil War era soldiers who were treated and died in the Inn when it served as a hospital after the battle.


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    Triangular Field

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    61.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Visitors to this site have reported hearing the harrowing sounds of battle, although nothing appears to be happening on the quiet field. It is also said that cameras will always fail to work at this site.


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    Little Round Top

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    61.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    According to reports, soldiers are still active at this site. Per one story, some Civil War re-enactors working on the film Gettysburg at this site were approached here by a Union soldier. They assumed he, like them, was an extra working on the film. He handed them some ammunition for ...


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    Slaughter Pen

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    61.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    According to those in the know, this area is haunted by the ghost of a young girl who wears a white dress.


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    Devil's Den

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    61.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    At this historic site, a boulder-ridden hill and Gettysburg Battlefield location, ghostly soldiers are reported to be seen. It is said that these soldiers are from the battle's second day. One soldier who frequents the site has been described as having long gray hair and dirty, torn clothing of buckskin. ...


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    Historic York Prison

    York, Pennsylvania

    61.6 miles from Alfarata, PA

    This historic prison is now abandoned, but was built in 1906 and decommissioned in 1979. Visitors have reported being followed around the building by the apparitions of criminals, and have seen and smelt someone lighting a cigarette when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Lightner Farmhouse

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    61.8 miles from Alfarata, PA

    This farmhouse, built during the Civil War, was once even used as a war hospital. Around its grounds, ghosts have been spotted reliving the war.


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    Penn Common

    York, Pennsylvania

    62.1 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Penn Common is said to be the favorite haunting spot of several long-deceased men, soldiers who were executed upon the orders of Anthony Wayne.


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    Bube's Brewery

    Mt Joy, Pennsylvania

    63 miles from Alfarata, PA

    The restored 1800s building complex that houses restaurants and a microbrewery may also house some spirits other than the drinking ilk. The apparition of a young woman in a long gown wandering through an art gallery, and a male ghost may reside on the premises as well. Ghost tours are ...


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    The Railroad House Inn

    Marietta, Pennsylvania

    63.2 miles from Alfarata, PA

    This inn, originally from the 1820s, is said to be haunted by the men who worked nearby as well as many other spirits. The ghost of a young girl with blonde hair has been seen, dressed in Victorian clothing, and the staff says she likes to play games. Kitchen employees ...


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    The Accomac Inn

    York, Pennsylvania

    63.5 miles from Alfarata, PA

    At this restaurant, unexplained sights and sounds abound. It was the Colye family home in the 1800s, and according to legend, young Johnny Colye fell in love with his family's hired girl. When she didn't return the feelings, he killed her in the barn, and was eventually arrested and hanged ...


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    Miller's Church

    Hagerstown, Maryland

    65.7 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Legend has it that the 1930s Catholic Miller’s Church was taken over by devil worshippers, and practitioners sacrificed young girls inside its walls. And then, the church suddenly burned down. All that's left is a parking lot and a big oak. And so the story goes, a couple was parked ...


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    National Watch and Clock Museum

    Columbia, Pennsylvania

    66.3 miles from Alfarata, PA

    Security camera footage caught a dark anomoly wandering around. Could it be someone attached to the thousands of historical clocks and watches on display here? Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    National Emergency Training Center - St. Joseph's College

    Emmitsburg, Maryland

    67.3 miles from Alfarata, PA

    The National Emergency Training Center was once St. Joseph's College, which until 1973 was a Catholic girls' school established in 1809. Witnesses at the former college claim to have seen the ghosts of Civil War nurses who were carrying buckets of amputated human limbs and heard the sounds of soldiers ...


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