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Real Haunted Houses in Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

As one of the most carefully studied paranormal building in the U.S., this former prison is abound with unexplainable occurrences.  Since the 1940s, inmates have reported seeing visions and experiencing eeriness throughout the grounds.  Paranormal experts have been exploring this site for years, recording ghosts.  Now a museum, it's open to the public for touring.

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Fort Mifflin

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Known as the "Fort that Saved America," during the Revolutionary War, Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia was built in 1771.  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.

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The Handprint in Cell 17

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Carbon County Jail/Old Jail Museum, Jim Thorpe (PA)

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House on King St.

York, Pennsylvania

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.

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Loucks Mills Road

Ulysses, Pennsylvania

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.

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Resurrection Cemetery

Trexlertown, Pennsylvania

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 cemetery�s property line, however, the girl disappears.

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