What is Burnside Plantation? Burnside Plantation is a haunted house located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This plantation was once inhabited by the Burnside family, but now it’s home to some very spooky spirits! Located at Burnside Park, this plantation is open year-round for ghostly tours and other events. During your visit, you can explore the grounds with one of our tour guides who will share local folklore from years past and present as they guide you through the hallways of Burnside Plantation. Don’t forget to look out for our resident ghosts on your way through the maze of corridors and staircases! Learn information about Bethlehem, PA.
When was Burnside built? Burnside Plantation was originally constructed in 1802 by Samuel Burnside who died at the age of 29 when his carriage overturned near what would become Fort Snyder (now located on Burnside Park). The Burnsides had eight children and the youngest, George Augustus Burnside (the son of Samuel’s second wife), was just a few months old when he inherited Burnside Plantation. Discover facts about Bethlehem, PA’s Illick’s Mill Park: A Quiet Oasis in the City.
Burnside Plantation is a great place for locals and visitors to explore the spooky side of Bethlehem. Burnside Plantation is open Wednesday and Thursday night from September to October, Friday and Saturday night in October, all day on Halloween Day, November through December. Burnside Plantation offers a variety of events so there’s always something new for our visitors to experience! Burnside Plantation is a great place to explore with your friends, family or co-workers!