Known as the "Fort that Saved America," during the Revolutionary War, Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia was built in 1771.Â It was the site of the largest bombardment in North America at the time and is still intact to this day, which means it has some pretty chilling ghostly tales.
Carbon County Jail/Old Jail Museum, Jim Thorpe (PA)
In this house, a family of four was brutally murdered. Since that time, the family is said to haunt this house. There are reports of footsteps emanating from the attic, though it is blocked off. It is said that lights will flash on and off, cabinets will open and close, and doors will slam. There is also one report of a little boy of no more than seven appearing in various rooms of the house but disappearing when anyone says anything.
This house is said to be haunted by several ghosts. Allegedly, the ghosts do not want anyone to sleep. It is said that in the middle of the night, the blankets and sheets will mysteriously hover above the bed.
In the 1940s, a young lady lived across the street from the cemetery. After becoming infected with tuberculosis, the girl died and was buried in a white party gown. It is said that on dark nights, one may see a bright, illuminating figure of a young girl walking along the side of the road. It is said that if one stops, she will ask him for a ride home because she is lost. Once they get past the cemeteryï¿½s property line, however, the girl disappears.
This house small house en route to Towanda is said to be haunted by a variety of apparitions. Most people that live there, leave after just a few weeks. Some have reported seeing an elderly man walking to an out-house and an elderly woman hanging clothes out to dry. One family reported having heard their young son tell someone "I do not want to play with you anymore." Just a few minutes later, it is reported that the toddler ran out of the room crying. Allegedly, his "friend" had made his toy