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Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada

Happy Halloween from the Trent-Severn!

Happy Halloween!

The Peterborough Lift Lock began construction in 1896 and opened to boaters in July of 1904. With 8 years of construction and over 100 years of history since then, it should come as no surprise that it has become subject of some supernatural tales.

Something Mysterious is Going on at the Peterborough Lift Lock



Ryan from Parks Canada travels to the Peterborough Lift Lock to meet with Lockmaster Ed to learn all about the ghosts of the PLL.



Videos Looking at the Paranormal Activity at the PLL



Over the years, paranormal investigators and video crews have visited the Peterborough Lift Lock to share the lock and its ghostly inhabitants with the world. Here’s a look from the television series Creepy Canada and Destination Fear!



The Ghosts of the Peterborough Lift Lock



Lockmaster Ed has worked at the Lift Lock since 1990 and has a few stories he loves to share with fearless visitors when asked about the possibility of the site being haunted.