Haunted Places in Chestertown, New York



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    Sagamore Resort

    Bolton, New York

    10.2 miles from Chestertown, NY

    This restored 1883 resort is believed to have been haunted at least since the 1950s. One of the spirits was a little boy who used to sell found golf balls to the pro shop for extra cash. He was killed after being hit by a car, and his spirit is ...


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    Long Island Campground

    Queensbury, New York

    13.8 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Legend at Long Island Campground tells of a 1960s honeymooning bride and groom who were murdered while they slept. Witnesses claim to have seen a ghostly bride wandering through the campsites.


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    Fort William Henry Museum

    Lake George, New York

    16.7 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Fort William Henry Museum is rumored to be haunted by victims of the massacre of 1757. Reports say anywhere from 200 to 1500 people were killed. One ghost, with uneven footsteps, is nicknamed the Limper. His amputated skeleton was unearthed by archeologists in the 1950s. Another ghost, the Slammer, likes ...


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    Skene Manor

    Whitehall, New York

    21.2 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Built circa 1874 by Colonel Skene and believed to be haunted by his wife, Skene Manor is a castle of a place, built of stone and open for guided tours. When the colonel's wife passed away, according to local lore, the colonel chose to keep her body nearby. Some say ...


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    Fort Ticonderoga

    Ticonderoga, New York

    24.4 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Originally the French military Fort Carillon 1755-1759 during the Seven Years War, Fort Ticonderoga was active during the American Revolution. It was the site where Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold and the Green Mountain Boys gained their first victory. The fort became the property of the state of New York in ...


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    Jane McCrea House

    Fort Edward, New York

    28.7 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Jane McCrea was murdered by Native Americans during the American Revolution. At her former home, residents have reported footsteps in the attic and lights that mysteriously come on when no one is in the house.


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    Jane McCrea House

    Fort Edward, New York

    28.7 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Jane McCrea was murdered by Native Americans during the American Revolution. At her former home, residents have reported footsteps in the attic and lights that mysteriously come on when no one is in the house.


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    The Anvil Inn

    Fort Edward, New York

    28.9 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The Anvil Inn, formerly an 1840s blacksmith shop, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who turns the lights and the music on and off and drops bottles on the floor.


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    Lake Bomoseen

    Fair Haven, Vermont

    29.3 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Locals tell of three men who long ago set out to cross Lake Bomoseen to the tavern on its shore, and were never seen again. Only their boat was found floating empty on the water. Now, during full-moon nights, folks here say that a phantom rowboat can be seen moving ...


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    Ellis Hall - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    31.2 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Rumor has it that a second-floor bathroom is haunted by a female student who committed suicide here. Witnesses say toilets flush and showers and faucets run on their own.


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    Old Chapel - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    31.3 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The Old Chapel, built in 1821, is Castleton State College's oldest building. Formerly the college's medical academy, legend has it that the ghost of a partially dissected woman roams the chapel without her head. It seems that the medical academy rarely had enough cadavers to practice on, so the students ...


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    Vermont Police Academy

    Pittsford, Vermont

    39.4 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The Vermont Police Academy was once a state hospital for tuberculosis patients, and is believed to be haunted by a nurse named Mary who worked here during that era. Legend has it that Mary contracted TB herself. Reports say that the patients' call buttons are still present in the recruit ...


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    Saratoga County Homestead Sanitarium

    Middle Grove, New York

    39.5 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Saratoga County Homestead (aka Homestead Sanitarium) opened in 1914 as a tuberculosis hospital. It is rumored to be haunted by patients who perished here, one of whom may be Mr. Horace Carpentier, buried at the nearby Barkersville Cemetery. The sanatarium is sometimes referred to as Bills Road Infirmary in Providence, ...


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    Adelphi Hotel

    Saratoga Springs, New York

    39.5 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Haunted by a lady in Victorian era clothing wearing a blue dress, numerous guests of the hotel claim to have seen her walking through the hotel. *Closed for renovations as of Nov 2012.


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    Canfield Casino

    Saratoga Springs, New York

    39.7 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Featured on TV's Ghost Hunters, the casino is rumored to be haunted. Since the 1990s, witnesses have experienced odd apparitions such as that of a woman in Victorian clothing, cold spots, hostile energies, and even slaps from something unseen. Tinkling sounds and moving objects, such as a levitating trash can ...


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    Batcheller Mansion Inn

    Saratoga Springs, New York

    39.9 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The 1873 Batcheller Mansion Inn was originally home to Civil War veteran and prominent political figure George Sherman Batcheller. Both staff and visitors have reported meeting up with ghosts in the mansion.


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    Eddy House - High Life Ski Club Lodge

    Chittenden, Vermont

    42.5 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Formerly the Eddy House, the building that houses the High Life Ski Club Lodge has a long history of being haunted--since at least 1874. Originally the home of Zepaniah Eddy, who had three children: William, Horatio and Mary, descended from a long line of psychics. The Eddys were mediums from ...


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    Brightside on Raquette

    Raquette Lake, New York

    44.6 miles from Chestertown, NY

    This secluded inn, which is only accessible via water taxi, is alleged to be haunted by the ghost of a woman whose husband disappeared from the inn one night during a blizzard. The story claims that she remains in the room waiting for her husband and can frequently seen ...


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    Vergennes Opera House

    Vergennes, Vermont

    44.9 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Numerous reports over the years of shadow figures roaming back stage and lights turning off on their own during events. Electronic equipment failing for unknown reasons during events and then working normally after the show/event ended. Reports of chairs moving in their own and banging noises from the balcony when building is ...


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    Crandall House

    Ballston Spa, New York

    45.2 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The Crandall House was built in the 1800s by unsuccessful stockbroker Sylvester Crandall for himself and his wife Julie. Legend has it that the two fought incessantly over money, and Sylvester was often seen by himself in the house's cupola. In 1887, Julia's mother, sister and stepsister came to take ...


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    Broadalbin Hotel

    Broadalbin, New York

    45.8 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Now a restaurant, this historic former hotel is the hideout for a ghostly presence who used to like to sit on the beds and turn the lights on and off. Some folks have reported seeing apparitions in military uniforms.


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    Saratoga National Historical Park

    Stillwater, New York

    46.1 miles from Chestertown, NY

    At Saratoga National Historical Park, the ghost of a black man in a three-cornered hat and ragged militia uniform was said to appear and tell his story to a visitor. He told her he thought he was shot and killed by his own men. After he told her the tale, ...


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    Bowman House - Laurel Hall

    Shrewsbury, Vermont

    47.6 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The apparition of a women, believed to be Mrs. Bowman, has been seen here. Also, legend has it that those who stand in a dark stain at the top of the stairs develop and intense feeling of foreboding. Please note: The spirits here don't stand for misbehaving. It is said ...


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    Wellscroft Lodge

    Chestertown, New York

    47.8 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Reported here have been phantom music and a Lady in Red who appears on the stairs. She may also appear in the front windows. The location is not currently in operation as a lodge; reports say it is for sale.


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    Stillwater Union Cemetery

    Stillwater, New York

    49.1 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Another cemetery where visitors swear they regularly see a green, glowing light hovering around certain gravestones.


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    Prospect Hill Cemetery

    Gloversville, New York

    49.8 miles from Chestertown, NY

    In July of 1874, the Omaha Daily Bee newspaper reported a ghostly "woman in white" at the Prospect Hill Cemetery. She was seen from an adjacent marble-cutting shop, coming from the cemetery straight toward the shop's door. The frightened shop occupants hurried out the back, but the ghost appeared before ...


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    The Equinox Golf Resort and Spa

    Manchester, Vermont

    50.1 miles from Chestertown, NY

    This 1769 resort is said to be haunted by Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. She visited the hotel in 1865 and has been seen as a quickly vanishing apparition, along with one of her children.


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    Carney's Tavern

    Ballston Lake, New York

    51.5 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Owners and staff have reported feeling someone tap them on the shoulder when the building is totally empty but for the person tapped. This historic site is next to the rail road tracks that carry passengers to and from New York City to the Adirondacks. Teddy Roosevelt was said ...


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    Widow Susan Road

    Amsterdam, New York

    52.6 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Widow Susan Road, which runs from Chapman Drive (old Route 5) to Route 67, is haunted by namesake Susan Thomas, who manifests as a female apparition in an old-fashioned white dress. She appears crying and searching for something. Susan was married to Harmanus DeGraff in 1838 and was widowed about ...


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    The Olde Knox Mansion

    Johnstown, New York

    53.6 miles from Chestertown, NY

    No longer in operation, the old bed-and-breakfast is said to be haunted by Rose Knox. Her ghost has been sighted and unexplained voices have been reported throughout the house.


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    Big Moose Lake

    Eagle Bay, New York

    53.9 miles from Chestertown, NY

    This upstate New York lake, 5 miles north of Fourth Lake in the Adirondacks, is known by some as the site where Grace Brown's spirit resides. Grace was allegedly murdered by Chester Gillette in a cabin, and her apparition has been seen around and inside Covewood Lodge. She has also ...


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    The Big Moose Inn

    Eagle Bay, New York

    54.9 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The Big Moose Inn is allegedly haunted by the ghost of a pregnant woman named Grace who was murdered there. Her lover was convicted of hitting her on the head and throwing her in the lake to drown. It is believed that you can still see her ghost wandering the ...


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    Tunic Road

    Shaftsbury, Vermont

    55.3 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Ghost soldiers have been seen along Tunic Road, and some witnesses say phantom orbs have shown up in photographs taken here.


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    Starin Place

    Amsterdam, New York

    56.6 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Starin Place is the mansion and grounds formerly owned by U.S. Representative of New York John Henry Starin (1825–1909), who, from 1848 to 1852 was Fultonville's postmaster. Folks at the historic museum site describe unexplained noises, movement and shadows around the grounds and in the guests' and servants' quarters.


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    Shelburne Museum

    Shelburne, Vermont

    57.3 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The museum consists of several historic buildings that contain relics from the past. One of the buildings here, the Dutton House, is said to have more to it than meets the eye. Built in 1872 in Cavendish and relocated to the museum grounds in 1950, the red colonial house's ghosts ...


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    Jennings Hall - Bennington College

    Bennington, Vermont

    57.7 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Jennings Hall is reported to be the inspration for horror author Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel "The Haunting of Hill House" and its 1963 movie adaptation. Jennings Hall is a gray stone mansion reportedly used by the college's music department.


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    Front Street Park

    Schenectady, New York

    57.9 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Remnants from a 1690 raid of French-Canadian and Indian invaders are said to haunt Front Street Park and the entire Stockade Historic District. Most of the town's residents, families of the Dutch merchants and fur traders who settled here in 1661, were massacred in the attack.


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    Jackson's Garden - Union College

    Schenectady, New York

    57.9 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Jackson's Garden at Union College is said to be haunted by the ghost of Alice Van der Veer. According to legend, Alice fell in love with a man her father didn't approve of, so he killed his daughter's young lover. In retaliation, an angry mob captured Alice and her father ...


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    Van Dyke Lounge

    Schenectady, New York

    58.2 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The Van Dyck Lounge restaurant and brewery was once a jazz club that opened in 1947. Many big names played here, including Earl Hines, Teddy Wilson, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk. It is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a brothel worker who was killed in ...


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    Vale Cemetery

    Schenectady, New York

    58.7 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The largest cemetery in Schenectady, Vale Cemetery opened in 1857 and is said to be a spooky place, indeed. Witnesses say some of the statuary cries out at night or bleeds from the eyes or the tops of their heads. Black and white ghostly figures are alleged to wander through ...


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    Glastenbury Mountain

    Glastenbury, Vermont

    59.3 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Legends say that the Native Americans believed this place to be cursed and used it as a burial ground. There have been several unsolved disappearances on the mountain, and all the trails stop partway up the mountain as if forbidding hikers to go any further. The mountain is said to ...


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    Cohoes Falls

    Cohoes, New York

    59.9 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The Cohoes Falls on the Mohawk River were discovered by the Mohawk tribe; its similar name in the native language means "Place of the Falling Canoe." According to legend, a Native American girl was boating one summer night when she fell to her death over the falls. Her ghost has ...


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    Cohoes Music Hall

    Cohoes, New York

    60.8 miles from Chestertown, NY

    The 1874 Cohoes Music Hall is believed to be haunted by Vaudeville actress Eva Tanguay, who died in 1947. Cohoes Music Hall was where she made her debut--and was booed offstage. Eva was known as the "I Don't Care" Girl because of her famous song. Many folks who work here ...


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    Guptills Woods

    Latham, New York

    60.8 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Guptills Woods, and a certain nearby house off Pollock Road, are rumored to be haunted. Witnesses have seen floating orbs of light as well as strange eyes, with no face, in the dark. The sound of singing has accompanied some of these ghostly incidents.


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    Van Schaick Family Cemetery

    Cohoes, New York

    61.3 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Anthony Van Schaick, builder of a 1700s mansion, left in his will part of his property to be used as a cemetery. Now, the Van Schaick Family Cemetery contains more than 50 relatives are buried in the cemetery near the historic house. The cemetery was restored in 2010 by participants ...


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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    61.4 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Erected in 1788 and originally a stagecoach stop, the historic inn was believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad. A male and a female ghost are said to reside here, and the female is said to be constantly brushing her hair.


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    Southern Vermont College

    Bennington, Vermont

    61.6 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Here at Bennington, many ghosts are said to roam and photographic images show mysterious figures. One of the many apparitions seen here is a person in a black hooded robe, and phantom smoke sometimes fills the halls. Witnesses have reported lights that turn on locked rooms, door and windows that ...


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    Frear Park

    Troy, New York

    62.9 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Local lore has it that there is a "ghost beast" that lives at Frear Park. It is known to jump on cars, and is heavy enough to shake it as if a full-sized person were sitting on your trunk. Sometimes claw marks are left behind.


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    Community Reformed Church of Colonie

    Albany, New York

    63.2 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Shadow figures are often seen around this church at night, along with the sounds of children playing.


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    Long Trail

    Glastenbury, Vermont

    63.3 miles from Chestertown, NY

    Built from 1912 to 1930, this 272-mile-long hiking trail is famous for its disappearances. Between 1945 and 1950, four people disappeared, and only one of their bodies was ever found. One of those who disappeared without a trace was Bennington College sophomore Paula Jean Welden, who set out on during ...


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