Haunted Places in Speed, Kansas



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    Ellis Railroad Museum

    Ellis, Kansas

    51.6 miles from Speed, KS

    The jail cell in this railroad museum is believed to be haunted, although it is currently used only for storage. The ghost was a prisoner who drowned in the 1958 flood, unable to escape the rising water. Unexplained noises and an eerie figure that flits past the windows are signs ...


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    Fort Hays

    Speed, Kansas

    56.5 miles from Speed, KS

    Originally called Fort Fletcher, Fort Hays was a U.S. Army post active 1865-1889, used during the American Indian Wars. In 1929 it opened as a historical park. The ghost said to haunt the premises is known as the Blue Light Lady. According to her legend, she was Elizabeth Polly, who ...


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    Shirley K's Coffee Shop

    Cambridge, Nebraska

    57.5 miles from Speed, KS

    This quaint coffee shop and pharmacy store is haunted by two ghosts, according to employees. During the hours between dusk and dawn, the owner of the place has reportedly seen the apparition of an elderly man in an old-fashioned magenta suit, whilst another member of staff saw a woman ...


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    Kearney Area Children's Museum

    Kearney, Nebraska

    74.9 miles from Speed, KS

    At the Kearney Area Children's Museum, the basement is rumored to be haunted. Said to be full of "strange equipment" with unusual stains all over the walls, some witnesses say the temperature dropped suddenly, their hair stood on end and they got a very uneasy feeling.


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    Devil's Canyon

    McCook, Nebraska

    75.2 miles from Speed, KS

    A dirt road located 7 miles north of McCook on East 11th Street leads to what locals have named Devil's Canyon. Its story is old and sad: Over 100 years ago a man is said to have killed his wife and kids here, then killed himself. Nicknamed The Duke, his ...


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    Midland Railroad Hotel

    Wilson, Kansas

    77.7 miles from Speed, KS

    Built at the turn of the twentieth century, this historic hotel was the site of an inferno in 1902 that gutted the building, and it has been established that several guests perished in the blaze that took place. Guests staying on the third floor have reportedly smelt smoke and ...


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    Haunted Bridge

    Speed, Nebraska

    80.1 miles from Speed, KS

    The 1885 story of the haunted bridge begins with Tom Jones and his widowed sister Elizabeth Taylor, who were fighting with their neighbors over their cattle getting into their neighbors' crops. Tom and Elizabeth felt unsafe over the turmoil and bought a shotgun. Soon after, some men were cutting trees ...


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    Hastings College

    Hastings, Nebraska

    84.1 miles from Speed, KS

    The ghost of a music professor is said to show up in the music hall as an apparition or an orb. He also is said to turn lights on and off. Also, the Altman Hall is said to be haunted by namesake Clara Altman, who is said to act as ...


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    Witch's Grave

    Aurora, Nebraska

    112.1 miles from Speed, KS

    The ancient, isolated grave in the Aurora city cemetery, the "witch’s grave," has a mossy tombstone and a protruding marker, said to be a warning to deter others from witchcraft. So the story goes, the "witch" was eccentric, which was enough for the townsfolk to label her a witch and ...


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    Plumer Street House

    Maxwell, Nebraska

    112.7 miles from Speed, KS

    The Plumer Street house is near the center of town along the first part of the street nearest Maxwell Road. The 2-story house is the site of many tortured souls and has been the site of many deaths. From the house have come wails and cries of tortured infants, and ...


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    Fox Theatre

    North Platte, Nebraska

    123 miles from Speed, KS

    Built in 1929 by former Nebraska governor Keith Neville, the former Fox Theatre is now the Neville Center for the Performing Arts. Witnesses say that in the balcony lighting booth, a spirit causes sudden temperature drops and sometimes touches their hands.


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    McCabe Hotel and Building

    North Platte, Nebraska

    123.1 miles from Speed, KS

    This former historic hotel is now believed to be abandoned, but former tenants reportedly heard footsteps and strange noises on the third floor when there was no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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