The 10 Terrifying Tales of Pittsburgh Haunting

The 10 Terrifying Tales of Pittsburgh Haunting

While Pittsburgh is not "Smoky City" Best this prestigious hospital system, a devout sports teams, and is known for a handful of higher education institutions, Pittsburgh banker without its fair share of stories.

Also, Tom Savini and George Romero's Living Dead strong effect on the night of makeup wizardry, Pittsburgh also has its fair share of ghostly. Ten Pittsburgh terrible stories of haunting are after him!

10. Byers-Lyons Mansion

Built in 1898 by Alexander Byers, former Byers- is located on the same avenue as the Congelier Leon Mansion Mansion. Location Byers Hall, Allegheny County Community College serves as a student union building and administrative office.

Byers lived in a wing of the mansion, the daughter of Byer Maude, and live in her husband, John Lyon, the other wing. In 1902, I Dozed 'time off to see her babysitter Leon Levin. Lyons' daughter plummeted to his death when he managed to crawl over broken window and a skylight. The next day, overcome by guilt, Lyons' Nanny says please do not blame me "in the dust." And later hanged himself.

Many Lyons' daughter watched. Nothing is heard loud thud to the ground under babysitter or kill the female body. Other building stairwell seen wandering phantom babysitter. In 1990, Allegheny County Community College removed the roof of the building but continued modest competition.

9. The Congelier Mansion

In addition, Manchester is often the quiet residential neighborhood of Pittsburgh's North Side in 1129 Ridge Avenue, Congelier Mansion, an exceptional events whose authenticity is a site of the former site. Those who believe it went as far as to turn the former mansion is located on the site of minor incidents "that a house fire."

Allegedly, Charles W. Congelier, a carpetbagger, mansion built. In 1871, Congelier wife, Lyda, and is claimed to have discovered that her husband was having an affair, the family's maid. Congelier Congelier stabbed to death his wife and maid beheaded. Railway workers have been called out of the house, haunting cry. Dr. Adolph C. Brunrichter later claimed to experiments on the young women's severed head. In 1920, announced his plans to invent a machine to communicate with the dead, by Thomas Edison visited address.

In 1927, one of the heirs to the legacy of Congelier claimed. Finally, on November 14, 1927, home mysterious explosion. The strange story, the real story likely it is a combination of fact and fiction. Parts of the story are pure fiction: (1) record, Charles W. Congelier or his wife to exist, (3) a house a mansion on the site but it was not a simple (2) 1871 The row home no record of murder, (4) Dr. Adolph C. Brunrichter no records exist, there is no record (5) that Edison ever visited the residence, and (5) gas storage tank explosion at the fair on November 14, while the gas company, 1927, suffered only minor damage from the explosion.

8. Western State Penitentiary

The aviary Pittsburgh Allegheny Commons West, is located in a municipal park located north of Pittsburgh. Between 1826 and 1882, Eastern State Penitentiary National aviary where the Confederate General John Morgan's cavalry were 118 prison officers. Six men died at the scene and was killed trying to escape another man. After hours in the aviary, civil war apparitions have been seen drifting through the host location. Furthermore, apart from the location of the basement of the sound has been heard phantom footsteps popularity through the building. In July 2009, investigators unusual staff admitted with a radio to get the user's attention to contact spirits in the kitchen aviary. Spirit mentioned that he had said that six other spirits from haunted aviary and the birds of the aviary.

7. Troy Hill Fire House

Troy Hill, a neighborhood on the north side of Pittsburgh, Engine House # 39 house. Built in 1901, the last station of Engine House # 39 horse-drawn carriages to the fire. Engine House # 39 was subjected to a working fire exceptional events. The blanket was yanked off the bed of the fire fighters. Window shades raised and lowered randomly. Phantom footsteps sound echoed throughout the building. Fire fighters were sitting around the table playing cards apparitions. Queenie, the firehouse dog, found out till around the station. Forced to close due to budget cuts in 2005, except for the different spectral inhabitants of the Engine House # 39 lie abandoned in Troy Hill.
6. Point State Park

In a rare case of a ghostly Pittsburgh, Point State Park, Fort Duquesne brutal and painful operations on the original site. A particularly gruesome battle, Grant Hill battle was fought on the site. In 1750 and early 1760, Delaware and captured French soldiers along the Seneca Indian tribes and Ohio river bed Fort accompanied by soldiers hoisting pillars. The soldiers said that their necks, slowly, slowly strangling the victim was tortured by the shrinking of the wet leather straps around. Later, in early 1970, a re-enactor was murdered to take part in a battle re-enactment. Location around floating around Fort Pitt Museum, local security guards had called apparitions. Objects referred disappeared or have been found in unusual places. Even claimed to have been strange sounds emanate from empty areas of the museum.

5. Papa J’s Centro

More strange events allies Boulevard, occurred in the building made a long stop in downtown Oakland with a four-lane road connecting the district is located in Pittsburgh. Most recently at an Italian restaurant, dates back to the building, 1860, which was an upscale brothel. The location of at least three assassination site. In one of the bathrooms of the building, a jealous husband who caught his wife in the roof and shot him.

In a rare case of Pittsburgh haunting, in the front room of the building, by her boyfriend on a woman's death, he was employed by the brothel was discovered when wars. Rumored to be building extraordinary events are myriad. Baby, who is shown with a hall in old photographs, location is said to haunt. Wash his hands in the toilet, called a customer saw the reflection of an elderly woman in a babushka. A girl called tip on the food tray once living in the building. Glass is also claimed to be flying off the shelves. After the blessing of a priest location, was added to increase the amount of marginal activity.

4. Shiloh Grille

Pittsburgh's Mount on Mount Washington is home to Shiloh Grlile, Katherine Soffel. In 1902, Soffel, Allegheny County Jail Warden's wife, Ed Biddle, who has fallen in love with an imprisoned criminal "gang chloroform was part of the process" and wait. After smuggling a gun into the prison, Soffel and Biddle eventually were caught in a farmhouse on the outskirts of Pittsburgh. Biddle died, while Soffle Allegheny County spent several years in prison. Later, after the flood Grille Soffle houses and is said to haunt the property which he died. 1984 film, Mrs. Soffel, starring Diane Keaton and Mel Gibson have shown more events.

3. The Lady in White

Point Park University has three theaters, including the Performing Arts Center, Pittsburgh Playhouse, Hamlet Street Theater. Playhouse while you get a handful degree of ghost stories, the most famous story white lady, who is believed to be asked to perform an actress during the 1930 Hamlet Street Theater. I discovered this on their wedding day, she had an affair with a woman to her husband with a local brothel. In a passionate rage, she shot her husband and her lover then climbed Hamlet Street Theater balcony before jumping to his death. Playhouse stagehand ran out quickly and never returned.

2. Thaw Mansion

Located in the former mansion of William Thaw Thaw Pittsburgh Allegheny City, who earned his fortune in the railroad industry was built. Son of Harry Thaw, Evelyn Nesbit, Harry fell in love with a beautiful woman who convinced him to marry her. Where the famous architect Sanford White after the dissolution of the marriage relationship, Nesbit moved to New York City. During a 1906 dinner theater presentation, Harry White was shot three times, exclaiming, "You ruined my wife!" Harry Nesbit later divorced. Some visitors have Nesbit Thaw Mansion is seen, in which a black silhouette of a woman. Pittsburghers spirit of love, is called "gray lady."

1. Slag Pile Annie

Pittsburgh's Monongahela River, is home to the former Anne Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation mill in a few miles south of the slag heap. He saw a woman dressed in a red Bandana and clothes when the well-known story about Annie slag heap, was one of Jones and Laughlin Steel worker grinder poorly lit tunnels in 1950. The man said that when "Lady, first," she said, "I can not die. No's slag heap Annie since the furnace was demolished to kill you, better get out of here. no wonder I'm quite dead. ",.