Haunted Places in Lake Placid, New York



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    Wellscroft Lodge

    Lake Placid, New York

    11.2 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Reported here have been phantom music and a Lady in Red who appears on the stairs. She may also appear in the front windows. The location is not currently in operation as a lodge; reports say it is for sale.


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    Plattsburgh Air Force Base

    Lake Placid, New York

    36.2 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Witnesses have described several strange occurrences at Plattsburgh Air Force Base, including cold spots, unexplained flashing lights, ghost children, and the loud sound of soldiers on horseback marching. At the entrance between two pillars, a Revolutionary War soldier's ghost has been seen marching back and forth or standing guard. Ghostly ...


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    Vergennes Opera House

    Vergennes, Vermont

    36.9 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Numerous reports over the years of shadow figures roaming back stage and lights turning off on their own during events. Electronic equipment failing for unknown reasons during events and then working normally after the show/event ended. Reports of chairs moving in their own and banging noises from the balcony when building is ...


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    Shelburne Museum

    Shelburne, Vermont

    37.5 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The museum consists of several historic buildings that contain relics from the past. One of the buildings here, the Dutton House, is said to have more to it than meets the eye. Built in 1872 in Cavendish and relocated to the museum grounds in 1950, the red colonial house's ghosts ...


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    SUNY Plattsburgh - Macdonough Hall

    Plattsburgh, New York

    38.3 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Macdonough Hall at SUNY Plattsburgh is reportedly very haunted, say witnesses who have heard toilets flush and radios and fire alarms turn on, seen strange apparitions and bathroom lights that come on and off, and found locked doors unlocked. The hauntings are believed to stem from before the hall was ...


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    American Flatbread - Carburs Restaurant

    Burlington, Vermont

    40.2 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    At American Flatbread, once the Carburs Restaurant, a deceased former employee occasionally makes an appearance. The former worker shot himself in the head in the basement; the bullet is still embedded in the wall, according to reports. While most ghostly encounters occur in the basement, folks in the bar have ...


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    160 Bank Street

    Burlington, Vermont

    40.3 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The building is now "The Farmhouse Tap N Grill" but back in the 80's it was a McDonald's. While working night maintenance with another employee, we were just starting cleaning after closing (circa 11 p.m.). He went down to the basement to begin cleaning there. He immediately came RUNNING back ...


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    Aiken Hall - Champlain College

    Burlington, Vermont

    40.6 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Witnesses say in this dorm, they feel an uneasy feeling and are sometimes touched by unseen hands. Strange noises and TVs that turn on by themselves have been reported, as well as cold spots.


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    The University of Vermont

    Burlington, Vermont

    41 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Many ghosts haunt this university, from a sea captain named Jacobs to a 1992 student who died of electrocution and now tinkers with the electricity. Several houses have their own ghosts: the Allen House's lives on the top floor, and the Bittersweet House's wears 1800s garb. From various buildings and ...


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    University of Vermont

    Burlington, Vermont

    41 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Many ghosts are said to reside here, including one in the farm on Spear Street and another, a female in period dress, whose apparition has been seen in the Agriculture Department's Bittersweet House. In the Center for Counseling and Testing, the ghost of retired seaman Captain Jacobs has been seen ...


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    Fort Ticonderoga

    Ticonderoga, New York

    42.2 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Originally the French military Fort Carillon 1755-1759 during the Seven Years War, Fort Ticonderoga was active during the American Revolution. It was the site where Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold and the Green Mountain Boys gained their first victory. The fort became the property of the state of New York in ...


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    Saint Michael's College

    Colchester, Vermont

    42.8 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Saint Michael's College's theater is reported to be haunted by a nun who helps the actors during performances and causes props to disappear. And in the first-year men's dorm, an evil presence is said to stem from occult meetings held here in the 1960s or '70s. Witnesses say lights go ...


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    Brightside on Raquette

    Raquette Lake, New York

    45.5 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    This secluded inn, which is only accessible via water taxi, is alleged to be haunted by the ghost of a woman whose husband disappeared from the inn one night during a blizzard. The story claims that she remains in the room waiting for her husband and can frequently seen ...


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    Catamount Bed and Breakfast

    Williston, Vermont

    47.4 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Originally the home of Vermont's first governor, the 1796 inn is now home to friendly ghosts who show up from time to time. The voices of phantom children also have been heard on the second floor. A Halloween Haunted Forest has been known to take place here, including theatrical shows, ...


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    Sagamore Resort

    Bolton, New York

    52.6 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    This restored 1883 resort is believed to have been haunted at least since the 1950s. One of the spirits was a little boy who used to sell found golf balls to the pro shop for extra cash. He was killed after being hit by a car, and his spirit is ...


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    Big Moose Lake

    Eagle Bay, New York

    53.4 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    This upstate New York lake, 5 miles north of Fourth Lake in the Adirondacks, is known by some as the site where Grace Brown's spirit resides. Grace was allegedly murdered by Chester Gillette in a cabin, and her apparition has been seen around and inside Covewood Lodge. She has also ...


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    The Big Moose Inn

    Eagle Bay, New York

    54.8 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The Big Moose Inn is allegedly haunted by the ghost of a pregnant woman named Grace who was murdered there. Her lover was convicted of hitting her on the head and throwing her in the lake to drown. It is believed that you can still see her ghost wandering the ...


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    St. Albans Bay State Park

    St. Albans, Vermont

    55.2 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    A phantom ship is said to float in St. Albans Bay, with ghost pirates who call out to fishermen. According to legend, the phantom pirates are trying to capture Champ, a creature who was once believed to live in the bay.


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    Parkhurt House - Nye Manor

    Fort Covington, New York

    55.3 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Parkhurt House - Nye Manor is a circa-1820 stone house constructed for Army major Jabez Parkhurst, one of the six confirmed folks to pass away inside the home. Witnesses claim the place is haunted by some of the spirits who linger here, as evidenced by multiple flashlights going dead at ...


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    Parkhurt House - Nye Manor

    Fort Covington, New York

    55.3 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Parkhurt House - Nye Manor is a circa-1820 stone house constructed for Army major Jabez Parkhurst, one of the six confirmed folks to pass away inside the home. Witnesses claim the place is haunted by some of the spirits who linger here, as evidenced by multiple flashlights going dead at ...


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    SUNY Potsdam

    Potsdam, New York

    55.7 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    SUNY Potsdam is said to have ghosts in residence at Satterlee Hall, where namesake and first dean Dr. Howard Satterlee is said to walk the third floor and sometimes even turn on the clock tower light at night, and in the Knowles basement, where students have seen apparitions and doors ...


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    Holcroft House

    Potsdam, New York

    56.9 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Holcroft House, which contains Clarkson University's Office of Admissions and Welcome Center, was built way back in 1822 and houses many Clarkson family heirlooms--including a ghost believed to be Elizabeth Clarkson, the mother of the college's namesake. Witnesses have described apparitions, lights that come on by themselves, footsteps, moving furniture, ...


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    Long Island Campground

    Queensbury, New York

    57.3 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Legend at Long Island Campground tells of a 1960s honeymooning bride and groom who were murdered while they slept. Witnesses claim to have seen a ghostly bride wandering through the campsites.


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    Old Barlowe Street School

    St. Albans, Vermont

    57.4 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The pre-1900 Old Barlowe Street School was more recently used for the St. Albans Haunted House Halloween Event from 1979 to 1989. But the Halloween event may have had some real haunts. Legend has it that in the 1920s, a school janitor died from a heart attack in the ...


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    Welden Theatre

    St. Albans, Vermont

    57.5 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    This 1940s theater is believed to be haunted by an apparition of a man in a white sweater who has been seen in the basement. Folks have heard unexplained voices, doors open and close on their own, and a movie projector once started by itself. Some witnesses say they have ...


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    Skene Manor

    Whitehall, New York

    57.7 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Built circa 1874 by Colonel Skene and believed to be haunted by his wife, Skene Manor is a castle of a place, built of stone and open for guided tours. When the colonel's wife passed away, according to local lore, the colonel chose to keep her body nearby. Some say ...


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    Lake Bomoseen

    Fair Haven, Vermont

    58.1 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Locals tell of three men who long ago set out to cross Lake Bomoseen to the tavern on its shore, and were never seen again. Only their boat was found floating empty on the water. Now, during full-moon nights, folks here say that a phantom rowboat can be seen moving ...


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    The Old Stagecoach Inn

    Waterbury, Vermont

    60.6 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The historic inn is said to be haunted by a former resident. Rocking chairs and other furniture have moved by themselves, beds are stripped and the linens neatly folded when the housekeeper looks away, and apparitions have been seen. Room 2 is said to be the most haunted.


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    Fort William Henry Museum

    Lake George, New York

    60.9 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Fort William Henry Museum is rumored to be haunted by victims of the massacre of 1757. Reports say anywhere from 200 to 1500 people were killed. One ghost, with uneven footsteps, is nicknamed the Limper. His amputated skeleton was unearthed by archeologists in the 1950s. Another ghost, the Slammer, likes ...


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    Old Chapel - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    61 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The Old Chapel, built in 1821, is Castleton State College's oldest building. Formerly the college's medical academy, legend has it that the ghost of a partially dissected woman roams the chapel without her head. It seems that the medical academy rarely had enough cadavers to practice on, so the students ...


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    Ellis Hall - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    61.2 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Rumor has it that a second-floor bathroom is haunted by a female student who committed suicide here. Witnesses say toilets flush and showers and faucets run on their own.


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    Vermont Police Academy

    Pittsford, Vermont

    61.7 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The Vermont Police Academy was once a state hospital for tuberculosis patients, and is believed to be haunted by a nurse named Mary who worked here during that era. Legend has it that Mary contracted TB herself. Reports say that the patients' call buttons are still present in the recruit ...


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    Herring-Cole Hall

    Canton, New York

    62.3 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Herring-Cole Hall at St. Lawrence University is a T-shaped sandstone building said to be a hot spot for spirits. Rumor has it that the haunts who live here along with the great acoustics make it a favorite spot for séances and meditation.


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    The Hub

    Canton, New York

    62.3 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    This old cottage, called "The Hub" on the St Lawrence University campus, is said to be haunted by the ghost of Florence Lee Whitman, the daughter of John Stebbins Lee, a former President of the college. The famous ghost hunting couple, Ed and Lorraine Warren, visited this location in ...


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    Cornwall Jail

    Cornwall, Ontario

    62.7 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The Jail which was in operation until 2002 runs the gamut of haunted claims. People claim to have seen full body apparitions, usually of a woman and child, hear male voices and one that hums. People also say they often hear "operational sounds" of the jail, such as carts going ...


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    Spanky's Diner

    Massena, New York

    63.8 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Spanky’s Diner is rumored to be haunted by many ghosts, including one who once tied a patron's shoelaces together while she was eating. Other paranormal experiences here have included uneasy feelings, apparitions, orbs with faces, electronic voice phenomena, and more.


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    Green Mountain Inn

    Stowe, Vermont

    65.1 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Former inn horseman Boots Berry is believed to haunt the inn. He was born in 1840 in Room 302, son of a chambermaid and an inn horseman. When he became inn horseman himself, he was awarded a medal for saving some stagecoach passengers when the horses ran away. Taverns all ...


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    Gold Brook Covered Bridge - Emily's Bridge

    Stowe, Vermont

    65.2 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The small wooden covered bridge is said to be the residence of a haunt. Some stories say Emily was disappointed after her fiance didn't show up for their elopement, and she hanged herself on a rafter. Others say she was run over by runaway horses and knocked to the rocky ...


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    Eddy House - High Life Ski Club Lodge

    Chittenden, Vermont

    65.4 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Formerly the Eddy House, the building that houses the High Life Ski Club Lodge has a long history of being haunted--since at least 1874. Originally the home of Zepaniah Eddy, who had three children: William, Horatio and Mary, descended from a long line of psychics. The Eddys were mediums from ...


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    Brass Lantern Inn

    Stowe, Vermont

    65.8 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Many guests who've stayed here have reported hearing people in an adjacent coming in late at night and laughing and talking as if just returning from a night on the town. However, it is determined the next morning that no guests were registered to the rooms from which the voices ...


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    Norwich University

    Northfield, Vermont

    66.1 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Four halls are involved in haunting legends at Norwich University. At Alumni Hall, legend has it that there is a haunted, boarded-up dorm room in which a student hanged himself, and a few years later, his brother was given the same room and hanged himself as well. The legend surrounding ...


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    Green Mount Cemetery

    Montpelier, Vermont

    68.4 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Reports say there is a grave here marked by a green statue of a crying lady nicknamed Black Agnes. The grave she marks is of a man, John Hubbard. Local legend says those who sit in the statue's lap are cursed and will die.


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    Vermont College - College Hall

    Montpelier, Vermont

    70 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    At Vermont College in the College Hall Chapel, built in the 1830s, the ghost of a girl who died in one of the towers is said to reside. The pipe organ has been known to play chords when it was turned off.


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    Opera House At Enosburg Falls

    Enosburg, Vermont

    72.4 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Constructed in 1892, the Opera House is said to be home to a ghost named Willy, who was the son of a workman and died alone after breaking his leg in the attic. Willy is blamed for moving props and stealing scripts as well as the footsteps that come from ...


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    Jane McCrea House

    Fort Edward, New York

    72.6 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Jane McCrea was murdered by Native Americans during the American Revolution. At her former home, residents have reported footsteps in the attic and lights that mysteriously come on when no one is in the house.


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    Jane McCrea House

    Fort Edward, New York

    72.6 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    Jane McCrea was murdered by Native Americans during the American Revolution. At her former home, residents have reported footsteps in the attic and lights that mysteriously come on when no one is in the house.


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    The Anvil Inn

    Fort Edward, New York

    72.9 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The Anvil Inn, formerly an 1840s blacksmith shop, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who turns the lights and the music on and off and drops bottles on the floor.


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    Bowman House - Laurel Hall

    Shrewsbury, Vermont

    77.6 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The apparition of a women, believed to be Mrs. Bowman, has been seen here. Also, legend has it that those who stand in a dark stain at the top of the stairs develop and intense feeling of foreboding. Please note: The spirits here don't stand for misbehaving. It is said ...


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    North Lake Road

    Forestport, New York

    78.1 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    North Lake Road is known for being the route taken by British soldiers after their retreat from the siege of Fort Stanwix. It is said that on some misty mornings the retreat scene is played out in a ghostly retelling, accompanied by moans of wounded soldiers and creaks of wagon ...


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    The Black Lantern Inn

    Montgomery Center, Vermont

    78.7 miles from Lake Placid, NY

    The showering ghost is a mystery at this inn. In Room 3 of the Burdette House, the shower is known to turn on and off by itself. No one has a clue why this happens. Formerly known as the Montgomery House Bed and Breakfast.


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