Fort Reno

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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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Geographic Information

Address:
Off E 1020 Road
El Reno, OK
United States

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GPS:
35.560966459978694, -98.03349208901636
County:
Canadian County, Oklahoma
Nearest Towns:
El Reno, OK (4.8 mi.)
Calumet, OK (5.5 mi.)
Okarche, OK (11.8 mi.)
Union City, OK (12.8 mi.)
Yukon, OK (15.7 mi.)
Geary, OK (16.7 mi.)
Piedmont, OK (17.1 mi.)
Minco, OK (17.9 mi.)
Hinton, OK (19.1 mi.)
Bridgeport, OK (19.8 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.fortreno.org/

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  1. While visiting this place – I went upstairs in the building where they have the gift shop, etc. I was silently asking for some proof that the place was haunted while I was up there because I hadn’t seen anything. I admit that I was being slightly mocking. As I was coming back down – I was being very careful – but still wound up falling down the stairs. Luckily I only bruised my leg a bit… but the bruise hung around for months… it was pretty deep. Anyway – maybe I was clumsy… or maybe something ‘pushed’ at the back of my knee to give me that proof I wanted. I can’t be certain.

  2. My wife and I went on one of the Ghost tours. Near the old ammunition building (west side), my wife screamed because she heard someone or something say “ssshhhhhhh!” in her ear. She was not standing with the group and at least 5 to 10 feet away from everyone else. It scared her pretty bad.

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