Haunted Places in Holton, Indiana



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    Jefferson County Library

    Madison, Indiana

    23.3 miles from Holton, IN

    Rumor has it that the ornery ghost of a young man rides the elevator rubbing and patting women. He is believed to have lived here when it was a private home and was confined to a wheelchair, which is why the elevator originally was installed. Some reports say the ghost ...


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    Ohio Theater

    Madison, Indiana

    23.4 miles from Holton, IN

    Local tales tell of lights that seem to float in the balcony area and then disappear. It is also said that at midnight, the sound of screaming can be heard.


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    Broadway Historic Hotel and Tavern

    Madison, Indiana

    23.4 miles from Holton, IN

    The historic hotel and restaurant appears to be popular with the spirit set. The apparition of a disruptive criminal shot dead on the premises has been reported in the main dining room, while the bed and breakfast quarters of the establishment are supposedly haunted by an unknown woman in ...


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    Hanover College

    Hanover, Indiana

    25.1 miles from Holton, IN

    At Parker Auditorium, the ghost of Dr. A.G. Parker, past college president of the college, has been seen and heard, along with unexplained sounds and missing objects. And at Donner Residence Hall's east wing, the ghost of a student who committed suicide in a dorm room is blamed for objects ...


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    Hanover Cemetery

    Hanover, Indiana

    25.6 miles from Holton, IN

    Visitors here have reported feeling unexplained nausea and chills, possibly related to the grave of Benjamin Bennett, who is believed to have drowned in the Ohio River (although his body was never found).


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    Papa John's Pizza

    Seymour, Indiana

    27.7 miles from Holton, IN

    At this Papa John's Pizza location, several witnesses have reported an apparition in a blue uniform and knocking sounds coming from the walls. The knocks seemed to come from the empty store adjacent to Papa John's.


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    Schenck Mansion

    Vevay, Indiana

    28.1 miles from Holton, IN

    A ghostly Lady in White in Victorian attire haunts the second floor of this 1874 bed-and-breakfast building, originally built as a mansion of a home for Benjamin Franklin Schenk. She is said to walk the hallways, taking no notice of anyone around her. Guests also have reported hearing voices, footsteps, ...


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    Greendale Cemetery

    Greendale, Indiana

    28.2 miles from Holton, IN

    White or gray apparitions have been seen, and locals say that passing the graves belonging to the Tebbs family will give you chills and an uneasy feeling of being watched. Cold breezes have been reported here on hot, windless days.


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    Whisky's Restaurant

    Lawrenceburg, Indiana

    28.5 miles from Holton, IN

    This restaurant began as two private houses that were combined to make a button factory. A former resident, an elderly lady died in the room now called the Malt Room, and her spirit is believed to remain here. A waitress reported feeling a tug on her apron when no one ...


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    Quality Machine and Tool Works

    Columbus, Indiana

    29.5 miles from Holton, IN

    Quality Machine and Tool Works is rumored to be home to the ghost of a former employee who hanged himself because of an unrequited love. Shadowy apparitions and disappearing objects are blamed on the ghost.


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    Crump Theatre

    Columbus, Indiana

    29.9 miles from Holton, IN

    The 1874 Crump Theatre , once a vaudeville and opera house, is home to some spooky goings-on. Ghost men and children have been seen along with unexplained noises and fragrances. Music has been heard coming from the top of a stairway. Reports say the building is no longer open to ...


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    The Big Green Castle

    Harrison, Ohio

    33.1 miles from Holton, IN

    This Victorian manor house is now a private residence, but back when it was abandoned and for sale, residents reported seeing figures in period clothing looking out of the windows and seeing lights moving around the house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Scott County Heritage Center

    Scottsburg, Indiana

    34.6 miles from Holton, IN

    The Scott County Heritage Center and Museum is housed in a building that was once the county poor farm. It is said to be haunted by former residents. Witnesses have described footsteps on the second floor when no one is up there, unexplained smells, a baby crying, and lights coming ...


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    Scott County Historical Museum

    Scottsburg, Indiana

    34.6 miles from Holton, IN

    Originally constructed in 1892 after the county seat moved to Scottsburg, the building served for many years as the district poor farm. During conversion to house the historical society, staff and workers allegedly encountered resistance of a paranormal kind. Visitors have reported hearing babies crying, disembodied footsteps on the ...


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    Bridgewater Cemetery

    Scottsburg, Indiana

    34.8 miles from Holton, IN

    The isolated hilltop Bridgewater Cemetery is known to have a glowing tombstone. The grave is that of a man who appears in ghostly form at night to guard the cemetery's gate.


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    Big Bone Lick Park

    Union, Kentucky

    36.7 miles from Holton, IN

    Folks visiting the park have reported disembodied whispers, eerie figures, strange noises and an evil spirit who is said to linger in the nearby woods.


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    Hebron Lutheran Cemetery

    Hebron, Kentucky

    36.9 miles from Holton, IN

    There has been many sightings here, and I have personally been here multiple times, and have had many experiences. When you approach the crematorium, you can always smell something burning, even if there is no one there. As well, when approaching graves, you can feel a chill and sometimes ...


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    Allendale Tunnel

    Elsmere, Kentucky

    42.3 miles from Holton, IN

    Legend has it that a man hanged himself years ago in this tunnel, and the hook still protrudes from which he hung his rope. Witnesses say they have seen his apparition hanging here or walking in the tunnel and heard his screams.


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    Westwood Town Hall

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    42.6 miles from Holton, IN

    The late-1880s Westwood Town Hall used to hold a volunteer fire department in the basement, a jail, meeting rooms, and an auditorium. Legend has it that it's haunted by a deceased security guard named Willy who hanged himself in his apartment on the premises after losing his job. He is ...


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    Mount Zion Cemetery

    Henryville, Indiana

    42.8 miles from Holton, IN

    A ghostly Green Lady is said to be the spirit of a young woman killed in a car accident nearby. She was buried here and now is said to walk its grounds, glowing green. It is said that if you park at the cemetery at night, she may cover it ...


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    Narrows Road

    Erlanger, Kentucky

    43.5 miles from Holton, IN

    A phantom officer in a '50s police car haunts Narrows Road, locals say, pulling over living drivers late at night. The ghost is said to be the lingering spirit of a cop who was hit and killed by a car here while making a traffic stop in the 1950s. Some ...


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    Sedamsville Rectory

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    43.9 miles from Holton, IN

    Over a century old, the rectory is believed to be haunted. Witnesses working on building renovations have seen eerie mists and shadows under the doors of empty rooms. Some say one ghost who resides here is Father Donald MacLeod, who wrote "The History of Roman Catholicism in North America." In ...


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    Story Inn

    Nashville, Indiana

    44.4 miles from Holton, IN

    Reportedly haunted by a female ghost who appears most often in a specific room when a blue table lamp is turned on. For this reason the ghost has been dubbed "The Blue Lady". There are numerous reports of the Blue Lady ghost and the owner (who claims to ...


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    Kopper Kettle Inn Restaurant

    Morristown, Indiana

    44.6 miles from Holton, 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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    Cincinnati Union Terminal and Museum Center

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    45.6 miles from Holton, IN

    The ghost of a former security guard who was murdered there still haunts the building at night, rattling the door knobs and checking the locks on the doors. A World War I plane exhibit is haunted by the ghost of a pilot. Visitors have reported seeing the ghostly aviator in ...


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    Rails Restaurant

    La Grange, Kentucky

    46.1 miles from Holton, IN

    The restaurant, housed in a building that's more than a century and a half old, is home to a ghostly little girl. She has been seen in the parking lot as well as the back of the restaurant, and wears a white dress and a hair bow. She is believed ...


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    Stenton House - Cornell Place Apartments

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    46.5 miles from Holton, IN

    There have been numerous deaths reported in these historic apartments. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices are heard in the old building when on one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cincinnati Music Hall

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    46.6 miles from Holton, IN

    Haunts have been reported at this historic music hall since the 1870s. It is said that when an elevator shaft was installed in 1988, bones of both children and adults were found under the building.


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    Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home

    Covington, Kentucky

    46.6 miles from Holton, IN

    This historic home was formerly a boarding house for students at a nearby mortuary college, and is rumoured to be haunted. Staff claim to have felt a strange in the building after dark, and have seen a shadowy male apparition on the landing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Spring Grove Cemetery

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    46.7 miles from Holton, IN

    Spring Grove Cemetery is said to have a haunted bust on a gravestone located in Lot 100. It is said to turn its head and watch those who walk past.


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    Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    46.8 miles from Holton, IN

    A ghostly Lady in Green walks the Hall of Mirrors and the mezzanine. She was seen often by construction workers in 1983, while the hotel was undergoing renovations. Legend has it that she was the wife of a worker who was killed during the hotel's construction in 1930. So the ...


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    Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 Crash Site

    Fairland, Indiana

    47 miles from Holton, IN

    A plane accident killed 83 people back in 1969. At the site of the accident, body parts were scattered around and had to be buried over. Now, at this area, EVP's can be picked up as well as weird light anomalies in photographs. (Submitted by Chris)


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    Cincinnati Zoo

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    47.3 miles from Holton, IN

    The ghost of a lioness has been heard following visitors and workers in the zoo late at night. Green eyes are also seen in darker buildings or at the end of corridors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Taft Museum of Art

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    47.5 miles from Holton, IN

    The Taft Museum of Art, built in 1820 by Martin Baum, is said to be haunted by several ghosts. Annie is the most famous, the wife of Charles Phelps Taft, half-brother of President William Howard Taft. They are the ones who donated the building to the city in 1932. Annie ...


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    Cincinnati Art Museum

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    47.8 miles from Holton, IN

    The Cincinnati Museum of Art is not only renowned for its prized art collection, it is also well known for the various paranormal occurrences there. The first apparition seen here is the seven foot tall figure of a misty black figure with no face, who has reportedly materializes from a ...


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    Bobby Mackey's Music World

    Newport, Kentucky

    48 miles from Holton, IN

    This night club is sometimes called "the most haunted night club in America." The building was once a slaughterhouse, but it has an even darker link. Alleged Satan worshippers Scott Jackson and Alonzo Walling were said to have killed Pearl Bryan in 1897; her headless body was found near the ...


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    Spring House Gazebo

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    48 miles from Holton, IN

    In 1927 a wealthy and prominent business man and bootlegger murdered his wife Imogene in broad daylight and in front of a dozen witnesses (including her daughter) in the park's gazebo. She was on her way to the courthouse to divorce him and apparently, this was too much for ...


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    Eden Park

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    48.1 miles from Holton, IN

    Imogene Remus, wife of notorious bootlegger George Remus, is rumored to haunt their former home. When George went to prison in the mid-1920s, Imogene sold all the furnishings in their mansion and many of his distilleries, essentially closing his business, and filed for divorce. On October 6, 1927, they were ...


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    Christopher's Bed and Breakfast

    Bellevue, Kentucky

    48.7 miles from Holton, IN

    This bed-and-breakfast inn was originally built as a 19th-century church. Among the unusual things that happen here: Apparitions have been spotted on the stairs, the piano plays by itself during the night, and disembodied voices and footsteps have also been reported.


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    Sherman Tavern

    Dry Ridge, Kentucky

    48.8 miles from Holton, IN

    The Sherman Tavern is a historic former tavern built in 1812, which is in the process of being restored by local residents. It was a former stage stop for cattle drovers and American Indians. People restoring the historic building have reported seeing the apparitions of Confederate soldiers, and African American ...


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    Guyer Opera House

    Lewisville, Indiana

    50.6 miles from Holton, 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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    Revenant Acres Farm

    Charlottesville, Indiana

    50.9 miles from Holton, 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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    Tunnelton Tunnel

    Bedford, Indiana

    53.8 miles from Holton, IN

    The apparition of a man who was decapitated during the tunnel's construction has been reported; many folks say he appears to be searching for his head. One rumor states that there is a graveyard atop the tunnel, and during its construction, some of the bodies fell through into the tunnel. ...


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    Greenup Street Water Tower

    Alexandria, Kentucky

    54 miles from Holton, IN

    The apparition of a man in workman clothing has been standing underneath the water tower by local residents. He vanishes when approached, and appears to be confused or lost. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. Joe Road Cemetery

    New Albany, Indiana

    55.6 miles from Holton, IN

    An alleged hanging tree at St. Joe Road Cemetery is said to be the root (no pun intended) of the hauntings here. The tree stands in the middle of the cemetery, and rumor has it that looking toward it from the back of the cemetery at night, you can see ...


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    Paul Ruster Park Cemetery

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    56.3 miles from Holton, 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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    The Screaming Bridge of Maud Hughes Road

    Holton, Ohio

    56.7 miles from Holton, IN

    Maud Hughes Road has a haunted bridge known to locals as the Screaming Bridge. Locals say it has been the site of at least 36 deaths through accidents and suicides. Witnesses have reported apparitions, mists, hooded figures, strange lights, and a phantom train on the tracks below. There are many, ...


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    Thornhaven Manor

    New Castle, Indiana

    56.9 miles from Holton, 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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    Earlham College

    Richmond, Indiana

    57.5 miles from Holton, 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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    Starr Piano Building

    Richmond, Indiana

    58 miles from Holton, 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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