Haunted Places in chatham, Ontario



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    Riviera Restaurant

    Marine City, Michigan

    26.8 miles from chatham, ON

    Riviera Restaurant is rumored to have had a haunt who tormented an employee for a couple of weeks by turning on kitchen appliances, tinkering with radios, and moving objects.


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    Peche Island Rear Range Light

    Marine City, Michigan

    26.9 miles from chatham, ON

    The Peche Island Rear Range Light historic lighthouse had developed a severe tilt in its original location and was moved to its current spot after its deactivation. Perhaps its resident spirit was upset by the move; now an apparition is seen at night, holding a dim lantern and walking around ...


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    Murphy Inn

    St. Clair, Michigan

    33 miles from chatham, ON

    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 ...


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    Sadler's Pond

    Essex, Ontario

    36.6 miles from chatham, ON

    According to locals, a young woman named Andrea hanged herself from a tree near Sadler's Pond after finding out her boyfriend had been unfaithful. Her ghost is said to appear at night with a rope around her neck, screaming her boyfriend's name.


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    Cadieux Cafe

    Detroit, Michigan

    37.9 miles from chatham, ON

    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 ...


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    Knock Knock Road

    Detroit, Michigan

    41.6 miles from chatham, ON

    Strasburg Road is known as Knock Knock Road, because many passersby in their vehicles have reported the sounds of constant child's knocking and rapping on their car doors and windows. The haunting is said to stem from a adolescent girl who was once riding her bike by the road, ...


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    McMorran Place Theater

    Port Huron, Michigan

    41.8 miles from chatham, ON

    McMorran Place Theater, built in 1960, is haunted by ghostly eyes, orbs, and the apparition of a woman and others. Many ghosts have been spotted in the balcony. Paranormal investigators even caught an EVP of a woman saying "I don't belong here!"


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    Two Way Inn

    Hamtramck, Michigan

    43.7 miles from chatham, ON

    The historic inn was built in 1876, and is now a bar, although it was formerly a brothel, a general store and an old jail. The apparition frequently seen is that of a cowboy wandering through the building, who stayed and passed away in the old inn. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St Aubin's House

    Detroit, Michigan

    43.7 miles from chatham, ON

    The historic house was once the site of a number of cult murders. The apparition of a headless man has been seen wandering around the upper levels of the house, along with the noises of screams, moans and cry for help. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Memphis Cemetery

    Richmond, Michigan

    44.5 miles from chatham, ON

    The small Memphis Cemetery has a legend about its "witch's ball," a black marble stone in the back of the graveyard. Folks say that shadows and faces will appear in the stone, and apparitions and disembodied voices have been reported in the area as well.


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  • Detroit Macabre
    Joseph Williams
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    Fort Shelby Doubletree Suites Hotel

    Detroit, Michigan

    44.7 miles from chatham, ON

    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 ...


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    Alhambra Apartments

    Detroit, Michigan

    44.8 miles from chatham, ON

    The historic apartment block was built in 1924, and was the scene of a poisoning murder in which two died. People walking past the building late at night have seen strange lights in the building and seen a flying white apparition in the hallways of the abandoned apartment block. (Submitted by ...


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    Detroit Symphony Orchestra

    Detroit, Michigan

    44.8 miles from chatham, ON

    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 offices.


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    Detroit Masonic Temple

    Detroit, Michigan

    44.9 miles from chatham, ON

    Detroit’s Masonic Temple has more than 1,000 rooms, plus secret passageways, hidden staircases and concealed compartments under its floors. Of course, a building like this has to have a ghost! This one's is thought to be George D. Mason, who went bankrupt while funding its construction and, when his wife ...


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    David Whitney House - The Whitney

    Detroit, Michigan

    45 miles from chatham, ON

    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 themselves.


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    Atlas Tube

    Essex, Ontario

    45.3 miles from chatham, ON

    Atlas Tube is a steel mill that is rumored to be haunted by a 1990 worker who died when he lost control of a batch of steel tubes and was crushed. Late-night employees have seen a ghostly man leaning on the racks in Warehouse 3. He disappears when anyone gets ...


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    University of Windsor

    Windsor, Ontario

    45.6 miles from chatham, ON

    Two buildings have haunting rumors surrounding them at the University of Windsor. One is Beckett House, an old house that serves as a dorm. Campus legend says long ago a woman was murdered here by a man, and as a result, the spirit here is not very nice to male ...


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    Halmich Park

    Warren, Michigan

    46.2 miles from chatham, ON

    At Halmich Park, reports say a visitor was driving at night, and suddenly their car hit something they never saw in the road. They got out to look and there was nothing there, but then a huge black figure raced toward them, screaming. As they drove away they heard it ...


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    Fort Wayne

    Detroit, Michigan

    47.1 miles from chatham, ON

    The historic fort is featured in the Haunted Historic Fort Wayne Tour and has been featured on several TV shows.


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    Machpelah Cemetery

    Ferndale, Michigan

    48.5 miles from chatham, ON

    Machpelah Cemetery, a Jewish graveyard established in 1912 is said to be haunted by the phantom sounds of bells and screaming from around midnight to 3 a.m. The sounds seem to come from the park behind the cemetery.


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    Ritz-Carlton - The Henry Hotel

    Dearborn, Michigan

    53.1 miles from chatham, ON

    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 themselves.


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    Allen Park Digital Cinema

    Allen Park, Michigan

    53.3 miles from chatham, ON

    Little is known about the haunting of this downtown cinema, apart from the legend that a spirit apparently appears in the projection booth and a ghostly voice is heard during productions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Birmingham 8 Theater

    Birmingham, Michigan

    53.4 miles from chatham, ON

    Birmingham 8 Theater, housed in a historic playhouse building, is rumored to have a ghost. In one incidence, employees had swept popcorn into piles on the floor, and a mysterious gust made them shift over, still in their piles, about 3 feet. Unexplained sounds and electrical anomalies also have been ...


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    Riverside Osteopathic Hospital

    Trenton, Michigan

    53.6 miles from chatham, ON

    The abandoned Riverside Osteopathic Hospital grounds are private property and trespassers will be punished. It was built in the 1800s as the Church Family's home, until Henry Ford bought it and made it into a hospital in 1944. The legends here revolve around the Churches. One young daughter fell off ...


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    Louis Dasher Mansion

    Allen Park, Michigan

    53.6 miles from chatham, ON

    The 1920's mansion is allegedly haunted by previous members of the local Dasher family who lived there. A previous couple living there reported various accounts of poltergeist activity and apparitions of men and women in old-fashioned clothing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Allen Park Historical Museum

    Allen Park, Michigan

    53.7 miles from chatham, ON

    The 1888 farmhouse that houses the quaint museum is haunted, according to members of the local historical society. Apparitions reported here include a friendly elderly woman, her grandson and a man in a plaid shirt who greets visitors, possibly a farmer who passed away at the residence during the ...


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    John Dodge House

    Rochester, Michigan

    54.8 miles from chatham, ON

    Auto magnate John Dodge's former weekend retreat in Oakland University's Meadow Brook Estate is rumored to have a ghost. Suspects include Dodge himself, who died in 1920, and his daughter, Anna Margaret, who died of measles at age 4. Witnesses have described the sounds of footsteps and disembodied voices as ...


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    Christ Church Cranbrook

    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

    55.3 miles from chatham, ON

    Christ Church Cranbrook is rumored to be haunted, perhaps stemming from a book by Henry Scripps Booth, son of Cranbrook founder George Gough Booth. The 1963 book is called "Cranbrook Boasts a Ghost; or the Skeptic's Tale." It's about a stonemason who disappeared during the building's construction, having been trapped ...


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    Eloise Asylum

    Westland, Michigan

    59.7 miles from chatham, ON

    Eloise Asylum, aka Wayne County Poor House, is an 1830s poorhouse that later became a hospital with a large cemetery that holds more than 7,000 graves. The hospital ceased operation in 1984. The ruins of the complex are said to be haunted, and witnesses have described apparitions, often of a ...


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    Rotary Park

    Livonia, Michigan

    60.2 miles from chatham, ON

    Folks have reported mysterious sounds and screams at night along the Rotary Park Woods nature trails, and some say the apparitions of little girls in white dresses can be seen. Rumor has it that these are the spirits of girls who were murdered in the woods.


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    Scripps Road

    Orion charter Township, Michigan

    60.2 miles from chatham, ON

    Scripps road is an old dirt road off the beaten path in Lake Orion. People claim to see dark figures around a gate leading to the scripps mansion and also in the surrounding woods. It is also said by some that you can see white figures chasing your car ...


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    Regina Mundi Catholic College

    London, Ontario

    60.5 miles from chatham, ON

    Regina Mundi Catholic College was built in 1963 as a junior seminary, but it also has been a boys' boarding school, a co-ed day school and a high school. The ghost of a priest who died here when it was a seminary has been seen, as well as that of ...


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    Hilton Garden Inn

    Romulus, Michigan

    60.6 miles from chatham, ON

    The ghost of a flight attendant who was murdered here has been seen in the third floor hallway of the hotel. The automatic doors open and you can hear footsteps, but there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wayne's Red Apple Restaurant and Inn

    Wayne, Michigan

    60.8 miles from chatham, ON

    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 ...


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    Fran Leaf Park

    Keego Harbor, Michigan

    60.9 miles from chatham, ON

    Fran Leaf Park's namesake is said to haunt her park. Her apparition as well as strange groaning sounds on the wind have been reported.


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    Nankin Mill Tavern

    Westland, Michigan

    60.9 miles from chatham, ON

    Nankin Mills Tavern is no longer in operation and reports say the building stands empty--except for its ghost, that is. The friendly spirit is said to make noises like banging in the kitchen or slamming doors in the basement. Locals suppose he's a miller who was killed here near sometime ...


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    Park Hotel

    Put-in-Bay, Ohio

    61 miles from chatham, ON

    Guests have reported apparitions in period clothing and ghostly ballroom music when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Middlesex County Courthouse

    London, Ontario

    62 miles from chatham, ON

    The historic Middlesex County Jail and Courthouse (still used) is haunted by Marion "Peg-Leg" Brown, a farm-hand and cowboy from Texas. He had a wooden leg (hence his nickname), and scars over his eye and on his hand. Brown had fled to Canada after being arrested in 1898, for selling ...


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    Eldon House

    London, Ontario

    62.1 miles from chatham, ON

    Eldon House, overlooking the Thames River, was built in 1834 for Captain John Harris, a retired Naval officer of the Royal Navy, and his wife, Amelia. It is said to be haunted by Wenman Wynniatt was a British army officer who had been recently met Sarah, John Harris's eldest daughter. ...


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    Grand Theatre

    London, Ontario

    62.3 miles from chatham, ON

    The 1901 Grand Theatre has a story and a ghost, that of original owner and theater magnate Ambrose Small. On December 2, 1919, Small put a million dollars into a bank account and took his wife to lunch, but after that, no one ever saw him again. Several weeks afterward, ...


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    Rob’s Place

    Oxford Charter Township, Michigan

    62.3 miles from chatham, ON

    Rob's Place has been the site of some weird occurrences, like glasses falling off shelves, bathroom stores banging open, jukebox volume quirks, strange orbs and squiggles that show in photos, and an apparition of a white-haired man in a Civil War uniform. Some say the activity comes from a basement ...


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    William Tyndale College

    Farmington Hills, Michigan

    62.4 miles from chatham, ON

    William Tyndale College closed in 2005, but was rumored to have ghosts that may reside there still. The ghosts were discovered by phantom noises: the clicking of a woman walking down a hall in high heels and the sounds of children playing.


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    Huntington Playhouse

    Bay Village, Ohio

    64.2 miles from chatham, ON

    This quaint community theatre has been in operation for over half a century, but already seems to being developing a series of ghost stories associated with the theatre itself and the plot of land it was built upon. The first apparition is an man in an old-fashioned suit who appears ...


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    Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse

    Fairport Harbor, Ohio

    64.3 miles from chatham, ON

    Legend has it that an 1870s lighthouse keeper, Captain Joseph Babcock, gave his wife many cats to keep her company when she was bedridden. Today, one of those cats remains behind, a ghostly gray cat that does that playful cat-skitter across the kitchen floor in the second-floor living quarters. The ...


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    Waltz Inn

    Huron Charter Township, Michigan

    65.2 miles from chatham, ON

    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 objects.


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    Oakland Community College

    Waterford Township, Michigan

    65.3 miles from chatham, ON

    At Oakland Community College, formerly a hospital, there is allegedly a tunnel that connects Highland Hall to High Oak Hall. It's said to begin in the basement of Highland Hall, which was once a morgue. The basement and the tunnel are said to be haunted. Witnesses have described apparitions of ...


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    Old Stone House Bed and Breakfast

    Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio

    65.4 miles from chatham, ON

    At this circa 1800s bed-and-breakfast inn, strange things are afoot. A TV on the third floor turns itself down when the volume is turned up, and toilets flush by themselves. In Room 11, also on the third floor, a little girl fell to her death out the window, and her ...


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    Homestead House Bed and Breakfast

    Willoughby, Ohio

    65.9 miles from chatham, ON

    This historic mansion is haunted by Sarah and Alonzo Gunn, who formerly owned the house when it was a private residence. Guests and owners have reportedly heard footsteps, and seen the apparitions of a woman in a shawl and a man in a top hat and old-fashioned cape. (Submitted by ...


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    Claque Playhouse

    Westlake, Ohio

    66.3 miles from chatham, ON

    This historic playhouse is situated on an old farming property, as the theatre itself is a barn conversion. The former owner of the property, known to staff as 'Walter', has been seen and heard throughout the theatre. He often is heard sobbing in the theatre, and has been known to ...


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    James A. Garfield National Historical Site

    Mentor, Ohio

    66.4 miles from chatham, ON

    James A. Garfield National Historical Site, former residence of president James A. Garfield, is believed to be haunted by Garfield's wife Lucretia. Security personnel have heard Lucretia walking upstairs at night and she has been known to turn lights on after the guards turn them off. She also is said ...


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