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Students say the all-male Wenonah Cook dorm it is haunted by the ghost of a woman. They say her screams can sometimes be heard, and along with them may come the smell of decaying flesh.

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1200 University Blvd
Spearfish, SD 57799
United States

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44.4953919, -103.87030859999999
Lawrence County, South Dakota
Nearest Towns:
Spearfish, SD (0.6 mi.)
North Spearfish, SD (1.3 mi.)
North Spearfish, SD (1.6 mi.)
Saint Onge, SD (8.2 mi.)
Central City, SD (10.2 mi.)
Deadwood, SD (10.7 mi.)
Lead, SD (11.2 mi.)
Beulah, WY (11.3 mi.)
Whitewood, SD (11.7 mi.)
Belle Fourche, SD (12.2 mi.)

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