5 Haunted Places in Michigan
Michigan is full of history and innovation. It is home of the third oldest settlement in the U.S., Sault Ste. Marie founded in 1668. The University of Michigan was the first university established in the states. Michigan contains more than 11,000 inland lakes, 36,000 miles of streams and 116 lighthouses. The state is beautiful, resourceful and haunted. Here are five of the most haunted places in Michigan.
1) Ada Cemetery – This cemetery is located in Ada, Michigan. Looking at it you would not see anything different from any other cemetery. It is said thought that this cemetery haunted by the Ada Witch. Continue to read the story at Haunted Cemetery: Grand Rapids Ada Witch
2) River Raisin Battlefield – During the War of 1812 near the city of Monroe the forces of the British and American collided. The Americans attacked and pushed back the British. The British counter attacked and scattered the Americans. Many were taken prisoner. It was what happened next that made the River Raisin Battlefield haunted. Continue to read the story at River Raisin Battlefield Hauntings.
3) Fort Wayne – The star-shaped fort was built during tension along the Canadian border in 1847. The fort itself was never used in battle however. The hauntings that are claimed here may belong to the land and not the building sitting on it. Continue to read the story at Haunted Places: Detroit’s Fort Wayne.
4) Minnie Quay – Minnie could be arguably the most famous ghost in Michigan. Minnie Quay was 15 years old and belonged to an upper class family. Minnie became enchanted by a young sailor. Her parents did not approve of the couple. Already upset of her parents, word came one day that her love was lost at sea during a storm. Continue to read the story at Minnie Quay and the Lake Huron Haunt.
5) Traverse City State Hospital- First built as Northern Michigan Asylum of the Insane in 1885, it was later named Traverse City State Hospital. The asylum was closed in 1989 and over its history it not only took care of the insane but also people with tuberculosis, typhoid, diphtheria, influenza, and polio during outbreaks. Continue to read the story at The Haunted Traverse City State Hospital.