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Pennsylvania's Haunted Museums - Haunts with Shocking History

As with ##Region##'s Haunted Theaters, many of ##Region##'s local Museums are believed to be haunted as well. Home to a variety of historical items and artifacts, museums are a well known hot-spot for paranormal activity. It's widely believed that some spirits latch on, or tether themselves to items that were of great importance to them before passing, and as home to numerous historical artifacts, it's no wonder that some spirits make their home at museums! Some museums are even located on historical grounds - battlefields, historical homes, old prisons, and other historically significant locales where soldiers, politicians, writers, and many others lived, and passed on. Find out more about ##Region##'s real Haunted History - visit a local Haunted Museum today!
 
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    Frank is the ghost that is known to reside at this museum and he has been seen in various spots in the building. Other spirits have been noted here as well, and witnesses have reported gift shop items being removed from the shelves and set on the floor. Big Band music has also been heard playing lightly. Read More

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  • Brinton Lodge Douglassville, PA
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    This haunted house was built in the early 18th century. It originated as a one-bedroom tavern that later turned into a summer house, gentlemen's club, and more recently as a bar and restaurant. Now standing as a house museum, the property is recognized as one of the top haunt sites in PA. It is said to have at least five spirits who roam the winding hallways, twisting staircases, and... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Museums

  •   Old Jail Museum Jim Thorpe, PA
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    Stories say that the Old Jail Museum sports a bloody handprint on one of its walls. It is said to keep coming back even after it has been painted over. The historic location now operates as a museum and ghost tours are offered. Old Jail Museum was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Read More

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  • USS Olympia Philadelphia, PA
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    The USS Olympia was a cruiser in operation from 1895 until 1922 for the Navy. It is now held at the Independence Seaport Museum, but its violent past as a warship leaves many to believe it is haunted. Witnesses have reported seeing shadowy forms and apparitions, and hearing unexplained voices. The USS Olympia remains as the oldest steel warship afloat in the world. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Army Posts / Battle Grounds | Real Haunted Museums

  •   Jennie Wade House Gettysburg, PA
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    The Jennie Wade House is now a tourist attraction that sports a bullet hole in one of its doors, where Jennie Wade herself was shot by a stray bullet that entered her home during the Battle of Gettysburg. Stories say that women who put their finger through the hole will soon be proposed marriage, a gift from Jennie herself, who was killed before she had the chance to get married. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Museums

  •   Hill-Physick-Keith House Philadelphia, PA
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    This home was built in 1786 and served as the home of Philip Syng Physick, aka the “Father of American Surgery.” Dr. Physick lived in the home with his wife Elizabeth Emlen Physick until they separated in 1815. Dr. Physick continued living there alone until his death in 1837. Today the home is a museum, but it is said to be haunted by the wife he separated from. Witnesses can account... Read More

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  •   Sun Inn Bethlehem, PA
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    This historic inn dates back to 1758 and is rumored to be haunted by a nurse, Elizabeth Moore, who died here in 1897. Electronic voice phenomena and apparitions have been discovered here. Read More

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