Haunted Places in Bruce, Wisconsin



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    El Rancho Motel

    Ladysmith, Wisconsin

    8.1 miles from Bruce, WI

    Reported sightings of the apparition of a man in a red flannel shirt roaming the hallways of the motel. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Pioneers Rest Cemetery - Bandli Graveyard

    Rice Lake, Wisconsin

    18.2 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Cornell Public Library

    Cornell, Wisconsin

    20.9 miles from Bruce, WI

    Reports say the old building's basement, where the restroom lies, once was a jail. Witnesses have described an uncomfortable, oppressive feeling in the basement.


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    Betty’s Cafe

    Cameron, Wisconsin

    23.1 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Amy’s Ritz

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    36.6 miles from Bruce, WI

    "Small brown men" have been reported by witnesses in this bar, housed in an 1880s building that was converted to a tavern around 1933. If that's not unusual enough, things seem to move from one place to another when you're not looking, and doors are known to lock on their ...


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    James Sheeley House

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    36.7 miles from Bruce, WI

    A former blacksmith shop, the 1860s building was converted to a saloon and boarding house by John B. Paul. Its name comes from Irish immigrant James Sheeley who, with his wife Kate, bought the building and took over in 1905. In 2001 when the building was being cleaned and touched ...


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    Irvine Ghost Pub

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    37.3 miles from Bruce, WI

    After new owners bought the Irvine Pub in 2008, they closed it for a few days for renovations. This is when strange things began to happen, such as apparitions, bar stools being knocked over, and electrical items going on the fritz. A paranormal investigation turned up the fact that a ...


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    Lac Courte Orielles Casino

    Hayward, Wisconsin

    37.6 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Hammill House

    Spooner, Wisconsin

    39.2 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Fraternal Order of Eagles

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    40.5 miles from Bruce, WI

    A woman named Beth is said to haunt the Eagles Club. Beth passed away of a heart attack during a 1985 wedding reception here. She was 65 years old. Now, folks say, those who hold their receptions here can expect an extra guest: Beth's ghost attends every wedding reception held ...


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    Elk Mound Tower

    Elk Mound, Wisconsin

    44.7 miles from Bruce, WI

    According to local folklore, a dragon is buried under Elk Mound and a ghost haunts Elk Mound Tower. Witnesses have reported screams, howls, laughter, eerie lights, unexplained mists, and a nauseated feeling after visiting.


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    Banbury Place

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    45.6 miles from Bruce, WI

    This bizarre labyrinth of buildings previously housed several factories, as well as an apartment block. It is said to be haunted by former residents and workers of Banbury Place. In Building #13, moans and screams, as well as the hum of an old air conditioning unit have been reported. An ...


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    Stones Throw Restaurant and Bar

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    45.9 miles from Bruce, WI

    The historic building that houses this restaurant and bar is believed to be haunted by a man who hanged himself here in the early 1900s. The man has appeared as an apparition and has been known to throw or break beer bottles, open and close doors, and move objects to ...


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    Old Opera House Site

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    46 miles from Bruce, WI

    The Old Opera House was built in 1885, and is home to a spirit who moves chairs and closes doors; apparitions of two elderly folks have been spotted standing in corners, watching the staff.


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    Allen Cameron House

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    46.4 miles from Bruce, WI

    The ghost of Allen Cameron is said to haunt the room of the house where his own funeral was held. Objects move without explanation. People report cold spots in that room. Apparently people have also reported that the bed in that particular room of the house “shakes”. Dishes crash to ...


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    University of Wisconsin - Kjer Theatre

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    46.7 miles from Bruce, WI

    Kjer Theatre founder Earl Kjer is known to haunt his theater by tinkering with the lights and moving the props and the curtains. His apparition has been seen observing performances from his usual seat.


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    Moe Lutheran Church

    Clear Lake, Wisconsin

    48 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Forest Home Cemetery

    Fifield, Wisconsin

    50.9 miles from Bruce, WI

    Forest Home Cemetery has many older burials that were moved here from another gravesite that was prone to floods. Visitors have noticed mists around headstones, shadows, orbs, voices, eerie feelings, and anomalies that show up in photos.


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    Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

    Menomonie, Wisconsin

    51.2 miles from Bruce, WI

    The center is believed to be haunted by the ghost who may be Mabel herself. She was the daughter of Captain Andrew and Bertha Tainter, who built the nonprofit theater for the community after their beloved daughter died at age 19. Other ghosts have been reported here as well, including ...


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    Nola Cemetery

    Park Falls, Wisconsin

    51.5 miles from Bruce, WI

    According to legend, a young girl named Nola was the very first person buried at this cemetery. Some say her spirit lingers here.


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    The Devil's Punchbowl

    Menomonie, Wisconsin

    53.1 miles from Bruce, WI

    Visitors have heard strange noises and experienced unexplained temperature drops here. Balls of light are sometimes seen and some legends even talk about people encountering gnomes; guests who joke about these entities say their cars suddenly won't start upon returning back. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    East Immanuel Lutheran Church

    Amery, Wisconsin

    57.1 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Kozy Korner Restaurant

    New Richmond, Wisconsin

    65.7 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Old Jail Bed and Breakfast

    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    67.2 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Interstate State Park

    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    67.3 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Lake of Torches Casino

    Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

    75.6 miles from Bruce, WI

    An aggressive entity has reportedly attacked cleaners in the bingo hall. The apparition of a woman has also been sighted at the casino. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Northland College - Memorial Hall

    Ashland, Wisconsin

    79.9 miles from Bruce, WI

    Northland College Memorial Hall, a women’s dorm, is said to be haunted. Witnesses say the apparition of a student who jumped to her death down an elevator shaft has been seen, and she does not appear to like men. Some folks suppose that her boyfriend pushed her down the elevator ...


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    Best Western Hotel Chequamegon

    Ashland, Wisconsin

    80.6 miles from Bruce, WI

    The apparition of a tall man wearing a top hat has been seen in the hallways of the hotel. The scent of perfume has been reported in many rooms of the hotel, and the spectre of a man has been seen in the hotel bar. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices ...


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    Rinehart Theater

    Ashland, Wisconsin

    80.8 miles from Bruce, WI

    At Rinehart Theater, folks have reported unexplained footsteps, doors that open and close, and a toilet that has flushed by itself. One day when some actors arrived at work, they found three lighted candles set in a triangle around a rose on the on the stage.


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    Little Bohemia Lodge

    Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin

    82.1 miles from Bruce, WI

    The lodge is famous for its involvement in the 1934 shootout involving John Dillinger's gang. The lodge is believed to be haunted by a civilian who was accidentally shot by the FBI during the shootout. Guests at the lodge have reported hearing unexplained noises, seeing apparitions and have items and ...


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    Anderson House Hotel

    Wabasha, Minnesota

    82.9 miles from Bruce, WI

    Parts of this historic bed and breakfast inn date back to the 1850's, and it's not surprise that the place is said to be haunted. The most famous ghost in the old-fashioned establishment is a female spirit known as 'Sarah'. It is said that she was under the impression ...


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    St. James Hotel

    Red Wing, Minnesota

    87.1 miles from Bruce, WI

    The hotel building was built in 1875, and several spirits are believed to haunt it. The first is a hostile entity that haunts all floors of the building, and which has been known to attack guests and to slam doors. The second apparition is that of a lady in a ...


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    Treasure Island Resort and Casino

    Welch, Minnesota

    88.2 miles from Bruce, WI

    One night after leaving the Treasure Island Resort and Casino, a man pulled over to take a nap. A few moments later, he heard footsteps coming toward his car, sounding like the walker was dragging one leg. The man looked out his car window and saw a bony old ghost ...


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    Fairlawn Mansion and Museum

    Superior, Wisconsin

    95 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Old Rittenhouse Inn

    Bayfield, Wisconsin

    96.1 miles from Bruce, WI

    There are reports of guests seeing the apparition of a tall figure dressed in white standing on the front porch of the bed and breakfast inn. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Pieces of the Past

    Winona, Minnesota

    98.6 miles from Bruce, WI

    Pieces of the Past is an antique store housed in an 1850s building that's the setting for many a local legend. It has housed many businesses, including a law office and a brothel (and at the same time). At the brothel, so the stories say, one of the women was ...


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    362 Cummings Street

    Winona, Minnesota

    99 miles from Bruce, WI

    The house at 362 Cummings Street is rumored to be haunted. Some of the things witnesses have experienced here include shadowy figures, moving objects, locked doors opening on their own, crashing sounds, and banging from the basement.


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    Winona State University

    Winona, Minnesota

    99 miles from Bruce, WI

    At Winona State College, two halls are rumored to be haunted. On Lourdes Hall's 3rd floor, posters and pictures have been moved or taken off the wall, doors close and lock on their own, and voices can be heard when no one is there. On the 4th floor, which was ...


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    St. Mary's College - Heffron Hall

    Winona, Minnesota

    99.7 miles from Bruce, WI

    Heffron Hall at St. Mary's College is known to have a ghost, that of Father Louis Lesches, who murdered Bishop Patrick Heffron in 1915, and who may have been involved in the suspicious burning death of Rev. Edward Lynch in 1931. Witnesses have seen apparitions, experienced cold spots, and had ...


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    Enger Tower

    Duluth, Minnesota

    99.9 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Glensheen - Historic Congdon Estate

    Duluth, Minnesota

    101 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    University of Minnesota Duluth - Griggs Hall

    Duluth, Minnesota

    101.9 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Elizabeth Daly House

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    102.3 miles from Bruce, WI

    This home on the National Register is occupied by "Cookie" the ghost that has been present for several home owners. Smells of cooking have been present, lights turned off and on, objects moved, and animals will not eat in Cookie's kitchen. She is a prankster, but a good ghost to ...


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    Hotel Mead

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    102.4 miles from Bruce, WI

    Folks in the know will tell you that the Shanghai Room, in the 1950s, was a bar in which a female bartender was stabbed to death. Witnesses say the lights flicker, the doors close on their own, the air is extremely cold, and the smell of blood is detectable from ...


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    Forest Hill Cemetery

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    102.4 miles from Bruce, WI

    Weirdness at this cemetery includes phantom babies crying in the infant section, apparitions, voices that call the names of cemetery visitors, and a monument that causes mechanical objects to fail.


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    Michigan Island Lighthouse

    La Pointe, Wisconsin

    104.5 miles from Bruce, WI

    Michigan Island Lighthouse is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a former lighthouse keeper who was killed during a storm when the heavy metal door slammed shut on him. Now, during bad storms, witnesses say the door slams shut twice, even if it is already closed and bolted.


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    Duluth International Airport

    Duluth, Minnesota

    104.9 miles from Bruce, WI

    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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    Quarry Hill Nature Center

    Rochester, Minnesota

    113.7 miles from Bruce, WI

    The wooden "dead man's bridge" is, according to local legend, where a man hanged himself in the 1960s. Other eerie things on the premises are a small cemetery and several caves that are rumored to be haunted.


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    The Kahler Hotel

    Rochester, Minnesota

    115 miles from Bruce, WI

    The ghosts of former Mayo Clinic patients are said to haunt the hotel, causing eerie sounds and smells and quick temperature changes.


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    Mantorville Opera House

    Kasson, Minnesota

    120.5 miles from Bruce, WI

    Built in 1918, the Mantorville Opera House building has been a club, a speakeasy, a silent movie house, a skating rink, a city hall and a civic center. It is believed to be haunted by several spirits, including former actors and entertainers and a woman who the staff nicknamed Ellen. ...


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