De Queen, Arkansas28.2 miles from Polk County, AR
A ghostly baby and mother are said to haunt the cemetery. Local legend has it that if you drop a rock into the well in the center of the cemetery at night, you will hear the baby crying. The baby's mother has been seen running through the cemetery. According to ...
Waldron, Arkansas35.1 miles from Polk County, AR
There have been ghost sightings on this road hitchhiking. Do not stop or you may get hurt. Its not a real person and you will have a feeling that you are being watched. I traveled down that road didn't see anything but I felt a presence. The reason why it ...
Talihina, Oklahoma49.9 miles from Polk County, AR
The Kiamichi Kitchen, now demolished, was housed in a former private home. It was said to be haunted by a ghost called George who would turn the lights and the radio on and off and make noises late at night.
Idabel, Oklahoma52 miles from Polk County, AR
The ghost of a little girl is said to haunt this fast-food restaurant. She has been seen going into the men's restroom before opening hours, and she has been blamed for all the women's restroom toilets flushing at once. Her laughter has been heard in the women's restroom, and employees ...
Royal, Arkansas52.8 miles from Polk County, AR
This hotel is now abandoned and near total ruin. The ghost of 1800s owner David Mayberry is said to haunt the site. Seeing that he built the hotel for the area's prospectors and miners, gunfights broke out often here, leading to many deaths. David Mayberry himself was shot but not ...
Idabel, Oklahoma53.7 miles from Polk County, AR
The church and nearby cemetery are believed to be haunted. The bell at the church sometimes rings by itself at night, and people have reported hearing ghostly singing and laughter. The church doors open and close late at night, and people have reported seeing a shadowy figure approaching the church ...
Millerton, Oklahoma55.2 miles from Polk County, AR
According to the local stories, the hauntings at Wheelock Mission began when a man broke into the girls' mission and murdered the girls. Witnesses say that the walls and trees bleed, and apparitions sit in chairs or hang from trees. One story tells of some teens who tried to steal ...
Fort Smith, Arkansas57.3 miles from Polk County, AR
This historic site, now an Army National Guard station and training center, is reported to be haunted. The site, which experienced major fires in 2008, has also been used in several films, including A Soldier's Story in 1984, Biloxi Blues in 1988, and The Tuskegee Airmen in 1995. Elvis Presley ...
Fort Smith, Arkansas63.4 miles from Polk County, AR
The old courthouse that still stands here was the sight of many a death sentence handed out in the late 19th century - the hangings occurred just outside. It is said that the ghosts of the condemned men still roam this area.
Van Buren, Arkansas66 miles from Polk County, AR
Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a young actor who was killed by an enraged father who objected to the actor's intentions to elope with his daughter.
Gurdon, Arkansas70.7 miles from Polk County, AR
The Gurdon Spook Light is a yellowish glowing orb that appears intermittently at night along the railroad tracks. Some say it is the ghost of a railroad worker who was struck by a train and decapitated; others maintain it is the ghost of a railroad foreman who was beaten to ...
Hartman, Arkansas75.7 miles from Polk County, AR
Opossum Walk Cemetery is reported to have gates that are hot to the touch, even in winter, and witnesses have heard footsteps walking behind them and seen apparitions out of the corner of their eye.
Dardanelle, Arkansas75.9 miles from Polk County, AR
Locals swear that if you hang around the "Hovis" gravestones at night you'll eventually find the ghost of a man who killed his wife.
Russellville, Arkansas83.5 miles from Polk County, AR
Arkansas Tech University, several locations are rumored to be haunted. One is Caraway Hall, where students describe noises in the attic, footsteps on the stairs and whispers in the hallways. There are two legends to explain the hauntings. One is that it is build on top of a Cherokee burial ...
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