Hamilton’s Dark History

Only dark and violent stories from true history.  Not the Hamilton you know!

Events like executions and trials, names like Rocco Perri and the murderess Evelyn Dick… all where they happened.

Why our city has a terrible reputation for executions, and the death citizens wanted.  Proving this was a mafia town, featuring the site of an assassination and the rise and fall of Canada’s own Al Capone.


Rocco Perri

King of the Bootleggers & Hamilton’s rich mob history

Evelyn Dick

Infamous killer of the Torso murder in 1946 & the circus that was her life

A Hanging

Like done in Hamilton back in 1828, sealing our dark reputation

The Alley Behind Radius

Near 151 James St. South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


Adults . . . . . . . $13.27
Kids 13 & under . . . . $6.19
Seniors 60 & over . $10.62
+ HST Tax / No Hidden Fees!

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A focus on masterful storytelling at a reasonable price (with no hidden fees!)  We’ve put special attention into respecting the people’s stories.  A dedication to traditional styles mixed with natural (and interesting) odd history. It’s been our specialty since 2003.

If you have a group of 8 or more people, we may be able to provide a discount (depending on night and time of year). To find out Make Contact with us, mention the number of people and desired date for your group.

Our archive consists of articles showing off ghost stories in this very haunted city of Hamilton.  But I’m obsessed.  Strange and dark history mix amazingly into ghostly tales.

The Hamilton’s Dark History tour is made up of these stories.  Vagabonds outside of the paranormal but oh so interesting.

To get a feel for Hamilton’s darkness, read these…

Albion Falls : A Dark Town of Hamilton – The stories of what could have been Canada’s most dark town. Wiped away by progress, read how this site became a mob dumping ground, where the Torso case began and it’s tragic ghost.
Dundas District School : A Death Pact – You don’t expect school officials to act in such a manner. Adoring the building so much, they said, “Whoever dies first must return!”. Russell agreed, and died first.
Custom House : Hamilton’s Most Haunted – Darkness surrounds this structure, as proven by our previous tours and hunts. Many dark occurrences, and a ghost generations old.
Whitehern Mansion : Hamilton’s Secret Haunt – A secret and hidden historical mansion, and a ghost known but never talked about. Read about his tragic life and death…

Daniel of the Ghost Walks

I'm a paranormal enthusiast since founding Haunted Hamilton back in 1999. Started with Hamilton's Bellevue Mansion (2000) and been hooked ever since. Left HH in 2012 to focus on my passion, the Ghost Walks. I love telling the stories of witnesses, and from the past, with the goal of proving ghosts are real.

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