Haunted Places in Hickory, Oklahoma



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    Salem Presbyterian - Family Land Church

    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    7.3 miles from Hickory, OK

    According to one local legend about this church and its surrounding area, around the turn of the century a man killed his wife and daughter here and buried them nearby. He committed suicide later, and his apparition has been seen on the property. The screams of his family have been ...


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    Veteran's Lake

    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    8.5 miles from Hickory, OK

    There are a few stories surrounding this public lake. Some say a boy swimming here once drowned, and his mother also drowned trying to rescue him; her apparition has been seen hovering on the lake's surface. Another story is that it was a teen girl who died in a boating ...


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    Eskridge Hotel Museum

    Wynnewood, Oklahoma

    18.6 miles from Hickory, OK

    This hotel-turned-museum boasts more than historic exhibits -- it's said to have some haunts as well. Mannequins in the displays are said to move, and shadows can be seen moving through the place.


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    Violet Springs Cemetery

    Konawa, Oklahoma

    29 miles from Hickory, OK

    Witnesses have reported phantom growling noises near a grave with a headstone that says "murdered by human wolves." However, rumor has it that tombstone inscription actually refers, albeit cryptically, to the fact that the woman buried here was killed by a botched abortion attempt.


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    Sacred Heart Mission Site and Cemetery

    Konawa, Oklahoma

    30.6 miles from Hickory, OK

    The Sacred Heart Mission was established in 1876 and later became a convent and a school for girls. The initial heritage site was destroyed by fire in 1901, but the mission site was rebuilt. Ruins of many past buildings are still visible today, and so are the spirits that haunted ...


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    Fort Washita

    Durant, Oklahoma

    36.2 miles from Hickory, OK

    Fort Washita, established in 1842, was overrun by Confederate forces in 1861. It now stands in ruins surrounded by ghostly legends. One is about a ghost who resides here called Aunt Jane, thought to be beheaded by thieves or soldiers. She appears headless and wearing a white gown, searching for ...


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    Southeastern Oklahoma State University

    Durant, Oklahoma

    46.9 miles from Hickory, OK

    At Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Morrison Building, the apparition of a little boy has been seen walking around the basement. Apparently there used to be a pool here, and the little boy drowned in it. It is also said that a janitor died here under mysterious circumstances. And at the ...


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    Kendall's Restaurant

    Noble, Oklahoma

    50.4 miles from Hickory, OK

    Formerly a grocery store, the building that houses the restaurant is over a hundred years old. During its long and eventful history, the place has amassed many stories, and according to some, four separate entities that now haunt the place. A visiting medium encountered a ghostly girl in an ...


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    Shawnee's Ritz Theater

    Shawnee, Oklahoma

    53.4 miles from Hickory, OK

    It was built in 1897 as a dry goods store, and then it was turned into a boarding house. The Ritz theater was born in 1926, and it may be haunted by a 1900s projectionist named Leo Montgomery who died of a heart attack during a movie showing. Flickering lights ...


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    Historic Sooner Theater

    Norman, Oklahoma

    56.6 miles from Hickory, 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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    S and J Marketplace

    Norman, Oklahoma

    56.6 miles from Hickory, 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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    Barrett Drug Store

    Denison, Texas

    58.2 miles from Hickory, OK

    The old-fashioned drug store may have closed down, but the façade sign and spirits that haunt the place remain behind. Visitors have reportedly seen the apparition of a former owner, and have encountered an eerie entity in the confectionery section. Cold spots and disembodied footsteps have been felt and ...


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    Hart Place Mall

    Denison, Texas

    58.3 miles from Hickory, OK

    Dating back to the early 1900's, this former mortuary and furniture store is now an antiques warehouse. The place is haunted by a female apparition known as 'Miss Shirley', whose appearance is often accompanied by an icy wind. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hotel Denison

    Denison, Texas

    58.4 miles from Hickory, OK

    The 1884 hotel was damaged by fire, causing the death of several guests and employees. Current visitors to the building have seen their spirits going about their business as usual, despite the fact that they perished almost a century ago. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Tucker Cemetery

    Duncan, Oklahoma

    60.9 miles from Hickory, OK

    Rumor has it that at this closed cemetery, graves will appear empty one moment and covered over with grass the next. It is also said that something unseen may grab your leg and that tombstones will inexplicably fall over and then right themselves.


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    Blanchard Cemetery

    Blanchard, Oklahoma

    61.2 miles from Hickory, OK

    Witnesses at Blanchard Cemetery have reported unexplained lights and the apparition of a tall man in black pants who may wave.


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    Moore First United Methodist Church

    Moore, Oklahoma

    64.7 miles from Hickory, 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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    Mary Jane's 1896 Cafe and Pub

    McAlester, Oklahoma

    67.3 miles from Hickory, OK

    Mary Jane’s 1896 Bar & Grille is also known as "The 1896" -- and the place was, in fact, built in 1896. Legend has it that there were several deaths, including murders and suicides, in the apartment above it, and the resultant ghosts like to play pranks. One ghost likes ...


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    The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    73.1 miles from Hickory, 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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    Langston's Western Wear

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    73.3 miles from Hickory, 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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    Oaklawn Memorial Gardens

    Spencer, Oklahoma

    73.9 miles from Hickory, 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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    Henry Overholser Mansion

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    74.2 miles from Hickory, 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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    The County Line - Gabriella's Italian Grill

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    76.4 miles from Hickory, 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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    Museum of Pioneer History

    Chandler, Oklahoma

    79.2 miles from Hickory, OK

    The 1898 edifice that houses the historic museum was constructed immediately after a tornado flattened the original township. Known as the "Mascho Building', the place is rumoured to have a ghost or two. The owner got more than he bargained for after opening a haunted house attraction, with several ...


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    Whistle Stop Cafe

    Van Alstyne, Texas

    80 miles from Hickory, OK

    Staff and diners at this café have reported ghostly voices, chairs moving around of their own accord and a clock that routinely falls off the wall for no apparent reason. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Arcadian Inn

    Edmond, Oklahoma

    83.4 miles from Hickory, 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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    Johnson House Inn

    Hugo, Oklahoma

    86.3 miles from Hickory, OK

    The 1910 residence of a former 'hanging' judge and his wife is rumoured to be haunted. Now a bed and breakfast inn, inexplicable occurrences have taken place over the years, such as disembodied footsteps, a woman's voice and a rocking chair that rocks by itself. A one-time housekeeper swore ...


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    1895 Building

    Bowie, Texas

    89.1 miles from Hickory, OK

    Supposedly haunted by the apparition of a telephone operator known as 'Sarah'. Poltergeist activity is been experienced in the store located in the building, as well as the adjacent diner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    J & J's Pizza

    Denton, Texas

    94 miles from Hickory, OK

    Formerly a jewellery store, the bar and club is haunted by the apparition of a former owner who was shot by burglars in the basement hallway. Musicians performing gigs have reported strange experiences in the vicinity of this area, and a female employee was once followed to the bathroom ...


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    1901 Wright Opera House

    Denton, Texas

    94 miles from Hickory, OK

    Formerly an opera house and a saloon (the latter closed in 1913), the establishment now serves as a bookshop and a music store. The building is haunted by a female apparition, known as 'Emma', who roams the third floor where her former apartment was located. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Denton County Courthouse

    Denton, Texas

    94 miles from Hickory, OK

    The 1896 courthouse is haunted by a man in cowboy attire brandishing an old-fashioned rifle. Perhaps the spirit is that of Captain Denton, buried beneath the lawn in front of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Campus Theater

    Denton, Texas

    94 miles from Hickory, OK

    The 1949 theater is haunted by J.P. Harrison, a former stage manager and owner. Legend has it that without a sighting of his spirit prior to a production, bad luck and misfortune will ensue. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Slate Shoals Mansion

    Arthur City, Texas

    95.9 miles from Hickory, OK

    The mansion that once stood here was said to me haunted. Witnesses have reported uneasy feelings when around it, and strange sounds that came from it. Some have seen a ghostly woman in the attic and a wheelchair that moved by itself. Cabins in the back were said to be ...


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    Fort Reno

    El Reno, Oklahoma

    96 miles from Hickory, 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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    Blue Belle Saloon

    Guthrie, Oklahoma

    96.7 miles from Hickory, 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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    Old Santa Fe Depot of Guthrie

    Guthrie, Oklahoma

    96.8 miles from Hickory, 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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    Stone Lion Inn

    Guthrie, Oklahoma

    97.1 miles from Hickory, 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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    Princeton Cemetery

    Princeton, Texas

    97.4 miles from Hickory, OK

    I have personally have been down to my local cemetery and experienced so pretty heart pounding stuff. I have played Ouija there, email me for info about that. But I have heard voices and footsteps and on one occasion, I saw kind of like a face or something out of ...


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    Cushing Country Club

    Cushing, Oklahoma

    97.9 miles from Hickory, OK

    Cushing Country Club is rumored to be haunted by a ghost known as Irene. Legend has it that she perished in a fire at the house that formerly stood on the property. Orbs and recordings of voices were found by paranormal investigators.


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    First Christian Church

    Cushing, Oklahoma

    98.6 miles from Hickory, OK

    The apparition of a woman in white has been walking between the pews of the church, and in the hallways of the church. The lights go on and off late at night when no one is around. The church organ plays by itself, and continues to play when the source ...


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    Goatman's Bridge - Old Alton Bridge

    Argyle, Texas

    99.6 miles from Hickory, OK

    The Old Alton Bridge, aka the Goatman's Bridge, is rumored to be a site where satanic practices have occurred, and as a result, a half-goat, half-man creature was conjured up. According to the legend, those who parked on the bridge and honked three times would call up the Goatman. Reports ...


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    Sapulpa Historical Museum

    Sapulpa, Oklahoma

    108.1 miles from Hickory, OK

    Three floors of exhibits detail the town's past, but visitors may see more than museum artifacts here. Phantom voices and strange flitting forms have been noticed here, and ghost investigators have captured electronic voice phenomena.


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    Thomas-Foreman Historic Home

    Muskogee, Oklahoma

    117.3 miles from Hickory, OK

    This 1898 home-turned-house-museum built in former "Indian Territory" is said to be haunted by the ghost of former resident Mrs. Foreman, who passed away in the home in 1968. Its caretaker said he often looked up while working outside to see the apparition of Mrs. Foreman in the doorway watching ...


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    James Parkinson House

    Wagoner, Oklahoma

    128.2 miles from Hickory, OK

    The 1892 Victorian mansion is rumoured to be haunted, according to the current residents. Orbs have been known to show up in photographs, and lamps have been known to flicker for no apparent reason. In an upstairs bedroom, strange noises and ghostly voices have been heard. The current owner ...


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    Pink House Restauant

    Wagoner, Oklahoma

    128.3 miles from Hickory, OK

    The 1906 Pink House Restaurant was recently painted green amid local controversy, and is supposedly haunted by a frustrated female spirit who is very much against change. During the initial renovations, tools and furniture were constantly moved around by unseen hands, and doors slammed shut of their own accord. ...


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