Haunted Places in Avard, Oklahoma



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    Vina Rae's Grill & Graze

    Avard, Oklahoma

    Vina Rae's Grill & Graze cafe in the old high school gym is said to be haunted. Orbs turn up in photographs, odors such as burning hair seem to come from nowhere, and the sounds of footsteps, voices, and knocking have been reported. The apparition of a headless woman showed ...


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    Cherokee Strip Museum

    Alva, Oklahoma

    9.2 miles from Avard, OK

    The upper two floors of the museum have been bricked up, and it is believed the ghostly activity has shifted to the lower floor of the museum building. Ghostly voices have been heard, cold spots are felt and a piano in the reception area plays by itself. Ghostly apparitions and ...


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    Eastman Hotel

    Waynoka, Oklahoma

    9.3 miles from Avard, OK

    Rumor has it that although this building stands abandoned, here you may hear a ghostly baby cry, a man yelling, and the jingling of the doorman's keys. You may also see apparitions of former owners or hear them whistling.


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    Achenbach Memorial Hospital

    Hardtner, Kansas

    23.4 miles from Avard, OK

    Reported occurrences that seem to speak for the hospital being haunted are many, including 1) The first-floor men's room is said to always be 15-20 degrees colder than the rest of the building; 2) Witnesses describe a feeling of being watched by something unseen; 3) Bloody footprints can be seen ...


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    Flower Pot Mountain

    Medicine Lodge, Kansas

    37.3 miles from Avard, OK

    There are many different tellings of the legend of Flower Pot Mountain, so the story will differ depending on whom you speak to. However, some versions involve a ghost with a hidden diary, a gnarled tree, and a Native American massacre of pioneer settlers who once thought the Indians to ...


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    Knox Building

    Enid, Oklahoma

    54.5 miles from Avard, OK

    Dating back to 1921, the historic building is now occupied by a symphony orchestra. The music director has reported encountering the apparition of a workman known as 'George', whom he once greeted after mistaking him for a maintenance worker sent to repair the faulty elevator. Alas, upon calling the ...


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    Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse

    Enid, Oklahoma

    54.7 miles from Avard, OK

    Staff at the children's museum, housed in a historic warehouse, have reportedly received phone calls from within the building after the place has closed down for the night. Upon investigation, the museum is empty. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Old Gaslight Theatre

    Enid, Oklahoma

    54.7 miles from Avard, OK

    The old theatre has now closed down. However, the place is apparently still haunted by the ghost of a man known as 'Alton', the former owner of the adjacent mercantile. Witnesses say his footsteps can still be heard throughout the building. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Garfield Furniture - Grand Avenue Hotel

    Enid, Oklahoma

    54.7 miles from Avard, OK

    The 1898 Grand Avenue Hotel, now a furniture store, is possibly haunted by the apparition of John Wilkes Booth. He stayed at the hotel in 1903, and committed suicide through strychnine poisoning under the pseudonym David E. George. The owners of the place say that the room he died ...


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    Noble House Restaurant and Hotel

    Watonga, Oklahoma

    62.6 miles from Avard, OK

    This quaint 1912 hotel and restaurant features rooms named after local residents, and is rumoured to have several ghost stories associated with the building. Guests staying on the second floor claim to have heard footsteps on the roof, strange whispering voices and have felt a cold presence in their ...


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    Dead Women Crossing

    Weatherford, Oklahoma

    78.5 miles from Avard, OK

    This small community has a haunting name with a story behind it. Its origin is said to be a story involving Katie DeWitt James, a schoolteacher, and Fannie Norton, alleged to be a prostitute. When Katie filed for divorce in 1905, she took her baby on the train and went ...


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    Kiowa Cemetery

    Hammon, Oklahoma

    85.1 miles from Avard, OK

    At Kiowa Cemetery, folks have reported the apparition of a Native American sitting on a horse just inside the gate. Other apparitions have been reported as well, both at night and in the daytime.


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    Fort Reno

    El Reno, Oklahoma

    89.2 miles from Avard, OK

    Fort Reno, named for General Jesse L. Reno, who died at the Battle of South Mountain, became a permanent post in July 1875. It is said to be haunted by shadow figures, apparitions of children, and phantom sounds made by ghostly soldiers.


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    Old Bessie Gymnasium

    Bessie, Oklahoma

    91.4 miles from Avard, OK

    The old gymnasium used to be a morgue, and there have been reports of paranormal activity inside the old building. The apparition of a previous caretaker from the building has been in the gymnasium wearing a top hat and a black trench coat. He disappears when approached by visitors or ...


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    Stone Lion Inn

    Guthrie, Oklahoma

    94.1 miles from Avard, OK

    One ghost who haunts this inn is said to be a little girl named Augusta. She is around 8 years old and frequents the third floor. She moves objects and touches guests on the cheek while they are asleep. Another haunt who resides here is that of a man who ...


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    Old Santa Fe Depot of Guthrie

    Guthrie, Oklahoma

    94.6 miles from Avard, OK

    As of January 2013, this 1900s train depot is no longer in operation, and stands empty and for sale. The old Harvey House restaurant was here, and the Harvey family lived upstairs for years. Legend has it that Mrs. Harvey's ghost still lingers here, and has been seen peeking out ...


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    Blue Belle Saloon

    Guthrie, Oklahoma

    94.7 miles from Avard, OK

    Blue Belle Saloon is a turn-of-the-century structure that was once a bordello run by madame Miss Lizzie. Apparitions have been seen of men and bordello girls, thought to be Miss Lizzie and two of her girls, Claudia and Estelle. Claudia was allegedly beaten to death and buried inside the saloon. ...


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    Elk City Ramada

    Elk City, Oklahoma

    96.3 miles from Avard, OK

    The haunted room at this hotel is Room 110. Here, guests have reported seeing the apparition of a man and witnessing poltergeist pranks.


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    Arcadian Inn

    Edmond, Oklahoma

    102.9 miles from Avard, OK

    Local folk say that the 1908 historic bed and breakfast is haunted by the ghost of Edith Ruhl, the wife of the doctor who built the original mansion. The inn is believed to have closed down. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Central Plains Novelty Store

    Wichita, Kansas

    104.4 miles from Avard, OK

    This original historic building is over one hundred years old, and the staff here have reported many instances of paranormal activity. Staff and customers have reported smelling perfume when there is no one around and hearing disembodied footsteps on the upper floor. Strange lights and figures in period clothing have ...


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    Reno County Museum

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    104.6 miles from Avard, OK

    The buildings that make up the Reno County Museum are both over 100 years old. There were several deaths recorded in the Rosemont apartment building,one of the buildings that became the Reno County Museum. Former staff and visitors have reported hearing strange noises and seeing the apparition of a little girl ...


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    Hutchinson Municipal Court

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    104.6 miles from Avard, OK

    At this city courthouse, the fifth floor is said to be haunted by the spirit of a woman. Her apparition in white has been spotted, and she is blamed for slamming doors and files that appear to have been moved or tampered with.


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    Fox Theater

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    104.8 miles from Avard, OK

    Doors slam late at night, theater seats lift and lower as if someone unseen is using them, and in 2001, the glass from a fire extinguisher panel broke by itself when no one was around.


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    Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview

    Wichita, Kansas

    104.8 miles from Avard, OK

    Some strange occurrences reported in this hotel include lights that flicker only in the guest rooms (not the hallways), and violently shaking doors. Also, the furniture is rearranged within seconds of a person leaving a room.


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    Hutchinson Public Library

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    105.3 miles from Avard, OK

    Ida Day Holzapfel, according to local lore, is the ghost who haunts the library. The former librarian, who began working here in 1915, may never have left. She is said to reside in the basement, watching over her beloved library. She left in 1954 to become a catalog librarian for ...


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    Wildmead Cemetery

    Nickerson, Kansas

    107.8 miles from Avard, OK

    Legend has it that this cemetery has a guardian, one who may appear as a woman, a light, or even a demon. Those who visit the cemetery because they have family buried there will be protected by the guardian. But those who come only to cause trouble? Beware!


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    The County Line - Gabriella's Italian Grill

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    108.3 miles from Avard, OK

    Gabriella's Italian Grill, formerly The County Line barbecue restaurant, is housed in a building that has been a Prohibition-era dance hall, a gambling establishment and a bordello. Legend has it that the joint was a favorite hangout of famed gangster Pretty Boy Floyd. One ghost known to reside here is ...


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    Henry Overholser Mansion

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    109.8 miles from Avard, OK

    Built in 1903, the 20-room Victorian mansion is home to some eerie occurrences. During tours, some visitors have had their hair pulled or had something unseen jostle them. At least one young boy has seen the apparition of a woman believed to be Mrs. Overholser.


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    Langston's Western Wear

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    110.3 miles from Avard, OK

    The 1919 building that houses Langston's Western Wear was originally a dance hall and bar. It is said to be haunted by two ghosts, Rose and Patty, who are trying to find each other. The 1920s-1930s women were sisters and taxi dancers at the dance hall when a jealous boyfriend ...


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    The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    110.9 miles from Avard, OK

    Rumor has it that a former maid killed herself and her illegitimate daughter by jumping out the window here. It is these deaths that folks say spurred the hauntings. Female guests have reported hearing infants' cries during the night, and male guests have been propositioned by a female voice, or ...


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    Oaklawn Memorial Gardens

    Spencer, Oklahoma

    113.3 miles from Avard, OK

    At Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, several graves date back to the 1800s and there is said to be a statue of Jesus missing several fingers and an eye. Witnesses say ghostly orbs turn up in some photos taken here.


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    Moore First United Methodist Church

    Moore, Oklahoma

    118.8 miles from Avard, OK

    The church turned 125 this year and has some history. As a 125 year old church something probably haunts it. It has been set on fire, torn down, and a whole lot of other stuff. some people have said that a black shadow in the shape of a woman. ...


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    S and J Marketplace

    Norman, Oklahoma

    126.8 miles from Avard, OK

    The antiques store is rumoured to be haunted. Disembodied footsteps have been heard in empty aisles, and temperature drops have been reported with no apparent source. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Historic Sooner Theater

    Norman, Oklahoma

    126.8 miles from Avard, OK

    The 1929 Sooner Theater is haunted by the 'White Lady', the apparition of an elegant woman in a white dress seen descending the main staircase. Others claim to have heard the wails of a crying baby. The theater is a stop on the local ghost tour. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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