Haunted Places in Houlton, Wisconsin



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    Lumber Barons - The Water Street Inn

    Stillwater, Minnesota

    Former Lumber Barons and now the Water Street Inn, the place is said to be haunted by the spirit of a drunken Confederate soldier. The soldier died on the S.W. suite of the second floor, and witnesses say his ghostly sweaty odor can still be detected.


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    Warden's House Museum

    Stillwater, Minnesota

    The Warden's House Museum, built in 1853 as the home of the Minnesota Territorial Prison warden, is said to be haunted. Trudy, the daughter of Henry Wolfer, last warden to live here, got married and moved away. Right after she had a son, she died appendicitis, and her father raised ...


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    Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    Lake Elmo, Minnesota

    8.3 miles from Houlton, WI

    The forest all around Lake Elmo (lake) is rumoured to be haunted by a middle-aged man who walks the trails in the early evening hours. Visitors who approach or greet the apparition get a surprise when the man disappears into thin air, no-where to be seen. People who walk ...


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    Matoska Park

    White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    10.2 miles from Houlton, WI

    Several reports claim that an apparition can be seen standing in the shallow marsh to the left of the bridge to Manitou Island (private area). The ghostly figure is said to be a younger female, wearing casual clothing from circa 1920. The figure has yet to be identified. Others have claimed ...


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    Rudy's Redeye Grill and Hotel

    White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    10.7 miles from Houlton, WI

    Local legends claim that the wardrobe on the second level of the hotel is haunted by an unknown spirit that was cursed to the wardrobe a long time ago after it was made. Other reports claim seeing shadowy apparitions in the 3rd and 4th hotel halls in between the ...


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    Afton House Inn

    Afton, Minnesota

    11 miles from Houlton, WI

    The 1867 historic inn is rumoured to be haunted by a ghost or two. The spirit set here include a woman known as 'Margaret', a young boy in old-fashioned breeches and the apparition of a farmer. Other encounters indicate that disembodied footsteps, cold spots and the smell of ...


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    Kozy Korner Restaurant

    New Richmond, Wisconsin

    13.1 miles from Houlton, 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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    The Moonshine Saloon

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    14.2 miles from Houlton, WI

    Previously known as the Noose Bar, Moonshine Saloon definitely has some ghosts, witnesses say. For one thing, a beer glass flew across the room and shattered against the wall, and for another, a jukebox started up on its own. A neon sign swung and fell despite a lack of wind, ...


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    Mounds Theatre

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    15 miles from Houlton, WI

    At this 1922 playhouse building, folks have reported being grabbed physically while working late at night. An obscenity-shouting ghost named Red sometimes even throws objects at women, and a little girl in a pink dress may bounce a ball on the stage. But beware: Stories say some investigators didn't leave ...


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    William Hamm Mansion

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    15.3 miles from Houlton, WI

    This historic mansion seems to harbour a spirit determined to protect owners from peril. The ghost has been known to wake up tenants during the night to forewarn them of impending disasters, and is believed to be a former resident dating back to when the house was built for ...


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    Cottage Grove Cemetery

    Cottage Grove, Minnesota

    15.5 miles from Houlton, WI

    Reported in this cemetery have been an apparition seen in the storage shed window and phantom perfume aromas.


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    Oakland Cemetery

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    16.2 miles from Houlton, WI

    Witnesses who have seen the ghost believed to haunt this cemetery have given a thorough description of her apparition. She is in her mid twenties and has shoulder-length brown hair and blue eyes, and wears a turn-of-the-century lace dress.


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    Fitzgerald Theater

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    16.8 miles from Houlton, WI

    The 1910 Fitzgerald Theater is reportedly haunted by Ben, thought to be a former stagehand, and Veronica, a former actress. During a restoration in 1985, workers removed a false ceiling and discovered a second balcony, on which was a note written to Ben. Since then, a male apparition has been ...


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    Wabasha Street Caves

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    16.8 miles from Houlton, WI

    Wabasha Street Caves are sandstone underground caves available for tours. They are decorated with brick walls, stucco ceilings and carpet or tile floors. Apparitions seen here include a man in a panama hat, another man who meets a woman in the bar area around 3 a.m., a man who sits ...


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    St. Paul City Hall - Ramsey County Courthouse

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    16.8 miles from Houlton, WI

    The Ramsey County Courthouse is haunted, say witnesses who have seen apparitions in old-style clothes and heard laughter in empty rooms and high heels walking down empty halls. The apparition of a shoeshine man has been seen in the lobby, and another man has been seen hanging from a noose, ...


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    Minnesota State Capitol

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    16.9 miles from Houlton, WI

    The Minnesota State Capitol was completed in 1905, replacing an older building that had burned down. Witnesses have described unexplained noises that come from the second story, cold gusts of air, and apparitions of deceased senators and governors in the halls and stairways. Something may be strange about Room 217 ...


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    Landmark Center

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    16.9 miles from Houlton, WI

    This beautiful castle-like location is said to be haunted by Jack Pfeiffer, a former bellhop who got in with gangsters and began laudering money. He was arrested and, fearful of going to prison, killed himself by poisoning in his jail cell. Jack's ghost enjoys ladies, drinking and partying, and can ...


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    The Jonathan Padelford

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    17.3 miles from Houlton, WI

    The Jonathan Padelford is a Mississippi River steamboat that's believed to be haunted by a man who drowned after climbing to the top of the pilothouse and then falling from it into the river. Both employees and passengers have heard this phantom scene replay, complete with footsteps and a large ...


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    Forepaugh's Restaurant

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    17.4 miles from Houlton, WI

    Forepaugh's Restaurant serves French cuisine in an 1800s Victorian mansion. It is believed to be haunted by Molly, a young maid who had an affair with Joseph Lybrandt Forepaugh. When Joseph's wife Mary caught them in bed, pregnant Molly hanged herself from a chandelier and threw herself out a third-story ...


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    Roselawn Cemetery

    Roseville, Minnesota

    17.5 miles from Houlton, WI

    A ghost called Smiling Jack resides at the lovely Roselawn Cemetery. According to local tales, the police got several calls about a person who was trapped inside a mausoleum. When they responded, the police never found anyone, so the locals decided they had a ghost on their hands. He was ...


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    Griggs Mansion

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    18.1 miles from Houlton, WI

    The 1883 Griggs Mansion was turned into apartments, and then an art school in 1939. It has many ghosts, including a maid who hanged herself on the fourth floor landing in 1915; gardener Charles Wade, who has been heard flipping through books in the library; a thin man in a ...


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    Hamlet Park - Dead Man's Pond

    Cottage Grove, Minnesota

    18.3 miles from Houlton, WI

    Legend has it that the little swampy, algae-covered pond in Hamlet Park claimed a victim long ago, and today it is haunted... and lies in wait for its next victim.


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    St. Joseph of the Lakes Catholic Church

    Lino Lakes, Minnesota

    18.3 miles from Houlton, WI

    St. Joesph's Catholic Church, formerly a Catholic school, is home to a ghost nun. Her apparition has been seen around the church and has been blamed for slamming doors, playing the piano, knocking a Bible off a shelf, and footsteps.


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    Marie Schmidt-Bremer House

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    18.6 miles from Houlton, WI

    This house is known in these parts because it belonged to Marie Schmidt-Bremer, the daughter of Schmidt Brewing Company founder Jacob Schmidt. She and her husband Adolf Bremer had a son, Edward, who was kidnapped in 1934 by the Karpis-Barker gang. The house is haunted by an apparition of a ...


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    Schmidt Brewery

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    18.6 miles from Houlton, WI

    Allegedly haunted by a variety of employees who died there in various ways. Details on the actual haunted activity are scarce but seem to fall primarily into the "eerie feeling" and "random sound" categories.


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    Hamline University

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    19.4 miles from Houlton, WI

    Hamline University has a few haunted halls, say the students. One building said to see the most ghostly activity is the Manor Hall, where apparitions, moving objects and strange noises abound. The third floor is the most active. Old Main and Drew Hall are no slouches either, as far as ...


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    Minnesota State Fairgrounds

    Falcon Heights, Minnesota

    19.5 miles from Houlton, WI

    The Minnesota State Fairgrounds, according to some, is haunted by a ghost pig, or half-human, half-pig called the Pigman. Other reports say a small brown bird that nests here is believed to be a reincarnation of Wayne Murray, a maintenance man who died here in 1986. Also, the ghost of ...


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    Gibbs Museum Farmhouse

    Falcon Heights, Minnesota

    20 miles from Houlton, WI

    At the 1800s Gibbs Museum Farmhouse, spirits are a regular occurrence, some say. Doors and cupboards are known to open and close, a chair rocks with no one in it, toys are moved around in the night, footsteps are heard in the halls, and the apparition of a little boy ...


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    Grey Cloud Island

    St. Paul Park, Minnesota

    20.4 miles from Houlton, WI


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    Dairy Queen

    St. Anthony, Minnesota

    21.1 miles from Houlton, WI

    Who else would haunt a Dairy Queen but ice-cream-loving kids? Children's laughter and the sounds of employees' names being called have been heard after closing, and mysterious orders print up that were not ordered by anyone in the realm of the living. Items also have been known to disappear or ...


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    College of St. Catherine

    Saint Paul, Minnesota

    21.3 miles from Houlton, WI

    At College of St. Catherine's St. Mary’s Hall, a gray lady appears in doorways of the second floor rooms. Students also have reported something poking them awake right before their alarms go off or cold fingers on the backs of their necks. Some have heard the sound of someone running ...


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    Treat Me Sweet

    Hastings, Minnesota

    22.1 miles from Houlton, WI

    Treat Me Sweet was a restaurant (no longer open) rumored to be haunted by a former owner who committed suicide in the kitchen.


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    Rosewood Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Hastings, Minnesota

    22.4 miles from Houlton, WI

    People have reported seeing a strange glowing apparition walking around the grounds and inside the historic inn. When the inn was abandoned for a period of time, people were reportedly chased by the spirit on various occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    East Immanuel Lutheran Church

    Amery, Wisconsin

    22.4 miles from Houlton, 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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    Washington Avenue Bridge

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    22.7 miles from Houlton, WI

    Washington Avenue Bridge at the University of Minnesota is the stuff of local haunted legend, especially among students. Witnesses have heard footsteps along the bridge that seem to follow them, stopping when they stop and resuming when they do. The haunting is said to be a result of the many ...


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    The Soap Factory

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    23 miles from Houlton, WI

    The old 1880s soap factory, now an experimental art venue, is said to be a doozy of a haunted site, based partly on the reality that soap was made from animal fat (allegedly from thousands of strangled stray dogs and the like). Not only that, but before it was a ...


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    William G. LeDuc House

    Hastings, Minnesota

    23.1 miles from Houlton, WI

    Civil War quartermaster General William Leduc's home, built in 1865, and his family reportedly dabbled in spiritualism. Many spirits are said to reside here, and the apparition of General Leduc himself has been spotted. His daughter Alice and family friend Carroll Simmons are believed to be here as well, and ...


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    Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

    Fridley, Minnesota

    23.8 miles from Houlton, WI

    The building was built in 1847 and is on the MIssissippi River. It was a rooming house for those on the Red River Ox Cart Trail. There have been numerous reports of smells, sightings, and sounds by a variety of visitors. Personally I have seen a woman ...


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    Minneapolis City Hall

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    23.8 miles from Houlton, WI

    The turn-of-the-century Minneapolis City Hall building is said to be haunted by John Moshik. In 1898, he was convicted of murder and his hanging was botched, forcing him to endure 3 minutes of slow strangulation. As a result, no more hangings occurred here. Now, folks have seen his apparition or ...


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    Interstate State Park

    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    24.1 miles from Houlton, WI

    Phantom lights are spotted every once in awhile on the Wisconsin side of the river, always around the early morning and late afternoon hours. An apparition of a little girl has been seen multiple times running across the edge of the drop-off into the river, on the Minnesota side. ...


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    Cuzzy's Bar and Grill

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    24.2 miles from Houlton, WI

    In 1890, this building was a brothel where a young girl named Betsy worked as an entertainer, with her true love being a soldier at war. He promised to take her away, but she was murdered before this happened. Today, it is a bar in the Minneapolis warehouse district, minus ...


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    First Avenue

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    24.3 miles from Houlton, WI

    Rumor has it that the upstairs dance lounge is haunted, and deejays report growls and other noises in the headphones. And according to local legend, when the site was a bus station long ago, a distraught woman hanged herself in the restroom. She was going to meet her boyfriend who ...


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    Old Jail Bed and Breakfast

    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    24.4 miles from Houlton, WI

    The southern building is reportedly Minnesota's oldest jail building, and the northern building housed a funeral home in the 1800s. Now an inn, as one would imagine there is plenty of ghostly activity here. Later during the Prohibition era, when the former funeral home was a haberdashery, there was a ...


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    Minnesota Institute of the Arts

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    24.6 miles from Houlton, WI

    Some say the spirit of a student who was raped and murdered haunts the Minnesota Institute of the Arts. The Connecticut Room is reported to have unexplained cold spots, and some students say they have awoken in the night freezing cold to the sound of screaming.


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    Minneapolis College of Art and Design

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    24.7 miles from Houlton, WI

    At the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, legend has it that the ghost of someone who was murdered in a campus building's basement terrifies the students. Some have awoken in the night to screaming inside their heads, unable to move.


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    The Buckingham

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    24.7 miles from Houlton, WI

    I don't go around seeing ghosts everywhere. The last ghost I saw was in 1983 when I lived in an apartment building called The Buckingham. I was in my bedroom when I saw a shadowy silhouette of a man enter, stand and stare at me, and proceed to ...


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    Andy's Market Hill - Scott Park

    Apple Valley, Minnesota

    29.8 miles from Houlton, WI

    At the popular sledding spot called Andy's Market Hill, aka Dead Man's Hill in Scott Park, legend has it that a little boy named Dameon was sledding in 1998 when he was killed accidentally by an archer who shot him in the eye. Now, Dameon's sledding apparition is seen here ...


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    Treasure Island Resort and Casino

    Welch, Minnesota

    30.4 miles from Houlton, WI

    One night after leaving the Treasure Island Resort and Casino, a man pulled over to take a nap. A few moments later, he heard footsteps coming toward his car, sounding like the walker was dragging one leg. The man looked out his car window and saw a bony old ghost ...


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    Billy's Bar and Grill

    Anoka, Minnesota

    30.7 miles from Houlton, WI

    Housed in a building that was a former brothel, the restaurant is said to be home to the spirits of some of the former brothel's staff. As local legends go, either some brothel patrons killed madam Mrs. Jackson and stole the women's money, or Mrs. Jackson hanged herself from a ...


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    Anoka State Hospital

    Anoka, Minnesota

    30.8 miles from Houlton, WI

    Anoka State Hospital has been known by many names in its past, including First State Asylum for the Insane, Anoka State Asylum, Anoka State Hospital and most recently Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center. It was originally opened in 1900 and is said to be haunted by spirits of those who have ...


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