Philadelphia is one of the nation’s oldest cities, so it’s inevitable some of its iconic spots would carry a little lore. There are many tour groups in the city that provide haunted Philadelphia tours.
Chestnut Hill's Baleroy Mansion's Many Ghost Stories This Hill-o-ween, Patch brings you the ghost stories from the archives on Baleroy Mansion. By KAITLYN FOTI (Open Post) October 31, 2011 Share Comments Every area has its ghost stories... Read more
Cliveden also known as the Benjamin Chew House, is a historic mansion in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was the scene of some of the bloodiest fighting of the Battle of Germantown, fought in 1777 during the American Revol... Read more
Grumblethorpe Tenant House, also known as the Tenant House of Wister's Big House, is a historic home located in the Wisterneighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1744, and expanded in the early 19th-century. It is a... Read more
Loudoun Mansion is a historic house located in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An example of Federal-style and Greek-revival architecture, the main structure was built by Thomas Armat in 1801 and expande... Read more
Laurel Hill Cemetery is a cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that was the second major garden or rural cemetery in the United States. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1998, one of only a few cemeteries to rec... Read more
Also known as: Roxborough Cemetery, Roxborough Leverington Cemetery Cemetery notes and/or description: The adjoining Roxborough Baptist Church Yard is not separated from Leverington by any border or boundary; hence the two may be co-mingled... Read more
The Eastern State Penitentiary, also known as ESP, is a former American prison in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.It is found at 2027 Fairmount Avenue between Corinthian Avenue and North 22nd Street in the Fairmount section of the city, ... Read more
The academy is the oldest grand opera house in the U.S. still used for its original purpose. It was built in 1857, and has been the home of the Philadelphia Orchestra since the orchestra was founded in 1900. It also features performances by... Read more
Locals that live around these parts say that there is a statue of William Penn on the premises that behaves quite mysteriously. During nights gifted by a full moon, he descends from his pedestal and walks about the grounds.
The Betsy Ross House is a landmark in Philadelphia alleged to be the site where the seamstress and flag-maker Betsy Ross, purportedly lived when she purportedly sewed the first American Flag. Wikipedia Address: 239 Arch St, Philadelphia, ... Read more
City Tavern Old City It got an honorable mention on a list of the best oldest bars in Philly, but there's something scarier than men dressed in period-costume tights haunting the space. Ask to dine in the “haunted section” and maybe y... Read more
ABOUT POWEL HOUSE Built in 1765 by merchant and businessman Charles Stedman, this elegant Georgian brick mansion was purchased by Samuel Powel in 1769 at the time of his marriage to Elizabeth Willing. Samuel Powel, an important, educated ma... Read more
DESCRIPTION The Experience St. Peter’s is an elegant reminder of 18th-century Anglican church life and is now an active 21st-century Episcopal parish in Society Hill. With the rare church design — having the altar at the one end, and th... Read more
Named by the History Channel and the Travel Channel to be one of the most haunted sites in the world, Fort Mifflin was the site of a major Revolutionary War battle in which many soldiers on both sides lost their lives. Fort Mifflin is s... Read more
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