Haunted Places in Holcombe, Wisconsin



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    Cornell Public Library

    Cornell, Wisconsin

    4.2 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Reports say the old building's basement, where the restroom lies, once was a jail. Witnesses have described an uncomfortable, oppressive feeling in the basement.


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    El Rancho Motel

    Ladysmith, Wisconsin

    17.7 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Reported sightings of the apparition of a man in a red flannel shirt roaming the hallways of the motel. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Amy’s Ritz

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    24.1 miles from Holcombe, WI

    "Small brown men" have been reported by witnesses in this bar, housed in an 1880s building that was converted to a tavern around 1933. If that's not unusual enough, things seem to move from one place to another when you're not looking, and doors are known to lock on their ...


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    James Sheeley House

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    24.3 miles from Holcombe, WI

    A former blacksmith shop, the 1860s building was converted to a saloon and boarding house by John B. Paul. Its name comes from Irish immigrant James Sheeley who, with his wife Kate, bought the building and took over in 1905. In 2001 when the building was being cleaned and touched ...


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    Irvine Ghost Pub

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    25.3 miles from Holcombe, WI

    After new owners bought the Irvine Pub in 2008, they closed it for a few days for renovations. This is when strange things began to happen, such as apparitions, bar stools being knocked over, and electrical items going on the fritz. A paranormal investigation turned up the fact that a ...


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    Fraternal Order of Eagles

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    28.2 miles from Holcombe, WI

    A woman named Beth is said to haunt the Eagles Club. Beth passed away of a heart attack during a 1985 wedding reception here. She was 65 years old. Now, folks say, those who hold their receptions here can expect an extra guest: Beth's ghost attends every wedding reception held ...


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    Pioneers Rest Cemetery - Bandli Graveyard

    Rice Lake, Wisconsin

    30.3 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Local legends abound about this cemetery known as Pioneers Rest Cemetery or Bandli Graveyard (after the family who maintains it). One says that a man killed his wife and four children and then hanged himself in his barn, next to the graveyard. Another claims that a Satanic cult used the ...


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    Betty’s Cafe

    Cameron, Wisconsin

    33 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The ghost of a deceased employee of Betty's Cafe is believed to linger here in spirit, showing up as an apparition near the fryers or hiding objects in mysterious places.


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    Banbury Place

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    33.7 miles from Holcombe, WI

    This bizarre labyrinth of buildings previously housed several factories, as well as an apartment block. It is said to be haunted by former residents and workers of Banbury Place. In Building #13, moans and screams, as well as the hum of an old air conditioning unit have been reported. An ...


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    Stones Throw Restaurant and Bar

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    34.1 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The historic building that houses this restaurant and bar is believed to be haunted by a man who hanged himself here in the early 1900s. The man has appeared as an apparition and has been known to throw or break beer bottles, open and close doors, and move objects to ...


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    Old Opera House Site

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    34.2 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The Old Opera House was built in 1885, and is home to a spirit who moves chairs and closes doors; apparitions of two elderly folks have been spotted standing in corners, watching the staff.


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    Allen Cameron House

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    34.6 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The ghost of Allen Cameron is said to haunt the room of the house where his own funeral was held. Objects move without explanation. People report cold spots in that room. Apparently people have also reported that the bed in that particular room of the house “shakes”. Dishes crash to ...


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    University of Wisconsin - Kjer Theatre

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    34.7 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Kjer Theatre founder Earl Kjer is known to haunt his theater by tinkering with the lights and moving the props and the curtains. His apparition has been seen observing performances from his usual seat.


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    Elk Mound Tower

    Elk Mound, Wisconsin

    36.7 miles from Holcombe, WI

    According to local folklore, a dragon is buried under Elk Mound and a ghost haunts Elk Mound Tower. Witnesses have reported screams, howls, laughter, eerie lights, unexplained mists, and a nauseated feeling after visiting.


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    Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

    Menomonie, Wisconsin

    46.3 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The center is believed to be haunted by the ghost who may be Mabel herself. She was the daughter of Captain Andrew and Bertha Tainter, who built the nonprofit theater for the community after their beloved daughter died at age 19. Other ghosts have been reported here as well, including ...


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    The Devil's Punchbowl

    Menomonie, Wisconsin

    48 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Visitors have heard strange noises and experienced unexplained temperature drops here. Balls of light are sometimes seen and some legends even talk about people encountering gnomes; guests who joke about these entities say their cars suddenly won't start upon returning back. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Moe Lutheran Church

    Clear Lake, Wisconsin

    53.6 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The church and cemetery are reported to be haunted by angry spirits. Legend has it that in the early 1900s, the church accidentally burned to the ground killing over 30 people, who have haunted the rebuilt church since. Another legend says in the 1950s, a woman hanged herself in the ...


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    Lac Courte Orielles Casino

    Hayward, Wisconsin

    54.8 miles from Holcombe, WI

    A haunted farmhouse was formerly located on the site of the casino, and reports of disembodied footsteps and sightings of apparitions in the early hours of morning still continue. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hammill House

    Spooner, Wisconsin

    55.9 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Railroad and newspaper man and "Father of Spooner" Frank Hammill, although he died in 1922, is believed to still reside in his house. Owners through the years have reported that he still watches over things.


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    Forest Home Cemetery

    Fifield, Wisconsin

    56.8 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Forest Home Cemetery has many older burials that were moved here from another gravesite that was prone to floods. Visitors have noticed mists around headstones, shadows, orbs, voices, eerie feelings, and anomalies that show up in photos.


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    Nola Cemetery

    Park Falls, Wisconsin

    58.3 miles from Holcombe, WI

    According to legend, a young girl named Nola was the very first person buried at this cemetery. Some say her spirit lingers here.


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    East Immanuel Lutheran Church

    Amery, Wisconsin

    62.8 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Hushed voices and whispering are heard inside the church when no one is around. The sounds of a congregations of parishioners have been heard in the basement and in the sanctuary of the church, but when investigated, there is no on there. The church bell frequently rings by itself. (Submitted by ...


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    Kozy Korner Restaurant

    New Richmond, Wisconsin

    69.6 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The Kozy Korner Restaurant is no longer in operation, but who knows whether anyone told the ghost boy who frequents it. The ghost was unknown until a photograph of a boy who resembles the apparition turned up; locals have learned that the ghost's name is Carl.


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    Anderson House Hotel

    Wabasha, Minnesota

    73.4 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Parts of this historic bed and breakfast inn date back to the 1850's, and it's not surprise that the place is said to be haunted. The most famous ghost in the old-fashioned establishment is a female spirit known as 'Sarah'. It is said that she was under the impression ...


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    Wasau Club

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    74.9 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The building is haunted by the ghost of a lady named Martha, who hung herself in a guest bedroom in the west wing of the building. She is seen on the staircase and in doorways of the building. Cold spots have been reported, as well as lights going on and ...


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    Grand Theater

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    75 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Grand Theater began in 1928, and is the site of many an unexplained noise or sight. The ghost in residence, according to eyewitnesses of apparitions, is a former theater manager who passed away more than a decade ago but apparently wasn't ready to quit his job.


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    Wasau Downtown Airport

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    75.5 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Former airport manager Archie Towle haunts an airport hangar and his former residence at the airport, where numerous reports of ghostly activity have been reported. His shadowy apparition has been seen, as well as faucets going on and off by themselves, pounding on walls when no one is around and ...


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    Lake of Torches Casino

    Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

    78.7 miles from Holcombe, WI

    An aggressive entity has reportedly attacked cleaners in the bingo hall. The apparition of a woman has also been sighted at the casino. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Tula's Cafe

    Woodruff, Wisconsin

    81.7 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The ghost of a man who once died on the premises haunts Tula's Café. Witnesses have described a misty figure that appears in the back hallway near the restrooms, near where the man passed away. Cold spots and objects that have been moved also startle witnesses.


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    St. James Hotel

    Red Wing, Minnesota

    83 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The hotel building was built in 1875, and several spirits are believed to haunt it. The first is a hostile entity that haunts all floors of the building, and which has been known to attack guests and to slam doors. The second apparition is that of a lady in a ...


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    Mary's Place North

    Woodruff, Wisconsin

    83.9 miles from Holcombe, WI

    According to company, a benevolent spirit is located in the basement. Not much is known about him or her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pieces of the Past

    Winona, Minnesota

    84.9 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Pieces of the Past is an antique store housed in an 1850s building that's the setting for many a local legend. It has housed many businesses, including a law office and a brothel (and at the same time). At the brothel, so the stories say, one of the women was ...


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    Winona State University

    Winona, Minnesota

    85.3 miles from Holcombe, WI

    At Winona State College, two halls are rumored to be haunted. On Lourdes Hall's 3rd floor, posters and pictures have been moved or taken off the wall, doors close and lock on their own, and voices can be heard when no one is there. On the 4th floor, which was ...


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    362 Cummings Street

    Winona, Minnesota

    85.4 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The house at 362 Cummings Street is rumored to be haunted. Some of the things witnesses have experienced here include shadowy figures, moving objects, locked doors opening on their own, crashing sounds, and banging from the basement.


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    Elizabeth Daly House

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    85.7 miles from Holcombe, WI

    This home on the National Register is occupied by "Cookie" the ghost that has been present for several home owners. Smells of cooking have been present, lights turned off and on, objects moved, and animals will not eat in Cookie's kitchen. She is a prankster, but a good ghost to ...


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    Hotel Mead

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    85.8 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Folks in the know will tell you that the Shanghai Room, in the 1950s, was a bar in which a female bartender was stabbed to death. Witnesses say the lights flicker, the doors close on their own, the air is extremely cold, and the smell of blood is detectable from ...


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    Forest Hill Cemetery

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    85.9 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Weirdness at this cemetery includes phantom babies crying in the infant section, apparitions, voices that call the names of cemetery visitors, and a monument that causes mechanical objects to fail.


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    St. Mary's College - Heffron Hall

    Winona, Minnesota

    86.2 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Heffron Hall at St. Mary's College is known to have a ghost, that of Father Louis Lesches, who murdered Bishop Patrick Heffron in 1915, and who may have been involved in the suspicious burning death of Rev. Edward Lynch in 1931. Witnesses have seen apparitions, experienced cold spots, and had ...


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    Little Bohemia Lodge

    Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin

    86.7 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The lodge is famous for its involvement in the 1934 shootout involving John Dillinger's gang. The lodge is believed to be haunted by a civilian who was accidentally shot by the FBI during the shootout. Guests at the lodge have reported hearing unexplained noises, seeing apparitions and have items and ...


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    Pizza Villa - West Salem

    West Salem, Wisconsin

    91.8 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Doors shaking, lights flickering, cabinets open and close, dark shadows, spoons rattles, and boxes falling. (Submitted by Keelyn O)


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    Northland College - Memorial Hall

    Ashland, Wisconsin

    94.4 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Northland College Memorial Hall, a women’s dorm, is said to be haunted. Witnesses say the apparition of a student who jumped to her death down an elevator shaft has been seen, and she does not appear to like men. Some folks suppose that her boyfriend pushed her down the elevator ...


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    Headwaters Restaurant and Tavern

    Boulder Junction, Wisconsin

    94.5 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The restaurant is haunted by the apparition of a lady in a red dress, who employees refuse to talk about. An evil presence is felt in the basement of the restaurant. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Best Western Hotel Chequamegon

    Ashland, Wisconsin

    95.2 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The apparition of a tall man wearing a top hat has been seen in the hallways of the hotel. The scent of perfume has been reported in many rooms of the hotel, and the spectre of a man has been seen in the hotel bar. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices ...


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    Rinehart Theater

    Ashland, Wisconsin

    95.3 miles from Holcombe, WI

    At Rinehart Theater, folks have reported unexplained footsteps, doors that open and close, and a toilet that has flushed by itself. One day when some actors arrived at work, they found three lighted candles set in a triangle around a rose on the on the stage.


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    Old Holmbo Residence

    La Crosse, Wisconsin

    95.6 miles from Holcombe, WI

    Former owner Nicolai Holmbo hung himself in the front room of the house in 1904, and locals reported sighting his apparition staring down into the street late at night. Screams and moans came out of the building, and strange flashing lights moved around the house, despite the fact that it ...


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    Del's Bar

    La Crosse, Wisconsin

    97.6 miles from Holcombe, WI

    According to patrons, the bartenders at the bar are willing to dispense ghost stories, including tales of how a male maintenance employee was once told to leave the women's room by an unexplained voice. Giggling voices can also be heard in the bar. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bodega Brew Pub

    La Crosse, Wisconsin

    97.8 miles from Holcombe, WI

    The pub has changed ownership many times due to the haunting by former owner Paul Malin. Since his death, reports of activity in the building have included slamming doors, objects moving inexplicably and even the apparition of the deceased former owner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Warehouse Concert Venue

    La Crosse, Wisconsin

    97.8 miles from Holcombe, WI

    We have owned the building for 25 years, operating on the 2nd and 3rd floors as a non-alcohol concert venue. Building was built in 1888, and has in the past had various businesses such as clothing stores, tailor shops, harness shop, general store, with the 2nd floor being ...


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    Quarry Hill Nature Center

    Rochester, Minnesota

    104.7 miles from Holcombe, WI

    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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    The Kahler Hotel

    Rochester, Minnesota

    106.2 miles from Holcombe, WI

    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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