Haunted Places in Rushford, New York



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    Western House

    Springville, New York

    22.9 miles from Rushford, NY

    Western House, which reports say is currently unoccupied, was a hotel and saloon turned into apartments and a restaurant. A ghost called Christine is said to reside here. Folks in the know claim she is the daughter of a former owner.


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    St. Bonaventure University

    Olean, New York

    24.7 miles from Rushford, NY

    St. Bonaventure University has more than its share of campus ghosts. Francis Hall, once called Christ the King Seminary, is said to be haunted by the spirits of deceased monks. Devereux Hall is famous for stories of its Black Mass. Legend has it that in the 1960s, the students gathered ...


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    Alfred University

    Alfred, New York

    25.6 miles from Rushford, NY

    Alfred University is rumored to be haunted by several ghosts. Among them are a Civil War soldier who walks the hallways of The Brick, which was once used as a Civil War infirmary. Other ghosts rumored to linger here are a little boy who appears on the second floor of ...


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    Goose Hill Cemetery - Saint Johns Cemetery

    Strykersville, New York

    25.8 miles from Rushford, NY

    Goose Hill Cemetery, aka Saint Johns Cemetery, dates back to around the turn of the 20th century. It consists of about 30 gravesites on a hill, surrounded by a forest. Witnesses have spotted apparitions and heard disembodied voices that seem to come from the forest.


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    Goodleburg Cemetery

    South Wales, New York

    26.5 miles from Rushford, NY

    Goodleburg Cemetery was an active cemetery from 1811 until 1927 and is believed to be haunted. Apparitions and other paranormal occurrences have been reported here, and in fact, on the night of June 21, 2003, a ghost hunter investigating the cemetery was hit by a car and killed. According to ...


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    Allegiance Bed and Breakfast

    Mount Morris, New York

    30 miles from Rushford, NY

    The historic 1838 building that houses Allegiance Bed & Breakfast and once was an overflow house for the Underground Railroad is believed to be home to two ghosts: Karen and Ray. They have been seen by guests three times, all on the second floor. Karen sits in a corner or ...


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    Roycroft Pavilion

    East Aurora, New York

    31.6 miles from Rushford, NY

    The Roycroft Pavilion, built in 1903, has been used as a theater for the Aurora Players since 1941. According to the pavilion's staff, the theater is haunted by the ghost of a middle-aged woman with dark hair.


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    Roycroft Inn

    East Aurora, New York

    31.8 miles from Rushford, NY

    Footsteps, voices and apparitions are all heard and seen at the Roycroft Inn. Some people believe that it is haunted by Elbert Hubbard who founded the Roycroft campus and building in an effort to encourage and promote local artistry. Elbert died on the Lusitania when it was sunk ...


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    Rolling Hills Asylum

    Wyoming, New York

    34.3 miles from Rushford, NY

    Rolling Hills Asylum opened in 1827 as the Genesee County Poor Farm, made to house the poor, drunkards, mentally ill, blind, disabled, or other folks who needed help. In the 1950s it became the Old County Home & Infirmary, then in the 1990s an antiques mall. Store owners and shoppers ...


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    State University of New York Geneseo

    Geneseo, New York

    35.7 miles from Rushford, NY

    At State University of New York's Blake and Steuben halls, witnesses say apparitions can be seen and unexplained noises can be heard. Some speculate the buildings are haunted by a boy who fell to his death during construction of the buildings. And Monroe Hall is also believed to be haunted ...


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    Erie Hall - SUNY Geneseo

    Geneseo, New York

    35.7 miles from Rushford, NY

    A famous image of the C2D1 Ghost or Skeletal Image comes from this dorm, room C2D1. In 1985, the ghost named Tommy was said to haunt some Erie Hall residents, and the shot was snapped. This photo has been seen on the Internet, in books, in newspapers, on TV, and ...


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    J.N. Adam Hospital

    Perrysburg, New York

    38.3 miles from Rushford, NY

    J.N. Adam Mermorial Hospital was built as a tuberculosis hospital in 1909 and was used for that purpose until 1960, when it became a developmental disability center. It was abandoned in 1995, and is rumored to be haunted. The Friends of J. N. Adam Historic Landmark and Forest is a ...


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    Lancaster Opera House

    Lancaster, New York

    41 miles from Rushford, NY

    The 1894 Lancaster Opera House is rumored to be haunted by Lady Lavender and other apparitions, including one of a man who hanged himself in the tower. Witnesses say lights turn on and off by themselves here as well.


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    Lancaster Opera House

    Lancaster, New York

    41 miles from Rushford, NY

    A ghostly Lady in Lavender resides at the Lancaster Opera House, locals say. She appears in the balcony, looking down on the stage as if watching a performance. Another ghost named William, thought to be the spirit of a man who hanged himself here, is believed to play pranks, like ...


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    The Old Jail Museum

    Smethport, Pennsylvania

    41.4 miles from Rushford, NY

    Ralph Crossmire, executed for murdering his mother, haunts his former cell. People who occupied it after his death would report seeing him. Now, as a museum, guests and employees report that Crossmire is more of a prankster than a threat. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    West Main Street Cemetery Site

    Batavia, New York

    42.2 miles from Rushford, NY

    The first graveyard in Batavia dated back to 1806. It was known as the West Main Street Cemetery, and was located along the northern banks of the Tonawanda Creek. The town founders didn't realize the extent to which the Tonawanda Creek regularly flooded, however, and in 1823 it ...


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    Angola Horror Site

    Angola, New York

    42.8 miles from Rushford, NY

    A train derailment in 1867 sparked a fire which killed 49 people. Located right by Pigman Road, an energy draws people to the site, but also with the feeling of uneasiness. Many investigators stop by to see if they can catch a glimpse of the victims still present at this ...


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    Pigman Road

    Angola, New York

    43.5 miles from Rushford, NY

    Holland Road is nicknamed Pigman Road because of legends of the ghost of a deranged butcher that date back to the 1950s and '60s. Folks said when he was alive, he would put pigs' heads on stakes outside the shop, which was thought to have been located on Holland Road. ...


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    Big Falls at Indian Falls

    Corfu, New York

    44.4 miles from Rushford, NY

    According to local legend, the Big Falls at Indian Falls are haunted by a couple who died in the late 1900s. While visiting the falls, the husband fell in, and the wife, unwilling to live without him, leapt after him. Red lights, orbs and apparitions have been seen near the ...


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    Iron Island Museum

    Buffalo, New York

    44.6 miles from Rushford, NY

    This 1895 was originally a church, then a 1950s funeral home. Now a museum of historical items, it also is open for ghost tours. It is believed to be home to the spirit of a young boy whose funeral was once held here, and to the ghosts of an older ...


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    Buffalo Central Terminal

    Buffalo, New York

    45.2 miles from Rushford, NY

    Buffalo Central Terminal, featured on TVs Ghost Hunters, is said to be haunted by apparitions who seem to be waiting for a train and a vanishing black cat.


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    Gurnsey Hollow Cemetery

    Frewsburg, New York

    45.8 miles from Rushford, NY

    Gurnsey Hollow Cemetery has gravesites that date back to the 1800s and a tragic story to boot. Legend has it that long ago, a mentally handicapped girl, age 7, was stoned to death here by a gang of townsfolk. The reason for the witch hunt is unknown. Her body is ...


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    Naples Hotel

    Naples, New York

    46 miles from Rushford, NY

    Naples Hotel was built in 1895 and is rumored to be haunted by 6 or more ghosts. One is a man named Topper; another is a woman who has her ghostly children in tow. According to witnesses, the ghosts like to lock doors, turn on the lights, and move pictures ...


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    Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park - USS The Sullivans

    Buffalo, New York

    46.2 miles from Rushford, NY

    Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park includes the ship USS The Sullivans, named after five brothers, Albert, Francis, George, Joseph and Madison, who were lost during the battle of Guadalcanal in 1942. The USS The Sullivans is believed to be haunted by George Sullivan.


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    German Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum

    Buffalo, New York

    46.5 miles from Rushford, NY

    The mid-1800s German Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum closed in 1956, and the buildings were used as a preparatory seminary until the complex was sold to a private owner in the 1990s. It is said to be haunted by colorful orbs that show up in photos, unexplained noises, and sounds ...


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    Shea's Performing Art Center

    Buffalo, New York

    46.7 miles from Rushford, NY

    Shea's Performing Arts Center opened in 1926 and is said to be haunted by its namesake, Mr. Michael Shea, who passed away in 1936. Not only does his ghost watch performances from his own special seat, witnesses say they have seen an apparition that matches his portrait. The ghost has ...


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    The Historic Allendale Theatre

    Buffalo, New York

    47.3 miles from Rushford, NY

    Mysterious voices, inexplicably moving objects, eerie apparitions, strange sounds... all of these have been reported at the Allendale Theatre.


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    Canisius College

    Buffalo, New York

    47.7 miles from Rushford, NY

    At Canisius College's Christ the King Chapel, witness have described unexplained voices in the confessionals and the apparition of an old man in the basement. At Frisch Hall, a ghost of a student who committed suicide has been seen on the 5th floor, and on the 4th floor of Lyons ...


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    D'Youville College - Koessler Administration Building

    Buffalo, New York

    47.9 miles from Rushford, NY

    The Kessler Administration Building at D'Youville College is said to have haunted third and fourth floors. Apparitions of children have been seen by many witnesses, perhaps stemming from the fact that the building used to house an orphanage. Also reported here have been unexplained lights, locked doors that open by ...


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    Daemen College

    Buffalo, New York

    48 miles from Rushford, NY

    Curtis Hall at Daemen College is believed to be haunted by two brothers who lived in a home on the premises before the hall was built. Rumor has it that these two brothers both hanged themselves after an argument, on opposite sides of the home.


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    Medaille College

    Buffalo, New York

    48.1 miles from Rushford, NY

    Medaille College, formerly called the School for Boys, is said to be haunted by some of its former students. Ghost boys wearing 1940s clothing have been spotted sitting in classrooms.


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    Old Fort Erie

    Fort Erie, Ontario

    48.6 miles from Rushford, NY

    At Old Fort Erie, American and British soldiers are said to roam, and battle sounds have been heard: cannon and musket fire, and commanders shouting orders to the troops. Battle scenes have been reenacted by ghosts, and visitors have been touched or pushed and heard an unpleasant voice say "Get ...


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    Delaware Road

    Clarence Center, New York

    49.7 miles from Rushford, NY

    Ask any local and they'll tell you that something just ain't right about Delaware Road. Many people claim to have seen the apparition of an old man carrying a lantern, walking down this road late at night. Sometimes he's alone, other times he's with a spectral little girl. ...


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    Elmlawn Cemetery

    Kenmore, New York

    51.8 miles from Rushford, NY

    At Elmlawn Cemetery, reports say some drivers have seen orbs and lights when passing by between midnight and 3 a.m. One of the ghostly legends told about the church here is of a young newlywed bride who long ago was run over and killed by another carriage as she was ...


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    Newell Road Spook Hill

    Middlesex, New York

    52.9 miles from Rushford, NY

    Along Newell Road is Spook Hill, a place well known in local lore. Pass the top of the big hill until you see a driveway on the right and the Spike Road sign on the left. Stop and put your car in neutral and your car will roll backward up ...


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    Hollenbeck Cemetery

    Jamestown, New York

    53.7 miles from Rushford, NY

    Tiny Hollenbeck Cemetery, with about 25 graves, hasn't been used since before the turn of the century. But legends abound about the place; folks have witnessed a headless horseman, a woman in white, ghostly babies crying, screams for help, knocking sounds, orbs, and tombstones that are said to have disappeared. ...


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    Ghostlight Theatre

    North Tonawanda, New York

    54.2 miles from Rushford, NY

    A lady in a red dress known as the Lady in Red has been seen by actors and audience members walking through the Theatre. The ghost of a women appeared in a photo during a "A Christmas Carol" rehearsal. Some people who have seen the ghost, identify the woman in ...


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    Holiday Inn - Buffalo

    Grand Island, New York

    54.4 miles from Rushford, NY

    This Holiday Inn is reported to have a ghost -- a little girl named Tanya who runs through the halls. She is said to be the spirit of a girl who perished in a fire at a house that once stood on the grounds. She has been seen jumping on ...


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    Lucille Ball Little Theatre

    Jamestown, New York

    54.5 miles from Rushford, NY

    According to rumors, the historic Lucille Ball Little Theatre has been the setting for many reports of ghostly apparitions and other paranormal phenomena.


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    Whitehaven Cemetery

    Grand Island, New York

    54.6 miles from Rushford, NY

    Whitehaven Cemetery is an 1865 graveyard said to be haunted by many spirits, including that of a little girl, a mother, and a Gulf War soldier. Witnesses say within the cemetery's gates you may discover disembodied footsteps, glowing headstones and cold spots.


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    Lily Dale Assembly

    Cassadaga, New York

    54.7 miles from Rushford, NY

    Lily Dale Assembly is advertised to be the world’s largest center for spiritualism, offering lectures and other events and experiences. There are two places here that are believed to be haunted. One is the circa-1880s Assembly Hall, where there is an apparition of a bearded man with spectacles and Victorian ...


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    Maplewood Hotel

    Cassadaga, New York

    54.8 miles from Rushford, NY

    Located in Lily Dale, NY the heart of the spiritualist movement, Maplewood Hotel is allegedly haunted by numerous spirits. An old hotel, it lacks some of the modern amenities travelers are used to, but it's apparently a good fit for the spook crowd.


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    SUNY Fredonia - Igoe Hall

    Fredonia, New York

    55.7 miles from Rushford, NY

    SUNY Fredonia State College's Igoe Hall is said to be haunted by a former student named Jimmy Igoe, the hall's namesake, who drowned in Lake Erie on a fishing trip. He is said to slam doors, change TV channels, and tinker with lights, water faucets, and the elevators. The hall ...


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    The Pillars Estate

    Albion, New York

    57.1 miles from Rushford, NY

    The Pillars Estate is a Victorian mansion built in the early 1800s. Here, a recreation of the story of Titanic is put on every April. Ghost hunting is not allowed, and overnight guests have to sign a waiver saying they will not conduct séances or otherwise disturb the ghosts who ...


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    Kenan Center and Kenan House

    Lockport, New York

    57.2 miles from Rushford, NY

    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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    Holy Cross Seminary Site

    Dunkirk, New York

    57.2 miles from Rushford, NY

    The Holy Cross Seminary Site was built by the Catholic Church's Passionist Movement in the early 1920s as a preparatory school. It closed in 1968 and by the mid-1980s it had been demolished. Ruins of the building and chapel and the driveway are all that remain. The ghost of a ...


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    Garrett Memorial Chapel

    Keuka Park, New York

    57.8 miles from Rushford, NY

    The sixth-century Norman Gothic-style Garrett Memorial Chapel, aka Little Chapel on the Mount, was constructed by Evelyn and Paul Garrett in memory of their son Charles, who died of tuberculosis in 1929. It is allegedly haunted by at least three ghosts: A priest, a boy, and a woman. Witnesses describe ...


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    Lockport Caves

    Lockport, New York

    58.2 miles from Rushford, NY

    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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    Cold Springs Cemetery

    Lockport, New York

    58.4 miles from Rushford, NY

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


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    State University of New York Brockport - Hartwell Hall

    Brockport, New York

    58.8 miles from Rushford, NY

    Hartwell Hall at the State University of New York Brockport is rumored to be haunted. The ghost may be Edward P. Rowley, who was a resident in 1888. According to an old newspaper report, he fell through some planks covering a cistern and became trapped, drowning in the seven feet ...


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