Haunted Places in Cornlea, Nebraska



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    Platte Center Creek

    Platte Center, Nebraska

    11 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The hauntings here are said to be caused by three men who, in the early 1900s, were buried alive when a cave they dug into the creek bed collapsed. Apparitions of all three men are said to show up at night, digging by lantern light. After working a few minutes, ...


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    St. Patrick's Cemetery - Glowing Graveyard

    Columbus, Nebraska

    13.7 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The cemetery, a.k.a. the Glowing Graveyard, is the center of several local ghost stories. For one, the headstones, as you may guess, are said to glow at night by the light of a full moon. Skeptics say this is because of the reflective limestone in the headstones. Another local legend ...


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    Columbus Hy-Vee

    Columbus, Nebraska

    19.6 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The ghost that haunts the Columbus Hy-Vee is nicknamed Scooter. He is said to make screeching sounds near the produce and dairy sections and has appeared to employees at around 2 a.m.


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    Clarkson Historical Opera House

    Clarkson, Nebraska

    23.1 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Local residents and employees have reported hearing ghostly laughter and seeing apparitions in period clothing wandering around the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Skyway Drive-In

    Schuyler, Nebraska

    30.9 miles from Cornlea, NE

    At the Skyway Drive-In, folks say black phantom dogs with a missing eye and a missing leg roam the grounds. Witnesses maintain that f you look away from them, they disappear.


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    Bega Cemetery

    Stanton, Nebraska

    32.1 miles from Cornlea, NE


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    The Hotel Cafe and Saloon

    Scribner, Nebraska

    46.5 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The 1901 Hotel Cafe and Saloon, now operating as a restaurant, is believed to be haunted by victims of murders or suicides thought to have occurred in the building. On the second and third floors, witnesses have seen shadow figures, heard unexplained voices and felt cold spots.


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    Wayne State College - Neihardt Hall

    Wayne, Nebraska

    48 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Neihardt Hall is said to be haunted by Cora, a young woman who committed suicide in the basement. Also, the ghost of a girl who was electrocuted while playing with a ball near bare electrical wires is said to haunt the tunnels between the dorms.


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    Ghost Bridge of Logan Creek

    Pender, Nebraska

    53.9 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Local legend tells of an early-1900s train that was held up by vigilantes chasing down a hired hand who murdered the family that employed him. The train bridge used to cross the Logan Creek, and from this former trestle, the man was hanged. Residents say sometimes a ghost bridge appears ...


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    Barnard Park

    Fremont, Nebraska

    58.2 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Barnard Park was once a cemetery, and it is rumored that when the city moved the bodies and turned it into a park, some of the bodies were missed. Several apparitions are said to roam here late at night, most notably a woman who was following the Mormon Trail and ...


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    Concordia University - David Hall

    Seward, Nebraska

    58.6 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The David Dorm is rumored to be haunted by Native Americans whose 1700s bones were found when the dorm was built in the 1970s. Residents say electronic appliances and showers turn on by themselves.


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    Witch's Grave

    Aurora, Nebraska

    59.3 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The ancient, isolated grave in the Aurora city cemetery, the "witch’s grave," has a mossy tombstone and a protruding marker, said to be a warning to deter others from witchcraft. So the story goes, the "witch" was eccentric, which was enough for the townsfolk to label her a witch and ...


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    Blackbird Hill

    Cornlea, Nebraska

    71.2 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The burial place of Omaha Indian Chief Blackbird, said to be buried here sitting upright on his horse, is rumored to be haunted. And it's old -- folks say in 1804, famed explorers Lewis and Clark visited this gravesite, leaving behind decorations to commemorate him. But the ghost here is ...


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    Lottie's Grave - Taylor Cemetery

    Homer, Nebraska

    71.5 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Some say Lottie haunts the cemetery and that a curse will befall those who visit her gravesite. In some stories, Lottie was murdered, was a witch, or was run over by a car. Many tales abound, such as one that says shortly after her burial, thieves tried to dig up ...


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    Argo Hotel

    Crofton, Nebraska

    72.7 miles from Cornlea, NE

    According to local legend, the ghost of a young girl who died in the basement can be seen here. Folks also say a baby's skeleton was found within the lounge walls during remodeling, and a ghostly mother is said to wail looking for her baby. Pictures also are said to ...


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    Dana College

    Blair, Nebraska

    73.3 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Dana College dates back to 1884, but was recently shut down and sold in 2010 due to financial problems. Latest word has it that the college will be refurbished and reopened around 2015-2016. Back in its heyday though, there were a number of places on campus said to be haunted. ...


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    Richmond House

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    74.6 miles from Cornlea, NE

    In the 1920s there was a triple murder suicide involving the husband, Bill, his wife Venus, her lover and their baby. Bill killed Venus by shotgun... he then laid on the railroad tracks near the home and was killed by a train. The baby was never found... In a corner ...


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    Temple Theatre

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    74.6 miles from Cornlea, NE

    This theater at the University of Nebraska, founded in 1869, is the centerpiece for some oft-told campus tales. In the 1940s, a student was said to have fallen to his death from the overhead rigging during a production of MacBeth, and now his apparition is said to appear during Shakespeare ...


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    Old Captain's Studio

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    75 miles from Cornlea, NE

    This historic building was formerly the residence of a retired sea captain, who owned a studio on the upper floor. Tenants of a law firm now located on the premises have reported seeing his apparition on several occasions over the years. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Nebraska State Capitol

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    75.2 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The Nebraska State Capitol was built over 10 years (1922-1932), and is still the home of Nebraska's government. It is said to be haunted by an apparition of someone falling, along with screaming and crying. It is thought to be either a man who had a heart attack and fell ...


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    Gilbert Cemetery

    Friend, Nebraska

    76.2 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The Gilberts, an 1890s pioneer family, are said to haunt this cemetery. Folks have reported that tombstones may move and unexplained noises can be heard on the site.


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    Lake Street Lake - Rudge Memorial Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    76.3 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Formerly dairy farm, and then a skating rink, the park is said to be haunted by a little boy killed long ago by a gang of bullies. Apparitions have been reported to occur in winter near the creek.


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    Robber's Cave - Van Dorn Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    76.5 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Robber's Cave, in southwest Lincoln near the intersection of 10th and High streets, was called Pahuk Bluff by the Pawnee Indians who came here to contact Tirawa, the god of all things. The cave was later a stop on the Underground Railroad and, in 1876, a hideout for Jesse James. ...


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    Antelope Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    76.6 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Near Antelope Park's memorial, behind the caretaker's house, is a field. Witnesses report that many apparitions have been seen in this field, walking across it and into the woods.


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    Jenners Park

    Loup City, Nebraska

    77.3 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Witnesses at Jenners Park, a former zoo with its old cages still intact, say the sound of disembodied childlike laughter can be heard here at night.


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    Doane College Library

    Crete, Nebraska

    79.7 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The college library is believed to be haunted by a woman in a white dress who appears in the basement or in front of a window during the full moon.


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    Brother Sebastian's

    Omaha, Nebraska

    81.7 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Bill Walden is the identity of the ghost who haunts this restaurant, a man who wears a tweed smoking jacket and ascot. He was a regular patron, and although he has since passed away, his spirit has made it clear that he still visits regularly.


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    Sioux City Municipal Auditorium

    Sioux City, Iowa

    81.7 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Legend has it that Rodriguez, an electrician who was electrocuted in the 1940s during the building of the auditorium, haunts the area by flickering the lights and turning them off and on. There are also cold spots felt near the site of his death. The ghost of a 12-year-old boy ...


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    Calvary Cemetery

    Sioux City, Iowa

    81.8 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Visitors to this cemetery have experienced an unexplained ringing in their ears and the feeling of cobwebs draped over their faces. It is said that these sensations strengthen the closer one gets to a certain grave, one that has a headstone carved from part of a tree. Local legend has ...


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    Graceland Park Cemetery

    Sioux City, Iowa

    82.4 miles from Cornlea, NE

    It is said that orbs of light can be seen here, but visitors trying to take pictures report that they feel a bit disoriented and find that their cameras mysteriously fail to work until they leave the area.


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    KD Station

    Sioux City, Iowa

    82.4 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The building started out in 1915 as a meat-packing plant, but changed hands to a packing operation. In 1949 a gas leak and resulting explosion killed several people. Later on, the spot became a shopping center, and it is here that strange happenings have been reported. Lights turn on by ...


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    Leflur / Lefler House

    Sioux City, Iowa

    82.5 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Reports may differ as to spell the name of the locally famous haunted house, but its merit as a haunted site is hard to argue. Several murders have taken place on the premises. Phenomena reported include a red glow seen upstairs, a very cold attic (even in the heat of ...


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    Dimmitt Hall - Morningside College

    Sioux City, Iowa

    82.6 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Residents of this dorm have reported hearing a girl choking and gagging at night. Also, an apparition of a crying woman has been seen walking down the hall. She is said to be the ghost of a girl who committed suicide by hanging herself from the heating pipes in her ...


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    Dakota Theatre

    Yankton, South Dakota

    82.7 miles from Cornlea, NE

    This historic theatre opened in 1902,changed owners and names on several occasions. Theatre patrons and cast have reported sighting a spectral face floating through the seating area after closing hours, as well as feeling cold spots, hearing screams and a bloodstains which appears during certain productions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Libby's Steakhouse

    Springfield, South Dakota

    82.9 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Some say the basement of Libby’s Steakhouse, formerly Hoch Drugstore, was haunted by the ghost of a girl, whose apparition was glimpsed once. Witnesses say bowls will fall over if the basement door is left open, and folks have noticed an uneasy feeling on the basement stairs. Rumor has it ...


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    Mount Marty College

    Yankton, South Dakota

    83 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Ghosts said to haunted this campus include construction workers who fiddle with the electricity, showers and water fountains; a nun; a music teacher; and numerous other apparitions. Students say Whitby Hall was so haunted that is was closed down, and it contains a ghost of a man in gray polyester ...


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    Oxbow Cemetery - Callahan Cemetery

    Murdock, Nebraska

    83.9 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Ghostly children are said to be heard playing at this cemetery, known as Oxbow Cemetery, North Callahan Cemetery, Carter Cemetery and North Elmwood Cemetery. So the story goes, a nearby school collapsed in a big windstorm, pinning and killing a little girl named May Carter. Her father gave this land ...


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    Ball Cemetery

    Springfield, Nebraska

    84.6 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The oldest grave marker at Ball Cemetery is reported to be dated 1869, and many apparitions have been reported here over the years. One is a tall male with a bad temper who walks around after dark, sometimes attacking late-night visitors. Another is Mary Mumford, who is buried here. Folks ...


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    Hastings College

    Hastings, Nebraska

    86 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The ghost of a music professor is said to show up in the music hall as an apparition or an orb. He also is said to turn lights on and off. Also, the Altman Hall is said to be haunted by namesake Clara Altman, who is said to act as ...


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    Museum of Shadows

    Elmwood, Nebraska

    87.9 miles from Cornlea, NE

    We have captured some amazing evidence that links back to Harry Green and the Blackbird Store. We have even interacted with the souls who are attached to the very items in the museum. You may feel a soft touch on your arm or shoulder to smelling a very strong perfume ...


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    Oakwood Cemetery

    Weeping Water, Nebraska

    92.8 miles from Cornlea, NE

    One witness warns that the spirits may rise from the graves and attack visitors at night.


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    Akron Gold and Silver

    Akron, Iowa

    94.6 miles from Cornlea, NE

    Some say not all the guests are going home at closing time at Akron Gold and Silver, a fine antiques and estate collectable shop in downtown Akron Iowa. A neighboring business owner heard a male voice after hours calling their dog by it's name "Sandy" after hours when the building ...


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    Akron Area Museum

    Akron, Iowa

    94.7 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The Akron Area Museum, formerly the home of the Ross Family is haunted some say by the Materiach, Mrs. Lucille Ross. The 100% volunteer staffed museum has had many members experience cold drafts, noises and a feeling of a presence around the main stairway and formal dining room ...


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    Haunted Bridge

    Cornlea, Nebraska

    94.8 miles from Cornlea, NE

    The 1885 story of the haunted bridge begins with Tom Jones and his widowed sister Elizabeth Taylor, who were fighting with their neighbors over their cattle getting into their neighbors' crops. Tom and Elizabeth felt unsafe over the turmoil and bought a shotgun. Soon after, some men were cutting trees ...


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    Daneville Inn

    Viborg, South Dakota

    105.9 miles from Cornlea, NE

    There are reports at this historic building of people seeing a strange glowing apparition floating through the main bar area when the building has closed down for the night. Strange noises and disembodied footsteps have also been heard when there is no one around. It is unclear whether the inn ...


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