Haunted Places in Austin, Pennsylvania



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    The Old Jail Museum

    Smethport, Pennsylvania

    22.1 miles from Austin, PA

    Ralph Crossmire, executed for murdering his mother, haunts his former cell. People who occupied it after his death would report seeing him. Now, as a museum, guests and employees report that Crossmire is more of a prankster than a threat. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Bonaventure University

    Olean, New York

    36.5 miles from Austin, PA

    St. Bonaventure University has more than its share of campus ghosts. Francis Hall, once called Christ the King Seminary, is said to be haunted by the spirits of deceased monks. Devereux Hall is famous for stories of its Black Mass. Legend has it that in the 1960s, the students gathered ...


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    Econolodge

    Clearfield, Pennsylvania

    43.7 miles from Austin, 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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    Alfred University

    Alfred, New York

    45.7 miles from Austin, PA

    Alfred University is rumored to be haunted by several ghosts. Among them are a Civil War soldier who walks the hallways of The Brick, which was once used as a Civil War infirmary. Other ghosts rumored to linger here are a little boy who appears on the second floor of ...


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    Beech Creek Furst Corner

    Beech Creek, Pennsylvania

    46.4 miles from Austin, 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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    Bucktail Hotel

    Marienville, Pennsylvania

    54.5 miles from Austin, 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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    Gurnsey Hollow Cemetery

    Frewsburg, New York

    54.5 miles from Austin, PA

    Gurnsey Hollow Cemetery has gravesites that date back to the 1800s and a tragic story to boot. Legend has it that long ago, a mentally handicapped girl, age 7, was stoned to death here by a gang of townsfolk. The reason for the witch hunt is unknown. Her body is ...


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    Penn State University

    State College, Pennsylvania

    58.8 miles from Austin, 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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    Lucille Ball Little Theatre

    Jamestown, New York

    67.2 miles from Austin, PA

    According to rumors, the historic Lucille Ball Little Theatre has been the setting for many reports of ghostly apparitions and other paranormal phenomena.


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    Western House

    Springville, New York

    67.6 miles from Austin, PA

    Western House, which reports say is currently unoccupied, was a hotel and saloon turned into apartments and a restaurant. A ghost called Christine is said to reside here. Folks in the know claim she is the daughter of a former owner.


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    Hunter Mansion

    Tidioute, Pennsylvania

    67.6 miles from Austin, 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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    Hollenbeck Cemetery

    Jamestown, New York

    69.1 miles from Austin, PA

    Tiny Hollenbeck Cemetery, with about 25 graves, hasn't been used since before the turn of the century. But legends abound about the place; folks have witnessed a headless horseman, a woman in white, ghostly babies crying, screams for help, knocking sounds, orbs, and tombstones that are said to have disappeared. ...


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    Elmira College

    Elmira, New York

    73.1 miles from Austin, PA

    Spookiness abounds at Elmira College, some say. Take Cowles Hall, where some say eerie lights float down hallways and whispering comes from nowhere. Some believe the building is split down the middle, with one good and one evil half. And an empty fourth-floor room of Tompkins Hall is rumored to ...


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    J.N. Adam Hospital

    Perrysburg, New York

    73.3 miles from Austin, PA

    J.N. Adam Mermorial Hospital was built as a tuberculosis hospital in 1909 and was used for that purpose until 1960, when it became a developmental disability center. It was abandoned in 1995, and is rumored to be haunted. The Friends of J. N. Adam Historic Landmark and Forest is a ...


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    Lindenwald Haus

    Elmira, New York

    73.8 miles from Austin, PA

    Lindenwald Haus has been housing aged and destitute men, women and orphans for 140 years. As the need to house civil war widows waned the owner entered into an agreement with the city of Elmira to provide housing and shelter for local residents. The original charter for the building was to ...


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    Allegiance Bed and Breakfast

    Mount Morris, New York

    76.2 miles from Austin, PA

    The historic 1838 building that houses Allegiance Bed & Breakfast and once was an overflow house for the Underground Railroad is believed to be home to two ghosts: Karen and Ray. They have been seen by guests three times, all on the second floor. Karen sits in a corner or ...


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    Hotel Lenhart

    Bemus Point, New York

    76.3 miles from Austin, PA

    Hotel Lenhart, which dates back to 1880s, was rebuilt in 1890 after a fire and partially restored again in 1941, after another fire. An unknown haunt is said to reside in the building, opening and closing doors and tugging at the hair of visitors.


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    The Village Casino

    Bemus Point, New York

    76.3 miles from Austin, PA

    The Village Casino is a teen dance hall rumored to be haunted by the ghost of former teenaged chef Jordan Basile, who died in an explosion due to a malfunctioning oven. The ghost makes himself known by causing food to disappear and dancers to trip over nothing on the dance ...


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    Naples Hotel

    Naples, New York

    76.6 miles from Austin, PA

    Naples Hotel was built in 1895 and is rumored to be haunted by 6 or more ghosts. One is a man named Topper; another is a woman who has her ghostly children in tow. According to witnesses, the ghosts like to lock doors, turn on the lights, and move pictures ...


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    The Devil's Elbow

    Dysart, Pennsylvania

    76.6 miles from Austin, 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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    Green Gables Hotel and Restaurant

    Lewistown, Pennsylvania

    77.3 miles from Austin, 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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    Garrett Memorial Chapel

    Keuka Park, New York

    78 miles from Austin, PA

    The sixth-century Norman Gothic-style Garrett Memorial Chapel, aka Little Chapel on the Mount, was constructed by Evelyn and Paul Garrett in memory of their son Charles, who died of tuberculosis in 1929. It is allegedly haunted by at least three ghosts: A priest, a boy, and a woman. Witnesses describe ...


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    Goodleburg Cemetery

    South Wales, New York

    78.2 miles from Austin, PA

    Goodleburg Cemetery was an active cemetery from 1811 until 1927 and is believed to be haunted. Apparitions and other paranormal occurrences have been reported here, and in fact, on the night of June 21, 2003, a ghost hunter investigating the cemetery was hit by a car and killed. According to ...


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    Goose Hill Cemetery - Saint Johns Cemetery

    Strykersville, New York

    78.6 miles from Austin, PA

    Goose Hill Cemetery, aka Saint Johns Cemetery, dates back to around the turn of the 20th century. It consists of about 30 gravesites on a hill, surrounded by a forest. Witnesses have spotted apparitions and heard disembodied voices that seem to come from the forest.


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    Mishler Theatre

    Altoona, Pennsylvania

    78.7 miles from Austin, 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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    Railroaders Memorial Museum

    Altoona, Pennsylvania

    78.9 miles from Austin, 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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    Maplewood Hotel

    Cassadaga, New York

    80.6 miles from Austin, PA

    Located in Lily Dale, NY the heart of the spiritualist movement, Maplewood Hotel is allegedly haunted by numerous spirits. An old hotel, it lacks some of the modern amenities travelers are used to, but it's apparently a good fit for the spook crowd.


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    Lily Dale Assembly

    Cassadaga, New York

    80.6 miles from Austin, PA

    Lily Dale Assembly is advertised to be the world’s largest center for spiritualism, offering lectures and other events and experiences. There are two places here that are believed to be haunted. One is the circa-1880s Assembly Hall, where there is an apparition of a bearded man with spectacles and Victorian ...


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    Dewittville Cemetery - Poor House Cemetery

    Dewittville, New York

    81.4 miles from Austin, PA

    Dewittville Cemetery, aka Poor House Cemetery, was a place to bury the poor folks who were housed here and passed away. The cemetery was in use between 1833 and 1918, although grave markers weren't used until 1869. The cemetery, barn and woods are said to be full of spirits who ...


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    State University of New York Geneseo

    Geneseo, New York

    81.8 miles from Austin, PA

    At State University of New York's Blake and Steuben halls, witnesses say apparitions can be seen and unexplained noises can be heard. Some speculate the buildings are haunted by a boy who fell to his death during construction of the buildings. And Monroe Hall is also believed to be haunted ...


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    Erie Hall - SUNY Geneseo

    Geneseo, New York

    81.9 miles from Austin, PA

    A famous image of the C2D1 Ghost or Skeletal Image comes from this dorm, room C2D1. In 1985, the ghost named Tommy was said to haunt some Erie Hall residents, and the shot was snapped. This photo has been seen on the Internet, in books, in newspapers, on TV, and ...


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    Roycroft Pavilion

    East Aurora, New York

    82.7 miles from Austin, PA

    The Roycroft Pavilion, built in 1903, has been used as a theater for the Aurora Players since 1941. According to the pavilion's staff, the theater is haunted by the ghost of a middle-aged woman with dark hair.


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    Roycroft Inn

    East Aurora, New York

    82.9 miles from Austin, PA

    Footsteps, voices and apparitions are all heard and seen at the Roycroft Inn. Some people believe that it is haunted by Elbert Hubbard who founded the Roycroft campus and building in an effort to encourage and promote local artistry. Elbert died on the Lusitania when it was sunk ...


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    Pigman Road

    Angola, New York

    84.2 miles from Austin, PA

    Holland Road is nicknamed Pigman Road because of legends of the ghost of a deranged butcher that date back to the 1950s and '60s. Folks said when he was alive, he would put pigs' heads on stakes outside the shop, which was thought to have been located on Holland Road. ...


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    Academia Girl’s School

    Port Royal, Pennsylvania

    84.5 miles from Austin, 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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    Angola Horror Site

    Angola, New York

    84.6 miles from Austin, PA

    A train derailment in 1867 sparked a fire which killed 49 people. Located right by Pigman Road, an energy draws people to the site, but also with the feeling of uneasiness. Many investigators stop by to see if they can catch a glimpse of the victims still present at this ...


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    Newell Road Spook Hill

    Middlesex, New York

    84.8 miles from Austin, PA

    Along Newell Road is Spook Hill, a place well known in local lore. Pass the top of the big hill until you see a driveway on the right and the Spike Road sign on the left. Stop and put your car in neutral and your car will roll backward up ...


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    Keuka College - Ball Hall

    Keuka Park, New York

    85.2 miles from Austin, PA

    Ball Hall at Keuka College is rumored to be a hot spot for the spirit set. George Harvey Ball himself, the college's founder and original president, is the one believed to be doing the haunting. Witnesses say TV's turn off by themselves, beds move, and a ghostly woman's voice has ...


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    SUNY Fredonia - Igoe Hall

    Fredonia, New York

    85.6 miles from Austin, PA

    SUNY Fredonia State College's Igoe Hall is said to be haunted by a former student named Jimmy Igoe, the hall's namesake, who drowned in Lake Erie on a fishing trip. He is said to slam doors, change TV channels, and tinker with lights, water faucets, and the elevators. The hall ...


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    Rolling Hills Asylum

    Wyoming, New York

    86.4 miles from Austin, PA

    Rolling Hills Asylum opened in 1827 as the Genesee County Poor Farm, made to house the poor, drunkards, mentally ill, blind, disabled, or other folks who needed help. In the 1950s it became the Old County Home & Infirmary, then in the 1990s an antiques mall. Store owners and shoppers ...


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    Holy Cross Seminary Site

    Dunkirk, New York

    87.7 miles from Austin, PA

    The Holy Cross Seminary Site was built by the Catholic Church's Passionist Movement in the early 1920s as a preparatory school. It closed in 1968 and by the mid-1980s it had been demolished. Ruins of the building and chapel and the driveway are all that remain. The ghost of a ...


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    Old Morton Salt Plant

    Himrod, New York

    88 miles from Austin, PA

    This former Morton Salt Plant is reported to have closed after several cave-ins crushed and killed workers. The abandoned plant is said to be haunted by the spirits of deceased employees and ghostly mining cars that still travel through the plant.


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    The Lady in Granite

    Penn Yan, New York

    88.4 miles from Austin, PA

    The Lady in Granite appears on a gravestone for the Gillette family. It is an image of a lady's head, reclining, thought to be the head of Matilda Gillette. No amount of polishing has been able to remove the image from the stone. According to local legend, eventually her whole ...


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    Connecticut Hill Cemetery

    Austin, New York

    88.5 miles from Austin, PA

    This area is rumored to be the home of a group of migratory Sasquatch, or Bigfoot, creatures as well as the site of many UFO sightings, but the Connecticut Hill Cemetery ghosts don't seem to be afraid. Witnesses have seen orbs, human shapes, shadows and strange mists while visiting the ...


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    McClurg Museum

    Westfield, New York

    90 miles from Austin, PA

    The 1818 mansion that's now the McClurg Museum was originally built by James McClurg, son of a wealthy industrialist, as his stately private residence. It is said to be haunted by the ghost of a maid. Children on a fourth-grade field trip encountered the ghost, whom they described as a ...


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    Riverside Cabaret

    Port Trevorton, Pennsylvania

    90.5 miles from Austin, 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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    Miles Wine Cellars

    Himrod, New York

    90.7 miles from Austin, PA

    Miles Wine Cellars, a winery and inn, has made its own wine in honor of its ghosts. Called Ghost, it is a blend of Chardonnay and Cayuga wines. The place is haunted by a ghost that has manifested as a mist that slams doors. Actually, legend has it that there ...


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    Lancaster Opera House

    Lancaster, New York

    92.6 miles from Austin, PA

    The 1894 Lancaster Opera House is rumored to be haunted by Lady Lavender and other apparitions, including one of a man who hanged himself in the tower. Witnesses say lights turn on and off by themselves here as well.


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    Lancaster Opera House

    Lancaster, New York

    92.6 miles from Austin, PA

    A ghostly Lady in Lavender resides at the Lancaster Opera House, locals say. She appears in the balcony, looking down on the stage as if watching a performance. Another ghost named William, thought to be the spirit of a man who hanged himself here, is believed to play pranks, like ...


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    Butcher Hill

    Interlaken, New York

    92.7 miles from Austin, PA

    Butcher Hill is a small hill in Lodi, NY, popular with trail hikers. Some who visit it though claim to hear the eerie sound of children playing, when obviously no children are anywhere around.


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