Oregon August 25, 2016
Here Are The 10 Best Places To Spot A Ghost In Oregon
Oregon is full of haunted places, from historic cemeteries to underground tunnels. If you love the thrill of paranormal experiences, check out these 10 haunted places in Oregon where you just might catch a glimpse of a ghost:
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10. Flavel House
This historic mansion in Astoria is now a museum that is open to the public. The benevolent ghosts of the family that once lived here are said to still occupy the house, and numerous visitors claim to have seen them going about their day. Other visitors have heard the ghosts talking to each other, and even playing music in an empty room.
9. Lafayette Cemetery
In the 1800s, the town of Lafayette was allegedly cursed by a witch. To this day, her ghost is said to wander the cemetery grounds; many visitors have claimed to have seen her apparition.
8. Hollywood Theater, Portland
This charming independent movie theater in Portland is said to be home to more than one ghost, whose apparitions, although benevolent, have startled numerous moviegoers.
7. Heceta Head Lighthouse
The beautiful Heceta Head light keeper's house is reportedly haunted by the ghost an old woman and her daughter. The light keeper's house was renovated into a bed and breakfast, and many visitors who have stayed there since the 1950s have reported unusual, ghostly encounters like disembodied voices, apparitions reflected in the windows, and more.
6. Shanghai Tunnels (AKA The Portland Underground)
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Underneath Portland is a network of terrifying that are said to have been a hotspot for criminal activity in the 19th and early 20th century. Visitors can tour these dark, creepy tunnels to learn about their history and - as many visitors have experienced - witness the presence of a ghost.
5. Wolf Creek Inn
The Inn at Wolf Creek was built in 1883. Many visitors have reported the strange, eery experience of seeing ghosts - and other paranormal creatures - here.
4. McMenamins Grand Lodge
The McMenamins Grand Lodge in Forest Grove is said to be haunted by the ghost of an old woman who has been sighted roaming the property, and whose portrait is actually displayed in the lobby.
3. Lone Fir Cemetery
This beautiful cemetery is the oldest in Portland, and is the resting place of over 25,000 people. It's no wonder that visitors have reported many ghost sightings here.
2. Geiser Grand Hotel
Located in Baker City, this lovely, historic hotel is said to be riddled with ghosts. On Halloween, the hotel even offers ghost tours!
1. Old Town Pizza
This old-timey pizza joint is located in a historic building in downtown Portland, which is haunted by one of Oregon's most famous ghosts, Nina. Many visitors claim to have seen her ghost wandering around in a black dress, or to suddenly smell her perfume when no one else is around.
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