Franklin Hotel

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This 1900’s hotel is believed to be haunted by two ghosts, including that of a woman named Lily and of a former merchant. Singing voice, and the apparition of a woman in a ballroom outfit (most likely Lily) have been seen on various floors of the hotel. Objects move around by themselves.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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102 Elkader St
Strawberry Point, IA 52076
United States

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42.6842413, -91.53419780000002
Clayton County, Iowa
Nearest Towns:
Strawberry Point, IA (0.0 mi.)
Dundee, IA (7.3 mi.)
Edgewood, IA (7.3 mi.)
Lamont, IA (8.1 mi.)
Arlington, IA (8.3 mi.)
Volga, IA (8.3 mi.)
Littleport, IA (9.7 mi.)
Aurora, IA (10.9 mi.)
Greeley, IA (11.9 mi.)
Wadena, IA (12.6 mi.)

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