Top 5 Most Haunted Locations Albany, NY

5 Haunted Locations In The Capital Region

Top 5 Most Haunted Locations Albany, NY

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Get Spooked at the Top Five Haunted Places in the Capital Region

Paranormal Places in your Backyard

Experience your own story by visiting one or all of these places (with the right permission) or ask around about paranormal researchers to give yourself a jump this season. You don’t have to wait for Halloween to get these thrills.

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Top 5 Most Haunted Locations Albany, NY - Places

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Forest Hill Cemetery

A cemetery is generally a good place to start when searching for spirits of the deceased. Among paranormal researchers and enthusiasts, Forest Park, or sometimes Pinewoods Cemetery is regarded as a main attraction. The Forest Park Cemetery ... Read more
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The New York State Capitol Building in Albany

The Capitol Building is the setting of many legends. From the curse laid by the intricate stone carvers to the mystery of Samuel Abbott, the night watchman who fell victim to a fire in the building, each story has its own set of haunting ex... Read more
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Homestead Asylum

From 1914 to 1960, this building was used to treat TB patients and was reopened as an infirmary in 1961. Rumored to still be occupied by spirits of the dead patients, this sanitarium is now off-limits without permission. It is no longer use... Read more
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Yates Elementary in Schenectady

No list of haunted places is complete without ghost children creating mischief in a haunted school. At Yates, students report seeing children enter a mysterious locked door with a hidden staircase. Legend says the abandoned classroom was be... Read more
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Loudon Cottage in Loudonville

This cottage was a summer home to Clara Harris, the woman who sat alongside President Abraham Lincoln when he was assassinated. According to the tale, Harris and her fiancée, Henry Reed Rathbone, attended Ford’s Theater with Mrs. Lincol... Read more

 

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