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Since the Maritimes are such a historic place, you may be that between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island there are several places for you and your friends to go and experience the paranormal
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Charlotte County Courthouse
Named the oldest courthouse in Canada, the Charlotte County courthouse is said to be home to ghosts of executed convicts in the neighboring county jail. One of their ghosts is described as a man walking around with a rope and appears to be looking for something. Visitors to the courthouse said they also felt a sense of cold and the feeling of being watched.
This magnificent hotel is supposed to be home to several ghosts, with lots of different stories. Some of their many hauntings include an endangered bellhop, a weeping bride abandoned at the altar, children running through the hallways, and objects that inexplicably disappear. If you choose to spend a night at the Algonquin, they offer guests a ‘paranormal package’, consisting of a ghost tour of the hotel, breakfast for two and a surprise from their culinary staff. .
The ghost of Alexander Lindsey, who was killed when the scene collapsed in 1924, can be seen seated in one of the seats in the theater. It is also believed to be causing an annoying cool breeze in the theater. The space is also home to the ghost of a little girl who has met her fate after falling down a staircase. At night, people spotted her in the ticket office.
Originally named “the provincial asylum for fools”, this park once housed a psychiatric hospital. Although the original building may have disappeared, some of his patients and staff were unable to leave. People have reported seeing figures walking in the park, mysterious lights and detached voices speaking. Visitors also described feelings of unease and as if being observed.
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The ghost that haunts one of the residences, Glamora Hall, is one of the nuns. The story goes that one of the nuns who worked at the college fell madly in love with one of the priests. Due to religious restrictions, she felt so guilty that she threw herself off a balcony when she died. Now the nun’s ghost can be seen roaming the residence and hearing the flushes.
Fortress of Louisbourg
With ghosts dating from the 1700s, the Fortress of Louisbourg is home to the ghosts of the first settlers. Appearances of people who died from fighting at the fort or from smallpox roam around the fort.
Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse
This iconic Nova Scotia landmark is haunted by a ghost named Margaret. Losing her children in a shipwreck, Margaret or Peggy, wandered at night along the rocks. One night, her husband joined her for a walk, deciding to dance for her. He slipped on the rocks, hit his head and died, carried away by the waves. Peggy was seen by visitors, where she lost her husband and later committed suicide.
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Shirriff Hall-Dalhousie University
The ghost of a young woman named Penelope was portrayed as both a student and a staff member who fell in love with a professor in Dal. When she found out she was pregnant, she turned to the teacher who refused to help her. Heartbroken, she hanged herself in the attic of the residence. Rumor has it that if you see Penelope, you’re about to be heartbroken.
The five fishermen
Although these events pass either before the restaurant opens or closes, an old man in a long black coat, with gray hair wandering the restaurant, arguments heard in empty rooms and mysterious gray figures at the windows, there is no doubt that The Five Fishermen has ghostly visitors.
This section of the Confederation Trail was the site of a train crash while tracks still followed the trail. People walking along the trail reported seeing a ghostly light, speeding towards where the crash allegedly happened and then suddenly disappearing. Visitors also heard train whistles in the area.
West Point Lighthouse Inn
Rumor has it that the first lighthouse keeper never left his lighthouse. He can be seen wandering the grounds and hallways of the Inn. Visitors to the lighthouse also spotted a pirate-like ship near the lighthouse, engulfed in flames.
Annie Beaton’s Hollow
Annie Beaton’s tragic story unsolved the murder brings people from all over trying to catch a glimpse of its wandering appearance. In 1859, the single mother was murdered with a garden hoe, without explanation. To this day, no one knows why Annie Beaton was killed or what happened to her child.
The story of the ghost that haunts Holland Cove, the wife of an early explorer named Racine fell through thin ice and drowned. According to local legend, if Racine appears to visitors on July 14 of each year, they will inevitably drown.