Haunted Places in Washingtonville, Ohio



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    Egypt Road Bridge

    Salem, Ohio

    4 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The closed Egypt Road Bridge, or Crybaby Bridge, is haunted day and night by the sound of a crying baby. Legend has it that a baby went missing while its parents were fighting, and it fell over the side of the bridge. The scream of its mother and the crying ...


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    Austintown Log House

    Canfield, Ohio

    11.3 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    There have been reported sightings of the apparition of a headless soldier in the historic log cabin. He is seen in various rooms of the house, as well as by motorists driving past the house in an upstairs window. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Glamorgan Castle

    Alliance, Ohio

    18 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The 1905 Glamorgan Castle, according to legend, is haunted by former owner Colonel Morgan of Morgan Engineering Company fame, who died in 1928. Guided tours are offered here throughout the year.


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    Hell's Corners

    Hubbard, Ohio

    20.1 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    In Hubbard, Ohio, the area where Pathour Wheeler Road and John White Road intersect is known to locals as "Hell's Corners." It is said that a young native American boy was shot on this spot many years ago, and that a jail once stood here where many hangings took ...


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    Summit Cut Bridge

    Darlington, Pennsylvania

    21.1 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    On Shenango Road, just before it meets Ashwood Road, is Summit Cut Bridge (sometimes incorrectly referred to as Summer Cut Bridge). The bridge, locals say, has a ghostly white lady. Legend has it that she fell off the bridge onto the railroad tracks in 1894. Her spirit is said to ...


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    J.C. Thompson Building

    East Liverpool, Ohio

    21.7 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This building dates back to 1892, and is rumored to have once housed both a speakeasy and a brothel. Under new ownership and recently restored as of July 2014, numerous paranormal occurrences have been recorded here in the basement and elsewhere. It is believed multiple spirits reside here.


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    Downtown New Castle

    New Castle, Pennsylvania

    22.9 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    New Castle's downtown and Historical North Hill have several haunted locations including the old Stritmater Building, the Wallace House, the Historical Society's Greer-Clavelli Mansion, the old Temple Building, and the Joseph White House. Apparitions have been seen in some of the buildings and ghost hunters have recorded activity in others. ...


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    Warren City Hall

    Warren, Ohio

    23.6 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This historic mansion was built in 1871, and was turned into the town hall sometime later. The grounds of the beautiful mansion are haunted by a woman responsible for the death of her beloved nephew, who has been seen wandering around after hours calling his name, Night staff also report ...


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    Kelly Road

    Industry, Pennsylvania

    24 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This road, also called the Mystery Mile by residents, is said to be haunted. What else could the explanation be for strange white apparitions and the tendency for animals here to turn from tame to fierce and bloodthirsty? Strange sounds are also heard along this road and in the forest ...


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    Hill View Manor

    New Castle, Pennsylvania

    24.5 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The historic manor was once a nursing home, and folks claimed the spirit of a little boy would pay a visit now and then. It was said that those who saw him would pass away shortly. Witnesses also have reported full-body manifestations that float through walls.


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  • Haunting Tales from the Tree City
    Kent Historical Society

    Haunted Akron, Ohio
    Jeri Holland
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    Kline Opera House

    Cortland, Ohio

    29.9 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This historic opera house was formerly the town church, built in the mid nineteenth century and the first in the surrounding county. The ghostly events surrounding the opera house began in the 1980's, when staff closing up the opera house for the night began to hear loud crashing noises and ...


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    Pauni Apartments

    Cortland, Ohio

    30.4 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    These recently constructed apartments were built over the top of an ancient burial ground, and residents have reported paranormal occurrences in the building ever since. Doors open and close by themselves, objects move around by themselves and the apparition of a man in a sombrero has been seen in the ...


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    Old Hercules Engine Factory

    Canton, Ohio

    32.9 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This historic abandoned building is haunted by several terrifying entities. In the section of the building that was previously an army training unit, an aggressive entity pushes visitors around, and has been known to swear or threaten those present during visits. Factory appliances move around by themselves, and cold spots ...


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    Harmony Inn

    Harmony, Pennsylvania

    34 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Local legend has it that this restaurant is haunted by two spirits: a ghost named Louie and the apparition of a woman. Louie was allegedly killed right outside on the inn's front steps. The ghostly woman is seen near the entranceway, between the bar and the dining room.


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    Guggenheim Air Institute

    Akron, Ohio

    38.5 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This building has been abandoned for over fifty years, but people driving past still report seeing ghostly lights moving around the upper levels of the building, and hearing strange noises when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Market Square Building

    Kinsman, Ohio

    38.6 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This building features both an old-fashioned book store and a fascinating antiques market, which are both believed to be haunted. In the book store section of the building, staff report an entity that pushes books off shelves, and has been known to rearrange furniture while they are in the basement. ...


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    Kinsman General Store

    Kinsman, Ohio

    38.6 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This old-fashioned general store is believed to have a ghostly inhabitant in the basement, and is generally off limits to the public and visitors. Staff have reported seeing an old man smoking a pipe in the basement, and visitors have also smelt the overwhelming aroma of tobacco smoke on all ...


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    133 Kiester Road

    Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

    38.9 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The house at this address is apparently haunted by a malevolent spirit that many people believe to be Sam Mohawk a Native American mass murderer who was hanged for murdering a woman and her five children near the place this house stands.


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    Brush Creek Inn

    Warrendale, Pennsylvania

    39.6 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Keep watch for airborne bottles if you visit Brush Creek Inn! It is said that the spirits at the restaurant will shatter bottles at the bar or hurl them across the room. Witnesses also have reported that the windows open and close by themselves and furniture flips over.


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    Books N' Things

    Dover, Ohio

    39.7 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This old store was in operation for many years, but now appears to be a private residence. While it was in operation, customers would smell the aroma of coffee, even when there was none brewing. The ghost was kind to the owners, and would often tuck them into bed ...


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    Zoar Historic Hotel

    Zoar, Ohio

    39.8 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This historic hotel has been acquired by the state historical society and is due to be renovated to restore it to its former glory. The hotel is rumoured to be haunted, which has been testified by many former guests, patrons and staff, and is widely acclaimed to be the ...


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    The Cobbler Shop Bed and Breakfast

    Dover, Ohio

    39.8 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Guests at this 1800s inn, which was once a cobbler shop, have heard knocking on their doors when no one was there, and disembodied footsteps in the hallway. Those who have seen the ghost here say he is a man wearing a long dark coat.


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    The Cobbler Shop Bed and Breakfast

    Dover, Ohio

    39.8 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Guests at this 1800s inn, which was once a cobbler shop, have heard knocking on their doors when no one was there, and disembodied footsteps in the hallway. Those who have seen the ghost here say he is a man wearing a long dark coat.


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    Grove City College

    Grove City, Pennsylvania

    39.9 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Grove City College's Lily Room is the stuff of legend. Campus lore says it's a locked-up room in a girls' dorm in which a girl hanged herself. Rumor has it the room was locked for 15 years and when it was opened again, her lily perfume was still heavy in ...


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    Snyder Cemetery

    Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

    40 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Numerous paranormal events are reported at this location, but few precise details are available.


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    University of Akron

    Akron, Ohio

    40.8 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The University of Akron, founded in 1870 by the Universalist Church, has a few buildings rumored ot be haunted. One of them is the Sigma Nu House. Campus legend has it that a sorority girl hanged herself in the boiler room and her spirit lingers here to this day. Another ...


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    Akron Civic Theatre

    Akron, Ohio

    41.3 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    One of Akron Civic Theatre's ghosts is Fred the Janitor, who died during his shift and now returns to finish his work. He is said to get angry at people who mess up the restrooms. Another apparition of a well-dressed man appears sitting up in the balcony from time to ...


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    Dixmont State Hospital

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    43.2 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The 1862 hospital was haunted by many entities, notably a male spirit who was said to guard the morgue area and frighten away intruders. The hospital building was closed in 1984 and was demolished in 2006.


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    Warehouse on the Canal

    Canal Fulton, Ohio

    43.6 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This 1906 building previously housed the old Finnerock Furniture building and now houses an arcade of quaint shops and restaurants. There have been reported sightings of many ghosts, including numerous apparitions in period clothing wandering around the building. The ghost of a little girl has been seen near the old ...


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    Chagrin Valley Athletic Club

    Chagrin Falls, Ohio

    44.6 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This historic building now houses the county athletic club, but was formerly a schoolhouse. During its history, a cruel schoolmistress punished a girl to the extent that she died, leading to the closure of the school and the basis of the haunting that occurs nowadays. People in the quiet library ...


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  • Bucks County Ghost Stories
    Charles J., III Adams
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    Punderson Manor

    Washingtonville, Ohio

    45.3 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    It is alleged that the original owner of Punderson manor committed suicide by drifting out on the lake in a bathtub, and then, when he reached the middle, he pulled the plug and drowned. Why precisely he would have chosen this method is not known, whether it actually occurred ...


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    Loyal Oak Tavern

    Norton, Ohio

    46.7 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The old tavern building was built in the 1840s, and was a cabinet shop in its early years. There are remnants of its older days as a tavern, such as a half-log bar in the basement as well as a 1930s keg. But locals here say that's not all that ...


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    Depreciation Lands Museum

    Hampton Township, Pennsylvania

    47.6 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    A rather helpful man in a long coat and out-of-date boots has been responsible for catching a painter's ladder after the man lost his balance, catching a cleaning woman who fell, fixing a broken window, and saving a group of girl scouts when the ceiling collapsed over them. (Submitted by ...


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    Rogue's Hollow Bridge

    Doylestown, Ohio

    47.7 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Rogue's Hollow Bridge, or Crybaby Bridge, has a couple of legends attached to it that may explain the ghostly crying sound heard here. One says that long ago a woman tossed her unwanted newborn over the bridge, and now the phantom scene replays here along with the sound of a ...


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    Rose Hill Burial Park

    Fairlawn, Ohio

    47.9 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Rose Hill Burial Park, founded in the 1920s, is haunted by a ghostly lady in white and ghost lights that witnesses say appear toward the back of the graveyard, possibly near the Jewish section.


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    Allegheny Center, Building #7

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    50.2 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The student housing here has a high turnover rate believed to be caused by the poltergeist activity. Students report loud noises throughout and have yet to disprove the source. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Allegheny General Hospital

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    50.2 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Few people realize that, in paranormal aspects, living near a hospital is like living near a cemetery. Many who have died within this building are said to remain here; in the South Wing (where most of the activity occurs), voices and strange noises are heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Culmerville Hotel - Zottola's Pub and Eatery

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    51.1 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    A spirit is said to reside in the former Culmervilel Hotel, now Zottola's Pub and Eatery.


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    Omni William Penn Hotel

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    51.2 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    At this famous 1915-16 hotel where among other luminaries JFK has stayed, and Bob Hope proposed marriage in 1934, there are said to be two haunted floors. Floors 22 and 23, both unused, are visited by strange sounds, cold wind gusts, and ghosts that hide and watch folks, giving them ...


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    The Taverne of Richfield

    Richfield, Ohio

    52 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    We have had numerous sitings at the Taverne. The building was built in 1886 in Richfield Ohio as a hotel/stagecoach stop. We have 3 ghosts. The original ghost is Baxter Wood who opened a hotel called the Center Hotel in the building which now houses local watering hole, the Doug ...


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  • Creepy Ohio
    Joedy Cook
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    Grapevine House Inn

    Dundee, Ohio

    52.6 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The 1834 bed and breakfast inn is located in the pleasant township of Winesburg, which is often confused with a novel of the same name by Sherwood Anderson. The old building is one of the earliest in the borough, and is rumoured to be haunted by a young girl ...


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    University of Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    52.9 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Four ghosts are said to haunt the University of Pittsburgh campus: a prima ballerina in the Tansky Family Lounge of the William Pitt Union; Harriet, who committed suicide in 1201 Bruce Hall; a grandmother who rumples the quilts and bakes phantom bread in the Early American Room of the Cathedral ...


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    Burnt Wood Tavern

    Brecksville, Ohio

    54.3 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This popular local eatery and restaurant is haunted by a former owner, who passed away several years ago and is still attempting to run his establishment. He has been known to welcome new staff members to the restaurant, and calls out peoples names. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Edmund Gleason Farmhouse

    Valley View, Ohio

    54.6 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This historic farmhouse property is rumoured to have a whole horde of ghostly inhabitants. Passing motorists claim to have seen the figure of a spectral woman standing at windows, and have seen strange lights moving from room to room on the downstairs level. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Frick Mansion - Clayton

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    54.9 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The Frick Mansion was home to industrial magnate Henry Clay Frick and his wife Adelaide Howard Childs, who began living there in 1883 and the family moved to New York in 1900. Their youngest daughter, Helen Clay Frick, kept up the mansion all those years and then moved back in ...


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    3406 Brownsville Road

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    54.9 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    3406 Brownsville Road is said to be haunted by a demon, known as "The Demon of Brownsville Road" in the book by Bob Cranmer. According to Cranmer, the demon manifested in many ways, including a black fog, a bad smell, or an unseen attacker. Cranmer also described blood-dripping walls, bent ...


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    Knickerbocker Hotel

    Linesville, Pennsylvania

    55.2 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    This historic hotel is not your average lodging place. Yes, you can spend the night for a fee, but as they will tell you, you won't sleep. The paranormal activity is said to be rich here, because some guests checked in but did not check out.


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    Hotel Conneaut

    Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania

    55.7 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Several ghosts are said to haunt this hotel including a ghost bride who allegedly died in a fire, a young child who died after falling down the stairs, and even a mad butcher who was dismembered in the kitchen. If you are looking for a haunted room, the Elizabeth's ...


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    Old Homestead Police Department

    Homestead, Pennsylvania

    56.3 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    The former Homestead Police Department building is said to be haunted by something that taps folks on the shoulder, slams doors, turns on appliances and created unexplained footsteps. Ghost investigators caught slams and screams and video of ghostly activity.


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    Summit Hose Company

    Tarentum, Pennsylvania

    56.4 miles from Washingtonville, OH

    Voices and odd noises are heard, doors open by themselves, and shadows have been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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