Haunted Places in Hillsdale County, Michigan



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    Clark Lake Community Center

    Clarklake, Michigan

    22 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    It first happened Sunday, September 27, 2015, the night of the Blood Moon. While many around Clark Lake were gazing upward observing the astronomical phenomenon, a darker aberration was occurring. As if to say there was a morsel of truth to what are largely regarded as myths, the night of ...

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    Michigan Theatre

    Jackson, Michigan

    26.7 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Michigan Theatre was a fancy venue when it opened in 1930 for vaudeville and movies. Its basement is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses describe a sensation of dread or of being frozen in place, as well as an eerie feeling of being watched by something invisible.

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    Trestle Bridge

    Adrian, Michigan

    27.3 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Trestle Bridge has a legend with a ghost. So the story goes, a farmhouse once stood nearby, and it burned down late one night. The owner went to the barn to try to save the horses, and the wife and son went to the train tracks under Trestle Bridge to ...

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    Siena Heights University

    Adrian, Michigan

    29.7 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Siena Heights University is rumored to have a haunted room in one of its dorms. At least, Room 211 is said to have been haunted in the 1970s. A witness reported that doors opened and closed, and glowing eyes came out of nowhere in the middle of a wall. A ...

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    Victorian Villa Bed and Breakfast

    Union City, Michigan

    30.6 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This historic bed and breakfast was built in the 1870's as a retirement residence for a notable family. Since its conversion in the 1980's to a bed and breakfast, guests and staff have reported sighting the apparition of a stern lady in an old-fashioned presence, whose presence is often accompanied ...

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    National House Inn

    Marshall, Michigan

    32.7 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This historic inn, built in 1835 by Colonel Andrew Mann and believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad, is said to be haunted by a Lady in Red. The ghost is usually seen only by a glimpse as she moves through the hallways, but has also been ...

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    Fulton County Historical Museum

    Wauseon, Ohio

    32.8 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This historical society and museum was formerly a schoolhouse and a hospital, and staff believe the thirteenth oldest historic museum in the state is haunted. Built in the mid-nineteenth century, staff say the county museum has its fair share of history; and ghost stories. The first apparition seen is a ...

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    Columbia Court Apartments

    Battle Creek, Michigan

    41.3 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Columbia Court Apartments is said to be haunted by former residents. Witnesses say latched closet doors open, hangers move, lights turn on and off, doors are knocked on, footsteps and whispers are heard, pots and pans are thrown or broken, and yelling has come from empty apartments. In one unit, ...

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    Purple Rose Theatre

    Chelsea, Michigan

    41.8 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Actor Jeff Daniels is the founder and executive director here. Folks have long said the place was haunted, and witnesses describe strange knocking and banging, doors that close on their own, and misty apparitions who sit in the audience.

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    Olivet College

    Olivet, Michigan

    42 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Olivet College began in 1844 and is rumored to be home to several ghosts, including apparitions that pass through walls. The sound of unearthly music comes from Shipherds Hall, which baffles security guards. Objects move around on their own as well.

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    Stinson Hospital

    Eaton Rapids, Michigan

    42.8 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This renovated hospital has sat on this property since the late 1800's. There have been countless deaths natural and otherwise on the propery and in the building. The building now occupies 4 apartments. Reports of loud noises stemming from the basement all times of the day and ...

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    Kingman Museum

    Battle Creek, Michigan

    44.3 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Kingman Museum of Natural History is located on top of a hill, on the grounds of Leila Arboretum in Battle Creek, Michigan. The building the museum is in, today, was built in 1934 as part of the Battle Creek Public School system to house the school's collections of natural history ...

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    Restoration Lutheran Church

    Kendallville, Indiana

    46.1 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    At Restoration Lutheran Church, witnesses say, you may hear ghostly footsteps on the stairs, see apparitions of faces in mirrors, and hear strange scratching sounds. You might detect hot and cold spots and see tall, dark figures that may even toss chairs at you.

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    Strand Theatre

    Kendallville, Indiana

    46.4 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The Strand movie theater is haunted by a previous owner, whose apparition has been seen by many people in different locations throughout the building. The ghost also has been known to watch patrons through the projection room window, but ducks when anyone looks at him.

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    Brook Lodge

    Augusta, Michigan

    50.9 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The Brook Lodge was originally the summer residence of the Upjohn Family (of Upjohn Pharmaceauticals). Dr. Upjohn himself, who died in the Doctor's Cottage, is said to haunt the place. Guests have heard footsteps and strange noises here, and experienced feelings of uneasiness. Reports say that guests who are ...

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    Blue Tractor BBQ and Brewery

    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    51.2 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The event happened while I was in the basement of the Blue Tractor BBQ in the summer of 2010. Their bathrooms are located in the basement. As I was standing there washing my hands, The door swung open. I really didn't give it any mind and assumed someone ...

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    Fallen Timbers Battlefield

    Maumee, Ohio

    51.9 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers was the last battle of the Northwest Indian War. On the anniversary of the battle, August 20, ghostly soldiers are said to re-enact the battle.

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    Columbian House Hotel

    Waterville, Ohio

    52.5 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Back in 1828, when this historic hotel was constructed, it was merely a trading post and tavern with limited overnight accommodation. At various times throughout the century, the building also served as a prison and a town ballroom. The strange history of the building began back in the 1840's, after ...

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    Dix - Fayerweather House

    Maumee, Ohio

    53.3 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The Dix/Fayerweather House is said to be haunted by Aunt Phoebe, builder William Dix's sister. But be warened, Aunt Phoebe doesn't stand for disrespectful behavior. People who scoff at her may get a coffee shower or a door slammed nearby. A coat and chandelier crystals have gone missing, and an ...

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    The Linck Inn

    Maumee, Ohio

    53.7 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This historic building was built in 1836, and has served as both a general store and as a hotel, as it was a popular stopover point for stagecoach and canal travellers. The hotel is no longer in operation, but is believed to still have three ghostly tenants who stayed on. ...

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    Hull-Wolcott House

    Maumee, Ohio

    53.8 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This historic house, built in 1836 and now a museum complex, is home to some playful spirits who move objects and open doors. Witnesses also have heard unexplained footsteps and whispers.

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    West Toledo Branch Library

    Toledo, Ohio

    54.3 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    West Toledo Branch Library began in 1930 and is believed to be haunted by a man from around 1940. His apparition has been seen, and strange noises and bumping sounds have come from the area near the west wall fireplace.

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    Whittaker Residence - The White House

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    54.6 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This historic residence was built on the outskirts of town, and is rumoured to have a few hauntings according to past residents. The ghostly activity is generally attributed to Ms Whittaker, the wife of a former owner, who is buried down the road in a local cemetery. Phenomena here ...

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    Collingwood Arts Centre

    Toledo, Ohio

    55.5 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This gothic mansion has formerly a convent, and is now dormitories for art students and resident artists. The basement of the building houses a terrifying entity draped in black robes who walks through the building every day before vanishing in the same part of the building. She has been known ...

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    Michigan Firehouse Museum

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    56 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Michigan Firehouse Museum is housed in an 1898 building that, ironically caught fire twice: once in 1901 and again in 1922. Fire Chief Alonzo Miller passed away in the second fire, and he is thought to linger here in spirit. Witnesses have described knocks, bangs, voices, whispers, and doors that ...

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    Ypsilanti Train Depot

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    56.2 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This train depot is located in the historic district, and is rumoured among paranormal investigators to be one of the best places in town to catch clear EVP's and see an apparition or two. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Bone Heads Bar B Que

    Augusta Charter township, Michigan

    56.3 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The 1860s building that houses the barbecue eatery has once been a post office, a general store, a butcher shop and an ice house, but it's unknown who the woman is that haunts it. She wears a white dress and appears on the staircase. Sometimes lights come on and strange ...

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    Commodore Perry Building

    Toledo, Ohio

    56.8 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This historic apartment block has a labyrinth of old studios and a disused restaurant on the upper floors of the building. It is rumoured that a piano in the bar area of the old restaurant plays of its own accord, and that the apparition of a little girl in a ...

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    Oliver House

    Toledo, Ohio

    56.9 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    This historic landmark building is notorious for the rumour of a presidential visit many years ago, and for the fact that the building and its grounds are steeped in history and mystery. The building now houses several brew pubs and a whole host of ghost stories. The building was supposedly ...

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    Kalamazoo State Theatre

    Kalamazoo, Michigan

    57.8 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The State Theatre was built in 1927 and has brought many attractions throughout the years, such as silent films, operas, circus acts, plays, ballets, and music shows. Because the theatre had such a variety of shows, there seem to be multiple ghosts that like to haunt the building. The theatre’s staff ...

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    Webberville Village Office

    Webberville, Michigan

    57.9 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Employees here are puzzled by the way objects move around and rearrange themselves. A hooded figure has been seen roaming around in here, as well as hearing the sounds of giggling and crying. Other unaccounted people have been seen here and some have even heard the sound of bells ringing ...

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    Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

    Kalamazoo, Michigan

    58 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is said to be haunted by the ghost they call Thelma Mertz. Reportedly, a theater youth group concocted a story to explain the theater's ghostly presence. They decided Thelma was an actress who was dumped by her lover and, heartbroken, threw herself off the balcony. The ghost's ...

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    Lansing State Capitol

    Lansing, Michigan

    58.5 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Finished in 1878, the Lansing State Capitol building is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a man who was killed while painting in the rotunda. His apparition has been on the rotunda walkway in painters' attire. Cold spots and cold winds also have been felt.

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    Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan

    58.8 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Michigan State University reportedly has an abundance of haunted sites, including the University Garden, the Physical Plant, Williams Hall, and Mayo Hall, where the ghost of namesake May Mayo plays a piano and the Red Room is rumored to have been the setting for past Satanist rituals. Also said to ...

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    Sam B's Restaurant

    Bowling Green, Ohio

    60.3 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The third floor of this restaurant was once a theatre and was the site of a murder years ago. The theatre is now closed to the public, but employees have reported many strange occurrences. They also believe the kitchen is haunted. At least two employees have died in the ...

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    Bowling Green State University

    Bowling Green, Ohio

    60.9 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Bowling Green State University's ghosts include Alice, a deceased actress who haunts Brown and Saint Theaters and must have a formal invitation to every theater performance, and Amanda, who haunts the Chi Omega Sorority House. Amanda was killed accidentally in an initiation, and is a poltergeist. At one time, the ...

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    Mason Long House

    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    62 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Mason Long was born in 1842 and was orphaned by age 10. He got a job and later fought in the Civil War. After that he became a businessman and ended up a successful stockbroker. He died here of a stroke in 1902. The private home is said to be ...

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    Wood County Historical Center

    Bowling Green, Ohio

    62.7 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The Wood County Historical Center and Museum building used to house the Wood County Home/Infirmary, which opened in 1869 and operated until 1971. The museum opened in 1975. It is believed to be haunted by former patients of the infirmary. Reports have been made of an apparition of a lady ...

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    The Pfeiffer House

    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    62.9 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The Pfeiffer House restaurant was built in 1905 as the Pfeiffer family home, and is said to be haunted by Fred Pfeiffer, who grew up in the house. Fred moved into an assisted-living center in 1989 and passed away in 1994, only to return to his beloved home. According to ...

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    Sam’s Joint Restaurant

    Plainwell, Michigan

    67.1 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Reports say Sam's Joint Restaurant is no longer operating and is up for sale, ghosts included. Witnesses have heard footsteps and disembodied voices talking for hours at a time, and they've seen moving objects and other ghostly phenomena.

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    Old Whitley Jail

    Columbia City, Indiana

    68.6 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Old Whitley Jail, constructed in 1875, is said to be haunted by Charles Butler, a bully and alcoholic who shot his wife in the back in 1883. He was jailed here but escaped with four other prisoners when Sheriff Frank Allwein was out. But Butler was caught shortly thereafter when ...

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    Miami Erie Antique-Collectible Mall

    Delphos, Ohio

    73.4 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Formerly the Pennsylvania Railroad Hotel, this antiques mall is rumoured to be haunted by a phantom traveller who passed away in an upstairs room. Customers to the store have sworn they've heard footsteps coming from the second level, but upon investigation, there is no one around. There are also ...

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    Fenton Hotel

    Fenton, Michigan

    77.6 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    At this restuarant, formerly a historic hotel, the wait staff have been known to take phantom drink orders for patrons who suddenly aren't there. Glasses have been broken and shutters open and close by themselves. Footsteps and unexplained voices have been reported and the lights flicker as well.

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    Baker College of Owosso

    Owosso, Michigan

    78.9 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Legend has it that a young woman hanged herself long ago at Baker College of Owosso, and her ghost still lingers, creating cold spots, shadows and unexplained sounds.

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    Holly Hotel

    Holly, Michigan

    79.5 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Now a restaurant only, this establishment has long been known to be haunted. One of the ghosts here is said to be Mr. Hirst, former owner and most-often-seen apparition. He doesn't like noise or renovations. He wears a frock coat and top hat and smokes cigars. He sometimes can be ...

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    Thornapple Village Inn Restaurant - Bistro Chloe Elan

    Ada, Michigan

    86.6 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    The former Thornapple Village Inn, now Bistro Chloe Elan, has a ghostly legend attached to it. The story says that an engagement dinner was held here, after which the bride-to-be suddenly died. Her ghost is said to roam the premises, showing up in women's restroom mirrors or tinkering with the ...

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    Aquinas College - Holmdene

    Grand Rapids, Michigan

    91 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Aquinas College's early-1900s Holmdene Manor was originally built by Edward Lowe and his wife Susan. It's believed to be haunted by one of their children. The little boy allegedly drowned on the premises, and his ghost is said to turn on the lights after security turns them off and locks ...

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    Cornerstone University

    Grand Rapids, Michigan

    91.2 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Cornerstone University is haunted by a ghost girl in a 1970s-style dress who has been seen waiting outside Pickett Hall late at night. When the ghost realizes she has been seen, she disappears.

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    Old LaMar Hotel and Horseshoe Bar Building

    Grand Rapids, Michigan

    92.2 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    A tattoo business that moved into the 1891 LaMar Hotel and Horseshoe Bar building reported finding a secret room during remodeling, thought to have been a hiding place for alcohol during the Prohibition. In addition, witnesses reported eerie presences, perfume scents, flickering lights, doors that lock by themselves, footsteps, and ...

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    St. Cecilia Music Center

    Grand Rapids, Michigan

    92.3 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    Security guards working night shifts in the centre have reported that when the leave a room and return later, that all the chairs will have been moved around. A female voice is heard in the ballroom, and many people have sighted a shadowy apparition rushing across the stage before vanishing. (Submitted ...

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    Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

    Grand Rapids, Michigan

    92.7 miles from Hillsdale County, MI

    In the old part of the hotel, which is now reportly the hotel's smoking section, objects have been witnessed moving about by themselves.