Haunted Places in Prairie City, South Dakota



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    Isabel Post Office

    Isabel, South Dakota

    67.2 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Stories have been told of ghostly reflections in the post office windows and of folks being locked inside the post office at night by prankish spirits.


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    Georgia's and the Owl

    Amidon, North Dakota

    70.4 miles from Prairie City, SD

    The apparition of a small boy has been seen running, playing and bumping into people. Strange voices and music also have been heard, and employees have come in in the morning to find several of the restaurant's stock of potato chip bags opened and strewn all over the floor.


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    Black Hills State University

    Spearfish, South Dakota

    88.4 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Students say the all-male Wenonah Cook dorm it is haunted by the ghost of a woman. They say her screams can sometimes be heard, and along with them may come the smell of decaying flesh.


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    Wild Bill's Saloon and Steakhouse

    Deadwood, South Dakota

    91.5 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Patrons and staff have reported an arcade machine in this saloon that plays by itself for hours when there is no one around and when the building has closed for the night. Strange flashing lights have been seen by people from outside in the street, and it is rumoured ...


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    Saloon #10

    Deadwood, South Dakota

    91.5 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Ghostly phenomena reported here includes ghostly voices and a piano that plays by itself. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fairmont Hotel

    Deadwood, South Dakota

    91.5 miles from Prairie City, SD

    The building has a room that was the scene of a violent murder, and people have reported having objects thrown at them and encountering an evil presence. Staff and guests ghostly activity of the third floor, and many have seen the restless apparition of Maggie Broadcaster pacing an upstairs corridor, ...


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    The Bullock Hotel

    Deadwood, South Dakota

    91.5 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Folks say original owner Seth Bullock, who passed away in 1919, still remains in his hotel. Apparitions and orbs have been seen and an eerie presence has been felt, although witnesses say the ghost is not harmful. Ghost tours are held here regularly.


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    Mount Moriah Cemetery

    Deadwood, South Dakota

    91.6 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Several popular Wild West characters have been buried here, including Wild Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, Potato Creek Johnny and Seth Bullock. Folks say you can't set foot on these grounds without an eerie feeling that their ghostly eyes are upon you.


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    Franklin Hotel

    Deadwood, South Dakota

    91.7 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Guests have reported hearing footsteps following them around the historic hotel. A housekeeper quit after seeing a man in period clothing watching her while she was cleaning. People walking past have reported the sensation of being watched. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Adams House

    Deadwood, South Dakota

    91.8 miles from Prairie City, SD

    The 1893 Queen Anne Victorian Adams Mansion was built by entrepreneur Harris Franklin. Former owner W.E. Adams, who died of a stroke here, is said to have never left. When his wife Mary heard his spirit, out of respect for his privacy, she closed up the house and moved out, ...


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    Lion House

    Dickinson, North Dakota

    93.5 miles from Prairie City, SD

    This historic house is a private residence and has been undergoing renovations for almost two decades. A previous owner killed his wife and children, before sealing the house and hanging himself in an upstairs bedroom. Visitors to the home have reported furniture moving around by itself and barricading rooms, and ...


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    St. Joseph's Hospital

    Dickinson, North Dakota

    93.7 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Employees have reported ghostly activity from many different areas at this hospital. The elevator to the morgue runs up and down by itself; moaning and voices are heard in the cafeteria; and call buttons are activated from empty rooms. Laughing and the sound of running footsteps have been reported in ...


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    Prairie Hills Mall

    Dickinson, North Dakota

    94.7 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Local legend has it that a ghost haunts the mall. A shadowy figure has been reported walking around inside the mall after closing time. When police are called to investigate, no one is around.


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    Rock Roof Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Glen Ullin, North Dakota

    100.1 miles from Prairie City, SD

    This bed and breakfast is an old-fashioned inn with a twist; the building houses a poltergeist who has been known to open and close doors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Medora Fudge and Ice Cream Depot

    Medora, North Dakota

    101.6 miles from Prairie City, SD

    The ghost who haunts this sweetshop, believed to be a woman, is said to appear only once a year: on her birthday. The shop is said to remain unnaturally cold, even in summer.


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    Rough Riders Hotel

    Medora, North Dakota

    101.7 miles from Prairie City, SD

    A little boy is believed to haunt one of the top-floor rooms of this 1884 hotel. His laughter has been heard, and he likes to flush the toilet when no one is in the room.


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    Chateau De Mores

    Medora, North Dakota

    101.7 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Once the home of Marquis de Mores and his wife Medora, the historic chateau is open for tours, but guests may see more than its original furnishings. The chateau is said to be haunted by a female apparition and some strange lights that come on when no one is in ...


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    Sanford's

    Rapid City, South Dakota

    102.1 miles from Prairie City, SD

    This diner is believed to be haunted by several spirits, although the origin of the haunting is as of yet unknown. Staff have reported plates flying off shelves, disembodied footsteps and the apparition of a man in a green jacket walking up and down the corridor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sports Rock Pizza - Hooky Jacks

    Rapid City, South Dakota

    102.1 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Reported to be the oldest building in town, the local hangout housed in an 1800s structure is said to be haunted by John “Hooky Jack” Leary, a former local policeman and night watchman who once lived in the building until he died in a 1928 car accident. His apparition has ...


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    Elks Theatre

    Rapid City, South Dakota

    102.2 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Although this historic theatre has been remodeled on several occasions since its opening in the early twentieth century, patrons and staff say the resident ghost has never left. Known fondly as 'Jimmy', staff claim the spirit is benevolent, and is occasionally seen seated in the main theatre after closing hours. (Submitted ...


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    Hotel Alex Johnson

    Rapid City, South Dakota

    102.3 miles from Prairie City, SD

    Site of a "white lady" haunting, allegedly the ghost of a young woman who jumped or was thrown from the window of room 812. She is often seen wandering the halls in a white gown, and the room associated with her has numerous report of haunted activity, including the ...


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    Sioux San Hospital

    Rapid City, South Dakota

    103 miles from Prairie City, SD

    It began in 1898 as a boarding school for Native Americans, but was turned into a sanitarium in 1933. In 1939 it was converted to a hospital for Native Americans with TB; then in the 1960s, it closed and stayed empty for a time. Currently it is a hospital. Reports ...


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