Afton House Inn

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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 tobacco have also been reported in the old building.

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Geographic Information

Address:
3291 Saint Croix Trail South
Afton, MN
United States

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GPS:
44.9009669, -92.78276770000002
County:
Washington County, Minnesota
Nearest Towns:
Afton, MN (0.1 mi.)
Saint Marys Point, MN (1.2 mi.)
Lake Saint Croix Beach, MN (1.6 mi.)
Lakeland Shores, MN (3.4 mi.)
Lakeland, MN (3.9 mi.)
Hudson, WI (5.2 mi.)
North Hudson, WI (6.5 mi.)
Lake Elmo, MN (8.1 mi.)
River Falls, WI (8.2 mi.)
Bayport, MN (8.3 mi.)

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  1. A couple of interesting things have happened to me at the afton house inn. On the main floor, there is a room with a Jacuzzi in it, I woke up a number of times through out the night feeling as if someone was standing over me. Cold spots around you as you sleep. Creepy.

  2. Several years ago my husband and I stayed at the Afton House Inn one night. In the middle of the night we heard unexplained odd noises. It was then I was convinced the place was haunted but had no preconceived notions of that. When we came home I tried to find information on it possibly being haunted. At the time I didn’t find anything. I was still convinced it was haunted. Now I see this information.

  3. I am staying at the Afton House Inn, right now in room 44 on the first floor. It has a Jacuzzi in it could this be the room where the woman died?

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