Haunted Places in Leaside, Ontario



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    Mount Pleasant Cemetery

    Toronto, Ontario

    Reports say the active spirits at Mount Pleasant Cemetery once pushed an employee right off of a lawn tractor. Other strange things reported here include voices, unexplained noises, shadowy figures, objects that disappear, disturbances that cause malfunctions in electrical devices, and heightened feelings of uneasiness and fear.


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    Glendon College

    Toronto, Ontario

    Glendon College, a bilingual liberal arts college with about 3,000 students, lies on what was once the 1900s estate of well-known financier Edward Rogers Wood. Its spirits include a little girl who materializes near a willow tree (she may have fallen to her death from this tree), a little boy ...


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    Keg Mansion

    Toronto, Ontario

    Keg Mansion is said to be haunted by Lillian, a maid who hanged herself in 1915 on the premises. She was employed by its owner, industrialist Hart Massey. According to one story, after the death of Massey’s daughter, Lillian was so aggrieved that she hanged herself. Another story said Lillian ...


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    Old Don Jail

    Toronto, Ontario

    Old Don Jail, aka the Toronto Jail, opened in 1864 and is now a rehabilitation hospital next to the jail. It's one of the oldest remaining pre-Confederation buildings in Toronto, and many hangings were held here since 1908. The place's most well-known spirit is that of a ghost is that ...


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    Queen's Park

    Toronto, Ontario

    2.8 miles from Leaside, ON

    Queen's Park in Toronto is said to have an apparition of a female in tattered clothing who hangs from a rope. Screams have been heard as well, and the Legislature Building is said to be haunted by many ghosts. World War I hero and Victoria Cross recipient Charles Rutherford, who ...


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    Ryerson University

    Toronto, Ontario

    3 miles from Leaside, ON

    At Ryerson University, rumor has it that a ghostly white female figure, cold spots, wind gusts, light anomalies and whispered names have been seen or experienced near McAllister Studio.


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    Mackenzie House

    Toronto, Ontario

    3.1 miles from Leaside, ON

    Mackenzie House was the final home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first mayor, who died in the house in 1861. It now operates as a historic house museum of 1860s Victorian life. Its three ghosts are thought to be an elderly lady in the Rose room, a bagpipes player, and ...


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    Old City Hall

    Toronto, Ontario

    3.4 miles from Leaside, ON

    The 1899 Old City Hall building, designated a historic site in 1984, has a ghost in its rear staircase known to walk up and down with loud footsteps and tug on the robes of judges. Ghostly moaning has been heard in the cellar, once a prisoners' holding area, and something ...


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    Omni King Edward Hotel

    Toronto, Ontario

    3.5 miles from Leaside, ON

    Witnesses at the Omni King Edward Hotel have experienced unexplained sounds, elevators that seem to operate by themselves and playful activity with the faucets and toilets in the ladies' restroom.


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    Hockey Hall of Fame

    Toronto, Ontario

    3.7 miles from Leaside, ON

    At the Hockey Hall of Fame, once a bank building, the apparition of a teller named Dorothy makes appearances in her 19th-century attire. She appears in an area where the vaults used to be, perhaps checking to make sure things are still secure. Other reports here have included lights that ...


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    Fairmont Royal York

    Toronto, Ontario

    3.8 miles from Leaside, ON

    A suicide, ghostly children and unending balls are all said to haunt the Royal York Hotel. People claim to hear music in laughter coming from the closed ballroom, and a porter who hanged himself is sometimes spied hanging about the stairwell. People, including author Christopher Heard who took up ...


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    Fort York

    Toronto, Ontario

    4.6 miles from Leaside, ON

    Fort York is a War of 1812 and World War I and II site that is still visited by some of its former soldiers. Cannon fire and gunfire have been heard, and British and American soldiers' ghosts have been spotted both inside buildings and outside on the grounds. Two ghosts ...


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    Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

    Toronto, Ontario

    6 miles from Leaside, ON

    The 1808 Gibraltar Point Lighthouse on the Toronto Islands is the oldest existing Great Lakes lighthouse, and it has a mysterious legend. Its ghost is said to be first keeper John Paul Radelmüller, who was murdered on January 2, 1815 by intoxicated Fort York soldiers looking for bootlegged beer. Stories ...


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    Thompson Memorial Park

    Toronto, Ontario

    6.9 miles from Leaside, ON

    At Thompson Park, there is a ghostly duo, witnesses say. Local legend has it that a grandfather killed his granddaughter a couple decades ago by tossing her off the cliff near Scarborough Cemetery. Then, he threw himself off as well. Their ghosts have been seen in the park. Another local ...


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    Heritage Theatre

    Brampton, Ontario

    19.7 miles from Leaside, ON

    Heritage Theatre is said to be haunted by an actor who was killed in the dressing room. An apparition of the Grim Reaper, cold chills, and voices also have been reported here.


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    Salem Cemetery

    Pickering, Ontario

    22.6 miles from Leaside, ON

    Salem Cemetery, along with the Salem Church, was established in 1849 for the Wesleyan Methodist congregation. While the church closed in 1890, the cemetery is still in use. Visitors here have seen apparitions and experiences other strange phenomena.


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    Lions Valley Park

    Oakville, Ontario

    24.9 miles from Leaside, ON

    Lion's Valley Park is a valley surrounded by three old cemeteries and an abandoned 1800s village.Reports say that because of erosion in the valley walls, caskets from the old cemeteries have been found in the park. Many strange phenomena have been reported here after dark, including strange flashing red, white ...


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    Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub

    Newmarket, Ontario

    25.1 miles from Leaside, ON

    The Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub was built in 1865 and was once a funeral home. Add to that, the original owner is rumored to have died in the house. It is said to be haunted by a ghost who makes sounds in the basement, slams doors, and ...


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    Wild Wing Newmarket

    Newmarket, Ontario

    25.1 miles from Leaside, ON

    Once Johnny Bourbon's and Kelsey’s Restaurant, Wild Wing Newmarket is reported to have a ghostly young woman who screams or quietly says "Help me."


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    Newmarket Inn

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    27.2 miles from Leaside, ON

    Folks at Newmarket Inn have reported seeing apparitions of a man wearing a blue coat and hearing disembodied screams.


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    Sharon Temple

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    28 miles from Leaside, ON

    The Temple, at the Sharon National Historic Site, was built in 1832 and was fully restored in 2011. Ghostly activity here includes the sounds of a large feast being prepared, music, footsteps and more.


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    Boston Mills Cemetery

    Caledon, Ontario

    28.5 miles from Leaside, ON

    At Boston Mills Cemetery, witnesses have seen ghost children playing tag among the gravestones and an apparition of a priest. Orbs, footsteps, rustling leaves and lights in the abandoned church also have been reported.


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    Regent Theater

    Oshawa, Ontario

    28.6 miles from Leaside, ON

    Regent Theater is a nightclub that was once a movie theater. An eerie shadow man along with cold temperatures have been noticed here, especially upstairs. Folks say the place is visited by the ghost of an employee who committed suicide here in the 1970s.


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    Anchor Park

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    29.1 miles from Leaside, ON

    Rumor has it that a girl was murdered at Anchor Park; her body was found hanging on a swing-set swing. The swing is now said to swing by itself at night.


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    Belfountain Conservation Area

    Caledon, Ontario

    32.8 miles from Leaside, ON

    Belfountain Park is rumored to be haunted by ghosts who walk along the streets and sometimes can be heard yelling "Help!"


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    Emma's Back Porch

    Burlington, Ontario

    33.5 miles from Leaside, ON

    Emma’s Back Porch Restaurant, haunted by a woman named Emma Byrens and her two children who lived here in 1902, is a hot spot for strange goings-on. Emma appears as a floating lady in a white dress, and sometimes witnesses also experience moving objects, voices, cold spots, orbs, voices, and ...


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    Old Fort Niagara

    Leaside, New York

    33.8 miles from Leaside, ON

    Old Fort Niagara is rumored to have a headless ghost that haunts the 1726 French Castle, and witnesses have seen odd shadows and orbs and heard slamming doors.


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    Breckenridge-Ure Mansion

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    33.9 miles from Leaside, ON

    This historic house has sat abandoned for over half a century but is currently for sate. The house was originally built in 1823, and there are stories of witches and slaves living in a barn located in the back garden. The slaves are rumoured to haunt the property, and people ...


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    Olde Angel Inn

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    34.1 miles from Leaside, ON

    The ghost at Olde Angel Inn is said to be Captain Swayze, a British War of 1812 soldier who was murdered by American soldiers in the basement. Witnesses describe a mysterious cold spot that appears on the way to the restrooms. The ghost is said to dislike Americans, and will ...


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    Brockamour Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    34.4 miles from Leaside, ON

    There are reports from both guests and employees at this historic bed and breakfast of a sobbing woman in period clothing roaming the mansion. Others have also seen her former husband, who has been seen in various rooms dressed in a red waistcoat. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fort George

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    34.6 miles from Leaside, ON

    Featured on both "Creepy Canada" and "The Girly Ghosthunters," Fort George was an important War of 1812 stronghold. Soldiers ghosts are said to roam here; reports say a tour guide saw a small boy having a conversation with someone invisible, and the boy described his friend as a man wearing ...


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    Jester's Court Pub and Eatery

    Port Perry, Ontario

    34.9 miles from Leaside, ON

    Jester's Court Pub and Eatery, a former private residence, is believed to be haunted. The ghost is an elderly woman in a blue dress who is blamed for blowing out candles, turning lights on and off, moving glasses and slamming doors.


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    Dundurn Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    39.5 miles from Leaside, ON

    Dundurn Castle is an 18,000-square-foot, 72-room house completed in 1835. It is open to the public, its rooms restored to match its state in 1855 when owned by Sir Allan Napier MacNab, 1st Baronet. Folks have reported aparitions of elderly women with candles and little girls, plus the sounds of ...


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    Port Perry Ghost Road

    Port Perry, Ontario

    39.5 miles from Leaside, ON

    The Ghost Road legend begins around 1968 with a young man who crashed on a motorcycle and, in some versions, was decapitated on a rusty barbed-wire fence. Now, a big round white light speeds down the road before turning into a small red light, sometimes accompanied by the sound of ...


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    Rock Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    40.1 miles from Leaside, ON

    Rock Castle, aka Rannoch Lodge, was constructed in 1848 by Alexander Carpenter of the Gurney & Carpenter foundry. Witnesses say sudden cold temperatures and unexplained voices can be felt and heard here.


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    Merritton Tunnel - Blue Ghost Tunnel

    Thorold, Ontario

    40.3 miles from Leaside, ON

    The blue misty ghost at Merritton Tunnel, aka Blue Ghost Tunnel, has been known to touch or push people or even make them violently ill. Witnesses have reported footsteps, strange lights, the sound of children crying, whistling, and disembodied voices having conversations.


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    Century Manor

    Hamilton, Ontario

    41 miles from Leaside, ON

    Century Manor was once an 1870s institution called the Hamilton Asylum for the Insane (aka Ontario Hospital). Patients are said to have been abused and cruelly experimented on. The site became Century Manor, a museum, in the 1980s, and later the Margaret and Charles Juravinski Centre for Integrated Healthcare. Still ...


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    Albion Falls

    Hamilton, Ontario

    41.3 miles from Leaside, ON

    Battles, suicides and body dumping grounds surround the falls and give rise to the claims that the falls are haunted. A notorious murderer, Eveylyn Dick, dumped her dismembered husband's body in the woods near the falls- well it should be clarified, she dumped part of his body there, they never ...


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    Niagara University - Clet Hall

    Niagara Falls, New York

    42.1 miles from Leaside, ON

    Niagara University's Clet Hall was the first building constructed after its founding as a seminary in 1860. An 1864 fire killed student Thomas Hopkins, who was said to be seen pleading for help from an upper-story window before he died. Now, his ghost is said to roam the halls of ...


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    Van Horn Mansion

    Burt, New York

    42.3 miles from Leaside, ON

    Van Horn Mansion, built by Judge James Van Horn in 1823, has 16 rooms and five bathrooms--and perhaps a few ghosts, to boot. It is preserved by the Newfane Historical Society, which offers Victorian teas and mansion tours. The most well-known ghost may be Malinda, wife of James Van Horn ...


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

    Niagara Falls, New York

    42.3 miles from Leaside, ON

    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 ...


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    Winery at Marjim Manor

    Appleton, New York

    43.8 miles from Leaside, ON

    Staff at Winery at Marjim Manor say former residents Shubal, Sophia and Lewis Merritt, Charles and Hannah Ring and the Sisters of St. Joseph's dog Duke haunt the premises.


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    The Rapids Theatre

    Niagara Falls, New York

    44 miles from Leaside, ON

    The Rapids Theater, built in 1921, is believed to be haunted by the ghost of an actress who committed suicide here long ago. Among the many paranormal occurrences here are apparitions on the stage, a woman's voice, whistling, the clicking of high heels, doors that open and close on their ...


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    Drummond Hill Cemetery

    Niagara Falls, Ontario

    44.4 miles from Leaside, ON

    Featured on "Creepy Canada," Drummond Hill Cemetery in Niagara Falls is home to many spirits who materialize as orbs, mists and strange lights. Apparitions of soldiers, battle noises and footsteps also have been reported here. Visitors have said they felt as if they were being watched by something unseen.


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    The Hermitage

    Hamilton, Ontario

    45 miles from Leaside, ON

    "The Girly Ghosthunters" TV show has featured The Hermitage, where many strange things are said to occur. Along with footsteps, apparitions, bangs, whispers, screams and other sounds, some say William Black can be heard weeping near the crossroads where he was buried. Some witnesses have seen the place appear as ...


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    Red Coach Inn

    Niagara Falls, New York

    45.2 miles from Leaside, ON

    The historic Red Coach Inn is said to be haunted, particularly in the Victoria Suite where, in 1927, a man bludgeoned his new bride to death. Guests have reported temperature drops and creaking noises. The inn was featured in an episode of TV's Celebrity Ghost Stories, talked about by actor ...


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    Red Coach Inn

    Niagara Falls, New York

    45.2 miles from Leaside, ON

    The Red Coach Inn is known for it's two ghosts: A Bride, bludgeoned to death in the Victoria Suite in 1925, often seen in the restaurant, early mornings, as well as visiting other Suites. And a 4 year old girl who passed in a barn fire far earlier in the ...


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    Echo Club

    Niagara Falls, New York

    45.3 miles from Leaside, ON

    This historic community club has been in existence for over a century, and is believed by many patrons to be haunted by an evil entity. The unseen presence has been known to smash plates, move furniture around and scream. Another commonly reported spirit is a young girl in a ...


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    Kempenfelt Conference Centre

    Innisfil, Ontario

    48.3 miles from Leaside, ON

    The Kempenfelt Bay area has been active with UFO sightings, a lake monster called Kempenfelt Kelly, and ghost lights (will-o'-the-wisps). At the Kempenfelt Conference Centre, ghosts have been felt sitting on the foot of guests' beds and cold spots have been noticed all over the building.


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    Lockport Caves

    Lockport, New York

    49.8 miles from Leaside, ON

    The Lockport Caves is a system that was built in the 1880s to provide the area's mills with water power. Witnesses say the spooky caves are occupied by something otherworldly. They have seen shadows, lights and odd mists and heard unexplained sounds, laughter and voices. Speculators think the ghost may ...


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