Haunted Places in Oscoda, Michigan



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    Pack House Inn and Restaurant

    Oscoda Township, Michigan

    The nineteenth-century inn and restaurant may have closed down, but the residence is still believed to be haunted by the daughter of the lumber baron who built the original house. Local folk claim that the spirit, known as 'Grace', still wanders the halls of the old mansion. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Sturgeon Point Lighthouse

    Harrisville, Michigan

    20.4 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Sturgeon Point Lighthouse, built in 1869, once had a ghost that carried its dim light up the stairs to the tower at night. However, the tower is now walled up, and the wall sports a painted mural of a lighthouse keeper.


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    Sweet Dreams Inn

    Bay Port, Michigan

    39.4 miles from Oscoda, MI

    At this Victorian bed-and-breakfast inn, several ghosts are rumored to have the run of the place. They open and close the doors, move the furniture, throw objects, and walk up and down the stairs. They are said to be friendly spirits.


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    Thunder Bay Island Lighthouse

    Oscoda, Michigan

    43.2 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Thunder Bay Island Lighthouse was built in the 1830s and was automated in 1983. The ghost of a former keeper named Morgan is said to reside here. His apparition has been seen walking along the shore and has been felt by lighthouse visitors.


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    Austin Arnold Road

    Snover, Michigan

    61.4 miles from Oscoda, MI

    The legend of the ghost on Austin Arnold Road starts is about a hermit who was unhappy that the coal mine was moving too close to his home. He destroyed his house and burned his crops, then laid down a tarp on which he shot his dog and himself. Unexplained ...


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    Old Presque Isle Light

    Presque Isle, Michigan

    64.1 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Local legend tales of a former lightkeeper's wife who was kept locked in the tower until she went insane. Her screams have been heard on the wind at night. Another legend, that of George Parris, surrounds this lighthouse. In the 1990s when the place became a museum, George and his ...


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    Pere Cheney Cemetery

    Roscommon, Michigan

    65.1 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Pere Cheney Cemetery, circa 1873, sits in a ghost town that has been the subject of lots of haunted tales. Locals tell about apparitions, orbs, witches, strange lights, and Native American curses. The cemetery has been a target for vandalism, and few headstones remain, according to reports. The townspeople are ...


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    Pere Cheney

    Roscommon, Michigan

    65.3 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Pere Cheney is a ghost town in the heart of Michigan. At its peak, 1,500 lived here, but after a series of epidemics wiped out a majority of the population, the town was empty. Local legend says that the cause of this misfortune was the doing of a witch banished, ...


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    Rayburn Lodge

    Grayling, Michigan

    66.6 miles from Oscoda, MI

    According to local lore, while the mid-1900s building stood abandoned for several years, some teens broke in and held a seance. Afterward, they saw a lumberjack coming toward them from the river. He pointed at them and vanished, scaring the teens half to death. According to locals, the ghostly lumberjack ...


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    Saginaw Valley State University

    Saginaw, Michigan

    70.2 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Saginaw Valley State University, founded in 1963 as Saginaw Valley College, has been home to a wide array of paranormal happenings. Students in both Living Centers North and South, as well as residents in Pine Grove Apartments have reported a multitude of odd phenomena. From dark, looming figures, to ...


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    Anchor Inn

    Houghton Lake, Michigan

    71.4 miles from Oscoda, MI

    We are a 100 year old Family restaurant, lounge, old hotel. We have decades of witnesses to paranormal activity dating back to the 40's & 50's. We have everything from full body apparitions, shadow figures, orbs, mists, objects moving, foot steps, voices, doors slamming, faucets on/off, electrical disturbances, people being ...


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    Ghost of Minnie Quay

    Carsonville, Michigan

    73.8 miles from Oscoda, MI

    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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    Forester Inn

    Carsonville, Michigan

    74 miles from Oscoda, MI

    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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    Castle Museum

    Saginaw, Michigan

    74.7 miles from Oscoda, MI

    This historic museum was formerly a gothic mansion, and is allegedly haunted by a grey lady who has been known to manifest in the archives room and in the basement. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Saginaw Art Museum

    Saginaw, Michigan

    75.5 miles from Oscoda, MI

    This historic building serves as the town art museum, but employees have reported odd occurrences during the night shift after the museum has closed down for the night. Claims vary from reports of heavy breathing, unseen figures brushing past staff in the corridor, ghostly voices and the eerie sensation ...


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    Montague Inn

    Saginaw, Michigan

    76 miles from Oscoda, MI

    People have reported seeing an apparition standing at the far end of the third floor corridor, which vanishes when approached. A ghostly presence is also believed to haunt the innkeeper's quarters, and is believed to be a former owner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    J B Meinberg / Woody O'Brien's

    Saginaw, Michigan

    76.2 miles from Oscoda, MI

    J B Meinberg, aka Woody O'Brien's, is a pub that is haunted by a phantom barmaid. Her apparition has been seen, objects move on their own, and phantom footsteps have been heard.


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    Those Nature People Herb Haus

    Frankenmuth, Michigan

    78 miles from Oscoda, MI

    The building itself is over 100 years old and has been the home to numerous businesses over the years. Many have not stayed long. Employees report that items fall from shelves at random. Customers report an extreme sense of peace upon entering the building. ...


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    Frankenmuth Historical Museum

    Frankenmuth, Michigan

    78.1 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Housed in a building that was formerly a hotel and saloon and a newspaper, the museum is haunted by an unknown ghost. The apparition has appeared and stirred up local curiousity for years, usually in the front section of the museum.


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    St Lorenz Lutheran Church

    Frankenmuth, Michigan

    78.2 miles from Oscoda, MI

    The church has a cemetery off to the left of the main doors. Many locals claim to have seen a woman without legs roaming the cemetery at night. She has been mostly spotted in the middle section of the cemetery. (Submitted by Chase S.)


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    Doherty Hotel

    Clare, Michigan

    82.5 miles from Oscoda, MI

    The hotel was a notorious hangout for gangsters in the 1920's and 1930's, and was also the scene of many murders, as well as front for an illegal gambling parlour. Loud knocking noises have been heard in the lobby when there is no one around, and the aroma of perfume ...


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    Bruce Mansion

    Brown City, Michigan

    84.5 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Bruce Mansion was built in 1876, and is now a costume shop, according to reports. The land on which it rests were the site of many tragedies that may have resulted in its hauntings. Fires, deaths and wartime casualties occurred on the property and after it was built, the mansion ...


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    Fox Tower Cemetery

    Vanderbilt, Michigan

    86.6 miles from Oscoda, MI

    At Fox Tower Cemetery, witnesses have described many unexplained things: Cool air, footsteps, and strange sightings.


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    Castaway's Restaurant

    Lapeer, Michigan

    96.8 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Castaway's Restaurant on Lake Nepessing is housed in a building that was once a hotel and has ben several other businesses. Witnesses say the apparition of a man has been seen walking off of the dock into the lake, and a ghostly woman has been spotted near the lighthouse. Some ...


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    Capitol Theatre

    Flint Township, Michigan

    98.7 miles from Oscoda, MI

    The historic Capitol Theatre is said to be haunted, and witnesses have seen apparitions and shadows in the balcony area and heard unexplained screams, moans, and tapping on the walls. Reports say that bands setting up here have had their equipment suddenly go dead and heard eerie singing accompanied by ...


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    Dedic's Bar and Grill

    Henderson, Michigan

    101.3 miles from Oscoda, MI

    At Dedic's, something ghostly is going on, witnesses say. They have reported furniture that moves by itself, bathroom doors that slam, cold spots in the women's restroom, and unexplained sounds.


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    White Horse Inn

    Metamora, Michigan

    102.2 miles from Oscoda, MI

    The White Horse Inn is currently closed for business, and is scheduled to reopen in 2014. But whether its haunts will remain is uncertain. Folks say a fire here claimed the lives of several intoxicated men and one barmaid, and their moaning and screaming was often heard by guests at ...


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    Bois Blanc Island

    Pointe Aux Pins, Michigan

    107.2 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Bois Blanc Island, southeast of Mackinac Island, is rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of two British soldiers who allegedly deserted. The men were killed by Native Americans after their commander put out a bounty on them.


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    Baker College of Owosso

    Owosso, Michigan

    107.6 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Legend has it that a young woman hanged herself long ago at Baker College of Owosso, and her ghost still lingers, creating cold spots, shadows and unexplained sounds.


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    McMorran Place Theater

    Port Huron, Michigan

    109.4 miles from Oscoda, MI

    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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    Mission Point Resort

    Mackinac Island, Michigan

    116.8 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a man who committed suicide nearby as well as spirits from people who drowned in a nearby lagoon.


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    Bogan Lane Inn

    Mackinac Island, Michigan

    116.9 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Staff and sometimes guests as well have seen and heard the ghost of a little girl with long hair here. She has been seen playing theh piano and has been known to tell folks that she wants to go home.


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    Fort Mackinac

    Mackinac Island, Michigan

    117.1 miles from Oscoda, MI

    Fort Mackinac is a Revolutionary War-era fort on Mackinac Island. The popular tourist site is haunted in many spots. In the Guard House are cold spots and orbs that show up in photos. In the Hospital, visitors have detected feelings of sadness and apparitions of phantom limbs. In the Officer ...


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    Grand Hotel

    Mackinac Island, Michigan

    117.3 miles from Oscoda, MI

    This hotel, built in the late 19th century, is known to have more than a few haunts as a result of some grisly historic facts. It is said that when the hotel's foundation was laid, many human skeletons were unearthed. And the small horse corral is said to be on ...


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    Rifle Range Trail

    Mackinac Island, Michigan

    117.4 miles from Oscoda, MI

    An old fort soldier was framed for shooting and killing another soldier of the fort. He was hung on Rifle Range trail. But, he is still seeking vengance. When you walk along the trail, it is said that you feel bullets whizzing past your ears, your hair gets pulled on, ...


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