There are many haunted locations around Central New York and one of them, known to many as "Homer's House," has been demolished. On Middle Settlement Road just past Twin Orchards set back in the woods once stood an old white house. Now it's just an empty lot.
Nestled deep in the Adirondack Park is the town of Tahawus. Discovered by explorers Archibald McIntyre and David Henderson in 1826, from 1827 to 1857, it was the location of a mining operation ran by the Adirondack Iron Works Company.
During the 1800s in America, the mentally ill were not treated kindly. For the most part, if unable to afford expensive private care they were forced into poorhouses. While these poorhouses were designed to provide the mentally ill and disabled with care and support, often times they were mistreated…
Haunted locations vary greatly from creaky old houses to churches and even revolutionary war battlefields but some of the most haunted locations are those you wouldn't expect. One of the most reportedly haunted locations in Central New York is actually the New Hartford High School.
In the 1800s, when boats were the main form of transportation, lighthouses dotted the landscape. These buildings provided a guide for travelers, helping them locate shore, and navigate in poor weather conditions.