Haunted Places in Hanover, New Mexico



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    Chino Mines Creek

    Bayard, New Mexico

    4.5 miles from Hanover, NM

    The ghost of a woman whose children drowned in the creek is said to walk the banks crying for them.


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    Buffalo Bar

    Silver City, New Mexico

    11.2 miles from Hanover, NM

    Diners at this old-fashioned bar and grill have reported hearing a female voice when no one is around. Others claim to have encountered an impatient spirit, whose presence is heralded by the relentless tapping of an invisible foot against the floor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Palace Hotel

    Silver City, New Mexico

    11.2 miles from Hanover, NM

    The 1880's hotel and saloon has been restored to it's former elegance, and is supposedly haunted due to a murder that took place on the second floor. In several room, guests and housekeeping staff have reportedly caught sight of a vanishing bloodstain in the ornate bathrooms, while others have ...


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    Holy Cross Sanatorium

    Deming, New Mexico

    40.6 miles from Hanover, NM

    A former TB hospital, many patients died here. People report eerie feelings at the site. Although most of the rumors are pure urban legend -satanic cults, bottomless pits, etc.- are not based in any fact that we have found.


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    312 S. Lead Street

    Deming, New Mexico

    42.4 miles from Hanover, NM

    My grandparents owned a white adobe home with a terrace at the front of the home with stairs that went down into the backyard. In the interior, there was a fake fireplace in the living room. The home had been for sale or rent when they moved to Deming ...


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    Sierra Vista Hospital

    Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

    54 miles from Hanover, NM

    This is an old hospital and therefore hauntings are layered on hauntings here. Nurses claim to hear babies crying when there are no babies on the floor, doors open and close on their own, electronics go off independent of any living operator and the ghosts of nuns who used to ...


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    Silver Creek Inn and Cafe

    Hanover, New Mexico

    57.3 miles from Hanover, NM

    Housed in an old-fashioned abode built in 1885 by Frank Lauderbaugh, the current inn and café are located in a section of the building that once served as the town general store. The place sat abandoned until the 1980's, when the current owner Stan King painstakingly restored the building ...


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    Mogollon Theater

    Hanover, New Mexico

    57.5 miles from Hanover, NM

    New Mexico's oldest operating movie house is located here, and dates back to 1915. The place is supposedly haunted, with footsteps being heard and notes being played on the antique piano when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Rio Grande - Las Cruces New Mexico

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    81.8 miles from Hanover, NM

    The cries of a woman who allegedly drowned her kids in the river can be heard along the river banks. She is supposed to be cursed to wander the banks for eternity searching for her children.


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    Las Cruces Railroad Museum

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    83.6 miles from Hanover, NM

    This old train depot now serves as a railroad museum, and is rumoured to be haunted by at least three spirits, including two ghostly men and a woman in an old-fashioned dress. Voices have also been heard when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Dona Ana County Courthouse

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    84 miles from Hanover, NM

    This historic courthouse was built in 1937, and is no longer used for judicial affairs. Paranormal investigators here claim to have encountered a violent entity and a shadowy apparition, and have reported hearing voices and feeling cold spots. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Amador Hotel

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    84 miles from Hanover, NM

    The Amador Hotel, built in 1866, is popular among the area's ghost tours. Witnesses describe apparitions, shadows, malfunctioning flashlights, and scratches that appeared on a man's arm as he was touring the upstairs. That's where Annie is said to reside, a playful spirit who has asked ghost investigators to bring ...


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    El Patio

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    84.2 miles from Hanover, NM

    The ghost of the woman who owned the restaurant previously is said to haunt it. She moves items and sometimes crashing sounds, as if all the pots were falling can be heard in the kitchen.


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    Double Eagle Restaurant

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    84.2 miles from Hanover, NM

    The Double Eagle boasts a rich history and of course, no historic building is complete without a major tragedy and subsequent haunting. The Carlotta Room is reportedly haunted by ghosts with a tragic story of forbidden love and dastardly murder attached to them. When the young master ...


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    Fort Craig National Historic Site

    San Antonio, New Mexico

    84.3 miles from Hanover, NM

    Caretakers at Fort Craig National Historic Site have witnessed an apparition in Civil War clothing and heard voices that have come from the ruins.


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    Hanger on Hangerlake Road

    Las Cruces, New Mexico

    87.5 miles from Hanover, NM

    Teenagers attempt to scare the gullible with rumors of "demonic activity" and "satanic rituals" that took place at the hanger. However, there is no evidence of this, and no one over the age of 13 actually believes it. People also claim that someone was murdered in the hanger and their ...


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    Hannagan Meadow Lodge

    Clifton, Arizona

    91.4 miles from Hanover, NM

    A ghostly woman, thought to be a former resident of the lodge, has been seen through an upper window hovering above the staircase. Also, there is some mystery surrounding John Wayne’s signature, seen on the wall behind the fireplace mantel.


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    Diamond Rock Campground

    Hanover, Arizona

    98.5 miles from Hanover, NM

    Supposedly a ghostly woman appears in photos taken there. Kind of hard to actually find any of these photographs out there, but people claim they exist. Really.


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    The Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

    Douglas, Arizona

    132.6 miles from Hanover, NM

    The 1901 historic hotel and restaurant is haunted by the ghost of Mabel Magee, a young barmaid who passed away at the establishment. Her spirit has been known to slam doors and play practical jokes on male guests. Others claim to have heard disembodied footsteps and a ghostly female ...


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    Gadsden Hotel

    Douglas, Arizona

    132.8 miles from Hanover, NM

    The hotel opened in 1907. Named for the Gadsden Purchase, the stately five-story, 160-room hotel became a home away from home for cattlemen, ranchers, miners, and businessmen. The hotel was leveled by fire and rebuilt in 1929. The Gadsden is recognized as a National Historic Site. The Gadsden's spacious main ...


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