Haunted Places in Freeborn County, Minnesota



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    It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere

    Owatonna, Minnesota

    29 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    The bar called It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere is said to be haunted. Reports say the apparition of a man in old-fashioned duds and a puddle of blood appear out of nowhere. The bar was a funeral home and a used furniture store in past incarnations.

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    West Hills

    Owatonna, Minnesota

    29.2 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Ghosts of orphaned children are rumored to linger in this former orphanage, laughing audibly. Witnesses also have seen the floor move and warp and smelled phantom cigar smoke. Books also have moved, temperature has been known to change drastically, and phone calls have been made to the police department from ...

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    Buddy Holly Memorial

    Clear Lake, Iowa

    31.4 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Buddy Holly may be alive beyond the grave. According to reports, some have seen a phantom plane crashing that matches the one involved in the 1959 tragedy. Also, 3 orbs have been caught on tape in the spot where Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens died.

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    Le Sueur County Historical Society Museum

    Elysian, Minnesota

    39.8 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Some odd things have been reported at this museum: disembodied voices, a typewriter and a record player that worked by themselves, and a service bell that rang on its own.

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    Mantorville Opera House

    Kasson, Minnesota

    40.1 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Built in 1918, the Mantorville Opera House building has been a club, a speakeasy, a silent movie house, a skating rink, a city hall and a civic center. It is believed to be haunted by several spirits, including former actors and entertainers and a woman who the staff nicknamed Ellen. ...

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    Minnesota State University Mankato

    Mankato, Minnesota

    46 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Minnesota State University Mankato is said to have a ghost who rings buzzers and another who steals toilet paper in the Crawford Dorm. And in the Crawford-McElroy Complex, there is a ghost stuck in the 1960s who goes on panty raids.

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    Calvary Cemetery

    Mankato, Minnesota

    46.7 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    At Calvary Cemetery, you can find the visuals for many stories told by school kids. There are several about an evil doctor who appears as a ghost-devil, and some about Hell Road, a nearby path where animal sacrifices were allegedly performed. Ghost hunters determined that no such devilish behavior really ...

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    R.D Hubbard House Museum

    Mankato, Minnesota

    46.9 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    This historic mansion is currently operated as a museum by the Blue Earth County Historical Society, and staff claim that even after the building has closed down for the night, some still walk the halls of the old house. Visitors claim to have heard ghostly laughter, running footsteps in ...

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    The Kahler Hotel

    Rochester, Minnesota

    50.2 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    The ghosts of former Mayo Clinic patients are said to haunt the hotel, causing eerie sounds and smells and quick temperature changes.

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    Quarry Hill Nature Center

    Rochester, Minnesota

    52 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    The wooden "dead man's bridge" is, according to local legend, where a man hanged himself in the 1960s. Other eerie things on the premises are a small cemetery and several caves that are rumored to be haunted.

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    Riverside Cemetery

    Charles City, Iowa

    52.9 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Visitors here have reported dark figures and a feeling of being watched. The ghost of a Native American is said to have been seen -- perhaps it is he who keeps an eye on the place.

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    Children of Iron Hill

    Charles City, Iowa

    54 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    According to local lore, in the 1920s there was a fiery train crash that killed many passengers. One car was full of orphan children who perished in the fires. It is said that the ghost children can still be heard crying, and sometimes the smell of burning is detected. Some ...

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    Montgomery Golf Club

    Montgomery, Minnesota

    55 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Montgomery Golf Club is home to two ghosts, maybe more. One's identity has been traced to a farmer who once lived on the land and is said to be buried on the first hole of the golf course. His apparition has been spotted in a hat and overalls. The other ...

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    St. Olaf College

    Northfield, Minnesota

    55 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    The four buildings rumored to be haunted at St. Olaf College are Hilleboe Hall, where children singing and playing piano have been heard; Kelsey Theater, where deceased Miss Kelsey has been witnessed playing the piano onstage; Melby Hall, where the apparitions of a man and a woman in Victorian clothing ...

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    Green Lawn Cemetery - CSAH 20 Cemetery

    St. Peter, Minnesota

    57.2 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Green Lawn Cemetery, aka CSAH (County State Aid Highway) 20 Cemetery and Traverse de Sioux Cemetery, is rumored to be haunted and a spot for animal sacrifices. People have reported apparitions, photo anomalies and other strange phenomena here.

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    Plum Creek Pits

    Algona, Iowa

    58.1 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    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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    Gypsy Cemetery - Union Township Cemetery

    Algona, Iowa

    58.7 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    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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    Little Africa - Geigel Woods

    Algona, Iowa

    60.8 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    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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    Quill and Quilt Bed and Breakfast

    Cannon Falls, Minnesota

    61.7 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Built in 1897 for a prominent local physician, this bed and breakfast inn appears to now be a private residence. During the establishments heyday, guests reported catching glimpse of a shadowy apparition in the Quilters Haven Room. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    St. James Hotel

    Red Wing, Minnesota

    73.6 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    The hotel building was built in 1875, and several spirits are believed to haunt it. The first is a hostile entity that haunts all floors of the building, and which has been known to attack guests and to slam doors. The second apparition is that of a lady in a ...

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    Grotto of the Redemption

    West Bend, Iowa

    73.8 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    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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    Andy's Market Hill - Scott Park

    Apple Valley, Minnesota

    74.4 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    At the popular sledding spot called Andy's Market Hill, aka Dead Man's Hill in Scott Park, legend has it that a little boy named Dameon was sledding in 1998 when he was killed accidentally by an archer who shot him in the eye. Now, Dameon's sledding apparition is seen here ...

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    Treasure Island Resort and Casino

    Welch, Minnesota

    74.7 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    One night after leaving the Treasure Island Resort and Casino, a man pulled over to take a nap. A few moments later, he heard footsteps coming toward his car, sounding like the walker was dragging one leg. The man looked out his car window and saw a bony old ghost ...

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    William G. LeDuc House

    Hastings, Minnesota

    76.9 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Civil War quartermaster General William Leduc's home, built in 1865, and his family reportedly dabbled in spiritualism. Many spirits are said to reside here, and the apparition of General Leduc himself has been spotted. His daughter Alice and family friend Carroll Simmons are believed to be here as well, and ...

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    Rosewood Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Hastings, Minnesota

    77.7 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    People have reported seeing a strange glowing apparition walking around the grounds and inside the historic inn. When the inn was abandoned for a period of time, people were reportedly chased by the spirit on various occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Treat Me Sweet

    Hastings, Minnesota

    77.9 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    Treat Me Sweet was a restaurant (no longer open) rumored to be haunted by a former owner who committed suicide in the kitchen.

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    Humboldt County Historical Museum

    Humboldt, Iowa

    78.2 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    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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    Satan's Hollow Bridge

    Shell Rock, Iowa

    79.3 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    According to reports, those who go underneath the bridge may see tall white figures and hear strange sounds. The figures and a feeling of general unease are said to follow you the further you go.

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    Camp Ingawanis

    Waverly, Iowa

    82.7 miles from Freeborn County, MN

    It is said that a 12-year-old boy died here when he jumped from a swing and hit his head on a rock. Folks in the area have noted a moving swing when there is no breeze, and some have heard the boy's giggle.