Haunted Places in Butler County, Nebraska

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    Skyway Drive-In

    Schuyler, Nebraska

    16.8 miles from Butler County, NE

    At the Skyway Drive-In, folks say black phantom dogs with a missing eye and a missing leg roam the grounds. Witnesses maintain that f you look away from them, they disappear.

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    Columbus Hy-Vee

    Columbus, Nebraska

    19 miles from Butler County, NE

    The ghost that haunts the Columbus Hy-Vee is nicknamed Scooter. He is said to make screeching sounds near the produce and dairy sections and has appeared to employees at around 2 a.m.

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    Concordia University - David Hall

    Seward, Nebraska

    21.8 miles from Butler County, NE

    The David Dorm is rumored to be haunted by Native Americans whose 1700s bones were found when the dorm was built in the 1970s. Residents say electronic appliances and showers turn on by themselves.

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    St. Patrick's Cemetery - Glowing Graveyard

    Columbus, Nebraska

    25.1 miles from Butler County, NE

    The cemetery, a.k.a. the Glowing Graveyard, is the center of several local ghost stories. For one, the headstones, as you may guess, are said to glow at night by the light of a full moon. Skeptics say this is because of the reflective limestone in the headstones. Another local legend ...

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    Platte Center Creek

    Platte Center, Nebraska

    28.2 miles from Butler County, NE

    The hauntings here are said to be caused by three men who, in the early 1900s, were buried alive when a cave they dug into the creek bed collapsed. Apparitions of all three men are said to show up at night, digging by lantern light. After working a few minutes, ...

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    Clarkson Historical Opera House

    Clarkson, Nebraska

    34.4 miles from Butler County, NE

    Local residents and employees have reported hearing ghostly laughter and seeing apparitions in period clothing wandering around the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Temple Theatre

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    36.1 miles from Butler County, NE

    This theater at the University of Nebraska, founded in 1869, is the centerpiece for some oft-told campus tales. In the 1940s, a student was said to have fallen to his death from the overhead rigging during a production of MacBeth, and now his apparition is said to appear during Shakespeare ...

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    Richmond House

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    36.1 miles from Butler County, NE

    In the 1920s there was a triple murder suicide involving the husband, Bill, his wife Venus, her lover and their baby. Bill killed Venus by shotgun... he then laid on the railroad tracks near the home and was killed by a train. The baby was never found... In a corner ...

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    Barnard Park

    Fremont, Nebraska

    36.3 miles from Butler County, NE

    Barnard Park was once a cemetery, and it is rumored that when the city moved the bodies and turned it into a park, some of the bodies were missed. Several apparitions are said to roam here late at night, most notably a woman who was following the Mormon Trail and ...

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    Old Captain's Studio

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    36.5 miles from Butler County, NE

    This historic building was formerly the residence of a retired sea captain, who owned a studio on the upper floor. Tenants of a law firm now located on the premises have reported seeing his apparition on several occasions over the years. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Nebraska State Capitol

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    36.6 miles from Butler County, NE

    The Nebraska State Capitol was built over 10 years (1922-1932), and is still the home of Nebraska's government. It is said to be haunted by an apparition of someone falling, along with screaming and crying. It is thought to be either a man who had a heart attack and fell ...

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    Lake Street Lake - Rudge Memorial Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    37.7 miles from Butler County, NE

    Formerly dairy farm, and then a skating rink, the park is said to be haunted by a little boy killed long ago by a gang of bullies. Apparitions have been reported to occur in winter near the creek.

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    Robber's Cave - Van Dorn Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    37.9 miles from Butler County, NE

    Robber's Cave, in southwest Lincoln near the intersection of 10th and High streets, was called Pahuk Bluff by the Pawnee Indians who came here to contact Tirawa, the god of all things. The cave was later a stop on the Underground Railroad and, in 1876, a hideout for Jesse James. ...

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    Antelope Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    38 miles from Butler County, NE

    Near Antelope Park's memorial, behind the caretaker's house, is a field. Witnesses report that many apparitions have been seen in this field, walking across it and into the woods.

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    The Hotel Cafe and Saloon

    Scribner, Nebraska

    38.8 miles from Butler County, NE

    The 1901 Hotel Cafe and Saloon, now operating as a restaurant, is believed to be haunted by victims of murders or suicides thought to have occurred in the building. On the second and third floors, witnesses have seen shadow figures, heard unexplained voices and felt cold spots.

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    Gilbert Cemetery

    Friend, Nebraska

    42.6 miles from Butler County, NE

    The Gilberts, an 1890s pioneer family, are said to haunt this cemetery. Folks have reported that tombstones may move and unexplained noises can be heard on the site.

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    Doane College Library

    Crete, Nebraska

    42.7 miles from Butler County, NE

    The college library is believed to be haunted by a woman in a white dress who appears in the basement or in front of a window during the full moon.

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    Oxbow Cemetery - Callahan Cemetery

    Murdock, Nebraska

    47.8 miles from Butler County, NE

    Ghostly children are said to be heard playing at this cemetery, known as Oxbow Cemetery, North Callahan Cemetery, Carter Cemetery and North Elmwood Cemetery. So the story goes, a nearby school collapsed in a big windstorm, pinning and killing a little girl named May Carter. Her father gave this land ...

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    Ball Cemetery

    Springfield, Nebraska

    50.9 miles from Butler County, NE

    The oldest grave marker at Ball Cemetery is reported to be dated 1869, and many apparitions have been reported here over the years. One is a tall male with a bad temper who walks around after dark, sometimes attacking late-night visitors. Another is Mary Mumford, who is buried here. Folks ...

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    Witch's Grave

    Aurora, Nebraska

    51 miles from Butler County, NE

    The ancient, isolated grave in the Aurora city cemetery, the "witch’s grave," has a mossy tombstone and a protruding marker, said to be a warning to deter others from witchcraft. So the story goes, the "witch" was eccentric, which was enough for the townsfolk to label her a witch and ...

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    Museum of Shadows

    Elmwood, Nebraska

    51.1 miles from Butler County, NE

    We have captured some amazing evidence that links back to Harry Green and the Blackbird Store. We have even interacted with the souls who are attached to the very items in the museum. You may feel a soft touch on your arm or shoulder to smelling a very strong perfume ...

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    Brother Sebastian's

    Omaha, Nebraska

    53.7 miles from Butler County, NE

    Bill Walden is the identity of the ghost who haunts this restaurant, a man who wears a tweed smoking jacket and ascot. He was a regular patron, and although he has since passed away, his spirit has made it clear that he still visits regularly.

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    Dana College

    Blair, Nebraska

    55.2 miles from Butler County, NE

    Dana College dates back to 1884, but was recently shut down and sold in 2010 due to financial problems. Latest word has it that the college will be refurbished and reopened around 2015-2016. Back in its heyday though, there were a number of places on campus said to be haunted. ...

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    Keystone Trail

    Omaha, Nebraska

    56.5 miles from Butler County, NE

    The Keystone Trail, near 90th and Fort streets, is believed by some locals to be visited by a phantom train on cold misty nights. The apparition of the train has been both seen and heard, although the railroad tracks were removed from this spot years ago.

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    Oakwood Cemetery

    Weeping Water, Nebraska

    57.2 miles from Butler County, NE

    One witness warns that the spirits may rise from the graves and attack visitors at night.

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    Bega Cemetery

    Stanton, Nebraska

    58.8 miles from Butler County, NE

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    Ghost Bridge of Logan Creek

    Pender, Nebraska

    64.2 miles from Butler County, NE

    Local legend tells of an early-1900s train that was held up by vigilantes chasing down a hired hand who murdered the family that employed him. The train bridge used to cross the Logan Creek, and from this former trestle, the man was hanged. Residents say sometimes a ghost bridge appears ...

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    Wayne State College - Neihardt Hall

    Wayne, Nebraska

    70.4 miles from Butler County, NE

    Neihardt Hall is said to be haunted by Cora, a young woman who committed suicide in the basement. Also, the ghost of a girl who was electrocuted while playing with a ball near bare electrical wires is said to haunt the tunnels between the dorms.

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    Blackbird Hill

    Butler County, Nebraska

    73.3 miles from Butler County, NE

    The burial place of Omaha Indian Chief Blackbird, said to be buried here sitting upright on his horse, is rumored to be haunted. And it's old -- folks say in 1804, famed explorers Lewis and Clark visited this gravesite, leaving behind decorations to commemorate him. But the ghost here is ...

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    TrailBlazers - Old Montgomery Ward Building

    Fairbury, Nebraska

    75.4 miles from Butler County, NE

    Formerly TrailBlazers restaurant and before that a Montgomery Ward department store, this office building is believed to be haunted due to reports that objects move about on their own here.