Glens Falls Paranormal Guide: Warren, Washington & Saratoga Counties
Paranormal phenomena can be found throughout the Glens Falls Region - you just have to know where to look. Check out some local legends below and see for yourself!
The West Mountain Legend
Queensbury - Warren CountyA tall brick chimney is all that remains of the West House, but strange phenomena have been reported by locals and visitors of the site, all surrounding the legend of Abigail West. Isolated on what was once a potato farm near Butler Pond, Abigail West was struck by lightning when she sought refuge from a storm under a tree. The chimney sometimes feels warm, like it was just used. Local residents living near the former West House have reported items in their house moving and even a sewing machine working all on its own.
The DeLong House
Glens Falls - Warren CountyThe DeLong House, home to the Chapman Historical Museum, is rumored to be haunted by paranormal activity - a woman in a pink dress. Remodeled in 1867 by Glens Falls hardware merchant Zopher DeLong, the DeLong family consisted of wife Catherine DeLong and their eight children. Guided and self-guided tours are available year-round!
Fort William Henry
Lake George - Warren CountyWith reports of lights flickering, marching noises, and a shadowy figure, Fort William Henry is a premier paranormal location, featured during Season Six of Syfy’s "Ghost Hunters". With hundreds of years of bloodshed, disease, and harsh climates spanning two major wars, there are bound to be some ghost stories involved.
Long Island Campground
Lake George - Warren CountyHere comes the bride. It’s said that a newlywed couple went to the Long Island Campground for their honeymoon and were murdered in their sleep. There have been numerous sightings of a woman in a white wedding dress wandering the campsite in search of her groom.
Anvil Inn Restaurant
Fort Edward - Washington CountyOriginally a blacksmith shop in the 1840s, The Anvil Inn Restaurant is home to some bizarre reports. The ghost of a woman is said to drop bottles and turn the lights on and off.
Former Washington County Courthouse
Hudson Falls - Washington CountyWhen the 1873 courthouse turned chic American restaurant, some spooky things happened behind the stone walls of The Gavel Grille (now closed). With the original jail cells intact, a spirit by the name of “Walt” is a continual visitor, a possible 1900s scofflaw or a police officer returning to protect the town once more. Footsteps and voices along with a few ghost sightings have been reported.
Fort Hudson Nursing Home
Fort Edward - Washington CountySeveral ghost sightings have been reported by employees and residents, including a man dressed in black in the basement, a woman in a white night gown, and a man wandering the halls of D wing.
The Jane McCrea House
Fort Edward - Washington CountyLocal residences who live near the Jane McCrea house have reported banging, voices and mysterious figures in their own home, a possible visit from Jane McCrea herself. Jane McCrea was slain by Native Americans during the American Revolution when she moved to Fort Edward with her husband, General John Burgoyne in 1777.
Old Fort House Museum
Fort Edward - Washington CountyThe Old Fort House was used as headquarters for both American and British generals during the Revolutionary War, built from timbers taken from Fort Edward in 1772. Mysterious paranormal activity has been reported behind these walls, shrouded by the steep rich history of the campus. Is it the possible return of original owner Patrick Smyth, or could it be General George Washington and his party, who were said to have dined at the house?
The Canfield Casino
Saratoga Springs - Saratoga CountyMysterious reports of hostile energy, unexplained moving, and mysterious figures in wedding photographs have long been reported at the Canfield Casino, home to the Saratoga Springs History Museum. The casino was featured on Syfy’s "Ghost Hunters" in 2010 and strange occurrences are still being reported. See for yourself...
Olde Bryan Inn
Saratoga Springs - Saratoga County
There have been reports of spirit activity in the upstairs bathroom of the Olde Bryan Inn. A waitress reported that a soup bowl flew off the shelf on the second floor and several other employees have reported mysterious activity while closing.
South Glens Falls - Saratoga CountyA historic site with some unexplainable phenomena, the Parks-Bentley Place has perked many visitors' curiosity about the paranormal. Voices, thumps, pops, and unidentified noises have been reported. Could this be the French and Indian War veteran Daniel Parks Jr.? Or are they the spirits of escaped slaves fleeing the South?
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