Haunted Places in Howard, Kansas



  • 0

    Beaumont Hotel

    Beaumont, Kansas

    19.5 miles from Howard, KS

    Allegedly haunted by a cowboy called Zeke who was shot and killed by the innkeeper in its stagecoach heyday. People claim to see the apparition of a cowboy, hear the jangle of spurs and also claim that objects move on their own.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Safari Mark's Bar and Bistro

    Sedan, Kansas

    24.1 miles from Howard, KS

    Dating back to 1904, the historic 'Bradford Hotel' is now a bar and bistro called 'Safari Mark's'. The place is said to be haunted by the ghost of Andrew Eaton (otherwise known as Indian Slim), a local character who had a reputation as a gambler and a champion horse ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Elcado Cemetery

    Peru, Kansas

    33.6 miles from Howard, KS

    A reported misty white figure that flits through the trees as well as unexplained voices, laughter, and chain-rattling make this an eerie spot, and a hangout for town teens.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Belle Vista Cemetery

    El Dorado, Kansas

    39.9 miles from Howard, KS

    Ghost tourists who stop around the grave of Clara Wiley, a woman who was murdered in the 1900s, find that their cameras seem to malfunction. The cemetery also is said to be haunted by a ghost called Two Moons, whose bones were said to have been dug up during the ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Labadie Mansion

    Copan, Oklahoma

    41.7 miles from Howard, KS

    The rumor mill tells of a man who murdered his wife here in 1935, which may be the spark for the odd happenings. Only a wall and the foundation still exist, as the once beautiful mansion has been ravaged by time and 2 fires. Some witnesses say their flashlights suddenly ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Dale Apartments

    Coffeyville, Kansas

    46.5 miles from Howard, KS

    People who live in this historic apartment complex have heard screams and moans when there is no one around, as well as seeing a shadowy apparition that slams doors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Elmwood Cemetery

    Coffeyville, Kansas

    47 miles from Howard, KS

    Elmwood Cemetery contains the graves of the Dalton Gang bank robbers and the town's defenders from the gun battle of October 5, 1892. Witnesses describe odd noises, shadows that chase them, and uneasy feelings.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Brown Mansion

    Coffeyville, Kansas

    47.4 miles from Howard, KS

    Completed in 1904, the grand Brown Mansion is said to be haunted. Although the staff complain to have no evidence of the haunting, local tales tell that when the building spent several years vacant, with the power turned off, glowing green lights could be seen coming from the mansion grounds.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Dewey Hotel Museum

    Dewey, Oklahoma

    49.7 miles from Howard, KS

    Visitors to this 1899 hotel-turned-museum have supposedly felt a male presence in an upstairs bedroom, possibly that of town founder Jacob Bartle's. Submitted by Callum Swift


    Read more »
  • 0

    Frank and Lola's

    Bartlesville, Oklahoma

    52.1 miles from Howard, KS

    Located in the 1910 Buford & Son Building, this historic bar and restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a female spirit dating back to when the premises served as a brothel. Legend says that the ghost is that of a murdered prostitute named Estelle, who has been seen ...


    Read more »

  • Wichita Haunts
    Beth Cooper

    Haunted Kansas
    Lisa Hefner Heitz
  • 0

    Wilbur's Grocery Store

    Potwin, Kansas

    52.5 miles from Howard, KS

    This historic building is now a grocery store, but was a former orphanage and home for wayward women. People working here have reported objects moving around by themselves, feeling cold spots and smelling coffees when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Bird Creek School

    Pawhuska, Oklahoma

    53.8 miles from Howard, KS

    The old one-room schoolhouse for Native American children was built in the early 1900s. Legend has it that if you write your name on the blackboard and leave, when you come back later, the board will have been wiped clean by unseen hands.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Jesse Creek Cemetery

    Bartlesville, Oklahoma

    54.3 miles from Howard, KS

    This abandoned and overgrown cemetery is reported to be near Haunted Hill and Circle Mountain off CR 2700, and lies in an open field near an abandoned landscape business. Folks report that those who try to use digital cameras to take pictures here find that their cameras are not working ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Lorenz Schlichter Memorial Cemetery - Child's Play Cemetery

    Le Roy, Kansas

    54.7 miles from Howard, KS

    Legend has it that if you drive your clean car to this cemetery and sit for about 5 minutes (during which you may hear a loud thud on the vehicle), and then drive away, you will find a large handprint on your back window and several child-size handprints all over ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Constantine Arts Council and Theatre

    Pawhuska, Oklahoma

    55.9 miles from Howard, KS

    The historic building is haunted by the spirit of Sappho Constantine Brown, the daughter of a former theatre owner. Workmen refurbishing the building during the 1980's were the first to encounter her apparition, which was often accompanied by light footsteps. The sounds of a phantom brawl has also been ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Kansas Aviation Museum

    Wichita, Kansas

    56.4 miles from Howard, KS

    Employees at the museum say they have heard slamming doors, old-fashioned music, and happily chatting voices, and they even have seen the apparition of a man in a 1940s hat. Among the 40 old planes here is said to be least one haunted one: A yellow crop duster is said ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Doctor W.B. Jones House

    Florence, Kansas

    60.2 miles from Howard, KS

    This historic abandoned house was built in 1879, and was formerly the residence of a doctor and his family. People have reportedly seen the apparition of the doctor staring down at them from the upper floor of the house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Kansas Army Ammunition Plant

    Parsons, Kansas

    60.6 miles from Howard, KS

    Rumor has it that the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant is haunted by a victim of an explosion in the late 1980s. When the plant was reopened for the Persian Gulf War in the 1990s, workers suffered from nightmares and visions and heard the phantom sound of bicycle bells once used ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview

    Wichita, Kansas

    60.9 miles from Howard, KS

    Some strange occurrences reported in this hotel include lights that flicker only in the guest rooms (not the hallways), and violently shaking doors. Also, the furniture is rearranged within seconds of a person leaving a room.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Central Plains Novelty Store

    Wichita, Kansas

    61.3 miles from Howard, KS

    This original historic building is over one hundred years old, and the staff here have reported many instances of paranormal activity. Staff and customers have reported smelling perfume when there is no one around and hearing disembodied footsteps on the upper floor. Strange lights and figures in period clothing have ...


    Read more »

  • Ghosts of Southeast Kansas
    Cheryl Carvajal

    Ghosts of Kansas
    Beth Coopers
  • 0

    Rocky Ford Bridge - Bird Bridge

    Emporia, Kansas

    62.4 miles from Howard, KS

    Legend has it that a preacher and his mistress drugged his wife and killed her by pushing her car over the side of the bridge. Now, they say, her screams can be heard and her ghost walks to shore from the water. A film is reported to have been made ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Poncan Theatre

    Ponca City, Oklahoma

    69.6 miles from Howard, KS

    One of Ponca City's oldest buildings, the theater is the site of disembodied footsteps, disappearing apparitions, and the sound of Native American drums. To add to the eerieness, a stain on the ceiling resembling blood is said to mysteriously reappear whenever it is scrubbed clean or painted over.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Witch's Grave - Hillside Cemetery

    Skiatook, Oklahoma

    74 miles from Howard, KS

    Among its late 1800s and early 1900s graves, Hillside Cemetery is said to house a witch's final(?) resting place. Legend has it that those who tamper with her grave have suffered dire consequences from life ruination to demonic possession. Also, the ghost of a teen who wrecked his car nearby ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    101 Ranch

    Ponca City, Oklahoma

    76.4 miles from Howard, KS

    The 101 Ranch was a cowboy hangout in the early 1900s, and legend has it that ghosts remain here from that time. Will Rogers was among its guests. Witnesses say melancholy cowboy melodies and residual phantom voices can be heard around the site.


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Cottage House Bed and Breakfast

    Council Grove, Kansas

    83.2 miles from Howard, KS

    This historic hotel dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, and was formerly a boarding house and apartment block prior to its restoration and conversion to a bed and breakfast inn. Rumour has it that the building houses some ghostly tenants that never left, but reports are very generalised and ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Hotel Vinita - Napoli's Italian Restaurant

    Vinita, Oklahoma

    83.9 miles from Howard, KS

    Built in Spanish Revival-style, the 1927 hotel now features a quaint restaurant on the ground floor. The guest rooms have since been refurbished as apartments, but the original ballroom still retains its period features. This part of the building is haunted according to visitors, who have reported ghostly piano ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Pawnee Bill Museum Ranch

    Pawnee, Oklahoma

    84.4 miles from Howard, KS

    Pawnee Bill himself and other ghosts have been detected by visitors here; his image is said to eerily appear in a painting on the second floor. A fierce chill has been noted in an upper bedroom, and May Lillie, Pawnee Bill's wife, is believed to haunt her favorite chair near ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Rogers State University

    Claremore, Oklahoma

    86.7 miles from Howard, KS

    At night, students say, an elderly Native American man's apparition can be seen walking on the grounds. Also, legend has it that when the school was a military academy, a cadet died in a hazing accident, and he now haunts the college TV station. The former radio station is rumored ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Belvidere Mansion

    Claremore, Oklahoma

    87.9 miles from Howard, KS

    Belvidere Mansion, built by John M. Bayless around in 1902, is a gothic-style brick home. Its third floor is a ballroom. In 1907, six months before it was completed, Mr. Bayless died of complications from appendicitis surgery. Mary Bayless and their six surviving children finished the mansion and lived there ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Mohawk Park and Golf Course

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    88.7 miles from Howard, KS

    Mohawk Park is reported to be full of "little people" who can be heard talking and moving throughout the area, although they are invisible. The park is also said to be home to an 8-foot-tall Deer Lady--half woman, half deer--who may appear standing on her hind legs. On the golf ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Gilcrease Museum

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    90.5 miles from Howard, KS

    Nighttime security guards and other employees reportedly have witnessed a ghost that roams the halls in the museum.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Cain's Ballroom

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    91.7 miles from Howard, KS

    Built in 1924, the historic Cain's Ballroom is a concert venue that has hosted such acts as the Sex Pistols, Van Halen and the Ramones. The building is believed to be haunted. Cold and hot spots, orbs that show up in photos, and lights that turn on and off have ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Brady Theater

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    91.9 miles from Howard, KS

    Brady Theater, a public assembly facility since 1914, is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of opera singer Enrico Caruso, who performed there in 1920. Local legend has it that it was here that he caught the cold that led to his 1921 death by pleurisy.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Tyrrell Hall - University of Tulsa

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    92.8 miles from Howard, KS

    Tyrrell Hall, located in the center of the University of Tulsa, is one of the three original buildings on the campus, which predates the city itself. Until recently, it housed the university's school of music since the university's establishment in 1894. The building is comprised of a ground ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Tulsa Spotlight Theatre

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    92.9 miles from Howard, KS

    Some say those who visit the second floor alone or with only one other person may hear footsteps in the costume room. The basement is also said to be a bit eerie, with strange scratch marks on the walls and, as some witnesses have reported, a faint sound of phantom ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Postoak Cemetery - Sparky's Graveyard

    Sand Springs, Oklahoma

    94.1 miles from Howard, KS


    Read more »
  • 0

    Philbrook Museum of Art

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    94.4 miles from Howard, KS

    At this art museum, some say the statues' eyes follow you, and if you look closely, you may notice their heads actually turn! Reports also mention lights that turn on by themselves up and down the hallways when no one is there.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Timber Ridge Cemetery

    Catoosa, Oklahoma

    95.7 miles from Howard, KS

    Locals have nicknamed this place Haunted Hollow. Legend has it that a Native American boy who was hit by a car and killed while riding his bicycle in 1989 is buried here. Witnesses say that his spirit, along with his bicycle, can be seen along the roadside. Some say they ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Ottawa Municipal Auditorium

    Ottawa, Kansas

    95.8 miles from Howard, KS

    According to witnesses, disembodied voices chat, footsteps stroll across the stage, and chairs move from place to place -- all while the area is empty of people. Living ones, anyway.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Sapulpa Historical Museum

    Sapulpa, Oklahoma

    102.1 miles from Howard, KS

    Three floors of exhibits detail the town's past, but visitors may see more than museum artifacts here. Phantom voices and strange flitting forms have been noticed here, and ghost investigators have captured electronic voice phenomena.


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Devil's Washboard - Donmyer Road

    Gypsum, Kansas

    103 miles from Howard, KS

    The Devil's Washboard, a group of three steep hills along Donmyer Road, has a harrowing history. Reports say that in the 1950s, seven local teens were racing in a car when they slammed into the bank, killing some or all of them. The wrecked car was placed upon posts at ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Student Union - Atherton Hotel

    Stillwater, Oklahoma

    103.4 miles from Howard, KS

    Folks have reported seeing shadows or mysterious glows, and lights will turn on by themselves. Doors lock or unlock by themselves, and cold breezes may be felt.


    Read more »
  • 0

    First Christian Church

    Cushing, Oklahoma

    106.6 miles from Howard, KS

    The apparition of a woman in white has been walking between the pews of the church, and in the hallways of the church. The lights go on and off late at night when no one is around. The church organ plays by itself, and continues to play when the source ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Old Abilene Town

    Abilene, Kansas

    112.1 miles from Howard, KS

    This recreation of "Old Town Abilene" features mock gunfights, shopping at the "General Store," and if some people are to be believed, ghosts! In fact, the "Ghost Tours of Kansas" company listed Old Abilene Town as the most haunted spot in the state in 2012. We don't have ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Rivendell Book Store

    Abilene, Kansas

    112.5 miles from Howard, KS

    Bookstore owners have reported shadowy figures, the unexplained sound of jingle bells at Christmastime, and books that seemed to be pushed off of shelves by unseen hands. It is reported that, appropriately, one of the books that fell off the shelves was called "Living with Ghosts."


    Read more »
  • 0

    Haskell Indian Nations University

    Lawrence, Kansas

    115.7 miles from Howard, KS

    Many locations at Haskell Indian Nations University, an 1800s institution built to help Native Americans assimilate with the mainstream population, are rumored to be haunted. At the Bell Tower, students report a mysterious sealed-off wall in the basement and a feeling of being watched from above as they pass by. ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Lawrence Community Theatre Building

    Lawrence, Kansas

    116.9 miles from Howard, KS

    Once a church, the former Lawrence Community Theatre building is believed to be haunted by an unknown spirit. Witnesses say the lights don't work properly and props move about by themselves. Many describe an uneasy feeling of being watched when inside the building. home to a mysterious presence. Lights ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    University of Kansas - Sigma Nu Fraternity

    Lawrence, Kansas

    116.9 miles from Howard, KS

    Some say former governor Ed Warren and his mistress Lorraine still reside at their old home, now the University of Kansas Sigma Nu fraternity house, although both are long deceased. Stories tell us that Lorraine hanged herself in the building, and her apparition has been seen by witnesses. The story ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Merchant's Pub and Plate

    Lawrence, Kansas

    117.7 miles from Howard, KS

    Located in a former bank building, this upmarket gastropub and restaurant is rumoured to feature a haunted staircase. Staff and diners have reported seeing a vanishing apparition ascending the steps, while others have felt an eerie presence whilst descending them. Submitted by Callum Swift


    Read more »
  • 0

    New Century Air Center

    Howard, Kansas

    120.1 miles from Howard, KS

    Once the Olathe Naval Air Station, a combat pilot training center from WWII to the Vietnam War era, the New Century Air Center is now a commercial airport, industrial complex and business center. An airplane crash that cost a pilot his life around 1960 is believed to be the source ...


    Read more »


» Cemeteries near Howard, KS

» Find museums in Howard, KS