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Real Haunted Places Across Kansas

Across ##Region##, there are countless locations that are believed to be haunted, ranging from houses & hotels, to lighthouses, roadways, and wooded areas - ghosts and spirits don't seem to discriminate when it comes to what locations they're haunting! Find out all about Kansas's unique haunted locales, many of which are open to the public, and if you're feeling very brave, visit one of these exciting haunted places!
 
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  •   Moose Lodge #555 Topeka, KS
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    This moose lodge is no longer open, but it was believed to be haunted by at least three spirits. One is that of a police officer who was shot by a burglar on the roof, and two women. Read More

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  •   Tuck U Inn At Glick Mansion Atchison, KS
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    This historic inn is over a century old and is said to be haunted by a resident ghost who likes to make noises, including footsteps at night and opening and closing doors. Read More

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  • Fort Scott Fort Scott, KS
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    Dating back to 1842, this fort was originally called Camp Scott in honor of General Winfield Scott. It was restored to a historic site and is believed to be quite haunted. Soldier and officer ghosts are said to linger here and have been spotted on the lawn, in the courtyard and in the cell blocks and stables. They've been known to have conversation with visitors, who thought the ghosts... Read More

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    This store is said to be no longer in operation, but was housed in a historic building that is more than 100 years old. Both customers and staff members have reported smelling perfume while no one was around, and have heard disembodied footsteps on the upper floor. Figures dressed in period clothing have been spotted, appearing and disappearing in a number of spots throughout the store,... Read More

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  •   Rivendell Book Store Abilene, KS
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    Haunting reports at this bookstore include shadowy figures, the unexplained sound of jingle bells at Christmastime, and books that are pushed from the shelves by unseen hands. Some stories say one of the books that fell from the shelves was titled "Living with Ghosts." Read More

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  •   Dale Apartments Coffeyville, KS
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    This historic apartment complex is rumored to be haunted by the sounds of moans and screams. A shadowy apparition has also been spotted, and is said to slam doors. Read More

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  •   Kansas State Capitol Topeka, KS
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    Also known as the People's House, this state capitol building dates back to the early 1900s and is believed to be haunted by a worker who died here on the job. Stories say that since town records show a man was never paid his last check, and had no surviving family members, he still works his job as a spirit - and has been heard hammering at night. Another ghost said to haunt the... Read More

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  •   Fort Hays Ellis, KS
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    Fort Hays was a U.S. Army Post that was once known as Fort Fletcher, and was active from 1865-1889, used during the American Indian Wars. It opened as a historical park in 1929, and is believed to be haunted by a ghost known as the Blue Light Lady. Stories say she was a woman named Elizabeth Polly, who died in 1867 of cholera while she has been taking care of the sick during a cholera... Read More

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    The stadium at this university was dedicated in the early '20s in remembrance of students and graduates who died in WWII. The East Stadium was the college's athletic center until the 1950s, when a new center was constructed. A ghostly football player named Nick was killed during a game, and is said to haunt the area, stomping on the theater stage and in the hallways. He is also known to... Read More

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  •   Atchison Daily Globe Atchison, KS
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    The Atchison Daily Globe is a local newspaper office that is believed to be haunted by a newspaper editor who died under mysterious circumstances. Witnesses have claimed to hear the back door, although locked, open and close by itself. Read More

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  •   Old Abilene Town Abilene, KS
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    This location features living history from the Old Days of Wild Bill Hickok, including mock gunfights, shopping at the "General Store," and even some ghosts! The location was listed on the "Ghost Tours of Kansas" as the most haunted spot in all of Kansas in 2012. Read More

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  •   Hutchinson Public Library Hutchinson, KS
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    A former librarian is said to haunt the Hutchinson Public Library. Her name was Ida Day Holzapfel, and she died in a car accident on her way to her first day at another library. She began working at the library in 1915 and died in 1954. Her apparition has been spotted, and has even talked to a staff member in the basement of the library. Read More

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    This bed and breakfast is now closed down, but the manor house it was stored in was previously a funeral parlour and is believed to be haunted. Haunting reports here include voices that come from the dining room when no one is around and shadowy apparitions in the guest rooms at night. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Hotels & Lodging | Real Haunted Places

  •   New Century Air Center Johnson County, KS
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    This combat pilot training center dates back to WWII to the Vietnam War era, and now operates as a commercial airport, industrial complex and business center. Around 1960, a pilot died in an airplane crash, which is believed to be the source of the hauntings that happen in the Army Reserve Chinook helicopter unit. Reports here include unexplained voices, whistles, apparitions, and... Read More

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  •   Fort Riley Milford, KS
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    This Civil War fort dates back to the 1850s and witnesses have reported seeing apparitions of a woman in chains wandering around the fields, and a group of spectral riders that appear on the Cavalry Parade Field. One is said to dismount, while the others ride away. Inside the Custer House Museum, visitors have claimed to have heard stomping boots, and have said that a teddy bear in a... Read More

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  •   Sauer Castle Kansas City, KS
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    This German Gothic Mansion dates back to the 1700s and was built by German businessman Anton Philip Sauer for his wife and their five daughters. Witnesses have reported hauntings including lights that appear to float around the property and in the lookout tower, sounds of crying, laughing, and shouting. Apparitions have also been spotted here, including that of a little boy, a woman on... Read More

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  •   Jayhawk Tower Topeka, KS
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    Dating back to the 1930s, this building was once "Hotel Jayhawk," and is a popular stop on local ghost tours. The ghost stories are so well known that the Jayhawk Tower even hosted the performance of a play dedicated to claims of paranormal activity experienced within the building. Read More

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    Witnesses have reported disembodied voices talking, footsteps that walk across the stage, and chairs that move from place to place, all while the area is empty. Read More

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    Dating back to 1860, this station is a state park that features a museum and visitor center. Both guests have employees have reported strange activity here, including apparitions of Pony Express riders who have been spotted in the summer months, the sounds of running hooves and shouts. Cold spots have been felt inside the station, and the apparition of a rider with arrows sticking out... Read More

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  •   Hutchinson Municipal Court Hutchinson, KS
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    The fifth floor of this courthouse is said to be haunted by a woman's ghost. Her apparition has been spotted wearing white, and she has been blamed for slamming doors and messing with files. Read More

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