Manistee, Michigan27.6 miles from Benzie County, MI
James Earl Jones gave his first performance of Othello at the historic and haunted Ramsdell Theatre, built for T.J. Ramsdell in 1903. Mr. Ramsdell's ghost and that of an unknown woman have both been spotted in the building. Electrical anomalies have been reported here as well, specifically lights that come ...
Traverse City, Michigan33.2 miles from Benzie County, MI
Traverse City State Hospital was almost completely remodeled in 2000s, but reports say that the original structure remains from 1885, when it was built as the Northern Michigan Asylum. Unlike some of the others at the time, this hospital was said to be a place of beauty, where patients were ...
Kingsley, Michigan40.7 miles from Benzie County, MI
The Ghost Farm of Kingsley was old farm land just south of Traverse City MI. We purchased the land several years ago. A mother and daughter currently own the land and have first hand experiences with what seems to be spirits that make their presence known. The land is marked ...
Traverse City, Michigan41.4 miles from Benzie County, MI
Originally built in the 1880s, this inn is said to be haunted by the original owner's wife, Genevive Stickney. The sordid story is that Mr. Stickney had an affair with their nurse. When he died, he left all his money to the nurse, and only the house to Genevive, who ...
Kewadin, Michigan49.9 miles from Benzie County, MI
Oasis Red Bull Tavern's ghost is suspected to be a man who hanged himself in the basement around 1932 when the bar opened. Witnesses have reported ghostly footsteps, moving objects, icy drafts, electrical anomalies and intense feelings of uneasiness.
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin50.7 miles from Benzie County, MI
The north end of Buffalo Ridge Road becomes a dirt road. The story tells that a man hung himself here, and with so much grief, the wife murdered her three children. One boy, a girl, and a baby. If you drive slow on the dirt road at night, ...
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin51.4 miles from Benzie County, MI
In the women's bathroom, faucets turn on and off by themselves. Ghostly voices are heard in the bar, and diners have reported seeing menacing shadowy apparitions on the ground floor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)
Cadillac, Michigan52.1 miles from Benzie County, MI
The 1800's Northwood Hotel now houses the bar and grill, which is rumoured to be haunted. Apparitions reported here include a woman in an old-fashioned dress who appears in the ballroom, and a workman carrying a ladder. An employee who previously didn't believe in ghosts once had a glass ...
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin54.8 miles from Benzie County, MI
My husband and I stayed at this B&B for 4 days/3 nights. 3 level Bed & Breakfast. We stayed in the "Lighthouse suite" on the third floor. We later learned that the house was built in 1902 by a doctor and the upper level was the servants quarters. Upon first entering ...
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin55.5 miles from Benzie County, MI
The restaurant reportedly houses several spirits dating back from its original construction in 1882. The first is that of former owner Verna Moore, who has been seen in the dining room and basement of the building. She converse's with members of staff, and moves around furniture in the upstairs hotel ...
Bellaire, Michigan58.3 miles from Benzie County, MI
This 1890s inn is said to be haunted by original builder Henry Richardi, who built the house for his intended bride. It is said that after Henry passed away, his disappointed spirit came here to rest. The building stood unoccupied for many years, and during that time, folks reported seeing ...
Central Lake, Michigan58.7 miles from Benzie County, MI
Once Murphy's Lamplight Inn built in the early 1900s, the Blue Pelican is now predominantly a restaurant but it also rents rooms. Ghosts are said to have taken up residence here since the 1950s. Spirits here include a man and woman in late-1920s to early-1930s clothing, sometimes seen dancing together ...
Washington, Wisconsin59 miles from Benzie County, MI
Nelsen’s Hall Bitters Pub & Restaurant is housed in a historic building and sells the drink used as a "tonic" (wink) during the Prohibition era. It is said to be haunted by the spirit of namesake Tom Nelsen, the Danish man who got a pharmaceutical license to serve his tonic ...
Reed City, Michigan66 miles from Benzie County, MI
The historic inn is haunted by several apparitions. The first is a ghostly face that has been staring into guests rooms from outside the inn, only to vanish when approached. A ghostly woman in white has been seen in the bar area of the hotel, and has also been seen ...
Charlevoix, Michigan69 miles from Benzie County, MI
The Weathervane is housed in a former 1800s grist mill, and its bar is constructed with planks from a shipwreck. The ghost of a miller who was killed on the job is said to haunt the restaurant. Witnesses have heard his footsteps and seen dishes move on their own, and ...
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