Haunted Places in Collins Bay, Ontario



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    Kingston Penitentiary

    Kingston, Ontario

    5.2 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Kingston Penitentiary has a ghostly prisoner, George Hewell, who was, in life, a handful for the guards. He was known for attacking guards and other inmates, and in one incidence in 1897, a guard was forced to kill Hewell in self defence. Hewell swore as he lay dying that he ...


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    Fort Henry

    Kingston, Ontario

    7.8 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    At Fort Henry, sitings have been made of the ghost of Nils von Schoultz, who was hanged for treason after leading a failed American invasion. The gallows where he was hanged, which were dismantled over a century ago, also materialize to some visitors, and some have reported moving objects, opening/closing ...


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    Isle of Pines

    Pines, New York

    30 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Isle of Pines is a private island residence that has been investigated by TV's Ghost Hunters together with the musician Meat Loaf. Among the many paranormal claims they experienced were unexplained noises, footsteps, shadows, apparitions, objects that move by themselves, and lights that flicker. Further, young relatives of the residents ...


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    Boldt Castle

    Wellesley Island, New York

    35.2 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Millionaire businessman George C. Boldt, proprietor of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, built the castle for his wife around 1900 for $2.5 million. It was to be a Valentine’s Day gift to his wife on 1905. But in January 1904, Louise Boldt suddenly died. Heartbroken, Boldt stopped the ...


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    Glanmore National Historic Site

    Belleville, Ontario

    37.5 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Glanmore Mansion National Historic Site, built in 1883, is a house museum complete with ghosts. A former owner saw the apparition of a soldier in red with a white hat. She also heard the piano play by itself, and saw doors open on their own. She believes the place is ...


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    Pinnacle Playhouse

    Belleville, Ontario

    38.3 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Formerly the D.L. Storey Centre, Pinnacle Playhouse is haunted by a ghost nicknamed Ophelia, after Hamlet's beloved in the Shakespeare play. There are many ways Ophelia makes herself known: A lady in black appears in the control booth, figures sit in the auditorium seats, green eyes appear in the air ...


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    Thompson Park Vortex

    Watertown, New York

    40.5 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Over the past century, folks have regularly disappeared from Thompson Park--at least for a few minutes. Then they return suddenly, disoriented, claiming to have had a visit to the past. Many feel Thompson Park has a vortex that warps folks right out of time. Some investigators believe that the warping ...


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    Evans Mills Volunteer Ambulance Squad

    Evans Mills, New York

    41.2 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The Evans Mills Volunteer Ambulance Squad, established in 1980, is said to have a couple of ghosts on the staff. The friendly spirits include an elderly woman who tinkers with the TV and an elderly man who peers in from the vehicle bay.


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    Perth Museum

    Perth, Ontario

    49.5 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Perth Museum consists of the 1840 stone home built for Canadian senator and merchant, the Honorable Roderick Matheson. It has been restored to reflect the 1800s era--so well, in fact, that the family members have known to appear in spirit. Caretakers and visitors alike have reported seeing their apparitions.


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    Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital

    Perth, Ontario

    49.8 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital was once known as the Great War Memorial Hospital, and legend has it that it has a curse upon it. Apparitions of members of the Malloch family, appearing haggard and unwell, have been known to appear at second-story windows and in the upstairs halls.


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    Casey's Cottage

    Mexico, New York

    52.5 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Casey’s Cottage was once the 1906 Mexico Point Club House, and was renovated into a medieval manor house by Dr. William C. (Bill) Casey and Severin Bischof. After Dr. Casey passed away in 1978, the cottage was abandoned for years but has since been restored and can be rented for ...


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    Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse

    St, New York

    52.7 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The ghost legend at Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse comes from a storm in December 1942, when six members of a lighthouse crew drowned as their boat collided with a breakwall. Now, their spirits are said to materialize as flickering lights.


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    Fulford Place Museum

    Brockville, Ontario

    53 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The turn-of-the-century Fulford Place Museum is the former home of George Taylor Fulford, senator and manufacturer of the famed Dr. William's Pink Pills for Pale People. His wife Mary was a spiritualist who held séances here, and it is she who is believed to haunt the mansion today. Mary was ...


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    State Street

    Carthage, New York

    53.1 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    There are vague reports online of people seeing the ghosts of two couples who died in a 1950s car crash on State Street.


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    Fort Ontario

    Oswego, New York

    53.3 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Several ghosts are believed to reside at Fort Ontario, built in 1755. One is British lieutenant Basil Dunbar, who lost a duel here in 1759. His dazed ghost has been seen, seeming not to realize he is dead. Corporal Fykes died of disease here, and his apparition is paired with ...


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    Francis Marion Brown Theatre

    Oswego, New York

    53.5 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Local legend has it that Francis Marion Brown Theatre is haunted by the spirit of a homeless person who died in its basement. The ghost is said to haunt the dressing rooms, rearranging objects, opening and closing doors and causing hangers to swing.


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    Fairview Cemetery

    Carthage, New York

    53.7 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    At least one ghost hunting group claims to have captured a "knocking" EVP while investigating Fairview Cemetery in Carthage, New York.


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    Scriba Intersection

    Oswego, New York

    53.9 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The deadly Scriba Intersection at Route 104 and Klocks Corners has been the unfortunate scene of many a car crash, a two-way stop obscured by a large hill. Locals say that the park near the intersection is a gathering place for the spirits of those who have lost their lives ...


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    Waterman Theatre

    Oswego, New York

    54.1 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    At Waterman Theatre in Tyler Hall, haunts are said to leave bloody handprints, dance onstage, turn the lights on and off, speak to each other in human voices, and rehearse plays.


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    Tug Hill Annie

    Lowville, New York

    56.1 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Tug Hill Annie was born as Anna Joan Machowski in 1917, and she is the subject of a popular ghost legend in these parts. By her twenties she found herself married to a man called Alfred with four children, but she wasn't happy, and took to drink. One night in ...


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    Gray Road

    Oswego, New York

    56.4 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The Gray Road ghost begins with a legend that those who stop their cars on the railroad tracks will see a ghost coming toward their car. The surrounding woods and swamps are said to be haunted as well, some folks even claiming to have seen the Headless Horseman.


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    Riverside Cemetery

    Oswego, New York

    56.5 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    There is a good-sized pond near the back of this cemetery, where locals claim to see the ghost of a little boy who allegedly drowned there some many years ago.


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    Seneca Hill Ghost

    Oswego, New York

    58 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The Seneca Hill ghost is an apparition of an extremely frightened woman in her late 30s running along the road in her old-fashioned nightgown. She has a young girl of about 6 by the hand, and the child also wears period sleepwear. They disappear at the crest of the hill.


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    Mater Dei College - Academy at Ivy Ridge

    Ogdensburg, New York

    58.8 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The former Mater Dei College, later the Academy at Ivy Ridge, was a school for troubled teens. Reports are unclear as to its status today, but the building is said to still stand, with plenty of ghosts inside. Witnesses claim that there is a ghost boy, a phantom nun, a ...


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    Happy Valley WMA

    Williamstown, New York

    63.2 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The town of Happy Valley simply disappeared long ago. No one knows for sure whether it was a disease epidemic, hardships from the Great Depression causing folks to move away, or the work of a more sinister force. The land the village once stood on is now the Happy Valley ...


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    New York Pizzeria

    Lowville, New York

    63.8 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    On New York Pizzeria's third floor is said to be an old apartment where witnesses have felt presences and a sensation of being pushed.


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    Frederic Remington Art Museum

    Ogdensburg, New York

    64 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Frederic Remington Art Museum is known for its large collection of original Remington works, but it's also famous for its ghost—that of Madame Vespucci. Reports say the building was her former home; the mystifying sound of her voice has been reported by visitors on the museum's upper level.


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    Ogdensburg Public Library

    Ogdensburg, New York

    64.1 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The Ogdensburg Public Library building dates back to 1895, and is a regular stop on the local ghost tours. Librarians working there often have peculiar experiences, which almost all of them ascribe to the friendly library ghosts.


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    Jacksonville Rural Cemetery

    Phoenix, New York

    70.9 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    A black cat with green glowing eyes, an apparition of a teen girl, and gunshots are some of the eerie things visitors have witnessed at the Jacksonville Rural Cemetery. To add to the eeriness, rumor has it that behind the cemetery is a forest with a stream that seems to ...


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    Steph's Pond Nudist Park

    Williamson, New York

    75.3 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    We're not able to give out the exact location of this nudist resort (for obvious reasons), but if you're truly interested in visiting you can always contact them for an invitation via their web site link, below. (It's invites-only there.) The story goes that visitors to the retreat often hear ...


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    The Hub

    Canton, New York

    75.7 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    This old cottage, called "The Hub" on the St Lawrence University campus, is said to be haunted by the ghost of Florence Lee Whitman, the daughter of John Stebbins Lee, a former President of the college. The famous ghost hunting couple, Ed and Lorraine Warren, visited this location in ...


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    Herring-Cole Hall

    Canton, New York

    75.9 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Herring-Cole Hall at St. Lawrence University is a T-shaped sandstone building said to be a hot spot for spirits. Rumor has it that the haunts who live here along with the great acoustics make it a favorite spot for séances and meditation.


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    Whiskey Hollow Road

    Memphis, New York

    78 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Whiskey Hollow Road is a dark forest road, about 5 miles long, that has many urban legends attached to it, including that of satanic rituals, KKK practices and ghosts. One local legend says a man and his wife are two of the ghosts who roam these parts. The man was ...


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    Carnegie's Pier 57 Restaurant

    Liverpool, New York

    78.9 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Local legend tells of a husband who shot his wife here years ago. Some say her ghost appears occasionally, and uneasy feelings have been described by witnesses who were alone in the place.


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    Brickyards

    Warners, New York

    80.2 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    This area of Camillus is famous for its Onondaga Brick. One of the brick yards here is also infamous for being haunted - some say by a gargoyle. Locals, however, are a bit mystified by the stories. While they admit the brick yards can be a little ...


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    Smith-Ely Mansion

    Clyde, New York

    80.3 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Built around 1850, the Smith-Ely Mansion is said to be home to ghosts of former inhabitants and more recent suicide victims.


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    Ancestor's Inn at the Bassett House

    Liverpool, New York

    80.7 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Lights go on and off and photographs come out blank here. There is said to be a spirit named Tim who lives on the second floor. He shows himself most often when someone is not feeling well. Note: The inn may not currently be in operation.


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    The Hulbert House

    Boonville, New York

    82.2 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The Hulbert House is a self-proclaimed haunted mansion originally built in 1812. Among the ghostly activity here are apparitions, the sounds of children playing, heavy footsteps and touches from unseen hands. The place has been featured on TV's Haunted Collector and is open for haunted sleepovers and tours.


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    Watson's Mill

    Ottawa, Ontario

    82.5 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The 1860 Watson's Mill, a working mill and museum that still sells stone-ground whole wheat flour, has a ghost story. The spirit here is Ann Crosby Currier, the wife of Joseph Merrill Currier, a mill co-owner. At a party there on March 11, 1861 to celebrate their honeymoon, Ann's dress ...


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    Wayside Irish Pub

    Elbridge, New York

    83.3 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Here you may see the ghost of a soldier from the Revolutionary War, who haunts the second floor, or the friendly spirit of a traveler nicknamed George, who once had a heart attack on either the second or third floor.


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    Durand Eastman Park

    Rochester, New York

    83.4 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The White Lady, a phantom seen here, is reported to be the ghost of a mother whose daughter was murdered by her boyfriend. She is said to protect women here, only harassing men, especially those who may be mistreating women. She wears all white, and some reports say she shows ...


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    Lover's Lane

    Boonville, New York

    83.8 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    It is said that back in the 18th century this was part of a well-known road used by French settlers. Some of them seem to have liked it enough to stick around - on some nights locals swear they can hear an eerie creaking sound, as if of wagon ...


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    Woodlawn Cemetery

    Syracuse, New York

    83.8 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Strange sounds are heard, EVPs captured, and a glowing white ghost sometimes appears to be chasing you as you explore the cemetery at night.


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    Sylvan Beach Amusement Park

    Blossvale, New York

    84.2 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Sylvan Beach Amusement Park was investigated by TV's Ghost Hunters. The place is said to be haunted by the ghosts of three deceased park employees.


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    Yesterdays Royal

    Sylvan Beach, New York

    84.3 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    At Yesterdays Royal, a Victorian-era restaurant and ice cream shop, you may find a ghostly woman who haunts the dining room. Another ghost, nicknamed Jack, is said to inhabit the second floor.


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    Walnut West Apartments

    Camillus, New York

    84.3 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Local legend says that one of the Walnut West Apartments is haunted and tenants tend to move out immediately. The ghost is said to be a little girl who was killed on the same spot when the land that now holds the apartment complex was a farm.


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    Landmark Theatre

    Syracuse, New York

    85.2 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    The 1920s Landmark Theatre is haunted by three ghosts. Witnesses have reported apparitions, a blue light, voices, and eerie things that show up in photos. The known haunted areas are the back of the auditorium, the Red Room, the Walnut Room, and the basement (called the catacombs). One of the ...


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    Split Rock Quarry

    Camillus, New York

    85.6 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    Split Rock Quarry was a hazardous munitions plant that suddenly exploded in 1918, killing more than 50 men. Left today are nothing but rock and The Crusher, an defunct piece of mining machinery. Witnesses say the place is haunted by the past victims, citing unexplained voices and footsteps, and the ...


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    Sterling Road

    Durhamville, New York

    85.9 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    A long, winding road which local kids swear is haunted. Often if you pull over in the middle of the night you'll hear disembodied screams off in the distance. Some ghost hunters have caught strange objects in photographs and weird EVPs here.


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    William Phelps General Store

    Palmyra, New York

    86.4 miles from Collins Bay, ON

    At the William Phelps General Store and Palmyra Historical Museum, folks have reported apparitions, ghostly whispers, footsteps, and touches from unseen hands. Ghost cats and images that turn up in photographs also have been experienced.


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