Haunted Places in Sydenham, Ontario



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    Rocklyn Inn

    Markdale, Ontario

    12.4 miles from Sydenham, ON

    At the historic Rocklyn Inn, rumor has it that a ghostly maid still cleans some of the rooms.


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    Beild House Country Inn

    Collingwood, Ontario

    29 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Beild House Country Inn was built in 1912 for Dr. Joseph Arthur, his family home and office. Now an inn, it is said to be haunted by a voice that asks folks what they are doing here. An apparition of a man in a white tie and tails, top hat ...


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    Carl Beck House

    Penetanguishene, Ontario

    45.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    All the houses built by late-1800s lumber magnate Carl Beck of Beck Industries, those constructed for himself and for each of his daughters, have a signature tower-like structure on one corner; this building now houses apartments. Beck's daughters are said to haunt the Beck houses on Fox Street and also ...


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    Discovery Harbour

    Penetanguishene, Ontario

    45.5 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Discovery Harbor, considered to be the farthest station out in the boonies back in the 1800s, is said to be haunted by spirits of soldiers who were sent here. Some died of illness, and some of grief as they said goodbye to all that was dear to them. As well ...


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    Capital Twin Cinema

    Listowel, Ontario

    58.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Capital Twin Cinema, aka Capital Theatre, has a ghost named Jessie Keith, a teenage girl who was attacked and murdered by a homeless man as she walked along the railroad tracks. Jessie Keith is also said to haunt her grave in the town cemetery.


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    Kempenfelt Conference Centre

    Innisfil, Ontario

    61.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    The Kempenfelt Bay area has been active with UFO sightings, a lake monster called Kempenfelt Kelly, and ghost lights (will-o'-the-wisps). At the Kempenfelt Conference Centre, ghosts have been felt sitting on the foot of guests' beds and cold spots have been noticed all over the building.


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    Bala Bay Inn

    Torrance, Ontario

    65.7 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Bala Bay Inn is rumored to be haunted, and was the locale where E.B. Sutton died (in Room 319) and lay in state. Ghostly activity reported here includes poltergeist activity, including rumbling and rattling doorknobs, unusual sounds and TVs working that were not plugged in.


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    Belfountain Conservation Area

    Caledon, Ontario

    66.1 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Belfountain Park is rumored to be haunted by ghosts who walk along the streets and sometimes can be heard yelling "Help!"


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    Orillia Opera House

    Orillia, Ontario

    67.9 miles from Sydenham, ON

    The Orillia Opera House is said to be haunted by ghosts who make footsteps, slam doors, create moans and shadows, and drop the room temperature. Investigations have determined that the ghosts are a female who played piano during silent movies, a woman who worked in the ticket office and a ...


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    Stephen Leacock Museum

    Orillia, Ontario

    69.3 miles from Sydenham, ON

    The Stephen Leacock Memorial Home is a house museum rumored to be haunted by Leacock, his wife and his son. Staff members have heard furniture moving in locked rooms and have seen doors, even locked ones, open and close by themselves. Shadowy figures and other strange phenomena have also been ...


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    Boston Mills Cemetery

    Caledon, Ontario

    69.8 miles from Sydenham, ON

    At Boston Mills Cemetery, witnesses have seen ghost children playing tag among the gravestones and an apparition of a priest. Orbs, footsteps, rustling leaves and lights in the abandoned church also have been reported.


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    Anchor Park

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    71.9 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Rumor has it that a girl was murdered at Anchor Park; her body was found hanging on a swing-set swing. The swing is now said to swing by itself at night.


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    Huron Historic Gaol

    Goderich, Ontario

    72.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Huron Historic Gaol is said to be haunted with cold gusts, footsteps, and the sounds of running and laughing children.


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    Newmarket Inn

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    73 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Folks at Newmarket Inn have reported seeing apparitions of a man wearing a blue coat and hearing disembodied screams.


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    Wild Wing Newmarket

    Newmarket, Ontario

    74 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Once Johnny Bourbon's and Kelsey’s Restaurant, Wild Wing Newmarket is reported to have a ghostly young woman who screams or quietly says "Help me."


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    Gravenhurst Opera House

    Gravenhurst, Ontario

    74.1 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Gravenhurst Opera House has a ghost called Ben, a former a lighting man who fell from a catwalk. Ben is blamed for poltergeist activity, cold spots, light anomalies, footsteps and more.


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    Sharon Temple

    East Gwillimbury, Ontario

    74.4 miles from Sydenham, ON

    The Temple, at the Sharon National Historic Site, was built in 1832 and was fully restored in 2011. Ghostly activity here includes the sounds of a large feast being prepared, music, footsteps and more.


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    Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub

    Newmarket, Ontario

    75 miles from Sydenham, ON

    The Henry Harrison House - Grey Goat Pub was built in 1865 and was once a funeral home. Add to that, the original owner is rumored to have died in the house. It is said to be haunted by a ghost who makes sounds in the basement, slams doors, and ...


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    Heritage Theatre

    Brampton, Ontario

    79.7 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Heritage Theatre is said to be haunted by an actor who was killed in the dressing room. An apparition of the Grim Reaper, cold chills, and voices also have been reported here.


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    Harry Ten Shilling

    Sydenham, Ontario

    82.7 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Harry Ten Shilling, a restaurant, seems to be located inside a haunted building. Staff report loud noises and bangs, and employees at the attached clothing shop have come to work in the morning to find clothes all over the floor.


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    Doon Old Mill Ruins

    Kitchener, Ontario

    83.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    This once was owned from Adam Ferrie JR.. Build in 1834 in 1909 & 1910 there was two fires there one of the fire that took place was at that time a Saw Mill and the other fire was a Flour Mill, this grounds people can smell wood smells and ...


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    Preston Springs Hotel

    Cambridge, Ontario

    83.4 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Preston Springs Hotel is said to be haunted by apparitions, poltergeist activity, unexplained lights, shadows, and more.


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    Glendon College

    Toronto, Ontario

    91.3 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Glendon College, a bilingual liberal arts college with about 3,000 students, lies on what was once the 1900s estate of well-known financier Edward Rogers Wood. Its spirits include a little girl who materializes near a willow tree (she may have fallen to her death from this tree), a little boy ...


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    Mount Pleasant Cemetery

    Toronto, Ontario

    92.4 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Reports say the active spirits at Mount Pleasant Cemetery once pushed an employee right off of a lawn tractor. Other strange things reported here include voices, unexplained noises, shadowy figures, objects that disappear, disturbances that cause malfunctions in electrical devices, and heightened feelings of uneasiness and fear.


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    Lions Valley Park

    Oakville, Ontario

    93.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Lion's Valley Park is a valley surrounded by three old cemeteries and an abandoned 1800s village.Reports say that because of erosion in the valley walls, caskets from the old cemeteries have been found in the park. Many strange phenomena have been reported here after dark, including strange flashing red, white ...


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    Queen's Park

    Toronto, Ontario

    93.6 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Queen's Park in Toronto is said to have an apparition of a female in tattered clothing who hangs from a rope. Screams have been heard as well, and the Legislature Building is said to be haunted by many ghosts. World War I hero and Victoria Cross recipient Charles Rutherford, who ...


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    Keg Mansion

    Toronto, Ontario

    94 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Keg Mansion is said to be haunted by Lillian, a maid who hanged herself in 1915 on the premises. She was employed by its owner, industrialist Hart Massey. According to one story, after the death of Massey’s daughter, Lillian was so aggrieved that she hanged herself. Another story said Lillian ...


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    Fort York

    Toronto, Ontario

    94.4 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Fort York is a War of 1812 and World War I and II site that is still visited by some of its former soldiers. Cannon fire and gunfire have been heard, and British and American soldiers' ghosts have been spotted both inside buildings and outside on the grounds. Two ghosts ...


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    Ryerson University

    Toronto, Ontario

    94.4 miles from Sydenham, ON

    At Ryerson University, rumor has it that a ghostly white female figure, cold spots, wind gusts, light anomalies and whispered names have been seen or experienced near McAllister Studio.


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    Mackenzie House

    Toronto, Ontario

    94.5 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Mackenzie House was the final home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first mayor, who died in the house in 1861. It now operates as a historic house museum of 1860s Victorian life. Its three ghosts are thought to be an elderly lady in the Rose room, a bagpipes player, and ...


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    Old City Hall

    Toronto, Ontario

    94.5 miles from Sydenham, ON

    The 1899 Old City Hall building, designated a historic site in 1984, has a ghost in its rear staircase known to walk up and down with loud footsteps and tug on the robes of judges. Ghostly moaning has been heard in the cellar, once a prisoners' holding area, and something ...


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    Fairmont Royal York

    Toronto, Ontario

    94.9 miles from Sydenham, ON

    A suicide, ghostly children and unending balls are all said to haunt the Royal York Hotel. People claim to hear music in laughter coming from the closed ballroom, and a porter who hanged himself is sometimes spied hanging about the stairwell. People, including author Christopher Heard who took up ...


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    Omni King Edward Hotel

    Toronto, Ontario

    94.9 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Witnesses at the Omni King Edward Hotel have experienced unexplained sounds, elevators that seem to operate by themselves and playful activity with the faucets and toilets in the ladies' restroom.


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    Old Don Jail

    Toronto, Ontario

    95 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Old Don Jail, aka the Toronto Jail, opened in 1864 and is now a rehabilitation hospital next to the jail. It's one of the oldest remaining pre-Confederation buildings in Toronto, and many hangings were held here since 1908. The place's most well-known spirit is that of a ghost is that ...


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    Hockey Hall of Fame

    Toronto, Ontario

    95 miles from Sydenham, ON

    At the Hockey Hall of Fame, once a bank building, the apparition of a teller named Dorothy makes appearances in her 19th-century attire. She appears in an area where the vaults used to be, perhaps checking to make sure things are still secure. Other reports here have included lights that ...


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    Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

    Toronto, Ontario

    96.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    The 1808 Gibraltar Point Lighthouse on the Toronto Islands is the oldest existing Great Lakes lighthouse, and it has a mysterious legend. Its ghost is said to be first keeper John Paul Radelmüller, who was murdered on January 2, 1815 by intoxicated Fort York soldiers looking for bootlegged beer. Stories ...


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    Emma's Back Porch

    Burlington, Ontario

    99.3 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Emma’s Back Porch Restaurant, haunted by a woman named Emma Byrens and her two children who lived here in 1902, is a hot spot for strange goings-on. Emma appears as a floating lady in a white dress, and sometimes witnesses also experience moving objects, voices, cold spots, orbs, voices, and ...


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    The Hermitage

    Hamilton, Ontario

    100.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    "The Girly Ghosthunters" TV show has featured The Hermitage, where many strange things are said to occur. Along with footsteps, apparitions, bangs, whispers, screams and other sounds, some say William Black can be heard weeping near the crossroads where he was buried. Some witnesses have seen the place appear as ...


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    Dundurn Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    100.5 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Dundurn Castle is an 18,000-square-foot, 72-room house completed in 1835. It is open to the public, its rooms restored to match its state in 1855 when owned by Sir Allan Napier MacNab, 1st Baronet. Folks have reported aparitions of elderly women with candles and little girls, plus the sounds of ...


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    Century Manor

    Hamilton, Ontario

    102.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Century Manor was once an 1870s institution called the Hamilton Asylum for the Insane (aka Ontario Hospital). Patients are said to have been abused and cruelly experimented on. The site became Century Manor, a museum, in the 1980s, and later the Margaret and Charles Juravinski Centre for Integrated Healthcare. Still ...


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    Rock Castle

    Hamilton, Ontario

    102.4 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Rock Castle, aka Rannoch Lodge, was constructed in 1848 by Alexander Carpenter of the Gurney & Carpenter foundry. Witnesses say sudden cold temperatures and unexplained voices can be felt and heard here.


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    Woodland Cultural Centre

    Brantford, Ontario

    103.2 miles from Sydenham, ON

    At Woodland Cultural Center, its neighbors say, translucent figures walk all over the property, sometimes accompanied by the sound of murmured voices, and simply disappear. The occurrences are so frequent and harmless that the locals accept them without fear. The main complex of the cultural center used to be a ...


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    Albion Falls

    Hamilton, Ontario

    106.3 miles from Sydenham, ON

    Battles, suicides and body dumping grounds surround the falls and give rise to the claims that the falls are haunted. A notorious murderer, Eveylyn Dick, dumped her dismembered husband's body in the woods near the falls- well it should be clarified, she dumped part of his body there, they never ...


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