The Sinister Story Behind This Popular Buffalo Hotel Will Give You Chills
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Like many horror stories, this one begins at an insane asylum. If you’re a Buffalonian, you may already know exactly what we’re talking about. The Richardson Hotel (formerly Hotel Henry) is now a bright, luxurious, modern hotel – but the dark history of the H.H. Richardson Complex is still worth mentioning. Read on to see if the sinister story behind this popular Buffalo hotel gives you chills. Hotel Henry’s history will delight your sense of the macabre, and tickle the ghostly hairs on the back of your neck as if someone were standing right behind you!
This haunted hotel in Buffalo has so many stories to tell. Has Hotel Henry’s history enticed you to book a visit at the newly remodeled Richardson Hotel? If you have stories from the Richardson Complex that you think is chill-inducing, share them with us in the comments!
Be sure to check out another Buffalo haunted hotel, a theater, a park, and even an opera house in this article. Because there are always more haunted places to explore in New York.
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More haunted places in New York
What are some haunted places in Buffalo, New York?
There are definitely a few iconic places with old spirits lingering longer than they should in Buffalo. From haunted lighthouses to former insane asylums, even entire streets, Buffalo has some ghostly shenanigans going on just about everywhere. Here are a few haunted places in Buffalo, New York:
- Delaware Street
- Dunkirk Lighthouse
- Buffalo Central Terminal
- Goodleburg Cemetery
- Shea's Performing Arts Center
- Rolling Hills Asylum
- Town Ballroom
Are there any haunted hotels in New York?
Oh boy, are there ever haunted hotels in New York? Some of the most historical hotels in New York have sordid pasts, and with that history comes plenty of stories they'd rather keep buried. But these old ghosts have a way of making themselves known. Here are a few of the most haunted hotels in New York:
- Erie Mansion - Clyde, NY
- Batcheller Mansion Inn - Saratoga Springs, NY
- Allegiance Bed and Breakfast - Mount Morris, NY
- The Naples Hotel - Naples, NY
- Shanley Hotel - Napanoch, NY
- Brambles Inn & Gardens - Potsdam, NY
- Hotel Utica - Utica, NY
Read all about these haunted hotels in New York, and then plan a haunted hotel road trip to come see them in person. And spend a night - if you dare.
What is the haunted museum in Buffalo?
The haunted museum in Buffalo you might be thinking about is the Iron Island Museum. A celebration of everything paranormal can be enjoyed in this unique museum in Buffalo's Lovejoy district. one join in on an overnight cost hunt if you dare. You never know what ghosts will crawl out of the woodwork to greet you.