Haunted Places in Clarence, Missouri



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    Hotel Baring

    Edina, Missouri

    34.7 miles from Clarence, MO

    This historic hotel is believed to be haunted, and was formerly a railroad stopover during the early twentieth century era. The building is believed to be haunted by several apparitions, who are believed to be associated the building as it changed hands and uses over the many years of its ...


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    Garth Woodside Mansion

    Hannibal, Missouri

    45.4 miles from Clarence, MO

    This inn, built originally in 1871, is known for its connection with renowned author Mark Twain. Personal friends of the owners, the author would send them his books and stay there when he was in town. Folks believe his ghost still visits the place, especially the room that was named ...


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    Garden House Bed & Breakfast

    Hannibal, Missouri

    47.8 miles from Clarence, MO

    Garden House Bed & Breakfast is a stop on the Haunted Hannibal Ghost Tour, and folks who have stayed here have reported some very odd things. According to reports from the hotel staff, most incidents occur between 2 and 3 a.m.


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    Lula Belle's

    Hannibal, Missouri

    48 miles from Clarence, MO

    This one-time bordello opened in 1917, and is now a bed-and-breakfast and restaurant. The haunts here are known to move or throw things in the kitchen, or twist utensils into pretzels. They show themselves as orbs, shadows or mirror reflections, and can be heard as footsteps or disembodied voices. A ...


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    St Boniface Cemetery

    Brunswick, Missouri

    50.6 miles from Clarence, MO

    At St. Boniface Cemetery, there have been reports of unearthly figures walking over the grounds at night and disembodied voices.


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    Jack's Gourmet Restaurant and Bar

    Columbia, Missouri

    53.8 miles from Clarence, MO

    Jack's Gourmet Restaurant and Bar, housed in an 1800s building that was once a rowdy saloon, is believed to be haunted by Sarah, a woman who died on the premises long ago.


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    Columbia College

    Columbia, Missouri

    54.3 miles from Clarence, MO

    The Gray Lady is a campus legend about a ghost of a young Southern Belle who committed suicide after her lover was killed for trying to sneak into her dorm during the Civil War. Her apparition has been seen, and she has been known to close windows and iron clothes. ...


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    Stephens College

    Columbia, Missouri

    54.7 miles from Clarence, MO

    St. Stephens College has many ghosts, according to its campus lore. One haunted site is the Pillsbury/Roblee Dorm Hall, where three ghostly women called the Blue Ladies sing to students and tuck them in to bed at night. And a phantom baby cries at night at Searcy Hall, a lingering ...


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    Tiger Hotel

    Columbia, Missouri

    54.8 miles from Clarence, MO

    This hotel, built in 1928, was turned into a "flop house" offering very cheap lodgings during the Depression. Many folks starved to death or died of illness in those hard times, and it is said that at least one of those poor souls lingers in the building. Strange things happen ...


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    Missouri Theatre

    Columbia, Missouri

    54.9 miles from Clarence, MO

    The ornate Missouri Theatre was built in 1928, designed to resemble the Paris Opera House. A former owner is said to linger here in spirit, operating the theater curtains and making strange clanking sounds.


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    Rivercene Mansion

    New Franklin, Missouri

    58.2 miles from Clarence, MO

    Built originally by a riverboat captain named Joseph Kinney in 1869, this inn is said to be haunted by a member of the Kinney family named Noble, whose ghost has been encountered by many. At age 26, Noble was killed when after falling down the grand staircase.


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    Old Cooper County Jail and Hanging Barn

    Boonville, Missouri

    58.8 miles from Clarence, MO

    At the Old Cooper County Jail and Hanging Barn, built in 1848, folks say the ghost of a young prisoner materializes and pounds on the old cell doors. Dark shadow figures have been seen here as well.


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    Kemper Military School - State Fair Community College

    Boonville, Missouri

    59.2 miles from Clarence, MO

    The former Kemper Military School, now State Fair Community College, had a ghost of a female cadet who was killed along the track. Her apparition has been seen jogging around the track; it disappears when it gets to the spot where she was killed. The A, C and D Barracks ...


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    Hotel Iowa

    Keokuk, Iowa

    64.7 miles from Clarence, MO

    This historic hotel was built in the early twentieth century for workers constructing a nearby lock for the town dam. And according to some reports by guests, they may have never left. Ghostly music, disembodied footsteps, screams and a male apparition in workman clothes have all been reported by staff. ...


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    220 North 4th - Keokuk

    Keokuk, Iowa

    64.8 miles from Clarence, MO

    Built by businessman Enos H. Harrison in 1857, this house is reported to be the home of a friendly ghost, according to many witnesses who have seen and heard the spirit.


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    Mason House Inn and Caboose Cottage

    Keosauqua, Iowa

    71.3 miles from Clarence, MO

    This historic 1846 hotel was also a stop on the Underground Railroad, and several spirits are living here. In Room 5, the ghost of a young boy pulls on people's clothing at night. His apparition has been seen on the landing. In Room 7, a man named Knapp was murdered, ...


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    Mason House Inn and Caboose Cottage

    Keosauqua, Iowa

    71.3 miles from Clarence, MO

    This historic 1846 hotel was also a stop on the Underground Railroad, and several spirits are living here. In Room 5, the ghost of a young boy pulls on people's clothing at night. His apparition has been seen on the landing. In Room 7, a man named Knapp was murdered, ...


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    Centerville Railroad Tracks

    Centerville, Iowa

    74.9 miles from Clarence, MO

    Local legend sayd that if you park your car on these railroad tracks and shut it off, an unseen force will push you off the tracks. Reports say you can hear footsteps in the gravel while the spirits of children are pushing your car.


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    Mars Hill Church

    Bloomfield, Iowa

    80.1 miles from Clarence, MO

    This old log cabin church is actually a restoration using salvaged timber from vintage barns. The church had been in existence from 1856 til 2006 when some dirtbag arsonist decided to burn the place to the ground. Rumors of it being haunted however have become something of local ...


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    Missouri State Penitentiary

    Jefferson City, Missouri

    80.9 miles from Clarence, MO

    Missouri State Penitentiary, explored by TV's Ghost Hunters and over 100 other paranormal investigators, is rumored to be extremely rich with paranormal activity. Witnesses have reported apparitions and unexplained noises, perhaps a result of some leftover spirits from the now-decommissioned prison's bloodier days. Visitors are offered ghost tours, ghost hunts, ...


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    Wine Valley Inn

    Hermann, Missouri

    84.1 miles from Clarence, MO

    The historic Wine Valley Inn is believed to be haunted by the male ghost of a former owner. He has been known to whisper things from the dark corners of rooms, charge the air with static electricity, and even sometimes appear as a shadowy figure.


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    Vishnu Springs

    Colchester, Illinois

    86.5 miles from Clarence, MO

    Back in the 1880s, the strange-tasting water at Vishnu Springs, named after a Hindu god, was thought to have healing properties. Holiness Camp Meetings of folks who wanted to partake of the magical waters drew 3,000 people to the area, and a town was formed. Witnesses say the area is ...


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    Hotel Bothwell

    Sedalia, Missouri

    88.3 miles from Clarence, MO

    The third floor of this 1927 jazz-era hotel is hopping with the spirit set! Besides seeing numerous ghosts, guests have reported unexplained voices and personal objects that mysteriously go missing in the night.


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    Hotel Ottumwa

    Ottumwa, Iowa

    88.6 miles from Clarence, MO

    An apparition of a lady in white haunts the hotel basement, which formerly served as a ballroom. The ghost of a man in a suit haunts the hallways of the hotel. Strange noises and voices have been heard. The face of a man has also been seen in the hotel ...


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    Darlene’s One Stop

    Berger, Missouri

    88.7 miles from Clarence, MO

    Darlene’s One Stop, a sports bar and grill once known as Mac’s Cafe, is said to be haunted by a man who ised to live in an apartment above the restaurant. Jack Schaefer was an explosive character and an abusive boyfriend and stepfather. In one incidence he was found firing ...


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    Top of the Rock Grille

    Fairfield, Iowa

    88.8 miles from Clarence, MO

    The origin of the hauntings at this restaurant is uncertain. What IS certain, is that it's haunted. Witnesses have seen objects moving by themselves in the kitchen and heard whispering and voices in the bathrooms. They have also heard the sound of people walking on the upper floors when no ...


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    Ottumwa Cemetery

    Ottumwa, Iowa

    89.7 miles from Clarence, MO

    Night visitors to the cemetery have seen shadowed figures sitting on tombstones or running behind trees, and heard whispering and footsteps in the grass. There has also been reported a white cat who will run in circles around your feet, and then vanish.


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    Birthday Bridge - Giblin Bridge

    Mount Pleasant, Iowa

    89.7 miles from Clarence, MO

    This spot, near where Kentucky Avenue and US 218 meet, is said to be haunted by a local girl who hanged herself from the bridge after having an affair with a married doctor. The day she died was also her birthday. Legend has it that her ghost can be seen ...


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    Burlington National Guard Armory

    Burlington, Iowa

    93.7 miles from Clarence, MO

    Horses' hooves and footsteps can be heard late at night, doors open and close by themselves, and one witness reported seeing a reflection of a man with a handlebar mustache in a computer screen, but when he turned around, no one was there.


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    The Drake Bar and Restaurant

    Burlington, Iowa

    95.8 miles from Clarence, MO

    This upscale restaurant is housed in a historic building, and staff and diners report that the women's restroom is haunted by a lady in an old-fashioned dress, who has been known to walk through the walls. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Highway 34 Ghost

    Burlington, Iowa

    95.9 miles from Clarence, MO

    The ghost who walks along the highway at night is said to be an escaped slave who died in the 1860s of diptheria and was buried in the basement of a nearby home. He carries a leather bag and walks westward on the north side of the road between 1 ...


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    Boondocker Inn

    New Haven, Missouri

    96.4 miles from Clarence, MO

    No longer an inn, this establishment can be rented out for events. It is said to be haunted by four ghosts: a man who is wearing boots, a little girl, a boy who screams, and a woman who wears a flowered shirt. Also, objects have been known to float and ...


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    Stony Hollow Road

    Burlington, Iowa

    102.2 miles from Clarence, MO

    Spooky tales told here revolve around a ghost named Lucinda. She is said to have committed suicide by jumping off a cliff when her beloved failed to meet her to run away together. There are many reports of people seeing the ghost. Local urban legend also says that if you ...


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    Stoneking Cemetery

    Russell, Iowa

    103.9 miles from Clarence, MO

    There is a lot of mystery and talk surrounding this cemetery, a family plot near what was once the abandoned house. Some say there are dangerous trees in the back of the cemetery, and those who walked behind them would catch a glimpse of the Stone King sitting on his ...


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    University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri

    104.4 miles from Clarence, MO

    Rumored hauntings at the University of Central Missouri range from Hawkins Hall, where strange occurrences are attributed to a student who hanged himself, to Diemer Hall, where a bathroom sink has turned on by itself. Also noteworthy are North Ellis, where an alarm clock has flown across the room and ...


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    Thias House

    Washington, Missouri

    105.5 miles from Clarence, MO

    Although this building still stands, reports say it is no longer open for business. It used to be open for tours and as a restaurant, and witnesses there saw an apparition of a lady combing her hair at the dresser in the master bedroom. Some also reported someone touching their ...


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    Hotel Wapello

    Wapello, Iowa

    114.3 miles from Clarence, MO

    The old-fashioned hotel, furnished with original antiques, used to be a schoolhouse and a law office. In 1906 the place became the Commercial Hotel, which became the premier place to stay in town after their main rival burnt to the ground. Now a bed and breakfast inn, the place ...


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    New Virginia Cemetery - Beymer Cemetery

    New Virginia, Iowa

    126 miles from Clarence, MO

    This is the gravesite of New Virginia's first settler. As legend has it, the gravestone has been replaced at some time over the years. Locals say an eerie glow will come from the stone at midnight, a protestation from the ghost, angry about the change.


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