Have you ever dug into Halifax's haunted tales? An old city with plenty of history, Halifax is no stranger to suspicious happenings and unexplainable events. Read on for the paranormal stories of Halifax's most haunted places:

Foggy Halifax harbour

The Ghosts of the Five Fisherman Restaurant

Countless ghost sightings have happened at the Five Fisherman Restaurant in Downtown Halifax. From glasses flying off shelves to taps turning themselves on and off to mysterious whispers in the night, the ghosts of the Five Fisherman like to make themselves known.

Before becoming the popular fine seafood restaurant that it is today, the building was home to J.A. Snow Funeral Home which housed thousands of victims from two tragedies: the sinking of the Titanic and the Halifax Explosion. Perhaps some of these spirits never left?

Five Fisherman Restaurant in Downtown Halifax

Citadel Hill National Historic Site

Dozens of ghost sightings have been documented at Citadel Hill National Historic Site, one of Canada's oldest national historic sites, over the years. Once a British fort housing prisoners and keeping an active keeping watch over the city, the eeriness of the tunnels of Halifax Citadel is undebatable.

Get the full ghostly experience on of their Ghost Tours, where you'll wander the tunnels and prison cells by candlelight and get on the spooky details.

Halifax Citadel Tunnel

The Legend of Peggy's Cove

There are many stories surrounding Peggy's Cove and the origins of its name, including one particularly spooky tale of a woman named Margaret and her untimely death at the cove. As the story goes, Margaret (also known as Peggy), settled in Peggy's Cove and married a local fisherman after losing her children in an accident. She often walked along the dangerous rocks of the cove as she grieved her children. In an attempt to cheer her up one day, her husband joined her on the rocks and performed a silly dance, tragically causing him to fall into the sea where he was killed instantly by the waves. Devastated, Margaret jumped into the ocean after him, taking her own life. Margaret is said to have never left Peggy's Cove, her spirit still strolling the rocks in a blue dress, grieving the loss of her family.

Peggy's Cove during Storm

The Face in the Window at St. Paul's Anglican Church

An inexplicable face remains in a second floor window of St. Paul's Anglican Church since the Halifax Explosion. To this day nobody really knows how the face got there, or whose it is.

Some people believe that the silhouette belongs to the deacon, who is said to have been standing parallel to the window when the explosion happened, and the intense light and heat from the disaster etched his profile on the glass forever.

Pay the mysterious face a visit by looking up to the church windows on the second floor from Argyle Street in Downtown Halifax.

St. Paul's Anglican Church at night

Alexander Keith's Brewery

Alexander Keith is said to have never left his beloved brewery, even a century and a half after his death. Countless sightings of the renowned businessman and politician have been reported over the years.

Alexander Keith's Brewery Downtown Halifax

Have you ever had a paranormal encounter in Halifax? Let us know in the comments below!

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