Bennett College Ruins

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Bennett College, founded in 1890, was a women’s college that closed in 1978. Now an abandoned ruin, the spot is said to be haunted by students who committed suicide and are forever roaming the dorms in spirit.

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John O'Keefe Blvd
Millbrook, NY
United States

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41.776456713519174, -73.69931106273725
Dutchess County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Millbrook, NY (0.7 mi.)
Salt Point, NY (5.3 mi.)
Pleasant Valley, NY (6.7 mi.)
Dover Plains, NY (6.8 mi.)
Freedom Plains, NY (8.8 mi.)
Amenia, NY (8.9 mi.)
Haviland, NY (10.4 mi.)
Arlington, NY (11.6 mi.)
Titusville, NY (11.7 mi.)
Fairview, NY (11.9 mi.)


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  1. I had the pleasure of exploring this beautiful abandoned building, but never experienced any ounce of paranormal activity. Unfortunately this building is scheduled to soon be demolished.

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