Haunted Places in Ravenwood, Missouri



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    Tedrow Cemetery

    Kellerton, Iowa

    36.3 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Rumor has it that it is not actually the small cemetery, but the surrounding woods, that are haunted. Phenomena experienced here include glowing lights coming from the woods, shadowed apparitions, and the sounds of footsteps, moaning, and other strange noises.


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    Glore Psychiatric Museum

    St. Joseph, Missouri

    40.4 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The Glore Psychiatric Museum is rumored to be haunted by long-dead patients who are still hoping that their mental illness can be cured. Apparitions seen here include a sharply dressed man and an elderly man, and in the basement, the motion detector is often set off when no one is ...


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    The Social Parlor

    St. Joseph, Missouri

    41.5 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The Social Parlor is a century-old building that held small businesses, such as a furrier's shop, which catered to the town's wealthy in the late 1800s to early 1900s. The ghost believed to haunt the building is, in fact, a furrier. Reports say the building is not currently in ...


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    Barbosa's Castillo

    Saint Joseph, Missouri

    41.7 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    A Mexican restaurant specialising in authentic cuisine is housed inside this 1891 historic castle, which was formerly owned by a J.B Moss and his family. Staff nowadays working at the establishment have reported various instances of poltergeist activity, but little else is known about the hauntings and their origin. (Submitted ...


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    Villisca Axe Murder House

    Villisca, Iowa

    42.9 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    In 1912 an entire family was murdered here by axe, and it is said that the house is still haunted by their spirits. The house has been investigated and featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures.


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    Terre Haute Cemetery

    Decatur City, Iowa

    47.6 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The spirit of a little boy can be seen playing on the swingset behind a cabin adjacent to the cemetery. He may motion for you to follow him into the cemetery, where he is buried. Once at his grave, he disappears.


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    High Creek Cemetery

    Watson, Missouri

    48.3 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Upon finding this website, I was shocked to find this location was not listed, as it is "well known" by locals to be noted as haunted. The experience I had there happened about 10 years ago. A friend and I were hanging out one night and decided to ...


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    Davis City Cemetery

    Davis City, Iowa

    49.2 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    It is said that visitors to the cemetery may exoerience a sudden feeling of pressure as they enter. Shooting lights also have been reported streaming across the grounds very late at night.


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    Meriwether Lewis Dredge

    Brownville, Nebraska

    51.5 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Dredge Captain Meriwether Lewis, built in 1931, is one of the few surviving examples of its type built to control flooding along U.S. rivers. It contains a museum that is believed to be haunted. Employees say the ghosts have long been a part of the museum's staff. Perhaps most notably, ...


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    Captain Bailey Museum

    Brownville, Nebraska

    52 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Civil War Captain Bailey's seven-gabled house now holds the museum of Brownville artifacts, and is rumored to be haunted by the captain himself. Among the proof, witnesses say, are doors that won't stay closed and the sound of piano playing late at night. Local tales say the captain died as ...


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    St. Mary's Cemetery

    Hamburg, Iowa

    55 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    A mysterious spirit, that of a woman, has been seen kneeling at the feet of three of the cemetery's Virgin Mary statues. Also reported have been wailing sounds coming from the statues.


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    Pink Rosebud Bed and Breakfast

    Plattsburg, Missouri

    55.9 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    This 1878 bed and breakfast has always had a neighbourhood reputation as a 'haunted house', but it wasn't until recently that the current owners suspected that something otherworldly was going on at the inn. Paranormal activity reported at this location includes doors opening and closing of their own accord, ...


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    Eliza C. Morgan Hall - Peru State College

    Peru, Nebraska

    56.4 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The Morgan Hall dormitory is said to be haunted by Eliza Morgan herself. Legend has it that she once lived in the house that makes up the center of the dormitory, and she died in the basement.


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    The Sallie House

    Atchison, Kansas

    59.1 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The Sallie House is an unassuming, painted-brick house built around 1870, but is known for being extremely haunted. Sallie, the imaginary friend of a former tenant's daughter, is believed to be one of its ghosts. Some of the strange things experienced here include pictures turned upside down on the walls, ...


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    Tuck U Inn At Glick Mansion

    Atchison, Kansas

    59.1 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    At this historic inn, over a century old, a ghost is known to make noises, including footsteps, at night, and open and close the doors.


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    Atchison Daily Globe

    Atchison, Kansas

    59.4 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    This local newspaper office is believed to be haunted by a deceased newspaper editor who died under mysterious circumstances. Witnesses working late have heard the back door, although locked, open and close on its own.


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    Malvern Manor

    Malvern, Iowa

    65.5 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Built in the late 1800's as a hotel initially to service the railroad. Was eventually turned into a nursing home and then a group home for the mentally handicapped. It serviced everyone from those with Down's Syndrome to the more exotic of diseases like multiple personalities and schizophrenia. The building ...


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    Super China Buffet

    Nebraska City, Nebraska

    65.9 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Formerly Bischof’s Hardware, the restaurant is believed to be haunted by either the ghost of former owner Mr. Bischof or the spirits of a young man who died nearby. Many strange occurrences have been reported here, such as objects that move by themselves.


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    Main Street Galleria

    Weston, Missouri

    66.1 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    In all areas of the building, there have been items moved, voices, as well as the smell of cigarette smoke when the owner of the building, Verna (Treese) Kowertz was alone. teams of paranormal investigators have been in and experienced having items moved, disappear, and batteries die when they were ...


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    Saint George Hotel

    Weston, Missouri

    66.1 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    This 1845 hotel is rumoured to have a few hauntings dating back to the civil war, including the ghost of a young boy who has been known to hide objects belonging to guests. According to the guestbook, most of the ghostly activity is confined to Room #302 and Room ...


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    Wildwood

    Nebraska City, Nebraska

    67.1 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Sensitive guests feel a 'presence' when they tour this historic 1860's home. Some have mentioned seeing a lady in a long black dress in the kitchen or hear footsteps in the dining room. Others hear children's voices upstairs. A paranormal team had it's flashlight turn on ...


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    Round Mound Cemetery

    Cummings, Kansas

    67.2 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Local legend has it that a witch haunts this cemetery, causing the wind not to blow here. Screams are said to ring out from the graves at times.


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    The Jesse James Farm

    Kearney, Missouri

    68.9 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The Jesse James Farm is where well-known outlaw Jesse James grew up, and it's rumored to be haunted. Jesse James’ parents moved there in 1842, and Jesse's and brother Frank's James Gang terrorized the West from 1860 to 1882, stealing an estimated $200,000. Jesse was killed in 1882 when Bob ...


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    Santa Fe Depot Diner

    Leavenworth, Kansas

    72.7 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The apparition of a woman has appeared in this diner's kitchen, and recordings have been made of two disembodied voices. The diner is a stop on a local ghost tour.


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    Hannah's Grave

    Plattsmouth, Nebraska

    72.8 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    According to local legend, Hannah was a 16-year-old girl in the 1800s who became pregnant. Her parents, displeased, delivered the baby at home and promptly drowned it in the Missouri River, telling Hannah the baby had been stillborn. Poor Hannah died of a broken heart shortly thereafter and was buried ...


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    Elms Hotel

    Excelsior Springs, Missouri

    74.1 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    This 1912 hotel is noteworthy for many reasons. Harry S. Truman spent election night here in 1948. It was also once a training camp for boxer Jack Dempsey, and a summer camp for the 1948 New York Giants. But the hotel is also noted for its haunts, which provide ...


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    New Virginia Cemetery - Beymer Cemetery

    New Virginia, Iowa

    75.3 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    This is the gravesite of New Virginia's first settler. As legend has it, the gravestone has been replaced at some time over the years. Locals say an eerie glow will come from the stone at midnight, a protestation from the ghost, angry about the change.


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    Phillips 66

    Liberty, Missouri

    77.5 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    There is a ghost that haunts this location regularly at nights. I used to work there and sometimes a ghost would move items in the store or open the freezer cabinets. One time an orange. When I got the job I was told about the ghost and about how the last ...


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    Belvoir Winery

    Liberty, Missouri

    78.9 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Many spirits are said to reside in the winery buildings, including orphan children and a mischievous man. Ghost investigations have turned up unexplained voices and communication using dowsing rods.


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    Park University

    Parkville, Missouri

    80.3 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Rumor around Park University is that during World War II, two female students hanged themselves in Herr House. Footsteps coming from empty rooms and other strange occurrences have led students to believe the ladies' spirits linger here. And the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater is said to be haunted by ...


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    Holton House Bed and Breakfast

    Holton, Kansas

    83.2 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The manor house was previously a funeral parlour before being refurbished to a bed and breakfast, and guests have reported ghostly activity such as voices coming out of the dining room when there is no one around. Guests have also reported seeing shadowy apparitions in their rooms at night. (Submitted by ...


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    Jewell Park

    Bellevue, Nebraska

    84.5 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Witnesses at Jewell Park have reported residual sounds from phantom rodeos, apparitions of people and objects, unexplained mist, footprints, strange noises and animal sounds.


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    Oakwood Cemetery

    Weeping Water, Nebraska

    84.8 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    One witness warns that the spirits may rise from the graves and attack visitors at night.


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    John Rice Library

    Bellevue, Nebraska

    84.9 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Apparitions of an old man and a young girl have been seen at the John Rice Library. The girl, about 10, has dark brown hair parted in the middle and big round glasses, and the man is seen crouching over books.


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    Strawberry Hill Museum

    Kansas City, Kansas

    85.6 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Strawberry Hill Museum is housed in a mansion built in 1887 and was inhabited by the Scroggs family. In 1919 it opened as a children's orphanage and day-care run by the Sisters of St. Francis of Christ, which lasted until the 1980s. It is now a museum, and is haunted ...


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    Charles B. Leach House

    Kansas City, Missouri

    86 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Charles B. Leach was a lumber baron who built this Queen Anne Victorian home in 1887. Beginning in 1915, the house was used as a home for unwed mothers and later a women's shelter. It was in operation until 1990. The house is believed to be haunted because of mysterious ...


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    Chestnut House

    Kansas City, Missouri

    86.4 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Chestnut House is an 1884 Victorian Gothic house that is believed to be haunted by former tenants named the Finches, a mother and her son who occupied the home for 70 years. Both apparitions have been seen; the mother in a mourning dress and the son in a bow tie. ...


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    Hotel Savoy

    Kansas City, Missouri

    86.4 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    It is said that Betsy Ward, who lived here in the late 1800s, died in room 505 of this hotel, although how she died is uncertain. One story says she committed suicide in the bathtub; another that there was foul play. Both guests and staff have heard unexplained voices, seen ...


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    The Coates House

    Kansas City, Missouri

    86.5 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The Coates House was a hotel that opened in 1867 and had some famous guests, including three presidents: William McKinley, Grover Cleveland and Theodore Roosevelt. A fire in 1978 killed at least 16 folks in the homeless shelter the building had by then become. Now, folks say shadowy figures move ...


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    The Folly Theater

    Kansas City, Missouri

    86.6 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The Folly Theater, known as “The Pink Lady,” opened around 1900 and is haunted by an early manager. Joe Donegan was known for bringing big names to his theater, including the Marx Brothers, Gypsy Rose Lee, Fanny Brice, and prizefighters Jack Dempsey and Jack Johnson. When the theater underwent renovation ...


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    Muehlebach Hotel

    Kansas City, Missouri

    86.7 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The hotel building was formerly a theatre, and hotel guests have reported seeing the apparition of a lady in a blue dress on different floors of the hotel. She is believed to have been a former theatre patron or actress who died when the building was part of an adjoining ...


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    Mound Grove Cemetery

    Independence, Missouri

    86.7 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    White apparitions, seemingly a woman in a nightgown, have been seen here, sometimes following visitors. The apparition disappears at the cemetery gate, as if it is unable, or perhaps unwilling, to go past it.


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    Kansas City Music Hall

    Kansas City, Missouri

    86.8 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Kansas City Music Hall is a 1930s marvel with elaborate décor and an impressive antique pipe organ sporting over 2,000 pipes. But that's not all the ritzy theater has to offer. It seems to be a hangout for the music-loving spirit set. During performances, folks have reported apparitions of well-dressed ...


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    St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

    Kansas City, Missouri

    86.8 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    The grand St. Mary’s Episcopal Church began holding services here in the 1800s, and it is believed to be haunted by the spirit of an early rector, Father Henry David Jardine. Father Jardine was said to be a controversial character in his day, leading to some disagreements with church members ...


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    Kansas City Power and Light Company Building

    Kansas City, Missouri

    86.8 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Employees have reported seeing shadowy figures jumping from the top of the historic building, only to vanish before they reach the ground. Night staff have reported hearing weird noises and getting the feeling of being watched. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Kemper Arena

    Kansas City, Missouri

    87 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    According to local lore, it is the ghost of former WWE wrestler Owen Hart who haunts this arena. In 1999 he died when he fell from the arena's ceiling while attempting to descend as his superhero image The Blue Blazer. Folks say Hart's ghost has been seen wearing his blue ...


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    Vaile Mansion

    Independence, Missouri

    87.1 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    People believe that the former mistress of the home still occupies it. People claim to see Mrs. Vaile looking through the window and have seen her about the property. In addition, people believe that there is left over residual hauntings and negative energy from the mansion's days as an asylum. ...


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    General Dodge House

    Council Bluffs, Iowa

    87.5 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Folks say General Dodge himself is still hanging about the grounds. If you take a guided tour through the building, you may catch a glimpse of him sitting in his rocking chair. Around the grounds, light flashes and the smell of fire have been reported. Another strange occurrence that may ...


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    Union Station

    Kansas City, Missouri

    87.7 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Union Station's busiest time was during World War II, when 300 passengers came through per day. Its ghosts are believed to have come from this time. Suggs Mailer is the most well-known spirit here, a man whose job it was to transfer mail from underground trains to the post office ...


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    Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

    Kansas City, Missouri

    87.7 miles from Ravenwood, MO

    Formerly the Hyatt Regency, the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center building has seen some tragic incidents. In 1981, two walkways collapsed onto a dance competition in the lobby, killing 114 and injuring 216. It is supposed that the hotel's occasional supernatural visitor, a ghostly woman in a tea ...


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