Kellerton, Iowa20.4 miles from Worth County, MO
Rumor has it that it is not actually the small cemetery, but the surrounding woods, that are haunted. Phenomena experienced here include glowing lights coming from the woods, shadowed apparitions, and the sounds of footsteps, moaning, and other strange noises.
Terre Haute Cemetery
Decatur City, Iowa31.8 miles from Worth County, MO
The spirit of a little boy can be seen playing on the swingset behind a cabin adjacent to the cemetery. He may motion for you to follow him into the cemetery, where he is buried. Once at his grave, he disappears.
Davis City Cemetery
Davis City, Iowa33.6 miles from Worth County, MO
It is said that visitors to the cemetery may exoerience a sudden feeling of pressure as they enter. Shooting lights also have been reported streaming across the grounds very late at night.
Villisca Axe Murder House
Villisca, Iowa42.5 miles from Worth County, MO
In 1912 an entire family was murdered here by axe, and it is said that the house is still haunted by their spirits. The house has been investigated and featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures.
Glore Psychiatric Museum
St. Joseph, Missouri52.7 miles from Worth County, MO
The Glore Psychiatric Museum is rumored to be haunted by long-dead patients who are still hoping that their mental illness can be cured. Apparitions seen here include a sharply dressed man and an elderly man, and in the basement, the motion detector is often set off when no one is ...
The Social Parlor
St. Joseph, Missouri54.1 miles from Worth County, MO
The Social Parlor is a century-old building that held small businesses, such as a furrier's shop, which catered to the town's wealthy in the late 1800s to early 1900s. The ghost believed to haunt the building is, in fact, a furrier. Reports say the building is not currently in ...
Saint Joseph, Missouri54.3 miles from Worth County, MO
A Mexican restaurant specialising in authentic cuisine is housed inside this 1891 historic castle, which was formerly owned by a J.B Moss and his family. Staff nowadays working at the establishment have reported various instances of poltergeist activity, but little else is known about the hauntings and their origin. (Submitted ...
New Virginia Cemetery - Beymer Cemetery
New Virginia, Iowa60.2 miles from Worth County, MO
This is the gravesite of New Virginia's first settler. As legend has it, the gravestone has been replaced at some time over the years. Locals say an eerie glow will come from the stone at midnight, a protestation from the ghost, angry about the change.
Pink Rosebud Bed and Breakfast
Plattsburg, Missouri63.4 miles from Worth County, MO
This 1878 bed and breakfast has always had a neighbourhood reputation as a 'haunted house', but it wasn't until recently that the current owners suspected that something otherworldly was going on at the inn. Paranormal activity reported at this location includes doors opening and closing of their own accord, ...
The Sallie House
Atchison, Kansas72.9 miles from Worth County, MO
The Sallie House is an unassuming, painted-brick house built around 1870, but is known for being extremely haunted. Sallie, the imaginary friend of a former tenant's daughter, is believed to be one of its ghosts. Some of the strange things experienced here include pictures turned upside down on the walls, ...
Tuck U Inn At Glick Mansion
Atchison, Kansas73 miles from Worth County, MO
At this historic inn, over a century old, a ghost is known to make noises, including footsteps, at night, and open and close the doors.
Atchison Daily Globe
Atchison, Kansas73.3 miles from Worth County, MO
This local newspaper office is believed to be haunted by a deceased newspaper editor who died under mysterious circumstances. Witnesses working late have heard the back door, although locked, open and close on its own.
The Jesse James Farm
Kearney, Missouri75.3 miles from Worth County, MO
The Jesse James Farm is where well-known outlaw Jesse James grew up, and it's rumored to be haunted. Jesse James’ parents moved there in 1842, and Jesse's and brother Frank's James Gang terrorized the West from 1860 to 1882, stealing an estimated $200,000. Jesse was killed in 1882 when Bob ...
Old Chapel - College Hall
Indianola, Iowa75.9 miles from Worth County, MO
Legend has it that around the turn of the 20th century, a young man, distraught over a love affair, killed himself here. Then in the 1920s, a young woman did the same. Several more people are rumored to have met their ends in this hall, and folks say their spirits ...
The Van Meter Creature
Van Meter, Iowa76.4 miles from Worth County, MO
First seen in 1903, the Van Meter Creature is a monster with batlike wings and a horn on its head that glows with blinding light. It may also manifest as a hovering spot of light. Shortly after it began to terrorize the townsfolk, strange sounds started coming from a coal ...
Main Street Galleria
Weston, Missouri78 miles from Worth County, MO
In all areas of the building, there have been items moved, voices, as well as the smell of cigarette smoke when the owner of the building, Verna (Treese) Kowertz was alone. teams of paranormal investigators have been in and experienced having items moved, disappear, and batteries die when they were ...
Saint George Hotel
Weston, Missouri78 miles from Worth County, MO
This 1845 hotel is rumoured to have a few hauntings dating back to the civil war, including the ghost of a young boy who has been known to hide objects belonging to guests. According to the guestbook, most of the ghostly activity is confined to Room #302 and Room ...
Round Mound Cemetery
Cummings, Kansas81 miles from Worth County, MO
Local legend has it that a witch haunts this cemetery, causing the wind not to blow here. Screams are said to ring out from the graves at times.
West Des Moines, Iowa82.9 miles from Worth County, MO
This museum is allegedly haunted by the ghost of the young daughter of the original owner. She died when she was three years old after falling from the stair railing she was sliding down and breaking her neck. People claim they still see and hear her playing throughout the ...
Des Moines International Airport
Des Moines, Iowa83 miles from Worth County, MO
There are two ghost stories around this airport. Some offices are haunted by a flight attendant, usually in the fall season. The offices used to be the site of a restaurant called the Cloud Room, and the flight attendant wanders there as if looking for her flight. Also, laughing and ...
Air Lanes Bowling Center
Des Moines, Iowa84.1 miles from Worth County, MO
According to local legend, behind the bowling alley is an upstairs area that was used for illegal gambling in the 1920s. Reports say if you gain access to a room down the hallway, you may hear people talking, dice rolling, and you may even hear a ghostly disembodied voice calling ...
Avon Railroad Tracks
Carlisle, Iowa87 miles from Worth County, MO
Reports say an apparition appears of an old man holding a lantern and walking along the tracks. Before too long, the man simply vanishes.
Old Highway 83
Shelby, Iowa89.2 miles from Worth County, MO
Different witnesses have reported seeing two young girls playing in the middle of the highway late at night. They wear flowing white dresses and are bathed in a glowing light.
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