Haunted Places in Neligh, Nebraska



  • 0

    Bega Cemetery

    Stanton, Nebraska

    40.9 miles from Neligh, NE


    Read more »
  • 0

    Platte Center Creek

    Platte Center, Nebraska

    49.7 miles from Neligh, NE

    The hauntings here are said to be caused by three men who, in the early 1900s, were buried alive when a cave they dug into the creek bed collapsed. Apparitions of all three men are said to show up at night, digging by lantern light. After working a few minutes, ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Argo Hotel

    Crofton, Nebraska

    49.7 miles from Neligh, NE

    According to local legend, the ghost of a young girl who died in the basement can be seen here. Folks also say a baby's skeleton was found within the lounge walls during remodeling, and a ghostly mother is said to wail looking for her baby. Pictures also are said to ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Libby's Steakhouse

    Springfield, South Dakota

    50.6 miles from Neligh, NE

    Some say the basement of Libby’s Steakhouse, formerly Hoch Drugstore, was haunted by the ghost of a girl, whose apparition was glimpsed once. Witnesses say bowls will fall over if the basement door is left open, and folks have noticed an uneasy feeling on the basement stairs. Rumor has it ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Wayne State College - Neihardt Hall

    Wayne, Nebraska

    52.5 miles from Neligh, NE

    Neihardt Hall is said to be haunted by Cora, a young woman who committed suicide in the basement. Also, the ghost of a girl who was electrocuted while playing with a ball near bare electrical wires is said to haunt the tunnels between the dorms.


    Read more »
  • 0

    St. Patrick's Cemetery - Glowing Graveyard

    Columbus, Nebraska

    52.7 miles from Neligh, NE

    The cemetery, a.k.a. the Glowing Graveyard, is the center of several local ghost stories. For one, the headstones, as you may guess, are said to glow at night by the light of a full moon. Skeptics say this is because of the reflective limestone in the headstones. Another local legend ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Clarkson Historical Opera House

    Clarkson, Nebraska

    54.4 miles from Neligh, NE

    Local residents and employees have reported hearing ghostly laughter and seeing apparitions in period clothing wandering around the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Columbus Hy-Vee

    Columbus, Nebraska

    58.7 miles from Neligh, NE

    The ghost that haunts the Columbus Hy-Vee is nicknamed Scooter. He is said to make screeching sounds near the produce and dairy sections and has appeared to employees at around 2 a.m.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Mount Marty College

    Yankton, South Dakota

    60.6 miles from Neligh, NE

    Ghosts said to haunted this campus include construction workers who fiddle with the electricity, showers and water fountains; a nun; a music teacher; and numerous other apparitions. Students say Whitby Hall was so haunted that is was closed down, and it contains a ghost of a man in gray polyester ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Dakota Theatre

    Yankton, South Dakota

    60.7 miles from Neligh, NE

    This historic theatre opened in 1902,changed owners and names on several occasions. Theatre patrons and cast have reported sighting a spectral face floating through the seating area after closing hours, as well as feeling cold spots, hearing screams and a bloodstains which appears during certain productions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Skyway Drive-In

    Schuyler, Nebraska

    68.5 miles from Neligh, NE

    At the Skyway Drive-In, folks say black phantom dogs with a missing eye and a missing leg roam the grounds. Witnesses maintain that f you look away from them, they disappear.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Ghost Bridge of Logan Creek

    Pender, Nebraska

    69.5 miles from Neligh, NE

    Local legend tells of an early-1900s train that was held up by vigilantes chasing down a hired hand who murdered the family that employed him. The train bridge used to cross the Logan Creek, and from this former trestle, the man was hanged. Residents say sometimes a ghost bridge appears ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Jenners Park

    Loup City, Nebraska

    76 miles from Neligh, NE

    Witnesses at Jenners Park, a former zoo with its old cages still intact, say the sound of disembodied childlike laughter can be heard here at night.


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Hotel Cafe and Saloon

    Scribner, Nebraska

    77.1 miles from Neligh, NE

    The 1901 Hotel Cafe and Saloon, now operating as a restaurant, is believed to be haunted by victims of murders or suicides thought to have occurred in the building. On the second and third floors, witnesses have seen shadow figures, heard unexplained voices and felt cold spots.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Witch's Grave

    Aurora, Nebraska

    85.8 miles from Neligh, NE

    The ancient, isolated grave in the Aurora city cemetery, the "witch’s grave," has a mossy tombstone and a protruding marker, said to be a warning to deter others from witchcraft. So the story goes, the "witch" was eccentric, which was enough for the townsfolk to label her a witch and ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Daneville Inn

    Viborg, South Dakota

    86.6 miles from Neligh, NE

    There are reports at this historic building of people seeing a strange glowing apparition floating through the main bar area when the building has closed down for the night. Strange noises and disembodied footsteps have also been heard when there is no one around. It is unclear whether the inn ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Akron Gold and Silver

    Akron, Iowa

    89.1 miles from Neligh, NE

    Some say not all the guests are going home at closing time at Akron Gold and Silver, a fine antiques and estate collectable shop in downtown Akron Iowa. A neighboring business owner heard a male voice after hours calling their dog by it's name "Sandy" after hours when the building ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Akron Area Museum

    Akron, Iowa

    89.3 miles from Neligh, NE

    The Akron Area Museum, formerly the home of the Ross Family is haunted some say by the Materiach, Mrs. Lucille Ross. The 100% volunteer staffed museum has had many members experience cold drafts, noises and a feeling of a presence around the main stairway and formal dining room ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Concordia University - David Hall

    Seward, Nebraska

    97.2 miles from Neligh, NE

    The David Dorm is rumored to be haunted by Native Americans whose 1700s bones were found when the dorm was built in the 1970s. Residents say electronic appliances and showers turn on by themselves.


    Read more »
  • 0

    IOOF Cemetery

    Gregory, South Dakota

    105.2 miles from Neligh, NE

    Passersby have become concerned upon seeing a white-haired man wandering alone through the cemetery as if lost, or looking for something. When they stop to see if they can help him, he simply vanishes.


    Read more »

  • Haunted Houses
    Corinne May Botz
  • 0

    Kearney Area Children's Museum

    Kearney, Nebraska

    111 miles from Neligh, NE

    At the Kearney Area Children's Museum, the basement is rumored to be haunted. Said to be full of "strange equipment" with unusual stains all over the walls, some witnesses say the temperature dropped suddenly, their hair stood on end and they got a very uneasy feeling.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Richmond House

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    113.7 miles from Neligh, NE

    In the 1920s there was a triple murder suicide involving the husband, Bill, his wife Venus, her lover and their baby. Bill killed Venus by shotgun... he then laid on the railroad tracks near the home and was killed by a train. The baby was never found... In a corner ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Temple Theatre

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    113.7 miles from Neligh, NE

    This theater at the University of Nebraska, founded in 1869, is the centerpiece for some oft-told campus tales. In the 1940s, a student was said to have fallen to his death from the overhead rigging during a production of MacBeth, and now his apparition is said to appear during Shakespeare ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Old Captain's Studio

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    114.1 miles from Neligh, NE

    This historic building was formerly the residence of a retired sea captain, who owned a studio on the upper floor. Tenants of a law firm now located on the premises have reported seeing his apparition on several occasions over the years. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Nebraska State Capitol

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    114.3 miles from Neligh, NE

    The Nebraska State Capitol was built over 10 years (1922-1932), and is still the home of Nebraska's government. It is said to be haunted by an apparition of someone falling, along with screaming and crying. It is thought to be either a man who had a heart attack and fell ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Lake Street Lake - Rudge Memorial Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    115.4 miles from Neligh, NE

    Formerly dairy farm, and then a skating rink, the park is said to be haunted by a little boy killed long ago by a gang of bullies. Apparitions have been reported to occur in winter near the creek.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Robber's Cave - Van Dorn Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    115.6 miles from Neligh, NE

    Robber's Cave, in southwest Lincoln near the intersection of 10th and High streets, was called Pahuk Bluff by the Pawnee Indians who came here to contact Tirawa, the god of all things. The cave was later a stop on the Underground Railroad and, in 1876, a hideout for Jesse James. ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Antelope Park

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    115.7 miles from Neligh, NE

    Near Antelope Park's memorial, behind the caretaker's house, is a field. Witnesses report that many apparitions have been seen in this field, walking across it and into the woods.


    Read more »
  • 0

    715 South Phillips Avenue

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    117.7 miles from Neligh, NE

    This historic apartment block is believed to be haunted by the apparition of a barefooted man, who has been seen wandering through the corridors. Other paranormal activity reported includes disembodied footsteps, cold spots, ghostly voices and bizarre knocking noises. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Washington Pavilion

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    117.9 miles from Neligh, NE

    Locals tell of a construction worker who died after falling into an elevator shaft. Witnesses have described the unexplained sound of ghostly footsteps and an eerie feeling of being watched.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Pettigrew House Museum

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    118 miles from Neligh, NE

    This historic mansion was built in 1889, and those on guided tours of the building may get more than they bargained for. The building is rumoured to be haunted by the wife of a former attorney who owned the building. Staff claim to have seen her inspecting the building, and ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Orpheum Theatre Center

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    118.3 miles from Neligh, NE

    At the 1913 Orpheum Theater, a deceased actor's ghost is said to linger. Nicknamed Larry, the unknown and angry ghost was first noticed by living actors around 1960. Larry was known to blow fuses and drop sandbags onto living actors. And in 1972, a technical director heard a loud noise ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Old Minnehaha Courthouse Museum

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    118.4 miles from Neligh, NE

    This historic courthouse is now the county museum, and is believed to be haunted by many different spirits. Staff and visitors claim to have heard someone falling down the stairs, and have heard disembodied footsteps walking between various rooms. Various visitors have also seen an elderly man sweeping one of ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Gitchie Manitou State Preserve

    Larchwood, Iowa

    119.3 miles from Neligh, NE

    The 1973 Gitchie Manitou Murders involved an attack on a group of five teenagers at Gitchie Manitou State Preserve in Lyon County, Iowa. Four of the teenagers were killed and a fifth was raped. We have been there several times and have got many voices and apparitions. I was ...


    Read more »


» Cemeteries near Neligh, NE

» Find museums in Neligh, NE