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    Port Adelaide Lighthouse

    In 1912, when the lighthouse was at a different location, it was struck by a ship and fell into sea, killing the two lighthouse keepers: Henry Franson and Charles Mcgowen. Many people have said to have seen and heard their spirits in and around the lighthouse. It is also said that the lighthouse is haunted […]

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    Point Bolivar Lighthouse

    According to legend, the keepers son killed his family now he haunts the grounds trying to find his dead parents. this 116 foot black lighthouse was built in 1872 but is no longer in use. (Submitted by Nathaniel)

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    South Stack Lighthouse

    A former lighthouse keeper died after he sustained injuries from a storm. He is heard banging on the doors and windows, objects are said to move at his hand, some have seen him looking into the window. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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    Souter Lighthouse

    A couple ghosts have been reported here including Isobella Darling (a former occupant, now known for her activity in the kitchen) and a former lighthouse keeper named John. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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    Old Point Loma Lighthouse

    People have reported the footsteps and moaning of the former lighthouse keeper. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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    Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

    This historic lighthouse was opened in 1904, and has been the scene of many shipwrecks, from which rumours of haunting’s are believed to stem. The first is an aggressive female spirit, who has been known to throw objects and push people around. The second is the apparition of a young boy in period clothing, who […]

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    Peggys Point Lighthouse

    Peggys Point Lighthouse is rumored to be haunted by a European woman and shipwreck survivor named Margaret who lived here in 1800. So her story goes, her husband was attempting to cheer her up by dancing a jig on the rocks, but he slipped and died. Later, she walked out to the area where he […]

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    West Point Lighthouse Inn

    West Point Lighthouse Inn is said to be haunted by the lighthouse’s first keeper, William MacDonald (1875-1925). His apparition has been seen near the inn. Also, a phantom pirate ship has been seen aflame off the coast. Legend has it that it’s an old schooner that is doomed to burn eternally.

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    Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

    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 say the soldiers chased him […]

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    Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

    The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is said to be haunted by a ghost cat, a ship’s vanished crew, and a man named Bob. The large black-and-white cat has come around for the past 100 years, rubbing on people and then vanishing. It is thought to have been a past light keeper’s cat. It stayed with the […]