Haunted Places in Washington County, Indiana



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    Tunnelton Tunnel

    Bedford, Indiana

    15.9 miles from Washington County, IN

    The apparition of a man who was decapitated during the tunnel's construction has been reported; many folks say he appears to be searching for his head. One rumor states that there is a graveyard atop the tunnel, and during its construction, some of the bodies fell through into the tunnel. ...

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    Mount Zion Cemetery

    Henryville, Indiana

    18.2 miles from Washington County, IN

    A ghostly Green Lady is said to be the spirit of a young woman killed in a car accident nearby. She was buried here and now is said to walk its grounds, glowing green. It is said that if you park at the cemetery at night, she may cover it ...

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    Scott County Heritage Center

    Scottsburg, Indiana

    18.8 miles from Washington County, IN

    The Scott County Heritage Center and Museum is housed in a building that was once the county poor farm. It is said to be haunted by former residents. Witnesses have described footsteps on the second floor when no one is up there, unexplained smells, a baby crying, and lights coming ...

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    Scott County Historical Museum

    Scottsburg, Indiana

    18.8 miles from Washington County, IN

    Originally constructed in 1892 after the county seat moved to Scottsburg, the building served for many years as the district poor farm. During conversion to house the historical society, staff and workers allegedly encountered resistance of a paranormal kind. Visitors have reported hearing babies crying, disembodied footsteps on the ...

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    Whispers Estate

    Mitchell, Indiana

    21.9 miles from Washington County, IN

    Featured on some TV shows, the estate is said to be the site of many paranormal occurrences including apparitions, voice phenomena, jiggling doorknobs, tremors, unexplained smells, shaking furniture, and a vortex in the heart of the house.

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    Bridgewater Cemetery

    Scottsburg, Indiana

    21.9 miles from Washington County, IN

    The isolated hilltop Bridgewater Cemetery is known to have a glowing tombstone. The grave is that of a man who appears in ghostly form at night to guard the cemetery's gate.

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    St. Joe Road Cemetery

    New Albany, Indiana

    24.4 miles from Washington County, IN

    An alleged hanging tree at St. Joe Road Cemetery is said to be the root (no pun intended) of the hauntings here. The tree stands in the middle of the cemetery, and rumor has it that looking toward it from the back of the cemetery at night, you can see ...

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    Culbertson Mansion

    New Albany, Indiana

    26.8 miles from Washington County, IN

    Built in 1867 by William S. Culbertson, the mansion, which cost $120,000 to build at that time, is said to be haunted. Witnesses have heard doors shut by themselves and footsteps upstairs when no one is up there. Its Carriage House has a dark story attached to it. It burned ...

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    Papa John's Pizza

    Seymour, Indiana

    27.5 miles from Washington County, IN

    At this Papa John's Pizza location, several witnesses have reported an apparition in a blue uniform and knocking sounds coming from the walls. The knocks seemed to come from the empty store adjacent to Papa John's.

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    French Lick Springs Hotel

    French Lick, Indiana

    28 miles from Washington County, IN

    This historic resort hotel complex is said to be haunted by former owner Thomas Taggart, who lingers around the service elevator as musts and phantom tobacco smells. He is said to expertly operate the elevator from beyond when the place gets busy. He also is said to appear riding a ...

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    Bond's Chapel Cemetery

    West Baden Springs, Indiana

    28.3 miles from Washington County, IN

    Bond's Chapel Cemetery has a mysterious grave with a linked chain that grows longer every year. There are two legends about the chain. One legend has it that buried here is an Army man who left his girlfriend waiting back home. He was killed in battle, and his girlfriend stood ...

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    Old Bridge Inn

    Jeffersonville, Indiana

    30.1 miles from Washington County, IN

    The house here was originally built in 1836, and is haunted by a kindly spirit. Locals think the ghost may be former owner Dr. Charles Hancock, a descendant of patriot John Hancock. Other spirits are said to reside here as well.

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    Belle of Louisville

    Louisville, Kentucky

    30.2 miles from Washington County, IN

    The historic steamboat is rumored to be haunted by former Captain Ben Winters, who died on board of a heart attack, and possibly by other felled workers, one of whom was crushed to death when machinery was turned on by accident and one killed when the paddlewheel unexpectedly went into ...

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    The Seelbach Hilton Louisville

    Louisville, Kentucky

    30.6 miles from Washington County, IN

    At this very old hotel building (construction originally began in 1903), there have been reports of TVs turning on at a very loud volume at about 4 a.m. Also, folks have heard the sound of running footsteps on wooden floors in the hallways, even though the halls are now carpeted.

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    Louisville Palace Theater

    Louisville, Kentucky

    30.7 miles from Washington County, IN

    Originally opened as the Loew's Theater in 1928, the theater is said to be haunted by several ghosts. Some are seen as apparitions in the balcony area, including a man in 1930s garb who disappears when approached. In the mezzanine lobby, a faceless woman in a 1940s clothing has been ...

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    The Brown Hotel

    Louisville, Kentucky

    30.8 miles from Washington County, IN

    It is the 15th floor, used only for storage space, that is said to be haunted at this hotel. Witnesses say Mr. Brown himself may once have had a suite on this floor, and the elevator often stops at it, called by an unseen presence. Footprints have been seen walking ...

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    Lady of the Stairs - First Church of Christ Scientist

    Louisville, Kentucky

    31.6 miles from Washington County, IN

    The Lady of the Stairs at the First Church of Christ Scientist is a female apparition that appears pacing and crying on the church steps. Locals call her Ms. G, as she is thought to belong to the Gathrights, a well-known local family of the early 1900s. Legend has it ...

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    Old Louisville

    Louisville, Kentucky

    31.6 miles from Washington County, IN

    This historic district of Louisville is said to be one of the largest preservation districts and Victorian neighborhoods in the country. It's no wonder that spirits lingering beyond the grave find it an attractive place to reside! There are reportedly many ghost tours and haunted houses here, and locals may ...

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    Phoenix Hill Tavern

    Louisville, Kentucky

    31.9 miles from Washington County, IN

    Folks at Phoenix Hill Tavern have reported disembodied footsteps that come down the stairs and walk across the floor, white flashes that reflect in mirrors, cold spots, and objects that move or disappear.

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    Williams Bridge

    Williams, Indiana

    33.1 miles from Washington County, IN

    The Williams Bridge was built in 1884 and was closed in 2010. It is said to be haunted because of an accident way back in its past, before it used to be a covered bridge. So the story goes, a man on horseback was riding across when his horse suddenly ...

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    Captain Frank's Tomb

    Elizabeth, Indiana

    33.3 miles from Washington County, IN

    Captain Frank McHarry's Tomb is located on a bluff overlooking the Ohio River. The gravesite of the steamboat captain is said to be visited by a ghostly light or mist. Legend has it that the tomb was built on this spot so he could watch over his former stomping grounds. ...

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    Story Inn

    Nashville, Indiana

    35 miles from Washington County, IN

    Reportedly haunted by a female ghost who appears most often in a specific room when a blue table lamp is turned on. For this reason the ghost has been dubbed "The Blue Lady". There are numerous reports of the Blue Lady ghost and the owner (who claims to ...

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    Hanover Cemetery

    Hanover, Indiana

    35.4 miles from Washington County, IN

    Visitors here have reported feeling unexplained nausea and chills, possibly related to the grave of Benjamin Bennett, who is believed to have drowned in the Ohio River (although his body was never found).

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    Waverly Hills Sanatorium

    Louisville, Kentucky

    35.4 miles from Washington County, IN

    This historic hospital, originally opened in 1910 to treat tuberculosis patients, has reportedly seen about 63,000 deaths. TV shows Ghost Adventures, Fact or Faked, Ghost Hunters and many more have featured the site. Witnesses here report unexplained lights, apparitions, shadowy forms and other various phenomena.

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    Hanover College

    Hanover, Indiana

    35.7 miles from Washington County, IN

    At Parker Auditorium, the ghost of Dr. A.G. Parker, past college president of the college, has been seen and heard, along with unexplained sounds and missing objects. And at Donner Residence Hall's east wing, the ghost of a student who committed suicide in a dorm room is blamed for objects ...

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    Jefferson County Library

    Madison, Indiana

    40 miles from Washington County, IN

    Rumor has it that the ornery ghost of a young man rides the elevator rubbing and patting women. He is believed to have lived here when it was a private home and was confined to a wheelchair, which is why the elevator originally was installed. Some reports say the ghost ...

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    Broadway Historic Hotel and Tavern

    Madison, Indiana

    40.1 miles from Washington County, IN

    The historic hotel and restaurant appears to be popular with the spirit set. The apparition of a disruptive criminal shot dead on the premises has been reported in the main dining room, while the bed and breakfast quarters of the establishment are supposedly haunted by an unknown woman in ...

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    Ohio Theater

    Madison, Indiana

    40.3 miles from Washington County, IN

    Local tales tell of lights that seem to float in the balcony area and then disappear. It is also said that at midnight, the sound of screaming can be heard.

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    Rails Restaurant

    La Grange, Kentucky

    41.5 miles from Washington County, IN

    The restaurant, housed in a building that's more than a century and a half old, is home to a ghostly little girl. She has been seen in the parking lot as well as the back of the restaurant, and wears a white dress and a hair bow. She is believed ...

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    Ditto House Inn

    West Point, Kentucky

    42.3 miles from Washington County, IN

    Used as a headquarters and a hospital during the Civil War, this inn is said to be haunted by soldiers and other folks who passed away here during that era. Some guests have reported being touched or spoken to by the spirits. The inn has been featured on many TV ...

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    Crump Theatre

    Columbus, Indiana

    42.7 miles from Washington County, IN

    The 1874 Crump Theatre , once a vaudeville and opera house, is home to some spooky goings-on. Ghost men and children have been seen along with unexplained noises and fragrances. Music has been heard coming from the top of a stairway. Reports say the building is no longer open to ...

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    Quality Machine and Tool Works

    Columbus, Indiana

    43.5 miles from Washington County, IN

    Quality Machine and Tool Works is rumored to be home to the ghost of a former employee who hanged himself because of an unrequited love. Shadowy apparitions and disappearing objects are blamed on the ghost.

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    Pope Lick Monster - Goat Man

    Louisville, Kentucky

    43.7 miles from Washington County, IN

    The Goat Man of Pope Lick is rumored to be a farmer who tortured goats at the devil's request and therefore forfeited his soul. But other legends say he is a refugee from a circus train wreck. The horned and hairy monster is supposed to trick folks into his clutches ...

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    Doe Run Inn

    Brandenburg, Kentucky

    44.9 miles from Washington County, IN

    At this historic hotel, there is a quirky ghost who has been seen on the stairway and in the dining room. What's quirky about him? He loves to untie unsuspecting guests' shoes!

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    Indiana University Bloomington

    Bloomington, Indiana

    45 miles from Washington County, IN

    Indiana University Bloomington is said to be haunted in several spots on campus. One is the Career Center, babies are heard crying, and at the Folklore Office a deceased department head has been seen. At the Indiana Memorial Union, suicide victims and a ghost dog roam, and apparitions have been ...

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    Jim Beam Distillery

    Clermont, Kentucky

    52.3 miles from Washington County, IN

    At this Jim Beam Distillery, some say, a former guard was a little out of his mind and liked to yell at the full moon during his shift. Now, some witnesses currently working as guards say they can hear his screams when the moon is full.

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    Stepp Cemetery

    Martinsville, Indiana

    52.3 miles from Washington County, IN

    Small Stepp Cemetery has about 25 graves and features in many local legends, from its founding by cult members to a grieving mother who committed suicide here after losing her baby. Her apparition, according to witnesses, appears dressed in black and crying over the baby's grave.

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    Schenck Mansion

    Vevay, Indiana

    56.6 miles from Washington County, IN

    A ghostly Lady in White in Victorian attire haunts the second floor of this 1874 bed-and-breakfast building, originally built as a mansion of a home for Benjamin Franklin Schenk. She is said to walk the hallways, taking no notice of anyone around her. Guests also have reported hearing voices, footsteps, ...

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    Gates of Hell - Grandview Cemetery - Kasey's Cemetery

    Custer, Kentucky

    59.1 miles from Washington County, IN

    Grandview Cemetery, aka Kasey's Cemetery or the Gates of Hell, contains the graves of people from the 1700s and 1800s as well as the ruins of an iron and stone gate. Some say one time an enormous green orb appeared here, hovered a short time, then shot straight up and ...

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    Bethlehem Academy

    Elizabethtown, Kentucky

    62.4 miles from Washington County, IN

    The old Bethlehem Academy, once a convent and then a hotel, is now a restaurant. Rumor has it that it's haunted by the ghosts of nuns and other folks who were murdered on the premises long ago. The spirits manifest by turning lights on and off and moving chairs and ...

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    Morrison Masonic Lodge

    Elizabethtown, Kentucky

    64 miles from Washington County, IN

    The ghosts of Civil War soldiers have been spotted at this Lodge building, and witnesses also have reported unexplained footsteps and knocking and objects that move by themselves. The alarm goes off when no one is in the building, and ghosts have shown up in photos and have been heard ...

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    Hardin County Historical Museum

    Elizabethtown, Kentucky

    64 miles from Washington County, IN

    This historical museum houses many civil war and pioneer artefacts from the county history; and perhaps even a few ghosts. A spectral male apparition in a brown suit has been seen wandering the halls of the museum after closing hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Jailer's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Bardstown, Kentucky

    64.7 miles from Washington County, IN

    This bed-and-breakfast inn used to be an actual jail, housing prisoners from 1797 until 1987. It was Kentucky's oldest operating jail complex, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. But some of the spirits of the incarcerated folks may never have left when the building changed purposes. Witnesses, including ...

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    Old Talbott Tavern

    Bardstown, Kentucky

    64.7 miles from Washington County, IN

    At this 1779 stagecoach stop, now an inn, many famous figures have stayed including Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Boone and Jesse James. Ghostly presences are said to make themselves known in many ways, including orbs, mists and apparitions. Mrs. Talbott may appear as an apparition to guests, or you may see ...

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    Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 Crash Site

    Fairland, Indiana

    70.9 miles from Washington County, IN

    A plane accident killed 83 people back in 1969. At the site of the accident, body parts were scattered around and had to be buried over. Now, at this area, EVP's can be picked up as well as weird light anomalies in photographs. (Submitted by Chris)

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    Rockport Inn

    Rockport, Indiana

    71.2 miles from Washington County, IN

    This inn was built in the 1850s as a private home, and was one of the first buildings in the area to have glass windows. It is rumored to have been part of the Underground Railroad; it is also rumored to have a ghost. An apparition of the wife of ...

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    Zion United Church Of Christ Cemetery

    Poland, Indiana

    73.1 miles from Washington County, IN

    The spooky sort love Zion Church Cemetery, say locals. The area is a hot spot for unexplained lights and sounds, ghostly whispers, eerie sensations, and the feeling of being watched. Some say a helpful ghost is known to leave the cemetery to stop cars and tell folks to turn back ...

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    Cloverdale Cemetery

    Cloverdale, Indiana

    73.1 miles from Washington County, IN

    The 1800s Cloverdale Cemetery is rumored to have the graves of seven beautiful witch sisters. Many urban legends center on the sisters, such as that those who walk around their graves seven times by the light of a full moon would awaken the sisters' ghosts, which would chase them away. ...

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    Kopper Kettle Inn Restaurant

    Morristown, Indiana

    77.3 miles from Washington County, IN

    Not only is this local historic eatery known for its delicious family-style chicken dinner, it's also known for being haunted by several spirits.

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    Boone-Hutcheson Cemetery

    Greencastle, Indiana

    81.2 miles from Washington County, IN

    An apparition of a 1950s policeman is said to sit inside the graveyard with a blue light. Other apparitions and phantom dogs with glowing red eyes also have been seen, and a cave said to be on the cemetery premises has many spooky stories attached to it.

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    Maple Hill Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Springfield, Kentucky

    81.9 miles from Washington County, IN

    Built in 1851 by slaves, this inn is said to be haunted either by the original owners or by soldiers who fought in the Battle of Perryville in 1962. Witnesses have reported knocks on doors when there was nobody there, footsteps from empty rooms, cold spots, phantom perfume scents, strange ...

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    Saint Ivos Cemetery

    Lebanon, Kentucky

    84.3 miles from Washington County, IN

    At St. Ivos Cemetery, witnesses have reported video camera malfunctions and unexplained noises and voices.