Haunted Places in Sharon Springs, New York



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    Bull's Head

    Cobleskill, New York

    10.6 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The 1802 building was originally an inn, but turned into a private residence in 1839. In 1966 the inn was reopened, but is now under refurbishment, reported to be under new ownership as of 2013. It is said to be haunted by former resident Mrs. John Stacy, who wears a ...


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    Hyde Hall

    Cooperstown, New York

    13 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Built in the early 19th century, and at one time the largest mansion in the entire United States, Hyde Hall is now said to be haunted by the wife of its original owner, George Clarke. The story goes that upon George's death, the son inherited the house and threw ...


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    Beardslee Castle

    St. Johnsville, New York

    16 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    On this site in the 1700s, during the French and Indian War, a fortified homestead stood on this site. According to local tales, Indians sneaked into the tunnels at night accidentally lighting the ammunition stores with their torches, and they were killed in the explosion. Many kinds of paranormal activity ...


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    Starin Place

    Amsterdam, New York

    16.3 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Starin Place is the mansion and grounds formerly owned by U.S. Representative of New York John Henry Starin (1825–1909), who, from 1848 to 1852 was Fultonville's postmaster. Folks at the historic museum site describe unexplained noises, movement and shadows around the grounds and in the guests' and servants' quarters.


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    National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

    Cooperstown, New York

    16.9 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Featured on TV's Ghost Hunters, the baseball museum is believed to be haunted. Witnesses have heard a voice that sounded like baseballer Ted Williams say “persevere, to have courage, to excel and be great.” Other male voices have been heard in the Plaque Gallery. Employees have described a feeling of ...


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    The Otesaga Resort Hotel

    Cooperstown, New York

    16.9 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    People report hearing unseen children laughing and playing in the hallway on the third floor and strange voices in the "Glimmerglass Room". Additionally people claim to have seen full-body apparitions strolling though the corridors and grounds, dressed in period clothing.


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    Old Stone Fort

    Schoharie, New York

    17.9 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Old Stone Fort is a 1772 church that was used as a fort during the Revolutionary War and an armory during the Civil War. Reports say there is still a cannonball hall embedded in its wall, but that isn't the only thing that remains here from its past. Witnesses say ...


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    The Olde Knox Mansion

    Johnstown, New York

    18.6 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    Prospect Hill Cemetery

    Gloversville, New York

    22.4 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    Widow Susan Road

    Amsterdam, New York

    25 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    Broadalbin Hotel

    Broadalbin, New York

    27.8 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    Van Dyke Lounge

    Schenectady, New York

    34.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The Van Dyck Lounge restaurant and brewery was once a jazz club that opened in 1947. Many big names played here, including Earl Hines, Teddy Wilson, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk. It is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a brothel worker who was killed in ...


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    Front Street Park

    Schenectady, New York

    34.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Remnants from a 1690 raid of French-Canadian and Indian invaders are said to haunt Front Street Park and the entire Stockade Historic District. Most of the town's residents, families of the Dutch merchants and fur traders who settled here in 1661, were massacred in the attack.


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    Burroughs Memorial Field - Woodchuck Lodge

    Roxbury, New York

    34.6 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Woodchuck Lodge is the former home of naturalist John Burroughs; his gravesite is near a rock where he played as a child, and, as an adult, sat and thought about nature. It is said that those who sit in the center of the rock will feel a cold spot, believed ...


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    Jackson's Garden - Union College

    Schenectady, New York

    34.9 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Jackson's Garden at Union College is said to be haunted by the ghost of Alice Van der Veer. According to legend, Alice fell in love with a man her father didn't approve of, so he killed his daughter's young lover. In retaliation, an angry mob captured Alice and her father ...


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    Vale Cemetery

    Schenectady, New York

    34.9 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The largest cemetery in Schenectady, Vale Cemetery opened in 1857 and is said to be a spooky place, indeed. Witnesses say some of the statuary cries out at night or bleeds from the eyes or the tops of their heads. Black and white ghostly figures are alleged to wander through ...


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    Orchard Hall Restaurant

    Sauquoit, New York

    35.7 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Orchard Hall Restaurant is housed in a building that dates to the early 1840s and may have been a stop on the Underground Railroad. Locals say its upper floor is haunted by Julia, who used to live there in a room called the Red Room. There are different legends that ...


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    Old General Electric Building

    Utica, New York

    36.4 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Maintenance workers in the now empty building that once house General Electric on Broad Street swear the place is haunted. Some have seen shadow figures and felt cold spots.


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    St Agnes Cemetery

    Utica, New York

    36.8 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Not much detail on this one, just that some visitors have seen the ghost of a woman hovering around the cemetery late at night.


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    Saratoga County Homestead Sanitarium

    Middle Grove, New York

    36.9 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    Stanley Theatre

    Utica, New York

    37.6 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Stanley Theatre, aka Stanley Center for the Arts, was built in the late 1920s as a movie palace. Witnesses say they have heard footsteps and seen shadows and apparitions onstage and in the balcony area. Legend has it that one seat, or a row of seats, remains unsold to leave ...


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    Carney's Tavern

    Ballston Lake, New York

    38.4 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    Community Reformed Church of Colonie

    Albany, New York

    40.3 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Shadow figures are often seen around this church at night, along with the sounds of children playing.


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    Crandall House

    Ballston Spa, New York

    40.5 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    University at Albany SUNY

    Albany, New York

    41 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    At Mahican Hall on Indian Quad, the ghost of a young girl has been roaming the halls since 1994. And at Pierce Hall on Alumni Quad, the ghost of an unknown woman is said to appear in the halls.


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    SABIC Innovative Plastics

    Selkirk, New York

    41.3 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    SABIC Innovative Plastics, formerly GE Plastics, stands on what was once the Becker farm. The old farmhouse still stands, and was for a time used for offices. According to legend, Mr. Becker caught his wife having an affair with a slave there, so he pushed the slave down the stairs, ...


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    Sanger Mansion - Sangerfield House

    Waterville, New York

    41.3 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The historic Sanger Mansion, aka Sangerfield House, is rumored to be haunted by ghostly monks. Some folks have told the tale that the place used to be a monastery; other reports say this is simply not so, and the house was always a private home.


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    Professor Java's Coffee Sanctuary

    Albany, New York

    41.9 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Witnesses say Professor Java's is haunted by an apparition of a man in a suit. Laughter has come from the back and a barking dog has been heard on the main floor. Apparitions of a woman have shown up in a mirror.


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    Clinton Arena

    Clinton, New York

    42.4 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Clinton Arena, aka Edward W. Stanley Recreation Center, is an indoor arena that was built in the late 1940s. The building was rebuilt in 1954 after it was destroyed in a fire. It is said to be haunted by a ghost some call Lucy. Local legend says strange things happen ...


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    The College of Saint Rose

    Albany, New York

    43.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The College of Saint Rose campus is rumored to have many haunted buildings. Students in the residence halls have reported apparitions, unexplained old-fashioned music, footsteps, electrical appliances that turn on or off by themselves, strange sounds, spirit orbs, and pinches on the rear end from an unseen hand.


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    Guptills Woods

    Latham, New York

    43.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Guptills Woods, and a certain nearby house off Pollock Road, are rumored to be haunted. Witnesses have seen floating orbs of light as well as strange eyes, with no face, in the dark. The sound of singing has accompanied some of these ghostly incidents.


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    Sage College of Albany

    Albany, New York

    43.5 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Some of the buildings at Sage College in Albany were once a part of the Albany Home for Children; rumor has it that shallow graves were found during some campus construction. The campus is said to be haunted by some of the home's orphans who died in a fire in ...


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    Hamilton College

    Clinton, New York

    43.7 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    At Hamilton College's North Residence Hall, a ghostly Revolutionary War-era messenger has been seen in the halls. The apparition has been known to point at people and disappear through walls. And two other buildings are said to be haunted by the spirits of family members who lived there when they ...


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    Loudon Cottage

    Albany, New York

    44.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    When President Lincoln was shot, one of his guests at the theater was Sen. Ira Harris's daughter Clara. After the event, Clara's white dress was stained by Lincoln's blood, so upon returning home to this cottage, she had a special closet built for it, then had it sealed up. After ...


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    Lincoln Park Gully

    Albany, New York

    44.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Lincoln Park Gully is believed to be haunted by the ghosts of Dutch soldiers and Mahican warriors who planned to attach the Mohawks, but were ambushed by the Mohawks instead. One grisly tale about the battle relates that a Dutch soldier was burned alive, and his leg and arm were ...


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    Legs Diamond House

    Albany, New York

    44.4 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Jack "Legs" Diamond, aka Gentleman Jack, was an gangster during the Prohibition era. It was here that he was shot to death in 1931, in a small upstairs room. Subsequent residents have been awakened late at night to footsteps and voices on the stairs that lead up to the room.


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    New York State Education Department Building

    Albany, New York

    44.7 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The legend told about this building involves the mysterious disappearance of an Italian worker during its construction. He is believed to have been inadvertently sealed in when the foundation was laid. Inside the building, objects are said to move on their own, perhaps the doings of a shadowy figure witnesses ...


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    Cherry Hill

    Albany, New York

    44.7 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    This late-1700s historic manor house was the site of the famed Cherry Hill murder in 1827, in which Elsie Lansing, wife of businessman John Whipple, plotted with her lover drifter Jesse Strang to kill her husband. The controversial trial led to the hanging of Strang. Folks have seen an unidentified ...


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    New York State Capitol

    Albany, New York

    44.7 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    At the Capitol building, some say ghosts walk at night. One of them is said to be artist William Morris Hunt, and another is a night watchman who perished in a fire in 1911.


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    Tem Broeck Mansion

    Albany, New York

    45 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The brownstone Ten Broeck Mansion, built in 1859, was first thought to be haunted in the mid-20th century when the children who lived there saw a strange, solemn soldier in 17th-century Dutch attire on the top floor. His connection to the mansion is unknown; some speculate that he was buried ...


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    Delaware and Hudson Railroad Building

    Albany, New York

    45.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The brownstone is said to be haunted by the ghost of an unknown woman in period clothing. Folks speculate that her death was connected to a hotel that stood here before the railroad building was constructed.


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    Albany Rural Cemetery

    Sharon Springs, New York

    45.3 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    At Albany Rural Cemetery, locals say many ghosts walk. Some include a hitchhiker ghost in a prom gown, a phantom mad horse who died when from hitting its head on a monument while running away, and a sad apparition of a gray-haired woman whose body was found after dragging the ...


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    Cohoes Falls

    Cohoes, New York

    46.1 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The Cohoes Falls on the Mohawk River were discovered by the Mohawk tribe; its similar name in the native language means "Place of the Falling Canoe." According to legend, a Native American girl was boating one summer night when she fell to her death over the falls. Her ghost has ...


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    Oriskany Battlefield

    Rome, New York

    46.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site, where the Revolutionary War Battle of Oriskany was fought in 1777, is believed to be haunted by spirits who lived during the site's trying times. Employees say a bad smell comes from the woods where the British slew Gen. Herkimer's advance party. Also, there is ...


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    Batcheller Mansion Inn

    Saratoga Springs, New York

    46.3 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    Adelphi Hotel

    Saratoga Springs, New York

    46.4 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    Canfield Casino

    Saratoga Springs, New York

    46.4 miles from Sharon Springs, 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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    Cohoes Music Hall

    Cohoes, New York

    46.4 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    The 1874 Cohoes Music Hall is believed to be haunted by Vaudeville actress Eva Tanguay, who died in 1947. Cohoes Music Hall was where she made her debut--and was booed offstage. Eva was known as the "I Don't Care" Girl because of her famous song. Many folks who work here ...


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    Octagon Farm

    Walton, New York

    47.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    It is said that a harrowing scene of a young woman being thrown form a horse replays nightly at this former dairy farm built in the 1850s. The site was turned into a bed-and-breakfast but is now closed.


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    Van Schaick Family Cemetery

    Cohoes, New York

    47.2 miles from Sharon Springs, NY

    Anthony Van Schaick, builder of a 1700s mansion, left in his will part of his property to be used as a cemetery. Now, the Van Schaick Family Cemetery contains more than 50 relatives are buried in the cemetery near the historic house. The cemetery was restored in 2010 by participants ...


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