Haunted Places in Forest City, Missouri



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    The Social Parlor

    St. Joseph, Missouri

    23.4 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Barbosa's Castillo

    Saint Joseph, Missouri

    23.6 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Glore Psychiatric Museum

    St. Joseph, Missouri

    24.8 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    The Sallie House

    Atchison, Kansas

    29 miles from Forest City, MO

    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, ...


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    Tuck U Inn At Glick Mansion

    Atchison, Kansas

    29.1 miles from Forest City, MO

    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.


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    Atchison Daily Globe

    Atchison, Kansas

    29.3 miles from Forest City, MO

    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.


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    Round Mound Cemetery

    Cummings, Kansas

    35.8 miles from Forest City, MO

    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.


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    Meriwether Lewis Dredge

    Brownville, Nebraska

    37.4 miles from Forest City, MO

    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, ...


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    Captain Bailey Museum

    Brownville, Nebraska

    37.9 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    High Creek Cemetery

    Watson, Missouri

    41.4 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Main Street Galleria

    Weston, Missouri

    42.4 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Saint George Hotel

    Weston, Missouri

    42.4 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Eliza C. Morgan Hall - Peru State College

    Peru, Nebraska

    44.5 miles from Forest City, MO

    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.


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    Holton House Bed and Breakfast

    Holton, Kansas

    46 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Santa Fe Depot Diner

    Leavenworth, Kansas

    48.1 miles from Forest City, MO

    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.


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    Pink Rosebud Bed and Breakfast

    Plattsburg, Missouri

    48.9 miles from Forest City, MO

    This 1878 bed and breakfast has always had a neighbourhood reputation as a 'haunted house', but it wasn't until recently that the current owners suspected that something otherworldly was going on at the inn. Paranormal activity reported at this location includes doors opening and closing of their own accord, ...


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    St. Mary's Cemetery

    Hamburg, Iowa

    50.3 miles from Forest City, MO

    A mysterious spirit, that of a woman, has been seen kneeling at the feet of three of the cemetery's Virgin Mary statues. Also reported have been wailing sounds coming from the statues.


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    Super China Buffet

    Nebraska City, Nebraska

    59.3 miles from Forest City, MO

    Formerly Bischof’s Hardware, the restaurant is believed to be haunted by either the ghost of former owner Mr. Bischof or the spirits of a young man who died nearby. Many strange occurrences have been reported here, such as objects that move by themselves.


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    Wildwood

    Nebraska City, Nebraska

    59.9 miles from Forest City, MO

    Sensitive guests feel a 'presence' when they tour this historic 1860's home. Some have mentioned seeing a lady in a long black dress in the kitchen or hear footsteps in the dining room. Others hear children's voices upstairs. A paranormal team had it's flashlight turn on ...


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    Park University

    Parkville, Missouri

    61.2 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    The Jesse James Farm

    Kearney, Missouri

    61.7 miles from Forest City, 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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    Phillips 66

    Liberty, Missouri

    64.7 miles from Forest City, 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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    Villisca Axe Murder House

    Villisca, Iowa

    66.5 miles from Forest City, MO

    In 1912 an entire family was murdered here by axe, and it is said that the house is still haunted by their spirits. The house has been investigated and featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures.


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    Belvoir Winery

    Liberty, Missouri

    66.8 miles from Forest City, 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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    Moose Lodge #555

    Topeka, Kansas

    67.1 miles from Forest City, MO

    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.


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    Strawberry Hill Museum

    Kansas City, Kansas

    67.4 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Elms Hotel

    Excelsior Springs, Missouri

    68 miles from Forest City, 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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    Hotel Savoy

    Kansas City, Missouri

    68.8 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    The Coates House

    Kansas City, Missouri

    68.8 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Kemper Arena

    Kansas City, Missouri

    68.9 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    The Folly Theater

    Kansas City, Missouri

    68.9 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Kansas City Music Hall

    Kansas City, Missouri

    69.1 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Charles B. Leach House

    Kansas City, Missouri

    69.1 miles from Forest City, MO

    Charles B. Leach was a lumber baron who built this Queen Anne Victorian home in 1887. Beginning in 1915, the house was used as a home for unwed mothers and later a women's shelter. It was in operation until 1990. The house is believed to be haunted because of mysterious ...


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    Muehlebach Hotel

    Kansas City, Missouri

    69.1 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Kansas City Power and Light Company Building

    Kansas City, Missouri

    69.2 miles from Forest City, MO

    Employees have reported seeing shadowy figures jumping from the top of the historic building, only to vanish before they reach the ground. Night staff have reported hearing weird noises and getting the feeling of being watched. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Jayhawk Tower

    Topeka, Kansas

    69.4 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

    Kansas City, Missouri

    69.4 miles from Forest City, MO

    The grand St. Mary’s Episcopal Church began holding services here in the 1800s, and it is believed to be haunted by the spirit of an early rector, Father Henry David Jardine. Father Jardine was said to be a controversial character in his day, leading to some disagreements with church members ...


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    Kansas State Capitol

    Topeka, Kansas

    69.6 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Chestnut House

    Kansas City, Missouri

    69.6 miles from Forest City, 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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    Sauer Castle

    Kansas City, Kansas

    69.8 miles from Forest City, MO

    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, ...


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    Union Station

    Kansas City, Missouri

    69.9 miles from Forest City, MO

    Union Station's busiest time was during World War II, when 300 passengers came through per day. Its ghosts are believed to have come from this time. Suggs Mailer is the most well-known spirit here, a man whose job it was to transfer mail from underground trains to the post office ...


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    The Eldridge Hotel

    Lawrence, Kansas

    69.9 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Merchant's Pub and Plate

    Lawrence, Kansas

    70 miles from Forest City, MO

    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


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    Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

    Kansas City, Missouri

    70.1 miles from Forest City, MO

    Formerly the Hyatt Regency, the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center building has seen some tragic incidents. In 1981, two walkways collapsed onto a dance competition in the lobby, killing 114 and injuring 216. It is supposed that the hotel's occasional supernatural visitor, a ghostly woman in a tea ...


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    University of Kansas - Sigma Nu Fraternity

    Lawrence, Kansas

    70.4 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Lawrence Community Theatre Building

    Lawrence, Kansas

    70.9 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Stull Cemetery

    Lecompton, Kansas

    71.2 miles from Forest City, MO

    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 ...


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    Haskell Indian Nations University

    Lawrence, Kansas

    72.3 miles from Forest City, MO

    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. ...


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    Donaldson House

    Kansas City, Missouri

    72.3 miles from Forest City, MO

    Donaldson House is a 1901 mansion is said to be haunted by eight ghosts. It's owned by the Kansas City Art Institute, who uses it for studios and offices. The ghosts are said to include one friendly one and eight cantankerous ones, who aren't pleased with the students who use ...


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    Mound Grove Cemetery

    Independence, Missouri

    72.7 miles from Forest City, 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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