The Aerie Ballroom in Centralia, Washington

The previous owner of this building was named Jorris Haarstad. It was called Haarstad Hall when he and his wife owned the building. It was originally The Centralia Eagles Aerie number 512 when it opened in 1926. Jorris and his wife also founded The Centralia Beauty College which is still here on our ground floor some 40 years later. Jorris committed suicide at another location in Centralia, but many people believe that his ghost or spirit returned to the Aerie Ballroom after his death. Employees and patrons have experienced strange happenings for years including voices, strange sounds and footsteps, shadow figures, cold spots and more

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