Ball Cemetery

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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 have heard her voice and laughter and felt her tugging on their clothes. Other strange things here include gravestones that tip over and right themselves and ectoplasmic mists that appear in photos.

NOTE: No trespassing is allowed here at night. The cemetery is reported to be watched over by its living neighbors, who aren’t afraid to use a shotgun against trespassers.

If you've had a paranormal experience here, or have any additional information about this location, please let us know!



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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    Ball Cemetery
    Springfield, NE
    United States

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    GPS:
    41.02031529037112, -96.19275569904858
    County:
    Sarpy County, Nebraska
    Nearest Towns:
    Louisville, NE (2.2 mi.)
    South Bend, NE (3.0 mi.)
    Cedar Creek, NE (5.0 mi.)
    Springfield, NE (5.2 mi.)
    Manley, NE (7.1 mi.)
    Murdock, NE (8.0 mi.)
    Richfield, NE (8.6 mi.)
    Gretna, NE (8.7 mi.)
    Ashland, NE (9.2 mi.)
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    1. Ive been to this cemetary on many occasions, at various hours. I have captured in photos, both film and digital, many different spirits and colored energies. I have felt the change in temperatures. When the temp dropped, the activity was apparent. I have pics of children. A woman with long black hair crawling on the ground. Orbs. A man on a horse patrolling the fence line.

      • I’d love to see the photos you have about “ball cemetery”. I’m doing a report about this cemetery for a project, and I’d love if you could share information

    2. How do you get permission to visit the cemetery? I was planning on going soon. But i cant find any contact information about the cemetery. Can you please help me?

    3. I live a mile from here, and every year, before Halloween, we have this party with friends at our place. Anyways, we were doing a hayrack ride for the children. As we were leaving the cemetery, and on the road out, the right-back wheel fell off our tractor, rolled up this tiny hill, and nearly came back down to hit our 20 kid trailer. Along with that, we hear voices a few weeks prior to the party.

      • A few friends and I are really interested in going, but don’t want to go until we’ve gotten all the information we can about the place. I was wondering if you had any pictures or documentation about the place, and was also wondering if you knew how I could get into contact with the owners of the cemetery

    4. Been there once to experience anything supernatural but nothing came of it. Still a cool old cemetery just observed the headstone and those buried there.

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