Haunted Places in Donegal, Pennsylvania



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    Fallingwater

    Mill Run, Pennsylvania

    15 miles from Donegal, PA

    A solitude woman is said to be seen staring out of the window of the master bedroom. She is believed to the first wife of Edgar Kaufmann, depressed by his unfaithfulness. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Allen’s Haunted Hayrides

    Smock, Pennsylvania

    21.1 miles from Donegal, PA

    Psychics say that the energy here is high because there an Indian burial ground beneath the land. This may be the source of the glowing white figures that are reported, or the strange light manifestations. The hayrides are year-round so visit freely! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Edward G. Acheson House

    Monongahela, Pennsylvania

    29.8 miles from Donegal, PA

    The ghost of a little girl has been seen here. Two other ghosts, seen as orbs, also have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Grand Midway Hotel

    Windber, Pennsylvania

    30.3 miles from Donegal, PA

    This historic hotel has been in operation for over a century, but is now believed to be a private residence. The owners have been known to auction the rooms for a night, which is enough for some guests to leave the hotel in fear. Staff have reported a wild apparition ...


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    Carnegie Library of Homestead

    Munhall, Pennsylvania

    34.2 miles from Donegal, PA

    Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1896, the library was built with a music hall and an athletic center with a heated swimming pool. It is believed to be haunted. Witnesses have reported apparitions of steel workers, books that fly off of shelves, shadowy figures and unexplained male and female voices.


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    Old Homestead Police Department

    Homestead, Pennsylvania

    34.4 miles from Donegal, PA

    The former Homestead Police Department building is said to be haunted by something that taps folks on the shoulder, slams doors, turns on appliances and created unexplained footsteps. Ghost investigators caught slams and screams and video of ghostly activity.


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    Frick Mansion - Clayton

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    35.9 miles from Donegal, PA

    The Frick Mansion was home to industrial magnate Henry Clay Frick and his wife Adelaide Howard Childs, who began living there in 1883 and the family moved to New York in 1900. Their youngest daughter, Helen Clay Frick, kept up the mansion all those years and then moved back in ...


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    3406 Brownsville Road

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    36.2 miles from Donegal, PA

    3406 Brownsville Road is said to be haunted by a demon, known as "The Demon of Brownsville Road" in the book by Bob Cranmer. According to Cranmer, the demon manifested in many ways, including a black fog, a bad smell, or an unseen attacker. Cranmer also described blood-dripping walls, bent ...


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    Century Inn

    Scenery Hill, Pennsylvania

    36.4 miles from Donegal, PA

    Reported to be the oldest inn along Route 40, this inn is said to have a mysterious presence. There is one unexplained very cold room, and an innkeeper there has described a mysterious figure that appeared near its door. As well, strange footsteps have appeared in the snow outside the ...


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    University of Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    37.8 miles from Donegal, PA

    Four ghosts are said to haunt the University of Pittsburgh campus: a prima ballerina in the Tansky Family Lounge of the William Pitt Union; Harriet, who committed suicide in 1201 Bruce Hall; a grandmother who rumples the quilts and bakes phantom bread in the Early American Room of the Cathedral ...


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    The Mather Miners

    Mather, Pennsylvania

    38.6 miles from Donegal, PA

    In the center of the town there is a small church, the post office, an apartment building(which used to be a general store) and a baseball field. Up a small connecting road is the old schoolhouse ( now converted into a persons home). Right before dawn when walking ...


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    Summit Hose Company

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    39.1 miles from Donegal, PA

    Voices and odd noises are heard, doors open by themselves, and shadows have been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Allegheny-Kiski Valley Heritage Museum

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    39.1 miles from Donegal, PA

    A former volunteer named Jack is commonly seen in the basement. He is said to be seen mostly around the old gardening tools. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Omni William Penn Hotel

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    39.5 miles from Donegal, PA

    At this famous 1915-16 hotel where among other luminaries JFK has stayed, and Bob Hope proposed marriage in 1934, there are said to be two haunted floors. Floors 22 and 23, both unused, are visited by strange sounds, cold wind gusts, and ghosts that hide and watch folks, giving them ...


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    Allegheny General Hospital

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    40.5 miles from Donegal, PA

    Few people realize that, in paranormal aspects, living near a hospital is like living near a cemetery. Many who have died within this building are said to remain here; in the South Wing (where most of the activity occurs), voices and strange noises are heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Allegheny Center, Building #7

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    40.5 miles from Donegal, PA

    The student housing here has a high turnover rate believed to be caused by the poltergeist activity. Students report loud noises throughout and have yet to disprove the source. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Jean Bonnet Tavern

    Bedford, Pennsylvania

    43.7 miles from Donegal, PA

    This tavern building was a French outpost in the 1740s and a war headquarters in the 1750s. It became a tavern in the 1760s, and was also used as a courtroom. Several people were hanged here, and it is said that their spirits walk restlessly throughout the place. Witnesses have ...


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    Culmerville Hotel - Zottola's Pub and Eatery

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    44.6 miles from Donegal, PA

    A spirit is said to reside in the former Culmervilel Hotel, now Zottola's Pub and Eatery.


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    Depreciation Lands Museum

    Hampton Township, Pennsylvania

    44.7 miles from Donegal, PA

    A rather helpful man in a long coat and out-of-date boots has been responsible for catching a painter's ladder after the man lost his balance, catching a cleaning woman who fell, fixing a broken window, and saving a group of girl scouts when the ceiling collapsed over them. (Submitted by ...


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    Omni Bedford Springs Resort

    Bedford, Pennsylvania

    46.9 miles from Donegal, PA

    Folks say that the ghosts at this 1800s resort want to be in pictures. They show up as oddities on the photographic images taken all over the hotel.


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    Kingwood Public Library

    Kingwood, West Virginia

    47.2 miles from Donegal, PA

    The circa-1966 library is said to be haunted. Witnesses report noises and footsteps, objects that move on their own, doors that open and close by themselves, and books that jump off the shelves. A jail that once stood on the site is believed by some to be the source of ...


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    Dixmont State Hospital

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    47.5 miles from Donegal, PA

    The 1862 hospital was haunted by many entities, notably a male spirit who was said to guard the morgue area and frighten away intruders. The hospital building was closed in 1984 and was demolished in 2006.


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    Brush Creek Inn

    Warrendale, Pennsylvania

    52.5 miles from Donegal, PA

    Keep watch for airborne bottles if you visit Brush Creek Inn! It is said that the spirits at the restaurant will shatter bottles at the bar or hurl them across the room. Witnesses also have reported that the windows open and close by themselves and furniture flips over.


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    The Devil's Elbow

    Dysart, Pennsylvania

    57.7 miles from Donegal, 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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    Railroaders Memorial Museum

    Altoona, Pennsylvania

    58.7 miles from Donegal, 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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    Mishler Theatre

    Altoona, Pennsylvania

    58.7 miles from Donegal, 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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    Phillips' Rangers Monument

    Saxton, Pennsylvania

    59.8 miles from Donegal, PA

    In 1780 during the Revolutionary war, a group of rangers were engaged in a battle against the Iroquois who were fighting on behalf of the British. The natives outnumbered the rangers some five to one and the Rangers eventually surrendered. After their surrender the Rangers were tied ...


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    Harmony Inn

    Harmony, Pennsylvania

    61.7 miles from Donegal, PA

    Local legend has it that this restaurant is haunted by two spirits: a ghost named Louie and the apparition of a woman. Louie was allegedly killed right outside on the inn's front steps. The ghostly woman is seen near the entranceway, between the bar and the dining room.


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    Old Hampshire County Jail

    Romney, West Virginia

    62.8 miles from Donegal, PA

    Built in the late 1700s, the old jail has a legend attached. It seems that in the late 1800s a sheriff was shot to death by a gang of bandits on the staircase leading between the jail and the attached brick building, which was the jailer's family home. He was ...


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    Kelly Road

    Industry, Pennsylvania

    67 miles from Donegal, PA

    This road, also called the Mystery Mile by residents, is said to be haunted. What else could the explanation be for strange white apparitions and the tendency for animals here to turn from tame to fierce and bloodthirsty? Strange sounds are also heard along this road and in the forest ...


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    Snyder Cemetery

    Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

    68.1 miles from Donegal, PA

    Numerous paranormal events are reported at this location, but few precise details are available.


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    Summit Cut Bridge

    Darlington, Pennsylvania

    71.3 miles from Donegal, PA

    On Shenango Road, just before it meets Ashwood Road, is Summit Cut Bridge (sometimes incorrectly referred to as Summer Cut Bridge). The bridge, locals say, has a ghostly white lady. Legend has it that she fell off the bridge onto the railroad tracks in 1894. Her spirit is said to ...


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    J.C. Thompson Building

    East Liverpool, Ohio

    72.1 miles from Donegal, PA

    This building dates back to 1892, and is rumored to have once housed both a speakeasy and a brothel. Under new ownership and recently restored as of July 2014, numerous paranormal occurrences have been recorded here in the basement and elsewhere. It is believed multiple spirits reside here.


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    West Virginia State Penitentiary

    Moundsville, West Virginia

    73.2 miles from Donegal, PA

    Once considered one of the most violent prisons in the US people believe that this prison's violent past has left an indelible mark on the building. People believe it is haunted by both active ghosts, possibly men who were murdered there, and also residual hauntings that take the form ...


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    133 Kiester Road

    Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

    74.1 miles from Donegal, PA

    The house at this address is apparently haunted by a malevolent spirit that many people believe to be Sam Mohawk a Native American mass murderer who was hanged for murdering a woman and her five children near the place this house stands.


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    Hill View Manor

    New Castle, Pennsylvania

    76.1 miles from Donegal, PA

    The historic manor was once a nursing home, and folks claimed the spirit of a little boy would pay a visit now and then. It was said that those who saw him would pass away shortly. Witnesses also have reported full-body manifestations that float through walls.


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    Downtown New Castle

    New Castle, Pennsylvania

    79.5 miles from Donegal, PA

    New Castle's downtown and Historical North Hill have several haunted locations including the old Stritmater Building, the Wallace House, the Historical Society's Greer-Clavelli Mansion, the old Temple Building, and the Joseph White House. Apparitions have been seen in some of the buildings and ghost hunters have recorded activity in others. ...


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    Fort Frederick Maryland

    Big Pool, Maryland

    80.7 miles from Donegal, PA

    A stone star fort in the Maryland Panhandle, Fort Frederick Maryland was built in the 1750s to defend Maryland from French and Indian raiders. During the American Revolution it was used as a prisoner of war camp for soldiers surrendered at Yorktown. It was a Federal outpost during the ...


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    Grove City College

    Grove City, Pennsylvania

    80.8 miles from Donegal, PA

    Grove City College's Lily Room is the stuff of legend. Campus lore says it's a locked-up room in a girls' dorm in which a girl hanged herself. Rumor has it the room was locked for 15 years and when it was opened again, her lily perfume was still heavy in ...


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    Econolodge

    Clearfield, Pennsylvania

    82.5 miles from Donegal, 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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    U.S. Route 322

    Cranberry, Pennsylvania

    84.1 miles from Donegal, PA

    General Anthony Wayne was buried, unearthed, then boiled so he could be transferred to his family grave. It is said that he lost some bones along the way and was reburied as an incomplete body. Some people still see him wandering along this road (used to transfer him); he is ...


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    Poor House Farm Park

    Martinsburg, West Virginia

    84.5 miles from Donegal, PA

    The original stone house in the historic park is believed to be haunted. Witnesses say they have felt a heavy presence inside, during which it is difficult to breathe. Also, a soldier's apparition has been spotted on the park grounds.


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    Graceland Inn and Conference Center

    Elkins, West Virginia

    85.4 miles from Donegal, PA

    This inn, restaurant and conference center is said to be haunted by several entities: a ghost named Grace, senator Henry Davis, and a former servant named Katie.


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    Apollo Theatre

    Martinsburg, West Virginia

    87.9 miles from Donegal, PA

    The vaudeville venue built in 1913 is the home of a ghostly former manager. He has been seen standing outside the building smoking a cigar. His cigar smoke has been smelled by witnesses as well.


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    Cork Street Tavern

    Winchester, Virginia

    91.2 miles from Donegal, PA

    The restaurant building here dates back to 1827, and Cork Street Tavern by name to 1985. Two ghosts are said to reside here, John and Emily. John Mann's spirit wears a long black frock coat, and Emily's voice is often heard calling John's name. The ghosts play tricks by moving ...


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    Abram's Delight

    Winchester, Virginia

    92.1 miles from Donegal, PA

    Abram's Delight was the residence of five generations of the Hollingsworth family, beginning with Abraham Hollingsworth in the mid-1700s. It is now a historic museum complex and is rumored to be haunted by Mary, the daughter of David Hollingsworth, and perhaps one other gentleman ghost. The gentleman appears as a ...


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    Hell's Corners

    Hubbard, Ohio

    93.8 miles from Donegal, PA

    In Hubbard, Ohio, the area where Pathour Wheeler Road and John White Road intersect is known to locals as "Hell's Corners." It is said that a young native American boy was shot on this spot many years ago, and that a jail once stood here where many hangings took ...


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    Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

    Weston, West Virginia

    94.2 miles from Donegal, PA

    Once the Weston State Hospital, the asylum is said to be haunted by former patients who passed away there. The plentitude of paranormal phenomena heard, seen, and felt here has prompted its appearance on TV shows such as Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures.


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    Bucktail Hotel

    Marienville, Pennsylvania

    94.7 miles from Donegal, 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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    Egypt Road Bridge

    Salem, Ohio

    94.7 miles from Donegal, PA

    The closed Egypt Road Bridge, or Crybaby Bridge, is haunted day and night by the sound of a crying baby. Legend has it that a baby went missing while its parents were fighting, and it fell over the side of the bridge. The scream of its mother and the crying ...


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