Haunted Places in Port Stanley, Ontario



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    Regina Mundi Catholic College

    London, Ontario

    15.8 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Regina Mundi Catholic College was built in 1963 as a junior seminary, but it also has been a boys' boarding school, a co-ed day school and a high school. The ghost of a priest who died here when it was a seminary has been seen, as well as that of ...


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    Middlesex County Courthouse

    London, Ontario

    21.9 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    The historic Middlesex County Jail and Courthouse (still used) is haunted by Marion "Peg-Leg" Brown, a farm-hand and cowboy from Texas. He had a wooden leg (hence his nickname), and scars over his eye and on his hand. Brown had fled to Canada after being arrested in 1898, for selling ...


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    Eldon House

    London, Ontario

    22.1 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Eldon House, overlooking the Thames River, was built in 1834 for Captain John Harris, a retired Naval officer of the Royal Navy, and his wife, Amelia. It is said to be haunted by Wenman Wynniatt was a British army officer who had been recently met Sarah, John Harris's eldest daughter. ...


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    Grand Theatre

    London, Ontario

    22.1 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    The 1901 Grand Theatre has a story and a ghost, that of original owner and theater magnate Ambrose Small. On December 2, 1919, Small put a million dollars into a bank account and took his wife to lunch, but after that, no one ever saw him again. Several weeks afterward, ...


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    Harry Ten Shilling

    Port Stanley, Ontario

    52.2 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Harry Ten Shilling, a restaurant, seems to be located inside a haunted building. Staff report loud noises and bangs, and employees at the attached clothing shop have come to work in the morning to find clothes all over the floor.


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    The Step Above Lounge and Wine Bar

    Geneva, Ohio

    57.5 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    The Step Above is a bar housed over a restaurant that closes earlier, and bar patrons have seen shadowy figures moving about inside the locked restaurant after closing.


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    Woodland Cultural Centre

    Brantford, Ontario

    58.8 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    At Woodland Cultural Center, its neighbors say, translucent figures walk all over the property, sometimes accompanied by the sound of murmured voices, and simply disappear. The occurrences are so frequent and harmless that the locals accept them without fear. The main complex of the cultural center used to be a ...


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    Cleveland Hotel

    Conneaut, Ohio

    60.3 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    This century-old building was purchased in 2012 and is slated to be renovated into condominiums. It was once a fashionable hotel, but fell into disrepair and was known as a hang-out for the homeless for several decades. There are rumors about a "ghost bride" that some believe to ...


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    Kingsville Public Library

    Kingsville, Ohio

    60.3 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    In the older section of 1885 Kingsville Public Library, folks say the apparition of a man in a tall black hat wanders the stacks. Strange noises and events have been reported as well. Many believe the library is haunted by several spirits.


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    Chestnut Grove Cemetery

    Ashtabula, Ohio

    60.3 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Chestnut Grove Cemetery was once an Erie burial ground and, since its establishment in 1819, has seen the burial of over 18,000 folks. Twenty-five of them were victims of a local train disaster in 1876. The Pacific Express fell into the river when the bridge collapsed, killing between 80 and ...


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  • Cleveland Ghosts
    Charles, Jr. Cassady
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    Regal Vineyards and Mansion

    Madison, Ohio

    61.1 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    This historic mansion and vineyard has now returned to its use after being boarded up for a long period of time. It was originally built by immigrants, but abandoned after a family tragedy. Staff immediately began to report a vortex in the building, and various cold spots. The tip of ...


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    Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse

    Fairport Harbor, Ohio

    62.9 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Legend has it that an 1870s lighthouse keeper, Captain Joseph Babcock, gave his wife many cats to keep her company when she was bedridden. Today, one of those cats remains behind, a ghostly gray cat that does that playful cat-skitter across the kitchen floor in the second-floor living quarters. The ...


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    Doon Old Mill Ruins

    Kitchener, Ontario

    64.5 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    This once was owned from Adam Ferrie JR.. Build in 1834 in 1909 & 1910 there was two fires there one of the fire that took place was at that time a Saw Mill and the other fire was a Flour Mill, this grounds people can smell wood smells and ...


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    Peche Island Rear Range Light

    Marine City, Michigan

    64.8 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    The Peche Island Rear Range Light historic lighthouse had developed a severe tilt in its original location and was moved to its current spot after its deactivation. Perhaps its resident spirit was upset by the move; now an apparition is seen at night, holding a dim lantern and walking around ...


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    Riviera Restaurant

    Marine City, Michigan

    64.9 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Riviera Restaurant is rumored to have had a haunt who tormented an employee for a couple of weeks by turning on kitchen appliances, tinkering with radios, and moving objects.


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    McMorran Place Theater

    Port Huron, Michigan

    65 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    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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    Murphy Inn

    St. Clair, Michigan

    65.5 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    This inn was formerly a boardinghouse that opened in 1836. The Irish-themed inn and pub has a resident ghost that has been seen in just about every guest room. Folks say the most often-haunted rooms, though, are the Lancaster Room and the Devonshire Room. The ghost is said to be ...


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    Lake County History Center

    Painesville, Ohio

    65.7 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Now housing the Lake County History Center, this imposing building was for many years, the Poor House. In the 1800s, and up until the 1970s, this was the place of last resort for the indigent, abandoned, and in many cases, insane. Both men and women were housed there, in separate ...


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    Rider's Inn

    Painesville, Ohio

    65.9 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    A Civil War soldier's ghost is said to stand near the windows and wave. Also, the spirit of a former innkeeper's wife named Suzanne is said to reside here as well. Suzanne is said to have come to the door in her nightgown to let guests in when the owners ...


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    Preston Springs Hotel

    Cambridge, Ontario

    66.3 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Preston Springs Hotel is said to be haunted by apparitions, poltergeist activity, unexplained lights, shadows, and more.


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    Gudgeonville Covered Bridge

    Girard, Pennsylvania

    67.7 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Even though the bridge was destroyed by an arsonist in 2008, activity has not stopped. EVP's are picked up; a little girl (believed to be a girl who fell from nearby cliffs) is thought to be one of the voices that is picked up as well other unrecognizable voices. Light ...


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    Watson-Curtze Mansion

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    68.4 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    General Anthony Wayne was initially buried here, but he was boiled down by his family before being transferred to a family plot. The cauldron itself is still located here and is said to rattle and make noises. A little girl is also said to be seen on the second floor ...


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    Gannon University

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    68.6 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Legend has it that a fraternity costume party had a guest dressed as a cowboy who disappeared upstairs, then was responsible for poltergeist activity inside of the house. While that story is more debatable, students commonly report activity in Schuster Theatre. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cathedral of St Paul

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    68.6 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Members of the congregation believe a little girl named Katie still remains here. After her death in a car accident, members would report hearing a jovial laugh similar to Katie's, but also the sound of heavy objects moving around in empty rooms. The church organ has played by itself before ...


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    Nicky's Pub

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    68.9 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Before it was Nicky's Pub, this building served as a variety of business venues, even rumored to have mafia and prostitution connections. Nowadays, guests have reported a man in a long coat floating along the East Hallway. Guests have reported the common paranormal phenomenon (disembodied voices, electronic devices acting strangely, ...


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    The Brewerie at Union Station

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    69.1 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    A girl named Clara fell down the staircase here; staff, visitors, and investigators believe that she is still here, even creating a beer dedicated to the beloved ghost! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Erie Cemetery

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    69.3 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    There's blackened areas as if they have burned; some say that they have been scorched in Satanic rituals. Visitors feel as if they are being followed or like someone is standing behind them. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    James A. Garfield National Historical Site

    Mentor, Ohio

    69.6 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    James A. Garfield National Historical Site, former residence of president James A. Garfield, is believed to be haunted by Garfield's wife Lucretia. Security personnel have heard Lucretia walking upstairs at night and she has been known to turn lights on after the guards turn them off. She also is said ...


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    Axe Murder Hollow

    McKean, Pennsylvania

    69.9 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    On the dirt roads and wooded area behind Thomas Rd is where an axe murderer supposedly went on a rampage. One of the victims, a young woman, has been reported running and screaming as if she is being chased. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Crowley Mansion Site

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    70.9 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    The home that once occupied this area was said to be Erie's first haunted house, but now, only a field remains here. The Crowley family were rich, but plagued with tragedy including murder, illness, and untimely death. One of those who was murdered (by his wife) chose to torment her ...


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  • World Famous Ghosts
    Gregory Branson-Trent
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    Homestead House Bed and Breakfast

    Willoughby, Ohio

    71.6 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    This historic mansion is haunted by Sarah and Alonzo Gunn, who formerly owned the house when it was a private residence. Guests and owners have reportedly heard footsteps, and seen the apparitions of a woman in a shawl and a man in a top hat and old-fashioned cape. (Submitted by ...


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    The Hermitage

    Hamilton, Ontario

    73.1 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    "The Girly Ghosthunters" TV show has featured The Hermitage, where many strange things are said to occur. Along with footsteps, apparitions, bangs, whispers, screams and other sounds, some say William Black can be heard weeping near the crossroads where he was buried. Some witnesses have seen the place appear as ...


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    Wintergreen Gorge

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    73.2 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    The ghost of a boy, named Tim (who died in his twenties, but appears as a child) and his dog (Dutch) have been seen along the trails. The pair would often hike there until Dutch died; Tim was later killed in a car accident but has been reported here. (Submitted ...


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    Capital Twin Cinema

    Listowel, Ontario

    74.8 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Capital Twin Cinema, aka Capital Theatre, has a ghost named Jessie Keith, a teenage girl who was attacked and murdered by a homeless man as she walked along the railroad tracks. Jessie Keith is also said to haunt her grave in the town cemetery.


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    Squire's Castle

    Willoughby Hills, Ohio

    75.8 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Squire's Castle is actually a 3-story stone caretaker's cottage for a never-built mansion, and legend has it that it's home to an unhappy female ghost. Feargus B. Squire planned to built a mansion as well, but until then, his family took up residence in the cottage. His wife hated the ...


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    Squire's Castle

    Willoughby Hills, Ohio

    75.8 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Squire's Castle is only a shell of a castle built in the 1890s by Feargus B. Squire. It was meant to be the gatekeeper's house for his future country estate, never built. Now Squire's Castle is open to the public, and it is said to be haunted by Squire's wife ...


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    Century Manor

    Hamilton, Ontario

    78.1 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Century Manor was once an 1870s institution called the Hamilton Asylum for the Insane (aka Ontario Hospital). Patients are said to have been abused and cruelly experimented on. The site became Century Manor, a museum, in the 1980s, and later the Margaret and Charles Juravinski Centre for Integrated Healthcare. Still ...


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    Huron Historic Gaol

    Goderich, Ontario

    78.8 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Huron Historic Gaol is said to be haunted with cold gusts, footsteps, and the sounds of running and laughing children.


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    Rock Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    79.2 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Rock Castle, aka Rannoch Lodge, was constructed in 1848 by Alexander Carpenter of the Gurney & Carpenter foundry. Witnesses say sudden cold temperatures and unexplained voices can be felt and heard here.


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    Dundurn Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    79.2 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Dundurn Castle is an 18,000-square-foot, 72-room house completed in 1835. It is open to the public, its rooms restored to match its state in 1855 when owned by Sir Allan Napier MacNab, 1st Baronet. Folks have reported aparitions of elderly women with candles and little girls, plus the sounds of ...


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  • Haunted Houses
    Corinne May Botz
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    Albion Falls

    Hamilton, Ontario

    79.7 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Battles, suicides and body dumping grounds surround the falls and give rise to the claims that the falls are haunted. A notorious murderer, Eveylyn Dick, dumped her dismembered husband's body in the woods near the falls- well it should be clarified, she dumped part of his body there, they never ...


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    Eagle Hotel

    Waterford, Pennsylvania

    80.6 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    At this 1826 former hotel building, a restuarant called Sugar 'n Spice occupies the first floor and the second and third floors are a history museum. Mysterious sounds have been reported here, such as voices calling your name when no one is there, and a baby crying. Items are moved ...


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    Knickerbocker Hotel

    Linesville, Pennsylvania

    80.8 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    This historic hotel is not your average lodging place. Yes, you can spend the night for a fee, but as they will tell you, you won't sleep. The paranormal activity is said to be rich here, because some guests checked in but did not check out.


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    Hamlin Hall

    University Heights, Ohio

    82.8 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Hamlin Hall has a haunt. Who is he? The apparition and cold spots that appear and disappear around a stairwell are said to belong to a young man who passed away inside the building.


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    Punderson Manor

    Port Stanley, Ohio

    83.3 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    It is alleged that the original owner of Punderson manor committed suicide by drifting out on the lake in a bathtub, and then, when he reached the middle, he pulled the plug and drowned. Why precisely he would have chosen this method is not known, whether it actually occurred ...


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    Agora Theatre and Ballroom

    Cleveland, Ohio

    83.4 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    Elvis and the Beatles are among the acts who have performed at Agora Theatre and Ballroom, and the place is said to be home to some spirits who never left. Apparitions have been seen here, especially one of a man wearing a yellow raincoat. During an investigation, a psychic declared ...


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    Gray's Armoury Historical Museum

    Cleveland, Ohio

    84.1 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    The five story castle-like armory was built in 1893. People hear disembodied footsteps on the upper floors and on the grand staircase. Ghostly apparitions of men dressed in old-fashioned military uniform have been seen throughout the building, but vanish when approached. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Riverside Inn

    Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania

    84.1 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    At this historic 1880s inn, the spirits have been known to crawl into bed with guests, dance in the ballroom to ghostly music, and open and close the doors.


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    House of Wills

    Cleveland, Ohio

    84.2 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    This historic funeral parlour appears to be one of the cities most haunted sites, as shown by the most recent street view image of the building. The photograph shows what appears to be a white apparition staring down into the street from a window on the second floor. This is ...


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    Renaissance Hotel

    Cleveland, Ohio

    84.3 miles from Port Stanley, ON

    This historic hotel was built over the site of many historic city landmarks including the cities first hotel, transferring the historical pasts of them into this building. Ghostly activity is mainly reported on the fourth floor, where lights turn on and off of their own accord and faucets switch on ...


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