Haunted Places in Canadian, Oklahoma



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    Mary Jane's 1896 Cafe and Pub

    McAlester, Oklahoma

    18.1 miles from Canadian, OK

    Mary Jane’s 1896 Bar & Grille is also known as "The 1896" -- and the place was, in fact, built in 1896. Legend has it that there were several deaths, including murders and suicides, in the apartment above it, and the resultant ghosts like to play pranks. One ghost likes ...


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    Thomas-Foreman Historic Home

    Muskogee, Oklahoma

    42.6 miles from Canadian, OK

    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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    Kiamichi Kitchen

    Talihina, Oklahoma

    45.3 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 night.


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    Fort Gibson

    Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

    48.9 miles from Canadian, OK

    The legend of Vivia Thomas is told around Fort Gibson. So it goes, one morning in 1870, a soldier was found dead atop a grave in the nearby cemetery. When the doctor examined the body, he found she was a woman. Vivia Thomas had been educated and elegant, and she ...


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    McBride House

    Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

    49 miles from Canadian, OK

    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. ...


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    Pink House Restauant

    Wagoner, Oklahoma

    56.4 miles from Canadian, OK

    The 1906 Pink House Restaurant was recently painted green amid local controversy, and is supposedly haunted by a frustrated female spirit who is very much against change. During the initial renovations, tools and furniture were constantly moved around by unseen hands, and doors slammed shut of their own accord. ...


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    James Parkinson House

    Wagoner, Oklahoma

    56.4 miles from Canadian, OK

    The 1892 Victorian mansion is rumoured to be haunted, according to the current residents. Orbs have been known to show up in photographs, and lamps have been known to flicker for no apparent reason. In an upstairs bedroom, strange noises and ghostly voices have been heard. The current owner ...


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    Sapulpa Historical Museum

    Sapulpa, Oklahoma

    62.2 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 phenomena.


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    Cherokee County Courthouse

    Tahlequah, Oklahoma

    63.7 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Violet Springs Cemetery

    Konawa, Oklahoma

    65 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 attempt.


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    Sacred Heart Mission Site and Cemetery

    Konawa, Oklahoma

    66.4 miles from Canadian, OK

    The Sacred Heart Mission was established in 1876 and later became a convent and a school for girls. The initial heritage site was destroyed by fire in 1901, but the mission site was rebuilt. Ruins of many past buildings are still visible today, and so are the spirits that haunted ...


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    Philbrook Museum of Art

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    67.8 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 there.


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    Timber Ridge Cemetery

    Catoosa, Oklahoma

    68.8 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Tyrrell Hall - University of Tulsa

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    69.3 miles from Canadian, OK

    Tyrrell Hall, located in the center of the University of Tulsa, is one of the three original buildings on the campus, which predates the city itself. Until recently, it housed the university's school of music since the university's establishment in 1894. The building is comprised of a ground ...


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    Tulsa Spotlight Theatre

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    69.4 miles from Canadian, OK

    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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    Postoak Cemetery - Sparky's Graveyard

    Sand Springs, Oklahoma

    70.3 miles from Canadian, OK


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    Brady Theater

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    70.4 miles from Canadian, OK

    Brady Theater, a public assembly facility since 1914, is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of opera singer Enrico Caruso, who performed there in 1920. Local legend has it that it was here that he caught the cold that led to his 1921 death by pleurisy.


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    Cain's Ballroom

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    70.6 miles from Canadian, OK

    Built in 1924, the historic Cain's Ballroom is a concert venue that has hosted such acts as the Sex Pistols, Van Halen and the Ramones. The building is believed to be haunted. Cold and hot spots, orbs that show up in photos, and lights that turn on and off have ...


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    Old Fort Smith Courthouse

    Fort Smith, Arkansas

    70.6 miles from Canadian, OK

    The old courthouse that still stands here was the sight of many a death sentence handed out in the late 19th century - the hangings occurred just outside.  It is said that the ghosts of the condemned men still roam this area.


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    Gilcrease Museum

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    71.9 miles from Canadian, OK

    Nighttime security guards and other employees reportedly have witnessed a ghost that roams the halls in the museum.


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    Shawnee's Ritz Theater

    Shawnee, Oklahoma

    72.3 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Mohawk Park and Golf Course

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    73.3 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    King Opera House

    Van Buren, Arkansas

    75.4 miles from Canadian, OK

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a young actor who was killed by an enraged father who objected to the actor's intentions to elope with his daughter.


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    Fort Chaffee

    Fort Smith, Arkansas

    76.7 miles from Canadian, OK

    This historic site, now an Army National Guard station and training center, is reported to be haunted. The site, which experienced major fires in 2008, has also been used in several films, including A Soldier's Story in 1984, Biloxi Blues in 1988, and The Tuskegee Airmen in 1995. Elvis Presley ...


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    Museum of Pioneer History

    Chandler, Oklahoma

    78 miles from Canadian, OK

    The 1898 edifice that houses the historic museum was constructed immediately after a tornado flattened the original township. Known as the "Mascho Building', the place is rumoured to have a ghost or two. The owner got more than he bargained for after opening a haunted house attraction, with several ...


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    Belvidere Mansion

    Claremore, Oklahoma

    78.4 miles from Canadian, OK

    Belvidere Mansion, built by John M. Bayless around in 1902, is a gothic-style brick home. Its third floor is a ballroom. In 1907, six months before it was completed, Mr. Bayless died of complications from appendicitis surgery. Mary Bayless and their six surviving children finished the mansion and lived there ...


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    Rogers State University

    Claremore, Oklahoma

    78.9 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Cushing Country Club

    Cushing, Oklahoma

    80.2 miles from Canadian, OK

    Cushing Country Club is rumored to be haunted by a ghost known as Irene. Legend has it that she perished in a fire at the house that formerly stood on the property. Orbs and recordings of voices were found by paranormal investigators.


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    Johnson House Inn

    Hugo, Oklahoma

    81 miles from Canadian, OK

    The 1910 residence of a former 'hanging' judge and his wife is rumoured to be haunted. Now a bed and breakfast inn, inexplicable occurrences have taken place over the years, such as disembodied footsteps, a woman's voice and a rocking chair that rocks by itself. A one-time housekeeper swore ...


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    First Christian Church

    Cushing, Oklahoma

    83.7 miles from Canadian, OK

    The apparition of a woman in white has been walking between the pews of the church, and in the hallways of the church. The lights go on and off late at night when no one is around. The church organ plays by itself, and continues to play when the source ...


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    Salem Presbyterian - Family Land Church

    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    83.9 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Witch's Grave - Hillside Cemetery

    Skiatook, Oklahoma

    88 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Veteran's Lake

    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    89.1 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Fort Washita

    Durant, Oklahoma

    89.9 miles from Canadian, OK

    Fort Washita, established in 1842, was overrun by Confederate forces in 1861. It now stands in ruins surrounded by ghostly legends. One is about a ghost who resides here called Aunt Jane, thought to be beheaded by thieves or soldiers. She appears headless and wearing a white gown, searching for ...


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    Wheelock Mission

    Millerton, Oklahoma

    90.2 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Chester House Inn and Antiques

    Chester, Arkansas

    90.3 miles from Canadian, OK

    The 1887 hotel primarily served railroad passengers and workers until the late-twentieth century. Now a delightful bed and breakfast inn with an adjoining antiques store, employees and guests staying at the establishment have reported many strange instances of paranormal activity. The place is rumoured to have been a brothel ...


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    Southeastern Oklahoma State University

    Durant, Oklahoma

    90.7 miles from Canadian, OK

    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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    Slate Shoals Mansion

    Arthur City, Texas

    92.5 miles from Canadian, OK

    The mansion that once stood here was said to me haunted. Witnesses have reported uneasy feelings when around it, and strange sounds that came from it. Some have seen a ghostly woman in the attic and a wheelchair that moved by itself. Cabins in the back were said to be ...


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    McDonald's

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    101.4 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Student Union - Atherton Hotel

    Stillwater, Oklahoma

    102.7 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 felt.


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    Pawnee Bill Museum Ranch

    Pawnee, Oklahoma

    102.9 miles from Canadian, OK

    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 ...


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    Inn at Carnall Hall

    Fayetteville, Arkansas

    103.8 miles from Canadian, OK

    Originially built in 1905 as a women's dorm, the building now houses a 50-room hotel and Ella's French restaurant. Witnesses here have seen the floating apparition of a woman in a gown, without a head or feet, and indentations on the bed as if someone were sitting on it. Other ...


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    Hotel Vinita - Napoli's Italian Restaurant

    Vinita, Oklahoma

    104.7 miles from Canadian, OK

    Built in Spanish Revival-style, the 1927 hotel now features a quaint restaurant on the ground floor. The guest rooms have since been refurbished as apartments, but the original ballroom still retains its period features. This part of the building is haunted according to visitors, who have reported ghostly piano ...


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    Kulli Tuklo Methodist Church

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    105.6 miles from Canadian, OK

    The church and nearby cemetery are believed to be haunted. The bell at the church sometimes rings by itself at night, and people have reported hearing ghostly singing and laughter. The church doors open and close late at night, and people have reported seeing a shadowy figure approaching the church ...


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    Avon Cemetery

    De Queen, Arkansas

    106.9 miles from Canadian, OK

    A ghostly baby and mother are said to haunt the cemetery. Local legend has it that if you drop a rock into the well in the center of the cemetery at night, you will hear the baby crying. The baby's mother has been seen running through the cemetery. According to ...


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    Constantine Arts Council and Theatre

    Pawhuska, Oklahoma

    109.6 miles from Canadian, OK

    The historic building is haunted by the spirit of Sappho Constantine Brown, the daughter of a former theatre owner. Workmen refurbishing the building during the 1980's were the first to encounter her apparition, which was often accompanied by light footsteps. The sounds of a phantom brawl has also been ...


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    Barrett Drug Store

    Denison, Texas

    110.4 miles from Canadian, OK

    The old-fashioned drug store may have closed down, but the façade sign and spirits that haunt the place remain behind. Visitors have reportedly seen the apparition of a former owner, and have encountered an eerie entity in the confectionery section. Cold spots and disembodied footsteps have been felt and ...


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    Hotel Denison

    Denison, Texas

    110.5 miles from Canadian, OK

    The 1884 hotel was damaged by fire, causing the death of several guests and employees. Current visitors to the building have seen their spirits going about their business as usual, despite the fact that they perished almost a century ago. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hart Place Mall

    Denison, Texas

    110.5 miles from Canadian, OK

    Dating back to the early 1900's, this former mortuary and furniture store is now an antiques warehouse. The place is haunted by a female apparition known as 'Miss Shirley', whose appearance is often accompanied by an icy wind. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    All Star Pizzeria

    Noel, Missouri

    115 miles from Canadian, OK

    This historic building was a former pizzeria, but is now boarded up. People who drive past late at night have seen a white apparition standing at the windows, and while it was in operation, staff would report all sorts of various paranormal activity. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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