Haunted Places in Monument, New Mexico



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    Shafter Lake

    Andrews, Texas

    36.9 miles from Monument, NM

    Shafter Lake was named for Major General William Rufus Shafter, who discovered it in 1875. When the town lost a county-seat war with nearby Andrews, it became little more than a ghost town. Folks say a ghostly Lady in White roams the graveyard since that time, and a phantom Confederate ...


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    Cavern Theatre

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    57.8 miles from Monument, NM

    This historic theatre is no longer in operation, but visitors claim it is haunted. Reports indicate that strange noises have been heard in the main room, and that a shadowy apparition has been seen standing in the projectionist booth. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Stock Exchange

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    57.9 miles from Monument, NM

    This steak house is supposed to be haunted. Staff and diners have reported smoke that materialises from nowhere in the second floor dining room, while a construction worker complained of a pair of ghostly hands that would rest upon his shoulders while he worked in the basement. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Trinity Hotel and Restaurant

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    58 miles from Monument, NM

    This 1892 hotel is allegedly haunted by a ghostly presence and a female spirit known as Ruby. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Carlsbad Public Library

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    58.1 miles from Monument, NM

    Staff and patrons at this branch library complain of an entity that throws books and sets off alarms. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Carlsbad Police Department

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    58.2 miles from Monument, NM

    This former hospital is rumoured to be haunted by a nurse who committed suicide, a choking infant and a nun dressed in grey. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fox Street Book Store

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    58.2 miles from Monument, NM

    This historic house was formerly a private residence, and is now occupied by a local book store. Visitors have reported disembodied footsteps, doors opening and closing of their own accord and the apparition of man in old-fashioned clothing standing on the main staircase. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Terry County Courthouse

    Brownfield, Texas

    68.7 miles from Monument, NM

    This 1925 courthouse is haunted. Visitors claim to have heard cell doors clanging open and shut, the sounds of faint screams and have had their hair pulled by unseen hands. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Coleman Park

    Brownfield, Texas

    68.8 miles from Monument, NM

    Rumor has it that during pioneer days, a woman was once hanged for witchcraft on this park. Then, a few years afterward, a little girl who was climbing a tree was pushed by an unseen hand and fell, breaking her neck. The two ghosts are said to roam the park.


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    Santa Fe Apartments - 2F

    Midland, Texas

    77 miles from Monument, NM

    Aparttment 2F is considered haunted after some sort of extremely violent event in the early 2000s. The staff decided to re-rent the place with new doors and carpets. At first the showers would go on by themselves and the closest apartment, which was closed each night, was open ...


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  • Investigating Haunted New Mexico
    Randell S. Van Alst
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    Museum of the Southwest

    Midland, Texas

    81.1 miles from Monument, NM

    Folks say the ghost of a former owner, who was murdered here before the mansion was turned into a museum, haunts the upstairs portion of the building.


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    Chaves County Courthouse

    Roswell, New Mexico

    90.3 miles from Monument, NM

    The sounds of young children playing are often heard in the basement.


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    Pueblo Auditorium

    Roswell, New Mexico

    90.5 miles from Monument, NM

    There are rumors of a boy who haunts the upper balcony.


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    Southeast New Mexico Historical Society

    Roswell, New Mexico

    90.6 miles from Monument, NM

    The historical museum features war paraphernalia and other such exhibits from the past, and is rumoured to be haunted. The apparition of a young soldier who was taken as a prisoner of war has been seen waving and smiling to guests in a room on the second floor. A ...


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    New Mexico Military Institute

    Roswell, New Mexico

    90.9 miles from Monument, NM

    If you go to most ghost websites out there, you will find some variation of this hogwash: The NMMI does not use the word "juliet" for the letter "J" in their phonetic alphabet because they believe it is badluck. The NATO phonetic alphabet is fairly standard for any military ...


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    Pecan Fields of Roswell

    Roswell, New Mexico

    94.4 miles from Monument, NM

    Reports of a young, crying boy who runs across the street at night.


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    The Memphis Man

    Lubbock, Texas

    101.1 miles from Monument, NM

    The Memphis Man is a "ghost," or some say an optical illusion, who haunts Memphis Street at 66th. The legend tells of a man waiting at a bus stop on a winter morning who was killed when a bus slid on some ice. An optical illusion makes it look to ...


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    Texas Tech - Ranching Heritage Center

    Lubbock, Texas

    104.1 miles from Monument, NM

    The ghost of a woman has been reported to appear in an upper window of a 2-story house at the southwest end of the complex. She's thought to be the wife of the rancher who origially built the house.


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    Texas Tech - Physics and Geosciences Building

    Lubbock, Texas

    104.1 miles from Monument, NM

    It is reported that on the night of the Tech Carol of Lights, a shadowy figure appears looking out of the top center window, seen just as all the lights surrounding Memorial Circle are switched off.


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    Texas Tech - Horn/Knapp Hall

    Lubbock, Texas

    104.2 miles from Monument, NM

    It is said that from a third or fourth floor storage attic, a young boy's ghost can be heard throwing a ball down the stairs. Some say he'll knock on his door if you knock first.


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    Antonio R. Garcez


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