Haunted Places in East Pleasant Plain, Iowa



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    Top of the Rock Grille

    Fairfield, Iowa

    10.7 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Birthday Bridge - Giblin Bridge

    Mount Pleasant, Iowa

    22 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Clubb House Restaurant

    Sigourney, Iowa

    22.9 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    Lots of orbs and ghosts, pans falling off shelves! Customers feeling people touching them. (Submitted by Debbie and Justin)


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    Riverside Cemetery

    Riverside, Iowa

    28 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    It is said that many pairs of glowing eyes, belonging to the many graveyard spirits, can be seen by those who drive past.


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    Mason House Inn and Caboose Cottage

    Keosauqua, Iowa

    28.4 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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

    28.4 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Ottumwa Cemetery

    Ottumwa, Iowa

    29.8 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Hotel Ottumwa

    Ottumwa, Iowa

    30.3 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Mars Hill Church

    Bloomfield, Iowa

    31.1 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Hotel Wapello

    Wapello, Iowa

    34.7 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Slater Hall - University of Iowa

    University Heights, Iowa

    39.3 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    It is reported that on the ninth floor a student once jumped to his death. Students say his ghost roams the halls carrying an ax, and footsteps and screams may be heard at night.


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    Watt's Antiques and Collectables

    Iowa City, Iowa

    39.9 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    This address, at the corner of Muscatine Ave. and Dearborn Rd., is now an antique store that is rumored rumored to be haunted. People are said to have heard footsteps, voices, seen apparitions, and felt patches of paranormal feelings (ex. cold spots, uncomfortable feelings...) A great place to visit for ...


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    Currier Hall - University of Iowa

    Iowa City, Iowa

    40.1 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    Students like to tell of a triple suicide that occurred on the 4th floor. The reason? Three roommates fell in love with the same man. It is said that if roommates get into arguments, their ghosts will step in to restore harmony. Rumor also has it that the ghost of ...


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    Black Angel - Oakland Cemetery

    Iowa City, Iowa

    40.6 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    Strange phenomona occur here, seemingly revolving around two statues: the Black Angel and a young girl set on a pedestal. Folks have reported seeing strange lights and the Angel walking about as a glowing shape. It is said that the little girl statue will pick out one member of a ...


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    Machinist's Hall

    Conroy, Iowa

    41.6 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    This meetinghouse was once a school, and it is said to be haunted by flickering lights in the night. Voices have been heard behind the building, as well. Note: Some Internet sites mistakenly call it "Mechanists Hall."


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    Mary Wright - Granny Sprague Cemetery

    Homestead, Iowa

    43.5 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    The ghost of Mary Wright, a child of 6 who died in 1854, appears as a pale blue light over her grave, some say. She is said to appear during the final minute of each year.


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    Stony Hollow Road

    Burlington, Iowa

    44 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Indian Dam - Indian Fish Trap State Preserve

    Homestead, Iowa

    44.1 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    The restless spirits of the Sauk Nation people who build the dam are said to haunt this area during full moons. The sounds of chanting and drums have been heard.


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    Greencastle Cemetery

    North Liberty, Iowa

    44.6 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    Something eerie may be going on in this old cemetery. Even though no one has been buried here for a long time, reports say the earth looks freshly dug up. Tombstones are said to move about, and some have seen a teenage witch dressed in black with long, dark hair. ...


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    Highway 34 Ghost

    Burlington, Iowa

    44.8 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Players Workshop

    Burlington, Iowa

    44.8 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    A little theater for performing arts. Actors, actresses and stage crew report theater seats folding down on their own as if someone has a taken a seat. They've also reported cigar smoke smell, and electrical cords winding up in their own. Seems like a friendly spirit who wants the ...


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    Greenwood Cemetery

    Muscatine, Iowa

    45.1 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    The Blue Angel is a statue with a legend. Reports say that back in the 1950s, she was thought of as the benevolent spirit of the cemetery, protecting it from vandals. Sometime since then, tales about her have become more sinister. She is said to have once held a rose; ...


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    The Drake Bar and Restaurant

    Burlington, Iowa

    45.1 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Burlington National Guard Armory

    Burlington, Iowa

    45.5 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    220 North 4th - Keokuk

    Keokuk, Iowa

    56.7 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Hotel Iowa

    Keokuk, Iowa

    56.8 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Mercer County Courthouse

    Aledo, Illinois

    57.5 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    The courthouse building dates back to the 1890's, and in the 1930's a skeleton was removed from the basement when the interior was remodelled. Ever since, staff have reported hearing footsteps after the courthouse has been locked up for the night, and a woman leaving the building in the ...


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    Penguin Lady of Graham Hall

    Pella, Iowa

    58.4 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    At Central College in Graham Hall, there is a locked room rumored to be inhabited by someone they've nicknamed the Penguin Lady. Residents there say if you place a sheet of paper under the door, it will be quickly sucked into the locked room. When the staff unlock the door, ...


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    Oak Hill Cemetery

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    58.9 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    The ghost of a little Czech girl named Tillie is said to linger in this cemetery, haunting through the night carrying a lit candle. It is said she may try to pull visitors into a mausoleum.


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    Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    59 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    The building was the town library until 1985. According to stories told by locals, one day in the 1960s a regular patron named Hazel visited the library. She was seen walking through the rooms by patrons and employees alike. However, it was soon realized that Hazel had passed away in ...


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    Coe College

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    59.6 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    The resident ghost here is Helen, a student who died of influenza in 1918. A grandfather clock located here is said to have been donated by her parents; it used to be in her dorm. Some say the clock is where her spirit lives, but she may come out at ...


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    Brucemore

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    60.1 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    The library is allegedly haunted by a poltergeist-type entity who moves objects, laughs and makes other noises. Some people claim to see a glowing "presence" in the library as well.


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    The Trunkless Tree - Campbell Cemetery

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    60.1 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    Is it an optical illusion or a spirited trick? Locals say that if you visit this cemetery at night and turn off your headlights, you will see a tree that looks as if it has no trunk. It appears to float in the air. Reports say there used to be ...


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    Centerville Railroad Tracks

    Centerville, Iowa

    60.2 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Stello Performance Hall - Mount Mercy

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    60.8 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    Reports say that a nun once hanged herself from the choir loft balcony, and she now wanders the halls. Especially haunted is said to be Warde Hall.


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    Bucksbaum Center - Grinnell College

    Grinnell, Iowa

    61.7 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    A haunted wheelchair is said to reside on the stage in the performing arts building. Sometimes it has been known to roll out onto the stage during rehearsals or performances. Legend has it that it is the spirit of a former theater director paying a friendly visit.


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    Wildwood Apartments

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    62 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    It is said that a convicted child molestor once lived here and was beaten to death by one of the victims' parents. Some say you can hear the cries of his victims echoing through the apartment halls late at night.


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    Carlos O'Kelly's

    Marion, Iowa

    62.7 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    The bar is said to be haunted by prank-playing spirits. Workers say the lights flicker, the blenders start up by themselves even when unplugged, and plates fall off their racks.


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    Granger House Museum

    Marion, Iowa

    63.5 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    Folks around these parts will tell of a ghost at the Granger House Museum. Her white figure is said to be seen at midnight, sitting in front of a window.


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    Parkers Grove Cemetery

    Shellsburg, Iowa

    63.5 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    According to reports, one gravestone boasts a carving of a face. The stone face is said to cry tears at night.


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    Hotel Baring

    Edina, Missouri

    64.5 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Stoneking Cemetery

    Russell, Iowa

    66 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Shellsburg Cemetery

    Shellsburg, Iowa

    66.5 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    In the cemetery stands a statue of an angel, which marks the grave of two children who died in the 1940s. Locals say the angel statue will cry real tears at night.


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    Springville Cemetery‎

    Springville, Iowa

    67 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    According to reports, a gravedigger died in 1920 while digging a grave. He fell in and broke his neck, which killed him instantly. It is said you can still see him working at night, with a glowing green shovel.


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    Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

    Palo, Iowa

    68.7 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    Locals will point out that there are 13 stairs that lead up a hill into this cemetery. Unexplained voices have been captured on tape here, and visitors have seen apparitions and felt the touch of something unseen.


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    Vishnu Springs

    Colchester, Illinois

    69.8 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    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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    Scott City Hall

    Davenport, Iowa

    71.3 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    An imposing building with a bell tower just begs to have a good ghost story associated with it, and this city hall building is no exception. People claim to see the ghost of a hanged man in the tower at night, allegedly from prisoners who were illegally hanged there. ...


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    Maple Hill Mansion

    Monroe, Iowa

    71.3 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    This home was picked up and moved in early 2013, to a spot some six miles away from its original location. The man who had purchased the land and house wanted to tear it down and build a new home on the spot, so a preservationist purchased the house ...


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    Evergreen Cemetery

    Vinton, Iowa

    71.3 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    This cemetery is home to a ghostly woman on horseback who wears a white dress and rides up and down the train tracks. There are also reports of strange phenomena surrounding a statue and apparitions of military men who wander in the portion of the cemetery for unknown soldiers.


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    Hotel Blackhawk

    Davenport, Iowa

    71.4 miles from East Pleasant Plain, IA

    This place has undergone extensive renovation since almost burning down in a fire started by a meth lab operating out of the eighth floor in 2006. Could meth fumes, seeping through the walls account for the reports of ghosts? Cary Grant suffered his fatal stroke on the eighth floor ...


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