Haunted Places in Ottawa Hills, Ohio



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    West Toledo Branch Library

    Toledo, Ohio

    4.1 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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

    4.5 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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

    5.6 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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

    5.6 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Hull-Wolcott House

    Maumee, Ohio

    6.3 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    The Linck Inn

    Maumee, Ohio

    6.9 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Dix - Fayerweather House

    Maumee, Ohio

    7.3 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Fallen Timbers Battlefield

    Maumee, Ohio

    8.8 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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

    12 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Bowling Green State University

    Bowling Green, Ohio

    19.7 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Sam B's Restaurant

    Bowling Green, Ohio

    20.1 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Wood County Historical Center

    Bowling Green, Ohio

    21.7 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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

    21.9 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Trestle Bridge

    Adrian, Michigan

    25.1 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Siena Heights University

    Adrian, Michigan

    25.4 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Fulton County Historical Museum

    Wauseon, Ohio

    27.1 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Stone House

    Oak Harbor, Ohio

    28.6 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Waltz Inn

    Huron Charter Township, Michigan

    32.8 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Bone Heads Bar B Que

    Augusta Charter township, Michigan

    34.4 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Whittaker Residence - The White House

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    35.2 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Fostoria Area Historical Society and Museum

    Fostoria, Ohio

    36.9 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Michigan Firehouse Museum

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    40.2 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Ypsilanti Train Depot

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    40.3 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Riverside Osteopathic Hospital

    Trenton, Michigan

    41.3 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Park Hotel

    Put-in-Bay, Ohio

    42.7 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Blue Tractor BBQ and Brewery

    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    42.9 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Hilton Garden Inn

    Romulus, Michigan

    42.9 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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

    45.1 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Atlas Tube

    Essex, Ontario

    45.2 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Eloise Asylum

    Westland, Michigan

    45.7 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Allen Park Historical Museum

    Allen Park, Michigan

    45.9 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Clark Lake Community Center

    Clarklake, Michigan

    46.3 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Louis Dasher Mansion

    Allen Park, Michigan

    46.5 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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

    46.7 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Old Stone House Bed and Breakfast

    Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio

    48.3 miles from Ottawa Hills, OH

    At this circa 1800s bed-and-breakfast inn, strange things are afoot. A TV on the third floor turns itself down when the volume is turned up, and toilets flush by themselves. In Room 11, also on the third floor, a little girl fell to her death out the window, and her ...


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    Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery

    Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio

    48.6 miles from Ottawa Hills, OH

    Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery is home to phantom battles, complete with gunshots, soldiers' screams and marching sounds. It is said that during the Memorial Day parades held on Johnson Island, the deceased soldiers march along with the living soldiers.


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    Purple Rose Theatre

    Chelsea, Michigan

    49.1 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Nankin Mill Tavern

    Westland, Michigan

    49.6 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Ritz-Carlton - The Henry Hotel

    Dearborn, Michigan

    50.3 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Hotel Breakers

    Sandusky, Ohio

    51.1 miles from Ottawa Hills, OH

    It is said that in Room 169 during the 1900s, a guest named Mary hanged herself in her room. This is rumored to have led to at least some of the many haunting episodes here. Guests and employees alike have witnessed unexplained noises, electrical issues, and faceless apparitions. Some reports ...


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    Dutch Mill Truck Stop - The Windmill

    Carey, Ohio

    51.3 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Fort Wayne

    Detroit, Michigan

    52.1 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    University of Windsor

    Windsor, Ontario

    53.2 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Rotary Park

    Livonia, Michigan

    53.8 miles from Ottawa Hills, 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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    Sadler's Pond

    Essex, Ontario

    54.6 miles from Ottawa Hills, OH

    According to locals, a young woman named Andrea hanged herself from a tree near Sadler's Pond after finding out her boyfriend had been unfaithful. Her ghost is said to appear at night with a rope around her neck, screaming her boyfriend's name.


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    Fort Shelby Doubletree Suites Hotel

    Detroit, Michigan

    55 miles from Ottawa Hills, OH

    This Doubletree branch is known by locals as the Fort Shelby Hotel, as that was its original name since 1916. The building sat unoccupied for many years, and according to the local rumor mill, a homeless man named Al who used it as a temporary sleeping spot met his demise ...


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    Detroit Masonic Temple

    Detroit, Michigan

    55.6 miles from Ottawa Hills, OH

    Detroit’s Masonic Temple has more than 1,000 rooms, plus secret passageways, hidden staircases and concealed compartments under its floors. Of course, a building like this has to have a ghost! This one's is thought to be George D. Mason, who went bankrupt while funding its construction and, when his wife ...


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    Alhambra Apartments

    Detroit, Michigan

    55.7 miles from Ottawa Hills, OH

    The historic apartment block was built in 1924, and was the scene of a poisoning murder in which two died. People walking past the building late at night have seen strange lights in the building and seen a flying white apparition in the hallways of the abandoned apartment block. (Submitted by ...


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    Detroit Symphony Orchestra

    Detroit, Michigan

    56 miles from Ottawa Hills, OH

    The DSO building is believed to be haunted by Russian pianist Ossip Gabrilowitsch, who became the musical director in 1917. Not only have visitors and employees heard unexplained footsteps and voices and felt cold spots, the apparition of Gabrilowitsch has been seen backstage and in the offices.


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    David Whitney House - The Whitney

    Detroit, Michigan

    56.2 miles from Ottawa Hills, OH

    The Whitney, now a restaurant, was built in 1890 by lumber magnate Whitney Jr. Witnesses have seen an apparition that disappeared into the floor and shadows near the children's room. Objects also have bene known to move, and lights turn on and off by themselves.


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