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Austin Peay State University’s Trahern Theater is said to be haunted by Margaret, a ghost who haunts the third floor and the stage. Margaret is said to tinker with elevators and electricity, lock doors, bang on lockers and call the names of students.

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Geographic Information

Address:
601 College St
Clarksville, Tennessee 37044
United States

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GPS:
36.535039, -87.3540979
County:
Montgomery County, Tennessee
Nearest Towns:
Clarksville, TN (0.5 mi.)
Fort Campbell North, KY (10.1 mi.)
Oak Grove, KY (10.2 mi.)
Guthrie, KY (13.0 mi.)
Trenton, KY (14.0 mi.)
Adams, TN (16.3 mi.)
Pembroke, KY (16.6 mi.)
Slayden, TN (17.8 mi.)
LaFayette, KY (17.9 mi.)
Cumberland City, TN (18.5 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.apsu.edu/

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  1. Ok, first off, it is so difficult to get to the third floor (where the ‘ghost’ is most active). secondly, Margaret Trahern was who the building was named after, but she did die there, she died in her mansion a few block down by the river.
    The elevators are the mainly freaky part of that cursed building. Was trapped in there, at night I might add, for a good 15 minutes before it miraculously started up again as I pulled my cellphone out to call for help. Campus is a defiantly frightening place to be at night already but now I stick to the stairway. But even then, can’t stand them, doors slam even when you know there’s a stopper, noises are amplified, and for some reason, how do I put this…. Oh ya, Flippin footsteps follow you, windows are strangely open and then close, and the stage area, where she’s also supposedly active, you can literally be suffocated in there if the air vents shit off.
    Haunted? Wouldn’t be surprised

  2. So I’m not having any problems in trahern, but in my dorm. In hand village my apartment door has been shaking and the door handle jiggling like someone is trying to get in. And the occasional bang of frustration. I need help on this. Please.

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