Haunted Places in Byron, Minnesota



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    Mantorville Opera House

    Kasson, Minnesota

    6 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    The Kahler Hotel

    Rochester, Minnesota

    9 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    Quarry Hill Nature Center

    Rochester, Minnesota

    10.8 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere

    Owatonna, Minnesota

    29.1 miles from Byron, MN

    The bar called It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere is said to be haunted. Reports say the apparition of a man in old-fashioned duds and a puddle of blood appear out of nowhere. The bar was a funeral home and a used furniture store in past incarnations.


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    West Hills

    Owatonna, Minnesota

    29.7 miles from Byron, MN

    Ghosts of orphaned children are rumored to linger in this former orphanage, laughing audibly. Witnesses also have seen the floor move and warp and smelled phantom cigar smoke. Books also have moved, temperature has been known to change drastically, and phone calls have been made to the police department from ...


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    Quill and Quilt Bed and Breakfast

    Cannon Falls, Minnesota

    35.4 miles from Byron, MN

    Built in 1897 for a prominent local physician, this bed and breakfast inn appears to now be a private residence. During the establishments heyday, guests reported catching glimpse of a shadowy apparition in the Quilters Haven Room. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. James Hotel

    Red Wing, Minnesota

    37.2 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    Anderson House Hotel

    Wabasha, Minnesota

    38.8 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    Mrs B's Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Lanesboro, Minnesota

    39.6 miles from Byron, MN

    It just wouldn't be a haunted inn without a famous ghost, and this delightful historic bed and breakfast is allegedly haunted by Buffalo Bill, where he stayed the night on several occasions. In Room #001 (River Song Room), a curious apparition has been reported. Guests have reported seeing a shadowy ...


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    St. Olaf College

    Northfield, Minnesota

    39.8 miles from Byron, MN

    The four buildings rumored to be haunted at St. Olaf College are Hilleboe Hall, where children singing and playing piano have been heard; Kelsey Theater, where deceased Miss Kelsey has been witnessed playing the piano onstage; Melby Hall, where the apparitions of a man and a woman in Victorian clothing ...


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    Treasure Island Resort and Casino

    Welch, Minnesota

    41.4 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    St. Mary's College - Heffron Hall

    Winona, Minnesota

    47.2 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    362 Cummings Street

    Winona, Minnesota

    48.7 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    William G. LeDuc House

    Hastings, Minnesota

    49.2 miles from Byron, MN

    Civil War quartermaster General William Leduc's home, built in 1865, and his family reportedly dabbled in spiritualism. Many spirits are said to reside here, and the apparition of General Leduc himself has been spotted. His daughter Alice and family friend Carroll Simmons are believed to be here as well, and ...


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    Winona State University

    Winona, Minnesota

    49.8 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    Rosewood Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Hastings, Minnesota

    49.9 miles from Byron, MN

    People have reported seeing a strange glowing apparition walking around the grounds and inside the historic inn. When the inn was abandoned for a period of time, people were reportedly chased by the spirit on various occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Treat Me Sweet

    Hastings, Minnesota

    50.2 miles from Byron, MN

    Treat Me Sweet was a restaurant (no longer open) rumored to be haunted by a former owner who committed suicide in the kitchen.


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    Pieces of the Past

    Winona, Minnesota

    50.2 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    Le Sueur County Historical Society Museum

    Elysian, Minnesota

    52.3 miles from Byron, MN

    Some odd things have been reported at this museum: disembodied voices, a typewriter and a record player that worked by themselves, and a service bell that rang on its own.


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    Montgomery Golf Club

    Montgomery, Minnesota

    54.4 miles from Byron, MN

    Montgomery Golf Club is home to two ghosts, maybe more. One's identity has been traced to a farmer who once lived on the land and is said to be buried on the first hole of the golf course. His apparition has been spotted in a hat and overalls. The other ...


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    Grey Cloud Island

    St. Paul Park, Minnesota

    56.3 miles from Byron, MN


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    Andy's Market Hill - Scott Park

    Apple Valley, Minnesota

    56.6 miles from Byron, MN

    At the popular sledding spot called Andy's Market Hill, aka Dead Man's Hill in Scott Park, legend has it that a little boy named Dameon was sledding in 1998 when he was killed accidentally by an archer who shot him in the eye. Now, Dameon's sledding apparition is seen here ...


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    Hamlet Park - Dead Man's Pond

    Cottage Grove, Minnesota

    56.7 miles from Byron, MN

    Legend has it that the little swampy, algae-covered pond in Hamlet Park claimed a victim long ago, and today it is haunted... and lies in wait for its next victim.


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    Cottage Grove Cemetery

    Cottage Grove, Minnesota

    57.5 miles from Byron, MN

    Reported in this cemetery have been an apparition seen in the storage shed window and phantom perfume aromas.


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    Afton House Inn

    Afton, Minnesota

    60.4 miles from Byron, MN

    The 1867 historic inn is rumoured to be haunted by a ghost or two. The spirit set here include a woman known as 'Margaret', a young boy in old-fashioned breeches and the apparition of a farmer. Other encounters indicate that disembodied footsteps, cold spots and the smell of ...


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    Regents Center - Luther College

    Decorah, Iowa

    65 miles from Byron, MN

    Students tell the story of an unfortunate janitor at this sports facility who committed suicide in the 1990s. Staff members have reported seeing his ghost.


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    Larsen Hall - Luther College

    Decorah, Iowa

    65.2 miles from Byron, MN

    The third floor is said to be haunted by Gertrude, a ghost who likes to pull fire alarms and hide students' belongings, or replace students' clothing with old-fashioned versions. She is reported to be the spirit of a prospective student of the college who was killed by a car while ...


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    Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    Lake Elmo, Minnesota

    66 miles from Byron, 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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    Riverside Cemetery

    Charles City, Iowa

    66.1 miles from Byron, MN

    Visitors here have reported dark figures and a feeling of being watched. The ghost of a Native American is said to have been seen -- perhaps it is he who keeps an eye on the place.


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    Wabasha Street Caves

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    66.1 miles from Byron, MN

    Wabasha Street Caves are sandstone underground caves available for tours. They are decorated with brick walls, stucco ceilings and carpet or tile floors. Apparitions seen here include a man in a panama hat, another man who meets a woman in the bar area around 3 a.m., a man who sits ...


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    Porter House Museum

    Decorah, Iowa

    66.2 miles from Byron, MN

    Actual details of this haunting are vague and hard to come by. Most accounts simply refer to "playful spirits" who inhabit this estate, without any specifics on the actual details. If you've encountered any ghostly activity while visiting the museum, drop us a line and share some details!


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    Schmidt Brewery

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    66.2 miles from Byron, MN

    Allegedly haunted by a variety of employees who died there in various ways. Details on the actual haunted activity are scarce but seem to fall primarily into the "eerie feeling" and "random sound" categories.


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    The Jonathan Padelford

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    66.2 miles from Byron, MN

    The Jonathan Padelford is a Mississippi River steamboat that's believed to be haunted by a man who drowned after climbing to the top of the pilothouse and then falling from it into the river. Both employees and passengers have heard this phantom scene replay, complete with footsteps and a large ...


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    Children of Iron Hill

    Charles City, Iowa

    66.2 miles from Byron, MN

    According to local lore, in the 1920s there was a fiery train crash that killed many passengers. One car was full of orphan children who perished in the fires. It is said that the ghost children can still be heard crying, and sometimes the smell of burning is detected. Some ...


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    The Devil's Punchbowl

    Menomonie, Wisconsin

    66.3 miles from Byron, MN

    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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    Marie Schmidt-Bremer House

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    66.3 miles from Byron, MN

    This house is known in these parts because it belonged to Marie Schmidt-Bremer, the daughter of Schmidt Brewing Company founder Jacob Schmidt. She and her husband Adolf Bremer had a son, Edward, who was kidnapped in 1934 by the Karpis-Barker gang. The house is haunted by an apparition of a ...


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    Mounds Theatre

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    66.7 miles from Byron, 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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    Forepaugh's Restaurant

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    66.7 miles from Byron, MN

    Forepaugh's Restaurant serves French cuisine in an 1800s Victorian mansion. It is believed to be haunted by Molly, a young maid who had an affair with Joseph Lybrandt Forepaugh. When Joseph's wife Mary caught them in bed, pregnant Molly hanged herself from a chandelier and threw herself out a third-story ...


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    St. Paul City Hall - Ramsey County Courthouse

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    66.7 miles from Byron, MN

    The Ramsey County Courthouse is haunted, say witnesses who have seen apparitions in old-style clothes and heard laughter in empty rooms and high heels walking down empty halls. The apparition of a shoeshine man has been seen in the lobby, and another man has been seen hanging from a noose, ...


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    Calvary Cemetery

    Mankato, Minnesota

    66.8 miles from Byron, MN

    At Calvary Cemetery, you can find the visuals for many stories told by school kids. There are several about an evil doctor who appears as a ghost-devil, and some about Hell Road, a nearby path where animal sacrifices were allegedly performed. Ghost hunters determined that no such devilish behavior really ...


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    Landmark Center

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    66.9 miles from Byron, MN

    This beautiful castle-like location is said to be haunted by Jack Pfeiffer, a former bellhop who got in with gangsters and began laudering money. He was arrested and, fearful of going to prison, killed himself by poisoning in his jail cell. Jack's ghost enjoys ladies, drinking and partying, and can ...


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    Griggs Mansion

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    67 miles from Byron, MN

    The 1883 Griggs Mansion was turned into apartments, and then an art school in 1939. It has many ghosts, including a maid who hanged herself on the fourth floor landing in 1915; gardener Charles Wade, who has been heard flipping through books in the library; a thin man in a ...


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    College of St. Catherine

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    67.1 miles from Byron, MN

    At College of St. Catherine's St. Mary’s Hall, a gray lady appears in doorways of the second floor rooms. Students also have reported something poking them awake right before their alarms go off or cold fingers on the backs of their necks. Some have heard the sound of someone running ...


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    Fitzgerald Theater

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    67.1 miles from Byron, MN

    The 1910 Fitzgerald Theater is reportedly haunted by Ben, thought to be a former stagehand, and Veronica, a former actress. During a restoration in 1985, workers removed a false ceiling and discovered a second balcony, on which was a note written to Ben. Since then, a male apparition has been ...


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    Buddy Holly Memorial

    Clear Lake, Iowa

    67.1 miles from Byron, MN

    Buddy Holly may be alive beyond the grave. According to reports, some have seen a phantom plane crashing that matches the one involved in the 1959 tragedy. Also, 3 orbs have been caught on tape in the spot where Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens died.


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    Conover Road Ghost Family

    Ridgeway, Iowa

    67.1 miles from Byron, MN

    Acoording to local lore, a family of four once died near a group of evergreen trees along the road. Their four shadowy apparitions have been seen near the place.


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    William Hamm Mansion

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    67.5 miles from Byron, 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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    Minnesota State Capitol

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    67.5 miles from Byron, 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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    The Moonshine Saloon

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    67.6 miles from Byron, 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 University Mankato

    Mankato, Minnesota

    67.6 miles from Byron, MN

    Minnesota State University Mankato is said to have a ghost who rings buzzers and another who steals toilet paper in the Crawford Dorm. And in the Crawford-McElroy Complex, there is a ghost stuck in the 1960s who goes on panty raids.


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