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Boldt Castle - Alexandria Bay NY Real Haunt

  • 1 Tennis Island Road
  • Alexandria Bay, NY
  • 315-482-9724
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A large castle built on a scenic island, Boldt Castle is today a popular destination for visitors and wedding receptions. The century-old castle’s origin is, however, one of tragedy. Construction on the 120-room, six story castle began in 1900 when Charles Boldt wanted to establish a grandiose home for his family. He hoped that the castle would be finished in time to be given to his wife, Louise, as a Valentine’s Day gift in 1905.

Sadly, that gift would never be given, as Louise died in January of 1904. Heartbroken, Charles called the workers, telling them to cease construction, and never visited the island again. The unfinished building was neglected for 73 years until the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority acquired and restored the building.

Now that the castle is finished and open to the public, many visitors have reported strange occurrences within its walls. People have heard disembodied footsteps throughout the corridors and seen an eerie light in the upper windows. It is believed these paranormal happenings are being caused by the spirits of Charles and Louise Boldt.
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  • Women in an old fashioned white dress

    We where heading to the Island via the city cruise ship lines tours. We spotted a women in a white dress standing near the bridge and then she just dissapeared like she was never even there. Managed to even get a capture of her with my Sony XR10 camera. The other strange phenomenal thing is the picture is blurry and can’t make out the face at all. While one the island I went searching for the lady with the white dress, white hat and dark brown hair, I wanted to find her so that I had an explaination for what we had seen. But there wasn’t any lady dressed that way on the island or did anyone leave in the next boat departing time. Was the Lady seen Louise Boldt.

    Posted 8/9/23

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  • Louise Boldt Ghost

    I costed boldt castle in the summer of 2014. I took some pictures of the outside grounds where Louise was known to be seen and I caught an apparition of her wearing the same blue dress with the white lace that is seen above the fire place. This photo was taken in the flower garden on the right side of the castle

    Posted 10/1/22

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  • Correction

    His name was George Boldt, not Charles.

    Posted 10/18/21

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  • Beautifully Atmospheric

    I visited Boldt Castle with family quite some time ago, can't really pinpoint the date, unfortunately! I caught a photo on my phone of what looks like a faint silhouette of a woman in one of the large upper-floor rooms- still not sure if she was truly there to this day! I've also heard footsteps outdoors on the walkway, and quite a few chilly spots on the stairs.

    Posted 10/9/20

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  • Strange noises

    I was walking up the steps in one of the corridors with my aunt? when we heard scratching and voices inside of the walls. We were completely alone

    Posted 4/18/17

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