Haunted Places in Taunton, Minnesota



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    Old Taunton Catholic Cemetery

    Taunton, Minnesota

    Reports say that the apparition of a 12-year-old girl in a rocking chair was seen rocking next to her grave.


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    Herrick Hotel

    Gary, South Dakota

    23.7 miles from Taunton, MN

    Patrons have heard the ghostly laughter of a child who lived at the historic hotel when it was a blind school. Others have reported hearing footsteps on the upper floor of the building when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    South Dakota State University - Doner Auditorium

    Brookings, South Dakota

    39.9 miles from Taunton, MN

    The ghost who haunts Doner Auditorium is believed to be a former janitor who fell to his death in 1919 from an alcove that housed an organ. After that, the organ played randomly on its own until it was dismantled. The ghost still walks, though, tinkering with the electricity and ...


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    Vicksburg Cemetery

    Renville, Minnesota

    41.5 miles from Taunton, MN

    Vicksburg Cemetery is said to have a glowing tombstone whose grave sports bleeding flowers in spring.


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    Pipestone County Museum

    Pipestone, Minnesota

    42.8 miles from Taunton, MN

    Housed in a building that was once the city hall, the museum is said to be haunted by the ghost of a little blonde girl who appears wearing a blue 19th-century dress and white apron. Footsteps and stomping are also heard, and reports say the ghost of the old doctor ...


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    Calumet Historic Hotel

    Pipestone, Minnesota

    42.8 miles from Taunton, MN

    This historic hotel was erected during the nineteenth century to serve as a railroad stopover for the railway industry which at the time was the lifeblood of the township. The hotel featured two especially haunted rooms, which are always in demand by paranormal investigators and enthusiasts visiting the very ...


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    Palace Theatre

    Luverne, Minnesota

    65.3 miles from Taunton, MN

    The Palace Theater was built by Herman Jochims in 1915, and his wife Maude played piano to accompany the silent films shown there. Her ghost is said to remain here playing the pipe organ, even though it no longer works. Both Herman and Maude have been seen as apparitions, and ...


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    Old Minnehaha Courthouse Museum

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    79.2 miles from Taunton, MN

    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 ...


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    Orpheum Theatre Center

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    79.2 miles from Taunton, MN

    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 ...


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    Pettigrew House Museum

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    79.5 miles from Taunton, MN

    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 ...


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    Ness Church

    Litchfield, Minnesota

    79.6 miles from Taunton, MN

    Legends of ghostly Sioux Indians and a little girl named Annie surround this church. Some say the church lights come on and apparitions can be seen around the grounds.


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    Washington Pavilion

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    79.7 miles from Taunton, MN

    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.


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    715 South Phillips Avenue

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    79.9 miles from Taunton, MN

    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)


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    Gitchie Manitou State Preserve

    Larchwood, Iowa

    80.3 miles from Taunton, MN

    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 ...


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    Loon Lake Cemetery

    Jackson, Minnesota

    88.1 miles from Taunton, MN

    Loon Lake Cemetery is said to be haunted--and dangerous. According to local lore, three witches were violently executed and were buried here, but not before threatening to curse anyone who desecrated their graves. Mary Jane, beheaded in 1881, was said to be the most powerful of the witches. Legend has ...


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    Old Broadway Food and Spirits

    Alexandria, Minnesota

    95.5 miles from Taunton, MN

    The former Old Broadway Food and Spirits, reported to be empty and for sale, is rumored to be haunted. Past employees say inside the building they have experienced cold chills, an apparition of a phantom bartender that shows up on a security camera or in mirrors, and moving objects, such ...


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    Palmer House Hotel

    Sauk Centre, Minnesota

    95.8 miles from Taunton, MN

    Reportedly haunted by numerous resident ghosts, from a young boy who is often seen bouncing his ball to a possible former prostitute to a tall, lanky man who appears over your bed. Rooms 11 and 17 are apparently the rooms to rent if you are into a ghostly encounter. ...


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    Oak Hill Cemetery

    Estherville, Iowa

    102.2 miles from Taunton, MN

    A couple of spooky stories surround this cemetery's hill, and the fact that your car, when put in neutral, will seem to travel up it by itself. According to one story, a car full of football players was in an accident here when the car stalled. While they were pushing ...


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    Fort Sisseton State Park

    Eden, South Dakota

    102.5 miles from Taunton, MN

    Fort Sisseton State Park is said to be haunted. Witnesses here have described strange lights and a feeling of uneasiness.


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    Daneville Inn

    Viborg, South Dakota

    110.6 miles from Taunton, MN

    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 ...


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    Moose Pond

    Spencer, Iowa

    111.3 miles from Taunton, MN

    Locals tell a story of harrowing events that happen at 8:47 p.m. on December 23. If you visit the iced-over pond on that night, you can hear pounding on the ice and hear the screams of a young boy trapped beneath the ice. According to the story, the young boy ...


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    Lot Behind Nauss Oil

    Emmetsburg, Iowa

    123.8 miles from Taunton, MN

    A motel once stood in this vacant lot, but it has since been demolished. The foundation/drive-/walkway is still there. Locals say the spirit of an old man in a plaid shirt and chinos walks along the way, stopping several times as if he is checking to make sure the motel ...


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