Haunted Places in Climax Springs, Missouri



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    Historic Castle House

    Brumley, Missouri

    30.8 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    The Historic Castle House is a 165 year-old Queen Anne Victorian that's been restored and now functions as a "haunted" bed and breakfast. Activity includes lights turning on and off by themselves, cold spots, footsteps, whispering and whistling noises, and some visitors claim to have captured ghostly pictures on ...


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    Hotel Bothwell

    Sedalia, Missouri

    42.8 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Missouri State Penitentiary

    Jefferson City, Missouri

    58.1 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri

    58.6 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Bass Country Inn - Campus Inn

    Springfield, Missouri

    60.5 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Formerly the Bass Country Inn and before that, Howard Johnsons, the Campus Inn is home to a ghost called Carl. His apparition has been seen in the hallways and in the kitchen. Objects also are said to fall off the shelves when no one is there. A female spirit is ...


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    Pythian Castle

    Springfield, Missouri

    62.2 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    The haunted castle was originally a senior citizens' home and orphanage built by the Knights of Pythias in 1913. It's said to be haunted and has been featured on TV shows. Ghost tours and other events are offered at the castle, now privately owned.


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    Kemper Military School - State Fair Community College

    Boonville, Missouri

    62.2 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Drury University

    Springfield, Missouri

    62.5 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Drury University began in 1873, and was built on land that was both Indian burial grounds and a Civil War battle area. One ghost here is that of a little girl who lived here before Smith Hall was built. She perished in a fire when she re-entered her burning home ...


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    Old Cooper County Jail and Hanging Barn

    Boonville, Missouri

    62.5 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Gillioz Theatre

    Springfield, Missouri

    63.2 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Gillioz Theatre, which opened in 1926, is rumored to have been haunted by a ghost boy since the 1960s. The child's apparition has most often been seen around the area of the restrooms.


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    University Plaza Hotel

    Springfield, Missouri

    63.2 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    A ghost called "The Colonel" is said to haunt this hotel, seen by almost all the staff between midnight and 4 a.m. He is usually seen in the ballroom and back hallways and appears as an older man dressed in black. Folks speculate that in life he was a decorated ...


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    Rivercene Mansion

    New Franklin, Missouri

    63.3 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Walnut Street Inn

    Springfield, Missouri

    63.3 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    The hauntings at this 1890s-era inn building occur in one of its three buildings called the Main House, which has six rooms. The Rosen Room is haunted by the ghost of an elderly woman who has been spotted many times there and in the hallways.


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    Landers Theater

    Springfield, Missouri

    63.3 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Landers Theater, aka Springfield Little Theater, was built in 1909 and was renovated in 1970. It is said to be haunted by several ghosts. One is a janitor who perished in a 1920 fire. His apparition is seen in the balcony watching rehearsals. Another is an African-American man who was ...


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    Southwest Missouri State University

    Springfield, Missouri

    63.7 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Southwest Missouri State University's Freudenberger House, or Freddy House, built in 1959 and named for a Latin professor who taught for 45 years, has a female ghost affectionately referred to as the Dorm Mom. She's most often spotted on Floor 5.


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    Phelps Grove Park

    Springfield, Missouri

    64.4 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Phelps Grove Park has a ghost known as the Bride under the Bridge. According to local legend, a just-married couple lost control of their car here, killing them both. The ghost is seen evenings under the park's third bridge, holding the hem of her gown. She has only darkness in ...


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    Springfield National Cemetery

    Springfield, Missouri

    65.3 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    The 1860s Springfield National Cemetery is home to some lingering spirits of Civil Wars soldiers, according to those in the know. Some of the gravestones here are known to glow, and orbs and other anomalies have shown up in photographs.


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    Missouri Theatre

    Columbia, Missouri

    70.2 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Tiger Hotel

    Columbia, Missouri

    70.3 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Stephens College

    Columbia, Missouri

    70.5 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Columbia College

    Columbia, Missouri

    70.7 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Jack's Gourmet Restaurant and Bar

    Columbia, Missouri

    71.6 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Cottey College

    Nevada, Missouri

    74.3 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Cottey College, founded by Virginia Alice Cottey Stockard in 1884, has a piano-playing ghost. The spirit is thought to be that of Vera Neitzert, a student from 1920 who perished when her clothes caught fire while she was cooking candy. Her ghost has been seen in Main Hall and the ...


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    Avilla, Missouri

    Reeds, Missouri

    86.2 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Shadow Folk are known to haunt the old abandoned part of this historic village along Route 66. The shadowy people can be seen walking along the street and going about daily business, usually from the corner of your eye. The Avilla Death Tree is haunted by Civil War-era bushwhacker Rotten ...


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    Oliver Anderson House

    Lexington, Missouri

    87.4 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    The 1853 Oliver Anderson House is believed to be haunted by ghostly soldiers who fought Civil War battles on and near the site.


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    St Boniface Cemetery

    Brunswick, Missouri

    92.3 miles from Climax Springs, 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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    Kendrick Place

    Carthage, Missouri

    93.2 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Kendrick Place, or Kendrick House, was built in 1849 and is said to be haunted, perhaps by a slave woman who was hanged from a nearby tree dring the Civil War.


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    Longview Mansion

    Lee's Summit, Missouri

    93.7 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Longview Mansion, built in 1914 by millionaire lumberman Robert A. Long, is said to be haunted by Long's daughter, Loula Long-Combs, a renowned horsewoman. Her apparition has been seen and heard riding horseback on the property, and her bed is sometimes in disarray in the morning as if she had ...


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    John Walsh Mansion

    Monett, Missouri

    94.5 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    House has at least 3 paranormal residents. A man in formal dress is often glimpsed, especially in upper bedroom areas. A small child most likely female is also present and likes to play with the household dogs. A middle age woman visits the "music room' part of the ...


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    Grand Avenue Bed and Breakfast

    Carthage, Missouri

    94.9 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    The ghost in residence at this early-20th-century house is said to be a male whose cigarette smoke smell fills the dining room and parlor when he is around. The spirit is thought to be that of Albert Carmean, a former owner in its early days.


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    Noland Road Lady in Gray

    Independence, Missouri

    99.8 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Noland Road is said to have a ghostly gray lady with short gray hair, especially near the Woodlawn Cemetery.


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    The Shepherd of the Hills

    Branson, Missouri

    100.3 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    The Shepherd of the Hills is an outdoor theater venue rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a Confederate soldier. Witnesses have seen him running from the actors during night performances of a show about the Bald Knobbers, a group of 1880s Missouri vigilantes.


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    Bingham Waggoner Estate

    Independence, Missouri

    100.3 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    At the 1852 Bingham Waggoner Estate, owned by Civil War artist George Caleb Bingham, visitors can get a look at its original paintings and furnishings--and, if they're lucky, a ghost. A mysterious ghost bride has appeared around or on the stairs, and orbs show up in photographs taken here.


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    1859 Jail and Marshal's Museum

    Independence, Missouri

    100.5 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    The 1859 Jail and Marshal's Museum is said to be visited by spirits, including Henry Bugler, a former Jackson County sheriff, who was killed at the jail in 1866 and has been seen in the center south cell in a blue suit. Jesse James' brother Frank was imprisoned here for ...


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    President Truman's House

    Independence, Missouri

    100.9 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    President Truman's House is a Victorian 14-room home, now operating as a museum. Staff members have seen the ghost of President Truman himself inside the home, often in the living room or walking the sidewalks outside. The smell of his brandy also has been detected. President Truman passed away in ...


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    Prosperity School Bed and Breakfast

    Joplin, Missouri

    101.1 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    A school in its olden days, this building stood empty for three decades before it was renovated into an inn. During the time it was empty, it became known as a hot spot for haunts. TV's Ghost Hunters has caught an image of ghost children running down a hall; shadow ...


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    Vaile Mansion

    Independence, Missouri

    101.3 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    People believe that the former mistress of the home still occupies it. People claim to see Mrs. Vaile looking through the window and have seen her about the property. In addition, people believe that there is left over residual hauntings and negative energy from the mansion's days as an asylum. ...


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    Rotary Park

    Independence, Missouri

    101.4 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Margie Kay, author of "Haunted Independence," believes Rotary Park to be haunted. She claims to have seen and/or felt numerous ghostly presences on the grounds - one of which is named "Old George." The western side of the park is said to harbor some particularly dark entities.


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    Pitcher Cemetery

    Independence, Missouri

    101.4 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Pitcher Cemetery began as an 1830s family plot for the Thomas Pitcher family. It is also a burial spot for Revolutionary War soldiers, as well as some mass graves, one for Civil War soldiers and another for a group of pioneers who died of cholera around 1850. Orbs, strange noises ...


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    Music City Center

    Branson, Missouri

    101.6 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Music City Centre is believed to be haunted by several spirits, including one of a little girl named Amy and another of an older man who likes to tinker with elevators and electrical devices.


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    Hill Park Cemetery

    Independence, Missouri

    101.6 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Hill Park Cemetery is known for containing the burial site of Frank James, the older brother of outlaw Jesse James. His wife Ann Ralston James is buried here as well. Witnesses say a glowing, misty figure appears here, walking over the hill at night. Ghostly Civil War soldiers are said ...


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    Mound Grove Cemetery

    Independence, Missouri

    101.8 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    White apparitions, seemingly a woman in a nightgown, have been seen here, sometimes following visitors. The apparition disappears at the cemetery gate, as if it is unable, or perhaps unwilling, to go past it.


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    Missouri Southern State University

    Joplin, Missouri

    103.9 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Missouri Southern State University has a ghostly Dark Lady who is known to move objects and create cold spots. Some also maintain that the Billingsly Student Center is haunted.


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    Elms Hotel

    Excelsior Springs, Missouri

    106.2 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    This 1912 hotel is noteworthy for many reasons. Harry S. Truman spent election night here in 1948. It was also once a training camp for boxer Jack Dempsey, and a summer camp for the 1948 New York Giants. But the hotel is also noted for its haunts, which provide ...


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    Peace Church Cemetery

    Joplin, Missouri

    106.4 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    This cemetery dates back to the mid 19th century, but has been more or less abandoned for the past three decades. Its most famous "inhabitant" is probably Billy Cook, who killed six people during a 22-day criminal rampage between Missouri and California in the early 1950s. He was ...


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    Chestnut House

    Kansas City, Missouri

    106.4 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Chestnut House is an 1884 Victorian Gothic house that is believed to be haunted by former tenants named the Finches, a mother and her son who occupied the home for 70 years. Both apparitions have been seen; the mother in a mourning dress and the son in a bow tie. ...


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    Belvoir Winery

    Liberty, Missouri

    106.7 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Many spirits are said to reside in the winery buildings, including orphan children and a mischievous man. Ghost investigations have turned up unexplained voices and communication using dowsing rods.


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    Phillips 66

    Liberty, Missouri

    108.9 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    There is a ghost that haunts this location regularly at nights. I used to work there and sometimes a ghost would move items in the store or open the freezer cabinets. One time an orange. When I got the job I was told about the ghost and about how the last ...


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    Concord Cemetery

    Exeter, Missouri

    109.9 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    Investigators claim to have captured orbs in photographs taken at this cemetery, and mysterious breathing noises appear on audio recordings.


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    The Jesse James Farm

    Kearney, Missouri

    112.3 miles from Climax Springs, MO

    The Jesse James Farm is where well-known outlaw Jesse James grew up, and it's rumored to be haunted. Jesse James’ parents moved there in 1842, and Jesse's and brother Frank's James Gang terrorized the West from 1860 to 1882, stealing an estimated $200,000. Jesse was killed in 1882 when Bob ...


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