Haunted Places in Hensall, Ontario



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    Huron Historic Gaol

    Goderich, Ontario

    24.2 miles from Hensall, ON

    Huron Historic Gaol is said to be haunted with cold gusts, footsteps, and the sounds of running and laughing children.


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    Eldon House

    London, Ontario

    33.4 miles from Hensall, ON

    Eldon House, overlooking the Thames River, was built in 1834 for Captain John Harris, a retired Naval officer of the Royal Navy, and his wife, Amelia. It is said to be haunted by Wenman Wynniatt was a British army officer who had been recently met Sarah, John Harris's eldest daughter. ...


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    Grand Theatre

    London, Ontario

    33.4 miles from Hensall, ON

    The 1901 Grand Theatre has a story and a ghost, that of original owner and theater magnate Ambrose Small. On December 2, 1919, Small put a million dollars into a bank account and took his wife to lunch, but after that, no one ever saw him again. Several weeks afterward, ...


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    Middlesex County Courthouse

    London, Ontario

    33.5 miles from Hensall, ON

    The historic Middlesex County Jail and Courthouse (still used) is haunted by Marion "Peg-Leg" Brown, a farm-hand and cowboy from Texas. He had a wooden leg (hence his nickname), and scars over his eye and on his hand. Brown had fled to Canada after being arrested in 1898, for selling ...


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    Harry Ten Shilling

    Hensall, Ontario

    33.6 miles from Hensall, ON

    Harry Ten Shilling, a restaurant, seems to be located inside a haunted building. Staff report loud noises and bangs, and employees at the attached clothing shop have come to work in the morning to find clothes all over the floor.


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    Capital Twin Cinema

    Listowel, Ontario

    34.3 miles from Hensall, ON

    Capital Twin Cinema, aka Capital Theatre, has a ghost named Jessie Keith, a teenage girl who was attacked and murdered by a homeless man as she walked along the railroad tracks. Jessie Keith is also said to haunt her grave in the town cemetery.


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    Regina Mundi Catholic College

    London, Ontario

    40.2 miles from Hensall, ON

    Regina Mundi Catholic College was built in 1963 as a junior seminary, but it also has been a boys' boarding school, a co-ed day school and a high school. The ghost of a priest who died here when it was a seminary has been seen, as well as that of ...


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    Ghost of Minnie Quay

    Carsonville, Michigan

    53.8 miles from Hensall, ON

    The legend of the ghost of Minnie Quay begins in 1852, when Minnie was 15. She fell in love with a sailor of whom her parents didn't approve. When his ship sank in the Great Lakes, the distraught Minnie walked through town and leapt off the pier to her death ...


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    Forester Inn

    Carsonville, Michigan

    53.8 miles from Hensall, ON

    This restaurant is known because of a nearby ghost. Locals say Minnie Quay haunts her former home, located just across the street from Forester Inn.


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    Doon Old Mill Ruins

    Kitchener, Ontario

    54.5 miles from Hensall, ON

    This once was owned from Adam Ferrie JR.. Build in 1834 in 1909 & 1910 there was two fires there one of the fire that took place was at that time a Saw Mill and the other fire was a Flour Mill, this grounds people can smell wood smells and ...


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    McMorran Place Theater

    Port Huron, Michigan

    56.2 miles from Hensall, ON

    McMorran Place Theater, built in 1960, is haunted by ghostly eyes, orbs, and the apparition of a woman and others. Many ghosts have been spotted in the balcony. Paranormal investigators even caught an EVP of a woman saying "I don't belong here!"


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    Preston Springs Hotel

    Cambridge, Ontario

    56.8 miles from Hensall, ON

    Preston Springs Hotel is said to be haunted by apparitions, poltergeist activity, unexplained lights, shadows, and more.


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    Murphy Inn

    St. Clair, Michigan

    65.4 miles from Hensall, ON

    This inn was formerly a boardinghouse that opened in 1836. The Irish-themed inn and pub has a resident ghost that has been seen in just about every guest room. Folks say the most often-haunted rooms, though, are the Lancaster Room and the Devonshire Room. The ghost is said to be ...


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    Woodland Cultural Centre

    Brantford, Ontario

    66.7 miles from Hensall, ON

    At Woodland Cultural Center, its neighbors say, translucent figures walk all over the property, sometimes accompanied by the sound of murmured voices, and simply disappear. The occurrences are so frequent and harmless that the locals accept them without fear. The main complex of the cultural center used to be a ...


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    Peche Island Rear Range Light

    Marine City, Michigan

    70.4 miles from Hensall, ON

    The Peche Island Rear Range Light historic lighthouse had developed a severe tilt in its original location and was moved to its current spot after its deactivation. Perhaps its resident spirit was upset by the move; now an apparition is seen at night, holding a dim lantern and walking around ...


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    Riviera Restaurant

    Marine City, Michigan

    70.5 miles from Hensall, ON

    Riviera Restaurant is rumored to have had a haunt who tormented an employee for a couple of weeks by turning on kitchen appliances, tinkering with radios, and moving objects.


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    Memphis Cemetery

    Richmond, Michigan

    74.5 miles from Hensall, ON

    The small Memphis Cemetery has a legend about its "witch's ball," a black marble stone in the back of the graveyard. Folks say that shadows and faces will appear in the stone, and apparitions and disembodied voices have been reported in the area as well.


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    Austin Arnold Road

    Snover, Michigan

    75.5 miles from Hensall, ON

    The legend of the ghost on Austin Arnold Road starts is about a hermit who was unhappy that the coal mine was moving too close to his home. He destroyed his house and burned his crops, then laid down a tarp on which he shot his dog and himself. Unexplained ...


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    Belfountain Conservation Area

    Caledon, Ontario

    78.6 miles from Hensall, ON

    Belfountain Park is rumored to be haunted by ghosts who walk along the streets and sometimes can be heard yelling "Help!"


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    Rocklyn Inn

    Markdale, Ontario

    84.5 miles from Hensall, ON

    At the historic Rocklyn Inn, rumor has it that a ghostly maid still cleans some of the rooms.


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    Beild House Country Inn

    Collingwood, Ontario

    97.3 miles from Hensall, ON

    Beild House Country Inn was built in 1912 for Dr. Joseph Arthur, his family home and office. Now an inn, it is said to be haunted by a voice that asks folks what they are doing here. An apparition of a man in a white tie and tails, top hat ...


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    Cadieux Cafe

    Detroit, Michigan

    101.4 miles from Hensall, ON

    The haunting at this cafe seems to be somewhat of a family affair. Witnesses have seen the apparition of cafe owner’s mother Yvonne Devos in the bar area or sitting at a table, and her husband Robert has been seen in the basement. Also, an apparition of a man is ...


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    Knock Knock Road

    Detroit, Michigan

    102.7 miles from Hensall, ON

    Strasburg Road is known as Knock Knock Road, because many passersby in their vehicles have reported the sounds of constant child's knocking and rapping on their car doors and windows. The haunting is said to stem from a adolescent girl who was once riding her bike by the road, ...


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    Sadler's Pond

    Essex, Ontario

    110.1 miles from Hensall, ON

    According to locals, a young woman named Andrea hanged herself from a tree near Sadler's Pond after finding out her boyfriend had been unfaithful. Her ghost is said to appear at night with a rope around her neck, screaming her boyfriend's name.


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    Cleveland Hotel

    Conneaut, Ohio

    113.5 miles from Hensall, ON

    This century-old building was purchased in 2012 and is slated to be renovated into condominiums. It was once a fashionable hotel, but fell into disrepair and was known as a hang-out for the homeless for several decades. There are rumors about a "ghost bride" that some believe to ...


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    Watson-Curtze Mansion

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    115 miles from Hensall, ON

    General Anthony Wayne was initially buried here, but he was boiled down by his family before being transferred to a family plot. The cauldron itself is still located here and is said to rattle and make noises. A little girl is also said to be seen on the second floor ...


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    Gannon University

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    115.2 miles from Hensall, ON

    Legend has it that a fraternity costume party had a guest dressed as a cowboy who disappeared upstairs, then was responsible for poltergeist activity inside of the house. While that story is more debatable, students commonly report activity in Schuster Theatre. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cathedral of St Paul

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    115.2 miles from Hensall, ON

    Members of the congregation believe a little girl named Katie still remains here. After her death in a car accident, members would report hearing a jovial laugh similar to Katie's, but also the sound of heavy objects moving around in empty rooms. The church organ has played by itself before ...


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    Nicky's Pub

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    115.5 miles from Hensall, ON

    Before it was Nicky's Pub, this building served as a variety of business venues, even rumored to have mafia and prostitution connections. Nowadays, guests have reported a man in a long coat floating along the East Hallway. Guests have reported the common paranormal phenomenon (disembodied voices, electronic devices acting strangely, ...


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    The Brewerie at Union Station

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    115.7 miles from Hensall, ON

    A girl named Clara fell down the staircase here; staff, visitors, and investigators believe that she is still here, even creating a beer dedicated to the beloved ghost! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Crowley Mansion Site

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    115.9 miles from Hensall, ON

    The home that once occupied this area was said to be Erie's first haunted house, but now, only a field remains here. The Crowley family were rich, but plagued with tragedy including murder, illness, and untimely death. One of those who was murdered (by his wife) chose to torment her ...


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    Erie Cemetery

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    116.1 miles from Hensall, ON

    There's blackened areas as if they have burned; some say that they have been scorched in Satanic rituals. Visitors feel as if they are being followed or like someone is standing behind them. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Gudgeonville Covered Bridge

    Girard, Pennsylvania

    118.2 miles from Hensall, ON

    Even though the bridge was destroyed by an arsonist in 2008, activity has not stopped. EVP's are picked up; a little girl (believed to be a girl who fell from nearby cliffs) is thought to be one of the voices that is picked up as well other unrecognizable voices. Light ...


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    Axe Murder Hollow

    McKean, Pennsylvania

    118.6 miles from Hensall, ON

    On the dirt roads and wooded area behind Thomas Rd is where an axe murderer supposedly went on a rampage. One of the victims, a young woman, has been reported running and screaming as if she is being chased. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Atlas Tube

    Essex, Ontario

    120.3 miles from Hensall, ON

    Atlas Tube is a steel mill that is rumored to be haunted by a 1990 worker who died when he lost control of a batch of steel tubes and was crushed. Late-night employees have seen a ghostly man leaning on the racks in Warehouse 3. He disappears when anyone gets ...


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