Haunted Places in Circleville, Kansas



  • 0

    Holton House Bed and Breakfast

    Holton, Kansas

    7.4 miles from Circleville, KS

    The manor house was previously a funeral parlour before being refurbished to a bed and breakfast, and guests have reported ghostly activity such as voices coming out of the dining room when there is no one around. Guests have also reported seeing shadowy apparitions in their rooms at night. (Submitted by ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Moose Lodge #555

    Topeka, Kansas

    31.3 miles from Circleville, KS

    The three ghosts believed to haunt the Moose Lodge are a policeman who was shot to death by a burglar on the roof and two women. A member of the cleaning staff reported a trash bag that flew across the room.


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Columbian Theatre

    Wamego, Kansas

    31.9 miles from Circleville, KS

    A great many weird things have been reported in the Columbian Theater: Props seem to move when no one was there to move them, lights turn on and off by themselves, and folks have reported hearing moans, groans, and the sound of someone unseen climbing stairs. A fire alarm once ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Jayhawk Tower

    Topeka, Kansas

    33.1 miles from Circleville, KS

    The Jayhawk Tower was originally the "Hotel Jayhawk," built in the 1930s. It has since become a popular stop along local ghost hunting tours. The ghost stories are so well known that the Jayhawk Tower even hosted the performance of a play dedicated to claims of paranormal activity ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Kansas State Capitol

    Topeka, Kansas

    33.2 miles from Circleville, KS

    The early-1900s Capitol building, also known as the People's House, is said to be haunted by a worker who died on the job. Local legend has it that, since town recods show the man was never paid his last check, as he had no surviving family, the ghost still works ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Round Mound Cemetery

    Cummings, Kansas

    35.7 miles from Circleville, KS

    Local legend has it that a witch haunts this cemetery, causing the wind not to blow here. Screams are said to ring out from the graves at times.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Blind Tiger Brewery

    Topeka, Kansas

    36.3 miles from Circleville, KS

    The brewery and restaurant is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a woman named Helen. Strange noises have been heard in the building by staff, and people have observed strange lights moving around the brewery after it has closed down for the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Atchison Daily Globe

    Atchison, Kansas

    39.7 miles from Circleville, KS

    This local newspaper office is believed to be haunted by a deceased newspaper editor who died under mysterious circumstances. Witnesses working late have heard the back door, although locked, open and close on its own.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Tuck U Inn At Glick Mansion

    Atchison, Kansas

    39.8 miles from Circleville, KS

    At this historic inn, over a century old, a ghost is known to make noises, including footsteps, at night, and open and close the doors.


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Sallie House

    Atchison, Kansas

    39.8 miles from Circleville, KS

    The Sallie House is an unassuming, painted-brick house built around 1870, but is known for being extremely haunted. Sallie, the imaginary friend of a former tenant's daughter, is believed to be one of its ghosts. Some of the strange things experienced here include pictures turned upside down on the walls, ...


    Read more »

  • Ghosts of Kansas
    Beth Coopers
  • 0

    Alma Cemetery

    Alma, Kansas

    41.4 miles from Circleville, KS

    Visitors here may see orbs and mists, some which have occurred in photographs. The Devils Chair is also a thing of legend. Folks say those who sit in it will be cursed by the ghost of an evil farmer who refused to sell his land to a city for the ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Stull Cemetery

    Lecompton, Kansas

    42.9 miles from Circleville, KS

    Rumored to be a gateway to hell, Stull Cemetery is said to be a very actively haunted place. Next to an abandoned church, the cemetery is the subject of many legends, some over 100 years old. Satan himself is rumored to hold court here twice a year. Devil worship and ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Wolf House Museum

    Manhattan, Kansas

    44 miles from Circleville, KS

    Apparitions of men with canes in top hats have been reported here, as well as phantom conversations and dishes being violently thrown against the wall. Legend has it that the museum building was once a brothel, and one of its workers was murdered there... and fast-forward to several years later: ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Old Saint Mary Hospital

    Manhattan, Kansas

    44.3 miles from Circleville, KS

    Old Saint Mary Hospital was built in 1907, which is no longer a hospital, is said to be haunted by two spirits from its hospital days. One is a night nurse who fell to her death down an elevator shaft, seen carrying a tray and a candle on the first ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Kansas State University

    Manhattan, Kansas

    44.5 miles from Circleville, KS

    Kansas State University's Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house is rumored to be haunted by a former fraternity brother named Duncan, who died from a hazing accident. And the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority House is said to be haunted by a former house mother who was murdered by the house cook. ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    East Stadium - Purple Masque Theatre

    Manhattan, Kansas

    44.7 miles from Circleville, KS

    The Stadium was dedicated in the early '20s in remembrance of students and graduates who died in WWI. The East Stadium was the college's athletic center until the 1950s, when a new athletic center was built. After this, the Purple Masque Theatre occupied Rooms 109 and 121 on the first ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Schroyer Cemetery

    Marysville, Kansas

    47.1 miles from Circleville, KS


    Read more »
  • 0

    Weaver Hotel

    Waterville, Kansas

    49 miles from Circleville, KS

    The 1905 hotel served as railroad accommodation, and the original inn and restaurant are in operation over a century later. The establishment is rumoured to be haunted by two spirits, including the wife of a former owner and a workman who threw himself to his death during a bout ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    University of Kansas - Sigma Nu Fraternity

    Lawrence, Kansas

    49.6 miles from Circleville, KS

    Some say former governor Ed Warren and his mistress Lorraine still reside at their old home, now the University of Kansas Sigma Nu fraternity house, although both are long deceased. Stories tell us that Lorraine hanged herself in the building, and her apparition has been seen by witnesses. The story ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Eldridge Hotel

    Lawrence, Kansas

    49.9 miles from Circleville, KS

    Room 506 is reportedly extremely haunted. Stories vary as to the precise nature of the haunting, some claiming that the original cornerstone from the building that burned down that is located in room 506 creates as "spirit portal", an access point for spirits wishing to cross over into our ...


    Read more »

  • Ghosts of Southeast Kansas
    Cheryl Carvajal

    Wichita Haunts
    Beth Cooper

    Haunted Kansas
    Lisa Hefner Heitz
  • 0

    Merchant's Pub and Plate

    Lawrence, Kansas

    50 miles from Circleville, KS

    Located in a former bank building, this upmarket gastropub and restaurant is rumoured to feature a haunted staircase. Staff and diners have reported seeing a vanishing apparition ascending the steps, while others have felt an eerie presence whilst descending them. Submitted by Callum Swift


    Read more »
  • 0

    Lawrence Community Theatre Building

    Lawrence, Kansas

    50.6 miles from Circleville, KS

    Once a church, the former Lawrence Community Theatre building is believed to be haunted by an unknown spirit. Witnesses say the lights don't work properly and props move about by themselves. Many describe an uneasy feeling of being watched when inside the building. home to a mysterious presence. Lights ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Main Street Galleria

    Weston, Missouri

    51.5 miles from Circleville, KS

    In all areas of the building, there have been items moved, voices, as well as the smell of cigarette smoke when the owner of the building, Verna (Treese) Kowertz was alone. teams of paranormal investigators have been in and experienced having items moved, disappear, and batteries die when they were ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Saint George Hotel

    Weston, Missouri

    51.5 miles from Circleville, KS

    This 1845 hotel is rumoured to have a few hauntings dating back to the civil war, including the ghost of a young boy who has been known to hide objects belonging to guests. According to the guestbook, most of the ghostly activity is confined to Room #302 and Room ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Santa Fe Depot Diner

    Leavenworth, Kansas

    51.7 miles from Circleville, KS

    The apparition of a woman has appeared in this diner's kitchen, and recordings have been made of two disembodied voices. The diner is a stop on a local ghost tour.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Haskell Indian Nations University

    Lawrence, Kansas

    51.8 miles from Circleville, KS

    Many locations at Haskell Indian Nations University, an 1800s institution built to help Native Americans assimilate with the mainstream population, are rumored to be haunted. At the Bell Tower, students report a mysterious sealed-off wall in the basement and a feeling of being watched from above as they pass by. ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Coon Creek Bridge

    Barnes, Kansas

    54.3 miles from Circleville, KS

    About five miles south of Barnes on the east side of Coon Creek Bridge, you may see the ghost of a young girl walking through the woods, especially just before sunrise. Her identity is unknown, as townspeople have no knowledge of any deaths ever occurring nearby.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Barbosa's Castillo

    Saint Joseph, Missouri

    56.5 miles from Circleville, KS

    A Mexican restaurant specialising in authentic cuisine is housed inside this 1891 historic castle, which was formerly owned by a J.B Moss and his family. Staff nowadays working at the establishment have reported various instances of poltergeist activity, but little else is known about the hauntings and their origin. (Submitted ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Social Parlor

    St. Joseph, Missouri

    56.6 miles from Circleville, KS

    The Social Parlor is a century-old building that held small businesses, such as a furrier's shop, which catered to the town's wealthy in the late 1800s to early 1900s. The ghost believed to haunt the building is, in fact, a furrier. Reports say the building is not currently in ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Fort Riley

    Milford, Kansas

    58 miles from Circleville, KS

    At this 1850s Civil War fort, visitors may see more than war relics. According to local legend, an apparition of a woman in chains can be seen walking across the fields, and a group of spectral riders appear on the Cavalry Parade Field. One dismounts, and the rest ride away. ...


    Read more »

  • Haunted Hotels Around The World
    Gregory Branson-Trent
  • 0

    Moon Lake

    Fort Riley, Kansas

    58.8 miles from Circleville, KS

    Near Moon Lake is reportedly a Chief's Circle. Witnesses describe what look like fireflies in sets of two that stay close to the ground, whoops and howls. The lights are rumored to be the eyes of braves' spirits protecting the area.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Glore Psychiatric Museum

    St. Joseph, Missouri

    58.9 miles from Circleville, KS

    The Glore Psychiatric Museum is rumored to be haunted by long-dead patients who are still hoping that their mental illness can be cured. Apparitions seen here include a sharply dressed man and an elderly man, and in the basement, the motion detector is often set off when no one is ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Hollenberg Pony Express Station

    Hanover, Kansas

    59 miles from Circleville, KS

    The historic Hollenberg Pony Express Station is a state park with a museum and visitor center, and both employees and guests have reported seeing signs of the supernatural here. Apparitions of Pony Express riders have been seen in the summer months, and the sound of running hooves and shouts are ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Meriwether Lewis Dredge

    Brownville, Nebraska

    62.2 miles from Circleville, KS

    Dredge Captain Meriwether Lewis, built in 1931, is one of the few surviving examples of its type built to control flooding along U.S. rivers. It contains a museum that is believed to be haunted. Employees say the ghosts have long been a part of the museum's staff. Perhaps most notably, ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Captain Bailey Museum

    Brownville, Nebraska

    62.3 miles from Circleville, KS

    Civil War Captain Bailey's seven-gabled house now holds the museum of Brownville artifacts, and is rumored to be haunted by the captain himself. Among the proof, witnesses say, are doors that won't stay closed and the sound of piano playing late at night. Local tales say the captain died as ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Park University

    Parkville, Missouri

    66.7 miles from Circleville, KS

    Rumor around Park University is that during World War II, two female students hanged themselves in Herr House. Footsteps coming from empty rooms and other strange occurrences have led students to believe the ladies' spirits linger here. And the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater is said to be haunted by ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Eliza C. Morgan Hall - Peru State College

    Peru, Nebraska

    67.1 miles from Circleville, KS

    The Morgan Hall dormitory is said to be haunted by Eliza Morgan herself. Legend has it that she once lived in the house that makes up the center of the dormitory, and she died in the basement.


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Cottage House Bed and Breakfast

    Council Grove, Kansas

    67.6 miles from Circleville, KS

    This historic hotel dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, and was formerly a boarding house and apartment block prior to its restoration and conversion to a bed and breakfast inn. Rumour has it that the building houses some ghostly tenants that never left, but reports are very generalised and ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Ottawa Municipal Auditorium

    Ottawa, Kansas

    69.5 miles from Circleville, KS

    According to witnesses, disembodied voices chat, footsteps stroll across the stage, and chairs move from place to place -- all while the area is empty of people. Living ones, anyway.


    Read more »
  • 0

    New Century Air Center

    Circleville, Kansas

    69.8 miles from Circleville, KS

    Once the Olathe Naval Air Station, a combat pilot training center from WWII to the Vietnam War era, the New Century Air Center is now a commercial airport, industrial complex and business center. An airplane crash that cost a pilot his life around 1960 is believed to be the source ...


    Read more »

  • Haunted Houses
    Corinne May Botz
  • 0

    High Creek Cemetery

    Watson, Missouri

    70.8 miles from Circleville, KS

    Upon finding this website, I was shocked to find this location was not listed, as it is "well known" by locals to be noted as haunted. The experience I had there happened about 10 years ago. A friend and I were hanging out one night and decided to ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Stonewall Inn

    Lenexa, Kansas

    71.4 miles from Circleville, KS

    At the pizza parlor, reports say that unseen hands set the chairs and tables back up after they are stacked at the end of the day.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Strawberry Hill Museum

    Kansas City, Kansas

    71.6 miles from Circleville, KS

    Strawberry Hill Museum is housed in a mansion built in 1887 and was inhabited by the Scroggs family. In 1919 it opened as a children's orphanage and day-care run by the Sisters of St. Francis of Christ, which lasted until the 1980s. It is now a museum, and is haunted ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Sauer Castle

    Kansas City, Kansas

    72.2 miles from Circleville, KS

    Sauer's Castle, a German gothic mansion, was built in the 1700s by German businessman Anton Philip Sauer for his wife Marie and their 5 daughters. Witnesses say it is haunted, as evidenced by lights that appear floating around the property and in the lookout tower, plus the sounds of laughing, ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Kemper Arena

    Kansas City, Missouri

    72.9 miles from Circleville, KS

    According to local lore, it is the ghost of former WWE wrestler Owen Hart who haunts this arena. In 1999 he died when he fell from the arena's ceiling while attempting to descend as his superhero image The Blue Blazer. Folks say Hart's ghost has been seen wearing his blue ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Coates House

    Kansas City, Missouri

    73.5 miles from Circleville, KS

    The Coates House was a hotel that opened in 1867 and had some famous guests, including three presidents: William McKinley, Grover Cleveland and Theodore Roosevelt. A fire in 1978 killed at least 16 folks in the homeless shelter the building had by then become. Now, folks say shadowy figures move ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Hotel Savoy

    Kansas City, Missouri

    73.5 miles from Circleville, KS

    It is said that Betsy Ward, who lived here in the late 1800s, died in room 505 of this hotel, although how she died is uncertain. One story says she committed suicide in the bathtub; another that there was foul play. Both guests and staff have heard unexplained voices, seen ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Folly Theater

    Kansas City, Missouri

    73.6 miles from Circleville, KS

    The Folly Theater, known as “The Pink Lady,” opened around 1900 and is haunted by an early manager. Joe Donegan was known for bringing big names to his theater, including the Marx Brothers, Gypsy Rose Lee, Fanny Brice, and prizefighters Jack Dempsey and Jack Johnson. When the theater underwent renovation ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Kansas City Music Hall

    Kansas City, Missouri

    73.6 miles from Circleville, KS

    Kansas City Music Hall is a 1930s marvel with elaborate décor and an impressive antique pipe organ sporting over 2,000 pipes. But that's not all the ritzy theater has to offer. It seems to be a hangout for the music-loving spirit set. During performances, folks have reported apparitions of well-dressed ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Muehlebach Hotel

    Kansas City, Missouri

    73.7 miles from Circleville, KS

    The hotel building was formerly a theatre, and hotel guests have reported seeing the apparition of a lady in a blue dress on different floors of the hotel. She is believed to have been a former theatre patron or actress who died when the building was part of an adjoining ...


    Read more »

  • Haunted Schools
    Allan S. Mott


» Cemeteries near Circleville, KS

» Find museums in Circleville, KS