Haunted Places in Laurel, Indiana



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    Guyer Opera House

    Lewisville, Indiana

    22.9 miles from Laurel, 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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    The Big Green Castle

    Harrison, Ohio

    26.4 miles from Laurel, 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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    Earlham College

    Richmond, Indiana

    26.6 miles from Laurel, 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

    27.1 miles from Laurel, 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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    Thornhaven Manor

    New Castle, Indiana

    29.6 miles from Laurel, 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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    Kopper Kettle Inn Restaurant

    Morristown, Indiana

    29.8 miles from Laurel, 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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    Revenant Acres Farm

    Charlottesville, Indiana

    30.1 miles from Laurel, 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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    Greendale Cemetery

    Greendale, Indiana

    31.7 miles from Laurel, 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

    33.1 miles from Laurel, 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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    Hays Cemetery

    Wilkinson, Indiana

    39.1 miles from Laurel, IN

    Hays Cemetery, aka Main Street Graveyard, is said to be home to a "devil's child" because of a plant that grows in the shape of a pitchfork on her grave. Visiting is not recommended at night, as much of the area is private property and you could be arrested for ...


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    Westwood Town Hall

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    39.7 miles from Laurel, 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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    Hebron Lutheran Cemetery

    Hebron, Kentucky

    39.9 miles from Laurel, 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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    Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 Crash Site

    Fairland, Indiana

    39.9 miles from Laurel, 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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    Sorg Opera House and Mansion

    Middletown, Ohio

    41.6 miles from Laurel, IN

    The opera house is haunted by the ghost of former residents, who can be heard walking around the house and talking late at night. The ghost of an actress in a red dress has been seen in the dressing rooms, but she vanishes when approached. She has also been heard ...


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    The Screaming Bridge of Maud Hughes Road

    Laurel, Ohio

    42 miles from Laurel, 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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    Spring Grove Cemetery

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    42.4 miles from Laurel, 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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    Stenton House - Cornell Place Apartments

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    42.9 miles from Laurel, 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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    Quality Machine and Tool Works

    Columbus, Indiana

    43.5 miles from Laurel, 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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    Sedamsville Rectory

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    43.6 miles from Laurel, 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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    Cincinnati Zoo

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    43.9 miles from Laurel, 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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    Cincinnati Union Terminal and Museum Center

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    44 miles from Laurel, 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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    Florentine Hotel and Restaurant

    Germantown, Ohio

    44.3 miles from Laurel, IN

    The 1816 hotel and restaurant is haunted. Staff and diners have experienced an eerie presence on the third floor, and the mezzanine is haunted by a poltergeist that causes the chandeliers to swing to and fro. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Crump Theatre

    Columbus, Indiana

    44.4 miles from Laurel, 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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    Cincinnati Music Hall

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    44.8 miles from Laurel, 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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    Paul Ruster Park Cemetery

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    45.1 miles from Laurel, 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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    Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    45.3 miles from Laurel, 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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    Cincinnati Art Museum

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    45.5 miles from Laurel, 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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    Spring House Gazebo

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    45.7 miles from Laurel, 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

    45.7 miles from Laurel, 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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    Taft Museum of Art

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    45.8 miles from Laurel, 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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    Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home

    Covington, Kentucky

    46.1 miles from Laurel, 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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    Ivy House

    Fortville, Indiana

    46.5 miles from Laurel, IN

    Built in 1921 by Dr. Jess E. Ferrell, the Ivy House bed-and-breakfast inn is said to have a haunt that came with the purchase of an antique piano. The owners say the instrument brought with it a ghost who makes the decidely nonmusical sounds of banging and walking footsteps.


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    Christopher's Bed and Breakfast

    Bellevue, Kentucky

    46.6 miles from Laurel, 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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    Allendale Tunnel

    Elsmere, Kentucky

    46.7 miles from Laurel, 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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    Bobby Mackey's Music World

    Newport, Kentucky

    47.4 miles from Laurel, 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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    Narrows Road

    Erlanger, Kentucky

    47.7 miles from Laurel, 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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    Banana Leaf Modern Thai

    Mason, Ohio

    47.8 miles from Laurel, IN

    The building is rumoured to be haunted by the apparition of a woman murdered over a century ago. Her ghost has been seen in the dining room on the upper floor of the restaurant. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Big Bone Lick Park

    Union, Kentucky

    48.7 miles from Laurel, 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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    State Theatre

    Anderson, Indiana

    49.1 miles from Laurel, IN

    The State Theatre was opened in 1930 with eco friendly geo thermal heat and air system way before it's time and an acoustically engineered dome for the best sound for the first talkies. People have felt and seen various apparitions and vague whisperings in several places in the ...


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    Kings Island Amusement Park

    Mason, Ohio

    50.1 miles from Laurel, IN

    Kings Island, an amusement park that opened in 1972, is rumored to have an 1840s graveyard called Dog Street Cemetery on the premises. But most witnesses feel that the park's haunts are victims of accidental deaths, like the 1976 tragedy when a Lion Country Safari Ranger was killed by a ...


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    St. Clair Memorial Hall

    Greenville, Ohio

    50.7 miles from Laurel, IN

    St. Clair Memorial Hall was built in 1910 and has an old man's spirit lingering inside, folks say. The hall, where plays and musicals are performed, is haunted by a man who fell to his death while changing a light bulb.


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    Chateau Laroche - Loveland Castle

    Loveland, Ohio

    51.4 miles from Laurel, IN

    The Historical Loveland Castle & Museum, aka Chateau Laroche, is said to be haunted by many ghosts, including one who liked a particular willow tree and a girl in a long dress who walked on water. A Viking in a long dark cloak has been seen as well.


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    Peters Cartridge Company

    Maineville, Ohio

    51.4 miles from Laurel, IN

    Peters Cartridge Company, built in 1916, produced gunpowder and ammunition, including bullets and cannonballs for the Union during the Civil War. It is said to be haunted by workers that were killed in accidental explosions during the 1940s. Witnesses have reported footsteps and apparitions seen through the windows at night.


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    Schenck Mansion

    Vevay, Indiana

    52.2 miles from Laurel, 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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    Golden Lamb Inn

    Lebanon, Ohio

    52.3 miles from Laurel, IN

    Ten presidents, including John Quincy Adams, have stayed at the charming Golden Lamb Inn, in operation since 1803. Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain also are among its former guests. The rooms also are named for past guests, and rumor has it that the Harriet Beecher Stowe room is rich ...


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    Papa John's Pizza

    Seymour, Indiana

    52.8 miles from Laurel, 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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    Rivoli Theatre

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    52.9 miles from Laurel, IN

    The 1927 Rivoli Theatre is rumored to have been built atop Indian burial grounds. Witnesses have reported a wide array of hauntings that include apparitions, toilets that flush by themselves, faucets that turn on, a smoking cigarette butt that appeared in the ashtray out of nowhere, moving objects and things ...


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    Hannah House

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    53 miles from Laurel, IN

    Some of the ghosts at this historic house are said to be hidden slaves, one of whom accidentally tripped over a lamp, igniting a house fire. Those killed were said to be buried in the very cellar where it happened. Witnesses have described a lot of activity in the cellar, ...


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    Hannah House

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    53 miles from Laurel, IN

    The 1858 Hannah House, built by Alexander Hannah, was part of the Underground Railroad. Sadly, one night as a group of traveling slaves was sleeping, an oil lamp overturned and ignited the straw nearby, killing them all. Hannah buried their bodies in the cellar in an attempt to keep his ...


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    Ohio Theater

    Madison, Indiana

    53.8 miles from Laurel, 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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