Haunted Places We have picked out the most skin-crawling places Canada has to deliver, so you can find out if any of these spooky tales have something to offer. Here are the haunted locations in Canada –are you bold enough to pay a visit?
1. Keg Mansion
The Keg Mansion was once the tycoon Hart Massey and his family’s private domicile. As the story goes, in 1915, after the demise of Lillian, the only darling daughter of Massey, one of the housekeepers was so heartsick that she hung herself.
2. Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Constructed in 1888 by the Canadian Pacific Railway, this hotel is home to many chilling ghost sights, counting a slain family in room 873, a bride who perished falling down the hotel’s grand staircase, and a retired bellman named Sam McAuley, who tends to bedevil the hotel in full uniform.
3. Fairmont Chateau Laurier
Business Tycoon Charles Melville Hays hired Fairmount Château Laurier but tragically died a few days prior to the grand opening of the hotel in 1912 on board the Titanic. Since then, the spirit of Hays has been widely speculated to be seen wandering around the property.
4. The Old Spaghetti Factory
It seems that the ghost of a train driver still plagues this popular restaurant established on the old underground track. Unfathomable chilly drafts and unaccountably rearranged table configurations are the departed conductor’s calling card.
5. Hockey Hall of Fame
Folklore has it that a forlorn bank accountant named Dorothy died after the bank manager rejected her romantic overtures. The ghost of Dorothy is now claimed to be in the Hockey Hall of Fame, with some visitors claiming that they heard a woman’s incomprehensible sounds of sobbing throughout the building.
6. Craigdarroch Castle
Constructed in the 1890s for coal miner Robert Dunsmuir and his family, this mansion of the Victorian period has become an unusual tourist destination in Canada. Stories of a piano playing on its own and sightings of an ominous white woman have often been reported.
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7. Plains of Abraham
In 1759, Major General James Wolfe and British soldiers carried out a three – month blockade against the French army of Quebec City, resulting in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
Both Wolfe and French Major General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm were killed in the battle–and we can’t help but wonder if their minds are still fighting this battle today.
8. Maritime Museum of B.C.
The dearly departed seem to love the city slyly called “new-wed and almost-dead” place. The Maritime Museum, once the site of the city’s prison and guillotine, is located in Victoria’s famous Bastion Square.
9. West Point Lighthouse
The image of a lighthouse, shrouded in the gloom, evokes all kinds of scary premonitions. Reports have long simmered that the first lighthouse keeper, Willie, haunts the nearby West Point Lighthouse Inn.
10. St. Ann’s Academy
Ann’s Academy is a former convent school now wholly owned by the B.C., and is situated on Humboldt Street in Victoria. it was the first Roman Catholic Cathedral of Victoria, constructed in 1858 and then moved to the school in 1886. People claimed that nuns were wandering the grounds early in the morning.