Haunted Places in Pence, Wisconsin



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    Little Bohemia Lodge

    Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin

    28.4 miles from Pence, WI

    The lodge is famous for its involvement in the 1934 shootout involving John Dillinger's gang. The lodge is believed to be haunted by a civilian who was accidentally shot by the FBI during the shootout. Guests at the lodge have reported hearing unexplained noises, seeing apparitions and have items and ...


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    Northland College - Memorial Hall

    Ashland, Wisconsin

    30.8 miles from Pence, WI

    Northland College Memorial Hall, a women’s dorm, is said to be haunted. Witnesses say the apparition of a student who jumped to her death down an elevator shaft has been seen, and she does not appear to like men. Some folks suppose that her boyfriend pushed her down the elevator ...


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    Rinehart Theater

    Ashland, Wisconsin

    31.3 miles from Pence, WI

    At Rinehart Theater, folks have reported unexplained footsteps, doors that open and close, and a toilet that has flushed by itself. One day when some actors arrived at work, they found three lighted candles set in a triangle around a rose on the on the stage.


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    Best Western Hotel Chequamegon

    Ashland, Wisconsin

    31.6 miles from Pence, WI

    The apparition of a tall man wearing a top hat has been seen in the hallways of the hotel. The scent of perfume has been reported in many rooms of the hotel, and the spectre of a man has been seen in the hotel bar. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices ...


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    Michigan Island Lighthouse

    La Pointe, Wisconsin

    33.3 miles from Pence, WI

    Michigan Island Lighthouse is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a former lighthouse keeper who was killed during a storm when the heavy metal door slammed shut on him. Now, during bad storms, witnesses say the door slams shut twice, even if it is already closed and bolted.


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    Nola Cemetery

    Park Falls, Wisconsin

    35 miles from Pence, WI

    According to legend, a young girl named Nola was the very first person buried at this cemetery. Some say her spirit lingers here.


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    Lake of Torches Casino

    Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

    35.5 miles from Pence, WI

    An aggressive entity has reportedly attacked cleaners in the bingo hall. The apparition of a woman has also been sighted at the casino. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Headwaters Restaurant and Tavern

    Boulder Junction, Wisconsin

    36.4 miles from Pence, WI

    The restaurant is haunted by the apparition of a lady in a red dress, who employees refuse to talk about. An evil presence is felt in the basement of the restaurant. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Forest Home Cemetery

    Fifield, Wisconsin

    37.5 miles from Pence, WI

    Forest Home Cemetery has many older burials that were moved here from another gravesite that was prone to floods. Visitors have noticed mists around headstones, shadows, orbs, voices, eerie feelings, and anomalies that show up in photos.


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    Old Rittenhouse Inn

    Bayfield, Wisconsin

    37.7 miles from Pence, WI

    There are reports of guests seeing the apparition of a tall figure dressed in white standing on the front porch of the bed and breakfast inn. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Summerwind - Lamont Mansion

    Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin

    43.2 miles from Pence, WI

    The mansion was once a summer house for the family of Robert Lamont. It is said that a ghost appeared to Lamont, and, thinking it was an intruder, he fired a bullet at it, evidence of which stayed for years in a wooden basement door. After he passed away and ...


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    Mary's Place North

    Woodruff, Wisconsin

    43.9 miles from Pence, WI

    According to company, a benevolent spirit is located in the basement. Not much is known about him or her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tula's Cafe

    Woodruff, Wisconsin

    45.1 miles from Pence, WI

    The ghost of a man who once died on the premises haunts Tula's Café. Witnesses have described a misty figure that appears in the back hallway near the restrooms, near where the man passed away. Cold spots and objects that have been moved also startle witnesses.


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    The Paulding Light

    Bruce Crossing, Michigan

    52.3 miles from Pence, WI

    The Paulding Light, aka Dog Meadow Light, has shown up in a valley since the 1960s and was featured on TV's Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files. Cold spots may accompany the light, which may be a red orb that turns white before it disappears. One legend says it is the ...


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    Paulding Lights

    Bruce Crossing, Michigan

    52.7 miles from Pence, WI

    There have been reports of two lights, one bigger than other (20 feet or so). Eyewitnesses believe it is the spirit of a slain mailman and his dog. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lac Courte Orielles Casino

    Hayward, Wisconsin

    60.5 miles from Pence, WI

    A haunted farmhouse was formerly located on the site of the casino, and reports of disembodied footsteps and sightings of apparitions in the early hours of morning still continue. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Kitchie Cemetery

    Trout Creek, Michigan

    69.3 miles from Pence, WI

    Among the strange, ghostly phenomena reported at Kitchie Cemetery are the sound of chainsaws and screaming and floating orbs around visitors' cars.


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    Split Rock Lighthouse

    Two Harbors, Minnesota

    75 miles from Pence, WI

    Legend has it that a visitor in the mid-1980s lost his wallet after seeing the lighthouse, so he went back to look for it, but it was padlocked for the day. When he looked up at the tower, he saw a man in a lightkeeper's uniform on the catwalk. He ...


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    El Rancho Motel

    Ladysmith, Wisconsin

    76.1 miles from Pence, WI

    Reported sightings of the apparition of a man in a red flannel shirt roaming the hallways of the motel. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Black Woods Bar and Grill

    Two Harbors, Minnesota

    78.6 miles from Pence, WI

    Black Woods Bar and Grill was built in 1994 and is haunted by several ghosts including a lady in white and a man whose footsteps are heard. A bookkeeper claimed the phantom followed her home and got into bed with her.


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    Blackwoods Bar and Grill

    Two Harbors, Minnesota

    78.6 miles from Pence, WI

    Blackwoods is alleged to be home to a ghostly lady in white, disembodied footsteps and cold chills. According to one witness, the female ghost has been seen touching the furniture as if checking it for dust.


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    Pioneers Rest Cemetery - Bandli Graveyard

    Rice Lake, Wisconsin

    93.7 miles from Pence, WI

    Local legends abound about this cemetery known as Pioneers Rest Cemetery or Bandli Graveyard (after the family who maintains it). One says that a man killed his wife and four children and then hanged himself in his barn, next to the graveyard. Another claims that a Satanic cult used the ...


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    Cornell Public Library

    Cornell, Wisconsin

    96 miles from Pence, WI

    Reports say the old building's basement, where the restroom lies, once was a jail. Witnesses have described an uncomfortable, oppressive feeling in the basement.


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    Betty’s Cafe

    Cameron, Wisconsin

    99.2 miles from Pence, WI

    The ghost of a deceased employee of Betty's Cafe is believed to linger here in spirit, showing up as an apparition near the fryers or hiding objects in mysterious places.


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    McMillion Hotel - Vivian Hotel

    Antigo, Wisconsin

    103.4 miles from Pence, WI

    Originally the Vivian Hotel and often misspelled as McMillan Hotel, this establishment was closed in 2003 and demolished in 2007. The hotel, built in 1887, was said to be haunted by its original owner, who had committed suicide in Room 21. If his ghost remained here, he was probably not ...


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    Wasau Club

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    105.2 miles from Pence, WI

    The building is haunted by the ghost of a lady named Martha, who hung herself in a guest bedroom in the west wing of the building. She is seen on the staircase and in doorways of the building. Cold spots have been reported, as well as lights going on and ...


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    Grand Theater

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    105.3 miles from Pence, WI

    Grand Theater began in 1928, and is the site of many an unexplained noise or sight. The ghost in residence, according to eyewitnesses of apparitions, is a former theater manager who passed away more than a decade ago but apparently wasn't ready to quit his job.


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    Wasau Downtown Airport

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    107.3 miles from Pence, WI

    Former airport manager Archie Towle haunts an airport hangar and his former residence at the airport, where numerous reports of ghostly activity have been reported. His shadowy apparition has been seen, as well as faucets going on and off by themselves, pounding on walls when no one is around and ...


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    Amy’s Ritz

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    115.8 miles from Pence, WI

    "Small brown men" have been reported by witnesses in this bar, housed in an 1880s building that was converted to a tavern around 1933. If that's not unusual enough, things seem to move from one place to another when you're not looking, and doors are known to lock on their ...


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    James Sheeley House

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    115.9 miles from Pence, WI

    A former blacksmith shop, the 1860s building was converted to a saloon and boarding house by John B. Paul. Its name comes from Irish immigrant James Sheeley who, with his wife Kate, bought the building and took over in 1905. In 2001 when the building was being cleaned and touched ...


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    Irvine Ghost Pub

    Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    116.8 miles from Pence, WI

    After new owners bought the Irvine Pub in 2008, they closed it for a few days for renovations. This is when strange things began to happen, such as apparitions, bar stools being knocked over, and electrical items going on the fritz. A paranormal investigation turned up the fact that a ...


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