Haunted Places in Escanaba, Michigan



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    Nahma Inn

    Rapid River, Michigan

    20.4 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The apparition of a woman has been seen floating up the stairs of the old inn. There is a room reserved for the spirit, and in this room, light go on and off by themselves and furniture moves itself around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Nelsen's Hall Bitters Pub

    Washington, Wisconsin

    26.5 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Nelsen’s Hall Bitters Pub & Restaurant is housed in a historic building and sells the drink used as a "tonic" (wink) during the Prohibition era. It is said to be haunted by the spirit of namesake Tom Nelsen, the Danish man who got a pharmaceutical license to serve his tonic ...


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    Shipwrecked Brew Pub and Restaurant

    Egg Harbor, Wisconsin

    49.2 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The restaurant reportedly houses several spirits dating back from its original construction in 1882. The first is that of former owner Verna Moore, who has been seen in the dining room and basement of the building. She converse's with members of staff, and moves around furniture in the upstairs hotel ...


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    Seul Choix Point Lighthouse

    Gulliver, Michigan

    56.8 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Seul Choix Point Lighthouse is rumored to be haunted by former keeper Joseph Willie Townsend, who worked at the lighthouse from 1902 to 1910. He died in the upstairs bedroom and was laid in state in the parlor. His phantom cigar smoke has been detected throughout the lighthouse, although in ...


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    Landmark Inn

    Marquette, Michigan

    57.4 miles from Escanaba, MI

    This historic hotel, which opened in 1930, is said to be haunted by a famous ghost. Amelia Earhart stayed here in 1932, and her room 502, is now named after her. Her ghost is said to visit from time to time. Other famous folks who have staed here include Abbot ...


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    Peshtigo Fire Museum

    Peshtigo, Wisconsin

    58.2 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871 remains largely overlooked in historical texts, despite the fact that it claimed several thousand lives and razed the township to the ground. However, phoenix-like, the town has risen from the ashes to become a thriving community. A former church which was moved across ...


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    Northern Michigan University

    Marquette, Michigan

    58.5 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Northern Michigan University has quite a few buildings that are rumored to have things that go bump in the night. For instance, in Room 102, the control room of the John X. Jamrich Building, a young woman's face is said to appear in the window. She's believed to be the ...


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    Institute Saloon

    Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

    59.8 miles from Escanaba, MI

    In the women's bathroom, faucets turn on and off by themselves. Ghostly voices are heard in the bar, and diners have reported seeing menacing shadowy apparitions on the ground floor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    McClintock Park

    Athelstane, Wisconsin

    63.8 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Rumor has it that ghosts haunt McClintock Park. Strange noises and orbs that show up in photos are said to be the remnants of murders that have taken place in the area years ago.


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    The Sawyer House

    Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

    65.3 miles from Escanaba, MI

    My husband and I stayed at this B&B for 4 days/3 nights. 3 level Bed & Breakfast. We stayed in the "Lighthouse suite" on the third floor. We later learned that the house was built in 1902 by a doctor and the upper level was the servants quarters. Upon first entering ...


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    Buffalo Ridge Road

    Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

    65.7 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The north end of Buffalo Ridge Road becomes a dirt road. The story tells that a man hung himself here, and with so much grief, the wife murdered her three children. One boy, a girl, and a baby. If you drive slow on the dirt road at night, ...


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    The Pines on Crooked Lake

    Crivitz, Wisconsin

    71.6 miles from Escanaba, MI

    From the Pines Bar a curious apparition has been seen from the dock. An old man yells for help from a ghostly old fishing boat out in the middle of Crooked Lake. Shortly thereafter, boat and man are surrounded by mist and vanish from sight.


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    Von Stiehl Winery

    Algoma, Wisconsin

    80.5 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The winery is believed to be haunted by a former owner. Strange noises, disembodied footsteps and sightings of apparitions in the bottling room have been reported in the old winery. Bottles of wine are frequently moved around, as is furniture in the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Big Bay Point Light

    Marquette, Michigan

    81.2 miles from Escanaba, MI

    At this historic lighthouse with a bed-and-breakfast attached, the ghost of original lighthouse keeper Will Prior is known to pay a visit. If you chance to catch a glimpse of him, you'll know him by his red hair.


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    Gillett Historical Society

    Gillett, Wisconsin

    84.6 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Built in 1908 by Ruth and John Smith, the historic mansion and museum is rumoured to be haunted. Local folk say the ghost is that of Mary Gillett (wife of the town founder), who used to live in a previous residence located on the site of the current structure ...


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    The Historic Karsten Inn - Kewaunee Inn

    Kewaunee, Wisconsin

    91.5 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Among the eerie occurrences reported here are orbs, mists, strange things that appear in photos, apparitions, cold and hot spots, phantom aromas, and many sounds, including whispering, flute-playing, moving furniture, breaking glass, and a child's running footsteps. The sound of a woman sobbing is also heard on floor 2. Mr. ...


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    Titletown Brewing Company

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    96.6 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The brewing company building was previously a railway depot, and there have been many reports of paranormal activity in the building. The ghost of an elderly train conductor has been seen on the ground floor, as well as the apparitions of ghostly figures in period clothing. Objects move around the ...


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    Brewbaker's Pub

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    96.8 miles from Escanaba, MI

    According to local rumors, the pub is haunted by a ghost whose footsteps can be heard at night. Flashing lights also are said to come from the building when it is closed.


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    The Gift Itself

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    96.8 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The spirit of a little girl is often seen on the back staircase. Nobody knows who this little girl is, but after going through some very old boxes that where left behind for previous tenants, some old pictures of a little girl were found. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Traverse City State Hospital

    Traverse City, Michigan

    97.2 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Traverse City State Hospital was almost completely remodeled in 2000s, but reports say that the original structure remains from 1885, when it was built as the Northern Michigan Asylum. Unlike some of the others at the time, this hospital was said to be a place of beauty, where patients were ...


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    Days Inn Green Bay

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    97.3 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The ghost of a former worker is rumoured to haunt the hotel basement. An eerie presence is felt in the hotel, and people have reported spirits brushing against them in the hotel corridors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Astor House Bed and Breakfast

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    97.4 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The ghost of Doctor Julius Bellin, former owner of the historic house, has been seen in the parlour room in the early hours of morning by guests. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Joannes Mansion

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    97.7 miles from Escanaba, MI

    People have reported seeing ghostly apparitions and hearing ballroom music on the upper floor of the house. An aggressive presence has been known to push people down flights of stairs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Union Hotel

    De Pere, Wisconsin

    101.8 miles from Escanaba, MI

    This historic hotel was built in 1883, and is the oldest continually running hotel in the state. Its bound to have some ghost stories accompanying this honour, and guests, staff and patrons have reported some pretty odd occurrences throughout the hotels colourful past. A particular spirit has been known to ...


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    Lawrence Cemetery

    De Pere, Wisconsin

    104.2 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Lawrence Cemetery, aka Cady Cemetery, is said to be haunted. Witnesses have seen orbs, eerie lights and a strange fog and heard growling and other unexplained noises.


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    Maribel Hotel

    Maribel, Wisconsin

    106.4 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Rumor has it that this hotel, originally built in the 1800s as a resort, may once have been owned by Al Capone. Its nickname is Motel Hell because of all the strange happenings that occur here. For one thing, the whole place is said to glow by the light of ...


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    Ramsdell Theatre

    Manistee, Michigan

    109.7 miles from Escanaba, MI

    James Earl Jones gave his first performance of Othello at the historic and haunted Ramsdell Theatre, built for T.J. Ramsdell in 1903. Mr. Ramsdell's ghost and that of an unknown woman have both been spotted in the building. Electrical anomalies have been reported here as well, specifically lights that come ...


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    St. Joseph Cemetery

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    120.4 miles from Escanaba, MI

    St. Joseph Cemetery is one of the oldest in the city, and many strange things are said to happen here. Some of the rumors involve human sacrifice, apparitions, ghost hounds, orbs that show up in photos, and the grave of Kate M. Blood, which has its own story. Locals say ...


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    Riverside Cemetery

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    120.6 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Kate Blood’s grave at Riverside Cemetery is a site of interest to paranormal enthusiasts. Some say that on full moon nights, a bloodlike substance drips from the gravestone, a stone that is inexplicably warmer than the other gravestones nearby. Kate Blood, according to local legend, killed her husband and three ...


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    Dairy Queen

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    120.9 miles from Escanaba, MI

    According to the rumor mill, the owner of the bar that once stood where Dairy Queen is now found the building's haunting to be too much of a trial, so he sold it. Now, witnesses say unexplained noises and flickering lights are not uncommon, and the equipment will sometimes act ...


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    Franklin Street Inn

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    121.4 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Housed in a Victorian-style mansion dating back to 1897, this bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to be haunted. Guests and staff have seen a woman in a maids uniform entering a ground floor room, only to find it empty when they go to investigate. This particular room was ...


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    Franklin Inn on Durkee

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    121.4 miles from Escanaba, MI

    This 1894 bed and breakfast inn is haunted by patients of drug and rehabilitation facility formerly housed in the historic building. Guests have reportedly been scolded by a female voice, while others have reported disembodied footsteps, liquor bottles going missing and a male apparition in the basement. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Zuelke Building

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    121.7 miles from Escanaba, MI

    The apparition of former owner Irving Zuelke has been seen in the building, as well as the floating torso of a man. Ghostly activity associated with a piano housed in the building has also been reported. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hearthstone Historic House Museum

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    122.3 miles from Escanaba, MI

    According to reports, when the staff come in to open the museum for the day, they always say good morning to former owner Mr. Priest. The ghost of A.W. Priest is believed to reside here; witnesses have heard unexplained sneezing and felt as if they were being watched.


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    Appleton Curling Club

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    123 miles from Escanaba, MI

    Witnesses at Appleton Curling Club have heard disembodied footsteps and seen chairs and glasses fall over on their own in the pub. The place is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a former customer.


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