Haunted Places in Chili, Wisconsin



  • 0

    Elizabeth Daly House

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    31 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Hotel Mead

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    31 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Forest Hill Cemetery

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    31.4 miles from Chili, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Boy Scout Lane

    Stevens Point, Wisconsin

    38.3 miles from Chili, WI

    Local legend tells of a group of boy scouts that were murdered along this road. While there is no evidence of this actually happening, people still report seeing disembodied faces as well as hearing voices when they travel along this road. Submitted by Chris Berglund


    Read more »
  • 0

    Wasau Downtown Airport

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    41.4 miles from Chili, WI

    Former airport manager Archie Towle haunts an airport hangar and his former residence at the airport, where numerous reports of ghostly activity have been reported. His shadowy apparition has been seen, as well as faucets going on and off by themselves, pounding on walls when no one is around and ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Cottage House Restaurant

    Plover, Wisconsin

    41.8 miles from Chili, WI

    The restaurant was originally called the Sherman House Restaurant, but closed down due to paranormal activity. Glass windows had a habit of shattering, glasses and plates would fly off bars and counters and explode in front of customers. Doors opened and closed by themselves and lights in the offices and ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Grand Theater

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    42.5 miles from Chili, WI

    Grand Theater began in 1928, and is the site of many an unexplained noise or sight. The ghost in residence, according to eyewitnesses of apparitions, is a former theater manager who passed away more than a decade ago but apparently wasn't ready to quit his job.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Wasau Club

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    42.6 miles from Chili, WI

    The building is haunted by the ghost of a lady named Martha, who hung herself in a guest bedroom in the west wing of the building. She is seen on the staircase and in doorways of the building. Cold spots have been reported, as well as lights going on and ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Cornell Public Library

    Cornell, Wisconsin

    53.9 miles from Chili, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Amherst Inn

    Amherst, Wisconsin

    54.1 miles from Chili, WI

    This 1877 bed and breakfast inn's claim to fame is that while it operated as a hotel, John Dillinger visited and had lunch there. He left the waitress a five dollar tip (a lot of money in that day) and has since been immortalized in the establishment's colourful history. ...


    Read more »

  • Haunted Eau Claire
    Devon Bell
  • 0

    Amy’s Ritz

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    55.1 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    James Sheeley House

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    55.1 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Fraternal Order of Eagles

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    55.5 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Irvine Ghost Pub

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    56 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    University of Wisconsin - Kjer Theatre

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    57.3 miles from Chili, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Banbury Place

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    57.4 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Old Opera House Site

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    57.5 miles from Chili, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Stones Throw Restaurant and Bar

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    57.6 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Allen Cameron House

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    58 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Pizza Villa - West Salem

    West Salem, Wisconsin

    62 miles from Chili, WI

    Doors shaking, lights flickering, cabinets open and close, dark shadows, spoons rattles, and boxes falling. (Submitted by Keelyn O)


    Read more »

  • Haunted Wisconsin
    Michael Norman
  • 0

    Simpson's Restaurant

    Waupaca, Wisconsin

    65.4 miles from Chili, WI

    The eatery dates back to 1932, and some folks, both staff members and customers, have reported seeing the apparitions of what appear to be members of a family inside the premises. The ghosts are said to be friendly and quiet.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Elk Mound Tower

    Elk Mound, Wisconsin

    67.6 miles from Chili, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    McMillion Hotel - Vivian Hotel

    Antigo, Wisconsin

    68.8 miles from Chili, WI

    Originally the Vivian Hotel and often misspelled as McMillan Hotel, this establishment was closed in 2003 and demolished in 2007. The hotel, built in 1887, was said to be haunted by its original owner, who had committed suicide in Room 21. If his ghost remained here, he was probably not ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    El Rancho Motel

    Ladysmith, Wisconsin

    69.5 miles from Chili, WI

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


    Read more »
  • 0

    Old Holmbo Residence

    La Crosse, Wisconsin

    69.5 miles from Chili, WI

    Former owner Nicolai Holmbo hung himself in the front room of the house in 1904, and locals reported sighting his apparition staring down into the street late at night. Screams and moans came out of the building, and strange flashing lights moved around the house, despite the fact that it ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Del's Bar

    La Crosse, Wisconsin

    71.5 miles from Chili, WI

    According to patrons, the bartenders at the bar are willing to dispense ghost stories, including tales of how a male maintenance employee was once told to leave the women's room by an unexplained voice. Giggling voices can also be heard in the bar. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Bodega Brew Pub

    La Crosse, Wisconsin

    71.7 miles from Chili, WI

    The pub has changed ownership many times due to the haunting by former owner Paul Malin. Since his death, reports of activity in the building have included slamming doors, objects moving inexplicably and even the apparition of the deceased former owner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Warehouse Concert Venue

    La Crosse, Wisconsin

    71.7 miles from Chili, WI

    We have owned the building for 25 years, operating on the 2nd and 3rd floors as a non-alcohol concert venue. Building was built in 1888, and has in the past had various businesses such as clothing stores, tailor shops, harness shop, general store, with the 2nd floor being ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    DiSciascio's - Legacy Grill

    Coon Valley, Wisconsin

    71.8 miles from Chili, WI

    DiSciascio's was an Italian restaurant in operation for 26 years until 2013, when it was replaced by Legacy Grill. The spirits here were first noticed long ago when the building housed a bar. Witnesses have described a ghost lady, who has been nicknamed Mary by restaurant staff, and objects have ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Pieces of the Past

    Winona, Minnesota

    74.6 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »

  • Haunted Wisconsin
    Michael Norman
  • 0

    Captain Brady's Showboat Saloon

    Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

    74.8 miles from Chili, WI

    According to local legend, a girl called Molly once lived above the saloon, and her ghost now haunts the establishment. Witnesses say they have heard voices near the stage, have seen apparitions of figures in period clothing in the saloon mirrors, and have felt cold spots and seen kegs move ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Dungeon of Horrors

    Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

    74.9 miles from Chili, WI

    The Dungeon of Horrors, which originally operated as a haunted house attraction, closed down recently due to the fact that the owner was unable to employ any staff due to reports of real paranormal activity. The apparition of a bespectacled man used to follow employees and visitors around the building, ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Winona State University

    Winona, Minnesota

    75.1 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    362 Cummings Street

    Winona, Minnesota

    75.9 miles from Chili, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    St. Mary's College - Heffron Hall

    Winona, Minnesota

    77.3 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Berlin Tannery

    Berlin, Wisconsin

    83.4 miles from Chili, WI

    The tannery hosts paranormal tours throughout the year by appointment. The activity levels in this 75,000 square foot building are staggering, which has been proven by most of the state's leading paranormal groups. Every October, the factory hosts Hallowed Chambers on Friday and Saturday nights which gives the perfect opportunity to ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Big River Inn

    Genoa, Wisconsin

    84.5 miles from Chili, WI

    This 1879 inn has a haunted restaurant. The ghost is said to be a former employee named Kenny who makes himself known by hiding things in the kitchen and turning on the TV.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Pioneers Rest Cemetery - Bandli Graveyard

    Rice Lake, Wisconsin

    85.1 miles from Chili, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Al Ringling Mansion

    Baraboo, Wisconsin

    85.4 miles from Chili, WI


    Read more »
  • 0

    Old Baraboo Inn

    Baraboo, Wisconsin

    85.9 miles from Chili, WI

    This renovated, historic pub and grille, and former brewery and brothel, is believed to have many active spirits in the building according to paranormal investigators. Audio recordings of voices and sounds and video of orbs, light flashes, and anomalies have all been captured. Cowboys, a prostitute named Mary, several children, ...


    Read more »

  • Haunted Green Bay
    Timothy Freiss
  • 0

    Betty’s Cafe

    Cameron, Wisconsin

    86.6 miles from Chili, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Forest Home Cemetery

    Fifield, Wisconsin

    86.7 miles from Chili, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Dartford Cemetery

    Green Lake, Wisconsin

    87.2 miles from Chili, WI

    Dartford Cemetery has been rumored to be haunted for years because of its strange shadowy figures, orbs, unexplained sounds and apparitions of Native Americans and Civil War soldiers. Members of a family that was buried here also are said to show up from time to time. Visitors have described uneasy ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Nola Cemetery

    Park Falls, Wisconsin

    89.5 miles from Chili, WI

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


    Read more »
  • 0

    Tula's Cafe

    Woodruff, Wisconsin

    92.5 miles from Chili, WI

    The ghost of a man who once died on the premises haunts Tula's Café. Witnesses have described a misty figure that appears in the back hallway near the restrooms, near where the man passed away. Cold spots and objects that have been moved also startle witnesses.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Mary's Place North

    Woodruff, Wisconsin

    94.9 miles from Chili, WI

    According to company, a benevolent spirit is located in the basement. Not much is known about him or her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Lake of Torches Casino

    Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

    95.8 miles from Chili, 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)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Swing Inn

    Ferryville, Wisconsin

    95.8 miles from Chili, WI

    On nights when business is slow, the apparition of a prostitute nicknamed Blue Moon may show up. She can be heard walking up and down the stairs.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Taliesin

    Spring Green, Wisconsin

    103.6 miles from Chili, WI

    The house (an estate once owned by Frank Lloyd Wright) is haunted by the apparition of a lady in a white gown. Windows open and close by themselves, and late at night, the lights in the building will flash on and off when no one is around.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Boscobel Hotel

    Boscobel, Wisconsin

    104.6 miles from Chili, WI

    This hotel's claim to fame is that it was the spot where the Gideon's Bible originated. The ghost of Adam Bobel, the hotel's original builder, has been seen here by employees and guests alike.


    Read more »

  • Wisconsin's Ghosts
    Sherry Strub

    Haunts of Wisconsin
    Devon Bell


» Cemeteries near Chili, WI

» Find museums in Chili, WI