Haunted Places in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania



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    Fishing Creek Lodge Bed and Breakfast

    Benton, Pennsylvania

    14.9 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Multiple appearances of ghost(s) in different rooms to different guests. Doors opened on their own, unexplained noises at night. (Submitted by Karen Parsons)


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    Welles House

    Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

    15.4 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    The circa-1860 Welles House, built by industrialist Augustus C. Laning, has been compared to the Amityville Horror house. Strange deaths and tragedies followed Laning: His factories burned down and his nephew was killed after a lightning strike began a fire in the barn, trapping him under the body of a ...


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    The Inn at Turkey Hill

    Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    16.9 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Housed in an 1839 farmhouse, the inn is said to be haunted by an owner's mother, who died in the building. Her perfume has been detected, and she is said to walk the place at night. The rocking chair on the porch would move as well. Folks who rented the ...


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    Bloomsburg University

    Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    18.5 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Bloomsburg University is believed to be haunted, at least in a few of its buildings. For example, the Harvey A. Andruss Library is reported to have a ghostly man who appears on the fourth floor, asking library visitors to change his diaper. And in the Haas Center, campus legend says ...


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    Irondale Inn

    Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    19.1 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Three ghosts are said to reside at this inn set on the site of an old plantation, one of which is an elderly female who likes to close doors behind the guests. The inn's ghosts are said to come from a large heating vent located in the basement. The owners ...


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    Hotel Iola

    Millville, Pennsylvania

    19.9 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Although this 19th-century hotel building was a restaurant for a while during recent years, it is now reportly empty and up for sale. The place was said to be haunted, as evidenced by bar stools that rotated by themselves, shadowy forms appearing in long black dresses, and faces wearing Victorian-style ...


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    Old Jail Museum

    Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

    29 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Legend has it that at the Old Jail Museum, a bloody handprint on one of the jail walls keeps coming back even if it is painted over. Ghost tours are offered on the premises.


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    The Inn At Jim Thorpe

    Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

    29.3 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    The inn, originally built in 1833, is said to be haunted. Guests have reported seeing orbs and shadows in their photographs, and even in their beds. TVs operate by themselves, objects move, and in some instances, guests have awakened to find the chairs in their room have been turned upside-down ...


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    Courthouse Square

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    30.9 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Nightly walks of Scranton's oldest and most haunted area. The office television show had a whole evening devoted to the Scranton Ghost Walk. The title of the show was Spooky. It is a 90 minute tour that includes the most haunted places in the area. Including where ...


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    The Banshee Pub

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    30.9 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Once a warehouse building, the pub was used as a morgue during a 1917 Spanish flu epidemic. It was believed to be haunted, hence the spooky name. The pub closed in 2012.


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    Houdini Museum

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    31.8 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    The Houdini museum with its psychic theater is considered a very haunted place. Seances are conducted here, and the place has been featured on many TV programs.


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    Andy Gavin's Eatery and Pub

    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    32.1 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    The 1800s building that houses this restaurant and pub is haunted by a spirit folks call George. George tinkers with the lights, moves dishes around, and even uses the restroom, including latching the stall door and flushing the toilet. Some witnesses have even seen George's apparition.


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    1217 Marion Street

    Dunmore, Pennsylvania

    32.2 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    This 113-year-old home was listed for sale in January 2014 with the description: “slightly haunted.” The owners say they experienced banging doors, strange noises from the basement, footsteps, knocks, screams in the night, a ghostly face that appears in the mirror in the second-floor bathroom, and a constant eerie feeling ...


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    Woodfield Manor

    Cresco, Pennsylvania

    44 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    We've recently covered a story and made a video about the haunting at one of our locations, Woodfield Manor near the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. The story about the haunting can be found here: https://sundancevacationsblog.com/travel/a-haunting-in-the-poconos/ Allegedly, the spirit of a woman haunts the manor. The owner explains in the video that she ...


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    Tannersville Inn

    Tannersville, Pennsylvania

    45 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    If you ask around at this restaurant, you may get a tale with your meal. Locals say that many years ago, a man in his 30s or 40s was killed behind the building in a hit-and-run accident. His ghost has been seen an upstairs room, often lying on the bed ...


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    Buck Hill Falls

    Cresco, Pennsylvania

    46 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    This now-closed inn was originally opened by Quakers in 1901 and remained in business until 1990. Its haunted status merited it a place on the MTV show "Fear." Witnesses say that a woman committed suicide in room 62 just before her wedding, and her ghost has been seen. The men's ...


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    Cranberry Manor Bed and Breakfast

    East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

    46.3 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Cranberry Manor Bed and Breakfast is a former 1880's Summer Boarding house located in East Stroudsburg, PA. Innkeepers and Guests have had many unexplained events at the B&B. Guests have awakened to the smell of "Bacon" or "muffins" or "coffee" around 5AM. Several of the guests ...


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    Henryville House

    Henryville, Pennsylvania

    47.3 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    The beautiful hotel that once stood on this spot no longer stands, but it was well known as the area's haunted house while it sat for years unused. Folks claim at least 9 spirits lived there, including a child, 3 men and 5 women. They were siad to be friendly ...


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    The Montrose House

    Montrose, Pennsylvania

    49 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    The original building that stood here was once a jail, a funeral home, and a schoolhouse, but that building burned down in the 1920s. The current building was finished in 1926 and is said to be haunted by a little boy's ghost. He is seen often in the halls and ...


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    Topton House Pub - White Palm Tavern

    Topton, Pennsylvania

    50.6 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Riverside Cabaret

    Port Trevorton, Pennsylvania

    50.6 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Riverside Cabaret (previously called "Wild J's") has had several paranormal events that occur almost weekly. Orbs have been seen both live and recorded on CCTV. Several staff have reported an hearing a male voice talk to them, a woman's sobbing is constantly heard in the basement, and many ...


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    Cedar Crest College

    Allentown, Pennsylvania

    51.2 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    King George Inn

    Allentown, Pennsylvania

    51.4 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Hanoverville Road House

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    51.9 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Moravian College

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    53.9 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Buck Hotel and Tavern

    Jonestown, Pennsylvania

    53.9 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    If you don't believe in ghosts, you will after a visit to this historic hotel. Built in 1804, there is much unknown about certain time periods in the hotel's history. Several of the predominant spirits haunting the place are a young girl often seen walking the halls, an old man ...


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    Sun Inn

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    54.4 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Hotel Bethlehem

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    54.5 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Moravian Book Shop

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    54.5 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    C. Stouch Tavern

    Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania

    54.6 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

    East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

    55.1 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Visit this inn and you may catch a glimpse of a ghostly woman who walks past the lobby into the Dogwood Dining Room. The ghost also is said to use the ladies' restroom, locking herself into a stall from the inside and then flushing the toilet. Some folks have described ...


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    Lehigh University - Linderman Library

    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    55.3 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Willow Grove Hotel

    Freemansburg, Pennsylvania

    55.8 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Richmond Hotel

    Bangor, Pennsylvania

    56.7 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    The Richmond Hotel is a casual restaurant in an historic building in Bangor, PA. The owner, Debbie, has worked there for 26 years, and has owned it for the last 14. She's told us that she's seen orbs, people have had their backs touched by unseen hands, and ...


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    Inn 422

    Lebanon, Pennsylvania

    58.4 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    This historic Victorian estate is said to be haunted by original builder Mr. Coleman's daughter, Anne. She committed suicide by laudanum poisoning in 1819, rather than go on without her love, whom her father refused to allow her to marry. Her apparition has been seen extinguishing candles, opening or closing ...


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    Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey

    Grantville, Pennsylvania

    59.8 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    According to reports, a haunting incident occurred in one of the rooms here at night. The apparition of a girl appeared walking around inside the room, until she walked through a wall and disappeared.


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    Lebanon Valley College

    Annville, Pennsylvania

    59.9 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    At the Mary Capp Green residence hall, students are not the only ones in residence. A little ghost girl is rumored to be here, as evidenced by sounds of her giggling and ball-bouncing.


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    Black Horse Inn - Stemie's Place

    Shickshinny, Pennsylvania

    60.4 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    The building dates back to 1773. It was once Black Horse Inn, but is now a restaurant called Stemie's Place. It's said that in the old inn days (in 1927, to be exact), a mobster was shot in the hall near the restrooms. After a dramatic fall down the stairs, ...


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    Ridgewood Winery

    Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

    60.7 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Yellow House Hotel

    Douglassville, Pennsylvania

    61 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    St John's Cemetery

    Quakertown, Pennsylvania

    62 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Hunt Homestead

    Phillipsburg, New Jersey

    63.5 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Hunt Homestead, circa 1758, is famous for being the wintering spot for 60 Revolutionary War cavalry horses. It's also rumored to be home to a ghost. The woman's apparition, wearing a dark hood, passes by the kitchen window toward the back door, then vanishes. The ghost has traveled this route ...


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    The Hotel Hershey

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    64.7 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Emily's

    Mohnton, Pennsylvania

    64.8 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Shippen Manor

    Oxford Township, New Jersey

    64.8 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Shippen Manor, a historic Georgian mansion built in the 1760s for Dr. William Shippen II and his brother Joseph Shippen II, is the site of some strange happenings. Witnesses report that items appear on shelves that weren't there before, doors open and close on their own, and ghosts have been ...


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    Trum Tavern

    Quakertown, Pennsylvania

    65.3 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Owego Parkview Restaurant

    Owego, New York

    65.8 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    Owego Parkview Restaurant, established in 2012 in an 1867 historic building, is rumored to be home to several ghosts whose voices have been recorded during ghost investigations. The owner found a sealed-up room while doing renovations, and mysterious things happen in the restaurant. For example, a phantom dinner bell chimes. ...


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    Union Canal House

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    65.9 miles from Shickshinny, 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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    Calaboose Grille

    Owego, New York

    65.9 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    The building that houses the Calaboose Grille began its life over a century ago as the Owego Town Jail. In fact, “Calaboose” is Cajun slang for jail, and the foundation is reported to have been laid by a chain gang. Some believe the restaurant is haunted by prisoners who once ...


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    Indian Rock Inn

    Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania

    66 miles from Shickshinny, PA

    At this remote inn and restaurant, some guests have witnessed apparitions and shadowy forms. Jiggling doorknobs, faucets that turn on and off by themselves, and strange knocking sounds also have been noted. Reports say that the site may once have been used to house the actors from a haunted hayride ...


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