The following is a list of some of the most notoriously haunted locations in Ft. Edward, New York. To view my full list of ghost stories and haunted locations in New York, Click Here. And if you liked this list, be sure to check out my new book, The Folklore & Haunted Locations Guide: New York, available on Amazon!!
#1 - Anvil Inn Restaurant
Coordinates: 43.264590°, -73.583360°
Location Address: 67 Broadway, Fort Edward, New York
Constructed in the 1840's as a blacksmith shop, the Anvil Inn in Fort Edward, New York is said to be haunted by the spirit of a woman whose apparition is allegedly seen by patrons at the bar. Guests report experiencing strange paranormal phenomena, such as cold spots, doors opening and closing by themselves, and objects such as plates and bottles being dropped to the floor by an unseen entity. Employees also report experiencing lights and other electronic devices turning on and off by themselves.
#2 - Ft. Hudson Health System
Coordinates: 43.280690°, -73.588397°
Location Address: 319 Broadway, Fort Edward, New York
Fort Hudson Health System in Fort Edward, New York is an assisted living home for senior citizens. It is said to be haunted by the spirit of a man in a black suit, whose apparition is often seen by residents at night, as well as the spirit of a woman in a white dress, known as "The Lady In White." Employees and residents often report experiencing other paranormal activity, such as cold spots, sudden drops in temperature, and feeling the presence of an unseen entity.
#3 - Jane McCrea House
Coordinates: 43.267392°, -73.585387°
Location Address: 111 Broadway, Fort Edward, New York
The Jane McCrea House in Fort Edward, New York is said to be haunted by the spirit of a woman named Jane McCrea, who was killed by Native American warriors in July of 1777. According to legend, Jane McCrea was engaged to a British soldier when fighting broke out in the fort. When Jane attempted to flee, she was captured and later scalped after a failed ransom negotiation with British troops. Ever since, her spirit is said to haunt the Jane McCrea House, and residents report experiencing strange paranormal phenomena, such as apparitions, disembodied voices, footsteps, and lights turning on and off by themselves.
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Brian Weaver is the founder and creator of GhostQuest.net, one of the internet’s most comprehensive databases for haunted locations, urban legends, and folklore tales throughout the United States. He grew up in rural New England, where he attended college for Computer Science.