Haunted Places in Indiana

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    Tunnelton Tunnel

    Bedford, Indiana
    The apparition of a man who was decapitated during the tunnel's construction has been reported; many folks say he appears to be searching for his head. One rumor states that there is a graveyard atop the tunnel, and during its construction, some of the bodies fell through into the tunnel. Another...
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    Indiana State University

    Terre Haute, Indiana
    At Indiana State University's Burford Hall, a ghost named Barb is the spirit of a student who died of alcohol poisoning. Witnesses have heard her vomiting or crying in the bathroom. And in Cromwell Hall is a white cross under a 12th-floor window where a man jumped to his death, on the west side of...
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    Dog Face Bridge

    La Crosse, Indiana
    Spooky legends surround this old bridge. The stories involve a honeymooning 1950s couple and a dog that ran out in front of the car, causing them to drive off of the bridge. Reports of many things have been made in the vicinity, including apparitions of bodies, apparitions of a females with a dog's...
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    Saint Joseph's College

    Collegeville, Indiana
    Some of the many oddities at St. Joseph's College include a spirit in the chapel, a rumored exorcism at Aquinas Hall and reports of witnesses hearing voices in their heads inside Drexel Hall. Also, Dwenger Hall is rumored to be possessed, and the ghost of a baby is said to haunt Hallas Hall. In the...
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    Wolf Mansion - Josephus Wolf House

    Valparaiso, Indiana
    Legend has it that the mansion owner went crazy after slavery was abolished, and in his rage, he killed all of his slaves and their children. Some stories say he even killed his family while he was at it. Then he killed himself. Now, folks say, an unexplained light comes on in the bell tower, or...
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    Hacienda Restaurant

    Mishawaka, Indiana
    Once a private mansion, Hacienda Mexican Restaurant is rumored to be haunted by apparitions of those who used to live here. Some stories say one apparition belongs to a maid with whom the mansion's owner had an affair. When the maid became pregnant, he shunned her, so she hanged herself in the...
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    Jefferson County Library

    Madison, Indiana
    Rumor has it that the ornery ghost of a young man rides the elevator rubbing and patting women. He is believed to have lived here when it was a private home and was confined to a wheelchair, which is why the elevator originally was installed. Some reports say the ghost has been nicknamed...
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    Mount Hope Cemetery

    Logansport, Indiana
    Phantom sounds of horses and whistles that echo your own have been reported in this cemetery that dates back to the 1800s. Also, some reports say there are mausoleums here with spooky inscriptions like "Knock three times and they shall...
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    Greendale Cemetery

    Greendale, Indiana
    White or gray apparitions have been seen, and locals say that passing the graves belonging to the Tebbs family will give you chills and an uneasy feeling of being watched. Cold breezes have been reported here on hot, windless...
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    Lake Prairie Cemetery

    Lowell, Indiana
    Apparitions of deceased townspeople, ghostly mists, and orbs all have been reported at this cemetery, especially in the southern half, which is the...
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    Strand Theatre

    Kendallville, Indiana
    The Strand movie theater is haunted by a previous owner, whose apparition has been seen by many people in different locations throughout the building. The ghost also has been known to watch patrons through the projection room window, but ducks when anyone looks at...
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    Wheeler-Stokely Mansion

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Witnesses tell of an apparition of a man walking a dog and another ghost of a brunette woman who runs out a door and jumps into a phantom carriage. Some folks say they have been nudged off the dog walk, or had unexplained chills or uneasy feelings. Other apparitions have been seen here as...
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    Paul Ruster Park Cemetery

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    The ghost of a little boy who was killed beside the nearby train tracks is said to walk along the paths or the nearby roadway playing his...
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    Indiana Repertory Theatre

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    To avoid cold and rainy weather, a former artistic director used to jog indoors, around the upstairs mezzanine. He was killed suddenly when his nephew hit him with the car as he was jogging on a foggy day. Now, on cold and rainy days, witnesses say you can hear the floorboards creak as his ghost...
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    Bethel Cemetery - Nathan Hinkle Grave

    Shelburn, Indiana
    Local legend has it that those who visit the monument and grave of Nathan Hinkle, local Revolutionary War soldier, walk around it and say his name three times, he'll speak to...
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    Mount Zion Cemetery

    Henryville, Indiana
    A ghostly Green Lady is said to be the spirit of a young woman killed in a car accident nearby. She was buried here and now is said to walk its grounds, glowing green. It is said that if you park at the cemetery at night, she may cover it with green ectoplasmic...
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    Hanover College

    Hanover, Indiana
    At Parker Auditorium, the ghost of Dr. A.G. Parker, past college president of the college, has been seen and heard, along with unexplained sounds and missing objects. And at Donner Residence Hall's east wing, the ghost of a student who committed suicide in a dorm room is blamed for objects that are...
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    Hanover Cemetery

    Hanover, Indiana
    Visitors here have reported feeling unexplained nausea and chills, possibly related to the grave of Benjamin Bennett, who is believed to have drowned in the Ohio River (although his body was never...
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    Boone-Hutcheson Cemetery

    Greencastle, Indiana
    An apparition of a 1950s policeman is said to sit inside the graveyard with a blue light. Other apparitions and phantom dogs with glowing red eyes also have been seen, and a cave said to be on the cemetery premises has many spooky stories attached to...
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    Ceylon Covered Bridge

    Geneva, Indiana
    Local legend has it that many years ago a group of teens performed a séance here, during which a body fell to the floor, leaving a big blood stain near the pentagram they drew. The experience is rumored to have opened a portal from which strange things...
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    Carolina Street Demon House

    Gary, Indiana
    The house was said to be haunted by more than 200 demons. Witnesses have reported levitating children, swarms of flies that mysteriously appear in winter, footprints, and apparitions. The demons were believed to have possessed the three children of the family who lived there, and case workers,...
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    Roads Hotel

    Atlanta, Indiana
    The 1893 hotel, once patronized by John Dillinger, is rumored to be haunted by many spirits. Witnesses have reported shadows and apparitions of men, women and children as well as disembodied voices, footsteps, lights that work on their own, and doors that open and close--or even slam--by...
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    Tippecanoe Place

    South Bend, Indiana
    Tippecanoe Place is a restaurant within the Studebaker Mansion, once owned by Clement Studebaker of automobile fame. Studebaker's child and nanny were seriously injured when a fire broke out in the nursery and he killed himself not long after. Employees see things moving from the corner of their...
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    Culbertson Mansion

    New Albany, Indiana
    Built in 1867 by William S. Culbertson, the mansion, which cost $120,000 to build at that time, is said to be haunted. Witnesses have heard doors shut by themselves and footsteps upstairs when no one is up there. Its Carriage House has a dark story attached to it. It burned down in an 1888...
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    Stallbohm-Kaske House

    Munster, Indiana
    According to locals, the original inn that stood here burned down on Halloween of 1909. And in 1949, resident Wilhelmina Kaske passed away in a front bedroom, and these incidents may have led to the house's hauntings. Witnesses have reported a figure leaning out of the barn window, a presence in...
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    Ohio Theater

    Madison, Indiana
    Local tales tell of lights that seem to float in the balcony area and then disappear. It is also said that at midnight, the sound of screaming can be...
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    Guyer Opera House

    Lewisville, Indiana
    In the 1900s, tragedy struck when a young boy was killed when a bullet ricocheted during a Wild West gun show. His spirit, along with that of the founder O.K. Guyer, who died the same year his opera house opened, are said to haunt the building. Guyer's funeral was held in the auditorium. Witnesses...
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    Whisky's Restaurant

    Lawrenceburg, Indiana
    This restaurant began as two private houses that were combined to make a button factory. A former resident, an elderly lady died in the room now called the Malt Room, and her spirit is believed to remain here. A waitress reported feeling a tug on her apron when no one was there, and others have...
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    Slippery Noodle Inn

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    The historic buildings that house the Slippery Noodle have been around for a while, since 1850, so it has its share of spirits. Among those seen are the ghosts of slaves, a cowboy, a caretaker, and a...
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    James Allison Mansion

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Built from 1911 to 1913, the mansion is said to be haunted. Sources may be a little girl who was visiting and drowned in the basement pool, or James Allison himself. The little girl's apparition has been seen, and witnesses also have reported voices in the attic, objects that move by themselves,...
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    Indiana Dunes State Park

    Chesterton, Indiana
    Around 1915, this area was mostly wilderness, and stories often came from fishermen about a naked woman who would swim in the lake. She was said to be Alice Marble Gray, a hermit who lived along the beach. She was the daughter of a Chicago couple and was cultured and educated, but a broken heart...
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    Hannah House

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Some of the ghosts at this historic house are said to be hidden slaves, one of whom accidentally tripped over a lamp, igniting a house fire. Those killed were said to be buried in the very cellar where it happened. Witnesses have described a lot of activity in the cellar, including apparitions of...
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    Inn at Aberdeen

    Valparaiso, Indiana
    A playful haunt at this 1830s-era inn has been known to hide guests' belongings in odd places. For example, one guest's missing lipstick turned up in a shoe. Cold spots and disembodied footsteps also have been reported, and psychic and ghost-hunting teams have determined that there are spirits of a...
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    French Lick Springs Hotel

    French Lick, Indiana
    This historic resort hotel complex is said to be haunted by former owner Thomas Taggart, who lingers around the service elevator as musts and phantom tobacco smells. He is said to expertly operate the elevator from beyond when the place gets busy. He also is said to appear riding a horse in the...
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    Ivy House

    Fortville, Indiana
    Built in 1921 by Dr. Jess E. Ferrell, the Ivy House bed-and-breakfast inn is said to have a haunt that came with the purchase of an antique piano. The owners say the instrument brought with it a ghost who makes the decidely nonmusical sounds of banging and walking...
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    Robin Hill

    Mount Vernon, Indiana
    This historic house, reported to have been part of the Underground Railroad, stands empty and for sale. Since it has stood empty for a period, it is not surprising that it has developed a reputation for being haunted. Witnesses have reported seeing shadowy figures and hearing toilets flushing and...
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    Rockport Inn

    Rockport, Indiana
    This inn was built in the 1850s as a private home, and was one of the first buildings in the area to have glass windows. It is rumored to have been part of the Underground Railroad; it is also rumored to have a ghost. An apparition of the wife of an owner is said to walk the halls, seen (and heard)...
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    Baums Bridge Inn

    Kouts, Indiana
    This inn is reported to be home to a the apparition of a man surrounded by a dim light. He is said to appear around midnight and may be a bit shy: Rumor has it that if you look at him too long, he will become enraged and appear in front of you in a split...
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    Old Bridge Inn

    Jeffersonville, Indiana
    The house here was originally built in 1836, and is haunted by a kindly spirit. Locals think the ghost may be former owner Dr. Charles Hancock, a descendant of patriot John Hancock. Other spirits are said to reside here as...
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    Schenck Mansion

    Vevay, Indiana
    A ghostly Lady in White in Victorian attire haunts the second floor of this 1874 bed-and-breakfast building, originally built as a mansion of a home for Benjamin Franklin Schenk. She is said to walk the hallways, taking no notice of anyone around her. Guests also have reported hearing voices,...
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    Holiday Inn - Magnuson Grand Hotel South Bend

    South Bend, Indiana
    Pilots and flight attendants staying at this hotel have reported seeing a ghostly flight attendant in the mirror and sitting on the edge of their beds. Rumor has it she was killed by a pilot at the hotel. Now known as the Magnuson Grand Hotel South...
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    Barbee Hotel

    Warsaw, Indiana
    This historic hotel was frequented by Al Capone, who would stay in Room 301 and clear out all the rest of the guests so he could be alone. Cleaning staff have smelled cigar smoke coming from his room and have seen an ghostly man sitting in a booth in the bar. Witnesses also have reported footsteps...
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    Kopper Kettle Inn Restaurant

    Morristown, Indiana
    Not only is this local historic eatery known for its delicious family-style chicken dinner, it's also known for being haunted by several...
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    Whispers Estate

    Mitchell, Indiana
    Featured on some TV shows, the estate is said to be the site of many paranormal occurrences including apparitions, voice phenomena, jiggling doorknobs, tremors, unexplained smells, shaking furniture, and a vortex in the heart of the...
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    Willard Library

    Evansville, Indiana
    The Grey Lady is said to haunt this historic late-1800s library building, and she brings apparitions, the scent of perfume, cold spots, strange noises, and more. The water and electricity are also known to turn on and off, and furniture and objects move by themselves. Ghost tours are held in...
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    Story Inn

    Nashville, Indiana
    Reportedly haunted by a female ghost who appears most often in a specific room when a blue table lamp is turned on. For this reason the ghost has been dubbed "The Blue Lady". There are numerous reports of the Blue Lady ghost and the owner (who claims to be skeptical) has published some of the...