Haunted Places in Schroon Lake, New York



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    Fort Ticonderoga

    Ticonderoga, New York

    18.6 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Originally the French military Fort Carillon 1755-1759 during the Seven Years War, Fort Ticonderoga was active during the American Revolution. It was the site where Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold and the Green Mountain Boys gained their first victory. The fort became the property of the state of New York in ...


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    Sagamore Resort

    Bolton, New York

    20.3 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    This restored 1883 resort is believed to have been haunted at least since the 1950s. One of the spirits was a little boy who used to sell found golf balls to the pro shop for extra cash. He was killed after being hit by a car, and his spirit is ...


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    Long Island Campground

    Queensbury, New York

    25.1 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Legend at Long Island Campground tells of a 1960s honeymooning bride and groom who were murdered while they slept. Witnesses claim to have seen a ghostly bride wandering through the campsites.


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    Skene Manor

    Whitehall, New York

    26.6 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Built circa 1874 by Colonel Skene and believed to be haunted by his wife, Skene Manor is a castle of a place, built of stone and open for guided tours. When the colonel's wife passed away, according to local lore, the colonel chose to keep her body nearby. Some say ...


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    Fort William Henry Museum

    Lake George, New York

    29 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Fort William Henry Museum is rumored to be haunted by victims of the massacre of 1757. Reports say anywhere from 200 to 1500 people were killed. One ghost, with uneven footsteps, is nicknamed the Limper. His amputated skeleton was unearthed by archeologists in the 1950s. Another ghost, the Slammer, likes ...


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    Lake Bomoseen

    Fair Haven, Vermont

    30.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Locals tell of three men who long ago set out to cross Lake Bomoseen to the tavern on its shore, and were never seen again. Only their boat was found floating empty on the water. Now, during full-moon nights, folks here say that a phantom rowboat can be seen moving ...


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    Old Chapel - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    33.1 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The Old Chapel, built in 1821, is Castleton State College's oldest building. Formerly the college's medical academy, legend has it that the ghost of a partially dissected woman roams the chapel without her head. It seems that the medical academy rarely had enough cadavers to practice on, so the students ...


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    Ellis Hall - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    33.1 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Rumor has it that a second-floor bathroom is haunted by a female student who committed suicide here. Witnesses say toilets flush and showers and faucets run on their own.


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    Vergennes Opera House

    Vergennes, Vermont

    34.1 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Numerous reports over the years of shadow figures roaming back stage and lights turning off on their own during events. Electronic equipment failing for unknown reasons during events and then working normally after the show/event ended. Reports of chairs moving in their own and banging noises from the balcony when building is ...


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    Wellscroft Lodge

    Schroon Lake, New York

    35 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Reported here have been phantom music and a Lady in Red who appears on the stairs. She may also appear in the front windows. The location is not currently in operation as a lodge; reports say it is for sale.


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    Vermont Police Academy

    Pittsford, Vermont

    38.1 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The Vermont Police Academy was once a state hospital for tuberculosis patients, and is believed to be haunted by a nurse named Mary who worked here during that era. Legend has it that Mary contracted TB herself. Reports say that the patients' call buttons are still present in the recruit ...


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    Jane McCrea House

    Fort Edward, New York

    40.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Jane McCrea was murdered by Native Americans during the American Revolution. At her former home, residents have reported footsteps in the attic and lights that mysteriously come on when no one is in the house.


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    Jane McCrea House

    Fort Edward, New York

    40.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Jane McCrea was murdered by Native Americans during the American Revolution. At her former home, residents have reported footsteps in the attic and lights that mysteriously come on when no one is in the house.


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    The Anvil Inn

    Fort Edward, New York

    40.6 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The Anvil Inn, formerly an 1840s blacksmith shop, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who turns the lights and the music on and off and drops bottles on the floor.


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    Eddy House - High Life Ski Club Lodge

    Chittenden, Vermont

    41.7 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Formerly the Eddy House, the building that houses the High Life Ski Club Lodge has a long history of being haunted--since at least 1874. Originally the home of Zepaniah Eddy, who had three children: William, Horatio and Mary, descended from a long line of psychics. The Eddys were mediums from ...


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    Brightside on Raquette

    Raquette Lake, New York

    44.7 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    This secluded inn, which is only accessible via water taxi, is alleged to be haunted by the ghost of a woman whose husband disappeared from the inn one night during a blizzard. The story claims that she remains in the room waiting for her husband and can frequently seen ...


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    Shelburne Museum

    Shelburne, Vermont

    45.3 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The museum consists of several historic buildings that contain relics from the past. One of the buildings here, the Dutton House, is said to have more to it than meets the eye. Built in 1872 in Cavendish and relocated to the museum grounds in 1950, the red colonial house's ghosts ...


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    Bowman House - Laurel Hall

    Shrewsbury, Vermont

    50.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The apparition of a women, believed to be Mrs. Bowman, has been seen here. Also, legend has it that those who stand in a dark stain at the top of the stairs develop and intense feeling of foreboding. Please note: The spirits here don't stand for misbehaving. It is said ...


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    American Flatbread - Carburs Restaurant

    Burlington, Vermont

    51.7 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    At American Flatbread, once the Carburs Restaurant, a deceased former employee occasionally makes an appearance. The former worker shot himself in the head in the basement; the bullet is still embedded in the wall, according to reports. While most ghostly encounters occur in the basement, folks in the bar have ...


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    Aiken Hall - Champlain College

    Burlington, Vermont

    51.9 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Witnesses say in this dorm, they feel an uneasy feeling and are sometimes touched by unseen hands. Strange noises and TVs that turn on by themselves have been reported, as well as cold spots.


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    160 Bank Street

    Burlington, Vermont

    51.9 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The building is now "The Farmhouse Tap N Grill" but back in the 80's it was a McDonald's. While working night maintenance with another employee, we were just starting cleaning after closing (circa 11 p.m.). He went down to the basement to begin cleaning there. He immediately came RUNNING back ...


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    The University of Vermont

    Burlington, Vermont

    52.3 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Many ghosts haunt this university, from a sea captain named Jacobs to a 1992 student who died of electrocution and now tinkers with the electricity. Several houses have their own ghosts: the Allen House's lives on the top floor, and the Bittersweet House's wears 1800s garb. From various buildings and ...


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    University of Vermont

    Burlington, Vermont

    52.3 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Many ghosts are said to reside here, including one in the farm on Spear Street and another, a female in period dress, whose apparition has been seen in the Agriculture Department's Bittersweet House. In the Center for Counseling and Testing, the ghost of retired seaman Captain Jacobs has been seen ...


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    Adelphi Hotel

    Saratoga Springs, New York

    52.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Haunted by a lady in Victorian era clothing wearing a blue dress, numerous guests of the hotel claim to have seen her walking through the hotel. *Closed for renovations as of Nov 2012.


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    Saratoga County Homestead Sanitarium

    Middle Grove, New York

    52.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Saratoga County Homestead (aka Homestead Sanitarium) opened in 1914 as a tuberculosis hospital. It is rumored to be haunted by patients who perished here, one of whom may be Mr. Horace Carpentier, buried at the nearby Barkersville Cemetery. The sanatarium is sometimes referred to as Bills Road Infirmary in Providence, ...


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    Canfield Casino

    Saratoga Springs, New York

    52.6 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Featured on TV's Ghost Hunters, the casino is rumored to be haunted. Since the 1990s, witnesses have experienced odd apparitions such as that of a woman in Victorian clothing, cold spots, hostile energies, and even slaps from something unseen. Tinkling sounds and moving objects, such as a levitating trash can ...


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    Batcheller Mansion Inn

    Saratoga Springs, New York

    52.8 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The 1873 Batcheller Mansion Inn was originally home to Civil War veteran and prominent political figure George Sherman Batcheller. Both staff and visitors have reported meeting up with ghosts in the mansion.


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    Saint Michael's College

    Colchester, Vermont

    54 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Saint Michael's College's theater is reported to be haunted by a nun who helps the actors during performances and causes props to disappear. And in the first-year men's dorm, an evil presence is said to stem from occult meetings held here in the 1960s or '70s. Witnesses say lights go ...


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    Big Moose Lake

    Eagle Bay, New York

    54.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    This upstate New York lake, 5 miles north of Fourth Lake in the Adirondacks, is known by some as the site where Grace Brown's spirit resides. Grace was allegedly murdered by Chester Gillette in a cabin, and her apparition has been seen around and inside Covewood Lodge. She has also ...


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    Catamount Bed and Breakfast

    Williston, Vermont

    54.9 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Originally the home of Vermont's first governor, the 1796 inn is now home to friendly ghosts who show up from time to time. The voices of phantom children also have been heard on the second floor. A Halloween Haunted Forest has been known to take place here, including theatrical shows, ...


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    The Big Moose Inn

    Eagle Bay, New York

    55.6 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The Big Moose Inn is allegedly haunted by the ghost of a pregnant woman named Grace who was murdered there. Her lover was convicted of hitting her on the head and throwing her in the lake to drown. It is believed that you can still see her ghost wandering the ...


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    Plattsburgh Air Force Base

    Schroon Lake, New York

    58.2 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Witnesses have described several strange occurrences at Plattsburgh Air Force Base, including cold spots, unexplained flashing lights, ghost children, and the loud sound of soldiers on horseback marching. At the entrance between two pillars, a Revolutionary War soldier's ghost has been seen marching back and forth or standing guard. Ghostly ...


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    Crandall House

    Ballston Spa, New York

    58.2 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The Crandall House was built in the 1800s by unsuccessful stockbroker Sylvester Crandall for himself and his wife Julie. Legend has it that the two fought incessantly over money, and Sylvester was often seen by himself in the house's cupola. In 1887, Julia's mother, sister and stepsister came to take ...


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    The Equinox Golf Resort and Spa

    Manchester, Vermont

    58.3 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    This 1769 resort is said to be haunted by Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. She visited the hotel in 1865 and has been seen as a quickly vanishing apparition, along with one of her children.


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    Broadalbin Hotel

    Broadalbin, New York

    58.3 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Now a restaurant, this historic former hotel is the hideout for a ghostly presence who used to like to sit on the beds and turn the lights on and off. Some folks have reported seeing apparitions in military uniforms.


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    Saratoga National Historical Park

    Stillwater, New York

    58.6 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    At Saratoga National Historical Park, the ghost of a black man in a three-cornered hat and ragged militia uniform was said to appear and tell his story to a visitor. He told her he thought he was shot and killed by his own men. After he told her the tale, ...


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    Norwich University

    Northfield, Vermont

    58.7 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Four halls are involved in haunting legends at Norwich University. At Alumni Hall, legend has it that there is a haunted, boarded-up dorm room in which a student hanged himself, and a few years later, his brother was given the same room and hanged himself as well. The legend surrounding ...


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    The Old Stagecoach Inn

    Waterbury, Vermont

    60.6 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The historic inn is said to be haunted by a former resident. Rocking chairs and other furniture have moved by themselves, beds are stripped and the linens neatly folded when the housekeeper looks away, and apparitions have been seen. Room 2 is said to be the most haunted.


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    SUNY Plattsburgh - Macdonough Hall

    Plattsburgh, New York

    60.9 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Macdonough Hall at SUNY Plattsburgh is reportedly very haunted, say witnesses who have heard toilets flush and radios and fire alarms turn on, seen strange apparitions and bathroom lights that come on and off, and found locked doors unlocked. The hauntings are believed to stem from before the hall was ...


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    Stillwater Union Cemetery

    Stillwater, New York

    61.6 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Another cemetery where visitors swear they regularly see a green, glowing light hovering around certain gravestones.


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    Prospect Hill Cemetery

    Gloversville, New York

    61.9 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    In July of 1874, the Omaha Daily Bee newspaper reported a ghostly "woman in white" at the Prospect Hill Cemetery. She was seen from an adjacent marble-cutting shop, coming from the cemetery straight toward the shop's door. The frightened shop occupants hurried out the back, but the ghost appeared before ...


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    Carney's Tavern

    Ballston Lake, New York

    64.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Owners and staff have reported feeling someone tap them on the shoulder when the building is totally empty but for the person tapped. This historic site is next to the rail road tracks that carry passengers to and from New York City to the Adirondacks. Teddy Roosevelt was said ...


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    Green Mount Cemetery

    Montpelier, Vermont

    64.6 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Reports say there is a grave here marked by a green statue of a crying lady nicknamed Black Agnes. The grave she marks is of a man, John Hubbard. Local legend says those who sit in the statue's lap are cursed and will die.


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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    64.7 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Erected in 1788 and originally a stagecoach stop, the historic inn was believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad. A male and a female ghost are said to reside here, and the female is said to be constantly brushing her hair.


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    Widow Susan Road

    Amsterdam, New York

    65.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Widow Susan Road, which runs from Chapman Drive (old Route 5) to Route 67, is haunted by namesake Susan Thomas, who manifests as a female apparition in an old-fashioned white dress. She appears crying and searching for something. Susan was married to Harmanus DeGraff in 1838 and was widowed about ...


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    Tunic Road

    Shaftsbury, Vermont

    65.5 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Ghost soldiers have been seen along Tunic Road, and some witnesses say phantom orbs have shown up in photographs taken here.


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    The Olde Knox Mansion

    Johnstown, New York

    65.7 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    No longer in operation, the old bed-and-breakfast is said to be haunted by Rose Knox. Her ghost has been sighted and unexplained voices have been reported throughout the house.


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    Vermont College - College Hall

    Montpelier, Vermont

    66 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    At Vermont College in the College Hall Chapel, built in the 1830s, the ghost of a girl who died in one of the towers is said to reside. The pipe organ has been known to play chords when it was turned off.


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    Gold Brook Covered Bridge - Emily's Bridge

    Stowe, Vermont

    67.8 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    The small wooden covered bridge is said to be the residence of a haunt. Some stories say Emily was disappointed after her fiance didn't show up for their elopement, and she hanged herself on a rafter. Others say she was run over by runaway horses and knocked to the rocky ...


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    Jennings Hall - Bennington College

    Bennington, Vermont

    68.4 miles from Schroon Lake, NY

    Jennings Hall is reported to be the inspration for horror author Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel "The Haunting of Hill House" and its 1963 movie adaptation. Jennings Hall is a gray stone mansion reportedly used by the college's music department.


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