Western Kentucky University

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Western Kentucky University is rumored to have many haunts in many different buildings: Academic Complex – Formerly a hospital and now classrooms, medical facilities and TV and radio stations, the complex workers have heard strange sounds, seen apparitions out of the corners of their eyes, and saw a CD player start up by itself (some say these stories were invented to scare new students). Barnes-Campbell Hall – Showers come on by themselves and chairs crash against walls, believed to be caused by the spirit of a student who died falling down an elevator shaft. Helm Library – The library is believed to be haunted by a student who fell from the ninth floor attempting to open a window. The Kentucky Museum – Said to be haunted by an male spirit. McClean Hall – The ghost of namesake Mattie McClean is said to smile at you if you stare long enough at her picture in the lobby. Pearce Ford Tower – Haunted by a construction worker who was crushed to death by an elevator. Former Potter Hall (now used as the registrar’s office) – Haunted by a student who hanged herself in the basement in 1977. Former Schneider Hall (now the math building) – Witnesses have noticed sudden temperature changes, objects that disappear and then reappear, and knocks and other unexplained noises. Rhodes Harlin Hall – Believed to be haunted by a student who jumped to her death and now scratches on windows and doors. Van Meter Auditorium – Witnesses have seen the apparition of a worker who fell to his death from a catwalk. His blood stain, it is said, remains on the stage, despite its having been refloored.

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Geographic Information

Address:
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
United States

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GPS:
36.98733555752392, -86.45226395121426
County:
Warren County, Kentucky
Nearest Towns:
Bowling Green, KY (0.5 mi.)
Plum Springs, KY (4.5 mi.)
Plano, KY (7.6 mi.)
Woodburn, KY (10.8 mi.)
Oakland, KY (11.9 mi.)
Smiths Grove, KY (14.2 mi.)
Auburn, KY (16.6 mi.)
Woodbury, KY (16.8 mi.)
Brownsville, KY (17.4 mi.)
Franklin, KY (19.6 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.wku.edu/

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