Haunted Places in Dickinson County, Iowa



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    Loon Lake Cemetery

    Jackson, Minnesota

    10.6 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    Loon Lake Cemetery is said to be haunted--and dangerous. According to local lore, three witches were violently executed and were buried here, but not before threatening to curse anyone who desecrated their graves. Mary Jane, beheaded in 1881, was said to be the most powerful of the witches. Legend has ...

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    Oak Hill Cemetery

    Estherville, Iowa

    15 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    A couple of spooky stories surround this cemetery's hill, and the fact that your car, when put in neutral, will seem to travel up it by itself. According to one story, a car full of football players was in an accident here when the car stalled. While they were pushing ...

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    Moose Pond

    Spencer, Iowa

    17.2 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    Locals tell a story of harrowing events that happen at 8:47 p.m. on December 23. If you visit the iced-over pond on that night, you can hear pounding on the ice and hear the screams of a young boy trapped beneath the ice. According to the story, the young boy ...

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    Lot Behind Nauss Oil

    Emmetsburg, Iowa

    30.4 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    A motel once stood in this vacant lot, but it has since been demolished. The foundation/drive-/walkway is still there. Locals say the spirit of an old man in a plaid shirt and chinos walks along the way, stopping several times as if he is checking to make sure the motel ...

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    Grotto of the Redemption

    West Bend, Iowa

    45.6 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    This sacred site was constructed over a 42-year period, beginning in 1912, using semiprecious stones from every state in the U.S. and every world region. The Christmas Chapel contains a 300-lb. amethyst, and Bethlehem Cave contains 65 tons of petrified wood. The spiritual place has tons of statues depicting the ...

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    Gypsy Cemetery - Union Township Cemetery

    Algona, Iowa

    47.6 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    This small gypsy cemetery is said to be haunted by a gypsy queen, who is guarded by a murder of crows. Legend has it that in the 1800s gypsies came through here often with their wagons. If any member of their group was sick and dying, they would simply bury ...

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    American Theatre

    Cherokee, Iowa

    47.9 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    Staff at the theatre maintain that it is haunted by previous owner Mr. Goldie. A seat has been seen rocking, slowly, all by itself, and it is said that the theatre's employees have many more stories to tell.

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    Cherokee Mental Health Institute Cemetery

    Cherokee, Iowa

    48.1 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    Behind the MHI on the north side there Is a locked gate about 4 feet tall, if you follow that path down about a foot ball field distance you should cross a small bridge,and there is a small cemetery that is home to nameless graves. It is said that if you ...

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    Swope Hall - Buena Vista University

    Storm Lake, Iowa

    50.9 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    A ghost named Mary is said to haunt this hall. Legend says her house once stood in the very spot where Swope Hall stands today. She died of lead poisoning, which caused her to become mentally unstable and leap from a 3rd-story window. Phenomema experienced here involve the opening and ...

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    Plum Creek Pits

    Algona, Iowa

    51 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    Locals say a little boy's ghost appears at this popular fishing spot. Some say the boy was once accidentally impaled by a stick when he fell while running nearby. The ghost has been seen walking along the bank of the pit.

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    Little Africa - Geigel Woods

    Algona, Iowa

    53.8 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    This site is said to be very active with spirits, in part because the old bridge was the site of two hangings. Car accidents have been caused by apparitions standing in the middle of the road. Also, at the old farm house, the husband is said to have killed the ...

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    Palace Theatre

    Luverne, Minnesota

    56.4 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    The Palace Theater was built by Herman Jochims in 1915, and his wife Maude played piano to accompany the silent films shown there. Her ghost is said to remain here playing the pipe organ, even though it no longer works. Both Herman and Maude have been seen as apparitions, and ...

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    Humboldt County Historical Museum

    Humboldt, Iowa

    66.3 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    Lights are seen in the building at night and some people claim the ghost of a man who drowned in the nearby river has also been spotted roaming the grounds.

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    Stage Coach Inn

    Ida Grove, Iowa

    72.5 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    The Stage Coach Inn was built in 1856 by John and Martha Moorhead; The Inn served a stage coach stop and the first court house in Ida County Iowa and was also the church, School as well as the first hospital in Ida grove were amputations sometimes accrued on the ...

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    Bannwell Bridge - Terror Bridge

    Barnum, Iowa

    72.8 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    Local legend maintains that a woman once killed her 3 kids here. Some reports say she hung them from the bridge and they were hit by a train coming through. Her ghostly head is said to follow you down the road, and if you don't have your doors and windows ...

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    Lambrecht's Gift Store

    New Ulm, Minnesota

    73.3 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    This gift store is housed in a historic building, which has a darker history in relation to the murder of a woman that occurred in the building many years before. The apparition of a pale-faced woman with a terrified expression has been seen knocking on the window of the ...

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    Hawkeye Community Theatre

    Fort Dodge, Iowa

    77.3 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    This historic theatre is believed to be haunted by the apparition of a young girl who was murdered nearby. Witnesses claim to have seen her sitting in the hall after hours, and have felt her brush past them in the corridors. The chandelier at the entrance also moves of ...

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    Hawkeye Theatre

    Fort Dodge, Iowa

    77.3 miles from Dickinson County, IA

    Reports say visitors to the theater get the feeling of being watched, and have seen a ghostly little girl. Also, some say if you are alone here you will feel the not-so-gentle touch of an invisible hand.