The following is a list of allegedly haunted locations in Rome, 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 - Ft. Stanwix National Monument
Coordinates: 43.210587°, -75.455292°
Location Address: 100 N. James Street, Rome, New York, 13440
Fort Stanwix in Rome, New York was constructed in 1758 by British troops, and was later captured by Colonial militia forces during the American Revolutionary War. Visitors report encountering apparitions and shadow figures dressed in British and Colonial military uniforms, as well as hearing the disembodied sounds of war drums and muskets being fired in the distance. Others report feeling cold spots, as well as experiencing other unexplained paranormal activity, such as lights flickering, and doors opening and closing by themselves. Security guards working at the fort have also reported experiencing motion sensor alarms being triggered late at night when the location is empty, as well as capturing strange disembodied sounds.
#2 - Rome Capitol Theater
Coordinates: 43.212232°, -75.460127°
Location Address: 220 W. Dominick Street, Rome, New York, 13440
Employees at Rome Capitol Theater in Rome, New York report witnessing apparitions, as well as experiencing a variety of paranormal phenomena, such as doors opening and closing by themselves, disembodied voices, and the unexplained sounds of an organ being played late at night. Employees also report hearing the disembodied sounds of a performance being held when the building is otherwise empty. The Rome Capitol Theater originally opened in December of 1928 as a movie house.
#3 - Rome Catholic School
Coordinates: 43.212747°, -75.451123°
Location Address: 400 Floyd Ave, Rome, New York, 13440
Established in 1963, Rome Catholic School is a private Catholic elementary school in Rome, New York. The location is rumored to be haunted by the spirit of a former nun, whose apparition is allegedly seen by students and employees. Although many claim Rome Catholic School is haunted, very little information about this location is available.
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