Haunted Places in Lyons, Ohio



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    Trestle Bridge

    Adrian, Michigan

    10 miles from Lyons, OH

    Trestle Bridge has a legend with a ghost. So the story goes, a farmhouse once stood nearby, and it burned down late one night. The owner went to the barn to try to save the horses, and the wife and son went to the train tracks under Trestle Bridge to ...


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    Fulton County Historical Museum

    Wauseon, Ohio

    11.1 miles from Lyons, OH

    This historical society and museum was formerly a schoolhouse and a hospital, and staff believe the thirteenth oldest historic museum in the state is haunted. Built in the mid-nineteenth century, staff say the county museum has its fair share of history; and ghost stories. The first apparition seen is a ...


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    Siena Heights University

    Adrian, Michigan

    14.5 miles from Lyons, OH

    Siena Heights University is rumored to have a haunted room in one of its dorms. At least, Room 211 is said to have been haunted in the 1970s. A witness reported that doors opened and closed, and glowing eyes came out of nowhere in the middle of a wall. A ...


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    Fallen Timbers Battlefield

    Maumee, Ohio

    22 miles from Lyons, OH

    The 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers was the last battle of the Northwest Indian War. On the anniversary of the battle, August 20, ghostly soldiers are said to re-enact the battle.


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    Columbian House Hotel

    Waterville, Ohio

    22.9 miles from Lyons, OH

    Back in 1828, when this historic hotel was constructed, it was merely a trading post and tavern with limited overnight accommodation. At various times throughout the century, the building also served as a prison and a town ballroom. The strange history of the building began back in the 1840's, after ...


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    Dix - Fayerweather House

    Maumee, Ohio

    23.4 miles from Lyons, OH

    The Dix/Fayerweather House is said to be haunted by Aunt Phoebe, builder William Dix's sister. But be warened, Aunt Phoebe doesn't stand for disrespectful behavior. People who scoff at her may get a coffee shower or a door slammed nearby. A coat and chandelier crystals have gone missing, and an ...


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    The Linck Inn

    Maumee, Ohio

    23.8 miles from Lyons, OH

    This historic building was built in 1836, and has served as both a general store and as a hotel, as it was a popular stopover point for stagecoach and canal travellers. The hotel is no longer in operation, but is believed to still have three ghostly tenants who stayed on. ...


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    Hull-Wolcott House

    Maumee, Ohio

    23.9 miles from Lyons, OH

    This historic house, built in 1836 and now a museum complex, is home to some playful spirits who move objects and open doors. Witnesses also have heard unexplained footsteps and whispers.


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    West Toledo Branch Library

    Toledo, Ohio

    25.7 miles from Lyons, OH

    West Toledo Branch Library began in 1930 and is believed to be haunted by a man from around 1940. His apparition has been seen, and strange noises and bumping sounds have come from the area near the west wall fireplace.


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    Collingwood Arts Centre

    Toledo, Ohio

    26.6 miles from Lyons, OH

    This gothic mansion has formerly a convent, and is now dormitories for art students and resident artists. The basement of the building houses a terrifying entity draped in black robes who walks through the building every day before vanishing in the same part of the building. She has been known ...


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    Commodore Perry Building

    Toledo, Ohio

    27.7 miles from Lyons, OH

    This historic apartment block has a labyrinth of old studios and a disused restaurant on the upper floors of the building. It is rumoured that a piano in the bar area of the old restaurant plays of its own accord, and that the apparition of a little girl in a ...


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    Oliver House

    Toledo, Ohio

    27.7 miles from Lyons, OH

    This historic landmark building is notorious for the rumour of a presidential visit many years ago, and for the fact that the building and its grounds are steeped in history and mystery. The building now houses several brew pubs and a whole host of ghost stories. The building was supposedly ...


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    Sam B's Restaurant

    Bowling Green, Ohio

    31.3 miles from Lyons, OH

    The third floor of this restaurant was once a theatre and was the site of a murder years ago. The theatre is now closed to the public, but employees have reported many strange occurrences. They also believe the kitchen is haunted. At least two employees have died in the ...


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    Clark Lake Community Center

    Clarklake, Michigan

    31.4 miles from Lyons, OH

    It first happened Sunday, September 27, 2015, the night of the Blood Moon. While many around Clark Lake were gazing upward observing the astronomical phenomenon, a darker aberration was occurring. As if to say there was a morsel of truth to what are largely regarded as myths, the night of ...


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    Bowling Green State University

    Bowling Green, Ohio

    31.7 miles from Lyons, OH

    Bowling Green State University's ghosts include Alice, a deceased actress who haunts Brown and Saint Theaters and must have a formal invitation to every theater performance, and Amanda, who haunts the Chi Omega Sorority House. Amanda was killed accidentally in an initiation, and is a poltergeist. At one time, the ...


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    Wood County Historical Center

    Bowling Green, Ohio

    33.7 miles from Lyons, OH

    The Wood County Historical Center and Museum building used to house the Wood County Home/Infirmary, which opened in 1869 and operated until 1971. The museum opened in 1975. It is believed to be haunted by former patients of the infirmary. Reports have been made of an apparition of a lady ...


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    River Raisin National Battlefield Park

    Monroe, Michigan

    38.6 miles from Lyons, OH

    River Raisin Battlefield Battlefield Park is home to apparitions of soldiers, ghost orbs that show up in photos, and more paranormal activity such as voices that have been captured by ghost investigators.


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    Whittaker Residence - The White House

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    40.6 miles from Lyons, OH

    This historic residence was built on the outskirts of town, and is rumoured to have a few hauntings according to past residents. The ghostly activity is generally attributed to Ms Whittaker, the wife of a former owner, who is buried down the road in a local cemetery. Phenomena here ...


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    Bone Heads Bar B Que

    Augusta Charter township, Michigan

    41.2 miles from Lyons, OH

    The 1860s building that houses the barbecue eatery has once been a post office, a general store, a butcher shop and an ice house, but it's unknown who the woman is that haunts it. She wears a white dress and appears on the staircase. Sometimes lights come on and strange ...


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    Michigan Theatre

    Jackson, Michigan

    41.6 miles from Lyons, OH

    Michigan Theatre was a fancy venue when it opened in 1930 for vaudeville and movies. Its basement is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses describe a sensation of dread or of being frozen in place, as well as an eerie feeling of being watched by something invisible.


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    Purple Rose Theatre

    Chelsea, Michigan

    42.8 miles from Lyons, OH

    Actor Jeff Daniels is the founder and executive director here. Folks have long said the place was haunted, and witnesses describe strange knocking and banging, doors that close on their own, and misty apparitions who sit in the audience.


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    Blue Tractor BBQ and Brewery

    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    43.4 miles from Lyons, OH

    The event happened while I was in the basement of the Blue Tractor BBQ in the summer of 2010. Their bathrooms are located in the basement. As I was standing there washing my hands, The door swung open. I really didn't give it any mind and assumed someone ...


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    Michigan Firehouse Museum

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    44.4 miles from Lyons, OH

    Michigan Firehouse Museum is housed in an 1898 building that, ironically caught fire twice: once in 1901 and again in 1922. Fire Chief Alonzo Miller passed away in the second fire, and he is thought to linger here in spirit. Witnesses have described knocks, bangs, voices, whispers, and doors that ...


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    Waltz Inn

    Huron Charter Township, Michigan

    44.5 miles from Lyons, OH

    At this restaurant, formerly an 1800s inn, a ghostly man has been seen by owners and staff. He turns lights on and off and moves objects.


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    Ypsilanti Train Depot

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    44.6 miles from Lyons, OH

    This train depot is located in the historic district, and is rumoured among paranormal investigators to be one of the best places in town to catch clear EVP's and see an apparition or two. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Stone House

    Oak Harbor, Ohio

    50.3 miles from Lyons, OH

    This house was built by a man named Mr. Baker. Mr. Baker was a renowned womanizer. His wife could have not have children. Eventually, Mr. Baker's wife hanged herself in the garage. The Mulligans bought the house in the early '70s. While the Mulligans lived in the Stone House, they ...


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    Fostoria Area Historical Society and Museum

    Fostoria, Ohio

    50.5 miles from Lyons, OH

    I am the founder of Fostoria Paranormal Investigations, we have investigated the location several times and taken Groups in to investigate as well, we have seen shadows inside, have heard a little girl laughing and talking, a light in the main exhibit room comes on by itself and the only ...


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    Hilton Garden Inn

    Romulus, Michigan

    52.9 miles from Lyons, OH

    The ghost of a flight attendant who was murdered here has been seen in the third floor hallway of the hotel. The automatic doors open and you can hear footsteps, but there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wayne's Red Apple Restaurant and Inn

    Wayne, Michigan

    54.3 miles from Lyons, OH

    At this inn, Room 17 is said to be haunted by Charles "Chick" McGee. He was found stabbed to death here in the late 1980s, said to have been killed by a waitress who was angry because he didn't leave her a tip. The ghost reportedly moves the Bible from ...


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    Eloise Asylum

    Westland, Michigan

    55.2 miles from Lyons, OH

    Eloise Asylum, aka Wayne County Poor House, is an 1830s poorhouse that later became a hospital with a large cemetery that holds more than 7,000 graves. The hospital ceased operation in 1984. The ruins of the complex are said to be haunted, and witnesses have described apparitions, often of a ...


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    Riverside Osteopathic Hospital

    Trenton, Michigan

    55.5 miles from Lyons, OH

    The abandoned Riverside Osteopathic Hospital grounds are private property and trespassers will be punished. It was built in the 1800s as the Church Family's home, until Henry Ford bought it and made it into a hospital in 1944. The legends here revolve around the Churches. One young daughter fell off ...


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    Nankin Mill Tavern

    Westland, Michigan

    57.6 miles from Lyons, OH

    Nankin Mills Tavern is no longer in operation and reports say the building stands empty--except for its ghost, that is. The friendly spirit is said to make noises like banging in the kitchen or slamming doors in the basement. Locals suppose he's a miller who was killed here near sometime ...


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    Allen Park Historical Museum

    Allen Park, Michigan

    58 miles from Lyons, OH

    The 1888 farmhouse that houses the quaint museum is haunted, according to members of the local historical society. Apparitions reported here include a friendly elderly woman, her grandson and a man in a plaid shirt who greets visitors, possibly a farmer who passed away at the residence during the ...


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    Louis Dasher Mansion

    Allen Park, Michigan

    58.4 miles from Lyons, OH

    The 1920's mansion is allegedly haunted by previous members of the local Dasher family who lived there. A previous couple living there reported various accounts of poltergeist activity and apparitions of men and women in old-fashioned clothing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Allen Park Digital Cinema

    Allen Park, Michigan

    58.7 miles from Lyons, OH

    Little is known about the haunting of this downtown cinema, apart from the legend that a spirit apparently appears in the projection booth and a ghostly voice is heard during productions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Victorian Villa Bed and Breakfast

    Union City, Michigan

    60.5 miles from Lyons, OH

    This historic bed and breakfast was built in the 1870's as a retirement residence for a notable family. Since its conversion in the 1980's to a bed and breakfast, guests and staff have reported sighting the apparition of a stern lady in an old-fashioned presence, whose presence is often accompanied ...


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    National House Inn

    Marshall, Michigan

    60.6 miles from Lyons, OH

    This historic inn, built in 1835 by Colonel Andrew Mann and believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad, is said to be haunted by a Lady in Red. The ghost is usually seen only by a glimpse as she moves through the hallways, but has also been ...


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    Miami Erie Antique-Collectible Mall

    Delphos, Ohio

    60.9 miles from Lyons, OH

    Formerly the Pennsylvania Railroad Hotel, this antiques mall is rumoured to be haunted by a phantom traveller who passed away in an upstairs room. Customers to the store have sworn they've heard footsteps coming from the second level, but upon investigation, there is no one around. There are also ...


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    Rotary Park

    Livonia, Michigan

    61.3 miles from Lyons, OH

    Folks have reported mysterious sounds and screams at night along the Rotary Park Woods nature trails, and some say the apparitions of little girls in white dresses can be seen. Rumor has it that these are the spirits of girls who were murdered in the woods.


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    Ritz-Carlton - The Henry Hotel

    Dearborn, Michigan

    61.3 miles from Lyons, OH

    Once the Ritz-Carlton, The Henry Hotel has a haunted Room 418. The doors open and close on their own, the lights turn on and off, and the French doors' handles are said to jiggle if you close them after they mysteriously open by themselves.


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    Dutch Mill Truck Stop - The Windmill

    Carey, Ohio

    63.3 miles from Lyons, OH

    Formerly a restaurant and filling station, the building is supposedly haunted by a ghostly man carrying a leather briefcase. His association with the place is unknown. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Stinson Hospital

    Eaton Rapids, Michigan

    63.3 miles from Lyons, OH

    This renovated hospital has sat on this property since the late 1800's. There have been countless deaths natural and otherwise on the propery and in the building. The building now occupies 4 apartments. Reports of loud noises stemming from the basement all times of the day and ...


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    Atlas Tube

    Essex, Ontario

    63.5 miles from Lyons, OH

    Atlas Tube is a steel mill that is rumored to be haunted by a 1990 worker who died when he lost control of a batch of steel tubes and was crushed. Late-night employees have seen a ghostly man leaning on the racks in Warehouse 3. He disappears when anyone gets ...


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    Restoration Lutheran Church

    Kendallville, Indiana

    64 miles from Lyons, OH

    At Restoration Lutheran Church, witnesses say, you may hear ghostly footsteps on the stairs, see apparitions of faces in mirrors, and hear strange scratching sounds. You might detect hot and cold spots and see tall, dark figures that may even toss chairs at you.


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    Strand Theatre

    Kendallville, Indiana

    64.3 miles from Lyons, OH

    The Strand movie theater is haunted by a previous owner, whose apparition has been seen by many people in different locations throughout the building. The ghost also has been known to watch patrons through the projection room window, but ducks when anyone looks at him.


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    Park Hotel

    Put-in-Bay, Ohio

    64.8 miles from Lyons, OH

    Guests have reported apparitions in period clothing and ghostly ballroom music when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fort Wayne

    Detroit, Michigan

    65 miles from Lyons, OH

    The historic fort is featured in the Haunted Historic Fort Wayne Tour and has been featured on several TV shows.


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    William Tyndale College

    Farmington Hills, Michigan

    65 miles from Lyons, OH

    William Tyndale College closed in 2005, but was rumored to have ghosts that may reside there still. The ghosts were discovered by phantom noises: the clicking of a woman walking down a hall in high heels and the sounds of children playing.


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    University of Windsor

    Windsor, Ontario

    66.3 miles from Lyons, OH

    Two buildings have haunting rumors surrounding them at the University of Windsor. One is Beckett House, an old house that serves as a dorm. Campus legend says long ago a woman was murdered here by a man, and as a result, the spirit here is not very nice to male ...


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    Webberville Village Office

    Webberville, Michigan

    67 miles from Lyons, OH

    Employees here are puzzled by the way objects move around and rearrange themselves. A hooded figure has been seen roaming around in here, as well as hearing the sounds of giggling and crying. Other unaccounted people have been seen here and some have even heard the sound of bells ringing ...


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