Haunted Places in Nicholson, Pennsylvania



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    Houdini Museum

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    14.7 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The Houdini museum with its psychic theater is considered a very haunted place. Seances are conducted here, and the place has been featured on many TV programs.


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    The Montrose House

    Montrose, Pennsylvania

    15.1 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The original building that stood here was once a jail, a funeral home, and a schoolhouse, but that building burned down in the 1920s. The current building was finished in 1926 and is said to be haunted by a little boy's ghost. He is seen often in the halls and ...


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    1217 Marion Street

    Dunmore, Pennsylvania

    15.6 miles from Nicholson, PA

    This 113-year-old home was listed for sale in January 2014 with the description: “slightly haunted.” The owners say they experienced banging doors, strange noises from the basement, footsteps, knocks, screams in the night, a ghostly face that appears in the mirror in the second-floor bathroom, and a constant eerie feeling ...


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    Andy Gavin's Eatery and Pub

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    15.7 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The 1800s building that houses this restaurant and pub is haunted by a spirit folks call George. George tinkers with the lights, moves dishes around, and even uses the restroom, including latching the stall door and flushing the toilet. Some witnesses have even seen George's apparition.


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    The Banshee Pub

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    16 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Once a warehouse building, the pub was used as a morgue during a 1917 Spanish flu epidemic. It was believed to be haunted, hence the spooky name. The pub closed in 2012.


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    Courthouse Square

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    16.3 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Nightly walks of Scranton's oldest and most haunted area. The office television show had a whole evening devoted to the Scranton Ghost Walk. The title of the show was Spooky. It is a 90 minute tour that includes the most haunted places in the area. Including where ...


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    Welles House

    Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

    27.1 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The circa-1860 Welles House, built by industrialist Augustus C. Laning, has been compared to the Amityville Horror house. Strange deaths and tragedies followed Laning: His factories burned down and his nephew was killed after a lightning strike began a fire in the barn, trapping him under the body of a ...


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    Roberson Mansion

    Binghamton, New York

    33.1 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The historic Roberson Mansion, completed in 1907, is rumored to be haunted by ghost children who run in the hallways and possibly original owner Alonzo Roberson himself. An older man has been seen in the museum near closing time, only to disappear without a trace.


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    Bundy Museum

    Binghamton, New York

    33.7 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Built at the turn of the last century. The Bundy has been investigated by several teams from around the region. Activity has ranged from apparitions being seen in the 2nd floor window, energy vortexes on the 3rd floor that make t difficult to stand and an uneasy feeling in ...


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    Fishing Creek Lodge Bed and Breakfast

    Benton, Pennsylvania

    38.4 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Multiple appearances of ghost(s) in different rooms to different guests. Doors opened on their own, unexplained noises at night. (Submitted by Karen Parsons)


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    Buck Hill Falls

    Cresco, Pennsylvania

    40.3 miles from Nicholson, PA

    This now-closed inn was originally opened by Quakers in 1901 and remained in business until 1990. Its haunted status merited it a place on the MTV show "Fear." Witnesses say that a woman committed suicide in room 62 just before her wedding, and her ghost has been seen. The men's ...


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    Owego Parkview Restaurant

    Owego, New York

    41.2 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Owego Parkview Restaurant, established in 2012 in an 1867 historic building, is rumored to be home to several ghosts whose voices have been recorded during ghost investigations. The owner found a sealed-up room while doing renovations, and mysterious things happen in the restaurant. For example, a phantom dinner bell chimes. ...


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    Calaboose Grille

    Owego, New York

    41.2 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The building that houses the Calaboose Grille began its life over a century ago as the Owego Town Jail. In fact, “Calaboose” is Cajun slang for jail, and the foundation is reported to have been laid by a chain gang. Some believe the restaurant is haunted by prisoners who once ...


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    Stone Arch Bridge

    Kenoza Lake, New York

    43.5 miles from Nicholson, PA

    In 1892 George Markert was murdered upon this bridge by Adam & Joseph Heidt, for Adam believed the George was a warlock who had placed a hex upon him. This hex could be activated any time George did something 3 times, so it seems a little too ironic that this ...


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    Woodfield Manor

    Cresco, Pennsylvania

    43.5 miles from Nicholson, PA

    We've recently covered a story and made a video about the haunting at one of our locations, Woodfield Manor near the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. The story about the haunting can be found here: https://sundancevacationsblog.com/travel/a-haunting-in-the-poconos/ Allegedly, the spirit of a woman haunts the manor. The owner explains in the video that she ...


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    Henryville House

    Henryville, Pennsylvania

    46 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The beautiful hotel that once stood on this spot no longer stands, but it was well known as the area's haunted house while it sat for years unused. Folks claim at least 9 spirits lived there, including a child, 3 men and 5 women. They were siad to be friendly ...


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    Tannersville Inn

    Tannersville, Pennsylvania

    48 miles from Nicholson, PA

    If you ask around at this restaurant, you may get a tale with your meal. Locals say that many years ago, a man in his 30s or 40s was killed behind the building in a hit-and-run accident. His ghost has been seen an upstairs room, often lying on the bed ...


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    Sherwood Inn

    Greene, New York

    48.6 miles from Nicholson, PA

    So when you go on the "internets" to look up the Sherwood Inn the ubiquitous description states that "A female committed suicide here". A female what? Howler monkey? Pony? In any case a female of some sort is alleged to have died and now roams the place. ...


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    Cranberry Manor Bed and Breakfast

    East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

    48.6 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Cranberry Manor Bed and Breakfast is a former 1880's Summer Boarding house located in East Stroudsburg, PA. Innkeepers and Guests have had many unexplained events at the B&B. Guests have awakened to the smell of "Bacon" or "muffins" or "coffee" around 5AM. Several of the guests ...


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    The Edge of Thyme

    Candor, New York

    50.3 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The owners of this B&B claim to hear footsteps walking on an uninterrupted wooden floor, despite the home having rugs on the floors. Guests have also reported waking up and seeing a White Lady ghost with blond hair standing at the foot of their bed.


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    Hotel Iola

    Millville, Pennsylvania

    51.6 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Although this 19th-century hotel building was a restaurant for a while during recent years, it is now reportly empty and up for sale. The place was said to be haunted, as evidenced by bar stools that rotated by themselves, shadowy forms appearing in long black dresses, and faces wearing Victorian-style ...


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    Old Jail Museum

    Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

    52.7 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Legend has it that at the Old Jail Museum, a bloody handprint on one of the jail walls keeps coming back even if it is painted over. Ghost tours are offered on the premises.


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    The Inn At Jim Thorpe

    Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

    52.7 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The inn, originally built in 1833, is said to be haunted. Guests have reported seeing orbs and shadows in their photographs, and even in their beds. TVs operate by themselves, objects move, and in some instances, guests have awakened to find the chairs in their room have been turned upside-down ...


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    The Inn at Turkey Hill

    Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    53.4 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Housed in an 1839 farmhouse, the inn is said to be haunted by an owner's mother, who died in the building. Her perfume has been detected, and she is said to walk the place at night. The rocking chair on the porch would move as well. Folks who rented the ...


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    Cliff Park Inn

    Milford, Pennsylvania

    54 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The inn was, until recently, a very busy resort, but now stands empty. Three ghosts are known to reside here: Sally, who just might open the door for you, if she likes you; the Lady in Brown, who has been known to appear on the staircase; and Walt, who has ...


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    Octagon Farm

    Walton, New York

    54.8 miles from Nicholson, PA

    It is said that a harrowing scene of a young woman being thrown form a horse replays nightly at this former dairy farm built in the 1850s. The site was turned into a bed-and-breakfast but is now closed.


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    Tom Quick Inn

    Milford, Pennsylvania

    54.8 miles from Nicholson, PA

    At this old Victorian inn, spirits like to make neatly made beds look rumpled, like someone has slept in them. They also have been known to call out the names of the staff and move guests' beds.


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    Bloomsburg University

    Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    55 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Bloomsburg University is believed to be haunted, at least in a few of its buildings. For example, the Harvey A. Andruss Library is reported to have a ghostly man who appears on the fourth floor, asking library visitors to change his diaper. And in the Haas Center, campus legend says ...


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    The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

    East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

    55.2 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Visit this inn and you may catch a glimpse of a ghostly woman who walks past the lobby into the Dogwood Dining Room. The ghost also is said to use the ladies' restroom, locking herself into a stall from the inside and then flushing the toilet. Some folks have described ...


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    Irondale Inn

    Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    55.5 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Three ghosts are said to reside at this inn set on the site of an old plantation, one of which is an elderly female who likes to close doors behind the guests. The inn's ghosts are said to come from a large heating vent located in the basement. The owners ...


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    Elmira College

    Elmira, New York

    62.4 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Spookiness abounds at Elmira College, some say. Take Cowles Hall, where some say eerie lights float down hallways and whispering comes from nowhere. Some believe the building is split down the middle, with one good and one evil half. And an empty fourth-floor room of Tompkins Hall is rumored to ...


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    Lindenwald Haus

    Elmira, New York

    62.9 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Lindenwald Haus has been housing aged and destitute men, women and orphans for 140 years. As the need to house civil war widows waned the owner entered into an agreement with the city of Elmira to provide housing and shelter for local residents. The original charter for the building was to ...


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    Richmond Hotel

    Bangor, Pennsylvania

    63.3 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The Richmond Hotel is a casual restaurant in an historic building in Bangor, PA. The owner, Debbie, has worked there for 26 years, and has owned it for the last 14. She's told us that she's seen orbs, people have had their backs touched by unseen hands, and ...


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    Jenny Jump State Forest

    Blairstown, New Jersey

    66.7 miles from Nicholson, PA

    At Jenny Jump State Forest, some say the ghost of Jenny lurks. Legend has it that she was 9 years old when she was playing on the cliffs, and the sudden appearance of a Native American nearby startled her. She called out to her father, who cried out in alarm, ...


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    Shades Of Death Road

    Independence Township, New Jersey

    67.1 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Shades Of Death Road, or just "Shades" to locals, is a 7-mile stretch that's the subject of myriad local legends. In fact, it's said that so many paranormal enthusiasts try to steal the street signs that residents have gone as far as to smear grease on the poles to try ...


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    Hanoverville Road House

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    68.5 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Constructed around 1825, the building that houses the Hanoverville Road House restaurant is believed to be haunted. The ghost of a boy around 8 to 10 years old has been seen here, wearing dark clothing. Strange noises, voices and footsteps also have been heard, and poltergeist pranks have been reported. ...


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    Connecticut Hill Cemetery

    Nicholson, New York

    68.8 miles from Nicholson, PA

    This area is rumored to be the home of a group of migratory Sasquatch, or Bigfoot, creatures as well as the site of many UFO sightings, but the Connecticut Hill Cemetery ghosts don't seem to be afraid. Witnesses have seen orbs, human shapes, shadows and strange mists while visiting the ...


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    Shippen Manor

    Oxford Township, New Jersey

    69.9 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Shippen Manor, a historic Georgian mansion built in the 1760s for Dr. William Shippen II and his brother Joseph Shippen II, is the site of some strange happenings. Witnesses report that items appear on shelves that weren't there before, doors open and close on their own, and ghosts have been ...


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    1890 House

    Cortland, New York

    70.1 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Visitors at this historic house museum have been surprised to find floating orbs and ghostly images in their photographs. Ghosts believed to reside here are Chester Wickwire, his wife Ardell, his son Raymond, and a servant named Victoria who committed suicide here. The site has been featured on TV's Ghost ...


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    SUNY College at Cortland

    Cortland, New York

    70.3 miles from Nicholson, PA

    State University of New York Cortland is no stranger to the spirit world. Rumor has it that the ghost of a bleeding football player appears every year in Clark Hall's Room 716. And at Brockway Hall, the ghost of a former cook has appeared standing at the top of the ...


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    The Colby Mansion - Tamaracks Country Villa

    Byram Township, New Jersey

    71.6 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The former Colby Mansion (now Tamaracks Country Villa bed-and-breakfast inn), was originally a turn-of-the-century stone farmhouse. In 1909 it was turned into a castle, and the Tamaracks Country Villa was born. Local teens tell the story of a rich man who lived here and was entangled in the occult. He ...


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    Moravian College

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    71.9 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Moravian College dates back to the 1700s. In the 1800s it was a girls' seminary and hospital, and a ghostly nurse and an occasional bandage patient are said to walk the halls. Several buildings on campus are said to house ghosts as well: Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority House was once ...


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    Sun Inn

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    72.4 miles from Nicholson, PA

    This 1758 historic inn is said to be haunted, possibly by Elizabeth Moore, a nurse who died here in 1897. Apparitions and electronic voice phenomena have been noted.


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    Willow Grove Hotel

    Freemansburg, Pennsylvania

    72.5 miles from Nicholson, PA

    A little girl ghost haunts this Civil War-era hotel. Witnesses sayd she looks as if she had suffered from burns, and she has been seen in the rooms and the hallways. She sometimes pulls on the pant legs of men. No details of the little girl's history are known.


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    Hotel Bethlehem

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    72.5 miles from Nicholson, PA

    This "ghost-friendly" historic hotel offers ghost tours and "Room with a Boo!" ghost weekend packages. Among the spirits who reside here are a little girl who has been seen in a window, thought to be a former owner's granddaughter, and a woman in period clothing who appears in the kitchen ...


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    Moravian Book Shop

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    72.6 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Moravian Book Shop is the oldest continuously operating book shop in the United States. We opened in 1745 and over the years have expanded to occupy 5 different buildings in the Historic District of Downtown Bethlehem. Over the years it seems we’ve attracted quite a few ghosts throughout the buildings ...


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    Centenary College

    Hackettstown, New Jersey

    72.9 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Centenary College is said to be haunted by Tillie Smith, who has a tragic story. When she was 18, in 1886, she lived and worked at the college. Her body was found in a nearby field, raped and strangled. College maintenance man James Titus was accused of the murder, although ...


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    The Shanley Hotel

    Napanoch, New York

    73 miles from Nicholson, PA

    I'll be honest, I am always a little leery of places that market themselves primarily as a haunted hotel. It's different to be a HAUNTED HOTEL than a hotel that happens to be haunted. I can never decide if they are taking advantage of the craze with smoke and ...


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    Cedar Crest College

    Allentown, Pennsylvania

    73.1 miles from Nicholson, PA

    Cedar Crest College, a woman's Christian college founded in 1867, is said to be haunted by a pregnant student named Wanda who hanged herself in 1956 in a stairwell of Butz Hall. She manifests as a young woman or a little girl walking in the halls or in reflective surfaces, ...


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    Black Horse Inn - Stemie's Place

    Nicholson, Pennsylvania

    73.2 miles from Nicholson, PA

    The building dates back to 1773. It was once Black Horse Inn, but is now a restaurant called Stemie's Place. It's said that in the old inn days (in 1927, to be exact), a mobster was shot in the hall near the restrooms. After a dramatic fall down the stairs, ...


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