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Marci Sischo | 10/19/2020 | Archived

Haunted Corvallis

Corvallis is home to a handful of haunted locations, including - according to local legend - Cheldelin Middle School, Crescent Valley High School, and Oregon State University, as well as a cemetery, a bridge, and other locations.

Oregon State University is the most well-known haunted location in Corvallis, with ghosts in residence at Community Hall, Sackett Hall, and Waldo Hall. Cheldelin Middle School is supposedly home to the ghost of a janitor, and Crescent Valley High School's theater department apparently boasts a cranky poltergeist. In other parts of town, a warlock haunts Crystal Lake Masonic Cemetery, and the Whiteside Theatre is home to the spirit of Lillian McElroy Taylor, a vaudeville star who haunted the organ in the theater.

Check out the articles below for some of the the spooky details of Corvallis' local hauntings.

1. Corvallis Hauntings (Corvallis Advocate)

Read up on hauntings at Oregon State University, local schools, a cemetery, a bridge, and more. Read more.

2. Haunted Waldo? (Where's Waldo?, OSU)

Oregon State University's "Where's Waldo?" article covers some of the haunted history of Waldo Hall, including some details on their famous ghost, Ida Kidder. Read more.

3. Haunted Campus (Albany Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University's ghosts are easily Corvallis' most famous. The DH has an in-depth article on Ida Kidder, Waldo Hall's resident haunt. Read more.

4. Haunting at Sackett (Daily Barometer)

Waldo Hall isn't the only haunted location on campus - Sackett Hall supposedly has a ghost of its own. The Daily Barometer covers the tragic history behind Sackett Hall's ghost stories. Read more.

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