Haunted Places in London, Ontario



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    Grand Theatre

    London, Ontario

    0.2 miles from the center of London, ON

    The 1901 Grand Theatre has a story and a ghost, that of original owner and theater magnate Ambrose Small. On December 2, 1919, Small put a million dollars into a bank account and took his wife to lunch, but after that, no one ever saw him again. Several weeks afterward, ...


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    Middlesex County Courthouse

    London, Ontario

    0.2 miles from the center of London, ON

    The historic Middlesex County Jail and Courthouse (still used) is haunted by Marion "Peg-Leg" Brown, a farm-hand and cowboy from Texas. He had a wooden leg (hence his nickname), and scars over his eye and on his hand. Brown had fled to Canada after being arrested in 1898, for selling ...


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    Eldon House

    London, Ontario

    0.3 miles from the center of London, ON

    Eldon House, overlooking the Thames River, was built in 1834 for Captain John Harris, a retired Naval officer of the Royal Navy, and his wife, Amelia. It is said to be haunted by Wenman Wynniatt was a British army officer who had been recently met Sarah, John Harris's eldest daughter. ...


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    Regina Mundi Catholic College

    London, Ontario

    6.6 miles from the center of London, ON

    Regina Mundi Catholic College was built in 1963 as a junior seminary, but it also has been a boys' boarding school, a co-ed day school and a high school. The ghost of a priest who died here when it was a seminary has been seen, as well as that of ...


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    Harry Ten Shilling

    London, Ontario

    33.8 miles from the center of London, ON

    Harry Ten Shilling, a restaurant, seems to be located inside a haunted building. Staff report loud noises and bangs, and employees at the attached clothing shop have come to work in the morning to find clothes all over the floor.


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    Doon Old Mill Ruins

    Kitchener, Ontario

    50.7 miles from the center of London, ON

    This once was owned from Adam Ferrie JR.. Build in 1834 in 1909 & 1910 there was two fires there one of the fire that took place was at that time a Saw Mill and the other fire was a Flour Mill, this grounds people can smell wood smells and ...


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    Woodland Cultural Centre

    Brantford, Ontario

    51.9 miles from the center of London, ON

    At Woodland Cultural Center, its neighbors say, translucent figures walk all over the property, sometimes accompanied by the sound of murmured voices, and simply disappear. The occurrences are so frequent and harmless that the locals accept them without fear. The main complex of the cultural center used to be a ...


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    Preston Springs Hotel

    Cambridge, Ontario

    52.9 miles from the center of London, ON

    Preston Springs Hotel is said to be haunted by apparitions, poltergeist activity, unexplained lights, shadows, and more.


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    Capital Twin Cinema

    Listowel, Ontario

    53.8 miles from the center of London, ON

    Capital Twin Cinema, aka Capital Theatre, has a ghost named Jessie Keith, a teenage girl who was attacked and murdered by a homeless man as she walked along the railroad tracks. Jessie Keith is also said to haunt her grave in the town cemetery.


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    Huron Historic Gaol

    Goderich, Ontario

    57.7 miles from the center of London, ON

    Huron Historic Gaol is said to be haunted with cold gusts, footsteps, and the sounds of running and laughing children.


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    McMorran Place Theater

    Port Huron, Michigan

    59.5 miles from the center of London, ON

    McMorran Place Theater, built in 1960, is haunted by ghostly eyes, orbs, and the apparition of a woman and others. Many ghosts have been spotted in the balcony. Paranormal investigators even caught an EVP of a woman saying "I don't belong here!"


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    Murphy Inn

    St. Clair, Michigan

    63.8 miles from the center of London, ON

    This inn was formerly a boardinghouse that opened in 1836. The Irish-themed inn and pub has a resident ghost that has been seen in just about every guest room. Folks say the most often-haunted rooms, though, are the Lancaster Room and the Devonshire Room. The ghost is said to be ...


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    The Hermitage

    Hamilton, Ontario

    65.5 miles from the center of London, 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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    Peche Island Rear Range Light

    Marine City, Michigan

    65.5 miles from the center of London, ON

    The Peche Island Rear Range Light historic lighthouse had developed a severe tilt in its original location and was moved to its current spot after its deactivation. Perhaps its resident spirit was upset by the move; now an apparition is seen at night, holding a dim lantern and walking around ...


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    Riviera Restaurant

    Marine City, Michigan

    65.6 miles from the center of London, ON

    Riviera Restaurant is rumored to have had a haunt who tormented an employee for a couple of weeks by turning on kitchen appliances, tinkering with radios, and moving objects.


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    Century Manor

    Hamilton, Ontario

    71 miles from the center of London, 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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    Dundurn Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    71.6 miles from the center of London, 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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    Rock Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    72.1 miles from the center of London, 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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    Albion Falls

    Hamilton, Ontario

    73.7 miles from the center of London, 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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    Forester Inn

    Carsonville, Michigan

    75.4 miles from the center of London, ON

    This restaurant is known because of a nearby ghost. Locals say Minnie Quay haunts her former home, located just across the street from Forester Inn.


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    Ghost of Minnie Quay

    Carsonville, Michigan

    75.5 miles from the center of London, ON

    The legend of the ghost of Minnie Quay begins in 1852, when Minnie was 15. She fell in love with a sailor of whom her parents didn't approve. When his ship sank in the Great Lakes, the distraught Minnie walked through town and leapt off the pier to her death ...


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    Emma's Back Porch

    Burlington, Ontario

    77.2 miles from the center of London, 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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    The Step Above Lounge and Wine Bar

    Geneva, Ohio

    79.1 miles from the center of London, ON

    The Step Above is a bar housed over a restaurant that closes earlier, and bar patrons have seen shadowy figures moving about inside the locked restaurant after closing.


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    Cleveland Hotel

    Conneaut, Ohio

    80.1 miles from the center of London, ON

    This century-old building was purchased in 2012 and is slated to be renovated into condominiums. It was once a fashionable hotel, but fell into disrepair and was known as a hang-out for the homeless for several decades. There are rumors about a "ghost bride" that some believe to ...


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    Kingsville Public Library

    Kingsville, Ohio

    81 miles from the center of London, ON

    In the older section of 1885 Kingsville Public Library, folks say the apparition of a man in a tall black hat wanders the stacks. Strange noises and events have been reported as well. Many believe the library is haunted by several spirits.


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    Chestnut Grove Cemetery

    Ashtabula, Ohio

    81.5 miles from the center of London, ON

    Chestnut Grove Cemetery was once an Erie burial ground and, since its establishment in 1819, has seen the burial of over 18,000 folks. Twenty-five of them were victims of a local train disaster in 1876. The Pacific Express fell into the river when the bridge collapsed, killing between 80 and ...


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    Regal Vineyards and Mansion

    Madison, Ohio

    83 miles from the center of London, ON

    This historic mansion and vineyard has now returned to its use after being boarded up for a long period of time. It was originally built by immigrants, but abandoned after a family tragedy. Staff immediately began to report a vortex in the building, and various cold spots. The tip of ...


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    Watson-Curtze Mansion

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    83.5 miles from the center of London, ON

    General Anthony Wayne was initially buried here, but he was boiled down by his family before being transferred to a family plot. The cauldron itself is still located here and is said to rattle and make noises. A little girl is also said to be seen on the second floor ...


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    Gannon University

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    83.6 miles from the center of London, ON

    Legend has it that a fraternity costume party had a guest dressed as a cowboy who disappeared upstairs, then was responsible for poltergeist activity inside of the house. While that story is more debatable, students commonly report activity in Schuster Theatre. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cathedral of St Paul

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    83.7 miles from the center of London, ON

    Members of the congregation believe a little girl named Katie still remains here. After her death in a car accident, members would report hearing a jovial laugh similar to Katie's, but also the sound of heavy objects moving around in empty rooms. The church organ has played by itself before ...


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    Belfountain Conservation Area

    Caledon, Ontario

    83.8 miles from the center of London, 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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    Nicky's Pub

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    84 miles from the center of London, ON

    Before it was Nicky's Pub, this building served as a variety of business venues, even rumored to have mafia and prostitution connections. Nowadays, guests have reported a man in a long coat floating along the East Hallway. Guests have reported the common paranormal phenomenon (disembodied voices, electronic devices acting strangely, ...


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    The Brewerie at Union Station

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    84.2 miles from the center of London, ON

    A girl named Clara fell down the staircase here; staff, visitors, and investigators believe that she is still here, even creating a beer dedicated to the beloved ghost! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Erie Cemetery

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    84.5 miles from the center of London, ON

    There's blackened areas as if they have burned; some say that they have been scorched in Satanic rituals. Visitors feel as if they are being followed or like someone is standing behind them. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse

    Fairport Harbor, Ohio

    84.7 miles from the center of London, ON

    Legend has it that an 1870s lighthouse keeper, Captain Joseph Babcock, gave his wife many cats to keep her company when she was bedridden. Today, one of those cats remains behind, a ghostly gray cat that does that playful cat-skitter across the kitchen floor in the second-floor living quarters. The ...


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    Old Crowley Mansion Site

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    84.9 miles from the center of London, ON

    The home that once occupied this area was said to be Erie's first haunted house, but now, only a field remains here. The Crowley family were rich, but plagued with tragedy including murder, illness, and untimely death. One of those who was murdered (by his wife) chose to torment her ...


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    Gudgeonville Covered Bridge

    Girard, Pennsylvania

    85.4 miles from the center of London, ON

    Even though the bridge was destroyed by an arsonist in 2008, activity has not stopped. EVP's are picked up; a little girl (believed to be a girl who fell from nearby cliffs) is thought to be one of the voices that is picked up as well other unrecognizable voices. Light ...


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    Boston Mills Cemetery

    Caledon, Ontario

    85.9 miles from the center of London, 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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    Axe Murder Hollow

    McKean, Pennsylvania

    86.3 miles from the center of London, ON

    On the dirt roads and wooded area behind Thomas Rd is where an axe murderer supposedly went on a rampage. One of the victims, a young woman, has been reported running and screaming as if she is being chased. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lake County History Center

    Painesville, Ohio

    87.6 miles from the center of London, ON

    Now housing the Lake County History Center, this imposing building was for many years, the Poor House. In the 1800s, and up until the 1970s, this was the place of last resort for the indigent, abandoned, and in many cases, insane. Both men and women were housed there, in separate ...


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    Rider's Inn

    Painesville, Ohio

    87.8 miles from the center of London, ON

    A Civil War soldier's ghost is said to stand near the windows and wave. Also, the spirit of a former innkeeper's wife named Suzanne is said to reside here as well. Suzanne is said to have come to the door in her nightgown to let guests in when the owners ...


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    Wintergreen Gorge

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    87.8 miles from the center of London, ON

    The ghost of a boy, named Tim (who died in his twenties, but appears as a child) and his dog (Dutch) have been seen along the trails. The pair would often hike there until Dutch died; Tim was later killed in a car accident but has been reported here. (Submitted ...


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    Heritage Theatre

    Brampton, Ontario

    89.2 miles from the center of London, 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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    James A. Garfield National Historical Site

    Mentor, Ohio

    91.3 miles from the center of London, ON

    James A. Garfield National Historical Site, former residence of president James A. Garfield, is believed to be haunted by Garfield's wife Lucretia. Security personnel have heard Lucretia walking upstairs at night and she has been known to turn lights on after the guards turn them off. She also is said ...


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    Homestead House Bed and Breakfast

    Willoughby, Ohio

    93.2 miles from the center of London, ON

    This historic mansion is haunted by Sarah and Alonzo Gunn, who formerly owned the house when it was a private residence. Guests and owners have reportedly heard footsteps, and seen the apparitions of a woman in a shawl and a man in a top hat and old-fashioned cape. (Submitted by ...


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    Eagle Hotel

    Waterford, Pennsylvania

    96.8 miles from the center of London, ON

    At this 1826 former hotel building, a restuarant called Sugar 'n Spice occupies the first floor and the second and third floors are a history museum. Mysterious sounds have been reported here, such as voices calling your name when no one is there, and a baby crying. Items are moved ...


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    Squire's Castle

    Willoughby Hills, Ohio

    97.3 miles from the center of London, ON

    Squire's Castle is actually a 3-story stone caretaker's cottage for a never-built mansion, and legend has it that it's home to an unhappy female ghost. Feargus B. Squire planned to built a mansion as well, but until then, his family took up residence in the cottage. His wife hated the ...


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    Squire's Castle

    Willoughby Hills, Ohio

    97.3 miles from the center of London, ON

    Squire's Castle is only a shell of a castle built in the 1890s by Feargus B. Squire. It was meant to be the gatekeeper's house for his future country estate, never built. Now Squire's Castle is open to the public, and it is said to be haunted by Squire's wife ...


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    Knickerbocker Hotel

    Linesville, Pennsylvania

    101 miles from the center of London, ON

    This historic hotel is not your average lodging place. Yes, you can spend the night for a fee, but as they will tell you, you won't sleep. The paranormal activity is said to be rich here, because some guests checked in but did not check out.


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    Riverside Inn

    Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania

    101.7 miles from the center of London, ON

    At this historic 1880s inn, the spirits have been known to crawl into bed with guests, dance in the ballroom to ghostly music, and open and close the doors.


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