Four ghosts are said to haunt the University of Pittsburgh campus: a prima ballerina in the Tansky Family Lounge of the William Pitt Union; Harriet, who committed suicide in 1201 Bruce Hall; a grandmother who rumples the quilts and bakes phantom bread in the Early American Room of the Cathedral of Learning; and a mason who wears a black tux in Alumni Hall. Oak Hall and Laurel Hall are said to be haunted as well, as a result of being (allegedly) built atop Indian burial grounds. Legend has it that in 1986, Laurel Hall was exorcised because a knife flew across a room and stuck into a door.
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- 4200 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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- 40.4439265, -79.95390220000002
- Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
- Nearest Towns:
- Bloomfield, PA (1.2 mi.)
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Wilkinsburg, PA (3.8 mi.)
Edgewood, PA (3.9 mi.)
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