Haunted Places in Jefferson, Oklahoma



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    Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse

    Enid, Oklahoma

    22.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Staff at the children's museum, housed in a historic warehouse, have reportedly received phone calls from within the building after the place has closed down for the night. Upon investigation, the museum is empty. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Old Gaslight Theatre

    Enid, Oklahoma

    22.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The old theatre has now closed down. However, the place is apparently still haunted by the ghost of a man known as 'Alton', the former owner of the adjacent mercantile. Witnesses say his footsteps can still be heard throughout the building. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Knox Building

    Enid, Oklahoma

    23 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Dating back to 1921, the historic building is now occupied by a symphony orchestra. The music director has reported encountering the apparition of a workman known as 'George', whom he once greeted after mistaking him for a maintenance worker sent to repair the faulty elevator. Alas, upon calling the ...


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    Garfield Furniture - Grand Avenue Hotel

    Enid, Oklahoma

    23 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The 1898 Grand Avenue Hotel, now a furniture store, is possibly haunted by the apparition of John Wilkes Booth. He stayed at the hotel in 1903, and committed suicide through strychnine poisoning under the pseudonym David E. George. The owners of the place say that the room he died ...


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    101 Ranch

    Ponca City, Oklahoma

    36.8 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The 101 Ranch was a cowboy hangout in the early 1900s, and legend has it that ghosts remain here from that time. Will Rogers was among its guests. Witnesses say melancholy cowboy melodies and residual phantom voices can be heard around the site.


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    Poncan Theatre

    Ponca City, Oklahoma

    39.2 miles from Jefferson, OK

    One of Ponca City's oldest buildings, the theater is the site of disembodied footsteps, disappearing apparitions, and the sound of Native American drums. To add to the eerieness, a stain on the ceiling resembling blood is said to mysteriously reappear whenever it is scrubbed clean or painted over.


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    Cherokee Strip Museum

    Alva, Oklahoma

    49.5 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The upper two floors of the museum have been bricked up, and it is believed the ghostly activity has shifted to the lower floor of the museum building. Ghostly voices have been heard, cold spots are felt and a piano in the reception area plays by itself. Ghostly apparitions and ...


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    Achenbach Memorial Hospital

    Hardtner, Kansas

    51.6 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Reported occurrences that seem to speak for the hospital being haunted are many, including 1) The first-floor men's room is said to always be 15-20 degrees colder than the rest of the building; 2) Witnesses describe a feeling of being watched by something unseen; 3) Bloody footprints can be seen ...


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    Vina Rae's Grill & Graze

    Avard, Oklahoma

    55.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Vina Rae's Grill & Graze cafe in the old high school gym is said to be haunted. Orbs turn up in photographs, odors such as burning hair seem to come from nowhere, and the sounds of footsteps, voices, and knocking have been reported. The apparition of a headless woman showed ...


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    Student Union - Atherton Hotel

    Stillwater, Oklahoma

    57.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Folks have reported seeing shadows or mysterious glows, and lights will turn on by themselves. Doors lock or unlock by themselves, and cold breezes may be felt.


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    Pawnee Bill Museum Ranch

    Pawnee, Oklahoma

    60.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Pawnee Bill himself and other ghosts have been detected by visitors here; his image is said to eerily appear in a painting on the second floor. A fierce chill has been noted in an upper bedroom, and May Lillie, Pawnee Bill's wife, is believed to haunt her favorite chair near ...


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    Eastman Hotel

    Waynoka, Oklahoma

    61 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Rumor has it that although this building stands abandoned, here you may hear a ghostly baby cry, a man yelling, and the jingling of the doorman's keys. You may also see apparitions of former owners or hear them whistling.


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    Stone Lion Inn

    Guthrie, Oklahoma

    61.2 miles from Jefferson, OK

    One ghost who haunts this inn is said to be a little girl named Augusta. She is around 8 years old and frequents the third floor. She moves objects and touches guests on the cheek while they are asleep. Another haunt who resides here is that of a man who ...


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    Old Santa Fe Depot of Guthrie

    Guthrie, Oklahoma

    61.6 miles from Jefferson, OK

    As of January 2013, this 1900s train depot is no longer in operation, and stands empty and for sale. The old Harvey House restaurant was here, and the Harvey family lived upstairs for years. Legend has it that Mrs. Harvey's ghost still lingers here, and has been seen peeking out ...


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    Blue Belle Saloon

    Guthrie, Oklahoma

    61.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Blue Belle Saloon is a turn-of-the-century structure that was once a bordello run by madame Miss Lizzie. Apparitions have been seen of men and bordello girls, thought to be Miss Lizzie and two of her girls, Claudia and Estelle. Claudia was allegedly beaten to death and buried inside the saloon. ...


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    Flower Pot Mountain

    Medicine Lodge, Kansas

    62.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    There are many different tellings of the legend of Flower Pot Mountain, so the story will differ depending on whom you speak to. However, some versions involve a ghost with a hidden diary, a gnarled tree, and a Native American massacre of pioneer settlers who once thought the Indians to ...


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    Kansas Aviation Museum

    Wichita, Kansas

    69.1 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Employees at the museum say they have heard slamming doors, old-fashioned music, and happily chatting voices, and they even have seen the apparition of a man in a 1940s hat. Among the 40 old planes here is said to be least one haunted one: A yellow crop duster is said ...


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    Noble House Restaurant and Hotel

    Watonga, Oklahoma

    69.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    This quaint 1912 hotel and restaurant features rooms named after local residents, and is rumoured to have several ghost stories associated with the building. Guests staying on the second floor claim to have heard footsteps on the roof, strange whispering voices and have felt a cold presence in their ...


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    Central Plains Novelty Store

    Wichita, Kansas

    70.8 miles from Jefferson, OK

    This original historic building is over one hundred years old, and the staff here have reported many instances of paranormal activity. Staff and customers have reported smelling perfume when there is no one around and hearing disembodied footsteps on the upper floor. Strange lights and figures in period clothing have ...


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    Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview

    Wichita, Kansas

    71.1 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Some strange occurrences reported in this hotel include lights that flicker only in the guest rooms (not the hallways), and violently shaking doors. Also, the furniture is rearranged within seconds of a person leaving a room.


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    Arcadian Inn

    Edmond, Oklahoma

    75.8 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Local folk say that the 1908 historic bed and breakfast is haunted by the ghost of Edith Ruhl, the wife of the doctor who built the original mansion. The inn is believed to have closed down. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    First Christian Church

    Cushing, Oklahoma

    76.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The apparition of a woman in white has been walking between the pews of the church, and in the hallways of the church. The lights go on and off late at night when no one is around. The church organ plays by itself, and continues to play when the source ...


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    Bird Creek School

    Pawhuska, Oklahoma

    78.8 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The old one-room schoolhouse for Native American children was built in the early 1900s. Legend has it that if you write your name on the blackboard and leave, when you come back later, the board will have been wiped clean by unseen hands.


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    Cushing Country Club

    Cushing, Oklahoma

    79.9 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Cushing Country Club is rumored to be haunted by a ghost known as Irene. Legend has it that she perished in a fire at the house that formerly stood on the property. Orbs and recordings of voices were found by paranormal investigators.


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    Constantine Arts Council and Theatre

    Pawhuska, Oklahoma

    80.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The historic building is haunted by the spirit of Sappho Constantine Brown, the daughter of a former theatre owner. Workmen refurbishing the building during the 1980's were the first to encounter her apparition, which was often accompanied by light footsteps. The sounds of a phantom brawl has also been ...


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    Fort Reno

    El Reno, Oklahoma

    81.3 miles from Jefferson, OK

    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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    The County Line - Gabriella's Italian Grill

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    83.6 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Gabriella's Italian Grill, formerly The County Line barbecue restaurant, is housed in a building that has been a Prohibition-era dance hall, a gambling establishment and a bordello. Legend has it that the joint was a favorite hangout of famed gangster Pretty Boy Floyd. One ghost known to reside here is ...


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    Oaklawn Memorial Gardens

    Spencer, Oklahoma

    84.6 miles from Jefferson, OK

    At Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, several graves date back to the 1800s and there is said to be a statue of Jesus missing several fingers and an eye. Witnesses say ghostly orbs turn up in some photos taken here.


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    Henry Overholser Mansion

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    86.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Built in 1903, the 20-room Victorian mansion is home to some eerie occurrences. During tours, some visitors have had their hair pulled or had something unseen jostle them. At least one young boy has seen the apparition of a woman believed to be Mrs. Overholser.


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    Museum of Pioneer History

    Chandler, Oklahoma

    86.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The 1898 edifice that houses the historic museum was constructed immediately after a tornado flattened the original township. Known as the "Mascho Building', the place is rumoured to have a ghost or two. The owner got more than he bargained for after opening a haunted house attraction, with several ...


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    The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    87.8 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Rumor has it that a former maid killed herself and her illegitimate daughter by jumping out the window here. It is these deaths that folks say spurred the hauntings. Female guests have reported hearing infants' cries during the night, and male guests have been propositioned by a female voice, or ...


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    Langston's Western Wear

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    88.6 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The 1919 building that houses Langston's Western Wear was originally a dance hall and bar. It is said to be haunted by two ghosts, Rose and Patty, who are trying to find each other. The 1920s-1930s women were sisters and taxi dancers at the dance hall when a jealous boyfriend ...


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    Reno County Museum

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    92.2 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The buildings that make up the Reno County Museum are both over 100 years old. There were several deaths recorded in the Rosemont apartment building,one of the buildings that became the Reno County Museum. Former staff and visitors have reported hearing strange noises and seeing the apparition of a little girl ...


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    Belle Vista Cemetery

    El Dorado, Kansas

    92.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Ghost tourists who stop around the grave of Clara Wiley, a woman who was murdered in the 1900s, find that their cameras seem to malfunction. The cemetery also is said to be haunted by a ghost called Two Moons, whose bones were said to have been dug up during the ...


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    Hutchinson Municipal Court

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    92.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    At this city courthouse, the fifth floor is said to be haunted by the spirit of a woman. Her apparition in white has been spotted, and she is blamed for slamming doors and files that appear to have been moved or tampered with.


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    Fox Theater

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    92.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Doors slam late at night, theater seats lift and lower as if someone unseen is using them, and in 2001, the glass from a fire extinguisher panel broke by itself when no one was around.


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    Dead Women Crossing

    Weatherford, Oklahoma

    93 miles from Jefferson, OK

    This small community has a haunting name with a story behind it. Its origin is said to be a story involving Katie DeWitt James, a schoolteacher, and Fannie Norton, alleged to be a prostitute. When Katie filed for divorce in 1905, she took her baby on the train and went ...


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    Hutchinson Public Library

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    93.1 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Ida Day Holzapfel, according to local lore, is the ghost who haunts the library. The former librarian, who began working here in 1915, may never have left. She is said to reside in the basement, watching over her beloved library. She left in 1954 to become a catalog librarian for ...


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    Wilbur's Grocery Store

    Potwin, Kansas

    94.2 miles from Jefferson, OK

    This historic building is now a grocery store, but was a former orphanage and home for wayward women. People working here have reported objects moving around by themselves, feeling cold spots and smelling coffees when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Beaumont Hotel

    Beaumont, Kansas

    94.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Allegedly haunted by a cowboy called Zeke who was shot and killed by the innkeeper in its stagecoach heyday. People claim to see the apparition of a cowboy, hear the jangle of spurs and also claim that objects move on their own.


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    Moore First United Methodist Church

    Moore, Oklahoma

    97 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The church turned 125 this year and has some history. As a 125 year old church something probably haunts it. It has been set on fire, torn down, and a whole lot of other stuff. some people have said that a black shadow in the shape of a woman. ...


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    Wildmead Cemetery

    Nickerson, Kansas

    100.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    Legend has it that this cemetery has a guardian, one who may appear as a woman, a light, or even a demon. Those who visit the cemetery because they have family buried there will be protected by the guardian. But those who come only to cause trouble? Beware!


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    S and J Marketplace

    Norman, Oklahoma

    105.3 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The antiques store is rumoured to be haunted. Disembodied footsteps have been heard in empty aisles, and temperature drops have been reported with no apparent source. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Historic Sooner Theater

    Norman, Oklahoma

    105.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The 1929 Sooner Theater is haunted by the 'White Lady', the apparition of an elegant woman in a white dress seen descending the main staircase. Others claim to have heard the wails of a crying baby. The theater is a stop on the local ghost tour. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Shawnee's Ritz Theater

    Shawnee, Oklahoma

    107.7 miles from Jefferson, OK

    It was built in 1897 as a dry goods store, and then it was turned into a boarding house. The Ritz theater was born in 1926, and it may be haunted by a 1900s projectionist named Leo Montgomery who died of a heart attack during a movie showing. Flickering lights ...


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    Old Bessie Gymnasium

    Bessie, Oklahoma

    113.9 miles from Jefferson, OK

    The old gymnasium used to be a morgue, and there have been reports of paranormal activity inside the old building. The apparition of a previous caretaker from the building has been in the gymnasium wearing a top hat and a black trench coat. He disappears when approached by visitors or ...


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    Doctor W.B. Jones House

    Florence, Kansas

    114.4 miles from Jefferson, OK

    This historic abandoned house was built in 1879, and was formerly the residence of a doctor and his family. People have reportedly seen the apparition of the doctor staring down at them from the upper floor of the house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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