The following is a list of allegedly haunted locations in Yonkers, 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!!
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#1 - Lee Ave
Coordinates: 40.912047°, -73.878766°
Location Address: Lee Ave, Yonkers, New York
Residents of Lee Avenue in Yonkers, New York claim their homes are frequently visited by violent, aggressive spirits who torment their inhabitants. Reports of paranormal activity range from encountering malevolent spirits, to hearing disembodied voices, to having objects thrown across the room by an unseen entity. Former residents have also reported feeling as if they were being possessed by a demonic entity, and several attempts to exorcise the houses have been attempted over the years. Many believe the buildings on Lee Avenue were built over an ancient Native American burial ground, and in June of 2012 a book was published by a former Lee Avenue resident about the allegedly haunted location, called The Lee Avenue Haunting.
#2 - Oakland Cemetery
Coordinates: 40.938975°, -73.880315°
Location Address: 2 Saw Mill River Road, Yonkers, New York
Oakland Cemetery in Yonkers, New York was established in 1783 as a burial ground for American soldiers who were killed in the American Revolutionary War. It was later used to bury Civil War soldiers in the late 1800's, but over the years fell into a state of disrepair. Visitors report encountering the spirits of three ghostly women who appear to protect the cemetery from vandalism, though their identities are unknown.
#3 - Public School No. 13
Coordinates: 40.913685°, -73.890328°
Location Address: 195 McLean Ave, Yonkers, New York
Students at Public School No. 13 in Yonkers, New York (sometimes referred to simply as "P.S. 13") report encountering the spirit of a young girl in a white dress, whose apparition quickly vanishes when approached. Although many claim to witness the young girl's spirit, the reason for her presence is unknown.
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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.