Our ghost hunts at Columns Museum are not for the faint of heart.
Columns Museum is one of the most haunted locations in Milford, Pennsylvania.
Paranormal activity includes disembodied voices, doors closing on their own, and shadow figures.
Milford, Pennsylvania is known as a treasure trove of historical buildings and architecture, with more than 450 of the 600 that reside in the Milford Historic District deemed to be historically significant.
Many of these buildings tell stories of this borough’s history which dates back to 1796. Milford was founded by Judge John Biddis, known as one of the original four circuit judges in Pennsylvania.
Walking along broad Street will bring you a beautiful two-story building, featuring four large columns and covered porches on each side. You’ve arrived at the historic and haunted Columns Museum!
The Columns Museum was built in 1904 as a private residence. Since 1930, the mansion has served as the museum for the Pike County Historical Society. Columns Museum holds many historical artifacts.
A rather significant piece is the American Flag which was used as a pillow for President Abraham Lincoln’s head after being shot at the Ford Theatre. The flag still contains some of Lincoln’s blood.
Pike County is only known to have held one public execution. This execution was carried out by hanging. The original noose from that execution is another historic artifact that is held at Columns Museum.
An exhibit for Chief Thundercloud also exists in the museum. Chief Thundercloud was a scout for the American Army, and it is believed his image was used on the buffalo nickel and five-dollar gold piece.
Columns Museum has further displays of mourning clothes, presentations on several early wars, other historically significant pieces (such as William Jennings Bryan fedoras) , and other assorted oddities.
Columns Museum holds an impressive display of artifacts that span different periods of history, with many related to tragic events. The energy that these objects hold has resulted in paranormal activity.
Spend some time waiting just outside the room of Chief Thundercloud. There’s a spirit that is known for clicking sounds, as if someone wearing high heels walks over to the Chief from Mrs. Peirce’s room.
Mrs. Peirce herself may be responsible for closing the door to her room. Quite active, Mrs. Peirce has been seen roaming the second-floor hallway and standing on the stairs. Will you meet Juliette Peirce?
The 3rd-floor servant’s staircase may provide you with the spectral scene of a woman falling while watched by a man. Trekking to the basement, you may encounter the apparition of a small woman.
Mists and figures have been reported in various areas of the Columns Museum. Will you seize the chance to find out their relations to this property or any of the artifacts which are displayed inside?
Columns Museum is a historic location that contains many interesting items from history. The spirits inside could tell many stories of their lives and deaths in this world. Join us for an investigation at Columns Museum and see who you may come in contact with, as well as what they may have to say.