Haunted Places in Maxwell, California



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    Marysville Cemetery

    Marysville, California

    33.2 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The cemetery here has a few ghosts, multiple have been picked up on EVP. Glowing lights have been picked up on photograph and mysterious figures have been seen roaming about. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mary Aaron Museum

    Marysville, California

    33.5 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Frank Aaron, who died here, is said to be found in his old room. Voices and footsteps can be heard and full-bodied figures have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Silver Dollar

    Marysville, California

    33.7 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Juan Corona, who killed 25 migrant workers near this area, once was associated this building and there's a belief his victims might, also. The building was also once a brothel and some of the former ladies who worked here have been spotted (usually in 19th century attire). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    California State University - Laxson Auditorium

    Chico, California

    36.4 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Laxson Auditorium at California State University is believed to be haunted by the spirit of an elderly theatergoer. Performers have noticed her apparition sitting in a balcony seat.


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    Goodman House Bed and Breakfast

    Chico, California

    37 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The former owner, George Vogelsang, fell down the stairs and died in the late 1950's. He has been reported here ever since. A psychic once picked up that there was the spirit of a kind man and a light presence of a woman; both are harmless. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Featherbed Railroad Bed and Breakfast

    Upper Lake, California

    37.3 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a former railroad worker who remains attached to the caboose room.


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    Cherokee Cemetery

    Oroville, California

    43.3 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Legend has it that in the 1800s, the town sweetheart was murdered, and as punishment, her murderer was burned alive in his house across from the cemetery. Witnesses visiting the cemetery have heard his loud heavy footsteps. Another legend says that those who place flowers at a certain child's grave, ...


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    True Brew

    Corning, California

    45 miles from Maxwell, CA

    I used to live there... it used to be a brothel and its the sister hotel to french gulch the building burned down 3 different times one of the times causing the great fire of corning which burned down the entire city.I was in the kitchen at 2:30 am when ...


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    Porter Building

    Woodland, California

    47 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This historic building is rumoured to be haunted, according to a band of musicians who used to practise on the second floor in the early hours of morning. The group would hear knocks on the doors and walls, running footsteps in the hallways and childish giggling, but the source ...


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    Woodland Opera House

    Woodland, California

    47.1 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The original opera house on the site burnt down in 1892, and was rebuilt three years later in 1895. It is from the fire, however, that the building's resident ghost is believed to have stemmed. Theatre patrons have reported seen the apparition of a disgruntled fireman who died in ...


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    Depot Cafe and Restaurant

    Magalia, California

    49.4 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Magalia Depot, aka Depot Cafe and Restaurant, was a train depot before it became an eatery in 1977. Witnesses here have seen apparitions and heard voices and banging noises, and seen objects fall off shelves. Some employees have had their hair pulled or shoulder grabbed by something invisible, and a ...


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    The Elms Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Calistoga, California

    52.6 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Now permanently closed, a psychic reported that the ghost of a former servant awoke her and told her to leave. It is believed that this ghost is named Ruby and she once lived on this premise. She (or someone else) is also said to manipulate electronic items. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Manzanita Cemetery

    Lincoln, California

    52.8 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Legend has it that a wildfire once skipped this 1800s cemetery, parting to burn completely around it. Dark shadows and strange noises have been reported inside.


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    Hopland Inn

    Hopland, California

    53.8 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This 1880's inn and saloon is now closed, but the third floor of the establishment used to be a bordello. The ghost rumoured to be haunting the place is the apparition of a woman in a white dress, who was supposedly jilted by a lover and committed suicide in ...


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    Old Davis City Hall

    Davis, California

    56.1 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The old town hall dates back to 1938, and has been the scene of a recurring ghostly re-enactment in the women's restroom. Visitors using this bathroom have reportedly encountered the apparition of a redheaded woman, who vanishes once she reaches the second stall. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery

    Geyserville, California

    58.1 miles from Maxwell, CA

    At Warm Springs Fish Hatchery, visitors have seen the apparition of an elderly Native American couple on the premises. In addition, the main building is said to be haunted by a female ghost who was known to speak the names of the staff and change the radio station. A shower ...


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    Sand Cove Park

    Sacramento, California

    58.3 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Ghost lights have been spotted at Sand Cove Park as well as the voice of a woman saying "te papa" in a place near the Sacramento River. Some surmise that the site once held a mine shaft where someone passed away or was an ancient burial ground.


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    Grape Leaf Inn

    Healdsburg, California

    58.4 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This Queen-Anne style bed and breakfast inn is believed to have a friendly female ghost known as 'Lily'. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Round Room

    Grass Valley, California

    59.2 miles from Maxwell, CA

    See the map for the precise location of the Round Room: past the fairgrounds 5 miles to the dump, left on next road (Wolf Mountain) for 1/4 mile, and before the dead end at the top of the mountain, a sharp left on a short dirt driveway. Reported to be ...


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    Madrona Manor

    Healdsburg, California

    59.6 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Alleged to be haunted by the ghost of an older lady dressed in black (possibly the original owner) and the ghost of a young girl whose origin is unknown. Guests claim that there belongings are often moved and many report feeling a presence. Some claim that Room 101 ...


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    Old Sacramento Tunnels

    Sacramento, California

    60.4 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Reports tell us that the series of tunnels under Old Sacramento were the town's original streets before they were raised above sea level against flooding. Legend has it that the tunnels became establishments of ill repute, such as opium dens, brothels and occult practitioners' hideouts, and witnesses have felt a ...


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    Holbrooke Hotel

    Grass Valley, California

    60.5 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The Holbrooke Hotel has a lot of history and a lot of famous former guests. From Ulysses S. Grant to Mark Twain this place did not suffer from a lack of swanky clientele. There are a variety of ghostly rumors that surround this place that was also home ...


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    Old Sacramento State Historic Park

    Sacramento, California

    60.5 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This busy tourist attraction, museum complex and festival site is full of historic buildings, and therefore, a favorite spot for the spirits of those who lived there long ago. The park is visited by more than 5 million people a year - and that doesn't count the many spirits of ...


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    Del Oro Theatre

    Grass Valley, California

    60.5 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This theater is said to be haunted by several resident ghosts.


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    Iceland Ice-Skating Rink

    Sacramento, California

    60.8 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Sacramento's oldest ice skating rink is said to be haunted by the ghost of "Pops" Kerth, who was the father of Sacramento city councilman and mayoral candidate Rob Kerth. Witnesses say Pops makes his rounds at around 4 a.m.


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    Sacramento City Library

    Sacramento, California

    60.9 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The Sacramento City Library is haunted by an unseen presence, as its employees will tell you. In the library's Sacramento Room, witnesses have described the sound of Mylar rustling or the sound of shelving or pulling out books when no one is there. Books on the library shelves seem to ...


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    Leland Stanford Mansion

    Sacramento, California

    61.1 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The 1800s Leland Stanford Mansion is 19,000 square feet in four stories, and was fully restored in 2005. It is a state park and a venue for upscale legislative functions. It is said to be haunted by Leland Stanford's 15-year-old son, Leland Stanford Jr., who died of typhoid fever while ...


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    Sacramento Theatre Company

    Sacramento, California

    61.2 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Five ghosts, maybe more, are said to reside at the Sacramento Theater Company. Pinky, a former stagehand, is the most famous. He was granted this nickname because his apparition has a pinkish glow. Witnesses also have noted footsteps on stage after closing, the figure of a man walking the halls, ...


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    Dorothea Puente House

    Sacramento, California

    61.5 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The Puente House was a boarding house for senior citizens, but owner Dorothea Puente was convicted of murdering her tenants and burying them in the yard so she could cash in their social security checks. Photographs taken of the house have shown anomalies and ectoplasm mist.


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    The Martinez House

    Sacramento, California

    61.6 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The Martinez House was the site of a mass murder committed by a man killed everyone in the house: family all the way down to his grandchildren, house staff, even the cat. When the Martinez family bought the house in 1976, they reported seeing apparitions of an Asian man in ...


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    Sacramento City Cemetery

    Sacramento, California

    61.8 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Reports say there are many ghosts and apparitions of all shapes and sizes at the Sacramento City Cemetery. Among them are a ghost girl seen playing near her headstone, a phantom pit bull who follows visitors and then simply disappears, and a couple wearing all black.


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    Walbridge St

    Red Bluff, California

    62.6 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Many people have seen a little boy in white walking down the road. Many of the homes on the street are old houses used for the Japanese American Internment Camps during world war 2. (Submitted by John W)


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    National Exchange Hotel

    Nevada City, California

    62.8 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This is considered to be the oldest operating hotel in California, and possibly all of the West. Established in 1856, it has been in continuous operation except for a brief period where it was closed down due to fire damage and repaired.  People have reported seeing full body apparitions of ...


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    Stonehouse Brewery

    Nevada City, California

    62.9 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The brewery tunnels underneath the Stonehouse Brewery are said to be haunted by Chinese immigrants who were killed there. The site and its spooky tunnels have been featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures.


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    Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery

    Santa Rosa, California

    63.1 miles from Maxwell, CA

    I have captured many class-A EVPs here. Many spirits are said to roam the grounds, including a friendly spirit known as Mr. Lemon. (Submitted by Aaron F.)


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    Julia Morgan House

    Sacramento, California

    63.2 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Co-workers at the time in the late 1990s heard children crying, images of a man in a top hat and concentrated areas where the smell of grilled onions would invade our sense of smell. This personally happened to me twice. A neighborhood cat would often accompany me into the building ...


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    Nevada County Hospital

    Nevada City, California

    63.4 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This building has stood for 150 years, but in 2001, its foundation was rocked by a shooting spree which killed two. The building itself is full of asbestos, so if you would like to investigate, protect yourself. Those who were brought to the building's morgue are thought to still be ...


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    Hotel La Rose

    Santa Rosa, California

    64.5 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This 1907 historic hotel was formerly sleeping quarters for railroad passengers staying the night in town, and is supposed to have a few ghost stories associated with its colourful past. The building is allegedly haunted by a pair of ghostly children looking for their parents, as well as a ...


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    Latitudes Restaurant Site

    Auburn, California

    65.2 miles from Maxwell, CA

    While it was open, people used to report walking past a table where a hooded figure was seated, only to vanish when people did a double-take. It could possibly be the ghost of a teenager who lost her daughter and then would sit in that same exact spot for the ...


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    Boonville Hotel

    Boonville, California

    65.7 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This nineteenth-century inn is allegedly haunted. Guests staying on the upper floor have reportedly heard loud footsteps in the hallway, but upon investigation, no one is there. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wolf House

    Glen Ellen, California

    66.6 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The home of Jack London, famed author of The Call of the Wild and White Fang, is said to be haunted. Witnesses have described feelings of dread and visions of the house in flames, with voices crying out for help.


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    Sailor Bar

    Fair Oaks, California

    67.3 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Sailor Bar is a historic park that was named as such because the area was originally settled by gold-seeking sailors. Now visitors can go rafting, fishing and horseback riding here or else just check out the site's natural beauty. It is said that the park has a ghost, as well: ...


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    Napa Cinedome

    Napa, California

    67.5 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Moviegoers may see more than just movies here; the theater is said to be haunted by restless spirits.


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    Hop Creek Tavern

    Napa, California

    67.6 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Last night three of us witnessed a set of silverware wrapped in a napkin lift and propel from a basket in was sitting in about a foot towards us then crash to the ground. It was unbelievable! I wouldn't have believed my own eyes were it not corroborated ...


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    Valley of the Moon Saloon

    Sonoma, California

    67.7 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This old saloon is now a private residence, and on a lighter note, the current owner says his children have scared away most of the ghostly activity. In it's glory days, the saloon was haunted by a male spirit who opened and closed doors, rearranged furniture, turned lights on ...


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    Napa River Inn

    Napa, California

    67.9 miles from Maxwell, CA

    The building dates back to 1885, and was once a working mill. Captain Albert Hatt, Jr. hung himself in what is now a bakery, back in 1912. His wife, who also died there, has been seen roaming the hallways above. And a story in the local newspaper reports that a ...


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    Mountain Cemetery

    Sonoma, California

    69 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Curiosity surrounds an isolated grave bearing only the name "Lise." In an abandoned, older section of the graveyard, witnesses have described wraithlike spirits, strange lights, foul odors, cold spots and a strong sense of fear.


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    Mays Canyon Road

    Guerneville, California

    69.1 miles from Maxwell, CA

    Legend has it that along Mays Canyon Road in 1991, the apparition of a woman appeared in the middle of the road and a man drove right through her. Other exchanges with the woman's apparition have been reported here; she is said to be the ghost of a woman who ...


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    Sonoma Hotel

    Sonoma, California

    69.4 miles from Maxwell, CA

    This 1879 hotel has been the site of several odd occurrences over the years, which are usually attributed to a poltergeist at work. Doors are known to open and close of their own accord, and strange noises are heard during the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sebastiani Theatre

    Sonoma, California

    69.5 miles from Maxwell, CA

    At Sebastiani Theatre, the ghost of a young girl in a yellow 1930s dress has been reflected in the women's restroom mirror. Her laughter has been heard in the dressing room and the lights go on and off by themselves. Theater workers call the ghost Trixie.


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