Haldeman Mansion

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Haldeman Mansion was built in the 1740s, and was purchased and enlarged by John Haldeman in 1812. John’s son, Samuel Steman Haldeman, was a renowned scientist honored by Charles Darwin for his contribution to the famous book “The Origin of the Species” and by Daniel Webster for his help on the dictionary. Ghost investigators have collected several EVP recordings from the mansion’s front porch.

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230 Locust Grove Road
Bainbridge, PA
United States

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40.0791595010107, -76.66014316684596
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Nearest Towns:
Bainbridge, PA (0.9 mi.)
Mount Wolf, PA (2.6 mi.)
Manchester, PA (3.3 mi.)
York Haven, PA (3.7 mi.)
Maytown, PA (4.1 mi.)
Falmouth, PA (4.5 mi.)
Emigsville, PA (5.3 mi.)
Rheems, PA (5.9 mi.)
Marietta, PA (5.9 mi.)
Elizabethtown, PA (5.9 mi.)

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  1. This is the most haunted location that i have been too. this place is crazy with disembodied voices and footsteps. i even had an encounter with a ghost cat

  2. Kent Fuqua - G.A.S.P. Paranormal  |  

    We’ve hunted the Haldeman Mansion many times and it never disappoints. Definitely should be on your bucket list of haunted locations to visit.

  3. Our #1 Haunted Mansion, we have hunted it 5 times, two times for TV shows, have never missed, definitely bucket list material. If you want evidence check out our site, TEAMRIP Researchers In Paranormal.

  4. I have investigated the Haldemen Mansion about 5 times and all 5 times, my team captured Class A evps, and we all had personal experiences that we did everything humanly possible to prove it was not paranormal, but it is our opinion it was in fact paranormal.
    Lora, who is responsible for setting up and handling tours,events, and private paranormal investigations, could not be more professional or accommodating.
    If you have any doubts that the Haldemen Mansion is not haunted.. Then please book a private investigation, and I can guarantee that you won’t leave disappointed. Now with that said, spirits do not show up on command, and you do need to be respectful to them.
    Good Luck
    Paranormal Investigator

  5. Oh, it is defiantly haunted! I have been on several investigations. It was an amazing experience each time. The first time I was part of an investigation we caught an epv of a little girl telling us “hi” and answering that she is 6. Another investigation reveled there is a ghost cat in the basement! the last investigation I was on, I had a very active experience with a servant girl using dowsing rods. I am glad spring has arrived, there sounds like there will be some very exciting events happening this season.

  6. I’ve investigated the paranormal for well over 30 years and consider myself a skeptical believer. I don’t take bumps in the night as a sign of ghostly activity and do consider every natural cause for what may appear the novice investigator as paranormal activity, but the paranormal activity at the Haldeman Mansion is like a person, it has good days and bad days. I’ve experienced both in my many trips to the mansion. Some days the place is off the hook with activity and other days nothing. Either way it is still a great place to explore….Just leave your bad attitude at home.

  7. I honestly wish people would stop blowing this place out of proportion. I went on a ghost tour that had over 20 ppl in it, which, in itself was a buzzkill… but persevered. The tour was led by a lady who let her dogs roam independently all over the place… so you were pretty sure you were just hearing her dogs at every possible sound, and younger gentleman who did 3 hours of just dousing rods. Didn’t experience a thing. But how could you possibly with a mansion full of people who scream at every little thing, and 2 dogs jumping all over the antique furniture and running room to room.

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