Haunted Places in Parma, Michigan



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    Michigan Theatre

    Jackson, Michigan

    9.9 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Stinson Hospital

    Eaton Rapids, Michigan

    17.4 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Clark Lake Community Center

    Clarklake, Michigan

    18 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    National House Inn

    Marshall, Michigan

    18.7 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Olivet College

    Olivet, Michigan

    21 miles from Parma, MI

    Olivet College began in 1844 and is rumored to be home to several ghosts, including apparitions that pass through walls. The sound of unearthly music comes from Shipherds Hall, which baffles security guards. Objects move around on their own as well.


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    Columbia Court Apartments

    Battle Creek, Michigan

    29.7 miles from Parma, MI

    Columbia Court Apartments is said to be haunted by former residents. Witnesses say latched closet doors open, hangers move, lights turn on and off, doors are knocked on, footsteps and whispers are heard, pots and pans are thrown or broken, and yelling has come from empty apartments. In one unit, ...


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    Purple Rose Theatre

    Chelsea, Michigan

    30 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Victorian Villa Bed and Breakfast

    Union City, Michigan

    30.4 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Kingman Museum

    Battle Creek, Michigan

    31.7 miles from Parma, MI

    Kingman Museum of Natural History is located on top of a hill, on the grounds of Leila Arboretum in Battle Creek, Michigan. The building the museum is in, today, was built in 1934 as part of the Battle Creek Public School system to house the school's collections of natural history ...


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    Lansing State Capitol

    Lansing, Michigan

    32.9 miles from Parma, MI

    Finished in 1878, the Lansing State Capitol building is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a man who was killed while painting in the rotunda. His apparition has been on the rotunda walkway in painters' attire. Cold spots and cold winds also have been felt.


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    Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan

    33.4 miles from Parma, MI

    Michigan State University reportedly has an abundance of haunted sites, including the University Garden, the Physical Plant, Williams Hall, and Mayo Hall, where the ghost of namesake May Mayo plays a piano and the Red Room is rumored to have been the setting for past Satanist rituals. Also said to ...


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    Webberville Village Office

    Webberville, Michigan

    35.6 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Siena Heights University

    Adrian, Michigan

    38.6 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Brook Lodge

    Augusta, Michigan

    39.4 miles from Parma, MI

    The Brook Lodge was originally the summer residence of the Upjohn Family (of Upjohn Pharmaceauticals). Dr. Upjohn himself, who died in the Doctor's Cottage, is said to haunt the place. Guests have heard footsteps and strange noises here, and experienced feelings of uneasiness. Reports say that guests who are ...


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    Trestle Bridge

    Adrian, Michigan

    39.6 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Blue Tractor BBQ and Brewery

    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    43.6 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Kalamazoo State Theatre

    Kalamazoo, Michigan

    50.3 miles from Parma, MI

    The State Theatre was built in 1927 and has brought many attractions throughout the years, such as silent films, operas, circus acts, plays, ballets, and music shows. Because the theatre had such a variety of shows, there seem to be multiple ghosts that like to haunt the building. The theatre’s staff ...


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    Michigan Firehouse Museum

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    50.4 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

    Kalamazoo, Michigan

    50.5 miles from Parma, MI

    Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is said to be haunted by the ghost they call Thelma Mertz. Reportedly, a theater youth group concocted a story to explain the theater's ghostly presence. They decided Thelma was an actress who was dumped by her lover and, heartbroken, threw herself off the balcony. The ghost's ...


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    Ypsilanti Train Depot

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    50.7 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Whittaker Residence - The White House

    Ypsilanti, Michigan

    51.4 miles from Parma, MI

    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

    53.8 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Fulton County Historical Museum

    Wauseon, Ohio

    54.3 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Baker College of Owosso

    Owosso, Michigan

    54.8 miles from Parma, 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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    Sam’s Joint Restaurant

    Plainwell, Michigan

    55.2 miles from Parma, MI

    Reports say Sam's Joint Restaurant is no longer operating and is up for sale, ghosts included. Witnesses have heard footsteps and disembodied voices talking for hours at a time, and they've seen moving objects and other ghostly phenomena.


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    Fenton Hotel

    Fenton, Michigan

    58.9 miles from Parma, MI

    At this restuarant, formerly a historic hotel, the wait staff have been known to take phantom drink orders for patrons who suddenly aren't there. Glasses have been broken and shutters open and close by themselves. Footsteps and unexplained voices have been reported and the lights flicker as well.


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    Dedic's Bar and Grill

    Henderson, Michigan

    61.2 miles from Parma, 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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    Holly Hotel

    Holly, Michigan

    61.7 miles from Parma, MI

    Now a restaurant only, this establishment has long been known to be haunted. One of the ghosts here is said to be Mr. Hirst, former owner and most-often-seen apparition. He doesn't like noise or renovations. He wears a frock coat and top hat and smokes cigars. He sometimes can be ...


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    Waltz Inn

    Huron Charter Township, Michigan

    62.8 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Nankin Mill Tavern

    Westland, Michigan

    62.9 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Wayne's Red Apple Restaurant and Inn

    Wayne, Michigan

    63.3 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    William Tyndale College

    Farmington Hills, Michigan

    63.4 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Hilton Garden Inn

    Romulus, Michigan

    63.9 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Rotary Park

    Livonia, Michigan

    64.1 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Eloise Asylum

    Westland, Michigan

    64.3 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Oakland Community College

    Waterford Township, Michigan

    64.6 miles from Parma, MI

    At Oakland Community College, formerly a hospital, there is allegedly a tunnel that connects Highland Hall to High Oak Hall. It's said to begin in the basement of Highland Hall, which was once a morgue. The basement and the tunnel are said to be haunted. Witnesses have described apparitions of ...


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    West Toledo Branch Library

    Toledo, Ohio

    65.7 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Restoration Lutheran Church

    Kendallville, Indiana

    65.7 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Thornapple Village Inn Restaurant - Bistro Chloe Elan

    Ada, Michigan

    65.9 miles from Parma, MI

    The former Thornapple Village Inn, now Bistro Chloe Elan, has a ghostly legend attached to it. The story says that an engagement dinner was held here, after which the bride-to-be suddenly died. Her ghost is said to roam the premises, showing up in women's restroom mirrors or tinkering with the ...


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    Strand Theatre

    Kendallville, Indiana

    66 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Belding Library

    Belding, Michigan

    66.2 miles from Parma, MI

    The Belding Library, this version of which was built in 1917 (the original library was destroyed in a fire), is haunted by a little girl. Her apparition has been seen in the children's section, and many witnesses have heard her laughing.


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    Old Regent Theatre

    Allegan, Michigan

    66.4 miles from Parma, MI

    Old Regent Theatre is said to house a shadowy apparition, spotted in the projection room, and witnesses have described cold spots, the touch of a cold hand, and unseen presences.


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    Old Jail Museum

    Allegan, Michigan

    66.6 miles from Parma, MI

    The 1906 Old Jail is said to be haunted by a sheriff's wife. Witnesses have heard footsteps in the sheriff's bedrooms, a mannequin in a display changes clothes by itself, and an apparition has been seen working in the kitchen and dining room areas. Visitors have seen streaks of ...


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    River Raisin National Battlefield Park

    Monroe, Michigan

    67.1 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Collingwood Arts Centre

    Toledo, Ohio

    67.3 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Anderson Cemetery

    Lawton, Michigan

    67.6 miles from Parma, MI

    Anderson Cemetery has a legend that explains a glowing headstone. So the story goes, a man came to the Morris family home and shot the whole family and the maid, then stole a horse. The family was buried here, and on the anniversary of the murder, the headstone is said ...


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    Fallen Timbers Battlefield

    Maumee, Ohio

    67.7 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Dix - Fayerweather House

    Maumee, Ohio

    68.4 miles from Parma, MI

    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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    Fran Leaf Park

    Keego Harbor, Michigan

    68.4 miles from Parma, MI

    Fran Leaf Park's namesake is said to haunt her park. Her apparition as well as strange groaning sounds on the wind have been reported.


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    Hull-Wolcott House

    Maumee, Ohio

    68.4 miles from Parma, MI

    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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