Haunted Places in Askov, Minnesota



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    Grant House Hotel and Eatery

    Rush City, Minnesota

    35.7 miles from Askov, MN

    The 1880's historic hotel burnt to the ground just a decade after its construction, but phoenix-like rose from the ashes to form the successful establishment it is today. The building, however, has had a darker past, with tales being told of the days where the hotel operated as a ...


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    Hammill House

    Spooner, Wisconsin

    49.6 miles from Askov, MN

    Railroad and newspaper man and "Father of Spooner" Frank Hammill, although he died in 1922, is believed to still reside in his house. Owners through the years have reported that he still watches over things.


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    Fairlawn Mansion and Museum

    Superior, Wisconsin

    50.2 miles from Askov, MN

    The 42-room Victorian mansion and museum are haunted by a ghost who is often mistaken for a museum guide. She is dressed in period costume like the real guides, but folks feel a cold chill when she is around. The ghost is believed by some to have been a former ...


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    40 Club Restaurant and Bar

    Aitkin, Minnesota

    51 miles from Askov, MN

    An upstairs apartment was the unfortunate setting for a 40 Club employee's suicide in 1999, and since then, folks say, strange things have happened at the restaurant. Tom's body was found after he failed to show up for work one day. Now, the jukebox plays songs buy itself(including one that ...


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    40 Club Sports Bar and Grill

    Aitkin, Minnesota

    51 miles from Askov, MN

    The 40 Club Restaurant has a lot of strange happenings going on in it after a man committed suicide in an upstairs apartment in 1999. The man was named Tom who also worked at the restaurant. He was known as a reliable employee and one day, Tom didn't show up ...


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    Enger Tower

    Duluth, Minnesota

    51.4 miles from Askov, MN

    Rumours circulating around the Duluth area claim that in 1948, a man committed suicide by jumping off the 5th level of the tower head-first. He died on impact. The man's corpse was found hours later, and the man was never identified. Over time, visitors to the park claim to ...


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    Duluth International Airport

    Duluth, Minnesota

    53.4 miles from Askov, MN

    Duluth International Airport is haunted by a woman who was killed on a road nearby. She has been spotted by security and has set off alarms and made doors open and close on their own. She is thought to haunt the airport because this is where her murderer went directly ...


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    Old Jail Bed and Breakfast

    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    54.6 miles from Askov, MN

    The southern building is reportedly Minnesota's oldest jail building, and the northern building housed a funeral home in the 1800s. Now an inn, as one would imagine there is plenty of ghostly activity here. Later during the Prohibition era, when the former funeral home was a haberdashery, there was a ...


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    University of Minnesota Duluth - Griggs Hall

    Duluth, Minnesota

    54.8 miles from Askov, MN

    The University of Minnesota Duluth's Griggs Hall has a haunted toilet, students say. And the commode has not one, but two ghosts. Both students died of alcohol poisoning, and the ghosts are said to manifest by the sounds of moaning, profane language, and retching along with a bad smell.


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    Interstate State Park

    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    54.9 miles from Askov, MN

    Phantom lights are spotted every once in awhile on the Wisconsin side of the river, always around the early morning and late afternoon hours. An apparition of a little girl has been seen multiple times running across the edge of the drop-off into the river, on the Minnesota side. ...


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    Glensheen - Historic Congdon Estate

    Duluth, Minnesota

    55.6 miles from Askov, MN

    Glensheen Mansion was built in 1905 by Chester Congdon, who died in 1916. His daughter Elisabeth inherited it. Sadly, Elisabeth was smothered by with her pillow as she slept and her nurse Velma Pietila was bludgeoned to death with a candlestick. Elisabeth's adopted daughter Marjorie and her second husband Roger ...


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    Milford Mine Disaster Site

    Crosby, Minnesota

    62.2 miles from Askov, MN

    On Feb. 5, 1924, Milford Mine, a manganese mine, was flooded when Foley Lake rose, killing 41 miners. The site is rumored to be haunted by the spirits of the miners who were killed or who witnessed the tragedy.


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    East Immanuel Lutheran Church

    Amery, Wisconsin

    67.9 miles from Askov, MN

    Hushed voices and whispering are heard inside the church when no one is around. The sounds of a congregations of parishioners have been heard in the basement and in the sanctuary of the church, but when investigated, there is no on there. The church bell frequently rings by itself. (Submitted by ...


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    Lac Courte Orielles Casino

    Hayward, Wisconsin

    68.4 miles from Askov, MN

    A haunted farmhouse was formerly located on the site of the casino, and reports of disembodied footsteps and sightings of apparitions in the early hours of morning still continue. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Last Turn Saloon

    Brainerd, Minnesota

    68.6 miles from Askov, MN

    Full-bodied apparitions and EVPs have been reported here.


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    Moe Lutheran Church

    Clear Lake, Wisconsin

    70 miles from Askov, MN

    The church and cemetery are reported to be haunted by angry spirits. Legend has it that in the early 1900s, the church accidentally burned to the ground killing over 30 people, who have haunted the rebuilt church since. Another legend says in the 1950s, a woman hanged herself in the ...


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    St. Joseph of the Lakes Catholic Church

    Lino Lakes, Minnesota

    72.3 miles from Askov, MN

    St. Joesph's Catholic Church, formerly a Catholic school, is home to a ghost nun. Her apparition has been seen around the church and has been blamed for slamming doors, playing the piano, knocking a Bible off a shelf, and footsteps.


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    Anoka State Hospital

    Anoka, Minnesota

    73.2 miles from Askov, MN

    Anoka State Hospital has been known by many names in its past, including First State Asylum for the Insane, Anoka State Asylum, Anoka State Hospital and most recently Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center. It was originally opened in 1900 and is said to be haunted by spirits of those who have ...


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    Betty’s Cafe

    Cameron, Wisconsin

    73.4 miles from Askov, MN

    The ghost of a deceased employee of Betty's Cafe is believed to linger here in spirit, showing up as an apparition near the fryers or hiding objects in mysterious places.


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    Billy's Bar and Grill

    Anoka, Minnesota

    74.3 miles from Askov, MN

    Housed in a building that was a former brothel, the restaurant is said to be home to the spirits of some of the former brothel's staff. As local legends go, either some brothel patrons killed madam Mrs. Jackson and stole the women's money, or Mrs. Jackson hanged herself from a ...


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    Pioneers Rest Cemetery - Bandli Graveyard

    Rice Lake, Wisconsin

    74.4 miles from Askov, MN

    Local legends abound about this cemetery known as Pioneers Rest Cemetery or Bandli Graveyard (after the family who maintains it). One says that a man killed his wife and four children and then hanged himself in his barn, next to the graveyard. Another claims that a Satanic cult used the ...


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    Kozy Korner Restaurant

    New Richmond, Wisconsin

    74.5 miles from Askov, MN

    The Kozy Korner Restaurant is no longer in operation, but who knows whether anyone told the ghost boy who frequents it. The ghost was unknown until a photograph of a boy who resembles the apparition turned up; locals have learned that the ghost's name is Carl.


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    Rudy's Redeye Grill and Hotel

    White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    76.5 miles from Askov, MN

    Local legends claim that the wardrobe on the second level of the hotel is haunted by an unknown spirit that was cursed to the wardrobe a long time ago after it was made. Other reports claim seeing shadowy apparitions in the 3rd and 4th hotel halls in between the ...


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    Matoska Park

    White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    76.7 miles from Askov, MN

    Several reports claim that an apparition can be seen standing in the shallow marsh to the left of the bridge to Manitou Island (private area). The ghostly figure is said to be a younger female, wearing casual clothing from circa 1920. The figure has yet to be identified. Others have claimed ...


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    Warden's House Museum

    Stillwater, Minnesota

    77.7 miles from Askov, MN

    The Warden's House Museum, built in 1853 as the home of the Minnesota Territorial Prison warden, is said to be haunted. Trudy, the daughter of Henry Wolfer, last warden to live here, got married and moved away. Right after she had a son, she died appendicitis, and her father raised ...


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    Trout Lake Norwegian Cemetery

    Bovey, Minnesota

    77.8 miles from Askov, MN

    At Trout Lake Norwegian Cemetery, there is said to be a grave of a witch at the bottom of a hill. Her name is Bertha Maynard, born January 26, 1872 and died January 27, 1910. Witnesses have reported hearing voices and seeing a female apparition in the area.


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    Lumber Barons - The Water Street Inn

    Stillwater, Minnesota

    78.1 miles from Askov, MN

    Former Lumber Barons and now the Water Street Inn, the place is said to be haunted by the spirit of a drunken Confederate soldier. The soldier died on the S.W. suite of the second floor, and witnesses say his ghostly sweaty odor can still be detected.


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    Black Woods Bar and Grill

    Two Harbors, Minnesota

    78.4 miles from Askov, MN

    Black Woods Bar and Grill was built in 1994 and is haunted by several ghosts including a lady in white and a man whose footsteps are heard. A bookkeeper claimed the phantom followed her home and got into bed with her.


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    Blackwoods Bar and Grill

    Two Harbors, Minnesota

    78.4 miles from Askov, MN

    Blackwoods is alleged to be home to a ghostly lady in white, disembodied footsteps and cold chills. According to one witness, the female ghost has been seen touching the furniture as if checking it for dust.


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    Pioneer Place on Fifth

    Saint Cloud, Minnesota

    79 miles from Askov, MN

    Pioneer Place on Fifth is a former Elks Lodge, currently a venue for theater and concerts, and it's haunted. The 1913 building has a ghostly elderly man who likes the area near the men's room. Unexplained noises, electrical anomalies, moving objects and other ghost sightings also have been reported.


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    St. Cloud State University

    Saint Cloud, Minnesota

    79.1 miles from Askov, MN

    Four spots at St. Cloud State University are said to be haunted. One is Shoemaker Hall, where a pregnant student hanged herself in a basement meat locker after having an affair with a janitor. The ghost moves objects, makes clocks flash the wrong numbers, and floats over students' beds. At ...


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    Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

    Fridley, Minnesota

    79.5 miles from Askov, MN

    The building was built in 1847 and is on the MIssissippi River. It was a rooming house for those on the Red River Ox Cart Trail. There have been numerous reports of smells, sightings, and sounds by a variety of visitors. Personally I have seen a woman ...


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    St. Cloud Times

    Saint Cloud, Minnesota

    80.4 miles from Askov, MN

    At the St. Cloud Times newspaper office, staff have been visited by an apparition of a man in the basement. He sometimes wears a printer's shirt and other times a white shirt and bow tie. The ghost has been known to tinker with the electricity and play banjo music from ...


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    Skatin' Place

    Saint Cloud, Minnesota

    81.1 miles from Askov, MN

    Skatin’ Place, according to local legend, is home to a ghost named Gilbert who used to live in a farmhouse on this property. Poor Gilbert became trapped and met his demise in the swampy land, but his spirit lingers in the Skatin' Place, turning on and off arcade games and ...


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    Dairy Queen

    St. Anthony, Minnesota

    83.6 miles from Askov, MN

    Who else would haunt a Dairy Queen but ice-cream-loving kids? Children's laughter and the sounds of employees' names being called have been heard after closing, and mysterious orders print up that were not ordered by anyone in the realm of the living. Items also have been known to disappear or ...


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    Roselawn Cemetery

    Roseville, Minnesota

    84.3 miles from Askov, MN

    A ghost called Smiling Jack resides at the lovely Roselawn Cemetery. According to local tales, the police got several calls about a person who was trapped inside a mausoleum. When they responded, the police never found anyone, so the locals decided they had a ghost on their hands. He was ...


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    Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    Lake Elmo, Minnesota

    84.3 miles from Askov, MN

    The forest all around Lake Elmo (lake) is rumoured to be haunted by a middle-aged man who walks the trails in the early evening hours. Visitors who approach or greet the apparition get a surprise when the man disappears into thin air, no-where to be seen. People who walk ...


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    Gibbs Museum Farmhouse

    Falcon Heights, Minnesota

    84.8 miles from Askov, MN

    At the 1800s Gibbs Museum Farmhouse, spirits are a regular occurrence, some say. Doors and cupboards are known to open and close, a chair rocks with no one in it, toys are moved around in the night, footsteps are heard in the halls, and the apparition of a little boy ...


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    The Moonshine Saloon

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    85.3 miles from Askov, MN

    Previously known as the Noose Bar, Moonshine Saloon definitely has some ghosts, witnesses say. For one thing, a beer glass flew across the room and shattered against the wall, and for another, a jukebox started up on its own. A neon sign swung and fell despite a lack of wind, ...


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    Minnesota State Fairgrounds

    Falcon Heights, Minnesota

    85.3 miles from Askov, MN

    The Minnesota State Fairgrounds, according to some, is haunted by a ghost pig, or half-human, half-pig called the Pigman. Other reports say a small brown bird that nests here is believed to be a reincarnation of Wayne Murray, a maintenance man who died here in 1986. Also, the ghost of ...


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    Oakland Cemetery

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    85.5 miles from Askov, MN

    Witnesses who have seen the ghost believed to haunt this cemetery have given a thorough description of her apparition. She is in her mid twenties and has shoulder-length brown hair and blue eyes, and wears a turn-of-the-century lace dress.


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    William Hamm Mansion

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    85.8 miles from Askov, MN

    This historic mansion seems to harbour a spirit determined to protect owners from peril. The ghost has been known to wake up tenants during the night to forewarn them of impending disasters, and is believed to be a former resident dating back to when the house was built for ...


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    Holiday Gas Station

    Hibbing, Minnesota

    86 miles from Askov, MN

    The Holiday Gas Station is popular with the spirit set, it seems. Workers say there have been voices that called out their names and apparitions that appeared on the security cameras.


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    The Soap Factory

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    86.1 miles from Askov, MN

    The old 1880s soap factory, now an experimental art venue, is said to be a doozy of a haunted site, based partly on the reality that soap was made from animal fat (allegedly from thousands of strangled stray dogs and the like). Not only that, but before it was a ...


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    Hamline University

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    86.3 miles from Askov, MN

    Hamline University has a few haunted halls, say the students. One building said to see the most ghostly activity is the Manor Hall, where apparitions, moving objects and strange noises abound. The third floor is the most active. Old Main and Drew Hall are no slouches either, as far as ...


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    Cuzzy's Bar and Grill

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    86.3 miles from Askov, MN

    In 1890, this building was a brothel where a young girl named Betsy worked as an entertainer, with her true love being a soldier at war. He promised to take her away, but she was murdered before this happened. Today, it is a bar in the Minneapolis warehouse district, minus ...


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    Mounds Theatre

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    86.3 miles from Askov, MN

    At this 1922 playhouse building, folks have reported being grabbed physically while working late at night. An obscenity-shouting ghost named Red sometimes even throws objects at women, and a little girl in a pink dress may bounce a ball on the stage. But beware: Stories say some investigators didn't leave ...


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    Minnesota State Capitol

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    86.5 miles from Askov, MN

    The Minnesota State Capitol was completed in 1905, replacing an older building that had burned down. Witnesses have described unexplained noises that come from the second story, cold gusts of air, and apparitions of deceased senators and governors in the halls and stairways. Something may be strange about Room 217 ...


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    Greyhound Bus Museum

    Hibbing, Minnesota

    86.7 miles from Askov, MN

    Because it is situated next door to a cemetery, the Greyhound Bus Museum is rumored to have had some ghosts move in. Employees note bus windows that open or close by themselves and visitors have seen mysterious shadows that vanish. Paranormalists have verified the presence of the spirits.


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    Washington Avenue Bridge

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    86.7 miles from Askov, MN

    Washington Avenue Bridge at the University of Minnesota is the stuff of local haunted legend, especially among students. Witnesses have heard footsteps along the bridge that seem to follow them, stopping when they stop and resuming when they do. The haunting is said to be a result of the many ...


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