Haunted Places in Paul Smiths, New York



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    Wellscroft Lodge

    Paul Smiths, New York

    24.5 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Reported here have been phantom music and a Lady in Red who appears on the stairs. She may also appear in the front windows. The location is not currently in operation as a lodge; reports say it is for sale.


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    SUNY Potsdam

    Potsdam, New York

    38.7 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    SUNY Potsdam is said to have ghosts in residence at Satterlee Hall, where namesake and first dean Dr. Howard Satterlee is said to walk the third floor and sometimes even turn on the clock tower light at night, and in the Knowles basement, where students have seen apparitions and doors ...


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    Holcroft House

    Potsdam, New York

    39.9 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Holcroft House, which contains Clarkson University's Office of Admissions and Welcome Center, was built way back in 1822 and houses many Clarkson family heirlooms--including a ghost believed to be Elizabeth Clarkson, the mother of the college's namesake. Witnesses have described apparitions, lights that come on by themselves, footsteps, moving furniture, ...


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    Parkhurt House - Nye Manor

    Fort Covington, New York

    40 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Parkhurt House - Nye Manor is a circa-1820 stone house constructed for Army major Jabez Parkhurst, one of the six confirmed folks to pass away inside the home. Witnesses claim the place is haunted by some of the spirits who linger here, as evidenced by multiple flashlights going dead at ...


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    Parkhurt House - Nye Manor

    Fort Covington, New York

    40 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Parkhurt House - Nye Manor is a circa-1820 stone house constructed for Army major Jabez Parkhurst, one of the six confirmed folks to pass away inside the home. Witnesses claim the place is haunted by some of the spirits who linger here, as evidenced by multiple flashlights going dead at ...


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    Plattsburgh Air Force Base

    Paul Smiths, New York

    41.5 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Witnesses have described several strange occurrences at Plattsburgh Air Force Base, including cold spots, unexplained flashing lights, ghost children, and the loud sound of soldiers on horseback marching. At the entrance between two pillars, a Revolutionary War soldier's ghost has been seen marching back and forth or standing guard. Ghostly ...


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    SUNY Plattsburgh - Macdonough Hall

    Plattsburgh, New York

    42.7 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Macdonough Hall at SUNY Plattsburgh is reportedly very haunted, say witnesses who have heard toilets flush and radios and fire alarms turn on, seen strange apparitions and bathroom lights that come on and off, and found locked doors unlocked. The hauntings are believed to stem from before the hall was ...


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    Herring-Cole Hall

    Canton, New York

    46.1 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Herring-Cole Hall at St. Lawrence University is a T-shaped sandstone building said to be a hot spot for spirits. Rumor has it that the haunts who live here along with the great acoustics make it a favorite spot for séances and meditation.


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    Cornwall Jail

    Cornwall, Ontario

    46.1 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The Jail which was in operation until 2002 runs the gamut of haunted claims. People claim to have seen full body apparitions, usually of a woman and child, hear male voices and one that hums. People also say they often hear "operational sounds" of the jail, such as carts going ...


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    Brightside on Raquette

    Raquette Lake, New York

    46.2 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    This secluded inn, which is only accessible via water taxi, is alleged to be haunted by the ghost of a woman whose husband disappeared from the inn one night during a blizzard. The story claims that she remains in the room waiting for her husband and can frequently seen ...


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    The Hub

    Canton, New York

    46.2 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    This old cottage, called "The Hub" on the St Lawrence University campus, is said to be haunted by the ghost of Florence Lee Whitman, the daughter of John Stebbins Lee, a former President of the college. The famous ghost hunting couple, Ed and Lorraine Warren, visited this location in ...


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    Spanky's Diner

    Massena, New York

    46.5 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Spanky’s Diner is rumored to be haunted by many ghosts, including one who once tied a patron's shoelaces together while she was eating. Other paranormal experiences here have included uneasy feelings, apparitions, orbs with faces, electronic voice phenomena, and more.


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    Shelburne Museum

    Shelburne, Vermont

    50.6 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The museum consists of several historic buildings that contain relics from the past. One of the buildings here, the Dutton House, is said to have more to it than meets the eye. Built in 1872 in Cavendish and relocated to the museum grounds in 1950, the red colonial house's ghosts ...


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    American Flatbread - Carburs Restaurant

    Burlington, Vermont

    51.3 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    At American Flatbread, once the Carburs Restaurant, a deceased former employee occasionally makes an appearance. The former worker shot himself in the head in the basement; the bullet is still embedded in the wall, according to reports. While most ghostly encounters occur in the basement, folks in the bar have ...


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    160 Bank Street

    Burlington, Vermont

    51.3 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The building is now "The Farmhouse Tap N Grill" but back in the 80's it was a McDonald's. While working night maintenance with another employee, we were just starting cleaning after closing (circa 11 p.m.). He went down to the basement to begin cleaning there. He immediately came RUNNING back ...


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    Big Moose Lake

    Eagle Bay, New York

    51.6 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    This upstate New York lake, 5 miles north of Fourth Lake in the Adirondacks, is known by some as the site where Grace Brown's spirit resides. Grace was allegedly murdered by Chester Gillette in a cabin, and her apparition has been seen around and inside Covewood Lodge. She has also ...


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    Aiken Hall - Champlain College

    Burlington, Vermont

    51.8 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Witnesses say in this dorm, they feel an uneasy feeling and are sometimes touched by unseen hands. Strange noises and TVs that turn on by themselves have been reported, as well as cold spots.


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    The University of Vermont

    Burlington, Vermont

    52.2 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Many ghosts haunt this university, from a sea captain named Jacobs to a 1992 student who died of electrocution and now tinkers with the electricity. Several houses have their own ghosts: the Allen House's lives on the top floor, and the Bittersweet House's wears 1800s garb. From various buildings and ...


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    University of Vermont

    Burlington, Vermont

    52.2 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Many ghosts are said to reside here, including one in the farm on Spear Street and another, a female in period dress, whose apparition has been seen in the Agriculture Department's Bittersweet House. In the Center for Counseling and Testing, the ghost of retired seaman Captain Jacobs has been seen ...


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    The Big Moose Inn

    Eagle Bay, New York

    52.9 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The Big Moose Inn is allegedly haunted by the ghost of a pregnant woman named Grace who was murdered there. Her lover was convicted of hitting her on the head and throwing her in the lake to drown. It is believed that you can still see her ghost wandering the ...


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    Vergennes Opera House

    Vergennes, Vermont

    52.9 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Numerous reports over the years of shadow figures roaming back stage and lights turning off on their own during events. Electronic equipment failing for unknown reasons during events and then working normally after the show/event ended. Reports of chairs moving in their own and banging noises from the balcony when building is ...


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    Saint Michael's College

    Colchester, Vermont

    53.7 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Saint Michael's College's theater is reported to be haunted by a nun who helps the actors during performances and causes props to disappear. And in the first-year men's dorm, an evil presence is said to stem from occult meetings held here in the 1960s or '70s. Witnesses say lights go ...


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    Catamount Bed and Breakfast

    Williston, Vermont

    59.4 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Originally the home of Vermont's first governor, the 1796 inn is now home to friendly ghosts who show up from time to time. The voices of phantom children also have been heard on the second floor. A Halloween Haunted Forest has been known to take place here, including theatrical shows, ...


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    Fort Ticonderoga

    Ticonderoga, New York

    59.5 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Originally the French military Fort Carillon 1755-1759 during the Seven Years War, Fort Ticonderoga was active during the American Revolution. It was the site where Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold and the Green Mountain Boys gained their first victory. The fort became the property of the state of New York in ...


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    St. Albans Bay State Park

    St. Albans, Vermont

    60.3 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    A phantom ship is said to float in St. Albans Bay, with ghost pirates who call out to fishermen. According to legend, the phantom pirates are trying to capture Champ, a creature who was once believed to live in the bay.


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    Welden Theatre

    St. Albans, Vermont

    63.1 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    This 1940s theater is believed to be haunted by an apparition of a man in a white sweater who has been seen in the basement. Folks have heard unexplained voices, doors open and close on their own, and a movie projector once started by itself. Some witnesses say they have ...


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    Old Barlowe Street School

    St. Albans, Vermont

    63.1 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The pre-1900 Old Barlowe Street School was more recently used for the St. Albans Haunted House Halloween Event from 1979 to 1989. But the Halloween event may have had some real haunts. Legend has it that in the 1920s, a school janitor died from a heart attack in the ...


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    Frederic Remington Art Museum

    Ogdensburg, New York

    63.6 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Frederic Remington Art Museum is known for its large collection of original Remington works, but it's also famous for its ghost—that of Madame Vespucci. Reports say the building was her former home; the mystifying sound of her voice has been reported by visitors on the museum's upper level.


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    Ogdensburg Public Library

    Ogdensburg, New York

    63.7 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The Ogdensburg Public Library building dates back to 1895, and is a regular stop on the local ghost tours. Librarians working there often have peculiar experiences, which almost all of them ascribe to the friendly library ghosts.


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    Mater Dei College - Academy at Ivy Ridge

    Ogdensburg, New York

    66.3 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The former Mater Dei College, later the Academy at Ivy Ridge, was a school for troubled teens. Reports are unclear as to its status today, but the building is said to still stand, with plenty of ghosts inside. Witnesses claim that there is a ghost boy, a phantom nun, a ...


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    Sagamore Resort

    Bolton, New York

    68 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    This restored 1883 resort is believed to have been haunted at least since the 1950s. One of the spirits was a little boy who used to sell found golf balls to the pro shop for extra cash. He was killed after being hit by a car, and his spirit is ...


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    Auberge Willow Place Inn

    Hudson, Québec

    70.1 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The 1820s Auberge Willow Place Inn is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a young servant girl named Maude. She was killed and buried in the basement in the 1930s by some men who were plotting a military uprising. Maude's ghost is still here, singing in the hallways, ...


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    Fulford Place Museum

    Brockville, Ontario

    70.7 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The turn-of-the-century Fulford Place Museum is the former home of George Taylor Fulford, senator and manufacturer of the famed Dr. William's Pink Pills for Pale People. His wife Mary was a spiritualist who held séances here, and it is she who is believed to haunt the mansion today. Mary was ...


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    Long Island Campground

    Queensbury, New York

    72.4 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Legend at Long Island Campground tells of a 1960s honeymooning bride and groom who were murdered while they slept. Witnesses claim to have seen a ghostly bride wandering through the campsites.


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    Fairview Cemetery

    Carthage, New York

    73.8 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    At least one ghost hunting group claims to have captured a "knocking" EVP while investigating Fairview Cemetery in Carthage, New York.


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    State Street

    Carthage, New York

    74 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    There are vague reports online of people seeing the ghosts of two couples who died in a 1950s car crash on State Street.


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    The Old Stagecoach Inn

    Waterbury, Vermont

    74.1 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The historic inn is said to be haunted by a former resident. Rocking chairs and other furniture have moved by themselves, beds are stripped and the linens neatly folded when the housekeeper looks away, and apparitions have been seen. Room 2 is said to be the most haunted.


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    Skene Manor

    Whitehall, New York

    74.3 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Built circa 1874 by Colonel Skene and believed to be haunted by his wife, Skene Manor is a castle of a place, built of stone and open for guided tours. When the colonel's wife passed away, according to local lore, the colonel chose to keep her body nearby. Some say ...


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    Lake Bomoseen

    Fair Haven, Vermont

    75.3 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Locals tell of three men who long ago set out to cross Lake Bomoseen to the tavern on its shore, and were never seen again. Only their boat was found floating empty on the water. Now, during full-moon nights, folks here say that a phantom rowboat can be seen moving ...


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    Fort William Henry Museum

    Lake George, New York

    75.4 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Fort William Henry Museum is rumored to be haunted by victims of the massacre of 1757. Reports say anywhere from 200 to 1500 people were killed. One ghost, with uneven footsteps, is nicknamed the Limper. His amputated skeleton was unearthed by archeologists in the 1950s. Another ghost, the Slammer, likes ...


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    New York Pizzeria

    Lowville, New York

    76.2 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    On New York Pizzeria's third floor is said to be an old apartment where witnesses have felt presences and a sensation of being pushed.


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    Old Chapel - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    78.2 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The Old Chapel, built in 1821, is Castleton State College's oldest building. Formerly the college's medical academy, legend has it that the ghost of a partially dissected woman roams the chapel without her head. It seems that the medical academy rarely had enough cadavers to practice on, so the students ...


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    Opera House At Enosburg Falls

    Enosburg, Vermont

    78.3 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Constructed in 1892, the Opera House is said to be home to a ghost named Willy, who was the son of a workman and died alone after breaking his leg in the attic. Willy is blamed for moving props and stealing scripts as well as the footsteps that come from ...


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    Ellis Hall - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    78.4 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Rumor has it that a second-floor bathroom is haunted by a female student who committed suicide here. Witnesses say toilets flush and showers and faucets run on their own.


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    North Lake Road

    Forestport, New York

    78.7 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    North Lake Road is known for being the route taken by British soldiers after their retreat from the siege of Fort Stanwix. It is said that on some misty mornings the retreat scene is played out in a ghostly retelling, accompanied by moans of wounded soldiers and creaks of wagon ...


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    Vermont Police Academy

    Pittsford, Vermont

    79.1 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    The Vermont Police Academy was once a state hospital for tuberculosis patients, and is believed to be haunted by a nurse named Mary who worked here during that era. Legend has it that Mary contracted TB herself. Reports say that the patients' call buttons are still present in the recruit ...


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    Club 1234

    Montréal, Québec

    80.3 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Built in 1859 as a private residence and later use as a funeral home, the building that houses Club 1234 is said to be haunted. Witnesses have felt unseen presences, heard sighs just behind them, and seen objects move by themselves.


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    Ghost of Mary Gallagher

    Montréal, Québec

    80.3 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Mary Gallagher is a headless ghost who appears in the same spot every seven years, according to her legend. She shows up at the corner of William and Murray streets in Griffintown, where a murder took place on June 27, 1879. Mary Gallagher was a prostitute, age 38, who had ...


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    Dorchester Square

    Montréal, Québec

    80.5 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    Dorchester Square (originally called Dominion Square) in downtown Montreal is a park area that was once a cemetery. It has crosses embedded in the walkways to show respect for those buried here long ago. Despite that, it's said that some of those once buried here still appear in ghostly form.


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    Mount Royal Cemetery

    Montréal, Québec

    80.6 miles from Paul Smiths, NY

    At Mount Royal Cemetery, visitors have seen apparitions walking through the graves or standing on the edge of the high rock cliffs. One of the ghosts seen most often is an Algonquin Native Canadian warrior.


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