9 Spooky Spots to Give You Chills in the Hudson Valley

From the bizarre and the fearsome to the just plain weird, these local haunted attractions offer nail-biting Halloween thrills

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Discover the spooky spots that are (allegedly) haunted by things that go bump in the night throughout the Hudson Valley.

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1 La Veta Place, Nyack

A buyer backed out of this circa-1890 home because of the ghosts! Some apparitions apparently include two women in hoop dresses and a man in Revolutionary garb.

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Bird and Bottle Inn, Garrison

This newly opened inn and restaurant, which dates to 1762, is supposedly haunted by the ghost of Emily Warren, the original owner.

Buckout Road, White Plains and West Harrison

There are so many urban legends centered on this spooky stretch in Westchester that it got its own horror film in 2017. Some include burned witches, a slaughterhouse, and a demonic doll.

Demarest Building, Warwick

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Visitors claim to hear echoing screams from the top floor of this circa-1863 former inn.

Grinnell Library, Wappingers Falls

While searching for your next novel, you might see Mrs. Drace, a librarian who worked at Grinnell for almost 50 years, and a young newspaper boy playing among the shelves.

Murders Creek, Athens

This creek could be straight out of “Friday the 13th.” But instead of Jason Voorhees, the water is haunted by Sally Hamilton, who was murdered under a bridge in 1813.

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Spook Rock Road, Hudson

Legend says a Native American woman and Dutchman were killed in the woods next to this road. You can hear their moans from the area near the rock formation, but only at night!

Ten Broeck Mansion, Albany

This 1859 mansion is frequented by a 17th-century Dutch soldier with a metal helmet–although no one knows his connection to the grounds.

The West Hall at Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute

RPI students and staff have reportedly been confronted by the ghosts of nurses and patients in this building, the former Old Troy Hospital which was built in 1868.

Related: A Beginner’s Guide to Tackling the Hudson Valley’s Trails

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