Haunted Places in York County, Nebraska



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    Witch's Grave

    Aurora, Nebraska

    21.2 miles from York County, NE

    The ancient, isolated grave in the Aurora city cemetery, the "witch’s grave," has a mossy tombstone and a protruding marker, said to be a warning to deter others from witchcraft. So the story goes, the "witch" was eccentric, which was enough for the townsfolk to label her a witch and ...

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    Concordia University - David Hall

    Seward, Nebraska

    26.8 miles from York County, NE

    The David Dorm is rumored to be haunted by Native Americans whose 1700s bones were found when the dorm was built in the 1970s. Residents say electronic appliances and showers turn on by themselves.

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    Gilbert Cemetery

    Friend, Nebraska

    27.6 miles from York County, NE

    The Gilberts, an 1890s pioneer family, are said to haunt this cemetery. Folks have reported that tombstones may move and unexplained noises can be heard on the site.

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    Doane College Library

    Crete, Nebraska

    37.9 miles from York County, NE

    The college library is believed to be haunted by a woman in a white dress who appears in the basement or in front of a window during the full moon.

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    Columbus Hy-Vee

    Columbus, Nebraska

    41 miles from York County, NE

    The ghost that haunts the Columbus Hy-Vee is nicknamed Scooter. He is said to make screeching sounds near the produce and dairy sections and has appeared to employees at around 2 a.m.

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    St. Patrick's Cemetery - Glowing Graveyard

    Columbus, Nebraska

    44.3 miles from York County, NE

    The cemetery, a.k.a. the Glowing Graveyard, is the center of several local ghost stories. For one, the headstones, as you may guess, are said to glow at night by the light of a full moon. Skeptics say this is because of the reflective limestone in the headstones. Another local legend ...

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    Hastings College

    Hastings, Nebraska

    45 miles from York County, NE

    The ghost of a music professor is said to show up in the music hall as an apparition or an orb. He also is said to turn lights on and off. Also, the Altman Hall is said to be haunted by namesake Clara Altman, who is said to act as ...

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    Platte Center Creek

    Platte Center, Nebraska

    45.7 miles from York County, NE

    The hauntings here are said to be caused by three men who, in the early 1900s, were buried alive when a cave they dug into the creek bed collapsed. Apparitions of all three men are said to show up at night, digging by lantern light. After working a few minutes, ...

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    Haunted Bridge

    York County, Nebraska

    46.7 miles from York County, NE

    The 1885 story of the haunted bridge begins with Tom Jones and his widowed sister Elizabeth Taylor, who were fighting with their neighbors over their cattle getting into their neighbors' crops. Tom and Elizabeth felt unsafe over the turmoil and bought a shotgun. Soon after, some men were cutting trees ...

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    Temple Theatre

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    46.9 miles from York County, NE

    This theater at the University of Nebraska, founded in 1869, is the centerpiece for some oft-told campus tales. In the 1940s, a student was said to have fallen to his death from the overhead rigging during a production of MacBeth, and now his apparition is said to appear during Shakespeare ...

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    Robber's Cave - Van Dorn Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    47 miles from York County, NE

    Robber's Cave, in southwest Lincoln near the intersection of 10th and High streets, was called Pahuk Bluff by the Pawnee Indians who came here to contact Tirawa, the god of all things. The cave was later a stop on the Underground Railroad and, in 1876, a hideout for Jesse James. ...

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    Nebraska State Capitol

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    47.1 miles from York County, NE

    The Nebraska State Capitol was built over 10 years (1922-1932), and is still the home of Nebraska's government. It is said to be haunted by an apparition of someone falling, along with screaming and crying. It is thought to be either a man who had a heart attack and fell ...

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    Lake Street Lake - Rudge Memorial Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    47.2 miles from York County, NE

    Formerly dairy farm, and then a skating rink, the park is said to be haunted by a little boy killed long ago by a gang of bullies. Apparitions have been reported to occur in winter near the creek.

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    Richmond House

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    48.1 miles from York County, NE

    In the 1920s there was a triple murder suicide involving the husband, Bill, his wife Venus, her lover and their baby. Bill killed Venus by shotgun... he then laid on the railroad tracks near the home and was killed by a train. The baby was never found... In a corner ...

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    Antelope Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    48.4 miles from York County, NE

    Near Antelope Park's memorial, behind the caretaker's house, is a field. Witnesses report that many apparitions have been seen in this field, walking across it and into the woods.

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    Old Captain's Studio

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    49.4 miles from York County, NE

    This historic building was formerly the residence of a retired sea captain, who owned a studio on the upper floor. Tenants of a law firm now located on the premises have reported seeing his apparition on several occasions over the years. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Skyway Drive-In

    Schuyler, Nebraska

    49.7 miles from York County, NE

    At the Skyway Drive-In, folks say black phantom dogs with a missing eye and a missing leg roam the grounds. Witnesses maintain that f you look away from them, they disappear.

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    TrailBlazers - Old Montgomery Ward Building

    Fairbury, Nebraska

    55.5 miles from York County, NE

    Formerly TrailBlazers restaurant and before that a Montgomery Ward department store, this office building is believed to be haunted due to reports that objects move about on their own here.

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    Clarkson Historical Opera House

    Clarkson, Nebraska

    63.8 miles from York County, NE

    Local residents and employees have reported hearing ghostly laughter and seeing apparitions in period clothing wandering around the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    The Hotel Cafe and Saloon

    Scribner, Nebraska

    73.1 miles from York County, NE

    The 1901 Hotel Cafe and Saloon, now operating as a restaurant, is believed to be haunted by victims of murders or suicides thought to have occurred in the building. On the second and third floors, witnesses have seen shadow figures, heard unexplained voices and felt cold spots.

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    Hollenberg Pony Express Station

    Hanover, Kansas

    78 miles from York County, NE

    The historic Hollenberg Pony Express Station is a state park with a museum and visitor center, and both employees and guests have reported seeing signs of the supernatural here. Apparitions of Pony Express riders have been seen in the summer months, and the sound of running hooves and shouts are ...