Haunted Places in Wells County, Indiana



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    Ceylon Covered Bridge

    Geneva, Indiana

    16.6 miles from Wells County, IN

    Local legend has it that many years ago a group of teens performed a séance here, during which a body fell to the floor, leaving a big blood stain near the pentagram they drew. The experience is rumored to have opened a portal from which strange things come.

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    The Pfeiffer House

    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    24.4 miles from Wells County, IN

    The Pfeiffer House restaurant was built in 1905 as the Pfeiffer family home, and is said to be haunted by Fred Pfeiffer, who grew up in the house. Fred moved into an assisted-living center in 1989 and passed away in 1994, only to return to his beloved home. According to ...

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    Mason Long House

    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    25 miles from Wells County, IN

    Mason Long was born in 1842 and was orphaned by age 10. He got a job and later fought in the Civil War. After that he became a businessman and ended up a successful stockbroker. He died here of a stroke in 1902. The private home is said to be ...

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    Gray Hotel

    Redkey, Indiana

    26.5 miles from Wells County, IN

    This 1912 former hotel now houses the offices of a paranormal investigative team, who claim that the building is one of the most haunted in the entire state. With its troubling past of murder, manslaughter and illegal activity, it isn't that hard to believe either. At least two, possibly ...

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    Finch Cemetery

    Portland, Indiana

    28 miles from Wells County, IN

    The late-1800s Finch Cemetery at the Jay County Conservation Club is said to hold the grave of a boy named Cinderella. Rumor has it that the gravestones here shift, or disappear. If you count the gravestones on the way to Cinderella's grave, you will count 13. But on the way ...

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    Kaup Pharmacy - Homestead Restaurant

    Portland, Ohio

    31.9 miles from Wells County, IN

    Once known as Homestead Food and Spirits, the building that houses the Kaup Pharmacy is said to have a ghostly resident. A lady's apparition has been spotted, and the door to the women's restroom has been known to open and close on its own.

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    Old Whitley Jail

    Columbia City, Indiana

    32.6 miles from Wells County, IN

    Old Whitley Jail, constructed in 1875, is said to be haunted by Charles Butler, a bully and alcoholic who shot his wife in the back in 1883. He was jailed here but escaped with four other prisoners when Sheriff Frank Allwein was out. But Butler was caught shortly thereafter when ...

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    Okie Pinokie

    Peru, Indiana

    38.9 miles from Wells County, IN

    The Okie Pinokie Woods, according to local legend, are full of disembodied spirits. One of the many legends about the place centers on Joey Peoria, a young man who disappeared while camping in 1976. Brutally murdered men began showing up in the area, and folks say it was Joey who ...

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    Tillett Cemetery - Hookman's Cemetery

    Peru, Indiana

    43.7 miles from Wells County, IN

    Tillett Cemetery is also known as Hookman's Cemetery because of a local tale of a ghostly man with a hook for a hand who prowls the nearby roads looking for victims. Thick, eerie fogs and cold spots are known to materialize in the area as well.

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    Barbee Hotel

    Warsaw, Indiana

    46.4 miles from Wells County, IN

    This historic hotel was frequented by Al Capone, who would stay in Room 301 and clear out all the rest of the guests so he could be alone. Cleaning staff have smelled cigar smoke coming from his room and have seen an ghostly man sitting in a booth in the ...

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    Miami Erie Antique-Collectible Mall

    Delphos, Ohio

    46.8 miles from Wells County, IN

    Formerly the Pennsylvania Railroad Hotel, this antiques mall is rumoured to be haunted by a phantom traveller who passed away in an upstairs room. Customers to the store have sworn they've heard footsteps coming from the second level, but upon investigation, there is no one around. There are also ...

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    Old Kosciusko County Jail and Museum

    Warsaw, Indiana

    48.3 miles from Wells County, IN

    The Old Kosciusko County Jail was in operation from 1870 to 1982. In 1982 the new Justice Building was completed and took over the housing of the inmates. The Old Jail subsequently became the home of the Kosciusko Historical Society now shares the county Genealogy Library. Employees, volunteers and visitors ...

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    Strand Theatre

    Kendallville, Indiana

    49.3 miles from Wells County, IN

    The Strand movie theater is haunted by a previous owner, whose apparition has been seen by many people in different locations throughout the building. The ghost also has been known to watch patrons through the projection room window, but ducks when anyone looks at him.

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    Restoration Lutheran Church

    Kendallville, Indiana

    49.4 miles from Wells County, IN

    At Restoration Lutheran Church, witnesses say, you may hear ghostly footsteps on the stairs, see apparitions of faces in mirrors, and hear strange scratching sounds. You might detect hot and cold spots and see tall, dark figures that may even toss chairs at you.

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    State Theatre

    Anderson, Indiana

    49.5 miles from Wells County, IN

    The State Theatre was opened in 1930 with eco friendly geo thermal heat and air system way before it's time and an acoustically engineered dome for the best sound for the first talkies. People have felt and seen various apparitions and vague whisperings in several places in the ...

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    2220 N Armstrong St

    Kokomo, Indiana

    50.3 miles from Wells County, IN

    2220 N. Armstrong Kokomo Indiana is now an empty lot. There is no longer a home on the property. It was burned by a serial arsonist. He caused more than 22 structural fires in Kokomo. My childhood home was his last. The arsonist lived ...

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    St. Clair Memorial Hall

    Greenville, Ohio

    53.4 miles from Wells County, IN

    St. Clair Memorial Hall was built in 1910 and has an old man's spirit lingering inside, folks say. The hall, where plays and musicals are performed, is haunted by a man who fell to his death while changing a light bulb.

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    Roads Hotel

    Atlanta, Indiana

    55.2 miles from Wells County, IN

    The 1893 hotel, once patronized by John Dillinger, is rumored to be haunted by many spirits. Witnesses have reported shadows and apparitions of men, women and children as well as disembodied voices, footsteps, lights that work on their own, and doors that open and close--or even slam--by themselves.

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    Bear's Mill

    Greenville, Ohio

    55.9 miles from Wells County, IN

    Bear’s Mill, an operating water-powered mill and historic landmark, was built in 1849 by Gabriel Baer. It is said to be haunted by a former owner, whose ghost can be heard walking on the creaking floorboards upstairs when no one is there.

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    Dixie Lee Restaurant

    Cridersville, Ohio

    57.2 miles from Wells County, IN

    Hector is the name the staff members have given to the ghost who haunts Dixie Lee Restaurant. His apparition has been spotted inside the restaurant, and he isn't rumored to be the quiet type--Hector has been known to make a lot of noise.

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    Thornhaven Manor

    New Castle, Indiana

    58.1 miles from Wells County, IN

    This curious haunt has been featured on Ghost Adventures and is quickly becoming one of the most talked about haunted locations for the innumerable amounts of paranormal activity occurring on the property. Sitting on seven acres this foreboding home is the site of murder, mysterious deaths, and rumored suicide. (Submitted ...

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    Hays Cemetery

    Wilkinson, Indiana

    61 miles from Wells County, IN

    Hays Cemetery, aka Main Street Graveyard, is said to be home to a "devil's child" because of a plant that grows in the shape of a pitchfork on her grave. Visiting is not recommended at night, as much of the area is private property and you could be arrested for ...

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    Bonnyconnellan Castle

    Sidney, Ohio

    63.6 miles from Wells County, IN

    The apparition of a regal man in a blue military uniform has been seen on the landing, examining a display. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Ivy House

    Fortville, Indiana

    64.1 miles from Wells County, IN

    Built in 1921 by Dr. Jess E. Ferrell, the Ivy House bed-and-breakfast inn is said to have a haunt that came with the purchase of an antique piano. The owners say the instrument brought with it a ghost who makes the decidely nonmusical sounds of banging and walking footsteps.

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    Guyer Opera House

    Lewisville, Indiana

    64.1 miles from Wells County, IN

    In the 1900s, tragedy struck when a young boy was killed when a bullet ricocheted during a Wild West gun show. His spirit, along with that of the founder O.K. Guyer, who died the same year his opera house opened, are said to haunt the building. Guyer's funeral was held ...

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    Starr Piano Building

    Richmond, Indiana

    64.7 miles from Wells County, IN

    The late-1800s Starr Piano Company not only made and sold pianos and phonographs but also housed Gennett Records, which recorded jazz, blues and country artists including Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and Hoagy Carmichael. The complex was partly demolished in the 1970s and the shell still stands. The area is ...

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    Earlham College

    Richmond, Indiana

    64.7 miles from Wells County, IN

    Earlham College is a liberal arts college founded by Quakers in 1847. The college has a resident ghost in the Athletic and Wellness Center who is known to play basketball at night.

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    Fort Piqua Hotel

    Piqua, Ohio

    65.3 miles from Wells County, IN

    Built in 1891, the historic Fort Piqua Hotel was once a library, and then stood empty for years. Now it is said to be haunted by a handyman who died in 1910 after falling into a barrel of cleaning acid. His ghost is seen working on things or shoveling coal ...

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    Revenant Acres Farm

    Charlottesville, Indiana

    68 miles from Wells County, IN

    An old farmhouse dating back to the 1800s known to locals as a hot-spot for paranormal activity. An old woman's presence is felt by some. Others have claimed to have experienced poltergeist activity.

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    Elkheart Civic Theatre

    Bristol, Indiana

    75.2 miles from Wells County, IN

    The Elkhart Civic Theatre (aka Bristol Opera House), housed in an 1897 building, is said to be haunted by ghosts who send books and papers flying off shelves, levitate small objects, run sewing machines and project moving shafts of light. Shadows and an apparition of a floating dark-haired woman have ...

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    O'Neal Bridge - Holiday Drive Bridge

    Zionsville, Indiana

    75.7 miles from Wells County, IN

    O'Neal Bridge, aka Holiday Drive Bridge, was built around 1892 and restored in 2008-2009. The bridge may no longer be in use, according to reports. Legend has it that around this spot, a KKK lynching took place, and hauntings way stem from it. Witnesses have reported disembodied screams in the ...

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    Winchester Mansion

    Elkhart, Indiana

    76.5 miles from Wells County, IN

    The 1905 Winchester Mansion is home to the ghost of former resident Nellie Knickerbocker, some say. Folks working at the businesses housed in the mansion have noted the attic light coming on by itself, objects falling off shelves, and strange sounds. Reports tell us that when Nellie Knickerbocker was alive, ...

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    Lerner Theatre

    Elkhart, Indiana

    76.6 miles from Wells County, IN

    Lerner Theatre is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a tech director who had a heart attack and died on the job. Witnesses say lights flicker and strange sounds come from the attic, and a ghostly figure, some say, can be seen in the second-floor box seats when ...

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    Kopper Kettle Inn Restaurant

    Morristown, Indiana

    77.2 miles from Wells 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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    Ruthmere Mansion

    Elkhart, Indiana

    77.2 miles from Wells County, IN

    Ruthmere Mansion is rumored to be haunted; witnesses say the ghosts set off alarms and sirens inside the mansion especially on Halloween. Some report the sound of phantom gunshots here as well. It should be noted that employees at the house museum say they have never experienced any hauntings here.

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    Paul Ruster Park Cemetery

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    77.7 miles from Wells County, IN

    The ghost of a little boy who was killed beside the nearby train tracks is said to walk along the paths or the nearby roadway playing his harmonica.

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    Fulton County Historical Museum

    Wauseon, Ohio

    79.6 miles from Wells County, IN

    This historical society and museum was formerly a schoolhouse and a hospital, and staff believe the thirteenth oldest historic museum in the state is haunted. Built in the mid-nineteenth century, staff say the county museum has its fair share of history; and ghost stories. The first apparition seen is a ...

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    Rivoli Theatre

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    80.6 miles from Wells County, IN

    The 1927 Rivoli Theatre is rumored to have been built atop Indian burial grounds. Witnesses have reported a wide array of hauntings that include apparitions, toilets that flush by themselves, faucets that turn on, a smoking cigarette butt that appeared in the ashtray out of nowhere, moving objects and things ...

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    James Allison Mansion

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    81.5 miles from Wells County, IN

    Built from 1911 to 1913, the mansion is said to be haunted. Sources may be a little girl who was visiting and drowned in the basement pool, or James Allison himself. The little girl's apparition has been seen, and witnesses also have reported voices in the attic, objects that move ...

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    Hacienda Restaurant

    Mishawaka, Indiana

    81.7 miles from Wells County, IN

    Once a private mansion, Hacienda Mexican Restaurant is rumored to be haunted by apparitions of those who used to live here. Some stories say one apparition belongs to a maid with whom the mansion's owner had an affair. When the maid became pregnant, he shunned her, so she hanged herself ...

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    Wheeler-Stokely Mansion

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    81.8 miles from Wells County, IN

    Witnesses tell of an apparition of a man walking a dog and another ghost of a brunette woman who runs out a door and jumps into a phantom carriage. Some folks say they have been nudged off the dog walk, or had unexplained chills or uneasy feelings. Other apparitions have ...

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    Indianapolis Athletic Club

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    82.5 miles from Wells County, IN

    Built in the 1920s, the Indianapolis Athletic Club is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a fireman who attempts to wake up guests in the middle of the night. Reports say the man died in a fire that occurred here in 1992.

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    Indiana Repertory Theatre

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    82.9 miles from Wells County, IN

    To avoid cold and rainy weather, a former artistic director used to jog indoors, around the upstairs mezzanine. He was killed suddenly when his nephew hit him with the car as he was jogging on a foggy day. Now, on cold and rainy days, witnesses say you can hear the ...

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    Slippery Noodle Inn

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    83.1 miles from Wells County, IN

    The historic buildings that house the Slippery Noodle have been around for a while, since 1850, so it has its share of spirits. Among those seen are the ghosts of slaves, a cowboy, a caretaker, and a prostitute.

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    Indiana Central State Hospital

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    84.3 miles from Wells County, IN

    The 1848 Indiana Hospital for the Insane turned into the Central State Hospital in 1926. It is said to be haunted by many patients who suffered abuse here in the hospital's dark past. Witnesses have described shadows, apparitions, women's screams, electrical devices that turn on and off by themselves, unexplained ...

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    Holiday Inn City Center

    South Bend, Indiana

    84.6 miles from Wells County, IN

    Pilots and flight attendants staying at this hotel have reported seeing a ghostly flight attendant in the mirror and sitting on the edge of their beds. Rumor has it she was killed by a pilot at the hotel. Now known as the Magnuson Grand Hotel South Bend.

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    Tippecanoe Place

    South Bend, Indiana

    84.7 miles from Wells County, IN

    Tippecanoe Place is a restaurant within the Studebaker Mansion, once owned by Clement Studebaker of automobile fame. Studebaker's child and nanny were seriously injured when a fire broke out in the nursery and he killed himself not long after. Employees see things moving from the corner of their eye and ...

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    University of Notre Dame

    Notre Dame, Indiana

    85.5 miles from Wells County, IN

    "Win one for the Gipper" is a term that references the University of Notre Dame ghost George Gipp, a legendary Notre Dame footballer. His ghost is reputed to haunt Washington Hall ever since he died from strep throat in December 1920. He manifests as night noises and footsteps, slamming doors, ...

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    Hannah House

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    85.5 miles from Wells County, IN

    Some of the ghosts at this historic house are said to be hidden slaves, one of whom accidentally tripped over a lamp, igniting a house fire. Those killed were said to be buried in the very cellar where it happened. Witnesses have described a lot of activity in the cellar, ...

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    Hannah House

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    85.5 miles from Wells County, IN

    The 1858 Hannah House, built by Alexander Hannah, was part of the Underground Railroad. Sadly, one night as a group of traveling slaves was sleeping, an oil lamp overturned and ignited the straw nearby, killing them all. Hannah buried their bodies in the cellar in an attempt to keep his ...

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    Victoria Theatre

    Dayton, Ohio

    86.1 miles from Wells County, IN

    It opened in 1866 and has been known as Turner Opera House, Grand Opera House, Victoria Opera House and Victoria Theatre. The likes of Harry Houdini, Sarah Bernhardt and Mark Twain have performed here, and one performer never left. The ghost is a 1920s actress who vanished from her locked ...

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    Sinclair Community College

    Dayton, Ohio

    86.2 miles from Wells County, IN

    Sinclair Community College's cafeteria is said to rest on the site of the old city gallows, but a number of other places here are rumored to have ghosts. At Blair Hall, something has tugged at witnesses, and they've heard phantom cats, babies and footsteps. The elevators work on their own, ...

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    Saint Mary's College - Le Mans Hall

    Notre Dame, Indiana

    86.4 miles from Wells County, IN

    A scary apparition of a girl hanging from a noose has been witnessed at the Le Mans Hall bell tower. Legend has it that she committed suicide in that very spot years ago. Also, the infirmary on the fourth floor is said to sport blood stains resulting from a girls' ...

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    Woodland Cemetery

    Dayton, Ohio

    87.7 miles from Wells County, IN

    Woodland Cemetery has a sad story. Young Johnny Morehouse froze to death when he fell into the Miami & Erie Canal, although his dog tried hard to pull him out. After Johnny died, the dog wouldn't move from the gravesite, and eventually died. A statue was made of the dog, ...

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    Patterson Homestead

    Dayton, Ohio

    87.9 miles from Wells County, IN

    Patterson Homestead is a historic house museum built in the early 1800s, originally home to Revolutionary War veteran Colonel Robert Patterson and his wife Elizabeth Lindsay Patterson. When the house was donated to the city by ancestor Jefferson Patterson in 1953, it was complete with 18th- and 19th-century furnishings and ...

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    Patterson Tower

    Kettering, Ohio

    89.3 miles from Wells County, IN

    Two glowing, shadowy apparitions have been seen standing near the base of the tower on stormy nights. The ghost of a lady in a white dress has been seen on the boulevard directly adjacent to the tower. A black mist has been around the tower, and chases away visitors. (Submitted by ...

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    Normandy United Methodist Church

    Dayton, Ohio

    93.2 miles from Wells County, IN

    Normandy United Methodist Church is housed in a building that was once a mansion. But the mansion's owner never left, according to some, and she still haunts the church. Her perfume has been smelled late at night by the cleaning crews when no one else is in the building.