Haunted Places in Worth County, Iowa



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    Buddy Holly Memorial

    Clear Lake, Iowa

    12.4 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Riverside Cemetery

    Charles City, Iowa

    35.6 miles from Worth County, IA

    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

    36.9 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere

    Owatonna, Minnesota

    48.9 miles from Worth County, IA

    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

    49.2 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Plum Creek Pits

    Algona, Iowa

    51.1 miles from Worth 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

    52.2 miles from Worth 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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    Gypsy Cemetery - Union Township Cemetery

    Algona, Iowa

    52.9 miles from Worth 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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    Mantorville Opera House

    Kasson, Minnesota

    53.9 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Thompson Hall Dormitory

    Iowa Falls, Iowa

    58.7 miles from Worth County, IA

    The dorm at Ellsworth Community College and Union Cemetery across the street are both said to be haunted. The spirit of town benefactor Mr. Ellsworth himself has been seen, and footsteps and voices have been heard in the dorm's basement.

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    The Kahler Hotel

    Rochester, Minnesota

    59.7 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Satan's Hollow Bridge

    Shell Rock, Iowa

    59.9 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Le Sueur County Historical Society Museum

    Elysian, Minnesota

    60.5 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Quarry Hill Nature Center

    Rochester, Minnesota

    61.3 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Hazel Green Cemetery

    Ackley, Iowa

    62.7 miles from Worth County, IA

    The gazebo in this old cemetery seems to be the central spot for the spiritual activity. In it, visitors have reported seeing an elderly woman's ghost sitting in a rocking chair, holding a baby. It is said that those who see her feel sadness, rather than fear. Reports say that ...

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    Camp Ingawanis

    Waverly, Iowa

    63.9 miles from Worth County, IA

    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.

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    Minnesota State University Mankato

    Mankato, Minnesota

    64.7 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Humboldt County Historical Museum

    Humboldt, Iowa

    65.2 miles from Worth 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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    R.D Hubbard House Museum

    Mankato, Minnesota

    65.7 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Calvary Cemetery

    Mankato, Minnesota

    65.7 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Lawther Hall - University of Northern Iowa

    Cedar Falls, Iowa

    71.9 miles from Worth County, IA

    According to some reports, a soldier named Augie is said to haunt the building. It is said that he passed away there when the hall was used as the infirmary. Students have reported cold spots, strange sounds, and moving objects. Other reports say that the place was never an infirmary ...

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    Bartlett Hall - University of Northern Iowa

    Cedar Falls, Iowa

    72 miles from Worth County, IA

    Students tell of a Halloween haunted house that was to be set up in the hall, but the resident spirits must have liked the idea and were willing to lend a ghostly hand. During the setup, so many eerie things happened, flickering lights, slamming doors, temperature changes, that the students ...

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    Strayer-Wood Theatre

    Cedar Falls, Iowa

    72 miles from Worth County, IA

    Zelda is the nickname students have for a ghost who plays the piano, makes strange noises, or causes some of the equipment to work by itself.

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    St. Olaf College

    Northfield, Minnesota

    75 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Hawkeye Community Theatre

    Fort Dodge, Iowa

    75.9 miles from Worth 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

    75.9 miles from Worth 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.

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    Montgomery Golf Club

    Montgomery, Minnesota

    75.9 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Green Lawn Cemetery - CSAH 20 Cemetery

    St. Peter, Minnesota

    77.2 miles from Worth County, IA

    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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    Walmart - Flammang Drive

    Waterloo, Iowa

    79 miles from Worth County, IA

    Even Wal-Mart is not immune to spirits. Employees say Jeremiah, a 12-year-old boy, haunts the store by playing pranks, moving merchandise and tugging on the employees' smocks. He also taps them on the shoulder at times. Those who have seen him say he is pale, thin, and wears black pants ...

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    Vegors Cemetery

    Lehigh, Iowa

    81 miles from Worth County, IA

    The cemetery is said to be haunted by the spirits of restless Native Americans and Mrs. Henry Lott, the wife of a man who was known to cheat the Native Americans and steal their horses. She was killed while trying to escape from angry Native Americans seeking revenge, although her ...

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    Bannwell Bridge - Terror Bridge

    Barnum, Iowa

    81.5 miles from Worth 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 ...