Haunted Places in Railroad, Pennsylvania



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    Penn Common

    York, Pennsylvania

    13.6 miles from Railroad, PA

    Penn Common is said to be the favorite haunting spot of several long-deceased men, soldiers who were executed upon the orders of Anthony Wayne.


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    Historic York Prison

    York, Pennsylvania

    14.4 miles from Railroad, PA

    This historic prison is now abandoned, but was built in 1906 and decommissioned in 1979. Visitors have reported being followed around the building by the apparitions of criminals, and have seen and smelt someone lighting a cigarette when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bechtel Mansion Inn

    East Berlin, Pennsylvania

    19.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    This inn, housed in a 1897 building, has been visited by strange noises, residual smells, and a ghost named Flossie who is said to have died in the house in the 1920s. She has been seen on the turret's balcony. She also may be the one who makes objects mysteriously ...


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    Cockey's Tavern

    Westminster, Maryland

    20.4 miles from Railroad, PA

    This 1830's tavern is haunted by the apparition of a soldier, who has been heard marching up a flight of stairs to the second floor. The ghost has also been known to slam doors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Accomac Inn

    York, Pennsylvania

    20.9 miles from Railroad, PA

    At this restaurant, unexplained sights and sounds abound. It was the Colye family home in the 1800s, and according to legend, young Johnny Colye fell in love with his family's hired girl. When she didn't return the feelings, he killed her in the barn, and was eventually arrested and hanged ...


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    The Railroad House Inn

    Marietta, Pennsylvania

    21.6 miles from Railroad, PA

    This inn, originally from the 1820s, is said to be haunted by the men who worked nearby as well as many other spirits. The ghost of a young girl with blonde hair has been seen, dressed in Victorian clothing, and the staff says she likes to play games. Kitchen employees ...


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    National Watch and Clock Museum

    Columbia, Pennsylvania

    21.7 miles from Railroad, PA

    Security camera footage caught a dark anomoly wandering around. Could it be someone attached to the thousands of historical clocks and watches on display here? Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Haldeman Mansion

    Bainbridge, Pennsylvania

    22.1 miles from Railroad, PA

    Haldeman Mansion was built in the 1740s, and was purchased and enlarged by John Haldeman in 1812. John's son, Samuel Steman Haldeman, was a renowned scientist honored by Charles Darwin for his contribution to the famous book "The Origin of the Species" and by Daniel Webster for his help on ...


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    Hampton House

    Towson, Maryland

    24.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    This 1700s mansion, now a house museum, is said to be the home of several ghosts including Priscilla Ridgely of the original owners' family, whose apparition has been seen throughout the house, and Cygnet Swann, an 1800s resident, the daughter of Governor Swann, who died under mysterious circumstances. Her apparition ...


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    The Lightner Farmhouse

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    26.1 miles from Railroad, PA

    This farmhouse, built during the Civil War, was once even used as a war hospital. Around its grounds, ghosts have been spotted reliving the war.


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    Bube's Brewery

    Mt Joy, Pennsylvania

    26.4 miles from Railroad, PA

    The restored 1800s building complex that houses restaurants and a microbrewery may also house some spirits other than the drinking ilk. The apparition of a young woman in a long gown wandering through an art gallery, and a male ghost may reside on the premises as well. Ghost tours are ...


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    Jericho Covered Bridge

    Kingsville, Maryland

    26.6 miles from Railroad, PA

    Built in 1865, this bridge is said to startle some folks who go inside and see the ghosts of slaves hanging from the rafters. Others dispute this, since it was built after the end of slavery and the Civil War. Other witnesses describe the ghost of a woman seen walking ...


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    Soldiers National Museum

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    28.6 miles from Railroad, PA

    Rosa Carmichael is said to be the spirit who haunts this museum. According to locals, she operated an orphanage located at this very site during the Civil War era.


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    Jennie Wade House

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    28.6 miles from Railroad, PA

    Jennie Wade was a seamstress and the only civilian to be directly killed in the Battle of Gettysburg when a stray bullet entered this house, where she was visiting her sister. At the house, now a tourist attraction, visitors can see a bullet hole in the door. Legend has it ...


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    Little Round Top

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    28.6 miles from Railroad, PA

    According to reports, soldiers are still active at this site. Per one story, some Civil War re-enactors working on the film Gettysburg at this site were approached here by a Union soldier. They assumed he, like them, was an extra working on the film. He handed them some ammunition for ...


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    Farnsworth House Inn

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    28.7 miles from Railroad, PA

    Reportedly haunted by over a dozen ghosts, including the most ubiquitous, a former nurse named Mary who is said to still attempt to comfort the ill and a young boy who was killed in an accident.


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    Tillie Pierce House Inn

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    28.7 miles from Railroad, PA

    You can't swing a dead cat in Gettysburg without hitting something haunted and the Tillie Pierce house is no exception. Tille Pierce is well known as she wrote a book in the aftermath of Gettysburg about her experiences during the battle. A teenager during the time of the battle, she ...


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    The Gettysburg Hotel

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    28.7 miles from Railroad, PA

    This old hotel, established in 1797, is haunted by Rachel, among other spirits. Rachel is believed to be the spirit of a Civil War nurse who seems to be looking for soldiers to help. Guests say she opens their drawers and removes the clothing from them. Other ghosts who reside ...


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    Slaughter Pen

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    28.9 miles from Railroad, PA

    According to those in the know, this area is haunted by the ghost of a young girl who wears a white dress.


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    Devil's Den

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    29 miles from Railroad, PA

    At this historic site, a boulder-ridden hill and Gettysburg Battlefield location, ghostly soldiers are reported to be seen. It is said that these soldiers are from the battle's second day. One soldier who frequents the site has been described as having long gray hair and dirty, torn clothing of buckskin. ...


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    Triangular Field

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    29.1 miles from Railroad, PA

    Visitors to this site have reported hearing the harrowing sounds of battle, although nothing appears to be happening on the quiet field. It is also said that cameras will always fail to work at this site.


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    Gettysburg College

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    29.2 miles from Railroad, PA

    It is reported that two administrators had an experience with an elevator to another dimension. Instead of stopping at their desired floor, the elevator continued to the basement. When the door opened, they saw a thriving hospital scene, only without sound. Frightened, the two desperately finally managed to close the ...


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    Union Hotel Restaurant

    Port Deposit, Maryland

    30.3 miles from Railroad, PA

    The building, now a restaurant, is said to have been a hotel and tavern in the 1700s. Folks say it is haunted by a ghostly lady in a blue gown, who has been seen by the owner and some of the employees.


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    Sachs Covered Bridge

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    30.8 miles from Railroad, PA

    Locals tell a harrowing story of something that may happen near here: A strange fog gathers quickly, and from out of the mysterious fog comes a ghostly battle.


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    Club Charles

    Baltimore, Maryland

    31.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    This urban bar is rumoured to be haunted by an allied double agent known as 'Frenchie', who lived in an apartment above the club. Staff and diners have reportedly seen him dressed in a waiters uniform, but when approached, he vanishes. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Leakin Park

    Baltimore, Maryland

    31.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    Around 70 bodies have been dumped at this site. Not too many people know that though it is a very beautiful, and local place. People go on hikes there not knowing what goes on there. No specific information on hauntings, though it is peculiar that so many murderers seem ...


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    Improved Order of Heptasophs - Baltimore Theatre Project

    Baltimore, Maryland

    31.8 miles from Railroad, PA

    Built in the 1880s by the Improved Order of Heptasophs (Greek for “seven wise men”), the structure was later used as a dance hall. The ghost who resides here is believed to be from that period. He has been seen wearing a suit and playing the piano.


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    Edgar Allan Poe Residence

    Baltimore, Maryland

    32.6 miles from Railroad, PA

    This historic house was formerly the residence of the poet and writer, and is rumoured to be haunted by him and a heavyset woman in grey, believed to be his wife. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Westminster Hall

    Baltimore, Maryland

    32.8 miles from Railroad, PA

    The Westminster Presbyterian Western Burial Ground and Presbyterian Church yard are said to be haunted by many spirits. The 1786 burial ground and 1852 church are said to be visited often by the ghost of author Edgar Allan Poe as well as many other spirits. Muffled screams are heard and ...


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    Lord Baltimore Hotel

    Baltimore, Maryland

    32.8 miles from Railroad, PA

    This 1928 hotel is said to be haunted; the spirit of a little girl is rumored to reside on the 19th floor. A ghostly couple wearing formal attire also has been seen.


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    USS Constellation

    Baltimore, Maryland

    33.1 miles from Railroad, PA

    This ship, built in 1797, boasts several ghosts, including: Neil Harvey, who was executed when he left his assigned station at his gun in fear during a 1799 battle with the French; Captain Thomas Truxtun, seen in an old-fashioned Navy uniform; Carl Hansen, ship's watchman until 1965, whose ghost likes ...


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    USCGC Taney

    Baltimore, Maryland

    33.2 miles from Railroad, PA

    Investigated by TV's Ghost Hunters, the U.S. Coast Guard ship Taney is the only surviving combat ship from Pearl Harbor, and it was attacked 119 times by kamikaze pilots during World War II. It is said to be haunted by former crewman whose apparitions are seen and footsteps and voices ...


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    USS Torsk

    Baltimore, Maryland

    33.2 miles from Railroad, PA


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    Whistling Oyster

    Baltimore, Maryland

    33.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    This upmarket seafood restaurant and bar is haunted by a spirit that can be heard running up and down a flight of stairs that were removed almost a century ago. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Wharf Rat

    Baltimore, Maryland

    33.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    Patrons at this eighteenth century tavern have reportedly seen the apparition of a distressed local man. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Waterfront Hotel

    Baltimore, Maryland

    33.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    Built in 1771, the former hotel is currently a restaurant. Witnesses have reported hearing voices and footsteps coming from the empty upper floors.


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    Admiral Fell Inn

    Baltimore, Maryland

    33.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    This known-to-be-haunted inn dating back to the 1700s is a spot where ghosts may have a party the living can hear; noises are heard coming from empty floors.


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    The Horse You Came In On Saloon

    Baltimore, Maryland

    33.6 miles from Railroad, PA

    The Horse You Came In On, established in 1775, was the last place author Edgar Allen Poe was seen before his 1849 death. His ghost has been seen walking down the street toward the saloon, and is known to drink cognac that bartenders leave out for him. Floating orbs of ...


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    National Emergency Training Center - St. Joseph's College

    Emmitsburg, Maryland

    33.7 miles from Railroad, PA

    The National Emergency Training Center was once St. Joseph's College, which until 1973 was a Catholic girls' school established in 1809. Witnesses at the former college claim to have seen the ghosts of Civil War nurses who were carrying buckets of amputated human limbs and heard the sounds of soldiers ...


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    Mt. Ida

    Ellicott City, Maryland

    34.4 miles from Railroad, PA

    Mt. Ida is a historic 1800s mansion that is said to be the residence of a ghost. In the 1850s Judge John Snowden Tyson purchased the home. His daughter, "Miss Ida" Tyson, was the last of the family to live here, and folks say it is her ghost who still ...


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    The Judges Bench

    Ellicott City, Maryland

    34.4 miles from Railroad, PA

    Once Berger's Grocery, the bar is known for the ghost of daughter Mary Berger. She hanged herself in 1962 when her parents refused to let her date a local boy. Her apparition has been seen ever since.


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    The Diamondback Tavern

    Ellicott City, Maryland

    34.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    This laid-back tavern used to be known as the Tiber River Tavern. Unknown spirits are said to occasionally move things around in the bar area, and visitors have heard unexplained voices there as well.


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    Fort McHenry

    Baltimore, Maryland

    35 miles from Railroad, PA

    Lt. Levi Clagett's apparition has been said to appear walking, or even floating, around the fort, the bombardment of which inspired Francis Scott Key to write the U.S. National Anthem.


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    Fairfield Inn - The Mansion House

    Fairfield, Pennsylvania

    35.7 miles from Railroad, PA

    Reported to be haunted by the ghosts of Civil War era soldiers who were treated and died in the Inn when it served as a hospital after the battle.


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    Wayside Inn

    Ellicott City, Maryland

    35.8 miles from Railroad, PA

    A female ghost is said to haunt the inn; another account tells of a witness who heard a door open and then the sound of approaching footsteps, but no one was there.


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    Bureau of State Library

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    36.1 miles from Railroad, PA

    We have had several reports at the State Library of lights turning on and off after closing time, the lids to the copiers open and close with no one around, and there is a tale of people seeing "The White Woman" in the library. We have offered a "spooky ...


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    Cashtown Inn

    Orrtanna, Pennsylvania

    36.2 miles from Railroad, PA

    This 1797 inn was named because the original innkeeper, Peter Marck, would only accept cash as payment. It has been seen on TV's Ghost Hunters, and as a setting in the movie Gettysburg. Actor Sam Elliott reportedly stayed here during its filming. The ghosts here, possibly lingering from the nearby ...


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    Duncan Hallow

    Frederick, Maryland

    36.4 miles from Railroad, PA

    A cabin was built by a hermit named Fred Quick on the property of a local farmer. One day his body was found dead in his cabin with his wife missing. Later in the 70's the owner of the farm found signs of satanic rituals being preformed in the ...


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    Union Canal House

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    36.5 miles from Railroad, PA

    This restaurant, which dates back to the 18th century, is said to be one of the oldest buildings in the town. At the bar, people have felt like they've been touched by an unseen hand, and objects have been reported to move on their own. Room 104 is said to ...


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    The Hotel Hershey

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    37.3 miles from Railroad, PA

    At this 1930s hotel, chocolate mogul Mr. Hershey himself is said to linger in spirit. His apparition has been seen, and doors open and close by themselves. Footsteps have been heard in the wine cellar, and there have been many other unexplained sounds throughout the building.


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