Haunted Places in Port Perry, Ontario



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    Jester's Court Pub and Eatery

    Port Perry, Ontario

    Jester's Court Pub and Eatery, a former private residence, is believed to be haunted. The ghost is an elderly woman in a blue dress who is blamed for blowing out candles, turning lights on and off, moving glasses and slamming doors.


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    Port Perry Ghost Road

    Port Perry, Ontario

    The Ghost Road legend begins around 1968 with a young man who crashed on a motorcycle and, in some versions, was decapitated on a rusty barbed-wire fence. Now, a big round white light speeds down the road before turning into a small red light, sometimes accompanied by the sound of ...


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    Salem Cemetery

    Pickering, Ontario

    12.9 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Salem Cemetery, along with the Salem Church, was established in 1849 for the Wesleyan Methodist congregation. While the church closed in 1890, the cemetery is still in use. Visitors here have seen apparitions and experiences other strange phenomena.


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    Regent Theater

    Oshawa, Ontario

    14.4 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Regent Theater is a nightclub that was once a movie theater. An eerie shadow man along with cold temperatures have been noticed here, especially upstairs. Folks say the place is visited by the ghost of an employee who committed suicide here in the 1970s.


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    Academy Theatre

    Lindsay, Ontario

    20.2 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The Academy Theatre is said to have several ghosts, including one the staff calls Mary, who fell on the stairs and broke her neck, and a man with a limp.


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    Sharon Temple

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    25.2 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The Temple, at the Sharon National Historic Site, was built in 1832 and was fully restored in 2011. Ghostly activity here includes the sounds of a large feast being prepared, music, footsteps and more.


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    Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub

    Newmarket, Ontario

    26.3 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub was built in 1865 and was once a funeral home. Add to that, the original owner is rumored to have died in the house. It is said to be haunted by a ghost who makes sounds in the basement, slams doors, and ...


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    Newmarket Inn

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    27.5 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Folks at Newmarket Inn have reported seeing apparitions of a man wearing a blue coat and hearing disembodied screams.


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    Wild Wing Newmarket

    Newmarket, Ontario

    27.6 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Once Johnny Bourbon's and Kelsey’s Restaurant, Wild Wing Newmarket is reported to have a ghostly young woman who screams or quietly says "Help me."


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    Anchor Park

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    27.6 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Rumor has it that a girl was murdered at Anchor Park; her body was found hanging on a swing-set swing. The swing is now said to swing by itself at night.


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    Thompson Memorial Park

    Toronto, Ontario

    28.5 miles from Port Perry, ON

    At Thompson Park, there is a ghostly duo, witnesses say. Local legend has it that a grandfather killed his granddaughter a couple decades ago by tossing her off the cliff near Scarborough Cemetery. Then, he threw himself off as well. Their ghosts have been seen in the park. Another local ...


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    Rock Haven Motel - Shoppers Drug Mart

    Peterborough, Ontario

    30.1 miles from Port Perry, ON

    At the Rockhaven Hotel or Motel (now a Shoppers Drug Mart), a honeymoon suite was the site of a grisly 1960s murder. A man killed his wife when he learned she was carrying the baby of another man. The ghost of a crying woman and a crying newborn have been ...


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    Glendon College

    Toronto, Ontario

    33.9 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Glendon College, a bilingual liberal arts college with about 3,000 students, lies on what was once the 1900s estate of well-known financier Edward Rogers Wood. Its spirits include a little girl who materializes near a willow tree (she may have fallen to her death from this tree), a little boy ...


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    Peterborough Lift Lock

    Peterborough, Ontario

    34.5 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Peterborough Lift Lock has a ghost and a curse set by an unknown woman who was burned at the stake in the 1840s. The ghost has been known to attack men, and the curse is said to have caused many accidents here. Ghosts of those who have committed suicide here ...


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    Mount Pleasant Cemetery

    Toronto, Ontario

    35.9 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Reports say the active spirits at Mount Pleasant Cemetery once pushed an employee right off of a lawn tractor. Other strange things reported here include voices, unexplained noises, shadowy figures, objects that disappear, disturbances that cause malfunctions in electrical devices, and heightened feelings of uneasiness and fear.


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    Old Don Jail

    Toronto, Ontario

    36.6 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Old Don Jail, aka the Toronto Jail, opened in 1864 and is now a rehabilitation hospital next to the jail. It's one of the oldest remaining pre-Confederation buildings in Toronto, and many hangings were held here since 1908. The place's most well-known spirit is that of a ghost is that ...


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    Keg Mansion

    Toronto, Ontario

    37.2 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Keg Mansion is said to be haunted by Lillian, a maid who hanged herself in 1915 on the premises. She was employed by its owner, industrialist Hart Massey. According to one story, after the death of Massey’s daughter, Lillian was so aggrieved that she hanged herself. Another story said Lillian ...


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    Kempenfelt Conference Centre

    Innisfil, Ontario

    37.7 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The Kempenfelt Bay area has been active with UFO sightings, a lake monster called Kempenfelt Kelly, and ghost lights (will-o'-the-wisps). At the Kempenfelt Conference Centre, ghosts have been felt sitting on the foot of guests' beds and cold spots have been noticed all over the building.


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    Ryerson University

    Toronto, Ontario

    37.8 miles from Port Perry, ON

    At Ryerson University, rumor has it that a ghostly white female figure, cold spots, wind gusts, light anomalies and whispered names have been seen or experienced near McAllister Studio.


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    Queen's Park

    Toronto, Ontario

    37.8 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Queen's Park in Toronto is said to have an apparition of a female in tattered clothing who hangs from a rope. Screams have been heard as well, and the Legislature Building is said to be haunted by many ghosts. World War I hero and Victoria Cross recipient Charles Rutherford, who ...


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    Mackenzie House

    Toronto, Ontario

    37.9 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Mackenzie House was the final home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first mayor, who died in the house in 1861. It now operates as a historic house museum of 1860s Victorian life. Its three ghosts are thought to be an elderly lady in the Rose room, a bagpipes player, and ...


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    Old City Hall

    Toronto, Ontario

    38.1 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The 1899 Old City Hall building, designated a historic site in 1984, has a ghost in its rear staircase known to walk up and down with loud footsteps and tug on the robes of judges. Ghostly moaning has been heard in the cellar, once a prisoners' holding area, and something ...


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    Omni King Edward Hotel

    Toronto, Ontario

    38.2 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Witnesses at the Omni King Edward Hotel have experienced unexplained sounds, elevators that seem to operate by themselves and playful activity with the faucets and toilets in the ladies' restroom.


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    Hockey Hall of Fame

    Toronto, Ontario

    38.3 miles from Port Perry, ON

    At the Hockey Hall of Fame, once a bank building, the apparition of a teller named Dorothy makes appearances in her 19th-century attire. She appears in an area where the vaults used to be, perhaps checking to make sure things are still secure. Other reports here have included lights that ...


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    Fairmont Royal York

    Toronto, Ontario

    38.5 miles from Port Perry, ON

    A suicide, ghostly children and unending balls are all said to haunt the Royal York Hotel. People claim to hear music in laughter coming from the closed ballroom, and a porter who hanged himself is sometimes spied hanging about the stairwell. People, including author Christopher Heard who took up ...


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    Fort York

    Toronto, Ontario

    39.5 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Fort York is a War of 1812 and World War I and II site that is still visited by some of its former soldiers. Cannon fire and gunfire have been heard, and British and American soldiers' ghosts have been spotted both inside buildings and outside on the grounds. Two ghosts ...


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    Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

    Toronto, Ontario

    40.4 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The 1808 Gibraltar Point Lighthouse on the Toronto Islands is the oldest existing Great Lakes lighthouse, and it has a mysterious legend. Its ghost is said to be first keeper John Paul Radelmüller, who was murdered on January 2, 1815 by intoxicated Fort York soldiers looking for bootlegged beer. Stories ...


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    Stephen Leacock Museum

    Orillia, Ontario

    41.8 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The Stephen Leacock Memorial Home is a house museum rumored to be haunted by Leacock, his wife and his son. Staff members have heard furniture moving in locked rooms and have seen doors, even locked ones, open and close by themselves. Shadowy figures and other strange phenomena have also been ...


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    Orillia Opera House

    Orillia, Ontario

    42.6 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The Orillia Opera House is said to be haunted by ghosts who make footsteps, slam doors, create moans and shadows, and drop the room temperature. Investigations have determined that the ghosts are a female who played piano during silent movies, a woman who worked in the ticket office and a ...


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    Heritage Theatre

    Brampton, Ontario

    50.1 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Heritage Theatre is said to be haunted by an actor who was killed in the dressing room. An apparition of the Grim Reaper, cold chills, and voices also have been reported here.


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    Winery at Marjim Manor

    Appleton, New York

    54 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Staff at Winery at Marjim Manor say former residents Shubal, Sophia and Lewis Merritt, Charles and Hannah Ring and the Sisters of St. Joseph's dog Duke haunt the premises.


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    Boston Mills Cemetery

    Caledon, Ontario

    54.4 miles from Port Perry, ON

    At Boston Mills Cemetery, witnesses have seen ghost children playing tag among the gravestones and an apparition of a priest. Orbs, footsteps, rustling leaves and lights in the abandoned church also have been reported.


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    Van Horn Mansion

    Burt, New York

    55.5 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Van Horn Mansion, built by Judge James Van Horn in 1823, has 16 rooms and five bathrooms--and perhaps a few ghosts, to boot. It is preserved by the Newfane Historical Society, which offers Victorian teas and mansion tours. The most well-known ghost may be Malinda, wife of James Van Horn ...


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    Belfountain Conservation Area

    Caledon, Ontario

    57.6 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Belfountain Park is rumored to be haunted by ghosts who walk along the streets and sometimes can be heard yelling "Help!"


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    Old Fort Niagara

    Port Perry, New York

    58.2 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Old Fort Niagara is rumored to have a headless ghost that haunts the 1726 French Castle, and witnesses have seen odd shadows and orbs and heard slamming doors.


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    Olde Angel Inn

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    58.8 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The ghost at Olde Angel Inn is said to be Captain Swayze, a British War of 1812 soldier who was murdered by American soldiers in the basement. Witnesses describe a mysterious cold spot that appears on the way to the restrooms. The ghost is said to dislike Americans, and will ...


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    Breckenridge-Ure Mansion

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    58.9 miles from Port Perry, ON

    This historic house has sat abandoned for over half a century but is currently for sate. The house was originally built in 1823, and there are stories of witches and slaves living in a barn located in the back garden. The slaves are rumoured to haunt the property, and people ...


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    Fort George

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    59 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Featured on both "Creepy Canada" and "The Girly Ghosthunters," Fort George was an important War of 1812 stronghold. Soldiers ghosts are said to roam here; reports say a tour guide saw a small boy having a conversation with someone invisible, and the boy described his friend as a man wearing ...


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    Brockamour Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    59.2 miles from Port Perry, ON

    There are reports from both guests and employees at this historic bed and breakfast of a sobbing woman in period clothing roaming the mansion. Others have also seen her former husband, who has been seen in various rooms dressed in a red waistcoat. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lions Valley Park

    Oakville, Ontario

    59.7 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Lion's Valley Park is a valley surrounded by three old cemeteries and an abandoned 1800s village.Reports say that because of erosion in the valley walls, caskets from the old cemeteries have been found in the park. Many strange phenomena have been reported here after dark, including strange flashing red, white ...


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    Gravenhurst Opera House

    Gravenhurst, Ontario

    60.6 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Gravenhurst Opera House has a ghost called Ben, a former a lighting man who fell from a catwalk. Ben is blamed for poltergeist activity, cold spots, light anomalies, footsteps and more.


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    Cold Springs Cemetery

    Lockport, New York

    64.8 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Cold Springs Cemetery, incorporated in 1840, is believed to be haunted by a girl who was murdered here while hitchhiking.


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    Lockport Caves

    Lockport, New York

    65.3 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The Lockport Caves is a system that was built in the 1880s to provide the area's mills with water power. Witnesses say the spooky caves are occupied by something otherworldly. They have seen shadows, lights and odd mists and heard unexplained sounds, laughter and voices. Speculators think the ghost may ...


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    Kenan Center and Kenan House

    Lockport, New York

    66.3 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Kenan House is an 1800s Victorian mansion at Kenan Center. It is said to be haunted by a ghostly little boy whose apparition has been spotted running and playing all over the house. Also at the center, unexplained white lights and other apparitions have materialized.


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    Niagara University - Clet Hall

    Niagara Falls, New York

    66.6 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Niagara University's Clet Hall was the first building constructed after its founding as a seminary in 1860. An 1864 fire killed student Thomas Hopkins, who was said to be seen pleading for help from an upper-story window before he died. Now, his ghost is said to roam the halls of ...


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    Devil's Hole State Park - Cave of the Evil Spirit

    Niagara Falls, New York

    67 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Devil's Hole State Park in Niagara Falls is said to have ghosts who are left over from its tragic past. The Devil's Hole itself is a stone staircase, a tricky climb down to the Niagara River, and it could be dangerous. Near the bottom is the Cave of the Evil ...


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    Beechwood Cemetary

    Kendall, New York

    67.5 miles from Port Perry, ON

    My husband and I pulled onto Woodchuck Alley and found an old cemetery there. We were the only two people there and it was a quiet, sunny, Sunday afternoon. My husband was at the far end of the cemetery closer to West Kendall Road and I was in ...


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    Merritton Tunnel - Blue Ghost Tunnel

    Thorold, Ontario

    68 miles from Port Perry, ON

    The blue misty ghost at Merritton Tunnel, aka Blue Ghost Tunnel, has been known to touch or push people or even make them violently ill. Witnesses have reported footsteps, strange lights, the sound of children crying, whistling, and disembodied voices having conversations.


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    Carl Beck House

    Penetanguishene, Ontario

    68 miles from Port Perry, ON

    All the houses built by late-1800s lumber magnate Carl Beck of Beck Industries, those constructed for himself and for each of his daughters, have a signature tower-like structure on one corner; this building now houses apartments. Beck's daughters are said to haunt the Beck houses on Fox Street and also ...


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    Emma's Back Porch

    Burlington, Ontario

    68.6 miles from Port Perry, ON

    Emma’s Back Porch Restaurant, haunted by a woman named Emma Byrens and her two children who lived here in 1902, is a hot spot for strange goings-on. Emma appears as a floating lady in a white dress, and sometimes witnesses also experience moving objects, voices, cold spots, orbs, voices, and ...


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