Haunted Places in Oklahoma

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    Vina Rae's Grill & Graze

    Avard, Oklahoma
    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 up Memorial Day...
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    Blanchard Cemetery

    Blanchard, Oklahoma
    Witnesses at Blanchard Cemetery have reported unexplained lights and the apparition of a tall man in black pants who may...
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    Broken Bow Library

    Broken Bow, Nebraska
    Staff have reported voices in heated arguments in the southeastern corner of the building near closing time. Also heard have been the voices of children laughing and playing accompanied by cold...
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    Rogers State University

    Claremore, Oklahoma
    At night, students say, an elderly Native American man's apparition can be seen walking on the grounds. Also, legend has it that when the school was a military academy, a cadet died in a hazing accident, and he now haunts the college TV station. The former radio station is rumored to be haunted by...
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    Southeastern Oklahoma State University

    Durant, Oklahoma
    At Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Morrison Building, the apparition of a little boy has been seen walking around the basement. Apparently there used to be a pool here, and the little boy drowned in it. It is also said that a janitor died here under mysterious circumstances. And at the...
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    Kiowa Cemetery

    Hammon, Oklahoma
    At Kiowa Cemetery, folks have reported the apparition of a Native American sitting on a horse just inside the gate. Other apparitions have been reported as well, both at night and in the...
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    Tucker Cemetery

    Duncan, Oklahoma
    Rumor has it that at this closed cemetery, graves will appear empty one moment and covered over with grass the next. It is also said that something unseen may grab your leg and that tombstones will inexplicably fall over and then right...
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    Wheelock Mission

    Millerton, Oklahoma
    According to the local stories, the hauntings at Wheelock Mission began when a man broke into the girls' mission and murdered the girls. Witnesses say that the walls and trees bleed, and apparitions sit in chairs or hang from trees. One story tells of some teens who tried to steal a vase from the...
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    Violet Springs Cemetery

    Konawa, Oklahoma
    Witnesses have reported phantom growling noises near a grave with a headstone that says "murdered by human wolves." However, rumor has it that tombstone inscription actually refers, albeit cryptically, to the fact that the woman buried here was killed by a botched abortion...
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    Thomas-Foreman Historic Home

    Muskogee, Oklahoma
    This 1898 home-turned-house-museum built in former "Indian Territory" is said to be haunted by the ghost of former resident Mrs. Foreman, who passed away in the home in 1968. Its caretaker said he often looked up while working outside to see the apparition of Mrs. Foreman in the doorway watching...
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    Bird Creek School

    Pawhuska, Oklahoma
    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...
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    Salem Presbyterian - Family Land Church

    Sulphur, Oklahoma
    According to one local legend about this church and its surrounding area, around the turn of the century a man killed his wife and daughter here and buried them nearby. He committed suicide later, and his apparition has been seen on the property. The screams of his family have been reported as...
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    Poncan Theatre

    Ponca City, Oklahoma
    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...
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    McDonald's

    Idabel, Oklahoma
    The ghost of a little girl is said to haunt this fast-food restaurant. She has been seen going into the men's restroom before opening hours, and she has been blamed for all the women's restroom toilets flushing at once. Her laughter has been heard in the women's restroom, and employees have...
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    Pawnee Bill Museum Ranch

    Pawnee, Oklahoma
    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 the front door. The...
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    Postoak Cemetery - Sparky's Graveyard

    Sand Springs, Oklahoma
    Postoak Cemetery, aka Sparky's Graveyard, established in 1886, is said to be home to mysterious orbs of light that hover throughout the cemetery and the adjoining woods. Witnesses have noted warm and cold spots here as...
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    Witch's Grave - Hillside Cemetery

    Skiatook, Oklahoma
    Among its late 1800s and early 1900s graves, Hillside Cemetery is said to house a witch's final(?) resting place. Legend has it that those who tamper with her grave have suffered dire consequences from life ruination to demonic possession. Also, the ghost of a teen who wrecked his car nearby in the...
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    Oaklawn Memorial Gardens

    Spencer, Oklahoma
    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...
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    Veteran's Lake

    Sulphur, Oklahoma
    There are a few stories surrounding this public lake. Some say a boy swimming here once drowned, and his mother also drowned trying to rescue him; her apparition has been seen hovering on the lake's surface. Another story is that it was a teen girl who died in a boating accident, and it is her...
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    Cherokee County Courthouse

    Tahlequah, Oklahoma
    Previously the city's hospital, the courthouse is believed to be haunted. Folks have reported the sound of the jail door closing when no one is there, and the sound of a hospital gurney being rolled across ceramic tile has been reported even though the areas have been carpeted or tiled in quiet...
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    Mohawk Park and Golf Course

    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Mohawk Park is reported to be full of "little people" who can be heard talking and moving throughout the area, although they are invisible. The park is also said to be home to an 8-foot-tall Deer Lady--half woman, half deer--who may appear standing on her hind legs. On the golf course, a bathroom...
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    Gilcrease Museum

    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Nighttime security guards and other employees reportedly have witnessed a ghost that roams the halls in the...
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    Philbrook Museum of Art

    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    At this art museum, some say the statues' eyes follow you, and if you look closely, you may notice their heads actually turn! Reports also mention lights that turn on by themselves up and down the hallways when no one is...
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    Tulsa Spotlight Theatre

    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Some say those who visit the second floor alone or with only one other person may hear footsteps in the costume room. The basement is also said to be a bit eerie, with strange scratch marks on the walls and, as some witnesses have reported, a faint sound of phantom...
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    Kiamichi Kitchen

    Talihina, Oklahoma
    The Kiamichi Kitchen, now demolished, was housed in a former private home. It was said to be haunted by a ghost called George who would turn the lights and the radio on and off and make noises late at...
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    Old Santa Fe Depot of Guthrie

    Guthrie, Oklahoma
    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 the upstairs...
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    The County Line - Gabriella's Italian Grill

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    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...
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    Shawnee's Ritz Theater

    Shawnee, Oklahoma
    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 and unexplained voices have been...
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    Sapulpa Historical Museum

    Sapulpa, Oklahoma
    Three floors of exhibits detail the town's past, but visitors may see more than museum artifacts here. Phantom voices and strange flitting forms have been noticed here, and ghost investigators have captured electronic voice...
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    Henry Overholser Mansion

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    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....
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    101 Ranch

    Ponca City, Oklahoma
    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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    Jesse Creek Cemetery

    Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    This abandoned and overgrown cemetery is reported to be near Haunted Hill and Circle Mountain off CR 2700, and lies in an open field near an abandoned landscape business. Folks report that those who try to use digital cameras to take pictures here find that their cameras are not working...
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    Elk City Ramada

    Elk City, Oklahoma
    The haunted room at this hotel is Room 110. Here, guests have reported seeing the apparition of a man and witnessing poltergeist...
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    Stone Lion Inn

    Guthrie, Oklahoma
    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 smokes a pipe. The inn is a nonsmoking...
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    Eskridge Hotel Museum

    Wynnewood, Oklahoma
    This hotel-turned-museum boasts more than historic exhibits -- it's said to have some haunts as well. Mannequins in the displays are said to move, and shadows can be seen moving through the...
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    Eastman Hotel

    Waynoka, Oklahoma
    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...
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    Student Union - Atherton Hotel

    Stillwater, Oklahoma
    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...
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    The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    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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    Labadie Mansion

    Copan, Oklahoma
    The rumor mill tells of a man who murdered his wife here in 1935, which may be the spark for the odd happenings. Only a wall and the foundation still exist, as the once beautiful mansion has been ravaged by time and 2 fires. Some witnesses say their flashlights suddenly stop working as they...
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    McBride House

    Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
    This private home is now abandoned but its former owner claims it was haunted by numerous ghosts. She's even written a book about it. She claims that the previous owner and original builder of the house still resides there and is prone to throwing ghostly parties at 2 am. He also moves things,...
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    Timber Ridge Cemetery

    Catoosa, Oklahoma
    Locals have nicknamed this place Haunted Hollow. Legend has it that a Native American boy who was hit by a car and killed while riding his bicycle in 1989 is buried here. Witnesses say that his spirit, along with his bicycle, can be seen along the roadside. Some say they have felt as if they hit...
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    Dead Women Crossing

    Weatherford, Oklahoma
    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 to live with her cousin. She...