Haunted Places in Lon, Missouri



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    Springfield National Cemetery

    Springfield, Missouri

    11.3 miles from Lon, MO

    The 1860s Springfield National Cemetery is home to some lingering spirits of Civil Wars soldiers, according to those in the know. Some of the gravestones here are known to glow, and orbs and other anomalies have shown up in photographs.


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    Pythian Castle

    Springfield, Missouri

    11.8 miles from Lon, MO

    The haunted castle was originally a senior citizens' home and orphanage built by the Knights of Pythias in 1913. It's said to be haunted and has been featured on TV shows. Ghost tours and other events are offered at the castle, now privately owned.


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    Bass Country Inn - Campus Inn

    Springfield, Missouri

    11.8 miles from Lon, MO

    Formerly the Bass Country Inn and before that, Howard Johnsons, the Campus Inn is home to a ghost called Carl. His apparition has been seen in the hallways and in the kitchen. Objects also are said to fall off the shelves when no one is there. A female spirit is ...


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    Southwest Missouri State University

    Springfield, Missouri

    12.2 miles from Lon, MO

    Southwest Missouri State University's Freudenberger House, or Freddy House, built in 1959 and named for a Latin professor who taught for 45 years, has a female ghost affectionately referred to as the Dorm Mom. She's most often spotted on Floor 5.


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    Phelps Grove Park

    Springfield, Missouri

    12.3 miles from Lon, MO

    Phelps Grove Park has a ghost known as the Bride under the Bridge. According to local legend, a just-married couple lost control of their car here, killing them both. The ghost is seen evenings under the park's third bridge, holding the hem of her gown. She has only darkness in ...


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    Walnut Street Inn

    Springfield, Missouri

    12.3 miles from Lon, MO

    The hauntings at this 1890s-era inn building occur in one of its three buildings called the Main House, which has six rooms. The Rosen Room is haunted by the ghost of an elderly woman who has been spotted many times there and in the hallways.


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    University Plaza Hotel

    Springfield, Missouri

    12.4 miles from Lon, MO

    A ghost called "The Colonel" is said to haunt this hotel, seen by almost all the staff between midnight and 4 a.m. He is usually seen in the ballroom and back hallways and appears as an older man dressed in black. Folks speculate that in life he was a decorated ...


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    Drury University

    Springfield, Missouri

    12.7 miles from Lon, MO

    Drury University began in 1873, and was built on land that was both Indian burial grounds and a Civil War battle area. One ghost here is that of a little girl who lived here before Smith Hall was built. She perished in a fire when she re-entered her burning home ...


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    Gillioz Theatre

    Springfield, Missouri

    12.8 miles from Lon, MO

    Gillioz Theatre, which opened in 1926, is rumored to have been haunted by a ghost boy since the 1960s. The child's apparition has most often been seen around the area of the restrooms.


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    Landers Theater

    Springfield, Missouri

    12.9 miles from Lon, MO

    Landers Theater, aka Springfield Little Theater, was built in 1909 and was renovated in 1970. It is said to be haunted by several ghosts. One is a janitor who perished in a 1920 fire. His apparition is seen in the balcony watching rehearsals. Another is an African-American man who was ...


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    The Shepherd of the Hills

    Branson, Missouri

    38.2 miles from Lon, MO

    The Shepherd of the Hills is an outdoor theater venue rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a Confederate soldier. Witnesses have seen him running from the actors during night performances of a show about the Bald Knobbers, a group of 1880s Missouri vigilantes.


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    Music City Center

    Branson, Missouri

    38.8 miles from Lon, MO

    Music City Centre is believed to be haunted by several spirits, including one of a little girl named Amy and another of an older man who likes to tinker with elevators and electrical devices.


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    John Walsh Mansion

    Monett, Missouri

    50.8 miles from Lon, MO

    House has at least 3 paranormal residents. A man in formal dress is often glimpsed, especially in upper bedroom areas. A small child most likely female is also present and likes to play with the household dogs. A middle age woman visits the "music room' part of the ...


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    Avilla, Missouri

    Reeds, Missouri

    58.9 miles from Lon, MO

    Shadow Folk are known to haunt the old abandoned part of this historic village along Route 66. The shadowy people can be seen walking along the street and going about daily business, usually from the corner of your eye. The Avilla Death Tree is haunted by Civil War-era bushwhacker Rotten ...


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    Concord Cemetery

    Exeter, Missouri

    61.5 miles from Lon, MO

    Investigators claim to have captured orbs in photographs taken at this cemetery, and mysterious breathing noises appear on audio recordings.


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    Crescent Hotel

    Eureka Springs, Arkansas

    65.4 miles from Lon, MO

    One of the most well-known haunted hotels in America, the Crescent hotel has a history that just requires there to be ghosts and haunts associated with it. And the Crescent has plenty. The site of a former hospital run by a con artist who had previously been convicted of practicing ...


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    Basin Park Hotel

    Eureka Springs, Arkansas

    65.7 miles from Lon, MO

    A haunted tour is offered here, and the hotel even has its own ghosts, including a young woman with blonde hair and blue eyes and a toddler-aged girl wearing pigtails and a yellow dress. Witnesses have also reported orbs and objects that move by themselves.


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    Kendrick Place

    Carthage, Missouri

    68.8 miles from Lon, MO

    Kendrick Place, or Kendrick House, was built in 1849 and is said to be haunted, perhaps by a slave woman who was hanged from a nearby tree dring the Civil War.


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    Grand Avenue Bed and Breakfast

    Carthage, Missouri

    68.9 miles from Lon, MO

    The ghost in residence at this early-20th-century house is said to be a male whose cigarette smoke smell fills the dining room and parlor when he is around. The spirit is thought to be that of Albert Carmean, a former owner in its early days.


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    Cotter Bridge

    Cotter, Arkansas

    69.5 miles from Lon, MO

    Witnesses have experienced a number of spooky things at the bridge: The ghost of a woman being chased by hounds, apparitions of children playing on the tracks below the bridge, disembodied footsteps/footprints, and the sound of a phantom baby crying.


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    Historic Castle House

    Brumley, Missouri

    70 miles from Lon, MO

    The Historic Castle House is a 165 year-old Queen Anne Victorian that's been restored and now functions as a "haunted" bed and breakfast. Activity includes lights turning on and off by themselves, cold spots, footsteps, whispering and whistling noises, and some visitors claim to have captured ghostly pictures on ...


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    Avenue Theatre

    West Plains, Missouri

    73.6 miles from Lon, MO

    The 1950s Art Deco Avenue Theatre is home to some strange activity. A baby's voice can be heard crying in the upper seating areas, flickering lights have been seen when it is dark, and props are moved or hidden by unseen hands.


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    Pea Ridge National Military Park

    Garfield, Arkansas

    74 miles from Lon, MO

    On the battlefield in the middle of the night, witnesses have heard musket fire and seen apparitions of soldiers from the Battle of Pea Ridge. Some guests to the site have reported a feeling of being followed by something unseen.


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    Prosperity School Bed and Breakfast

    Joplin, Missouri

    75.1 miles from Lon, MO

    A school in its olden days, this building stood empty for three decades before it was renovated into an inn. During the time it was empty, it became known as a hot spot for haunts. TV's Ghost Hunters has caught an image of ghost children running down a hall; shadow ...


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    Missouri Southern State University

    Joplin, Missouri

    77.3 miles from Lon, MO

    Missouri Southern State University has a ghostly Dark Lady who is known to move objects and create cold spots. Some also maintain that the Billingsly Student Center is haunted.


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    Radar Road Phantom

    Rogers, Arkansas

    78 miles from Lon, MO

    Locals have reported seeing a phantom horse and rider on the outskirts of the city of Rogers. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Peace Church Cemetery

    Joplin, Missouri

    82.1 miles from Lon, MO

    This cemetery dates back to the mid 19th century, but has been more or less abandoned for the past three decades. Its most famous "inhabitant" is probably Billy Cook, who killed six people during a 22-day criminal rampage between Missouri and California in the early 1950s. He was ...


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    Station Cafe

    Bentonville, Arkansas

    84.8 miles from Lon, MO

    Once a theatre, this building is now home to a restaurant called "The Station Cafe". Items are moved in the main dining room and kitchen, sometimes violently.  A ghostly figure of a man has been seen roaming the hallway.


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    Cottey College

    Nevada, Missouri

    84.9 miles from Lon, MO

    Cottey College, founded by Virginia Alice Cottey Stockard in 1884, has a piano-playing ghost. The spirit is thought to be that of Vera Neitzert, a student from 1920 who perished when her clothes caught fire while she was cooking candy. Her ghost has been seen in Main Hall and the ...


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    Peel Mansion

    Bentonville, Arkansas

    85.5 miles from Lon, MO

    This historic mansion, built by Samuel Peel in 1875, is said to be haunted by Peel himself and by his daughter, Minnie Belle. Minnie Belle is known to play the piano when no one is in the room.


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    All Star Pizzeria

    Noel, Missouri

    90.3 miles from Lon, MO

    This historic building was a former pizzeria, but is now boarded up. People who drive past late at night have seen a white apparition standing at the windows, and while it was in operation, staff would report all sorts of various paranormal activity. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Inn at Carnall Hall

    Fayetteville, Arkansas

    98.5 miles from Lon, MO

    Originially built in 1905 as a women's dorm, the building now houses a 50-room hotel and Ella's French restaurant. Witnesses here have seen the floating apparition of a woman in a gown, without a head or feet, and indentations on the bed as if someone were sitting on it. Other ...


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    Tilly Willy Bridge

    Fayetteville, Arkansas

    100.6 miles from Lon, MO

    The bridge was demolished in 2010 or 2011; the map shows the location of theh former bridge. It is said that a woman in the 1970s drove off the bridge, killing herself and her children. Her phantom car was seen driving across the bridge, and her apparition has been spotted ...


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    Fredonia Cemetery

    Mountain View, Arkansas

    106.6 miles from Lon, MO

    Witnesses say a ghostly wind blows the flags on the graves, even when there is not a single breeze in the air. Unexplained noises and voices are heard here, and some visitors say they experience a feeling of dread.


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    Missouri State Penitentiary

    Jefferson City, Missouri

    107.8 miles from Lon, MO

    Missouri State Penitentiary, explored by TV's Ghost Hunters and over 100 other paranormal investigators, is rumored to be extremely rich with paranormal activity. Witnesses have reported apparitions and unexplained noises, perhaps a result of some leftover spirits from the now-decommissioned prison's bloodier days. Visitors are offered ghost tours, ghost hunts, ...


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    Witches Hollow - Cave City

    Batesville, Arkansas

    116.2 miles from Lon, MO

    Named because folks said a witch once practiced her magic here, Witches Hollow is said to be haunted by the deceased witch who once murdered her husband. She has been seen walking along the dirt road off Sandtown Road. Some reports say that to get there, one must go past ...


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