Devil's Hole State Park - Cave of the Evil Spirit

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Devil’s Hole State Park in Niagara Falls is said to have ghosts who are left over from its tragic past. The Devil’s Hole itself is a stone staircase, a tricky climb down to the Niagara River, and it could be dangerous. Near the bottom is the Cave of the Evil Spirit, and anyone who enters here is said to be cursed by tragedy and misfortune. The legend came about in 1763 when a British wagon train came through and was attacked by 500 Senecas, known as the Devil’s Hole Massacre. Around 80 bodies of British soldiers were found floating in the Niagara River as a result of the battle. It was the Senecas who first warned the British about the Cave of the Evil Spirit.

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Geographic Information

Devil's Hole State Park
Niagara Falls, NY
United States

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43.1334605, -79.04668449999997
Niagara County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Niagara Falls, NY (2.7 mi.)
Lewiston, NY (2.8 mi.)
Youngstown, NY (7.9 mi.)
Sanborn, NY (8.2 mi.)
Ransomville, NY (10.0 mi.)
Grandyle Village, NY (10.5 mi.)
North Tonawanda, NY (11.3 mi.)
Tonawanda, NY (11.5 mi.)
Tonawanda, NY (13.3 mi.)
Kenmore, NY (14.6 mi.)


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