Haunted Places in Johnson City, New York



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    Bundy Museum

    Binghamton, New York

    Built at the turn of the last century. The Bundy has been investigated by several teams from around the region. Activity has ranged from apparitions being seen in the 2nd floor window, energy vortexes on the 3rd floor that make t difficult to stand and an uneasy feeling in ...


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    Roberson Mansion

    Binghamton, New York

    2.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The historic Roberson Mansion, completed in 1907, is rumored to be haunted by ghost children who run in the hallways and possibly original owner Alonzo Roberson himself. An older man has been seen in the museum near closing time, only to disappear without a trace.


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    Calaboose Grille

    Owego, New York

    15.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The building that houses the Calaboose Grille began its life over a century ago as the Owego Town Jail. In fact, “Calaboose” is Cajun slang for jail, and the foundation is reported to have been laid by a chain gang. Some believe the restaurant is haunted by prisoners who once ...


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    Owego Parkview Restaurant

    Owego, New York

    15.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Owego Parkview Restaurant, established in 2012 in an 1867 historic building, is rumored to be home to several ghosts whose voices have been recorded during ghost investigations. The owner found a sealed-up room while doing renovations, and mysterious things happen in the restaurant. For example, a phantom dinner bell chimes. ...


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    Sherwood Inn

    Greene, New York

    17.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    So when you go on the "internets" to look up the Sherwood Inn the ubiquitous description states that "A female committed suicide here". A female what? Howler monkey? Pony? In any case a female of some sort is alleged to have died and now roams the place. ...


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    The Montrose House

    Montrose, Pennsylvania

    20 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The original building that stood here was once a jail, a funeral home, and a schoolhouse, but that building burned down in the 1920s. The current building was finished in 1926 and is said to be haunted by a little boy's ghost. He is seen often in the halls and ...


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    The Edge of Thyme

    Candor, New York

    20.7 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The owners of this B&B claim to hear footsteps walking on an uninterrupted wooden floor, despite the home having rugs on the floors. Guests have also reported waking up and seeing a White Lady ghost with blond hair standing at the foot of their bed.


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    1890 House

    Cortland, New York

    35.1 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Visitors at this historic house museum have been surprised to find floating orbs and ghostly images in their photographs. Ghosts believed to reside here are Chester Wickwire, his wife Ardell, his son Raymond, and a servant named Victoria who committed suicide here. The site has been featured on TV's Ghost ...


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    SUNY College at Cortland

    Cortland, New York

    35.3 miles from Johnson City, NY

    State University of New York Cortland is no stranger to the spirit world. Rumor has it that the ghost of a bleeding football player appears every year in Clark Hall's Room 716. And at Brockway Hall, the ghost of a former cook has appeared standing at the top of the ...


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    Connecticut Hill Cemetery

    Johnson City, New York

    40.7 miles from Johnson City, NY

    This area is rumored to be the home of a group of migratory Sasquatch, or Bigfoot, creatures as well as the site of many UFO sightings, but the Connecticut Hill Cemetery ghosts don't seem to be afraid. Witnesses have seen orbs, human shapes, shadows and strange mists while visiting the ...


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    Lindenwald Haus

    Elmira, New York

    43.7 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Lindenwald Haus has been housing aged and destitute men, women and orphans for 140 years. As the need to house civil war widows waned the owner entered into an agreement with the city of Elmira to provide housing and shelter for local residents. The original charter for the building was to ...


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    Elmira College

    Elmira, New York

    43.9 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Spookiness abounds at Elmira College, some say. Take Cowles Hall, where some say eerie lights float down hallways and whispering comes from nowhere. Some believe the building is split down the middle, with one good and one evil half. And an empty fourth-floor room of Tompkins Hall is rumored to ...


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    Octagon Farm

    Walton, New York

    48.5 miles from Johnson City, NY

    It is said that a harrowing scene of a young woman being thrown form a horse replays nightly at this former dairy farm built in the 1850s. The site was turned into a bed-and-breakfast but is now closed.


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    Houdini Museum

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    49.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The Houdini museum with its psychic theater is considered a very haunted place. Seances are conducted here, and the place has been featured on many TV programs.


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    1217 Marion Street

    Dunmore, Pennsylvania

    50.4 miles from Johnson City, NY

    This 113-year-old home was listed for sale in January 2014 with the description: “slightly haunted.” The owners say they experienced banging doors, strange noises from the basement, footsteps, knocks, screams in the night, a ghostly face that appears in the mirror in the second-floor bathroom, and a constant eerie feeling ...


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    Andy Gavin's Eatery and Pub

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    50.5 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The 1800s building that houses this restaurant and pub is haunted by a spirit folks call George. George tinkers with the lights, moves dishes around, and even uses the restroom, including latching the stall door and flushing the toilet. Some witnesses have even seen George's apparition.


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    The Banshee Pub

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    51 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Once a warehouse building, the pub was used as a morgue during a 1917 Spanish flu epidemic. It was believed to be haunted, hence the spooky name. The pub closed in 2012.


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    Courthouse Square

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    51.2 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Nightly walks of Scranton's oldest and most haunted area. The office television show had a whole evening devoted to the Scranton Ghost Walk. The title of the show was Spooky. It is a 90 minute tour that includes the most haunted places in the area. Including where ...


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    Butcher Hill

    Interlaken, New York

    52.4 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Butcher Hill is a small hill in Lodi, NY, popular with trail hikers. Some who visit it though claim to hear the eerie sound of children playing, when obviously no children are anywhere around.


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    Lorenzo State Historic Site

    Cazenovia, New York

    56.1 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Lorenzo State Historic Site is the former home of city founder John Lincklaen. His ghost and some of his household are said to linger in his abode, materializing as stately gentlemen, servants, or lights that come on and go off when no one is in the building.


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    Brae Loch Inn

    Cazenovia, New York

    56.5 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Brae Loch Inn was once the William Burr Estate, built in 1805. According to reports, Rooms 11 and 12 are especially haunted. Around the inn, visitors may discover strange noises and apparitions of "Scotty," a man in a kilt; a young girl in a blue dress carrying a tray of ...


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    Hubbard Hall - Cazenovia College

    Cazenovia, New York

    56.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Strange incidents seem to constantly occur for residents of the 3rd floor of Hubbard Hall. Doors open and close on their own, alarm clocks seem to trigger at odd hours of the day and night.


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    Wells College

    Aurora, New York

    57.5 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Wells College has an abundance of ghost stories. Among the spirits said to live on campus are Morgan Hall's Max, a security guard who died in a fire; a female student in Zabriskie Hall who was stabbed to death by a professor who stole her research; vengeful Mrs. Wells, who ...


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    Stone Arch Bridge

    Kenoza Lake, New York

    57.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    In 1892 George Markert was murdered upon this bridge by Adam & Joseph Heidt, for Adam believed the George was a warlock who had placed a hex upon him. This hex could be activated any time George did something 3 times, so it seems a little too ironic that this ...


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    Cazenovia Lake

    Cazenovia, New York

    57.7 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Cazenovia Lake is reportedly haunted by many ghosts. One is a ghost child who calls for help, a victim of an 1800s steamboat accident. A ghostly Onondaga Indian Princess and her groom also are said to reside here. The couple escaped from an attack in a canoe, which sank. Sounds ...


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    Aurora Inn

    Aurora, New York

    58.2 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Haunted by a typical White Lady type haunting, this apparition is said to appear throughout the inn. In addition a male ghost is spied occasionally along the lake shoreline near the Inn.


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    13 Curves Road - Cedarville Road

    Nedrow, New York

    58.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    13 Curves Road, aka Cedarville Road, is known for a ghostly Bloody Bride. According to her legend, it was more than a century ago when a horrific car accident took the life of a newlywed couple on their wedding night. Their car veered off the road on one of its ...


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    Old Morton Salt Plant

    Himrod, New York

    60.1 miles from Johnson City, NY

    This former Morton Salt Plant is reported to have closed after several cave-ins crushed and killed workers. The abandoned plant is said to be haunted by the spirits of deceased employees and ghostly mining cars that still travel through the plant.


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    Miles Wine Cellars

    Himrod, New York

    60.1 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Miles Wine Cellars, a winery and inn, has made its own wine in honor of its ghosts. Called Ghost, it is a blend of Chardonnay and Cayuga wines. The place is haunted by a ghost that has manifested as a mist that slams doors. Actually, legend has it that there ...


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    East Lake Road

    Cazenovia, New York

    60.3 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Along East Lake Road in the late fall, a witness saw the apparitions of a young woman and an older woman in 18th-century clothing. The witness stopped to try to assist the woman but took off when he realized that they were ghosts--his headlight beams went right through their forms.


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    Welles House

    Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

    60.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The circa-1860 Welles House, built by industrialist Augustus C. Laning, has been compared to the Amityville Horror house. Strange deaths and tragedies followed Laning: His factories burned down and his nephew was killed after a lightning strike began a fire in the barn, trapping him under the body of a ...


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    Fishing Creek Lodge Bed and Breakfast

    Benton, Pennsylvania

    60.8 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Multiple appearances of ghost(s) in different rooms to different guests. Doors opened on their own, unexplained noises at night. (Submitted by Karen Parsons)


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    Sanger Mansion - Sangerfield House

    Waterville, New York

    62.6 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The historic Sanger Mansion, aka Sangerfield House, is rumored to be haunted by ghostly monks. Some folks have told the tale that the place used to be a monastery; other reports say this is simply not so, and the house was always a private home.


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    Gulf Road

    Chittenango, New York

    64.2 miles from Johnson City, NY

    One of those genuinely "creepy" roads, Gulf Road is popular with bikers because of its steep hills and numerous twists and turns. Shadow figures of a woman have been sighted along the road, as well as burning crosses.


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    Split Rock Quarry

    Camillus, New York

    64.4 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Split Rock Quarry was a hazardous munitions plant that suddenly exploded in 1918, killing more than 50 men. Left today are nothing but rock and The Crusher, an defunct piece of mining machinery. Witnesses say the place is haunted by the past victims, citing unexplained voices and footsteps, and the ...


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    Landmark Theatre

    Syracuse, New York

    65.1 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The 1920s Landmark Theatre is haunted by three ghosts. Witnesses have reported apparitions, a blue light, voices, and eerie things that show up in photos. The known haunted areas are the back of the auditorium, the Red Room, the Walnut Room, and the basement (called the catacombs). One of the ...


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    Walnut West Apartments

    Camillus, New York

    65.7 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Local legend says that one of the Walnut West Apartments is haunted and tenants tend to move out immediately. The ghost is said to be a little girl who was killed on the same spot when the land that now holds the apartment complex was a farm.


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    Garrett Memorial Chapel

    Keuka Park, New York

    65.7 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The sixth-century Norman Gothic-style Garrett Memorial Chapel, aka Little Chapel on the Mount, was constructed by Evelyn and Paul Garrett in memory of their son Charles, who died of tuberculosis in 1929. It is allegedly haunted by at least three ghosts: A priest, a boy, and a woman. Witnesses describe ...


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    National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

    Cooperstown, New York

    66.5 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Featured on TV's Ghost Hunters, the baseball museum is believed to be haunted. Witnesses have heard a voice that sounded like baseballer Ted Williams say “persevere, to have courage, to excel and be great.” Other male voices have been heard in the Plaque Gallery. Employees have described a feeling of ...


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    The Otesaga Resort Hotel

    Cooperstown, New York

    66.5 miles from Johnson City, NY

    People report hearing unseen children laughing and playing in the hallway on the third floor and strange voices in the "Glimmerglass Room". Additionally people claim to have seen full-body apparitions strolling though the corridors and grounds, dressed in period clothing.


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    Woodlawn Cemetery

    Syracuse, New York

    66.7 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Strange sounds are heard, EVPs captured, and a glowing white ghost sometimes appears to be chasing you as you explore the cemetery at night.


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    Keuka College - Ball Hall

    Keuka Park, New York

    67.3 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Ball Hall at Keuka College is rumored to be a hot spot for the spirit set. George Harvey Ball himself, the college's founder and original president, is the one believed to be doing the haunting. Witnesses say TV's turn off by themselves, beds move, and a ghostly woman's voice has ...


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    Oneida Community Mansion House

    Oneida, New York

    67.7 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The Mansion House, a bed-and-breakfast, is said to have two haunted floors, the bottom two of the building. However, reports say these floors are not open for business.


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    The Lady in Granite

    Penn Yan, New York

    67.9 miles from Johnson City, NY

    The Lady in Granite appears on a gravestone for the Gillette family. It is an image of a lady's head, reclining, thought to be the head of Matilda Gillette. No amount of polishing has been able to remove the image from the stone. According to local legend, eventually her whole ...


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    Wayside Irish Pub

    Elbridge, New York

    68.2 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Here you may see the ghost of a soldier from the Revolutionary War, who haunts the second floor, or the friendly spirit of a traveler nicknamed George, who once had a heart attack on either the second or third floor.


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    Farnam Mansion

    Oneida, New York

    69.2 miles from Johnson City, NY

    This place is the site of numerous reports of haunted activity. People claim that lights turn on and off and that they see shadow apparitions, full-body apparitions, ghostly voices, footsteps and other assorted sounds and phenomena.


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    Ancestor's Inn at the Bassett House

    Liverpool, New York

    69.4 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Lights go on and off and photographs come out blank here. There is said to be a spirit named Tim who lives on the second floor. He shows himself most often when someone is not feeling well. Note: The inn may not currently be in operation.


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    Seneca Falls Historical Museum

    Seneca Falls, New York

    69.7 miles from Johnson City, NY

    Seneca Falls Historical Museum includes the mansion built in 1855 by Edward Mynderse, who is believed to reside here still despite his death long ago. Legend has it that when Mrs. Leroy (Ellen) Partridge bought the place in 1875 and began to alter it, Edward was unhappy. And to show ...


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    Brickyards

    Warners, New York

    70 miles from Johnson City, NY

    This area of Camillus is famous for its Onondaga Brick. One of the brick yards here is also infamous for being haunted - some say by a gargoyle. Locals, however, are a bit mystified by the stories. While they admit the brick yards can be a little ...


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    Hamilton College

    Clinton, New York

    70.4 miles from Johnson City, NY

    At Hamilton College's North Residence Hall, a ghostly Revolutionary War-era messenger has been seen in the halls. The apparition has been known to point at people and disappear through walls. And two other buildings are said to be haunted by the spirits of family members who lived there when they ...


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