Haunted Places in Franklin, Idaho



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    Deseret Industries Thrift Store

    Preston, Idaho

    6.7 miles from Franklin, ID

    Workers have experienced unexplained electrical phenomena with the lights, time clock, and intercom, and have heard mysterious bells ringing. Note: This thrift store was used to film a scene in the movie Napoleon Dynamite.


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    Bear River Massacre Site

    Preston, Idaho

    10.4 miles from Franklin, ID

    At the site, U.S. Cavalry soldiers brutally killed Shoshone men, women, and children as they were starving to death. It is said that now, in wintertime, the sound of crying babies can be heard and footprints can been seen in the snow.


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    Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints

    Clarkston, Utah

    14.1 miles from Franklin, ID

    The building is haunted by a single ghost, who plays the organ on the upper floor of the building when no one is around. The apparition of the old woman has also been seen. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Logan Cemetery

    Logan, Utah

    18.3 miles from Franklin, ID

    A legend surrounds this cemetery about a father put a curse on his large family as he died. He said that after he was gone, every six months, one of his eight children would died too. The curse came true as one by one, they died of illness or injury ...


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    Malad City Cemetery

    Malad City, Idaho

    24.6 miles from Franklin, ID

    The spirit of a woman in a red dress may appear here, as well as an older man who has been seen doing maintenance work. Legend has it that he was the graveyard's caretaker for many years, and committed suicide there when he was let go.


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    Crystal Hot Springs Resort

    Honeyville, Utah

    28.5 miles from Franklin, ID

    The main building of the resort is believed to be haunted. Footsteps and strange noises are heard when no one is around. Apparitions are seen from outside the building, and an evil shadow accompanied by an eerie presence has been seen on the upper levels of the building. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Idle Isle Candy

    Brigham City, Utah

    36.4 miles from Franklin, ID

    At this cafe and candy company, weird things happen after closing time. Objects are said to fall off shelves, furniture is moved or knocked over, and the apparition of a Native American man has been spotted. According to reports, the ghost once appeared to a cafe employee, ordered some dinner ...


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    Brigham City Train Depot

    Brigham City, Utah

    36.6 miles from Franklin, ID

    Built in 1906 by the Union Pacific Railroad, the historical building is believed to be haunted by a presence that sometimes appears as a shadowy figure. Orbs and electronic voice phenomena have been reported here as well.


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    Lund Store

    Bancroft, Idaho

    43.6 miles from Franklin, ID

    There have been many reported ghost sightings at My Old Lund Store. before the restoration TAPS family investigated the store. It is documented haunted. The sound at night of a crying child upstairs. The sound of someone whittling. At one investigation a wheel chair that was left in a ...


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    Enders Hotel and Museum

    Soda Springs, Idaho

    45.7 miles from Franklin, ID

    There are conflicting stories about who exactly is haunting the Enders hotel. Some claim it was a man who was shot and killed there, others that it was a man who fell down the stairs, still others that it was a prostitute who was murdered there (this is the ...


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    Golden Spike - Dove Creek Camp

    Corinne, Utah

    46.9 miles from Franklin, ID

    A former camp for Chinese laborers who built the country's railroads in the 1800s, Dove Creek Camp is believed to be haunted. Witnesses have heard a phantom steam locomotive, voices speaking Chinese, and footsteps, and seen tiny lights like sparks on railroad tracks.


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    Hooper Springs Park

    Soda Springs, Idaho

    47.1 miles from Franklin, ID

    At this quiet effervescent spring site with its pavilion, shade trees, picnic tables and playground, you may see more than just the beauty of nature. A ghostly figure is said to walk along the bridge, and unseen beings play on the playground's swingsets.


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    Gray Cliff Lodge Restaurant

    Ogden, Utah

    52.7 miles from Franklin, ID

    Apparitions of Native Americans and a disappearing man have been seen here, and witnesses have also noticed phantom children's voices and doors and windows that close by themselves.


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    Ben Lomond Suites

    Ogden, Utah

    55.4 miles from Franklin, ID

    The historic hotel is said to be haunted and has a ghostly legend surrounding Rooms 1101 and 1102. So the story goes, a new bride on her honeymoon drowned in the bathtub in Room 1102. When her son came shortly after to collect her belongings, he stayed next door in ...


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    Union Station

    Ogden, Utah

    55.5 miles from Franklin, ID

    The 1869 station has been rebuilt a few times because of age and fire damage, and is now a museum. The site of a 1944 wreck called the Bagley Train Disaster, which killed 48 and injured 79, the station is said to be haunted by a woman who walks the ...


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    Aultorest Memorial Park - 36th Street Cemetery

    Ogden, Utah

    56.7 miles from Franklin, ID

    Among the spooky things rumored to be in this cemetery are a blue- or green-glowing headstone, cackling ravens, tombstones that stay warm even in winter, and orbs and shadow figures that show up in photographs.


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    Bell Printing and Design

    Layton, Utah

    63.3 miles from Franklin, ID

    The building was bought by the company several years ago, and former employees reported seeing apparitions, hearing strange laughter and being touched when no one was around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Clearfield Job Corps Center

    Clearfield, Utah

    64.8 miles from Franklin, ID

    This site, once part of an old naval base, is said to be haunted by many spirits: In Dorm E, there are 3 ghosts: a girl of about 5 who may bounce a ball in the hallways; an RA who likes to try and check "students" (visitors) into their rooms; ...


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    Colter's Lodge

    Afton, Wyoming

    66.4 miles from Franklin, ID

    This circa 1939 lodge is rumoured to be haunted by spirits dating back to its glory days. The most common reported apparition is a male former owner, who is thought to have stayed on in the after life to ensure that the hotel and its operations continue to run ...


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    Frazier Hall - Idaho State University

    Pocatello, Idaho

    66.8 miles from Franklin, ID

    Frazier Hall, which includes the speech and theater departments, is said to be haunted by a ghost named Alex. Witnesses have seen phantom piano players and ghostly audience members and have heard footsteps in the 4th floor hall.


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    Fossil Country Frontier Museum

    Kemmerer, Wyoming

    66.8 miles from Franklin, ID

    Price of admission may buy you more than a look at things from the past. Reports say strange thumping noises can be heard, and an eerie presence can be felt.


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    A.V. Quinn House

    Evanston, Wyoming

    67.3 miles from Franklin, ID

    This 1883 Queen-Anne style mansion is also known as 'Pine Gables', due to the two trees that stand either side of the residence. Built for a wealthy banker, the property is rumoured to be haunted. The first wife of the original proprietor is believed to the source of these ...


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    The Standrod Mansion

    Pocatello, Idaho

    67.5 miles from Franklin, ID


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    Ammon Park

    Pocatello, Idaho

    68 miles from Franklin, ID

    It is said that the swingset here is haunted by a ghostly little girl in a blue dress who likes to swing late at night.


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    Power County Hospital

    American Falls, Idaho

    75.1 miles from Franklin, ID

    At this hospital and nursing home, nurse buzzers are said to go off by themselves in the rooms of patients who are physically unable to get to the buzzer. A ghostly doctor who smells of cigar smoke has been spotted, and elderly residents who have passed away also visit at ...


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    Old Bountiful Museum

    Bountiful, Utah

    80.6 miles from Franklin, ID

    The building has served several purposes in its long history, but has been abandoned. As well as housing a great number of discarded artifacts, visitors have reported sightings of shadowy figures roaming the top and bottom floors of the abandoned museum. An eerie presence is also felt in the building. (Submitted ...


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    Fort Hall Bottoms

    Pingree, Idaho

    81.3 miles from Franklin, ID

    At this wetlands area popular with fishermen, folks have reported seeing a faceless apparition of a woman in white. Also reported has been the sound of crying babies.


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    Alfred McCune Home - McMune Mansion

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    85.7 miles from Franklin, ID

    This 21-room hilltop mansion, which was completed in 1901, may have more to it than its beauty and historic value. Its former owners, the McCunes, donated it to the Mormon Church in 1920 and it was a school of music until 1953 when it became Brigham Young University's Salt Lake ...


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    ITT Exelis

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    85.9 miles from Franklin, ID

    Exelis, located two blocks off of State, and one south of Best Buy and Central Pointe station, is an old factory which has stood on the site since sometime in the early 1950's. Prior to that, local legend holds that the site was previously occupied by a large funeral ...


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    Lion's House

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    86 miles from Franklin, ID

    This historic house is now used as a venue for wedding receptions, but visitors says they have encountered more than just delightful architecture. There are various reports of guests sighting shadowy figures wandering through the hallways, and some claim to have heard the sound of a man clearing his throat ...


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    The Devereaux Mansion

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    86 miles from Franklin, ID

    The ghost of a young girl dressed as if from the 1850s has been seen in the upstairs window; she has also been heard talking to herself, singing or humming. She also has shown up in photographs visitors have taken of the inside of the mansion. She is said to ...


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    Alta Club

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    86.1 miles from Franklin, ID

    This is a private upscale gentleman's club, used for business and social interaction among the city's elite, that was established in 1883. According to reports, long ago a man fell asleep with a lit cigar and set the upper floor on fire, perishing in the process. His ghost is said ...


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    Armstrong Mansion

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    86.1 miles from Franklin, ID

    Guests who stay at this bed-and-breakfast have reported the light fixtures in their room shaking and apparitions appearing in the mirrors. Some guests even have been locked in the rooms.


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    Fort Douglas Military Museum

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    86.3 miles from Franklin, ID

    Apparitions of soldiers, not unexpectedly, have been seen at Fort Douglas Military Museum, a collection of artifacts from the 1860s fort, a training base and holding place for prisoners of war during WWI and WWII. Clem is the most well-known ghost here: His apparition and footsteps have been noticed by ...


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    Shilo Inn Suites Hotels

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    86.4 miles from Franklin, ID

    If you spend time near the indoor pool, you may hear disembodied and echoing laughter. The pinball machine on an upper level has been known to play by itself. It is said that the hauntings may stem from an incident in which a mother and daughter threw the rest of ...


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    Peery Hotel

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    86.5 miles from Franklin, ID

    This historic hotel is believed to be haunted by the apparition of a moaning woman, who has been heard in the elevator and in the main hallways of the building. Staff and guests also report that the elevator will move from floor to floor by itself. Other reports of ghostly ...


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    Rio Grande Railroad Depot

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    86.6 miles from Franklin, ID

    The old Rio Grande Railroad Depot has been beautifully restored to its former glory, but security guards and visitors to the historic building have still reported ghostly activity. The apparition of a beautiful, dark-haired woman who was run down by a train has been seen in the ladies room and ...


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    Old Deseret - This is the Place Heritage Park

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    87.2 miles from Franklin, ID

    This quaint historic site, part of a former Brigham Young settlement dating back to 1844, was said to be haunted by Young himself, until the site was moved. Then the haunting duties changed hands to Young's 19th wife, Ann Eliza Webb, who is often seen lingering near the kitchen window. ...


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    Fort Bridger State Historic Site

    Fort Bridger, Wyoming

    87.6 miles from Franklin, ID

    It is said that almost every building of this historic site is home to haunts. One in the museum building often plays with the copy machine. Many are spirits of soldiers who were stationed at the fort in the 1800s. The site even boasts at least one animal ghost: a ...


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    Fort Bridger Cemetery

    Fort Bridger, Wyoming

    88.3 miles from Franklin, ID

    The haunting at this cemetery is sort of a love story. In 1987, the caretaker began to frequently see an apparition of an elderly man in a white cowboy hat. The ghost followed the caretaker around, even helping out around the cemetery grounds. The caretaker eventually recognized the apparition, who ...


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    Snowed Inn

    Park City, Utah

    92.9 miles from Franklin, ID

    This Victorian inn was built as an upscale replica for the owner's grandmother, and it is the grandmother who they say haunts the place. She has appeared as a mist seen, oddly enough, ascending and descending through the floors, and her apparition also has shown up in photographs of the ...


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    Silver Fork Lodge

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    95.9 miles from Franklin, ID

    Witnesses say the haunts make themselves known by turning lights and appliances on and off and taking or moving objects from their places. Apparitions and cold spots have been reported, as well as disembodied whispers and moans.


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    Claim Jumper Steakhouse

    Park City, Utah

    95.9 miles from Franklin, ID

    Many staff and diners in this former hotel have reported seeing a white apparition standing nearby watching them, which fades away when approached. Cutlery is moved around tables, doors open and close by themselves and disembodied footsteps are heard when the steakhouse is closing down for the night. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Ammon Cemetery

    Idaho Falls, Idaho

    100.6 miles from Franklin, ID

    The ghost of a child is said to haunt this place, and may be seen climbing a tree near his or her grave. Reports are inconclusive whether the child is a girl or a boy, but the ghost has been seen waving at passersby from the tree.


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    Rose Hill Cemetery

    Idaho Falls, Idaho

    101.8 miles from Franklin, ID

    Urban legend says those who knock on a certain above-ground tomb, a square monument, will hear its ghostly inhabitant knock back. Another legend told of two gravesites that were once side by side. One bore the name Wear, the second, Wolff. As that seemed to have spawned some werewolf tales, ...


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    Haunted Park

    Idaho Falls, Idaho

    102.5 miles from Franklin, ID

    Sometimes me and my friends hang out there. I always feel like I'm being watched while there, and followed. The following story is a secondary one. A friend of mine was there when she heard a scream for help. A kid around 12 or 13's sister fell into a ...


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    Rio Theatre

    Idaho Falls, Idaho

    102.8 miles from Franklin, ID

    Very sketchy and tenuous reports of this location being haunted. No specifics, just "strange things happen there".


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    Kirk Hotel

    Tooele, Utah

    105.6 miles from Franklin, ID

    Witnesses have reported such ghostly happenings as objects that are moved when no one is around, doors and cupboards that open and close by themselves, and orbs that appear in photographs.


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    The Old Tooele Hospital

    Tooele, Utah

    105.8 miles from Franklin, ID

    The haunted Old Tooele Hospital was built in 1873 as a home for the family of Samuel F. Lee. By 1913, it had been turned into a home for the elderly but was often called the County Poor House. Witnesses have experienced a number of paranormal activities here, including apparitions, ...


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