If you’ve never heard of Port Gamble, you’re certainly not alone, even if you were born and raised in Washington. This sleepy little Kitsap Peninsula town is situated on the shores of scenic Hood Canal, and on most days, not much happens here. But Port Gamble not only has an important history, but it also happens to be home to the most haunted house in Washington, if not the entire West Coast. 

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Port Gamble Haunted

What is the most notorious Port Gamble haunted house?  

The Port Gamble haunted house is a house in Washington so haunted that it’s been covered by numerous media outlets for being as terrifying as it is. Port Gamble is an unincorporated community on the northwestern shore of the Kitsap Peninsula in Kitsap County. It’s not an enormous town – in fact, it’s one of the smallest towns in Washington with a population of under 1,000 – but it’s big on one thing: paranormal activity. That paranormal activity comes in the form of the Port Gamble house, which was once known as the Walker-Ames House and was also once the single most expensive home in the neighborhood.  

What kind of Port Gamble paranormal activity has been reported?  

Numerous types of paranormal activity have been reported in Port Gamble, primarily at the Walker-Ames House. Among the most commonly reported phenomenon is bizarre and eerie noises coming from the house, which is empty, and loud enough to be audible from the street. Disembodied footsteps on the second floor are not at all uncommon, and full-body apparitions have also been seen wandering the house on both floors. People have been touched by unseen hands, and alleged voices of spirits have been caught on audio recordings known as EVPs.  

What are some other haunted places in Washington? 

Of course, the Port Gamble house isn’t the only haunted house in Washington, nor is it the only haunted place in the state, either. Some other notoriously haunted places in Washington include the unnerving Black Diamond Cemetery, which is definitely not a place you want to be caught at after dark, and the famed Hotel de Haro on the San Juan Islands is said to be haunted by a woman who walks the halls regularly. There’s the Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham, University Heights in Seattle, and the Rucker Mansion in Everett. The list continues on for a long while – there is no shortage of haunted places in Washington worth mentioning (and researching).  

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