South Dakota State University - Doner Auditorium

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The ghost who haunts Doner Auditorium is believed to be a former janitor who fell to his death in 1919 from an alcove that housed an organ. After that, the organ played randomly on its own until it was dismantled. The ghost still walks, though, tinkering with the electricity and playing pranks with props.

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Geographic Information

Address:
11th and 16th
Brookings, SD
United States

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GPS:
44.319266301068346, -96.7768503427942
County:
Brookings County, South Dakota
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  1. I’m currently a theatre student at SDSU and having worked and performed in Doner many times, I can assure you it’s haunted. We call the ghost George, and if you’re friendly, he’s friendly back.He has his own secret room that’s hidden behind a bookcase.

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