Haunted Places in Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania



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    Pennhurst State School and Hospital

    Spring City, Pennsylvania

    5.7 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Seen on many TV shows including Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures and Extreme Paranormal, the historic Pennhurst State School and Hospital is reported to be a hotspot for paranormal activity.


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    Brinton Lodge

    Douglassville, Pennsylvania

    5.9 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    The 18th-century lodge, originally a one-room tavern until it was remodeled into a summer home, ended up as a bar and restaurant, now closed and vacant. Folks say the spot was haunted by several entities including a Lady in White, an elderly woman, Caleb Brinton, a ghost called Dapper Dan, ...


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    Seven Stars Inn

    Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

    7 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    This historic inn building, originally built in the 1700s, is said to be home to several spirits. Visitors may catch a glimpse of a ghost boy in an upstairs dining room, and the spirit of a man has been seen several times peering down the stairwell. Rumor has it that ...


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    Yellow House Hotel

    Douglassville, Pennsylvania

    8.5 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    The apparition of a woman has been seen by many in the Yellow House Hotel. Rumor has it that she committed suicide in one of the rooms.


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    The Inn at St. Peter's Village

    Elverson, Pennsylvania

    8.8 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Originally built in 1881 as the Excursion House, the site became the Inn at St. Peter's Village in 2005. It is rumored to have long ago been a place where foxes were raised in the basement to supply the local huntsmen; the owner gives a nod to this bit of ...


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    Rising Sun Inn

    Telford, Pennsylvania

    13.1 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    This 1739 inn building is said to be haunted by Scary Mary, and possibly other ghosts as well. Folks have witnessed apparitions, footsteps, noises, and voices calling them from the second floor. Other surprising occurrences include the cleaning staff finding all the furniture quickly replaced after they had moved it ...


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    Valley Forge

    Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

    14.4 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    There isn't an American alive who doesn't know the story of Valley Forge and the deprivations and hardships the Continental army suffered there. Although no physical battle was fought here, the battle against low morale, the elements, and hunger was a fierce one and many believe that those who ...


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    St John's Cemetery

    Quakertown, Pennsylvania

    14.8 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    There is a small graveyard owned by the church located across the road with tilted gravestones melted by time. Some of the gravestones date to the early 1700s and are barely readable. In 2015, two new houses were built immediately next to the graveyard. At the time the second house (which ...


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    Ridgewood Winery

    Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

    15.1 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    When the Lewis and Dick family built Ridgewood Farm in 1725 & 1811, we’re certain they would have never dreamed that one day the creation of these buildings would still be standing nearly 300 years later. A lot has happened over the years, to the residents and property, to still ...


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    Emily's

    Mohnton, Pennsylvania

    15.8 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    A young girl is said to haunt this restaurant, which has also gone by the names Martha's Vineyard and the Post Office Inn. It's now called Emily, after the ghost's nickname. Locals will tell you that as far back as they can remember, folks have talked about Emily the ghost. ...


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    Trum Tavern

    Quakertown, Pennsylvania

    15.9 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Once a 1700s courthouse, the tavern's second floor is said to be haunted by the ghost of former owner Jacob. Witnesses have described a feeling of someone behind them, objects that move on their own, and unexplained noises.


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    General Warren Inne

    Malvern, Pennsylvania

    16 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    The building that houses the inn has been around since the days of the Revolutionary War, and many people believe that the place is haunted by soldiers who died in battle. The building was owned by loyalists during the War, and within its walls they plotted and tortured at ...


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    Ship Inn

    Exton, Pennsylvania

    16.2 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    The Ship Inn is housed in a 1796 building, and also housed within is a mysterious ghost. Those who have seen him believe him to be from the 1700s as well, but his identity and story are unknown.


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    Selma Mansion

    Norristown, Pennsylvania

    16.5 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Reportedly haunted by members of the various families who lived and died here throughout the ages, there are several reports of disembodied voices, strange noises and various poltergeist-type activities associated with Selma Mansion.


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    Topton House Pub - White Palm Tavern

    Topton, Pennsylvania

    17.2 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    The former Topton House Pub, now White Palm Tavern, was built around 1860. It's haunted, locals say, by many ghosts, perhaps the favorite being Emma. The little girl has been seen playing in the dining room by staff and even by visitors, who have no idea she's a ghost until ...


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    Valley Forge Military Academy and College

    Wayne, Pennsylvania

    19 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    There have been many suicides on campus in the academy and the college, allegedly the historic Wheeler Hall is where most of the paranormal activity happens but there are also reports of paranormal things in Young Husband Hall (College). Wheeler Hall has been closed for almost 15 years but ...


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    Radnor Hotel

    Wayne, Pennsylvania

    20.2 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Previously called the St. David's Inn, the Radnor Hotel has a haunt in Suite 309. Witnesses say she appears near the ceiling over the master bed, crawls down the wall, and vanishes through the door to the hall. Folks in the hallway also have seen and heard her in the ...


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    Villanova University

    Villanova, Pennsylvania

    21.2 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Villanova University's 1963 gothic-style St. Mary's Hall is rumored to be haunted. A ghostly light has been seen (and heard) playing the organ, electrical anomalies have occurred in many rooms, and splashes have come from the empty pool. Campus legend says the ghost is a pregnant nun who had had ...


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    West Chester University

    West Chester, Pennsylvania

    21.6 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    West Chester University's Ramsey Hall is believed to be haunted by namesake Dorothy Ramsey; Phillips Hall has several performing ghosts seen on the stage; and Hollinger Field House has a ghost called Drutz who hanged himself in the fourth-floor stairwell on homecoming weekend in the 1920s.


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    King George Inn

    Allentown, Pennsylvania

    22.3 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    This inn is scheduled to be demolished in 2013 and is no longer open. Folks claimed it was haunted by several spirits, including Charlie, a ghost who played tricks in the kitchen by dropping silverware and moving things around. A woman, child, and Revolutionary War soldier haunted the basement.


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    Bryn Mawr College - Merion Hall

    Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

    22.7 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Bryn Mawr College's Merion Hall is rumored to be haunted by Lillian Vickers, who died in 1901. Lillian, according to campus legend, was happy and popular before she died, distraught over the fact that she had leprosy. In some versions, she jumped out a window of the third floor to ...


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    Cedar Crest College

    Allentown, Pennsylvania

    22.7 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Cedar Crest College, a woman's Christian college founded in 1867, is said to be haunted by a pregnant student named Wanda who hanged herself in 1956 in a stairwell of Butz Hall. She manifests as a young woman or a little girl walking in the halls or in reflective surfaces, ...


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    General Lafayette Inn - Barren Hill Tavern

    Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

    22.8 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Reports say this inn will reopen in 2013/2014 as Barren Hill Tavern. Once known as the "Three Tuns," the inn dates back to the 18th century when General Lafayette used the building during the American Revolution. There is a ghost of an elderly woman who appears in the upstairs dining room; ...


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    Black Horse Inn

    Flourtown, Pennsylvania

    23.8 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    At this mid-1700s inn building, said to have been used as a rest stop by George Washington and his men en route to Valley Forge, folks say the spirit set is hopping. Sudden cold temperatures, footsteps, and unexplained voices abound, and photographs taken of the inside have picked up orbs, ...


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    Keith House

    Horsham, Pennsylvania

    24.4 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Several entities are said to be in residence here, including Elizabeth "Maggie" Graeme, a ghost that may be her husband, and a servant without a head.


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    Thornbury Farm

    West Chester, Pennsylvania

    24.7 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    The site where the final engagement of the Battle of Brandywine took place during the Revolution, Thornbury Farm is reportedly haunted by several ghosts. Although you would think the majority of the sightings would surround the tales of battle, the most famous ghost of Thornbury Farm is actually the ...


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    Baleroy Mansion

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    25.7 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Thomas Jefferson is among the ghosts said to haunt here; at least seven spirits are reported. Some manifest as apparitions, some ectoplasm, and some as poltergeist pranks. U.S. Founding Father Jefferson, witnesses say, likes to appear in the dining room, near a tall clock. There is also a cursed chair ...


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    Kirk House

    Media, Pennsylvania

    25.8 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    We grew up in this pre-Revolutionary Farmhouse outside of Media, PA. My mother and three brothers all mentioned seeing an attractive woman in a white nightgown on several occasions. I personally never saw her, but I could sense her presence and pinpoint her location even when other's couldn't see ...


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    General Wayne Inn

    Merion Station, Pennsylvania

    25.9 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    This onetime inn and tavern on the National Register of Historic Places is said to be haunted by several entities. In the 1704 building, named for General "Mad" Anthony Wayne who once stayed here, folks have seen the spirits of a Hessian soldier, a British officer looking for a locket, ...


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    Allen's Lane

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    26.2 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    It's a headless horseman's ghost that rides here, a Revolutionary War soldier who lost his head in battle. On foggy, dreary nights, he is said to ride by on horseback carrying his severed noggin. Reports say although the story dates from the Revolutionary War period of the 1700s, the horseman ...


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    American Legion Post 308

    Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

    26.2 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    It was once a 1700s farmhouse before it was turned into apartment buildings. Now, this American Legion post seems to be haunted by a spirit from its past. An apparition of a lady in black near the fireplace and another of a man standing behind the bar have been known ...


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    Crier in the Country

    Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

    26.5 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    The restaurant called Crier in the Country was believed to be haunted by former owner Lydia Powell, who manifested as poltergeist activity. Residual hauntings featuring dinner parties also have been reported. The restaurant is now closed.


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    Lehigh University - Linderman Library

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    26.7 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Lehigh's Linderman Library is believed to haunted by the ghost of an elderly man, a deceased library patron. Some say the library is also haunted by Lucy Packer, daughter of Lehigh founder Asa Packer.


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    Brandywine River

    West Chester, Pennsylvania

    27.1 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Site of the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine, this area is said to be rich with wartime ghosts. Soldiers, and even horses, haunt the area, and you may even hear sounds of battle echoing from long ago.


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    Cliveden - Benjamin Chew House

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    27.2 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Lurking about this historic house are said to be several ghostly Continental soldiers and a headless elderly woman, whose head was severed by one of the soldiers. The headless woman has been seen apparently searching for her lost head.


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    Moravian Book Shop

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    27.3 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Moravian Book Shop is the oldest continuously operating book shop in the United States. We opened in 1745 and over the years have expanded to occupy 5 different buildings in the Historic District of Downtown Bethlehem. Over the years it seems we’ve attracted quite a few ghosts throughout the buildings ...


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    Hotel Bethlehem

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    27.4 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    This "ghost-friendly" historic hotel offers ghost tours and "Room with a Boo!" ghost weekend packages. Among the spirits who reside here are a little girl who has been seen in a window, thought to be a former owner's granddaughter, and a woman in period clothing who appears in the kitchen ...


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    Sun Inn

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    27.5 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    This 1758 historic inn is said to be haunted, possibly by Elizabeth Moore, a nurse who died here in 1897. Apparitions and electronic voice phenomena have been noted.


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    Abington Presbyterian Church

    Abington, Pennsylvania

    27.8 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Abington Presbyterian Church, some say, is home to a ghostly child who has been seen throught the windows. The spirit is said to linger here because the cemetery that was once on the site where the church now stands was moved across the road.


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    Moravian College

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    27.8 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Moravian College dates back to the 1700s. In the 1800s it was a girls' seminary and hospital, and a ghostly nurse and an occasional bandage patient are said to walk the halls. Several buildings on campus are said to house ghosts as well: Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority House was once ...


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    Bucksville House Bed and Breakfast

    Kintnersville, Pennsylvania

    27.9 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    The Bucksville House Bed and Breakfast, housed in a 1795 building, is said to be haunted by several ghosts. Apparitions have been seen of a tall man in a black hat, a woman in white, and a young boy who likes to play pranks. Photos taken here have shown strange ...


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    Stover Myers Mill

    Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania

    28.3 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    This old grist mill has a weird vibe to it. Every flight of stairs makes you grow uneasy. commonly you will feel on-edge and jumpy. All the equipment around you feels like it is closing in on you and you feel claustrophobic. (Submitted by Grimm)


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    Grumblethorpe

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    28.4 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Allegedly haunted by General James Agnew who was shot and died in the front hall of Grumblethorpe during the Revolutionary war. Also allegedly haunted by victims of yellow fever who died there, including one young woman who had been taken in by the family who lived there and who makes ...


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    Willow Grove Hotel

    Freemansburg, Pennsylvania

    29.2 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    A little girl ghost haunts this Civil War-era hotel. Witnesses sayd she looks as if she had suffered from burns, and she has been seen in the rooms and the hallways. She sometimes pulls on the pant legs of men. No details of the little girl's history are known.


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    Polished Salon - Kennett Square

    Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

    29.4 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    The Kennett Square building (now Polished Salon) is said to be haunted. The owners describe apparitions that brush past them, unexplained smells, and cold spots. The ghost of a little girl with long black hair is reported to have followed the owners home from the salon.


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    Philadelphia Zoo

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    29.8 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    There are three locations here that are said to be homes to haunts: the Treehouse Building, the Pennrose Building, and the John Penn House. Full-body apparitions have been reported, along with various poltergeist activity. Particularly noted is a female apparition in a long white dress who stands at the top ...


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    Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    30.6 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    A female apparition appears at this 1865 inn, bringing with her the scent of her perfume. She is known to softly caress people's foreheads.


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    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    31 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Hundreds of spirits are said to call this state pen home. Al Capone was an inmate here, and he reportedly was visited by the apparition of James Clark, who was killed in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre under Capone's orders. Cell Block 12 is reportedly the most fearsome place here ...


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    C. Stouch Tavern

    Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania

    31 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    This elegant tavern was originally built in the 1700s, and after suffering two fires has been completely restored. It is named after original owner Conrad Stouch. George Washington once spent the night here, as did other digitaries. Given its long history, it's not surprising that it sees so much paranormal ...


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    Hanoverville Road House

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    31.4 miles from Pottsgrove, PA

    Constructed around 1825, the building that houses the Hanoverville Road House restaurant is believed to be haunted. The ghost of a boy around 8 to 10 years old has been seen here, wearing dark clothing. Strange noises, voices and footsteps also have been heard, and poltergeist pranks have been reported. ...


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