Haunted Places in Pierpont, South Dakota



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    Fort Sisseton State Park

    Eden, South Dakota

    18.5 miles from Pierpont, SD

    Fort Sisseton State Park is said to be haunted. Witnesses here have described strange lights and a feeling of uneasiness.


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    Northern State University

    Aberdeen, South Dakota

    31.6 miles from Pierpont, SD

    Two buildings at the university are rumored to be haunted. The Jerde Hall dormitory is home to a ghostly little girl who has been seen and heard in rooms and hallways. The Johnson Fine Arts Center has a ghost who whistles a tune from the empty men's restroom and occasionally ...


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    Herrick Hotel

    Gary, South Dakota

    82.6 miles from Pierpont, SD

    Patrons have heard the ghostly laughter of a child who lived at the historic hotel when it was a blind school. Others have reported hearing footsteps on the upper floor of the building when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fort Abercrombie

    Wahpeton, North Dakota

    84.6 miles from Pierpont, SD

    Fort Abercrombie, built in 1858, was the first military settlement in North Dakota. In 1862, it was besieged by Sioux Indians for over six weeks; four soldiers were killed and two were wounded.


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    South Dakota State University - Doner Auditorium

    Brookings, South Dakota

    96.3 miles from Pierpont, SD

    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 ...


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    Riverside Cemetery

    Fargo, North Dakota

    105.9 miles from Pierpont, SD

    Legends surrounding the Riverside Cemetery say that those who put a recording device on top of one particular mausoleum will record strange knocking sounds coming from inside. Other electronic voice phenomena have been collected here as well.


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    University of Jamestown

    Jamestown, North Dakota

    106.4 miles from Pierpont, SD

    Ghosts are said to frequent two spots at the University of Jamestown: At the Kroeze Hall, students claim to hear the clicks of the spirit of a former student (and suicide victim) playing with his beloved Rubik's Cube. And in Watson Hall, the apparition of a girl around age 6 ...


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    The VIP Room Restaurant and Bar

    Fargo, North Dakota

    107.5 miles from Pierpont, SD

    This historic building was built in 1894, and is now a catering business and restaurant. Staff members have reported sighting the apparition of a veiled woman in white in the basement, who is believed to watch over the building. During a time of renovation, a worker spotted her pointing to ...


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    Moorhead State University - Weld Hall

    Moorhead, Minnesota

    107.8 miles from Pierpont, SD

    Moorhead State University's Weld Hall has a legend or two that explain its ghost. Depending on whom you hear the story from, either a construction worker, a janitor, or a maintenance man fell to his death off of a roof, a ladder, or a spiral staircase. His apparition has been ...


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    Moorhead Railroad Tracks

    Moorhead, Minnesota

    107.8 miles from Pierpont, SD

    According to local legend, years ago a woman tried to jump onto a moving train but missed, and her body was dragged through the town. Her apparition is said to walk in the area with glowing red eyes.


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    North Dakota State University

    Fargo, North Dakota

    108.3 miles from Pierpont, SD

    Ceres Hall is believed to be haunted by a man who hanged himself from a heating pipe during World War II. The basement and the third floor are both believed to be haunted, perhaps by two different entities. And Minard Hall, once rumored to be the site of a possible ...


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    Children's Museum - Yunker Farm

    Fargo, North Dakota

    109.7 miles from Pierpont, SD

    The brick farmhouse, built in 1876, now houses an interactive children's museum. An apparition believed to be Elizabeth Yunker, who loved children, has been seen upstairs where children's activities are conducted. An apparition of a young child, believed to have died long ago in the old well, has been seen ...


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    Trollwood Park

    Fargo, North Dakota

    110.9 miles from Pierpont, SD

    You may see a ghostly woman in dark blue 19th-century clothing at this park, especially near her favorite willow tree. She is said to be seen mostly when music is being performed in the park. Other apparations may be seen here, and the sound of someone calling your name or ...


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