Washington October 05, 2017
We Checked Out The 9 Most Terrifying Places In Washington And They’re Horrifying
Halloween season is officially upon us. And as beautiful as our state is, we definitely have some spots that have some grisly history. If you want to get into the spooky spirit a little early, just listen to these tales from some of our more sinister spots.
1. Starvation Heights, Olalla
was the house where Linda Burfield Hazzard created a "health sanitarium" and ended up starving people to death. The gruesome story will give you chills even a century later. Today, there's nothing left of the sanitarium but the foundation and incinerator, which is rumored to have been used to cremate Hazzard's victims. People say the souls of her patients still linger there.
2. The Oxford Saloon, Snohomish
Fear not: There's nothing "terrifying" about this charming place unless you're a professional ghost hunter. In 2005-2006, the Washington State Ghost Society
performed several investigations
and found plenty of paranormal activity. We wouldn't want to be the last employee to turn out the lights at night.
3. The Maltby Cemetery
The stories regarding the
13 Steps to Hell
are terrifying. The steps have since been covered up, but the entire cemetery remains an eerie place.
4. Fort Worden, Port Townsend
We received a lot of comments when we wrote about Washington's
most haunted campground.
And while most claim that there is no paranormal activity here, no one could deny the spooky feeling they felt walking through the barracks, especially at night.
5. Black Diamond Cemetery
With graves dating back to the 1800s, it's no wonder that this is one of Washington's most
Some people swear they hear the whistling of old coal miners, while others claim they've seen a ghostly white horse.
6. Northern State Mental Hospital, Sedro-Woolley
7. Panama Hotel, Seattle
It's easy to see why so many online reviewers claim this hotel is
Many Japanese immigrants were forced to leave their homes during WWII, and some of them stored their belongings in the basement here. Most of them never returned for their things... at least not while they were alive.
8. Walker-Ames House, Port Gamble
In a town that is said to have
extreme paranomal activity,
, this home is the most haunted of them all. There are too many ghost stories stemming from this house to count.
9. The Campbell House, Spokane
There are a lot of local myths about this house, but paranormal activity isn't one of them.
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