Ellis Railroad Museum

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The jail cell in this railroad museum is believed to be haunted, although it is currently used only for storage. The ghost was a prisoner who drowned in the 1958 flood, unable to escape the rising water. Unexplained noises and an eerie figure that flits past the windows are signs that the ghost is present.

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Geographic Information

Address:
911 Washington St
Ellis, KS 67637
United States

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GPS:
38.9383537, -99.56027369999998
County:
Ellis County, Kansas
Nearest Towns:
Ellis, KS (0.0 mi.)
Hays, KS (13.2 mi.)
Munjor, KS (18.2 mi.)
WaKeeney, KS (18.2 mi.)
Catharine, KS (18.5 mi.)
Schoenchen, KS (19.8 mi.)
Zurich, KS (21.5 mi.)
Palco, KS (21.7 mi.)
Brownell, KS (22.9 mi.)
Victoria, KS (23.0 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.ellis.ks.us/rrmuseum.html

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  1. Our team has investigated this place three times in the past year. We’ve never really caught anything in the jail cell, but in the old theatre above the main museum definitely has activity. We’ve caught EVPs of whistling (for over a minute straight), being told “Ssshhh!!”, and a phantom piano. We’ve also caught footsteps after one of the team members left behind a recorder that ran overnight.

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